Bobby's Girl (lost footage from unfinished animated film; 1980s)

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"Dotty Loves Bobby" concept art from the film.

Status: Existence Unconfirmed

Bobby's Girl is an unfinished animated film produced by Ralph Bakshi and John Kricfalusi. Bakshi saw the potential in Kricfalusi and decided to work on a project with him. The film was to be a parody of 80's teen films like 16 Candles and The Breakfast Club.


After management of Tri-Star films changed and the interests of the company shifted, the film was reworked into Suzy's in Love, a prime-time teen series that attracted little attention.[1]

It is unknown if any actual animation, or even just an animatic or pencil test, has ever been made and preserved.


Artwork for the film can be seen in Bakshi's book Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi, as well as on his official website,[2] and on the blog of animator Jim Smith,[3] who also worked on the film.



  1. Wikipedia page for Ralph Bakshi. Retrieved 15 Mar '16.
  2. Ralph Bakshi's official website. Retrieved 26 May '13.
  3. Jim Smith's blog. Retrieved 26 May '13.