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The Awesomes: Season 1 (2013)

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From the comedic minds of Seth Meyers (Saturday Night Live) and Mike Shoemaker (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) comes THE AWESOMES, a new animated show for adults about the greatest superhero team ever after all the good members quit. Showcasing the voice talents of current and past SNL stars, THE AWESOMES introduces a group of not-so-super heroes who just might find a way to save the world. -- (C) Hulu

Cast

Seth Meyers
as Professor Dr. Jeremy "Prock" Awesome (
Ike Barinholtz
as Harry "Muscleman" Strong
Emily Spivey
as Concierge
Paula Pell
as Gadget Gal
Kenan Thompson
as Austin "Impresario" Sullivan
Josh Meyers
as Perfect Man
Bobby Moynihan
as Ricky Finn
Bill Hader
as Dr. Malocchio
Rachel Dratch
as Joyce Mandrake
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Critic Reviews for The Awesomes: Season 1

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It's cheeky parody/homage, exhibiting affection for comic books and other pulpy amusements, while maintaining such a zippy pace, there's no time to consider whether it hangs together. Or whether that matters.

July 30, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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If comedy writers would step back and ask themselves if they have anything original to say before they commit to a project, that would really be awesome.

July 31, 2013 | Full Review…

As one would expect from a Seth Meyers cartoon, The Awesomes can be knowing and clever, with a positive attitude that skews a bit arch.

August 1, 2013 | Full Review…
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The show's got moxie!

July 30, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
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Created by comic pros Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker, The Awesomes is a superhero cartoon you'll want to keep to yourself rather than sharing with your kids.

August 8, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The series is clearly a labor of love for the creators. Still, the show has its wonderfully silly moments.

August 1, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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