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Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Bible Fruit (season finale?)

by Jonathan Toomey, posted Mar 24th 2008 2:31PM

Frylock's MySpace page on ATHF.
(S05E09) "Well... I'm about to update your "MyFace" page with my ass unless you get in there and read us a story!" - Shake

Well, not the best episode of ATHF, but I liked certain parts of it. The addition of new or temporary characters is always so touch and go on this show. Sometimes it's huge and repeat appearances are warranted. Think Mooninites, Plutonians, and MC Pee Pants. The Bible Fruit? Despite the extra points for being a well-done knock off of the openly Christian themed VeggieTales, I'll be glad if I never see them again.

Frylock went ahead and made a MySpace page and quickly made three new friends who he invited over for a party: Burt Banana, Tammy Tangerine, and Mortimer Mango. Carl showed up briefly, but quickly left after remarking "see you fruits later." Hilarious. Despite the fact that everyone dressed up (Frylock had a cardigan, Shake had a Hawaiian shirt, Meatwad... a belt), the party went south fast when the Fruits outed themselves as drug addicts turned hardcore Jesus freaks. Think of all the religious fanatic stereotypes you've ever encountered and that pretty much sums them up.

Over the course of the evening, Burt lost control and began to crave alcohol, drugs, sex, and beating his fiancé Tammy. Blame Shake's mojitos I guess. They trashed the house as most guests of the Aqua Teen's tend to do and eventually, Frylock and Meatwad blew the place up with Shake and the Fruits inside.

Nothing all that special, but there are a few things worth talking about...

  • Anyone notice the jab at Adult Swim for pulling Futurama? Meatwad wanted to watch it but Shake said they didn't have it anymore and he'd have to go next door to "Carl Central" (get it?) to watch it. Then he made some crack about how Carl didn't even want it until they [the Aqua Teen's] liked it. Funny stuff and well played. Futurama is now exclusively on Comedy Central.
  • Has Shake ever "whipped it out?" Does "it" even exist? He always threatens, but never acts. I'd like to see that played out some time... I think.
  • I know that Burt was voiced by David Cross, even though he was credited as Sir Willups Brightlysmoore. But who voiced Tammy? I know I recognized the voice but didn't see a familiar name in the credits.
  • I thought Shake was supposed to be filled with what was presumably pistachio flavored milk shake? Was Frylock being serious when he said that Shake was actually filled with liquid crystal meth?
  • Carl with a comb-over is one of the funniest things I've ever seen on this show.
  • Why had Meatwad vomited so much? Was Shake testing out his mojito recipe on the little guy before the party?
  • I loved listening to some of Burt's lines as he slowly gave in to his desires. He went from "high five Jesus" to "pour me a little bit of a full glass of that rum" in about thirty seconds.

This may be the season finale but I'm not sure. I've found a few places that list a tenth episode with title and airdate TBA, so who knows -- Adult Swim is like that, though. If there is one more ep, it's not next week. The Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters is premiering on Adult Swim. If this is it, it's been a good season. If not... I'm looking forward to see how they end it. Unless this is the end. Right? Yes. Maybe.

Will you watch the Aqua Teen movie on Adult Swim?
Definitely. They'll probably add bonus scenes and who knows what else.116 (76.3%)
No way. The DVD was chock full of extras. What else could there possibly be?36 (23.7%)

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Connor

I believe the voice for Tammy was performed by Kristen Schaal, from Flight of the Conchords.

March 26 2008 at 6:53 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
SRussellN

"Anyone notice the jab at Adult Swim for pulling Futurama?"

It wasn't a "jab" at Adult Swim. It was adult swim being upset that Comedy Central has the money to steal the show away from them.

But I don't care. Comedy Central has money in the DVD movie productions.

"Was Frylock being serious when he said that Shake was actually filled with liquid crystal meth?"

No. It was a joke.

March 24 2008 at 8:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Kurifurisan

nevermind...i found out who voiced Tammy.

March 24 2008 at 7:34 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Kurifurisan

I think Tammy was voiced by Sarah Silverman

March 24 2008 at 7:31 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
theposter

Also on a side note none of the Aqua teens have any private parts. They don't even know what sex, referenced a bit, is as they are all creations by the watermelon being. Only meatwad probably could. Originally he could morph into 3 things, the ones shown in the opening credits. Lately hes been getting more and more morphs.
Also a little sidenote at one time Comedy central and cartoon network were owned by time warner till comedy central was sold to viacom.

March 24 2008 at 5:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
theposter

Actually, Shake is filled with different types of Shake liquids whether its vanilla, strawberry(referenced a bit in the show), or pistashio. Frylock was basically giving Masta Shake his own medicine being fed up with all stuff(ie Meatwad tricks). He knew that the Bible fruit would try to open up Shake if he said he had Meth inside. He also let Meatwad do the final execution blowing up the house in some ironic play against Meatwad. Kinda similar in aspects to the "T-shirt of the Dead" both of which are playing at adult swim video and both having meatwad have his revenge. Both are on the website at the same time. On purpose... i think so.

March 24 2008 at 5:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Justin

I'm glad this episode was made, because "Bible Fruits" have been mentioned various times in Aqua Teen lore. There was actually going to be a scene in the movie where Meatwad watches a Bible Fruits show, in live action played out by Matt Mailerro and Dave Willlis (god, i'm a nerd).

BTW, Tammy Tangerine was Kristen Schall from Flight of the Conchords.

March 24 2008 at 3:30 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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