Odd Squad

TV series

Odd Squad is an Canadian and American educational TV series that premiered on TVOKids and PBS Kids in November 2014. The series involves child characters using mathematical concepts to advance each episode's plot. The series was created by Tim McKeon and Adam Peltzman and is co-produced by Nelvana Fred Rogers Productions and Sinking Ship Entertainment in association with TVOKids The series features child actors (whose characters are the employees of the "Odd Squad") who use indirect reasoning and basic math to solve and investigate strange happenings in their town.

Odd Squad
GenreEducational,[1] Comedy[2]
Created byTim McKeon
Adam Peltzman
Written byTim McKeon
Directed byVarious
Creative director(s)Jim Foundic
Starring
  • Dalila Bela
  • Filip Geljo
  • Millie Davis
  • Sean Michael Kyer
  • Anna Cathcart
  • Isaac Kragten
  • Olivia Presti
  • Valentina Herrera
  • Jayce Alexander
  • Gavin Maclver-Wright
  • Alyssa Hidalgo
Composer(s)Paul Buckley
Country of originCanada
United States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes108
Production
Executive producer(s)J.J. Johnson
Scott Dyer
Tim McKeon
Blair Powers
Paul Siefken
Producer(s)Matthew J.R. Bishop
Georgina Lopez
Production location(s)Toronto, Ontario
Editor(s)Jennifer Essex-Chew
Courtney Goldman
Christopher Minns
Laura Bower
Running time22 minutes; two episodes paired for a half-hour program
Production company(s)Nelvana Limited
Fred Rogers Productions
Sinking Ship Entertainment
DistributorPBS (United States)
Nelvana International (International)
Release
Original networkTVOKids (Canada)
Knowledge Kids(Canada)
PBS Kids (U.S.)
Picture format720p (HDTV)
Audio format5.1 Surround
Original releaseNovember 26, 2014 (2014-11-26) –
July 8, 2022 (2022-07-08)
Other websites
Odd Squad on PBS Kids site

CastEdit

MainEdit

  • Dalila Bela as Agent Olive (season 1)
  • Filip Geljo as Agent Otto (season 1)
  • Millie Davis as Big. O (Ms. O in the first two seasons) (season 1–3)
  • Sean Michael Kyer as Agent Oscar (season 1–2)
  • Anna Cathcart as Agent Olympia (season 2)
  • Isaac Kragten as Agent Otis (season 2)
  • Valentina Herrera as Agent Opal (season 3)
  • Jayce Alexander as Agent Omar (season 3)
  • Gavin Maclver-Wright as Agent Oswald (season 3)
  • Alyssa Hidalgo as Agent Orla (season 3)

RecurringEdit

Odd Squad EmployeesEdit

  • Peyton Kennedy as Dr. O (season 1–2)
  • Jaeden J. Noel as Agent Obfusco (season 1)
  • Elijah Sandiford as Agent Ocean (season 2)
  • Julia Lalonde as Agent Octavia (season 1)
  • Madeleine Barbeau as Oksana (season 1–2)
  • Eshaan Buadwal as Agent Olaf (season 1–2)
  • Michela Luci as Agent Orchid (season 1–3)
  • Brendan Heard as Agent Oren (season 1–2)
  • Christian Distefano as Agent Owen (season 1–2)
  • Nashton Avila and Nathan Avila as Agent Orson (season 1–3)
  • Arista Arhin as Agent Ozlyn (season 2)
  • Sasha Steiner as Agent Olly (season 2)
  • Leonidas Castrounis as Agent Xavier (season 2)
  • Sheena Darnley as Agent Xena (season 2)

VillainsEdit

  • Jaiden Cannatelli as Agent Ohlm (season 1–2)
  • Martin Roach as Fladam (season 1–2)
  • David Tompa as Noisemaker (season 1–2)
  • Joshua Kilimnik as Odd Todd (season 1–2)
  • Stacey McGunnigle as the Puppetmaster (season 1)
  • Lauren Landauer as the Shapeshifter (season 1–2)
  • Danielle Benton as Tiny Dancer (season 1–2)
  • Farid Yazdani as Freeze Ray Ray (season 2)

OthersEdit

  • Ashley Botting as Delivery Debbie (season 1–2)
  • Ava Preston as Polly Graph (season 1)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hinckley, David (2014-11-23). "PBS unveils 'Odd Squad,' its latest educational kids' show". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  2. "Odd Squad TV Review". Common Sense Media. Retrieved 2017-01-30. Genre: Comedy

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