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A new animated series that started in 2012 on Nicktoons Network. This series describes the life and adventures of Lil' Rob and his group in skate boarding. The series was created by Rob Dyrdek a professional skate boarder.
Tropes Describing Wild Grinders:
- Abusive Parents: Mr Hucksterball to his son Stubford.
- Adobe Flash
- Animate Inanimate Object: Skateboards and other wheeled vehicles in "A Board Story".
- Author Avatar: Lil' Rob, if it wasn't obvious.
- Awesome McCoolname: Jack Knife
- Beyond the Impossible: Any and all of the stunts the main cast attempt.
- Black Best Friend: Jay Jay, though he acts more like a Sassy Black Guy.
- Buffy-Speak: How Chip Fliggington describes Lil' Rob's trick in the beginning of Close-Up.
- Butt Monkey: Jack Knife
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: Mr. Hucksterball.
- Emo Teen: Emo Crys
- Expy: Lil' Rob's sister is very similar to Candance.
- Five-Man Band:
- Hates Being Touched: Jay Jay.
- Identical Stranger: Prince Xavier to Jack Knife
- McNinja: Spitball
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Most of the characters, though this is averted with Lil' Rob -- his parents refer to him by his real name.
- Lackowski's is usually done in running gag, correcting Stubford it was Lackowski, not Lackey. (and Lil' Rob in "Shark Attack")
- Punny Name: Emo Crys
- The Rival: Stubford likes to think of himself as this.
- Lil' Rob to Flip's.
- Serious Business: Skateboarding.
- Small Name, Big Ego: Both Prince Xavier and Stubford.
- Super OCD: Jay Jay, Up to Eleven.
- Take That: "Close-Up" was a pretty big jab at Reality TV.
- Talking Animal: Meaty.
- Visual Pun: In Sell-Out, Jack, (Butt Monkey) drew a monkey on his butt.
Jack Knife: Look! I made a butt monkey!