Word Party

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Word Party
GenreEducational
Created byAlex Rockwell
Voices ofDorien Davies
Victor Yerrid
Donna Kimball
John Tartaglia
Narrated byPatina Miller
Theme music composerAlex Geringas, Mike Himelstein, Dena Diamond
Opening themeWord Party Song
Ending themeWord Party Instrumental Version
Composer(s)Michael Silversher and Patty Silversher
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English and Spanish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes40
Production
Executive producer(s)Lisa Henson
Halle Stanford
Alex Rockwell
Producer(s)The Jim Henson Company
Running time13 minutes
Production company(s)The Jim Henson Company
DistributorNetflix
The Jim Henson Company
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format1080p
Original releaseJuly 8, 2016 (July 8, 2016)

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 series premiered on July 8, 2016.[1][2] Season 2 premiered on October 21, 2016,[3] with Season 3 premiering on October 6, 2017.

On January 30, 2019, it was announced that it was renewed for a fourth season.[4]

Overview[edit]

The vocabulary-building program features four young animals, Kip the Wallaby (John Tartaglia), Bailey the Elephant (Victor Yerrid), Franny the Cheetah (Donna Kimball), and Lulu the Panda (Dorien Davies), "who love to sing, dance and play."[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. ^ https://www.netflix.com/title/80063705
  2. ^ McLennan, Cindy (July 5, 2016). "Word Party: Netflix Releases Trailer for Cuddly New Series". TV Series Finale. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  3. ^ McLennan, Cindy (September 22, 2016). "Word Party: Season Two Renewal, October Debut for Netflix Children's Series". TV Series Finale. Retrieved May 16, 2017.
  4. ^ http://kidscreen.com/2019/01/30/netflix-dances-for-more-word-party/
  5. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (June 30, 2015). "Netflix Adding Three Original Preschool Toons". Animation Magazine. Retrieved August 13, 2015.
  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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