Editor Euan Kerr was pleased with the fan response, saying that the publication "even got death threats! Plug is a playable character in Beanotown Racing for the PC, and the school is a race track. Before Beanoland became Wild Asia at the Chessington World of Adventures, it included the Bash Street Bus. The Bash Street Kids are a group of kids in Bash Street School, and are the main antagonists of the strip of the same name, from The Beano. 'Erbert, whose real name is Herbert Henry Hoover[11] is a short-sighted boy, who struggles to see even with his spectacles. The strip, created by Leo Baxendale as When the Bell Rings, first appeared in issue 604 (dated February 1954). In one he has a girlfriend, making him the first Beano character (except for Walter) to do so. Sidney loves animals and has a wide variety of pets, from elephants to mice. The character was often acknowledged but did not come to prominence again until he was used as a villain for a feature length Bash Street Kids story again illustrated and written by Kev F Sutherland. Singled Out revealed his full name. His trademark is his horrifying face, which consists of a large overbite, two buck teeth and wide nose. It's always a pleasure to draw such iconic characters that I enjoyed so much when I was a child. The Beano itself, which was first published in 1938, includes characters such as Dennis The Menace, Minnie The Mix, The Bash Street Kids, Roger The Dodger, The Numskulls and Billy Whizz. A target-practice game featured the characters, and a McDonald's Happy Meal toy set included a number of the kids. Danny seems especially close to Toots, calling her his second-in-command, and is most annoyed by Smiffy's stupidity and Spotty's sarcasm. During the academy makeover, his chimney-brush hair is shaved off and he is apparently hypnotised. I think he … Sidney, whose real name is Sidney Mason Pye[22] is Toots' twin brother, whose spiked haircut resembles a chimney-sweeping brush. The Bash Street Kids. Cuthbert Jason Cringeworthy, the brightest student in the class, is a teacher's pet and has a name for every letter of the alphabet. The boss of the classic Beano comics has vowed to take on Disney and make his characters bigger than Mickey Mouse. Beano Superstars - The Bash Street Kids Everything you need to know about the class every teacher dreads... Name: The Bash Street Kids (a.k.a. The proposal turned out to be a hoax when the story introducing the new Bash Street Kids saw them in their old ways. Beano characters the Bash Street Kids to have street named in their honour. image caption The Bash Street Kids first appeared in the Beano in 1954 Some of the most badly behaved school pupils in the UK are set to have a street named in their honour. The Beano at 80: A guide to the comic's most enduring characters, from Dennis the Menace to the Bash Street Kids. They are taught by a stereotypical "Teacher", whose wife is "Mrs Teacher". Although he is sometimes very kind and intuitive (similar to an idiot savant), most of the time he cannot remember what colour the sky is. Roger the Dodger. In the academy makeover, he has slimmed down, but regains his former girth after being freed from brainwashing. In the Bash Street Kids Adventures stories, Plug is softer than the other Bash Street Kids, he’s the only one with a girlfriend. D&D Beyond In 1994 (the Kids' 40th anniversary), it was announced that The Bash Street Kids would be overhauled to appeal to a more politically correct, modern audience. Sleeve hem and bottom hem with wide double needle topstitch. A cease-and-desist letter has been sent to Jacob Rees-Mogg, ordering him to stop impersonating Dennis and Gnasher’s nemesis Walter. The Beano reached its 4,000th issue on 28 August 2019. The Bash Street Kids Annual, previously known as The Bash Street Kids Book and published biannually, is published in August. His swelled head is often deflated by a fellow student. Beano is Britain's favourite comic and home to the Bash Street Kids, Minnie the Minx, and Dennis and Gnasher. Mike Pearce soon began penciling a spin-off from the original strip, The Bash Street Kids – Singled Out, a single-page comic concentrating on one "kid" a week. He has drawn most of the strips since then, except from 1998 to 2000 (when Nigel Parkinson took over the strip in a style similar to that of David Parkins in Dennis the Menace. He is proud and protective of the 976 black spots[26] covering his face, fending off any attempts to remove them. When he moves to the Bash Street Academy 'Erbert receives contact lenses to improve his sight, discarding them when he returns to his old school. Pearce retired, the strips were taken over by Tom Paterson before being mothballed and they were later collected into two annuals. A protest