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Lucas Cruikshank
Background information
Born August 29, 1993 (1993-08-29) (age 16)
Columbus, Nebraska, U.S.
Other name(s) Lucas Cruikshank
Nationality American
Web alias(es) Fred, Lucas
Period active October 1, 2005 – present
Host service(s) YouTube
Genre(s) Comedy
Official site FredFigglehorn.com
.Fred Figglehorn (stylized on his page and on T-shirts as FЯED) is a fictional character who is the primary subject of a channel on the video-sharing website YouTube.^ YouTube Fred is one of the funniest video channels on YouTube.
  • -: YouTube Fred - YouTube Fred Videos - YouTube Fred Video Swimming - YouTube Fred Swimming Video ft YouTube Fred - YouTube Fred Free YouTube Videos 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC thevideosurfer.blogspot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fred Figglehorn (stylized on his page and on t-shirts as FЯED ) is a fictional character who is the primary subject of a channel on the video-sharing website YouTube .
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fred (Fred Figglehorn is a fictional character whose ...
  • Fred Figglehorn - Email, Address, Phone number, everything! 123people.com 16 September 2009 23:19 UTC www.123people.com [Source type: General]

The videos are centered around a fictional 6-year-old, Fred Figglehorn, who has a dysfunctional home life and "anger management issues".[1]
.The character of Fred is portrayed by American actor Lucas Cruikshank (born August 29, 1993), a teenager from Columbus, Nebraska.^ The character of Fred is portrayed by Lucas Cruikshank (born August 29, 1993), a teenager from Columbus, Nebraska .
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^ As it turns out, Fred — whose real name is Lucas Cruikshank — has been making amateur videos for some time, many of them with his two cousins .
  • Oh no! YouTube's 'Fred' is both shrill and a shill | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Although Cruikshank voices Fred, the audio is digitally edited to sound higher pitched than Cruikshank's true voice, more effectively portraying the voice of a 6-year-old child.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[2]
.Cruikshank introduced the Fred Figglehorn character in videos on the JKL Productions channel he started on YouTube with his cousins, Jon and Katie Smet.^ Cruikshank introduced the Fred Figglehorn character in videos on the JKL Productions channel he started on YouTube with his cousins, Jon and Katie.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fred (Fred Figglehorn is a fictional character whose ...
  • Fred Figglehorn - Email, Address, Phone number, everything! 123people.com 16 September 2009 23:19 UTC www.123people.com [Source type: General]

^ FRED FIGGLEHORN music video?!
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.He set up the Fred channel in October 2005. By April 2009, the channel had over 1,000,000 subscribers, making it the first YouTube channel to hit one million subscribers and the most subscribed channel at the time.^ Fred doesnt deserve 1 million subscribers .

^ YouTube Fred is one of the funniest video channels on YouTube.
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^ I think Fred is the only youtuber to one million subscribers.

[3] .However, on August 20, 2009, YouTube celebrities Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi and their channel, Nigahiga, overtook the Fred channel as the most subscribed channel of all time.^ However, on August 20, 2009, fellow YouTube celebrities Ryan Higa and Sean Fujiyoshi and their channel, Nigahiga , overtook the Fred channel as the most subscribed channel of all time.
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^ Fred's YouTube channel is programming for kids by kids .
  • Fred's YouTube channel is programming for kids by kids | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Most Subscribed Channel on Youtube 2008–August 2009 .
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[4]
.As of February 2010, the Fred channel has received over 77 million channel views, over 451 million video views since its launch, and with over 1.6 million channel subscribers, is listed as the number two all-time most subscribed You Tube channel for being overtaken by YouTube user NigaHiga.^ YouTube Fred is one of the funniest video channels on YouTube.
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^ The Fred channel has received over 59 million channel views and over 380 million video views since its launch.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As soon as I could, I searched for Fred on YouTube and found his video channel .
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[5] .Cruishank has made many television appearances both as himself and as Fred.^ Cruishank has made numerous television appearances as both himself and Fred.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He made several television appearances in 1997, and currently resides in Los Angeles.

