The Alvin Show - Season 1

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  • Disc Jockey
    Disc Jockey
    Episode 25
    1/1/61
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    Dave is going from radio station to radio station but no one is willing to play the chipmunks new record saying they're used up and people want something else. Alvin, now fearing their career is over, takes things into his own hands and has the same response. He finally has his brothers distract the page and sneaks into the studio and puts his record on the turntable. When he is caught the DJ takes him to the lobby forgetting the record is still playing. When the DJ rushes back to stop the record the phones light up with people telling him how much they love the new song. Dave, thinking the song was stolen after hearing it on the radio rushes down to confront the DJ when he is told the good news.

    Funiculi-Funicula: Alvin claims music is everywhere and when he puts his ear to a globe a montage of previous musical numbers begins.

    Clyde Crashcup invents the Birthday Party:

    Polly Wolly Doodle: Alvin doodles a bunch of characters on a sheet of paper and they come alive and help tell the story.

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  • Good Manners
    Good Manners
    Episode 24
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Mrs. Frumpington is visiting Dave when a baseball comes crashing through the window. The boys come charging in the room throwing their equipment everywhere and turning on the TV. Dave says they need to be taught some manners and Mrs. Frumpington volunteers. A door to door salesman shows up and by being polite Alvin buys everything he has.

    Bicycle Built for Two: Daisy Belle thinks she is getting compliments from the boys but it's her new bike that they're talking about. It makes her upset and Dave sings a song to her. The chipmunks join in only to distract her so they can take turns riding her bike.

    Clyde Crashcup invents Physical Fitness:

    Ragtime Cowboy Joe: The chipmunks are supposed to sing while on a dancing horse. However, the horse isn't so willing.

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  • Haunted House
    Haunted House
    Episode 23
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Dave inherits an old estate and he and the chipmunks go to take a look at it. Seeing it needs some cleaning up they start doing some work as a ghost who is looking to win an award attempts to scare them away.

    Whistle While You Work: The yard is cluttered with the chipmunks toys and Dave wants it all cleaned up. When he finds them goofing off he threatens to ground them unless they get to work. He suggests that singing while they work will make it fun.

    Clyde Crashcup invents Glass:

    My Wild Irish Rose: While Dave is getting his hair cut at Alvin's barber shop the chipmunks take the opportunity to form their own barbershop "quartet"

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  • Hillbilly Son
    Hillbilly Son
    Episode 21
    1/1/61
    10

    Dave's hillbilly cousin Chuck Wagon comes and visits. He claims that he can't do anything so the chipmunks look for something he may be good at. They try several sports and some games with no success. When Dave tells Theodore to shut off his radio he finds Chuck playing his guitar and singing. Chuck says everyone in his neck of the woods can sing and play so he didn't think much about it. Dave is impressed and gets him a recording contract and soon finds himself host to over a hundred other hillbillies looking for stardom.

    Spain:

    Clyde Crashcup Invents the Bed:

    Pop Goes the Weasel: Alvin enters Sam Merlin's magic shop and is offered some spells from the very odd magician.

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  • Jungle Rhythm
    Jungle Rhythm
    Episode 20
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    Dave and the chipmunks are on a tropical island to record the sounds of animals in nature. Dave spots a native that appears to have a blowgun and he and the boys start running with the native chasing them. Much to their relief, he tells them it's a flute and not a blowgun and he's a huge fan that would like them to hear him play.

    Lily of Laguna: While getting out of the rain David and the chipmunks go inside a music hall and are spotted by the director and asked to perform for the crowd.

    Clyde Crashcup invents Egypt:

    Row Your Boat: The chipmunks perform the old favorite during a stage performance when Alvin keeps disappearing from the boat.

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  • Camping Trip
    Camping Trip
    Episode 18
    1/1/61
    9.0

    Dave takes the Chipmunks on a camping trip and Alvin finds the loot hidden by a thief.

    Good Morning Song: Dave keeps prodding the boys to wake up as they have to be at the TV studio. He carries, pulls and drags them out to the cab and they arrive just a few minutes before airtime. They manage to sing the verses between naps and in the end it's Dave that's exhausted and passed out on a chair.

    Clyde Crashcup invents the joke.

    I Wish I had a Horse: The boys fantasize what it would be like if they owned a horse.

