8:40am – Saturday, August 18 on ABC3
From the creator of Yo Gabba Gabba comes The Aquabats SuperShow.
(13 x 30), an outrageous live-action comedy adventure series featuring the first musical, crime-fighting supergroup in history – The Aquabats.
The Aquabats – M.C. Bat Commander (Christian Jacobs), Crash McLarson (Chad Larson), Ricky Fitness (Richard Falomir), Eaglebones FalconHawk (Ian Fowles) and Jimmy the Robot (James R. Briggs JR) – travel the land in their trusty, super custom tour vehicle, the BattleTram, trying to combat the powers of EVIL in their never-ending quest to destroy boredom and seek justice for all.
Each episode features a new villain, a mix of animation sequences, television commercial parodies, and live concert footage.
The Aquabats have released 5 albums since their musical debut in 1994, and this television series is the latest instalment in their ongoing adventures.
Episode one: Meet Manant! – Saturday, August 18 at 8.40am The Aquabats set out in search of Manant (Mr. Lawrence AKA Plankton from SpongeBob SquarePants), a half-man, half-ant menace who is destroying fast food restaurants all around town.
Arriving at the Tiny Burgers restaurant, the Aquabats come across Manant’s goons. After battling the goons, the Aquabats realise the fight was a diversion – Manant’s real target was Crash! They discover that Manant plans to grow an army of giant ants using the grow juice that makes Crash grow giant-sized.