Black Dynamite

Season 1 Episode 1

Just Beat It or Jackson Five Across Yo' Eyes

Aired Sunday 11:30 PM Jul 15, 2012 on Adult Swim
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Pint-sized pop star Michael Jackson finds a best friend in Cream Corn after he is saved from an assassination attempt. But Black Dynamite is soon to discover that the teen idle is actually a vicious alien force who has been torturing his own family. Cream Corn and Dynamite team up to take down the evil star together!


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  • Black Dynamite Doesn't Disappoint!

    Jackson Five Across Yo' Eyes is the debut episode for the highly anticipated Black Dynamite animated show! And boy did it start off with a bang!

    Back dropped in the 70s, this episode of Black Dynamite allows us to see the origin for one of the world's most famous musicians... Michael Jackson! We are treated to the beginnings of the Jackson Five (the physical abuse these youngsters including 'Shamone' and Ben suffered through) and see what molded young Michael to become the influential power he would become.

    Oh wait, this is about Black Dynamite right? Unfortunately BD's mission against 'ignorant ninjas' gets sidetrack by one Cream Corn who is caught up in Michael Mania and isn't around when BD needs him most. Unfortunately Cream Corn discovers the horrors the other Jacksons are subjected to and it's up to BD to save him.

    This episode is hilarious from start to finish. References to 'ignorant ninjas', BD's ongoing interrogation of the HNIC (that's Head Ninja In Charge for those not in the know), to the ninjas teaming up with BD to save Cream Corn from the Jackson menace. It's funny to see how Michael's signature moves, sayings and even his look came about and all topped off with a rendition of the Girl is Mine sung by Michael and Cream Corn.

    If Black Dynamite continues as strong as this episode is, we are all in for a treat. Watch and enjoy!


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  • QUOTES (3)

    • Cream Corn: (Flies over to the bed.) Look Black Dynamite, Michael Jackson has the whole whorphanage flying. Pretty soon, you ain't gonna have nobody.
      Michael Jackson: (Flies over to Black Dynamite) Should have took the check motherfu****.

    • Black Dynamite: (Fed up with Cream Corn and his obsession with MJ) The Whorephanage is a place for whores and orphans not Michael Jackson.

    • Black Dynamite: (on a walkie-talkie speaking to Honey Bee & Bullhorn) All the ninjas in the world are no match for a couple of decent black folks working together with a plan and some explosives.

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