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					Harvey Birdman Attorney At Law Press Pack

SYNOPSIS

Once a famous ‘60s icon with superpowers, Harvey Birdman has
traded his cape & spandex for a 3 piece suit and the morally
questionable law firm of Sebben & Sebben.

As defender of toons in trouble he tries to keep Shaggy and Scooby out of jail for
possession, represents Fred Flintstone over alleged Mafia connections in a
Godfather parody and leads the trial of Yogi's sidekick Boo Boo who is suspected
eco-terrorist
'The Unabooboo'.

Throw in an empty personal life, a ball-busting boss, a psychotic legal
assistant and a very persistent enemy from the old days and there's only
one manbird-cum-lawyer you'll ever want to watch!




Harvey Birdman




(Voiced by Gary Cole)

Our main character and failed super hero, Harvey has traded in his volcano base for
a corner office in the law firm of Sebben & Sebben. Though he never received a
degree in law, he uses his superhero wit and expansive wingspan to file motions,
cross examine, and thoroughly manipulate the criminal justice system. Aside from
being a mediocre lawyer, Harvey struggles socially as well. Harvey tries his best for
his clients, but can occasionally overlook minor details, such as whether he is
prosecuting or not.

Origin: Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Original Name: Birdman First Appeared: Episode
1: The Menace of Dr. Millenium (1967)

Avenger




(Voiced By Frank Welker)

Avenger, Harvey's right hand man... er, eagle... has stuck by his side ever since the
better days of superhero stardom of the '60s. Avenger's best quality is his ability to
flawlessly dictate any memo from Harvey despite his notable handicap of having no
hands. Avenger always sits second chair at all of Harvey's trials, standing ready for
when Harvey calls for his electronic organizer. Although very quiet, Avenger is a
valuable asset to every victory in the courtroom!

Origin: Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Original Name: Avenger First Appeared: Episode
1: The Menace of Dr. Millenium (1967).

Peanut
(Voiced By Thomas Allen)

When Harvey needed a clerk to clean up his office and to find that file that was big
and yellow and legal-looking, Peanut was swift to answer the want-ad. Harvey
instantly saw something, something good about this kid. Probably the fact that
Peanut looks strikingly similar to the character Birdboy of the original Galaxy Trio
series. Upon hiring and issuing of a gun, Peanut's true potential began to shine.
Responsible for filing, he usually spends his time not doing any work at all. He can
usually be seen reading about guns, patrolling the office with a gun, running bumper
cars in the office or selling tanning creme` to name a few. He speaks a multitude of
languages, has a knack for taking advantage of Harvey and is very interested in
women.

Origin: Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Original Name: Birdboy First Appeared: Episode
28: Birdman Meets Birdboy (1968)

Phil Ken Sebben




(Voiced by Stephen Colbert)
Phil is the founder of the law firm Sebben & Sebben. He is a silver medal winner, dog
trainer, nudism enthusiast, lady’s man and father. He also collects commemorative
eye patches and assorted guns. Phil is half-blind and sees things 3 feet to the left of
where they really are.

Origin: Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Original Name: Falcon 7 First Appeared: Episode
1: The Menace of Dr. Millenium (1967)

Myron reducto




(Voiced by Stephen Colbert)

Myron Reducto is Harvey's main arch nemesis... er, opposing lawyer. After the
superhero business fell through, so did the evil villain business, and Myron Reducto
followed Birdman's lead into being involved with the penal system. However,
Reducto hasn't quite given up all of the luxuries of his past villainy, as he can always
be seen with his trusty shrink gun at his side. Very small, very paranoid, and very
trigger happy, Reducto puts up a good fight against Harvey in the courtroom. His
favorite setting on his shrink gun? Fun-size.

Vultro
(Voiced by Neil Ross)

Another attorney, We don't know much about him except that he works in a cave,
Talks strangely and enjoys tomato soup.

X, The eliminator

(Voiced By Peter MacNicol)




Back in his old evil-doer days, X was to be paid 1 million dollars to kill Birdman and
retrieve the crest on Birdman’s helmet. A task he was never able to accomplish.
Since the 70's X has lost his edge, living in his mom's basement and obsessing over
Harvey. He will often seek ways to meet with Harvey, whether it be through a dinner
or lunch invite or by kidnapping Birdgirl in hopes that Harvey would come to her
rescue.

