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Cree Summer Francks (born July 7, 1969) is an American-Canadian actress, voice actress and singer.
Summer in 2018
She is known for playing Winifred "Freddie" Brooks on the NBC sitcom A Different World. In animation, Summer was the original voice of Penny in the 1983 cartoon Inspector Gadget. Her other voice roles include Princess Kneesaa in Ewoks, Elmyra Duff in Tiny Toon Adventures and Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain, Susie Carmichael in Rugrats and All Grown Up!, Numbuh 5 and Cree Lincoln in Codename: Kids Next Door, and Cleo the Poodle in Clifford the Big Red Dog. She is also the voice of Princess Kida in the franchise of Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Valerie Gray in Danny Phantom, Penelope in Barbie as Rapunzel, Blackarachnia in Transformers Animated, Rayna Cartflight in The Buzz on Maggie, Beast Girl and Elasti-Girl in Teen Titans Go!, Priscilla Skunk in Sheriff Callie's Wild West, Maxine "Max" Gibson in Batman Beyond, Foxxy Love in Drawn Together, Magma in X-Men Legends, Yvonne and Gordon in Mrs. Munger's Class, Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy, and Witch Haggar in Voltron: Legendary Defender. She also voiced the character Mo in the Horrible Histories, as well as Kermit's Mom, Star and Pilgrim in Kermit's Swamp Years, and appeared on Queen Sugar.
Summer was born in Los Angeles, California, on July 7, 1969, and grew up on the Red Pheasant Reserve in Saskatchewan. She is the daughter of Don Francks, a Canadian actor and musician, and Lili Clark from North Richmond, California, an adopted member of the Plains Cree First Nations. She and her family also traveled and lived around British Columbia during her childhood, and she started public school at the age of nine in Toronto. Her brother, Rainbow Sun Francks, is an actor and a former MuchMusic VJ.
Summer's acting career began in 1983 when she was cast as Penny in the first season of the original version of Inspector Gadget. Her unique, throaty voice was instantly recognizable to viewers, as well as casting agents, who began frequently casting her in animated programs. Many of these were part of cult franchises, like The Care Bears Movie (1985) and Ewoks (1985, part of the Star Wars franchise).
In 1988, Summer was cast as the freespirited Winifred "Freddie" Brooks in The Cosby Show spin-off A Different World. She remained a regular cast member of the show from 1988 through its end in 1993.
During the run of A Different World, Summer continued working in voice acting. She was cast in the short-lived television series Sweet Justice in 1994 until its cancellation in 1995. In the fall of that same year, Summer and her A Different World co-star Jenifer Lewis starred in the primetime drama Courthouse, which was cancelled two months after it premiered. Apart from guest appearances on other live-action television shows such as Living Single and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Summer's professional work since has been limited to voice acting.
At the start of the third season of A Different World in 1988, the cartoon series The Real Ghostbusters episodes were expanded from their original half-hour format to an hour. The show was changed to be more youthful. Episodes had a lighter tone designed to be less serious and frightening. In these lighter episodes, Cree voiced the sweet and helpful Chilly Cooper, the neighborhood ice-cream woman and innocent love interest of Slimer.
Summer voiced over 101 animated characters between 1983 and 2006. These have spanned video games, cartoon television series, animated films and commercials. Among her most famous roles was in Inspector Gadget (Season 1) as Penny (a role she reprised in the Robot Chicken episode "Adoption's an Option"), WB's Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) as Elmyra Duff (which she reprised for Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain) and Mary Melody, Aka Pella in WB's Histeria!, Susie Carmichael in Nickelodeon's Rugrats and its spin-off All Grown Up!, Cleo the Poodle in PBS Kids' Clifford the Big Red Dog, Miranda from Nickelodeon's As Told by Ginger, Foxxy Love in Drawn Together, Dulcy the Dragon in Sonic the Hedgehog, Princess 'Kida' Kidagakash for the franchise of Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Valerie Gray in Nickelodeon's Danny Phantom, Numbuh 5 in Cartoon Network's Codename: Kids Next Door, Penelope in Barbie As Rapunzel, octogenarian villain Granny May on WordGirl, Tiff from Nickelodeon's My Life as a Teenage Robot, and Blackarachnia in Transformers: Animated.
