Comedic singer “Weird Al” Yankovic, known for his parodies of famous songs, is getting his own upcoming animated show, in a manner of speaking, on the Disney XD channel, coming from the creators of “Phineas and Ferb.”

What can we expect from the show?

Titled Milo Murphy’s Law, Yankovic voices the titular Milo Murphy, a boy who has inherited a curse of bad luck, with his name being a play on the expression “Murphy’s Law” (meaning anything that can go wrong, will go wrong). The series will chronicle his misadventures with his friends, Zack and Melissa, and a backpack filled with “handy gadgets” that can help him survive his streak of bad luck.

According to a press release the show will also involve subplots with a “high-level time-travel agent.”

Other actors for the show include MeKai Curtis and Sabrina Carpenter, who will voice Zack and Melissa, respectively. The show appears to have something of an all-star cast, as Sarah Chalke, Jemaine Clement, Vanessa Williams, Mackenzie Phillips, Chrisitian Slater, Diedrich Bader, Ming-Na Wen, and veteran voice actress Pamela Adlon are also all attached to lend their voices to the show.

Who is working on the show behind-the-scenes?

As for the production team, Jeff “Swampy” Marsh and Dan Povenmire, the creators of Disney’s “Phineas and Ferb” are credited as creators of the show and are both set to serve as producers. The upcoming show also appears to have a similar art style and character design to the characters from “Phineas and Ferb.” Added to that, the show appears to retain many crew members from the previous show, such as Jim Bernstein, Martin Olson, and Scott D.


In addition to voicing the main character, Yankovic will also write original music for the show, including the theme song, which can be listened to below:

The series will officially premiere on the network on October 3rd for this upcoming autumn season, but the pilot is expected to be released on streaming devices for Disney XD’s platforms a bit earlier, on September 26th.

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