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Alvin & the Chipmunks 

Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations.
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Series cast summary:
Ross Bagdasarian Jr. ...  Alvin Seville / ... 100 episodes, 1983-1990
Janice Karman ...  Theodore Seville / ... 100 episodes, 1983-1990
Frank Welker ...  Additional Voices / ... 61 episodes, 1983-1990
Dody Goodman ...  Miss Rebecca Miller / ... 49 episodes, 1986-1990
Thomas H. Watkins Thomas H. Watkins ...  Additional Voices / ... 44 episodes, 1988-1990
Tress MacNeille ...  Additional Voices 42 episodes, 1983-1987
Alan Young ...  Additional Voices 42 episodes, 1983-1987
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Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations.

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USA

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English

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17 September 1983 (USA) See more »

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Alvin & the Chipmunks See more »

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Stereo (1990-1991)| Mono (1983-1990)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Each episode has some reference to show business See more »

Quotes

Alvin Seville: Hi, I'm Alvin Seville! Maybe you've heard of me?
Girl: Please go away!
Simon Seville: She has heard of you...
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Captain Chipmunk
Written by Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and Janice Karman
Performed by The Chipmunks and the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra
Produced by Ross Bagdasarian Jr. and Janice Karman
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good cartoon; skewed message
10 August 2002 | by kaimalSee all my reviews

Alvin, Simon, and Theodore were three characters young boys could relate to: one was brainy, one hungry, and the other naughty. They practically represented the personalities of all boys. However, the plots mainly centered around the world of males. Unfortunately, the creators of the show brought in female characters in reaction to this, each the antithesis of their male counterparts. Invariably, they would often compete with the boys, and the boys ALWAYS lost. They never won, and while these scenarios might have given girls inspiration and confidence in the real world; the show's creators completely forgot about the young boys who originally tuned in to watch the chipmunks harmless antics. Ultimately, the message the show gave young boys was that girls are competition. The creators of the show should have emphasized a message of cooperation like they do in many present day cartoons. Instead, by having the girls beat the boys in practically every episode they were in, many young boys grew to resent the idea of female empowerment-- an idea no young boy should learn to resent.


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