Blue Falcone - Origin: Dynomutt Dog Wonder and Blue Falcon Original Name: Blue
Falcon First Appeared: Episode 1: The Great Brain...Train Robbery (1976)
Peter Potamus




(Voiced by Chris Edgerly)

A sex crazed hippo who is the typical annoying office worker. He is always sending
things to people and wondering if they got that thing he sent them. It was unclear as
to his role at Sebben & Sebben until “Harvey’s Civvy” when we find out he is indeed
a lawyer. Not only was Potamus a lawyer but he is apparently Sebben & Sebben's
top earner. He can often be seen with an intern in a variety of compromising
positions.

Origin: Peter Potamus & So So Original Name: Peter Potamus First Appearence:
Episode 1: Fee Fi Fo Fun (1964)



The Bear




Voiced by A Sound effect most likely from the [adult swim] Library
The Bear is... a bear. He stands in the background, smiles and claps. Sometimes he
drinks scotch.

Gigi




(Voiced by Debi Mae West)

Not a positive female role model, she takes advantage of Harvey for his money. Gigi
was recently seen dating Mentok and is alluded to have been in various relationships
with other members of the Sebben & Sebben law firm, the nature of which is merely
implied and never fully disclosed



Azul “Blue” Falcone




(Voiced by Maurice LaMarche)

A suave latin lawyer who everyone in the firm loved for a short while. He turned out
to be more inept than Harvey. Blue was demoted to restroom attendent, where he
swears revenge on Harvey.



Birdgirl / Judy Sebben




(Voiced by Paget Brewster)

Phil’s daughter Judy. She obtains a law degree via a 3 hour correspondence course.
She is Birdman's trusty legal sidekick and for some reason seems to know more
about law than Harvey. Judy is still in community college, while Birdgirl is a lawyer.
She tries her best to maintain her super secret identity and fails miserably at it. It
could be her inability to control speaking her internal monologues into a loudspeaker.
The only person who does not know who Birdgirl is, somewhat ironically, is her
father Phil. To complicate matters, Phil has the hots for Birdgirl.



Characters: Judges and Lawyers

Judge Hiram Mightor
Origin: Mighty Mightor Original Name: Mighty Mightor First Appearence: Episode 1:
The Monster Keeper (1967) Judge



Judge Mentok The Mindtaker




Mentok first appeared on his cloud of purple mind dust during the Shoyu Weenie vs.
The Neptunes trial. Mentok then became the regular judge in the courtroom after
Judge Hiram Mightor's unfortunate accident dealing with the Flintstone mafia in "The
Dabba Don." Mentok always makes a grand entrance after being announced by his
trusty bailiff, whom he tries so desperately to teach in the art of mindtaking.

You may remember Mentok the Mindtaker from one episode of the original Galaxy
Trio series, when he brainwashed Birdman and sent him to do his evil deeds! Now,
he applies his vast ability of peering into a witness' brain to better serve this
country's courts! Always remember: He doesn't borrow, he doesn't ask, he doesn't
rent, he doesn't lease... he TAKES the mind!

Origin: Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Original Name: Mentor the Mind Taker First
Appearence: Episode 18: Mentor the Mind Taker (1967) Reducto - Origin: Birdman
and the Galaxy Trio Original Name: Reducto First Appearence: Episode 13: Birdman
meets Reducto (1967)




Episode #1
"Bannon Custody Trial"


Synopsis: Race Bannon confronts Dr. Benton Quest about feeling more like the
father of both is biological and adopted sons, Jonny and Hadji. Bannon takes Quest
to court for custody of the boys.
 


Outcome: The case is dismissed upon discovery that Race Bannon is being
impersonated by a robot built by the evil Dr. Zin. The real Bannon was off playing
beach volleyball.
 


Characters Introduced: Harvey Birdman, Avenger, Judge Hiram Mightor,
Vulturo
 


Character Origins: Characters from this episode originate from "The Adventures Of
Jonny Quest" (1964)

Guest Starring: Thom Pinto (Race Bannon) Billy West (Dr. Zin) Dee Bradley Baker
(Jonny Quest/Lizardman) Wally Wingert (Hadji)

Notes: All witnesses were from real Jonny Quest Episodes.




