Samurai Pizza Cats

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  • Episode Guide
  • S 1 : Ep 52

    The Cats Cop Cartoon Careers

    Aired 11/13/90

  • S 1 : Ep 51

    The Big Comet Caper (2)

    Aired 11/12/90

  • S 1 : Ep 50

    The Big Comet Caper (1)

    Aired 11/9/90

  • S 1 : Ep 49

    Quake, Rattle, And Roll

    Aired 11/8/90

  • S 1 : Ep 48

    Emperor Fred Does Hard Time

    Aired 11/7/90

  • Cast & Crew
  • Rick Jones

    Speedy Cerviche / Bad Bird / Meowzma O'Toole / Mojo Rojo / Ronny Guiseborn / Ninja Crows / The Sundance Kid

  • Sonja Ball

    Polly Esther / Mama-San / Carla Crow / Empire Fredia Tokugawa / Vi's Nanny / Dee Dee

  • Mark Camacho

    Spirit T. Car / Buck / Road Runner

  • Terrence Scammell

    Guido Anchovie / The Narrator / Jerry Atrick / Bat Cat / Emperor Fred Tokugawa / Cannonball Battalay / Cosmo

  • A.J. Henderson

    "Big" Al Dente / General Catton

  • show Description
  • Please note that for now, all information found here will pertain to the North American voiced over version of Samurai Pizza Cats. (SPC) Not the Japanese version or any other dubbed in another foreign language version. So who are the Samurai Pizza Cats? The Samurai Pizza Cats are a trio of crime-fighting super-heroes in the town of Little Tokyo, Japan. Wearing Samurai costumes, they burst through the air to the rescue from a humongous cannon connected to their headquarters - A fast food restaurant. Little Tokyo is populated by all kinds of animals. The official governor of the town is the Emperor, but since he hecame insane, a council takes care of the well-being of the village. One of the members of this council is called Seymour "Big" Cheese, who secretly wishes to take over control of the village. There's Speedy Cerviche, he's the leader of the bunch (Nyanki) as well as the waiter/delivery guy as a normal cat. Standing at 4'4, weighing 66 pouunds, he is a heck of a fighter makes a heck of a lunch. His weapons contain shurikans, a sword, and another sword that (which he uses to perform the Cat's Eye Slash). There's little Polly Esther who's never afraid of going into battle when the bad guys invade. Here's Guido Anchovy a wild romantic rover. This cat gets down down with a love hangover. The other recurring characters are Seymour "Big" Cheese who is always plotting plans to control all of Little Tokyo. He has the tendency to explode when he does not get what he wants, which is quite often. He is often advised by Jerry Attric, who is the brain in most of Cheese's plans. Bad Bird is another bad guy in Little Tokyo who dispises the Pizza cats and attempts to eliminate them using his Ninja Crows. Francine is the one who works at the counter at the Pizza Parlour. Rescue Team, or "B-Team", consists of Bat Cat, General Catton, Meowsma O'Tool, and Spiritz T. Cat The "T" stands for "The". Lucille is the love interest for Guido and Speedy while Guru Lou is the spiritual advisor to the Pizza Cats. Emperor Fred is a lunatic and that is why Little Tokyo is governed by a council of wise men. He always finds new hobbies and always portrays a fresh look on things. Advised by Big Al Dente, who reports or calls on the Pizza Cats when the city is in trouble. Princess Violet is a spoiled emperor's daughter and everything she wants has to be hers. Will somebody please cue that bird Samurai Pizza Cats ("Oh Yeah") Who do you call when you want some pepperoni Samurai Pizza Cats ("Right On") They're stamping out crime, and you know that ain't balogna There's Speedy Cerviche, he's the leader of the bunch ("That's Right!") A heck of a fighter, makes a heck of a lunch And little Polly Esther, who's never afraid ("That's Me") Of going into battle when the bad guys invade Here's Guido Anchovy, a wild, romantic rover This cat gets down, down with a love hangover Here come the Pizza Cats They're so bad ("Tada") They've got more fur than any turtle ever had They're stronger than old cheese ("Stronger than Old Cheese") They're stronger than dirt ("Stronger than dirt") If you step on their tails ("Not on my tail") Then you're gonna get hurt ("Don't Hurt Me") Samurai Pizza Cats They're fighting crime... All over town - 4... 3... 2... 1... Pizza Cats are on the run The Big Cheese is the villain who lower than low It's a rotten shame he lives in Little Tokyo We've got our nasty Bad Bird and some nasty Ninja Crows As soon as someone finds the script, we might begin the show Sit right back, put up your feet, and turn the sound up high And if you want the full effect, go eat a pizza pie Samurai Pizza Cats!moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (23)

    • Guido (to Lucille): A pizza without a flower is like a game of squash without a shower.

