Talk:Alvin and the Chipmunks

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Alvin and the Chipmunks the Squeakquel DVD[edit]

Alvin and the Chipmunks the Squeakqeul comes out March 30th on DVD and Blu Ray as well. Just thought I would let everyone konw since it is missing in the DVD section.--Marchbaby 18:14, 17 February 2010 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Marchbaby321 (talkcontribs)


I added it. Feel free to make edits to it if I forgot something or if anyone can word it better. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Marchbaby321 (talkcontribs) 18:00, 19 February 2010 (UTC)

history trivia[edit]

Prior to the internet I had read in a printed article that Ross Bagdasarian, Sr planned to have a singing group of rabbits but everyone who heard the demo called them chipmunks due to being familiar with Disney's chipmunk duo so Ross relented and changed them to chipmunks. I am not sure where this should be added and I have no clue as to the details of the print source I read that in. Ann Vole (talk) 16:07, 21 June 2010 (UTC)

Comic books[edit]

Alvin and co starred in at least one comic book, I may still have it. It includes the awesome dialogue:

"We've almost got you, Theodore."

"Almost doesn't count. That big hole almost got me, too."

Hence what I call Theodore's Theorem: Almost Doesn't Count. Very applicable to applications development... well, it should be, anyway... Perhaps I should say competently managed applications development... but is there any such thing? Andrewa (talk) 12:15, 16 January 2011 (UTC)

Proposed merge[edit]

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section. A summary of the conclusions reached follows.
Alvin Seville, Simon Seville and Theodore Seville merged into this article. Darth Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 02:13, 11 October 2011 (UTC)

Alvin Seville, Simon Seville, and Theodore Seville should all be merged into this article. There is no reason why these three characters need their own articles; their personalities, physical descriptions, and voice actor history can be covered easily in a paragraph or two each in this article. Powers T 15:10, 22 January 2011 (UTC)

It's a fine line, but IMO there's plenty of material for an article on each. Andrewa (talk) 02:27, 24 January 2011 (UTC)
Can you give an example? Powers T 13:48, 31 January 2011 (UTC)
Unless adequate third person sources can be supplied for the individual articles I support a merge. Dwanyewest (talk) 22:06, 28 April 2011 (UTC)

I agree with the merge. WikiLubber (talk) 13:38, 23 May 2011 (UTC)

Agree with the merge. Not enough separate information to justify unique pages. lafon 20:45, 9 October 2011 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lafon18badr (talkcontribs)

Done. Powers T 00:45, 11 October 2011 (UTC)

The above discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.


The redirects I put in place after the merge were reverted without consensus, so I have restored them. Powers T 01:07, 15 October 2011 (UTC)

First Alvin and the Chipmunks in print?[edit]

Has anyone looked to verify this book illustrated by Richard Scarry as the actual first printed publication of Alvin and the Chipmunks? It certainly looks quite authentic and appears to have been released earlier than the Dell comic.

Robert Brown (talk) 23:28, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

A timing problem[edit]

The Recording technique section tells us "The technique was frequently imitated in comedy records, notably "The Ying Tong Song" by The Goons". However, The Ying Tong Song was released in 1956, two years before the Chipmunks' first recording. I suggest that text be removed. HiLo48 (talk) 07:15, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

There have been some edits to the article since I wrote this, but nobody has commented here. I will be bold and remove the seemingly incorrect text. HiLo48 (talk) 22:19, 8 January 2012 (UTC)

Incorrect Facebook Page[edit]

I recently took a look at the facebook page referenced in the article and I noticed it is not the same one that all of the official sites link to. The one liked to by all the official sites makes no mention of a fourth movie at this time. As much as I would like to see a fourth movie right now there is no official conformation from any reliable source. Here is the link to the facebook page and the official sites that link to it. I do not want to mess up the article so that is why I am hoping someone who knows what they are doing can update the page for me.

-- (talk) 19:07, 22 February 2012 (UTC)

The New DVDs[edit]

Does Paramount still make them? Amazon lists the studio as Bagdasarian Productions. Could someone who bought a disc check if it has Paramount's logo? (talk) 05:41, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

Fixed #section link as requested[edit]

I am removing WildBot's template, after fixing the link as it requested. (The Chipmunks Go to the Movies apparently used to redirect to List_of_Alvin_and_the_Chipmunks_episodes, but no longer does.) PC-XT (talk) 01:10, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

Box offie[edit]

Can we add box offie total — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:34, 31 October 2013 (UTC)

Release date for fourth film[edit]

The source cited says December 11, 2015. If you wish to change the date, you must cite a reliable source for the change. - SummerPhD (talk) 18:07, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

Terribly written[edit]


I'm sorry but this article is terribly written. It is very unencyclopedic (it's as if it was written to appeal to very young children), and seems to have been written by a fan. It also, as has already been brought up, treats the Chipmunks as if they were a real band (it says they're fictional at the beginning but still).— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 12:02, January 23, 2016‎ is currently blocked for vandalism/trolling.[1][2] - SummerPhDv2.0 15:49, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
Should we continue the discussion in his absence?— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 12:08, January 24, 2016‎
Nope. - SummerPhDv2.0 19:39, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
Why not? S/he may be a vandal, but that IS a good point. I have read through the article and what s/he says is true.— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 15:15, January 24, 2016‎
Because you are currently evading your block. - SummerPhDv2.0 01:01, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
I promise I won't sockpuppet again. I'm sorry. I promise all that happened was I went home from a day out, didn't realise I was still blocked at first, noticed I was, and panicked. I am sorry for the vandalism but what makes you think that this particular edit is trolling? I genuinely think this article is poorly written. I have made further points on my sockpuppetery investigation page. (talk) 17:20, 25 January 2016 (UTC)

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