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Tiny Toon Adventures

Season 1 Episode 7

Journey to the Center of Acme Acres

Aired Sunday 5:00 AM Sep 24, 1990 on FOX
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Episode Summary

When Gremlins are causing Earthquakes, it's up to Buster and Babs to not only retrieve the Gold Nugget from Max, but also save Acme Acres from becoming a shaky mess.

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  • When you steal from a gremlin, expect them to get revenge.

    What is that shake, and where is it coming from? Take Cover! That is what the citizens of Acme Acres had to do when a series of earthquakes have plagued the town. Buster, Babs, Hampton, and Plucky journey to the center of the earth to learn the core is gone. Keep in mind this is a cartoon universe so the basic laws of physics don't apply, and it only means something else is wrong. As it turns out, the gremlins, those legendary creatures knew to harass technicians including the military, are angry. What got them so angry to creature earthquakes? Someone has stolen their core of gold, and their demands is only the return it. The gang know they are running out of time because the town is doomed if the gremlins don't get their gold back. When a trail of bits of gold is found, it leads to Montana Max. Max is known not to give up without a fight. The gang must do where is need to be done in order to save their town from doom, even if it needs a war.moreless
Frank Welker

Frank Welker

Furrball/Calamity Coyote/Little Beeper/Go Go Dodo

Recurring Role

Maurice LaMarche

Maurice LaMarche

Dizzy Devil

Recurring Role

Rob Paulsen

Rob Paulsen


Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • More of a Nitpick: When Babs is looking down on Montana Max on top of the giant gold nugget you can see her underwear has TGIF written on them. ------

  • QUOTES (4)

    • Plucky: (singing) I build my house of grass, I build my house of reeds, if there's a quake it'll bend, not break, it will fulfill my needs.
      Hamton: I build my house of nails, I build my house of wood, if there's a quake it'll bend not break, it'll stand up like it should.
      Buster: It doesn't seem safe at first, my living like a mole, till I reveal that tempered steel is my ace in the hole. (thumps a metal lid on his rabbit hole)

    • Plucky: Shirley the Loon predicts a quake to strike by the light of the moon.
      Hamton: She saw it all in her crystal ball.
      Both: That's why she's called a Loon!

    • (Buster's driving the machine out of dinosaur bones)
      Babs: How's this thing running?
      Buster: Fossil fuels.

    • Buster: (as Mr. Vanderbunnie) We are Biff and Banny Vanderbunnie, of the Southhampton Vanderbunnies.

  • NOTES (2)


    • The gremlins who live in the center of the earth in this episode strongly resemble the gremlin from Bugs Bunny's 1943 cartoon, Falling Hare, who sabotaged airplanes.

    • Just right after Plucky turns off the TV, he, Hamton, Babs and Buster start singing a song very simular to "Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf" from "The Three Little Pigs"

    • Journey to the Center of Acme Acres is a parody of Jules Verne's novel Journey to the Center of the Earth.

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