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Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990)

Many different cartoon stars like Bugs Bunny, the Muppet Babies and Garfield join forces to convince a teenager that drugs aren't cool.
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Cast

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Alvin / Simon (voice) (as Ross Bagdasarian)
Jeff Bergman ...
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Michelangelo / Dad (voice)
Wayne Collins ...
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The Dealer (voice)
Danny Goldman ...
Brainy Smurf (voice)
Georgi Irene ...
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Theodore (voice)
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Michael (voice)
Don Messick ...
Papa Smurf (voice)
Lorenzo Music ...
Garfield (voice)
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Baby Piggy / Mom (voice)
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Corey (voice)
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Storyline

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 {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Drugs don't stand a chance against these guys!


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Unrated | See all certifications »

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21 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Astros do Desenho Animado Contra as Drogas  »

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Trivia

When shown in Germany "Cartoon All-Stars to the rescue" was shown once on every major broadcasting channel in a matter of days. See more »

Quotes

[Michael and Smoke have fallen through an open manhole into a sewer. They see Michaelangelo of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles]
Michaelangelo: Cowabunga, dude! How did you ever get so totally cool?
Michael: What are we doing down here?
Michaelangelo: Like, you fell through a radical hole, dude! You could've avoided it, but you weren't thinking. Come to think of it, that's a lot of your problem.
Michael: What problem?
Michaelangelo: Drugs, bud. Your brain must be, like, really messed up.
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Connections

Spun-off from The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Cartoon All-Stars, where are you now in this troubled time of ours?
19 February 2002 | by (Ghostbusters World Headquarters) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this when I was 9-years-old and it blowing my mind- the fact that Alf AND the Muppet Babies AND Slimer would all be hanging out together was a truly amazing event in my life- perhaps THE most important moment of my developmental years.

However, I just recently realized that the show had an anti-drug message! It's subtle, I know, but it's there. My theory now is that all the "Cartoon All Stars" involved were just fulfilling their community service. Remember that time Theodore from "Alvin & The Chipmunks" got loaded and drove that school bus into a sidewalk full of people? Or when Brainy Smurf was indicted for his part in the magic mushrooms ring? Or when Tigger was caught BUI (Bouncing Under the Influence)? This was the result of their collective animated illegalities.

Anyway, my main question is: "How come I liked this so much as a kid but became a marijuana addict in college?"


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