Mr. Neighbor's House

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Mr. Neighbor's House
GenreBlack comedy
Created by
Written by
  • Jesse Falcon
  • Brian Huskey
  • Jason Mantzoukas
Directed byBill Benz
Starring(See Cast)
Voices of(See Cast)
Theme music composerMike Phirman
Brian Huskey
Opening theme"Mr. Neighbor's House", performed by Brian Huskey
Ending theme"Mr. Neighbor's House" (Instrumental)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes2 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Inman Young (Special 1)
  • Erin Owens (Special 2)
Cinematography
  • Carl Herse (Special 1)
  • Barry Elmore (Special 2)
Editor(s)
  • Ali Greer (Special 1)
  • Stacy Moon (Special 2)
Running time21 minutes approx.
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkAdult Swim
Original releaseDecember 2, 2016 (2016-12-02) –
present

Mr. Neighbor's House is a series of TV specials created by Brian Huskey, Jason Mantzoukas, and Jesse Falcon.[1] It is a parody of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and premiered on December 2, 2016 on Adult Swim.[2] The puppets for the characters were created by Viva la Puppet.[3]

A second special, Mr. Neighbor's House 2, premiered on June 24, 2018.[4]

Plot[edit]

Mr. Neighbor's House is an educational television show that takes place in Neighbortown and in the mind of a mental patient named Jim who hasn't said a word in 7 years.

Cast[edit]

Live actors[edit]

  • Brian Huskey as Mr. Neighbor/Jim
  • Mary Holland as Ms. Jen Lady,[5] Nurse Mary (special #1 and 2), Patient (special #2)
  • Nick Kroll as Photo Joe (special #1)[5]
  • Jon Daly as Demon #1 (special #1)[5]
  • Steve Agee as Demon #2 (special #1)[5]
  • Marc Evan Jackson as Aubrey Johnson (special #2), Doctor (special #2), Patient #2 (special #2)
  • David Theune as Ice Cream Bruce (special #2), Patient #3 (special #2)
  • Jerry Minor as Detective (special #2)
  • Seth Morris as Jim's Father (special #2)
  • Colleen Smith as Jim's Mother (special #2)
  • Gil Ozeri as Wolfe (special #2)
  • Meg Delancy as Scarlett (special #2)
  • Jean Villepique as Cindy (special #2)
  • Victoria Grace as Cassidy (special #2)
  • Joey McIntyre as Game Show Host (special #2)
  • Amari O'Neil as Ricky (special #2)
  • Nathan Arenas as Evan (special #2)
  • Jenna Davis as Ingrid (special #2)
  • Isabella Day as Fiona (special #2)
  • Chris Palermo as Mr. Neighbor (stunt double)

Puppeteers[edit]

  • Jonathan Kidder as Duff and Daisy (special #2)
  • Bruce Lanoil - Demon #3 (special #1), Officer Policecop (special #1)
  • Adrian Rose Leonard - Buddy
  • Colleen Smith - Donna the Mystic (special #1), Floral Handbag (special #1)
  • Michelle Zamora - Friendly Ghost (special #1), Grandma Wrinkles (special #1), Creeper (special #2)

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1Mr. Neighbor's HouseDecember 2, 2016 (2016-12-02)N/A
Mr. Neighbor invites his friends to his "31st annual 5th birthday party" like his roommate Buddy, the librarian Ms. Jen Lady, the baker Chef Bread, the mailman Photo Joe, Donna the Mystic, King Id, Queen Super Ego, Spaghetti Face, Officer Policecop, Friendly Ghost, Grandma Wrinkles, a Cheerleader, the two-headed Duff and Daisy, Dying Wizard, Ice Cream Bruce, Scarf Monster, Devon, Carl, and Cat Bird. Due to traumatic events involving his mother walking out on his father and never returning, Mr. Neighbor begins to have a psychological breakdown.[2]
2Mr. Neighbor's House 2[4]June 24, 2018 (2018-06-24)0.517[6]
After Mr. Neighbor admits the truth that he didn't like Chef Bread's cooking that set off events that affected Buddy, Jen Lady, Ice Cream Bruce, Scarf Monster, and Duff and Daisy, his real world counterpart Jim who has not spoken in 7 years at a mental hospital goes through various TV satires in his mind that revolves around a secret that involves a fire and his late brother Kenny.

Premiere[edit]

Mr. Neighbor's House premiered on December 2, 2016 at midnight on Adult Swim. On October 21, 2016, Brian Huskey, who plays the role of Mr. Neighbor, posted a trailer for the special on YouTube to anticipate the special's premiere.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adult Swim Announces New Shows, Specials, and Pilots from John Kraskinski, Brett Gelman, Dan Harmon, and More". May 12, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "If He Asks You to Be His Neighbor, Don't Do It". November 23, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "Inside Adult Swim's Nightmare Version of Mr. Rogers". Den of Geek. Retrieved 2017-03-16.
  4. ^ a b Wright, Megh (June 5, 2018). "Brian Huskey's Mr. Neighbor's House Returns to Adult Swim Next Month". Vulture. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d "Adult Swim Unwraps 'Robot Chicken' Xmas Special Marathon". November 22, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ "Mr. Neighbor's House Trailer". October 21, 2016. Retrieved December 4, 2016.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ executive producer for Alive and Kicking, Inc.
  2. ^ a b executive producer for Williams Street

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