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  • Sun Valiant: Real Estate
    1/1/61
    0.0

    The chipmunks are bored and Alvin shows Dave a brochure about a luxury housing development and convinces him to check on it. As soon as Dave is on the phone Sam Valiant, who has since switched occupations, shows up with a limousine to take them all out to take a look. When they get there they find it's some desolate wasteland. Soon some Indians show up and tell Dave it's their land and Sam can't sell it.

    Working on the Railroad: The chipmunks sing as they ride a handcar and pound railroad spikes.

    Clyde Crashcup invents the egg to help solve world hunger. When he realizes it needs to be cooked he takes several attempts to create the perfect stove.

    Stuck in Arabia:

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  • Stanley the Eagle
    Stanley the Eagle
    Episode 16
    1/1/61
    0.0

    The chipmunks are bored and decide to build a birdhouse. An eagle that is afraid to fly walks over and sticks his head inside. Alvin calls the eagle Stanley and says he can help him learn to fly. On the first attempt he puts roller skates on Stanley and sends him down an incline telling him to flap his wings. Stanley cowers instead and goes down a manhole. The second try has the boys flying him like a kite which works for a bit until Stanley falls on his head. The third try has Dave calling the police about a wild eagle in his yard. Finally, Alvin uses an encyclopedia to show Stanley how brave and majestic the eagle is and he overcomes his fear and flies off. The police arrive and think Dave is nuts and haul him away.

    Oh, Gondaliero!: Dave and the chipmunks ride in a gondola while visiting Venice, Italy. While the gondolier is singing Alvin interrupts him and they have a spat. Once the gondolier hears the chipmunks sing he lets them sing along with him.

    Clyde Crashcup feels men have too much stress from work and they need a way to relax. He invents the ball and the boot and calls his new game basic-ball. After Leonardo destroys the lab hitting the balls Clyde decides it should be played outside. He then invents the stadium, constructs a "diamond" and creates a baseball fan. Clyde asks Leonardo to pitch the bat and takes it square in the face. After three whacks in the head he creates an umpire who makes him aware of the rules as they play.

    I Wish I Could Speak French: Dave and the boys are in France when Alvin takes a nap and dreams of serenading all of the beautiful French women.

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  • Sam Valiant, Private Nose
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Dave has a new song that is sure to make millions. While on the phone with his agent, Theodore's parakeet makes off with his tape and Dave thinks it was stolen and calls in a private investigator. While the investigator is totally clueless and destroys Dave's house searching, Theodore discovers George and the nest he made using the recording tape.

    August Dear: Dave and the chipmunks are in Germany for Oktoberfest. A band plays and the chipmunks sing a tune in German before joining a conga line. When Alvin finds he doesn't have a dance partner he leads the men in the line away and abandons them then rushes back to get a girl.

    Clyde Crashcup invents the bathtub trying to find another use for his failed new food, soap.

    Alvin's Orchestra: Dave flips when he finds Alvin has hired a 50 member orchestra to back his song.

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  • Ostrich
    Ostrich
    Episode 14
    1/1/61
    0.0
  • Eagle Music
    Eagle Music
    Episode 13
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Stanley the eagle hears the birds singing and would like to sing along with them. Only problem is that eagles can't sing, they can only screech. Nothing can change that so Alvin decides that if the eagle can't sing he can play an instrument and fits him with a pair of cymbals.

    On Top of Old Smokey - Dave is thinking of going a'courtin' with Essie Lou but can't get out of the house because of the snow. He asks the chipmunks to do their rendition of On Top of Old Smokey to pass the time.

    Crashcup invents Self Defense -

    America the Beautiful -

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  • Sir Alvin
    Sir Alvin
    Episode 12
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Daisy Belle comes to visit and Alvin is told to entertain her.  His imagination goes wild when she wants him to play a knight rescuing her from a fire breathing dragon.

  • Alvin's Studio
    Alvin's Studio
    Episode 11
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Dave wants the boys to rehearse their new song but they would rather loaf off. When he finally gets them to rehearse the chipmunks don't like the song which makes Dave angry so he leaves to play golf. Alvin decides that he can write just as good as Dave and when a large crowd develops because of Alvin's bossiness Dave appears just in time.

