By Jon Wiederhorn
Gerard Way (Photo: Christopher Polk)The rock 'n' roll kiddie TV series "The Aquabats! Super Show!" is about to rock harder than ever. For the debut of the second season, executive producer Christian Jacobs ("Yo Gabba Gabba!") hired My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way to co-direct and help bring a new element to the music.
The episode, which airs June 1 at 1 p.m. ET, co-stars My Chemical Romance bassist (and Way's brother) Mikey Way as the frontman for a death-metal band called Asthma. The group seeks revenge against the Aquabats after losing a battle of the bands because Aquabat Ricky Fitness (Richard Folomir) develops a crush on a contestant named Rachael Moonbug and unjustly awards her the $750 grand prize.Read More »from My Chemical Romance Vocalist Gerard Way Co-Writes Episode for Kids’ TV Series ‘The Aquabats! Super Show!’; Continues to Work on New Music