|Genre||Children's television series|
|Created by||Matthew Fernandes|
|Developed by||Scott Kraft|
|Directed by||Bill Speers|
|Voices of||Tristan Mercado|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Executive producer(s)||Vince Commisso|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Industrial Brothers|
9 Story Media Group
Nickelodeon Animation Studio
|Distributor||9 Story Distribution (Canada/International)|
Viacom Media Networks (USA)
|Original network||Nickelodeon (USA/International) |
Treehouse TV (Canada)
|Picture format||1080i (16:9 HDTV)|
|Original release||November 6, 2017 –|
Top Wing is a Canadian computer-animated television series created by Matthew Fernandes of Industrial Brothers and produced by Industrial Brothers and 9 Story Media Group. It premiered on Nickelodeon in the United States on November 6, 2017, and debuted on Treehouse in Canada on January 6, 2018. In the UK, the main cast's voices are dubbed with British voice actors, replacing their original Canadian voices.
On May 22, 2018, it was announced that the series will renewed for a second season by Nickelodeon.
Taking place on Big Swirl Island, an island inhabited by birds, Top Wing follows four eager young birds—Swift, Penny, Brody, and Rod—who work together at Top Wing Academy as new cadets to earn their wings by helping their community. With the help of mentor Speedy, the cadets take on different missions for their rescue skills and also help those in need, all while learning important lessons.
- Swift (voiced by Jonah Wineberg) is a blue jay, who is really great at flying high up in the sky. His signature color is orange, and his vehicle is the Flash Wing jet.
- Penny (voiced by Abigail Oliver) is a penguin who is an expert at undersea life in her submarine and the only female cadet. Her signature color is pink, and her vehicle is the Aqua Wing submarine.
- Brody (voiced by Lucas Kalechstein) is a puffin who loves to fly with the waves, over and on. His signature color is green, and his vehicle is the Splash Wing boat.
- Rod (voiced by Ethan Pugiotto) is a rooster who's ready to drive around the island with his all-terrain vehicle. He's also the comic relief of the members. His signature color is red, and his vehicle is the Road Wing ATV.
- Speedy (voiced by Colin Doyle) helps out the Top Wing cadets. He is their teacher.
- Bea (voiced by Bryn McAuley) is a female mechanic who helps out at HQ with Speedy.
- Chirp and Cheep (voiced by Shirley Manson) are two baby chicks.
- Rhonda (voiced by Raven Dauda) is the owner of The Lemon Shack
- Oscar (voiced by Joseph Motiki) is a blue octopus
- Farmer Treegoat (voiced by Jonathan Potts) is a tree goat
- Sammy Monkey (voiced by Tyler Barish) is a little monkey
- Shirley Squirrley (voiced by Bryn McAuley) is a flying squirrel
- Timmy Turtle (voiced by Christian Distefano) is a young turtle
- Honu Turtle (voiced by Linda Ballantyne) is Timmy's Mother and works as a conductor for The Turtle Train
- Dina (voiced by TJ McGibbson) is a young rhino
- Ms. Brownbear (voiced by Julie Sype) is the student's teacher
- Commodore Herky J. Smurkturkski III (voiced by Scott Law) is an announcer turkey
- Ward Beaver (voiced by Tal Bachman) is Wally's dad
- Tina Treegoat (voiced by Lacey-Lee Evin) is a little tree goat
- Grady Treegoat (voiced by Cory Doran) is Tina's dad
- June Beaver (voiced by Stacey DePass) is Wally's mom
- Wally Beaver (voiced by Tyler Barish) is June and Ward Beaver's son
