The Boss Baby: Back in Business

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The Boss Baby: Back in Business
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GenreComedy
Based on
Developed byBrandon Sawyer
Voices of
Theme music composer
Composer(s)
  • Ben Bromfield
  • Ryan Elder
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26
Production
Executive producer(s)Brandon Sawyer
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)DreamWorks Animation Television
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06) –
present
Chronology
Preceded byThe Boss Baby
External links
Website

The Boss Baby: Back in Business is an American computer-animated web television series produced by DreamWorks Animation that is a follow-up of the 2017 film The Boss Baby, loosely based on the book of the same name by Marla Frazee. The series premiered on Netflix on April 6, 2018.

JP Karliak voices the title character, replacing Alec Baldwin; only Eric Bell Jr. reprised his role from the film, returning as The Triplets,[1] while Pierce Gagnon replaces Miles Bakshi as Timmy.

Season 2 premiered on October 12, 2018.[2]

Premise[edit]

Taking place after the film, the series follows Boss Baby, and his Slow-witted big brother Tim, as they navigate around the world of Baby Corp while dealing with a new cute threat that involves battling cats.[3][4]

Cast[edit]

  • JP Karliak as Theodore Lindsey "Ted" Templeton Jr. / Boss Baby
  • Pierce Gagnon as Timothy Leslie "Timmy" Templeton
  • David W. Collins as Ted Templeton Sr.
  • Hope Levy as Janice Templeton
  • Kevin Michael Richardson as Jimbo
  • Alex Cazares as Staci
  • Eric Bell Jr. as The Triplets
  • Nora Dunn as Gigi (season 2)
  • Cynthia Erivo as Turtleneck Superstar CEO Baby (season 2)
  • Victor Raider-Wexler as Frederic Estes (season 2)
  • Flula Borg as Mega Fat CEO Baby
  • Jake Green as Bootsy Calico (season 1)
  • Sarah-Nicole Robles as Marisol
  • David Lodge as Magnus
  • Brandon Scott as Manager Baby Hendershot
  • Kari Wahlgren as Marsha Krinkle
  • Justin Felbinger as Danny

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
113April 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
213October 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)

