Sunday, February 27, 2011

Kid 'n Play

Kid 'n Play was an animated cartoon based on the real life rap duo Kid 'n Play. In the cartoon the characters were teenagers with a similar rap career to their real selves. The cartoon ran for one season (13 episodes) on NBC from 1990 to 1991.
The show was aimed at kids and each episode had a moral to the story, usually stressing something that would keep kids out of trouble. There were live actions portions of the show with the real Kid ' Play but the voices of the cartoon characters were performed by other actors.

The show wasn't very good. There's no surprise it lasted only one season. It was silly and the animation was simple but it seemed to be standard fare for Saturday morning type cartoons of that time. Here's the intro:

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