Garbage Pail Kids (1988– )

TV Series  |  Animation, Comedy, Family
3.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.8/10 from 131 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2698 titles
created 27 Aug 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 31 Oct 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 19 Jan 2012
 
a list of 88 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Garbage Pail Kids (1988– )

Garbage Pail Kids (1988– ) on IMDb 3.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Garbage Pail Kids.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1988  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mac and Me (1988)
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC ?) trying to escape from NASA is befriended by a young boy in a wheel chair.

Director: Stewart Raffill
Stars: Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Tina Caspary
To Catch a Yeti (TV Movie 1995)
Action | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

While trying to escape hunters, Hank the Yeti finds himself befriending a American family in a big city.

Director: Bob Keen
Stars: Meat Loaf, Chantellese Kent, Richard Howland
Comedy | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A boy discovers an incredible and gruesome world of monsters under his bed.

Director: Richard Greenberg
Stars: Fred Savage, Howie Mandel, Daniel Stern
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

Christopher Columbus decides to go on a journey to prove that the Earth is not flat. His companion is a smart wood worm who's on a quest of his own: to save a beautiful fairy princess from the evil lord Swarm and his insect army.

Director: Michael Schoemann
Stars: Corey Feldman, Irene Cara, Dom DeLuise
Muppet Babies (1984–1991)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Muppets, as babies, have adventures with their imaginations inside their nursery.

Stars: Greg Berg, Katie Leigh, Laurie O'Brien
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Peanut butter is the secret ingredient for magic potions made by two friendly ghosts. Eleven-year-old Michael loses all of his hair when he gets a fright and uses the potion to get his hair... See full summary »

Director: Michael Rubbo
Stars: Mathew Mackay, Siluck Saysanasy, Alison Darcy
The Quest (1986)
Drama | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

American boy, Cody, whose parents have died, lives in Australia with his guardian, Gaza. Cody is very imaginative, inventive, and inquisitive. He comes across some strange events happening ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith
Stars: Henry Thomas, Tony Barry, Rachel Friend
The Wizard (1989)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.

Director: Todd Holland
Stars: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis
Camp Cucamonga (TV Movie 1990)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Standard camp shenanigans and romance amongst the counselors and the campers at a lake front summer camp.

Director: Roger Duchowny
Stars: John Ratzenberger, Chad Allen, Jennifer Aniston
D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young boy is found wandering without any memory of who he is. A family takes him in and begin to look for clues to help him find his way home. In the meantime, they notice that the boy ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Mary Beth Hurt, Michael McKean, Kathryn Walker
Comedy | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Kermit, Gonzo and Fozzie are reporters who travel to Britain to interview a rich victim of jewel thieves and help her along with her secretary, Miss Piggy.

Director: Jim Henson
Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Charles A. Nichols
Stars: Hal Smith, Tress MacNeille, Arthur Burghardt
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Len Carlson ...
 Announcer / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Patty Putty / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
Michael Fantini ...
 Elliot Mess / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Clogged Duane / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
...
 Split Kit / ... (13 episodes, 1988)
Alyson Court ...
 Terri Cloth / ... (12 episodes, 1988)
(11 episodes, 1988)
Marvin Goldhar
(11 episodes, 1988)
Randall Carpenter
(10 episodes, 1988)
Stephen McMulkin
(10 episodes, 1988)
Sunny Besen Thrasher
(10 episodes, 1988)
Greg Swanson
(9 episodes, 1988)
Ellen-Ray Hennessy
(7 episodes, 1988)
(7 episodes, 1988)
Bonnie Brooks
(6 episodes, 1988)
Jeremiah McCann
(6 episodes, 1988)
Joe Roncetti
(6 episodes, 1988)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 June 1988 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

La pandilla basurita  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The 13 episodes of this series were produced in 1987 and 1988, but were not shown in the United States until 4 April 2006 when they were released on DVD as a "complete series". See more »

Connections

Version of The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Garbage Pail Kids is a treasure for 80's cartoon fans
22 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is the one of the most controversial issues in the late 1980s. Parents and teachers complaining that the series based on the popular 1985-1988 stickers were too gross and some say disrespectful to the handicapped. Apparently this is another case that people in 1987 overreacted to the GPK TV series. The show itself showed little or no resemblance of grossness as the cards they are based on. This show was made before the days of "Ren and Stimpy" and "Beavis and Butt-head" so if your looking for it to be gross, well does throwing slime count? Hee Hee! Fans of the Garbage Pail Kids stickers will not be disappointed. (unless they were wanted it to be gross) The series is based on five kids, Split Kit, Elliot Mess, Terri Cloth, Clogged Duane, and Patty Putty who can transform into the Garbage Pail Kids(in the first two episodes, later they start the episode as their GPK personas).

The show does not focus on the five GPK characters. In the beginning of the program they show a parody of a hit movie such as "Superman", "King Kong", "Jaws", "The Pink Panther", etc. Later we have parody commercials like the little brother volume control, or the robo-tattler. Also it features a small segment called a "Garbage Pail Groaner" where they make a joke or a pun and everyone starts groaning.

People who grew up in the 1980s and was bummed out because their parents made protests and complaints to CBS will be pleased. Most of the episodes are funny and yet some aimed at more little kids' stuff like going to Storybook Land and The Land of Odd (Oz). This is a great show. I do recommend anyone who just like cartoons to buy the DVD. It is a shame that CBS never aired, but at least they were nice enough to release the series onto DVD. Way to go, CBS!


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It didnt get aired in america ? Thats a shame cuz i saw an episode ..... knowledge
This Is Probably The Most Obscure Cartoon Ever Discount Bert
Have anything on this? galaxy2069
Finally Got an Episode azrielabyss
Got the DVD chad19r
Found the Video here robquantrill
Discuss Garbage Pail Kids (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?