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24th Mar '16 2:47:36 AM VeryBerry
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''Dan Vs.'' was an animated comedy series that premiered on TheHub on January 1, 2011, and the first original animated show on that network that's not [[MerchandiseDriven based on an existing property]]. It focuses on a ComedicSociopath named [[CaptainObvious Dan]], who has it ingrained in his mind that every single negative thing that remotely happens in his life is the fault of some random unseen force, from New Mexico to the Wolfman. His daily misadventures stem from his desire to provide swift retribution on whatever supposedly caused his problem, much to the chagrin of his best friend [[TheDitz Chris]]. HilarityEnsues. The show was very surprisingly well-received and considered, along with ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', ''Series/FamilyGameNight'' and ''Series/TheHauntingHour'', to be one of the Hub's flagship shows.

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''Dan Vs.'' was an animated comedy series that premiered on TheHub on January 1, 2011, and the first original animated show on that network that's not [[MerchandiseDriven based on an existing property]]. It focuses on a ComedicSociopath named [[CaptainObvious Dan]], who has it ingrained in his mind that every single negative thing that remotely happens in his life is the fault of some random unseen force, from New Mexico UsefulNotes/NewMexico to the Wolfman.WolfMan. His daily misadventures stem from his desire to provide swift retribution on whatever supposedly caused his problem, much to the chagrin of his best friend [[TheDitz Chris]]. HilarityEnsues. The show was very surprisingly well-received and considered, along with ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', ''Series/FamilyGameNight'' and ''Series/TheHauntingHour'', to be one of the Hub's flagship shows.
1st Mar '16 2:28:21 AM Morgenthaler
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1st Mar '16 2:27:48 AM Morgenthaler
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2nd Dec '15 2:56:06 AM themisterfree
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''Dan Vs.'' was an animated comedy series that premiered on TheHub on January 1, 2011, and the first original animated show on that network that's not [[MerchandiseDriven based on an existing property]]. It focuses on a ComedicSociopath named [[CaptainObvious Dan]], who has it ingrained in his mind that every single negative thing that remotely happens in his life is the fault of some random unseen force, from New Mexico to the Wolfman. His daily misadventures stem from his desire to provide swift retribution on whatever supposedly caused his problem, much to the chagrin of his best friend [[TheDitz Chris]]. HilarityEnsues. The show was very surprisingly well-received and considered, along with ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' and ''Series/TheHauntingHour'', to be one of the Hub's flagship shows.

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''Dan Vs.'' was an animated comedy series that premiered on TheHub on January 1, 2011, and the first original animated show on that network that's not [[MerchandiseDriven based on an existing property]]. It focuses on a ComedicSociopath named [[CaptainObvious Dan]], who has it ingrained in his mind that every single negative thing that remotely happens in his life is the fault of some random unseen force, from New Mexico to the Wolfman. His daily misadventures stem from his desire to provide swift retribution on whatever supposedly caused his problem, much to the chagrin of his best friend [[TheDitz Chris]]. HilarityEnsues. The show was very surprisingly well-received and considered, along with ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', ''Series/FamilyGameNight'' and ''Series/TheHauntingHour'', to be one of the Hub's flagship shows.
10th Sep '15 10:58:46 AM BrainSewage
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24th May '15 6:37:54 PM ThePocket
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''Dan Vs.'' is an animated comedy series that premiered on TheHub on January 1, 2011, and the first original animated show on that network that's not [[MerchandiseDriven based on an existing property]]. It focuses on a ComedicSociopath named [[CaptainObvious Dan]], who has it ingrained in his mind that every single negative thing that remotely happens in his life is the fault of some random unseen force, from New Mexico to the Wolfman. His daily misadventures stem from his desire to provide swift retribution on whatever supposedly caused his problem, much to the chagrin of his best friend [[TheDitz Chris]]. HilarityEnsues. The show was very surprisingly well-received and considered, along with ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' and ''Series/TheHauntingHour'', to be one of the Hub's flagship shows.

Perhaps the best way to describe the show comes from this Internet quote: "It's... like some inversion of ''Series/MyNameIsEarl''." Indeed, it features a lot of the same sort of humor and characterization as that show, only with more cartoonish absurdity and less adult humor (but not none, mainly in the form of BlackComedy).

Though the series is somewhat unknown, reception has been pretty positive for the most part. It received an Emmy in 2013 for "Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program".

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''Dan Vs.'' is was an animated comedy series that premiered on TheHub on January 1, 2011, and the first original animated show on that network that's not [[MerchandiseDriven based on an existing property]]. It focuses on a ComedicSociopath named [[CaptainObvious Dan]], who has it ingrained in his mind that every single negative thing that remotely happens in his life is the fault of some random unseen force, from New Mexico to the Wolfman. His daily misadventures stem from his desire to provide swift retribution on whatever supposedly caused his problem, much to the chagrin of his best friend [[TheDitz Chris]]. HilarityEnsues. The show was very surprisingly well-received and considered, along with ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' and ''Series/TheHauntingHour'', to be one of the Hub's flagship shows.

Perhaps the best way to describe the show comes from this Internet quote: "It's... like some inversion of ''Series/MyNameIsEarl''." Indeed, it features a lot of the same sort of humor and characterization as that show, only with more cartoonish absurdity and less adult humor (but not none, still some, mainly in the form of BlackComedy).

Though the series is somewhat unknown, reception has been was pretty positive for the most part. It received an Emmy in 2013 for "Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program".
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On June 2, 2012 the show's time was moved to 3:00 pm Eastern/12:00 pm Pacific. Season 2 premiered on November 19, 2011. Season 3 premiered on November 17, 2012. On October 17th, 2013, Curtis Armstrong himself (the voice actor for Dan) has said that [[https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=445486472227551&id=286958974746969 the series is probably cancelled]].

The show can currently be viewed on [[https://www.youtube.com/user/starzmedia/ Starz Media's YouTube channel]] (with playlists for [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=ELQIxzZ928w58 Season 1]], [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=ELMhQ6qMcAkYY Season 2]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=ELr2AuPodFGBA Season 3]]).
21st Jan '15 6:20:45 PM Fangusu
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21st Jan '15 1:26:27 AM Morgenthaler
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28th Dec '14 11:25:29 AM TrashJack
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The show can currently be viewed on [[https://www.youtube.com/user/starzmedia/ Starz Media's YouTube channel]] (with playlists for [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=ELQIxzZ928w58 Season 1]], [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=ELMhQ6qMcAkYY Season 2]], and [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=ELr2AuPodFGBA Season 3]]).
18th Jun '14 4:11:41 PM Wackd
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