History WesternAnimation / Sidekick

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* AngryGuardDog: Maxum Mutt.
* ArchEnemy: Mr. [=Troublemeyer/Master=] XOX for Professor Pampelmoose and Maxum Man (though due to the latter being missing, you hardly ever see this)

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* %%* AngryGuardDog: Maxum Mutt.
* ArchEnemy: Mr. [=Troublemeyer/Master=] XOX for Professor Pampelmoose and Maxum Man (though due to the latter being missing, you hardly ever see this)this).



* AttentionWhore: Vana

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* %%* AttentionWhore: Vana



* BadassAdorable: All four of the main characters.
* BadassSanta: Mega Santa.
* BelligerentSexualTension: Vana and Eric, though only from Eric's side.

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* %%* BadassAdorable: All four of the main characters.
* %%* BadassSanta: Mega Santa.
* BelligerentSexualTension: BelligerentSexualTension:
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Vana and Eric, though only from Eric's side.



* ButtMonkey: Eric

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* %%* ButtMonkey: Eric



* CantSpitItOut: Or, more accurately, spits it out all the time. Kitty has a not-so-secret crush on Eric, and reveals it all the time, but whenever she gets a little too lovey-dovey, Eric asks "What?", with Kitty responding with her own "What?" If Eric is aware at all of Kitty's feelings, he doesn't show it and definitely does not return them.
* TheChewToy: Eric

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* CantSpitItOut: Or, more accurately, spits it out all the time. Kitty Inverted with Kitty, who has a not-so-secret crush on Eric, Eric and reveals it all the time, but whenever she gets a little too lovey-dovey, Eric asks "What?", with Kitty responding with her own "What?" If Eric is aware at all of Kitty's feelings, he doesn't show it and definitely does not return them.
* TheChewToy: EricTheChewToy:



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Trevor

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* %%** Eric
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{{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Trevor



* DatingCatwoman: Eric and Mandy Struction, Member of the Splitsboro Crime Syndicate, The Mass Destructions

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* DatingCatwoman: Eric and Mandy Struction, Member who happens to be a member of the Splitsboro Crime Syndicate, The Mass DestructionsDestructions.



* DogsAreDumb: Maxum Mutt.
* DoggedNiceGuy: Eric towards Vana
* DownerEnding: Many episodes end with Eric being pummeled (or at least humiliated). The episode with the Maxum Mobile takes this UpToEleven. [[spoiler: As Eric and Trevor are driving the Maxum Mobile, which due to plot induced Amnesia Eric doesn't remember the car (which was set to evil) destroying half the town, freeing every villain from prison and mutating Vana into a monster. At the end he is cornered by the dozens of villains, the angry mob and the car with hundreds of missiles ready to blow to him up. But manages to (very difficultly) set the car back to good. Only for Trevor to turn it back to evil, as sabotaging Eric was on his to-do list]] The episode just ends there
* DumbMuscle: XOX's henchmen.
* TheEeyore: Eric has moments with this trope
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Mr. Troublemeyer/Master XOX tries constantly to be a good father. But Trevor makes it very hard to do so.

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* %%* DogsAreDumb: Maxum Mutt.
* %%* DoggedNiceGuy: Eric towards Vana
Vana.
* DownerEnding: DownerEnding:
**
Many episodes end with Eric being pummeled (or at least humiliated). humiliated).
**
The episode with the Maxum Mobile takes this UpToEleven. [[spoiler: is one example: As Eric and Trevor are driving the Maxum Mobile, which due to plot induced Amnesia amnesia Eric doesn't remember the car (which was set to evil) destroying half the town, freeing every villain from prison and mutating Vana into a monster. At the end he is cornered by the dozens of villains, the angry mob and the car with hundreds of missiles ready to blow to him up. But up, but he manages to (very difficultly) (with great difficulty) set the car back to good. Only good... [[spoiler: only for Trevor to turn it back to evil, as sabotaging Eric was on his to-do list]] list]]. The episode just ends there
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there.
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DumbMuscle: XOX's henchmen.
* %%* TheEeyore: Eric has moments with this trope
trope.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Mr. Troublemeyer/Master XOX tries constantly to be a good father. But father, but Trevor makes it very hard to do so.



