The New Woody Woodpecker Show
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|The New Woody Woodpecker Show|
|Created by||Walter Lantz (characters)|
|Voices of||Billy West
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||53 (whole)
Woody Woodpecker: 105
Chilly Willy: 31
Winnie Woodpecker: 11
Knothead & Splinter: 10
|Running time||21 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Universal Cartoon Studios|
|Original channel||Fox (Fox Kids)|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original release||May 8, 1999– March 28, 2002|
|Preceded by||The Woody Woodpecker Show|
|Followed by||Woody Woodpecker|
The New Woody Woodpecker Show is an animated television series based on the original cartoon by Walter Lantz, produced by Universal Cartoon Studios and aired from 1999 until 2002 on Fox Kids (United States) and BBC (UK). It is an updated version of The Woody Woodpecker Show with characters from the classic series and a few new ones appearing in their own segments.
Each 22-minute episode consists of three segments, two featuring Woody Woodpecker (or his fellow woodpecker co-stars) and one starring Chilly Willy. Each have their own supporting casts.
- Woody Woodpecker (voiced by Billy West) - In this modern update, Woody Woodpecker lives in a treehouse overlooking an apartment building in the city. He is frequently portrayed as a lazy moocher, often looking for ways to get by without lifting a finger. This does not endear him to his rivals, but Woody doesn't take their resistance lightly.
- Wally Walrus (Billy West) - A Swedish walrus who lives in the apartment Woody's treehouse overlooks. Woody frequently mooches him for food and generally proves to be a nuisance for him.
- Mrs. Meany (Andrea Martin) - The mean landlord who owns the apartment building that Wally and Woody live in. She is another of Woody's frequent adversaries.
- Buzz Buzzard (Mark Hamill) - A sleazy vulture who is always concocting scams and cons on Woody, though Woody frequently outsmarts him. In this series, Buzz often operates with a sidekick named Tweaky Da Lackey.
- Winnie Woodpecker (B.J. Ward) - A female woodpecker who tends to get into her own misadventures. She has a more dignified persona than Woody's. Unlike the original series, Winnie and Woody are best friends instead of boyfriend and girlfriend.
- Knothead (E.G. Daily) and Splinter (Nika Futterman) - Woody's nephew and niece, who can't help but give their uncle (and anybody else) a hard time.
- Chilly Willy - A silent penguin who lives in the Arctic, though he frequently dreams of living someplace warm like tropical islands and resort beaches. Despite his innocent demeanor, Willy is quite the troublemaker.
- Smeadly (Billy West) - A hound dog that is frequently at odds with Chilly Willy, though usually portrayed as more of an authority figure than an antagonist. He is very easygoing and generally does not break his calm demeanor, but Willy always pushes Smeadly's patience to the breaking point.
- Major Bull (Kevin Michael Richardson) and Sgt. Hogwash (Blake Clark) - Military officers who operate in a government base, who are plagued by Willy's mischievousness and frequent habit of sneaking into their base.
- Maxie the Polar Bear (Rob Paulsen) - One of Willy's friends, though he only makes a few appearances in this series.
List of The New Woody Woodpecker Show episodes
|Season||Episodes||Original aired (U.S.)|
|Season premiere||Season finale|
|1||24||May 8, 1999||May 6, 2000|
Season 1 (1999–00)
|No. series||No. season||Title||Airdate U.S.|
|1||1||Wiener Wars/ Electric Chilly/ Woody And The Termite||May 8, 1999|
|2||2||Fake Vacation / Medical Winnie Pig / Cable Ace||May 15, 1999|
|3||3||Temper, Temper / A Classic Chilly Cartoon / Crash Course||May 22, 1999|
|4||4||Woody's Ship of Ghouls / Bad Hair Day / Downsized Woody||May 29, 1999|
|5||5||Ya Gonna Eat That? / Chilly & Hungry / Brother Cockroach||June 5, 1999|
|6||6||Father's Day / Camp Buzzard / He Wouldn't Woody||June 12, 1999|
