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The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen 

The pioneering spirit is abound in this re-telling of the colonization of the north American continent. With the motto "We Always Get Our Butts Kicked!", Ren and Stimpy set out across ... See full summary »


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Episode credited cast:
Billy West ... Stimpy / Player (voice)
John Kricfalusi ... Ren (voice)
Gary Owens ... Powdered Toast Man / Player (voice)
Harris Peet ... Player (voice)
Cheryl Chase ... Player (voice)
Charlie Brissette Charlie Brissette ... Player (voice)
Lisa Donovan Lukas Lisa Donovan Lukas ... Player (voice) (as Lesa O'Donovan)
Adam Ryan Adam Ryan ... Player (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bob Camp Bob Camp
Jim Smith Jim Smith
Vincent Waller


The pioneering spirit is abound in this re-telling of the colonization of the north American continent. With the motto "We Always Get Our Butts Kicked!", Ren and Stimpy set out across forests, deserts, mountains and vast snow fields atop lumbering yaks. Can they tap into the nation's vast natural resources to bring about prosperity? Written by Guardia

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23 May 1993 (USA) See more »

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This is the last episode to feature the animation services of Spumco until the Ren & Stimpy 'Adult Party Cartoon' (2003) in 2003. See more »


Stimpy: Ren! Don't talk like that! Remember the Anthem of the Canadian Kilted Yaksmen!
[Blows a note on his whistle]
Stimpy: Our Country reeks of trees. Our Yaks are really large. And they smell like rotting beef-carcasses. And we have to clean up after them. And our saddle sores are the best. We proudly wear women's clothing and searing sand blows up our skirts. And the buzzards they fly overhead. And poisonous snakes will devour us whole. Our bones will bleach in the sun. And we will probably go to
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References The Heckling Hare (1941) See more »


Cuban Carnival
Music by Chris Karan
[Plays in "The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen"]
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A "dirty" job...
29 November 2007 | by GuardiaSee all my reviews

In a off-beat tribute to America's founding fore-fathers, Ren and Stimpy (well Stimpy initially, at least) are portrayed here as pioneers, willing to sacrifice their lives for people they "will never meet!", (so says the strange dog/commander guy in their "pep-talk".

They leave behind the rest of the pioneers (who are treated to the attention of the remaining women), to push-on to the final frontier, which is shown to be a mixture of snowy, mountainous, forest, and desert climates. They move through all these areas (atop strange looking yaks), at the mercy of the weather, wildlife and natives. Funny one-shot gags in this section.

Soon enough, things turn downhill, and they are faced with starvation. After several stupid ideas, Ren has a great idea - they then tap into one of Canada's natural resources for survival. It's stupid, illogical and a good bit of humour.

The highlight of this episode is the musical ensemble that finishes it - another satirical take on patriotism and colonialism. It's sung in that classic anthem-style, but we are treated to a massive dressing-down of the pioneer spirit. (But they seem to have censored the word "hell" from the lyrics).

Great episode.

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