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The Oblongs 

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The misadventures of a goofy family deformed by toxic waste.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Pamela Adlon ...  Milo Oblong / ... 13 episodes, 2001
Will Ferrell ...  Bob Oblong 8 episodes, 2001
Jean Smart ...  Pickles Oblong 8 episodes, 2001
Randy Sklar ...  Biff Oblong 8 episodes, 2001
Jason Sklar ...  Chip Oblong 8 episodes, 2001
Jeannie Elias Jeannie Elias ...  Beth Oblong / ... 8 episodes, 2001
Billy West ...  George Klimer / ... 8 episodes, 2001
Laraine Newman ...  Mrs. Hubbard 8 episodes, 2001
Lea DeLaria ...  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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Canada | USA

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English

Release Date:

1 April 2001 (USA) See more »

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The Oblongs See more »

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Runtime:

| (13 episodes)

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Angus Oblong commented in an interview that he was generally dissatisfied with this show and accused the producers of basically making a The Simpsons (1989) clone. See more »

Quotes

Milo Oblong: What are you doing?
Pickles Oblong: Burying beer. Aw, crud. That means I drank gopher poison.
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Alternate Versions

During one scene in the episode "Milo Interrupted," Jawless Peggy says "Oh no, she didn't just call me a ho!" WB used this clip in promos, but the word "ho" was changed to "hussy." See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Good Day to El Topo Chico (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

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 radtrl20See 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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