|7||7||Wally's Royal Riot / Mexican Chilly / Sleepwalking Woody||June 19, 1999|
|8||8||Pinheads / The Chilly Show / Silent Treatment||June 26, 1999|
|9||9||Over the Top / Chilly & the Fur-Bearing Trout / Painfaker||July 3, 1999|
|10||10||Tee Time / S & K Files / Goldiggers||July 10, 1999|
|11||11||Mirage Barrage / Queen of De-Nile / Party Animal||July 17, 1999|
|12||12||K-9, Woody-O / Ready for My Close-Up, Mr. Walrus / Gopher-It||July 24, 1999|
|13||13||Spy-Guy / Ye Olde Knothead and Splinter / Life in the Pass Lane||July 31, 1999|
|14||14||Signed, Sealed, Delivered / Out to Launch / Spa-Spa Blacksheep||November 20, 1999|
|15||15||Pecking Order / Chilly on Ice / Just Say Uncle||December 4, 1999|
|16||16||The Contender / Snow Way Out / Hospital Hi-Jinx||March 11, 2000|
|17||17||Dr. Buzzard's Time Chamber / Winnie P.I. / Foiled in Oil||March 18, 2000|
|18||18||Aunt Pecky / Terror Tots / Carney Con||March 25, 2000|
|19||19||A Very Woody Christmas / It's a Chilly Christmas After All / Yule Get Yours||April 1, 2000|
|20||20||Meany Side of the Street / Chilly to Go / Ant Rant||April 8, 2000|
|21||21||Bavariannoying / Kitchen Magician / Cheap Seats Woody||April 15, 2000|
|22||22||Woody Watcher / Chilly Dog / Beach Nuts||April 22, 2000|
|23||23||Stuck on You / Freeze Dried Chilly / That Healing Feeling||April 29, 2000|
|24||24||Baby Buzzard / Bait & Hook / Bad Weather||May 6, 2000|
Season 2 (2000–01)
- Automatic Woody / Zoom-a to Montezooma / Chicken Woody
- Bonus Round Woody / Winnie at the Ball / Date with Destiny
- Woody's Roommate / Winnie's New Car / Whistle Stop Woody
- Lap It Up / Swiss Family Buzzard / Getting Comfortable
- Sync or Swim / Armed Chilly / Difficult Delivery
- Cabin Fever / Everybody's a Critic / Hide and Seek
- The Ice Rage / Endangered Chilly / Attila the Hen
- Frankenwoody / The Meany Witch Project / Fright Movie Woody
- This Seat's Taken / Cajun Chilly / Out of Line
- Inn Trouble / Wishful Thinking / Trail Ride Woody
- Super Woody / Skating By / Be a Sport
- Like Father, Unlike Son / A Chilly Spy / Country Fair Clam-ity
- Eenie, Meany, Out You Go! / Stage Fright / Gone Fishin'
- Teacher's Pet / Dirty Derby / Hooray for Holly-Woody
- Cyrano de Woodypecker / Chilly Lilly / Meany's Date Bait
- The Twelve Lies of Christmas
Season 3 (2002)
- Woodsy Woody / Chilly Solar Wars / Cue the Pool Shark
- Couples Therapy / Chilly Blue Yonder / Hiccup-Ed
- Crouching Meany, Hidden Woodpecker / A Chilly Party Crasher / Junk Funk
- Two Woodys, No Waiting / A Chilly Amusement Park / Born to Be Woody
- Mechanical Meany / A Chilly Furnace / Homerun Woody
- Spring Cleaning / A Chilly B-B-Q / Tire Tyrant
- The Fabulous Foodbox by Scamco / A Chilly Hockey Star / Corn Fed Up
- Infrequent Flyer / A Chilly Cold & Flu Season / Moto-Double Cross
- Wild Woodpecker / A Chilly Fashion Model / Speed Demon Mountain
- Niece and Quiet / Chilly Bananas / Surf Crazy
- Birdhounded / Run Chilly, Run Deep / Surviving Woody
- Firehouse Woody / Hogwash Junior / Thrash for Cash
- Miniature Golf Mayhem / A Chilly Cliffhanger / I Know What You Did Last Night 'Series Finale'
- Billy West - Woody Woodpecker/Wally Walrus
- Mark Hamill - Buzz Buzzard/Tweaky da Lackey
- B.J. Ward - Winnie Woodpecker
- E.G. Daily - Knothead
- Nika Futterman - Splinter
- Andrea Martin - Mrs. Meany
- Jim Cummings - Dapper Denver Dooley
- Jeff Bennett - Gabby Gator
- Billy West - Smeadley
- Rob Paulsen - Maxie the Polar Bear
- Kevin Michael Richardson - Major Bull
- Blake Clark - Sgt. Hogwash
- Tom Kenny - Hogwash Junior
In Brazil was released the DVD "Pica-pau Sai de Férias", and in Spain the DVD "Pajaro Loco: Pánico Escénico y Otras Aventuras" from these series. Few DVDs were released in the UK, previously on VHS. 13 episodes from the first and second seasons can now be viewed on Hulu.com.
- Official website
- The New Woody Woodpecker Show at the Internet Movie Database
- The New Woody Woodpecker Show at Keyframe — the Animation Resource