The Brown Hornet is a “show-within-a-show,” featured in The New Fat Albert Show from 1979 until 1984. To wit, The Brown Hornet is the title character of a TV show frequently watched by Fat Albert and the rest of the Junkyard Gang. In the show, the Brown Hornet is able to almost effortlessly defeat his adversaries, and in the process teach valuable life lessons to the villain, and also to the viewers which, though initially ambiguous, are remembered and clearly applied to whatever situation Fat Albert or the others are dealing with in each episode.
The Brown Hornet
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