Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures

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Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures[1][2][3] (also called Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures[4][5] or Dream House Adventures) is a film series by Mattel, the owner of Barbie, to complement the new Barbie: Dreamtopia series.[6]

The series targets 5–11 year-olds and focuses on Barbie and her sisters: Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea.

Background[edit]

According to the corporation's chief content officer, (CCO), Catherine Balsam Schwaber,[7] the series was in response to kids wanting to know more about the iconic character and her sisters.

Broadcast[edit]

The show premiered May 3, 2018.

The show is a Netflix original and the first 8 episodes were up there as of June 28.[8]

The series began airing on YTV in Canada on June 22, 2018.[9]

It premiered on POP in the United Kingdom on October 22, 2018.

Season 2 premiered September 13, 2018.

Season 3 premiered February 14, 2019.

Season 4 premiered November 1, 2019.

Cast[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Tara Sands as Dreamhouse Door
  • Kirsten Day as Ben, Teresa's Phone, Tammy Bounceaway (a Chinese-American bully)
  • Benjamin Diskin as Greg
  • Rhomeyn Johnson as Johnny Bee
  • Cassidy Naber as Young Barbie, a younger version of Barbie and Honey, Chelsea's seven-year-old puppy. She is the older sister of Rookie, DJ, and Taffy
  • Megan Jameson as Rookie, Stacie's five-year-old puppy. She is DJ and Taffy's older sister and Honey's younger sister.
  • AJ Hudson as Donna Jo "DJ", Skipper's three-year-old puppy. She is Taffy's older sister and Honey and Rookie's younger sister.
  • Kaitlyn McCormick as Taffy, Chelsea's one-year-old puppy. She is the younger sister of Honey, Rookie, and DJ.
  • Charilie Diecker as Jonny
  • Cristina Milizia as Baby Bonnie and Mew Mew
  • Johnny Yong Bosch as Mr. Guerrero
  • Ogie Banks as Dudes 1 and 2 (Trey's best friends)
  • Ben Pronsky as Henric Henricson, Rufus, and Narrator
  • Nakia Burrise as Principal Miller
  • Spike Spencer as Jonathan and Harry Havarti

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Welcome to the Dreamhouse!"Conrad HeltenStory by : Nina Bargiel
Teleplay by : Daniel Franklin
May 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
Barbie's "Best Day Ever" starts out great... until the dreamhouse starts acting up. Could their new home be cursed?
22"Clubhouse (Remix)"Patrice BérubéNina BargielMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
Barbie and her friends plan a Birthday surprise for Chelsea by giving her clubhouse a makeover. But their missions take a smelly detour.
33"Nobody's Cupcake"Patrice Bérubé & Conrad HeltenGrant MoranMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
Barbie puts her skills to the test when she competes on an extreme baking show against a reigning champ who loves to win and hates to lose.
44"The Great Pioneer Adventure"Conrad HeltenJayne HamilMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
The Roberts clan gets back to basics when Dad challenges them to a weekend of pioneer living. And the catch? It's all happening in their own backyard.
55"Baby Sister Babysitter"Patrice BérubéCynthia TrueMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
When Skipper snags her first babysitting job, an overprotective Barbie goes overboard trying to make sure everything runs smoothly.
66"Road Trip!"Conrad HeltenAndrew Nicholls & Darrell VickersMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
Barbie and her friends take a road trip to hear Daisy drop the beat at a major music festival. But Daisy seems to keep finding reasons to stall along the way.
77"Picture Perfect Cake"Conrad HeltenDana StarfieldMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
Skipper steps in to handle her parents' 20th anniversary party when Barbie gets a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to attend Robot Con.
88"The Roof Fairy"Patrice BérubéDianne DixonMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)
With their parents away for the night, Barbie, Skipper, and Stacie recruit Ken for an elaborate plan to bring Chelsea's imaginary "Roof Fairy" to life.
  • Barbie, Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea were present for all episodes
  • Margaret and George were absent for one episode
  • Ken was absent for two episodes
  • Nikki and Teresa were absent for five episodes
  • Renee was absent for six episodes
  • Daisy was absent for seven episodes

