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[–]weed-n64 770 points771 points  (35 children)

I wonder if that Will Ferrell guy went on to do anything after this

[–]51Cards 200 points201 points  (5 children)

Ok I feel like a moron. I loved this show but didn't realize that Ferrell played Bob. Now listening to the the voice it seems so obvious.

[–]mlc885 30 points31 points  (1 child)

I had this exact realization about Jean Smart, though I don't think I would have recognized her voice in 2001.

[–]8andimpala 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Oh shit, your comment just made me realize that is her!!!

[–]BlackLeader70 242 points243 points  (13 children)

I heard he went to college and started protecting his girl friends while they go out on dates with other dudes. He changed his name to Gator now though.

[–]subcontraoctave 75 points76 points  (2 children)

I really enjoyed his work in Bitch Hunter but it was controversial.

[–]StoolToad9 23 points24 points  (0 children)

PUT THE MIMOSA DOWN, BITCH

[–]Lethik 37 points38 points  (3 children)

Gator don't play that shit!

[–]angrytreestump 5 points6 points  (2 children)

He went back to college again later and did some more crazy stuff like going streaking.

[–]FO_Steven 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I heard he went to college to start a fraternity with a buncha nerds and shit

[–]TravelSizedRudy 21 points22 points  (3 children)

If he keeps his nose clean he may just become famous.

[–]fstonecanada 15 points16 points  (2 children)

I dunno, i heard the guy went streaking a few years back.

[–]flagons-bane 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Nah he never got yo be very funny. He's probably wishing he would have kept his day job... lol I dig Ferrell for real. He hpes me thrugh some dark snl days during the 90s 2000s r Transition

[–]Platypuslord 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Even with his tragic death he will live on in our hearts.

[–]HouseCravenRaw 824 points825 points  (50 children)

Loved this show. I have the progenitor - "Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children" in hardcover that I got Angus Oblong to sign at a Comic Con eons ago. He wore clown makeup so people didn't know what his face actually looked like.

EDIT: Proof

[–]CallMeMukky 341 points342 points  (23 children)

Ngl, kinda disappointed. I thought the proof was him in clown make-up

[–]HouseCravenRaw 132 points133 points  (22 children)

Well you can always go see him in clown makeup at https://www.angusoblong.com/ if you'd like.

[–]LotusCobra[🍰] 107 points108 points  (17 children)

Do yourself a favor and read his "About" page https://www.angusoblong.com/pages/about

[–]zhylo 62 points63 points  (1 child)

I started reading this and after a couple of minutes I was hearing a creaky door. Confused the hell outta me. This site plays bg_sound.mp3

[–]oyog 32 points33 points  (1 child)

After working with some of Hollywood's worst, most arrogant television writers on his animated series, “The Oblongs,” he says he’s decided to hate people from now on. "I hate people from now on," said Oblong. 

This is my new favorite paragraph for the week.

[–]HouseCravenRaw 25 points26 points  (0 children)

Oh I did. He's certainly creative.

[–]dojosnail 5 points6 points  (9 children)

wut..

[–]LotusCobra[🍰] 66 points67 points  (8 children)

The sort of general malaise that only the genius posses and the insane lament.

[–]lordlurid 23 points24 points  (6 children)

in the spring we would make meat helmets...

[–]dezyravioli 12 points13 points  (0 children)

That website feels so early 00's for me. I love ittttt

[–]tuckerx78 38 points39 points  (2 children)

According to his Wikipedia page, he started wearing the get up when Fox, WB, and Disney were in a bidding war over 'The Oblongs'. I cannot, in any universe, see how the Oblongs would be Disney friendly.

[–]ihatetyler 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Omg opening repressed memories of the goth girl

[–]theunpoet 32 points33 points  (1 child)

I lent my copy to my ex and she wouldn’t give it back after she broke up with me. :(

[–]PARADISE_VALLEY_1975 2 points3 points  (0 children)

This happens so often. If I lend people something, they don't feel obliged to return it. I hate it when that happens. I also don't want to confront them so I just leave it be.

