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 ...
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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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Super Baloo  »

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Trivia

Many of the planes featured in the series have real-life analogies: the SeaDuck is a Conwing L-16 Heavy Transport with Superflight 100 engines, similar to a Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar; the CT-37 Pirate Fighter is based on the Gee Bee Model R Super Sportster with a second pair of wings and pontoons instead of landing gear; and Louie's midair refueling plane is analogous to the Grumman G-21 "Goose". See more »

Goofs

The dock setup for Higher for Hire changes almost every episode to accommodate the direction from which the Seaduck is heading. See more »

Quotes

Baloo: If it's got wings I can fly it! Sometimes even if it doesn't.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Gargoyles (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

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 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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