VINTAGE TOY MALL PRESENTS
Oblong was inspired by some of his favorite cartoons before he began animating, such as Looney Tunes, Animaniacs, Freakazoid!, and Earthworm Jim; though has drawn influence from the distorted characters from the Dick and Jane books, as well as inspiration from the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, and some real life oddities in Ripley's Believe It or Not!.
They soon became so popular that there wasn't room for both the Fabulous Ones and the Rock & Roll Express at the top of the cards, so they made their way to Mid-South Wrestling where they started a feud with the three-member Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton, Dennis Condrey, Norvell Austin, and manager Jim Cornette). The feud began when Cornette threw a celebration for the Midnight Express after they won the Mid-South Tag Team Championship. During the celebration, The Rock 'n' Roll Express shoved Cornette's face into the celebratory cake. The rivalry between the two teams carried on into the National Wrestling Alliance.