5 On with Alan Whiter, or simply 5 On, is a webseries which inspired Ugly Americans.
The webseries was directed and animated by Devin Clark, written by Nick Kroll, John Mulaney and Pete Holmes. The characters were voiced by Devin, Nick, John, Pete, Molly Sims (credited as Molly Simms) and Tom Forget. It was first launched on June 27th, 2007 at CC:Studios on Comedy Central's website. 5 On was nominated for "Best Animated Video on the Web" in TV Guide's Online Video Awards in 2007.
5 On is hosted by Alan Whiter, which interviews "five of anything about everything". On each show five beings from a particular species are interviewed on street about their opinions on a current issue.
List of 5 On with Alan Whiter episodesEdit
All six 5 On episodes were also uploaded on Vimeo in 2010. Some of the Vimeo clips have new titles and some have additional footage.
+ These videos on Vimeo have additional footage compared to those from CC:Studios.
| 5 On with Alan Whiter episodes|
on CC:Studios and Vimeo
| Aliens on Life without the Sopranos|
Aliens on the Sopranos +
| Robots on Immigration|
Robots on Immigration +
| Demons on the Environment|
Demons on the Environment +
| Zombies on Presidential Candidates|
Zombies on Healthcare +
| Monsters on Celebuskanks|
Monsters on Celebutantes
| Wizards on Obscene Rap|
Wizards on Profanity
Videos Taken Down from Comedy CentralEdit
All six 5 On episodes have been taken down from CC:Studios on Comedy Central's website. However the videos on Vimeo are still available.
Transition of Characters to Ugly AmericansEdit
Some of the characters from 5 On have made their transition to Ugly Americans, sometimes with their names, appearances or backgrounds altered. For example, Callie and Randall on the TV show came from the characters Cally Maggotbane and Randal Skeffington in the webseries.