In December 2016, Summer reprised her role as Penny from Inspector Gadget in an episode of the web-series, Nostalgia Critic.
Video game voice actingEdit
She performed voice over for the games Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance, BLACK, as well as Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland. She voiced Auriel in Diablo 3, and reprised the role for Heroes of the Storm. She was also the voice of Tandi in Fallout and First Citizen Lynette in Fallout 2, Tatjana in Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits, Lady Belgemine, Young Tidus and additional voice-overs in Final Fantasy X, Lenne/Calli in Final Fantasy X-2, Storm in Marvel Super Hero Squad, Cynder in The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning, Magma in X-Men Legends, and the Inca Princess Micay in Pitfall: The Lost Expedition. She voices Medusa in the game Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS. She voiced Catalina Thorn, the leader of the Cell in Crackdown 2. She had a small role in Mass Effect. She also did miscellaneous voices in World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. She reprised her voice of She-Hulk in Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet. She also voiced Kit Brinny in the introduction video for the MMORPG Wildstar. She provides the voice of vampire derby girl Roller Brawl in the Skylanders series. She has also voiced Professor Penelope Young, a minor character original in Batman: Arkham Asylum.
Summer has sung since an early age and joined her first band at 13. In 1985, she recorded the theme song for OWL/TV. In 1990, she sang background vocals on two tracks for fellow A Different World cast member Jasmine Guy's self-titled LP. In 1993 she released an album (as lead singer) with her band Subject to Change. Capitol Records did not officially release the album because of creative differences; the records that were produced were distributed as promotions and are considered a rarity. The band, with an aggressive political message and rock-soul fusion sound, remained popular as a co-headlining act with other performers. In 1999, Summer released her solo album Street Faërie produced by and featuring guest artist (and friend) Lenny Kravitz, with the album a moderate success. Although Summer toured as Kravitz's opening act, her label dropped her and a planned spot with Lilith Fair was canceled. The label continued to promote the album, however, sending out a four-track sampler to radio and issuing remix singles of the track "Revelation Sunshine" in Europe, with a special single specifically for Austria.
Summer recorded a song titled "Savior Self" for which she directed a music video co-starring Zoë Kravitz, daughter of actor Lisa Bonet and rocker Lenny Kravitz. The video was screened online, but the track was never made available commercially, nor was it distributed to the radio.
A number of Summer's portrayed characters (animated or otherwise) are singers or sing songs within the soundtrack of a show. The character of Susie in All Grown Up! was portrayed as a singer with real talent, allowing Summer to sing in the role. Summer also sings the opening theme song for All Grown Up!. The character of Foxxy Love in Drawn Together was a singer, with songs like "La-La-La-La-Labia" and "Crashy Smashy", Numbuh 5 from Codename: Kids Next Door sang a lullaby to lull babies to sleep. Elmyra Duff sang many times on Tiny Toon Adventures. She co-performed lead vocals in the song "Cool Kitty" with Tara Strong, which accompanied a cartoon called Class of 3000, directed and written for Cartoon Network by André 3000. She provided the voice of a recurring pomegranate singer in The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, who usually sung during montage sequences. Her character Priscilla on Sheriff Callie's Wild West sings many times, as well.
In 2008, Summer appeared on The Frank Zappa AAAFNRAAA Birthday Bundle, performing a cover of Zappa's song "Dirty Love" with Dweezil Zappa on guitar and backup vocals by Ahmet Zappa, produced by Linda Perry.
Summer is married to Angelo Pullen. The couple have two daughters: Brave Littlewing, born in 2011, and Hero Peregrine, born in 2013. Summer also has a younger brother, Rainbow Sun Francks, a Canadian actor and songwriter who was also an on-air personality at Much music, a Canadian music video and variety television channel.
