Father of the Pride (2004–2005)

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The misadventures of a family of White Lions who perform with Siegfried and Roy in Las Vegas.

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Series cast summary:
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 Larry (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Kate (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Snack (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Sarmoti (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Sierra (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Roy (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Siegfried (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Hunter (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Chutney / ... (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Vincent (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Rabbit / ... (7 episodes, 2004)
John Ennis ...
 Chutney (7 episodes, 2004)
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The misadventures of a family of White Lions who perform with Siegfried and Roy in Las Vegas.

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31 August 2004 (USA)  »

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Ein Löwe in Las Vegas  »

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After showing the episode "One Man's Meat Is Another Man's Girlfriend" (episode 1.07), NBC put Father of the Pride on hiatus due to low ratings. See more »

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The real white lion Sarmoti is a female. See more »

Quotes

Siegfried: [on stage wearing an astronaut constume] What is this planet we have landed on Roy?
Roy: [wearing astronaut constume] I know not Siegfried, but it has some very strange creatures on it.
Chutney the Elephant: Oh, we're strange. What kind of astronaut wears a rhinestone codpiece?
Turkey Roomate: [gobbling angrily]
Chutney the Elephant: Yeah? Well, you don't get to have an opinion since you made me sleep on the couch last night.
[looks around cautiously at the other animals]
Chutney the Elephant: Uhh... roomate?
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One of my favorite shows of 2004!
5 January 2005 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

Father of the Pride was one of the most funniest shows of 2004! This show was made by DreamWorks Animation and the same people who did Shrek! This CGI-animated series is about a The show stars Larry (voiced by John Goodman), a hard-working white lion in the revue with his wife Kate (voiced by Cheryl Hines), a white lioness. Sarmoti (voiced by Carl Reiner), another white lion who is Kate's father - and Larry's father-in-law - clashes with Larry on every subject imaginable. Rounding out the group is Snack (voiced by Orlando Jones, the guy from the old 7-UP ads), a mischievous gopher and Larry's best friend. I first heard about this show when I was reading The Kansas City Star newspaper (this article was back in late 2003 or early 2004) and I saw this article about this series and that it was coming to NBC, Fall 2004. When the show debuted in late August 2004, it got off to a good start with strong ratings. The ratings continued to show good promise for the show through early September 2004, until the ratings started to rapidly decline. The show faced more trouble when it was pulled from November 2004 sweeps, undoubtedly signaling the end was near. In early December 2004, Jeffrey Katzenberg, DreamWorks Animation CEO and show creator, announced that the show was canceled. A few of the remaining episodes were burned off in late December 2004. This show also had special voice acting appearances by Eddie Murphy, Danny DeVito, Christina Applegate, Lisa Kudrow, Andy Richter, Wendie Malick, David Spade, Jennifer Coolidge, Tress MacNeille, John DiMaggio and Greg Cipes. But sadly NBC canceled! But who knows? It might get picked up my the FOX Network since that network is better at holding on to adult animated shows.

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