Season 2[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
91"Balancing Act"Conrad HeltenMargaret DunlapSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
Barbie doesn't really feel like doing her father-daughter tradition, so she passes it down to Chelsea. But is she really ready to let it go?
102"Life Can Be a Dream"Patrice BérubéDianne DixonSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
Thinking about the future prompts Barbie to have a dream where anything's possible—and everything's really, really weird.
113"Trey Is for Horses"Conrad HeltenRobin J. SteinSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
When Barbie discovers Duchess the horse is going to be sold, she and Stacie come up with a plan to keep her around.
124"A Dreamhouse Puppy Tale"Patrice BérubéAndrew NichollsSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
Instead of reading a book at bedtime, Chelsea tells her family about their puppies' secret—and surprisingly dangerous—lives.
135"Time Will Tell"Patrice BérubéStory by : Andrew Nicholls
Teleplay by : Katiedid Langrock
September 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
While trying out a new escape room with their friends, Barbie and Ken get separated from the group and wind up on an adventure of their own.
146"Putts for Pups"Conrad HeltenJulie Chambers & David ChambersSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
Chelsea's campaign to raise money for puppy literacy continues with a miniature golf tournament that involves the whole neighborhood.
157"Pied Pupper"Patrice BérubéM.J. OffenSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
From dancing to baking, the unstoppable Barbie Roberts can do anything ... except ask for help when she needs it most.
168"A Day at the Beach"Patrice BérubéMargaret DunlapSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
Fate turns the tide on Trey and Barbie when they compete for the best stop on the beach. Back at the Dreamhouse, Stacie tries to set a world record.
179"A Delicate Situation"Conrad HeltenJulie Chambers & David ChambersSeptember 13, 2018 (2018-09-13)
Renee's desperate to impress her relatives in China, but Barbie doesn't have the heart to tell her "talents" need an awful lot of work.
  • Barbie was present for all episodes
  • Ken was absent for one episode
  • Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea were absent for two episodes
  • Nikki and Renee were absent for three episodes
  • George and Daisy were absent for four episodes
  • Margaret and Teresa were absent for five episodes

Season 3[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
181"Virtually Famous"Conrad HeltenKatiedid LangrockFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
Barbie and her friends get swept up in the pursuit of internet popularity after a goofy vlog post unintentionally goes viral and they find being famous isn't as great as it seems.
192"All Dogs Go to the Beach"Patrice BérubéRobin J. SteinFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
When dogs get banned from the beach, Barbie and Nikki decide to fight City Hall; victory looks certain until Poppy Reardon joins the race and fights anything but fair.
203"The Ballad of Windy Willows"Patrice BérubéRobin J. SteinFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
Barbie and Daisy take a trip to Barbie's Wisconsin hometown, where it's up to Barbie to save her beloved Aunt Adele's struggling inn.
214"Room Swap"Patrice BérubéM.J. OffenFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
When Stacie and Skipper get into a fight, Barbie offers to switch rooms with them; eventually, all of the Roberts sisters learn no roommate is perfect.
225"Getaway and Got Away"Conrad Helten & Cassi SimondsM.J. OffenFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
Instead of enjoying a relaxing spa weekend with their friends, Ken and Barbie end up trying to keep the owner's grandson out of trouble.
236"Totally Spying"Conrad HeltenDaniel Bryan FranklinFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
Trey injures himself on the Roberts' property, so the family is extra nice to him. However, Barbie and her sisters fear Trey might be up to something.
247"Barbie Roberts: Undercover Mermaid Part 1"Michael DowdingJayne HamilFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
Barbie and her friends try to wow Nikki's fashion idol at a mermaid convention, but things take a fishy turn when Barbie's sisters become suspects in a mystery.
258"Barbie Roberts: Undercover Mermaid Part 2"Michael DowdingJayne HamilFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
With her sisters suspected in a string of thefts due to a misunderstanding, Barbie works to clear their names and find the real thief, as well as help Nikki impress her idol.
269"A Dog's Day in Court"Patrice BérubéDianne DixonFebruary 14, 2019 (2019-02-14)
The Roberts family could be evicted from their Dreamhouse unless Barbie can figure out who is behind Malibu's sudden flea infestation.
  • Barbie was present for all episodes
  • Chelsea, Margaret and George were absent for one episode
  • Skipper and Stacie were absent for two episodes
  • Ken was absent for three episodes
  • Nikki and Daisy were absent for four episodes
  • Teresa and Renee were absent for five episodes

Season 4[edit]

From this season onwards, the series was subtitled as Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts on Netflix.

