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Master Yo is another one of the main characters of Yin Yang Yo! The father and teacher of Yin and Yang. He claims to be the last Panda alive. Although his current age is unidentified, it is known that he missed his 117th high school reunion, thus making him a centenarian.

Appearance

Master Yo is a black and white Panda, with purple eyes and a gray beard. He mostly wears a blue-green sash. In his younger days, Yo had an afro, and wore a purple sash with studded wrist bands. As Possum Panda, Yo wears a possum outfit, consisting of pink gloves, shoes, belt and tail, with a black mask. He even wore spandex as a former member of the currently disbanded rock band Pandangerous.

Personality

Though incredibly wise, Yo is crude, lazy, flatulent and gluttonous; in addition, he is neglectful when it comes to parenting skills, though he does care about Yang and Yin. In "Bad Nanny Jamma", he shows that he is willing to put his duties first, but just because he had nothing better to do, and in "Deja Foo" he stood in front of Yin in order to protect her from the Night Mooster's attack, although his sacrifice was unsuccessful, as they were both destroyed. He is offended by the stereotype of Woo Foo Pandas being fat and stupid, as shown in "Unmoving Pictures". Yo is also insulted by the misconception that Pandas are related to Raccoons. Master Yo also believes that Ha-Woo-Chris-Foo-Nah-Kah-Mas, a Woo Foo holiday that celebrates Woo Foo history, should be celebrated correctly, by those who actually practice Woo Foo. He feels that others who see the season as a time to get toys is a perversion of the holiday spirit. He loves soft pretzels and can be easily distracted by food in general.

History

Master Yo was a very powerful Woo Foo warrior even at the age of three, being able to perform many advanced techniques. As revealed in "Worked Stiff", he was adopted and raised by Ti and Chai as their student and son-figure. A hundred years ago, Master Yo defeated the Night Master's army by turning it into stone; however, the Night Master used the Amnesulet and made the entire world forget this. In his younger days, he was in the band called Pandangerous; ironically, they didn't play well, so they used Laladin's Amp to hypnotize their audience. In a flashback in the episode "The Big Payback", he is shown telling the other band members that their music sucks. He eventually got to have a son and a daughter, but had his memory wiped, thus neither he or his kids remember they are related. As he reached old age, he planned to retire; but, he was visited by the spirits of Wooda, Shooda, Chai, Ti, telling him to train two new Woo Foo warriors: Yin and Yang. He got them to train Woo-Foo by giving them a coupon. He also has an alter ego, known as "Possum Panda".

Trivia

  • In Worked Stiff, Master Yo stated he eats so much for the stress Yang causes him.
  • Just as Saranoia confuses Yang for Mark, she confuses Master Yo for her father
  • Master Yo has often been mistaken for being a duplicate of Po from Kung Fu Panda; contrary to this popular belief, it should be noted that Yin Yang Yo! came before Kung Fu Panda.
    • Currently, Master Yo is one of five well-known fictional panda bears who use certain forms of martial arts. The other four are the aforementioned Po of Kung Fu Panda fame, the Panda King from the Sly Copper series, the Panda of the Tekken series and the Panda Master from Skunk Fu.
    • Master Yo is similar Shifu from Kung Fu Panda.
  • In Falling Yin Love it's claimed that he is the last panda on the planet.
  • It's strange that Master Yo is biologically related to Yin and Yang, even though they're different species.
    • Yo and Yang share the same purple eyes as they are parent and son.

Gallery

v - e - d
Yin yang yo logo
Media
Yin Yang Yo! (theme song)
Characters
Heroes: YinYangMaster YoChai and TiLinaDave the Tree StrumpCoopKatiePaigeMelodiaVincent Von GrowlRainbow ManeRoger Skelewog Jr.JobeauxBoogeyman