- Chickson And Chickstone (voiced by Shirley Manson) is Chirp And Cheep's mom and dad
- Manny (voiced by Joseph Motiki) is a chicken who lived at his chicken house a long time ago
- Octohot (voiced by Liz Phair) is a pink octopus
- Dark Bat (voiced by Kristin Fairlie) is a bat
- Reg (voiced by Paul Braunstein)
- Ryan (voiced by Christian Distefano)
- Mama Goose (voiced by Kim Deal)
- Captain Gander (voiced by Scott Law)
- Mama Bear (voiced by Josie Cotton) is Baby Bear's mom
- Papa Bear (voiced by Mark Oliver Everett) is Baby Bear's dad
- Baby Bear (voiced by Nissae Isen) is a little bear cub
- Anyu (voiced by Piper Hook) is a little polar bear who befriends with Penny
- Chickster, Chuckster, Chitter, Chatter, Clucky and Bob (voiced by Shirley Manson) are Chirp and Cheep's cousins
- Snow Geese (voiced by Nancy Cartwright)
- Salty Seawalrus (voiced by Matthew Sweet) is Penny's walrus friend
- T (Voiced by Lyon Smith) is one of Brody's friend
- Shelly (voiced by Julie Sype) is one of Brody's friend
- Brenda (voiced by Zoe Hatz) is Brody's sister
- Big Bill (voiced by Vaden Todd Lewis) is Brody's dad
- Brody's Mom (voiced by Liz Phair) is Brody's mom
- Sandy Stork (voiced by Alanis Morissette) is a stork who rides a plane
- Swift's mom (voiced by Juliana Hatfield) is Swift's mom
- James (voiced by Pelle Almqvist) is Swift's dad
- Daisy (voiced by Ava Preston) is Swift's little sister
- Rod's Mom (voiced by Cheri Oteri) is Rod's mom
- Cockadoodle (voiced by Nick Hexum) is Rod's dad
- Zoe (voiced by Meesha Contreras) is Rod's little sister
- Penny's mom (voiced by Tracy Bonham) is Penny's mom
- Fat Bill (voiced by Chad Taylor) is Penny's dad
- Waddle (voiced by Kevin Griffin) is Penny's little brother
- Critter And Chicklay (voiced by Fiona Apple)
- Survivor Bear (voiced by Terry McGurrin)
- Captain Dilly (voiced by Cory Doran) is a pirate alligator
- Matilda (voiced by Annick Obonsawin) is Captain Dilly's pirate mate
- Baddy McBat (voiced by Cory Doran) is a bat who flies on his jet
- Betty McBat (voiced by Stacey DePass) is a bat who drives on her motorcycle
- Rocco (voiced by Taylor Abrahamse) is an alligator who rides on waves
- Chomps (voiced by Christian Martyn) is a crocodile who dives underwater
- Banana Bandits (voiced by Ryan Key, Adam Gontier and Jason Wade) are three monkey bandits
- Egg Bandits (voiced by Ana Gasteyer, Zoie Palmer, Christian Potenza and Robin Wilson)
- Jeats (voiced by Dallas Smith)
- Jet (voiced by Kevin Griffin)
- Petty Mcpuffer (voiced by Carla Collins)
- Heddy (voiced by Ryan Key) is the teacher
- M (voiced by Liz Phair) M Works With PS With Heddy
- Cheek and Chirk (voiced by Shirley Manson)
|No.||Title ||Directed by||Written by||Original air date (U.S.)||Original air date (Canada)||Prod.|
|1||"Time to Earn Our Wings"||Bill Speers||Scott Kraft||November 6, 2017[note 1]||January 5, 2018||101||0.90|
|A team of birds, consisting of Swift, Penny, Brody, and Rod, must earn their wings by training at Top Wing Academy.|
|2a||"Rod Cock-a-doodle Didn't"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||November 7, 2017||2018||105||0.84|
|Swift must come to the rescue when Rod's loud singing gets him trapped in an avalanche.|
|2b||"Goose on the Loose"||Bill Speers||Anita Kapila||November 7, 2017||2018||105||0.84|
|Swift and Brody are forced to pair up in order to lead geese to safety.|
|3a||"Lemon Pirates"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||November 10, 2017||2018||104||1.02|
