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Rover Dangerfield (1991)

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) (as Shawn Southwick)
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Danny (voice)
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Rocky (voice)
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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)
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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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Rover & Daisy  »

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Rodney Dangerfield performed his lines in front of cameras, creating a visual reference point for the animators to copy his physical expressions. See more »

Quotes

Rover Dangerfield: Where's Flappy?
Queenie: Carmine fired him. He couldn't remember the routines.
Rover Dangerfield: Oh, I saw that coming. Flappy was dumb. Yeah, he used to walk backwards and wag his head. I mean dumb! Carmine taught him to sit, he forgot how to stand! And when Carmine paper-trained him, that was something. He went right on the paper. The only trouble is, Carmine was reading it!
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Soundtracks

I'd Give Up A Bone For You
Music by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Lyrics by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Performed by Rodney Dangerfield
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Childhood Thing
27 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

Maybe it's a childhood thing. In fact it probably is. Considering the fact that i was at least 5 when I first watched this film, a young boy growing up in Ireland during times where nothing particularly amazing was happening. To be honest, back then i had absolutely no idea what i was watching. I just liked Rodney Dangerfield's voice. It was amusing. The song's were amusing, and Rover's little gimmicks every now and then sent me and my siblings chuckling and laughing, pointing at the screen and reenacting the said moments that had made us laugh so much "He look's kind of fat' I'm 17, and i've re-watched this on YouTube due to my sister sending me the link with the caption 'Part 1 for you' and a little love-icon. And yes, i watched it all over again, and found myself laughing at all the little moments again, finding humour in what is essentially a weak film. It just brought back all the memories of living in my favourite place back to me, and although for others, this is a tedious film that hardly suffices for children's entertainment, let alone anything else. This film is my personal favourite family childhood film, which i will always love and defend to the bitter end.


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