Production info

Big Bad Beetleborgs
USA, 1996  TV  

Wesley Barker, Herbie Baez, Blake Torney


In a haunted mansion three kids accidentally release a ghostly presence that, in return for releasing him, offers to grant them one wish. They wish to become their comic book heroes, the Big Bad Beetleborgs, but this also brings the Beetleborgs' sworn enemies to life, the Magnavores (in the second season replaced by the Crustaceans).

The series "Big Bad Beetleborgs" (later called "Beetleborgs Metallix") ran for two seasons on Fox Kids network between 1996 and 1998. One of the regular characters is Mums, a 5,000 year-old Egyptian mummy that can unwrap his bandages to reveal a 'grim reaper'-like form. Only two episodes center around this character. In first season episode 37, entitled "The Curse of Mums' Tomb", two archaeologists come to the haunted mansion to reburry Mums because they believe it let loose a curse upon them that makes them sneeze and itch all the time. In second season episode 18, entitled "The Curse of the Mummy's Mommy", Mums' mommy, who is also a mummy, comes to town.

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