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Disney’s “Mickey and the Roadster Racers” Just for Kids

 

This kid friendly TV series has Disney’s most identifiable cartoon characters as Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Goofy and many more try out the sport of car racing in Mickey and the Roadster Racers. It’s a fun time for the tots who can join the adventure of the lovable icons as they get into some funny situations and adventures that help youngsters to understand about helping others, safety and growing up. Now on DVD

There are six episodes and an additional two in the bonus features. Included are the following titles:

“Mickey’s Wild Tire! / Sittin’ Kitty” In “Wild Tire” Mickey’s favorite tire gets away from him and the whole gang chases it. In “Sittin Kitty”, Hilda the hippo needs help and she calls Minnie to babysit her cat. So Mini gets her Happy Helpers together.

Mickey with Jimmy Johnson in Mickey’s Wild Tire

“Goofy Gas! / Little Big Ape” It’s the day of the hot diggity doggone roadster rally race and Donald and Goofy go along to help Mickey in “Goofy Gas”. Daisy gets a balloon canoe that floats in the air. Just then Minnie gets a call from Clarabelle Cow who wants to make banana bread, but someone is stealing her bananas in “Little Big Ape”.

“Race for the Rigatoni Ribbon! / Roaming Around Rome” Mickey and the gang are in Rome, Italy for the big race. The whole gang has their race cars there to challenge for the prestigious cup. Even Chip and Dale are there to tune up the cars. But the famous, Piston Pietro has other ideas on who is going to win the “Rigatoni Ribbon” race. Minnie and Daisy take a sightseeing tour around Rome in their car. But, Minnie’s interrupted when she gets a call from Luigi who has a cold and needs help in “Roaming Around Rome”.

Mickey and Donald get ready to race in Race for the Rigatoni Ribbon

In addition there’s a bonus extra called “Mickey’s Perfecto Day / Running of the Roadsters!” it’s a complete episode with two adventure that are included in the total running time of the disc with surprises and a lot of fun. Just click on the Bonus Features at the Main Menu.

Disney’s Mickey and the Roadster Racers has been rated TV-Y for youth. Inside the DVD box is a Create Your Own Personalized Metal Licence Plate.

FINAL ANALYSIS: Perfect for the very young who should have their eyes glued to the screen.

Specifications and additional video information:
Cast: Bret Iwan as Mickey Mouse; Russi Taylor as Minnie Mouse; Bill Farmer as Goofy/Pluto; Daniel Ross as Donald Duck; and Tress MacNeille as Daisy Duck
Executive Producer: Rob LaDuca
TV Rating: TV-Y
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Running Time: 1 hr. 28 min.
Video Release Date: March 7, 2017
Language: English (Changeable to French)
Reviewed Format: DVD
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0
Video: TV Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.78:1, 16×9
Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
Number of Discs: 1 Disc
Bonus: Personalized Metal License Plate inside box
Distributed by: Buena Vista Home Entertainment

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Film Editor John Delia has been on all sides of the movie business from publications to film making. He has worked as a film critic with ACED Magazine for more than 11 years and earned a Bachelors degree in communications from the University of Florida. John is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association. Follow John on Twitter @staragent1 or send John a message at jdelia@acedmagazine.com