Reflecting a growing trend, this prequel to Universal's hit CASPER (1995) deliberately bypassed theaters and went straight to home video. The only surprise onscreen and off is that Fox, not Universal, latched onto the material in partnership with kiddie entertainment mogul Haim Saban
("Mighty Morphin Power Rangers").
Casper (voice of Jeremy Foley) a ghostly newcomer to the spirit realm, unintentionally tumbles into the land of the living. He frightens everyone in the modern-day community of Deedstown, but the little ghost is only trying to be friendly. His good intentions offend the Ghostly Trio--Stinky (voice
of Bill Farmer), Fatso (voice of Jess Harnell), and...