Danger Force

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Danger Force
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GenreComedy
Created by
Developed byChristopher J. Nowak
Starring
  • Cooper Barnes
  • Michael D. Cohen
  • Havan Flores
  • Terrence Little Gardenhigh
  • Dana Heath
  • Luca Luhan
Theme music composer"Danger Force Theme"
by Zack Hexum & Niki Hexum & Samantha Martin
ComposerZack Hexum & Niki Hexum
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes51 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Producers
  • Andrew Hirsch
  • Andrew Thomas
  • Jessica Poter
  • Jace Norman
  • Jimmy Brooks
CinematographyMichael Spodnik
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time23 minutes
Production companyNickelodeon Productions
Release
Original networkNickelodeon
Picture formatHDTV 720p
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseMarch 28, 2020 (2020-03-28) –
present
Chronology
RelatedHenry Danger

Danger Force is an American comedy television series developed by Christopher J. Nowak[Note 1] that premiered on Nickelodeon on March 28, 2020. The series is a spinoff of Henry Danger and includes returning stars Cooper Barnes and Michael D. Cohen. Starring alongside them are Havan Flores, Terrence Little Gardenhigh, Dana Heath, and Luca Luhan.

Premise[edit]

Captain Man and Schwoz recruit Chapa, Miles, Mika, and Bose, four new superheroes-in-training, to attend Swellview Academy for the Gifted.[1]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Cooper Barnes as Ray / Captain Man,[2] Swellview's resident superhero who is indestructible and is training the Danger Force to be superheroes. His full name is revealed to be Raymond Esther Manchester in "Test Friends".
  • Michael D. Cohen as Schwoz,[2] an inventor who provides Captain Man and Danger Force with different inventions
  • Havan Flores as Chapa, a girl who gains the ability of electrokinesis and whose superhero name is Volt. Her full name is revealed to be Lula Elena Chapa Da Silva in "Unmasked".
  • Terrence Little Gardenhigh as Miles, the brother of Mika who develops the power of teleportation and whose superhero name is AWOL. His last name is revealed to be Macklin in "Mika in the Middle".
  • Dana Heath as Mika, the sister of Miles who develops the ability of sonic scream and whose superhero name is ShoutOut. Her last name is revealed to be Macklin in "Mika in the Middle".
  • Luca Luhan as Bose, the ditzy stepson of Vice-Mayor Willard who gains the power of telekinesis and whose superhero name is Brainstorm. His last name is revealed to be O'Brian in "Radioactive Cat".

Recurring[edit]

  • Carrie Barrett as Mary, the co-anchor at KLVY
  • Winston Story as Trent, the co-anchor at KLVY
  • Ben Giroux as Toddler, a baby-themed supervillain
  • Nakia Burrise as Angela, the mother of Mika and Miles
  • Antonio D. Charity as Herman, the father of Mika and Miles
  • Timothy Brennan as Vice Mayor Willard, the vice mayor of Swellview and Bose's stepfather.
  • Siobhan Murphy as Celia, the mother of Bose and wife of Vice Mayor Willard. Like Bose, Celia has a ditzy personality. The episode "Chapa's Phone Home" reveals that Celia is the reason why Bose was responsible for not getting Chapa's phone back to her 8 years ago because Celia didn't want to be late for her date with Vice Mayor Willard.
  • Pickles Senior as the voice of Chest Monster, a monster in a treasure chest that resides in the Man's Nest
  • David Blue as Rick Twitler, the creator of Twitflash and evil genius who seeks to shut down the Internet

Notable guest stars[edit]

  • Frankie Grande as Frankini, an Internet celebrity[3]
  • Jonathan Chase as Brian Bender[3]
  • Ryan Grassmeyer as Jeff, a dimwitted petty criminal[3][4]
  • Zoran Korach as Goomer, the henchman of Frankini[3][5]
  • Jim Mahoney as Joey, one half of the Thumb Buddies[3]
  • Alec Mapa as Jack Frittleman, the founder of Frittles who went rogue in the last series[3]
  • Mike Ostroski as Dr. Minyak, a mad scientist and Captain Man's archenemy. The episode "Quaran-kini" reveals that his full name is Horatio T. Minyak.[3][6]
  • Arnie Pantoja as Mark, one half of the Thumb Buddies[3]
  • Joey Richter as Time Jerker / Tim Jerkowski, a villain who owns a time machine[3][7]
  • Jill Benjamin as Miss Shapen, a former teacher at Swellview Junior High who is now working for the city as a school inspector[8]
  • Jace Norman as Henry Hart, the former sidekick of Captain Man with forcefield abilities who now operates in Dystopia[9][4]
  • Joey Lawrence as Joey Lawrence, an actor and a depicted rival of Captain Man[10]
  • Jeffrey Nicholas Brown as Jake Hart, the father of Henry Hart[11]
  • That Girl Lay Lay as That Girl Lay Lay, a movie star in Hollywood[12]
  • Tommy Walker as Drex, the former sidekick of Captain Man before Henry who went rogue[13]
  • Andrew Caldwell as Mitch Bilsky, the former school bully of Henry and the brother of Jeff[13]
  • Kelly Sullivan as Clone Kris, a clone of Henry's mom[14]

Production[edit]

