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There's No Heel Like El Eel

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>Hanna-Barbera Studios
  • Hanna-Barbera Studios
  • Animated Characters: Jabberjaw, Clamhead, Bubbles, Shelly, Biff.
  • First Aired in 1976.
  • Episode Number: JBJ-16
  • Running Time: 30 minutes.
  • Season: 1
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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In the year 2076, a group of teenagers, as teenagers often do, formed a band. They called themselves The Neptunes, with Biff on guitar, Shelly on tambourine, Bubbles on piano, and Clam-Head on cello. Not getting the sound they wanted, the band was faced with difficult questions: Where are we going to play? Do we need a drummer? and, perhaps most importantly, Why is there a cello in our rock band? Deciding to tackle the drummer issue first, they turned to their good friend Jabberjaw.

Jabberjaw brought several things to the table. Aside from the fact that he was a terrific drummer, he was very funny. That would come in handy during those lonely nights on the road. He was also a real shark at the negotiating table. As a matter of fact, he was a real shark everywhere. A great white, to be exact. The band now complete, The Neptunes would ride in the Aquacar to their concert dates, playing bubblegum pop tunes and inexplicably getting mixed up with criminals in nearly every episode.

Jabberjaw constantly whined about getting no respect, a trademark of comedian Rodney Dangerfield, yet his voice and mannerisms were eerily reminiscent of Curly from The Three Stooges.

The show ran for two seasons, the second of which was composed entirely of repeats. The shark himself reappeared later in the decade as a competitor on Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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This is my favorite Jabberjaw episode.Jabberjaw looks cute in his El Jabbo costume.He protects the people from El Heel,where The Neptunes are performing.Jabberjaw,as El Jabbo gets a medal and a kiss from the mayor's daughter and is her hero....  (read more)

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Gabbo had been the rival of Krusty the Clown on the Simpsons in an episode guest starring Johnny Carson, Liz Taylor, Bette Midler and Luke Perry.
Even tho Jabberjaw is 20 years older than the Simpsons, when I watched Jabberjaw dressed like Zorro (in...  (read more)

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