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Ben and Andy
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Ben and Andy, from Back to School Nightmare
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Created by
Starring
Zach Macias
Genre
Comedy
Language

English

No. of installments
9
First release A Day at the Theatre

August 28, 2005

Latest release

Resolute

January 15, 2015

The Ben and Andy series is a series of brickfilms created by and starring Zach Macias. It is a dynamic duo brickfilm series that follows the lives of protagonists Ben and Andy, two average teenagers who experience both the mundane and extraordinary. It is one of the longest-running brickfilm series'.

Films Edit

A Day at the Theatre (2005) Edit

While going to the movies, Ben and Andy are interrupted by a fleeing monkey.[1]

The Bad Day (2005) Edit

Andy describes the bad day he has been having to Ben.[2]

Back to School Nightmare (2006) Edit

It's only a few days until the start of school, and Ben and Andy need school supplies.[3]

Feel Great (2006) Edit

A crossover with Nathan Wells' characters Alex and Derrick. Ben takes a bite of a Nutti-Grain bar, and gets extremely hyped. He runs through the city and encounters Derrick, Alex, and finally Andy.[4]

A [Post] Halloween Extravaganza (2006) Edit

It's just after Halloween and Ben is already doing some Christmas decorating.[5]

Hypothetical Possibilities (2007) Edit

Ben shows Andy a new machine he built that shows off hypothetical possibilities.[6]

Social Experiment (2008) Edit

Ben and Andy set up a social experiment, testing how music sets the tone for a horror movie. [7]

A Christmas Caper (2014) Edit

Ben is brought in for questioning after a series of robberies takes place.[8]

Resolute (2015) Edit

Ben makes a number of new year's resolutions, the longevity of which are doubted by Andy.[9]

An Arresting Development (2018) Edit

Much to their surprise, Ben and Andy's apartment begins to be demolished.

Other Films Featuring Ben and Andy Edit

While several other brickfilms have featured Ben and Andy, they are not considered a part of the Ben and Andy series, either because they are cameos, such as Beast, or Ben and Andy are pulled out of their normal environment, such as The Laws of Sir Isaac Newton.

The Door and Beyond (2005) Edit

This About a Door parody features the first appearance of Andy, though he isn't identified by name.

The Laws of Sir Isaac Newton (2006) Edit

This educational film made for a class project uses Ben and Andy to demonstrate the various laws of Sir Isaac Newton.[10]

Beast (2006) Edit

In this brickfilm by Nathan Wells, Ben and Andy are seen in the background in a café, discussing the events of To Strive for Fame.

The Season of Giving (2007) Edit

Ben and Andy make a cameo fighting over a Wii console.

Flashbacks (2007) Edit

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Ben and Andy in Flashbacks

In this brickfilm by Nathan Wells, Ben and Andy make a cameo waiting in line for a Star Wars convention, dressed up as R2-D2 and C-3PO, respectively.

Diatribe/Malapropos (2007) Edit

In between this double feature by Macias and Nathan Wells[11] is a trailer featuring Ben and Andy for a film called Dear Cousin, which ultimately was never released.

Gears of Solace (2009) Edit

In this Gears of War 2 parody, Ben and Andy appear at the end as the players of the game.

Patreon Promo (2013) Edit

Ben and Andy appear briefly to ask Zach Macias if he will ever make another video starring them as they have not appeared together in five years.[12]

References Edit

Ben and Andy series
A Day at the Theatre (2005) · The Bad Day (2005) · Back to School Nightmare (2006) · Feel Great (2006) ·
A [Post] Halloween Extravaganza (2006) · Hypothetical Possibilities (2007) · Social Experiment (2008) ·
A Christmas Caper (2014) · Resolute (2015) · An Arresting Development (2018)