Elliot Moose (TV series)

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Elliot Moose
Elliot moose.jpg
Title screen
Created by Andrea Beck (Author)
Jed MacKay
Directed by Steve Wright
Michael McNamara
Charles E. Bastien
Starring Charles P. Schott
Alisa Walton
Heidimarie Guggi
Stephen LaFrenie
Mark Wallace
Country of origin Canada
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26 (104 segments)
Production
Producer(s) Marianne Culbert
Running time 20 minutes (4 mini-episodes)
Production company(s) Nelvana
Release
Original network PBS
Sprout (2005 - 2007)
Original release September 30, 2000[1] – 2001

Elliot Moose is a Canadian children's live-action and animated television series produced by Nelvana for PBS in the United States; the series premiered on September 30, 2000.[1][2] The series is based on a series of children's books by Andrea Beck, its 104 episodes show the adventures of a young moose named Elliot who lives in a place called "The Big House". He goes on adventures with his friends; Beaverton, Lionel, Socks, and Paisley.

The series was developed by Jed MacKay and produced by Marianne Culbert. The series was unique in that half of the stories were animated, and half were live action; reflecting children's real world of play and their imaginary world. The music was composed by Bruce Ley and Jed MacKay.

Live-action actors[edit]

Voice Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Note: The first and last episode segments are live-action, while the second and third episode segments are animated.

Season 1: 2000[edit]

No. Segments Original airdate
1 "The Alien / The Lion Who Lost His Roar / The Marshmallow Express / Help!" TBA
  • The Alien -
  • The Lion Who Lost His Roar - King Lionel has lost his roar, gets it back when he rescues Elliot and Socks from a fierce lion.
  • The Marshmallow Express - Sheriff Elliot and Deputy Socks have to stop the Marshmallow Express from crashing into a rock blocking the railway.
  • Help! -
2 "A Tail or Two / A Lion In Summer / The Giant Pongolongo / Elliot's Masterpiece" TBA
  • A Tail or Two -
  • A Lion In Summer -
  • The Giant Pongolongo -
  • Elliot's Masterpiece -
3 "Lionel and the Roaring Hiccups / Sockserella / Crazy Mixed-Up Lion / The Cap Club" TBA
  • Lionel and the Roaring Hiccups -
  • Sockserella - Sockserella, helped by her Fairy Godfather attends a dance ball and meets Prince Elliot for a dance.
  • Crazy Mixed-Up Lion - Hoping to take a break from meetings, King Lionel decides to be something other than a lion.
  • The Cap Club -
4 "Ride Share / Fistful of Crayons / The Socksness Monster / Another Way To Play" TBA
  • Ride Share -
  • Fistful of Crayons - Kid Crayon introduces colour to Rainbow Gulch and then Annie Socksley comes to town.
  • The Socksness Monster - Elliot tries to get a photo of the Lochness Monster for Professor McPaisley, with a bit of help from Socks.
  • Another Way To Play -
5 "Bear Care / Dragon Horse / 201—A Space Oddity / Tuneless" TBA
  • Bear Care -
  • Dragon Horse -
  • 201—A Space Oddity -
  • Tuneless -
6 "Batter Up! / The Case of the Haunted Windmill / The Cape of Courage / Dream Along With Me" TBA
  • Batter Up! -
  • The Case of the Haunted Windmill - Elliot Moose and Dr. Sockson uncover Mousiarti's plot to scare Amy from her windmill.
  • The Cape of Courage - King Lionel feels afraid without his cape of courage until he ventures to retrieve it along with his kite.
  • Dream Along With Me -
7 "The Mountain / Queen of the Waves / Playground Puzzle / Collector Elliot" TBA
  • The Mountain -
  • Queen of the Waves - Captain Elliot Moosebeard and First Mate Socks rescue Amy Queen of the Waves from an evil sea dragon.
  • Playground Puzzle - Elliot Moose and Dr. Sockson investigate the disappearance of playground rides.
  • Collector Elliot -
8 "The Tooter Scooter / Star Trick / The Case of the Invisible Elephant / The Quest Request" TBA
  • The Tooter Scooter -
  • Star Trick -
  • The Case of the Invisible Elephant -
  • The Quest Request -
9 "The Wading Pool / Shabu Gamu / The Lost Treasure / Circus Thrill" TBA
  • The Wading Pool -
  • Shabu Gamu -
  • The Lost Treasure -
  • Circus Thrill -
10 "Beach Toys / Lion Aid / Sir Elliot and the Dragon / Friendship Flowers" TBA
  • Beach Toys -
  • Lion Aid -
  • Sir Elliot and the Dragon -
  • Friendship Flowers -
11 "Wake Up, Elliot! / A Little Magic / Slow and Steady / Spoil Sport" TBA
  • Wake Up, Elliot! -
  • A Little Magic -
  • Slow and Steady -
  • Spoil Sport -
12 "The Cat Nap / Elliot Mapleberry / The Magic Pond / Boo!" TBA
  • The Cat Nap -
  • Elliot Mapleberry -
  • The Magic Pond -
  • Boo! -
13 "Happy Homemakers / The Mystery of the Missing Chalk / The Legend of the Purple Knight / The Walnut Conspiracy" TBA
  • Happy Homemakers -
  • The Mystery of the Missing Chalk -
  • The Legend of the Purple Knight -
  • The Walnut Conspiracy -

Season 2: 2001[edit]

