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Gliese 229b



Played by

Alex Cervantes


Knifed, gut-wrenched by Dane Boedigheimer, and rotted away (revived), scared insides-out (revived)

First Appearance

Plumpkin Gliese 229b

 Gliese 229b (full name Ben Dover) was a supporting character of How the Universe Works. He was once a murder weapon because he killed Crabsaturn by being dropped on him. Gliese 229b is seen in the kitchen being brought in as Jupiter mistaked him as his brother.

Gliese 229b at glanceEdit

  • Distance from the Sun: 8,000,000,000 miles
  • Distance from Earth: 5,000,000,000 miles
  • Diameter: 121,000 miles
  • Length of year: 60,000 days
  • Rotation period: 9.92496 hours
  • Atmosphere: Hydrogen (H2), helium (He), methane (CH4), ammonia (NH3), hydrogen sulfide (H2S).
  • Number of Planets: 8
  • Mass: 4.7 times Jupiter
  • Type: Brown Dwarf, Pumpkin.


He may appear in some more newest episode and may return the twentieth season.

Voice ActorsEdit


  • Gliese 229b' have had many modifications throughout the television series,
    including these:
    • Mid-Season 18:
      • His cloud tops and atmosphere are accurate to his basis.
      • Gliese 229b's rain is made of iron.
    • Season 19:
      • Cloud tops and stripes of gases are accurate to his basis.
      • His cloud tops are glowing dark like they use to.

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