Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz

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Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz
ShortCurcuitzTitle.jpg
The Short Circuitz title card.
Format Comedy
Created by Nick Cannon
Directed by Nick Cannon
Starring Nick Cannon
Country of origin  United States
No. of episodes 8
Production
Executive producer(s) Nick Cannon
Broadcast
Original channel MTV
Original airing April 5, 2007 - July 5, 2007
External links
Website

Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz was a sketch comedy show starring Nick Cannon on MTV that debuted April 5, 2007. The show was cancelled and pulled from MTV on April 30, 2007, due to low ratings.[1] A month after the show's cancellation, the series returned on June 7, 2007 as part of the Nick Cannon Power Hour, but was soon cancelled again.

Cast list[edit]

The Show's cast is made up of mostly players from Nick's other series "Wild 'N Out"

Episode list[edit]

Episode 1[edit]

Air Date: 4/5/07

Starring: Taran Killam, Affion Crockett, Eliza Coupe, Mikey Day, Leonard Robinson, Nick Cannon, Sean Lavallies, Eric Murphy

Featuring: Katt Williams

Guest Starring : Sway

Sketches:

  • Rappers Against Child Support
  • Judge Mo Dollars (extended Wild N' Out skit)
  • Career Boosters
  • The Claymate Show
  • Ludacris Freestyle (Affion Crockett)

Episode 2[edit]

Air Date: 4/12/07

Starring: Mikey Day, Nick Cannon, Affion Crocket, Leonard Robinson

Featuring: Spliff Star, James Adomian as George W. Bush

Guest Starring: Ice-T and CoCo

Sketches:

  • Old People'ing (drive-by parody)
  • Ice T-vo
  • Greatest Ass Whuppins (Lionel Vs Brenda)
  • Spotaneous Hypeman Syndrome
  • Working With White People
  • Next: School Teacher Edition
  • Suge Knight Light
  • Hell Nah Kanye (Kanye diss by George Bush)

Episode 3[edit]

Air Date: 4/19/07

Starring: Taran Killam, Affion Crocket, Eliza Coupe, Mikey Day, Leonard Robinson, Nick Cannon

Featuring: Katt Williams

Guest Starring: Snoop Dogg and Ant

Sketches:

  • Lessons In The Workplace #204: First Day On The Job
  • Judge Mo Dollars (extended Wild N' Out skit)
  • Coming Out Insurance
  • Yo Momma - Afghanistan
  • Davonte Blaine - Street Magic
  • Yak'n Off FM
  • Jay's Anatomy (Eric Murphy)

Episode 4 *[edit]

Air Date: 6/7/07

Starring: Taran Killam, Affion Crocket, Eliza Coupe, Mikey Day, Leonard Robinson, Nick Cannon

Sketches:

  • BBS
  • Junk in the Trunk1
  • Cribs: Sean Lavallies and Jessica Alba
  • Back That S*** Up
  • MTV Scarred Spoof (parody of fellow MTV show Scarred by LurkSquad)1
  • Simmons & Simmons pt.1
  • Camel Toe
  • Simmons & Simmons pt.2
  • Aching for Aiken (The Claymate Show)
  • Skanks on a Plane (parody of Snakes on a Plane)1
  • Sean John Silver's (Leonard Robinson)

Episode 5 *[edit]

Air Date: 6/14/07

Starring: Taran Killam, Affion Crocket, Eliza Coupe, Mikey Day, Leonard Robinson, Nick Cannon

Featuring: Katt Williams and Kevin Hart

Guest Starring: Lil Jon

Sketches:

  • Thanks White People
  • Judge Mo Dollars (extended Wild N' Out skit)
  • Geico Ad1
  • Greatest Ass Whuppins (Björk)
  • Bootleg Movie Awards pt. 1
  • Erase Racism1
  • Bootleg Movie Awards pt. 2
  • Calf-a-Sizer 3000
  • No More Drama (Nyima Funk)

Episode 6 *[edit]

Air Date: 6/21/07

Starring: Taran Killam, Affion Crocket, Eliza Coupe, Mikey Day, Leonard Robinson, Nick Cannon

Guest Starring: Lil Jon

Sketches:

  • Davonte Blaine: Street Magic
  • Rap Producer: Jesus
  • Beverly Hills ATM
  • Vagina 1011
  • Action 6 News at 61
  • The Claymate Show
  • Dane Cooks
  • Club Clinic
  • Scarred by Scarred1
  • Yak'n Off
  • Facebook Livin1
  • Yo Mamma- Harlem,NY (Sean Lavallies and Eric Murphy)

Episode 7 **[edit]

Air Date: 6/28/07

Starring: Taran Killam, Affion Crockett, Eliza Coupe, Mikey Day, Leonard Robinson, Nick Cannon

Featuring: Katt Williams

Guest Starring : Sway Calloway

Sketches:

  • Rappers Against Child Support
  • Judge Mo Dollars (extended Wild N' Out skit)
  • Career Boosters
  • Bi-Curious by Greg Scarnici 1
  • The Negrotiator
  • The Profane Gourmet1
  • Day Spa1
  • Sports Daily With Mary Banks
  • Ludacris' Freestyle Video (Affion Crocket)

Episode 8 **[edit]

Air Date: 7/5/07

Starring: Mikey Day, Nick Cannon, Affion Crocket, Leonard Robinson

Featuring: James Adomian as George W. Bush

Guest Starring: Ice T and CoCo

Sketches:

  • Old People'ing (drive-by parody)
  • Ice T-vo
  • Working With White People
  • Jewdacris1
  • Next: School Teacher Edition pt. 1
  • Suge Knight Light
  • Next: School Teacher Edition pt. 2
  • Get Topless1
  • Horny Doctors1
  • Hell Nah Kanye (Kanye diss by George W. Bush)

1 These skits are the winning videos from the Short Circuitz web site promo, where viewers can send in a taped parody of a show, commercial, music video, etc. and win $1,000 in the process

*These episodes featured a video-like set up with a playlist on the left side of the screen.

**These episodes featured the same (with the exception of one or two) sketches as previous episodes with the addition of the three viewer submitted sketches.

Website[edit]

Short Circuitz features an extensive Web 2.0 community at ShortCircuitz.mtv.com, where viewers are encouraged to upload their own homemade parody videos of various media phenomena, including music videos, commercials and television programs. Users on the site rate and comment on each other's videos.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Breaking News - MTV Pulls 'Circuitz,' 'Taquita'; Tnt, TBS Book Summer Premieres". TheFutonCritic.com. 2012-08-15. Retrieved 2012-09-15. 

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