The Oblongs

TV Show • 2001 • Animation  

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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.
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Does the dog die?
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sillygirl1234
No, but Scottie is depicted to be sickly/narcoleptic.
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Does a pet die?
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Is a child abused?
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Were animals harmed in the making?
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Is there pedophilia?
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S1
 E3
A cat skeleton is shown
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Is a minor sexualized?
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sillygirl1234
Milo is heavily medicated for his mental illnesses.
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Is there addiction?
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Pickles is a heavy smoker and drinker.
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Are animals abused?
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paintedrocket
George Klimer abuses Scottie
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Does a cat die?
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S1
 E3
Helga’s cat is shown as a skeleton after she was abandoned
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Are there bugs?
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S1
 E3
The episode centers around fireflies and catching them
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Bodily Harm
Is there cannibalism?
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TiredDaddi
A couple stranded on an island eats the other people. Not shown but talked about
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Gross
Does someone vomit?
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sillygirl1234
Debbie Kliemer is seen binging and purging in one episode.
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Mental Health
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sillygirl1234
No, but there are jokes about suicide.
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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paintedrocket
Helga is pretty much a walking fat joke
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sillygirl1234
No, but there are a few iffy jokes about Anita, who is a transgender woman.
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paintedrocket
The character Anita is either a trans woman or a drag queen (the show isn't really clear about it), but her identity is respected for the most part.
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S1
 E3
A derogatory comment is made about immigrants
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Sex
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S1
 E3
Porn is mentioned, sex/moans happen off screen
Bob is seen in BDSM gear hitting a woman with a belt
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