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The Zachary Show
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Genre Animation
Slice-of-life
Comedy
Surreal humor
Format Animated series
Created by James R.
Starring Billy West
Tom Kenny
Keith Furguson
Tara Strong
Dee Bradley Baker
Jessica DiCicco
Country of origin United States
Language English
No. of seasons 16
No. of episodes 244 (list of episodes)
Production
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Executive producer(s) James R.
Aidenator2010 (2015-present)
Running time 21 minutes
Production company(s) The James Channel Pictures
Rough Draft Studios (animation service)
Distributor The James Channel Television Distribution
Broadcast
Original channel The James Channel (USA)
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Original run October 2, 1998 – present
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The Zachary Show is a animated television series created and developed by James R. for The James Channel. The show first premiered on The James Channel on October 2, 1998 and is currently the longest ran animated program on the network, with a record of 19 years on the air.

James first conceived the series in 1990, when it was first pitched as a 11-minute pilot. The Zachary Show first appeared on Cartoon Network's What a Cartoon! in 1995. It made its television debut on The James Channel on October 2, 1998.

The Zachary Show currently have sixteen seasons, and 244 episodes.

The show's popularity led to a film adaptation titled The Zachary Movie, released on November 4, 2005.

Development Edit

James first conceived the series in 1990, when it was first pitched as a 11-minute pilot. The Zachary Show first appeared on Cartoon Network's What a Cartoon! in 1995. The Zachary Show was originally pitched to Cartoon Network in early 1997, but it was declined by the channel.

Plot Edit

Setting Edit

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Characters Edit

Main Edit

  • Zachary (voiced by Billy West)
  • Cameron (voiced by Tom Kenny)
  • Samuel (voiced by Keith Furguson)
  • Taylor (voiced by Tara Strong)
  • John (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker)
  • Samantha (voiced by Jessica DiCicco)

Villains Edit

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Secondary Edit

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Minor Edit

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Recurring Edit

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Overview Edit

Film Release date Revenue Rank Budget Reference
United States Foreign Worldwide All time domestic All time worldwide
The Zachary Movie November 4, 2005 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
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Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic
The Zachary Movie 68% (150 reviews) 76% (173 reviews)
Average ratings

Cast Edit

Main cast Edit

  • Billy West
  • Tom Kenny
  • Keith Furguson
  • Tara Strong
  • Dee Bradley Baker
  • Jessica DiCicco

Minor cast Edit

  • Mr. Lawrence
  • Lori Alan
  • Todd Haberkorn
  • John DiMaggio
  • Rob Paulsen
  • Robin Atkin Downes
  • Jeff Bennett
  • Grey DeLisle
  • Mark Hamill

More coming soon!

Reception Edit

The Zachary Show have been getting positive reviews and critics since its premiere in 1998. The show received a 8.4 on IMDb, and a 8.0 on TV.com.

Declining quality Edit

Critics' reviews of seasons 1-4 of The Zachary Show praised the series for its surreal humor, adult jokes, and intelligence. However, after its movie in 2005 and when season 5 premiered, the show began to change. Many critics started to think the characters lost their likeability.

Series overview Edit

# Season Episodes Originally aired DVD Release
Season premiere Season finale Region 1 Region 2
0 1 April 20, 1995 November 21, 2000
1 14 October 2, 1998 June 11, 1999
2 18 September 17, 1999 July 20, 2000
3 16 February 6, 2001 May 25, 2003 October 6, 2003
4 16 August 9, 2004 August 13, 2005 2006
5 16 May 12, 2006 July 17, 2008 November 18, 2010
6 12 August 3, 2008 November 29, 2008
7 13 February 14, 2009 October 26, 2009
8 13 February 5, 2010 June 12, 2010 2013
9 13 January 16, 2011 August 8, 2011
10 13 January 27, 2012 October 4, 2012
11 13 May 18, 2013 September 6, 2013 December 1, 2013
12 13 March 26, 2014 June 12, 2014 TBA
13 15 February 14, 2015 November 7, 2015
14 17 October 28, 2016 August 1, 2017
15 29 August 9, 2017 February 28, 2018
16 24 March 7, 2018 TBA

Episode list Edit

Main article: List of The Zachary Show episodes

Notes Edit

  • The Zachary Show is the ninth original series on TJC.
The Zachary Show
Main characters
ZacharyCameronSamuelTaylorJohnSamantha
Film
The Zachary Movie (2005)
Video games
The Zachary Show (2000) • The Zachary Show: A Racing Game, or Whatever (2003) • The Zachary Movie (2005) • Zachary's Nightmares (2010) • The Zachary Show: Lunch Gone Wrong (2011) • The Zachary Show Battle! (2015)
Creator
James R.