The Stanley Dynamic

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The Stanley Dynamic
GenreSitcom
Created byKen Cuperus[1]
Written byKen Cuperus
Directed bySteve Wright
StarringCharles Vandervaart Madison Ferguson Kate Hewlett Michael Barbuto
Voices ofTaylor Abrahamse
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes52
Production
Production location(s)Canada
Release
Original networkYTV
Original releaseMarch 19, 2015 (2015-03-19)
Other websites
The Stanley Dynamic official website

The Stanley Dynamic is a children's TV show. It started on YTV on March 19, 2015. It ended on April 7, 2017. Charles Vandervaart, Taylor Abrahamse, Madison Ferguson, Kate Hewlett, and Michael Barbuto play the most important people in the show.[2] The show was almost the winner of a Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series.[3] It was also one of the best shows at the 2016 Cynopsis Kids imagination Awards for Best New Series.[4]

Story[change | change source]

The show is about Larry Stanley and his cartoon twin brother Luke Stanley as they go through high school. It's also about the rest of the Stanley family, like Lori, their smart little sister, Lane, their dad who draws cartoons, and Lisa, their mother who works making food.

Characters[change | change source]

Main characters[change | change source]

  • Luke Stanley is played by Taylor Abrahamse. He's the cartoon twin brother of Larry Stanley, and the older brother of Lori Stanley. He's the only cartoon in the family, but they almost never mention it.[5] He likes LARP-ing (Live-Action Role Playing), and is bad at sports. He's able to stretch his body and can bend a lot, but it hurts when he does it. He can also change his clothes by spinning around.
  • Larry Stanley is played by Charles Vandervaart. He's the real-life twin brother of Luke Stanley, and the older brother of Lori Stanley. He's part of the school football team, likes when people pay attention to him, and doesn't understand lots of things, like sarcasm and irony.[6]
  • Lori Stanley is played by Madison Ferguson. She's the smart little sister of Luke and Larry Stanley. She's the smartest person in the family. She's likes studying studying bugs, and loves to make her brothers do things.[7]
  • Lisa Stanley is played by Kate Hewlett. She's Luke, Larry, and Lori Stanley's mom, and also makes food at the Brock.[8]
  • Lane Stanley is played by Michael Barbuto. He's Luke, Larry, and Lori Stanley's dad, and he draws cartoons.

Other characters[change | change source]

  • Pamela Fontaine is played by Josette Jorge. She runs the Brock.[9]
  • Leonard Stanley is played by Michael Gross. He's Luke, Larry, and Lori Stanley's grandpa, and Lisa Stanley's dad.[10]

Guest characters[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sonya Davidson (February 27, 2017). "The Stanley Dynamic sees Ken Cuperus go from sketch-comedy to TV sitcom". Toronto Guardian. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  2. Greg David (March 19, 2015). "Groundbreaking Stanley Dynamic Bounds Onto YTV". TV, Eh?. Retrieved April 11, 2017.
  3. "The Stanley Dynamic". Corus. May 13, 2017. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  4. ""2016 Kids !magination Awards - Results - Cynopsis". Cynopsis. May 13, 2017. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  5. Katie Balie (September 24, 2014). "Adventures in multi-cam:The Stanley Dynamic". Playback. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  6. "Orangeville resident a star of The Stanley Dynamic on YTV". Orangeville Citizen. March 11, 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  7. Maija Hoggett (March 16, 2015). "Alliston girl lands role in YTV sitcom". Simcoe. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  8. James Matthews (February 27, 2017). "Orangeville's Tiny Tim grows up and hits the small screen". Orangeville Banner. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  9. Marisa Roque (February 25, 2017). "Fil-Canadian shines in TV sitcom "The Stanley Dynamic"". Inquirer. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  10. Hank, Melissa (February 26, 2017). "Telly With Melly: Lethal Weapon, First Dates, The Stanley Dynamic". Canada.com. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  11. Chris Jancelewicz (March 22, 2017). "Kate and Dave Hewlett, sister and brother team, reunite on 'The Stanley Dynamic'". Global News. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  12. Greg David (January 24, 2017). "The Stanley Dynamic Returns to YTV With New Season Beginning February 27". TV, Eh?. Retrieved May 13, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]