The Fungies! is an American animated television series created by Clarence's Stephen P. Neary. It is based on the 2017 pilot The Fancies. The series premiered on HBO Max on August 20, 2020. The series, along with Tig n' Seek, were originally planned to air on Cartoon Network.

Plot

The show explores the mycological metropolis of Fungietown through the wondrous and whimsical quests of Seth, one of the town’s many young mushroom inhabitants.

Characters

  • Seth (voiced by Harry Teitelman)
  • Claudette (voiced by Zaela Rae)
  • Nevin (voiced by Justin Michael)
  • Lil' Lemon (voiced by Niki Yang)
  • Champsa (voiced by Grace Kaufman)
  • Cool James (voiced by Sam Richardson)
  • Pascal (voiced by Stephen P. Neary)
  • Mertha (voiced by Edi Patterson)
  • The Twins (voiced by Tama Brutsche)
  • Dr. Nancy (voiced by Jennifer Coolidge)
  • Pam (voiced by Terry Gross)
  • Sir Tree (voiced by Stephen P. Neary)
  • Teacher Terry (voiced by Mary Faber)
  • Mr. Mayor (voiced by Sam Richardson)
  • Anna Nanna (voiced by Edi Patterson)
  • Granny Gracie (voiced by June Squibb)
  • Coach Crouch (voiced by Eric Edelstein)
  • Commander Crispy (voiced by John DiMaggio)

Series Overview

Season: episodes: season premiere: season finale:
Pilot 1 2017 (ABP Festival)

May 8th, 2019 (online)

