5 items from 2015
Created by David Sacks
Produced by Carsey-Werner Productions
Aired on Upn for 1 season (6 episodes, 1 unaired) from March 10 – April 22, 2004
Patrick Warburton as Rip Smashenburn
Lucy Liu as Raquel Smashenburn
Rachel Dratch as Alice Smashenburn
Elizabeth Daily as Billy Smashenburn
This is a show that, similar to Disney’s Wreck It Ralph, asks the question, “What do video game characters do outside of the video game?” Unlike the film however, this series focuses on an average family of video game characters known as the Smashenburns. The family is made up of father Rip, a Grand Prix race car driver from an unspecified racing game, mother Raquel, a Lara Croft type from an artifact scavenging adventure game, daughter Alice, who is an activist that sometimes goes boy-crazy, son Billy, who is trend-obsessed with becoming a rapper, and lastly Turbo, their talking purple »
- Jean Pierre Diez
“Glee” is pumping up its cast with parental control for the final season with the addition of three new guest stars: Gina Gershon, Jennifer Coolidge and Ken Jeong have been cast as the parents of McKinley kids, Variety has confirmed.
Gershon has booked a guest role as the mother of Blaine (Darren Criss), named Pam Anderson. Gershon teased her part on Instagram over the past weeks, posting a photo with Criss — and another of her onscreen offspring’s other half, Chris Colfer.
Coolidge and Jeong are set to play the parents of Brittany (Heather Morris).
“Glee” returns to Fox with a two-hour premiere on Jan. 9; the two-hour series finale airs on March 20.
- Elizabeth Wagmeister
We’ve know for a while now that Pam Anderson was coming to Glee in its final season, but we still didn’t know who would be playing Pam, who is actually just the character of Blaine’s mother (not the real-life Pamela Anderson). However, now, thanks to some spolier-filled set photos posted on Instagram last month, it has been confirmed that Gina Gershon, whose TV credits include the TV movie House of Versace, along with Elementary, Community and Wilfred, will be filling the role of the former Warblers’ mom. Furthermore, in addition to having Gershon as Blaine’s mother, photos from the actress’ Instagram account also reveal that Blaine’s mom will be interacting with both Santana’s mother, Maribel (played by returning guest star Gloria Estefan) and Brittany’s parents, who will be played by Community‘s Ken Jeong and Jennifer Coolidge (Legally Blonde, American Pie). And of »
- Chris King
Along with meeting Blaine’s mom, Pam Anderson (who unfortunately won’t be played by Pamela Anderson herself), Glee will be introducing us to another fan favorite character’s parents in its final season, and they’ll be played by two very familiar faces. Ken Jeong and Jennifer Coolidge will be appearing in Glee Season 6 as Brittany Pierce’s (Heather Morris) parents. The news was revealed by new Glee cast member Billy Lewis Jr. (who will be playing Mason, one of the Cheerio twins we’ll be meeting in Season 6) during an interview with he did with HollywoodLife.com. “When filming the wedding episodes actually, there were a couple of amazing comedians that come in,” Lewis Jr. told HollywoodLife.com. “Ken Jeong and Jennifer Coolidge play Brittany’s parents in the show and watching the two of them work is like gold. It’s like a comedic masterclass. The way »
- Chris King
Funniest. Fictional. Family. Ever. Glee fans, prepare to meet Brittany's (Heather Morris) parents in the final season of the Fox hit! Jennifer Coolidge and Ken Jeong are set to take on the roles of the former Cheerio's mom and dad when the sixth season kicks off on Jan. 9. Can you say best casting ever?! New cast member Billy Lewis Jr. (who plays new Cheerio Mason) spilled the casting news in an interview with HollywoodLife.com, saying, "Ken Jeong and Jennifer Coolidge play Brittany's parents in the show and watching the two of them work is like gold. It's like a comedic masterclass. The way they come up with new lines on the spot and make each other laugh »
5 items from 2015
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