My Friends Tigger & Pooh

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My Friends Tigger & Pooh
My Friends Tigger & Pooh title card.png
Created by A. A. Milne (characters)
Bobs Gannaway
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz
Jim Cummings
Dee Bradley Baker
Travis Oates
Peter Cullen
Ken Sansom
Kath Soucie
Max Burkholder
Oliver Dillon
Theme music composer Andy Sturmer
Opening theme "My Friends Tigger & Pooh Theme Song" (performed by Kay Hanley) (Season 1)
Chloë Grace Moretz (Season 2)
Ending theme "My Friends Tigger & Pooh Theme Song" (instrumental with a summary of one of chosen episodes)
Composer(s) Andy Sturmer (score/songs)
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 63 (including 3 films) (list of episodes)
Production
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) Walt Disney Television Animation
Distributor Buena Vista Television (May–September 2007)
Disney–ABC Domestic Television (September 2007 – October 2010)
Release
Original network Disney Channel (Playhouse Disney) (2007–10)
Disney Junior (reruns; 2016–present)
Picture format 480i (4:3 SDTV)
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
Original release May 12, 2007 – October 9, 2010

My Friends Tigger & Pooh is an American computer-animated children's television series inspired by A. A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh. The series features Pooh and other characters from the book and prior television adaptations and introduces two new characters: 6-year-old Darby and her dog Buster. Darby is the main human character, but Pooh's owner, Christopher Robin, makes two appearances over the course of the series.

Developed by Walt Disney Television Animation, the show premiered on Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney block on May 12, 2007. The show's theme song is a pop song that is played at the beginning of each episode. It was written by Jellyfish lead singer Andy Sturmer and is performed by former Letters to Cleo singer Kay Hanley. In Season 2, Chloë Grace Moretz as Darby (replacing Kay Hanley) performed the theme. Also, beginning with this series Travis Oates assumed the role of Piglet, taking over for John Fiedler, who died in 2005, two years prior to the debut of the series.

In July 2010, My Friends Tigger & Pooh was omitted from the Playhouse Disney lineup, while it returned in October that same year with new episodes. After Playhouse Disney rebranded into Disney Junior on February 14, 2011, the show was temporarily off the air for five years until returning on September 12, 2016, for Pooh's 90th anniversary.

Cast[edit]

Main characters
Recurring characters
Minor characters

Production crew[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Owl and Gopher[edit]

Owl and Gopher never appeared in the series, although Beaver loosely resembles Gopher and Owl did appear in some books based on the series. Beaver is a cameo character from Disney's 1955 classic, Lady and the Tramp.

Also, in the direct-to-DVD film Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too, when Beaver guesses the right password to go to Tigger's side of the Wood, Tigger disappointedly says "I miss Gopher."

DVD releases[edit]

Super Sleuth Christmas Movie
Symphony for a Rabbit / Tigger Goes Snowflaky
  • Friendly Tails (March 4, 2008)
Darby, Solo Sleuth / Doggone Buster
Darby's Tail / Tigger's Delivery Service
Pooh-Rates of the Hundred Acre Wood / Tigger's Hiccup Pickup
  • Hundred Acre Wood Haunt (September 2, 2008)
Super-Sized Darby / Piglet's Lightning Fightening
Eeyore's Trip to the Moon / The Incredible Shrinking Roo
Eeyore's Home Sweet Home / Rabbit's Prized Pumpkin
Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too
Super Duper Super Sleuths
Darby Gets Lemons, Makes Lemonade / Dancing with Darby
  • Bedtime with Pooh (August 17, 2010)
Eeyore's Sad Day / Tigger's Bedtime for Bouncer
Buster's Bath / Once in a Pooh Moon
Pooh's Double Trouble / Eeyore Sleeps on It

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