* EvilTeacher: Technically Professor Pampelmoose
* {{Expy}}: Eric is similar to [[Radio/TheRickyGervaisShow the animated Karl Pilkington]]
** Moreso a less squeaky [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Adam Lyon]].

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* %%* EvilTeacher: Technically Professor Pampelmoose
* {{Expy}}: Eric is similar to [[Radio/TheRickyGervaisShow the animated Karl Pilkington]]
** Moreso a less squeaky [[WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow Adam Lyon]].
Pampelmoose.



* FreeRangeChildren
* FriendVersusLover: According to their biographies on the YTV website, Trevor and Kitty both hate each other's guts, this could be the reason why.
** Although this seems to be an InformedAttribute since they get along pretty well.

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* %%* FreeRangeChildren
* FriendVersusLover: According to their biographies on the YTV website, Trevor and Kitty both hate each other's guts, this could be the reason why.
** Although
why, although this seems to be an InformedAttribute since they get along pretty well.



* {{Gonk}}: Pampelmoose
* GrossoutShow
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Oh so very much.

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* %%* {{Gonk}}: Pampelmoose
*
Pampelmoose.
%%*
GrossoutShow
* %%* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Oh so very much.



** Eric is much more interested in Vana than he is in Kitty.
** And MirrorUniverse Eric wants her too.

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** Eric is much more interested in Vana than he is in Kitty.
** And
Kitty. MirrorUniverse Eric wants her too.



* HeterosexualLifePartners: Eric and Trevor; Kitty and Vana.

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: HeterosexualLifePartners:
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Eric and Trevor; Trevor.
**
Kitty and Vana.



* IdiotHero: Most prominently Trevor. Eric falls in this [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]].

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* IdiotHero: IdiotHero:
**
Most prominently Trevor. Trevor.
**
Eric falls in into this role [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]].



* {{Jerkass}}: Pampelmoose

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* {{Jerkass}}: Pampelmoose



%%** Pampelmoose.



* LovePotion: The Gaga Goggles combine this with HypnoRay.

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* %%* LovePotion: The Gaga Goggles combine this with HypnoRay.



* MeaningfulName: Splitsboro, as the entire city is split into two halves, one for heroes and one for villains.

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* MeaningfulName: MeaningfulName:
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Splitsboro, as the entire city is split into two halves, one for heroes and one for villains.



** Also Vana Glamma and Alan Amazing.

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** %%** Also Vana Glamma and Alan Amazing.



* MissingMom: Trevor's mother

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* %%* MissingMom: Trevor's mothermother.



* MoralityChain: Kitty for Eric in "The Henchman Challenge".

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* %%* MoralityChain: Kitty for Eric in "The Henchman Challenge".



** Eric is completely oblivious to the fact that Kitty has a crush on him, although this is [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]]. In some episodes he is aware of this but he's not interested in her.

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** Eric is completely oblivious to the fact that Kitty has a crush on him, although this is [[DependingOnTheWriter depending depends on the episode]]. In episode]]: in some episodes episodes, he is aware of this but he's not isn't interested in her.



* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Person]]: Usually Eric, but can be Vana or Kitty, [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]].

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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Person]]: %%* OnlySaneMan: Usually Eric, but can be Vana or Kitty, [[DependingOnTheWriter depending on the episode]].



* TheProfessor: Pampelmoose

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* %%* TheProfessor: PampelmoosePampelmoose.



* RobotBuddy: Maxum Brain was recently revealed to have been a super in his own right. As it so happens, Pamplemoose appears to have been his sidekick.

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* RobotBuddy: RobotBuddy:
**
Maxum Brain was recently revealed used to have been be a super in his own right. As it so happens, Pamplemoose appears to have been his sidekick.



* SadistTeacher: Professor Pampelmoose
* SanityBall: Even ''Trevor'' gets thrown this once in a while.

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* %%* SadistTeacher: Professor Pampelmoose
*
Pampelmoose.
%%*
SanityBall: Even ''Trevor'' gets thrown this once in a while.



