Fancy Nancy is a digital animated series for kids that first premiered on September 18, 2019, on Disney Junior. The show is the adaptation of the children’s picture book by the same name, authored by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. The show features a little six-year-old girl who loves everything fancy.
Disney Junior is a television network that is owned by Walt Disney Television and aimed at children between the age group of 2 to 7 years old. The network, since its inception in 2011, has proven to be a worldwide brand name in children’s programming that the kids absolutely love and parents completely trust. “When we launched Disney Junior, our goal was to provide strong, heartfelt storytelling with our young audience and their parents and caregivers. We also hoped that through our stories we could introduce age-appropriate social-emotional concepts and other key learning relevant to kids age 2-7”, said Nancy Kanter, General Manager of Disney Junior.
The channel continues the stories of some of Disney’s heritage projects and characters like ‘Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse’, ‘Peter Pan’, ‘The Lion King’ and many of Disney’s original beloved princesses. Such classic shows of Disney, along with the new ones like Fancy Nancy, do not just create magic that bonds different generations of a family, but also inculcates a sense of moral correctness in children from a very early age.
Fancy Nancy was recently welcomed to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim. Due to the quick popularity of the series, the Fancy Nancy character was also included in ‘Disney Junior Holiday Party! On Tour’. Just like many other Disney Princesses, there are different Fancy Nancy dedicated merchandise and dolls available for sale on the official online Disney Store.
Fancy Nancy Cast: Who’s in it?
The series voice cast includes many renowned and young names. The 13-year-old Mia Sinclair Jenness, known for her role as young Frieda in ‘Orange Is the New Black’, is the voice behind 6-year-old Nancy Clancy. Alyson Hannigan, best known for her role as Lily in the sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother‘, plays the voice of Claire Clancy, Nancy’s mother.
Robert Riggle, known for his performances in ‘Modern Family‘ and ‘The Hangover‘, plays Doug Clancy, Nancy’s father. JoJo Clancy, Nancy’s younger sister is voiced by Spencer Moss and Bree James, Nancy’s best friend is voiced by Dana Heath. George Wendt, known for his role in six-time Emmy nominated ‘Cheers’, is the voice for Nancy’s grandfather Frank Clancy while Christine Baransky, American actress and singer, is the voice behind Mrs. DeVine, Clancy family’s neighbor.
Fancy Nancy Plot: What is it about?
Fancy Nancy, as the name suggests, is a show about young little Nancy, who loves everything fancy. She is also considered somewhat of a Francophile, a term used for someone who loves everything about the French culture. Nancy owns an adorable pet dog named Frenchy, a secret delivery mailbox to send all her party invites, a beautiful playhouse and a doll named Marabelle that she sometimes likes to carry around with her everywhere.
Nancy Clancy is an optimistic young kid who likes to make the most out of every day of her life. With the help of her zeal and imagination, she loves to make everything around her extraordinary. Every episode of the show is created in such a way, that those children who are watching it, get something important to learn every time. Disney’s original soundtrack in the background makes the series even more fun to watch.
Nancy goes through a new experience in every new episode. She discovers the basics of life through trial and error method. She develops the courage of accepting her mistakes when once, after accidentally breaking the family heirloom, she tried to hide it. She also realizes that lying is never a good option as after pretending to be sick, she misses a party that she’d have enjoyed otherwise. Nancy, over a period of time, understands that there is no place for jealousy in any healthy relationship and beautifully accepts everything unique that every individual has to offer.
In season 2, Nancy after discovering her superpower – courage, realizes that she still has a lot more to learn. From respecting her parents and loving them unconditionally to performing her responsibilities as a good elder sister, Nancy has a long way to go before she become the fancy role model that she has always aspired to be.
Fancy Nancy Season 2 Release Date
Fancy Nancy season 2 premiered on October 4, 2019 on Disney Junior and is expected to continue for the next few months.
The series first premiered on July 13, 2018, and even before its premiere, the show was announced for renewal for season 2. Due to its huge success among the kids and their parents, on September 18, 2019, Disney once again announced its renewal for season 3.
Fancy Nancy Season 3 will most probably will premiere sometime in August 2020.
Fancy Nancy Trailer
The series overall is a great show for all the kids between the age group of 2-8 year-old. There is no official trailer for Fancy Nancy season 2, but you can catch the trailer for season 1 below
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