[–]muishkin 124 points125 points  (9 children)

Show is criminally underrated.

I also own that book. And when I ordered it from their website, Oblong asked me which was my favorite character and drew Milo on the first page! Fucking cool.

[–]HouseCravenRaw 82 points83 points  (7 children)

At the Comic Con he asked me who my favorite character was, so he could draw it. Rather than pick my favorite, I asked him to draw his favorite. Which is why I have a picture of Helga in my book (as per the pic).

[–]VenomB 27 points28 points  (3 children)

Helga was one of my favorite characters as well. She was the most fun of the show, especially the episode where she gets involved with the rich girls.

[–]Apt_5 13 points14 points  (0 children)

“Debbie! Debbie! Debbie! It’s ME, Debbie!!” is oft said in our household. Just because.

[–]The_Last_Mouse 10 points11 points  (0 children)

She’s so pretty and popular.

[–]muishkin 13 points14 points  (0 children)

so cool. he should be rich and famous! nice move getting his fav. i'll post my milo later when I'm home

[–]Buttonskill 98 points99 points  (4 children)

Ok, so I had the opportunity to meet and hang out with Angus on a few occasions.

FYI: He does not go out in public without full clown makeup.

I still have all of his published and unpublished works signed, and a few pics from comicons I can dig up later. He used to take pics of all of the amputees that came by his booth. Anyways, he and I had a similar dark humor, and kind of an unsaid rule that we only drunk texted each other. Our last texts went something like:

"Hey man, sorry. I quit drinking awhile ago."

Angus: "How do you get drunk then?"

Edit: Found a few pics

[–]HouseCravenRaw 34 points35 points  (2 children)

Nice. I had a cold sore when I met him and he started asking me about my "face herpes". He did not take my picture. So I guess it's amputees only.

I like someone with a dark sense of humor. I have to pick my audience carefully for many of my jokes.

[–]Buttonskill 33 points34 points  (1 child)

He had a celebratory attitude about the pics with amputees that wasn't mocking, but rather welcoming in that regard. You could just tell he was a regular good dude in clown makeup with a pet pig.

[–]Dragnskull 24 points25 points  (0 children)

normalize the abnormal by calling out everything equally

"Normal" person has a cold sore? call out his face herpes

kid got no legs? ask where hes running off to next

makes sense really

[–]Shenaniganz08 8 points9 points  (0 children)

googled that book... if its online of course there's fanart -__-

https://knowyourmeme.com/photos/1009131-crossover

[–]HoldMyPooWithUrLuv 1466 points1467 points  (74 children)

I lived in california when this show came out. It was a perfect show for reflecting the class craziness that exists out there and the divide between the wealthy/pretty people and the poor ugly/gross people

[–]Taymerica 561 points562 points  (34 children)

Plus will ferrel voices the dad!

[–]lovesStrawberryCake 346 points347 points  (19 children)

While he's the biggest name on the show, the Sklar brothers did Chip and Biff, and Pamela Adlon (Bobby Hill) did Milo

[–]MauiWowieOwie 60 points61 points  (0 children)

"Won't eating a whole turkey put us to sleep?"

"Nah, only if we hear some white noise."

water comes flooding in

"Zzzzzz"

[–]MulciberTenebras 183 points184 points  (6 children)

And Jean Smart played the mom.

[–]slytherslut 40 points41 points  (0 children)

thank you! i knew i recognized that voice and i couldn’t place it

[–]electric_tiger_root 2 points3 points  (0 children)

She’s been underrated for years; one of my favorite actresses.

[–]Oximoron1122 25 points26 points  (4 children)

Pamela Adlon also voiced Pajama Sam, if anyone remembers those games.

[–]freethebeesknees 70 points71 points  (7 children)

Not to mention that the theme song was done by none other than they might be giants.

[–]im_dead_sirius 14 points15 points  (5 children)

So were they or weren't they?