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  • Little League
    Little League
    Episode 10
    1/1/61
    0.0

    The chipmunks are to play in a baseball game but Alvin is stuck babysitting Mrs. Brown's boy. When told he has to play or the game will be forfeited Alvin takes the child onto the field. With the three chipmunks on base the little boy is brought in to pinch hit and hits a grand slam.

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  • Theodore's Dog
    Theodore's Dog
    Episode 9
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Even though Dave is adamant about not having pets because they travel too much, Theodore adopts an old basset hound from the shelter and sneaks him into the house. The dog begins to noises and Dave calls the police who are able to find him. The other chipmunks want to keep the dog and Dave is forced to take the dog with them on their road trip.

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  • Love Sick Dave
    Love Sick Dave
    Episode 8
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Dave is acting very mysteriously and the chipmunks follow him to his appointment to see what's going on. Dave hops in a cab and the postman tells the boys the address he heard Dave give only to give it to them wrong. When they find the address belongs to a justice of the peace they fear that Dave is about to get married. Meanwhile Dave is up the street at Sweetheart's Pools planning to get a swimming pool installed at the house. When the chipmunks overhear Dave talking to "sweetheart" who is sending his secretary over to look over the site their fear intensifies when Dave tries to sneak her in. There are three palm trees in the yard and when the chipmunks hear her talking about having to remove them they mistakenly think she's talking about them. The rush out and make a big commotion and beg Dave to call it off. Only after he does do they realize "sweetheart" was a company and what they did just cost them a swimming pool.

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  • Bentley Van Rolls
    Bentley Van Rolls
    Episode 7
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Bently Van Rolls III is a spoiled rich kid that has moved in next door. He wants to play with Alvin but his definition of play is to stand around while his butler Reese does all of the playing for him. That upsets Alvin and he lets Bentley know about it. Bentley ponders over what Alvin said and tries again to get him to play but Alvin gets him to do his work for him by calling work playing.

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  • Dude Ranch
    Dude Ranch
    Episode 6
    1/1/61
    0.0
    Dave and the Chipmunks are on yet another vacation, this time to a dude ranch. Once getting there, they see that the Sam Valiant is running the dude ranch as "Tex Valiant." Sam writes terrible songs and is an annoying singer, and keeps pestering Dave and the Chipmunks wherever they go. This leads into high levels of stress and annoyance to our heroes!moreless
  • Fancy
    Fancy
    Episode 5
    1/1/61
    0.0
    Dave takes the Chipmunks to a fancy beach resort. While Simon and Theodore can't wait to have fun, Alvin would rather just loaf around, until he comes across a beautiful girl, Miss Fancy, in the suite next door to them. His brothers and Dave notice Alvin's now-different behavior, especially since Alvin now likes the beach all of a sudden. At first, Miss Fancy is not interested in Alvin, until she realizes that he is the star of the record she is listening to!moreless
  • Alvin's Alter Ego
    Alvin's Alter Ego
    Episode 4
    1/1/61
    0.0

    Alvin is getting tired of rehearsing and taking orders from Dave so he runs away to the talent agency in an attempt to go solo. While waiting for the agency boss to show up his good and evil appear and he makes the decision to stay with the band.

  • Overworked Alvin
    Overworked Alvin
    Episode 3
    10

    David sees that the chipmunks room is a total mess and and he finds them loafing about. He demands they do their share of the work and in retaliation Alvin calls into the local paper a tip that Dave is a slave-driver. His plan backfires when the reporter says she all for it because a little work never hurts anyone, even pop stars.

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  • Squares
    Squares
    Episode 2
    1/1/61
    0.0
    A very annoying woman named Mrs. Frumpington, leader of the Square club, is disgusted with the Chipmunks' songs, and shows a petition many people have signed to outlaw the Chipmunks' music and bring back classical music. It's up to the Chipmunks to stop Mrs. Frumpington from banning their songs, by exposing her to the sounds of "nature," a.k.a. groovy jazz music!moreless
  • Good Neighbor
    Good Neighbor
    Episode 1
    0.0
    We are introduced to the neighborhood of David Seville and the Chipmunks: Theodore, Simon and Alvin, where many neighbors have moved out of the neighborhood due to the noise and the Chipmunks' bad behavior. But their newest neighbor is trying to sleep during the day due to his night shift, and wants quiet, which makes rehearsal sessions very difficult for Dave and the Chipmunks. When Dave tries to do something about it, it only makes things worse, until Alvin saves the day.moreless
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