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  The Alvin Show - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Alvin Show, the first American animated television series to feature the singing characters from Alvin and the Chipmunks, lasted for just one season in prime time (1961 1962) but has become something of a cult favourite over the years.
One of a small number of animated series to be shown in prime time on CBS, The Alvin Show was broadcast in fl and white, even though it was produced and later re-run in color (CBS did not switch to full, across-the-board color television until 1964).
As a result, both the new Alvin and the Chipmunks (1983-1991) as well as the original Alvin Show could be seen at any given time throughout the 1980s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Alvin_Show   (1046 words)

 The Chipmunks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the third season, the show introduced The Chipettes, three female versions of the Chipmunks—Brittany, Jeanette, and Eleanor—with their own human counterpart, the myopic Mrs.
The show reflected current trends and historical events in pop culture; the Chipmunks sang recent hits, and wore contemporary clothing.
A live-action feature-length movie, loosely based on the early-1960s animated television series The Alvin Show, was reportedly in development by 20th Century Fox, featuring computer-animated Chipmunks and a live-action David Seville.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alvin_and_the_Chipmunks   (2163 words)

 The Alvin Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This was NOT the same show as "Alvin and the Chipmunks"; this was an older show which gave birth to the far inferior Alvin shows which would follow it.
This was the original and greatest of all Alvin Shows.
The original "Alvin" show was a great childhood memory for me in the early '60s.
www.jumptheshark.com /a/alvinshow.htm   (907 words)

 DVD Review of Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas - DVDtoons!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Those that only know Alvin and the fellas from their 1980s show might be surprised to learn that they got their start in a string of novelty records from the 1950s and 1960s.
Alvin is embarrassed to tell Dave, though, since Dave had given Alvin the harmonica as a present.
The next two shows on the disc are from the long-running 1980s version of Alvin and the Chipmunks, which ran new episodes on NBC on Saturday mornings for seven years.
www.dvdtoons.com /reviews/454   (1607 words)

 The Alvin Show - Memorable TV's Greatest Hits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Alvin wore a cap and a big "A" on his chest, Simon sported glasses, and Theodore was the small, chubby one.
The 1980s rendition was rather reminiscent of the early show, although Dave looked somewhat younger than his previous counterpart and the Chipmunks had frillier hairstyles.
The best of these for longtime fans had to be "Back to Alvin s Future," where their old buddy Clyde Crashcup drove a time-machine car to tell the present-day Chipmunks that they must go back in time because Alvin in 1957 is now thinking about quitting his dreams of a musical career.
www.memorabletv.com /showsaz/alvinshow.htm   (666 words)

 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Alvin and the Chipmunks
Alvin was a real cut-up — when Dave tried to criticize Alvin's performance, he had to yell just to get any response at all from the furry li'l critter.
It was Alvin, of course, who became the star, and it was probably Alvin's participation that sent "The Chipmunk Song" to the top of the charts.
One symptom of aging is the discovery of girls; and this show was equiped with three — The Chipettes, Jeanette, Brittany and Eleanor.
www.toonopedia.com /alvin.htm   (938 words)

 Alvin Show, The @ Toonarific Cartoons
Alvin was the brash leader, bespectacled Simon was the calmer and smarter one and Theodore was the pudgy giggler.
In 1979, NBC aired a season of The Alvin Show repeats, and in 1980, Ross Bagdasarian Jr.
Alvin, Simon and Theodore rocketed to resurgent fame, and in 1983, NBC unveiled the all-new Alvin and the Chipmunks.
www.toonarific.com /show.php?show_id=203   (434 words)

 dragaz's Xanga Site
Due to the distracting circumstances and being the adsent-minded dude he is, Alvin place the form into his bag and left the Town Council, thinking he had submitted the form.
He told Alvin that they had a CCTV recording that show that Alvin had placed the form in his bag, and had not submitted it.
Snitch, who happen to be at the Town Council on the same day as Alvin came out and said that during a CASUAL conversation they had, Alvin had mentioned he went to get the financial assistance form for 'wayang (fun)'.
www.xanga.com /dragaz   (1319 words)

