The Earth Day Special (1990)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vic's Buddy
Jeff Bergman ...
Vic's Buddy
Dr. Vinny Boombatz
Walter Samson
Himself (as Fresh Prince)


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22 April 1990 (USA)  »

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Nathan Thurm: I'm not defensive. You're the one who should be defensive, you're the one who thinks that hairdo works with that overly long face of yours.
Elong Spengler: What does my haircut have to do with anything?
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Elong Spengler: No I didn't.
Nathan Thurm: Yes you did.
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Bugs Bunny, E.T., The Muppets, Porky Pig, and Tweety Bird are listed among the cast in the opening credits. See more »


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The Planet Raps Back
Music by D.J. Mark, Benny Medina & David Gamson
Lyrics by Tone Loc, Will Smith (as Fresh Prince), Ice-T, Queen Latifah,
Heavy D, Christopher Reid (as Kid) & Christopher Martin (as Play)
Performed by Quincy Jones (uncredited), Tone Loc (uncredited), Will Smith (uncredited),
Ice-T (uncredited), Queen Latifah (uncredited), Heavy D (uncredited), Christopher Reid (uncredited) & Christopher Martin (uncredited)
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25 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised that the IMDb credits leave out the rappers who were on this show. There was Will Smith as Fresh Prince, Heavy D, Tone Loc, Queen Latifah, and Ice T doing some old school environmental rap. I showed the video of this to my 7th grade classes this year. They were able to overlook the big hair and shoulder pads mostly, and learned a lot. They were blown away by how young Raven was, lol. They didn't enjoy Barbra Streisand, but I did, and there were enough stars who are still famous enough that even 7th graders recognized them. I'm hoping they will be touched enough to get a recycling program going at our school for the polystyrene trays our cafeteria uses, or at least to discourage their families from dumping their oil changes on the ground.

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