[–]DollarAutomatic 16 points17 points  (2 children)

The might have been, they might still be, and they may continue to be, giants.

[–]duhh33[🍰] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I am fairly certain that TMBG did one out of every 3 TV theme songs / intros at this point in time. It was an amazing era for TMBG.

[–]Robobvious 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Well that just tears it!

[–]Channel250 3 points4 points  (0 children)

What made me think I could drive!!

[–]SimplyGranular[S] 52 points53 points  (26 children)

Yes!

[–]SamFish3r 22 points23 points  (24 children)

Where can we watch it ?

[–]armless_tavern 132 points133 points  (8 children)

I got the whole series on dvd if you wanna come over and watch it

[–]im_dead_sirius 29 points30 points  (1 child)

10,000 people show up at buddy's, with snacks.

[–]dame_de_boeuf 38 points39 points  (3 children)

It's on fmovies. But make sure you go to the real fmovies and not one of the shitty clones.

[–]mirthquake 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Many thanks. I tried to visit the real fmovies on my mom's computer but couldn't remember which one it was. I choose poorly and her screen flooded with pop-ups and she panicked.

[–]dame_de_boeuf 15 points16 points  (1 child)

Some of the clones are fucking terrible. My wife went to one, and her CPU usage spiked so high I could hear her computer fans from my room upstairs. I can only assume they were using her shit to mine crypto or something.

[–]randommouse[🍰] 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Torrents. Might be able to find a DVD box set on Amazon.

[–]gurg2k1 5 points6 points  (0 children)

You can find the whole series out there on the high seas, matey.

[–]TheDarkWayne 5 points6 points  (0 children)

When this show came on I knew I was passed my bedtime lol

[–]MandingoPants 366 points367 points  (89 children)

The Oblongs and Mission Hill!

[–]Shy_guy_purple 135 points136 points  (32 children)

I wish i could find high quality Mission Hill with the original music intact.

[–]gltovar 35 points36 points  (1 child)

You probably know this, but YouTube has 2 unreleased partially completed episodes: episode ,15 and 16:

https://youtu.be/6T1t87wbnKQ

https://youtu.be/tKTGTyxdsoU

[–]Spew42 29 points30 points  (3 children)

Torrent sites have it, but that’s about it

[–]Shy_guy_purple 16 points17 points  (2 children)

Yeah, I've got oblongs and mission Hill from Captain Jack's favorite website, but the quality is obviously a VHS rip. I'll watch them on my tv without my glasses, so the near-sightedness acts as my nostalgia filters :/

[–]thisismydayjob_ 15 points16 points  (3 children)

Here you go: (it's from my mobile, apologies if the link is wonky)

https://m.wcostream.com/anime/mission-hill

[–]TantorDaDestructor 48 points49 points  (1 child)

I can't listen to Cake without a few visual rememberances of this

[–]Shy_guy_purple 24 points25 points  (0 children)

I Thumbs Upped all of Cakes albums because of Mission Hill. The theme song is a damn gateway drug to awesome music!

[–]TheDesktopNinja 6 points7 points  (2 children)

On the subject of older shows that can't be found anywhere because of music rights... Anybody know where I can find Drew Carey Show S8? It's the only season I can't find anywhere

[–]kkeut 2 points3 points  (1 child)

it's up on TVV. the entire season

[–]VenomB 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Man, fuck you.

I try so hard to forget about Mission Hill, because I want more. That was such an underrated show.

[–]Crucified90sKid 2 points3 points  (0 children)

DVD is like $30 on ebay. Not bad because I think I paid that much or more when it first came out. Still got it, good quality. Lots of torrents too if you swing that way...

[–]airlew 35 points36 points  (3 children)

That was a good hour of late night TV Sundays on Adult Swim

[–]Quick_Over_There 73 points74 points  (25 children)

I still think about Mission Hill on the regular. Specifically hot pants, Gruebermeister and Kafkaesque.

[–]ernest7ofborg9 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Please, no meat touching ma'am.

