A lonely boy befriends a talking mouse who falls in love with his toy motorcycle.

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Philip Waller ...
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Frank Gridley
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Guest with Dog
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Kindergarten Teacher
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Ralph (voice)
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Ralph's Mother (voice) (as Zelda Rubenstein)
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It looks like young Keith Gridley will have a lonely summer, until he meets a talking mouse named Ralph. Ralph takes an immediate liking to Keith's toy motorcycle and can ride it just by making a motor noise. Ralph even acts heroically when Keith comes down with a nasty fever, while dodging cats, owls and a guest's noisy dog. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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8 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Although it says on the VHS box that Fred Savage is in the film, he is actually only in the second movie called 'Runaway Ralph'. See more »

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Followed by ABC Weekend Specials: Runaway Ralph (1988) See more »

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mondo cute!
26 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

OK...I have a weird fascination for movies with talking mice and this little TV movie started it all. Ralph has the cutest voice I've ever heard and because of that, I fell in love with this movie as a child and I still love it today. No..it's effects aren't up to today's standards, but I think that adds to its charm. This movie is a pleasant way to pass the time. And if you also like talking mice movies (am I the only one?) I suggest "The Witches" as well, but do NOT see "Mousehunt". The mouse doesn't even talk and it's still the best actor in the movie.


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