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Captain Flamingo is a Canadian animated television series, which chronicles the adventures of the protagonist and main character Milo Powell (a.k.a. Captain Flamingo). The television series was produced by Atomic Cartoons, Breakthrough Films & Television, The Heroic Film Company and PASI Animation, and premiered on YTV in Canada on February 7, 2006 and it is shown on Jetix in the United Kingdom and Nicktoons in Australia. So far, there are currently no plans to show the television series in the United States. An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... A protagonist is the main figure of a piece of literature or drama and has the main part or role. ... The protagonist is the central figure of a story, and is often referred to as a storys main character. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Atomic Cartoons logo Atomic Betty, Atomic Cartoons official mascot Atomic Cartoons is a Canadian animated cartoon studio, founded in 1999 by industry veterans Trevor Bentley, Mauro Casalese, Olaf Miller, and Emmy Award winner Rob Davies. ... The official logo for Breakthrough Films & Television. ... YTV is a Canadian cable television specialty channel aimed at youth, available nationwide through cable and satellite television. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “Fox Kids (UK)” redirects here. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ...


The titular character is of an unspecified young age. He has no real super-powers of note, just a desire to help "li'l kids" in trouble. His "super powers" take the form of novelty items, such as a whoopee cushion, among other things.

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Plot

Milo Powell is an ordinary young boy until a kid is in trouble. Any time a kid yells "Uh-oh! Flamingo!", Milo transforms into Captain Flamingo, whose mission is to help little kids who need assistance. Captain Flamingo is aided in his missions by his best friend Lizbeth Zaragoza, who apparently has a secret crush on him. CF also has a little brother named Thor.


In trying to solve the simple problems of various little kids he encounters (such as, say, a lost pencil or a missing sock), Captain Flamingo often gets into tight spots. He has, in various episodes, gotten trapped in a bubble with a full bladder, gone underwater to battle an eel, and has gotten trapped in a deadly matrix of bouncing superballs. He eventually gets out of these situations by using his "Bird Brain" – which at times is Lizbeth and at others is his own instincts. This show seems to be a gigantic Batman parody, as evidenced by the basic concept of a male dressed as an animal using gadgets to help people. Some advanced concepts, such as their non-acceptance of relationships is further proof Captain Flamingo is parodying Batman. In anatomy, the urinary bladder is a hollow, muscular, and distensible (or elastic) organ that sits on the pelvic floor in mammals. ... Suborders See text for suborders and families. ...


Running Gags: Milo is unaware that Lizbeth has a crush on him. The fourth wall is broken several times, usually through the use of characters talking to the narrator (like in one episode where the narrator kept saying things related to vomiting, whereupon Milo yells at him: "WE GET IT, ALREADY!!!"). Also, Milo seems to be clueless, as in one episode he was completely unaware that he wasn't wearing any trousers. A similar joke happened while he was packing up for YTV's Big BBQ Blowout; Milo finished packing his bags, but Ian pointed out that he wasn't wearing pants. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Vomiting (also throwing up or emesis) is the forceful expulsion of the contents of ones stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose. ... Germanic trousers of the 4th century found in the Thorsberg moor, Germany Early use of trousers in France: a sans-culotte by Louis-Léopold Boilly. ...


Main Characters

Milo Powell/Captain Flamingo: Motivated, driven Milo Powell is equipped with the imagination and faith to become a superhero. He stands proudly in his homemade super-tights, his unwieldy flamingo-beak helmet and terry cloth cape, ready to take on an outsized world! With Milo, things rarely turn out as planned, but somehow they do always manage to turn out alright. He carries a heavy heroic burden because kids everywhere rely on him, so he approaches their problems with utmost seriousness—as if the fate of their world depended on it (and maybe it does!).


Lizbeth Amanda Zaragoza: Lizbeth is focused and organized but darn it, she's just a puddle of emotions when it comes to Milo Powell, her favourite square shaped boy. She's a devoted follower and chronicler of his heroics, and, unbeknownst to him, is the voice of the "birdbrain" that often inspires the Captain to save the day. Strong, smart Lizbeth is secure in the knowledge that girls mature faster than boys, so she knows one day Milo will catch up and appreciate her. So, for now, she's willing to guide him along and wait patiently for that special day.


Thor Powell: Thor is Milo’s diaper-clad baby brother. Thor likes to crawl after Milo and ride his cape. And he likes to slobber on Milo’s tights. As Thor’s primary babysitter, Milo often has to juggle his little brother and his work—sometimes literally.


Max: Max is one of the smartest, most sophisticated kids on the block. It's not his fault he's two feet tall and has a ridicuwous Elmer Fudd-like speech problem. Luckily, Captain Flamingo gets him out of trouble. A lot.


Rutger: Rutger always bites off more than he can chew. For instance, rather than ride a dumb little dinghy in the wading pool, he'll construct a massive Titanic-like behemoth out of random floatie toys—only to have it sink dramatically, with him onboard. The only kid who thinks as big as he does is the Captain; good thing, as Rutger frequently requires his services.


