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Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus on His Wild Kids TV Cartoon That You Never Got to See

Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus on His Wild Kids TV Cartoon That You Never Got to See

Imagine a music-filled kids’ cartoon about saving the ocean, with characters voiced and sung by Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz, and Grammy winner Pharrell Williams. Nearly ten years ago, it almost happened.

Hoppus recently guested on Kroq’s “Kevin and Bean Show,” where he and “Kevin & Bean” co-host Jensen Karp revealed that together they once pitched an animated series, titled “Bronze Blue,” to networks like Disney Channel and Nickelodeon. Much to their disappointment, the show never happened.

“Bronze Blue” would have starred Hoppus, Wentz, Ashlee Simpson, and others as various characters in an underwater punk/pop band singing catchy, eco-friendly tunes. The band toured the beaches of the world to share their message; however, they would have to stay one step ahead of their ultimate villain: The Sushi Chef.

“The whole show is about the environment and saving the ocean, and they go around and

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