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Don Cheadle’s Evil Captain Planet Returns In Tree-Making Web Series

26 November 2012 3:17 PM, PST | | See recent Tubefilter News news »

The first time Don Cheadle donned the signature suit of Captain Planet, we knew it was going to be special. The resulting Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet video spread like wildfire across the Internet, racking up over 4 million views on Funny or Die alone. Now, the sadistic and malevolent version of the character is returning in a series of videos branded by Campbell's. In the original video, Captain Planet started out as the benevolent and pro-environment hero made famous by the 90s cartoon before turning into pure evil. This time around, however, Cheadle plays the antagonist right from the start, murdering scores of humans by turning them into various types of flora. Just as the first video spawned several classic lines, I expect "I heard you're broccolis" to turn up in comment sections around the globe. It's unclear how many episodes this series will run for, but there will at »

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