The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants

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The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants.png
Promotional poster
Genre Action
Based on Captain Underpants
by Dav Pilkey
Developed by Peter Hastings
Mark Banker
Voices of
Narrated by Sean Astin
Theme music composer Peter Hastings
The Boom Clock
Composer(s) Jared Faber
Fred Kron
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Peter Hastings
Producer(s) Todd Grimes
Running time 24 minutes
Production company(s) Titmouse, Inc. (animation service)
Scholastic Entertainment
DreamWorks Animation Television
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Netflix Streaming Services
Original network Netflix
Original release July 13, 2018 (2018-07-13) – present

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants is an American flash animated web television series produced by DreamWorks Animation Television that is based on the film Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, in turn based on the Captain Underpants series of books by Dav Pilkey.[1][2]

The series began streaming on Netflix on July 13, 2018.[3]

Plot summary[edit]

The series revolves around the adventures of pranksters and comic book artists George Beard and Harold Hutchins, and their strict principal Mr. Krupp, who was hypnotized by George & Harold to become their creation: Captain Underpants, a brief-wearing superhero.

Voice cast[edit]


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Captain Underpants and the Frenzied Farts of Flabby Flabulous"Todd GrimesPeter HastingsJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
Melvin's latest invention turns Mr. Meaner into a big-bootied behemoth.
2"Captain Underpants and the Dreadful Debacle of DJ Drowsy Drawers"Seung W. Cha & Octavio E. RodriguezMark BankerJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
The school's DJ teacher becomes a supervillain who uses her powers to make everybody sleepy.
3"Captain Underpants and the Horrible Hostilities of the Homework Hydra"Seung W. ChaMatt SmithJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
George and Harold travel back to make sure homework doesn't exist, but the effect causes everyone to forget comic books as well. Meanwhile, four teachers turn into a four-headed hydra!
4"Captain Underpants and the Vexing Villainy of the Vile Vimpire"Kevin PeatyDaniel DominguezJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
Jessica turns into a "vimpire" whose job is to suck the fun out of children.
5"Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Perilous Misfortune of the T.P. Mummy"Octavio E. RodriguezMatt SmithJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
When Jerome Horwitz's toilets are clogged with toilet paper and comic books, George and Harold's French teacher turns into a toilet-paper mummy.
6"Captain Underpants and the Squishy Predicament of Stanley Peet's Stinky Pits"Seung W. ChaDaniel DominguezJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
George and Harold enter an avocado-growing contest...and then their nervous science teacher, Mr. Fyde, turns into an avocado monster.
7"Captain Underpants and the Costly Conundrum of the Calamitous Claylossus"Kevin PeatyMark BankerJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)

George and Harold befriend Bo Hweemuth, the misunderstood school bully. Realizing that he can't control the students through fear without Bo, Mr. Krupp has Melvin turn everyone against Bo again by turning him into a giant, rampaging monster made of clay.

Note: The Claymotion sequence was made by Stoopid Buddy Studios.
8"Captain Underpants and the Jarring Jerkiness of Judge J.O.R.T.S."Seung W. ChaDaniel DominguezJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
Señor Citizen, the school's clumsy new Spanish teacher, is inspired to become a superhero thanks to George and Harold's latest comic.
9"Captain Underpants and the Strange Strife of the Smelly Socktopus"Octavio E. RodriguezSindy Boveda SpackmanJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
After learning from Erica that being suspended from school is just like a vacation, George and Harold go on a pranking spree so that they can get suspended too, inadvertently creating a monster made of the school's old gym socks in the process.
10"Captain Underpants and the Flustering Mindless Woe of the Flushable Memory Wipes"Kevin PeatyMatt SmithJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
Jerome Horwitz Elementary is taken over by a mysterious former student and his memory removing flushable wipes.
11"Captain Underpants and the Soggy Salvation of the Swirling Sweatnami"Seung W. ChaDaniel DominguezJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
George and Harold once again hijack Melvin's Time Toad 2000 to travel back in time to stop the defining moment of Mr. Krupp's childhood to make him a nicer person in the present. However, upon returning they find that find that Krupp has become a ruthless businessman who has turned the school into a factory and the students into his workforce.
12"Captain Underpants and the Sickening Fumes of Smartsy Fartsy"Octavio E. RodriguezSindy Boveda SpackmanJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
With their 500th visit to the principal's office and subsequent expulsion fast approaching, George and Harold consult with the school superintendent, Dr. Vil Endenemys who tells them he can fire Mr. Krupp if they can retrieve his rulebook which is locked in a safe in his office. George and Harold use Melvin's latest invention to create a sentient fart, whom they dub Smartsy Fartsy, to infiltrate the office and steal the book but Smartsy turns on them when he feels the world is mocking him for being a fart.
13"Captain Underpants and the Troublesome Treachery of the Thieving Toot Fairy"Kevin PeatyDaniel DominguezJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
George and Harold continue their plan to steal Mr. Krupp's rulebook to avoid expulsion with some help from Melvin. Smartsy Fartsy returns under the guise of the Toot Fairy so that he can steal people's farts at night to amass an army to conquer the world. After once again foiling Smartsy's plans, Krupp is fired and George and Harold are expelled by Dr. Endenemys who reveals himself to be a future version of Melvin who has travelled to the past to fix his life.


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