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MEET LIL' GIDEON, THE SEEMINGLY ESTEEMED TOWN PSYCHIC,
IN AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "GRAVITY FALLS,"
FRIDAY, JULY 6 ON DISNEY CHANNEL
"The Hand That Rocks The Mabel" - Dipper and Mabel discover their seemingly cherubic new neighbor, Lil' Gideon, happens to be the town's adored psychic. But when Dipper convinces Mabel to go on a date with Gideon to question his authenticity, she soon learns that his cuteness can fade all too quickly, in a new episode of "Gravity Falls," premiering FRIDAY, JULY 6 (9:30 - 10:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
"Gravity Falls" stars Jason Morgan as Dipper Pines, Kristen Schaal as Mabel Pines, Alex Hirsch as Grunkle Stan and Soos, and Linda Cardellini as Wendy. "Gravity Falls" is a production of Disney Television Animation.
Thurop Van Orman ("Adventure Time") guest stars as Lil' Gideon.
"The Hand That Rocks The Mabel" was written by Zach Paez and directed by John Aoshima.
"Gravity Falls" carries a TV-Y7 parental guideline.
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney Channel's press release, May 2012) Gravity Falls is just west of weird, slightly east of eerie and always north of normal, in a fresh new comedy series that follows city kids and twins Dipper and Mabel Pines who are sent to spend the summer with their eccentric Great Uncle Stan (aka Grunkle Stan) who runs a tourist trap called The Mystery Shack in a remote northwestern town where nothing is what it seems. There are creatures in the forest, there are monsters in the lake and even time traveling adventures. The comedy, produced by Disney Television Animation, has a special preview FRIDAY, JUNE 15 (9:55 p.m., ET/PT) and premieres FRIDAY, JUNE 29 (9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. Created and executive-produced by 2007 CalArts graduate Alex Hirsch ("Fish Hooks," "The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack") and inspired by his real life adventures with his twin sister, "Gravity Falls" features the voice talents of Jason Ritter ("Parenthood") and Kristen Schaal ("Toy Story 3," "30 Rock") in the lead roles. The cast also includes Linda Cardellini ("Freaks and Geeks") and Alex Hirsch, and guest stars including Jennifer Coolidge, Will Forte, Alfred Molina, Lance Bass, Coolio and Larry King.