• Disney's Teacher's Pet (2004)

Disney's Teacher's Pet

Release Date: January 16th, 2004

DVD Release Date: June 15th, 2004

PG |1 hr 13 min

Plot Summary

In this animated musical, Spot (Nathan Lane) is a snarky blue-furred dog whose greatest desire is to be transformed into a human, and who already dons a human costume so he can pose as a student at a local school. Opportunity strikes when he sees a television commercial in which Doctor Krank (Kelsey Grammer) claims to be able to turn animals into humans. However, when the experiment goes wrong, Spot must enlist the help of his owner, Leonard Helperman.

Cast: Nathan Lane, Kelsey Grammer, Shaun Fleming, Debra Jo Rupp, David Ogden Stiers, Jerry Stiller, Paul Reubens, Megan Mullally

Director: Timothy Björklund

Genres: Children , Animated , Comedy

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Growing up , 2000s , Endearing , House , Amusing , Friendship , School , Underdog ,

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    For all the work that went into the whimsical creatures and painterly palette, the voice actors more or less steal the show. show more

  • 75
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    You don't have to be a fan of the TV show to enjoy watching this dog chase his shtick. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The energy is genuine, and the level of invention is remarkable, sustained as it is by Mr. Baseman's genially garish art, Timothy Bjoerklund's direction from a script by Bill and Cherie Steinkellner, and Nathan Lane's madly passionate performance as the canine who was famously born on the wrong end of a leash.

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