The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill

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The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill
The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill.jpg
Genre Animated
Based on Blinky Bill, by Dorothy Wall
Written by
  • Tim Lee
  • Richie Conroy
  • Barbara Deignan
  • Jason Tammemagi
  • Michelle Offen
  • Cleon Prineas
Directed by
  • Andrew Collins
  • Richard Simmons
  • Steve Cooper
Creative director(s) Andy Collins
Voices of
Opening theme "Put Your Paws In"
Ending theme "Put Your Paws In" (Instrumental)
Country of origin Australia
Ireland
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26[1][2] (whole)
52 (segments)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Barbara Stephen
  • Soumyashree Mohapatra
  • Paul Cummins
  • Niki Hamilton
  • Sebastian Debertin
  • Patrick Elmendorff
Producer(s)
  • Tracy Lenon
  • Alexia Gates-Foale
  • Cathy Ní Fhlaithearta
Running time 26 minutes (whole)
11 minutes (segments)
Production company(s)
Distributor Studio 100 International
Comarex
Release
Original network 7TWO[3]
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 5 December 2016 (2016-12-05) – 5 October 2017 (2017-10-05)

The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill is an Australian animated television series based on Dorothy Wall's books about Blinky Bill.[4]

Plot[edit]

Blinky Bill is back to bring his trademark mischief, mayhem, and humour to life. Along with his best mate and sidekick Jacko, Blinky takes on the role as defender of his outback home, Greenpatch.

Characters[edit]

  • Blinky Bill (voiced by Cam Ralph[5]) - an 11-year-old koala who is the main protagonist.
  • Jacko Browing (voiced by Akmal Saleh[6]) - a Frill-necked lizard is Blinky's sidekick and best friend.
  • Nutsy Koala (voiced by Bridie Connell) - a young female koala that is Blinky Bill's closest friend.[citation needed]
  • Cranky (voiced by Peter McAllum) - a tyrannical goanna is Blinky's nemesis and the mayor of Green-Patch.[citation needed]
  • Juan Pablo (voiced by Rupert Degas) - a Paraguayan parrot.[citation needed]
  • Bandi (voiced by Rupert Degas) - a mischievous bandicoot.[citation needed]
  • Coot (voiced by Cam Ralph) - another mischievous bandicoot.[citation needed]
  • Wombo (voiced by Jim Pike) - a Wombat is Blinky's mentor.[citation needed]
  • Claude (voiced by Ash Ricardo) - a feral cat and Blinky's other nemesis[citation needed]
  • Eddy (voiced by Rupert Degas) an American squirrel.[citation needed]
  • Robert (voiced by Cam Ralph) - a lyrebird and one of Blinky's friends.[citation needed]
  • Marcia (voiced by Charlotte Hamlyn) - a mouse Marsupial and one of Blinky's friends.[citation needed]
  • Sugar (voiced by Bridie Connell) - a sugar glider and one of Blinky's friends.[citation needed]
  • Spike (voiced by Nathan Harvey) - an echidna and one of Blinky's friends.[citation needed]
  • Mrs. Bill (voiced by Beth Armstrong) - a koala who is Blinky's mother.[citation needed]
  • Ms. Tibbins (voiced by Beth Armstrong) - a kiwi bird who is a school teacher.[citation needed]
  • Bill Koala - (voiced by Jamie Croft) a koala is Blinky's father only mentioned on this episodes and he appears in "Home to Roost"
  • San Jorge (voiced by Tin Pang) - a sulphur crested cockatoo.[citation needed][citation needed]
  • Roddy Macbill - a koala is Blinky Bill's uncle he plays the bagpipes.
  • Bob- was a friend of Jacko years later his dead Killer for Hunts Hunters.
  • Uncle Jack - a frill-necked lizard is Jacko's uncle.
  • Echo - a gecko browing Robert's glasses.[citation needed]
  • Bluey (voiced by Coco Jack Gillies) - is a blue footed boobie.
  • Bell (voiced by Stuart Brown) - TBA
  • Doris Cranklepot - is Cranky's mother
  • Whoogle - is an owl.
  • Kev - a koala is Blinky's rival who become a Guardian of Greenpatch.
  • Mr. Owl - is Whoogle's father.

