My quest to find work for all my classic video game character buddies continues with some occasional hiccups.

I can’t say that I was ever a huge fan of Q*Bert back in the day – the visuals were nice and all but my feeble brain could never get used to the diagonal controls and the wacky concept of “height” in a video game. It holds up better than expected today, but I don’t think poor old Q*Bert will be getting another sequel any time soon.

I will have to give credit to the guy for being one of the first real video game avatars that people could relate to as an actual character instead of just a bunch of dots on the screen. His big goofy expressions and swearing got him licensing deals for toys and books and even this bizarre Saturday morning cartoon, take it away Q*Bert, you’ll always have the glory years: