Kiwi’s Big Adventure
Episode 01×06 
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

Trivia

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”