Bloo - Imaginary friend of an eight-year old boy
named Mac on the Cartoon Network's childrens' series FOSTER'S HOME FOR IMAGINARY
Blooregard "Bloo" Q. Kazoo (Keith Ferguson) is a blue blob
with two eyes, a mouth and a mischievous streak. He lives in a house occupied by
Mac (Sean Marquette), Mac's single mother, and Mac's brother, Terrence, a
13-year-old punk who terrorizes Mac and Bloo.
Unfortunately, one day, Mac's
mother decides that Mac has outgrown his imaginary friend and must say goodbye
to Bloo Luckily, Mac learns of a unique place (from a TV commercial) called
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends ("where good ideas are not forgotten.").
was owned by a sweet, but eccentric old lady named Madame Foster (Candi Milo)
who originally opened her establishment (a Victorian mansion filled with many
parlors) because she didn't want to leave her very own imaginary friend called
Now, with the help of her sensible teenage granddaughter, Miss
Francis '"Frankie" (Grey Delisle), Madame Foster offers a safe refuge for
displaced imaginary beings ("who need a place to crash, hang out and do stuff")
and also provides adoption placement services to children who don't have their
own imaginary friends (or lack the ability to conjure one up on their own).
As long as Mac visits Bloo everyday, Madame foster agreed not to
place Bloo up for adoption.
Other residents in this home for abandoned imaginary
- Wilt (Phil LaMarr), a tall, orange, anorexic being who looks
like a basketball player with one arm missing - he continually says "I'm Sorry";
- Eduardo (Tom Kenny), a wild looking horned-beast with purple hair and fangs who
is afraid of everything - he speaks Spanish;
- Coco (Candi Milo), an addled bird
creature with green, feather duster hair who lays plastic eggs filled with
surprises - it can only say one word ("Coco");
- Duchess Diamond Persnickedy (Grey
Delisle), a snooty European lady with a short elephant snout for a nose;
- Mr. Harriman (Tom Kane), a tall, gray rabbit dressed in a tuxedo, tails,
top hat and monocle who speaks with a refined manner and helps Mrs. Foster run
her unique business.
The inspiration for the series (aimed at 6-to 11-year-olds)
came from the many doodles in the sketchbook of cartoonist Craig McCracken, the
creator of THE POWERPUFF GIRLS and DEXTER'S LAB.
Max & Bloo at Foster's Home for Imaginary
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