|Opening theme||"Baby Jake"|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||52|
|Running time||11 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Darrall Macqueen Ltd|
|Original network||CBeebies (UK)
|Original release||4 July 2011– 17 December 2012|
Baby Jake is a children's television programme originally broadcast in the UK and first aired on 4 July 2011.
The programme features Jake, a nine-month-old baby. Jake is the youngest of ten children all living in a windmill with their parents. Each episode features Jake embarking on an adventure with a host of magical characters that may include Pengy Quin the Penguin, Toot Toot the Tractor, Captain Spacey and the Hamsternauts, Nibbles the Rabbit and Sydney the Monkey. These characters are always doing something related to the adventure that Baby Jake is on.
The show features a child narrator and all ten children are depicted in real life, although Baby Jake is given a multi-angle photographic face on an animated body. Jake's babbling is translated by his 5-year old brother Isaac. Isaac is voiced by a real-life 5-year-old boy, in a move described by the Guardian as "a risk" since the majority of successful children's television is narrated by adults. The roles of Jake and Isaac are portrayed by real-life brothers Adamo and Franco Bertacchi-Morroni respectively, with Kaizer Akhtar providing the voice of Isaac.
Darrall Macqueen Ltd originated the series and produced the animated elements of the programme through JAM Media . JAM Media are an Irish animation studio who also made Tilly and Friends. Maddy Darrall was quoted by the Metro as gaining inspiration for the show from watching her 7-year-old nephew understanding her 1-year-old son.
The windmill featured in the series is Sibsey Trader Mill just outside the village of Sibsey near Boston in Lincolnshire. In the program it is shown as a large family home with additional floors, rooms and windows rather than a working mill, although it shows full working sails. Wheat harvesting in fields in and around the mill at the time had to be delayed to allow filming to take place back in the late summer of 2010 so that they had the correct ripened wheat colours.
Series one of Baby Jake ran in the UK each weekday from July to August 2011 and consisted of 26 episodes in total.
Series two began on 10 September 2012 also consisting of 26 episodes.
Series two was the last series commissioned. There has been no request for a further series since.
The naming convention for each episode always begins with 'Baby Jake loves..'
Series 1 (2011)
|1||Baby Jake Loves Playing Chase||4 July 2011|
|2||Baby Jake Loves Peek-a-boo||5 July 2011|
|3||Baby Jake Loves Tummy Sliding||6 July 2011|
|4||Baby Jake Loves to Wriggle||7 July 2011|
|5||Baby Jake Loves Tickle Toes||8 July 2011|
|6||Baby Jake Loves to Say Hello||11 July 2011|
|7||Baby Jake Loves Cartwheeling||12 July 2011|
|8||Baby Jake Loves Spinning in Space||13 July 2011|
|9||Baby Jake Loves Bumpety Bump||14 July 2011|
|10||Baby Jake Loves Flappy Clapping||15 July 2011|
|11||Baby Jake Loves Being Upside Down||18 July 2011|
|12||Baby Jake Loves Playing Ball||19 July 2011|
|13||Baby Jake Loves Making Noise||20 July 2011|
|14||Baby Jake Loves Bouncing Apples||21 July 2011|
|15||Baby Jake Loves to Copy You||22 July 2011|
|16||Baby Jake Loves Jumping||25 July 2011|
|17||Baby Jake Loves to Hum Along||26 July 2011|
|18||Baby Jake Loves Surprising You||27 July 2011|
|19||Baby Jake Loves Sticky Fun||28 July 2011|
|20||Baby Jake Loves to Stompety Stomp||29 July 2011|
|21||Baby Jake Loves to Roll and Ride||1 August 2011|
|22||Baby Jake Loves Swinging||2 August 2011|
|23||Baby Jake Loves Footprints||3 August 2011|
|24||Baby Jake Loves the Boogie Beat||4 August 2011|
|25||Baby Jake Loves Party Time||5 August 2011|
|26||Baby Jake Loves Being Funny||8 August 2011|
Series 2 (2012)
|1||Baby Jake Loves Popping Peas||10 September 2012|
|2||Baby Jake Loves Stretching||11 September 2012|
|3||Baby Jake Loves His Spinning Hat||12 September 2012|
|4||Baby Jake Loves Chasing an Egg||13 September 2012|
|5||Baby Jake Loves Wobbling||14 September 2012|
|6||Baby Jake Loves Spinning a Web||17 September 2012|
|7||Baby Jake Loves Musical Statues||18 September 2012|
|8||Baby Jake Loves a Picnic Feast||19 September 2012|
|9||Baby Jake Loves Bath Time||20 September 2012|
|10||Baby Jake Loves Waving||21 September 2012|
|11||Baby Jake Loves Space Painting||24 September 2012|
|12||Baby Jake Loves Building||25 September 2012|
|13||Baby Jake Loves to Jiggle and Shake||26 September 2012|
|14||Baby Jake Loves Balloons||27 September 2012|
|15||Baby Jake Loves to Pretend||28 September 2012|
|16||Baby Jake Loves Ballet Dancing||1 October 2012|
|17||Baby Jake Loves Cuddles||2 October 2012|
|18||Baby Jake Loves Making Honey||3 October 2012|
|19||Baby Jake Loves to Knock Knock||4 October 2012|
|20||Baby Jake Loves His Watering Can||5 October 2012|
|21||Baby Jake Loves Cardboard Boxes||8 October 2012|
|22||Baby Jake Loves Pushing Buttons||9 October 2012|
|23||Baby Jake Loves Playing House||10 October 2012|
|24||Baby Jake Loves to Gallopy Gallop||11 October 2012|
|25||Baby Jake Loves Pretty Lights||12 October 2012|
|26||Baby Jake Loves Christmas||15 October 2012|
- Maggie Brown (25 June 2011). "Baby Jake, the real 10-month-old set to be a star of children's TV. | Television & radio | The Observer". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2011-10-05.
- "Baby Jake". CBeebies.
- "Baby Jake". iMDb.
- "Baby Jake set to be the star of new CBeebies show". Metro.co.uk. 2011-06-26. Retrieved 2011-10-05.
-  at Internet Movie Database.