Eckhart is a half-hour animated series presented on Canadian television in 2000 and 2001 (on Teletoon Canada). It was created by David Weale and incorporates some of the sounds and culture of Weale's home province of Prince Edward Island in Canada. Eckhart, the title character, was a mouse who was a character in a children's book by David Weale titled "The True Meaning of Crumbfest" which was also a Christmas special program on television. Approximately 39 episodes of the program were produced. It also was packaged for sale as a retail DVD product (26 episodes + the Christmas Special). The program was broadcast in 25 countries around the world.