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Genre Situation comedy
Format Children's sitcom
Created by Dan Schneider
Starring Miranda Cosgrove
Jennette McCurdy
Nathan Kress
Jerry Trainor
Noah Munck (season 4-present, regular; seasons 1-3, recurring)
Theme music composer Michael Corcoran
Opening theme "Leave It All to Me", sung by Miranda Cosgrove and Drake Bell
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Dan Schneider

Robin Weiner
(supervising producer)
Joe Catania
Bruce Rand Berman
(season 2-present)


Seattle, Washington (setting)

Nickelodeon On Sunset, Hollywood, California (taping location)
Camera setup Videotape (filmized); Multi-camera
Running time 30 min.
Production company(s) Schneider's Bakery
Nickelodeon Productions
Distributor Nickelodeon
Original channel Nickelodeon
Picture format HD: 1080i/720p
SD: 480i/576i
Audio format Stereo
Original run September 8, 2007 (2007-09-08) – November 23, 2012 (2012-11-23) – present
Status Returning series
Other websites
Official website

iCarly is an American teen sitcom with Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress and Jerry Trainor.

Plot[change | change source]

The show is about a teenager, Carly Shay (Cosgrove), who lives with her brother Spencer (Trainor). Her friends Samantha 'Sam' Puckett (McCurdy) and her neighbor Fredward 'Freddie' Benson (Kress) play a large part in her life too. Being teenagers, Carly, Sam, and Freddie find they've also become online celebrities as their show, that shows contests, recipes, problem-solving, and random dancing.

Characters[change | change source]

Main Characters[change | change source]

  • Carly Shay is a 13-year old student and she has an own webshow called: "iCarly". She lives with her older brother Spencer in an Apartment in Seattle. Her best friends are Sam and Freddie. Her father works at the US Navy and she doesn't see him very much. She performs well at school and in every subject she has the grades "very good", but in history she has the grade "good".
  • Samantha "Sam" Puckett is Carly's best friend and the female partner of the webshow. She is rebellious and mocks often Freddie. She must frequently detention at Mrs. Briggs. She loves to eat and her favourite food are ham, butter cake and hendl.
  • Fredward "Freddie" Benson is the best friend of Carly and Sam. He is the technical producer of iCarly. He lives with his mother Marissa Benson in an Apartment next to Carly and Spencers Apartment. He loves the technology and he is a member of the technology club at the school. He loves Carly, since the 4th class. He once saved Carlys life and he had a relationship with her. Sam said, that Carly doesn't love him. She loved only his fact, because he saved her life. He ended the relationship. As he had a relationship with Sam, changed his life.
  • Spencer Shay is a 26-year old adult and the brother of Carly. He is single and loves the socks of Socko. He was a law student for 3 days. He interrupted his studies, because he would want an artist. As a artist, he builds different sculptures. In the episode "iRue the Day" he saved the singer of the Plain White TS his life. Also, he has two world records.
  • Orenthal "Gibby" Cornelius Gibson is a boy, who goes to school with Carly. He has a girlfriend called Tasha. He pulls his shirt off in front of other people, but after season 4 he doesn't take off his shirt. Also, he has a little brother called Guppy.

Supporting roles[change | change source]

  • Marissa Benson is Freddie's overprotective mother. She is sensitive and has often worry, that what happen to him. She observes always his neighbor Spencer, because she has worry for her sister. In the haircut scene, Marissa fought with Lewbert.
  • Lewbert is the bad 2000-2012 doorman of Carly's and Freddie's Bushwell Plaza apartment home. He has a big wart on his left cheek. He shouts people, who enter his lobby. Also, he is in love with Marissa. Lewbert fought with Fredrick "Freddie/Fredward" Benson (Carly's girlfriend) on the 2009 April Fools day.
  • T-Bo is a seller by "Groovy Smoothie". He tries to sell his bagels, muffins, pickled gherkins etc on his stick. You see him in season 2 and 3 and in the 4th season he is particulary to seen
  • Ms. Briggs and Mr. Howard are teachers in Carlys School. Carly and her friends do jokes about them. Ms. Briggs plays bagpipes. Mr. Howard hates children.
  • Guppy is Gibby's younger brother.
  • Nevel Amadeus Papperman is a web-critic. He has a website called nevelocity.com. About millions of people surf on his site. He makes plans for revenge about Carly, because he wanted to kiss Carly, but she didn't want it.
  • Chuck Chambers is a boy, who lives in Carly's apartment. He hates Spencer, because he had forbidden to him to play ball in the apartmenthouse. He has a little sister called Gia and he gets tutoring at Carly.
  • Principal Ted Franklin is the principal at the Ridgeway Secondary School, the school where Carly, Sam and Freddie attend. He is a big fan of iCarly.
  • Jeremy is a sick boy on Carly's school. Sam, Freddie and Carly call him "Keimi. He was to seen in the season 1.
  • Socko is the best friend of Spencer. You don't see him in any episode.

Guest Cast[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  • Kyoko and Yuki are rivals who argued with each other in the car.

Crossover[change | change source]

On August 29th, 2010 had Dan Schneider, the author of the TV-series iCarly and Victorious about Facebook and Twitter to confirmed, that the script was completed for the crossover. It was to aired on June 11th, 2011 in the USA. On October 1st, 2011 it was to seen in Germany.

Spin-off series[change | change source]

On May 2012, it was announced, that the TV-Series is set after the fifth season.

The first spin-off called Gibby is a TV-Serie, who will tells about his life and works in a Recreational Centre. Later, Nickelodeon canceled the production.

The second spin-off is Sam & Cat. It's a Crosscover to the TV-series Victorious and iCarly. Sam and Cat start to incorporate a Babysitting company when they were accidentally met. The series was canceled due problems between the protagonists.