|When Captain Dilly and Matilda take the island's lemons, the cadets must bring the lemons back to the Lemon Shack.|
|3b||"Treasure Map Mission"||Bill Speers||Brian Hartigan||November 10, 2017||2018||104||1.02|
|While earning her Map Reading Badge, Penny finds Captain Dilly and Matilda and must rescue the rest of the Top Wing Team.|
|4a||"Rod's Beary Brave Save"||Bill Speers||Brian Hartigan||November 13, 2017||January 5, 2018||102||0.79|
|Rod proves that he is a rooster (and not a chicken) as he finds a cub named Baby Bear lost in the Haunted Cave.|
|4b||"Race Through Danger Canyon"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||November 13, 2017||January 5, 2018||102||0.79|
|A jet-flying bat roars into Danger Canyon to show off his prowess.|
|5a||"Lunch Box Rescue"||Bill Speers||Aaron Barnett||November 16, 2017||2018||106||0.71|
|The cadets help Timmy Turtle when he drops his new lunch box in the river.|
|5b||"Winging It"||Bill Speers||Nicole Demerse||November 16, 2017||2018||106||0.71|
|The cadets race for a trophy.|
|6a||"Penny's Polar Bear Rescue"||Bill Speers||Nicole Demerse||December 15, 2017||2018||103||0.98|
|Penny saves the day when a stranded polar-bear family floats into the warm water near Big Swirl Island.|
|6b||"Shirley Squirrely Flies Away"||Bill Speers||Nicole Demerse and Anita Kapila||December 15, 2017||2018||103||0.98|
|Team Top Wing saves Shirley Squirrely when her giant flying machine nearly crashes into the ocean.|
|7a||"The Great Flash Wing Rescue"||Bill Speers||Brian Hartigan||January 2, 2018||2018||107||1.03|
|The Cadets rescue Cheep, Chirp and Swift's Flash-Wing when Baddy McBat takes the jet with the chicks inside it.|
|7b||"Turtle Train Rescue"||Bill Speers||Aaron Barnett||January 2, 2018||2018||107||1.03|
|Falling rocks derail the Turtle Train; Meanwhile, Swift must learn to pilot Penny's sub.|
|8a||"Chicks on the Loose"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||January 4, 2018||2018||109||0.82|
|Cheep and Chirp's little cousins speed off in the Cadet's vehicles.|
|8b||"Rod's Dream of Flying"||Bill Speers||James Backshall and Jeff Sweeney||January 4, 2018||2018||109||0.82|
|Baddy falls out of his jet while giving Rod a ride.|
|9a||"Penny's Deep Sea Dive"||Bill Speers||Anita Kapila||January 15, 2018||2018||108||1.37|
Penny's friend Salty asks Team Top Wing for help after Penny becomes trapped rescuing his old boat.Special Guest Star: Matthew Sweet as Salty Seawalrus
|9b||"Rod's Big Jump"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||January 15, 2018||2018||108||1.37|
|Rod tries to make a jump.|
|10a||"Beaver Dam Rescue"||Bill Speers||Aaron Barnett||February 13, 2018||2018||110||0.88|
|When Ward Beaver accidentally breaks the dam, Team Top Wing race to the rescue|
|10b||"The Great Goat-Cart Race"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||February 13, 2018||2018||110||0.88|
|It's time for the big goat cart race, but when a Treegoat races off-road into the river, Team Top Wing have to rescue the goat and the race.|
|11a||"The Banana Bandits"||Bill Speers||James Backshall and Jeff Sweeney||February 15, 2018||2018||111||N/A|
Monkey bandits And Rod hijack Rhonda's bananas.Special Guest Star: Ryan Key, Adam Gontier and Jason Wade as The Banana Bandits
|11b||"Shirley's Rocket Adventure"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||February 15, 2018||2018||111||N/A|
