A Tale of Two Toads is a 1989 Spin-Off of The Wind in the Willows. Produced by Cosgrove Hall Films for The Cannon Group, it was first released in cinemas on the 29th of December 1989, around the same time that The BFG was released in cinemas. The success of this film resulted in a further Spin-Off with Mr. Toad as the main character, Oh, Mr. Toad.
This movie provides examples of:
- Animated Musical: There are two songs in this film. They are called "The Song of Mr. Toad" and "We'll Go Boating".
- Big Bad Duumvirate: The Chief Weasel forms this with Isambard Toad.
- Chase Scene: This film has one at the end, around Toad Hall.
- Doppelgänger: Isambard Beerbohm Toad, the secondary antagonist of the film. He is Mr. Toad's double: an actor, impersonator and con artist.
- Evil Sounds Deep: Isambard's deep voice - when he is not impersonating the other characters - is the only thing that sets him apart from Mr. Toad.
- Took a Level in Dumbass: Every single Riverbanker falls for Isambard's charade, except for Badger.