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Holiday Forces
Television show information

Genre

Action-adventure
Comedy-drama

Created by

Jed Elinoff
Scott Thomas

Voices of

Scott Menville
Catherine Taber
Bobby Moynihan
Rob Paulsen
Tara Strong
Kevin Michael Richardson
Sean Astin
Seth Green
Ben Schwartz
Jessica DiCicco

Country of
origin

United States

Original
language(s)

English

Production

Executive
producer(s)

Jed Elinoff
Scott Thomas

Running time

22 min.

Production
company(s)

Nickelodeon Animation Studios

Distributor

ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks

Broadcast

Original
network

Nickelodeon

Original release

April 1st, 2019-present

Holiday Forces is an American animated action/adventure comedy-drama series created by Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas. It has released on April 1st, 2019 on Nickelodeon.

Synopsis

Ten teenagers were living their normal lives when they find a mysterious entity named Father Time who made them become Holiday Warriors and assigned them to face various menaces.

Characters

Main

  • Neal Yeagley/New Year (voiced by Scott Menville) - a teen who is the leader of the Holiday Forces.
  • Vicky Sampson/Valentine (voiced by Catherine Taber) - a teen who acts selfish and uncaring at times. She is Patrick's sister.
  • Patrick Sampson/St. Patrick (voiced by Bobby Moynihan) - an overweight teen who is a bit snarky. He is Vicky's brother.
  • Ethan Eggins/Easter (voiced by Rob Paulsen) - a teen who is rather cautious with things and tends to be scared easily.
  • April Footman/April Fool (voiced by Tara Strong) - a teen who likes to crack jokes and pull pranks on her peers.
  • Ian Fouraker/In-Depend (voiced by Kevin Michael Richardson) - an African-American, slightly overweight teen who likes to chill and is Larry's best friend.
  • Larry Dayton/Labor (voiced by Sean Astin) - a teen who is athletic and is part of the school's basketball team. He is best friends with Ian.
  • Howard Weinstein/Halloween (voiced by Seth Green) - a teen who is grouchy. Like Vicky, he can act uncaring at times, making him one of the few people Vicky actually gets along with. Howard also appears to have an interest in urban legends.
  • Theo Gividen/Thanksgiving (voiced by Ben Schwartz) - a Hispanic teen who is intelligent, making him the smartest out of the Holiday Warriors. It is revealed in one episode that he has a secret crush on Christy.
  • Christy Marsh/Christmas (voiced by Jessica DiCicco) - a teen who is kind to others, even to those who act mean towards her.

Supporting

  • Father Time (voiced by Troy Baker) - the representation of time who formed the Holiday Forces.
  • Jack Frost (also voiced by Rob Paulsen) - one of the members of the Spirit Council who is a playful prankster.
  • Eon (voiced by David Tennant) - another member of the Spirit Council who TBD.
  • Mother Nature (voiced by Laura Bailey) - the representation of nature who wanted to destroy humanity. She was the main antagonist in Season 1 until she turned good at the Season 1 finale.
    • Abigail Nature (voiced by Liliana Mumy) - Mother Nature's half-human daughter who wanted to help her mother destroy humanity.
    • Hail (voiced by Greg Cipes) - a TBD who TBD.
    • Storm (voiced by Khary Payton) - a TBD who TBD.
    • Frost (voiced by Grey Griffin) - a humanoid creation who has the ability to create things with ice and snow.
  • Mr. Margot (voiced by Ron Perlman) - a careless person who is the Holiday Warriors' teacher.
  • Hannah Kwan/Hannukah (voiced by TBD) - a rather shy and reserved teenage girl who becomes a Holiday Warrior, becoming an ally to the warriors, helping them out when they need it.
  • Birdine Day/Birthday (voiced by Amanda Leighton) - a teenage girl who is happy-go-lucky and love parties. She has heard of the Holiday Warriors and became inspired by them.
  • Amanda Strindberg (voiced by TBD) - TBD
  • Cindy (voiced by Ashly Burch) - a cool teenager who most people at the Holiday Forces' school wants to be like.
  • TBD (voiced by Jack DeSena) - a superhuman who carries various objects, such at a centuries year old sword.

Antagonists

  • Oblitirous the Dark Lord (voiced by Steven Blum) - a shadow figure who was the main antagonist starting from Season 2.
  • The Ice Monster (vocal effects by Frank Welker) - an ice monster created by Frost that was made to guard Mother Nature's lair.
  • Mr. Charles "Chuckie" Jason Myers III (voiced by Robert Englund) - a supernatural creature who trapped the Holiday Warriors in his mansion for them to escape before he locks it up forever.
  • Gungdar the Barbarian (voiced by Dan Green) - a vicious barbarian who wields a flaming sword.
  • Samantha "Sam" Duction/The Seductress (voiced by Tress MacNeille) - a siren-like creature who is disguised as an attractive human as an attempt to lure the heroes to her.
  • Liquid (non-speaking)- TBD
  • The Shapeshifter (voiced by Fred Tatasciore) - a malicious being who has the ability to shapeshift into anyone and anything, mainly to trap victims.
  • Zoe Dusk (voiced by Olivia Olson) - a gothic teenage girl who made a deal with a creature to make her become part supernatural, mainly to torment people at her school.

Episodes

See List of Holiday Forces episodes.

Production

Animation

The animation for the series is outsourced to Digital eMation, Inc. in Seoul, South Korea.

Tropes

See Holiday Forces/Tropes.

Gallery

Trivia

  • This show came out on April Fools' day, which is one of the holidays one of the main characters are named after.
    • It also came out on Nickelodeon's 40th anniversary, when Pinwheel has been rebranded to the current channel name we all know of.
    • It also came out on the same day Nickelodeon's reality show, The Substitute, premiered.
  • Unlike Jed and Scott's previous project, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, Holiday Forces is animated traditionally rather than Flash-animated.
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