The Oblongs

My Name is Robbie

Season 1, Ep 12, Aired 10/6/02
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  • Episode Description
  • A freak accident at a Globicide-owned amusement park leaves Bob unable to use his mouth. Out of compassion (and at the advice of their lawyers), the people at Globicide build him a robotic suit with limbs that he can use to perform his duties. The now whole Bob gets an inflated ego and quits his job, but lands a new job as a lifeguard on the beach -- with a silicone-filled co-worker named Dusty who affectionately calls him Robbie. Meanwhile, Beth counts down the days to her upcoming birthday.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Billy West

    George Klimer / James / Anita Bidet (Voice)

  • Pamela Adlon

    Voice of Milo Oblong / Jared Klimer / the Debbies (Voice)

  • Lea DeLaria

    Helga Phugly (Voice)

  • Jean Smart

    Pickles Oblong (voice)

  • Jason Sklar

    Chip Oblong (Voice)

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Bob gets an upgrade, hilarity ensues. :D

    By 4EverGreen, May 03, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • (Beth's birthday) Beth: Wow now I have ointment, salve and balm for my head thingy! (Throws away presents) Beth: Okay where's my doll, jump-rope and new watch? Pickles: Little girls don't get presents when they're greedy. Beth: You forgot were you puted them didn't you? Pickles: Who wants cake!

    • Bob (singing): She reminds me of a woman, a sexy woman. Yeah a large-breasted, full-hipped woman that craves a spanking.

    • (during the 'it's a third world' ride) Robot kids: ...Where we don't get to eat and we don't get to sleep. Rotten stench in the air becasue there's pee everywhere, it's a third world after all! Milo: Mom, I want to work in a sweat-shop! Pickles: Sorry honey, you're too old.

    • Bob: I may not have arms and legs, but I have the one body part that truly matters in a man -- and it's huge! Dusty: I'd like to see that. Male lifeguard: Me too!

    Notes (3)

    • Bob met both his wife Pickles and his "girlfriend" Dusty at the beach.

    • This episode was first broadcast on Canada's "Teletoon" station on September 30, 2001.

    • The song "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves is used in this episode.

    Trivia (1)

    • The song "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves is used in this episode.

    Allusions (1)

    • An attraction at the amusement park is "It's a Third World" -- a spoof of "It's a Small World (After All)" with animatronic children singing in sweatshops.

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