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Cast

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Len Carlson ... Announcer / ... (13 episodes)

Tara Strong ... Patty Putty / ... (13 episodes)
Michael Fantini ... Elliot Mess / ... (13 episodes)

Cree Summer ... Clogged Duane / ... (13 episodes)

Noam Zylberman ... Split Kit / ... (13 episodes)
Alyson Court ... Terri Cloth / ... (12 episodes)

Don Francks (11 episodes)
Marvin Goldhar (11 episodes)
Randall Carpenter (10 episodes)
Stephen McMulkin (10 episodes)
Sunny Besen Thrasher (10 episodes)
Greg Swanson (9 episodes)
Ellen-Ray Hennessy (7 episodes)

Susan Roman (7 episodes)
Bonnie Brooks (6 episodes)
Jeremiah McCann (6 episodes)
Joe Roncetti (6 episodes)
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Series Directed by
Bob Hathcock (13 episodes)
Jeff Hall (11 episodes)
Richard Trueblood (5 episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Flint Dille (13 episodes)
Gordon Kent (12 episodes)
Rowby Goren (10 episodes)
Paul Davids (2 episodes)
Buzz Dixon (2 episodes)
Michael Charles Hill (2 episodes)
Linda Woolverton (2 episodes)

John Pound (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Peter Aries .... executive producer (13 episodes)
Bob Hathcock .... producer (13 episodes)
Liza-Ann Warren .... associate producer (13 episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Paul Gruwell .... storyboard designer (13 episodes)
Bob Hathcock .... storyboard designer (8 episodes)
Larry Edwards .... storyboard designer (4 episodes)
Jeff Hall .... storyboard designer (4 episodes)
Ric Estrada .... storyboard designer (3 episodes)
Ron Campbell .... storyboard designer (2 episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
R.D. Floyd .... foley mixer (13 episodes)
Michael Hack .... recording director (13 episodes)

Catt LeBaigue .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Elrene Cowan .... color designer (13 episodes)
Davis Doi .... model designer (13 episodes)
Andrew Phillipson .... background designer (13 episodes)
Geofrey Darrow .... models (11 episodes)
Barrington Bunce .... layout designer (6 episodes)
Sam Kirson .... layout designer (6 episodes)
Warren Marshall .... layout designer / models (6 episodes)
Adrienne Doi .... models (4 episodes)
Paul Gruwell .... layout designer / models (2 episodes)
Bonita Versh .... models (2 episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Hoyt Curtin .... musical director (13 episodes)
Ashley Hall .... composer: main and end title music / vocals: main and end title music (13 episodes)
Stephanie Tyrell .... composer: main and end title music (13 episodes)
Steve Tyrell .... vocals: main and end title music (13 episodes)
Tom Worrall .... music supervisor (13 episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Paul Gruwell .... title designer: main title sequence (13 episodes)
Gordon Kent .... title designer: main title sequence / supervising story editor (13 episodes)
Michelle Sucillon .... production executive (13 episodes)
Flint Dille .... story editor (12 episodes)
 

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"Garbage Pail Kids" was produced, and CBS implied the full season's worth of episodes were completed, but Action for Children's Television barred the program from ever airing because of blatant commercialism, though they never screened any of the episodes that had been made.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Garbage Pail Kids is a treasure for 80's cartoon fans, 22 April 2006
Author: wooldoor_j_sockbat from United States

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!

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