Making Fiends

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  • TV-Y7
  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (508)

Making Fiends is an animated comedy television series that premiered on NickToons in 2008 and ran until 2021. The show is based on a web series of the same name created by Amy Winfrey. The plot of the show revolves around two girls, Charlotte and Vendetta, who are polar opposites of each other but are forced to attend the same school.

Charlotte is a cheerful and optimistic girl who loves making friends and spreading joy everywhere she goes. Vendetta, on the other hand, is a dark and twisted girl who takes pleasure in causing chaos and making life miserable for everyone else. The two girls meet on the first day of school, and Vendetta quickly begins to torment Charlotte with her fiends, creatures she creates by speaking into an unknown device.

The fiends are the central theme of the show and are the source of most of the conflict between the two girls. They are an assortment of bizarre oddities, ranging from giant living cupcakes to sentient boogers. Vendetta uses her device to create new fiends regularly, often for nefarious purposes, while Charlotte tries to stop her and befriend the fiends at every opportunity.

Making Fiends has a unique visual style that sets it apart from other animated shows of its time. The characters are drawn in a simple, angular style that gives them a distinctly creepy feel. The show's color palette is also very distinctive, featuring primarily dark colors like black, purple, and blue, which add to the show's overall eerie vibe.

The show is structured around a series of skits that are loosely connected, with each episode featuring several different segments. Each skit is usually self-contained, focusing on a single story or joke. Some of the most memorable segments in the show include Charlotte's attempts to befriend fiends, Vendetta's schemes to ruin Charlotte's life, and various musical numbers.

Despite its creepy appearance, Making Fiends is a highly entertaining show that is sure to make viewers laugh. The show's humor is dark and absurdist, but it never feels mean-spirited or too disturbing for a younger audience. The characters are all charming and well-written, with each of them having their distinct personality quirks that add to the show's overall humor.

One of the most significant strengths of the show is its voice acting. The cast features numerous talented actors, including Winfrey herself, who voices Vendetta. The voices of the fiends are also well-done, with each creature having a unique vocal style that matches its appearance and personality.

Making Fiends is a show that is sure to appeal to anyone who enjoys dark humor and offbeat creativity. It is not like any other show on NickToons, and its unique visual style and distinctive characters set it apart from anything else in the animation world. Viewers who enjoy shows like The Addams Family or Beetlejuice are sure to find a lot to love in Making Fiends.

Overall, Making Fiends is an excellent show that deserved its place on NickToons for over a decade. It's a strange and wonderful series that manages to be both creepy and hilarious at the same time. Its creative use of fiends and unique sense of humor make it a must-watch for anyone who appreciates offbeat animation.

Making Fiends is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on October 4, 2008.

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Tornado / Shorts 2 / Pony
6. Tornado / Shorts 2 / Pony
November 1, 2008
Tornado: Vendetta makes a tornado fiend to destroy Charlotte's house, but unintentionally attaches it to her own house. Charlotte's antics eventually drive Vendetta insane. Meanwhile, Grudge ventures through harsh enviroments to get back home. Shorts 2 (The Land of Cheese): A commercial for giant pet supplies runs, Charlotte dreams about a world made out of cheese, which Vendetta destroys later, and Charlotte imagines if she lived on the moon, while Vendetta points out the downsides. Pony: Charlotte wants Vendetta to make a pony for her, so she makes a giant pony fiend. It rampages through Clamburg and terrorizes the citizens. Vendetta is happy until everyone hides in her house for safety, so she must get rid of "John" the female pony if she wants to get back in her own house.
Parentnapped / Smash / New Best Friend
5. Parentnapped / Smash / New Best Friend
October 25, 2008
Parentnapped: Vendetta is angry at her parents for picnicing with Charlotte. She sends a fiend to bring them home, but he comes back with Charlotte's cheerful grandma, Charlene. Smash: To celebrate the Pancake Festival, Vendetta makes a fiend to flatten Charlotte, but ends up being smushed together with her. New Best Friend: Just as Marion is about to leave Clamburg forever, Vendetta moves in with her. Marion is terrified of Vendetta, but she also thinks it's nice to have a powerful friend.
Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! / Shorts 1 / Marvin the Middle Manager
4. Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! / Shorts 1 / Marvin the Middle Manager
October 18, 2008
Puppies! Puppies! Puppies!: Vendetta uses her fiend multiplier to make a pack of vicious guard dogs. To her surprise, Charlotte loves the dogs - and the multiplier. Dear Pretty Diary, Dear Stupid Journal: An advertisement for Clamburg's onion stand; Charlotte and Vendetta share their versions of the day with their day journals; tourism advertisement for Clamburg, sabotaged by Vendetta. Marvin the Middle Manager: Vendetta decides she's too powerful to sit in school all day. She hires Marvin to run things in her absence, but he may not be up to the task of destoying Charlotte.
Shrinking Charlotte / Parents / No Singing
3. Shrinking Charlotte / Parents / No Singing
October 11, 2008
Shrinking Charlotte: Charlotte's delighted when Vendetta shrinks her - now she's the same size as her hamster, Buttons. Vendetta's equally thrilled, until she accidentally shrinks herself Parents: Vendetta replaces Charlotte's mom and dad with lookalikes. Charlotte's parents are hungry for her, but she's just hungry for a little quality time. No Singing: Fed up with Charlotte's happy songs, Vendetta creates a fiend that destroys singers. Now all she has to do is get Charlotte to sing, but that will be easy, right?
Vegetables / Toupee / Mama Vendetta
2. Vegetables / Toupee / Mama Vendetta
October 5, 2008
Vegetables: Vendetta is horrified when Charlotte updates the school lunch menu. She liked it the old way - clams, beef jerky, and grape punch. Toupee: Vendetta gives Mr. Milk a talking toupee that offers all of his dreams come true. The fiendish toupee only wants one thing in exchange - Charlotte's destruction. Mama Vendetta: To remind everyone how powerful she is, Vendetta erects a giant statue of herself. Charlotte treats it like a big toy, so Vendetta hatches a plan... and some pigeon fiends.
Charlotte's First Day / A Fiendish Friend / Super Evil
1. Charlotte's First Day / A Fiendish Friend / Super Evil
October 4, 2008
Charlotte's First Day: A girl from Vermont named Charlotte comes to the town of Clamburg and meets a an evil girl named Vendetta, and "befriends" her. A Fiendish Friend: Charlotte annoys Vendetta so much that she makes a speical fiend for her. Super Evil: Charlotte scores "super evil" in a magazine quiz and Vendetta wants to see Charlotte's "evil" ways.
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Making Fiends is available for streaming on the NickToons website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Making Fiends on demand at Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 4, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (508)