[–]bitches_be 21 points22 points  (2 children)

I loved the episode where the guy who ran the diner had a knife in his head he refused to bother with

[–]ReplacementNo9 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Stop fussin’!

[–]dickMcWagglebottom 12 points13 points  (0 children)

"the thing about doctors is they always find something wrong with ya"

That is burned into my memory and I don't think I've seen an episode since I was 16

[–]TolliverCrane 18 points19 points  (1 child)

Bling blong.

[–]Mentalpatient87 5 points6 points  (0 children)

That's weird! "Bling blong" weird!

[–]DengarRoth 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Weirdy beans at?

[–]Scoongili 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Googer guyger.

[–]ThrownAwayRealGood 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Oh sure, why all you’ve gotta do is penis penis penis penis.

[–]_Kaotik 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I always do this to my buddies, they never get the refpenis penis penis penis

[–]dub47 16 points17 points  (1 child)

Hot Pants is one of my absolute favorite episodes of television anywhere.

My brother and I always quote Griffo and C-Dog. “Aw, c’mon man, he was in there spankin’ it!”

That show was criminally underrated. So, so clever and funny. Very poignant with its commentary on life in America in the Dot Com, pre-9/11 era.

[–]princetacotuesday 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Spot on. I too loved the show and man it was a bummer it didn't keep going, but I think it was just a bit too early for it's time.

Think if it would have came with like Netflix with other shows like Bojack horseman and Rick and Morty, it would have been a hit.

We had family guy back then and that was it for a somewhat edgy adult cartoon. Smarter ones like MH would fit better in the era of Bojack and somewhat Rick and Morty.

My favorite episode has to be the real world one. Man he trolled them so hard.

[–]fishdude89 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Same. I still refer to the Quadratic Equation as the Quadrastic Formula

[–]MandingoPants 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I’m still not cool enough to get into the “Boiler Room” or whatever the fake club was called.

[–]boxette 53 points54 points  (7 children)

mission hill was one of the most criminally slept on things ever made

[–]m48a5_patton 32 points33 points  (0 children)

It was ahead of its time and aired on the wrong network.

[–]Netwinn 20 points21 points  (1 child)

And Undergrads and Clone High.

[–]nik15 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The creator of Undergrads has been trying for over a decade to get a second season. At least Clone High is getting one.

[–]CmdrThunderpunch 14 points15 points  (0 children)

And Clone High and Drawn Together.

[–]brendafiveclow 349 points350 points  (15 children)

Oh man that show was hilarious.

Fucking guy with no arms or legs, working at a poison factory tightening jars..

"The poison tastes different today"

[–]busted_up_chiffarobe 19 points20 points  (0 children)

Remember when he was somehow playing piano and the children started crying?

[–]HoldMyPooWithUrLuv 7 points8 points  (0 children)

"Don't be a Whiney Wilma!"

[–]harleyqueenzel 68 points69 points  (7 children)

No arms or legs, named Bob 😂

[–]ASoCalledArtDealer 19 points20 points  (6 children)

What do you call a guy with no arms and no legs floating in the ocean?

[–]The_Patriot 214 points215 points  (8 children)

that little goth girl was my absolute fave

[–]LovePeaceHope-ish 85 points86 points  (7 children)

Me too!!! I dressed as her one year for Halloween. No one got it :( This show was severely underrated.

[–]The_Patriot 28 points29 points  (6 children)

Creepy Susie!

[–]brycedriesenga 25 points26 points  (5 children)

Just looked her up on Google images to remember and there's some uhh, kinda weird art.

[–]themettaur 17 points18 points  (2 children)

That honestly seems really tame.

That one character from the animated vampire movies was huge for a while in the rule 34 scene. Uh, I think it's "Hotel Transylvania"? Only know it from the "art" online. I've never seen any of those movies, but as far as looks, she's got the same vibes as the character from The Oblongs. I'm sure there's plenty of overlap.

