YooHoo to the Rescue

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YooHoo to the Rescue
YooHoo to the Rescue logo.png
Genre
Based on YooHoo & Friends
by Aurora World
Directed byHorak Kim
Voices of
Composer(s)Lorenzo Castelli
Country of origin
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Giwon Goo
  • Paolo Zecca
  • Albert H. Lee
  • Federico Faccini
Running time12 minutes
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15) –
present
Chronology
Related shows
External links
Website
Production website

YooHoo to the Rescue is a computer animated children's television series produced by Aurora World and Mondo TV. It is the third TV series based on the YooHoo & Friends franchise, and serves as a revival of the franchise. The show is the first Netflix original series for children from South Korea.[2]

In a series of magical missions, quick-witted YooHoo and his can-do crew travel the globe to help animals in need. It was released March 15, 2019 on Netflix.[4]

Plot[edit]

YooHoo to the Rescue follows the adventures of five animal friends who live in the magical land of YooTopia. In each episode, they travel to a new destination to help animals in trouble and make new friends along the way. When there is a problem on Earth, the colorful fruits of the Sparkling Tree begin to fade. The friends get their special gadgets and board their ship Wonderbug, a ladybug-like aircraft. They use wit, teamwork, and special gadgets to solve problems and help animals in need. Over the course of their adventures, they learn fun facts about a wide variety of environments and make friends with animals.[5]

Characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Production[edit]

YooHoo to the Rescue is produced by Aurora World in South Korea and Mondo TV in Italy.[3] Unlike the previous TV series based on the YooHoo & Friends toy franchise, this series is computer animated. The series is recorded at Bang Zoom! Studios.

Episodes[edit]

