As expected, Sam & Cat is the perfect continuation of both the iCarly and Victorious universes, which is the most unusual move Dan Schneider could have made after the end of both shows.
The big clash in crossing over two characters from different shows is specific to how those two shows ended. iCarly, a long-running generation-defining sitcom of the late ’00s, was given a satisfying conclusion full of emotional catharsis and releasing the characters from their various internal conflicts at long last. Victorious, on the other hand, is incomplete, lacking a conclusion for Tori Vega and thus for all of her friends. As a result, while one universe is over, another continues, which makes a crossover of the two inherently disjointed. Read the rest of this entry »