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July 31st, 2008, 11:16 PM
Shot in the dark here...i've got very little to go on except for the vague memories of my 3 year old mind nearly 30 years ago. I was born in 78 so i'm guessing it was 1980-83ish.

I recall a cartoon movie i think based in Austrailia. I remember there was a platypus (or several) in it swimming in a stream. I dont think they were talking animals or anything. I remember there were tribal cave paintings on the walls of a cave that 'came alive' and danced around. (I vaguely remember them as black stick figure shapes chasing animals around with spears). And lastly i remember the music was creepy (at least to me as a 3 year old) when the cave paintings 'came alive'. It was not a happy kiddie cartoon made for children. Can anyone help at all? It used to scare the crap out of me and for some sick reason i want to find it again and see what the hype was about hah!

Good luck and thanks!

July 31st, 2008, 11:51 PM
The Australian Platypus? 1949?

August 1st, 2008, 09:49 AM
Hmm...I checked up on that and the synopsis of the movie definately strikes a chord in the wee portions of my clouded memory. I'll search a little deeper and see if i can come up with any pictures. Thanks for the lead!

August 1st, 2008, 10:43 AM
I had a similar experience 4 months ago trying to remember what the name of The Toxic Crusaders was.

All I had originally remembered was that there was a swamp, a disfigured green hero-guy with a bulging eye and some other stuff from when I watched it at the age of 6 or so. I kept searching for information on it and a google search on page 12 of the results led me to the answer... TOXIC CRUSADERS. lol


Google can be such a useful search engine for things like this.

August 2nd, 2008, 03:12 AM
Haha! Troma! See now THAT i could have helped you with. Of course a disfigured green guy in a swamp could aslo be Swamp Thing...just to throw a wrench in your gears...

August 20th, 2008, 03:52 PM
.. or atleast I think I have. I remember watching a movie similar to what you described, it was so long ago now that everything I remember is super vague. If you ever figure out what movie it was, I'd love to know :)

August 21st, 2008, 12:34 PM
Could it be Dot and the Kangaroo?


August 21st, 2008, 12:37 PM


August 28th, 2008, 09:36 PM
Could it be Dot and the Kangaroo?


Ocajnik, you are my friggin hero. I clicked that link and within 2 seconds, and i mean literally 2 seconds, i had goosebumps. That was it. I started screaming to my wife. ''This is it! This is it!! I can't believe it!'' She came running in saying 'what are you talkin about?' hahaha and i tried to explain but she just laughed at me! Understandably so...It all came back so quickly once i heard the music.

Thanks so much!! You've made my day. My year.

August 29th, 2008, 09:39 PM
I figured it was the creepy Bunyip song. Glad to be of help =)