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'''Tickle-U''' was a short-lived preschool block that aired on Cartoon Network from 2005 to 2006, airing from 9AM to 11AM on Mondays through Fridays. The block was composed of seven cartoons from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
 
'''Tickle-U''' was a short-lived preschool block that aired on Cartoon Network from 2005 to 2006, airing from 9AM to 11AM on Mondays through Fridays. The block was composed of seven cartoons from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  
Three of the British cartoons that aired on the block were redubbed for American audiences, and all those dubs are considered lost.
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The block had three cartoons that were redubbed for American audiences, and all those dubs are considered lost.
  
The series was hosted by two characters named Pipoca (voiced by Ariel Winter) and Henderson (voiced by Tom Kenny).
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The series was hosted by two characters named Pipoca (voiced by Ariel Winter who would later voiced Princess Sofia from Disney Junior's ''Sofia the First'') and Henderson (voiced by Tom Kenny, well known for voicing characters such as Heffer Wolfe from ''Rocko's Modern Life'', Dog and Cliff from ''CatDog'' and the titular ''SpongeBob SquarePants'').
  
== Program information ==
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==Program Information==
 
* ''Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs'' (Canada; now owned by 9 Story Entertainment)
 
* ''Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs'' (Canada; now owned by 9 Story Entertainment)
 
* ''Gordon the Garden Gnome'' (UK; produced by Collingwood O'Hare)
 
* ''Gordon the Garden Gnome'' (UK; produced by Collingwood O'Hare)
 
* ''Little Robots'' (UK; produced by BBC)
 
* ''Little Robots'' (UK; produced by BBC)
* ''Peppa Pig'' (UK; produced by Nick Jr. and Entertainment One)
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* [[Peppa Pig (partially found American dub of British children's animated series; 2005)|''Peppa Pig'' (UK; produced by Nick Jr. and Entertainment One)]]
 
* ''Firehouse Tales'' (USA; produced by Warner Bros.)
 
* ''Firehouse Tales'' (USA; produced by Warner Bros.)
 
* ''Yoko Jakamoko Toto'' (UK; produced by Collingwood O'Hare)
 
* ''Yoko Jakamoko Toto'' (UK; produced by Collingwood O'Hare)
 
* ''Gerald McBoing-Boing'' (Canada; produced by Cookie Jar [now DHX Media], Teletoon, and Classic Media [now DreamWorks Classics])
 
* ''Gerald McBoing-Boing'' (Canada; produced by Cookie Jar [now DHX Media], Teletoon, and Classic Media [now DreamWorks Classics])
  
== Findings ==
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==Findings==
* ''Gordon'', ''Peppa'' and ''Little Robots'' were redubbed for American audiences. Of these three cartoons, ''Peppa'' is the only one that is still airing on American television, albeit on Nick Jr. with the original British dub. CN presumably has the American dubs of the three British cartoons in its vault somewhere.
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* ''Gordon'', ''Peppa'' and ''Little Robots'' were redubbed for American audiences. Of these three cartoons, ''Peppa'' is the only one that is still airing on American television, albeit on Nick Jr. with the original UK dub. It should also be noted that the original Lionsgate DVDs of Peppa also use the UK dub.
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** An anonymous user contacted Cartoon Network via their Scratch video platform, but a company representative said that the channel no longer has any footage of these cartoons.
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* In 2006, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released two DVD's of ''Little Robots'', titled ''Big Adventures'' and ''Reach for the Sky''. These DVD's have the American dub. However, the audio on the latter DVD is at a lower pitch for some reason. YouTube user ahatbears has posted one episode of the US dubbed version of Little Robots on YouTube, that being "The Hiccalots", however, it's been blocked everywhere outside the United States by the BBC.
 
* Steve Patrick, the director of the Pipoca and Henderson segments, uploaded a sampler of his work onto YouTube.
 
* Steve Patrick, the director of the Pipoca and Henderson segments, uploaded a sampler of his work onto YouTube.
 
* ''Yoko'' had very little dialogue, and it was not redubbed for American audiences.
 
* ''Yoko'' had very little dialogue, and it was not redubbed for American audiences.
* Warner Home Video released a [https://smile.amazon.com/Harry-His-Bucket-Full-Dinosaurs/dp/B000GEIRAA five-episode DVD] of ''Harry'' in 2006. The first season can be streamed on Netflix. The second season of ''Harry'' only aired in Canada.
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* Warner Home Video released a [https://smile.amazon.com/Harry-His-Bucket-Full-Dinosaurs/dp/B000GEIRAA five-episode DVD] of ''Harry'' in 2006 when the series was still airing on CN. The Canadian dub of the first season can be streamed on Netflix and has aired on Qubo. The second season of ''Harry'' only aired on Qubo.
 
