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Napoleon Dynamite is an animated television comedy that is based on the story and characters from the popular cult hit film of the same name. It tells the story of an odd teenager and his group of family and quirky friends. The show had a 6 episode run and was overseen by the film's director Jared Hess.One of the major coups for Hess and the producers was that they were able to get almost the entire original cast of the film to reprise the roles for the series. It is a character based animated program and has the same uniqueness that the movie had.
Jon Heder returns as the title character, Napoleon Dynamite. He has a penchant for exaggeration and boasts about acquired skills that he has with nun chucks and throwing stars. He tells stories of hunting wolverines and working for the government. He is loyal to his close friends. He also carries a torch for his close friend, Deb.
Deb is played again by Tina Majorino. She is Napoleon's love interest. Pedro Sanchez is Napoleon's very best friend. The role of Pedro is again played by Efren Ramirez. He is the high school class president and has a protective pair of cousins watching his back.
Napoleon's family returns as well. Aaron Ruell returns as Napoleon's brother, Kip. Kip is unemployed and spends hours upon hours surfing the internet. He also has dreams of becoming a cage fighter. Jon Gries plays Napoleon's Uncle Rico. Rico lives in a van and is always in search of a get rich quick scheme and a way to transport back in time to his high school glory days. Sandy Martin returns to play Grandma Carlinda Dynamite. She watches over the family with a gruff manor and iron fist.
Other actors from the film also reprise their roles for the series including Diedrich Bader as Rex and Haylie Duff as Summer Wheatley. The show had some famous guest star voices including Amy Poehler, Sam Rockwell and Tom Kenny.
The adventures that Napoleon and Pedro have in the series are more cartoonish than the film, but still captured the odd tones of the movie.