Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade

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Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade
Distributed by Sunbow Productions (TV, 1987)[1]
Directed by Fred Wolf
Kohsei Ohtani[2]
Produced by Romeo Muller
Fred Wolf
Tomoh Fukumoto
Written by Romeo Muller
Starring Romeo Muller
Russi Taylor
Robert Ridgely
Music by Mark Volman
Howard Kaylan
Performed by:
Flo & Eddie
Lyrics:
Romeo Muller
Editing by Rich Harrison[2]
Production company Muller/Rosen[2]
Murakami-Wolf-Swenson[2][1]
Toei Doga[2][1]
Those Characters from Cleveland (uncredited)[2][1]
Country United States
Language English
Original channel Syndication
Release date April 9, 1982[1][3][4]
Running time 23 minutes
Preceded by Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City (1981)
Followed by Strawberry Shortcake: Housewarming Surprise (1983)

Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade is an animated television special from 1982, made by Romeo Muller, Robert L. Rosen, and Fred Wolf. This is the third to feature the American Greetings character, Strawberry Shortcake.

Synopsis[edit]

Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade chronicles Strawberryland's "Second Annual Grand Old Petable Pet Show and Pet Parade." Strawberry Shortcake and her cat, Custard, are the judges of the pet show, but the Purple Pieman and Sour Grapes plan to enter their own pets into the show and frame Strawberry for cheating.

Cast[edit]

Name Character Source
Russi Taylor Strawberry Shortcake [1]
Robert Ridgely Peculiar Purple Pieman
Joan Gerber[nb 1] Blueberry Muffin / Apple Dumplin'
Julie McWhirter Huckleberry Pie
Romeo Muller Mr. Sun / Narrator

Release[edit]

Pets on Parade premiered on April 9, 1982 in 100 U.S. cities.[4] It aired on WCBS in New York City[3] and on KTLA in Los Angeles.[1] This was the last Strawberry Shortcake special produced by Muller/Rosen.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

In the 1996 edition of Ballantine Books' Video Movie Guide, Mick Martin and Marsha Porter gave the special two and a half stars out of four.[5]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Credited as Joanie Gerber.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Woolery, George W. (1989). "Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade". Animated TV Specials: The Complete Directory to the First Twenty-Five Years, 1962–1987. Scarecrow Press. pp. 402–403. ISBN 0-8108-2198-2. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Wolf, Fred (director); Muller, Romeo (writer) (April 9, 1982). "Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City". Syndication.
  3. ^ a b O'Connor, John J. (April 9, 1982). "TV Weekend; Shortcake, Survivalists, City Opera and Comedy". The New York Times (The New York Times Company). Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b Thompson, Ruth (April 1, 1982). "Star Scene". J-W Plus (Lawrence Journal-World). p. 3. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  5. ^ Martin, Mick; Porter, Marsha (1995). "Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade". Video Movie Guide 1996. Ballantine Books. p. 215. ISBN 0-345-39783-5. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 

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