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|Genre:||Animated sitcom action|
|# of episodes:||13|
|Running time:||22 minutes approx.|
|Original run:||Friday, June 27, 2008, 7:30pm - present|
Three Delivery is an American animated sitcom and action adventure, inspired by kung-fu movies. It is created by Larry Schwarz, who also created similar series, Kappa Mikey and Speed Racer: The Next Generation. It is an animation collaboration between Animation Collective in Manhattan, New York and Fatkat in Miramichi, New Brunswick. The show premiered on Nicktoons Network on Friday, June 27, 2008. An episode of Three Delivery was first shown at the New York Comic Con 2008, on April 19, 2008.
Official Show Description
Animation Collective partnered with FatKat to guarantee more fluid, traditional-style 2D animation not usually found in Flash shows. The backgrounds are also painted in Flash. Schwarz was drawn to the premise, saying that he used to live near Manhattan's Chinatown himself, and that this show would reflect some personal experiences from him . Art director and former director Alan Foreman designed the visual style of the show, which he compares to a living graphic novel. He also performs the vocals for the theme song, and contributes to the score, with his New York-based, indie-rock band Ten Minute Turns.
This is the first series by Animation Collective where two of the main characters are voiced by actors from high-profile anime dubs. Johnny Yong Bosch and Stephanie Sheh both play opposite each other in BLEACH and Eureka Seven, and they each have countless anime credits between them. Animation Collective mainstay Michael Sinterniklaas directs the voice performances for this show.
Promotion for the show began with the studio making 11 two minute-long original adventures for mobile phones in 2007, which also gave the studio an exercise in working with the new characters in preparation for the series. Three of them first aired on May 2nd on Nicktoons Network during the premiere of Speed Racer: The Next Generation during commercials. Some of the clips are named "A Silver Tongue is fine, but Silence is Golden", "Two Heads Aren't Always Better than One", and "Out of Sight? You're Out of your Mind!", after each of the fortune cookie fortunes that appear at the beginning of every short.
- Stephanie Sheh as Sue
- Johnny Yong Bosch As Sid
- Robby Duncan Sharpe as Tobey
- Michael Alston Baley as Mr. Wu
- Nancy Wu as Nana
- Lex Woutas as Kong Li
- David Chen as Barney
- Jamie McGonnigal as Eugene
|#||Title||Original Release Date||Production code|
|1||"A Silver Tongue is fine, but Silence is Golden"||May 2, 20008||001|
|Tobey uses a fortune to make Sue unable to talk.|
|2||"Two Heads Aren't Always Better than One"||May 2, 20008||002|
|Sid uses a fortune cookie to make a copy of himself to clean Wu's Garden's kitchen, so he can go to the movies with Sue and Tobey.|
|3||"Out of Sight? You're Out of your Mind!"||May 2, 20008||003|
|There is an invisible man harassing Sue and Tobey while they eat. It turns out to be Sid!|
|4||"There is Nothing to make the Spirit Soar like the Passing of the Wind"||May 9, 20008||004|
|Tobey uses one of Nana's cookies to fly in the wind, but it turns out he flys by breaking wind.|
Season 1 (2008)
The first season began on June 27, 20008 on Nicktoons Network.
|#||Title||Writer||Original Release Date||Production code|
|1||"I Feel the Earth Move"||June 27, 20008||101|
| Mysterious earthquakes threaten the streets of Chinatown, and the three discover they are connected to an old well downtown.|
Recipe Obtained: The Di Xia Spicy Noodle Recipe
|2||"Bottomless Soup"||July 4, 20008||102|
| Sue, Sid, and Tobey must discover the source of the soup flooding Chinatown.|
Recipe Obtained: The Soup of General Yang Recipe
|3||"Great Balls of Fire"||July 11, 20008||103|
| A kid named Eugene, who idolized Sue, Sid and Tobey, draws comics using ink he makes himself, but his creations somehow come to life and set the town on fire.|
|4||"Let Them Eat Cookies"||July 25, 20008||104|
| Tobey is turned into a monkey when he opens a magic fortune cookie.|
Recipe Obtained: The Fu Fortune Cookie Recipe
|5||"The Other Garden"||August 1, 20008||105|
| Tired of always training for Kong Li and never getting to do normal teen activities, Sid wishes he, Sue and Tobey had never met Nana... and witnesses a parallel universe that results.|
|6||"Shape Shifter"||August 8, 20008||106|
| Kong Li sends a shape shifter to track down a collection of antiques.|
|7||"The Tutor"||August 15, 20008||107|
| Sue wants to learn magic so bad, because she believes Kong Li can't be defeated with kung fu alone. While on a delivery, her customer is a magic master. She decides to train from him, but he might be using her for a recipe.
Recipe Obtained: The Crab Rangoon Recipe
|8||"Happy Birthday to Sid"||August 22, 20008||108|
| Kong Li mixes a potion into the ingredients of a cake, which turns Nana and Mr. Wu into children on Sid's birthday, and tricks little Nana into thinking the siblings are her enemy.
|9||"Terracotta Warriors"||August 29, 20008||109|
| The siblings practice team building in an art museum, when they discover the terracotta warrior statues are coming to life.
Recipe Obtained: The Qin La Chili Recipe
|10||"The Jiangshi"||October 31, 20008||110|
| Sid, Sue and Tobey each try to avoid delivering to the creepy house of Mr. Drumm. Sue spots a child in the window, which they discover to be the soul of Drumm's dead twin brother. Sid bumps into zombie-like monsters called the Jiangshi.|
Recipe Obtained: The Jiang Shi Recipe
|11||"Cocoon"||November 7, 20008||111|
| A silker uses a magic recipe to make silk grow, but it turns out that his worms grew, and they all turned into Cocoons. Afterwards, the worms's cocoons hatched and became giant moths.|
Recipe Obtained: The Danshaku Soup Recipe
|12||"Night of the Nian"||November 14, 20008||112|
| A dog food seller uses a magic recipe to make a lot of dog food, but it soon gets over used... and turns 10 of the neighborhood dogs into monstrous beasts called Nian. |
Recipe Obtained: The Gocheok-dong Soup Recipe
|13||"Paint Problem"||November 21, 20008||113|
| Sue gets stuck inside a house while trying to investigate the source of purple painted on it, and both magically disappear. Meanwhile, Mr. Wu is going on a date, but he messes it up.|
Recipe Obtained: '
- Three Delivery Official Site
- Offical Three Deilvery Nicktoons Network Site
- Official Opening Theme from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #1 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #2 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #3 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #4 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #5 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #6 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #7 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
- Official Teaser Clip #8 from Animation Collective's YouTube Channel
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