^ He made a cameo appearance as both "Fred" and himself on Nickelodeon 's iCarly : "iMeet Fred" , which originally aired on Monday, February 16, 2009.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Although Cruikshank voices Fred, the audio is digitally edited to sound higher-pitched than Cruikshank's true voice.^ Although Cruikshank voices Fred, the audio is digitally edited to sound higher pitched than Cruikshank's true voice, more effectively portraying the voice of a 6-year-old child.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ First Appearance: Fred on Christmas Lucas Cruikshank voices the off-screen characters.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I'd love to see the other Fred, working diligently in the software world, in a normal pitched voice, "Do you think it's too loud at 2:50?
  • Fred's YouTube channel is programming for kids by kids | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Contents

Content

.Lucas Cruikshank has described the channel as "programming for kids by kids".[2] The Fred channel was established on October 1, 2005, but was launched officially May 1, 2008, and is the fastest-growing channel in YouTube's history.^ Fred's YouTube channel mantra is "programming for kids by kids".
  • Andrew Keen on New Media: Kids with cameras lead the way in giving web users their daily Fred - Online, Media - The Independent 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC www.independent.co.uk [Source type: General]

^ Have you heard that YouTube sensation FRED (Lucas Cruikshank!!!!
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^ Lucas Cruikshank has described the channel as "programming for kids by kids".
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.It now has over one million subscribers, with the millionth on April 7, 2009, at around 3:45 pm.^ PM CDT on Thursday, April 2, 2009 .
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^ It now has over one million subscribers, with the millionth on April 7 , 2009 at around 3:45 pm.
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^ He has more then one million subscribers.
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.The series is intended as a parody of people who, in Cruikshank's words, "think that everyone is so interested in them."^ The series is intended as a parody of people who, in Cruikshank's words, "think that everyone is so interested in them."
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Our equally important other objective is to make this a web community for all people around the globe who have any interest, or need any information about Nepal.
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^ Cruikshank created his Fred character two years ago as a way to parody video bloggers who create self-important videos about their lives.
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.Cruikshank believes that viewers either "automatically love Fred or automatically hate Fred, there is no in between".[6] The character posts his videos to his YouTube channel, even though he is not supposed to be using his mother's video camera, or posting videos, or even have a YouTube account.^ The character posts his videos to his YouTube channel, even though he is not supposed to be using his mother's video camera, or posting videos, or even having a YouTube account.
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^ Video I believe in fred .
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^ Cruikshank believes that viewers either "automatically love Fred or automatically hate Fred, there is no in between".
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Fred has a high-pitched "chipmunk" voice, making him sound more like a 6-year-old and less like a 16-year-old.^ Fred has a high-pitched "chipmunk" voice — making him sound more like a 6 year old and less like a 16 year old.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The videos are centered around a fictional 6-year-old, Fred Figglehorn, who has a dysfunctional home life and "anger management issues".
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Fred Figglehorn - Email, Address, Phone number, everything! 123people.com 16 September 2009 23:19 UTC www.123people.com [Source type: General]

