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|imagecaption=Title card used for the short "Furby's Wild Adventure!".
 
|status=<span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Lost'''</span>
 
|status=<span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Lost'''</span>
 
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'''''Furby Cliffhanger Cartoons''''' were a series of animated shorts hosted on the Furby website from 1999 - 2003. On the website, they were simply known as "Cliffhangers". The series ran for a year. In the series, a Furby or Furby Baby would be thrown into different situations, and it would end on a cliffhanger. Then, fans could write in a conclusion to the story. Within a few weeks, the best one would be chosen and animated, and the winner's name would be displayed, along with a message congratulating them.
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'''''Furby Cliffhanger Cartoons''''' were a series of animated shorts hosted on the Furby website from 1999-2003. On the website, they were simply known as "Cliffhangers". The series ran for a year, with 6 episodes being produced. Each episode consisted of 2 parts.
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==Premise==
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In the series, a Furby or Furby Baby would be thrown into different situations, and the 1st part would end on a cliffhanger. Then, fans could write in a conclusion to the story, which would be part 2.<ref>[https://www.nytimes.com/2000/12/13/business/marketing-where-ads-aimed-at-kids-come-to-life.html New York Times article that mentions the cartoons on the Furby site.] Retrieved 18 Jul '18</ref> Within a few weeks, the best one would be chosen and animated, and the winner's name would be displayed, along with a message congratulating them.
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
Most of the cartoons are saved on the Wayback Machine and are also on YouTube. However, some parts of the cartoons remain lost.
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Most of the cartoons are saved on the Wayback Machine and are also on YouTube. However, some parts of the cartoons remain lost, those being the entirety of ''The Big Race'', ''Furby In Egypt's'' first part and ''Furby Goes Back to School's'' second part, which has not been confirmed to exist at all.
  
 
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! style="background-color:orange" | Part 2 Status
 
! style="background-color:orange" | Part 2 Status
 
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||'''''Furby in the Big City'''''
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||The Big Race
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||<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''</span>
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||<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''</span>
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||Furby in Space
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
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|-
||'''''Furby's Wild Adventure'''''
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||Furby Under the Sea!
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
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|-
||'''''Furby's Sea Quest'''''
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||Furby's Wild Adventure!
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
|-
 
|-
||'''''Furby in Space'''''
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||Furby in the Big City
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
|-
 
|-
||'''''Furby in Egypt'''''
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||Furby in Egypt
||<span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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||<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
|-
 
|-
||'''''Furby Goes Back to School'''''
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||Furby Goes Back to School
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
 
||<span style="color:green;">'''Found'''</span>
||<span style="color:red;">''Lost (Possibly Unproduced)''</span>
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||<span style="color:gray;">'''Existence Unconfirmed'''</span>
 
|}
 
|}
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==Gallery==
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{{Video|perrow  =3
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  |service1    =youtube
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  |id1          =5VRwClRJ16g
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  |description1 =The complete second, third and fourth stories.
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  |service2    =youtube
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  |id2          =UeLpVV6yWI0
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  |description2 =The fifth story.
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  |service3    =youtube
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  |id3          =EN-y3MZ8obg
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  |description3 =The second part of the sixth story.
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}}
 
==External Link==
 
==External Link==
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20030805044113/http://www.furby.com:80/games/cliffhanger/ Main page.]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20030805044113/http://www.furby.com:80/games/cliffhanger/ Archive of the site's Cliffhanger Cartoon page.] Retrieved 01 May '18
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==Reference==
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Latest revision as of 18:44, 15 August 2020

Furbys wild adventure title.jpeg

Title card used for the short "Furby's Wild Adventure!".

Status: Partially Lost

Furby Cliffhanger Cartoons were a series of animated shorts hosted on the Furby website from 1999-2003. On the website, they were simply known as "Cliffhangers". The series ran for a year, with 6 episodes being produced. Each episode consisted of 2 parts.

Premise

In the series, a Furby or Furby Baby would be thrown into different situations, and the 1st part would end on a cliffhanger. Then, fans could write in a conclusion to the story, which would be part 2.[1] Within a few weeks, the best one would be chosen and animated, and the winner's name would be displayed, along with a message congratulating them.

Availability

Most of the cartoons are saved on the Wayback Machine and are also on YouTube. However, some parts of the cartoons remain lost, those being the entirety of The Big Race, Furby In Egypt's first part and Furby Goes Back to School's second part, which has not been confirmed to exist at all.

Title Part 1 Status Part 2 Status
The Big Race Lost Lost
Furby in Space Found Found
Furby Under the Sea! Found Found
Furby's Wild Adventure! Found Found
Furby in the Big City Found Found
Furby in Egypt Lost Found
Furby Goes Back to School Found Existence Unconfirmed

Gallery

The complete second, third and fourth stories.
The fifth story.
The second part of the sixth story.

External Link

Reference