Here it is, the very first episode of LeBron James’ animated series, “The LeBrons.” It features tons of animated product placement, a “Reservoir Dogs” homage and LeBron voicing the one character on the show who initially supports a lion killing a dog. It’s as weird as it sounds.

Maybe even weirder, when you consider this is ostensibly a “socially-conscious” series for kids and the moral of this episode seems to be that it is not nice to hire a hit man. That’s true, but it’s kind of a weird message.

Comments (8)

  1. This was so weird. It was pointed out on Twitter, but it’s interesting how “athlete LeBron” has only a couple of lines, none involving any thought.

    I am looking forward to next week’s episode, where we learn that no feat, however dangerous, should stand in the way of buddying up with China.

  2. gee i wonder why comments have been disabled on youtube.

  3. I can’t even view this in Canada, but it sounds like I’m not missing much.

  4. Perfect timing. It is 2006, right?

  5. It’s cool that Lebron and Maverick Carter thought this was a good idea.

  6. You guys are based in Toronto, so how did you play the video because when I go to play it it says that it’s not viewable in my country. While it doesn’t sound like I’m missing much, I would still like to see it.

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