Episode #2
"Very Personal Injury"

Synopsis: When Former Superfriends hero Apache Chief goes to a Javalux coffee
shop, His super power of being able to enlarge at will is lost when Coffee being
spilled on his lap. Harvey represents the fallen superhero in his fight against the
negligent coffee conglomerate.

Outcome: When Harvey is unable to settle out of court, The case is dismissed when
Apache Chief regains his powers.

Characters Introduced: Myron Reducto, Black Vulcan, Apache Chief, Bear

Character Origins: This episode features characters from the Superfriends series
(1973) based on DC Comics

Guest Starring: Maurice LaMarche (Apache Chief) Phil Lamar (Black Vulcan)




Episode #3
"Shaggy Busted"
When the weaving Mystery Machine is pulled over for erratic driving, a giggling
Shaggy and Scooby are held for possession. The gang enlists Harvey to defend the
two in the entirely circumstantial case.

Outcome: the case is dismissed with a lack of evidence, and a monster. (Old Man
Backov, backov? BACK OFF!)


Characters Introduced: Peanut, Spyro
 


Character Origins: Scooby Doo, Where Are You? 
 (1969)

Guest Starring: Scott innes (Shaggy & Scooby), Frank Welker (Fred), B.J. Ward
(Velma) Larry Morris (Live Action Harvey), Bazyl Dripps (Live Action Tab Can), Jeff
Bergman (George Jetson / Bakov / Clown)




Episode #4
"Death By Chocolate"
The ATF surround Yogi Bear's cave and charge his sidekick, the cute, innocent
innocent looking Boo Boo, with sending booby trapped cookie bouquets to CEO's
nationwide. The high profile eco-terrorism case is assigned to Harvey who devotes
himself to Boo Boo's defense--and to Boo Boo

Outcome: Boo Boo is found not guilty due to Harveys claims that Boo Boo cannot
read.
 


Characters Introduced: Phil Ken Sebben
 


Character Origins: The Yogi Bear Show
     
 (1960)

Guest Starring: Tom Kenny (Boo Boo), Maurice LaMarche (Yogi Bear), Erik Richter
(Yogi No. 2)




Episode #5
"Shoyu Weenie"
"Shoyu Weenie", a Japanese pop band, discovers that the American band Jabberjaw
and the Neptunes have stolen their hit single "Mochi Mochi" which the Neptunes did
as "Lovey Lovey". They decide to take their copyright infringement case to a higher
power. When he's not available, they settle for Harvey.

Synopsis: Japanese band "Shoyu Weenie" sues American band "Jabberjaw and the
Neptunes" 
 


Outcome: Shoyu Weenie wins the suit, but other bands have now infringed. 
      


Characters Introduced: Mentok The Mindtaker 
       


Character Origins: The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan & JabberJaw
 
 (1976)

Guest Starring: Frank Welker (Jabberjaw / Biff), Toshi Toda (Manager), Jeanne Mori
(Seiko / Miko), Tony Masa (Kenji)




Episode #6
“The Dabba Don”
Fred Flintstone is a family man - he works hard and provides a very good living for
his wife, Wilma, and daughter, Pebbles. Looking to expand beyond "construction"
with a couple of small, side businesses, Fred seeks legal advice from Harvey. The
case is seemingly a simple matter until the Feds start questioning the legitimacy of
Fred's business dealings and his possible ties to the Mob. Harvey, oblivious as
always, refuses to see Fred as anything but an honest working stiff, struggling to
provide for his family. That is, until he's made consigliore.

Outcome: Not given, but it is implied that Fred is not guilty because of his
personality changes from being struck on the head. 

Character Origins: The Flintstones (1960 & Thundarr The Barbarian

Guest Starring: Kevin Michael Richardson (Barney Rubble), Tress MacNeille (Wilma
Flintstone / Pebbles), Frank Welker (Jabberjaw), Adam Lawson (Avenger / Gleep),
Doug Preis (Thundarr)




Episode #7
"Deadomutt: Part 1"
A hot new lawyer, Blue Falcone, joins Harvey's law firm. Everyone's excited to have,
for the first time, an ex-superhero on the firm. Harvey does nothing to conceal his
jealousy-- or his hatred for the annoying Dynomutt. When Dynomutt is then found
jammed and mangled beyond recognition in a copier machine, Harvey is the prime
suspect. Harvey is arrested, tried, found guilty and sentenced to the electric chair.




