Characters / Black Dynamite

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     Black Dynamite 


  • Angry Black Man: BD's defualt mood is mild annoyance. And he only gets angrier from there.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: As noted several times, BLACK DYNAMITE is his God-given birth name.
  • Badass Mustache: That he has had since he was EIGHT YEARS OLD!!
  • Berserk Button: BD is rather touchy about being interrupted. He also doesn't handle orphans hooked on drugs very well.
  • Comically Invincible Hero: Black Dynamite takes his fighting prowess to parodic levels, effortlessly defeating pretty much everyone who tries to attack him. In fact, the only one who came remotely close to defeating him in the film is Richard Nixon. That is, until a certain former president Abraham Lincoln's ghost intervenes in the battle.
  • Fighting with Chucks: Not his most consistently employed weapon, but he knows how to crack heads with them.
  • Gag Penis: It extends just below his knee...
  • Innocent Bigot: While his prejudice to ninjas and "the man" are not so innocent, his stance on the LGBT comes across as simply "confused" instead of actual fear and hatred.
  • Kiai: Black Dynamite bellows out a kiai whenever he throws a strike. "SUUUUUEEEYYY!!" In the animated series, this borders on Verbal Tic.
  • Nominal Hero: He's a good guy insofar in that he stops bad guys...he also has a homicidal temper, general disregard for collateral damage, is mildly racist and is just unpleasant to hang around.
  • No Sense of Humor: While he does laugh on occasion, Black Dynamite is the only person immune to Richard Pryor's comedic skills.
  • One-Man Army: BD is deservingly described as this.
  • Only Sane Man: In that BD is far more effective at fighting The Man than everyone else, not because he is actually more sane than everyone else.
  • Perpetual Frowner:
    • Black Dynamite wears a stoic, badass expression no matter what he's doing.
    Black Dynamite: I am smiling.
    • Subverted in a scene in the movie where he talks about how much the community's been cleaned up after taking down all the dealers in a very upbeat tone of voice, and a bright smile on his face. He then stares at the camera and promptly frowns again.
  • Politically Incorrect Hero: He seems to lack a sense of tact and sensitivity to Asians ("Chinamen"), ninjas, puppets and even other Black people sometimes.
  • Sociopathic Hero: Black Dynamite displays shades of this, particularly when he drops the drug kingpin's car with a helicopter, killing him, and laughs uncontrollably. All the way home. His next target's home.
    • Also, in Taxes and Death after the Movie Producer is killed by the falling sign.
    Black Dynamite: BURN, HOLLYWOOD, BURN!! Ha ha, get it!? BURN!! Hy-sterical.
  • Third-Person Person: He has shades of this.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: While Black Dynamite was never the most delicate cat in the 'hood, he's a lot more aggressive in the cartoon than he was in the movie.
  • Weapon of Choice: BD prefers magnum revolvers and nunchaku.
  • Wouldn't Hit a Girl: In the episode "Warriors Come Out" or "Mean Queens of Halloween", Black Dynamite refused to actually fight back when he was being chased by Hollywood's LGBT community because he was told by his mother to "never hit anybody without balls." Due to the various factions of the LGBT community possessing such a wide spectrum of gender ambiguity, Black Dynamite has a hard time deciding whether or not he can "kick [their] asses in the dick" for this very reason.

     Bullhorn 
Played By: Byron Minns


  • Chick Magnet: His rhyming skills are a literal panty dropper, and leads him to a brief career in porn.
  • Hilariously Abusive Childhood: On "Bullhorn Nights or Murder She Throats," it's revealed that Bullhorn's family favored Ringo Mandingo over him because Ringo had a Gag Penis...and that his family often made Ringo dance for money while ignoring Bullhorn (even when Bullhorn came home with a perfect report card, a random man told him, "Ah, nobody care about yo' grades," and Bullhorn's mom tells him to get some money from his piggybank for Ringo).
  • Rhymes on a Dime: Bullhorn apparently picked up the habit (and his mustache) from his mother.

     Cream Corn 
Played By: Tommy Davidson


     Honeybee 
Played By: Kym Whitley


  • Fanservice: Bee is a fine woman. And the show takes several moments to show her off.

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