Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name

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Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name
Genre Animation
Comedy
Family
Musical
Written by Peter Sauder
Directed by Arna Selznick
Starring Russi Taylor
Chris Wiggins
Theme music composer Patricia Cullen
Songs composed by:
Bob Chimbel
Merry Loomis
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Michael Hirsh
Patrick Loubert
Clive A. Smith
Editor(s) Rob Kirkpatrick[1]
Alison Clark[1]
Don Lauder[1]
Keith Traver[1]
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s) MAD Productions[1][2]
Nelvana Limited[1][2]
Those Characters from Cleveland (uncredited)[1][2]
Distributor LBS Communications (TV, 1984)[2]
Release
Original network Syndication
Original release United States:
March 24, 1984 (New York City)[3]
March 30, 1984 (Los Angeles, California)[2]
Chronology
Preceded by Strawberry Shortcake: Housewarming Surprise (1983)
Followed by Strawberry Shortcake Meets the Berrykins (1985)

Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name is an animated television special from 1984, produced by Nelvana. This is the fifth to feature American Greetings character Strawberry Shortcake.

Synopsis[edit]

Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name chronicles Strawberry Shortcake's annual summer camping trip, where she and her friends encounter a monster in the woods. The Peculiar Purple Pie Man and Sour Grapes attempt to capture it to become rich and famous.

Cast[edit]

Name Character Source
Russi Taylor Strawberry Shortcake [2]
Robert Ridgely Purple Pieman
Jeri Craden Sour Grapes / Fig-Boot
Melleny Brown Lemon Meringue / Lime Chiffron
Cree Summer[nb 1] Orange Blossom
Monica Parker The Baby
Susan Roman Peach Blush / Orange Blossom
Laurie Waller Plum Puddin'
Chris Wiggins Mr. Sun / Narrator

Production[edit]

As with Housewarming Surprise, Bernard Loomis and Carole MacGillvray served as executive producers on Baby Without a Name.[1][2]

Release[edit]

The special aired on March 24, 1984 on WCBS-TV in New York City,[3] and on March 30 on KTLA in Los Angeles.[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Credited as Cree Summer Francks.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Selznick, Arna (director); Sauder, Peter (writer) (March 24, 1984). "Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name". Syndication.  Missing or empty |series= (help)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Woolery, George W. (1989). "Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name". Animated TV Specials: The Complete Directory to the First Twenty-Five Years, 1962–1987. Scarecrow Press. pp. 398–399. ISBN 0-8108-2198-2. 
  3. ^ a b "TV Programs Today". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. March 24, 1984. p. 47. 

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