Scaredy Squirrel (TV series)
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|Developed by||Matt Ferguson
|Directed by||Matt Ferguson
|Voices of||Terry McGurrin
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||52 (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Doug Murphy
|Running time||22 minutes (2 11-minute segments)|
|Original run||April 1, 2011– August 17, 2013|
Scaredy Squirrel is a Canadian animated television series based on the books by Mélanie Watt. On Sunday, April 3, 2011, YTV officially premiered Scaredy Squirrel at 9:30am ET. The series premiered on Cartoon Network in the United States on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at 7pm ET. The premiere of Scaredy Squirrel on Cartoon Network on August 9 received 1.303 million viewers. Season 1 ended on December 2, 2011 in Canada and December 4, 2011 in the United States with the episode "Jawhead/Store Wars". Season 2 began in Canada on September 9, 2012 and ended on March 16, 2013. Season 3 began in Canada in June 1, 2013 and ended in August 17, 2013 with the series.
The series chronicles the adventures of Scaredy, an energetic squirrel, and his best friend Dave, a skunk. Their antics take place in fictional Balsa City, and often at the local supermarket the Stash n' Hoard, where Scaredy works as a stacker.
- Scaredy (voiced by Terry McGurrin) - A smart, germophobic, and occasionally shy squirrel who works as a stacker at a grocery store called Stash 'n Hoard and is fond of cleaning.
- Dave (voiced by Jonathan Gould) - Scaredy's best friend who is a blue skunk.
- Nestor (voiced by Patrick McKenna) - Nestor is a yellow canary who is the manager of Stash 'n Hoard. He is also Scaredy's boss and one of his enemies.
- Momma (voiced by Jayne Eastwood) - A grouchy pastel pink bird who owns the Stash n' Hoard, and who is Nestor's mother. Momma makes surprise appearances at any time, and is fond of firing people.
- Paddy (voiced by David Berni) - A gray, egotistical ferret who is always making trouble for Scaredy.
- Richard - Richard is Scaredy's inanimate pet plant.
- Sally (voiced by Linda Kash) - A turquoise trout who is deeply in love with Scaredy. Sally has lots of confidence and she thinks she and Scaredy could be a good couple.
- Mildred (voiced by Jamie Watson) - A frog who works at the Stash n' Hoard and seems to be Nestor's only friend. She is always seen drinking a bottle of soda and is always burping.
- Buck (voiced by David Berni) - A beaver who works at the Stash n' Hoard. He is friends with Scaredy and Dave.
- Hatton (voiced by Dwayne Hill) - A donkey who works at the Stash n' Hoard. He is friends with Buck, Scaredy and Dave.
Recurring and Minor Characters
- Millie (voiced by Laurie Elliott) - A strange cow that lives in Balsa City. Often seen dancing.
- Philmore (voiced by Terry McGurrin) - An excited, nervous, fast-talking peacock that frequents the Stash n' Hoard.
- Sue - A female version of Scaredy who Scaredy has a crush on. She wears a green dress and has a pony-tail. She first appeared in the episode "Acting Silly", but also appears at the beginning of the theme song.
Scaredy Squirrel premiered in Canada April 1, 2011 on YTV. The US debut on Cartoon Network was August 9, 2011. The Latin American debut was on January 2, 2012. The UK station POP started to air episodes January 5, 2013.
- "Scaredy Squirrel Official Site". CartoonNetwork.com. Cartoon Network. Retrieved 15 April 2013.