Gumball's First Date is a 2018 animated short film based on Cartoon Network's animated television series, The Amazing World of Gumball, which was shown prior to screenings of Uncle Grandpa: The Movie, on November 23, 2018, in the United States.


Gumball is ready for his first real date with Penny after his previous dates with her backfired, so his siblings help him get ready for his first real date with Penny, but then after that, he has to face Tobias first to win Penny.


Main Characters

  • Gumball Watterson - Nicolas Cantu
  • Darwin Watterson - Christian J. Simon
  • Anais Watterson - Kyla Rae Kowalewski
  • Sebastian Fisher - Jace Norman
  • Rebecca Fisher - Madisyn Shipman
  • Gumdrop Watterson - Austin North
  • Mandy Watterson - Bridgit Mendler
  • Mi Amore Aidar - Kirsten Dunst
  • Eric Watterson - Asher Blinkoff
  • Jason Synchron - Collin Dean
  • Devin Synchron, Darwin Jr. (DJ) - Donielle T. Hansley Jr.
  • Daphne Synchron - Grey Griffin
  • Mina Synchron, Sora Synchron - Colleen Villard
  • Carbon Watterson - Nathan Kress
  • Elliot Lance - Nancy Cartwright
  • Greg Watterson - Zach Callison
  • Elsa - Deedee Magno
  • Mabel Watterson - Victoria Justice
  • Mortimer Watterson - Paul Bettany
  • Gummy Lee - Kira Buckland
  • Darling Lee - Jessica DiCicco
  • Anaiuette - Eileen Montgomery
  • Carol - Sarah Silverman
  • Marmalade - Kristen Schaal
  • Bunker - Greg Cipes
  • Mi Amore Cadenza - Cathy Weseluck

Recurring Characters

  • Penny Fitzgerald - Teresa Gallagher
  • Tobias Wilson - Hugo Harold-Harrison


The short film was shown in theaters on November 23, 2018 with the theatrical release of Uncle Grandpa: The Movie.


  • This is the first theatrical Gumball short to premiere in theaters since the box office success of The Amazing World of Gumball: The Movie.
    • Like the movie, the events of the short film take place during the series' sixth and final season.
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