‘The Great North’ animated series promises a great family adventure

The Great North animated series is another work from the bosses of the highly popular Bob’s Burgers. Moreover, Fox has recently debuted its first trailer.

The highly anticipated comedy series, The Great North is another work of creator Loren Bouchard. This is another family-focused comedy, which features the great Alaskan landscapes, including the Northern Lights.

It appears that the upcoming series will resemble Bob’s Burgers in many ways. Bob’s Burgers explores the family of the Belchers. The series lasted for 11 seasons, centering on the Belchers running a burger restaurant in a  coastal town. Moreover, the series is well remembered because of its iconic holiday adventures and musical episodes. Now, Fox is working again with showrunners to produce another iconic show.

What is “The Great North” all about?

The series is about the Tobin family and follows the single dad, Beef Tobin, who raises his four children in a town in Alaska. Tobin wants to keep his family close, especially his daughter, Judy. Judy goes away from the family’s fishing boat to visit the glamorous local mall.

The official synopsis reads:

From BOB’S BURGERS creator Loren Bouchard, animated series THE GREAT NORTH follows the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family, as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of the local mall. Featured voices on the series include Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”), Jenny Slate (BOB’S BURGERS), Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”) and Will Forte (“The Last Man on Earth”).

Who are the additional casts?

Additional voices include The Daily Show with Trevor Noah‘s Dulcé Sloan and Inside Amy Schumer‘s Aparna Nancherla. Besides, Paul Rust and singer Alanis Morissette will also join the main casts. Morissette will play as the imaginary friend of Judy.

Fox renews the series ahead of its 2021 debut

Back in June, Fox has confirmed to renew the series ahead of its season 1 debut. Fox Entertainment president Michael Thorn shared his excitement on its renewal. He said:

“Wendy, Lizzie, Minty and Loren delivered a show that embodies our animation brand so strongly, they left us no choice but to give this stellar series an early renewal ahead of its midseason debut. Of course, we’d also like to thank our friends at 20th, who continue to be tremendous partners.”

The first season will arrive in early 2021, although there is no exact date yet.

Image Courtesy of JoBlo Animates Videos/YouTube Screenshot

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