began, accompanied by petitions and publicity stunts throughout Britain, demanding that the characters remain the same. Like many long-running UK comic strips, The Bash Street Kids is frozen in the era when it began. Billy Whizz. Meet the Bash Street Kids. Although he was apparently easing into semi-retirement, Parkinson moved to Dennis the Menace in 2000 and Sutherland returned. He is a trickster, with Smiffy a frequent target. Danny often devises the kids' pranks and escape routes from school. Over time, the Bash Street School's large number of students slowly shrank to its trademark ten. It says, "This is the worst class in the world. Character history Original run (1953–1998) Leo Baxendale created Little Plum in 1953 as a puny cartoon character in a dangerous cartoon world. Creator: David Law Dubbed “The World’s Wildest Boy”, Dennis the Menace is the main character in the Beano comic and the fifth student of the seven pupils in Bash Street School's Class IA. The Bash Street Kids is a comic strip in the British comic book The Beano.It also appeared briefly in The Wizard as series of prose stories in 1955. Although Danny also dislikes Roger the Dodger (although he is willing to use him) and Minnie the Minx, their rivalries are not as intense and he once had a crush on Minnie. Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who created The Beano's Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx, has died at the age of 86. The Beano has been in action for 80 years (Picture: The Beano) As The Beano celebrates its 80th birthday, we take a look at the most popular characters from the comic. Surprisingly tough and as bossy as Danny, Toots is the gang's second-in-command and takes charge in Danny's absence. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The winning entry was announced on 14 March 2007 as "Wayne's in pain". They are taught by a stereotypical "Teacher", whose wife is "Mrs Teacher". Name: The Bash Street Kids (a.k.a. Sutherland originally used a similar drawing style to Baxendale's, simplifying it later in the decade. Like many long-running UK comic strips, The Bash Street Kids is frozen in the era when it began. Spotty , Danny , Toots , Sidney , Plug , Fatty , ‘Erbert , Wilfrid and Smiffy ) The strips have had a closely connected visual style since the early 1970s, when Sutherland began drawing them both. The Bash Street Kids now has three spin-offs: Simply Smiffy, Winston and The Bash Street Burp. [29] Although she is a tomboy, she is more feminine than Minnie the Minx. His short-sightedness is renowned; in The Beano Annual 2000 the characters take a cruise to Perth, only to reach shore at Perth, Scotland. In later strips Danny has some respect for Teacher, often helping him out of trouble. It's always a pleasure to draw such iconic characters that I enjoyed so much when I was a child. "[3] Shortly afterwards, an animated adaptation was produced as a segment of The Beano Video Stars. She loves music, often pulling a "boogie box" (a CD player) behind her or listening to her headphones instead of Teacher. He wears a red top, black shorts and a yellow cap. Danny is often described as having the "soul of a pirate", the reason he gets caught up in rebellious schemes and boisterous activities. During an escape, 'Erbert is usually bumping into a wall or running in the opposite direction. Cuthbert is a character in The Bash Street Kids. In the early years, there were an indeterminate number of students; one page had 28, including: The characters appeared in one-page stories (not comic strips) entitled "Bash St. School" in The Wizard in 1955, and were the full-page cover cartoon on 23 July 1955.[35]. Although he is quiet and friendly, 'Erbert can wreak as much havoc as his classmates. He became the leader early in the strip, after he gave each kid a wine gum. Bananaman. Buy a Beano subscription as a gift A Beano subscription makes the ultimate gift for kids. Plug was later incorporated into The Beezer. The Beano is a long running British children's comic that's been in circulation for over 80 years, having entertained several generations of kids since 1938, making this one hell of a long runner. Perhaps Britain's most iconic comic character, Dennis the Menace has appeared in The Beano since 1951. Although he is clever he does poorly in school, primarily due to his laziness and short attention span. [citation needed]. Character history Original run (1953–1998) Leo Baxendale created Little Plum in 1953 as a puny cartoon character in a dangerous cartoon world. History of The Beano – The Story So Far... pg. At one point, the Beano editor showed me a letter from an adult reader saying that the artist doing the Bash Street Kids was a near-genius. Leo Baxendale drew the strip until 1962, when David Sutherland replaced him. Set in sleeve. [27] Spotty is sarcastic, conceited and protective about his masculinity and height. He’s got a … Member of the Bash Street Kids. The strip stars Class 2B, which contains ten students. The strip has had a number of ghost artists, including Gordon Bell during the early 1970s, John Sherwood later in the decade, Keith Reynolds during the 1980s and Tom Paterson in the early 1990s. Sidney replies "Woof", and he and Wilfred go into hysterics when Smiffy ruins the rehearsal. 