The Morph Files

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The Morph Files
GenreClay animation
Children
Comedy
Adventure
Slapstick
Created byAardman Animations
Peter Lord
David Sproxton
Developed byAardman Animations
Peter Lord
David Sproxton
Written byAndy Walker
Directed byPeter Lord
David Sproxton
Creative director(s)Peter Lord
David Sproxton
Narrated byNeil Morrissey
Theme music composerAndy Walker
Opening theme"The Morph Files"
Ending theme"The Morph Files"
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
(only for the narrator)
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producer(s)Peter Lord
David Sproxton
Producer(s)Jacqueline White
CinematographyPeter Lord
David Sproxton
Editor(s)Andrew Hassenruck
Running time9 min
Production company(s)Aardman Animations
DistributorBBC
Release
Original networkBBC
Gold
Original release4 January –
29 March 1996
Chronology
Preceded bySMart
Followed byMorph TV

The Morph Files is a British children's stop-motion animated comedy television show featuring Morph (see Morph (franchise)). The series was narrated by Neil Morrissey and produced by Aardman Animations. The series is a mix of new animation and old footage from former shows, and features the same cast from The Amazing Adventures of Morph as well as footage from that show. It was originally aired on BBC in 1996 and was later aired on the ABC in Australia from 1 June 1998 to 13 June 2000, ATV World in Hong Kong, SABC 2 in South Africa and Premiere 12 in Singapore as well as on military television on BFBS and SSVC Television in a number of countries such as Germany, Falkland Islands and Gibraltar.

The show was being rerun on Gold and is available on the iTunes Store and Amazon Instant Video.

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1"Babysitting"4 January 1996 (1996-01-04)
2"Skiing"11 January 1996 (1996-01-11)
3"Gobbledygook"18 January 1996 (1996-01-18)
4"Doctor Morph"25 January 1996 (1996-01-25)
5"The Dog Show"1 February 1996 (1996-02-01)
6"Exercising"15 February 1996 (1996-02-15)
7"Games"22 February 1996 (1996-02-22)
8"The Film Show"29 February 1996 (1996-02-29)
9"Gardening"7 March 1996 (1996-03-07)
10"Mirrors"14 March 1996 (1996-03-14)
11"Little Green"21 March 1996 (1996-03-21)
12"Cowboys"28 March 1996 (1996-03-28)
13"The Birthday Party"29 March 1996 (1996-03-29)

Home media releases[edit]

In 1998, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released the series on VHS in the United States. Each of the three VHS tapes contained four (and five) episodes from the series. In the United Kingdom, the entire series was released on both VHS and DVD by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment whilst other VHS tapes were released by Roadshow Entertainment and ABC Video in Australia.

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