1 40 August 20, 2020 October 8, 2020

Episodes

No. Title Plot Airdate
1 Let It Snowball Seth wants to bring snow home so it’ll earn him a coveted spot on his mom’s prized shelf of "stuff her kids gave her." When he repeatedly tries and fails to bring the snow back before it melts, he uses science to figure out a way to get it home intact. August 20, 2020
2 Sick Day Seth, desperately wanting his classmates to pay attention to the presentations he’s excited to share with them, pushes himself too hard and gets sick! It takes a face-to-face encounter with his rival to show Seth that it doesn’t matter what his classmates think, as long as he likes what he’s doing. August 20, 2020
3 Truffalo On the verge of a scientific discovery, Seth and the other Fancies are forced inside when the town is invaded by cow-like Truffalo! But when Seth traps the Truffalo in order to resume his science, he causes an environmental chain reaction that threatens to destroy Fancytown. August 20, 2020
4 Green Eggs and Pam While exploring, Seth finds an egg and really wants to know what’s inside it! But when Pam’s egg-hatching instincts kick into gear, Seth will have to learn to trust her, and nature. August 20, 2020
5 Man and His Mustache When Seth borrows Pascal’s mustache for a day at the beach, the Triloknights think he’s an adult! While Seth loves the respect and attention, is he really ready for adulthood? And marriage? August 20, 2020
6 Take Your Seth to Work Day Seth’s desire to help Nancy with her job at the hospital results in chaos when he, without Nancy’s knowledge, plays doctor on sick Fancies. Seth has to admit his wrongdoing and listen to his mom in order to set things right. August 20, 2020
7 Voyage of the Rushroom Seth and Claudette are given a weekend project as punishment for disrupting class. But when Seth finds himself marooned on a boat in the middle of the ocean with Claudette, will he finally learn to listen? Or will the huge storm sink their ship? August 20, 2020
8 The Twins Bug Seth Seth neglects his baby-sitting duties to do his own thing and winds up losing the twins to an army of ants! On his undercover mission to get back the Twins, Seth learns to appreciate his siblings even if they’re a little annoying at times. August 20, 2020
9 Ghosts Schmosts Seth leads a group of kids into a haunted mine in an effort to prove that everything has a scientific explanation and that there’s no reason to be afraid ghosts. But things get spooky when they encounter a ghost that Seth doesn’t have a scientific explanation for. Seth has to learn to give into his fear in order to and solve the mystery of the mine ghost. August 20, 2020
10 Hide and Pam/Chair Factory/Turtle/Rainy Day/Best Friends Club Hide and Pam: Pam learns to play hide and seek a little too well./Chair Factory: Seth improves productivity at the Fancytown chair factory./Turtle: Seth brings a shy turtle for show and tell./Rainy Day: Cool James teaches the other kids how to have fun making music on a rainy day./Best Friends Club: Lil' Lemon and Nevin hold the first meeting of the Best Friends Club. August 20, 2020
11 Sir Tree's Body Seth wants to help sad, immobile Sir Tree feel the joy that comes from helping others, so he has the brilliant idea of planting Sir Tree inside Pascal’s body! But when Sir Tree’s absence causes soil erosion and mudslides, Seth has to convince Sir Tree that the best way to help is to return to his hole before Fancytown is destroyed. August 20, 2020
12 Commander Beefy Seth, eager to explore the stars and find a fellow explorer, sends a signal to space. But the explorer who receives the message, Commander Beefy, has his own shady plans for Earth. August 20, 2020
13 The Fanciest Fungie Seth, frustrated that the Fancies are too caught up in the Fanciest Fancy pageant to listen to his warning about a fungus-eating bacteria, enters the pageant to get his message out. But when he gets sucked into the pageant, he’ll have to face the consequences of getting distracted. August 20, 2020
14 Snake It to the Limit When Seth agrees to let an athletic snake replace his arm so he can finally be good at volleyball, he learns he doesn’t need a fancy snake arm to make his teammates happy; he just needs to try. August 20, 2020
15 Nevin's Cocoon After a beautiful statue makes Nevin self-conscious about his own looks, Seth helps seal Nevin in a cocoon so that he may turn into a beautiful butterfly. August 20, 2020
16 Cool Kids When Pascal becomes obsessed with a group of cool kids, Seth promises to use his science skills to help Pascal become cool. But is coolness as cool as it seems? August 20, 2020
17 Mermove Out Seth is having a hard time sharing a room with messy Pascal and needs a change. But instead of being honest about the situation, Seth makes Pascal a mermaid tail so that his brother can finally move out - into the ocean! August 20, 2020
18 Happy Birthday Nancy Seth wants his mom to have the best birthday ever, so he creates his own currency in order to buy her an expensive gift. But he learns a little too late that counterfeiting is a crime, putting Nancy’s birthday at risk of being ruined. August 20, 2020
19 New Pam in Town When Pam is chased by a huge scary dinosaur, a concerned Seth invites her to live with him in Fungietown. Pam adapts to city living, but the Fungies’ newfound love for Pam attracts attention, putting the entire town in danger! August 20, 2020
20 Class Garden Seth tries to get the kids interested in his pumpkin garden by making it into a contest, but a healthy competition soon turns to all out war! Can Seth reunite the class to save the town from a new danger? August 20, 2020
21 Free Squidly Seth takes a baby squid from the ocean for scientific study, and ends up becoming attached to the little guy. But when "Squidly" grows real big and attracts the attention of an intergalactic zookeeper, Seth is forced to free his new friend in order to save him. October 8, 2020
22 Fungie Scouts Seth creates The Fungie Scouts so all his friends can learn the skills necessary to survive in the wild. But when Seth to enlists the selfish Commander Beefy as scout leader and the Fungie Scouts wind up in a dangerous situation, Seth must take back control and use his survival skills to save his friends! October 8, 2020
