Street-racing gang

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Tertiary characters
Street-racing gang
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The street-racing gang in New New York, in 3013. From left to right: Bazzo, Jibby, Minx and Benniton.[7ACV15]
SpeciesHumans
Planet of originEarth, United States, New New York, New New Jack City
RelativesAunt (Bazzo), Verbally abusive father (Minx)
First appearance"2-D Blacktop"
(7ACV15)
Episode
Voices
BazzoDavid Herman
JibbyBilly West
MinxLauren Tom
BennitonPhil LaMarr

The street-racing gang consists of four members — Bazzo, Jibby, Minx, and Benniton, who is nicknamed Benny. [7ACV15] According to Bazzo, they usually rap about their problems. Smitty and URL have been trying to bust them for years.

Professor Farnsworth joined the gang in 3013, and the gang briefly replaced Fry, Leela, Bender, and him in the Planet Express crew while they were in the second dimension.

Production[edit]

Jibby and Minx were first seen in a preview clip for broadcast season 10, in February 2013. [2] In April, the full gang was featured in a preview clip for 7ACV15. [3] In May, Countdown to Futurama released concept art of one of the gang's hovercars. [1] In June, Countdown to Futurama released a promo based on the 7ACV15 clip. [4]

Additional information[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • The street-racing gang is mentioned in the blurb on the back cover for Volume 8.
  • Bazzo, Jibby and Benniton's names have never been spoken in the series but they were revealed in the commentary for 7ACV15.

Quotes[edit]

    Professor Farnsworth: Amazing! You multicultural punks just race and tinker all day long?

Appearances[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Countdown to Futurama: Racecars. (Comedy Central's Tumblr page.) 01 May 2013. Retrieved on 07 August 2013.
  2. ^ Jesse David Fox (05 February 2013). Watch a Preview of Futurama’s Seventh Season. (Vulture.com.) Retrieved on 23 June 2013.
  3. ^ Futurama: Maniac Street Racers. (Comedy Central.) 29 April 2013. Retrieved on 23 June 2013.
  4. ^ Countdown to Futurama: Maniac Street Racers. (Comedy Central's Tumblr page.) 13 June 2013. Retrieved on 23 June 2013.