The Nutshack (found Filipino animated series; 2007-2011)

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Status: Found

Date found: 2014

Found by: Unknown

The Nutshack was an animated sitcom created by Ramon Lopex and Jessie Hernandez. Airing on Myx TV in the United States and Myx in the Philippines, it is notable for being the first animated series made for Filipino-Americans. The series concerns the daily lives of the Filipino-American Phil, a native to San Francisco, and his cousin Jack, a Filipino immigrant, as they have numerous crude encounters across the fictitious Daily City. The series ran for two seasons, one in 2007 and another in 2011, before being canceled.[1] The show would end up gaining an ironic following in mid-2016 due to its theme song being commonly used in video game music parody tracks by the YouTube channel SiIvaGunner.

Plot

The Nutshack follows two cousins named Jack and Phil as they live with their Uncle Dick in The San Francisco Bay Area. Horat, one of Phil's many creations also accompanies the duo throughout their crazy and crude adventures.[2]

Broadcast History

The Nutshack aired on Myx TV in the US and the Philippines from April-September of 2007, where it received mostly negative reviews. The show would air on MYX in the US on Wednesdays at 10:00 PM PST with re-runs on Friday and Sunday nights at the same time slot.[3] The second season of The Nutshack would also air on MYX but only in May of 2011. Due to the fact, the show aired on an obscure network in the US and the fact it was panned for its animation and crude humor, The Nutshack did not air again.

Availability

In 2014, season 1 was uploaded to YouTube and Season 2 clips resurfaced on Vimeo. The entirety of the second season, in addition to the first season, can be viewed on Tubi through an account.

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