** Used in "Moustachesquatch" when the gang is chasing/being chased by the mustache monster. Rather than actual doors they use caves.

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** Used in "Moustachesquatch" when the gang is chasing/being chased by the mustache monster. Rather than actual doors monster, though they use caves.caves rather than doors.



* ShipTease: Sometimes between Eric and Kitty, especially in "The Henchman Challenge".
** Later they're shipping Eric and Mandy.

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* ShipTease: ShipTease:
%%**
Sometimes between Eric and Kitty, especially in "The Henchman Challenge".
** %%** Later they're shipping Eric and Mandy.



** In "Master XOX Ray Vision", after Eric puts on the special contact lenses, it intially causes him to see his friends as the characters from fellow Creator/{{YTV}} series WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel. [[note]] For the record, Trevor was Dave, Kitty was Scaredy & Vana was the fish girl [[/note]]
** One episode is called [[Series/ThisHourHasTwentyTwoMinutes This Hour Has 22,000 Minutes.]]
* SimpletonVoice: Pamplemoose
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: The henchman with the pigtails at the henchman school.
* SociopathicHero: Maxum Man and Trevor.

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** In "Master XOX Ray Vision", after Eric puts on the special contact lenses, it intially causes him to see his friends as the characters from fellow Creator/{{YTV}} series WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel. [[note]] For the record, Trevor WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel [[note]]Trevor was Dave, Kitty was Scaredy & and Vana was the fish girl [[/note]]
girl[[/note]].
** One episode is called [[Series/ThisHourHasTwentyTwoMinutes This Hour Has 22,000 Minutes.]]
*
Minutes]].
%%*
SimpletonVoice: Pamplemoose
Pamplemoose.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: The henchman henchwoman with the pigtails at the henchman school.
* %%* SociopathicHero: Maxum Man and Trevor.



* SitcomArchNemesis: XOX to Pampelmoose.
* StalkerWithACrush: Kitty sometimes takes her crush on Eric to creepy levels.
** Kitty in general. When a famous teen movie star appears she near-completely forgets about Eric during the duration of the star's visit and goes to much greater lengths for her stalker-dom.
** The show's [[TheWikiRule official wiki]] implies that this is the main reason Eric seems to not reciprocate Kitty's affections.
* StatusQuoIsGod: The town is usually destroyed once an episode. It recovers by the next one.
** In the final ep "Graduation Daze" all the Sidekicks were to graduate from Sidekick School but had to do a final test. They all passed, but the last was Eric who accidentally disintegrated the diplomas in the process meaning everyone had to repeat the school all over again.
* SuperheroSchool: A variant, the school is for sidekick.
* TokenEvilTeammate: Trevor

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* %%* SitcomArchNemesis: XOX to Pampelmoose.
* StalkerWithACrush: StalkerWithACrush:
**
Kitty sometimes takes her crush on Eric to creepy levels.
** Kitty in general. When a famous teen movie star appears she near-completely forgets about Eric during the duration of the star's visit and goes to much greater lengths for her stalker-dom.
**
levels. The show's [[TheWikiRule official wiki]] wiki implies that this is the main reason Eric seems doesn't seem to not reciprocate Kitty's affections.
* StatusQuoIsGod: StatusQuoIsGod:
**
The town is usually destroyed once an episode. It recovers by the next one.
** In the final ep "Graduation Daze" all the Sidekicks were to graduate from Sidekick School but had to do a final test. They all passed, but the last was Eric Eric, who accidentally disintegrated the diplomas in the process process, meaning everyone had to repeat the school all over again.
* SuperheroSchool: A variant, the school is for sidekick.
*
sidekicks.
%%*
TokenEvilTeammate: TrevorTrevor.



* {{Tsundere}}: Kitty is sometimes a {{tsundere}} type B toward Eric.

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* %%* {{Tsundere}}: Kitty is sometimes a {{tsundere}} type B toward Eric.



