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Big Bad Beetleborgs: Season 1: Episode 53 -- The BeetleBorgs take a beating from Borgslayer and finally escape to Hillhurst where they must rescue Flabber from the organ and Art from the monsters. Things look bleak for the BeetleBorgs until Nukus tells Trip and Van the secret to defeating Borgslayer -  joining fire forces.  When the BeetleBorgs try this trick, Borgslayer, Vexor and the terrible trio are sucked into a giant fire vortex.  The kids, however, are unaware of Nukus who is anticipating his next move...


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7 September 1996 (USA) See more »
A trio of preteens are dared by two snobby brothers into going into a haunted house that is occupied by a trio of monsters... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 24 of 44)

Wesley Barker ... Blue Stinger Beetleborg / ... (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Herbie Baez ... Green Hunter Beetleborg / ... (53 episodes, 1996-1997)

Terence J. Rotolo ... Green Hunter Beetleborg / ... (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Elisabeth Lund ... Heather (51 episodes, 1996-1997)

Shannon Chandler ... Jo McCormick / ... (49 episodes, 1996-1997)
Billy Forester ... Flabber / ... (35 episodes, 1996-1997)

Frank Addela ... Wolfgang / ... (35 episodes, 1996-1997)
Kyle Jordan ... Typhus / ... (35 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dave 'Foots' Footman ... Typhus / ... (35 episodes, 1996-1997)
Derek Stephen Prince ... Noxic / ... (35 episodes, 1996-1997)
Vivian Smallwood ... Nano / ... (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Fletcher ... Frankenbeans (34 episodes, 1996-1997)

Joe Hackett ... Count Fangula (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
Balinda English ... Jara (34 episodes, 1996-1997)

Lee Whittaker ... Noxic (34 episodes, 1996-1997)

Rajia Baroudi ... Jara (34 episodes, 1996-1997)

Scott Page-Pagter ... Wolfgang (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
Joey Pal ... Vexor (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
Todd Hurst ... Trip (33 episodes, 1996-1997)
Patrick Seaborn ... Van (33 episodes, 1996-1997)
Kisu ... Vexor (33 episodes, 1996-1997)
Dudley Davis ... Dudley (33 episodes, 1996-1997)
Blake Torney ... Mums (30 episodes, 1996-1997)

Kim Delgado ... Aaron / ... (23 episodes, 1996)

Series Directed by
John Putch (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
Gabe Torres (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
Worth Keeter (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Douglas Sloan (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jeff Burr (3 episodes, 1996)
Doug Campbell (3 episodes, 1996)
Terence H. Winkless (3 episodes, 1996)
Brian Thomas Jones (3 episodes, 1997)
James Mathers (3 episodes, 1997)
Shuki Levy (2 episodes, 1996)
Series Writing credits
M.A. Evans (11 episodes, 1996-1997)
Margo McCahon (8 episodes, 1996-1997)
Joel M. Barkow (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Louis J. Zivot (7 episodes, 1996-1997)
Bob Allen (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Taylor Grant (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
Paul Corrigan (3 episodes, 1996)
Shell Danielson (3 episodes, 1996)
Brad Walsh (3 episodes, 1996)
J.P. Chanda (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Elizabeth Cooper (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Fletcher (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Clifford Herbert (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Koji Kataoka (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Peter Lebow (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Oak O'Connor (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jennifer Heftler (2 episodes, 1996)
Shuki Levy (2 episodes, 1996)
Lisa Page (2 episodes, 1996)

Series Produced by
Robert Hughes .... producer (unknown episodes)
Lauren A. Levine .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Shuki Levy .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Mandy Luther .... coordinating producer (unknown episodes)
Michael Thomas Montgomery .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Scott Page-Pagter .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Lance H. Robbins .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Haim Saban .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Frank Ward .... consulting producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Jeremy Sweet (47 episodes, 1996-1997)
Barry Trop (47 episodes, 1996-1997)
Inon Zur (47 episodes, 1996-1997)
Series Casting by
Thom Klohn (unknown episodes)
Katy Wallin (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Yuda Acco (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Phil Brandes (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Peter Seibold (8 episodes, 1996)
Series Costume Design by
Kathryn Shemanek (51 episodes, 1996-1997)
Series Makeup Department
Keith Hall .... key make-up/hair (8 episodes, 1996)
Debbie Synott .... second makeup (8 episodes, 1996)
Ani Plotkin-Maloney .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1996)

Wendi Lynn Allison .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Corinna Liebel .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Sandi Rowden .... makeup department head (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charlene Rodriguez Mathers .... second second assistant director (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Michi Yamato .... second unit director (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Oak O'Connor .... 1st assistant director (2 episodes, 1996)

Tom Milo .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Banner Agundez .... props (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Chris Barber .... propmaker (53 episodes, 1996-1997)

