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Cartoons in the City
Television show information

Genre

Crossover
Comedy

Created by

Kyle Marshall
Genndy Tartakovsky

Voices of

Various voice actors

Composer(s)

Michael Tavera
James L. Venable
Pure West

Country of
origin

United States
Canada

Original
language(s)

English

Production

Running time

22 min. (approx.)

Production
company(s)

WildBrain
9 Story Media Group
Splash Entertainment

Distributor

WildBrain Distribution

Broadcast

Original
network

Netflix

Original release

February 22nd, 2019 - present

Cartoons in the City is an American/Canadian animated crossover comedy television series, being created by Kyle Marshall and Genndy Tartakovsky. It is produced by WildBrain, 9 Story Media Group and Splash Entertainment and it airs on Netflix since February 22nd, 2019.

Synopsis

Set in a Earth-like planet named the "Cartoon Universe", the show follows where characters from animated TV shows are lived in the city for a normal day like doing laundry, going to the store, taking the subway, or sometimes doing the dumb shenanigans that some of them might be known for.

Cast

Some of the additional voices (including Izabella Alvarez, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Nicole Sullivan and Clancy Brown) could be also voiced by other characters in the series.

Episodes

See List of Cartoons in the City episodes.

Differences of the cartoon characters

  • Few of the characters (such as Droopy, Marcie and Numbuh 4) are using their Chris Savino style.
  • The Harvey Girls (Audrey, Dot and Lotta) have thin legs.
  • The Bloogey Boys (Melvin, Fredo and Pinkeye) have thick legs.
  • The Peanuts characters have their "normal person"-like eyes (except for Snoopy and Woodstock) instead of their beady eyes, along with the style were look different than the original one.
  • The stop-motion and CGI characters from The Amazing World of Gumball were now two-dimensional.
  • Winnie has got a werewolf tail.
  • Mandy has got a nose.
    • Also, she wears the black and white-striped shirt inside her dress.
  • Pearl is wearing the same "Post-Regeneration" clothing, but she fills it out with more human qualities, like a more noticeable bulge near the chest and pelvic region, as well as pockets, stitches and even a pink bra inside her tunic.
  • The Camp Camp characters were giving their a more detailed style.

Trivia

  • The series is similar to Tooned Out and the OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes episode "Crossover Nexus".
  • The series is based on Cartoon Network's "City" bumpers from 2004-2006.
  • Human versions of the anthromorphic characters can be seen in the episodes.
  • Animated versions of characters from live-action shows (Doug Heffernan from The King of Queens, Penelope Taynt from The Amanda Show, Mr. Moseby from The Suite Life series, Sam Puckett from iCarly and Sam & Cat, etc.) would be appear in the cameos.
    • Some guest stars (Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, Tommy Snider as himself, Jaleel White as Steve Urkel, Hilary Duff as Lizzie McGuire, Kenan Thompson as himself, etc.) would be also appear in the show's episodes.
  • Despite Winnie and Tanis are voiced by Natalie Palamides and Kristen Li (the voices of Buttercup and Bubbles from the 2016 Powerpuff Girls reboot) in the OK K.O.! episode "Monster Party", but now they are voiced by the different voice actresses E.G. Daily and Tara Strong.
    • Also, Winnie's different voice sounds similar to Prairie Dog's voice from Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Tanis' different voice sounds similar to Bubbles' voice from the original Powerpuff Girls series.
    • However in later episodes, Phantasma would be voiced by Melissa Rauch due to Russi Taylor's death on July 26, 2019.
  • The show's intro is using the instrumental version of the Code Lyoko theme song and its credits is using the Kulipari closing theme.
  • The episodes are also have the flashbacks (or the backstories) revolving around in the 2000s or the early-2010s.
  • Characters from adult animated shows (Gene Belcher, Lisa Simpson, Meatwad, Ered Miller, Princess Bean, Morty Smith, Princess Clara, etc.) make non-speaking cameos in the series.
  • This time the Peanuts characters having their new voices for the series.
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