History WesternAnimation / TheSuperGlobetrotters

8th Aug '15 5:46:23 AM Homemaderat
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** Similarly Wolf-Person is drawn the same but colored differently as the werewolf from Scooby Doo.
8th Aug '15 5:43:51 AM Homemaderat
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Happens multiple times in the Bullmoose episode, mostly the Globies to retort how every room in the hideout gets wackier and wackier. In a way it reminds the audience this episode is weird even for a show like this.
24th Jun '15 12:45:54 PM rjung
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* SomethingPerson: Most of the heroes and villains were named " Man".
24th Jun '15 12:43:22 PM rjung
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* Nate Branch[=/=]Liquid Man - Turns himself into water.
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* Nate Branch[=/=]Liquid Man, Fluid Man, and/or Aqua Man - Turns himself into water.
24th Jun '15 12:42:36 PM rjung
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24th Jun '15 12:41:57 PM rjung
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''The Super Globetrotters'' is a 1979 spinoff of ''WesternAnimation/TheHarlemGlobetrotters'', produced by Creator/HannaBarbera for Creator/{{NBC}}. It ran for 13 episodes. It's five semi-real-life basketball entertainers who gain super powers. ''Ludicrous'' super powers. Nate Branch turns into water, Curly Neal retracts his limbs into his body and becomes a basketball, Twiggy Sanders can use his body as a rope, Sweet Lou Dunbar [[HairyHammerspace stores gadgets in his immense afro]], and Geese Ausbie [[MesACrowd can duplicate himself]]. They fight villains, mostly by challenging them to basketball games. Some of the powers and costumes were taken directly from Hanna-Barbera's ''WesternAnimation/TheImpossibles''. The whole show is parodied in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' movie.
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''The Super Globetrotters'' is a 1979 spinoff of ''WesternAnimation/TheHarlemGlobetrotters'', the ''WesternAnimation/TheHarlemGlobetrotters'' animated cartoon, produced by Creator/HannaBarbera for Creator/{{NBC}}. It ran for 13 episodes. It's episodes in 1979. The premise of the show is that five semi-real-life basketball entertainers who gain super powers. ''Ludicrous'' super powers. members of the Harlem Globetrotters are secretly superheroes. When trouble arose, they would enter portable lockers, then transform into their super-powered forms and fly into acton. The team consisted of: * Nate Branch turns Branch[=/=]Liquid Man - Turns himself into water, Curly Neal retracts water. * Freddie "Curly" Neal[=/=]Super Sphere - Has a basketball-shaped head. He could also retract his limbs and grow into his a giant ball, then bounce and smash opponents. * James "Twiggy" Sanders[=/=]Spaghetti Man - His body was turned into ropes, and becomes a basketball, Twiggy Sanders can use his body he could also function as a rope, Sweet Lou Dunbar rope ladder. * Louis "Sweet Lou" Dunbar[=/=]Gizmo Man - He had an immense afro, where [[HairyHammerspace he stores gadgets in his immense afro]], and Geese Ausbie various gadgets]] for whatever situations arose. * Hubert "Geese" Ausbie[=/=]Multi Man - Could [[MesACrowd can duplicate himself]]. They fight villains, mostly by challenging them to himself]]. Not surprisingly, the team fought various super-villains, and the confrontations would invariably be settled with a basketball games. game between the two sides. Some of the powers and costumes were taken directly from Hanna-Barbera's ''WesternAnimation/TheImpossibles''. The whole entire show is was later parodied in a ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' movie.several episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}''.
3rd Mar '15 2:37:00 AM Homemaderat
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** The classic Globetrotters bus from the first series returns in some episodes. ** There's a villain calling himself The Time Lord around the same time HB was interested in doing a animated Series/DoctorWho.
9th Dec '14 5:23:57 PM EenyMineyMoTo
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9th Dec '14 1:20:53 PM CorahsUncle
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* BroughtToYouByTheLetterS: F is for Fluid Man
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* BroughtToYouByTheLetterS: F is for Fluid ManMan, and M is for Multi Man.

* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: The Fearless Fossils team of Museum Man is pretty good at basketball. By the end of the first half the score is "99-0" with the Globies being the goose egg.
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* EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs: The Fearless Fossils team of Museum Man is pretty good at basketball. By the end of the first half half, the score is "99-0" with the Globies being the goose egg.egg. * FaceStealer: The Facelift

* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Each episode title is basically "The Super Globetrotters versus the VillainOfTheWeek."
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* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Each episode title is basically "The Super Globetrotters versus vs. the VillainOfTheWeek."

* QuirkyMinibossSquad: Pretty much all the bad guys have one. Some are more fleshed out than others
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* QuirkyMinibossSquad: Pretty much all the bad guys have one. Some are more fleshed out than othersothers.

* ShoutOut: Surprisingly a lot to other HB shows, with some of design re-use and others on purpose ** In one episode Gizmo Man pulls a white rabbit out of his afro that says "Brak" like the Magic Rabbit ** Whale Man's pirates use the same designs as from the original Scooby Doo ghost pirates ** Museum Man's episode takes place in Big City, which is Dynomutt's hometown. When they got to meet the Chief of Police he's drawn the same as the one on Dynomutt
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* ShoutOut: Surprisingly a lot to other HB shows, with some of design re-use and others on purpose purpose. ** In one episode episode, Gizmo Man pulls a white rabbit out of his afro that afro. The rabbit says "Brak" like the [[WesternAnimation/LaffALympics Magic Rabbit Rabbit]]. ** Whale Man's pirates use the same designs as from the original Scooby Doo Franchise/ScoobyDoo ghost pirates pirates. ** Museum Man's episode takes place in Big City, which is [[WesternAnimation/DynomuttDogWonder Dynomutt's hometown. hometown]]. When they got to meet the Chief chief of Police police, he's drawn the same as the one on Dynomutt''Dynomutt''.
9th Dec '14 1:04:30 PM Homemaderat
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* ShoutOut: Suprisingly a lot to other HB shows, with some of design re-use and others on purpose
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* ShoutOut: Suprisingly Surprisingly a lot to other HB shows, with some of design re-use and others on purpose
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