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Flubber is an unusual substance that first appeared in the 1961 Disney film The Absent-Minded Professor and would later become the deuteragonist of that film's 1997 remake, Flubber.

Background

Flubber (Flying Rubber) was created in an experiment by Professor Brainard (Ned in the original series, Philip in the remake), at the cost of missing his own wedding day to his fiance (Betsy Carlisle in the original film; Sara Reynolds in the remake). When he learns more about how to use Flubber, he is able to create two variations of it in the form of a cream and liquid, able to give similar bouncing and durability as Flubber to a golf ball, bowling ball and basketball.

While Flubber is an inanimate substance in the original film, in the remake Flubber is depicted as more of a living gooey creature. He dislikes strong flashes and being bullied, specially around Wilson and his henchmen. His molecular composition allows Brainard to generate a new kind of energy generator. However, neither Brainard or Flubber really knows how it will affect the humans, despite that Wilson swallows him.


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Media
Flubber
Characters
Philip BrainardDr. Sara ReynoldsWilson Croft • Chester Hoenicker • Bennett Hoenicker • Smith • Wesson • Martha George • WeeboRover • Willy Barker • Dale Jepner • Weebette • Weber • Flubber
Locations
Medfield College
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