    • Speedy: Scary! Ever seen anything like it?
      Guido: Ever look in a mirror?

    • Customer: Waiter, this cheese is moldy! Speedy: So what? You gotta eat your greens, don't ya?

    • Guido: Someone get my agent on the phone right now! I got a clause in my contract that says I don't have to do this kind of slapstick stuff!

    • Sushi maker: This is the last time I let the fellas dare me to walk home with my eyes closed. I can't see a thing!

    • Narrator: With cat-like treats, Speedy searches the grounds, seeking out every crook and nanny... er, nack and croony... crack and noony, noon and cracky, nacky noony cracker... Speedy: You mean nook and cranny! Narrator: Oh, sure, that's easy for you to say!

    • Charlie Bird: (referring to the name "the Pointless Sisters") Uh, I like it! It's new, it's now, it's wow, it's... stupid.

    • Big Cheese: Do I get to chew the scenery? Jerry Atrick: You even swallow it!

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    Notes (31)

    • Robot Enemy: The Dragon Legs

    • This may be the only kid's show to contain the word "orgy" (the narrator refers to the dragon's work as an orgy of destruction after the Pizza Cats are launched by Francine).

    • This is the only time a classical kid's show has ever allowed the word "orgy" to be uttered on TV.

    • Robot Enemy: The Sushi-Making Monster

    • Robot Enemy: The 3 Dig Robots and Pickax

    • Enemy Robot: Dung Beetle Robot

    • The Robot Enemy: The Two Umbrella-wielding Bros.

    • The Robot Enemy: Bat Cat

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    Trivia (6)

    • In this episode, during Speedy's "Cat's Eye Slash" sequence the sheath of his sword is colored gold. In all future episodes, the sheath is colored red.

    • Polly Esther (serving a customer): Identify the surprise within three bites, and you win a free stomach pump! It was nice knowing you.

    • First time we see Polly without her helmet.

    • When Guru Lou is walking home from the restaurant, the narrator says he's just groggy from all the MSG in the meal he'd eaten. But it's probably obvious that he was drunk in the original Japanese version of this episode.

    • First time all three finishers from all three Pizza cats we're used at the same time.

    • How could Speedy and Guido get injured by Bad Bird so easily?

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    Allusions (9)

    • Guido: Hey Yardbirds, remember the 60s? There's just one Iron Butterfly ticket left and you gotta fight for it.
      The Yardbirds (Shapes Of Things) were a British Invasion band and Iron Butterfly (In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida) were a Psychedelia band; both were from the 60s.

    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles While Little Tokyo is pummelled by the "most hideous creature," an elder turtle screams the Ninja Turtle catch phrase "Cowabunga!" as a home for "Aging Ninja Turtles" is destroyed.

    • Greenpeace Speedy and Guido briefly mention the Brazilian rain forest destruction after delivering the pizza to Lucille.

    • The name "Charlie Bird" is borrowed from "Charlie Byrd," a famous jazz guitarist.

    • Bad Bird: (thinking) Lucille, why can't you be true? This line is a reference to a Little Richard song, which is titled "Lucille, Why Can't you be True?"

    • Charo Crablo uses Charo's "Coochie, coochie." catchphrase.

    • Title Pun: Gone with the Wind

    • Tweety Bird The Robot Female Golfer uses Tweety's "I taw, I taw a puddy tat." catchphrase before being destroyed by Speedy.

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  • Fan Reviews (8)
  • why do the good shows always suffer?

    By speedracertng, Feb 28, 2009

  • hmm interesting sry cant remember much it was to long ago and i was to young to remember much.

    By timis3, Mar 11, 2007

  • This show was my earliest anime obsession

    By BTRAV, Nov 29, 2006

  • Not a bad show at all, but there are parts where it gets to be a little annoying with the whole \"poking fun at itself\" theme going on.

    By MastaPeacenator, Nov 20, 2006

  • I remember this show used to rock for me. I also loved it's theme song http://retrojunk.com/details_theme/129/

    By Gorillaz_2D, Dec 15, 2005

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