* WithFriendsLikeThese: Trevor for Eric and Vana for Kitty.
* WorldGoneMad: Splitsboro
* YankTheDogsChain: Graduation Daze (The final episode)
** Another example is "This Hour Has 20,000 Minutes"; Eric finally manages to stop all the time loops and is about to ask Vana to the dance, but he gets punished for a mocking graffiti drawing of Pamplemoose that Trevor did. Even worse, Vana was so busy planning the dance, that she didn't ask anyone and said she would've even gone with him.

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* %%* WithFriendsLikeThese: Trevor for Eric and Vana for Kitty.
* %%* WorldGoneMad: Splitsboro
Splitsboro.
* YankTheDogsChain: Graduation Daze (The final episode)
YankTheDogsChain:
** Another One example is in "This Hour Has 20,000 Minutes"; Eric finally manages to stop all the time loops and is about to ask Vana to the dance, but he gets punished for a mocking graffiti drawing of Pamplemoose that Trevor did. Even worse, Vana was so busy planning the dance, that she didn't ask anyone and said she would've even gone with him. him.
%%** "Graduation Daze", the final episode.
22nd Aug '17 8:07:08 AM GrammarNavi
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'''''Sidekick''''' is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman, who directed of the first season of WesternAnimation/TotalDrama, and Joey So, it was originally 5 shorts for Funpak. (Essentially {{Nelvana}}'s answer to ''WesternAnimation/WhatACartoon'' or ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'') before it was made into a television series 5 years after Funpak premiered. The series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on Creator/{{YTV}}. In the United States, the series premiered on Creator/CartoonNetwork on June 13, 2011 at 3:30PM ET. The series ended on September 14, 2013.

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'''''Sidekick''''' is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman, who directed of the first season of WesternAnimation/TotalDrama, and Joey So, it was originally 5 shorts for Funpak. (Essentially {{Nelvana}}'s Creator/{{Nelvana}}'s answer to ''WesternAnimation/WhatACartoon'' or ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'') before it was made into a television series 5 years after Funpak premiered. The series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on Creator/{{YTV}}. In the United States, the series premiered on Creator/CartoonNetwork on June 13, 2011 at 3:30PM ET. The series ended on September 14, 2013.
26th Jun '17 7:25:42 AM RippenFan33
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* SecretTestOfCharacter: In "Hullaballoo" Vana learns that her older sister was only mean to her to get Vana to stand up to her and prove herself worthy of being her sidekick. Once she learns she went through all that abuse and could've stopped it anytime, she promptly [NoHoldsBarredBeatdown pummels her sister senseless.]]

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* SecretTestOfCharacter: In "Hullaballoo" Vana learns that her older sister was only mean to her to get Vana to stand up to her and prove herself worthy of being her sidekick. Once she learns she went through all that abuse and could've stopped it anytime, she promptly [NoHoldsBarredBeatdown [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown pummels her sister senseless.]]



** In "Master XOX Ray Vision", after Eric puts on the special contant lenses, it causes him to see his friends as the characters from fellow YTV series WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel. [[note}] For the record, Trevor was Dave, Kitty was Scaredy & Vana was the fish girl [[/note]]

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** In "Master XOX Ray Vision", after Eric puts on the special contant contact lenses, it intially causes him to see his friends as the characters from fellow YTV Creator/{{YTV}} series WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel. [[note}] [[note]] For the record, Trevor was Dave, Kitty was Scaredy & Vana was the fish girl [[/note]][[/note]]
** One episode is called [[Series/ThisHourHasTwentyTwoMinutes This Hour Has 22,000 Minutes.]]


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** Another example is "This Hour Has 20,000 Minutes"; Eric finally manages to stop all the time loops and is about to ask Vana to the dance, but he gets punished for a mocking graffiti drawing of Pamplemoose that Trevor did. Even worse, Vana was so busy planning the dance, that she didn't ask anyone and said she would've even gone with him.
26th Jun '17 7:21:12 AM RippenFan33
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* SanityBall: Even ''Trevor'' gets thrown to this.

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* SanityBall: Even ''Trevor'' gets thrown this once in a while.
* SecretTestOfCharacter: In "Hullaballoo" Vana learns that her older sister was only mean
to this.her to get Vana to stand up to her and prove herself worthy of being her sidekick. Once she learns she went through all that abuse and could've stopped it anytime, she promptly [NoHoldsBarredBeatdown pummels her sister senseless.]]



