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The Good Guys
Television show information

Genre

Superhero
Action
Comedy-drama

Created by

Glen Murakami
Ciro Nieli

Voices of

Jess Harnell
Olivia Olson
Phil LaMarr
Rob Paulsen
Carlos Alazraqui
Hynden Walch

Country of
origin

United States

Original
language(s)

English

Production

Executive
producer(s)

Glen Murakami
Ciro Nieli

Running time

22 min.

Production
company(s)

Nickelodeon Animation Studios

Distributor

ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks

Broadcast

Original
network

Nickelodeon

Original release

July 8th, 2019 - present

The Good Guys is an American animated superhero series created by Glen Murakami and Ciro Nieli that has premiered on Nickelodeon on July 8th, 2019. It is based on the film with the same name.

Synopsis

A group of heroes, who once worked independently, decide to team up and fight crime together.

Characters

Main

  • The Good Guys, consisting of:
    • Evan Ever/Captain Truth (voiced by Jess Harnell) - a serious superhero who is the leader of the Good Guys.
    • Zelia/Alien Gal (voiced by Olivia Olson) - a kind Zaluxian who is Captain Truth's girlfriend.
    • Dashawn Stanfield/Z (voiced by Phil LaMarr) - a slightly dimwitted mercenary for hire who is usually chill.
    • Matthew Richards/The Termite (voiced by Rob Paulsen) - a somewhat immature agent of G.A.G. who often jokes about stuff, making him the comic relief.
    • Julio Dwarfe/Dr. Dwarf (voiced by Carlos Alazraqui) - a wise scientist who builds himself weapons and gadgets, including a robot suit he wears to fight.
    • Shelly the Barbarian Priestess (voiced by Hynden Walch) - a young and ditzy barbarian who tends to get pretty violent at times.

Supporting

  • Catherine Rockson (voiced by Susanne Blakeslee) - the strict but caring head of G.A.G. who shows up through a watch whenever Matthew needs her advice.
  • TBD/Inferno (voiced by TBD) - a self-proclaimed superhero who has fire powers and is a literal hothead.
  • Benny Cannel (voiced by TBD) - a comedian who is the host of his own show, Benny Cannel Live!
  • Julia Cloverson/Ms. Honesty (voiced by Linda Cardellini) - an energetic and optimistic fan of Captain Truth who wants to be just like him.
  • G7 (voiced by Kate Micucci) - a near-defunct android who was found by the Good Guys.
  • The Sea Emperor (voiced by Troy Baker) - a giant merman who has the ability to control sea life.

Antagonists

  • The Bad Guys, consisting of:
    • The Mastermind (voiced by Steven Weber) - a highly intelligent supervillain who is the leader of the Bad Guys.
    • Elena Knotts/Tempestia (voiced by Alyson Stoner) - a snarky woman who has the ability to control weather, often using it for destructive purposes.
    • Danny Starr/Frostwave (also voiced by Troy Baker) - an arrogant man who creates various things, living or not, made of ice.
    • The Technowitch (voiced by Olivia d'Abo) - a feisty witch who controls technology.
    • The Creature (voiced by John DiMaggio) - an aggressive humanoid monster who used to be a regular human until a freak accident happened that made him what he is now.
    • Christina Marshall/Wolf (voiced by April Winchell) - TBD
  • UrsaMen, consisting of:
    • TBD (voiced by TBD) - TBD
    • TBD (voiced by TBD) - TBD
    • TBD (voiced by TBD) - TBD
  • The Cutie Gang, consisting of:
    • Cute E. Pie (voiced by TBD) - TBD
    • Sweet E. Pie (voiced by TBD) - TBD
  • Annabelle Gibson/Hornet (voiced by TBD) - TBD
  • Mirror Captain Truth (also voiced by Jess Harnell) - an evil version of Captain Truth who is from the dimension where good and evil have swapped.
  • Shark-Ninjas (non-speaking) - a group of anthropomorphic sharks who are ninjas and were part of an experiment as they go on intense stealth missions with their ability to breathe on both land and water.
  • Pyroanimsaurus (vocal effects by TBD) - a supernatural dinosaur who can make its head lit on fire.
  • Seer (voiced by TBD) - TBD
  • Ashley (voiced by TBD) - an assassin who is a cyborg, having plasma claws and a laser eye.
  • Sugar and Spice (voiced by TBD and TBD, respectively) - two tough female mob enforcers who are rather cruel and work together to cause mayhem just for the fun of it.
  • The One Who Lurks at Night (non-speaking) - TBD
  • The Sea Creature (vocal effects by Fred Tatasciore) - a large mosasaur-whale hybrid that has been terrorizing the ocean near the city.
  • Zagron the Destroyer (voiced by Kevin Grevioux) - TBD
  • Victoria Beckinstin (voiced by TBD) - an intelligent teenage girl who is a mad scientist.
    • Dave (voiced by TBD) - a clever anthropomorphic lion who is Victoria's butler.
  • Damian (voiced by TBD) - a child that was rescued by the Good Guys who appeared to be innocent, but isn't really.
  • Decayer (voiced by TBD) - a supervillain who can cause various objects and buildings to decay, simply by touching them.
  • Steelblade (voiced by TBD) - TBD

Episodes

See List of The Good Guys episodes.

Comic book series

See We Are the Good Guys.

Production

Animation

The animation for the series is outsourced to Dong Woo Animation in Seoul, South Korea.

Gallery

Tropes

See The Good Guys/Tropes.

Trivia

  • This series is a Teen Titans and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-esque series.
    • Due to this, it is a mix between action, drama and comedy.
  • Throughout the episodes, characters from other Nickelodeon shows make a cameo in various episodes. For example:
    • [Keeping those AAAHH!!! Real Monsters, Zim, Gatopardos, and SpongeBob references (with some changes)]
  • It has premiered on the same day Ferd the Zombie Horse: The Supernatural Adventures premieres.
  • This is the third Nicktoon to be based on a film, with the first two being The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Back at the Barnyard.
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