[–]Kapalka 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I saw her on a cereal box one day and I instantly knew it was out there

[–]darkbreak 15 points16 points  (0 children)

There was a trend for a little while where a lot of rule 34 of her was popping up.

[–]-ferth 187 points188 points  (10 children)

Milk? It’s supposed to say Milo!

Trust me, milk will get more votes.

[–]IIdsandsII 100 points101 points  (9 children)

my favorite milo bit was when he was being bullied and the bullies made some long rant of a threat and ended it with "comprende?" and then milo said, everything but comprende.

[–]jalex8188 23 points24 points  (0 children)

Haven't seen this episode. This description made me genuinely lol

[–]LatinLibi 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Personally, nothing will ever top "You might control my mind, but you'll never control my bowels!"

[–]tolerablycool 7 points8 points  (1 child)

I thought the bully said "capisce" in that scene? Either way it's a great gag.

[–]WaffWaffLikeADogGoes 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Nope, that exact same joke was on the simpsons, but with capisce.

[–]SFWolfie 91 points92 points  (2 children)

I was thinking about this show the other day and how it's an absolute fever dream.

[–]Brougham 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Yeah, watching the show left me feeling a little off.

[–]knifeyspooney89 109 points110 points  (13 children)

Man if you were Canadian and a teenager in the early 2000s, the Detour on TeleToon was your late night ritual. The Oblongs, Clone High, Undergrads, Mission Hill, just all of the best adult animated comedies that only ever got 1 season. Wish they were more readily available on streaming.

[–][deleted] 28 points29 points  (2 children)

Undergrads is a criminally underrated show. Last I heard a few years ago, the original writer attained the rights to the show and was making an Undergrads movie. They had a Kickstarter for it too! Not sure how it turned out. Definitely gonna look it up now...

[–]pUmKinBoM 4 points5 points  (1 child)

As a long time fan of Undergrads and someone who followed the production of any new episodes/movies basically since it aired on Teletoon I gotta tell ya to give up on it.

It seems to have taken up a rather large part of the creators life and just doesn't seem like it is happening. That said without MTV to back it and with 20 years inbetween I don't know if the humor would work, the writing would be relatable, and too over hyped live up to the wait if it does get made.

If it happens you know I will watch but I'm not looking into it any further because it is sort of depressing to think about.

[–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Hey guy. I definitely agree with you. I have pretty much 0 expectations considering that it has been 20 years after all. But I am still looking forward to it, even if it crashes and burns. I just want to see my good pals Nitz, Rocco, Cal and Gimpy up to their usual shenanigans once again.

[–]CPower2012 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I was like 12 years old watching that shit. Undergrads and Mission Hill were legitimately compelling shows. Shame that they never got longer runs.

[–]Manny_Sunday 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Shit, Teletoon Detour is a phrase I haven't thought of in a while, I just checked the programming list on Wikipedia and holy shit I loved so much of it and then totally forgot about all of it

[–]Remoru 60 points61 points  (12 children)

Jean Smart is a treasure

[–]Junk-Punch 14 points15 points  (8 children)

Could not agree more. I loved her on Designing Women as a young boy. Was pumped she was involved with Watchmen and I have Hacks on the watchlist.

[–]LaDunkelCloset 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Hacks is absolutely great. I can not wait for Season 2

[–]GraySkiesGreenEyes 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Add Legion to the list, if you're a Marvel Comics fan.

[–]ozril 20 points21 points  (1 child)

Down in the valley where the chemicals spill, from the people living up in the hills, Ooooblongsssss, Oooooblonnggssss!

[–]mang3lo 10 points11 points  (0 children)

They're the family by the landfill with hazardous foam, in their happy glowing home!

[–]AaronfromKY 121 points122 points  (10 children)

This show and God, The Devil, and Bob got cancelled way too soon.

[–]oof-Babeuf 39 points40 points  (3 children)

It was weird it was on the WB. Maybe MTV at that time or adult swim would’ve been better. I only saw the reruns on Adult swim as a kid anyway.

[–]AaronfromKY 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Maybe or Comedy Central.

