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Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ed Gilbert Ed Gilbert ...  Baloo / ... 62 episodes, 1990-1991
Jim Cummings ...  Don Karnage / ... 46 episodes, 1990-1991
Sally Struthers ...  Rebecca Cunningham 43 episodes, 1990-1991
R.J. Williams ...  Kit Cloudkicker 40 episodes, 1990-1991
Pat Fraley ...  Wildcat / ... 26 episodes, 1990-1991
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Storyline

This casts key characters from the Jungle Book into a 1930's pacific setting where Baloo is a bush pilot who finds himself as part of a struggling courier company. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Official Sites:

Toon Disney

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Super Baloo See more »

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Runtime:

(65 episodes)

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Mono | Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Initially was meant to be a spin off of DuckTales (1987) with Launchpad McQuack in the role that eventually went to Baloo. Disney decided to make it a stand alone series with characters from The Jungle Book (1967) after the success of the theatrical re release of the film in the early 90s. Launchpad McQuack was later featured on Darkwing Duck (1991). See more »

Goofs

The dock setup for Higher for Hire changes almost every episode to accommodate the direction from which the Seaduck is heading. See more »

Quotes

Baloo: If it's got wings I can fly it! Sometimes even if it doesn't.
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Alternate Versions

In the original two hour pilot "Plunder & Lightning",there was a song where Rebecca sang a lullaby to Molly while Kit listened in. It was most likely edited out due to time restraints when it divided into a four part episode for syndication. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from The Jungle Book (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Spin It
Words and Music by Michael Silversher and Patty Silversher
Produced by Robert Kraft
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"TaleSpin" is great and now it's on DVD!!!!!
29 August 2006 | by sethn172See all my reviews

"Spin it!"

The 90s opened up with a clever Disney favorite, "TaleSpin," the TV cartoon series that featured characters from "The Jungle Book." Join Baloo and Kit Cloudkicker as they fly the Sea Duck like you've never seen it before: out of Cape Suzette, to Louie's, up mountains, through jungles, on water, in volcanoes, looking for adventure, looking for treasure, looking for fun, all in one action-packed cartoon adventure!!!!!

This was a favorite of mine as well as my family's. This ran on The Disney Afternoon the entire first half of the 90s until the original cartoons moved to the Old Disney Channel in 1995, which I have seen on vacation once in 1996 before getting cable in March 1997.

And good news: today the DVDs are here!!!!! Relive the fun and excitement of "Dun, dun, dun, TaleSpin!!!!!"

10/10


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