Mr. Magoo Show: The Complete Collection
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Hopefully we won't need to wait too long for the DVD release of the earlier theatrical Magoo cartoons, but in the mean time don't waste your money on this collection.
You get all 26 shows, each of which consists of five cartoons, with cartoon lead-ins or bumpers between them. these are the early '60s UPA TV 'toons from The Mr. Magoo Show, not the theatrical cartoons from Columbia/ UPA made from 1949- 1959. Nevertheless, most people who remember Mr. Magoo, recall him from this '60s show, which features an excellent opening in which Magoo yells "Road Hog!" and barely escapes numerous collisions. The opening and the lead-ins are better than many of the cartoons, and except for Waldo and Prezley, I didn't remember any other characters.
They are all quite forgettable, including a talking hamster who frequently feuds with a talking dog or a talking cat. These cartoons are somewhat inconsistent, however, because a different dog, which somewhat resembles McBarker from the later DePatie- Freleng Mr. Magoo cartoons, appears in some of the lead-ins. Mother Magoo also appears in some cartoons, along with Tycoon Magoo and a small cast of recurring bit players. There is one notable exception, that of Magoo's Chinese houseboy, Charlie. In the original 'toons, Charlie is a great character, often wiser and more hep to what's going on than Mr. Magoo, but curious to see what crazy predicaments "Bossman" will get into.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Purchased this for my 90-year old mother who no longer drives. She got a kick out of watching it. So did my 4-year old granddaughter!Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Don't waste your money on this political correct version of Mr. Magoo. Why not edit it so he can see so the blind are not offended?Published 14 months ago by Impalabern
If I had know about the dubbing in advance I wouldn't have bought this set. Everyone here that bought these and feels cheated should receive a full refund.Published 24 months ago by G. Mariner
Oh Magoo, what am I to do? What starts off as a fun trip down memory lane turns into a nightmare on disc 1 cartoon 17. Charlie, Mr. Read morePublished on April 8, 2014 by DR SHOCK
It was a movie I watched as a child and wanted to share this with my grandchildren. So many happy memories!Published on July 2, 2013 by Linda
Love them....all soooooo cleverly done! Would recommend to Magoo fans everywhere....especially for the senior set who would remember Jim Backus.Published on February 23, 2013 by Carol Sansone
Hulu has just recently added the 1960-61 Mr. Magoo Show to their streaming lineup. I wonder if it also has the dubbing that has been reported here... Read morePublished on August 1, 2012 by CC