Animated film rolesEdit
|1984||Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name||Orange Blossom||Television film|
|1985||The Care Bears Movie||Young Kim||Feature film|
|1986||Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation||Christy||Feature film|||
|1986||Madballs: Escape from Orb||Freakella||Direct-to-video|
|1992||Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation||Elmyra Duff, Mary Melody||Direct-to-video|||
|1998||The Rugrats Movie||Susie Carmichael||Feature film|||
|2000||An Extremely Goofy Movie||Co-Ed (girl at club)||Direct-to-video|||
|2000||Rugrats in Paris: The Movie||Susie Carmichael||Feature film|||
|2001||Atlantis: The Lost Empire||Princess Kida||Feature film|||
|2001||All Growed Up||Susie Carmichael||Television film|||
|2002||The Wild Thornberrys Movie||Phaedra (Elephant)||Feature film|||
|2002||Barbie as Rapunzel||Penelope||Direct-to-video|||
|2003||Atlantis: Milo's Return||Princess Kida||Direct-to-video|||
|2003||Rugrats Go Wild||Susie Carmichael||Feature film|||
|2004||Clifford's Really Big Movie||Cleo, Ms. Diller||Feature film|||
|2005||The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses||Lizzie, Bonehead||Direct-to-video|||
|2006||Bambi II||Mena||Feature film (non-USA)|||
|2006||Bratz: Genie Magic||Zell||Direct-to-video|||
|2006||Operation: Z.E.R.O||Numbuh 5, Cree Lincoln, Delightful Children From Down The Lane||Television film|
|2006||Bratz: Passion 4 Fashion Diamondz||Mandy||Direct-to-video|||
|2007||Hellboy: Blood and Iron||Hecate||Direct-to-video|
|2007||Superman: Doomsday||Mercy Graves||Direct-to-video|||
|2008||Turok: Son of Stone||Sepinta||Direct-to-video|||
|2010||Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey!||Mrs. Fisher, Cargo Pilot, Young Girl||Direct-to-video|||
|2010||The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie||Foxxy Love, Suck My Taint Girl, Network Head's Wife, Old Lady||Direct-to-video|
|2011||DC Showcase: Catwoman||Lily||Direct-to-video|
|2012||Strange Frame: Love & Sax||Reesa Abi Kiran Ariana Livingston III||Feature film|
|2013||Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest||Ada||Television film|||
|2014||Stan Lee's Mighty 7: Beginnings||Veronica||Television film|||
|2015||Madea's Tough Love||Woman in Crowd||Direct-to-video|||
|2015||The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water||Seagull||Feature film|
|2015||Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League – Attack of the Legion of Doom||Cheetah||Direct-to-video|||
|2019||Toy Story 4||Additional Voices||Feature film|
Animated series rolesEdit
|1983||Inspector Gadget||Penny||Season 1, Gadget's Greatest Gadgets|
|1985–1986||Star Wars: Droids & Ewoks||Gerin (Droids), Kneesaa a Jari Kintaka (Ewoks, Season one only)|
|1986||The Care Bears Family||Gay||Episode: "The Big Star Round-Up"|
|1987||Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater||Catnip|
|1988||Garbage Pail Kids||Clogged Duane, Heartless Hal, Trashed Tracy, Squishy, Plain Jane|
|1988||The New Yogi Bear Show||Scruffy||Episode: "Pokey the Bear"|
|1990||Kid 'n Play||Marika, Downtown|
|1990||Peter Pan and the Pirates||Tiger Lily||3 episodes|
|1990||Camp Candy||Robin||6 episodes|
|1990–1992||Tiny Toon Adventures||Elmyra Duff, Mary Melody|||
|1991–1994||Captain Planet and the Planeteers||Karen||2 episodes|
|1992||The Little Mermaid||Pearl||2 episodes|