^ Although Cruikshank voices Fred, the audio is digitally edited to sound higher pitched than Cruikshank's true voice, more effectively portraying the voice of a 6-year-old child.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.According to Cruikshank, this effect and the hyperactive appearance of the character are achieved by speeding up the video.^ According to Cruikshank, this effect and the hyperactive appearance of the character are achieved by speeding up the video.
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^ First Appearance: Fred on Christmas Lucas Cruikshank voices the off-screen characters.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Teenage actor Lucas Cruikshank plays a hyperactive child in a popular video series that is generating a six-figure income and some Big Media interest .
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[7] .The song "Watch How I Do This" by Kev Blaze can often be heard in the videos.^ The man behind Fred's theme song is Kev Blaze, a Cleveland-based rapper.
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^ You really have to ask yourself, how likely are you to surf around YouTube if you have to wait an additional 10 seconds before watching a video.
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^ The man behind Fred's theme song is Kev Blaze , a Cleveland-based rapper.
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.The character lives with his recovering drug-addicted and alcoholic mother, whose voice is heard often in episodes.^ The character lives with his recovering drug-addicted and alcoholic mother, whose voice is heard often in episodes.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The character lives with his recovering alcoholic mother , whose voice is heard often in episodes.
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^ He tends to either yell or scream often throughout the episodes, most likely due to the mentioned fact that he takes medications, which might explain his voice.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.(Fred usually communicates with all characters off-screen unless it is an animal).^ (Fred communicates with all characters off-screen unless it is an animal).
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^ (Fred usually communicates with all characters off-screen unless it is an animal).
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^ First Appearance: Fred on Christmas Lucas Cruikshank voices the off-screen characters.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.But Fred's mom has been seen in one episode, called "Fred on Halloween". It is implied that Fred has been the victim of child abuse (like being locked in a dog cage for three days), but he frequently speaks of his love for his mother, particularly after she was at rehab.^ It is implied that Fred has been the victim of child abuse (like being locked in a dog cage for three days), but he frequently speaks of his love for his mother, particularly after she was at rehab.
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^ It is implied that Fred has been mistreated, but he frequently speaks of his love for his mother.
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^ But Fred's Mom has been seen in one episode, called "Fred on Halloween".
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He also has a crush on a girl in his kindergarten class named Judy.^ He also has a crush on a girl in his Kindergarten class, named Judy.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Fred has described Judy as, "so mean...^ Kevin has been described as fat on many occasions, and has a severe dislike for Fred (in which his hatred for Fred is one of the reasons why Judy favors him over Fred).
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

yet so attractive." .According to "Fred Gets Babysat," Fred's birthday is sometime around late October because in the video at one point he says "My birthday is in like a month". This video was originally uploaded on September 29. Fred's grandmother is mentioned as briefly caring for Fred while his mother was in rehab, on account of alcoholism and drugs.^ Fred's grandmother is mentioned as briefly caring for Fred while his mother was in rehab, on account of alcoholism.
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^ According to "Fred Gets Babysat," Fred's birthday is sometime around late October because in the video at one point he says "My birthday is in like a month" and this video was originally uploaded on September 29.
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^ Fred's grandmother is mentioned as briefly caring for Fred while his mother was in rehab, on account of alcoholism .
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In almost every episode, Fred sings a song he makes up.^ We all watch every fred episode and crack up everytime.
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^ In almost every episode, Fred sings a song he makes up.
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^ When his mother returns, in "Fred's Mom Returns" , his grandmother leaves and his mother begins making him do chores such as picking up sticks.
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.When his mother returns, in "Fred's Mom Returns", his grandmother leaves and his mother begins making him do chores such as picking up sticks.^ When his mother returns, in "Fred's Mom Returns", his grandmother leaves and his mother begins making him do chores such as picking up sticks.
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^ When his mother returns, in "Fred's Mom Returns" , his grandmother leaves and his mother begins making him do chores such as picking up sticks.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Every time Fred gets something from him, he gets worried that he'll make good on his threats to hurt him.
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.It is known that Fred has anger issues.^ It is known that Fred has anger issues.
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^ The videos are centered around a fictional 6-year-old, Fred Figglehorn, who has a dysfunctional home life and "anger management issues".
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The videos are centered around a fictional 6-year-old, Fred Figglehorn, who has a dysfunctional home life and " anger management issues" of his own.
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.In one episode, however, "Fred: A Star In His Own Mind", Fred dreams of being a famous actor, meeting fan girls and other famous actors, such as Saoirse Ronan.^ In one episode, however, "Fred: A Star in his own Mind" , other characters are seen such as people that work for him and fan girls (although this occurs in a dream sequence).
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^ In one episode however, "Fred: A Star in his own Mind", other characters are seen such as people that work for him and fan girls (although this occurs in a dream sequence).
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^ However, in one episode Fred's mom takes away his TV dinner privileges.
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.Fred's favorite meal is a TV dinner.^ Fred's favorite meal is a TV dinner .
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^ However, in one episode Fred's mom takes away his TV dinner privileges.
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.However, in one episode Fred's mom takes away his TV dinner privileges.^ But Fred's Mom has been seen in one episode, called "Fred on Halloween".
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^ However, in one episode Fred's mom takes away his TV dinner privileges.
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^ Fred's favorite meal is a TV dinner .
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Fred's father was mentioned in the episode "Fred on Father's Day", where users find out that Fred's father (who left Mrs. Figglehorn while she was pregnant with Fred and is supposedly a rock star), is on death row in the state penitentiary.

