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Pith Possum is a Super Hero, a character and a possum who starred in all 13 episodes of The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show.

Overview

Originally a laboratory possum, Pith was given "Super Possum"-like abilities from a special formula gone wrong. He defends downtown Possum City, a forest-like city in which its buildings are all giant trees. Taking several similarities from such superheroes as Batman and Superman, a lot of the episodes revolve around Pith Possum saving Possum City from a number of outrageous and ludicrous super villains; The most common one is Dr. Paul Bunion. Pith bore his own secret identity as Copyboy For "A Great Metropolitan Tabloid", Peter Possum, and is always aided by his youthful raccoon sidekick, Obediah.

Personality

When not in his hero disguise, Peter Possum is a stereotypical, ultra-nerdy possum who acts and speaks in a sniveling, pitiful manner. He is constantly trying to win the affections of the Tabloid he works for Star journalist, Doris Deer, a beautiful but extremely snobbish human woman who rejects him constantly. In his Super hero guise of Pith Possum, His personality and Speech pattern change drastically. Dressed in a green body suit with a dark blue mask and cape, Pith Speaks in an overly exaggerated heroic pattern. He is brave and fearless, but though at the same time, he is also somewhat egocentric and idiotic. He is always getting himself injured in a cartoonish way, like being run over by his Possummobile.

Trivia

  • Obediah is never seen outside of his costume.
  • Despite being in a low level Copyboy job, Pith and Obediah live in a very large luxurious mansion, known as Possum Place.
  • Most of their crime fighting gear, including the Possummobile, is provided by Police Commissioner Stress.
  • In typical girl reporter fashion, Doris can't stand Peter, but she adores Pith, mostly because of his heroic acts.
  • Pith owes much of his crime fighting success and general survival to Obediah.
  • He is one of the characters that are not to be called a rat, including Ratigan from The Great Mouse Detective.

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Shnookums and Meat logo
Media
The Shnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon ShowShnookums and Meat theme
Characters
Shnookums and Meat • Toulouse • Pith PossumDoris Deer • Obediah the Wonder Raccoon • Commissioner Stress • Lieutenant Tension • Dr. Paul Bunion • Easter Bunny Impostor • Shirley Pimple • Tex Tinstar • Smelly Deputy Chafe • Percy Lacedaisy • Floyd the Insane Rattlesnake • Wrongo • Ian and Clem • Krusty Rustknuckle
Episodes
"Weight for Me / Phantom Mask of the Dark Black Darkness of Black / A Fistful of Foodstamps" • "Ow, Hey! / Darkness on the Edge of Black / For a Few Foodstamps More" • "Bugging Out! / Night of Darkness / The Good, the Bad, and the Wiggly" • "Poodle Panic / The Darkness, it is Dark! / Low Pants Drifter" • "Cabin Fever / Return of the Night of Blacker Darkness / Stale Rider" • "Pain in the Brain / Haunt of the Night of Blacker Darkness / Loathsome Dove" • "Step-Ladder to Heaven / Bride of Darkness / Magnificent Eleven" • "Kung Fu Kitty / Son of the Cursed Black of Darkness / Saddlesores, Sagebrush and Seaweed" • "I.Q. You Too! / The Light of Darkness / Slap-Happy Trails" • "Something's Fishy / Return of the Dark Mask of Phantom Blackness / My Spine Hurts" • "Night of the Living Shnookums / Dark of the Darker Darkness / The Vinyl Frontier" • "Jingle Bells, Something Smells / Dark Quest for Darkness / Hey, Careful! That's My Cerebellum!" • "What a Turkey! / Light or Dark Meat? / There Are Spiders All Over Me!"
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