Sidekick is a Canadian Animated ShowThe series first aired in Canada on September 3, 2010 on YTV. In the United States, the series premiered on Cartoon Network alongside Almost Naked Animals on June 13, 2011 and also premiered in the UK and Ireland on CBBC on September 2014. The series is based on the original shorts originally titled The Not-So-Superheroic Adventures of Sidekick.
An orphan boy named Eric, with his best friend Trevor and his two female friends, Vana and Kitty, who are training to become sidekicks at the Academy for Aspiring Sidekicks in the city of Splittsboro. While dealing with intense sidekick training, Eric must also contend with his strict guardian Maxum Brain, his grumpy teacher Professor Pamplemoose, the evil Master Xox and keeping secret the disappearance of his superhero mentor Maxum Man from the city.