holiday animation Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue © Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS)
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Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue

When Michael steals his sister Corey’s piggy bank to raise money for his drug addiction, cartoon characters like the smurfs, Garfield, Alf, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Winnie the Pooh, Slimer, baby Kermit, Bugs Bunny and other Saturday morning icons team up to convince the kid to stop his habit.

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Watching Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue is an experience it has to be said, whether it’s a worthwhile one is up to debate. While the idea of seeing a multitude of...
Created by: Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS)
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Ross Bagdasarian Jr. ... Alvin, Simon
Jeff Bergman ... Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck
Townsend Coleman ... Michaelangelo, Dad
Jim Cummings ... Winnie the Pooh, Tigger
Joey Dedio ... The Dealer
Danny Goldman ... Brainy Smurf
Janice Karman ... Theodore
Jason Marsden ... Michael
Don Messick ... Papa Smurf
Lorenzo Music ... Garfield
Laurie O'Brien ... Baby Piggy, Mom
Lindsay Parker ... Corey
George C. Scott ... Smoke
Russi Taylor ... Huey, Dewey, Louie, Baby Gonzo
Frank Welker ... Slimer, Baby Kermit
Paul Fusco ... Gordon 'ALF' Shumway
Directed by: Marsh Lamore, Milton Gray, Robert Shellhorn and Mike Svayko
Produced by: Buzz Potamkin
Executive Producers: Roy Edward Disney
Musical Score by: Guy Moon, Sam Winans, Paul Buckmaster, Richard Kosinski, Robert F. Mann and Bill Reichenbach
Writing Credits: Duane Poole and Tom Swale

holiday animation Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue © Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS)This special was introduced in live-action by the then President of the United States George Bush Sr. and wife Barbara.

Garfield apparently appeared in the special without the permission of his creator Jim Davis, with the effect that the special couldn’t be re-run in years after its original airdate.

Ran on NBC, CBS, and ABC simultaneously.

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