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Garbage Pail Kids 

The adventures of a group of really gross kids.

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Flint Dille
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Series cast summary:
Len Carlson Len Carlson ...  Announcer / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Tara Strong ...  Patty Putty / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Michael Fantini Michael Fantini ...  Elliot Mess / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Cree Summer ...  Clogged Duane / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Noam Zylberman ...  Split Kit / ... 13 episodes, 1988
Alyson Court ...  Terri Cloth / ... 12 episodes, 1988
Don Francks 11 episodes, 1988
Marvin Goldhar Marvin Goldhar 11 episodes, 1988
Randall Carpenter Randall Carpenter 10 episodes, 1988
Stephen McMulkin Stephen McMulkin 10 episodes, 1988
Sunny Besen Thrasher Sunny Besen Thrasher 10 episodes, 1988
Greg Swanson Greg Swanson 9 episodes, 1988
Ellen-Ray Hennessy 7 episodes, 1988
Susan Roman 7 episodes, 1988
Bonnie Brooks Bonnie Brooks 6 episodes, 1988
Jeremiah McCann Jeremiah McCann 6 episodes, 1988
Joe Roncetti Joe Roncetti 6 episodes, 1988
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The adventures of a group of really gross kids.

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Official Sites:

Topps [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 1988 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

La pandilla basurita See more »

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Color
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Trivia

The "Complete Series" DVD lists the episode titles for all 13 episodes as follows.
  • 1. "Batteries Not Included"
  • 2. "Honest Abe Has A Close Shave"
  • 3. "Justin Cleans Up"
  • 4. "The House That Dripped Crud"
  • 5. "Green Dean Goes Off His Bean"
  • 6. "Elliot Messed Up"
  • 7. "Mona Loser"
  • 8. "Chris Messin' August"
  • 9. "An Egg-citing Adventure"
  • 10. "Heartless Hal"
  • 11. "A Rhyme In Time"
  • 12. "The Land Of Odd"
  • 13. "A Fishy Story"
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Referenced in Ready Player One (2018) See more »

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a cartoon that never actually aired on network TV from the 80s
27 March 2006 | by gordon-39See all my reviews

Weirdly the previous commenter remembers seeing the show -- except it never actually aired on network TV. He actually has the names of a couple of the movie parody titles correct. I'd be interested to find out how he knew them.

The show was comprised of 6 elements. Four were one minute "gags." One was a short adventure story with a regular cast of GP Kids and one element was the aforementioned movie parody. The point was to use as many of the cards as possible throughout the series.

The trivia from IMDb is correct. Action For Children's TV refused to even run the episodes before threatening to wage an attack of some sort on CBS. Intestingly enough another show aired about a year later (never good with time and dates) that depending on how you want to look at it was far more "outrageous" -- this was Beetlejuice the cartoon.

I suppose if there's any buildup of interest at all in this series it's to see how offensive it really was. I'm most curious to find out what the verdict will be.


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