TaleSpin

On a Wing and a Bear

Season 1, Ep 19, Aired 10/3/90
8.0
10
9.5
9.0
8.5
8.0
7.5
7.0
6.5
6.0
5.5
5.0
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0
2.5
2.0
1.5
1.0
N/A
Rate Episode
12 votes
Write a Review
  • Episode Description
  • Shere Khan raises gas prices because Don Karnage is stealing all the gas drums. Meanwhile, Baloo finds he's flying with an expired pilots licence. When he goes to get it renewed, he's reaquainted with his old Drivers Licence Instructor Ralph 'Love to Flunk 'Em' Throgmorton. Throgmorton makes Baloo so nervous that he can't pass the test. When he seeks other employment, Throgmorton is always there, and loses all other jobs due to a nervous breakdown. When he attempts one more time for his pilots licence, they stubble upon Don Karnage and reveal his partnership with Shere Khan.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Sally Struthers

    Rebecca Cunningham

  • Tony Jay

    Shere Khan

  • R.J. Williams

    Kit Cloudkicker

  • Janna Michaels

    Molly Cunningham

  • Charlie Adler

    Maddog / Hacksaw

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Great

    By tone-master21, Dec 14, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • (Baloo attempts a "pelican dive" in order to shake off the attacking air pirates) Throgmorton: What are you doing? Don Karnage: What's he doing? Baloo: Pelican dive, don't fail me now! Throgmorton: We're going too fast! Less throttle! Less throttle! Baloo: Uh-uh, that's the mistake I made last time! More throttle! Throgmorton: Of all the stupid, idiotic...(Baloo pulls out of his dive and the pursuing air pirates crash into the ocean)...brilliant maneuvers!

    • Baloo: Do you want the good news or the bad news? Rebecca: Let's get the bad news over with! Baloo: Fine - gas prices went higher! Rebecca: I know that! What's the GOOD news? Baloo: You won't need any gas. 'Cos I can't fly! No license!

    Notes (2)

    • Originally released in syndication.

    • This episode was released on Talespin Volume 1 DVD.

    Trivia (2)

    • Towards the end of the flashback of Baloo's Drivers Ed. lesson, the young Baloo speaks two of his lines with the present-day Baloo's voice.

    • According to production # it should have been the 20th episode in the show.

    Allusions (2)

    • Baloo: Be it ever so narrow, there's no place like home! This is a reference to the 19th century poem Home, Sweet Home.

    • On a Wing and a Bear: Is a play on the saying On a Wing and a Prayer.

  • Add a Comment
    In reply to :
    • There are no comments yet. Be the first by adding your thoughts above.