Roger Baer .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
David Delvalle .... swing gang (unknown episodes)
Aaron Dick .... swing (unknown episodes)
Brad Douglas .... lead man (unknown episodes)
Jared Fleury .... property master (unknown episodes)
Jennifer Fleury .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Scott MacLachlan .... property maker (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Kevin Newson .... adr mixer (47 episodes, 1996-1997)
David W. Barr .... adr recordist (33 episodes, 1996-1997)
Stephen Clark .... dialogue editor (32 episodes, 1996)
Carl Lange .... a.d.r. recordist (7 episodes, 1996)
Kurt Peterson .... boom operator (3 episodes, 1996)

Charlene Banta .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Andy King .... dialogue editor / sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Tony Smyles .... production sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
S. 'Kiki' Chansamone .... visual effects supervisor (49 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rebecca Little .... visual effects assistant (7 episodes, 1996)
Marlan Harris .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 1997)

Kevin Scharff .... digital artist (unknown episodes, 1997-1998)
Christian Boudman .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Michael Carter .... modern videofilm digital artist (unknown episodes)
Rick Cortes .... digital compositor / effects storyboard (unknown episodes)
Darin Hilton .... digital effects artist (unknown episodes)
Rick Shick .... visual effects: claymation, compositing, rotoscoping, graphic design, puppet making, element shoots and stand-in vfx supervisor (unknown episodes)
Jason C. Spratt .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
Claudia Sumner .... visual effects producer / visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Chad Parker .... stunt performer: Purple Borg (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Terence J. Rotolo .... stunt performer (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Michi Yamato .... stunt coordinator / stunt double: Red Striker Beetleborg / ... (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Balinda English .... stunt player (20 episodes, 1996-1997)
Kyle Jordan .... stunt player (20 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rick Tane .... stunt player (20 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lee Whittaker .... stunt player (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
Kisu .... stunt player / stunt double: Green Hunter Beetleborg (9 episodes, 1996)

Nito Larioza .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John W. Kristopik .... best boy grip (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Chrystina Myers .... first assistant camera (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Greg McCurley .... lighting technician (47 episodes, 1996-1997)
Brad Heiner .... best boy: grip (20 episodes, 1996)
Tom Stanger .... lighting technician (2 episodes, 1996)

Jake Avignone .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (unknown episodes)
Marco Cappetta .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Erin Harvey .... electrician (unknown episodes)
Paul McCallum .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Stephen Rafferty .... second assistant camera: second unit (unknown episodes)
David C. Romano .... grip (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Charles Matthews .... extras casting (34 episodes, 1996-1997)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Beth Ramsey .... costumer (11 episodes, 1996)
Kimberly Campbell .... creature wardrobe (7 episodes, 1996)
Series Editorial Department
Martin Mares .... on-line editor (8 episodes, 1997)

Eric S. Rollman .... executive in charge of post-production (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
John W. Barbee .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes)
Lance Cherniet .... transportation captain (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Steven Sessions .... story editor (53 episodes, 1996-1997)
Erik Freid .... set production assistant (20 episodes, 1996)
Marilyn Loud .... production assistant (9 episodes, 1996-1997)
Rachel Flackett .... production assistant (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
Sasche Frischke .... production secretary (5 episodes, 1996)
Caroline Graham .... production secretary (3 episodes, 1996)

Gavin Franks .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Linda Giffin-Citron .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Peter Greenwood .... voice-over (unknown episodes)
James E. Mastroianni .... set production assistant (unknown episodes)
Tracy L. Moody .... script supervisor / script supervisor: second unit (unknown episodes)
Kimberly Weeks .... additional script supervisor / script supervisor: second unit (unknown episodes)
Licia Wolf .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Beetleborgs Metallix" - USA (second season title)
"Saban's Big Bad Beetleborgs" - USA (complete title)
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23 min | USA:30 min (including commercials) (53 episodes)
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
One of my joys as a kid., 16 July 2004
Author: Robbie14 from Long Island

Aside from Power Rangers, Big Bad Beetleborgs was one of my many favorite television shows to look forward to. It had a lot of stuff that Power Rangers had, which was enough for me to watch it. But it was a bit different though.

Three kids who love comic books are given one wish by a friendly ghost, Flabber. The kids wish they were their favorite comic book characters, the Beetleborgs! Drew McCormick becomes the Blue Stinger Beetleborg, and the leader of the team. He gains the power of telekenesis. His sister, Jo, becomes the Red Striker Beetleborg. She gains the power of super strength. Their friend, Roland Williams, becomes the Green Hunter Beetleborg. He gains the power of super speed. After fighting several monsters made by the bad guys, the Magnavors, they create their own Beetleborg, the evil Shadowborg. Shadowborg easily decimates them, causing the team to make a 4th member. An artist creates the White Blaster Beetleborg, and gives the powers to a classmate of theirs, Josh Baldwin. Josh defeats Shadowborg, but loses his powers as well.

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