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|title=<center>Hippo Tub Co.</center>
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|imagecaption=The title card for the show.
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uUWq17Neww|320x240|right|The opening theme song.|frame}}
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|status=<span style="color:orange;">'''Partially Found'''</span>
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkzRy9wvoKA|320x240|right|A short segment from the show, uploaded by a staffmember.|frame}}
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uUWq17Neww|320x240|right|The opening theme song.}}
 
'''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.
 
'''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==
 
==Plot==
The show centers around the underground city of Drain World, where everything that has ever been lost down a drain ends up. There Horton the hippo (Keith Knight), his partner Norton the boot-wearing bird (Neil Crone), and the various other citizens of Drain World operate a sort of lost-and-found where they attempt to find the owners of any lost items and return them.
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The show centers around the underground city of Drain World, where everything that has ever been lost down a drain ends up. There, Horton 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==
 
==Availability==
Although there allegedly was one or more VHS releases, the tape or tapes of said releases are either extremely rare or simply never existed. However, a DVD of episodes 1-6 from the French dub are in stock [http://www.cdiscount.com/dvd/dvd-mangas-animation/dvd-hippo-tub-6-episodes/f-10414-auc3760113388644.html here]
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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 are in stock.<ref>[http://www.cdiscount.com/dvd/dvd-mangas-animation/dvd-hippo-tub-6-episodes/f-10414-auc3760113388644.html The French DVD]</ref>
  
As of February 22nd, 2017, there are two known episodes.
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==Gallery==
  
Additionally, there are clips of the elusive French dub. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzSXKakDb90 Clip One.][https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNm4maIPtC4 Clip Two.]
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| {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFhvxN1gWLg|320x240|center|Several clips uploaded by the series composer}}
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| {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqTF9IpK4Cg|320x240|center|A demo reel containing some clips as well as some unfinished animation.}}
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| {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhOkFMKO_VQ|320x240|left|The credits for an unknown episode}}
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== Found Episodes ==
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Two episodes are available; they were discovered February 23, 2017. They can be found [https://vimeopro.com/octapixx/animation-series/video/70585300 here] and [https://vimeopro.com/octapixx/animation-series/video/70585301 here].
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| {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkzRy9wvoKA|320x240|right|A short clip uploaded by a staff member of the show.}}
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| {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzSXKakDb90|320x240|center|One clip of the French dub}}
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| {{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNm4maIPtC4|320x240|center|Another clip of the French dub}}
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==Gallery==
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFhvxN1gWLg|240x180|left|Several clips uploaded by the series composer.|frame}}
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqTF9IpK4Cg|240x180|center|A demo reel containing some clips from the show as well as some unfinished animation.|frame}}
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| {{#ev:vimeo|https://vimeo.com/134743616|320x240|center|A trailer for the episode "Colour Correct".}}
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhOkFMKO_VQ|240x180|left|Credits|frame}}
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| {{#ev:vimeo|https://vimeopro.com/octapixx/animation-series/video/70585301|320x240|center|The full episode of "Colour Correct" (episode 1)}}
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFhvxN1gWLg|240x180|center|frame}}
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| {{#ev:vimeo|https://vimeopro.com/octapixx/animation-series/video/70585300|320x240|center|The episode "Tooth or Consequences" (episode 2)}}
{{#ev:vimeo|https://vimeo.com/134743616|bottom|center|Lost media Contributor JTVLM Found This Clip On Dailymotion}}
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzSXKakDb90|240x180|center|JTVLM Found A Clip Of The French Dub Of The Show On Youtube}}
 
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNm4maIPtC4|240x180|center|JTVLM Found A Clip Of The French Dub Of The Show On Youtube}}
 
{{#ev:https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiSgrn8-6nSAhWB7YMKHbyJAeYQjB0IBg&url=http%3A%2F%2Floneguppy-showcase.blogspot.com%2F2010%2F12%2Fhippo-tub-co.html&psig=AFQjCNGi04bCwiYPsNjpl9mRSewmI1LMyQ&ust=1488068135423317|240x180|Left|frame}}
 
 
 
==Resources==
 
[http://www.m4e.de/en/program-library/detail/hippo-tub-co/ Small amount of information from an English-language website for a German distributor]
 
  
[http://dessins-animes.com/das/1197/name/hippo_tub_co A handful of screenshots without context]
 
  
[http://web.archive.org/web/20011203130207/http://cbc4kids.ca/tv/shows/hippo.html 2001 CBC site]
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==External Links==
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* [http://www.m4e.de/en/program-library/detail/hippo-tub-co/ A small amount of information from an English-language website for a German distributor]
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* [http://dessins-animes.com/das/1197/name/hippo_tub_co 30 miscelanious screenshots from a French site]
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* [http://web.archive.org/web/20011203130207/http://cbc4kids.ca/tv/shows/hippo.html An archive for the CBC4Kids webpage]
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* [http://loneguppy-showcase.blogspot.com/2010/12/hippo-tub-co.html The blog of someone who claimed to work on the show]
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[[Category:Lost TV]]
 
[[Category:Lost TV]]
 
[[Category:Lost animation]]
 
[[Category:Lost animation]]
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[[Category:Partially lost media]]

Revision as of 22:03, 16 March 2017

Hippo tub co.png

The title card for the show.

Status: Partially Found


The opening theme song.

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, Horton 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 are in stock.[1]

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
A trailer for the episode "Colour Correct".
EmbedVideo received the bad id "https://vimeopro.com/octapixx/animation-series/video/70585301" for the service "vimeo".
EmbedVideo received the bad id "https://vimeopro.com/octapixx/animation-series/video/70585300" for the service "vimeo".


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