TaleSpin

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  • TV-Y7
  • 1990
  • 104 Seasons
  • 7.5  (16,042)

TaleSpin is an animated television series that aired on Disney XD from 1990 to 1991. The show follows the adventures of Baloo the bear, who is now a pilot for hire, as he flies his cargo plane through various exotic locations. Baloo's sidekick is a young orphan boy named Kit Cloudkicker, who helps Baloo with his cargo deliveries while searching for his own true identity.

The show is set in the fictional city of Cape Suzette, located on the Cape Suzette Island in the South Pacific. The island is home to a variety of characters, including Don Karnage, the suave and cunning leader of a band of air pirates that frequently cross paths with Baloo and Kit. Other notable characters in the show include Rebecca Cunningham, the tough and no-nonsense owner of Baloo's employer, Higher for Hire; and the ever-scheming businessman, Shere Khan, who is always looking for ways to acquire more wealth and power.

One of the most unique aspects of TaleSpin is its hybrid setting that combines elements of both the classic adventure films of the 1930s and the futuristic technology of the early 1990s. The show features a wide variety of aircraft, from classic biplanes and seaplanes to futuristic space shuttles and airships. It also incorporates a range of technology, including advanced communications equipment, weapons, and even robot sidekicks.

Throughout the series, Baloo and Kit encounter a range of challenges and obstacles as they deliver their cargo to various clients throughout the world. Some of the missions include delivering a precious gemstone to a wealthy client across the ocean, rescuing a princess from the clutches of Don Karnage and his air pirates, and even traveling to space to recover a stolen satellite. Along the way, they learn valuable life lessons about friendship, teamwork, and standing up for what is right.

The show is notable for its strong emphasis on character development and its ability to tell compelling stories that captivate audiences of all ages. The animation is visually stunning, featuring lush landscapes and detailed character designs that bring the world of Cape Suzette to life. The voice acting is also top-notch, with standout performances from Ed Gilbert as Baloo, R.J. Williams as Kit, and Sally Struthers as Rebecca.

Overall, TaleSpin is a classic animated series that continues to capture the imaginations of audiences around the world. Its unique blend of adventure, humor, and heart has made it a beloved favorite of fans young and old, and its legacy continues to inspire new generations of viewers.

TaleSpin is a series that is currently running and has 104 seasons (70 episodes). The series first aired on September 6, 1990.

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Flying Dupes
16. Flying Dupes
August 8, 1991
Baloo is enlisted to deliver a Housewarming Present to the Thembrian High Marshall's new Summer Home not knowing he's actually been duped into delivering a ticking bomb.
Bygones
15. Bygones
May 2, 1991
Baloo rescues a pilot who claims to be Rick Sky, the flying ace from the Great War. When Rick learns of his reputation, he steals the Sea Duck and sets out to clear his name.
The Incredible Shrinking Molly
14. The Incredible Shrinking Molly
April 8, 1991
While snooping around an old building, Molly falls into an eccentric scientist's lab. There she gets caught in the doctor's shrinking ray and is reduced to a quarter-inch tall.
Paradise Lost
13. Paradise Lost
February 25, 1991
When a safari guide tells Baloo of a lost valley of prehistoric proportions, Baloo sees dinosaur-sized profit to be made.
Your Baloo's in the Mail
12. Your Baloo's in the Mail
February 22, 1991
Rebecca wins $100,000 in the Pazuza Super Mail Sweepstakes and she needs Baloo to mail her winning ticket by the deadline.
The Ransom of Redchimp
11. The Ransom of Redchimp
February 20, 1991
All hell breaks loose at Louie's when his aunt, Louise L'Amour comes to visit. Baloo and the gang just adore her, but Louie is driven to the brink as Aunt Louise's wild partying.
The Road to Macadamia
10. The Road to Macadamia
February 21, 1991
Baloo and Louie crash-land outside the walled gates of Macadamia where they are cheated out of cash and cargo by the local Richelieu, Chancellor Trample. This means war!
The Sound and the Furry
9. The Sound and the Furry
February 13, 1991
Wildcat finds a glass tank filled with cute, furry little beasts and takes them in as his pets.
Stuck on You
8. Stuck on You
February 12, 1991
During a brawl in the Sea Duck's cargo hold, Baloo and Don Karnage are splashed by a vat of super glue - and much to their disgust, find themselves stuck together.
Mach One for the Gipper
7. Mach One for the Gipper
February 11, 1991
Circumstances bring Baloo together again with old rival, Ace London, a bragging, swaggering, glory-grabbing test pilot who Baloo would rather keep a distant memory.
Destiny Rides Again
6. Destiny Rides Again
February 8, 1991
A fortune-teller tells Baloo he must fulfill his "destiny" to find and destroy the powerful "Idol of Doom" before arch-villain, El Gato.
Bullethead Baloo
5. Bullethead Baloo
February 7, 1991
Kit's peers at the Jungle Aces Clubhouse are enthralled with "Bullethead" - a futuristic, Commando Cody-like comic book hero.
Baloo Thunder
4. Baloo Thunder
February 6, 1991
When Baloo's friend Buzz, an inventor at Khan Industries, overhears someone plotting to steal his invention, he seizes the invention for safe keeping until he can warn his boss.
Pizza Pie in the Sky
3. Pizza Pie in the Sky
February 5, 1991
Baloo decides to show Rebecca how easy it is to make a profit by starting his own business: delivering Louie's pipin' hot pizzas to your door in two hours or less.
Sheepskin Deep
2. Sheepskin Deep
February 4, 1991
After he's banned from his school reunion due to a lack of a diploma, Baloo goes back to school. While keeping it a secret from Rebecca, Baloo tries to juggle work and school.
Louie's Last Stand
1. Louie's Last Stand
January 31, 1991
To please Shere Khan, junior executive Douglas Benson decides to take over Louie's profitable island - by force if necessary.
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Where to Watch TaleSpin
TaleSpin is available for streaming on the Disney XD website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch TaleSpin on demand at Disney+, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 6, 1990
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (16,042)