Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot.
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Series cast summary:
Ed Gilbert ...
 Baloo / ... (61 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Don Karnage / ... (46 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Rebecca Cunningham (42 episodes, 1990-1991)
R.J. Williams ...
 Kit Cloudkicker (39 episodes, 1990-1991)
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 Wildcat / ... (26 episodes, 1990-1991)
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This casts key characters from the Jungle Book into a 1930's pacific setting where Baloo is a bush pilot who finds himself as part of a struggling courier company. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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7 September 1990 (USA)  »

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Aventureros del aire  »

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According to the series creators, TaleSpin was a rush project in order to fill a gap in Disney's afternoon schedule as well as keep people from being laid off in the television animation department. The concept for the series came in the summer of 1989 (The Jungle Book (1967) being the film it was based off of because, when inflation was considered, it was the fourth-highest grossing Disney movie of that time) with the series being more or less fully developed by August 19, 1989. Voice acting for completed screenplays began in October 1989. The first episode aired, "I Only Have Ice For You", was shown in May 1990 as a sneak preview on the Disney Channel, with the series beginning regular airing in September 1990. See more »

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On some episodes, the navigator's seat in the Sea Duck has a Yoke in front of it and on some episodes it doesn't. See more »

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Don Karnage: This will be like taking candy from a little baby child!
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Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Gnomeo and Juliet (2011) See more »

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Spin It
Words and Music by Michael Silversher and Patty Silversher
Produced by Robert Kraft
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fun and entertaining
8 August 1999 | by (Streator, Illinois) – See all my reviews

i found tale spin a fun and entertaining cartoon...i really liked the fact that the characters from the jungle book were placed into a role in this cartoon. a cartoon which had some pretty complex plots, always maintained a simple enough wit, to keep children entertained. it was very humorous...i loved it!!! truly a cartoon classic....


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