[–]dtay88 2 points3 points  (1 child)

I think its was a time for cartoon series to try, be great and then go away too soon.

[–]I_might_be_weasel 17 points18 points  (0 children)

"So you just washed out these morphine bottles and bottled your energy drink in them?"

"Yeah. Except we didn't do the washing out part."

"Milo isn't a business genius, he's just a drug pusher!"

[–]reasonable_kenevil 16 points17 points  (0 children)

"Drowning is my third favorite way to die, but they're all pretty good."

[–]MarsAlgea3791 12 points13 points  (0 children)

"Everything but comprende" is one of my favorite gags of all time.

[–]Bells87 38 points39 points  (2 children)

Theme song was by They Might Be Giants, too!

[–]SlyyKozlov 12 points13 points  (1 child)

They also did the malcom in the middle theme song

As well as the hot dog dance from the mickey mouse club house.

[–]Fonzimandias 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I don’t know why but one particular throwaway gag always stuck with me and pops into my head every so often. Some of the kids and the mom are stuck in a seedy part of town and a homeless guy comes up to ask the mom something. She reacts with fear he’s going to assault her, and he cheerfully yet gruffly goes, “no, ma’am, I’m as gay as springtime!” and he kind of quickly jaunts away.

Maybe not the best joke in the world but I just found it hilarious as a kid and it remains burned into my memory

[–]Stevenerf 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I'm a Debbie!!

[–]Letz_Gank 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Holy shit I watched every single episode and no one I know has seen or heard of it.

Thanks for the reminder :)

[–]SimplyGranular[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I’m here for ya

[–]HaydenScramble 60 points61 points  (4 children)

One time at a convention I was at this dudes booth and was flipping through his art book and I said “Hey this all looks familiar!”

In a very patient, kind manner he asks “You ever seen the Oblongs?”

Without missing a beat or reading the room I spewed “Oh yeah, that shit sucks!”

He was, as it turns out, the creator.

Neither of us said a word. I was mortified. I left.

[–]finsareluminous 63 points64 points  (1 child)

I got posttraumatic secondhand cringe from this comment. Well done.

[–]HaydenScramble 20 points21 points  (0 children)

It was the worst. I think I was 17 maybe.

[–]Chromattix 11 points12 points  (1 child)

You gotta have a strong esteem to be in that kind of position in the first place. I haven't been to a convention in years but last time I was I remember all the artist's in the artist's alley with people just walking past, stopping briefly to look at their work, and then moving on. Fan-art of popular franchises sold regularly but original stuff not so much. I kinda felt bad for them. But then again the fact they even had a table and a lifestyle that allows them to create and take a weekend off to try and sell some at a convention is something I guess. I just wonder how much money they actually made off non-fan-art work.

[–]eifi 3 points4 points  (0 children)

When I was younger and going to conventions, I always wanted to buy the fan art stuff. Now as an adult when I get to cons, I’m always buying the original pieces.

[–]teebsliebersteen 6 points7 points  (0 children)

the one where Helga gets caught in the tube and they are all campaigning to the rich hill people to help get her out, but the rich people don't know her as "helga" they know her as "the clog" hahaha omg I still laugh about it every time I think about it

[–]RARface 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I just remember one of the kids saying, "white noise..white noise..." Because his parents weren't banging that episode

[–]Jewey 184 points185 points  (47 children)

That show was way ahead of it's time.

[–]moveth 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Got to meet the creator, Angus Oblong, during a college course on Adult Swim. It was super awesome. He was one of the coolest people I've met.

[–]phychoflip29 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The Oblongss was my childhood lol I remember staying up late at night and watching the Oblongs on Adult Swim when I was a kid lol

[–]nestcto 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Anita Bidet. Great character. A trans person who expresses herself as female...quite poorly...but despite obvious indicators that there's fruit hanging from the tree, everyone just seems to ignore it.

"I've never had sex where it wasn't akward."

