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
GenreAction
Adventure
Comedy
Based onCaptain Underpants
by Dav Pilkey
Developed byPeter Hastings
Mark Banker
Voices of
Narrated bySean Astin
Theme music composerPeter Hastings
Composer(s)Jared Faber Fred Kron
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes39 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Peter Hastings
Producer(s)Todd Grimes
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Titmouse, Inc. (animation service)
Scholastic Entertainment
DreamWorks Animation Television
DistributorNBCUniversal Television Distribution
Netflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseJuly 13, 2018 (2018-07-13) –
present (present)

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants is an American 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. The second season was released on February 8, 2019,[3] and the third season was released on July 19, 2019.[4] A Halloween special titled The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants: Hack-a-Ween was released on October 8th, 2019.[5]

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.

Characters[edit]

Main[edit]

  • Mr. Benjamin Krupp/Captain Underpants/Additional Voices (Nat Faxon)
  • George Beard (Ramone Hamilton)
  • Harold Hutchins (Jay Gragnani)
  • Melvin Sneedly/Additional Voices (Jorge Diaz)
  • The Narrator/Additional Voices (Sean Astin)
  • Comic Narrator (Peter Hastings)

Recurring[edit]

  • Erica Wang/Plungerina (Erica Luttrell)
  • Jessica Gordon/Messica Gorgon (Dayci Brookshire)
  • Steve "Gooch" Yamaguchi (Evan Kishiyama)
  • Dressy Killman (Dayci Brookshire)
  • Bo Hweemuth/Claylossus (Brennan Murray)
  • Stanley Peet (Jorge Diaz)
  • Dante (Dave Boat)
  • Ms. Edith Anthrope/Clogneta (Patty Mattson)
  • Ms. Tara Ribble/Homework Hydra/Queen Zombee (Laraine Newman)
  • Mr. Kenny B. Meaner/Flabby Flabulous/Sergeant Boxers/Borelock (David Koechner)
  • Mr. Rected/Cloggernaut (Jorge Diaz)
  • Ms. Hurd/DJ Drowsy Drawers (Tress MacNeille)
  • Mr. Toilette Ree (Clancy Brown)
  • Dr. Mentor (Laraine Newman)

Guests[edit]

Villains[edit]

Additional Voices[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
113July 13, 2018 (2018-07-13)
213February 8, 2019 (2019-02-08)
313July 19, 2019 (2019-07-19)


Reception[edit]

The show received mixed to positive reviews.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kofi Outlaw. "Netflix and DreamWorks Announce She-Ra, Trolls, Captain Underpants and More". ComicBook.com. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "Netflix, DreamWorks Partner for Six Animated Shows in 2018, Including 'Trolls,' 'Boss Baby' Series". Variety. December 12, 2017.
  3. ^ "The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants Season 2 Coming to Netflix in February 2019". What's on Netflix. January 18, 2018.
  4. ^ Mallenbaum, Carly. "Netflix list for July 2019: Everything new and expiring". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2019-11-22.
  5. ^ Trumbore, Dave (2019-10-07). "Exclusive 'Captain Underpants' Halloween Special Clip Sees Balloon Monsters Running Amok". Collider. Retrieved 2019-11-22.

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