Sunday, May 27, 2012

Rein-Toon-ation: Toxic Crusaders (1991)

It was a popular trend in the 80's and early 90's to cash in on other popular trends by licensing them out for cartoons and/or other merchandise. Such was the case with the Toxic Crusaders, spun off from the "Toxic Avenger" movie series and licensed to Fox and producer Fred Wolf (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), who managed just 1 season in 1991.

In order to sell "Toxie" to younger audiences, the mutant hero had to be cleaned up for broadcast television, and that included giving his ever-present mop sentience. I never saw the show, so I can't rate it, but here's the open.

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