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal air date
1a"Brain Freeze"Andrew CollinsFin EdquistManuk Chang and Steve Cooper5 December 2016 (2016-12-05)[7]
When a scorcher of a day sends everyone troppo, Blinky and Jacko set out to find the only known cure.
1b"The Bunyip Hunter"Steve Cooper; Andrew Collins (co-director)Giula SandlerTBA5 December 2016 (2016-12-05)[7]
Blinky and Jacko investigate an alarming increase in honey theft.
2a"New Sheriff in Town"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA6 December 2016 (2016-12-06)[7]
Greenpatch is in need of a new law enforcer as its slam poetry battle looms, and Sheriff Jacko is up for the job.
2b"Cranky the Clown"Steve Cooper; Andrew Collins (co-director)Cleon PrineasTBA6 December 2016 (2016-12-06)[7]
Blinky and Jacko set out to save Spike’s birthday from Cranky.
3a"Blinky the Brave"Andrew CollinsCharlotte Rose HamlynTBA7 December 2016 (2016-12-07)[7]
Blinky and Jacko must rescue the town from the endless swooping tyranny of Magpie Season.
3b"Poopy Trudy"Andrew CollinsFin EdquistTBA7 December 2016 (2016-12-07)[7]
Blinky and Jacko happen upon a lost doll they mistake for a human baby.
4a"It's a Date"Andrew CollinsJane SchneiderTBA8 December 2016 (2016-12-08)[7]
Blinky and Jacko help Pablo on their most difficult mission yet: a quest for love.
4b"Sir Claude's Last Life"Andrew CollinsCleon PrineasTBA8 December 2016 (2016-12-08)[7]
Blinky and Jacko cut a deal to protect Greenpatch when they discover Claude has lost 8 of his 9 lives.
5a"Jurassic Burrow"Andrew CollinsMichelle OffenTBA9 December 2016 (2016-12-09)[7]
Blinky and Jacko embark on an epic journey through the catacombs of Wombo's burrow.
5b"Rainbows & Princes"Richard SimmonsSam MeikleTBA9 December 2016 (2016-12-09)[7]
Blinky and Jacko fall through a rainbow and help a snotty frog princess find her prince.
6a"Mystery Ball"Richard Simmons; Andrew Collins (co-director)Adam Smith and Pete ReevesTBA12 December 2016 (2016-12-12)[8]
A mysterious talking ball lands in Greenpatch and has the townsfolk enraptured with its wise words.
6b"Freaky Frillday"Andrew CollinsBruce GriffithsDavid Gonzales12 December 2016 (2016-12-12)[8]
Jacko wakes up with a case of the jumps but Blinky's cure works a little too well.
7a"Notions Eleven"Andrew CollinsZoe HarringtonTBA13 December 2016 (2016-12-13)[8]
Blinky launches a rescue mission with a crack team of professionals when Jacko is lizard napped.
7b"Attack of the Extra-Tree-Restrials"Steve Cooper; Andrew Collins (co-director)Bruce GriffithsTBA13 December 2016 (2016-12-13)[8]
Blinky and Jacko set out to protect the town from mind melding aliens.
8a"Robert's Sound"Andrew CollinsGiula SandlerTBA14 December 2016 (2016-12-14)[8]
Blinky and Jacko embark on a treasure hunt to recover Robert's lost glasses.
8b"Cloud Catchers"Andrew CollinsRachel SprattBen McLaughlin14 December 2016 (2016-12-14)[8]
Blinky takes to the skies on a mission to bring a rain cloud back to Greenpatch.
9a"The Ultimate Prey"Andrew CollinsCharlotte Rose HamlynTBA15 December 2016 (2016-12-15)[8]
Blinky and Jacko decide to amp up the annual class bush survival walk.
9b"Box World"Andrew CollinsRichie ConroyAllan Abelardo15 December 2016 (2016-12-15)[8]
Blinky and Jacko are transported to an imaginary land called Box World.
10a"Crazy Golf"Richard SimmonsPete ReevesManuk Chang16 December 2016 (2016-12-16)[8]
Blinky invents a game so fantastic that Mayor Cranky bans everyone but himself from playing.
10b"Outbreak into Song"Andrew CollinsBarbara Deignan and Adam SmithBen McLaughlin16 December 2016 (2016-12-16)[8]
Then, a catchy tune causes mayhem and spreads through Greenpatch.
11a"The Crankynator"Andrew CollinsBruce GriffithsTBA19 December 2016 (2016-12-19)[9]
Blinky unwittingly unleashes a force of horrifying cleanliness when he invites Cranky's mother to visit Greenpatch.
11b"Time Machine"Andrew CollinsSam MeikleMarc Camelbeke19 December 2016 (2016-12-19)[9]