Characters

Episodes

It's Hackin' Christmas With Fred

.It's Hackin' Christmas with Fred is a four track EP released on November 10, 2009. It was co-produced with OMovies.^ Baboons33 23 November 2008, 02:10 AM I will tell you when Fred goes off so you can watch again!
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^ XX 04-15-2009, 10:01 PM I've posted videos funnier than Fred.
  • Fred Figglehorn!!! (My Almost Obsession) [Archive] - Rock Band Forums 16 September 2009 23:19 UTC www.rockband.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ [TOP GADGETS][BEST OF CES LAS VEGAS 2009] [telegraph.co.uk][NEW IPOD SHUFFLE 4GB][10 HOURS O...
  • [>you<]: [ FRED IS ANGRY ][ Fred Sees a Therapist ][ After Fred draws disturbing pictures, his grandma thinks he needs to see a therapist. ] - youtube.com 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC www.muwasalat.com [Source type: General]

.November 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] The music video for the single "Christmas Cash" was released on YouTube on the same day the EP was released.^ I watch YouTube videos, and other videos (like ThatVideoSite.com) pretty much every day.
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^ Announcing Service 2.0: Video Volunteers Happy Father's Day, YouTube Style ► May (20) ▼ April (25) Release Notes: 4/30/09 Your Chance to Contribute Ideas to the Energy Bill...

^ Do the same for "INSERT-SEARCH-TERM video" and YouTube comes up in the top 10 every time.
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[8] The album is available online via iTunes.[9] .The music video for the second single, "Christmas is Creepy", was released on December 7, 2009.[10] Both music videos were released on December 11, 2009, on Disney Channel.^ February 4, 2009 11:10 AM I loved it when david a.
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^ Hannah on February 4, 2009 11:07 AM Well thats cool, but i've never watched his utube videos.
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^ Does it count the video I watch the first 10 seconds of before changing away?
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Fred: The Movie

.Fred: The Movie will be a 2010 film based on the YouTube series about Fred Figglehorn.^ Fred Figglehorn (stylized on his page and on t-shirts as FЯED ) is a fictional character who is the primary subject of a channel on the video-sharing website YouTube .
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Walden Media also hired Cruikshank to promote the film City of Ember , along with the sci-fi novel it was based on, and cameos from the film's star Tim Robbins in Fred episodes and a mock movie trailer.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cruikshank introduced the Fred Figglehorn character in videos on the JKL Productions channel he started on YouTube with his cousins, Jon and Katie.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It features Lucas Cruikshank as Fred, Pixie Lott as Judy, Jennette McCurdy as Bertha, Jake Weary as Kevin, John Cena as Fred's dad, and Siobhan Fallon Hogan as Fred's mom.^ Have you heard of the YouTube sensation called Fred Figglehorn created by Lucas Cruikshank?
  • YouTube's Fred Figglehorn Made Me Eat Muscle Relaxants | MamaPop™ 16 September 2009 23:19 UTC www.mamapop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fred is a fictional 6-year-old, played by Lucas Cruikshank, a ninth-grader from Nebraska.
  • Studios Hope YouTube Tie Sells Movie - WSJ.com 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC online.wsj.com [Source type: General]

^ Lucas Cruikshank is the web producer and creator of Fred, a web-based show on YouTube.
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It follows the character as he tries to track down his crush, Judy (after she moves away). Along the way, he dreams about an invisibility suit, digs a hole from his house to Judy's, gets lost in some woods, and more. It is written by David A. Goodman, directed by Clay Weiner, and produced by Brian Robbins.[11] Filming began November 9, 2009, and wrapped up December 20, 2009.[citation needed] The movie is planned to be released to theaters everywhere on April 30, 2010.[citation needed]