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
271"Magical Mermaid Mystery Part 1"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
George decides to take the family on holiday to Costa Rica where he’’ll be filming a whale documentary, while Barbie and friends land summer jobs at a water park in Malibu.
282"Magical Mermaid Mystery Part 2"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
After her boss quits, Barbie gets promoted with new responsibilities. Meanwhile, Skipper and Stacie join Chelsea on a quest to find a missing mermaid, but end up getting lost.
293"Magical Mermaid Mystery Part 3"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Barbie's friends struggle to adjust to her becoming their boss at Oceans Extreme. In Costa Rica, Stacie, Skipper and Chelsea close in on the missing mermaid.
304"Magical Mermaid Mystery Part 4"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Barbie and her friends create a plan to stop smugglers and save a baby whale. As a reward, Barbie gets a ticket to Costa Rica, where she joins her family to see the whales arrive!
315"Sister Class Act"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
On her first day back at school, Barbie learns that Golden Beach High's newest student is none other than Tammy, her opponent from the baking competition show.
326"Basket Case"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Barbie offers to help Renee build her school basketball team by trying out, but she soon realizes that she is not as great as she thought she would be.
337"Barbie's Dance Dilemma"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Ken asks Barbie to help him invite Harriet to a school dance. Despite her mixed feelings, Barbie agrees to do it, because what are friends for?
348"Working Mom"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
When Margaret hesitates to take a promotion at her job, Barbie and her sisters work together to prove to their mother that they can handle extra responsibilities.
359"Something Borrowed"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Skipper takes Barbie's jacket without permission and ends up misplacing it. The two sisters race around town trying to get the jacket back, but are always one step behind.
3610"The In Crowd"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Barbie tries to help Skipper adjust to high school by inviting her to join their lunch table. When Skipper bonds with her friends, Barbie unexpectedly feels left out.
3711"Family of the Year"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
The Roberts family are driven to enter Malibu's annual Family of the Year contest, competing against the family that has won every year for the past decade, the Reardons.
3812"The Sportathon Part 1"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
Barbie and Skipper decide to work together on their school community service project at the Water Park, but the two clash when Skipper doesn't put in an equal amount of effort.
3913"The Sportathon Part 2"TBATBANovember 1, 2019 (2019-11-01)
The Roberts host their neighbors at the Dreamhouse when an earthquake causes a power cut. Meanwhile, Barbie and Skipper decide to raise funds for the destroyed library.

Season 5[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
401"Spirit Week"TBATBATBA
Barbie, Tammy and all of Golden Beach High team up to defeat their rivals Empire Coast High. However, that is Tammy's old school.
412"Nothing to Fear"TBATBATBA
On Halloween, after watching a scary vampire movie, Chelsea believes that Barbie is a vampire along with her friends and tries to destroy them.
423"Barbie, Brownies and Bears, Oh My!"TBATBATBA
When the Roberts go on a camping trip, Barbie makes brownies that no one can resist.
434"Family Fun and Games"TBATBATBA
After the Roberts camper goes down and breaks, to get the money to replace it, Barbie and her sisters has to compete in game show that tears families down
445"Three Ring Dreamhouse"TBATBATBA
456"Dude Fight"TBATBATBA
467"The Copy Cat"TBATBATBA
To get attention of the school, Tammy tries to imitate Barbie.
478"Barbie's Day Off"TBATBATBA
Just before a chemistry project, Barbie falls ill. However, she doesn't want to take a day off.
489"The Curse of the Miner's Ghost"TBATBATBA
Aunt Adele's inn is haunted by a ghost of a miner.
4910"Chicken Masked Mystery on Ice"TBATBATBA
With a new ice rink in town, Barbie and her friends put on a show to promote it. However, Nikki gets hurt before the show. Their only choice is a mysterious yet skillful chicken faced ice skater.
5011"It Snows in Malibu"TBATBATBA
5112"Dreamhouse Holidays"TBATBATBA
Barbie and Ken can't find the perfect gift for each other after a long and exiting adventure Ken buys Barbie the jacket she wanted for her trip but at a price of selling his surf board. Barbie got Ken surfing lessons with his favorite surfer but also at a price Barbie had to sell her skiing gear.
5213"Close-Knit Friendship"TBATBATBA
When Barbie, Teresa and Nikki are asked to write their school song, they learn a lesson in working out creative differences.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures". Barbie.com.
  2. ^ Ashby, Emily. "Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures". Common Sense Media.
  3. ^ RainbowWorld (March 30, 2017), Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures TRAILER, retrieved November 28, 2017
  4. ^ "Mattel Creations details Barbie slate ahead of MIPCOM 2016". toynews-online.biz. Retrieved November 28, 2017. Elsewhere, Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures is Barbie series developed for an older audience of 5 to 11 year olds. The new episodic show will chronicle the adventures of Barbie and her sisters, Chelsea, Stacie and Skipper.
  5. ^ "Mattel Creations: New Content for MIP, Reups & Deals". Animation Magazine. October 14, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2017. Iconic fashion doll Barbie has lots to offer at MIP: Barbie Dreamtopia (52 x 11, preschool), Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures (26 x 22, comedy) and Barbie Dolphin Magic (60 min., adventure).
  6. ^ "Mattel Creations greenlights two new Barbie series, more kids content". Kidscreen. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  7. ^ "Mattel Announces Two New Animated 'Barbie' Series & TV Special". Animation World Network. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
  8. ^ "Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures". June 28, 2018. Archived from the original on June 30, 2018.
  9. ^ "Schedule". YTV.com. June 24, 2018. Archived from the original on June 30, 2018. SUN JUN 24
    5:00pm to 5:30pm Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures Clubhouse (Remix)

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