A dangerous croc is rumoured to be closing in on Greenpatch.
12a"Mine for the Taking"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA20 December 2016 (2016-12-20)[10]
Blinky and Jacko search for gold on a quest to retrieve Blinky's compass.
12b"The Escape"Richard SimmonsBarbara DeignanTBA20 December 2016 (2016-12-20)[10]
Mayor Cranky's annual lecture looms and Blinky must find a way to get out of it.
13a"The Pierat Queen"Andrew CollinsCleon PrineasTBA18 September 2017 (2017-09-18)[11][nb 1]
TBA
13b"Recycled"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA18 September 2017 (2017-09-18)[11][nb 2]
TBA
14a"Dragon's Tale"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA19 September 2017 (2017-09-19)[11][nb 3]
TBA
14b"Kev"Richard SimmonsPatrick Chapman; Sergio Delfino (co-writer)TBA19 September 2017 (2017-09-19)[11][nb 4]
Blinky was being jealous of Kev learning how to be the Guardian of Greenpatch.
15a"Castaways"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA20 September 2017 (2017-09-20)[11][nb 5]
Bandi and Coot cutting the bridge near Wombo's place will Blinky and his friends got cross the bridge.
15b"Mission Impossumable"Richard SimmonsRichie ConroyTBA20 September 2017 (2017-09-20)[11][nb 6]
TBA
16a"The Highland Games"Richard SimmonsJason TammemagiTBA21 September 2017 (2017-09-21)[11][nb 7]
Blinky's uncle Roddy Macbill comes to visit Greenpatch for these highland games.
16b"Gnome Man's Land"Richard SimmonsPatrick ChapmanMarc Camelbeke21 September 2017 (2017-09-21)[11][nb 8]
TBA
17a"Blankie Bill"Richard Simmons and Andrew CollinsJason Tammemagi and Adam SmithTBA22 September 2017 (2017-09-22)[11][nb 9]
TBA
17b"Born to Teach"Andrew CollinsMichelle OffenTBA22 September 2017 (2017-09-22)[11][nb 10]
TBA
18a"The Inconvenient Friend"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA25 September 2017 (2017-09-25)[19][nb 11]
TBA
18b"The Font of All Kn-Owl-edge[21]"Richard SimmonsBarbara DeignanTBA25 September 2017 (2017-09-25)[19][nb 12]
TBA
19a"The Winged Koala"Richard SimmonsJason TammemagiTBA26 September 2017 (2017-09-26)[19][nb 13]
TBA
19b"Beware the Moon"Andrew CollinsRichie ConroyTBA26 September 2017 (2017-09-26)[19][nb 14]
TBA
20a"Mum vs Cranky"Richard SimmonsMichelle OffenTBA27 September 2017 (2017-09-27)[19][nb 15]
The water is dry out by Cranky when Jacko has going away Blinky and Mrs. Bill to going out to find the water to the waterfall.
20b"Curse of the Double Curse"Richard SimmonsJason TammemagiTBA27 September 2017 (2017-09-27)[19][nb 16]
TBA
21a"Old School"Richard SimmonsRichie ConroyTBA28 September 2017 (2017-09-28)[19][nb 17]
TBA
21b"The Budgie Smuggler"Andrew CollinsCharlotte Rose HamlynTBA28 September 2017 (2017-09-28)[19][nb 18]
Blinky and Jacko finds the Budgies while Claude inside this cave.
22a"Dune Busters"Richard SimmonsRichie ConroyTBA29 September 2017 (2017-09-29)[19][nb 19]
TBA
22b"Blinky's Birthday"Richard SimmonsBarbara DeignanTBA29 September 2017 (2017-09-29)[19]
Blinky and Jacko went inside the cave so Mayor Cranky, Bandi and Coot has to followed them for the surprise birthday party.
23a"Home to Roost"Richard SimmonsBarbara DeignanTBA2 October 2017 (2017-10-02)[27]
Blinky's father Bill Koala comes home to Greenpatch so Blinky and Bill decides to what Mayor Cranky do the chicken run.
23b"Super Heroes"Andrew CollinsTim LeeTBA2 October 2017 (2017-10-02)[27][nb 20]
TBA
24a"Homesick"Richard SimmonsPatrick ChapmanTBA3 October 2017 (2017-10-03)[27]
TBA
24b"Flying Circus"Andrew CollinsBruce GriffithsTBA3 October 2017 (2017-10-03)[27][nb 21]
TBA
25a"The One"Andrew CollinsCleon PrineasTBA4 October 2017 (2017-10-04)[27]
TBA
25b"Getalong Shirt"Andrew CollinsMichelle OffenTBA4 October 2017 (2017-10-04)[27]
TBA
26a"Founders Day"Andrew CollinsFin EdquistTBA5 October 2017 (2017-10-05)[27]
TBA
26b"Roommates"Richard SimmonsJason TammemagiTBA5 October 2017 (2017-10-05)[27]
TBA

