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The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001–2007)
"Grim & Evil" (original title)

TV Series  |  TV-Y7  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family
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A show featuring the exploits of the Grim Reaper, forced into being the best friend of two children.


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Series cast summary:
 Grim / ... (77 episodes, 2001-2012)
 Billy / ... (77 episodes, 2001-2012)
 Mandy / ... (77 episodes, 2001-2012)
 Irwin / ... (58 episodes, 2002-2012)
 Billy's Mom / ... (40 episodes, 2001-2012)
 Pud'n / ... (33 episodes, 2001-2007)
 Mandy's Dad / ... (31 episodes, 2001-2007)
 Mindy / ... (31 episodes, 2002-2007)


The series is centered around the exploits of two young children-the optimistic, dim-witted, and kindhearted Billy, and the dark, ill-tempered, sinister, and very intelligent Mandy. After cheating at a limbo match against the Grim Reaper (out of retaliation for putting the limbo rod too low for them to go under), he is enslaved in a perpetual, unwanted friendship with the children, who use his magical abilities and supernatural powers to venture into supernatural locations or environments, such as the underworld, inhabited by an assortment of grotesque monstrous beasts. The pair also may use Grim's enormously strong supernatural abilities or ties with a number of beastly characters to achieve goals or desires for themselves with grotesque, altered, or twisted end results. Famed fictional monsters including Dracula, the Wolfman, and the bogeyman are also comically depicted in the series, which also includes the characters of the nerdy, awkward Irwin and the snobby, stuck-up, spoiled ... Written by Dynasti Noble

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24 August 2001 (USA)  »

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The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy  »

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Did You Know?


Originally Maxwell Atoms wanted Grim to speak in a British accent and had Jonathan Harris in mind to voice him, when Greg Eagles auditioned and spoke in a Jamaican accent he was impressed and had him retooled. See more »


Sometimes the flower of Mandy's shirt disappears. See more »


[repeated line]
Fred Fredburger: Yes!
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits a strange voice can be heard. Played backwards it says "No no, this is the end of the show, you're watching it backwards." See more »


Featured in Six Feet Under: Timing & Space (2003) See more »

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Darkly amusing
11 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Since "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy" has been spun off from "Grim and Evil", it is a much better show. This deserves to be on its own.

The premise is unusual. Billy (an idiotic little boy) and Mandy (a dark, sarcastic girl) trick Grim (aka Death), who has come for their gerbil, into being their "best friend forever". The show is a series of adventures of the two with their tall, dark and boney "friend".

This is apparently not everyone's cup of tea. The reaction to this show is very strong. Some hate it, some (like me) love it, especially with the rather morbid sense of humor that Mandy has. At the start of every show, Mandy gives a little comment, often relating to the episodes in the show. My favorite is "Evolution takes no prisoners". I'd like that on a bumper sticker!

My only complaint is...Why does Grim/Death have a Jamaican accent?

All in all, if you like "The Addams family", you'll get a kick out of this show.

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