Fruits and vegetables are very vital parts of a healthy life and well-balanced diet. Apples fill you with antioxidants, grapes carry nutrients and vitamins, carrots carry vitamins that are helpful in bettering the vision, and so on. And some fruits are different than others, such as the different types of tomatoes (roma, greenhouse, on-the-vine, etc.) and determining if something is seeded or seedless. But the fruit we’re talking about today is the most diverse of all. Not in color, taste, but mostly appearance. And this fruit’s job is to annoy the heck out of you, and it’s done one chock full of its job, as it is #10 on the list of our top 100 YouTubers with almost 3 million subscribers. If you don’t appreciate him, you’ll have to deal with his posse of other foods. He is the Annoying Orange, and this time he’s gone where no inhuman YouTube star has ever gone…your television screen.
Yep, the multi-million-viewed proportions of the Caesar of citrus are finally going up on TV! And it’s about time that Orange and company finally got their own show–they’ve practically been asking for it! See how in just a short track of time, Fred became a cyberspace sensation, and now he’s handling his own Nickelodeon show! 🙄 Well, Orange may not be on Nickelodeon, but he’s on a channel that definitely suits his needs–Cartoon Network! 😀 The Annoying Orange (or, as advertised, The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange) is easier said than said the TV adaptation of the smash hit series, currently produced by Dane Boedigiheimer–just call him Dane Boe–and his company Gagfilms (also Dane’s companion channel on YouTube), plus a management company called The Collective. Everyone from the original series is back, but the show will take place on a fruit vending cart instead of the usual kitchen. Oh, and besides the food-filled cast, there’s also a character that’s the only human on the show: the wacky scientist/fruit seller Nerville, played by none other than our good friend Toby “Tobuscus” Turner! Besides Toby, there will be some other humans that are only guest stars on the show: Jeffrey Tambor, Billy Dee Williams, Felicia Day, among others. News about this show first kindled back in April 2010, and in October that year Dane finished the scripts for the first six episodes. In February the next year he began filming and underwent discussions with Cartoon Network about airing the show, which was picked up that November. The show is currently running on a budget of $2,000. That’s enough money to buy 8 Wiis off Amazon, no game bundle included. 🙂
The show is currently being produced by Dane, Tom Sheppard, and Conrad Vernon (known for work on Shrek and Monsters vs. Aliens). The co-executive producers are Spencer Grove, Aaron Massey, and YouTube stars Kevin Brueck (kevinbrueck) and Robert Jennings (bobjenz). The show will use similar animation of the series, and besides a sneak peek that aired on Memorial Day this week, the show’s series premiere will be on Cartoon Network, and instead of being in the fall (like previous statements foreshadowed), it will premiere 2 Mondays from now on the 11th! Mark your calendars, YouTube fans; this adventure may have more sweets than your stash of candy. Don’t lie. I’ve seen it. 😯 Famous voices on the show will include:
- Justine Ezarik, famous online as ijustine, as the voice of Passion Fruit whom is Orange’s secret love interest. 😳 Whoops, did I go TMI?
- John DiMaggio, famous as the voice of Gears of War‘s Marcus Fenix as well as Futurama‘s Bender, as a character that is to be determined.
- Dee Bradley Baker, famous for his voicing work on SpongeBob, Fairly OddParents, etc., as a character that is to be determined. 😉
- Tom Kenny, famous as the voice of SpongeBob himself and as the announcer of numerous KCA shows, as a character that is to be determined. 😉
- Rob Paulsen, famous as the voice of the TMNTs’ “rebel” Raphael in the 1987 cartoons, as well as work in shows like Animaniacs, as a character that is to be determined.
If I were you, I wouldn’t eat that orange, because it’s a manifestation of what you’re gonna see on June 11th. If you eat it, you’re reducing hunches of hard work to nothing but pulp, citrus, and peel pieces! 😡 Anyway, if you didn’t check out the series sneak peek (“Marshmalia”), that’s okay; there are tons of other rerunning airtimes available, like how I watched the sneak peek a day after it aired! Anyways, don’t be an apple; check out the high-fructose adventures of our deliciously loyal pals when they hit the big screen on Monday, June 11th only on Cartoon Network! Canadian fans, you’ll have to wait until the 4th of July. German fans, you really will have to wait until this fall. Either way, however you cut this treat, it’s still gonna be sweet on all sides.
