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A janitor at an alien night-club gets his wish to be a singer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bradford Simonsen ...
Meeper (voice)
Mortonette Jenkins ...
Singing Diva (voice)
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ChubbChubbs (voice)
Peter Lurie ...
Zyzaks (voice)
Rick Zieff ...
Bouncer (voice)
Dustin Adair ...
Glorf (voice)
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Glorf (voice)
Yakov Baytler ...
Glorf (voice)
Mary Biondo ...
Glorf (voice)
Sumit Das ...
Glorf (voice)
Layne Friedman ...
Glorf (voice)
Robert Gordon ...
Glorf (voice) (as Bob Gordon)
Franco Pietrantonio ...
Glorf (voice)
Rick Richards ...
Glorf (voice)
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Glorf (voice)
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Storyline

The ChubbChubbs introduces the alien inhabitants of the Planet Glorf, including Meeper, its earnest but oh so awkward hero, a singing Diva, the Zyzaks, 20 foot-tall red-eyed bullies, and the ChubbChubbs. In this debut short, Meeper valiantly tries to warn the patrons of the Ale-E-Inn, an intergalactic watering hole with its own constellation of stars, of impending danger only to find himself face to face with the toughest creatures in the universe. Written by Anonymous

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A little alien with a big problem. See more »


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3 June 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The robots in the nightclub are performing a dance called "The Robot". See more »

Goofs

After Meeper gets thrown out of the inn for the second time, we can hear a distinctive sound of the door being locked. However, a minute later, when Meeper gets inside again through the roof, a messenger comes in opening the door from the outside without any problems. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Meeper: Excuse me. Coming through.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits acknowledge the "Little A'Le'Inn" in Rachel, Nevada (similar in name to the "Ale-E-Inn" in the film). The combination restaurant, bar and motel sits on the outskirts of the Groom Lake Air Base, site of Area 51, and is a meeting point for UFO watchers. See more »

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References CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Can't We Be Friends
Written by War, Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson), Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard Scott, Jerry Goldstein
Performed by Darryl Phinnessee, Dorian Holley, Marlena Jeter
Also sung very poorly by Bradford Simonsen (as Brad Simonsen)
Produced by Chance Thomas/HUGEsound.com
Published by Far Out Music, Inc./Administered by Universal-Polygram Int'l Publishing, Inc.
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the bad part is you have to rent Men in Black 2 to see it
23 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 5 minute, 41 second computer-animated short can be found on the second disc of the 2-DVD special edition of "Men in Black 2". And at such a short running time manages to be much more enjoyable then the main feature. The cartoon deals with an alien janitor named Mupps, and his dreams of singing in the intergalactic bar that he works at. A bar inhabited by a great many recognizable patrons. When he find out the Chubbchubbs are coming, he tries to warn everyone with comical consequences. I won't give away any more except to say this cute short deserved the two awards that it won from the Academy.

My Grade: B+


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