- “Mirror, mirror, what does our future hold? Show me what happens when our stories unfold.”
- ―Evie, Introduction
Descendants: Wicked World (also abbreviated simply as Wicked World) is an animated short-form series based on the Disney Channel movie Descendants. It premiered on September 18, 2015 on the Disney Channel and its digital platforms, including WATCH Disney Channel.
The series picks up after the film and introduces new characters. Providing the voices of the animated characters are the movie's stars: Dove Cameron as Mal, Sofia Carson as Evie, Cameron Boyce as Carlos, Booboo Stewart as Jay, Mitchell Hope as Ben, Brenna D'Amico as Jane, Sarah Jeffery as Audrey and Dianne Doan as Lonnie.
After the coronation, the villain kids, Mal, Evie, Jay, and Carlos use their one shot at being good while the dreadful and villainous parents roam the Isle of the Lost.
- Mal (Dove Cameron) - daughter of Maleficent.
- Jay (Booboo Stewart) - the son of Jafar.
- Evie (Sofia Carson) - daughter of The Evil Queen.
- Carlos De Vil (Cameron Boyce) - the son of Cruella De Vil.
- King Ben (Mitchell Hope) - the son of Belle and the Beast and king of Auradon.
- Princess Audrey (Sarah Jeffery) - daughter of Aurora and Prince Phillip.
- Lonnie (Dianne Doan) - daughter of Fa Mulan and Li Shang.
- Jane (Brenna D'Amico) - daughter of the Fairy Godmother.
- Jordan (Ursula Taherian) - daughter of Genie.
- Freddie Facilier (China Anne McClain/Lauryn McClain) - daughter of Dr. Facilier.
- Ally (Jennifer Veal) - daughter of Alice.
- Zevon (Bradley Steven Perry) - son of Yzma
- CJ Hook (Myrna Velasco) - daughter of Captain Hook
Season One (2015-2016)
|01||01||"Evie's Explosion of Taste"||September 18, 2015||101|
|Evie begs Mal to help her fix the cupcakes she baked for the Heroes and Heroines Festival at Auradon Prep. But instead, their sweet intentions end up in an explosion of taste!|
|02||02||"Mal's Digi-Image Problem"||September 25, 2015||102|
|Mal gets a bit too carried away while painting a portrait of Audrey and Ben tells her she might have a Digi-image problem!|
|03||03||"Audrey's New Do? New Don't!"||October 2, 2015||103|
|Audrey wants an edgy makeover, so she convinces Jane to transform her hair into "something really out there" by using magic.|
|04||04||"Careful What You Wish For"||October 9, 2015||104|
|Everyone seems to be in need of Mal's help. pushed to the brink, Mal makes a wish that is more than she bargained for.|
|05||05||"Voodoo? You Do"||October 16, 2015||105|
|Mal tries to get her Auradon friends out of sight before something bad happens on the Isle of the Lost.|
|06||06||"Lamp Sweet Lamp"||October 23, 2015||106|
|The roles are switched on the Isle of the Lost when it’s the AKs that don’t fit in, while the VKs bond over their rotten ways.|
|07||07||"Genie Chic"||November 6, 2015||107|
|Jordan forces Mal, Evie and their friends to follow her "genie chic" dress code when they pop in for a surprise visit in her magic lamp.|
|08||08||"Puffed Deliciousness"||November 13, 2015||108|
|New at Auradon, Freddie is still trying to adapt to their un-rotten ways, but has no trouble getting used to eating their delicious food.|
|09||09||"Good is the New Bad"||November 20, 2015||109|
|The competition is fierce as Auradon's annual singing competition. When each team tries to outshine the other, they realize that they harmonize better when singing together.|
|10||10||"Spirit Day"||December 4, 2015||110|
|It's Spirit Day at Auradon Prep, the day turns rough when Mal accidentally ends up chanting a spell instead of a cheer.|
|11||11||"I'm Your Girl"||December 11, 2015||111|
|Evie proves to be quite the chemist fashionista when she helps Lonnie glow at her talent show performance.|
|12||12||"Mash It Up"||December 13, 2015||112|
|The girls are back in Jordan's magic lamp as they plan the theme for the upcoming dance at Auradon Prep.|
|13||13||"All Hail the New Q.N.L.B."||July 5, 2016||113|
|The VKs are becoming a source of chaos and suspicion when Jane’s mascot uniform is stolen and Audrey isn’t voted Queen of the Neon Lights Ball.|
|14||14||"Mad for Tea"||July 6, 2016||114|
|Despite solving multiple dress fiascos, Mal and Evie’s good intentions backfire when their help further arises suspicion from the AKs.|
|15||15||"Carpet Jacked"||July 7, 2016||115|
|Jay and Carlos fail to show up to pick up the girls, so Jane creates a ride instead.|
|16||16||"The Night is Young"||July 14, 2016||116|
|At the Neon Lights Ball, the party is halted when the DJ cord is mysteriously found cut. Thankfully, Freddie is there to save the day - or was that her plan all along?|
|17||17||"Neon Lights Out"||July 15, 2016||117|
|More chaos ensues at the Neon Lights Ball when Jay and Carlos reveal that they’ve been carpet-jacked and Ben mysteriously disappears. Who could be behind all of the chaos?!|
|18||18||"Hooked On Ben"||July 15, 2016||118|
|The culprit who’s been behind the chaos all along is revealed, but that won’t stop Auradon Prep from keeping the party alive!|
Season Two (2016)
|19||01||"Slumber Party"||October 24, 2016||TBA|
|After the Neon Lights Ball, Mal and Evie join their Auradon friends for fun times at a slumber party.|
|20||02||"Odd Mal Out"||October 28, 2016||201|
|21||03||"Pair of Sneakers"||November 4, 2016||202|
|22||04||"Chemical Reaction"||November 18, 2016||203|
|1||"Wish Granted"||December 13, 2015|
|All of the first eleven shorts with the exception of "Puffed Deliciousness" are combined into one half-hour special along with the premiere of the short "Mash It Up".|
|2||"Neon Lights Ball"||July 15, 2016|
|It is almost time for the Neon Lights Ball! But when a mysterious figure tries to ruin the evening, it is up to the VKs to find out who is behind all the mischief.|
- The animation design of the characters are closely modelled after their live-action counterparts, and also take inspiration from the Descendants doll line.
- The series features four original songs that were released as bonus tracks on the Descendants soundtrack. The songs include a retro-soul "Rotten to the Core" remix performed by Sofia Carson, "Night Is Young" performed by China Anne McClain, "Good is the New Bad" performed by Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson and China Anne McClain, and "I'm Your Girl" performed by Felicia Barton.
- This is the first animated series produced exclusively to Disney Channel after Mickey Mouse.
- The intro was first shown at the end of the Rotten to the Core remix music video.
- Each episode is less than four minutes long.
- In the series, Villain Kids are referred as VKs while the kids from Auradon are called AKs.
- Doug and Chad are currently the only characters from Descendants who have yet to appear in the show.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Disney Renews Descendants: Wicked World For Season 2". deadline.com (July 14, 2016).