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Ugly Americans - Randall and Mark

Ugly Americans - Randall and Mark

Comedy Central

'Ugly Americans':

Ugly Americans portrays New York City filled with new citizens who may or may not be human. There are monsters, vampires, aliens, fantasy creatures and characters, all waiting to be "integrated" into life in New York City by Mark Lilly, agent of the Department of Integration. Ugly Americans premieres March 17, 2010.

Premise:

Take New York City, add every horrifying beast, science-fiction freak and fantasy faerie, shake thoroughly and you've got Ugly Americans, a new animated comedy series from Comedy Central. Ugly Americans follows Mark Lilly (voiced by Matt Oberg), a social worker at the Department of Integration, as he helps new citizens, both human and "other," adapt to hectic life in New York City, His duties include weaning vampires off blood, socializing land-whales and housebreaking werewolves. To add to the fun, he has a zombie roommate and a demon girlfriend.

Characters and Cast:

In addition to Mark Lilly, the cast of characters also features Randall Skeffington, Mark's zombie roommate (voiced by Kurt Metzger), Callie Maggotbone, Mark's demon boss and office fling (voiced by Natasha Leggero), Leonard Powers, an aging drunken wizard (voiced by Randy Pearlstein, Chappelle's Show), Twayne, a terrorizing demonic bureaucrat (voiced by Michael-Leon Wooley, Ghost Town) and Lt. Grimes (voiced by Larry Murphy, Assy McGee), a law-enforcement officer who despises non-humans.

Creators:

David M. Stern, series developer and executive producer, began his career writing for The Wonder Years during its first three seasons. He went on to serve as a producer on The Simpsons during the first four seasons.

Series-creator Devin Clark is relatively unknown. He has been involved with a broad range of television projects including work with HBO, MTV, Nickelodeon, TCM and The Cartoon Network, using his design and narrative skills in everything from network graphics to traditional cartoons. His films and animation have been featured in Stash magazine, Animation Block Party, Rooftop Films, Ottawa Film Festival, Platform and Atom Films, which is probably how he came to the attention of Comedy Central.

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