Santa Clarita — City Staff announced today a partnership with MTV Networks to bring the town mascot, “Sammy Clarita,” to a wider audience in the form of a television show on Nickelodeon. The show, titled “The Ren & Sammy Show,” is a spinoff from the original “The Ren & Stimpy Show,” which aired on Nickelodeon from 1991 until 1995. In the pilot episode, Stimpy suffers medical complications stemming from an incident with Ren and a lack of lube. Subsequently, Stimpy is killed off and his cousin “Sammy” moves in to take his place.
“We’re really excited about this partnership” said city manager Ken Striplin in the Press Release, “This television show will bring Sammy Clarita to a younger audience. The project has been many months in the ,aking, and we’re really proud of the direction we’re taking publicity of Santa Clarita.”
The Ren & Sammy Show premieres this Sunday at 8pm on Nickelodeon.