International exhibition[edit]

Country Channel Debut Title
 Australia 7TWO December 5, 2016 The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill
 Poland TeleTOON+ January 16, 2017 Bystry Bill
 Finland Nelonen November 11, 2017 Vili Vilperin seikkailut
 Brazil Nat Geo Kids
Fox Broadcasting Company
October 3, 2017 As Aventuras de Blinky Bill
 Bolivia July 1, 2017 Las Aventuras de Blinky Bill
 Argentina
 Chile
 Colombia
 Dominican Republic
 Ecuador
 El Salvador
 Guatemala
 Peru
 Mexico
 Uruguay
 Canada Ici Radio-Canada Télé September 9, 2017 Les aventures extraordinaires de Blinky Bill
 Portugal RTP2 October 19, 2017 Blinky Bill
 Germany KIKA January 1, 2018 Die unglaublichen Abenteuer von Blinky Bill
 United Kingdom Pop 2018 The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill
 Italy Pop 2018 TBA

Broadcast[edit]

The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill debuted on 7TWO in Australia on December 5, 2016.[4] The series aired on teleTOON+ in Poland on January 16, 2017.[29] In Hungary, it began airing on Minimax on June 19, 2017.[30][31] In Latin America debuted on Nat Geo Kids on July 1, 2017 and Brazil on September 1, 2017.[32][33][34] In Canada debuted on Ici Radio-Canada Télé on September 9, 2017., In United Kingdom it debuted on Pop in TBA., In Italy it debuted on Pop in TBA., In Germany it debuted on KiKA on January 1, 2018.[35]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This episode aired on February 17, 2017 in Poland (teleTOON+).[12]
  2. ^ This episode aired on February 20, 2017 in Poland (teleTOON+).[13]
  3. ^ This episode aired on August 2, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).
  4. ^ This episode aired on August 1, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[14]
  5. ^ This episode aired on August 7, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[15]
  6. ^ This episode aired on August 3, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).
  7. ^ This episode aired on August 4, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).
  8. ^ This episode aired on August 8, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[16]
  9. ^ This episode aired on August 9, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[17]
  10. ^ This episode aired on August 10, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[18]
  11. ^ This episode aired on August 11, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[20]
  12. ^ This episode aired on August 15, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[22]
  13. ^ This episode aired on August 14, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[23]
  14. ^ This episode aired on August 16, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).
  15. ^ This episode aired on August 17, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).
  16. ^ This episode aired on August 18, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[24]
  17. ^ This episode aired on August 22, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).
  18. ^ This episode aired on August 24, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[25]
  19. ^ This episode aired on August 23, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[26]
  20. ^ This episode aired on August 25, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).[28]
  21. ^ This episode aired on August 21, 2017 in Latin America (Nat Geo Kids).

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  35. ^ https://www.fernsehserien.de/die-unglaublichen-abenteuer-von-blinky-bill

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