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The Powerpuff Girls 

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Three super-powered little girls constantly save the world (or at least the city of Townsville) from monsters, would-be conquerers and a few other gross things.
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Series cast summary:
Cathy Cavadini ...  Blossom / ... 78 episodes, 1998-2004
Tom Kenny ...  Narrator / ... 78 episodes, 1998-2004
Elizabeth Daily ...  Buttercup / ... 78 episodes, 1998-2004
Tara Strong ...  Bubbles / ... 78 episodes, 1998-2004
Tom Kane ...  Professor / ... 71 episodes, 1998-2004
Roger Jackson ...  Mojo Jojo / ... 44 episodes, 1998-2004
Jennifer Hale ...  Ms. Keane / ... 39 episodes, 1998-2004
Jennifer Martin Jennifer Martin ...  Ms. Bellum / ... 36 episodes, 1998-2004
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Storyline

The straight-laced Prof. Utonium's attempt to create perfect little girls accidentally includes "Chemical X", resulting in take-charge red-head Blossom, blonde sweety-pie Bubbles and ready-to-fight brunette Buttercup. These flying, super-strong, karate-chopping girls with the occasional heat vision race into action to save the city of Townsville (and, we're told, the world) from all sorts of crimes and creatures. Written by Ray Schaff -2-

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Saving the world before bedtime.


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Official Sites:

Disney Channel (German)

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USA | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kick-Butt Girls See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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Color

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4:3
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Trivia

George Jetson of The Jetsons (1962) occasionally appears in the background flying in his space car as Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup are in flight to a rescue. See more »

Quotes

Mojo Jojo: But, but, but...
Blossom: But is right, and yours is about to get kicked!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits of the 2002 season, Mojo Jojo appears inside the Cartoon Network logo and the Powerpuff Girls fly from nowhere towards Mojo Jojo. See more »

Alternate Versions

Two scenes in the episode The Bare Facts' segment of were edited in the UK: when the flashback story of Mojo Jojo's fight with the girls plays, Mojo Jojo uses nunchucks as a weapon. Also, the finale with the naked Mayor (only showing his rear) at the end was edited. See more »

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Referenced in The Hot Chick (2002) See more »

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How can you go wrong?
18 August 2012 | by rzajacSee all my reviews

Well, I guess you *could* go wrong: What do you think of 3 superpowered little scamps? The key here is that the writing is fine. In fact, this might be one of the true saving graces of the Powerpuff Girls: It's written well enough that it might be a perfect bridge; cajoling the target audience (kids) to appreciate a higher level of writing. Kids come for the concept, stay for the clever narrative, wind up experiencing some nicely toned prose, and probably internalizing these fine turns of clever communication.

Love the comic timing. Usually frenetic, but also capable of stretching things out a bit, if that'll work. Note: I am talking about the TV bits, here; not the movies. I saw one of the full-length features, and didn't particularly care for it: It felt driven by the producers, like they didn't let the creative team breathe. The TV shows feel more artful.

The voice work is great. A personal fave feature: I dig hearing Tom Kenny (the Narrator); loved his work on Mr. Show, love his voice anytime I hear it. He's a great talent. But everyone does a fine job.

Anyway, check it out. At worst, it's cute; at best you'll get more than a few hearty belly laughs!


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