Freej is an Emirati three-dimensional, computer animated television series for children and adults alike. The English tagline for the show is "The Fun Old Girls." The show was produced by Mohammed Saeed Harib, who also directed the fifteen standalone episodes of fifteen minutes each. It is the tale of four old Emirati women living in a secluded neighbourhood in modern day Dubai. The show's main characters - Um Saeed, Um Saloom, Um Allawi and Um Khammas - try to live a peaceful life in the midst of the ever-expanding city around them, but the city’s boom unveils new social issues every day that they would have to tackle solve in their own simple way. For those four old women, there is no issue too hard to crack with a good cup of coffee at Um Saeed’s house. The show's title is a reference to "freej", a term which means "neighbourhood" in Emirati Arabic, based on accent of the people of Dubai's slums. Freej, originally produced in Arabic, has an English subtitled version available. The show premiered on September 24, 2006 in during Ramadan in Sama Dubai, and ever since it returns with new episodes traditionally debuting every year during Ramadan.
The Itsy Bitsy Spider was an animated series based on the short film of the same name. It was broadcast on the USA Network's USA Cartoon Express. The title character's voice was done by Frank Welker.
Ethelbert the Tiger is a children's animated TV Show. In each episode, Ethelbert, a friendly but naïve Indian tiger cub asks his wise human friend Dilip question, often regarding morals, ethics or behaviour. The pair then set off on Dilip's raft through a magic waterfall which transports them to another part of the world. They invariably meet a new animal friend who can help answer the question and give Ethelbert a different perspective on life. The programme's visual style is very colourful, not unlike silk painting or batik.
Party Wagon is an animated television movie created by animator Craig Bartlett for Cartoon Network. It was made to be a pilot for an animated series that Bartlett was making for Cartoon Network after he left Nickelodeon. However, the series was later scrapped. Little information of this series exists on the internet for this movie.
Mythic Warriors is a Canadian-produced animated television series that was a fixture of CBS' Saturday-morning cartoon lineup. The show featured retellings of popular Greek myths that were altered so as to be appropriate for younger audiences. Two seasons of episodes were produced in 1998 and 1999; then aired alongside reruns until 2000, when CBS' abolition of its children's programming resulted in its cancellation. The programme was continues to be re-aired on STV. Original in 2009 on [email protected], which is a children's television strand on Scottish television channel, then on Saturday mornings on STV during 2010. The series has been translated into Scottish Gaelic and is broadcast on BBC Alba since 2012. Most of the characters in the show are all portrayed with their original Greek names, though Romanized exceptions were also utilized.
Cockleshell Bay is a children's television series which was shown at lunchtime on ITV during the early 1980s. It was made by Cosgrove Hall for their parent company, the ITV broadcaster Thames Television. Other children's programmes in the same ITV time slot on the remaining four weekdays included Let's Pretend, Jamie and the Magic Torch, and Rainbow - the latter in which Cockleshell Bay began as a regular story feature. Twins Robin and Rosie Cockle were the main characters. They lived at the Bucket and Spade guest house run by their parents Helen and Christopher. Gran Routy helped out at the house. Robin and Rosies friends included Mr. Ship, Mr. Fingal and his donkey Fury, and Ben Gunn the "pirate seagull". In the later series Robin and Rosie had a baby sister called Holly.
