The Replacements is a Disney Channel animated series. The series premiere occurred on September 17, 2006, but a sneak-peek episode of the series was aired on June 17, 2006, following the premiere of That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana. A second season began airing on March 10, 2009. Although the series originally aired new episodes on Saturday nights, Disney Channel started to air episodes on Mondays at 5/4c and also currently air them at 12:00 AM EST as part of their Late-Night Disney Animation Time Block. The series finished its run on March 30, 2009.
The Replacements is noted for its roster of celebrity guest stars, including High School Musical star Zac Efron, Cory in the House star Jason Dolley, Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright, Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus and Sonny With a Chance star Doug Brochu. Also Ed Begley, Jr., Josh Duhamel, Gilbert Gottfried, Tim Gunn, and Carson Palmer playing themselves.
The opening sequence explains that siblings Todd and Riley lived of what seem to be their entire lives in an orphanage, with no explanation of what happened to their birth parents. While cleaning the floors, they stumbled across a Fleemco comic book. They mail-ordered a Fleemco phone (which allows them to replace any person or animal they desire) and in the process, they got new parents: a beautiful female British secret agent named Agent K and a professional daredevil named Dick Daring.
Whenever Todd and Riley want to replace someone, they call Conrad Fleem on the Fleemco phone via a large button. Fleemco immediately replaces the person with someone to the liking of Todd and Riley. The series follows their chaotic misadventures as they use Fleemco to attempt to make their lives better in nearly every problematic situation they encounter.
- After "Insecurity Guard" The school was renamed George Stapler Middle School. All the following episodes use this name too. Including "Todd Strikes Out", and "CinderRiley". The reason for this is when Todd incorrectly identified the first president of the United States as "George Stapler" instead of "George Washington" (the original name of the school) Todd's guardian robot intimidated the teacher into declaring Todd's answer correct - and the sign on the school was thereupon changed.
- The Carson Palmer on the show is the voice of the real Carson Palmer.
- For the second season, subtle changes have been made. Character models now have five fingers on each hand instead of four, the animation has improved, and the Daring siblings now appear to be a little bit older. Their faces have darkened as if they have gotten tans. Also, the main characters facial features (like their eyes) have been altered. Storywise, the second season focuses less on Fleemco's replacement service. And in most of the episodes, it had been about Todd, while Riley has been "Meanwhile'd".