Hippo Tub Co. (partially found animated series; 2001)

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The title card for the show.

Status: Partially Found

Hippo Tub Co. was a CGI animated series which aired on CBC from 2001 until approximately 2003. It was loosely based on the novelty children's song "Hey Daddy" by Anne Murray.

Plot

The show centers around the underground city of Drain World, where everything that has ever been lost down a drain ends up. There, Harley the hippo (Keith Knight), his partner Norton the boot-wearing bird (Neil Crone), and the various other citizens of Drain World operate a "lost-and-found" where they attempt to find the owners of any lost items and return them.

Availability

Although there were allegedly VHS releases of the show, none of them have surfaced. However, a DVD of episodes 1-6 from the French dub is in stock.[1]

Although the exact number isn't too clear, according to many sources, there were 26 segments produced, meaning 13 24-minute episodes. So far, only 4 of the 13 have been found in English.

Gallery

Several clips uploaded by the series composer.
A demo reel containing some clips as well as some unfinished animation.
The credits for an unknown episode.
A short clip uploaded by a staff member of the show.
One clip of the French dub.
Another clip of the French dub.
The episodes "Finders Keepers", "Singin' in the Drain", "Norton's Turn", and "Am I Blue?".
The full episode of "Color Correct; Norton Rules" (episode 1).
The episode "Tooth Or Consequences; Where's Jr. Drip?" (episode 2).
The opening theme song.


External Links

References

  1. The French DVD of Hippo Tub Co. Retrieved 12 Feb '17