Boris and Natasha

Boris and Natasha

duo of dirty dealers. [TV: “Rocky and His Friends” in Terrace, II, 252–253]
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The failure of socialism is an obvious target for ridicule and Maddin's doll-faced, ardent heroes can readily appear as Eisenstein's conquering proletariat recast as arty but still harmless versions of Boris and Natasha. However, the film's Russophilic aspects are not parodic, and Maddin's valourization of Soviet cinema's more immoderate gestures is an earnest proposition for feckless contemporary filmmaking.
During their first-run heyday in the Cold War era, the two fought the good fight against enemy agents from Pottsylvania: Boris and Natasha, two inept and heavily accented bad guys, and their short-fused Fearless Leader.
But Fearless Leader is determined to make a comeback -- with, of course, a little help from Boris and Natasha.
Early on, Bullwinkle patiently explains that he, Rocky and Agent Sympathy can't take a jet from Hollywood to New York, because "this is a road movie." Later, Boris and Natasha are able to locate the good guys by snatching a scene-setting map from the unseen narrator (Keith Scott, who also does the voice of Bullwinkle).
Thus far, Universal is spotlighting Rocky and Bullwinkle exclusively; customers for Boris and Natasha left the park empty-handed.