Season 1 (2018)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal release date
11"Scooter Buskie"Matt EngstromBrandon SawyerScott Cooper, Steve Cooper & Christo StambolievApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
A neighborhood baby named Scooter Buskie has been constantly crying and throwing tantrums, and the baby love goes down. So in order to fix this problem, Boss Baby tries to put Scooter Buskie back in training at Baby Corp. However, that doesn't work, so Tim - Boss Baby's brother - tries to reunite Scooter with his family again. It works; everyone goes "aww."
22"Cat's in the Cradle"Pete JacobsBrandon SawyerMandy Clotworthy, Steve Cooper & Ben McLaughlinApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Ted "Boss Baby" Templeton Jr. and his field team investigate kitty chatter translated to Bootsy Calico, and his parents find a stray kitten. Ted and the kitten compete for the parents' love and Tim helps Ted win by pitching the idea of making it seem that the kitten scratched and mauled Ted. Ted learns that the kitten is from an insane vet named Bootsy Calico who knows about Baby Corp and wants to take it down.
33"Family Fun Night"Matt Engstrom & Allan JacobsenJD RyznarZeus Cervas, Scott Cooper, Glenn Harmon, Brian Hatfield, Trevor Tamboline & Kenji OnoApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Ted's family plan for a Family Fun Night where they decide to visit a kitten-themed restaurant. Tim is excited but a grumpy Ted grows suspicious of the restaurant's out-of-ordinary feline practices. They discover that Bootsie Calico runs the restaurant and he is trying to win their neighborhood's love by gifting kittens in takeout boxes. Ted and his field team foil Bootsie's plan by using sea shells to make the kittens aggressive.
44"Formula for Menace: A Dekker Moonboots Mystery"Allan JacobsenSam CheringtonScott Cooper, Kenji Ono, Greg Leysens & Paul ScarlataApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Ted repeatedly naps unexpectedly during work at Baby Corp. and soon discovers that all the babies working there are showing signs of growing up. Ted and his field team discover that the baby formula meant to keep babies as babies forever was tainted with vanilla milkshake. They suspect Mega Fat CEO Baby but later discover that an abandoned baby had tainted the formula in an attempt to win her place in Baby Corp. despite her imaginative ideas. Ted learns that it is important to allow creative out-of-box thinking in the corporate workplace.
55"Monster Machine"Pete JacobsAlexandra Decas & Melanie KirschbaumMandy Clothworthy & Ben McLaughlinApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Ted is worried that the annual Little Dumpling Pageant will cause a dip in baby love levels after the last year's winner Jarreau McIntosh had his fame go to his head, making him a spoiled baby. Ted enlists Jimbo to enter the competition and win it. However, Jimbo is a fan of Jarreau and becomes his bodyguard. Ted pushes Staci to enter the competition instead and she eliminates the opponents one by one. Meanwhile, Tim tries to get the crown from Jarreau but is stopped by Jimbo. He learns that his own victory years ago was a lie told by his parents to make him feel like winner. Jarreau gives up the crown to go back to being a drummer instead. Staci wins but she turns around and crowns the crying runner-up baby. The other babies join them on stage and pass the crown around; this restores the dipping baby love levels. The parents and the host Marsha terminate the show seeing a contest based on cute looks is vain. Ted commends Staci on the change of her heart, but Staci dismisses him saying that she was merely getting the vain contest cancelled; she prefers contests that are based on talent.
66"The Constipation Situation"Christo StambolievSam CheringtonIan Abando, Wolf-Rüdiger Bloss, Paul Cohen, Fred Gonzales, Howard Perry & Rossen VarbanovApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Ted is constipated and forced by his boss to take a sick day, which he hates. As Tim and their parents try to cure him, his team has to face one of Calico's nefarious plans. Ted isn't one to stay idle, but if he is caught working on his sick day, Mega Fat CEO Baby will fire him.
77"The Boss Babysitter"Allan JacobsenAlexandra Decas & Melanie KirschbaumClayton Christman, Brian Hatfield & Arielle RosensteinApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Ted and Tim's parents have tickets for a concert and leave them with a well-regarded teenage babysitter. They decide to get rid of her, but then Tim gets a crush on her and Ted has to follow through his plan with the help of his team.
88"Into the Belly of the Den of the House of the Nest of Cats"Pete JacobsAlexandra Decas & Melanie KirschbaumJerome Co & Ben McLaughlinApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
99"Spirit Day"Christo StambolievSam CheringtonWolf-Rüdiger Bloss & Fred GonzalesApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
1010"Par Avion"Christo StambolievBrandon SawyerPaul Cunningham, Fred Gonzales, Brian Hatfield & Jon MagramApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
Tim and Ted's parents win a all-expenses paid trip to Paris. Once on board, Ted and Time discover that the airplane is full of babies, Stacy and Jimbo included, and that Marsha Krinkle and her cameraman are also on board. The travel was a trap by Mega Fat CEO Baby to create a crisis on-air so he could fire Ted. When Ted gets knocked out by the travel-sickness medication on his milk, is up to Tim and Stacy to prevent the plan's success and save Ted's job.
1111"Cat Cop!"Pete JacobsJD RyznarMandy Clotworthy & Ben McLaughlinApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
While Ted and Tim were on Paris, Calico managed to get one of his cats appointed as a police officer. The cat is inducing her human partner to fine families with kids so they'd sell their houses to Calico and leave the city. Ted makes a deal with Mega Fat CEO Baby to get the golden surveillance equipment and he and his team must find proof of Calico's schemes or Ted will lose his job.
1212"Hang in There, Baby"Allan JacobsenJD RyznarPaul Cunningham & Arielle RosensteinApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)
When Mega Fat CEO Baby threatens to fire Ted thanks to a secret of his he'd found, Tim, Ted and his team plan a nocturnal raid on BabyCorp to steal the evidence. But it turns out all of it was a trap by Mega Fat CEO Baby to fire them. He calls Tim and Ted parents and when they're unable to return home in time, their scared parents put all kinds of security and vigilance on their rooms. Meanwhile, Calico uses Jimbo's lost pacifier to break into BabyCorp.
1313"Six Well-Placed Kittens"Christo StambolievBrandon SawyerWolf-Rüdiger Bloss & Fred GonzalesApril 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)

