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Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective is a Flash animated web series produced by Will Ryan and animated by Renegade Animation in April, 2000. It follows the titular character, Elmo Aardvark, who is "abducted" from Earth and enlisted onto the Star Ship Salubrious. On the spaceship, Elmo meets Captain VaVa LaVoom, a recruitment officer for the Super Secret Space Squad, and her snarky companion Zobo the Robot. The music for the series was produced by Will Ryan, and several albums are available on his Bandcamp page.<ref>[https://willryan.bandcamp.com Will Ryan's Bandcamp page] Retrieved 10 Nov 2020</ref>
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'''''Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective''''' is a Flash animated web series produced by Will Ryan and animated by Renegade Animation in April, 2000. It follows the titular character, Elmo Aardvark, who is "abducted" from Earth and enlisted onto the Star Ship Salubrious. On the spaceship, Elmo meets Captain VaVa LaVoom, a recruitment officer for the Super Secret Space Squad, and her snarky companion Zobo the Robot. The music for the series was produced by Will Ryan, and several albums are available on his Bandcamp page.<ref>[https://willryan.bandcamp.com Will Ryan's Bandcamp page.] Retrieved 10 Nov '20</ref>
  
The webseries was awarded an Annie Award in 2000 for "Outstanding Achievement for an Animated Production Produced for Electronic Media."<ref>[https://annieawards.org/legacy/28th-annie-awards  28th Annual Annie Awards listing] Retrieved 10 Nov 2020</ref>
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The webseries was awarded an Annie Award in 2000 for "Outstanding Achievement for an Animated Production Produced for Electronic Media."<ref>[https://annieawards.org/legacy/28th-annie-awards  28th Annual Annie Awards listing for ''Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective''.] Retrieved 10 Nov '20</ref>
  
The current trademark holder is Will Ryan and Company, Ltd.<ref>[https://trademarks.justia.com/761/24/elmo-76124049.html Trademark listing] Retrieved 10 Nov 2020</ref> <ref>[http://www.willryanmusic.com/menu_8.asp Will Ryan's official website] Retrieved 10 Nov 2020</ref> Will Ryan continues to use Elmo Aardvark's name to promote and sell the discography he made for the webseries.
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The current trademark holder is Will Ryan and Company, Ltd.<ref>[https://trademarks.justia.com/761/24/elmo-76124049.html Trademark listing for ''Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective''.] Retrieved 10 Nov '20</ref><ref>[http://www.willryanmusic.com/menu_8.asp Will Ryan's official website.] Retrieved 10 Nov '20</ref> Will Ryan continues to use Elmo Aardvark's name to promote and sell the discography he made for the webseries.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==
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Due to its release near the start of the 21st century and the fact that neither Renegade nor Will Ryan and Co. have reuploaded the episodes, the complete collection of the ''Elmo Aardvark'' episodes are presumed lost.
  
Out of a confirmed 12 episodes, only 6 have been found. Episodes 1, 2, 5, 11, and 12 have been uploaded to Youtube<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLd2ne922MKlcDCqx7ml_8y8EnfsZv37bx Youtube playlist of most located Elmo Aardvark episodes] Retrieved 10 Nov 2020</ref>, while episode 3 was uploaded to 4chan in October 2020<ref>[https://desuarchive.org/co/thread/118579873/#q118589410 Original 4chan post with a .swf file for episode 3] Retrieved 10 Nov 2020</ref>. 26 episodes in total supposedly were released (as mentioned by the video uploader), though this is unverifiable.
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Currently, the first 12 episodes have been found. According to those who have reuploaded previous episodes, a total of 26 were produced, meaning there are currently 14 missing episodes.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
 
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Elmoaardvark screencap2.jpg|Screencap from episode 1, where Elmo plays his ukulele.
 
Elmoaardvark screencap2.jpg|Screencap from episode 1, where Elmo plays his ukulele.
 
Elmoaardvark screencap1.jpg|Screencap from episode 11, where LaVoom convinces Elmo to join the Super Secret Space Squad.
 
Elmoaardvark screencap1.jpg|Screencap from episode 11, where LaVoom convinces Elmo to join the Super Secret Space Squad.
Elmoaardvark album1.jpg|Album cover for Elmo Aardvark - Outer Space Detective  
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Elmoaardvark album1.jpg|Album cover for ''Elmo Aardvark - Outer Space Detective!''.
Elmoaardvark_album2.jpg|Album cover for Vava LaVoom - Modern Music From Outer Space  
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Elmoaardvark_album2.jpg|Album cover for ''Vava LaVoom - Modern Music From Outer Space''.
 
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==External Link==
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*[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLd2ne922MKlcDCqx7ml_8y8EnfsZv37bx YouTube playlist of most located ''Elmo Aardvark'' episodes.] Retrieved 10 Nov '20
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*[https://forums.lostmediawiki.com/post/35207/thread Current collection of all discovered episodes.] Retrieved 12 Nov '20
  
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 03:47, 13 November 2020

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Title card.

Status: Partially Lost

Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective is a Flash animated web series produced by Will Ryan and animated by Renegade Animation in April, 2000. It follows the titular character, Elmo Aardvark, who is "abducted" from Earth and enlisted onto the Star Ship Salubrious. On the spaceship, Elmo meets Captain VaVa LaVoom, a recruitment officer for the Super Secret Space Squad, and her snarky companion Zobo the Robot. The music for the series was produced by Will Ryan, and several albums are available on his Bandcamp page.[1]

The webseries was awarded an Annie Award in 2000 for "Outstanding Achievement for an Animated Production Produced for Electronic Media."[2]

The current trademark holder is Will Ryan and Company, Ltd.[3][4] Will Ryan continues to use Elmo Aardvark's name to promote and sell the discography he made for the webseries.

Status

Due to its release near the start of the 21st century and the fact that neither Renegade nor Will Ryan and Co. have reuploaded the episodes, the complete collection of the Elmo Aardvark episodes are presumed lost.

Currently, the first 12 episodes have been found. According to those who have reuploaded previous episodes, a total of 26 were produced, meaning there are currently 14 missing episodes.

Gallery

External Link

References