Danger Mouse is a British children's animated television series based on the 1981 series of the same name. The series is produced by FremantleMedia and premiered 28 September 2015 on CBBC. ... See full summary »
God has made a bet with the Devil: if one human of the Devil's choosing can't prove that humanity is decent, God will scrap all of creation and start over. The Devil chooses Detroit car ... See full summary »
Confused hulking homeless superhero The Maxx tries to protect his social worker and friend Julie from an omniscient serial killer Mr. Gone both in the real world, which may or may not actually be real, and the subconscious fantasy world.
Unfortunately, this BBC-2 show was picked up by NBC who, like most networks, have a tendency to take a show from abroad and tweak it into useless American drivel. NBC felt that Americans had no desire to see a British guy getting upset. Hank Azaria was brought in to perform the voice of Eric. The opening sequence was changed from the original British version. Music and all. The new opening shows a montage of Eric (the American) moving to England, marrying, and having kids. In addition to dramatically changing the lead character NBC also dropped 4-5 minutes from each episode to accommodate for its commercial spots. The show was by no means brilliant, but it did contain some good gags, and occasionally exceedingly clever dialog. Eric's home life consisted of a psychotic ex-wife fighting for everyone/things rights, a hyper-allergenic daughter, a son who puts everything in his mouth, a sex-crazed (and often missing) nanny, a constantly enraged boss, and his aptly named next door neighbors the Perfects. The show is worth watching, but it's placement in NBC's "Must See TV" prime-time line-up was a bit misguided. This show would be better placed in the Fox Sunday night line-up. It would likely have found a home.
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