Owen-Only: Owen-Only is an over-protected only child. He's been padded, helmeted and parentally locked out of most of the thrills of being a kid. And pop-culturally, he's way behind. This character has never tasted junk food, or felt the wind in his hair while riding his scooter, or told a joke where the punch line was “poo.” So alyou have to forgive him for not getting stuff, or always stating the obvious, to the point of being really annoying sometimes. Given what he's up against, you gotta love the guy.


Avi: Avi has a real knack for disaster. Is it a bad moon that hangs over his head or just the overlong bangs that hang in his eyes? Whatever the cause, Avi is seriously dexterity-challenged. All it takes from him is one “uh-oh” move to start off an inevitable chain of mounting disasters. Captain Flamingo doesn't mind cleaning up Avi’s messes, usually, but sometimes he wishes Avi would plan and call ahead, because, let's face it: if he's going with his mom to the china shop on Monday, Milo really should book the week off.


Wendell: Wendell is Milo’s cousin and nemesis. He and Milo are always competing against each other. Wendell loves to point out how much better he is than Milo at everything (due mostly to the fact that he is, as he never lets Milo forget, an eighth of an inch taller than Milo but that is the only way he is superior to him). A bit of a geek, Wendell always looks for a mathematical and/or scientific way to gain the upper hand over Milo. He later invents his own superheroic alter ego, Commander Whooping Crane who almost suceeded Milo until he got into trouble and had to be saved by CF.


Tabitha: Tabitha has two settings: freaked out, and really freaked out. She's on life’s fast track; every moment of every day is scheduled, and she plans to finish university and have an established medical career by the time most of us are just finishing breakfast. But when someone's life moves as fast as hers does, things eventually slip—and the Captain is always there to pick up the pieces.


Sanjay: Easily distracted, Sanjay is the kid voted “Most likely to walk into a tree while following a bird call,” or “Most likely to trip into a manhole while reading and jogging at the same time.” In fact, he may not even notice that he's in the middle of being saved by the fearless yet focused Captain!


Otto: Otto could well be a genius. Or he could be a complete wacko. We'll only know for sure after he's grown up. But for now, he builds robots that go bad, constructs alternate universes that spin out of his control, and collects rocks that include most of the planet's ore supply. But the Captain saves Otto frequently and unquestioningly—and might even consider him his favourite customer!


Kirsten: Kirsten is a sweet girl who really believes in Captain Flamingo, and is even doing a project on him for school. Whenever she gets near Milo, she peppers him with fan-type questions, always proceeded by, “I was just wondering…”


Episodes

Season one

  1. The Flamingo Has Landed!
  2. Pancake Panic
  3. Beyond the Thundermonkey Dome
  4. Gum Control
  5. Sink or Swim?
  6. Basement of Yuck
  7. Water You Worried About?
  8. Portrait of a Superhero
  9. I Scream, You Scram!
  10. Ball of Confusion
  11. Ack! Give me my Backpack Back, Jack!
  12. Appointment Terror
  13. Run, Milo, Run!
  14. Blizzard of Ooze
  15. Cheese the Day!
  16. Beach Blanket Flamingo
  17. Ten-Pin Peril
  18. Whack-a-Max
  19. The Best Episode Ever
  20. Charge It!

Season two

  1. A Fish Called "Milo"
  2. High and Flighty
  3. Much Ado About... A Do
  4. Talking to Ralph on the Big Porcelain Phone
  5. Flowers and Candy
  6. Snot Funny
  7. The Last Stand
  8. Fifty Ways to Leave your Liver
  9. Alien Avalanche
  10. Thor All Over
  11. Milo and the Gang Face More Problems
  12. The Even Greater Escape
  13. Bunny Run
  14. Tape That!
  15. Play-On Words
  16. Present Tense
  17. Missed Manners
  18. Domo Ari-Otto, Mr. Robotto
  19. The Good, the Bad, and the Little
  20. Pop goes the Milo!

Season three

  1. Just Looking!
  2. Outrageous Fortune... Cookie
  3. In-Field Error
  4. A New Bird on the Block
  5. Bug-Out!
  6. Pasta Your Bedtime
  7. Under There? Under Where?
  8. Exhibit YIKES!
  9. Burr in the Hand
  10. Blind-Sided

Season four

  1. Monster Headache
  2. Volunteers For Fears
  3. Hairdos and Don'ts
  4. Baby You Can Drive My Karma
  5. Training Wreck
  6. Nothing But The Tooth
  7. Phone Tag
  8. Max Invader, Scourge of the Universe

Voice cast

  • Tabitha St. Germain as Milo Powell/Captain Flamingo
  • Melanie Tonello as Lizbeth
  • Peter Keleghan as "The Narrator"
  • Demetrius Joyette as Rutger
  • Scott Beaudin as Owen-Only
  • John McGrath as Incidental Characters
  • Cole Caplan as Wendell/Commander Whooping Crane

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