Description: 1 videodisc 72 min. This episode has the most characters absent. Mickey and his friends have to collect items in the six colors of the rainbow to refill the Clubhouse's Rainbow Color Machine that Professor Von Drake owns. Pettibone by taking him to Star Lake to catch big red gooey fish. In the first, Goofy must return Baby Red Bird to her mother in the forest. The duck's skill at hiding leaves Mickey chasing feathers on a long trail.
It's a cute little story, and you'll get a lot of pleasure out of seeing your child help Mickey save Santa. At the clubhouse, Mickey and his long-time pals -- most regularly, Donald Duck, Goofy, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, and Pluto -- engage in an assortment of activities which naturally entail some kind of intellectual stimulation along with adventure. Physical activity is encouraged, ideas are committed to memory via musical cues and repetition, and there are opportunities to hone mathematics and eye coordination via counting exercises and having to find things on screen. She interacts with many of the characters seen in the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse series. He's done the direct-to-video deal, securing top billing in short-compilation films like Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas and its sequel and his first single-narrative feature 2004's Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers. So it's up to Mickey, Donald and Goofy to get the golden harp or Minnie won't wake up for a century.
Of course, what's nice about Mickey Saves Santa and Other Mouseketales is that it's aimed specifically at the preschooler level, so not only is there nothing to worry about as far as content no cartoon violence, harmless, though, as that may be , but more importantly, the show actually helps the young viewer with early learning concepts such as problem solving, simple counting and mathematics, storytelling concepts and goal achievement. But Pluto gets left out when Mickey, Minnie, and Daisy get so busy taking care of Bella. Credits: Directed by Rob LaDuca ; producer, story editor, writer, Leslie Valdes ; music, Mike Himelstein, Michael Turner. The disc is unsurprisingly equipped with Disney's FastPlay. All the while, Mickey leads with a gentle tone and assumes you'll answer correctly, filling in the blanks he leaves for you. We have been on the air consistently since 2006 and we started recording in 2004.
You can help by adding some! This article's tone or style may not reflect the used on Wikipedia. Successfully employing several of the genre's established devices, the series proves to have plenty of merit as entertainment and as education-building. Archived from on April 26, 2012. Bobs Gannaway, the veteran who created it, is also responsible for other preschool shows, such as and for films including , and. Absent: , and Guest Stars - Mr.
Archived from on May 20, 2009. With the show being designed as a teaching tool, as well as a piece of entertainment, Mickey Saves Santa and Other Mouseketales gives your little preschooler a chance to have a fun adventure with Mickey and his friends, acquire some important early-learning skills, while most importantly, having 23 minutes alone with their parents, laughing and learning together. So I had an eager i. This is the first time the major Disney characters have regularly appeared on television in form. Be a part of three hilarious stories about helping others, and discover that the greatest gift of all is good friends.
The series relies on a number of devices which recur in each and every episode. Christmas is saved, and Santa returns with the gang to Mickey's Clubhouse, where everyone receives presents from their wish list - including occasionally foul-tempered Donald Duck. In 2011, re-recorded the theme song for after Mickey summons the clubhouse. The lyrics of Pete's clubhouse: Pete's clubhouse, Pete's clubhouse, Pete's clubhouse, Pete's clubhouse, Pete's clubhouse, Pete's clubhouse! And you as the parent won't be bored, either. Since its cancellation, it airs reruns on. And finally, there's a very simple, fun game feature: Mickey Picture Puzzle Game, which even a small child should have fun doing. In a move that's both surprising and disappointing to a slight degree, the audio is limited to Dolby Surround 2.
Absent: , , and Note: Although Daisy was absent from the episode's main story, Minnie and Daisy still appear for a few seconds from a distance through a telescope when Mickey scans the forest. Furthermore, the program is worth celebrating in terms of its place in Disney's canon, as it extends the careers of Mickey Mouse and his enduring companions in a way that's faithful to their past and rewarding to their following, granting the characters newfound exposure and audience members an introduction to the studio's rich animated tradition. Furthermore, the per-episode cost here is far more than it would be on a more inclusive release. The series, 's first series, is aimed at. The Audio: The Dolby Digital 2. But that doesn't mean the rest of us can't appreciate the series on some level, whether in private passing as a wholesome guilty pleasure or with the comforting company of a tot. The gang plays a game of hide-and-seek with the world's greatest hider -- Donald Duck! Guest Stars - Santa Claus, Mrs.
Claus visits the Clubhouse requesting Mickey and company's help back at the North Pole. It turns out Santa's stuck on Mistletoe Mountain! Final Thoughts: It's a cliche, but Mickey Saves Santa and Other Mouseketales is the kind of Christmas programming that you can feel good about watching with your kids. Of course, since this is Disney, everything about Mickey Saves Santa and Other Mouseketales is executed with the highest standards. While compiling their various Christmas lists, the gang Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto get a visit from Mrs. In reality, Christmas only features in one of the three episodes which comprise this compilation.
Clause, who informs them that Santa's sleigh is stuck on the top of Mistletoe Mountain. Series Title: Other Titles: Mickey saves Santa and other mouseketales Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Television program Responsibility: produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. When a baby red bird hatches from it, Mickey and Goofy must bring him home to his mother in the forest. She asks Mickey and Donald to help bring Santa down, or Christmas won't come for anyone this year. The title is a play on the nursery rhyme,. If that sounds dry, don't worry; Mickey Saves Santa and Other Mouseketales entertains the little viewers first, while they have fun learning. .