Hang on to your masks “Henry Danger” fans, this is a HUGE week in the Dangerverse! A two-part “Henry Danger Live and Dangerous” special airs this Saturday and welcomes actor, singer, YouTube celebrity, and all-around MEGA-PERSONALITY Frankie Grande! Frankie’s playing an evil genius by the name of— wait for it— Frankini!
In Saturday September 16th’s episode (part 1 of the 2-parter), we’re introduced to Frankini, a social media superstar with billions of followers. He invites Kid Danger and Captain Man to a massive party, but no one else shows up. Instead, Frankini suggests that the two superheroes become male models for his underwear line, “Frankini Bottoms”. After Kid Danger and Captain Man strut their stuff, Frankini reveals that he’s taken complete control of their movements with the Frankini Bottoms!
With the heroes trapped in their mind control pants, Frankini tells them his evil plan to broadcast a live stream of them doing hilarious and humiliating activities while he controls their every action. But oh wait, it gets worse — once the live stream hits 10 million viewers, Frankini is going to force Captain Man and Kid Danger to remove their masks and reveal their secret identities! What’s going to happen?!
The show promises to a be a huge treat for fans who will enjoy Frankini’s over-the-top personality. As an internet star, Frankini loves acrobatic pranks, digital fireworks, and is an expert choreographer. You know Frankini has some tricks up his sleeve! Speaking of sleeves… fans will also love Frankini’s wild outfits. He even has his own underwear line he calls “Frankini Bottoms” that play a big role in the episode.
Grande’s role was written specifically for him by the show’s creator, Dan Schneider, who also wrote “Victorious” and “Sam & Cat” on which his little sister Ariana Grande starred! Viewers can also see Zoran Korach— of “Sam & Cat” fame— play Frankini’s henchman, Goomer, in the special!
In a red carpet interview, Frankie said “It’s a very big role. Dan created the role for me and I get to sing, dance, and fly. It was a dream come true! I really hope to work on more Nickelodeon shows and Henry Danger again in 2017!”
This live special sounds dangerous, but also pretty grande, huh?!
Catch the first episode this Saturday, September 16 and the second episode on Saturday, September 23 at 8p/7c on Nickelodeon!
“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.