23 The Granny Trap Seth, Nevin, and Lil' Lemon discover that Nevin's Granny Grancie, has an estranged sister and best friend, Granny Grindle. Best friends Nevin and Lil' Lemon, with Seth’s help, vow to make the Grannies best friends again! But getting these old friends back together may test Nevin and Lil' Lemon's friendship. October 8, 2020
24 Nancy's Fireman Calendar Seth has a new scientific endeavor: tracking the phases of the moon! Distracted by his excitement for the project, Seth repeatedly misses dinner with his mom Nancy and winds up ruining her treasured fireman calendar! When Seth's attempt to make it up to Nancy gets them both in a dangerous situation, he finally understands why it’s important to communicate with his mom! October 8, 2020
25 The Well Monster Seth wants to study the old well, but Nancy doesn't want him messing around that thing. So Seth tells a little white lie that he won't. But when Pascal gets stuck in the old well, Seth's little white lie turns into a big one! Can Seth save Pascal from the town now that everyone thinks he’s a terrible well monster? October 8, 2020
26 Queen Seth Seth, sick of doing chores for his mom, wishes he was in charge so he could do whatever he wants. But when an act of kindness makes Seth queen to a hive of bees, he quickly learns, heavy is the head that wears the crown. Can Seth get control of his hive before it's too late? October 8, 2020
27 Sir Tree's Boy Seth agrees to take care of Sir Tree's wooden boy, Boy Joy. But when the other Fungies find Boy Joy a little odd, Seth finds a way to pawn him off to Mertha. When Seth discovers that Sir Tree needs his boy back in order to survive, Seth must stage a heist to steal Boy Joy from Mertha before it’s curtains for Sir Tree! October 8, 2020
28 Mr. Pascal's Opus Seth writes a play about the importance of dental hygiene and gets Pascal to direct. Soon the brothers' differences lead to Pascal quitting. But when the star of the show gets stage fright right before curtain, Seth has to get Pascal back! October 8, 2020
29 Lil' Lemon for President Wanting to prove that he can make anybody president, Seth bets Mertha that with him as his campaign manager, Lil' Lemon will beat her in the class election! But when Mertha's dad, The Mayor, steps in to help his daughter, Seth has his work cut out for him. When Lil' Lemon is put in a dangerous situation, Seth realizes politics isn’t worth putting his friend in jeopardy! October 8, 2020
30 Long Legs While exploring the river, Seth discovers the longest pair of Fungie legs he's ever seen! But he needs Mertha and Claudette's help to get them. Now the three friends struggle over who gets to keep them. October 8, 2020
31 Sir Tree House Sir Tree is terribly lonely, so Seth builds a tree house in his branches to keep him company. It's such a big hit, soon all of Fungietown builds treehouses in Sir Tree! But when the added weight strains Sir Tree’s trunk, can Seth convince him to take better care of himself? October 8, 2020
32 Low Clawly Caper When his medals are stolen during a Fungietown school assembly, Seth and Claudette start an investigation to find the culprit before everyone is thrown into the Triloknight’s dungeon! October 8, 2020
33 What About Cool James? Seth wants some attention, but his family's too busy. But when a lucky explosion forces Cool James to stay with him, Seth gets the attention he craves! That is until Seth sees how much his family loves Cool James. October 8, 2020
34 Dino Club Feeling pressured to start planning for a "real job" by his school's career day, Seth instead modifies his body so he can be a dinosaur like Pam! Soon, all the kids follow suit. But they cause so much trouble, Fungietown bans dinosaurs! When an unknowing Pam is jailed for being a dinosaur, can Seth and the other kids crash her trial and clear her dino reputation? October 8, 2020
35 Commander Lazer When Seth gets super into solving puzzles, he ends up trying to solve the ultimate puzzle, fixing Commander Beefy's relationship with his sister, Commander Lazer! But when his plan puts him and his friends in danger, can he make Beefy talk to his sister before it’s too late? October 8, 2020
36 Fungopolis Seth's learning about Fungie history in class, but there isn't enough history! He wants to know what happened before, so he assembles an archeology crew to help him dig! But when the kids unearth the ancient city of Fungopolis, will they be stuck in the past forever? October 8, 2020
37 Pam Runs Forever Seth loves how fast Pam can run, and to prove she's the fastest, creates The Fungithon, a race all across Young Earth! But when Pam, who's never lost a race, is challenged by a speedy newcomer, will Seth's training be enough make sure she wins? October 8, 2020
38 RFUNN Radio Overworked radio DJ Jason Fungie needs a long overdue break, so Seth and the fungie kids take over RFUN public radio! But when increased popularity attracts new scrutiny from the Mayor, who cuts the station’s funding, can Seth and his friends raise enough money to keep RFUN from closing for good? October 8, 2020
39 Where's Coach? The school's Fungieball coach, Coach Croach, is missing! And worse - Seth's mom is his replacement! Champsa, who shares a bond with Coach, teams up with Seth forming an uneasy alliance of Sports and Science in an attempt to find Coach Croach! October 8, 2020
40 One Night at Nevin's Seth is off to his first sleepover at Nevin's, where he’ll get to study Nevin and Granny in their natural habitat! But all of Granny and Nevin's weird rules and habits convince Seth that they're actually Pod People come to conquer Fungitown! Will Seth come to his senses before the slumber party turns bogus? October 8, 2020

Trivia

  • Before the pilot was greenlit into a full series, two unknown characters from The Fungies! itself, made a cameo as a stone figure in the OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes episode Crossover Nexus.

Trailer

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