WWE Slam City
WWE Slam City is an animated show that was produced by WWE, which aired on the WWE Network and Wednesday evenings on Nicktoons. WWE Slam City was based on the Mattel action figure series starring toyetic versions of the then-current WWE roster.
|WWE Slam City|
|Genre||Comedy, Stop Motion, Sports, Wrestling|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Running time||2 minutes|
|Original network||WWE Network|
|Original release||March 17 –|
November 3, 2014
“The series, filmed in the next generation of stop-motion animation, features a new WWE animated character The Finisher, who fires all of the WWE wrestlers and sends them to Slam City to find day jobs. The wrestlers are plunged into new career challenges as they pack every street corner with work to do and scores to settle. It features John Cena as an auto mechanic, Rey Mysterio as a traffic guard, Alberto Del Rio as a coffee house barista, Mark Henry as a pizza shop mascot, CM Punk as an ice-cream man, Dolph Ziggler as an industry leader, Randy Orton as a zookeeper, Kane as a chef and Sheamus as a theater usher. Daniel Bryan, The Miz, Big Show, Brock Lesnar, Santino Marella and Damien Sandow are still jobless but Santino and Sandow are the most desperate to find one. WWE Legends Stone Cold and The Rock are also featured in Slam City. The 'Stretch Move' feature of Slam City characters is highlighted in WWE Slam City.”
WWE Slam City Comics are a series of graphic novels based on WWE Slam City webisodes which were released on August 26, 2014, by WWE and published by Papercutz with the creators being Mathias Triton and Alitha E. Martinez.
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- "WWE Superstars get animated with WWE Slam City". WWE Official Website. 17 March 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
- Rueter, Sam (17 March 2014). "WWE 'Slam City' cartoon debuts". Cageside Seats. Retrieved 18 June 2014.