Kiwi’s Big Adventure
Release Date: November 28, 1947
Originally Aired: April 02, 1989
A Walt Disney Television Animation Production.
Directed By: John Kimball, Bob Zamboni
Story: Julia J. Roberts
Voices: Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille
Distributed By: Buena Vista Television
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The Ranger plane is swiped by a primitive tribe of flightless Kiwis, who worship it in the hope that it will allow them to fly once again.
Episode summary from TV.com
The title of this episode is a play on the 1985 movie title, “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure” – starring Paul “Pee-wee Herman” Reubens.
The crocodile that chases Chip and Dale is modeled after the crocodile Tick-Tock, from Disney’s 1953 animated feature, “Peter Pan”
Foreground: Two views of Tick-Tock Croc from Peter Pan.
Background: Monterey Jack and the Kiwi Swamp Crocodile
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Screen Captures from “Kiwi’s Big Adventure”