Amazing Animals (found Disney Channel educational animated series; 1996-1999)

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Cover of the show.

Status: Found

Date found: Various dates

Found by: Various people

Amazing Animals (also known as Henry's Amazing Animals) was an educational kid's show produced by Dorling Kindersley and Partridge Films which ran on the Disney Channel from 1996 to 1999. The show was about a lizard named Henry that would teach and show the audience about animals from different time periods, various types of animals, and animals in different climates and locations. The show had many home media releases, but only available on VHS. Each VHS release only had one episode, which lasted for 24 minutes. Most episodes of the show were released on VHS, although some episodes had no media release of any kind. Despite the show's home media release being mostly restricted to VHS, merchandise such as PC games, books, and board games were made. All home media releases of the show are hard to find and remain rare. On May 31st, 2021, the remaining four lost episodes were found, making the entire series found.


The series follows a green lizard named Henry (voiced by Eric Meyers), has taught the audience about animals from different time periods, climates, and locations with the help of an off-screen narrator (voiced by Tom Clarke-Hill in the US airing and Nigel Greaves in the UK). Each episode would also be accompanied by short, animated gag segments, often tied to the episode's topic.[1]

Russian Broadcast

The show also aired in Russia and has a Russian dub. Only the pilot "Tropical Birds" is available in full in Russian. The episode "Animal Records" was found partially in Russian, meaning 51 episodes of the show in Russian are lost due to the show never having a proper home media release in the country.

Episode List[2]

# Episode Title Status
1 Tropical Birds Found
2 Animal Disguises Found
3 Nighttime Animals Found
4 Animal Appetites Found
5 Animal Survivors Found
6 Animal Senses Found
7 Animal Weapons Found
8 Animal Builders Found
9 Armored Animals Found
10 Mini Beasts Found
11 Animal Babies Found
12 Poisonous Animals Found
13 Animal Journeys Found
14 Birds of Prey Found
15 Desert Animals Found
16 Scary Animals Found
17 Animal Records Found
18 Animal Colors Found
19 Animal Mothers Found
20 Animal Pets Found
21 Seashore Animals Found
22 Animal Families Found
23 Endangered Animals Found
24 An Animal Year Found
25 Prehistoric Animals Found
26 Monkeys and Apes Found
27 Animal Hunters Found
28 Animal Talk Found
29 Slimy Animals Found
30 Rainforest Animals Found
31 Animal Acrobats Found
32 Underwater Animals Found
33 Animal Neighbors Found
34 Animal Giants Found
35 Creepy Crawly Animals Found
36 Farm Animals Found
37 Animal Changes Found
38 Extinct Animals Found
39 Animal Eggs Found
40 Around the World Found
41 Polar Animals Found
42 Clever Animals Found
43 Underground Animals Found
44 Animal Helpers Found
45 Woodland Animals Found
46 Mountain Animals Found
47 Backyard Animals Found
48 Tiny Animals Found
49 Animal Partners Found
50 Scaly Animals Found
51 River Animals Found
52 Animal Flight Found


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See Also

Disney Channel

Playhouse Disney

Disney Junior

Toon Disney

Disney XD