'Erbert is considered the least-mischievous student,[12] Beano Top Trumps – Erbert is least menacing of all Bash Street Kids and is said to resemble a human mole. Beloved national institution, the world’s longest-running weekly comic and home of the Bash Street Kids, the Beano* has entered the world of politics. Bash Street was created in 2014 on a road off West Marketgait in honour of the Bash Street Kids, featured in The Beano. When the kids rehearse a nativity play, Smiffy asks what sound a sheep makes. He is a source of entertainment for the others; Sidney and Spotty once send him into a field full of cow pats, with misleading directions for getting out. He loves turtles, and resembles a tortoise; his neck is never seen, because when he removes his jumper his vest is just as high. It also appeared briefly in The Wizard as series of prose stories in 1955. He is a student in Bash Street School. However, in earlier strips his father was shown to be quite handsome (to the confusion of the other kids) and Plug is described as taking after his mother in appearance. Danny Always up to no good and doesn’t do his homework. Everything you need to know about The Bash Street Kids. Curiously, Plug's real name was once given as "Claude", a discrepancy which has never been explained; Plug could hardly be mistaken for anyone else, since his features are quite unique (not to say horrible. Dennis. [17] He is originally known as Pug; according to The Beano, the "l" was added when Smiffy had one to spare after misspelling "silly".[18]. When he sees his friends brainwashed into behaving, he saves them by installing a virus on the robot teacher's disc drive. Beano Characters-The Bash Street Kids. [13] His short-sightedness is shared by his parents, who have ended up in different parts of town on many parents' evenings. D&D Beyond In the academy makeover Smiffy has a new brain installed, making him the brightest of the kids. [21], Although Plug received plastic surgery for the Bash Street Academy makeover, he soon returned to his familiar appearance. Beano Towers, 185 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HS; Freephone 0800 904 7569 (UK) / +44(0)1382 575432 (Overseas) shop@beano.com The children's parents (who look almost exactly like their children) are called Plug's Dad and so on, even in flashbacks to their childhoods. I think he expected me to be pleased. Except for Cuthbert, the rest of the class have fun swapping his thick-rimmed glasses with others and seeing the resultant mayhem. Like most of the other characters he is usually rude to adults, once asking Smiffy to speak up because he couldn't hear him over Teacher. The Beano at 80: A guide to the comic's most enduring characters, from Dennis the Menace to the Bash Street Kids. Meet the Bash Street Kids. Summary Short summary describing this issue. Beano Characters-The Bash Street Kids January 16, 2010. Gnasher is ... An extremely hideous looking member of the Bash Street Kids. The strips detailed a rivalry between the kids and the comic's cover star, Dennis the Menace. Fatty's real name is Fatty Brown, formerly Frederick Joseph Brown. Beano No.4012, price £2.75, will be available from WH Smith, supermarkets, and all good newsagents or you can subscribe at this link and save money! Wayne has fat, puffy cheeks, dandelion-like hair, a problem with standing and is talkative. When Danny tricks Fatty into completing a long assault course to prove his fitness, he breaks the equipment. Cuthbert wants to be like the other kids, but although he is liked he does not quite fit in. The strip, created by Leo Baxendale as When the Bell Rings, first appeared in issue 604 (dated February 1954).It became The Bash Street Kids in 1956 and has become a regular feature, appearing in every issue. "By reading The Beano, generations have 'attended' school with the characters … Unlike 'Erbert, most of Wilfrid's mischief is intentional. Characters that appear in the Beano. Changes included the replacement of Danny's trademark school hat by a top hat, Fatty becoming fit and muscular and Tom-boy Toots acting more feminine. The Bash Street Kids, with Teacher. Kick back and watch back to back episodes of The Bash Street Kids.Subscribe to Beano so you