Episode #8
"Deadomutt: Part 2"
The exciting conclusion! When Harvey is arrested for the murder of Blue Falcone’s
sidekick Dynomutt, he vows that Harvey will pay. Blue Falcone then represents
Harvey, who is found guilty and sentenced to the electric chair - and all involved
show up for the viewing.

Outcome: Harvey is arrested for the murder of Dynomutt 


Characters Introduced: Azul Falcone`, Peter Potamus
      


Character Origins: Dynomutt, Dog Wonder
      


Guest Starring: André Sogliuzzo (Dynomutt / Avenger / Co-Worker), Carol Bach-Y-
Rita (Talia), Joe Alaskey (Peter Potamus / Employee), David Kaye (Officer)Origin:
Dinomutt and Blue Falcon (1976)
Episoe #9
"X, the Exterminator"
The assassin "X the Eliminator" is sitting at home, mostly having forgotten that he
was paid a million bucks to kill Birdman in 1968 by F.E.A.R, when he sees Harvey in
an ad for his law practice. X launches right back in his quest and, now posing as "X
the Exterminator," confronts Harvey. And is devastated to discover that Harvey just
doesn't remember him.

Outcome: X does not kill Harvey. 


Characters Introduced: X, The Eliminator 
    


Character Origins: Birdman & The Galaxy Trio 
 


Guest Starring: Joe Alaskey (F.E.A.R #1)




Episode #10
“SPF”
After years of getting his powers from the sun, Harvey notices a suspicious spot on
his skin. When the dermatologist insists he stay out of the sun and use sunblock,
the now droopy Birdman turns to self-tanning crème for a pick me up. It isn't long
before he's addicted to the stuff, using more and more just to stay awake. Harvey’s
friends and co-workers worry that he is in too deep. Meanwhile, former cartoon star
Ding-a-ling seeks representation from Birdman when he finds that a cybersquatter is
using his name to peddle smut

Outcome: Twiddles is not guilty and Harvey has an interention. We are educated
about the dangers of Tanning Crème
 


Character Origins: Hokey Wolf, Wally Gator, (Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch, The
Kwicky Koala Show, The Impossibles, Galtar and the Magic Lance are the origins of
the witnesses) 
 


Guest Starring: Wally Wingert (Harry Twiddles / Moby Dick)

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Episode #11
“The Devlin Made Me Do It”
Washed-up motorcycle stuntman Ernie Devlin is sued when a kid injures himself
trying to imitate his deep ravine jump. Harvey’s legal strategy, to attack the
fractured, wheelchair bound child on the witness stand, backfires. Pill-addled Devlin
is a less-than-sympathetic defendant, so Harvey must scramble to salvage the case.
Meanwhile, Avenger seems to have laid an egg. 
 


Outcome: Devlin is guilty and is forced to allow the plaintiff to ride both his bike and
his woman

Character Origins: Devlin (1974)

Guest Starring: Toby Huss (Devlin), Patience Cleveland (Tangy), Joseph Seal
(Bobby)




Episode #12
“Trio’s Company”
Harvey joins a new health club and falls for his personal trainer, Gigi but it seems
everyone is reaching her target zone except for him. On the legal front, Harvey is
representing Inch-High Private Eye, who believes he’s been illegally fired because of
his diminutive stature

Outcome: Inch is proved to be a competent detective, but loses the case. 
 


Characters Introduced: Gigi (formerly Gravity Girl)

Character Origins: Inch High, Private Eye
     (1973)

Guest Starring: Debi Mae West (Gigi), Maurice LaMarche (Inch)




Episode #13
“High Speed Buggy Chase”
Speed Buggy is arrested for leading the cops on a high-speed chase. As Harvey
prepares for the trial, longtime assistant Avenger resigns, landing a job with
Harvey’s rival Vulturo. Harvey searches for a replacement, downgrading from a legal
eagle to a legal finch. And then a legal emu. (11:36, TV-14 D)
                                     
 

Outcome: Not guilty, Speed Buggy was not controlling himself, his remote control
was sat on. 
 


Character Origins: The Speed Buggy Show (1973)

Guest Starring: Nika Futterman (Debbie / Newscaster 1)


				
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