You know what to do: like, rate, comment, reblog, share, laugh, and knife stab that subscribe button in the face! But for now, this is Sammwak signing out, but we’ll awesomify things again next week. Oh, and make sure to tune in to the Annoying Orange show’s series premiere on Monday, June 11th, only on Cartoon Network! 😀
p.s. Would You Rather o’ the Week: Would you rather…be a fruit that was killed by Knife, or be Knife and kill all the fruit?
p.p.s. Random Video o’ the Week: The NBC cult series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The acclaimed Disney-Pixar duo Up and Monsters, Inc. The Walt Disney Animated Classic Alice in Wonderland (the 1951 take). One of Disney’s most successful and memorable movies, Mary Poppins. A commercial success but critical failure, Steven Spielberg’s Peter Pan take Hook. Among others. What do these sources of media have in common? They’ve all been remixed seemingly perfectly by Nick “Pogo” Bertke, and have hit great receptions on YouTube. Once you take a look at these videos, you’ll find out why.
So…what did you see? 😀
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Hey guys, it’s me Sam. And do you know the Annoying Orange? The Caesar of Citrus? The Atomic Annoyance? The Prince of the Puns? The fruit whose channel has more than 500 million total upload views and more than 1 million subscribers? Yeah, that’s him. Isn’t there a person like that in life for you: They won’t bother to listen, they’re extremely annoying, but at the same time can be awfully lovable? I know I do. 😀
Now, not to be offensive to any Annoying Orange fans, but I haven’t actually been up-to-date on Orange’s channel. But I have been finding out juice on his Facebook status, and a lot of it’s about a game. Not a Saw-type game. A fun game. Annoying Orange‘s first-ever game, to be exact. Have you ever wanted to be the KILLER of the kitchen? Now you CAN, in Orange’s first-ever game…Kitchen Carnage!!!
Now, I really found out about this game on the Annoying Orange site, annoyingorange.com, and I got SO pumped about it. And I believe it just might sound like a slaughterhouse of fun. Now, it takes up the usual fruit-killer action of Fruit Ninja, but you’d find actual characters from the web series. You’d zing them into blenders to get blended. You’d launch them onto cutting boards to be knifed. But, if available, you can sling them into the cupboards, where you’d find characters like Pear or Marshmallow. People are already erupting on this game literally ever since Annoying Orange’s episode of the same name came out.
YouTubers are already reviewing this game with positive reviews. IpodAppsEverywhere zinged a 4.5 out of 5 at Kitchen Carnage. Jojopet blended a perfect 5 out of 5 out of the game. Studiospaz even called it better than Bieber.
Now, to get REALLY inside the iPhone.
What makes the game efficient is that it really consumes the real basis of Annoying Orange: the KILL. And now, people even want celebrity fruits (i.e. Lady Pasta?) and more fruits to kill. It is the nicest game on the block, although the most strategic. It may instantly throw bonus time, mega bonuses, and level-ups at your feet in a successful sling in the cupboard (and vice versa), but it also conducts the most cheekiest strategy ever for a game: AIM. You could zip it into the perfect direction, but let it fall right behind the blender, or off to the side. Now, I haven’t played the game myself, but here are some tips otherwise:
Think before the zing. Thought literally comes before EVERYTHING, and in this, it’s pretty vital. Like I said, the cheekiest strategy of this game is aim, and you got to keep some good aim. Aim is earned through thought. How to do this? ACTUALLY THINK! Should I zing it at the board for a nice, juicy knife-down? Or should I maybe pop it into the blender for a spinning, squishy death? And should I push it so high it reaches the cupboard? Or so low it bounces off the table?
When the time comes to consume that opportunity, CONSUME IT! Or else you may not get the mega bonus or bonus time that will help save your five seconds left of slicing and dicing. Even DaneBoe (creator of AO) consumes the opportunity. And if you won’t consume it, talk to the Boedigheimer, girlfriend.
People are saying that Kitchen Carnage is actually putting up a pretty good fight with Angry Birds, especially since AB has released its second app, Angry Birds Rio based on the new movie Rio. Who are YOU rooting for? Answer in your comment/email!
My final consensus (my time zone is yelling at me that I’m running out of time) is that: “Though its real gameplay is predictable and frustrating, Kitchen Carnage is a whimsical addition to Dane’s blossoming series with acceptably witty gaming.”
So, Annoying Orange: Kitchen Carnage knifes up a juicy 4.5 out of 5. Different thoughts? Vote in the poll below.
I guess that’s all for now…Oh, wait! I almost forgot. Sorry I forgot to smash this into my post, but check out DaneBoe actually playing Kitchen Carnage with 71,750 points! Feel the power of the SuperBoeBros!
p.s. Are you interested in stopping by the App Store to slice up Kitchen Carnage? You can for a killer 99 cents! A cold-blooded steal! Also, if you don’t want to stop there, stop by to blend up the Annoying Orange soundboard app for free!