The animation wizards at Bullseye Art have combined Crayola-bright cartoons with a swath of button-nosed tots and thrown in…some bustin’ rhymes? Sounds silly, but the carefully concocted Strawberry Shortcake/gangsta girl hybrid that is Miss Muffy and the Muff Mob (www.bullseyeart.com) is endearing — glassy bug eyes, pallid faces, and R-rated trash talking aside. Follow Miss Muffy and her baking buddies Betty Bundtcake, Cinnama Bunz, Keisha Cornbread, and Patty Poundcake through their confectionary-odyssey-as-music-video, ”Lubin’ da Hole Wit ‘Sco” (minds out of the gutter, kids, it’s about preparing muffin tins with Crisco), where the poss’ raps chirpily to the tune of Snoop Dogg’s ”Gin and Juice.” To get a full taste of the mob’s oven-fresh goodness, check out the longer movie, then play a few games of Whack-a-Muffin. The original Strawberry Shortcake may have the Kenner Toys gang on her back, but groove-wise these dulcet divas put her to shame. A-
Posted June 16 2000 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Hillary Clinton talks 'SNL' impressions
- Miss USA pageant names new hosts
- Rosie Perez leaving 'The View'
- Jeff Goldblum and wife welcome first son on the only possible day
- Katy Perry's Left Shark returns for Shark Week
- Joni Mitchell's attorney recomments permanent conservator
- Amanda Peterson's mom reflects
- They look like THAT now? See some of the latest child stars all grown up
- Channing Tatum in 'Magic Mike XXL' leads our quip picks
- Reel-to-real couples: 12 relationships on-screen and off
- 'Back to the Future' turns 30: See the cast, then and now
- 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice': 6 EW exclusive photos
- Khloé Kardashian, Paul Rudd, Taylor Swift & More!