I haven’t tried the return of the Powerpuff Girls yet — just too much to watch and fond enough memories of the original not to risk them — but I should make a special effort for this upcoming episode.
The “Dance Pantsed” Special airs Monday, January 20, at 7:30 PM ET/PT, 6:30 PM Central. The voice cast is all original:
- Catherine Cavadini as Blossom
- Tara Strong as Bubbles
- E.G. Daily as Buttercup
- Roger L. Jackson as Mojo Jojo
- Tom Kane as The Professor
- and Tom Kenny as The Mayor
And the special guest is Ringo Starr! (Introduced in the PR as “Beatles legend Ringo Starr”, in case there was some confusion.)
The plot involves evil monkey Mojo Jojo kidnapping a mathematician, an opera singer, and a badger. Then he invents “an evil video game called ‘Dance Pants R-EVILution’ to control minds and bodies”. Best of all, “the Professor must visit his dark dancing past to save his girls so they can save all of Townsville!” Yeah, this ought to be fun. Even if I now have Jim Steinman’s “Dance in My Pants” stuck in my head.