|Shirley accidentally turbo-charges her little plane.|
|12a||"A Turtlely Awesome Adventure"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||February 27, 2018||2018||113||N/A|
|Brody has to rescue his pals when they get caught in the Shipwreck Cove whirlpool|
|12b||"Brody Goes Home"||Bill Speers||James Backshall and Jeff Sweeney||February 27, 2018||2018||113||N/A|
Brody and Team Top Wing race to the rescue when Brody's sister slips off the top of Puffin Peak.Special Guest Star: Vaden Todd Lewis as Big Bill and Liz Phair as Brody’s Mom
|13a||"Top Wing's Eggcelent Rescue"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||March 1, 2018||2018||112||0.83|
When Sandy Stork loses her glasses and mixes up the eggs in her delivery, Top Wing race to get the right eggs back home before they hatchSpecial Guest Star: Alanis Morissette as Sandy Stork
|13b||"The Great Pearl-A-Palooza Caper"||Bill Speers||Anita Kapila||March 1, 2018||2018||112||0.83|
|Chomps and Rocco take Big Swirl's famous pearls.|
|14a||"Birthday Bandits!"||Bill Speers||Dave Dias||March 28, 2018||2018||114||N/A|
|The Monkey Bandits take Rod's birthday cake and Road-Wing.|
|14b||"The Mystery of the Haunted Cave"||Bill Speers||Scott Kraft||March 28, 2018||2018||114||N/A|
|As Bea helps Brody and Rod earn their Overnight Badge, Baddy McBat tries to scare them, but the Cadets rescue him.|
|15a||"Cap'n Dilly's Dance Party"||Bill Speers||Dave Dias||April 24, 2018||June 24, 2018||117||N/A|
|Cap'n Dilly's dance party gets lost at sea at night, Brody faces his fear of the dark.|
|15b||"Top Wing Dream Team"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||April 24, 2018||June 24, 2018||117||N/A|
|Team Top Wing Cadets must learn to work together to earn their CoPilot Badges.|
|16a||"Rod and Brody's Jungle Adventure"||Bill Speers||James Backshall and Jeff Sweeney||April 26, 2018||2018||115||N/A|
|Rod and Brody try to earn a Jungle Exploring badge, but get lost and must work together to help Swift find them|
|16b||"Cadet for a Day"||Bill Speers||Aaron Barnett||April 26, 2018||2018||115||N/A|
|Lucky students get to be "Cadets for a Day."|
|17a||"Penny Rescues the Treasure"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||May 25, 2018||June 17, 2018||116||N/A|
|Penny races to save the lost treasure of Shipwreck Cove and Commodore Smurkturkski III|
|17b||"Penny Rocks the Road Wing"||Bill Speers||Meghan Read||May 25, 2018||June 17, 2018||116||N/A|
|Rod has to stay in bed with a cold. Penny has to learn to pilot the Road-Wing "on the fly.|
|18a||"Shirley's Sleepover Adventure"||Bill Speers||Brian Hartigan||June 5, 2018||2018||119||N/A|
|A collapsing tree forces Shirley to sleep over with the Top Wing cadets.|
|18b||"A Little Off Track"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||June 5, 2018||2018||119||N/A|
|Betty McBat challenges Rod to see who is faster, but when Baddy Tries to cheat, Rod Has to rescue Betty.|
|19a||"Surfin' the Cave"||Bill Speers||Evan Thaler Hickey||June 7, 2018||2018||118||N/A|
|When Brody's Turbo-surfin Friends get trapped in a cave, Brody and Penny race against the tide to rescue them.|
|19b||"Top Wing Rescues the Lemon Shack"||Bill Speers||Meghan Reed||June 7, 2018||2018||118||N/A|
|The Cadets try to earn a badge by running the Lemon Shack.|
|20a||"Baddy Up to No Good"||Bill Speers||Evan Thaler Hickey||August 3, 2018||2018||121||N/A|
|When Baddy McBat rescues Big Swirl residents from problems he caused, the Cadets end up rescuing Baddy|
