Poochini's Yard

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Poochini's Yard
Created byDave Thomas
Developed byRobin Steele
Directed byDave Thomas
Dave Marshall
StarringBilly West
Dee Bradley Baker
Leslie Carrara
Jeff Bennett
John Cygan
Maurice LaMarche
Composer(s)Rusty Andrews
Brad Carow
Bill Fulton
John Gonzalez
Country of originUSA
Germany
Netherlands
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26
Production
Executive producer(s)Ian Ensslen
Jeff Fino
Dr. Sylvia Rothblum
Producer(s)Thomas Haffa
Kaye Robinson
Dr. Sylvia Rothblum
Jeffrey C. Ulin
Running time30 mins
DistributorStudio 100
Release
Original networkSyndication
Original releaseFebruary 1, 2000 –
March 1, 2003

Poochini's Yard (a.k.a. Poochini) is an animated children's television series which originally aired globally in 2000, but did not debut in the United States until September 1, 2002.[1] The series follows the life of a dog named Poochini who runs away from home after his rich owner dies, gets captured by the dog pound and is adopted by an average American family.

Despite being created and co-produced by the San Francisco-based entertainment company WildBrain, Poochini was not shown in the United States for over two years after its production. The Christmas Tree and Coffee Dog are available (though hard to track down) on video and DVD. Co-produced, and internationally distributed, by Munich-based media group EM.TV,[2] Poochini was based on the award-winning short A Dog Cartoon (1999).

The series had only made 26 episodes with the final one airing in the United States on March 1, 2003. It aired in syndication and on The WB 100+ Station Group.

It was directed by Dave Marshall and Dave Thomas. The series was one of the final projects of background artist Maurice Noble, who is credited as design and color consultant.

Voice cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1

  • 1. Abandoned/The Gopher/The Cone
  • 2. Squeaky Fromage/Puppy Obey/Christmas Tree
  • 3. Peanut Butter/The Visitor/The Flea Collar
  • 4. Dog Wanted/Pleasant Puppy Dreams/Stray Dog
  • 5. The Tail/Albino Alligator/Dog Show
  • 6. Mad Dog on Duty/The Baldness/Doggie Day Afternoon
  • 7. Foamer/The Dog House of Tomorrow/Puppy Love
  • 8. Extreme Poochini Wrestling/The Guru/Psychic Dog
  • 9. Barking Orders/Fallout Shelter/Leash Law
  • 10. Checkers Dog/Dog Pile/The Skunk
  • 11. Bone Sweet Bone/Three Bad Dogs/Pyro Pooch
  • 12. Amnesiac Dog/Massive Hounds/Pet Smells
  • 13. Freak Week/Meat Madness/Vomitron
  • 14. Piranha/League of Dogs/Hosed
  • 15. Heatwave/Love Cats/Tar Dog
  • 16. Night of Terror/Queen Bee/Remote Control
  • 17. Diva Dog/Poolside Poochini/Newsboy Rampage
  • 18. Coffee Dog/Robot Dog/Bedtime
  • 19. Garden Guardian/Hurricane Poochini/Yard Sale of the Century
  • 20. A Hound in One/Poochersize/Super Hearing Dog
  • 21. Boning Up/Night Crawlers/Flying Dog
  • 22. Recyclers/Chili Dog/You Dirty Rat
  • 23. Dogsitter/The Servant/Phobic Family
  • 24. Carry On/Dognapped/Hi Class Hi Jinx
  • 25. Nurture Dog/Whitesylvania Forever/Born Again Dog
  • 26. Butterfly Season/Leaf Me Alone/Paranoid Dog

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of Wild Brain at wildbrain.com Archived 2007-02-16 at the Wayback Machine Accessed February 13th, 2007
  2. ^ "Wild Brain Storms Ahead" August 25th, 1999 San Francisco Chronicle article by David Lazarus - Accessed February 13th, 2007

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