Saturday, February 18, 2012

Saturtainment: Brandy & Mr. Whiskers (2004)

What happens when a hyperactive rabbit and a dog get lost in the Amazon rainforest? Utter chaos.

Brandy & Mr. Whiskers was a Disney Channel-exclusive series that, while it did air on Saturdays in various day-parts, was not repurposed on ABC, even though the lessons that the child-like Whiskers (Charlie Adler) learned on the show could've enabled it to qualify for the FCC's E/I guidelines. Only 39 episodes were produced over a 2 year period, and, save for airing overnights in the UK, the series now languishes in the vaults.

Brandy (Kaley Cuoco, now on The Big Bang Theory) thought she was a spaniel, but instead, as we'd all learn, she's a mixed breed of unknown origin. She's a mother figure to Whiskers, mostly because all they have is each other, aside from a circle of friends formed in the rainforest.

To give you an idea of what ABC suits missed, here's the episode, "One of a Kind".

The info I obtained says that Whiskers is a 7 year old rabbit. I wonder what that translates to in human years.

Rating: B.


Steven Dolce said...

This show needs a Complete Series Blu-ray and a Complete Series DVD.

hobbyfan said...

So you're a fan. Cool.

Steven Dolce said...

Of course I'm a fan.