 "Alvin & the Chipmunks" (1983)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Alvin and the Chipmunks is not only an extension of a famous cartoon into the next generation, but generally a showcase of what life was like back in the 1980's.
I really enjoyed watching this show during the 1990's, because it gave me a clue as to what life was like during the 1980's.
Not all of these are seen in the show, but there are underlying messages of what was big at the time, and most of it brings back a lot of memories.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0084972   (565 words)

 TV ACRES: Chipmunks - Alvin & the Chipmunks (Ross Bagdaserian)
In the fall of 1990 the show was retitled CHIPMUNKS GO TO THE MOVIES as Alvin and company parodied famous motion pictures.
Originally, Bagdasarian was going to use rabbits or butterflies as characters to match the high pitch electronic voices that he created until his children (Carol, Ross, and Adam) agreed that the speeded up voices sounded more like chipmunks.
Alvin, who played a harmonica and wore a baseball hat was named after Al Bennett, Vice President of Liberty Records.
www.tvacres.com /rodents_chipmunks_alvin.htm   (320 words)

 extended playhouse 9 . the chipmunks
Ross Bagdasarian’s endearing creations were originally rendered in an unappealing anthropomorphic style before their definitive makeover for one of the best-ever animated TV series, The Alvin Show, which was much closer to The Simpsons or even Calvin and Hobbes than its reputation today allows.
The sequence in the Alvin Show in which the Chipmunks use Dave’s African mask collection to interpret the song was particularly innovative and anticipated a lot of music video camera techniques that later became commonplace.
“Alvin’s Harmonica” (single, from Let’s All Sing with The Chipmunks): A good place to mention that Bagdasarian was mixing Chipmunks records in stereo at a time when most pop records were primarily mono (Liberty Records was one of the earliest major labels to consistently issue stereo LPs).
www.inspiracy.com /ep/ep9.html   (1160 words)

 Alvin and The Chipmunks t-shirts by Junk Food
Reruns of The Alvin Show aired on NBC from 1979 to 1980, and in 1983, a new Chipmunk series was born.
Alvin and the Chipmunks gave the three brothers a more modern look, and even introduced three girl counterparts—Britney, Eleanor, and Janette, also known as “The Chipettes”.
The show continued to be successful, remaining on the network until 1991.
www.80stees.com /pages/t-shirts/80s-cartoon/Alvin_and_Chipmunks_t-shirts.asp   (414 words)

 Featured Dalmatian - Alvin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Show your Dal what you want and he will be a quick study.
I decided to enter Alvin in a breed show when he was 6 months, 3 days old for the experience of eating and playing in the ring.
Alvin has the good physical structure, normal hearing, and mental abilities to do almost anything I ask of him; and he has such a good time his tail is always wagging.
www.thedca.org /alvin.html   (806 words)

 Dave Alvin Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Alvin contributed 4th of July, a song every bit as good as anything he or X had ever written, and then moved on again, recording a spotty but impassioned solo album, Romeo's Escape (including his own version of ''4th of July'').
Alvin's songs about ordinary people, for example, the loner who travels from city to city staying in a "Thirty Dollar Room" are a keenly penned, insightful and occasionally joyous celebration of America that never stray from the honest and authentic.
Alvin's razor sharp lyrics, lead guitar and gruff everyman vocals never overshadow the band who, as they follow Dave through his mix of folk, country, blues, soul, and rock and roll, respond with such loose precision that it seems like all five men are thinking with one head.
www.davealvin.com /dreviewsold.html   (18775 words)

