Olliver's Adventures

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Olliver's Adventures
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Also known as Ollie's Under-the-Bed Adventures
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s)
  • English
  • French
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 39 (117 shorts)
Production
Running time 22 minutes (7 minutes per short)
Production company(s) Decode Entertainment
Release
Original network
First shown in April 15, 2001 (special)
Original release September 3, 2002 (2002-09-03) – March 20, 2005 (2005-03-20)[1] (series)

Olliver's Adventures also known as Ollie's Under-the-Bed Adventures[2] is an animated television show that originally aired on Teletoon on September 3, 2002 with the first 13 episodes.[1] It was produced by Collideascope and Decode Entertainment and consists of 117 shorts or 39 episodes of 3 shorts each.[3]

The pilot special, written by Edward Kay, was named Ollie's Under-the-Bed Adventures and won a Gemini Award for Best Animated Program.[4] It premiered on Teletoon on April 15, 2001.[5]

Plot[edit]

The show is about a young boy named Ollie who invents a world of his own using his imagination, creating stories that reconfigure his everyday life and impressions of the world into epic adventures.

Characters[edit]

Ollie usually has his toys as his companions:

  • Jorge the iguana
  • Trog the strong caveman
  • Tara the woman
  • Zoomerax the alien
  • Beano the dog

Broadcasts[edit]

Olliver's Adventures has aired on a number of channels around the world.

Countries Channels (notes) Currently airing? First aired
 Canada
  • No
  • No
  • No
  • September 7, 2002 (Teletoon)
  • May 13, 2011 (BBC Kids)
Asia[clarification needed] Nickelodeon No
 Australia ABC No
 France
  • No
  • Yes
  • June 29, 2015 (Gulli)
 Turkey Yumurcak TV No
 United Kingdom
  • No
  • No
March 15, 2003 (Toon Disney)
 United States Animania HD No
Greece Greece Channel 9 No

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Television Program Logs". Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. 2016-03-02. Archived from the original on 2016-05-16. 
  2. ^ "TV Listings Guide and TV Schedule, Where to Watch TV Shows - Zap2it". Tvschedule.zap2it.com. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Olliver's Adventures". Dhxmedia.com. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  4. ^ AWN | Animation World Network. "Teletoon Premieres Olliver's Adventures | AWN | Animation World Network". AWN. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 
  5. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20010413175319/http://www.teletoon.com/TV/Highlights_En.shtml

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