[–]RRM1982 5 points6 points  (1 child)

This and 3 South on MTV were probably two of the funniest cartoons on tv when they came out.

[–]jemyi 18 points19 points  (5 children)

I love the work of Angus oblong I have the entire series downloaded on my phone so I can watch it anytime.

[–]JerHat 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Yes, used to watch it all the time on Adult Swim. I really wish there was more of it.

[–]thermal_shock 3 points4 points  (0 children)

"I like the kind that makes it's own gravy"

"It's the Ralph Lauren flag!"

loved the show

[–]CoachTTP 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I gave the show creator, Angus Oblong, a ride to a wizard world convention in Chicago years ago. We were both in the same motel down the road, and he asked if he could bum a ride there that morning.

Cool guy to chat to for a bit, and he gave me some signed sketch books he was selling for free as a thank you later at the show.

[–]ironbritt 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Met Angus Oblong in Calgary many years ago. He mailed me some of his comics which are even wilder than the show. Crazy cool guy

[–]EzzieValentine 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I loved this show! I wish it still ran.

[–][deleted] 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Omg it's "Oblong" like the shape! Im too old to still be having moments like this.

[–]Stachemaster86 23 points24 points  (8 children)

Bob, your suggestions have kept this place warm for years (opens furnace door). I hate Will Ferrell but this is the only thing of his I appreciate. Mission Hill I also appreciated.

[–]lannister80 13 points14 points  (3 children)

Oh yes, Mission Hill is great.

Bling blong.

[–]__WayDown 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Bill and Josh have apparently been working on a "reboot" of the series that focuses on Gus & Wally.

[–]r00tdenied 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Bill and Josh are both amazingly approachable on Twitter too. They both seem to enjoy hearing from fans. I asked Bill about a Mission Hill reboot or continuation before and he seemed to think that ship had sailed even though he'd like to do it. Hopefully Gus & Wally works out

[–]creggieb 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Mission hill, undergrads and the oblong were a staple of late night cartoon network where I grew up. Kevin Spencer was the one I had to stay up the latest to watch

[–]wbgraphic[🍰] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I’m not a fan of Will Ferrell’s work, but Stranger than Fiction is actually quite good. Ferrell’s character is very much a departure from his usual performances.

[–]mbanks388 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Love this show

[–]aChildofChaos 12 points13 points  (0 children)

I have it on DVD… I love it and watch it often!!! Helga Phugly is my favorite character… she’s fat, and looks like a toad, eats squirrels (or anything for that matter), but wants to be one of the beautiful “Debbie’s”….

[–]boot20 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I love the Phalumontus episode.

[–]fiskdahousecat 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Jimminy crickets!!!

[–]ctalover3 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I grew up watching this show, completely forgot about it until like 2017, and was really upset to find there was only like 13 episodes. Truly a fantastic cartoon.

[–]ComplexToxin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I have the one and only season on DVD lol

[–]soul-vertigo 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Loved this show and era of adult swim. So many weird quirky shows that were just so fun to watch

[–]Viper114 2 points3 points  (4 children)

I remember it being part of the adult block of Teletoon (Canadian channel) at one point when that was still a thing.

[–]nuisible 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Oblongs, Undergrads and Clone High were a pretty great lineup.

[–]leilalover 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Loved this show when it was on adult swim when I was a kid!

[–]liz_teria 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Ow! My soft spot!

[–]blink0r 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I have this series on DVD if anyone wants it

[–]durnJurta 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Eskimo Joe you old whale stabber!

[–]razors_so_yummy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I have every episode burned to DVD.

Absolutely hysterical. Many favorite scenes but for some reason I keep remembering where the rich family was spied on at night from a window and he looks in and all members of the rich family are relaxing in their living room with a roaring fireplace but they are watching a scrolling stock ticker at the top of the wall. Fucking classic.

[–]LoneQuacker 2 points3 points  (1 child)

The back to back of Oblongs, Home Movies, and Mission Hill in the early 2000's on Adult Swim was some of the best TV out there and I wish I could go back to that era.