Tommy e Oscar

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Tommy and Oscar (Italian: Tommy e Oscar) is an Italian animated television series created by Max Alessandrini and Iginio Straffi, and produced by the Italian company Rainbow S.r.l. (now Rainbow S.p.A.) and by RAI Fiction.

Synopsis[edit]

Professor Leonard is the greatest inventor of all time, he manages to create the most amazing gadgets for his nephew Tommy. With these inventions, young Tommy becomes a 007-like superhero who protects the world from an unscrupulous businessman, Caesar.

Professor Leonard takes off to all corners of the world with Tommy and his alien friend Oscar. They must thwart the cunning plans of Caesar, who is bent on becoming the world’s richest man. His money-making business ventures are evil schemes to line his pockets without considering the disastrous consequences on the others or the environment.

Our heroes have teamed up with Yukari, the karate-girl and Peter, a talented musician. They have animals to save, forests to protect, and mysteries to unravel. Life is never dull for Tommy & Oscar! This action-packed adventure series is full of suspense, breathtaking chases, and non-stop comedy. [1]

Characters[edit]

The main town in the series Rainbow City, which takes its name from the production company of the series.

  • Tommy – A blond boy of about 10 years who lives with his eccentric uncle Leonard and Oscar.
  • Oscar – A fun and weird pink alien who eats musical notes that can change his body at will.
  • Yukari – A girl of Japanese origin, full of action, her dance attack is the Katonga Dance.
  • Prof. Leonard – Bizarre scientist, but a great inventor. Is Tommy's uncle and lives with him.
  • Peter – Is Tommy's best friend, and he has a music store. He is voiced by Oliver Grainger.
  • Buck – A dog that can walk on their front legs, he lives with Tommy and Oscar.
  • Caesar – Unscrupulous, low and ugly, he is convinced that the only thing that counts is money, and does not spare oppression to get rich.
  • Ork and Dork – Pair of idiots apes, with speech but not of intellect. They works for Caesar as gorillas.

Since their first appearance in the two educational CD-ROM "The Phantom of the Theatre" (awarded in 1996 with the prestigious "Bologna Media Prize") and "Mission Music" (1998), the characters of Tommy and Oscar have been very successful worldwide, especially in Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Episodes[edit]

  1. An Adventure in Tune Town
  2. Jingle Jeopardy
  3. Jurassic Park
  4. The King of Toys
  5. Love is Blind, Caesar!
  6. The Mystery of Blue Water Lake
  7. Operation Sunflower
  8. Oscar Kidnapped
  9. Oscar's Dream
  10. Parrot's Island
  11. Past, Present and Future Garbage!
  12. Basketballmnia
  13. Phan Tom Manor
  14. The Pioneer's Comeback!
  15. The Secret of Olaf the Viking
  16. The Singing Crystal
  17. A Super Home Stain Remover
  18. Tommy and Oscar Show
  19. The Ultimate Challenge
  20. Yukari in Distress

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