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

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The opening theme song.
A short segment from the show, uploaded by a staffmember.

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 sort of lost-and-found where they attempt to find the owners of any lost items and return them.

Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West, alongside Oscar the Grouch.

Status: Lost


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. Aside from this, there has been no known official release of the show in any format.

As of February 22nd, 2017, there are two known episodes.

Additionally, there are clips of the elusive French dub. Clip One.Clip Two.

Found Episodes

Two episodes are available, discovered by Brandon Wilson, LostMediaFan, Nick-O, And JTVLM. They were discovered February 23, 2017. They can be found here and here. This is a major discovery.

Gallery

Several clips uploaded by the series composer.
A demo reel containing some clips from the show as well as some unfinished animation.
Credits
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Lost media Contributor JTVLM Found This Clip On Dailymotion
JTVLM Found A Clip Of The French Dub Of The Show On Youtube
JTVLM Found A Clip Of The French Dub Of The Show On Youtube
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Resources

Small amount of information from an English-language website for a German distributor

A handful of screenshots without context

2001 CBC site