Fanboy and Chum Chum

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Fanboy and Chum Chum is an American CGI animated television series. It is based on the short cartoon known simply as "Fanboy". This was from the 2007 Nickelodeon television series Random! Cartoons. The series is about two young boys with wild imaginations. They love anything relating to superheroes and comic books. Each wears their own unique superhero costume that include underwear worn over their pants. The series was created by Eric Robles. It features a voice cast that includes David Hornsby, Nika Futterman, Jamie Kennedy, Josh Duhamel, Jeff Bennett, and Candi Milo.

Its first show premiered on November 6, 2009. The second season premiered on April 25, 2011. Merchandise of the show was released to Toys "R" Us stores in August 2011. It went on hiatus from November 3, 2012 to July 11, 2014. The final episode premiered on July 12, 2014. The show is aired in reruns on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons to this day.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Tobias "Fanboy" Cranapple lll is a fan of anything like comic books, fantasy, science fiction and action figures. He wears a purple mask which almost covers his all of his face and wears a green costume.
  • Chum Chum is Fanboy's best friend. He is younger than the characters, despite being younger, he's in the same class as them and the show's creator Eric Robles explained on the Nickelodeon message board that this is because Fanboy snuck him into his class and the teacher never noticed the age difference. Chum Chum wears an orange and yellow uniform with white briefs worn outside his costume.
  • Kyle Bloodworth-Thomason is a preteen wizard who dislikes Fanboy and chum Chum due to their lack of intelligence, but secretly enjoys their friendship with the boys. He got expelled from his wizarding school due to turning his teacher into a raspberry flan ("delicious old fool" he called him) and has to go to a regular public school (Galaxy Hills Elementary School), then he realizes he has real friends and Galaxy Hills is his true home. He has red shaggy hair, large crooked buck teeth and braces on his teeth, very pale skin with freckles that are on his face and he speaks in a British accent. He wears a red and yellow striped sweater, black jeans, red converse, and a black cape.
  • Yo is another of Fanboy and Chum Chum's classmates. She is a happy-go-lucky girl and loves her Yamaguchi (a parody of Tamagotchi) digital pets, especially a cat named Scampers. She has a crush on Chum Chum, and often wants to play with him like he's a toy. She is shown to be a very talented prankster, dominating Fanboy on Prank Day. Although she can have a villainous side, she is overall very nice. She has black hair styled in pigtails, she wears a yellow shirt, a plaid skirt, and a frog backpack.
  • Mr. Hank Mufflin is Fanboy and Chum Chum's teacher with a lazy eye and is grouchy yet often very playful.
  • Boogregard "Boog" Shlizetti is a short-tempered is a short-tempered bully who is obsessed with the video game Chimp Chomp (a parody of Donkey Kong), which he plays at the Frosty Mart, very often instead of working.
  • Leonard "Lenny" Flynn-Boyle is the accident-prone junior manager of the Frosty Mart. He finds Fanboy and Chum Chum quite stressful which he gets a "stress twitch" when the boys would annoy him.
  • Ozwald "Oz" Harmounian is the owner of the local comic shop, Oz Comix. Oz is a friend of the boys, who consider him as "the most knowledgeable human being ever," though he is a nerdish know-it-all man who lives with his elderly mother.
  • Man-Arctica is an ice-based superhero who scours the cosmos looking for scofflaws. He balances a mild disdain for humanity against his duty to save everyone from harm like all super-heroes. He often refers to the children he meets as "earth larvae".