Every kid's favorite cartoon Moose and Squirrel magically transported into the real world? Why if that's not a sure-fire gimmick for a movie studio to make a quick buck, I don't know what is.
Welcome to "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle," another TV-to-big screen transition that must have seemed like a good idea at the time.
In fact, it seems like a good idea for the first half hour of the movie, too. The "Roger Rabbit"-style cross-over story begins in good ol' Frostbite Falls, the sleepy 'toon town where Rocky the squeaky flying squirrel and Bullwinkle the dumb-yuk-yuk moose have been trapped in re-runs since their show was cancelled in the 1960s, living on "diminishing residual checks" -- so says the show's booming and lampooning narrator, who similarly has been reduced "to narrating his own life."
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