Over-Analyzing The Chipmunk Adventure – Sexualizing Teen Pop Stars.


Team Hellions

Its time for another installment in the over analyzing of classic 1980’s animated feature, The Chipmunk Adventure.

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Today, let’s take a look at some of the inappropriate and too mature ways that the Chipettes are portrayed over the course of the movie.

First of all, the age of the Chipettes needs to be established.  I feel that any fan of Chipmunk lore can agree that all six of the humanoid rodents are under 18. How under is the question.  Alvin and Brittany definitely have an interest in the opposite sex.  Dates and parties are often used as plot devices.  However, and yes this is a kids cartoon, there is never any discussion of sex or really anything more than a kiss.  Most of the time not even on the lips.  Therefore my guess is around 12-14 years old for all of the tree dwellers.  The girls are in that between…

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