Tag Archives: DAF Retro Reviews

DAF Retro Review: TALESPIN: Episode 23 – ‘A Star is Torn’

Baloo and the lovely Kitten Caboodle.Head Host Jason takes a look back at TaleSpin Episode 19, “A Star is Torn”.

Original Broadcast: 4 October 1990 (USA)

Director: Larry Latham / Writer: Dev Ross / Cast: Ed Gilbert, Alan Roberts, Sally Struthers, Pat Fraley, Tress MacNeille

After Baloo is star stuck and love smitten by the beautiful actress Kitten Caboodle, it’s up to Rebecca to save Baloo from mysterious accidents that have been happening on the set of Kitten’s latest film. Will Baloo make it out alive? If he does, can his friendship with Rebecca be saved?

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DAF Retro Review: TALESPIN: Episode 43 – ‘Jolly Molly Christmas’

All I want for Christmas...Head Host Jason takes a look back at the beloved Christmas classic from TaleSpin, “Jolly Molly Christmas”.

Original Broadcast: 20 December 1990 (USA)

Director: James Tim Walker Writer: Libby Hinson / Cast: Ed Gilbert, Janna Michaels, Alan Roberts, Sally Struthers, Pat Fraley, Jim Cummings

Hearing her mother’s Christmas wish, all little Molly Cunningham wants Santa Claus to bring this year is snow to make her mom happy. After some misadventures with Baloo and Kit, Molly’s faith in Santa and Christmas is tested. Will her Christmas wish be granted and can she hold on to her faith?

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DAF Retro Review: DARKWING DUCK: Episode 3 – ‘Beauty and the Beet’

Don't let their glasses fool you, these guys are not the sharpest crayons in the pack!Neverland Podcast Host Jeremy takes a look back at the Bushroot origin story from Darkwing Duck in, “Beauty and the Beet”.

Original Broadcast: 9 September 1991 (USA)

Director:Writer: John Behnke, Rob Humphrey, Jim Peterson / Cast: Jim Cummings, Dave Thomas S. Scott Bullock, Jennifer Darling, Tino Insana, Terence McGovern, Frank Welker

Dr. Reggie Bushroot, after being unfairly fired from his research job at St. Canard University, experiments on himself becoming a plant/duck hybrid. Set on revenge against his tormentors, Bushroot will battle anyone who stands in his way. Will Darkwing Duck be able to stop Dr. Bushroot from his villainous reign of terror?

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DAF Retro Review: RAW TOONAGE: Episode 12a – ‘Gobble Gobble Bonkers’

Can Bonkers find a turkey in time for Thanksgiving?DAF Head Host Jason takes a look back at the classic Raw Toonage short, “Gobble Gobble Bonkers”.

Original Broadcast: 5 December 1992 (USA)

Director: David Block Writer: Terrie Collins, Mina Johnson, Tom Minton, Ralph Sanchez, Robert Schechter / Cast: Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett, Rodger Bumpass, Nancy Cartwright, Steve Mackall, Dave Thomas

Pilgrim Grumbles comes up with an idea for the first Thanksgiving Feast and sends Pilgrim Bonkers to fetch a turkey to eat for this feast. But when Bonkers comes back with Pilgrim Jitters’ favorite turkey, Talula, thinking that the bird will be a guest to dinner instead of dinner, can Bonkers fix his mistake and rescue poor Talula before it’s too late?

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