|1992||The Plucky Duck Show||Elmyra Duff|
|1993–2004||Rugrats||Susie Carmichael, Edwin Carmichael, Vendor|
|1994||Bonkers||Alto, Young Toon Saxophone||Episode: "Frame That Toon"|
|1994||Sonic the Hedgehog||Dulcy the Dragon|||
|1995||Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child||Princess Ebony||Episode: "The Frog Prince"|
|1995||Freakazoid!||Jill||Episode: "Five Day Forecast/Dance of Doom/Hand Man"|
|1995||The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat||Master Cylinder, Sheba Beboporeba|
|1996||Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles||Hyena||Episode: "Broadway Goes to Hollywood"|
|1996||Project G.e.e.K.e.R.||Lady MacBeth|
|1996||Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm||Princess Kitana|
|1996–1997||The Mask: The Animated Series||Jennifer Peenman, Gorgonzola, Cookie BaBoom, Davida Steelmine|
|1997||Adventures from the Book of Virtues||Bessie||Episode: "Faith"|
|1997||The Wacky World of Tex Avery||Khanie||2 episodes|
|1997||The New Batman Adventures||Ice Maiden #2||Episode: "Cold Comfort"|||
|1997||Superman: The Animated Series||Natasha Irons, Psychic Girl||2 episodes|||
|1997||Men in Black: The Series||Vonda|
|1997||The Incredible Hulk||She-Hulk||Season 2|
|1997–1998||Jungle Cubs||Louie||Season 2|
|1997–1998||101 Dalmatians: The Series||Princess|
|1998||Oh Yeah! Cartoons||Polly, Tilly, Cleo|
|1998||Pinky and the Brain||Bunny, Receptionist|||
|1998–2000||Pepper Ann||Tessa James, Vanessa James|
|1998–1999||Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain||Elmyra Duff|
|1999||The Wild Thornberrys||Feral Girl, Panther, Rosie||2 episodes|||
|1999–2001||Batman Beyond||Maxine "Max" Gibson, Tigress, Tayko, Dottie, Marinna Loez|||
|1999–2000||Sabrina: The Animated Series||Chloe Flan|
|2000||Buzz Lightyear of Star Command||Savy SL2||Episode: "The Slayer"|
|2000–2003||Clifford the Big Red Dog||Cleo, Ms. Diller|
|2000–2004||As Told by Ginger||Miranda Killgallen|||
|2001||The Weekenders||Penny DeCartes, Carver's Mom|||
|2001||The Zeta Project||Skye Hoaps||Episode: "Ro's Reunion"|||
|2001||Johnny Bravo||Amy Elephant, Salvador, Puppy||Episode: "A Johnny Bravo Christmas"|||
|2001–2002||Horrible Histories||Mo, additional voices|
|2002||Totally Spies!||Model, Tuesday Tate||Episode: "Model Citizens"|
|2002||Ozzy & Drix||Mayor Santorini|||
|2002–2008||Codename: Kids Next Door||Numbuh Five/Abigail "Abby" Lincoln, DCFDTL, Numbuh Eleven/Cree Lincoln|
|2002||Kim Possible||Additional voices|
|2002–2003||The Proud Family||Peabo/Additional voices||3 episodes/more|
|2003||Spider-Man: The New Animated Series||Professor Patricia Williams, Joana||3 episodes|
|2003–2007||My Life as a Teenage Robot||Tiff, Vicky, QT2, Stephanie|
|2003–2008||All Grown Up!||Susie Carmichael|
|2004||ChalkZone||Sonny||Episode: "Let's Twister Again/The Legend of the Golden Worms/Beanie Boys to Men"|
|2004||Star Wars: Clone Wars||Luminara Unduli||Episode: "Chapter 14"|
|2004||Static Shock||Candide||Episode: "Wet and Wild"|||
|2004||The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy||Cave Witch||Episode: "House of Pain/Grim Prophecy, A/Mandy Bites Dog"|
|2004||Dave the Barbarian||Various voices|||
|2004-2007||Danny Phantom||Valerie Gray||2nd voice (since Episode 10 "Shades of Grey")|
