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|Row 1 info = The Brown Hornet|Row 2 title = Voiced by|Row 2 info = [[Bill Cosby]]}}'''The Brown Hornet '''is the titular character of a show about an African-American superhero (a parody of the Green Hornet), whose cartoons were watched regularly by the gang. ''The Brown Hornet Show'' is about a superhero who travels in a spaceship, fighting evil whenever they threaten the universe. He is accompanied by his sidekick [[Stinger]], and [[Tweeter Beele]], a robot assistant.
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|Row 1 info = The Brown Hornet|Row 2 title = Voiced by|Row 2 info = [[Bill Cosby]]}}'''The Brown Hornet '''is a "show-within-a-show", featured in ''The New Fat Albert Show ''beginning in 1979 until 1984. To wit, The Brown Hornet is the title character of a TV show frequently watched by Fat Albert and the rest of the Junkyard Gang.
   
During initial screenings The Brown Hornet was deemed too sexualized for a general audience, and thus given a t-shirt and pants. His iconic gloves remained though.<gallery>
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In the show, the Brown Hornet is able to almost effortlessly defeat his adversaries, and in the process teach valuable life lessons to the villain, and also to the viewers which, though initially ambiguous, are remembered and clearly applied to whatever situation Fat Albert or the others are dealing with in each episode.
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The ''Brown Hornet ''vignette replaced the Junkyard Band songs from the earlier episodes of ''Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.''
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== Character Inspiration ==
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The Brown Hornet was originally inspired by the long-running radio series ''The Green Hornet''. In 1970, Bill Cosby produced a syndicated radio show which borrowed heavily from the ''Green Hornet ''series. By the time episodes of the ''New Fat Albert Show ''began airing, the character was completely revamped, though the name "Brown Hornet" remained.
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== Appearance ==
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The Brown Hornet is an intergalactic superhero. His face is modeled after that of his creator Bill Cosby. He wears a predominantly yellow superhero-style costume (shirt, shorts and boots) with an orange cape, reddish belt, off-white gloves and black domino mask. He is assisted by Tweeterbell, a small robot/computer, and Stinger, his beefy sidekick.
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== Personality ==
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The Brown Hornet is highly confident in his own abilities. At the beginning of each episode, viewers are reminded of the end of a previous (but never seen) episode, in which Hornet and his "trusty pal" Stinger are "hopelessly trapped" in some outrageous predicament. But using his super powers, Hornet and Stinger "naturally escape unharmed".
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Brownhornet25.jpg|Tweeter Beele, The Brown Hornet, and Stinger
 
Brownhornet25.jpg|Tweeter Beele, The Brown Hornet, and Stinger
 
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Revision as of 21:20, February 3, 2019

The Brown Hornet
Brownhornet

Name

The Brown Hornet

Voiced by

Bill Cosby

The Brown Hornet is a "show-within-a-show", featured in The New Fat Albert Show beginning in 1979 until 1984. To wit, The Brown Hornet is the title character of a TV show frequently watched by Fat Albert and the rest of the Junkyard Gang.

In the show, the Brown Hornet is able to almost effortlessly defeat his adversaries, and in the process teach valuable life lessons to the villain, and also to the viewers which, though initially ambiguous, are remembered and clearly applied to whatever situation Fat Albert or the others are dealing with in each episode.

The Brown Hornet vignette replaced the Junkyard Band songs from the earlier episodes of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids.

Character Inspiration

The Brown Hornet was originally inspired by the long-running radio series The Green Hornet. In 1970, Bill Cosby produced a syndicated radio show which borrowed heavily from the Green Hornet series. By the time episodes of the New Fat Albert Show began airing, the character was completely revamped, though the name "Brown Hornet" remained.

Appearance

The Brown Hornet is an intergalactic superhero. His face is modeled after that of his creator Bill Cosby. He wears a predominantly yellow superhero-style costume (shirt, shorts and boots) with an orange cape, reddish belt, off-white gloves and black domino mask. He is assisted by Tweeterbell, a small robot/computer, and Stinger, his beefy sidekick.

Personality

The Brown Hornet is highly confident in his own abilities. At the beginning of each episode, viewers are reminded of the end of a previous (but never seen) episode, in which Hornet and his "trusty pal" Stinger are "hopelessly trapped" in some outrageous predicament. But using his super powers, Hornet and Stinger "naturally escape unharmed".

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