Comedy World (often shortened to CW) is an American animated comedy series created by Gary Sauls. It made its
Comedy World Logo

The show's logo

debut on Kids' WB on February 28, 1998, and ended its run on May 27, 2006, with 7 seasons, 161 episodes, 4 TV specials and a theatrical movie. The show is still sold on DVD to this day. All of the episodes are also available for digital purchase on iTunes and Amazon Video.

The show is rated TV-Y7 FV.


Two brothers, PC Guy and Eric are often left in their house alone while their parents are out at parties and such. However, these two brothers are always up for action-packed adventures in their hometown, Lakeside City.



The show takes place at Lakeside City (often shortened to "Lakeside"), a fictional city located in the state of New Hampshire. Ironically, there is no lake at Lakeside City. The show is also set during the late 1990s, with stuff like pagers, dial-up Internet, VHS tapes, etc. being common throughout episodes.

Main Cast




When Comedy World debuted, the pilot episode attracted around 2.26 million viewers. Within its first few months on air, the amount of viewers expanded. As the show progressed, it became the number-one children's animated series on television. Needless to say, it became a major success for the Kids' WB programming block throughout the years. The time slot for new episodes was 10:30/9:30am central.

Critical response

The show currently holds a rating of 7.8/10 on IMDb and an 8.6/10 on

Home video releases



Box sets


  • United States - Kids' WB (1998-2008), Cartoon Network (2000-2009; 2012), Boomerang (2005-2016) and PBS (2007-2013; 2018-present)
  • Mexico - Fox Kids and Cartoon Network
  • Spain - Nickelodeon
  • Canada - YTV
  • United Kingdom and Ireland - Jetix and Cartoon Network
  • France - Disney Channel
  • Germany - Nickelodeon
  • Poland - Jetix
  • Netherlands - Nickelodeon
  • South Korea - Cartoon Network



  • The entire series was traditionally animated with the use of pencils and papers.
  • The show was primarily produced in New York.