Nickelodeon Cartoon to Introduce Same-Sex Couple, Howard and Harold
— Variety (@Variety) July 19, 2016
Nickelodeon is breaking new ground by introducing a married same-sex couple on one of its children's cartoons.
It is reportedly a first for the kids network.
Entertainment Weekly reported:
Clyde McBride’s parents, Harold and Howard, are a gay, interracial married couple in the series, EW has confirmed. The characters will be voiced by comedians Wayne Brady and Michael McDonald. Loud House, currently in its first season, follows Lincoln Loud, who struggles being the only boy in a family where he is outnumbered by his 10 sisters. Clyde McBride is one of Lincoln’s friends.
According to Variety, the episode of Loud House will air tomorrow night at 8 ET.
A clip was pre-released on Twitter.
It shows Clyde's parents arriving at Lincoln's house, as Lincoln says, "Hi Mr. McBride, Hi Mr. McBride."
Time to make history indeed! First married gay couple on a Nickelodeon cartoon!https://t.co/CI5NPmd7JU
— ㅤ (@Ieodavinci) July 16, 2016