NEVER miss an upload! Danny has an intense rivalry with Dennis the Menace, highlighted in a strip where the two compete to find a treasure under The O2 Arena and ending with Danny outwitting Dennis;[10] they often argue in crossover strips. The children’s favourite has been home to … [28] In the academy makeover, Spotty's spots and aggressive, sarcastic nature are gone. Toots is a fan of boy bands and has admitted a crush on Dennis the Menace, sending him a valentine. The Bash Street Kids are a group of kids in Bash Street School, and are the main antagonists of the strip of the same name, from The Beano. Summer specials, with solo stories of each character, were also published during the 1990s and were a forerunner to Singled Out. His family said Mr Baxendale passed away after a long fight with cancer. Danny Always up to no good and doesn’t do his homework. The plot saw him, and a few other retro Beano characters such as Keyhole Kate and Pansy Potter, trying to take over The Beano and return it to its post-war roots. An eleventh pupil, Wayne, was introduced after a competition on the BBC's Blue Peter to find a new Bash Street Kid. Plug, whose real name is Percival Proudfoot Plugsley,[16] is a lanky, gangling character with a large overbite, protruding ears, two buck teeth and a wide nose. In the September 2014 issue of The Beano he is described as Jonah's nephew, implying that he is the son of Jonah's sister Jinx. 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The Beano at 80: A guide to the comic's most enduring characters, from Dennis the Menace to the Bash Street Kids. When Toots takes advantage of her power, Dennis announces that she cannot boss him around and she puts him in a makeshift prison tower (quickly populated by other Beano characters and the rest of the kids). He’s so ugly that when he pulls a face he looks handsome. Plug. Inside back neck tape in self fabric. It was only after I'd created Little Plum (April 1953) and Minnie the Minx (September 1953) that the Beano editor George Moonie travelled to Preston on 20 October 1953 and asked me to go ahead with Bash Street (he gave it the provisional title of 'When The Bell Goes'; when it appeared in The Beano in February 1954, it was titled 'When The Bell Rings')." He is a central character in The Beano Interactive DVD with Dennis, Gnasher, Minnie the Minx and Roger the Dodger. [30] Although most of the kids dislike Dennis, her friendship with Minnie the Minx is also surprising and she is the only kid to show any warmth to either character. Dennis and Gnasher are so famous they even have their own smash hit TV show on CBBC and Netflix – Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! With Kev F. Sutherland Plug had a more dominant role and was frequently a story's main character. The Bash Street Kids appear in 1993's The Beano Video and 1994's The Beano Videostars; they also appear singing two songs: "The Beano Rap" and "We're the Kids From Bash Street School". Gnasher. Despite this, they consider him "one of the kids". First Appearance: Issue 452, 17 March 1951. Subscribe to Comic. First appearing in 1972, he resembles a miniature Teacher (a play on the D. C. Thomson comic tradition that pets resemble their owners, like Dennis the Menace and Gnasher) and Walter the Softy from Dennis the Menace. The Bash Street Kids is a comic strip in the British comic book The Beano. … It portrays Class 2B of the Bash Street School in Beanotown, where the teacher and headmaster wear mortarboards and gowns and the students sit at wood desks with inkwells. 1x1 rib at neck collar. Wilfrid, whose real name is Wilfrid John Wimble[31] is the smallest and quietest of the Bash Street Kids, and has social anxiety, his thoughts hidden behind a green jumper going up to his nose. Among his best known creations are the Beano strips Little Plum, Minnie the Minx, The Bash Street Kids, and The Three Bears. The characters were inspired by the view from the D. C. Thomson & Co. office windows, overlooking the High School of Dundee playground. [9] As the leader Danny is prone to conceit, and in the 2006 Beano annual he announces that his conker is indestructible in a competition. Characters: The Bash Street Kids, Minnie the Minx Joseph Leo Baxendale[1] (27 October 1930 – 23 April 2017) was an English cartoonist and publisher. Filed under: Beano Characters — barneylee @ 2:14 pm Tags: Bash Street Kids, Cuthbert, Danny, Fatty, Plug, Smiffy, Spotty. Spotty, whose real name is James Jasper Cameron,[25] is a short boy who wears a blue collared jersey and an extremely long, striped tie. He has two sisters, Plugella and Plugena,[20] who closely resemble him. Pieface. The Dandy has had two similar series: the 1970s Whacko (about a teacher who taught in a suit of armour