League of Super Evil
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|League of Super Evil|
|Created by||Philippe Ivanusic-Vallee
|Voices of||Scott McNeil
Tabitha St. Germain
|Opening theme||"League of Super Evil"|
|Ending theme||"League of Super Evil" (instrumental)|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||52 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Asaph Fipke
|Running time||22 minutes approx. (11x2)|
|Production company(s)||Nerd Corps Entertainment|
|Picture format||1080i (16:9 HDTV)|
|Original release||March 7, 2009 – May 9, 2012 (United Kingdom) August 25, 2012 (Canada)|
|Preceded by||Storm Hawks|
|Followed by||Rated A for Awesome|
League of Super Evil (initialized as L.O.S.E. or LOSE) is a Canadian animated television series inspired by the sketch "Once Were Heroes" by Ryan Harper-Brown, co-created by Philippe Ivanusic-Vallee, Davila LeBlanc, Peter Ricq, developed by Asaph Fipke, and produced by Nerd Corps Entertainment in conjunction with YTV. It premiered on March 7, 2009 on YTV, at 10:30 a.m. ET. The second season started airing in Canada in September 2010 and the third season season started airing in Canada in June 2012. The series ended its run on August 25, 2012. The series aired reruns on YTV for 2 years, until September 2, 2014, when Teletoon picked up where YTV had left off, the series also aired in the UK on CBBC.
|Season||Episodes||Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||26||March 7, 2009||December 18, 2009|
|2||13||September 11, 2010||December 11, 2010|
|3||13||June 2, 2012||August 25, 2012|
The League of Super Evil (or "L.O.S.E.") is a group of Super Villains who are plotting to take over their neighborhood in Metrotown and ultimately the world. Their missions usually involve pranks such as gluing a penny to a chair. While all the other citizens in the neighborhood live in suburban houses, L.O.S.E. has a "secret" evil lair. The League is often at odds with other, more "important" super villains such as Skullossus and also tries to evade getting busted by Metrotown's heroes.
- Scott McNeil as Voltar, Boltar, Nightshade, Additional Voices
- Lee Tockar as Doktor Frogg, Glory Guy, Line Master, Steve, Doktor Squidd, Additional Voices
- Colin Murdock as Red Menace, Skullossous, Green Menace, Additional Voices
- Tabitha St. Germain as Cougar, Lightning Liz, Nanny Boo Boo, Additional Voices
- Blu Mankuma as General Sergeant, Additional Voices
When the series was announced on November 12, 2008, the characters of the show underwent changes. Doktor Frogg was originally created with grey hair, a grey lab coat, silver framed goggles and silver claws. His final design was later changed to dark green hair, a blue coat, gold framed goggles and gold claws. Voltar originally had a grey suit, which was changed to red. Doomageddon was also created as a grey Hellhound but was later changed to yellow. Red Menace was originally created with a red and white colour suit, but the suit was changed to just plain green. These prototypes were inserted into the show as the Legion of Supreme Evil in the episode "A LOSE/LOSE Situation".
League of Super Evil premiered on YTV in Canada on March 7, 2009. It aired on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., as part of YTV's Crunch block. The series premiered in the United States on Cartoon Network on March 5, 2009 at 9:00 p.m. It premiered in Latin America on Disney XD (LA) on June 4, 2011. The show later premiered on British television on CBBC on the Fri 26 Feb 2010 18:15
After the end of Season 2, the series entered a full year hiatus in 2011. It was soon revealed that a third season of the series had been officially announced. The series' hiatus ended on June 2, 2012.
Series run: 2009–2012
The first season of League of Super Evil premiered on 7 March 2009. The season aired until 18 December 2009. It contained 26 episodes.
The second of League of Super Evil premiered on 11 September 2010. It ended on 11 December 2010. It contained 13 episodes.
The final season of League of Super Evil premiered on 2 June 2012. The season finished on 25 August 2012, containing 13 episodes, bringing the series a total of 52 episodes.
Awards and nominations
|2010||Leo Awards||Leo Best Animation Program or Series.||Chuck Johnson
Ken Faier Asaph Fipke
|2011||Leo Awards||Leo Best Musical Score in an Animation Program or Series.||Hal Beckett
Steffan Andrews For episode "Ant-Archy!".
|2011||Gemini Awards||Gemini Best Sound in a Comedy, Variety, or Performing Arts Program or Series.||Patrick Haskill
Steffan Andrews Gordon Sproule Johnny Ludgate Ewan Deane For the episode "Ant-archy".
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