Sponsorship and appearances

.Cruikshank's "Fred" has been sponsored since its inception by the Zipit Wireless Messenger (Z2), which has several cameos in various videos posted to the Fred Channel.^ Cruikshank's "Fred" has been sponsored since its inception by the Zipit Wireless Messenger (Z2) , which has several cameos in various videos posted to the Fred Channel.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Fred Figglehorn (stylized on his page and on t-shirts as FЯED ) is a fictional character who is the primary subject of a channel on the video-sharing website YouTube .
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The character posts his videos to his YouTube channel, even though he is not supposed to be using his mother's video camera, or posting videos, or even having a YouTube account.
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  • Edit History 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.istardom.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Although the collaboration had originally been kept low-key, Fred now has a separate website promoting the Zipit and has starred in television ads for the device on Nickelodeon.^ Although the collaboration had originally been kept low-key, Fred now has a separate website promoting the Zipit and has starred in television ads for the device on Nickelodeon.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cruikshank recently launched a website to promote the Fred series and sells Fred t-shirts and other merchandise, the merchandise is also available at Hot Topic , Justice and Five Below stores.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So for Fred's analysis to be right, the small low quality "ad view" on YouTube has to be worth 6.72X what an "ad view" on The Today Show is worth.
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.Cruikshank has generated in excess of US$100,000 from ad revenue and sponsorship, and has hired a licensing firm to market Fred merchandise.^ Cruikshank has generated in excess of $100,000 from ad revenue and sponsorship, and has hired a licensing firm to market Fred merchandise.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cruikshank recently launched a website to promote the Fred series and sells Fred t-shirts and other merchandise, the merchandise is also available at Hot Topic , Justice and Five Below stores.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Let us say we are outnumbered; with nearly 250,000 subscribers, Fred's YouTube channel is the fourth most subscribed in the site's history .
  • Fred's YouTube channel is programming for kids by kids | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.He made a cameo appearance as both "Fred" and himself on Nickelodeon's iCarly in "iMeet Fred", which originally aired on February 16, 2009.[12] Walden Media also hired Cruikshank to promote the film City of Ember, along with the sci-fi novel it was based on, and cameos from the film's star Tim Robbins in Fred episodes and a mock movie trailer.^ Walden Media also hired Cruikshank to promote the film City of Ember , along with the sci-fi novel it was based on, and cameos from the film's star Tim Robbins in Fred episodes and a mock movie trailer.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He made a cameo appearance as both "Fred" and himself on Nickelodeon 's iCarly : "iMeet Fred" , which originally aired on Monday, February 16, 2009.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Cruishank has made numerous television appearances as both himself and Fred.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[13] .Cruikshank recently launched a website to promote the Fred series and sell Fred T-shirts and other merchandise.^ Technorati Tags : City of Ember , Fox Walden , Fred , Lucas Cruikshank , promotion , Saorise Ronin , Tim Robbins , YouTube .
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.The merchandise is also available at Hot Topic, Justice and Five Below stores.^ Cruikshank recently launched a website to promote the Fred series and sells Fred t-shirts and other merchandise, the merchandise is also available at Hot Topic , Justice and Five Below stores.
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Cruikshank has appeared on The Tyra Banks Show, as well as in the Hannah Montana episode "Come Fail Away", which aired December 6, 2009.[14]

Awards and nominations

Year Category Award Result
2009 Favorite User Generated Video People's Choice Awards Nominated[15]
2009 Other Stuff Web Star Teen Choice Award Won

