Judge David Johnson would love to see a Pay-Per-View smackdown between the Chipmunks and the Shirt Tails. No holds barred, baby.
What is the penalty for a treasonous singing chipmunk?
First off, I don't know what's up with the title of this disc. It's taken from the full-length episode of the same name, but as far as I can tell, there is no treason to be found. Maybe Lynne Stewart did a voice of one of the girl chipmunks? Anyway, here are five assorted episodes from the antiquated Alvin and the Chipmunks cartoon, all tied together with a very, very loose theme of scary monsters and other Halloween-related themes. For a few of these episodes, it's a real stretch.
• "Trick or Treason"
• "Babysitter Fright Night"
• "Theodore's Life as a Dog"
• "Nightmare on Seville Street"
• "No Chipmunk is an Island"
I don't know if there are Chipmunks fans out there that are clamoring for a proper release of the series, but if there are, they're probably fed up with these sporadic, half-assed collections. These supposedly "themed" releases are really just a hodgepodge of episodes that happen to feature an aspect or two related to the overall motif (e.g. Halloween). So on one hand it's a screw job aimed at inhaling money, but on the other, this show is pretty lame and continued exposure to those infernal high-pitched musical numbers could drive nuns to drink.
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