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1701, 2017

Dan Schneider Presents: 3 Reasons Cat Valentine is the Best!

Cat Valentine, played by Ariana Grande pre-pop superstardom, is a total sweetheart. Sure, she’s got a little bit of bibble in her brain but she’s got a heart of gold! On “VICTORiOUS” she’s the perfect foil to Elizabeth Gillies’ dark and sarcastic Jade. On “Sam & Cat,” she is the bubbly yin to Jennette McCurdy’s spunky Sam’s yang.

Here are three reasons Cat Valentine is simply the best!

  1. She’s constantly cheerful

No matter how hard you try, it’s impossible to be angry with Cat. From heat waves to sleepovers, Cat is upbeat no matter what the situation, or how bad things get. She takes joy in the simple things in life, from bouncy shoes to bibble (caramel covered popcorn), and it’s hard not to smile around her.

Perhaps because of this, she and Jade are best friends in Dan Schneider’s VICTORiOUS despite their wildly different personalities, and Jade, though, ahem, dark and brooding, is a little bit gentler with Cat. The two have even had sleepovers together—something that’s hard to imagine Jade doing with anyone else!

On “Sam & Cat,” the Cat’s smiley persona  is similarly endearing, even to juvie’s favorite alumnus, Sam Puckett!

Cat is also super sensitive, and can’t take criticism. When her friends point out mistakes or flaws, she has a tendency to yell at them until they take it back.

  1.  She does whatever the heck she wants

From her boring everyday stories to bouncing around in Jupiter boots just for the fun of it, Cat doesn’t always play by society’s rules. But it’s not so much that she flaunts norms; instead she is just blissfully unaware of them.

Take the time the “VICTORiOUS” gang was playing poker with candy instead of money. Cat raises the stakes, and then promptly eats her candy. When told that she can’t simply eat the poker chips, she spits out the candy and puts it back into the pot, disgusting everyone there.

It’s gross, sure, but also endearing!

  1. She’s super gullible

Cat is the perfect pawn.

Just think about it. She’s so naive that she can be manipulated into playing along with any wicked idea, and is so sincere that no one will ever think she meant it maliciously.

Who would suspect someone like Cat?

Or maybe, just maybe, this makes her the perfect, sneaky schemer! On “Sam & Cat,” She’s Sam’s partner in crime too many times to count. That’s definitely no coincidence!

So there you have it folks: the three reasons why we love Cat Valentine so much, and why she’s been in not one, but two of our favorite shows: “Sam & Cat,” and “VICTORiOUS.”

Victorious” is an American teen sitcom, created by Dan Schneider, that aired on Nickelodeon for four seasons, from 2010 to 2014. The series, about a performing arts school for teens, starred actress Victoria Justice as an aspiring teenage singer. “Victorious” was produced by Dan Schneider, an American actor, TV and film actor, and producer.

Sam & Cat” is an American teen sitcom, created by Dan Schneider, that aired on Nickelodeon for a single season from 2013 to 2014. “Sam & Cat” is a crossover between Nickelodeon shows “iCarly” and “Victorious,” starring Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande as unlikely roommates that form a babysitting service together. “Sam & Cat” was produced by Dan Schneider, an American actor, TV and film actor, and producer.

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901, 2017

A Dan Schneider Investigation: Why Does Double G Hate Babies?

It’s an age-old question: Does Double G hate babies? And if so, why? Luckily for us, the “Game Shakers” episode “Baby Hater” gives us our answers.

On this episode of Dan Schneider’s hit show “The Game Shakers,” Double G announces he’s running for mayor of the city, and the paparazzi start buzzing around his every move. After meeting a woman holding a baby, Double G gets a little scared of the child and even admits (ahem, screams at the top of his lungs in a complete and utter full-bodied panic) that he hates babies. This surprisingly doesn’t go down well with the public, and he retreats to Fooders to contemplate his political future.

As it turns out, hating babies isn’t a great strategy when you’re running for office! But why does he hate babies, exactly? Most people love them! And Double G raised a son, Triple G. “Baby hater” gives us a flashback of the night of Trip’s birth, when Dub is cooing over his new baby boy and gets locked in the nursery overnight. The cacophony of tens of upset babies drives him slowly insane and he has feared babies ever since.

To get Double G back in the good graces of the public and help him get over his irrational baby-phobia, the Game Shakers hatch up a plan to give him a fake baby in front of a slew of journalists. The exclusive video from Dan Schneider above shows just how poorly this plan goes.

First Triple G and Kenzie program the fake baby to cry and giggle. Things are going well until the baby malfunctions and literally catches fire. As it turns out, the only thing Double G might hate more than babies are fake robot babies consumed by flames! Can you really blame him, though?

A manic Double G runs up and down the stage screaming at the top of his lungs before smacking the baby-bot against one of the podiums. Judging by this episode and the flaming misstep on his Reggae Potato Christmas Special, it might be time for our friend Double G to invest in a portable fire extinguisher!

The pandemonium continues, and ends with Double G drop kicking the malfunctioning baby across the room and through a window! Say what you will about politics, but that’s a memorable campaign event.

The audience is floored, the journalists are frozen, and Double G simply leans into the microphone and asks, “Next question?”

Game Shakers” is an American live-action sitcom, created by Dan Schneider, currently airing on Nickelodeon. The series stars Cree Cicchino and Madisyn Shipman as pre-teens that start a multimillion dollar gaming company and take on a rap superstar, played by Kel Mitchell, as their business partner. The series is produced by Dan Schneider, an American actor, TV and film actor, and producer.

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601, 2017

5 Fun Facts About Dan Schneider’s “Henry Danger” Season 2 Finale “I Know Your Secret”

On the finale to the second season of Dan Schneider’s “Henry Danger,” “I Know Your Secret” puts Henry’s job in serious jeopardy. After he gets a cryptic message in his locker claiming someone knows his secret, Henry, thinking someone knows he’s Kid Danger, spends the rest of the episode trying to find out who it is.

Later in the episode he comes home to Jasper holding a sign that says “I Know Your Secret.” And because Henry’s a “look before he leaps” kind of guy, he jumps the gun and reveals his biggest secret to his best friend.

We won’t give too much more away in case you haven’t seen it yet. Let’s just say that all these events culminate in an emotional ending that changes the world of “Henry Danger.”

Here are 5 fun facts from this epic episode:

  1. “I Know Your Secret” was the 2nd highest viewed “Henry Danger” episode behind “Hour of Power,” viewed by 2.60 million people.

  2. This is the first time Henry dons the Kid Danger suit without a mask.

  3. Henry’s dad, Mr. Hart gets arrested for the second time in the history of “Kid Danger” during this episode.

  4. While promoting this episode on TV, Jasper, Piper, Sidney, Oliver, Ms. Shapen, Mom, and Dad were all suspects for the person that gave Henry the note.

  5. If you look closely, after Kid Danger takes off his mask, the silver paint on his eyelids disappears.

If you haven’t watched it yet, now’s the time! Grab it from iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/tv-season/henry-danger-vol.-4/id1096220333

Henry Danger” is an American superhero TV comedy, created by Dan Schneider and Dana Olsen, currently airing on Nickelodeon. The series follows a 13-year-old boy, played by Jace Norman, who lands a job as the sidekick of a local superhero. “Henry Danger” is produced by Dan Schneider, an American actor, TV and film actor, and producer.

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