because of his unruly pupils) and P5 from 1998 to 2000, also about a class and their long-suffering teacher. The Bash Street Kids has had a number of spin-offs, including Pup Parade, Simply Smiffy, Plug and Singled Out. But I … Minnie the Minx. Whoopee cushion... Beano Shop. It became The Bash Street Kids in 1956 and has become a regular feature, appearing in every issue. He is often simply present in the stories, speaking only occasionally. The Beano at 80: A guide to the comic's most enduring characters, from Dennis the Menace to the Bash Street Kids. Mike Pearse and Kev F. Sutherland (no relation to David Sutherland) have occasionally drawn the strip, long stories in particular. Apr 10, 2018 - Explore Phoebe Powell's board "Beano Characters" on Pinterest. On the cover of Plug his name is given as Percival Proudfoot Plugsey, although in some earlier strips he is named Claude. [23] He makes pithy remarks about the other kids, to the amusement of those around him; he and Spotty fight several times when the latter is a target. Plug is hideous and ugly, he is really ugly. In older strips, the character is sometimes called Herbert instead of 'Erbert. The first thing Danny said about Cuthbert was, "He reminds me of someone I don't particularly like". ALTHOUGH none of them look it, today marks the 65th birthday of Beano favourites the Bash Street Kids. Published 2 November 2012. Now excuse me, I have to go and lie down. Some characters (Teacher and Head, for example) are named after their occupations. ", Address: You'll find them in Class 2B at Bash Street School, Fact: Apart from Plug, the Bash Street Kids all live in Bash Street Towers. See more ideas about character, kids cartoon characters, calamity james. Straight away, I pencilled a drawing of 'The Kids of Bash Street School' and posted it from my home in Preston to R. D. Low, the managing editor of D.C. Thomson's children's publications in Dundee. When they go to the captain's quarters, they discover that 'Erbert has put himself in charge of the ship. News The Beano at 70 It has poked fun at Hitler, introduced some of the most famous characters in British comic history and always tried to move with the times. [10] He occasionally enjoys making fun of Plug's looks and Fatty's weight. in The Beano number 3604. According to Leo Baxendale, "In fact, the catalyst for my creation of Bash Street was a Giles cartoon of January 1953: kids pouring out of school, heads flying off and sundry mayhems. The kids were also featured in the water-balloon portion of the park, and their standees were posted at a number of locations. He hangs around most often with Spotty and 'Erbert and, occasionally, Sidney. He has black hair (brown in more recent strips), a red and black striped schoolboy's cap, round glasses, a red blazer, a white shirt, a black and white striped tie, black shorts and black socks with brown shoes. He has on one occasion fainted from seeing his own reflection (after polishing the handles of Teacher's bicycle), and considers himself the most handsome boy in Beanotown. Beano editor-in-chief Mike Stirling said: "The Bash Street Kids are legends of our past, present and future. Worst enemies: Homework and Cuthbert Cringeworthy, the class tell-tale... Prized possession: The report filed by the last inspector who dared to visit Bash Street School. He wears a plaster cast and sling, suffering comic misfortunes like Calamity James. In the July 2013 75th-birthday edition of The Beano, a lane near Dundee's West Marketgait was named Bash Street;[4][5] whereas an anniversary strip showed Bash Street School being destroyed; the characters relocated to Beano High.[6][7]. He’s got a dog and a cat and they both look like him. Her bossiness is exemplified in the feature-length Queen Toots, where she discovers she is connected to royalty. Since 1961, David Sutherland has drawn about 2,100 strips. The Beano #452 (Dennis' First Appearance) The Beano #596 (Minnie's First Appearance) The Beano #1363 (Gnasher's First Appearance) The Beano #2233 (Ivy's First Appearance) The Beano #559 (Roger's First Appearance) Percival Proudfoot Plugsley or Plug is a lanky, gangling and ugly character in The Bash Street Kidsand the first student of the seven pupils in Bash Street School's Class IA. The children’s favourite has been home to … Mike Stirling, editorial director of Beano Studios, reckons much-loved British comic heroes such as Dennis the Menace, Gnasher, Bananaman, Billy Whizz and The Bash Street Kids are more than a match for the famous “House Of Mouse” and its huge stable of superstars. In the academy storyline Wilfrid apparently has a large chin under his jersey, but it is prosthetic and he pulls it off. According to L… A school-dance strip hints at a crush on Toots, but