WarnerMedia are bringing Family Matters character Steve Urkel again to screens in animated kind with the announcement that they’re including Did I Do That to the Holidays? a Steve Urkel Story to their line-up of exhibits and flicks heading to Cartoon Network as a part of their ACME Night programming block, which kicks off this month. The new addition will add DC film Merry Little Batman and new collection corresponding to Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai and Aquaman: King of Atlantis which is able to all make their debuts on the community earlier than heading to HBO Max subsequent yr.
Original Family Matters solid member Jaleel White will reprise his position as Urkel and likewise produce the film, which provides to Warner’s listing of upcoming festive choices. The animated movie is written by Wyatt Cenac, whereas Bryan Newton is on board as supervising director for the Warner Bros. Animation manufacturing.
The official description of Did I Do That to the Holidays? A Steve UrkelStory reads, “The holiday season has arrived, and brilliant but accident-prone Steve Urkel has already ruined his local celebration by publicly humiliating a shopping mall Santa. In his attempt to make things right and score some nice points with the big guy in the North Pole, Steve creates an invention that only makes things worse. Using his big brain and even bigger heart, Steve must find the real Santa to see if together they can help the city rediscover the holiday spirit.”
White performed the character of Steve Urkel on the favored sitcom Family Matters between 1989 and 1998. Urkel was the goofball neighbor of the Winslow’s, a middle-class African American household residing in Chicago. Like many such iconic characters through the years, Urkel was scripted for a one-time solely look, however after grabbing viewers consideration he not solely turned the present’s hottest character but in addition developed into the sitcom’s protagonist. With his geeky look of massive glasses, brief pants and suspenders, his picture turned one thing of legend in popular culture, and his eccentric methods, distinctive voice and catchphrases galore, Urkel was at all times destined to grow to be the stuff of sitcom legend.
While it’s over 20 years since Family Matters ended, White has beforehand reprised the position in animated kind for a 2019 episode of Scooby Doo and Guess Who? The story noticed Urkel aiding the cowardly canine and his gang in trying to regain management of considered one of his Urkel-bots when it runs uncontrolled. Following the top of Family Matters, White went on to be the primary particular person to voice Sonic The Hedgehog on TV, giving the little blue speedster a voice in Adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog and Sonic Underground. He has additionally had cameo appearances in quite a few different exhibits corresponding to Boston Legal, House, Castle and Psych, and final yr joined the Netflix collection The Big Show Show in a recurring position.
Did I Do That To The Holidays? A Steve Urkel Story has no premier date presently set, however the ACME Night block on Cartoon Network kicks off on September 19 and brings household motion pictures and exhibits to Sunday evenings. The programming will film to streaming on HBO Max in early 2022.