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The Mask 

The further adventures of Stanley Ipkiss and his magic reality defying mask.

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Mark Badger
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1997   1996   1995  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rob Paulsen ...  Stanley Ipkiss / ... 54 episodes, 1995-1997
Frank Welker ...  Milo / ... 44 episodes, 1995-1997
Jim Cummings ...  Detective Doyle / ... 33 episodes, 1995-1997
Neil Ross ...  Lt. Mitch Kellaway 27 episodes, 1995-1997
Mark L. Taylor ...  Charlie Schumaker 25 episodes, 1995-1997
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Storyline

In Edge City, Stanley Ipkiss tries to live a normal life, but the ever-present magic Mask of Loki in his possession has other plans. Now, whenever there is evil or Stanley is in danger or annoyed, he cannot resist donning the artifact to become The Mask, a manic superhero unbounded by anything, including physical reality. Against various villains who scheme against the city or try to gain the Mask of Loki for themselves, The Mask is not just powerful, he's smokin. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Runtime:

(54 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color
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Trivia

Frequently when Rob Paulsen was recording for the voice of Ipkiss/The Mask he would receive notes from the producers and directors that Jim Carrey would do it a certain way so he should try it more the way Carrey would do it. Eventually, at the suggestion of Tim Curry, Paulsen said to them, "I'm not Jim and I can't be Jim. The whole reason you guys got me is because you can't afford him so if all you want is for me to be Jim then maybe I'm the wrong guy for this part." They paused for a moment and then apologized for making him feel that way and he never received another note of how he "wasn't doing it the way Jim would." See more »

Quotes

[opening theme song]
[Stanley puts the Mask on and transforms]
The Mask: I gotcha with my winning smile, I'm a living lesson in flair and style / Ya just can't help but stare at my savoir-faire! / I'm nouveau, Deco, Roman-Greco, Rococo, Baroque-o, bebop, uh, hip-hop, flip-flop... Somebody stop me! / Pretty viridian faces like mine don't come a dime a dozen, I stand out in the crowd! / Babe, when they made me, yeah, they broke the mold / Wholesome and kind, and staid and refined / TOTALLY OUTTA MY MIND! / ...
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If You Thought The Mask Couldn't Get Any Funnier
8 April 2014 | by ikraniSee all my reviews

Then you are wrong. This show takes everything the movie did right and amplifies it a hundred-fold (incidentally, Son of the Mask takes everything this series did WRONG and amplifies it a million-fold).

First, the casting. Rob Paulsen as Stanley Ipkiss/The Mask is PERFECT. Rob already sounds like a cartoon character in real life, so who better to voice a real-life cartoon character? In addition to the Mask, he also supplies the voices of several other characters, but you knew that when you looked at his IMDb profile. RIGHT?! Alongside Rob is Jim Cummings, who has his own list of supporting characters that he supplies the voices of. He's a bit more noticeable than Rob, but still talented enough so that you'd have to step back to realize it's him.

The comedy in this show is all the Looney Tunery that the movie had with even less awkward moments. The Mask is now able to take full advantage of being animated and changes costumes, sizes, and appearance in a heartbeat, something that would be quite costly to do in the film. In addition to his catchphrases "Sssssmokin'!" and "Somebody stop me!", the show gave him a new one, the simple utterance of the word "WEDGIE!" before pulling someone's underwear over their head.

The show still takes place in Edge City, the supporting characters are still there, the Mask is still considered a criminal by the police (not unjustly, I might add), and each episode offers new antics and the occasional appearance by Mr. Rent-A-Cartoon-Villain himself, Tim Curry. The animation isn't always top-notch, but the writing more than makes up for it.

Alas, this show is nearly impossible to find online as New Line and Dark Horse seem to have gone out of their way to erase it from existence. WHY?! This was a GREAT show! If you're not going to use it, why not let us play with it for a while? Why not license it to CN? Why not reboot it? Son of the Mask was YEARS ago!


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