Bubble Guppies

CGI-animated children's television series

Bubble Guppies is an American animated musical television series for kids. It was produced by Nickelodeon and created by Jonny Belt and Robert Scull.[1] It is a combination of the sketch comedy, edutainment and musical genres. The show is about merperson preschool children: Molly, Gil, Goby, Deema, Oona, Nonny, and Zooli. The show was released on Nickelodeon on January 24, 2011, and originally ran for 4 seasons until its conclusion on October 17, 2016. The show's made using 3D software.

Bubble Guppies
Genre
  • Animation
  • Edutainment
  • Musical
  • Sketch comedy
  • Fantasy
Created by
Voices of
Theme music composerTerry Fryer
Opening theme"Bubble Guppies Theme Song"
Ending themeVarious ending themes
Composers
Country of origin
  • Canada
  • United States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes129 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Producers
Running time22–23 minutes
Production companies
Original release
Network
ReleaseJanuary 24, 2011 (2011-01-24) –
October 17, 2016 (2016-10-17)

The show originally aired for 4 seasons over almost 3 years. After the last episode of its original run, it was revived for a 5th season on June 4, 2019. The 5th season aired on September 23, 2019.[2][3] On February 19, 2020, the show was renewed for a 6th season. It was 1st aired on October 19, 2021.[4] Bubble Guppies was ended on June 30, 2023.

Main Characters

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  • Molly - lead singer of the Bubble Guppies. She is Gil's love interest who's nice.
  • Gil - other lead singer of the Bubble Guppies. He is Molly's love interest who's silly.
  • Nonny - a quiet guppy.
  • Oona - a very cute guppy.
  • Deema - a very silly guppy.
  • Goby - a creative guppy who's Gil's best friend.
  • Zooli (seasons 5 and 6)
  • Mr. Grouper - a fish who is yellow-orange striped. He is the Guppies' teacher.
  • Bubble Puppy - a white and orange dog. He is Gil's very own pet.
  • Little Fish - 2 little fishes.
  • Clam - a gray grumpy clam with 2 small black eyes. (season 1 only)

Reccuring characters

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  • Mr. Grumpfish - a big fish. He is very grouchy.
  • Snails, Lobsters and Crabs
  • Pretzelquatel (season 1)

References

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  1. Genzlinger, Neil (January 23, 2011). "Splish Splash: Fantastical Fish Tales". The New York Times.
  2. "Nickelodeon Renews Four Hit Series from Its Powerhouse Preschool Portfolio". The Futon Critic. June 4, 2019.
  3. "Nickelodeon's Hit Preschool Series "Bubble Guppies" Makes a Splash with Season Premiere's Brand-New Guppy, Friday, Sept. 27, at 12 P.M. (ET/PT)" (Press release). New York, NY: Viacom International Inc. September 17, 2019. Retrieved September 17, 2019 – via The Futon Critic.
  4. Erik Pedersen (February 19, 2020). "Are You Afraid Of The Dark?, All That, Top Elf, Blue's Clues, The Casagrandes & PAW Patrol Among Slew Of Nickelodeon Renewals". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 19, 2020.