Word Party

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Word Party
Genre Educational
Created by Alex Rockwell
Narrated by Patina Miller
Theme music composer Alex Geringas, Mike Himelstein, Dena Diamond
Opening theme Word Party Song (2016 - Present)
Ending theme Word Party Instrumental Version (2016 - Present)
Composer(s) Michael Silversher and Patty Silversher
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English and Spanish
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 40
Production
Executive producer(s) Lisa Henson
Halle Stanford
Alex Rockwell
Producer(s) The Jim Henson Company
Running time 13 minutes
Production company(s) The Jim Henson Company Netflix Originals
Distributor The Jim Henson Company
Release
Original network Netflix
Picture format 1080p
Original release July 8, 2016 (July 8, 2016) – present

Word Party (also known as Jim Henson's Word Party) is an American animated children's television series that began airing on Netflix in 2016. The series was created by The Jim Henson Company, using Henson Digital Puppetry Studio. The vocabulary-building program features four young animals, Kip the Wallaby, Bailey the Elephant, Franny the Cheetah, and Lulu the Panda, "who love to sing, dance and play."[1] The series premiered on July 8, 2016.[2][3] Season 2 premiered on October 21, 2016.[4] Season 3 premiered on October 6, 2017 using most of the same voice actors from Sid the Science Kid.[5]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2016)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date [6]
1"Meet the Babies"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
2"Down on the Farm"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
3"To the Moon!"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
4"The Slow Racer"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
5"Burst My Balloon"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
6"The Color Monster"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
7"Ouch!"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
8"Tickle Time"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
9"Tired Lulu"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
10"An Egg-Cellent Surprise"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
11"No Cupcakes for Lunch"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
12"The Lost Apple"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
13"A Job for Lulu"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)
14"Bailey the Helper"July 8, 2016 (2016-07-08)

Season 2 (2016)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date [6]
15"Bailey's Garden"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
16"Come Back, Butterfly!"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
17"Lights Out"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
18"The Opposite of Fun"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
19"Lulu's Special Pillow"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
20"Building Blocks"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
21"Nighttime Is for Sleeping"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
22"Too Loud"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
23"The Taste Test"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
24"Kip Comes to His Senses"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
25"A Playground Parade"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)
26"Everybody Is Good at Something"October 21, 2016 (2016-10-21)

Season 3 (2017)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date [6][7]
27"Hit It!"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
28"Raffe's Broken Wheel"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
29"Hey, Have You Heard? It's the Word Potty!"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
30"Mind Your Manners"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
31"Art from the Heart"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
32"Stormy Weather"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
33"Fuzzy Furry Friendships"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
34"Franny’s Fractions"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
35"A Bed for Raffe"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
36"The Stink Monster"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
37"Nice Moves!"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
38"A Very Buggy Picnic"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
39"Ocean Chase"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)
40"Shop Til You Drop"October 6, 2017 (2017-10-06)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (June 30, 2015). "Netflix Adding Three Original Preschool Toons". Animation Magazine. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ https://www.netflix.com/title/80063705
  3. ^ McLennan, Cindy (July 5, 2016). "Word Party: Netflix Releases Trailer for Cuddly New Series". TV Series Finale. Retrieved May 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ McLennan, Cindy (September 22, 2016). "Word Party: Season Two Renewal, October Debut for Netflix Children's Series". TV Series Finale. Retrieved May 16, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Word Party Season 3 Cancelled Or Renewed On Netflix?". renewcanceltv.com. September 10, 2016. Retrieved October 11, 2017. 
  6. ^ a b c "Word Party - List of Episodes". TheTVDB.com. Retrieved May 16, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Season 3 - Episode Guide". TVGuide.com. Retrieved October 11, 2017. 

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