Tommy e Oscar

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Tommy & Oscar
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Created byMax Alessandrini and Iginio Straffi
StarringMax Alessandrini
Valentino Grassetti
Francesco Artibani
Luca Raffaelli
Tito Faraci
Composer(s)Roberto Belelli and Francesco Sardella (ph Music WorX s.rl.)
Country of originItaly
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes50
Production
Running time30 mins.
Production company(s)Rainbow S.r.l.
Rai Fiction
DistributorSaban Entertainment
Release
Original networkRai 1
Original release2000 –
2002

Tommy and Oscar (Italian: Tommy e Oscar) is an Italian animated television series created by Max Alessandrini and Iginio Straffi -graphic creation by Pietro Dichiara( Oscar is a two-handed creation with Carlo Rambaldi), and produced by the Italian company Rainbow S.r.l. and by RAI Fiction and Arab-Malaysian Corporation Berhad. A feature film was planned for 2004 on the characters of the series, which however remained unpublished.

Premise[edit]

Professor Leonard is the classic mad, bizarre and eccentric scientist . His amazing inventions often end with unpredictable results. However, thanks to these inventions, his nephew Tommy becomes a superhero intent on protecting the world from Caesar, an unscrupulous businessman.

Tommy, a 10-year-old boy with his alien friend Oscar and his friends Yukari and Peter along with his uncle, Professor Leonard, join forces to stop the evil desires of Caesar. His strategies for getting rich, however, are diabolical plans to make money quickly without considering the disastrous consequences.

Fortunately, our heroes are not alone. There are Yukari, an expert in martial arts, and Peter, a talented black musician. Together they will have to save animals, protect forests and reveal complicated secrets. Life is never easy for Tommy & Oscar! This adventurous series is an explosive cocktail of suspense, gags and music.

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.
  • Woody Alien - is Oscar's friend who lives on their home planet: Pianota. His name is a parody of the name of director Woody Allen .
  • 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.
  • Decibel - A robot tyrant of Pianota, a sort of alien counterpart to Caesar.

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

Dubbing[edit]

Character Italian voice actor
Tommy Monica Ward
Oscar Luca Violini
Yukari Beatrice Margiotti
Zio Leonard Toni Orlandi
Cesare Goffredo Matassi

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