Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|The Oblongs - The Complete Series|
Actors: Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon, Jean Smart, Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar
Genres: Comedy, Television, Animation
Based on Angus Oblong's underground cartoon world, The Oblongs are so much dysfunctional as slightly non-functional. Living next to a polluted swamp has left them with the occasional missing limb or mysterious growth, but ... more »
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Scott R. (Popcorn888) from WOODBURY, MN
Reviewed on 9/9/2016...
Has a They Might Be Giants song. Very funny show.
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Kat D. (KatlynAva)
Reviewed on 3/11/2010...
Why do the best shows get canceled? This show is hilarious (and normally I HATE Will Ferrel), and if I were you I'd watch every episode over and over until you have them memorized.
2 of 3 member(s) found this review helpful.
Funny, but not for everyone
Derek S. Bland | Flint, MI, USA | 07/29/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This series alternates between juvenile and demented. It's some of Will Ferrell's best work (outside his SNL material, of course).
Currently this is available exclusively at Best Buy. Hold off the temptation to buy it from them (or from the rip-off artist here on the Amazon Marketplace that wants $50-$60 for it, and buy it in about 2 more months when it's everywhere for $24."
Finally!!!! (thank you thank you thank you)
Diane B. Firstman | Brooklyn, NY USA | 09/28/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)
""The Oblongs" is another one of those cartoons that is greatly underappreciated by the masses.
Yes, its humor is derived from a family of "oddballs" and their miscreant friends and neighbors, but the laughs were just so plentiful. Excellent writing, and brilliant voice work by Will Ferrell and Jean Smart.
Sadly, the show only lasted one season, and reruns are now shown haphazardly on "Adult Swim". Maybe there will be a grassroots movement to bring the show back, now that its on DVD (it worked for "Family Guy", and this show is at LEAST as good as "Family Guy" ... and much better than "American Dad"!)"
Great cartoon gone befor its time !
E. Porter | 09/21/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The Oblongs are coming to dvd ! its about time this great twisted show gets a dvd set. dont listen to reviewer T. Casey who wants you to be a Barney fan like he is. The Oblongs cartoon is comedy gold. How can you go wrong with a show about a deformed family that lives next to a toxic waste dump ? well how can you go wrong ?.... im waiting for a answer !"