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Awesome Antics is an American hand-drawn animated sketch comedy series produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio. It was released on November 11, 2016 and ended on August 16, 2019. Awesome Antics is inspired by Cartoon Network's MAD. Also, it contains hand-drawn animation (for skits and shorts) and flash animation (for intermission segments).

Plot

Recurring sketches

  • Wolf vs. Sheep - The segment features a hungry anthropomorphic gray wolf, who tries to catch a sheep, but failing. Based on Antonio Prohias' Spy vs. Spy, MGM's Tom and Jerry and Warner Bros.' Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner. The cartoon is animated by Paramount Television Animation.
  • AABS News - The segment features SpongeBob SquarePants and Dexter from Dexter's Laboratory as news reporters in AABS News, which is stands for Awesome Antics Broadcasting Service. Based on MAD News, while its name is a parody of CBS News.
  • Cartoon Break - The segment features flash-animated intermission sequences with inanimate objects.
  • Agent Xero's Post Office - The segment features Agent Xero and Mole are working at the post office, which is before the skit or short starts.
  • Batman vs. - The segment features Batman fighting cartoon characters and video game characters, which is used for later episodes.

Production

Development

Writing

Voices

Unlike MAD, whose voices were in its majority peformed by the show's writers, with regular voice actors appearing in recurring or guest roles, the voices in this series are performed in its majority by regular voice actors. Most of its voice cast already performed other roles in other Nickelodeon television series.

Animation

The animation was outsourced to AKOM Production, Ltd. (for Wolf vs. Sheep segments), Sunwoo Entertainment (for main skits) and Renegade Animation (for intermission segments).

Music

Episodes

List of Awesome Antics episodes

Voice cast

Principal cast

Under construction...

Guest/other voices

Awards and nominations

Broadcast history

Gallery

Concept Art

Official Artwork

Opening Credits and Ending Credits

Screenshots

Trivia

  • The series contains the characters from Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, Walt Disney Pictures, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Entertainment and other companies, just like MAD.
  • Due to the fact of having an assemble cast of regular VAs, in most of the cases, they end up to reprise their Nickelodeon and non-Nickelodeon roles (like Tom Kenny as SpongeBob SquarePants, Tara Strong as Timmy Turner, David Kaufman as Danny Phantom and Bryce Papenbrook as Mittens the Cat, for example).
  • Wolf vs. Sheep segments share the animation style from the 1990-1992 episodes of Tiny Toons Adventures and the 4 seasons of Animaniacs.
  • This series got finished the same day Nickelodeon's other show, Knights of RedCliff: The Series, premiered.
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