Monsters vs Aliens Halloween Special: ‘Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space’ airs Wednesday, NBC 8:00 & 8:30 pm

Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from outer Space airs Wednesday on NBC

Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from outer Space airs Wednesday on NBC

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Variety:

…Beginning with a toilet joke — a spaceship essentially empties its lavatories on a pumpkin patch near poor, picked-upon Modesto, Calif., mutating the crop into anthropomorphic little gremlins — the spec reintroduces Ginormica (voiced by Reese Witherspoon), the Missing Link (Will Arnett), Dr. Cockroach (Hugh Laurie) and B.O.B. (Seth Rogen), who are quickly dispatched to neutralize the threat.

Halloween, of course, allows most of the group to roam about freely, and Dr. Cockroach to lament about a lost lollipop. Eventually, the candy-munching pumpkins assemble for a pitched battle, though despite the occasional glimpses of pumpkin guts, it’s fine for the kids — though writer Adam F. Goldberg and director Peter Ramsey do indulge in some older-skewing references, from using a favorite “Scarface” quote (“Say hello to my little friend.”) to dressing Ginormica’s parents (Julie White, Jeffrey Tambor) as Frankenstein and his bride.

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October 25, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Art, Celebrities, Comedy, Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, graphic art, Horror, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Supernatural, Suspense. 2 comments.

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