Elmyra's Family ValuesThis week I decided I wanted to update and refine my blatantly self-inserted Tiny Toons OC character for #FifiFriday. TTA didn't have a very expansive human cast, so looking up references on Max, Mary Melody and Elmyra, I was reminded of Elmyra's ill-fated family sitcom spinoff episodes.
For those who've forgotten (myself included, as will be discussed later) someone at WB thought people actually liked Elmyra enough to have her own show. They tested the waters with two episodes featuring Elmyra and her lovable family unit, the Duffs. There's her dad, MacArthur, a halpess inventor in the vein of the dad from Gremlins. His brilliant ideas include a machine that turns tears into drinking water and chemically transforming egg yolks into thermite plasma.
There's Elmyra's mom Emily who works at a radio station and seems to be the main breadwinner of the family. She