Pat & Stan
|Pat et Stanley|
Pat et Stanley
|Genre||Animated television series|
|Created by||Pierre Coffin|
|Directed by||Pierre Coffin
Patrick Delage (movie)
|Narrated by||Tim Whintall|
|Country of origin||France|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||362 (Episode list)|
|Executive producer(s)||Jean-Jacques Benhamou (movie)|
Jacques Bled (movie)
|Running time||2-26 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Mac Guff Ligne|
|Picture format||SECAM (576i)|
|Original airing||2003- present|
Pat et Stanley (English: Pat and Stan, Dutch: Pat en Stan, Danish: Nik og Jan, Serbian: Петко и Станко) is a French animated show that appears as part of the children's television programme TFou on the French network TF1. Animated by Pierre Coffin, Pat the hippopotamus and Stan the dog have appeared in 362 short episodes as well as the 26 minute movie Pat et Stanley: Le Trésor de Pit et Mortimer (Pat and Stanley: The Treasure of Pit and Mortimer, 2006). Outside of France, the duo are most famous for the short clip in which Pat is seen singing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." The clip appeared in Italy in a commercial by Ferrero's Kinder chocolates; they also produced a "Happy Hippo" shaped chocolate snack. They also appear re-voiced in English on The CW4Kids in the United States, and under two Dutch versions on Jetix in the Netherlands, and on Ketnet in Flanders. Pat and Stanley are now featured in many unofficial online videos singing English (as well as international) songs. A full-length animated feature titled Pat & Stan: The Movie is planned for release sometime in 2015.
- Pat & Stan. Hilversum, The Netherlands: Jetix Europe. Retrieved on February 8, 2009. Dutch website (in Dutch).
- Pat & Stan. New York, N.Y., United States: 4Kids Entertainment. Retrieved on February 8, 2009. U.S. website.
- Pat en Stan. Brussels, Belgium: Ketnet/Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep (VRT). Retrieved on February 8, 2009. Belgian website (in Dutch).
- Pat et Stan. Paris, France: TF1. Retrieved on February 8, 2009. Official website (in French).
- Pierre Coffin. Retrieved on February 8, 2009. Creator's website.
- Mac Guff. Paris, France: MacGuff Ligne. Production company website.
- TFou. Paris, France: TF1. Retrieved on February 8, 2009. Parent show's website (in French).
- Pat og Stan. Norwegian Broadcasting site with episodes of Pat and Stan.