she quickly rejects him. Beano No.4012, price £2.75, will be available from WH Smith, supermarkets, and all good newsagents or you can subscribe at this link and save money! It portrays Class 2B of the Bash Street School in Beanotown, where the teacher and headmaster wear mortarboards and gowns and the students sit at wood desks with inkwells. Unisex T-shirt, single jersey, 100% Organic ring-spun combed cotton. By 2000 The Bash Street Kids was a feature-length strip, filling an entire Beano book. Characters that appear in the Beano. Comic Strips by Leo Baxendale > Feature-length strips and crossovers brand most of 'Erbert's mischief as accidental or the result of misdirection. His mouse is often part of the kids' plans. Beano editor-in-chief Mike Stirling said: "The Bash Street Kids are legends of our past, present and future. Spotty was revealed as sarcastic and aggressive, while Plug was a more sympathetic, emotional character. Plug's real name is only occasionally used in The Beano, such as in Singled Out when Teacher addresses him by his full name. Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who created The Beano's Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx, has died at the age of 86. The school janitor observes that he will never make any friends. Member of the Bash Street Kids. [12] In the academy makeover, she wears a frilly dress and her hair and face are made up. Baxendale wrote and drew several titles. [24] When Teacher calls the roll, instead of saying "Present, sir" he says "Gift, miss". [14][8] A large, round boy who is always eating,[15] only in later strips is he ridiculed for his weight; he usually reacts by trying to prove the others wrong, but earlier he is indifferent. In the 1981 Beano Annual, it said that he had 976 spots. Although he hates school, like the other children he found it hard to cope when the Bash Street School was closed. Like Danny he dislikes Dennis the Menace, especially after Dennis menaces him during the latter's 50th-birthday party. In his brief involvement in The Wizard, he is given the name John Smith. The Bash Street Kids A Beano Special » The Bash Street Kids A Beano Special #22 - Helping Teacher Out released by D.C. Thomson & Co. on No Date. From 1968 to 1972 The Beano ran a similar series, The Belles of St. Lemons. The Bash Street Kids are a group of nine kids in Bash Street School, and are the main protagonists of the strip of the same name, from … P5 was republished in 2006 as Class Act. As Dennis the Menace was revamped, he appeared less with other Beano characters and more by himself due to the popularity of his new TV series. [citation needed] His character has evolved slightly; although he still swots and is as bright as ever, particularly in longer strips by Mike Pearse and Kev F. Sutherland he is one of the gang (unlike earlier strips, where he seemed to dislike the other kids) and sometimes comes up with intelligent ideas to help their cause or save the school. Although Toots enjoys the boys' company, she sometimes exhibits disdain, naivete or exasperation at their more boyish behaviour. Robert Harrop has designed figures, statues and ornaments based on The Bash Street Kids. These feature-length strips were more detailed, delving into an obscure character's personality and introducing new traits. Despite his appearance Plug is one of the more sympathetic Bash Street Kids, often ready to defend those he feels have been unjustly treated; he once calms Danny down after he loses patience with Smiffy's stupidity. Although he is usually the only student able to eat school cook Olive's meals without incident, in the 2009 annual her curry makes him ill. Fatty has several stories about him in the Beano Library series. In 2008 he acquires a pet pebble, Kevin, who has his own feature (Where's Kevin?) I received an offhand response, a dampener. The characters were inspired by the view from the D. C. Thomson & Co. office windows, overlooking the High School of Dundeeplayground. After a year, Wayne disappeared. Gnasher 2201. Filed under: Beano Characters — barneylee @ 2:14 pm Tags: Bash Street Kids, Cuthbert, Danny, Fatty, Plug, Smiffy, Spotty. When they first appeared, the strips consisted of the kids outside school; the settings were increasingly inside the school, and the strip was retitled The Bash Street Kids on 11 November 1956 with "the kids" preparing for a pantomime.[2]. At one point, the Beano editor showed me a letter from an adult reader saying that the artist doing the Bash Street Kids was a near-genius. From other local news sites. [12] Teacher sees him as the mouthiest of the kids; in Singled Out and feature-length strips, he interrupts the lessons with comments. 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