* ''Firehouse Tales'' is directly owned by Warner Bros., the parent company of Cartoon Network.
 
* ''Firehouse Tales'' is directly owned by Warner Bros., the parent company of Cartoon Network.
 
* The later seasons of ''Peppa'' were never dubbed for American audiences, because Cartoon Network lost the license to the series.
 
* The later seasons of ''Peppa'' were never dubbed for American audiences, because Cartoon Network lost the license to the series.
 
* SLN! Media Group uploaded [https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSuperlamont212/search?query=tickle several bumpers of Pipoca and Henderson]. (Note that ''Baby Looney Tunes'' and ''Big Bag'' were never broadcast in the block.)
 
* SLN! Media Group uploaded [https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSuperlamont212/search?query=tickle several bumpers of Pipoca and Henderson]. (Note that ''Baby Looney Tunes'' and ''Big Bag'' were never broadcast in the block.)
* An anonymous user contacted Cartoon Network via their Scratch video platform, but a company representative said that the channel no longer has any footage.
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*''Peppa'' and ''Gordon'' were dubbed in Miami, Florida at Chrom Dubbing Studios. [http://www.elainetorres.com/resume.html Elaine Torres] was the voice of Rosy in ''Gordon'', while she voiced Suzy Sheep in ''Peppa''. [https://chloedolandis.biz/Chloe-Dolandis-Voiceover-Resume.pdf Chloe Dolandis] was the voice of Emily Elephant and Richard Rabbit.
  
== Notes ==
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==Notes==
* The original British airing of ''Little Robots'' had the theme song sung by a man. In the American broadcast, the singer was a young woman with a higher voice.
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* The original British airing of ''Little Robots'' had the theme song sung by a man. In the American broadcast, the singer was a group of children. In the intro, Scary also has a different voice than he actually does in the US dub, in the intro, he has a higher voice, while in the US dub, he's voiced by his UK voice actor.
* In the American dub of ''Peppa Pig'', Peppa has a more mature voice, and Mummy Pig is called "Mommy Pig".
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* In the American dub of ''Peppa Pig'', Peppa has a more mature voice, and Mummy Pig is called "Mommy Pig"(Due to Peppa Pig's British origins, "Mom" in the US is spelled "Mum" in the UK, and so on).
 
* Each show in ''Tickle-U'' had its own 15-minute segment. ''Harry'' was first at 9:00, ''Yoko'' was next at 9:15, followed by ''Peppa'', ''Gerald'', ''Firehouse'', another airing of ''Harry'', ''Little Robots'', and the final show in the block was ''Gordon'' at 10:45.
 
* Each show in ''Tickle-U'' had its own 15-minute segment. ''Harry'' was first at 9:00, ''Yoko'' was next at 9:15, followed by ''Peppa'', ''Gerald'', ''Firehouse'', another airing of ''Harry'', ''Little Robots'', and the final show in the block was ''Gordon'' at 10:45.
 
* The American version of ''Gordon'''s theme song was somewhat deeper than the British version.
 
* The American version of ''Gordon'''s theme song was somewhat deeper than the British version.
 
== See also ==
 
* ''[[Peppa Pig (Lost American Dub of Animated Series; 2005)]]
 
 
== External links ==
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.tickleu.com/* The site's assets], retrieved on the Wayback Machine
 
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
<div style="margin:0 auto; text-align: center;">
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File:TVG Aug14-202005 PG TickleU.jpg|Parent's Guide description of Tickle-U from an August 14-20, 2005 edition of (Comcast Detroit Edition) TV Guide Magazine
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</gallery>
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{{Video|perrow  =3
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  |description1 =A promotional ad for the block's premiere.
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  |service2    =youtube
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  |id2          =wqT-qjVsOO0
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  |description2 =A sampler of Pipoca and Henderson.
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  |service3    =youtube
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  |id3          =acOcM_vjlpk
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  |description3 =Promo for "Yoko Jakamoko Toto."
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}}
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{{Video|perrow  =2
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  |service1    =youtube
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  |id1          =uV3MoSfZKkA
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  |description1 =Promo ad for "Peppa Pig."
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  |service2    =youtube
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  |id2          =Ax7cMpz1Djg
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  |description2 =Partial recording of "Yoko Jakamoko Toto."
  
