Three pets (Chance, a young dog unfamiliar with the world; Shadow, an aging, wise dog; and Sassy, a snobby cat) are left behind when their family goes on vacation. Unsure of what happened, the animals set out on a quest to find their family. This journey across America is very dangerous and the animals risk never seeing their masters again. The group of pets travel across forested mountains and areas of wide-open countryside, while their family searches for them in the same areas.
In the classic tradition of Walt Disney Pictures comes a story about courage, adventure and friendship.
Did You Know?
When Chance chases Sassy onto a seesaw, where she gets catapulted through the air. This scene was done in many cuts. The seesaw lifted up to a height of about four feet and the cat was filmed on it. The cat was then filmed as she was tossed from one trainer to a blanket being held by several people. The cat seemed to love it and purred throughout. The camera angle facing up made it look as though the cat was at a height much greater than it was. A fake cat was also filmed flying through the air to give the perception of distance. Edited together it creates a spectacular scene. For the cat's landing, she was dropped by a trainer from a height of around two feet and landed in sand. See more
The brown (grizzly) bear Chance faces does not reproduce American black bear-cubs. See more
My name is Chance. I know, it sounds odd, but most names do if you think about it long enough... maybe even yours. I was abandoned when I was very young. I lived on the streets scrounging for food sleeping wherever I could; that seemed like fun at first, but pretty soon, it landed me behind bars. But I don't like to talk about that; let's talk about after that... when I got my second chance... and my name. You see, this family came along, and I guess you can say they rescued me, ...
Some additional scenes not included on the video release but aired on TV include:
- A scene in which Kate takes the animals for a ride in the truck.
- A scene with the kids playing Nintendo.
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE THEME
Written by Lalo Schifrin See more