Tempo, check it out y'know.
He makes it funky and he's good to go.
The groove is outta sight.
Funky as you wanna be!
Oh shit I have to go inside a dog's rotten mouth? Why? Why would I do that?
There's so much contrast between the quality of the foreground and background art. The characters are some of the best animated art I've ever seen in a 2d platformer, but the clouds in the background are so pillowshaded that they just look like pillows floating past.
But damn those sprites are awesome looking. Next game.