Season 2 (2018)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal release date
141"As the Diaper Changes"Pete JacobsSam CheringtonJerome Co & Ben McLaughlinOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
152"Super Cool Big Kids, Inc."Allan JacobsenAlexandra Decas & Melanie KirschbaumPaul Cunningham, Brian Hatfield, & Rob PorterOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Tim starts a business called Super Cool Big Kids, Inc. with Ted’s help. He starts to get big kids love because of starting it.
163"P.U."Christo StambolievJD RyznarFred Gonzales & Wolf-Rüdiger BlossOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
R&D Baby Simmons messes up the Stink-less Serum formula colossally and becomes the stinkiest baby in the planet. Meanwhile, Ted and Tim make a wager that Tim should make $20 before dawn or else, Ted gets the room. However, Ted must stop baby love from going down and make Simmons stink-less again.
174"Hush, Little Baby"Pete JacobsBrandon SawyerJerome Co & Ben McLaughlinOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Tim tries to bring Ted and Gigi together, so Gigi takes them to the senior center library for story time until Estes and the oldies take the room. Ted must find a way to get story time back.
185"Night of the Frodarg"Allan JacobsenSam CheringtonPaul Cunningham & Brian HatfieldOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
196"Fugitive's Day Out"Christo StambolievBrandon SawyerWolf-Rüdiger Bloss & Fred GonzalesOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Ted is falsely accused and Turtleneck Superstar CEO Baby brings back Mega Fat Regular Baby back to nab Ted. Ted must escape and get his team to prove his innocence and who’s guilty.
207"El Apasionado Negocio de la Niñera"Pete JacobsAlexandra Decas & Melanie KirschbaumJerome Co & Ben McLaughlinOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Old people hire Marisol to babysit for the rest of the summer. Meanwhile, when Gigi is sick, Ted gets his team to make Gigi look like a babysitter while he and Tim tries to get Marisol back to sitting babies
218"Plushythingy"Allan JacobsenMegan AtkinsonPaul Cunningham & Brian HatfieldOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Ted falls in love with a furry new doll called Plushythingy and the other babies do too. But the old people who made it takes the toy back due to making flaws which saddens Ted.
229"Number One Problem"Pete JacobsJD RyznarBen McLaughlin & Steve TrenbirthOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
Ted is getting potty-trained by Gigi, so he sits naked till he poops which annoys Tim. This also benefits Ted to impress Turtleneck Superstar CEO Baby as he is relaxed. Tim tries get him with pants on.
2310"Picture Perfect"Christo StambolievSam CheringtonFred Gonzales & Wolf-Rüdiger BlossOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
2411"Play It Again, Tim"Allan JacobsenAlexandra Decas & Melanie KirschbaumPaul Cunningham & Brian HatfieldOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
2512"Research & Development"Pete JacobsSam CheringtonBen McLaughlin & Steve TrenbirthOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)
2613"Wrinkles & Stinkles"Christo StambolievJD RyznarWolf-Rüdiger Bloss & Fred GonzalesOctober 12, 2018 (2018-10-12)

Release[edit]

The series premiered on Netflix on April 6, 2018.[5][6]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2019 Kidscreen Awards Best New Series The Boss Baby: Back in Business Nominated [7]
Best Animated Series The Boss Baby: Back in Business Nominated
Kids' Choice Awards Favorite Cartoon The Boss Baby: Back in Business Nominated [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lawrence, Derek (March 2, 2018). "Watch the trailer for the Netflix animated series The Boss Baby: Back in Business". ComingSoon.net.
  2. ^ AWN Staff Editor (October 2, 2018). "WATCH: 'The Boss Baby: Back in Business' Season 2 Trailers".CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (12 December 2017). "DreamWorks & Netflix Plan 6 New Series, Date 'Trolls' Toon". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  4. ^ Lawrence, Derek (12 December 2017). "Boss Baby, Trolls original series coming to Netflix". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  5. ^ "New Trailer for the Netflix Series The Boss Baby: Back in Business". comingsoon.net. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  6. ^ Julia Alexander. "'The Boss Baby, just nominated for a Golden Globe, gets a Netflix series". Polygon. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "2019 Kidscreen Award Winners Announced". Animation World Network. December 14, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Kimberly Nordyke (23 March 2019). "Kids' Choice Awards: Full List of Winners List". The Hollywood Reporter.

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