Generation O! is an animated children's television series made by the now defunct Sunbow Entertainment, a division of Sony Wonder, with co-production provided by Wang Films in Taiwan and Ravensberger in Germany. There are also international versions of the series called "Molly O!". Generation O! was originally called Molly O! and was created by David Hale, Tim Newman and James Proimos, based on an original idea by Hale and Newman. Executive Producers were Carole Wietzman, Martha Ripp and Ken Olshansky. The Creative Producer and Director was Mike Milo and the Line Producer was Jodey Kaminsky-Cashman. Most of the episodes were written by Suzanne Collins, author of the bestselling series The Underland Chronicles and The Hunger Games trilogy. John Hardman was the production exec at the Kids WB. The show's visual design was based on Proimos's unique style. Every episode had at least one song and music video, which would be related to the episode's plot. For example, in one episode Molly gets mad at her brother and ends up writing a song called "Girls Rule, Boys Drool" in retaliation. Most of the songs used in the series were penned by Hale and David Buskin. This show aired from 2000 to 2001 on YTV and The WB. Kids WB aired it as part of their "Fraturdays" block. Only 13 episodes were ever created. Like all the other shows on Kids WB as seen in the USA, the show is close captioned by the National Captioning Institute. In Latin America the show premiered on Nickelodeon on 2001, but was removed in early 2003. In the United Kingdom the series was screened on the Disney Channel, but curiously unlisted in the schedules and after midnight.
Weird Years is an animated comedy by Lenz Entertainment and Mercury Filmworks. It airs every Monday and Tuesday night 8:30 ET on YTV.
Binka was an animated children's cartoon about the adventures of a fat tomcat named Binka who frequently travels to three houses for three meals a day. The show was produced and screened in 2001, running for 26 five minute long episodes on weekday mornings. It can still be frequently seen as repeats on CBBC. Binka was thrust into the media spotlight after it was flagged by the Daily Mail for its supposed socialist undertones.
Creepy Crawlers is an joint-venture between American and French animated series from 1994, produced by Saban Entertainment.
"City Hunters" is an animated TV series developed in Argentina that premiered throughout Latin America on October 2006 on the Fox network. The series, which blends traditional animation techniques with the latest generation of CGI, consists of nine 11-minute episodes. "City Hunters" is a form of branded entertainment. It was co-produced by Unilever for the AXE brand. The animated series follows the antics of an aging Casanova, Dr. Lynch, and the young man he's training in the art of seducing women. The series was created by Catmandu Branded Entertainment, a branded entertainment firm headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina and produced by Encuadre. The characters were developed by Italian illustrator Milo Manara and aired in English. "City Hunters" airs on Fox Latin America's adult-skewed block "No Molestar", which includes "Futurama," "The Simpsons,"Family Guy", and "American Dad." The first episode was supervised by Carlos Baeza and most of the episodes were directed by Diego Pernia, Victor Ahmed and Gustavo Cova.
Galaxy High is an American science fiction animated series that premiered on September 13, 1986 on CBS and ran for 13 episodes until December 6, 1986. The series was created by movie director Chris Columbus and featured music and a theme song composed by Eagles member Don Felder. Despite its short run, the show has since become a cult favorite.
The Adventures of Portland Bill is a British stop motion animated children's television series made in 1983. It was set in a fictional lighthouse located on the Guillemot Rock, just off the coast from the fictional village of McGuillycuddy.
Shorty McShorts' Shorts is a Disney Channel animated anthology series, which consisted of 4-5 minute shorts. The first episode aired on July 28, 2006. The series also aired on Toon Disney for a short period of time. In Latin America, it was broadcast on Jetix.
Bill the Minder is a book and television series that tells of the adventures of a 15 year old boy and his cousins Boadicea and Chad. In the process of their adventures they meet many strange people and help solve their unique problems with the use of fantastic machines which Bill is very capable of crafting in a short time. The original book was written and illustrated by W. Heath Robinson and published in 1912. The televised series contains a large number of the fantastic machines that Robinson is famed for. The short series was produced at Bevanfield Films for Central Independent Television and shown on ITV.
Bureau of Alien Detectors is an American animated series that once aired on the UPN network's weekend-morning cartoon block UPN Kids. Repeats of the series were aired as part of Jetix on Toon Disney as well as part of the Fox Kids Lineup.
C Bear and Jamal is an animated children's television show that premiered on the Fox Kids Fprogramming block in 1996. It features an African-American elementary-aged school kid named Jamal, whose constant companion was "C Bear", a hip hop teddy bear who sings. Film Roman co-produced the show.