The Oblongs (2001-2002)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2001-04-01

Runtime: 30 minutes

Genre(s): Animation, Comedy

Language(s): English


The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is loosely based on a series of characters introduced in creator Angus Oblong's picture book entitled Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children. The TV series was produced by Jobsite Productions and Mohawk Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, and the theme song for the show was composed and performed by They Might Be Giants. The Oblongs aired on The WB from April 1, 2001 until May 20, 2001 and then aired on Adult Swim from August 25, 2002 to October 20, 2002, with a total of thirteen episodes. There has been mention of a potential series revival with new episodes on Adult Swim, however, no other information has been announced. All thirteen episodes of The Oblongs were released on DVD on October 4, 2005.

Cast 9
Lea DeLaria - Helga Phugly
Jean Smart - Pickles Oblong
Will Ferrell - Bob Oblong
Pamela Adlon - Milo Oblong
Jeannie Elias - Beth Oblong
Randy Sklar - Biff Oblong
Jason Sklar - Chip Oblong
Billy West - George Klimer
Becky Thyre - Peggy
Production 1
John W. Hyde - Producer
Network 1
The WB

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