"I'm playing Mrs Crusoe, Robinson
's mother, who's played by Paul Zerdin.
Biggins, who has enjoyed a hugely-successful career in television, film and theatre, will take on the role of Mrs Crusoe, Robinson
Claude Robinson, a graphic designer and writer with a penchant for wilderness adventures in remote locations, had come up with the idea of an animation series based on his vision of himself as a modern Robinson Crusoe, Robinson
claims that he attracted Cinar's interest, and then after years of heavy pitching, development hell and an apparent dead end, the company surreptitiously turned his Robinson Curiosite into their own Robinson Sucroe, a co-production with European partners who had originally liked his idea.
Indeed, Crusoe can report several versions of one event within a few paragraphs.(7) The catalytic moment in Robinson Crusoe, Robinson
's sudden decision to go to sea, is one of many impulsive actions yielding similar but not identical (disastrous) results: his premonitory decision not to enter any apprenticeship (7:5), his sudden decision to ship out as an African trader and to do so as a gentleman rather than a tarpaulin (7:16-17); his decision to become a Brazilian planter (7:38); his decision to leave his prosperous plantation and commence slaving (7:44); his decision to leave his comfortable Bedford estate and return to his island (8:111); his decision to sail for the East Indies (8:79-80); and his decision to desecrate the Tartar idol at Nertsinskay (9:182).