Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn

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Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn logo.gif
GenreComedy
Created byMatt Fleckenstein
Developed byMichael Feldman
Starring
Theme music composerDoug Rockwell
Composer(s)
  • Chris Lee
  • Scott Clausen
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes82 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Michael Feldman
  • Matt Fleckenstein
  • Douglas Danger Lieblein
  • David DiPietro
  • Paul Ciancarelli
Producer(s)
Cinematography
  • Patti Lee
  • John W. Simmons
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22–23 minutes
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkNickelodeon
Picture format720p (HDTV)
Audio format5.1 surround sound
Original releaseSeptember 13, 2014 (2014-09-13) –
August 4, 2018 (2018-08-04)
External links
Website

Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn is an American comedy television series developed by Michael Feldman and created by Matt Fleckenstein that aired on Nickelodeon from September 13, 2014 to August 4, 2018. The series stars Brian Stepanek, Allison Munn, Aidan Gallagher, Casey Simpson, Mace Coronel, Lizzy Greene, Gabrielle Elyse, and Kyla-Drew Simmons.

Premise[edit]

The series focuses on quadruplets Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn Harper, 9 years old at the start of the series,[1] who have nothing in common and often fight, but must work together to solve everyday situations.

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
120September 13, 2014 (2014-09-13)March 24, 2015 (2015-03-24)
225May 23, 2015 (2015-05-23)August 6, 2016 (2016-08-06)
323January 7, 2017 (2017-01-07)August 5, 2017 (2017-08-05)
414January 6, 2018 (2018-01-06)August 4, 2018 (2018-08-04)

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Brian Stepanek as Tom, the father of the Harper family quadruplets. It is a running gag in the series that he cares more about his possessions than his children, but he loves his family and is a kid at heart.
  • Allison Munn as Anne, the mother of the Harper family quadruplets who usually gets caught up in Tom's new obsessions.
  • Aidan Gallagher as Nicky, the youngest of the Harper quadruplets. He is shown to be quite comedic, quirky, and easily confused.
  • Casey Simpson as Ricky, is the second oldest of the Harper quadruplets. He is the smart one of the group, always seen carrying a book or doing his homework. He is also a neat freak and a bit of a goody two-shoes, though he occasionally tries to prove to Dawn and his brothers that he can bend rules as well.
  • Mace Coronel as Dicky, the third oldest and easy-going Harper quadruplet who cares a great deal about his appearance. He always takes the easy way out. He ships himself to Australia in "Quadcodile Dundee".
  • Lizzy Greene as Dawn, the oldest of the Harper quadruplets. Although she's always seen bothering her brothers, she does care about them deeply. There is a consistent rivalry for the leader spot of the quads between her and Ricky.
  • Gabrielle Elyse as Josie (season 1), a worker at Tom's sporting shop and babysitter for Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn.
  • Kyla-Drew Simmons as Mae (recurring, seasons 1–2; main, seasons 3–4), the quads' friend and Dawn's best friend. She often calls herself "the fifth quad".

Recurring[edit]

  • Lincoln Melcher as Mack (seasons 1–3)
  • Jason Sims-Prewitt as Principal Tarian (seasons 2–3)
  • Siena Agudong as Natlee (seasons 2–4)
  • Hayden Crawford as Dooley (seasons 3–4)
  • Theodore John Barnes as Miles (seasons 3–4)
  • Isabella Revel as Avery (seasons 3–4)
  • Ariana Molkara as Sadie (season 4)

Production[edit]

The series was originally picked up for 13 episodes on March 13, 2014, but was later increased to 20 episodes.[2] The series premiered on September 13, 2014. On November 18, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season.[3] The second season premiered on May 23, 2015. On February 9, 2016, Nickelodeon renewed Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn for a third season of 14 episodes. It was also confirmed that Matt Fleckenstein would step down as show runner.[4] Actress Lizzy Greene announced on her Twitter account that production for season three started on April 26, 2016.[5] The third season premiered on January 7, 2017. The series was renewed for a fourth season and had its episode order for the third season increased from 14 to 24 by Nickelodeon on March 20, 2017.[6] On October 4, 2017, it was announced that Mace Coronel would be leaving both Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, about five episodes before the end of the fourth season, and Nickelodeon.[7] On November 15, 2017, Nickelodeon announced that the fourth season would be the last.[8]

Reception[edit]

Ratings[edit]

Season Episodes First aired Last aired Avg. viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
Date Viewers
(millions)
1 20 September 13, 2014 (2014-09-13) 1.60[9] March 24, 2015 (2015-03-24) 1.75[10] 1.75
2 25 May 23, 2015 (2015-05-23) 1.11[11] August 6, 2016 (2016-08-06) 1.31[12] 1.46
3 23 January 7, 2017 (2017-01-07) 1.58[13] August 5, 2017 (2017-08-05) 2.00[14] 1.47
4 14 January 6, 2018 (2018-01-06) 1.08[15] August 4, 2018 (2018-08-04) 0.84[16] 0.95

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Refs
2015 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Show Nominated [17][18]
2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Show – Kids' Show Nominated [19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ricky Harper. "Mall in the Family". Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn. 2:00 minutes in. She's eleven.
  2. ^ "Nickelodeon Greenlights New Comedy from Dan Schneider, Two Other Live-Action Series". Deadline Hollywood. March 13, 2014. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  3. ^ "Henry Danger and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Renewed for Second Seasons by Nickelodeon". TV by the Numbers. November 18, 2014. Retrieved November 18, 2014.
  4. ^ Nellie Andreeva (February 9, 2016). "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Renewed for Season Three by Nickelodeon; Creator Exits". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  5. ^ Lizzy Greene (April 26, 2016). "Season 3 starts today can't wait for you guys to see". Twitter. Retrieved May 11, 2016.
  6. ^ Nellie Andreeva (March 20, 2017). "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Renewed for Season 4 by Nickelodeon". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 20, 2017.
  7. ^ Nellie Andreeva (October 4, 2017). "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Future in Limbo After Star Mace Coronel Abruptly Exits Hit Nickelodeon Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
  8. ^ Nellie Andreeva (November 15, 2017). "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn and School of Rock Canceled by Nickelodeon". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  9. ^ Mitch Metcalf (September 16, 2014). "Top 25 Saturday Cable Originals: 9.13.2014". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  10. ^ Mitch Metcalf (March 25, 2015). "Top 25 Tuesday Cable Originals & Network Update: 3.24.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  11. ^ Mitch Metcalf (May 27, 2015). "Top 100 Saturday Cable Originals: 5.23.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  12. ^ Mitch Metcalf (August 9, 2016). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.6.2016". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 9, 2016.
  13. ^ Mitch Metcalf (January 10, 2017). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.7.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  14. ^ Mitch Metcalf (August 8, 2017). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.5.2017". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 8, 2017.
  15. ^ Mitch Metcalf (January 9, 2018). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 1.6.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  16. ^ Mitch Metcalf (August 7, 2018). "Top 150 Saturday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 8.4.2018". Showbuzz Daily. Retrieved August 7, 2018.
  17. ^ "Nickelodeon Announces Nominations for the '28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards'". Zap2it. February 20, 2015. Retrieved February 21, 2015.
  18. ^ "Meryl Streep gets her first Kids' Choice Awards nomination: See the full list". Entertainment Weekly. February 20, 2015. Retrieved February 21, 2015.
  19. ^ "NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES 2017 KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS NOMINATIONS | Nick Press". NickPress. Retrieved 2017-03-08.

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