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Banana Barbara

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Banana Mom

Character Information
Gender: Female ♀
Species: Banana
Age: Unknown
Relatives: Banana Joe (son)
Banana Bob (husband)
Obadiah Banana (ancestor)
Kayvon (nephew)
First Appearance: "The Responsible"
Voice: Sandra Searles Dickinson
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Barbara “Banana Barbara” Banana is a minor character in The Amazing World of Gumball. She is Banana Joe's mother, and the wife of Banana Bob. She and her husband first appeared in "The Responsible."

Appearance

Banana Barbara is an anthropomorphic banana. She is nearly identical to the rest of her family, with the exception of a blue and white polka-dot bow, lipstick, and eyelashes.

In Season 2, she acquired eyebrows and a lighter peel.

Personality

As shown in "The Mothers," Banana Barbara does not seem to be very bright, and is rather oblivious to her surroundings. She has also been shown to have a very creepy demeanor. 

Episode Appearances

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

Season 6

Her Paintings

Barbara has the ability to predict events years before they occur in her paintings. This ability was first displayed in "The Shell," and was a prominent plot point in "The Oracle."

Gallery

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Trivia

  • She and her husband debuted before Banana Joe did (except for the early reel).
  • Her name was revealed on James Lamont's Formspring.
  • She has the ability to predict the future through painting, as seen in "The Shell" and "The Oracle."
  • She is apparently accident-prone, getting frequently injured.
  • Her ability to paint to future appears to be a reference to Isaac Mendez from Heroes who also had the ability to predict the future through visual art.
  • Her name may be a pun on Hanna-Barbera, an American animation studio that serves as a division of Warner Bros. Animation. Although this has not been officially confirmed.
  • She is going to be kidnapped by somebody unknown in a future episode. [1]

References

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