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"TaleSpin" (1990) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1990-1991

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Seasons:
1
Plot:
Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot Full summary »
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Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
SPIN IT! See more (21 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 49)

Jim Cummings ... Don Karnage / ... (43 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ed Gilbert ... Baloo / ... (36 episodes, 1990-1991)

Sally Struthers ... Rebecca Cunningham / ... (29 episodes, 1990-1991)
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Series Directed by
Larry Latham (12 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robert Taylor (9 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ed Ghertner (8 episodes, 1990)
Jamie Mitchell (6 episodes, 1990-1991)
James T. Walker (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
 
Series Writing credits
Libby Hinson (8 episodes, 1990-1991)
Len Uhley (5 episodes, 1990-1991)
Chuck Tately (4 episodes, 1990-1991)
Michael Edens (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Steve Roberts (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Stephen Sustarsic (3 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jeremy Cushner (3 episodes, 1990)
Julia Lewald (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Alan Burnett (2 episodes, 1990)
Carter Crocker (2 episodes, 1990)
Ken Koonce (2 episodes, 1990)
Don Rosa (2 episodes, 1990)
Dev Ross (2 episodes, 1990)
Jan Strnad (2 episodes, 1990)
Bruce Talkington (2 episodes, 1990)
David Weimers (2 episodes, 1990)
Mark Zaslove (2 episodes, 1990)
Martin Donoff (2 episodes, 1991)
Mark Edward Edens (2 episodes, 1991)

Series Produced by
Jymn Magon .... supervising producer / producer (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ken Tsumura .... associate producer (11 episodes, 1990)
Mark Zaslove .... co-producer (10 episodes, 1990-1991)
Robert Taylor .... producer (6 episodes, 1990)
Barbara Ferro .... assistant producer (5 episodes, 1990)
Ed Ghertner .... producer (3 episodes, 1990)
Beth Gunn .... assistant producer (3 episodes, 1990)
Donna Smith .... assistant producer (3 episodes, 1990)
Scott Wolf .... assistant producer (3 episodes, 1990)
Barbara Donatelli .... assistant producer (2 episodes, 1990)
Larry Latham .... producer (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Original Music by
Christopher L. Stone (14 episodes, 1990-1991)
 
Series Film Editing by
David Mohr (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Catherine Winder .... production manager: overseas (59 episodes, 1990-1991)
Sara Duran .... post-production manager (10 episodes, 1990)
Barbara Beck .... post-production supervisor (9 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Isabelle Quenet .... first assistant director: France (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Art Department
Karen Silva .... art coordinator (10 episodes, 1990)
Terry Hudson .... prop designer (8 episodes, 1990)
David S. Smith .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 1990-1991)
Roy Wilson .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 1990)
Hank Tucker .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 1990)
Marty Warner .... prop designer (4 episodes, 1990)
Viki Anderson .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Ryan Anthony .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Larry Eikleberry .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Sharon Forward .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Warren Greenwood .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Bob Kline .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
John Norton .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Frank Paur .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
David Schwartz .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
Keith Tucker .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Sound Department
Greg LaPlante .... sound editor (21 episodes, 1991)
Rick Hinson .... sound effects editor / sound editor (15 episodes, 1990-1991)
Skip Craig .... track reader (10 episodes, 1990)
Mark R. Crookston .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1990)
Paul J. Diller .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1990)
Michael Gollom .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1990)
Sam Horta .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1990)
Timothy J. Borquez .... dubbing mixer (8 episodes, 1990)

Eileen Horta .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
John O. Robinson III .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Kelly Day .... computer animator (1 episode, 1990)
Michael Peraza Jr. .... computer animator (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Serge Conchonnet .... camera coordinator: France (1 episode, 1990)
 
Series Animation Department
Russ Mooney .... overseas animation supervisor / overseas animation producer (12 episodes, 1990)
Kirk Tingblad .... animator (10 episodes, 1990-1991)
Rick Leon .... timing director / animation director (10 episodes, 1990)
Marlene Robinson May .... supervising timing director (9 episodes, 1990)
Robert Shellhorn .... timing director / supervising timing director (9 episodes, 1990)
Brian Ray .... overseas animation producer / overseas animation supervisor (8 episodes, 1990)
Marsh Lamore .... timing director (7 episodes, 1990)
Richard Trueblood .... timing director / animation director (7 episodes, 1990)
Gary Conklin .... key background stylist (6 episodes, 1990)
Robin Draper .... color key stylist (6 episodes, 1990)
Paul A. Felix .... key layout designer (6 episodes, 1990)
Terence Harrison .... animation director (6 episodes, 1990)
John Kimball .... animation director / timing director (6 episodes, 1990)
Carol Kieffer Police .... key layout designer / key background stylist (6 episodes, 1990)
Toby Shelton .... character designer (6 episodes, 1990)
Bob Zamboni .... animation director (6 episodes, 1990)
Robert Taylor .... animation director (5 episodes, 1990)
Kenny Thompkins .... character designer (5 episodes, 1990)
Colette Van Mierlo .... key layout designer (5 episodes, 1990)
Paro Hozumi .... key background stylist (4 episodes, 1990)
Tom Owens .... character designer (4 episodes, 1990)
Jill Stirdivant .... color key stylist (4 episodes, 1990)
Carole Beers .... timing director (3 episodes, 1990)
Gary Eggleston .... key background stylist (3 episodes, 1990)
Debra Jorgensborg .... color key stylist (3 episodes, 1990)
Jim Schlenker .... key layout designer (3 episodes, 1990)
Janet Cummings .... color key stylist (2 episodes, 1990)
William Lorencz .... key background stylist (2 episodes, 1990)
Mircea Mantta .... timing director / animation director (2 episodes, 1990)
Michael Peraza Jr. .... computer animation (2 episodes, 1990)
Donna Smith .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1990)
Len Smith .... character designer (2 episodes, 1990)
James T. Walker .... animation director / timing director (2 episodes, 1990)