|2004–2008||Drawn Together||Foxxy Love, Evil Stepmother, Strawberry Sweetcake, Super Nanny, Ni-Pul, Xandir's Girlfriend, Captain She-Ro, Letta Lame, Foxxy Five members, Queen of Mexico, Georgina Georgiopolis, Daphne Blake|
|2004||Justice League Unlimited||Female Singer, Watchtower Computer||Episode: "Fearful Symmetry"|
|2005||Lilo & Stitch: The Series||Lana||Episode: "Retro: Experiment #210"|
|2005||Bratz||Aloncé||Episode: "Sasha's Big Interview"|
|2005–2008||My Gym Partner's a Monkey||Mrs. Eugenia Tusk, Kerry, Mrs. Catherine Loon, Latanya Hippo, Eddie Panther|
|2005||Danger Rangers||Alisha, Alisha's Mother|
|2005||Rugrats Pre-School Daze||Susie Carmichael||4 episodes|
|2005||Ben 10||Frightwig||2 episodes|||
|2005||Four Eyes!||Miss Wendy Doager|
|2005–2006||The Buzz on Maggie||Rayna Cartflight|
|2006||Robot Chicken||Penny, Evil Little Girl, Mother||Episode: "Adoption's an Option"|
|2006||Bratz Genie Magic||Zell|
|2006||The Replacements||Nature Activist||Episode: "Zoo or False?"|
|2007||Class of 3000||Kaylie, Tanya (singing voice)||Episode: "Prank Yankers"|
|2007||The Land Before Time||Tippy||Episode: "The Forbidden Friendship"|||
|2007||Friday: The Animated Series||Betty "Mom" Jones, Dana Jones|
|2007–2011||Curious George||Ada, The Announcer, Sisley||3 episodes|
|2007||Transformers: Animated||Blackarachnia, Elita-1|
|2007–2010||Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures||Sarah|
|2008||The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack||Diver, Buff Delinquent||Episode: "Several Leagues Under the Sea/Eye Sea You"|
|2008–2009||The Spectacular Spider-Man||Glory Grant|||
|2009||DJ & the Fro||Doreen, Cecilia, Gigi, Skillet||Episode: "101"|
|2009–2011||The Super Hero Squad Show||Storm|||
|2009||The Goode Family||Souki|
|2010||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Vixen|
|2011||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Lady Marmalade, Paige Kruller||2 episodes|
|2011||The Cleveland Show||Twin #1, Guest #1||Episode: "Sex and the Biddy"|
|2011||Good Vibes||HJ Kuntz, BJ Kuntz, Tang, Wanda|
|2011–2013||Pound Puppies||Cupcake, Izzy, Sumalee, additional voices|
|2011–2012||Young Justice||Madame Xanadu, Mary West, Tula/Aquagirl, Mattie Harcourt, Rocket, Highway Patrolman||3 episodes|||
|2011–2012||ThunderCats||Panthera, Gusto||3 episodes|
|2011–2012||Dan Vs.||Becky, Kelly||2 episodes|
|2012–2013||Robot and Monster||Spitfire, Globetha|||
|2012||Superman of Tokyo||Jemmy|
|2013||Henry Hugglemonster||Denzel Dugglemonster|
|2013||The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange||Old Beef Jerky, Pomegranate Singer, Strawberry Reporter, Grumblala, Banana|
|2013||Thunder and Lightning||Thunder|
|2013||Beware the Batman||Bethanie Ravencroft||3 episodes|||
|2013–2014||Xiaolin Chronicles||Wuya, Tigress|||
|2014||Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness||Ho, Chang, Piggy||Episode: "Po Picks a Pocket"|||
|2014||Ben 10 Omniverse||Frightwig||Episode: "Something Zombozo This Way Comes"|
|2014||TripTank||Matilda||Episode: "The Director"|
|2014||Avengers Assemble||Darlene Wilson||Episode: "One Little Thing"|||
|2014||The Tom and Jerry Show||Beatie||11 episodes|
|2014||The Boondocks||Desperate Friend #2||Episode: "Early Bird Special"|
|2014–2015||Breadwinners||SwaySway's Mom, Mrs. Juniper Furfle|||
|2014–2015||Sheriff Callie's Wild West||Priscilla Skunk|
|2015||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Additional voices||2 episodes|||
