Created by: Seth Meyers, Michael Shoemaker
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Running time: 23min
The Awesomes is an animated show for adults that combines the thrills of comic book storytelling with the hallmark irreverent and inspired comedy of co-creators Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker (Late Night with Seth Meyers). Showcasing the voice talents of current and past SNL stars, The Awesomes introduces a group of not-so-super heroes who just might find a way to save the world.
CAST & CHARACTERS
Ike Barinholtz (Muscleman), Taran Killam (Frantic)Bobby Lee (Sumo), Seth Meyers (Prock), Paula Pell (Gadget Gal), Emily Spivey (Concierge), Kenan Thompson (Impresario), Josh Meyers (Perfect Man), Rashida Jones (Hotwire), Bobby Moynihan (Teleportation Larry),Bill Hader (Dr. Malocchio), Steve Higgins (Mr. Awesome), Rachel Dratch (Joyce Mandrake), Cecily Strong (Tim’s Mom), Kate McKinnon (Lola Gold), Amy Poehler (Jaclyn Stone)
After Perfect Man is accused of treason, Prock reluctantly agrees to serve as his attorney. As Prock faces off against prosecutor Jaclyn Stone (Amy Poehler), chemistry ignites. Meanwhile, The Awesomes search for Hotwire’s replacement.
The team battles hotel surcharges, tiresome conversations, and a poorly planned reception during a trip to Catalina Island for Muscleman’s sister’s wedding.
The Awesomes follow Tim back to school when the government mandates that all superheroes under the age of 18 receive a high school diploma. Tim struggles with bullies until he reveals his super powers.
TV producer Lola Gold entices The Awesomes to boost their profile by starring in a reality show. Will Prock and the gang be able to avoid getting caught up in the sensational drama?
Prock and the team stumble onto a holiday conspiracy when reports of little kids robbing stores leads them to the North Pole, where they discover that their ringleader is none other than Santa Claus!
The theft of a deadly weapon takes The Awesomes across the Atlantic, where they encounter their European counterparts. Metal Fella reveals herself to be Hotwire in disguise, causing trouble in paradise for Prock and Jaclyn.
The Awesomes are celebrated with a revival of The Day of Awesomes. A parade honoring the team goes horribly wrong thanks to Malocchio, Jr.
Mr. Awesome attempts to infuse Malocchio with the power of good. Meanwhile, Prock and the team rush to stop Malocchio, Jr. from carrying out his plan to destroy the world.
Concierge, Gadget Gal, and Hotwire join a secret all female superhero team, the Dames of Danger. The men stay home and have a guys night with Jeffrey. Hotwire faces a major life change.