SoonJin Mooney .... animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Thomas Needell .... assistant editor (39 episodes, 1990-1991)
Jeffrey Arthur .... post-production coordinator (10 episodes, 1990)
Wade Zia Nassir .... post-production assistant (10 episodes, 1990)
John Royer .... post-production assistant (10 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Music Department
Robert Kraft .... music producer: theme song (10 episodes, 1990)
Michael Silversher .... composer: theme song (10 episodes, 1990)
Patty Silversher .... composer: theme song (10 episodes, 1990)
Christopher L. Stone .... conductor (10 episodes, 1990)
Thomas A. Harris .... music editor (9 episodes, 1990)
Brian F. Mars .... music editor (9 episodes, 1990)

Lisa Bloom .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Dennis Dreith .... conductor / orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Philip Giffin .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
William Griggs .... music editor (unknown episodes)
Hummie Mann .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Jack Smalley .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Dan Stein .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Mark Waters .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Jymn Magon .... story editor (13 episodes, 1990-1991)
Ginny McSwain .... dialogue director / voice director (11 episodes, 1990-1991)
Vonnie Batson .... continuity coordinator (10 episodes, 1990)
Johanne Beaudoin .... production assistant (10 episodes, 1990)
Krista Bunn .... archives supervisor (10 episodes, 1990)
Jim Finch .... continuity coordinator (10 episodes, 1990)
Olivia Miner .... talent coordinator (10 episodes, 1990)
Katherine Victor .... continuity coordinator (10 episodes, 1990)
Karl Geurs .... story editor (9 episodes, 1990-1991)
Leona Beckert .... script coordinator (7 episodes, 1990)
Mark Zaslove .... story editor (7 episodes, 1990)
Yolanda Valdez-Saylor .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1990)
Anita Lish .... script coordinator (3 episodes, 1990)
Bruce Talkington .... story editor (3 episodes, 1990)
Donna Weir .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1990)
Luanne Wood .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1990)
Ken Koonce .... story editor (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
David Weimers .... story editor (2 episodes, 1990-1991)
Donna Smith .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1990)
 

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30 min (65 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
While the ABC series "Tales of the Gold Monkey" (1982) may have been an influence, TaleSpin was much more influenced by the flying scenes from Laputa: Castle in the Sky, written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The series creators wanted an outlet for such flying scenes which they had trouble trying to fit into DuckTales. Ironically, Hayao Miyazaki may have been influenced by TaleSpin when he started work on Porco Rosso a few years later.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Baloo:This stuff's even worse than Louie's all-you-can-stand-for-a-dollar special!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Spin ItSee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
SPIN IT!, 24 February 2002
Author: cosmos80 from United States

This was one good cartoon series for anyone to remember. As usual, the great people at Disney, always have to come up with up something fun and new every year to regain its magical touch. Just like Ducktales, and the other cartoon series that came before it, this show had everything worthy of excitement and wonder a child wants, it had adventure, comedy, action, and, yes, some romance kicked in.

This time Disney took on the "jungle Book" approach after tackling Chip 'n' Dale the year before. For this, they used some of the cast from The Jungle Book, Baloo, Louiee, and Sheer Khan, who ruled Cape Suzette, like a czar.

There's Baloo, and his sidekick, kit Cloud kicker, who work for the deliverly company "Higher for Hire ( I think that's how I Remember it)and would always stumble into some kind of adventure when their boss, Miss Cunningham, would send them to make some kind of deliveries to other places. Then there's Wildcat, a zany character who somehow memorializes every auto part known to man, and it was with that logic, that enabled him to work for Higher for Hire, as a machininc. Also there was the sweet little, Molly, Miss Cunningham's Daughter. Their enemy was Don Karnage, the pirate that traveled through air rather than by sea.

The main reason I loved this show so much was that contained adventure, clever scenes, and running gags throughout the show. The setting was around World War II, it seems, and featured a lot of technology, it seems for that time period, execpt of course for television. In fact, in one episode , the professor, decides to come up witha new invention, "radio with pictures" he called it, with Baloo, and Cloud kicker, laughing it off, as just another flop! In conclusion, this show is a must see for kids of future generations, and I wish they would make more showzs like this in the years to come.

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