The first season has 26 12-minute segments.[4]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byExecutive Story EditorOriginal air date
11"The Stubborn Rhinoceros"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a rhino who headbutts into everything he sees. Instead of apologizing to his friends, the rhino runs away and hides. The crew finds the missing rhino, and realizes that he wasn't intentionally headbutting, but in fact, is very near-sighted, thus not being able to see the proximity. The crew helps him see better again, and the rhino learns to apologize to his friends.
22"The Bat Sisters and the Starry Night"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a worried bat who is looking for her baby sister. She was teaching her her younger sister how to fly at night, when she suddenly disappeared. The crew finds the younger bat, who confesses that she is afraid of the night because of all the scary noises. The crew shows her the beauty of the night sky and helps her overcome her fear, and fly.
33"The Froggy Trio"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets three frog brothers who are entering a choir competition. The neighborhood has suffered a drought recently, and the frog brothers are experiencing sore throat, which would prevent them from entering the competition. The crew helps draw water from an underground reservoir and help the frogs prepare for the competition in the best condition.
44"The Leap of the Snow Leopard"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a snow leopard who is trying to visit her long-time friend after the bridge that used to connect their territories collapsed. The snow leopard, with the help of the crew, makes a huge leap on the cliff, and gets to the other side. She is reunited with her best friend.
55"Down in the Rabbit Hole!"Horak KimJimin AhnJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a marmot who is waiting for his bunny friends for the Spring Fair. As the bunnies are unusually late, the crew and the marmot travel down the underground rabbit burrow to try to find and wake the bunnies up.
66"Fly, Sugar Glider, Fly!"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a sugar glider lost in the woods. She wants to go back home, and the crew pieces together clues to locate her home. The sugar glider demonstrates her ability to fly, which surprises Chewoo, a fellow squirrel.
77"Tail-Fishing with the Polar Bear"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a polar bear cub in the middle of the ocean, who has swam out to the sea to fish for his friends. They rescue the cub and help the bear by luring the fish using their tails as baits. The crew and the cub return to the polar bear island and feed the hungry polar bears.
88"The Red Panda Masterpiece"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets three red panda sisters. The oldest sister is a sensitive painter who doesn't eat or sleep while she's working. The crew and her worried younger sisters try to help her but instead messes up her painting.
99"The Otter Brotherhood"Horak KimJimin AhnJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets two otter brothers. The elder brother asks the crew to babysit for his troublesome baby brother while he goes on a trip. The crew is exhausted following the baby otter around, and he runs away to a cave. The crew follows him to the cave, and finds out that the baby otter was causing trouble to look for his treasured pebble, which was a birthday gift from his older brother.
1010"Sweet Dreams, Baby Moon Bear"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a moon bear cub who needs help finding his missing friends. After a search, the crew realizes that all the friends have gone into hibernation. The crew helps the unwilling moon bear go to bed by babysitting him.
1111"Keeping Cool with the Giant Panda"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a giant panda who is suffering from a heatstroke. They decide to bring some ice back from the icecap on top of the faraway mountain while one of the crew plays with the panda.
1212"Chameleon, the King of Hide-and-Seek"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a chameleon who enjoys scaring his friends with his camouflage during the game of hide-and-seek. His turtle friend gets so surprised and decides to never play with the chameleon. The crew and the turtle camouflage to one-up the chameleon, but the plan backfires.
1313"Eating Healthy with the Blue-Footed Sula Birds"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets blue-footed Sula birds. One of the birds is a picky eater and only eats a certain kind of fish. His pretty blue foot turned grey due to malnutrition. The crew catches various types of fish and cooks them so that the picky-eating bird can enjoy them.
1414"The Busiest Beaver"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a beaver who is busy building his dam, and generally creating a mess everywhere. When his dam gets destroyed, and the beaver is distraught as the mess he left everywhere prevents him to build another one quickly. The crew helps him organize the tools and resources, and help the beaver build a new dam.
1515"Woodpecker, the Tree Doctor"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a couple of animals who complain about the loud noise made by a certain woodpecker. The crew finds the woodpecker, but realizes that he was actually trying to cure the trees from bad worms. The crew helps the woodpecker rest, and help catch the worms.
1616"The Winterland Reindeer"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a reindeer who runs away from an avalanche. They get trapped in the snow together. The crew and the reindeer work together to escape the snow.
1717"The Flight of the Whooping Crane"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a whooping crane who injured his wing while on a migration with his friends and was left behind. The crane refuses to fly, but the crew helps him get his energy back and follow his friends.
1818"Meerkats, Assemble!"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets meerkats duo who has lost the sacred stone that they have been guarding. The meerkats blame the crew, but soon confesses that it got blown away by the wind. The crew helps them find the stone.
1919"The Buffalo's Favorite Friend"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a buffalo who has chased away his chatty friend, a cattle egret. After his friend has left, the buffalo realizes that the bird was helping him chase away the flies and insects. The crew helps these best friends restore their friendship.
2020"The Flamingo Ballet"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets two flamingos who needs help locating a friend who is in fact feigning sickness. YooHoo and Roodee get into danger while searching for the missing flamingo, who has to overcome "the boy who cried wolf" situation.
2121"Penguins on the Rocking Rock"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets two rock-hopper penguins who compete for the highest rock. In the midst of competition, they hop on an unstable rock which wobbles. Both penguins fall down into a hole. The crew rescues them from the hole.
2222"The Thirsty Hippos"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets three hippos who ask to seek out the cause of the recent drought. They bring one of the hippos to the source of water and sees that it is being blocked by coconut shells. The hippo admits to littering after eating the coconuts which somehow ended up clogging the water source, resulting in the dry pond. The crew helps with the clogging, and the hippo promises not to litter.
2323"The Sprinting Cheetahs"Horak KimSunwoo KangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets the cheetahs who hold a sprint competition to elect the captain of the pack. One of the cheetahs gets injured while running. The first-place cheetah stops the competition and runs to the aid of the injured friend. The friends elect the first-place cheetah to be the captain not because of her running, but because of her heart.
2424"The Smiling Quokkas"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets two quokkas who are quarreling over the nice cool shade under the tree. They all embark on the journey to find a large enough tree that can shelter both quokkas. After finding the perfect tree, they take a nap and wake up to find that the shade moved. The quokkas realize that it wasn't each other who took the shaded spot in the first place, and reconcile.
2525"Perfect Home for the Spectacled Bear"Horak KimHyejung JangJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets a spectacled bear whose treehouse was destroyed by a storm the night before. The crew tries to look for the perfect tree to build a house on.
2626"Ibex, the Rock Climbing Champion"Horak KimJimin AhnJoseph PurdyMarch 15, 2019 (2019-03-15)
The crew meets an ibex who got his head stuck while trying to lick salts off of the mountain rocks. After the crew helps the ibex, he travels further up the mountain, demonstrating his rock-climbing prowess. After he injures himself while climbing too recklessly, the crew helps him again and he promises to be more careful.

Release[edit]

YooHoo to the Rescue was released on March 15, 2019 on Netflix[4] with the first 26 episodes.

Media information[edit]

Mondo TV secured a global licensing and merchandising deal with Panini that will market a line of products that include stickers, trading cards and photocards, set to launch in early 2018.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "YooHoo to the Rescue - A Netflix Original Series". Netflix. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  2. ^ a b "Netflix to Boost International Kids Content as Viewership Spikes". Retrieved 2018-10-22.
  3. ^ a b "LIBRARY YOOHOO & FRIENDS". Mondo TV. Retrieved 2017-07-26.
  4. ^ a b c Milligan, Mercedes. "Netflix Debuts Korean Toons 'Larva Island' S2 & 'YooHoo to the Rescue' in March". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2019-03-04.
  5. ^ "Stories - YooHoo". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  6. ^ "Meet the Crew - YooHoo". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  7. ^ "Meet the Crew - Pammee". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  8. ^ "Meet the Crew - Lemmee". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  9. ^ "Meet the Crew - Chewoo". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  10. ^ "Meet the Crew - Roodee". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  11. ^ "Meet the Crew - Slo". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  12. ^ "Meet the Crew - Lora". YooHoo - Aurora World. Aurora World Corp. Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  13. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (2017-03-08). "Mondo Inks Global 'YooHoo & Friends' Deal with Panini". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2017-07-26.

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