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Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Wild cartoon action and potty humor in funny 'toon.

Movie NR 2012 80 minutes
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HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION is fast, funny, and fearless. Everything moves quickly; you're never with one story long enough to get tired of it or worry about the logic. There's no character development, messages, or thoughtful resolution; it's simply an onslaught of sight gags, satire, and hilarious cultural references from the early 1990s (Deliverance and "Dueling Banjos," Disneyland, late-night television, Tina Turner, Delta Burke, and more).

Old Looney Tunes characters make appearances (i.e., the Road Runner, Tasmanian Devil), along with Superman, Marilyn Monroe, and Hannibal Lecter. Does it have the wit, genius, and rich characterizations of Bugs Bunny, et al, the original Warner Brothers crew? Not really, but there's a little something for everyone: kids who like farcical cartoon action and parents who appreciate spoofs and inside jokes.

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