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YWRIf4L4sc|320x240|center|A promotional ad for the block's premiere.|frame}}</div>​
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==External Link==
 
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.tickleu.com/* The TickleU site's assets from the Wayback Machine.]
<div style="width:320px; display:inline-block; margin-right:25px; margin-bottom:0px;">
 
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqT-qjVsOO0|320x240|center|A sampler of Pipoca and Henderson.|frame}}</div>​
 
 
 
<div style="width:320px; display:inline-block; margin-right:25px; margin-bottom:0px;">
 
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acOcM_vjlpk|320x240|center|Promo for "Yoko Jakamoko Toto".|frame}}
 
</div>​
 
 
 
<div style="width:320px; display:inline-block; margin-right:25px; margin-bottom:0px;">
 
{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV3MoSfZKkA|320x240|center|Promo ad for "Peppa Pig".|frame}}</div>​
 
 
 
</div>​
 
  
 
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[[Category:Lost animation]]
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[[Category:Lost audio]]
 
[[Category:Lost TV]]
 
[[Category:Lost TV]]
[[Category:Lost audio]]
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[[Category:Partially found media]]
[[Category:Needing work]]
 

Latest revision as of 04:38, 9 June 2020

Tickle-U-Logo.png

The logo.

Status: Partially Found

Tickle-U was a short-lived preschool block that aired on Cartoon Network from 2005 to 2006, airing from 9AM to 11AM on Mondays through Fridays. The block was composed of seven cartoons from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

The block had three cartoons that were redubbed for American audiences, and all those dubs are considered lost.

The series was hosted by two characters named Pipoca (voiced by Ariel Winter who would later voiced Princess Sofia from Disney Junior's Sofia the First) and Henderson (voiced by Tom Kenny, well known for voicing characters such as Heffer Wolfe from Rocko's Modern Life, Dog and Cliff from CatDog and the titular SpongeBob SquarePants).

Program Information

  • Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs (Canada; now owned by 9 Story Entertainment)
  • Gordon the Garden Gnome (UK; produced by Collingwood O'Hare)
  • Little Robots (UK; produced by BBC)
  • Peppa Pig (UK; produced by Nick Jr. and Entertainment One)
  • Firehouse Tales (USA; produced by Warner Bros.)
  • Yoko Jakamoko Toto (UK; produced by Collingwood O'Hare)
  • Gerald McBoing-Boing (Canada; produced by Cookie Jar [now DHX Media], Teletoon, and Classic Media [now DreamWorks Classics])

Findings

  • Gordon, Peppa and Little Robots were redubbed for American audiences. Of these three cartoons, Peppa is the only one that is still airing on American television, albeit on Nick Jr. with the original UK dub. It should also be noted that the original Lionsgate DVDs of Peppa also use the UK dub.
    • An anonymous user contacted Cartoon Network via their Scratch video platform, but a company representative said that the channel no longer has any footage of these cartoons.
  • In 2006, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment released two DVD's of Little Robots, titled Big Adventures and Reach for the Sky. These DVD's have the American dub. However, the audio on the latter DVD is at a lower pitch for some reason. YouTube user ahatbears has posted one episode of the US dubbed version of Little Robots on YouTube, that being "The Hiccalots", however, it's been blocked everywhere outside the United States by the BBC.
  • Steve Patrick, the director of the Pipoca and Henderson segments, uploaded a sampler of his work onto YouTube.
  • Yoko had very little dialogue, and it was not redubbed for American audiences.
  • Warner Home Video released a five-episode DVD of Harry in 2006 when the series was still airing on CN. The Canadian dub of the first season can be streamed on Netflix and has aired on Qubo. The second season of Harry only aired on Qubo.
  • Firehouse Tales is directly owned by Warner Bros., the parent company of Cartoon Network.
  • The later seasons of Peppa were never dubbed for American audiences, because Cartoon Network lost the license to the series.
  • SLN! Media Group uploaded several bumpers of Pipoca and Henderson. (Note that Baby Looney Tunes and Big Bag were never broadcast in the block.)
  • Peppa and Gordon were dubbed in Miami, Florida at Chrom Dubbing Studios. Elaine Torres was the voice of Rosy in Gordon, while she voiced Suzy Sheep in Peppa. Chloe Dolandis was the voice of Emily Elephant and Richard Rabbit.

Notes

  • The original British airing of Little Robots had the theme song sung by a man. In the American broadcast, the singer was a group of children. In the intro, Scary also has a different voice than he actually does in the US dub, in the intro, he has a higher voice, while in the US dub, he's voiced by his UK voice actor.
  • In the American dub of Peppa Pig, Peppa has a more mature voice, and Mummy Pig is called "Mommy Pig"(Due to Peppa Pig's British origins, "Mom" in the US is spelled "Mum" in the UK, and so on).
  • Each show in Tickle-U had its own 15-minute segment. Harry was first at 9:00, Yoko was next at 9:15, followed by Peppa, Gerald, Firehouse, another airing of Harry, Little Robots, and the final show in the block was Gordon at 10:45.
  • The American version of Gordon's theme song was somewhat deeper than the British version.

Gallery

A promotional ad for the block's premiere.
A sampler of Pipoca and Henderson.
Promo for "Yoko Jakamoko Toto."
Promo ad for "Peppa Pig."
Partial recording of "Yoko Jakamoko Toto."

External Link