|2015||Transformers: Rescue Bots||Maura the Magnificent||Episode: "More Than Meets the Eye"|
|2015||Golan the Insatiable||Various voices|
|2015||Fresh Beat Band of Spies||Dakota Koder||Episode: "Dance Bots"|||
|2015||Moonbeam City||Quasar Daniels, Aiaiaia||3 episodes|
|2015||Miles from Tomorrowland||Maya Kitumba, Tech Bot||Episode: "The Pluto Rescue/The Taking of the Solar Express"|
|2015||Atlanta||Kid 1/Kid 2||Episode: "B.A.N."|
|2015||Guardians of the Galaxy||Nebula, Victoria|||
|2015-2017||Dawn of the Croods||Ugga, Pat, Clip, Pup Howler||51 episodes|
|2016||Rolling with the Ronks!||Mama|
|2016–2018||Voltron: Legendary Defender||Witch Haggar||34 episodes|
|2016||Kulipari: An Army of Frogs||Skink Mercenary|
|2016||Nostalgia Critic||Penny, Herself||Episode: "Inpector Gadget Saves Christmas"|
|2016||Ultimate Spider-Man||Madame Web, Ava Ayala, Vampire White Tiger||3 Episodes|||
|2017||The Powerpuff Girls (2016)||Green Wing||Episode: "Green Wing"|
|2017||Ginger Snaps||Rachel||Main role|
|2018||The Loud House||Paula, Megan||Episode: "Net Gains"|
|2018-2019||Teen Titans Go!||Beast Girl, Elasti-Girl||5 episodes|
|2018–present||Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles||Jessica Jaclyne, Fire Yokai, Mrs. Linda Stockboy, additional voices||7 episodes|
|2019||Milo Murphy's Law||Additional voices||Episode: "Look at This Ship"|
|2019||Tigtone||Lore Mastra, Axeanne, Beconka, Kid Tigtone|
|2019||Harvey Street Kids||Zoe||8 episodes|
|2019–present||DC Super Hero Girls||Catwoman||Recurring Role|
|2020||Muppet Babies||Skeeter||Episode: "Win a Twin/Skeeter and the Super Girls"|
Live-action film rolesEdit
|1987||Wild Thing||Lisa||Feature film|
|1987||Bay Coven||Jazz Singer||Television film|
|1987||Hearts of Fire||Colt's Band Member||Feature film|
|1991||Perfect Crimes||Cheryl||Television film|
|1995||Tuesday Morning Ride||Unknown||Short film|
|2002||Kermit's Swamp Years||Pilgrim, Kermit's Mom, Star (voice)||Direct-to-video|
|2003||Blizzard||Penelope (voice)||Feature film|
|2005||Free Lunch for Brad Whitman||Kristi||Short film|
|2013||I Know That Voice||Herself||Documentary film|||
Live-action television series rolesEdit
|1985||Night Heat||Karen Simmons||Episode: "Crossfire"|
|1986||Seeing Things||Unknown||Episode: "Optical Illusion"|
|1988–1993||A Different World||Winifred "Freddie" Brooks||Seasons 2–6|
|1994||Living Single||Summer||Episode: "Love Thy Neighbor"|
|1994||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Lisa Adams||Episode: "The Harder They Fall"|
|1994–1995||Sweet Justice||Reese Daulkins|
|2016||Atlanta||Kid #1/Kid #2 (voices)||Episode: "B.A.N."|
|2019||Better Things||Lenny||2 episodes|
|2019||Queen Sugar||Dr. Octavia Laurent||Episode: "Face Speckled"|
- Appeared on the Juno Award-nominated album I Lost My Pet Lizard (1979)
- Appeared as Debbie in the Canadian Sesame Street album Big Bird & Oscar the Grouch: Camping in Canada (1981)
- Womb Amnesia – (1993) (with her band Subject to Change)
- Street Faërie – (1999)
- "Revelation Sunshine"
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- Drawn Together "Hot Tub" DVD commentary
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- "Birds of a Feather". Breadwinners. Season 1. Episode 20. April 26, 2015. Nickelodeon.
- Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Episode 4 Closing Credits
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