Alvin & the Chipmunks

Season 7 Episode 1

Cookie Chomper III

Aired Saturday 10:30 AM Unknown on NBC
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Episode Summary

Cookie Chomper III
A lost kitten finds his way into the Chipmunk's home. The boys are happy to have their very first pet. But how do they react when a terrible thing happens to their beloved pet?
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  • An episode that must be dealt with!

    This is an episode from the 80s "Alvin And The Chipmunks" that I really believe stands out amongst all others. It deals with the accidental death of a cherished family member (a little kitten) - and how the Chipmunks learn to deal with this tragedy. Death is a natural part of life and could occur any time or any place, by showing kids this cartoon we are also helping to console those who might have also lost a pet.

    This (some might say) is a controversial subject to be shown to very young children, but this episode deals with the situation in a very positive, loving and mature manner. I never cried during this episode (boys don't cry - especially from a kid's cartoon about singing chipmunks!), but did believe that this was a very special cartoon, and the writers for this episode really showed us that "Alvin And The Chipmunks" could be about more than just annoying singing Chipmunks.moreless
  • A very sweet, tearful episode.

    So sweet. I have only two memories of this show - the two that stand out are Alvin doing the dishes with the kitten - he's letting his new pet lick the plate clean (to which Simon comments "That's not hygenic!"). And of course, the shot of the man (was it Dave?) holding the kitten's collar. I truly wish the Chipmunks seasons would be released on DVD. This episode and "Cinderella? Cinderella!" are the two episodes that are the most memorable (meaning I remember the most of them). Quite possibly the saddest episode in the entire series - be sure to keep a box of Kleenex handy.moreless
  • A VERY serious episode for a usually light-hearted cartoon. It will make you realize how good cartoon scripts were before 2000. This one in particular will tug at your heartstrings.

    Alvin and the Chipmunks was my favorite cartoon when I was a kid. Every time I saw this episode I would bawl my eyes out. The poor kitty! But it\'s a great lesson that children should be taught when losing a cherished pet. In the end things turn out alright, but before that the whole story will break your heart. When they sing that \"remember\" song have a box of Kleenex next to you!moreless

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


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  • QUOTES (4)

    • Theodore: (cries) It was my fault. I should've checked to see that the windows were locked.
      Simon: (tearfully) No, Theodore. I made him sleep in that stupid bed, when he wanted to sleep with you.
      Alvin: It's not your guys' fault. I took his stuffed bear from him, and put it by the window. (voice breaks) He must've tried to get it, and fallen out!
      (he starts to cry, and his little brothers try to comfort him)

    • Alvin: (about to clean Cookie's litter box) If I'm not back in 2 days, call the Marines.
      Simon: Oh, brother. You'd think you were dealing with nuclear waste.
      Alvin: I'd rather be dealing with nuclear waste!

    • Roxanne: Hello, boys. You look very handsome tonight.
      Theodore: Hi.
      Simon: Your very presence makes the celestial bodies pale by comparison.
      Alvin: Yeah. Try saying that in English.
      Roxanne: (laughs) Oh, Alvin.

    • David: Hi, guys. Just wanted you to know, I don't think I should go out with this allergy, so Roxanne's gonna come here and make dinner. Now, I want you boys to be on your best behavior.
      Alvin: Aren't we always, Dave?
      David: No, Alvin. Not always. Not mostly. Not usually.
      Alvin: Well, sometimes.
      David: And it would be very nice if this was one of those rare times.
      (he exits and closes the door)

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