The Oblongs

Season 2 Episode 9

Father of the Bribe

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Oct 20, 2002 on The WB



  • Trivia

    • When Bob is talking about testing his Mandarin Chinese he can be heard saying "Gung Hi Fat Choy" which translates into "Happy Holidays".

  • Quotes

    • (when everyone gives money to the civil servants)
      Bob: It's going to be a wonderful Christmas!
      Pickles: Bob that's almost half a year away!

    • Mayor Bledsoe: I can't walk out of here with a big bag of money, I'll attract attention.
      Mister Klimer: Sir, your wearing a Mexican wrestling mask.

    • Milo: So anyway, thats how the panda bears got into the Dairy Queen and why I NEED A LAWYER!

  • Notes

    • Gilbert Gottfried is the third Saturday Night Live alum to be on The Oblongs. Along with Will Ferrel, and Laraine Newman.

    • They had plans to introduce Creepy Susie's family (her Mom, her Dad who in the book was a crossdressing Albino Midget, her brother Lawrence and pet dust ball Jeff) next season. But didn't have a chance to do this due to the cancellation of the show.

    • This is actually the Season Finale of Season One. This is also the Series Finale.

    • This episode was first broadcast on Canada's "Teletoon" station on October 7, 2001.

    • Beth asks if she can watch "Velva, the Warrior" in this episode. Velva appears in the next sequential episode, "Heroine Addict."

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