Other channels

.Cruikshank was originally a part of JKL Productions,[16] a group comprising twins Jon and Katie Smet and Lucas Cruikshank, their cousin.^ Lucas Cruikshank was originally a part of JKL Productions, [ 10 ] a group made by the twins Jon and Katie as well as Lucas.
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^ Cruikshank introduced the Fred Figglehorn character in videos on the JKL Productions channel he started on YouTube with his cousins, Jon and Katie.
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^ Lucas is also a part of another YouTube channel, JKL Productions, which originally began the Fred videos.
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Although Cruikshank formally left the group, JKL prefers to keep Lucas' "L" in its name. .Cruikshank deleted all of his individual videos when he left JKL Productions, but he can still be seen in a few of their videos.^ Lucas also deleted all his individual videos when he left JKL Productions, but he can still be seen in a few videos.
  • Lucas Cruikshank , LUCAS CRUIKSHANK 18 September 2009 6:27 UTC www.wmarea.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Also, he is still going through the same things we have all gone through....insecurity, loneliness and desire to have love to name a few.
  • Fred's YouTube channel is programming for kids by kids | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But that was a year ago, " JKL productions " still only had 7,500 subscribers and Fred had yet to take off.
  • Fred's YouTube channel is programming for kids by kids | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times 22 September 2009 21:34 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In January 2009 he set up his own channel, called Lucas, in which he appears as himself.^ He first showed his own face as Mister Rogers in 1963 on a show called "Misterogers" when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asked him to start a show with himself as the on-camera host.

^ Now, I've got the character card set up as existing in its own deck, > > separate from the play decks, and I've got a tag group set up to > > hold the characters that can use a specific card (the character card > > holds a single value in that tag group).
  • Trying to get my head 'round a rule... [Archive] - Lone Wolf Development Forums 22 September 2009 21:29 UTC forums.wolflair.com [Source type: General]

^ Lucas is set to appear in an upcoming episode of Nickelodeon's show , iCarly.
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References

  1. ^ Stephen Hutcheon, with Tom Burton (2008-06-20). "Fast-talking Fred is the toast of YouTube". http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2008/06/30/1214677897205.html. Retrieved 2008-10-26. 
  2. ^ a b Andrew Keen (2008-07-28). "Andrew Keen on New Media: Kids with cameras lead the way in giving web users their daily Fred". The Independent. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/online/andrew-keen-on-new-media-kids-with-cameras-lead-the-way-in-giving-web-users-their-daily-fred-878508.html. Retrieved 2008-10-26. 
  3. ^ Editorial Team (2008-11-13). "BB Suggests: The Best of Web TV". http://www.batchbuzz.com/detailedStoryDefault.php?id=751. Retrieved 2009-11-16. 
  4. ^ 1,356,784 subscribers for nigahiga vs. 1,356,423 for Fred shortly after 6pm EST, August 20, 2009. As of October 27, 2009, Fred was not on the top 100, bumping everyone from 3rd and beyond up a spot, and as of October 30, 2009, he came back.
  5. ^ "Fred's Channel". You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/user/Fred. Retrieved January 14, 2010. 
  6. ^ Brook, Anderson. "The Teen Behind Fred.". CNN. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bi57YE9jon4. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  7. ^ Sioux City Journal: Nebraska teen making 'Fred' an Internet star
  8. ^ "YouTube - Fred Figglehorn - Christmas Cash - Official Music Video". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWCidnkhPtQ. Retrieved 2009-11-29. 
  9. ^ "YouTube Sensation Fred Releases Christmas Album and Premieres Music Video - Pynk Celebrity". http://www.pynkcelebrity.com/archives/21178. Retrieved 2009-11-26. 
  10. ^ "YouTube - Fred Figglehorn - Christmas is Creepy - Official Music Video". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPVNvJoljD0. Retrieved 2009-12-23. 
  11. ^ Barnes, Brooks (2009-12-07). "A High-Pitched Whine Brings ‘Fred’ to the Movies: Bigger Screen for a High-Pitched Whine". New York Times. http://nytimes.com/2009/12/08/movies/08fred.html. Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  12. ^ Albrecht, Chris (November 18, 2008). "'Fred' Cranks Up the YouTube Views and Ad Dollars". Business Week. http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/nov2008/tc20081118_508970.htm. Retrieved July 7, 2009. 
  13. ^ Sanders, Pete (September 18, 2008). "Studios Hope YouTube Tie Sells Movie". The Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122169004968649685.html. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  14. ^ IMDb page for "Hannah Montana" Come Fail Away (2009)
  15. ^ People's Choice Awards Nominees & Winners:2009 - PeoplesChoice.com
  16. ^ YouTube - jklproduction's Channel

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