There's not so much a plotline as a series of set-pieces centred around a day in the life of the eponymous cave girl, played by endearing bundle of fun Lauren Lee Jones, her bessie mate Roly (a gymnastic monkey executed with impressive muscular skill by Orris Gordon) and a number of puppet characters - a pterodactyl, dinosaur and sabre-tooth tiger
all handled and voiced expertly by Sarah Butler.
Scrat's eternal acorn hunt triggers a global cataclysm in same-again prehysterical cartoon with the usual suspects: mammoth Manny, sabre-tooth tiger
diego and Sid the sloth.
The woolly one has just made himself at home in Coventry along with a couple of mammoths and a sabre-tooth tiger
and they are settling down in the city for the next few months and offering lots of beastly fun.
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pounces in 10,000BC; Mandy goes on the run
However, the vast majority of laughs are unintentional like a curious episode with a sabre-tooth tiger
(known here as "spear tooth"), mirroring the fable of Androcles and the lion.
However, the vast majority of laughs are unintentional, like a curious episode with a sabre-tooth tiger
(known here as "spear tooth"), which mirrors the fable of Androcles and the lion.
There are comic interludes, most unintentional, like a curious episode with a sabre-tooth tiger
which mirrors the tale of Androcles and the lion.
No, it's a bloke with a sixpack having a punch-up with a sabre-tooth tiger
THE STORY: Those cuddly prehistoric animals, woolly mammoth Manny (voiced by Romano), sloth Sid (Leguizamo) and sabre-tooth tiger
Diego (Leary) are back for another animated bout with mother nature.
Just as no caveman could ever relax in the knowledge he was 100pc safe from an attack by a sabre-tooth tiger
, no Welshman knows for sure when a challenge to an arm-wrestling match will strike.
Eduardo Gonzales, WWF cork oak campaign-er, said: ``Something radi-cal must happen to save the lynx or it will be gone within the decade, making it the first feline species extinction since the sabre-tooth tiger
in pre-historic times.