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Alvin & the Chipmunks (TV Series 1983–1990) Poster

(1983–1990)

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Follows 

The Alvin Show (1961) (TV Series)
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981) (TV Short)

Followed by 

A Chipmunk Reunion (1985) (TV Movie)
Alvinnn!!! And the Chipmunks (2015) (TV Series)

Version of 

The Alvin Show (1961) (TV Series)

Spin-off 

References 

Barnes & Barnes: Fish Heads (1980) (Short)
The same sped up high-pitched voice technique is used.

Referenced in 

Siskel & Ebert: Beverly Hills Cop II/Amazing Grace and Chuck/Ishtar/The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Chipmunk Adventure" review.
Full House: The Seven-Month Itch: Part 2 (1988) (TV Episode)
There is an Alvin and the chipmunks poster on the wall
Mashin eiyûden Wataru (1988) (TV Series)
The EX Men resemble the Chipmunks.
Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers: The S.S. Drainpipe (1990) (TV Episode)
Sugar Ray calls Chip Alvin
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I feel like Dave Seville with the Chipmunks."
The Simpsons: The Otto Show (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Homer's rendition of "Spanish Flea."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Alvin!" Crow: "Sorry, Dave"
The Nanny: Take Back Your Mink (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran says that Sylvia compares Maxwell to the chipmunk, Dave.
Friends: The One Where Rachel Finds Out (1995) (TV Episode)
Chandler says, "uh, let's see, Alvin, Simon, Theodore... no," after Ross asks him and Joey if they know who Carl is.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Seasons Greed-ings (1998) (TV Episode)
Eric refers to the Chipmunks.
Frasier: Fathers and Sons (2003) (TV Episode)
Daphne reasons that Simon Chipmunk is also a good example of a bearer of the first name Simon.
The Ice Harvest (2005)
when charlie finds vics dead wife the sountrack to the christmas special is playing in the background
TV Junkie (2006)
Christmas song featured
Saturday Night Live: Jeremy Piven/AFI (2007) (TV Episode)
referenced in TV funhouse
Scrubs: My Road to Nowhere (2007) (TV Episode)
Dr. Kelso screams, "Theodore!"
Nostalgia Critic: Drug Cartoon Special (2007) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions this show.
Ingenious (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Madea mentions "Alvin and the two chipmunks".
Bum Reviews: Up (2009) (TV Episode)
The villain dog first sounds like Alvin and the Chipmunks
Nostalgia Critic: Lost in Space (2010) (TV Episode)
The Critic refers to Penny as the lost Chipette
Supernatural Activity (2012)
Alvin mentioned
White Collar: Identity Crisis (2012) (TV Episode)
Mozzie says that he was "obsessed with the Chipmunks" as a kid.
RuPaul's Drag Race: The Final Three, Hunty (2013) (TV Episode)
Mathu Andersen says "let the Chipmunkery begin" when explaining how the vocals would be sped up while shooting the music video.
Orange Is the New Black: Hugs Can Be Deceiving (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liev Schreiber/Rob Reiner/Gabriel Iglesias (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Steve Higgins do chipmunk voices; also the title is mentioned
The Big Bang Theory: The Big Bear Precipitation (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Joey Fatone (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in 'Hollywood Director"

Featured in 

NBC Saturday Morning Preview: The Yummy Awards (1983)
film clips are interspersed
Back to Next Saturday (1985) (TV Movie)
film clips are interspersed
Alvin Goes Back to School (1986) (TV Movie)
film clips are interspersed
Alf Loves a Mystery (1987) (TV Movie)
film clips are interspersed
Who Shrunk Saturday Morning? (1989) (TV Movie)
film clips are interspersed
Troldspejlet: Episode #39.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelman mentions the tv-series in his review of Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007) + footage used
Atop the Fourth Wall: NBComics #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Linkara recalls Saturday morning cartoons of yesteryear
The Nostalgia Chick: The Chipmunk Adventure w/ The Nostalgia Critic (2012) (TV Episode)
recapping the TV series
Bad Movie Beatdown: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the Chipmunks' popularity
Nostalgia Critic: Overlooked Christmas Specials (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic talks about the series' Christmas special
Hacker's Birthday Bash: 30 Years of Children's BBC (2015) (TV Movie)
Andi, Edd, and Hacker sing along to the opening credits
12 Strong (2018)
The daughter is seen watching this show.

Spoofed in 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Curse of the Evil Eye (1988) (TV Episode)
The players are mice and not chipmunks.
The Simpsons: Homer's Barbershop Quartet (1993) (TV Episode)
Bart & Lisa find a record titled Melvin and the Squirrels
Robot Chicken: Donkey Punch (2006) (TV Episode)
Dave accidentally kills the Chipmunks
Robot Chicken: Stone Cold Steve Cold Stone (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Robot Chicken: Zeb and Kevin Erotic Hot Tub Canvas (2015) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Robot Chicken: 3 2 1 2 333, 222, 3... 66? (2018) (TV Episode)
The Chipmunks perform at Coachella

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