Supporters of The Resistance, Unite! Freedom Has a New Reluctant Hero in COMEDY CENTRAL’s(R) ‘Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire’ Premiering Thursday, April 9 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Network’s First Fantasy-Comedy Stars Sean Maguire As A Freedom Fighter Who Sets Out With His Hilariously Inept Sidekicks To Battle The Evil Dongalor Played By British Comedian Matt Lucas
Users Can Visit comedycentral.com To Get “Krod Mandoon” Web-Exclusive Content, Including Deleted and Extended Scenes, Ringtones, A Behind-The-Scenes Tour, Photos and a New Action/Adventure Game
“Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire” is an outrageous, character-driven workplace comedy set in an ancient realm. Narrated by
Viewers are introduced to Krod Mandoon and his band of freedom fighters during the epic hour-long series premiere, in which Krod, the son of a blacksmith and a stay-at-home mom, is revealed to be “The Golden One,” the last great hope in the rebellion against the cruel Meconian Empire and the wicked Chancellor Dongalor. Dongalor has not only imprisoned Krod’s mentor, the great General Arcadius, but is also in possession of the ultimate weapon of mass destruction, the Eye of Gulga Grymna, which he plans to wield over his subjects in his quest to rule the world, if only he can figure out how to unleash its awesome power. When Krod and his gang set out to rescue Arcadius, viewers will quickly learn that his newly-recruited band of semi-skilled warriors have clearly padded their resumes and that for Krod to succeed in thwarting Dongalor’s evil plans, he must grow thicker skin, overcome his germaphobia and work through his own sexual hang-ups with his Pagan girlfriend, Aneka.
Online at comedycentral.com, COMEDY CENTRAL Digital will provide fans of the epic fantasy-comedy an extension of the “Krod Mandoon” experience through Web-only exclusives, including never-before-seen content and the ability to interact with the “Krod Mandoon” characters. The site will showcase exclusive video features, including character profiles, deleted and extended scenes, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Hungarian set where the series was shot, hosted by cast member
In addition, COMEDY CENTRAL Digital will extend its content on mobile and gaming platforms including a new action/adventure game featuring the voices of the “Krod Mandoon” cast and a mobile WAP site, featuring ringtones, photo galleries, a personality quiz and more.
The special one-hour, limited commercial premiere of “Krod Mandoon” is sponsored by Old Spice.
“Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire” is a co-production of COMEDY CENTRAL, Media Rights Capital and BBC Television and is produced by Hat Trick Productions and Watson Pond Productions. The series was created by
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