On February 19, 2020, it was announced that a Henry Danger spinoff, Danger Force would premiere on March 28, 2020. The spinoff series sees the return of Cooper Barnes as Ray / Captain Man and Michael D. Cohen as Schwoz. The series was given an initial order of 13 episodes.[2] In addition, Havan Flores as Chapa, Terrence Little Gardenhigh as Miles, Dana Heath as Mika, and Luca Luhan as Bose also star in the series. Based on characters created by Dan Schneider and Dana Olsen, the series was developed by Christopher J. Nowak who also serves as executive producer.[Note 1] Cooper Barnes and Jace Norman serve as producers for the series. Omar Camacho serves as executive producer.[1][15] A quarantine episode, filmed and produced virtually, aired on May 9, 2020.[16][17] On August 4, 2020, it was announced that a five-episode series of remotely produced "minisodes" would premiere on August 8, 2020.[18] On March 18, 2021, the series was renewed for a second season of 26 episodes,[19] which premiered on October 23, 2021.[20] On August 25, 2022, the series was renewed for a third season.[21]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126March 28, 2020 (2020-03-28)July 17, 2021 (2021-07-17)
225October 23, 2021 (2021-10-23)July 7, 2022 (2022-07-07)

Reception[edit]

Ratings[edit]

Viewership and ratings per season of Danger Force
Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 26 March 28, 2020 (2020-03-28) 0.89[22] July 17, 2021 (2021-07-17) 0.30[23] 0.51
2 25 October 23, 2021 (2021-10-23) 0.38[24] July 7, 2022 (2022-07-07)[25] 0.22[26] 0.32

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Refs
2021 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Kids' TV Show Nominated [27]
2022 GLAAD Media Awards Outstanding Kids & Family Programming Nominated [28]
2022 Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Kids TV Show Nominated [29]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Christopher J. Nowak is credited as the series creator for the first five episodes, while Dan Schneider and Dana Olsen are the credited creators for the rest of the series.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nickelodeon Expands the World of Henry Danger with All-New Danger Force Spinoff" (Press release). Nickelodeon. February 19, 2020. Retrieved February 19, 2020 – via The Futon Critic.
  2. ^ a b c Nellie Andreeva (February 19, 2020). "The Astronauts, Live-Action Loud House Movie, Big Nate Series, Henry Danger Spinoff on Nick's Slate". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "The Danger Force Awakens". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 1. March 28, 2020. Nickelodeon.
  4. ^ a b "Return of the Kid". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 8. November 7, 2020. Nickelodeon.
  5. ^ "Mime Games". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 5. April 25, 2020. Nickelodeon.
  6. ^ "Quaran-kini". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 6. May 9, 2020. Nickelodeon.
  7. ^ "Miles Has Visions". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 20. March 13, 2021. Nickelodeon.
  8. ^ "Captain Mayonnaise" / "Ray Goes Cray". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 3. April 11, 2020. Nickelodeon.
  9. ^ "Chapa's Crush". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 7. August 1, 2020. Nickelodeon.
  10. ^ "Vidja Games". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 14. January 23, 2021. Nickelodeon.
  11. ^ "Family Lies". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 24. July 3, 2021. Nickelodeon.
  12. ^ "Drive Hard". Danger Force. Season 1. Episode 26. July 17, 2021. Nickelodeon.
  13. ^ a b "An Imposter Among Us". Danger Force. Season 2. Episode 1. October 23, 2021. Nickelodeon.
  14. ^ "Attack of the Clones". Danger Force. Season 2. Episode 10. February 3, 2022. Nickelodeon.
  15. ^ Brian Steinberg (February 19, 2020). "Nickelodeon Plans to Leap from Henry Danger to Danger Force". Variety. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
  16. ^ "Nickelodeon's New Hit Danger Force Goes Into Kid-Friendly Quarantine in Virtually Produced Special Airing Saturday, May 9, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)" (Press release). Nickelodeon. April 27, 2020. Retrieved August 4, 2020 – via The Futon Critic.
  17. ^ Brian Steinberg (May 8, 2020). "At Nickelodeon, Danger Force Seizes Tough Mission". Variety. Retrieved August 4, 2020.
  18. ^ "Nickelodeon to Air Series of Danger Force 'Minisodes', Kicking Off Saturday, Aug. 8, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT) with Guest Star Frankie Grande" (Press release). Nickelodeon. August 4, 2020. Retrieved August 4, 2020 – via The Futon Critic.
  19. ^ Denise Petski (March 18, 2021). "Danger Force, Tyler Perry's Young Dylan Renewed by Nickelodeon; Side Hustle's Season Expanded". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 18, 2021.
  20. ^ "Jace Norman Returns to Nickelodeon's Hit Series Danger Force for an Epic Four-Part Season Two Premiere Event, Beginning Saturday, Oct. 23, at 8 P.M. (ET/PT)" (Press release). Nickelodeon. October 4, 2021. Retrieved October 4, 2021 – via The Futon Critic.
  21. ^ Rosy Cordero (August 25, 2022). "Danger Force Lands Season 3 Renewal At Nickelodeon". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 25, 2022.
  22. ^ Mitch Metcalf (March 31, 2020). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 3.28.2020". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 31, 2020.
  23. ^ Mitch Metcalf (July 20, 2021). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 7.17.2021". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  24. ^ Mitch Metcalf (October 26, 2021). "Saturday 10.23.2021 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved October 26, 2021.
  25. ^ "Listings – July 7, 2022". The Futon Critic. Retrieved June 20, 2022. danger force: we did a bad thing (#226) [2nd season finale]
  26. ^ Mitch Salem (July 8, 2022). "Thursday 7.7.2022 Top 150 Cable Originals & Network Finals". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved July 8, 2022.
  27. ^ Liz Calvario (March 13, 2021). "2021 Kids' Choice Awards: The Complete Winners List". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved April 24, 2021.
  28. ^ Chris Gardner (January 19, 2022). "GLAAD Media Awards: Lil Nas X, Eternals, Sex Education and Yellowjackets Among Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  29. ^ Erik Pedersen (March 9, 2022). "Kids' Choice Awards Nominations Set; Miranda Cosgrove & Rob Gronkowski To Host Show". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 9, 2022.

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