Some Assembly Required
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GenreTeen sitcom
Created byDan Signer
Howard Nemetz[1]
StarringKolton Stewart
Charlie Storwick
Harrison Houde
Sydney Scotia
Travis Turner
Dylan Playfair
Ellie Harvie
Theme music composerMatthew Tishler and Andrew Ang
Opening theme"Here We Go"
performed by Kolton Stewart
Ending theme"Here We Go" (instrumental)
ComposerJames Jandrisch
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes57[2][3] (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producersDan Signer
Howard Nemetz
Michael Shepard
Tim Gamble
Producers
  • Alexandra Raffe
  • Nathaniel Moher (Co-Producer)
Production locationsBurnaby, British Columbia
(taping location)
EditorDaria Ellerman
Camera setupVideotape; Multi-camera
Running time22–23 minutes (approximately)
Production companiesThunderbird Films
Gravy Boat Productions
Remotely Funny
DistributorCorus Entertainment
(worldwide)
Thunderbird Films
(United States, in conjunction with Corus)
YTV
Release
Original networkYTV
Picture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseJanuary 6, 2014 (2014-01-06) –
June 6, 2016 (2016-06-06)

Some Assembly Required is a teen situation comedy series that aired on YTV in Canada and streams on Netflix (seasons 1–2) and Amazon Prime Video (season 3) worldwide. Produced in Burnaby, British Columbia, it was created by Dan Signer (The Suite Life on Deck, A.N.T. Farm, Mr. Young) & Howard Nemetz, and stars Kolton Stewart, Charlie Storwick, Harrison Houde, Sydney Scotia, Dylan Playfair, Travis Turner and Ellie Harvie. The first season, with 26 episodes, began airing in January 2014; the series finale aired June 6, 2016. The first season was first streamed on Netflix in 2015, followed by the second season.

Premise

Jarvis Raines (Kolton Stewart) is an average 14-year-old who becomes a boss overnight after he sues a toy company over a defective chemistry set that blows up his house. Jarvis' first act as CEO of Knickknack Toys is to recruit a diverse group of kids from his high school to help him run the company. Usually, something backfires when they are trying to develop a new toy. Before the end credits there are usually advertisements showing Knickknack Toys' newest products, which are shown or often invented in said episode.

Episodes

Main article: List of Some Assembly Required (2014 TV series) episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 26 January 6, 2014 (2014-01-06) August 26, 2014 (2014-08-26)
2 18 January 5, 2015 (2015-01-05) February 1, 2016 (2016-02-01)
3 13 March 14, 2016 (2016-03-14) June 6, 2016 (2016-06-06)

Cast and characters

Main

Recurring

Production

The series was created and is executive produced by Dan Signer and Howard Nemetz and produced in Burnaby, British Columbia. The series was renewed for a second season in June 2014. On August 19, 2015, the series was renewed for a third season. On January 7, 2017, YTV cancelled their #1 series, and aired the 13 episode third season on their network.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Diane Wild (August 29, 2013). "Some Assembly Required in production". TV, eh?.
  2. ^ "Some Assembly Required Episodes". Zap2it. Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  3. ^ "Some Assembly Required — Episode Guide". MSN. Archived from the original on December 27, 2014. Retrieved December 27, 2014.
  4. ^ "Nils Hognestad".