 Alvin Shunned By Animal Community, Forced To Wear Scarlet 'A' | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
While Alvin refused to identify the father who'd abandoned him, many say he bears an uncanny likeness to popular entertainer Dale, a singing, dancing chipmunk who arrived in Hollywood around the time of Alvin's downfall.
"Alvin, with a mind of native courage and activity, outlawed from the wilds, wandered among the suburbs and studios of mankind," the accountant said.
Alvin withdrew from the limelight with the cancellation of his last TV series, Alvin & The Chipmunks.
www.theonion.com /content/node/30730   (798 words)

 Alvin & the Chipmunks TV Show - Alvin & the Chipmunks Television Show - TV.com
This show focuses on three superstar chipmunks who have their own band and the crazy adventures they get into.
Alvin & the Chipmunks (Seasons 1-5): All of the original episodes, aired on NBC.
This hour-long show combined Sabrina, The Teenage Witch which migrated from Archie's Comedy Hour with the new series The Groovie...
www.tv.com /alvin-and-the-chipmunks/show/2827/summary.html   (430 words)

 Comic Book Resources - Comic Book News, Reviews and Commentary - Updated Daily!
Here’s an excellent example of the radical re-design Alvin and the chipmunks went through for their animated appearance in THE ALVIN SHOW; this is the front cover of its funnybook equivalent, the first issue of Dell’s ALVIN (October — December, 1962).
One aspect that made the original version of this show so hip was that the Chipmunks were depicted as child celebrities, with occasional looks “behind the music” at their lives spent in recording studios and on personal appearances.
Showing up early at their first gig, they ruin a man’s surprise party by unintentionally reminding him that it’s his birthday.
www.comicbookresources.com /columns/oddball/index.cgi?date=2002-12-05   (1737 words)

 Santa Clarita Valley Rose Society Rose Show 2000
Neither the Show Committee nor the Valencia Town Center assumes responsibility for loss of, or damage to personal property; however, care will be exercised to protect exhibits on display.
For this show, a Classic Modern hybrid tea or grandiflora is defined as one that was introduced at least 25 years ago (1975 or prior).
All other properties entered into this show by the exhibitor will be considered a donation and will become the property of the rose society.
www.pswdistrict.org /text/showresultsschedule/00earlierarchresults/SCVRSShow2000.html   (2359 words)

 firstVIEW Alvin ValleyFashion Show List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Alvin Valley was born in New York City and raised in Seville, Spain.
When Valley was 14 years old, his family moved to Miami, Florida where two years later he enrolled in the University of Miani.
Since the debut of his Fall 2002 Ready-to-Wear Collection, Valley has cultivated an impressive list of society and celebrity clientele as well as the most respected fashion boutiques and department stores throughout the world.
www.firstview.com /alldesigners/AlvinValley.html   (202 words)

Alvin was the egotistical, baseball cap wearing leader of the sweatshirted trio; Theodore was the chubby, giggling member; and Simon was the brainy member.
Dave usually showed his displeasure with the antics of Alvin by emitting a loud "Al-l-l Vin-n-n!" yell.
Synopsis: Alvin thinks that Dave is working him too hard and he plans to run away.
www.tvofyourlife.com /ALVINSHOW.htm   (429 words)

 "The Alvin Show" (1961)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Alvin was named for label president Alvin Bennett, Simon for label vice-president/record producer Si Waronker, and Theodore for recording engineer Ted Keep.
One of the first cartoon shows, along with "The Flintstones," to become a success in prime time.
Alvin: Ladies and gentlemen, it gives me great pleasure to introduce the great inventor, Thomas Alva...
www.imdb.com /Title?0054514   (439 words)

 CSULB Online 49er: volLIVno68: Fusion of dance, culture culminates in Alvin Ailey show
The influence of hip-hop throughout the piece is a nice addition, bringing the rhythm to life through the dancers' hips and movement, thanks to Alvin Ailey's Artistic Director Judith Jamison collaborating with hip-hop pioneer Rennie Harris and modern dancer Robert Battle.
The concert ended the night with their world-renowned piece, "Revelations," that was choreographed by Alvin Ailey in 1971 using the blues, spirituals and gospels from Texas as inspiration.
The show proved, however, that the Alvin Ailey company does have a new pair of shoes that fit pretty darn well in comparison with its previous classics.
csulb.edu /~d49er/archives/2005/spring/diversions/volLVno68-dance.shtml   (576 words)

