|Created by||Antoni D'ocon|
|Written by||Josep Viciana|
|Country of origin||Spain|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||56|
|Running time||25 mins|
|Production company(s)||D'Ocon Films Production|
|Original release||November 1 1987 – 1989|
The Fruitties is an animated television series produced in Spain by D'Ocon Film Productions in 1987. It originally aired on Spanish television TVE. Originally, 91 episodes were created - each 10 minutes long - but the series was often repackaged as 56 25-minute episodes. The series was dubbed into many languages and, in 1991, an English-language version of the show made its debut on British television.
The show featured the adventures of anthropomorphic talking fruit in and around a forest island.
- It was broadcast on RTÉ2 1989.
- Cartoon Network during 1994–2002 known as The Fruitties.
- The series was known as Les Fruittis.
- Known as both Los Fruittis (Other Releases) & Fruittis (TVE).
- It was broadcast in Bulgaria, known as "Плодчетата".
- It was broadcast in Serbia on "Kanal D". Known as "Voćkice".
- It was broadcast in Slovakia known as Ovocníčkovia.
- It was broadcast in Brazil known as Frutas e companhia.
- It was broadcast in Italy known as Tutti Frutti.
- It was broadcast in Poland known as Owocowe ludki.
- It was broadcast in Egypt known as الفواكه in Arabic.
- It was broadcast in Andorra known as Els Fruittis.
- It was broadcast in South Korea known as "과일동산".
- It was broadcast in Romania known as "Fructișoarele".
- It was broadcast in Hungary known as "Gyümölcsfalva lakói".
- It was released in Greece known as "Τα Φρουτάκια".
- Sean Barrett - Roly is a pineapple with a southern Spanish accent. He tends to brag and get the entire team in trouble.
- Daniel Flynn - Pak is a knowledgeable banana. He carries a haversack containing an array of handy survival equipment.
- Peter Whitman - Thorny is a dim-witted cactus, speaking with a southern US accent. His prickly body saves the group from dangerous creatures on many occasions, although it is a pain in the neck to Roly at times.
- Stacey Gregg - Kumba is the only female and human in the group. She joins Roly, Pak and Thorny to guide them around the world. She sports a bikini made of leaves.
- Sean Barrett also provides the voice of Boss - an antagonistic wild boar who speaks with a Bronx-style accent.
The show is fondly remembered for its musical songs at both the opening and closing credits.
A downloadable CD had finally been released on Itunes during late 2014. It's missing all the major Instrumental tracks used in the show like the Monkey Dance Theme, but it does contain all the major vocal tracks from the series and it's issued in 2 languages, both Spanish and English on this URL:
Track List Spanish Album ITunes Release (Fruittis):
1) Los Fruittis
2) El Bosque de los Fruittis
3) Gazpacho el Campeón
4) Safari Fotográfico
5) El Pirata Alcachofo
6) Viva el Sol
7) Vaya Trio
8) Canción del Agua
9) Canción del Ahorro
10) Viva la Nieve
11) Viajando en Globo
Track List UK Album ITunes Release (Fruitties):
1) The Fruitties (Original Version)
2) The Fruitties' Forest (Original Version)
3) Roly, The Champion (Original Version)
4) Picture Taking (Original Version)
5) Artichoke, the Pirate (Original Version)
6) Tuttie Fruttie (Original Version)
7) Trio (Original Version)
8) Water (Original Version)
9) Saving (Original Version)
10) Live (Original Version)
11) Ballooning (Original Version)
12) Kumba (Original Version)
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