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Tales from the Far Side (1994)

A series of Gary Larsen's "Far Side" gags are turned into short animated gags, such as a Frankenstein cow; an insect airline's in-flight movie; deer, hunters, and UFOs; wolf home-movies; ... See full summary »

Director:

Marv Newland

Writers:

Gary Larson (creator), Gary Larson (developer) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kathleen Barr Kathleen Barr ... (voice)
Doug Parker Doug Parker ... (voice)
Lee Tockar ... (voice)
Dale Wilson ... (voice)
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A series of Gary Larsen's "Far Side" gags are turned into short animated gags, such as a Frankenstein cow; an insect airline's in-flight movie; deer, hunters, and UFOs; wolf home-movies; egg horror flicks; and cowboys & aliens. Written by Kathy Li

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It's going to be a bumpy night.


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gary Larson's Tales from the Far Side See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Parrot: Squawk! Is this loaded?
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Alternate Versions

The home video version runs five minutes longer than the version that premiered on TV. The end credits do not begin with a shot of the aliens and the credits have been slowed, stretching the running time from 30 seconds to three minutes. The video includes two additional scenes: -Following "The Bacon Bunch," the camera pans into the jungle, where a peg-legged African tribesman relays to two children the story of a journey down they river in which he encountered a large-headed white tourist. The tourist then relays the story to a group of white kids around the campfire. -Between the exploding kid and old west scenes, there's an additional gag with an innocent carrot who's plucked from the ground and eaten. See more »

Connections

Features The Fly (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Deep In The Heart Of Texas
by June Hershey and Don Swander
Peermanic Canada, Inc.
o:b:o Melody Lane Publications, Inc.
Used by permission
Guitar: Gerry Foumier
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Peck Me!
8 April 2002 | by magellan333See all my reviews

Saw this years ago and thought it was hilarious. I seem to remember it coming out around Halloween. I recall it opening with a scarecrow bearing a "PECK ME" sign on it's back. There was also a "trick kid" gag for monsters wanting to scare small children and a funny short involving butterfly hunters and aliens. I would love to see it again if I could find it.


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