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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)
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Danny (voice)
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Rocky (voice)
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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)
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Max (voice)
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Champ (voice)
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Truck Driver (voice)
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Storyline

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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You'll laugh! You'll sing! You'll dance! You'll sit up and beg for more! See more »


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2 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Rover & Daisy  »

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Trivia

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

Turkey: Let me tell you, I won't be here very long.
Rover Dangerfield: I tell ya, the way I see it, you probably won't be around after Christmas!
Turkey: Well, that would suit me just fine! Well, I might have known: There's absolutely nothing to eat here!
Rover Dangerfield: Yeah? Look in a mirror!
Turkey: Oh... I don't get it.
Rover Dangerfield: Don't worry about it, drumstick. You will!
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Soundtracks

I'll Never Do It On A Christmas Tree
Music by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Lyrics by Rodney Dangerfield and Billy Tragesser
Performed by Rodney Dangerfield
Background Vocals by Jon Joyce (as John Paul Joyce), Roger Freeland, Jerry Whitman and Kerry Katz
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animation with a bite
28 March 2006 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

'Rover Dangerfield' is the animated story of dog who becomes lost from his master and from the city that he calls home, and on his journey back, he meets different characters and ends up working on a farm. The dog is unmistakenly voiced by Rodney Dangerfield, and it is an animation that both children and adults can enjoy. The humor is aimed more at adults than children in some cases, but it is perfectly acceptable for children. The story is not the best, but the sense of humor and the situations that Rover finds himself in make up for a pretty slow story in some cases. It's not the best animation, but overall, I rate it just about average.


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