Miscast Commentary
Miscast Commentary

Episode 237 · 7 months ago

Garbage Pail Kids - "How Are You Gross?"


Joe and Todd take a trip into the deepest, darkest parts of their childhood as they watch Garbage Pail Kids: The Movie. They talk about Todd's current connection to the Garbage Pail Kids, Mackenzie Astin's famous family and the director's pedigree. Joe talks about the music career of Anthony Newley (Captain Mancini) and how getting this movie was kept secret from Mackenzie Astin's parents. They attempt to clean up the plot of the movie to make it a bit better and they discuss how people in 80's movies were fine with murdering children. Joe reveals the resumes of the people who played the Garbage Pail Kids and their connections to previously covered Miscast Commentary Movies. They discuss some of the formulas in 80's film including the young man/old man relationship and young man meets monster. Production issues are discussed including a lack of air conditioning that caused the actors in costume to overheat. They question the production designer's motivation with some lazy sets and try to pitch new Garbage Pail Kids Characters. Jo talks about voice actor Jim Cummings, who voiced two of the Garbage Pail Kids, and his Major animated roles. 

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