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The Wrong Coast is a Canadian stop-motion animated television show. The series emulates a Hollywood gossip show with fake news and features, and includes many parodies on Hollywood movies, often utilizing the voices of real stars. It was produced by Blueprint Entertainment, Cuppa Coffee Studios and Curious Pictures, with stop-motion animation provided by Cuppa Coffee Studios. The theme song is performed by They Might Be Giants.

The Wrong Coast
The Wrong Coast final.jpg
The Wrong Coast conclusion screenshot
Created byAdam Shaheen
StarringMark Hamill
Kathryn Greenwood
Marc Thompson
Tracy Nicole Chapman
Country of originCanada
No. of episodes26 (segments)
13 (episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • John Morayniss
  • Noreen Halplern
  • Mark Hamill
  • Adam Shaheen (for Cuppa Coffee)
Running timeapprox. 0:11 (per segment)
approx. 0:22 (per episode)
Production company(s)Curious Pictures
Cuppa Coffee Studios
Blueprint Entertainment
DistributorOasis International
Original networkTeletoon
The Movie Network
Movie Central
Original release3 December 2003 –

The series initially was to air for American audiences on AMC in December 2003, but never did.[citation needed] It began airing in Canada on The Movie Network in April 2004. Teletoon has rebroadcast the original season in Canada since 19 August 2005. A French-dubbed version of the series, titled La Côte Ouest, aired in Canada on Télétoon.

The full series has been released on DVD in Australia.[1]


  • Jameson Burkwright - The male host of the show who is easily jealous of Debbie Sue's actions and is voiced by Mark Hamill. As of the end of the first season, Jameson is trapped in Hell.
  • Debbie Sue Ashanti-Melendez is the bubbly, but sometimes ditzy female host of the show. She is voiced by Kathryn Greenwood.
  • Ti Hua Foo - The male reporter of the show. Ti Hua is always seen covering celebrity events and interviews. He is voiced by Marc Thompson. As of the end of the first season, Ti Hua has been turned into a talking guinea pig.
  • Julie Wyvern - The female reporter on the show. She has a bitter rivalry with Debbie Sue. She is voiced by Tracy Nicole Chapman. As of the end of the first season, she is the new co-host of The Wrong Coast.
  • Mack - The producer of the show whose face is never shown until the last episode, where it is revealed he has no face. He is voiced by A.D. Miles.


There is only one season consisting of 13 episodes, or 26 segments.

The Acting CoachEdit

Debbie Sue hires an acting coach to help her land the part of a journalist in the new Tom Hanks movie. Jameson tries to get in on the action by showing off his comic dialects.


The Office PartyEdit

A young production assistant blackmails Jameson and Debbie Sue with a tape of their drunken behavior at the annual Christmas party. Jameson ignores the threat while Debbie Sue becomes paranoid about what she may have done.



Debbie Sue is determined to "connect" with Jameson after a bad review highlights their lack of teamwork. However, Jameson is distracted by the loss of his beloved pet ferret, Marty.


The Broken TeleprompterEdit

When the teleprompter breaks down, Debbie Sue and Jameson are forced to think for themselves. Jameson's attempt to ad-lib the news starts a rumor that Kevin Spacey is trying to kill Queen Latifah.


Blood Red CarpetEdit

There is much chaos as a horde of man-eating tigers takes over the red carpet at the 76th Annual Big Gold Awards. Jameson and Debbie Sue show "live" footage of the attacks, while showing clips of the Best Picture nominees.


Your Stalker or Mine?Edit

Debbie Sue brags that her new stalker is the ultimate celebrity status symbol, and when Jameson gets jealous, he attempts to attract his own stalker. While arguing over who is in the most danger, their stalkers become more interested in each other.



Jameson is shocked to find Debbie Sue on a list of Hollywood's richest people. His jealousy turns to ridicule, however, when she finally tells the source of her extra income, her work at a fortune telling hotline.


The InfiesEdit

After Debbie Sue wins an Infy infotainment award, Jameson gets jealous and quits. But Debbie Sue goes on just fine without him, so Jameson tries to get his way back on the show.


Lights! Camera! Romance!Edit

After Jameson saves Debbie Sue from a falling stage light, she falls in love with him. But the romance quickly deteriorates into mind games, and it isn't long before the tears are flowing.



Jameson and Debbie Sue report from the Sundance Film Festival. Ti Hua overreacts to being stranded in a gondola with John Turturro, and Julie continually attempts to get into an A-list party.



Debbie Sue returns from "back surgery" with a huge appetite for painkillers. Jameson plans an intervention to get her off from her addiction by enlisting several B-listers who need screen time. Meanwhile, Ti Hua undergoes the ultimate makeover, but gets turned into a guinea pig.



Jameson and Debbie Sue are shocked to discover that the Wrong Coast studio is possessed by a demon. An attempt to exorcise the demon backfires, and Jameson gets stranded in Hell.


A Look Back at YestermonthEdit

A clip show showing a look back at the first season of The Wrong Coast. With Jameson stranded in Hell, Debbie Sue is happy that she is the only host left - until Julie Wyvern joins as co-host. A sip of champagne pushes Debbie Sue off the wagon, and Mack finally reveals his "face".

Sketches (Selected from previous episodes)

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