From botched pet washes to terrible taxi service, they just can't raise a penny. Especially in the technology-driven twenty-first century. It made its Blu-Ray debut in 2014. Darla is mistakenly led to believe Alfalfa feels ashamed of her, so she turns her attentions to Waldo, the new rich kid whose father is an oil tycoon. The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their grandma's Doris Roberts bakery.
Most of the rest of the kids are about as interesting as mud. Spanky confesses to Darla that he and the boys were responsible for ruining their picnic lunch. Spanky manages to lose them, but they bump into Alfalfa, who is trying to run home in his underwear. But I'm sure his heart was in the right place. Though strangely, it seems as though us fans of the original series are more lenient towards this flick than fans of the 90's one.
The film is an adaptation of 's , a series of of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s many of which were broadcast on television as The Little Rascals which centered on the adventures of a group of neighborhood. The kids are a mixed bag. The gag in which the kids' car causes several adults to leap into the air was also borrowed from Hi'-Neighbor! In every adaptation that reuses Waldo, he is depicted as a bad guy. Darla breaks up with Alfalfa and turns her attentions towards Waldo , the new kid in town whose father is an oil tycoon. Darla is mistakenly led to believe Alfalfa feels ashamed of her, so she turns her attentions to Waldo, the new rich kid whose father is an oil tycoon. Another film based on , , was released as a feature in 2014.
How can they win the big race and its prize trophy?! At least they could have recognized some of the living legends surviving from the first films. The boys go to find Alfalfa and discover him in the company of his sweetheart Darla , with whom he is forbidden to be in love because she is a girl, which goes against club rules. Written by Anthony Pereyra hypersonic91yahoo. . Waldo and Darla are also in the race, but they are eventually annoyed with each other, and Waldo seemingly kicks Darla out from his car.
For the most part, America's favorite kids aren't exactly written the way they ought to have been. » for those of you who seem to think this movie is terrible, you are quite closed minded. Waldo and Darla have also entered the show in a duet. Alfalfa squirms in discomfort as the slimy frog wriggles around in his tights, turning the show to chaos as he tries to catch it while still dancing along. However, when the announcement is made, Alfalfa is nowhere to be found. Waldo then tells Alfalfa that he's entered in the race.
Speaking of off recreations of characters, Kennedy the Cop played in the original series by the brilliant Edgar Kennedy, and here by character actor Lex Medlin is depicted as someone who hates kids especially the Rascals in this movie. However, Alfalfa is nowhere to be found. The original gang had the sort of adventures kids would want to have, and adults wished they could have had when they were kids. Unbeknownst to Alfalfa, his fellow club members find out about his plans. In the frenzy, a candle flame gets out of control, ultimately causing the clubhouse to burn down. Their only hope is to win prize money from the local talent show - but have you ever heard Alfalfa sing? Unless the idea was played for laughs à la the Brady Bunch movies.
Butch and Woim make several sneaky attempts to stop Alfalfa and Spanky from winning the race. They are soon spotted by the neighborhood bullies, Butch Sam Saletta and Woim Blake Jeremy Collins , who chase them inside the building. And why is Waldo the villain again? The gag in which Spanky Travis Tedford winds up on a flying water hose was originally used with in The Fourth Alarm. Additionally, the overall film is missing the charm that made the original series and to lesser extent, the 90's movie so great. Waldo's dog then chases Alfalfa off the property. The surviving cast members saw this as especially hurtful, in light of the fact that director Penelope Spheeris had previously made a point of including , from the original , in her of that series.
As with the 1994 movie, this one borrows heavily from the original series. Meanwhile, Spanky is shocked at the trophy presentation when he finally meets his favorite driver, A. However, Waldo sabotages his attempts to serenade her by putting soap in his drinking water, causing him to burp out bubbles all throughout his song. The plots for both shorts were reused for the film. They are surprised to find the room filled with girls, including Darla, dressed in identical ballet outfits.
That being said, placing characters from the 1930's in a modern day setting was a mistake. The club's members try their hardest to break the two apart, eventually causing their beloved clubhouse to burn down. Alfalfa invites Darla on a picnic, and to prove his devotion to her, he agrees to have the picnic inside the clubhouse. The kids building their own material made sense in the Depression era, when most people didn't have money, and generally had to find their own ways to entertain themselves. The Rascals seem out of place here, with their homemade cars and musical instruments, and their choices of headgear.
Seeing him openly despise the Rascals is off- putting. When Spanky loses his wig, the bullies give chase. Not an awful movie, but it could have been better. As Alfalfa retrieves his underwear, he discovers Darla and Waldo in a hot tub, laughing at him, to his embarrassment. And because this is an Alex Zamm family film, the usual array of cartoon-y humor is prevalent. Alfalfa then lies and says his aunt would die if she didn't hear him sing. To escape, Spanky and Alfalfa duck into a costume room and disguise themselves as ballerinas in pink tights, tutus, and wigs.