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The Alvin Show 

Following the incredible popularity of the novelty record "The Chipmunk Song", this animated series about the singing rodents was created. Manager David Seville spends his days taking care ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ross Bagdasarian ...  Alvin / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1962
Shepard Menken Shepard Menken ...  Clyde Crashcup / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1962
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Following the incredible popularity of the novelty record "The Chipmunk Song", this animated series about the singing rodents was created. Manager David Seville spends his days taking care of his young chipmunk charges, Alvin, Simon and Theodore, as they regularly get into one type of trouble after another. Included in each episode was a cartoon featuring inventor Clyde Crashcup and his assistant, Leonardo. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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English

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4 October 1961 (USA) See more »

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Black and White (original broadcasts)| Color
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The voice of Clyde Crascup was a parody of character actor Richard Haydn. See more »

Quotes

Alvin: [On cue from Dave] Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure...
[whips out his harmonica]
Dave Seville: [reacting to that, whispering] No Alvin! You're supposed to introduce the great inventer.
Alvin: [to Dave] Oh.
[Puts his harmonica away]
Alvin: Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to introduce the great inventor, Thomas Alva...
Dave Seville: [Interrupting] No!
Alvin: Alexander Graham...
Dave Seville: No!
Alvin: Wilbur and Orv...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

Alvin is in the technical director's position. Pointing to each camera, camera one has the first four sets of credits, camera two has the rest of the show's credits, and camera three has the animation card for Bagdasarian Productions. See more »

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Good show
4 August 2006 | by Catherine_Grace_ZehSee all my reviews

I used to watch this show when I was a little girl. When I think about it, I remember it pretty well. If you ask me, it was a good show. The opening sequence and theme song are two things I remember pretty well, too. In addition to that, everyone was ideally cast. Also, the writing was very strong. The performances were top-grade, too. I hope some network brings it back so I can see every episode. Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that I'll always remember this show in my memory forever, even though I don't think I've seen every episode. Now, in conclusion, if some network ever brings it back, I hope that you catch it one day before it goes off the air for good.


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