** Used in "Moustachesquatch" when the gang is chasing/being chased by the moustache monster. Rather than actual doors they use caves.

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** Used in "Moustachesquatch" when the gang is chasing/being chased by the moustache mustache monster. Rather than actual doors they use caves.



** Later their shipping Eric and Mandy.

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** Later their they're shipping Eric and Mandy.


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* ShoutOut:
** In "Master XOX Ray Vision", after Eric puts on the special contant lenses, it causes him to see his friends as the characters from fellow YTV series WesternAnimation/ScaredySquirrel. [[note}] For the record, Trevor was Dave, Kitty was Scaredy & Vana was the fish girl [[/note]]


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** The show's [[TheWikiRule official wiki]] implies that this is the main reason Eric seems to not reciprocate Kitty's affections.
4th Jun '17 3:36:48 PM N8han11
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* VagueAge: Averted by WordOfGod: Todd Kauffman (one of the creators) confirms them to be in grade 9 -- so they're 13-14 years old. [[{{Moe}} Their design makes them look younger.]]

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* VagueAge: Averted by WordOfGod: Todd Kauffman (one of the creators) confirms them to be in grade 9 -- so they're 13-14 years old. [[{{Moe}} [[OlderThanTheyLook Their design makes them look younger.]]
4th May '17 1:42:39 PM ErraticCamelid
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3rd May '17 5:27:22 PM ErraticCamelid
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Can be seen on Creator/{{YTV}} in Canada and Creator/CartoonNetwork in the States.

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Can be seen on Creator/{{YTV}} in Canada and Creator/CartoonNetwork Creator/{{Qubo}} in the States.
8th Apr '17 4:51:49 PM nombretomado
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* {{Expy}}: Eric is similar to [[TheRickyGervaisShow the animated Karl Pilkington]]

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* {{Expy}}: Eric is similar to [[TheRickyGervaisShow [[Radio/TheRickyGervaisShow the animated Karl Pilkington]]
7th Mar '17 4:12:00 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Sidekick''''' is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman, who directed of the first season of TotalDrama, and Joey So, it was originally 5 shorts for Funpak. (Essentially {{Nelvana}}'s answer to ''WesternAnimation/WhatACartoon'' or ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'') before it was made into a television series 5 years after Funpak premiered. The series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on Creator/{{YTV}}. In the United States, the series premiered on Creator/CartoonNetwork on June 13, 2011 at 3:30PM ET. The series ended on September 14, 2013.

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'''''Sidekick''''' is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman, who directed of the first season of TotalDrama, WesternAnimation/TotalDrama, and Joey So, it was originally 5 shorts for Funpak. (Essentially {{Nelvana}}'s answer to ''WesternAnimation/WhatACartoon'' or ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'') before it was made into a television series 5 years after Funpak premiered. The series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on Creator/{{YTV}}. In the United States, the series premiered on Creator/CartoonNetwork on June 13, 2011 at 3:30PM ET. The series ended on September 14, 2013.
8th Feb '17 8:50:13 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Sidekick''''' is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman, who directed of the first season of TotalDrama, and Joey So, it was originally 5 shorts for Funpak. (Essentially {{Nelvana}}'s answer to ''WhatACartoon'' or ''OhYeahCartoons'') before it was made into a television series 5 years after Funpak premiered. The series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on Creator/{{YTV}}. In the United States, the series premiered on Creator/CartoonNetwork on June 13, 2011 at 3:30PM ET. The series ended on September 14, 2013.

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'''''Sidekick''''' is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman, who directed of the first season of TotalDrama, and Joey So, it was originally 5 shorts for Funpak. (Essentially {{Nelvana}}'s answer to ''WhatACartoon'' ''WesternAnimation/WhatACartoon'' or ''OhYeahCartoons'') ''WesternAnimation/OhYeahCartoons'') before it was made into a television series 5 years after Funpak premiered. The series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on Creator/{{YTV}}. In the United States, the series premiered on Creator/CartoonNetwork on June 13, 2011 at 3:30PM ET. The series ended on September 14, 2013.
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