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Inanimate Insanity Invitational (also known as Inanimate Insanity III/Inanimate Insanity 3) is the third season of Inanimate Insanity, which was first announced on the Inanimate Insanity Direct broadcast that aired on AnimationEpic's YouTube channel on April 1, 2021. The first episode was released on April 3, 2021.


A fan-selected group of Inanimate Insanity contestants has been invited to a vacation resort for a Spoiled Lemon VIP tour! ..or so they thought. It turns out MePhone4 has secretly planned a third reality show competition on a brand-new tropical island! Yeah, they really should have known better. So get ready for some classic II fun and games!


Everyone in the intro.




Minor Characters

  • Pink Camera
  • Black Camera

List of Episodes

Number Name Release date
1 Stranded in Paradise April 3, 2021
2 The Shame of the Name May 8, 2021
3 Snapshot Showdown June 12, 2021
4 TBA October 2, 2021

Elimination Order



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See also: Elimination Tables

Participant Team Status Placing Merging Indefinite Island
Blueberry The Sinkers 1st Eliminated in Stranded in Paradise 18th Pre-merge Currently
on II
Fan The Pinkers 2nd Eliminated in The Shame of the Name 17th Left II
Lifering The Sinkers 3rd Eliminated in Snapshot Showdown 16th Currently
on II
Candle The Thinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
OJ The Thinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Paintbrush The Thinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Silver Spoon The Thinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
The Floor The Thinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Yin-Yang The Thinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Bow The Pinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Cabby The Pinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Clover The Pinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Goo The Pinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Test Tube The Pinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Balloon The Sinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Box The Sinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Nickel The Sinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA
Tea Kettle The Sinkers Final 15 TBA TBA TBA

Favorite Contestant Voting

Justin Chapman said all of the returning contestants of this season placed at the top of the favorite contestant poll for the 10th anniversary of the series, minus characters still competing in Inanimate Insanity II or tied to that season's drama.[1] The poll started on February 13, 2021, and the results were revealed in "Why We Made Inanimate Insanity Season 3" on April 10, 2021. The contestants with green votes joined the season. Lightbulb, Knife, and Suitcase had enough votes, but were still competing in Inanimate Insanity II. Taco also had enough votes but was tied to the season's drama. There were 22,155 votes in total.

Name Number of votes
Lightbulb 4,724
Yin-Yang 2,227
Paintbrush 1,402
Knife 1,400
Fan 1,388
Test Tube 1,314
Suitcase 1,019
Bow 1,008
Taco 890
Balloon 872
OJ 739
Box 695
Nickel 609
Microphone 596
Baseball 556
Paper 420
Cheesy 394
Marshmallow 357
Trophy 250
Bomb 222
Soap 217
Apple 212
Cherries 176
Tissues 150
Dough 127
Pickle 114
Salt 41
Pepper 36


  • This season began on April 3, 2021. April was the same month its two predecessors began.
    • The date is patterned with the previous seasons’ release dates. II1 premiered on April 1st, 2011 (but was reuploaded 5 months and 2 weeks later), and Inanimate lnsanity ll premiered on April 2nd, 2013.
  • This season uses different assets from the other seasons.
  • The third season was announced in the Inanimate Insanity Direct.
  • The season's abbreviation is 3 in Roman Numbers (III).
    • Coincidentally, it is the third season.
  • The Inanimate Insanity Direct broadcast confirmed that Season 2 would still continue as planned and will run alongside Season 3.
    • The broadcast also confirmed that the 15th episode of Season 2 is in development.
  • As of this season, Balloon, Nickel, and Paintbrush are the only contestants who have competed in every season of Inanimate Insanity.
    • If Lightbulb, Taco, Suitcase and Knife joined, Paintbrush will be the only one.
  • Lifering is the only newcomer to Inanimate Insanity Invitational that appeared in a previous episode.
  • This is the first season to:
    • Have confessionals.
    • Have three teams instead of two.
    • Have contestants competing again after cut from competing in a previous season. Bow and OJ returned from Inanimate Insanity after not participating in Inanimate Insanity II.
    • Not have Marshmallow, Apple, Baseball, Knife, or Lightbulb competing.
    • Premiere before a previous season has ended, with Season 2 having two episodes left at the time of the premiere.
    • Not use "Aces High" as the intro song.
  • This season uses the same animation and art styles as in the Inanimate Insanity shorts "Waffling About" and "Seas the Day".
  • This season's intro was made entirely by Niall Burns.
  • In "Why We Made Inanimate Insanity Season 3" it was confirmed that each new episode of this season will be released every 4-6 weeks.
  • It was revealed in The Music Behind Inanimate Insanity, The show was originally called Inanimate Insanity: Fans vs. Favorites.