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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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The "Complete Series" DVD lists the episode titles for all 13 episodes as follows. - 1. "Batteries Not Included" - 2. "Honest Abe Has A Close Shave" - 3. "Justin Cleans Up" - 4. "The House That Dripped Crud" - 5. "Green Dean Goes Off His Bean" - 6. "Elliot Messed Up" - 7. "Mona Loser" - 8. "Chris Messin' August" - 9. "An Egg-citing Adventure" - 10. "Heartless Hal" - 11. "A Rhyme In Time" - 12. "The Land Of Odd" - 13. "A Fishy Story"See more »
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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
not nearly as bad as you might think, 2 July 2004
Author: Indyfan82

I remember watching this cartoon as a child and it's not nearly as bad as some people made it out to be. Yes, it is a real cartoon and it did air in various countries around the world, although apparently not in America. After looking at quite a few of the actual Garbage Pail Kids cards, I would parents had good reason to be concerned about a cartoon based on the cards. I don't care much myself for the cards, because I think they were gross and disgusting in the 1980s and they're gross and disgusting now. I will admit that some of them are kind of funny.

The cartoon itself was actually my first introduction to the Garbage Pail Kids. I didn't find out about the trading cards and the infamous 1987 live action movie (MacKenzie Astin's greatest role, next to that bit on The Facts of Life! :-) until much later. I actually viewed the Kids more as superheroes than anything. Well, you had Clogged Duane, who could turn his body into goo and slide through things, much like Nickelodeon's Alex Mack. And there was Patty, who could stretch her body and contort her face into silly shapes, much like Plastic Man or Mr. Fantastic, or even Elongated Man. There was Elliot Mess, who could take apart his body and hold his head in his hands. (I'm not sure how this power benefited him, other than he could use his head as a bowling ball. Well, anyway, that is using his head! Ha! I kill me! Okay, but seriously...) Split Kit was kind of the James Dean type dude, who could split himself into half nice kid and half bad dude. Then there was Janet, who could wipe her face clean and move it to her left hand and would talk with her hand. Literally, people would have to talk to the hand! And her face would be blank. (Again, I'm not sure of the point of this "power".)

Anyway, the Kids actually went around and helped people (sort of) and it was quite funny. It really wasn't as bad as the cards. That portion would usually be half of the show and the other half would have movie parodies. There were parodies of famous movies like the Indiana Jones trilogy, The Fly, and the Superman movies. I still remember "The Fry" parody and the "Supernerd" parody. Both were very funny. I was even able to acquire two episodes of this rare series and it was just as I remembered from a few scant years ago. Na, Na, Na, Na, Na, Whoa, Whoa, Oh, Oh,.... (Yeah, I remember the theme song too) Garbage Pail Kids - the cartoon was pretty cool. I don't think I would get into collecting the cards and I haven't made myself watch the movie yet, but if you can find the cartoon you might want to check it out.

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