|20b||"Rooster Brewster"||Bill Speers||Brian Hartigan||August 3, 2018||2018||121||N/A|
|The cadets accidently lost Rod's Toy.|
|21a||"Bea's Day Off"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||September 24, 2018||2018||123||N/A|
|Trying to give Bea a day off, Swift's jet goes haywire, they need Bea to race to the rescue.|
|21b||"Top Wing Big Swirl Games"||Bill Speers||Meghan Reed||September 25, 2018||2018||123||N/A|
|Rod was upset about skateboarding, because he gave up.|
|22a||"Flying Banana Bandits!"||Bill Speers||James Backshall and Jeff Sweeney||September 26, 2018||TBA||126||N/A|
|The Banana Bandits take Shirley's delivery fliers and are headed for Commodore's hot air balloon.|
|22b||"Penny's Chillin' Playdate"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||September 27, 2018||TBA||126||N/A|
|Penny had to rescue Anyu and Yuka.|
|23a||"Junior Cadets Rescue"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||October 26, 2018||2018||125||N/A|
|Top Wing are training some friends to be “junior Cadets.” When Baddy tries to show he can be a rescue hero, all the Cadets have to team up to rescue Baddy!|
|23b||"Sunken Treasure Race"||Bill Speers||Brian Hartigan||October 26, 2018||2018||125||N/A|
|The cadets, the bats and the crocs have a race to save the treasure.|
|24a||"Turtle Train Clean Up"||Bill Speers||Dave Dias||October 29, 2018||2018||120||N/A|
|The Cadets go green and clean-up Big Swirl. When the train loaded with recycling rolls out of control, it’s Top Wing to the rescue!|
|24b||"Anya's Friendship Party"||Bill Speers||James Backshall & Jeff Sweeney||October 30, 2018||2018||120||N/A|
|Penny’s friend Anyu throws a Friendship Party! Team Top Wing VROOMS into action to make sure everyone gets there on time.|
|25a||"Penny Rescues the Aqua Wing"||Bill Speers||James Backshall & Jeff Sweeney||October 31, 2018||2018||122||N/A|
|When Rocco and Chomps race off in Penny's Aqua-Wing, she must use Chomps' sub to get it back.|
|25b||"Bananas Away"||Bill Speers||Meghan Read||November 1, 2018||2018||122||N/A|
As Sandy Stork delivers party treats to the school, the Banana Bandits take her plane; the Cadets will have to rescue the plane and the party.Special Guest Star: Alanis Morissette as Sandy Stork
|26a||"Top Wing Rescues Survivor Bear"||Bill Speers||James Backshall and Jeff Sweeney||December 21, 2018[note 2]||2018||124||N/A|
|The Cadets team up to rescue TV adventure star Survivor Bear, who comes to Big Swirl to brave Icy Summit.|
|26b||"Timmy Wings It"||Bill Speers||Scott Albert||December 21, 2018[note 2]||2018||124||N/A|
|When Swift hurts his wing, Timmy Turtle has to help pilot the Flash-Wing to save the day.|
Top Wing will debut on Nickelodeon internationally in early 2018, outside of Canada.
Nickelodeon, and Paramount Home Entertainment will release a DVD of the show on March 5, 2019. In France, TF1 Video will publish the series soon on DVD. In Italy, Eagle Pictures will publish the series soon on DVD. In Germany, Edel Germany GmbH will publish the series soon on DVD. In the UK, Abbey Home Media Group will publish the series soon on DVD.
Awards and nominations
|2018||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Voice Acting Role — Young Artist||Lucas Kalechstein||Nominated|
|YoungStar Awards||Best Ensemble Cast — Voiceover Role||Lucas Kalechstein, Ethan Pugiotto, Abigail Oliver, Jonah Wineburg||Won|
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