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Del is a song writer for the obnoxious Mr. Mega, and in love with Didi, Mega's secretary. His quest to write a hit tune brings him to the wacky world of Flooby Nooby, where he just might ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Daniel Neiden ...
Del (voice)
Maureen McElheron ...
Didi (voice)
Marty Nelson ...
Mayor / Mr. Mega / Mrs. Mega (voice)
Emily Bindiger ...
Dot (voice)
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Wiseone / Surfer / Tango Dancer / Note (voice)
Jimmy Ceribello ...
Cabbie (voice)
Ned Reynolds ...
Houndog (voice)
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Bellhop (voice) (as Jeff Knight)
Jennifer Senko ...
Surfer / Note (voice)
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Del is a song writer for the obnoxious Mr. Mega, and in love with Didi, Mega's secretary. His quest to write a hit tune brings him to the wacky world of Flooby Nooby, where he just might learn to write songs from the heart. Written by Thomas Pluck <stripey@winternet.com>

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Surfer: [singing] Do the twist / Oo-oo, do the bump / Do the swim / Oo-oo, the funky chicken / The mashed potato / Do the jerk / Do the fly / No reason to be shy...
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Perfect Plympton
27 August 2005 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

The Tune is a truly great film for any age. Funny and even (in places) sophisticated for adults, with plenty of wackiness and crazy Bill Plympton stuff. The music is also great, in fact I started out looking for a soundtrack and ended up here bragging on this film. It's silly fun in the traditional 4-frames-per-second that Plympton if famous for, as well at a few bits similar to his famous "How to Quit Smoking" cartoon. A plot synopsis is sort of a requirement to fill enough space here on IMDb, but the plot is really less than half the point. As far as the plot goes, it's pretty thin. A songwriter has a bunch of adventures getting from his home/office to the Mega Music building where evil corporate scumbag Mr Mega waits like a spider in its web. The main character, Del, is a dweeb, and his apple-cheeked girlfriend Didi is Mr Mega's secretary. The point of the movie is to enjoy some crackin' animation, hear some weird but great songs, and in general have fun. The subplot of Del's struggle to gain his lady love by collecting these songs is nice, even poignant in places, but still secondary. Mostly just have fun. My DVD has a weird place near the end where the sound drops a good bit for that last number.


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