No. Segments Original airdate
14 "Yes We Have No Bananas / Double Trouble / The Case of the Popcorn Pirate / The Spooky Kooky Creature" TBA
  • Yes We Have No Bananas -
  • Double Trouble - Mousenificent uses robotic clones of Paisley, Amy and Beaverton to steal a secret spice, but Commander Elliot and Rocket Socks thwart him.
  • The Case of the Popcorn Pirate - Detective Elliot and Dr. Sockson investigate Farmer Paisley's disappearing corn crops which are being turned into popcorn by Professor Mouseiarti.
  • The Spooky Kooky Creature -
15 "The Surprise Party / Hot Ice / The Mapleberry Touch / Underwater Collecting" TBA
  • The Surprise Party -
  • Hot Ice - During a treasure hunt, Captain Elliot's boat gets stuck in an iceberg, but Drusilla Dragon helps out, telling them how much she enjoys visitors.
  • The Mapleberry Touch - Sir Lionel gives King Elliot a magic vase with a genie. The genie grants Elliot a wish to turn anything he touches into mapleberries. This turns out to be a big mistake.
  • Underwater Collecting -
16 "Be Still Life / Picture This / Beaverton Caruso / Hopscotch Fever" TBA
  • Be Still Life -
  • Picture This - Elliot wants to take a picture of the Mustache Mouse, but is interrupted by the Zigzag Fly.
  • Beaverton Caruso - Stranded on a desert island, Beaverton is focused on working, while Elliot and Socks neglect their duties to have some fun.
  • Hopscotch Fever -
17 "Beaverton's Dam / Star Players / Socksel and Grelliot / Mapleberry Hog" TBA
  • Beaverton's Dam -
  • Star Players - Commander Elliot and Rocket Socks, find themselves trapped in Beaverton's space cleaning ship. A wishing star on the ship is the answer to their predicament.
  • Socksel and Grelliot - Socksel, Grelliot and Paisel get lost in the forest. Paisel guides them back and Meister Mouse gives them back their mapleberries.
  • Mapleberry Hog -
18 "The Song Contest / New Crew / The Treasure Chest / Comfy As A King" TBA
  • The Song Contest -
  • New Crew - Sir Mousey McPilfer plots to overthrow Captain Elliot and his crew so he can steal the treasure of the Smiling King, but ends up with no treasure at all.
  • The Treasure Chest - Captain Elliot and his crew look around an island for treasure, Elliot hurting his foot against an oyster, which holds a pearl.
  • Comfy As A King -
19 "The Hike / Ascent of Moose Mountain / Dragon's Egg / No Sleep For Elliot" TBA
  • The Hike -
  • Ascent of Moose Mountain - Elliot and Socks compete against Lionel and Paisley to be the first to climb to the peak of Moose Mountain.
  • Dragon's Egg - Mousenificent strands Commander Elliot and Rocket Socks on an uncharted planet, but the Space Dragon Tiny decides to rescue them, while they save her egg from Mousenificent.
  • No Sleep For Elliot -
20 "It's Only Me / Red Riding Socks / Socks And Shoes / The Workout" TBA
  • It's Only Me -
  • Red Riding Socks - Red Riding Socks takes a basket of goodies to her grandmother, but Wolfgang mouse intends to get the basket for himself.
  • Socks And Shoes - Sir Elliot Moosealot and Squire Socks perform a special juggling act with tap dancing to make the tyrant Queen of Dragontown happy.
  • The Workout -
21 "The Broken Robot / Paisley The Great / Scaredy Cat / Ace of Space" TBA
  • The Broken Robot -
  • Paisley The Great - Paisley has a case of stage fright, but an encounter with a fierce lion helps overcome his fear.
  • Scaredy Cat - Lionel is appointed a circus star by Amy, but Lionel doesn't want to go to the city, so he acts like a scaredy cat.
  • Ace of Space -
22 "Mighty Muscle Maker / The Squeakily Ghost / The Flower-Spotted Dragon / Elliot's Hat" TBA
  • Mighty Muscle Maker -
  • The Squeakily Ghost - Detective Elliot and Dr. Sockson investigate a Squeakily Ghost in Beaverton's farm, which turns out to be Paisley doing his washing.
  • The Flower-Spotted Dragon - Elliot and Socks try to take a picture of the flower-spotted dragon Dorathea, but her camouflage isn't making it easy.
  • Elliot's Hat -
23 "Tummy Ache / Mysterious Pieland / Space Monkeys / Mapleberry Pie" TBA
  • Tummy Ache -
  • Mysterious Pieland - Captain Moosebeard's treasure hunt leads his crew to a island made of candy called Pieland, but this is a trap set by Sir Mousey McPilfer, so he can steal their ship.
  • Space Monkeys - Commander Elliot and Rocket Socks search for Amy's missing space spinach, which has been stolen by Mousenificent and his space monkey crew.
  • Mapleberry Pie -
24 "Beaverton's Balloons / Emperor Elliot's New Robe / The Sea Dragon / Nursery Rhyme" TBA
  • Beaverton's Balloons -
  • Emperor Elliot's New Robe - Emperor Elliot does not have a birthday robe for this year, so his friends make him one.
  • The Sea Dragon - Captain Elliot and his crew see what they think is a sea dragon until they meet Drusilla the next morning.
  • Nursery Rhyme -
25 "Glum Chum / The Mystery At Top Cat Manor / Sleeping Socks / Backscratching" TBA
  • Glum Chum -
  • The Mystery At Top Cat Manor -
  • Sleeping Socks -
  • Backscratching -
26 "Smile! / The Case of the Missing Mapleberries / Fly By Knight / The Mousetrap" TBA
  • Smile! -
  • The Case of the Missing Mapleberries -
  • Fly By Knight -
  • The Mousetrap -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Animation World News - Television". awn.com. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Current.org - PBS debuts 'Bookworm Bunch,' 2000". current.org. Retrieved 24 November 2015. 

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