The Oblongs (2001–2002)
"The Oblongs..." (original title)

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The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste.

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 Milo Oblong / ... (13 episodes, 2001)
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 Bob Oblong (8 episodes, 2001)
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 Pickles Oblong (8 episodes, 2001)
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 Biff Oblong (8 episodes, 2001)
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 Chip Oblong (8 episodes, 2001)
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 Beth Oblong / ... (8 episodes, 2001)
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 George Klimer / ... (8 episodes, 2001)
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 Mrs. Hubbard (8 episodes, 2001)
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 Helga Phugly (7 episodes, 2001)
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 Debbie Klimer / ... (7 episodes, 2001)
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The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste.

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Just one more toxic family. (DVD) See more »


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Angus Oblong commented in a interview that he was generally dissatisfied with The Oblongs and accused the producers of basically making a Simpsons Clone. See more »

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Milo Oblong: [reading Biff's diary] Ran laps behind Coach at practice. I hope someday to have his perfect buttocks.
[flips pages]
Milo Oblong: Came in early today. Coach was alone in the jacuzzi. Boring!
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Referenced in A Good Day to El Topo Chico (2013) See more »

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The Oblongs Theme
Written and Performed by They Might Be Giants
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Disgusting, morbid, and generally rather repugnant; Just the way we like it.
9 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Based around the lives of "the valley" kids, The Oblongs manages to show quite the range of human emotions behind their veil of crude, yet often very clever, jokes. If taken for just the face value, some may see the show as utterly atrocious. Of course, as with similar shows (alright, there's nothing that really comes close to this show, but there are some come within a few miles, such as Family Guy, or in a looser fashion, The Simpsons), taking the jokes at the surface level can leave many offended. These people just shouldn't watch. However, if you have somewhat thick skin, and can take a joke as it is meant, The Oblongs are quite worth it. Their presentation of all facets of life in a removed setting create an image of ourselves that we can laugh at without dwelling on the fact that it is ourselves. So sit back, relax, and prepare to cringe while laughing hysterically.


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