Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990)

TV Short  |  Unrated  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy
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Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a boy that drugs aren't cool.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alvin / Simon (voice) (as Ross Bagdasarian)
Jeff Bergman ...
Michelangelo / Dad (voice)
Wayne Collins ...
Additional Voices (voice)
The Dealer (voice)
Danny Goldman ...
Brainy Smurf (voice)
Georgi Irene ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Theodore (voice)
Additional Voices (voice)
Michael (voice)
Papa Smurf (voice)
Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
Baby Piggy / Mom (voice)
Corey (voice)


Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince Michael, a teenage boy that drugs aren't cool. His sister, Corey, is worried about him because he's started acting differently than he used to. Many of her cartoon tie-in toys come to life, to help find her stolen piggy bank, ending up in the boy's room, finding Michael's stash of drugs, and also finding out that Michael was the one who stole Corey's money to buy marijuana! The various cartoon characters then proceed to band together, and take Michael on a fantasy journey to teach him the risks a life of drug-use can bring. Written by Anthony Pereyra {}

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21 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Astros do Desenho Animado Contra as Drogas  »

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Did You Know?


The character of Garfield was reportedly used without its creator, Jim Davis' permission. Consequently, the special was never re-run. See more »


Bugs Bunny: What's up, Doc, is your life, if you don't get off those drugs.
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Blues Brothers 2000 (2014) See more »


Wonderful Ways to Say No
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Music by Alan Menken
Produced by Steve Tyrell
Singing Direction Janis Liebhart
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Ah, the memories of my youth.
16 April 2001 | by (Jonquiere, Canada) – See all my reviews

The other day I walked into a video store and started going through the bargain bin, looking for elusive movies worth something in the crowded bunch of quickie horror and tv dramas. There, I came across a sun-paled copy of Cartoon All-Stars To The Rescue.

Memories flooded me. I remember now, as a very young kid, going to the video store with my mother and renting this video. I mean, I must've seen it 10 times. I can't remember much about this movie, but I remember that it had a cast of famous characters (to me, because all you watch when you're five is cartoons) and that I loved it. It's a movie that tries to prevent kids from taking drugs by turning the characters into druggies and make them regret it.(Not such a good idea.) If you can find a copy, rent it or buy it. (They'll cost about the same.) It might not be Citizen Kane, or even Armageddon, but you'll see what a five year old's mind likes.

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