BeBe’s Kids

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    Black Cartoons / Black Cartoon Characters Are Turning Forty!!!

    - 9/9/67 - Black Manta - Aquaman Hour Of Adventure
    - 9/6/69 - Peter Jones - The Hardy Boys
    - 7/1/70 - Freight Train - Where's Huddles
    - 9/12/70 - The Harlem Globetrotters
    - 9/12/70 - Valerie Brown - Josie And The Pussycats
    - 9/11/71 - The Jackson 5ive
    - 9/9/72 - Valerie Brown - Josie And The Pussycats In Outer Space
    - 9/9/72 - Ed, Mrs. Thomas - Sealab 2020
    - 9/9/72 - Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids
    - 9/16/72 - Nipper, Randy, Diz and Sybil - Kid Power
    - 1973 - I Got Six - School House Rock
    - 3/11/73 - Franklin Armstrong - Peanuts (First Cartoon Appearance)
    - 9/8/73 - Franklin - Mission Magic!
    - 9/8/73 - Lt. Uhura - Star Trek
    - 1974 - Verb - School House Rock
    - 9/7/74 - Hong Kong Phooey
    - 9/7/74 - Chuck Clayton - U.S. Of Archie
    - 9/10/77 - I Am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali
    - 9/10/77 - Astrea - The Space Sentinels
    - 9/10/77 - Black Vulcan - All New Super Friends Hour
    - 9/10/77 - Dee Dee Sykes - Captain Caveman and The Teen Angles - Scooby's Laff A Lympics (Scooby Doobies)
    - 9/10/77 - Hong Kong Phooey - Scooby's Laff A Lympics (Scooby Doobies)
    - 9/10/77 - Chuck Clayton - The New Archie/Sabrina Hour
    - 2/13/78 - Go-Go Globetrotters
    - 9/9/78 - Black Vulcan - Challenge Of The Super Friends
    - 11/27/78 - Billy Jo Jive - Sesame Street
    - 9/1/79 - Rickety Rocket - The Plastic Man Comedy / Adventure - Show
    - 9/1/79 - The Brown Hornet / The New Fat Albert Show
    - 9/9/79 - Micro Woman / Super Stretch - Tarzan and the Super 7
    - 9/22/79 - The Super Globetrotters
    - 9/22/79 - Maxie - Casper And The Angels

    Black Cartoon Specials Are Turning Forty!!!

    Fat Albert
    - 11/12/69 - Hey, Hey, Hey It's Fat Albert
    - 10/24/77 - Fat Albert Halloween Special
    - 12/18/77 - Fat Albert Christmas Special

    Clerow Wilson
    - 1972 - Clerow Wilson And The Miracle Of PS 14
    - 1974 - Clerow's Great Escape

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  • BeBe’s Kids

    Bebe’s Kids is the first animated feature to feature an entirely Black main cast. The film is based upon comedian Robin Harris’ “Bébé’s Kids” stand-up comedy act. Bebe’s Kids is the second animated cartoon featuring Black characters to be based on a stand-up routine, following in the footsteps of Fat Albert, which was based upon Bill Cosby’s Buck Buck routine. Bebe’s Kids was released in 1992. The film was directed by Bruce W. Smith and produced by Reginald Hudlin.

    Bebes Kids Album

    The story begins with an animated version of Harris woefully recounting his troubles to a blind bartender. He traces his problems all the way back to Jamika, an attractive woman that he met at a funeral. Outside the premises, Robin approaches Jamika and asks her out. Jamika picks up her mild-mannered son, Leon, from the babysitter and invites Robin to come along with her to an amusement park named Fun World, to which Robin agrees. The next day, Jamika introduces Robin to the children of her friend Bébé: Kahlil, LaShawn, and Pee-Wee. The group travels to Fun World, but are confronted by security before they can enter and are warned that they are being watched. Upon entering the park, the kids are set loose and promptly wreak havoc.

    Here is Robin’s stand up performance of Bebe’s Kids.

    Robin Harris

    For more information on Robin Harris, please check out our  That’s Some Funny Shit! Exhibition – Part 2.

    The Original Production Cels and Publicity Cel below are archived in the Museum Of UnCut Funk Collection.

     

    Bebe’s Kids © 2013 Paramount Pictures

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