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Rover Dangerfield (1991)

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A Vegas show dog gets ditched in the sticks and ends up working on a farm.

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Daisy (voice)
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Eddie (voice)
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Raffles (voice)
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Connie (voice)
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Danny (voice)
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Rocky (voice)
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Coyote / Rooster (voice)
Chris Latta ...
Big Boss / Coyote / Sparky / Wolf / Horse (voice) (as Chris Collins)
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Gangster / Animal (voice) (as Robert Bergen)
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Count (voice)
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Mugsy / Bruno (voice)
Bert Kramer ...
Max (voice)
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Champ (voice)
Ralph Monaco ...
Truck Driver (voice)
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Rover, a street-smart dog owned by a Las Vegas showgirl is dumped off Hoover Dam by the showgirl's boyfriend. Rather than drowning, Rover winds up in your basic idyllic farm in a classic city-boy-in-country shtick. Written by Felix Lee <flee@teleport.com>

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Rodney Dangerfield is Rover, a big city hound who trades bright lights for barnyard laughs! See more »


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2 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Rover & Daisy  »

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Trivia

Was conceived in the late 1980s and originally set for a December 1988 release. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: Boy, that Count's really got class.
Rover Dangerfield: I guess that's my trouble, no class. I looked up my family tree, two dogs were using it!
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode dated 26 March 1992 (1992) See more »

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Merrily We Roll Along
Written by Charles Tobias, Murray Mencher and Eddie Cantor
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Growing up I loved it.
2 May 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

When this movie came out - I was it's target audience - a child.

And I loved this movie.

Rover Dangerfield, is a great movie for kids - better than half the crap, that parents are letting their kids watch, which is far too mature for them.

This movie is filled with enough seriousness, that kids don't feel like they're being talked down to - and enough adult appeal, that even my father used to always sit down with us to watch it.

The humour is great, the characters charming - particularly Rodney Dangerfield, as Rover - what I think people are forgetting it - it doesn't have to be perfect by your standards - unless you watched it as a kid at the time of it's release and were actually a child of that time - just let your kids watch it, and ask what they think...

You probably watch what they think is crap, so who are you to be a judge?


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