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)
Becky Thyre ...
 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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Beth Oblong's birthday is on June 7th. 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.
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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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The best show in late night cartoon series!
14 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

"The Oblongs" is a wonderfully done series about a screwed up deformed family. We're not laughing at them, but with them. The characters recognize that they are not perfect and make the most of it. Last nights episode saw Milo striving to fit in and be "cool". Every kid in America has gone through that. Why not make fun of it by using buckets with ham labels on them? This series makes my stomach hurt from laughing for thirty minutes straight! True, the jokes are crude, but that's what makes them funny! I recommend it to anyone who can put aside reality for half an hour and realize that life is hilarious and meant to be laughed at!


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