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This approachaball series focuses on the exploits of Team Likeaball, an odd
assortment of ball-shaped aliens who are just mad about the Beautiful Game.
Seriously, they'll play football anywhere, against anyone or thing. Hence a
stream of mis-shaped and mismatched teams take up the challenge. Their
opponents include plundering pirates, a bounty-hunting robot, a ruthless
virus, even a giant's fingers!
But their most fearful opposition comes in the form of The Dislikeaballs.
These folks are the mirror image of our heroes, a most disreputaball bag
of balls who are determined to deflate the efforts of our heroes at every
turn. Fortunately for everyone, they can only ever puncture their own plans.
You see, they just don't have that all-important team spirit.
Both the Likeaballs and their Dislikeaball opposition originally hail from
Planet Likeaball in the DIY Universe. But alas, those coniving
Dislikeballs punctured the leather ball -like surface of their homeworld
with their extra-pointy Screwship, leaving both sides homeless. Team
Likeaball eventually found their way to Earth, where they won over
the world with their fotballing exploits. But wouldn't you know it,
those Dislikeaballs weren't too far behind...
Each Likeaballs match kicks off with a message from Pam and Dan,
sportscasters and commentators to the watching world. They endeavour
to follow the twists and turns of the unfolding game, only, matters are
often complicated still further by the super-secret agents of T.H.R.A.P.F.
These are The Humourless Race Against Aliens Playing Football who
always seem to be skulking on the periphery of each match. Which
means a typical game will often feature Likeaballs Vs their Opposition
Vs The Dislikeaballs & T.H.R.A.P.F.!
Meet the teams
Both our ball teams are ready and able. Or should that be "aball"? You see,
each member takes his or her name from the "aball" stable. The Likeaballs
are all on the positive side, whilst their dratted enemies take theirs
from the negative. And needless to say, personalities take their
cue from their appropriate name.
The Likeaballs are led by an eager chap called Kickaball. He and the
team dwell in Ball Control, a spaceship couched in a park in World City.
Ball Control is rather TARDIS like, being small from outside, yet vast
within. It's a mighty improvement on the initial prototype, for which the
holographic plans got reversed...
And in the opposing corner, there's Count Horriball and his Dislikeaballs.
They dwell in The Screwship, parked in a hole on the dark side of the moon.
It's the very-same ship they used to inadvertently puncture Planet
Likeaball whilst searching for replenishment air. You see, this miserable
lot are permanently leaking bad air. It pisses and farts from their bodies
when ever they get worked up - which is very often!
All our ball stars originally hail from Planet Likeaball in the DIY Universe.
It used to be a good old-fashioned leather ball-type planet, until its encounter
with The Screwship. Now, alas, it's a flat as a pancake...
Kickaball Count Horriball
Washaball Mutiny (his talikng staff)
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