Judge David Packard once spied a rockin' bronco... it was in a country-western dive bar and he'd had too many Pabst Blue Ribbons. Let's just say that Dave avoids rockin' broncos now.
I spy! You spy! Let's all play I SPY!
If you're unfamiliar with the I SPY television series, see my review for I SPY: A Thing That Flings and Other Stories (linked in the sidebar) for background information. Ever-spry Spyler and his faithful dog, CeCe, are back in another compilation of episodes from the I SPY cable television series. This particular title, I SPY: A Rockin' Bronco and Other Stories, features three episodes plus one bonus episode:
• "A Rockin' Bronco" and "A Wish for a
• "A Bird I Heard" and "A Super Silly
• "A Truck Out of Luck" and "A Kite in
• Bonus Episode: "A Campfire Night Light" and
What happens when you mix monster trucks, a dash of The Fast and the Furious, and a
heaping helping of Spyler and CeCe? You get "Freewheelin' Fun," a
segment in which the pipe-cleanered one and his trusty canine assist Wheeler and
the Mumble Monster in setting up the First Annual Monster Truck Jamboree. Lots
of kinetic movement in this one; I suggest keeping a few Hot Wheels handy for
some play-along fun.
The "A Message for Parents" featurette is the same worthless piece of self-promoting fluff that appears on I SPY: A Thing That Flings and Other Stories. The language selection menu option makes a better extra than this.
As usual, don't expect a reference level of audio and video. The sound is presented in a crisp Dolby Digital 2.0 format, and the video is more consistent than the presentation on I SPY: A Thing That Flings and Other Stories. Both audio and video are more than acceptable for a title of this genre.
If you're thinking of picking up an I SPY DVD, this title is an excellent choice. For the same suggested retail price as I SPY: A Thing That Flings and Other Stories, you get a bonus episode featuring two additional segments and better overall video quality to boot. The court hereby finds I SPY: A Rockin' Bronco and Other Stories not guilty and commends it for offering two hours of solid, object-spying fun.
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