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Swellview

Swellview as viewed from the sky.


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Swellview Sign

Swellview is a fictional American city in which the show Danger Force takes place. It is located next to Neighborville and Rivalton, and is a two hour drive from Bordertown. Its citizens are called "Swellviewans".

The City of Swellview was founded in 1896 in the greater Swellview County of Swellview State, and is well known for its railroad industry and wind turbine powered electricity. Its heroes are Captain Man and the Danger Force. It is known that the heroes only save the people who live in Swellview (with small exceptions such as protecting New York City). Despite its lousy government and rules, Swellview is a popular destination for tourists.

History

Swellview was established in the year 1896, the same year as its park. The Battle of Swellview was known to have taken place here. The city's first public bathroom opened in its park in 1898. They also have a designated railroad named Swellview Valley Railroad, a metal sign in giant white letters spelling the city's name, and a large lake, with a secret underground facility located beneath the depths of the lake, unknown to the city's residents except for its notorious criminals.

Swellview also has a mine shaft, which, can be implied, that hasn't been visited in years, shut down, or is inactive at the moment. A popular video store called Beta Maximus from the 1900s also operated in the city, until it closed down after years of service.

The city is located next to Bordertown, where the Frittle Factory apparently shares borders with Swellview, and nearby to Neighborville and Rivalton.

Locations

See more: List of locations in Swellview

Government

Swellview City Logo

Official Seal of the City of Swellview.

Swellview Book of Laws and Ordinances

It is revealed in Henry Danger that there are some ridiculous rules in Swellview:

  • It is illegal to wear two hats at once.
  • It is also illegal to eat ice cream on a cone.
  • It's illegal to take a picture of a rabbit without a permit.
  • It's illegal to serve food without wearing a hairnet.

Other controversial laws, physics, and rules

For even more crazy laws in Swellview, click here: Laws of the City of Swellview

Although unrelated to the above, many of Captain Man's rogues gallery who have been arrested are often put back on the streets to commit further crimes in Swellview, for several reasons unknown. Corruption could possibly be a result. In addition, like any American city, organized crime plagues the streets of Swellview.

Swellview has a confusing government unlike fellow U.S. states, counties, and municipalities, and some of the things they do are very out of the ordinary. It is believed they score low on poor education in the city.

Gallery

Trivia

Geography

  • Because most DanWarp shows take place on the West Coast of the USA (San Diego for Drake & Josh, Seattle for iCarly and Los Angeles for Victorious and Sam & Cat), we can speculate Swellview to be on the West Coast too.
  • In an episode of the Henry Danger: Motion Comics, it is shown that Las Vegas is close to Swellview, since Captain Man was able to drive there very quickly. This may hint Swellview is located in the state of Nevada, California, or Utah.
    • In Sam & Cat, they have soda from Club Soda which hints that Swellview is very close to the location of the Sam and Cat babysitting business in Venice, California.
    • In The Adventures of Kid Danger, Swellview is seen to possibly be in Arizona since the plot of one episode involved driving to the state of Texas for 1000 wieners.
    • With Swellview revealed to have a desert in the Henry Danger episode Whistlin' Susie, this further confirms its location in either of the southwestern U.S. states.
    • The HD episode Spelling Bee Hard confirms Swellview is not in the state of California, thus supporting the idea further of it being located in the other states next to California.
  • The aerial view of Swellview shown in a couple of episodes is of Lockport, Illinois.[1].
  • It is most likely the DanWarp universe's version of Hollywood, because Swellview has its own sign, much like the Hollywood Sign.
    • However, it's mentioned in the Henry Danger episode Secret Beef that Hollywood exists in the Henry Danger universe. If it's true, Henry Danger doesn't take place in the same universe as iCarly, Victorious, and Sam & Cat, because both Victorious and Sam & Cat take place in Hollywood, and iCarly takes place in the same universe as Sam & Cat (Sam & Cat is a crossover series between iCarly and Victorious).
    • However, with Goomer appearing in a Henry Danger episode (and Frankini revealed to possibly be Cat's crazy brother), this can be disputed.
  • In the HD episode, Grave Danger, it is revealed that the ZIP code of Swellview is 53692. This is not a real ZIP code in the United States; if it was, Swellview would be located in Wisconsin.
  • Swellview being located right next to Bordertown is like the close proximity of the city of Oakland to San Francisco, California, or Jersey City, New Jersey next to New York City, New York.
  • Because Swellview has a mountain called "Mount Swellview", it can be implied the city is located near the Rocky Mountains, which span the Western United States.
  • With Swellview having its own license plates, it can now be further implied the city is named after its state. That having been said, Swellview state is now believed to be located within an area that has forests and deserts, and wedged right in between the states of California, and Nevada.

Notable people

  • Nathan Kress (who plays Freddie Benson in iCarly)
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (not the actual celebrities)
  • Goomer from Sam & Cat
  • Cat Valentine's brother Frankini
  • NBA Superstar LeBron James is very well known in Swellview (and may have played in the city too)
    • His supposed friend also lives in Swellview as of the HD episode Swellview's Got Talent.
  • David Lee Roth of Van Halen fame appears in the TAOKD episode Texas Weiners. There is even a bridge named after him.
  • Singer Neil Diamond has a jewel named after him (with an "a" instead of an "I"), located in the Museum of Stools and Jewels in Swellview.
  • Kid Danger (formerly); prior to Kid Danger's "death", he was the sidekick to Captain Man.

Miscellaneous

  • Though structured like a typical American city, Swellview's laws are unique in that they differ from other county and state laws.
  • The FBI exists in the Henry Danger universe, as Drex is revealed to be a federal prisoner who was captured by the bureau prior to the events of the HD episode Hour of Power. It is unknown what jurisdiction they have in such a weird city like Swellview.
  • Swellview is a name pun on Bellevue from Washington state.
  • Tornadoes are common in Swellview, despite being located in the Western United States.
  • Instead of Blu-ray being sold and distributed, a similar form of home video (implacably not as good) called "Poo-ray" is distributed only in Swellview.
  • Given the status of opening the first public bathroom in its park, Swellview probably has a legacy dedicated to its toilets and bathrooms/restrooms, as there is a museum called "Museum of Stools and Jewels" located downtown.
  • While the city's actual location varies, earthquakes are particularly caused by massive explosions, resulting from the self destructions of Man Caves.
  • While the legend of Bigfoot is said to have the creature as a resident in the Pacific Northwest, Bigfoot (or its species) also appears to be a noteworthy story in Swellview, which is miles away from the north.
  • Swellview has its own mob, as revealed in the HD episode, Double-O Danger.

References

  1. http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/large-stone-church-in-small-town-setting-and-des-stock-video-footage/90036781
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