 Dave Alvin Rumors and Sightings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Before the show I had a chance to talk to dave and he told me they had played 5 or 6 nights in a row and they were beat.
Rich Pirone talked to Dave after a recent show in PA and found out he (Dave, not Rich) is working on a new album which he expects will be released in January, 1998.
Alvin, who may have been in his cups as well (?), parried by gruffly pointing out, "Well, I produced that record." Realizing the gravity of what had just transpired, I excused myself and stumbled back to the gig.
www.davealvin.com /drumorsold.html   (4975 words)

 XM Radio - The Power   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This show examines new trends in the aspects of daily life that matter most to African Americans.
Now listen on XM as The Black Eagle is on the case daily, challenging the status quo, and ensuring that people of color are not undervalued, underestimated or marginalized.
Known for his investigative journalism, this general interest talk show tells the listeners where you can find the information and facts to review for yourself.
www.xmradio.com /programming/channel_guide.jsp?ch=169   (887 words)

 Metroactive Music | The Rock Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Here at the Rock Show, we see so many concerts that, after a while, we can't help but start to question the different modes of musical performance.
For the most part, the culture of music shows has been compartmentalized into two neatly defined categories, rarely venturing outside the standard general-admission dance/rock/mosh party or the subdued sit-down show.
Music may carry with it the soul of a place, but a little help for those of us who have never been to India or Iran would do wonders to help us meditate on the appropriate images, be they pastoral, royal or what have you.
www.metroactive.com /papers/cruz/11.12.03/rockshow-0346.html   (671 words)

 Alvin Lee & TYA Guestbook
Alvin's music is still as good to me now as it ever was.
Alvin is still the very best, and he will be forever.
This was back in the days before there was a gazillion guitar magazines to teach you a note by note version of your favorite song,if you wanted to learn a song,by golly,you had to learn it from the record.Got to see the band in KC in 74.
alvinlee.com /gstbk2.html   (10632 words)

 The Second Guess - Detroit Rock!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The other day, Dave got this fun litle email in his mailbox telling him that The Second Guess was chosen to be featured band on an XM Radio show called the "Radar Report".
The show will be broadcasted at 9pm EST on Thursday the 13th on XM Radio channel 43, as well as Direct TV channel 831.
The show is all ages and tickets are $10 if you get them from Paul, Jason, Dave, or Matt.
www.daveconger.com /tsg/index.php   (281 words)

 The Chipmunks The Alvin Show T-Shirt -- eMerchandise
Alvin wanted so much more than the hula hoop he sang about in the Christmas Song!
Black shirt shows Alvin in the control room on set at the Alvin Show.
Above Alvin on monitors are Theodore, Dave and Simon.
www.emerchandise.com /product/TSCPM0001-L?IMG=z   (133 words)

 The Alvin Show TV Show - The Alvin Show Television Show - TV.com
This is a show about three chipmunks who are stars.
This show has been canceled but i think you can get reruns on video.
Lyrics This is the Alvin Show, The Alvin Show, You'll positively gonna love the Alvin Show.
www.tv.com /alvin-show/show/5455/summary.html   (239 words)

 Classic TV & Movie Hits - The Alvin Show
Originally seen on CBS-TV in prime time from October 14, 1961 through September 12, 1962, The Alvin Show was based on the popular Chipmunk records.
The records were sung by Ross Bagdasarian, who supplied the voices of David Seville and all three of the electronically altered Chipmunks.
Bagdasarian, who originally planned to make the characters rabbits or butterflies, listened to his children and introduced Alvin, Theodore and Simon later in 1958 on "The Chipmunk Song".
www.classictvhits.com /show.php?id=466   (170 words)

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