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Happy Tree Friends: Volume 1: First Blood (2002)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Horror | Video 18 February 2002
They're cute, they're happy, they're cuddly, they love life, and they die in the most gruesome ways - every single episode. Meet Cuddles the rabbit, Flakey the dandruff-ridden porcupine, ... See full summary »

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Rhode Montijo (creator), Aubrey Ankrum (creator) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Herrmann Peter Herrmann ... Disco Bear
Liz Stewart Liz Stewart ... Sniffles
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aubrey Ankrum Aubrey Ankrum ... Pop / Flippy (voice)
Dana Belben Dana Belben ... Giggles / Petunia / Cub (voice)
Jeff Biancalana Jeff Biancalana ... Russell
Mark Giambruno Mark Giambruno ... Lifty / Shifty
Warren Graff Warren Graff ... Toothy / Handy (voice)
Peter Herman Peter Herman ... Disco Bear (voice)
Michael 'Lippy' Lipman Michael 'Lippy' Lipman ... Nutty (voice)
Nica Lorber Nica Lorber ... Flaky
Rhode Montijo Rhode Montijo ... Lumpy / Splendid (voice)
Kenn Navarro Kenn Navarro ... Cuddles (voice)
Liz Stuart Liz Stuart ... Sniffles
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They're cute, they're happy, they're cuddly, they love life, and they die in the most gruesome ways - every single episode. Meet Cuddles the rabbit, Flakey the dandruff-ridden porcupine, Sniffles the brainy anteater, Lumpy the moose, Toothy the beaver, Giggles the Chipmunk, Handy the handless carpenter beaver, Petunia the sweet-smelling skunk, Nutty the glass-eyed sweets-loving squirrel, Splendid the flying super-squirrel, Russell the pirate, the ever-dancing Disco Bear, Flippy the war veteran bear with constant flashbacks, Pop the pipe-smoking father bear and his cub Cub, Lifty the kleptomaic raccoon, Shifty, his partner in crime and of course the Mole - also blind as one. Together, they experience life at its worst in their cute little world. And they teach us all a lesson of what can go wrong, no matter how cute you are or how hard you try. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Taglines:

Votre Ami À La Vie... À La Mort (Your Friend at the Life...at the Death)


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

G4 | Offical site

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy Tree Friends: Protos kyklos - To proto aima See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mondo Media See more »
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Very happy tree friends

Don't let the charming theme tune fool you. These cartoons are sick! They star the most cutest and cuddly little animals you can imagine but they end up getting killed, tortured and maimed in the most depraved yet ingenius ways. You'll actually be gritting your teeth and looking away when death comes calling. But how can anyone be so mean to animals so cute? Animated or not these guys (especially the Vietnam Vet dude) would make great cuddly toys. Tho one might be tempted to press their faces into a lawnmower after watching this DVD too much.

The DVD is presented in full frame and has a loud, gut wrenching soundtrack that only adds to the sound of tearing flesh (or fur), breaking bones and mutilations. Extras include your own DVD Happy Tree Friend Tamagochi plus commentaries from the creators. Shame it only lasts for half an hour.


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