Villains: Night MasterFlaviourDank and DireGrizzleflavinCarl the Evil Cockroach WizardBrother Herman the Evil AntLieutenant CharlesYuckKragglerUltimooseZarnotSaranoiaG.P.FastidiousPondscümPondscüm's sidekickThe BlixensBadfootChung Pow KittiesSmokeMirrorsBoopy Von Ha-Ha PantsThe SmorksRanger RonMastermindManotaurGreedCo CEOShillshoreNumber CrunchersThe PuffinDance MonkeyGirlboticaSnake LadyEradicusEradicus' Minions
Others: President MuffinEdna • Jeremy • Wooda and Shooda • King Francis • Annie • Samanthuh • Lie FairyRoger the Skelewog • Mrs. Skelewog • Tillman • Elemental SpiritsThe Lesson • Mighty Justice Orb • Leprechaun Pete • Lil' Schnozface • Terry OtterClamuel the Clamboy • F.L. Smelfman • Nancy O. Delffa

Episodes
Season One: "Dojo Oh No/Finding Hershel" • "600 Channels of Doom/An Oldie but a Goodie" • "Yin Yang Yuck/Beetlemania" • "Enter the Ant/The Sweet Stench of Love" • "Woo Foo Flu/The Imagination Situation" • "Too Much Yangformation/Aura or Not" • "Falling Yin Love/On Golden Pondscum" • "Old School/A Toy's Story" • "The Trouble with Two-ni-corns/Scarf it Up!" • "The Return of the Night Master" • "My Stupid Sword/Neat Freak" • "The High She-as/A Match Not Made in Heaven" • "Scary, Scary, Quite Contrary/How the Cookies Crumble" • "The Yin of Yang/Shopping Sprawl" • "Wubble in Paradise/Dictator of the Year" • "Master Dave/Destination Danger" • "Bad Nanny Jamma/Pros and Cons" • "The Gig is Up/Doomed to Repeat It" • "Family Day/The Hex of the Ex" • "Out on a Pledge/Dojo Alone" • "Attack of the Lesson/A Case of the Evils" • "Attack of the Vidiots/Fit to be Tried" • "Voyage to the Center of the Yo/Sitting Shaggler" • "Shadows and Light/The Truth Hurts" • "Who Knows What Evil Lurks?" • "Night Fall"

Season Two: "Deja Foo" • "The Pecking Order/Party Favors" • "Smoke and Mirrors/Yin-credible!" • "Brain Drain/The Big Payback" • "Imperfect Fooplicates/Messy Relationships" • "A Bad Case of the Buglies/Control Issues" • "Foreign Exchange Problem/Turn About" • "The Manotaur/League of Evil" • "This Yang Isn't Brought to You By.../Stuck" • "Gone-A-Fowl" • "Basic Yin-stinct/Fighting Fooberty" • "Yin, Yang, Carl/Smorks" • "Wonder Tweens Go!/Touchy Feelings" • "O Brother, There Art Thou/Roger... Over and Out" • "An Inconvenient Tooth/Situation Tragedy" • "Skirting the Issue/Moon Over My Yinnie" • "Clown-Fu Fighting/Cat Smash Fever" • "Camp Magic Pants/Worked Stiff" • "Mission Yinpossible/Disapp-Eared" • "Get Off My Back/Slumber Party of Doom" • "Old Softie/Dance, Dance, Devastation" • "Upstanding Yuck/A Walk in the Woods" • "Welcome to the Dark Tomorrow" • "Today You Are a Bear/Pets Peeved" • "For the Love of Clamboy/Zarnot's Girlfriend" • "The Secret Life of Possum Panda/Dummy Up" • "The Howl of the Weenie" • "Game Over/Creeping with the Enemy" • "The Yindianapolis 500/Personality Problem" • "Season's Beatings/Splitting Hares" • "Extra Cheese, Anchovies and Doom!/The Confidence Game" • "Roboticus Maximus/Size Matters" • "Unmoving Pictures/The Recline and Fall of Civilization" • "Mind Games/The Carl of the Wild" • "Clothes Encounters/Commander-in-Cheat" • "Party Troopers/Shadowcluck" • "Yin Yang You!" • "Division Quest" • "Yin Yang Who?"

Objects
Woo Foo Scrolls • Woo Foo Book of History • AmnesuletChronologicumLaladin's AmpGeosynchronometer • Toilet Brush of Illumination • Prison Prism • Lick-n-Stick