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This article is about the TV show. For the Thundermans family, see Thunderman Family.

The Thundermans is an American superhero live-action comedy television series, created by Jed Spingarn, that began airing on Nickelodeon, on October 14, 2013. The show won the award for Favorite Kids TV Show at the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards.

The Thundermans is the second-longest running Nickelodeon live-action sitcom after iCarly, with 103 episodes spanning 5 years.

Premise

Phoebe and Max Thunderman are twins who, although they have opposite personalities, share a common secret. The teens, along with their parents and younger siblings, are superheroes. But the family must keep the superpowers under wraps and live a normal life. Phoebe and Max have the same powers -- freeze breath and the ability to move objects via telekinesis -- but use them in opposite ways. Good-natured Phoebe tries to do the right thing, while troublemaker Max wants to become a supervillain. Little brother, Billy, is able to move at superspeed while little sis, Nora, has laser beam eyes. Dad, Hank, can fly and has extraordinary strength, but mom, Barb, is able to generate lightning from her hands. This family wants to lead a normal life? Good luck with that. [1]

Cast

Main Cast

Production

Nickelodeon announced that it ordered 20 episodes for the show. The preview premiered on October 14, 2013 which received 2.4 million viewers. The show officially premiered on November 2, 2013.

The show was then renewed for a second season on December 20, 2013 which premiered on September 13, 2014. On February 21, 2015, the show was renewed for its third season which premiered on June 27, 2015. The series is now in its fourth season which was renewed on March 2, 2016 and premiered on October 22, 2016. On May 16, 2017, Nickelodeon ordered 6 more additional episodes of The Thundermans, bringing season 4 to a total of 32 episodes.

Nickelodeon confirmed that production for the show concluded on July 28, 2017.[2]. The show comes to an end with 4 seasons and 103 episodes. This makes The Thundermans, the longest running Nickelodeon live-action sitcom since iCarly.

Trivia

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result
2016 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Show Won
British Academy Children's Awards BAFTA Kids' Vote - Television Nominated
2017 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Favorite TV Show – Kids' Show Nominated

References

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