Western Animation: Pig Goat Banana Cricket
Pig Goat Banana Cricket! is an upcoming Nickelodeon cartoon created by Dave Cooper and Johnny Ryan, who previously worked on Nickelodeon Magazine. It is the 36th series in the Nicktoons brand.The series will feature the misadventures of four college roommates: Pig, Goat, Banana, and Cricket in their city.The series was adapted from a Nick Cross short on YouTube named Pig Goat Banana Mantis!. The reason for the change in Mantis' name was that another Nickelodeon cartoon had a character named Mantis.The show will premiere on Saturday, July 18th at 10:30am.Click here to see the original short.
- A Dog Named Dog: Pig... Goat... Banana... Cricket...
- Art Evolution: In addition to having his name changed from Mantis, Cricket was redesigned to look more like one for the series.
- Anthropomorphic Food: Banana walks and talks just like any other creature in the city.
- Four-Temperament Ensemble: Pig is phlegmatic, Goat is choleric, Banana is sanguine, and Cricket is melancholic.
- Frickin' Laser Beams: Cricket carries a ray gun with him.
- Funny Animal: Pig, Goat, and Cricket.
- Gadgeteer Genius: Cricket.
- Grossout Show: Judging from the original short, there is a lot of snot, pus, and other unsavory objects.
- Idiot Hero: Pig.
- The Smurfette Principle: Goat serves as the token girl of the group.