The Animal Kingdom Gets A Makeover With The Premiere of SPLICED
What do you get when you cross a cat and an octopus? How about a rabbit, a shark and a chainsaw? The new TELETOON Original Production answers these age-old questions in Spliced, an animated comedy about a group of mutants trying to make their way on a desert island. Spliced premieres in 3 Hours of Really, Really, Really Awesome on Thursday, April 1 at 8:30 p.m.
EntrĂ©e is a cow-pig-chicken-tuna-shrimp hybrid who sweats gravy. Princess Pony Apehands has the body of a gorilla, the head of a pony and the personality of a six-year-old girl. Mr. Smarty Smarts, a cross between a dolphin, a chimp and a Jack Russell Terrier, holds three internet degrees. In the unpredictable universe of Spliced, bizarre creatures like these are run-of-the-mill. The series follows a group of dim-witted mutants as they attempt to build their own society on Keep Away Island after they are abandoned by the doctor who created them.
â€śSpliced has a great concept and an off-the-wall sense of humour that is sure to appeal to TELETOON viewers. Peri, EntrĂ©e and the rest of their mutant friends will fit in very nicely with the other inhabitants of our after school line-up,â€ť said Carole Bonneau, Vice-President, Programming, TELETOON Canada inc.
A Nelvana Studio production, Spliced was created by Simon Racioppa and Richard Elliott, a creative team that has collaborated on numerous animated series including Grossology, Teen Titans and TELETOON Original Production Chop Socky Chooks.
In the Spliced broadcast premiere on Thursday, April 1 at 8:30 p.m., Mr. Smarty Smarts attempts to brainwash Peri (short for â€śFailed exPERIment number 13â€ť), but ends up twisting fellow mutant EntrĂ©eâ€™s mind instead. Viewers have a second chance to catch the episode on Sunday, April 4 at 8:30 p.m. Spliced moves to its regular time on Thursday, April 8, with all-new episodes airing each Thursday at 7 p.m.
Leading up to the premiere of Spliced on April 1, 3 Hours of Really, Really, Really Awesome will feature a special Johnny Test marathon, with five episodes on the theme of experiments gone wrong airing back-to-back from 6 p.m.
The fun continues on teletoon.com, where a dedicated Spliced game creator launches on April 1. Building on the theme of mad science, users are invited to become â€śgame scientistsâ€ť by choosing from four game modes and creating new levels within the game.