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Doc McStuffins (also known as Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital in the fourth season) is an American animated children's television series produced by Brown Bag Films. It was created and executive produced by Chris Nee and premiered on March 23, 2012, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. The series is about a girl who can "fix" toys, with help from her toy friends. It features songs written and composed by Kay Hanley and Michelle Lewis. Reruns air on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.

Doc McStuffins
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Doc McStuffins logo
Also known as Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital (season 4)
Created by Chris Nee
Written by Shea Fontana
Voices of Kiara Muhammad (seasons 1–2)
Laya DeLeon Hayes (season 3–present)
Lara Jill Miller
Robbie Rist
Jess Harnell
Loretta Devine
Amanda Crew
Jaden Isaiah Betts
Kimberly Brooks
Gary Anthony Williams
Opening theme "The Doc is In" by China Anne McClain (seasons 1–3)
Amber Riley (season 4–present)
Ending theme "The Doc is In" (instrumental)
Composer(s) Stuart Kollmorgen (score)
Kay Hanley (songs)
Michelle Lewis (songs)
Country of origin United States
Ireland
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 118 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Chris Nee
Darragh O'Connell
Cathal Gaffney
Running time approx. 30 mins.
Production company(s) Brown Bag Films
Disney Junior Original
Distributor Disney–ABC Domestic Television
Release
Original network Disney Junior
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release March 23, 2012 (2012-03-23) – present
Chronology
Related shows The Doc Files
Vampirina
External links
Official website

The series received positive reviews due to the show's concept and the main character, as well as its portrayal of African-Americans (Nee stated in 2013 that Doc is African-American, proposed by Disney during her initial pitch, Nee initially only knowing she wanted a girl doctor[1][2]) in a Disney series.[2][3] Chris Nee describes the series as "Cheers for Preschoolers."[4]

On November 16, 2016, the series was renewed for a fifth season by Disney Junior.[5]

Contents

PremiseEdit

The series chronicles freckled,[6] seven-year-old (later eight[7]) Dottie "Doc" McStuffins[8] who decides she wants to become a doctor like her mother, a pediatrician. The show takes place in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She practices her dream by fixing toys and dolls. In the UK, the show was redubbed using British voice actors, replacing the original American soundtrack.

When she activates her magic stethoscope (similar to an amulet or talisman), she can create a variety of supernatural effects, including traveling through time.[9] Her most regular use of it in the show is to cause toys, dolls, and stuffed animals to come to life. They are able to move, speak, hear, see and smell, and she can interact with them. With help from her stuffed friends – Stuffy the Dragon (a.k.a. Stuffy Filbert McStuffins), Hallie the Hippo, Lambie the Lamb, and Chilly the Snowman – Doc helps toys recover, or "feel better", by giving them check-ups and diagnosing their fictional illnesses with an encyclopedia called "The Big Book of Boo Boos" and another encyclopedia called "The Big Vet Book" for her toy pets when she's a veterinarian. In Season four the Big Book of Boo Boos and The Big Vet Book goes Hi Tech in a tablet form.

Each 11-minute episode includes original songs. During ending credits in Season 1, Doc gives advice to viewers about staying healthy. Seasons 1 and 2 have the original intro for the theme song, but in Season 3, the spoken line by Doc at the end of the theme song was re-recorded with Doc's new voice. In Season 3 Doc opens up a veterinarian clinic for fixing toy pets in addition to the regular medical services that she provides for the other toys. In Season 4, Doc's Grandma reveals her own magical stethoscope and teleports her and Doc to McStuffinsville, a magical city populated by living toys, and puts Doc in charge of the McStuffinsville Hospital.

EpisodesEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 26 March 23, 2012 (2012-03-23) May 3, 2013 (2013-05-03)
2 37 September 6, 2013 (2013-09-06) September 12, 2015 (2015-09-12)
3 29 July 2, 2015 (2015-07-02) April 25, 2016 (2016-04-25)
4 28 July 29, 2016 (2016-07-29) March 2, 2018 (2018-03-02)

CharactersEdit

MainEdit

  • Dottie "Doc" McStuffins (voiced by Laya DeLeon Hayes (U.S.) and Abriella Bierer (UK)[citation needed] (Season 3 – present) and formerly Kiara Muhammad (U.S.) and Eden Jarret (UK) (Seasons 1–2)) – The main character of the series. Doc is a 6 (later 7 then 8)-year-old girl who likes to fix toys, dolls and stuffed animals. She also wants to be a doctor like her mother, one day. She has a magical toy stethoscope which is her form of communication with all of the toys. She is a girl with short dark brown hair tied in pigtails with a fashionable headband in the middle of her head. She usually wears a lab coat over a long sleeved purple-and-white striped T-shirt and pink-colored skirt with polka-dot leggings on her legs and violet ankle socks with pink sneakers with sparkles. The only other clothes she has been shown in is a large Indiana Jones type sunshade hat added to her usual attire or a BucketHat in a camping sequence. As well as a straw bonnet during a tea party sequence, a pink polka-dotted dolphin tankini in a pool/water park sequence, a Silk Scarf, white anklet socks, sunglasses and a pair of high heel shoes while pretending to be a pop star, a cowboy costume in a Halloween episode and a winter outfit in a Christmas episode and a pair of pajamas with a pair of bunny slippers in a bedtime sequence. In Season 2, Doc wears a School uniform consisting of a white short sleeve Polo Shirt ribbon tie, plaid skirt, white knee socks and a pair of Mary Jane shoes and also a sky blue mid sleeve t-shirt, a pink basketball jersey, a pair of running shorts, white sport ankle socks and a pair of running shoes in " Run Doc Run!" a pink cowgirl hat in "Rootin' Tootin' Southwest Sal", and in the Christmas episode wore a snow outfit with Ugg type boots. Her name is also used for the series title. Also, her maternal grandfather has survived heart[10] and knee replacement surgery.
  • Lambie McStuffins[citation needed] (voiced by Lara Jill Miller (U.S.) and Teresa Gallagher (UK)) – A stuffed lamb who is one of Doc’s best friends. She is very sweet, likes to hug people, and is a gifted dancer who wears a pink bow with her matching tutu. Her other friends are Stuffy, Hallie and Chilly. She may have a bit of a crush on Stuffy, seeing as she gives him the most cuddles. Lambie also idolize Dress-Up Daisy and hopes to be like a fashionista like her.
  • Stuffy Philbert[11] McStuffins (voiced by Robbie Rist (or Ben Schwartz in "The Doc Files") (U.S.) and Bob Golding (UK) ) – A stuffed blue dragon who tries to be the bravest dragon of all but does not succeed at that every time especially with spiders which he has a fear of. He is also clumsy. He is one of Doc's friends and his other friends are Hallie, Lambie and Chilly. His design is partially inspired by Figment from the Epcot ride Journey Into Imagination.
  • Chilly McStuffins[12] a plump[13] (voiced by Jess Harnell (U.S.) and Tom Eastwood (UK)) – A stuffed snowman who's hypocritical by worrying a lot and thinking that he's suffering from some type of illness and does not always seem sure that he isn't a real snowman. He is sweet and one of Doc's more fearful friends. He is also friends with Lambie, Stuffy and Hallie. Chilly wears a black top hat & a blue scarf.
  • Hallie McStuffins[12] named after the "Nurse Hallie" incarnation of the "Hallie Hippo" toy series[14] (voiced by Loretta Devine (U.S.) and Maria Darling (UK)) – Hallie is a stuffed hippo and a nurse who is Doc's assistant. She is friendly and treats Doc's patients with respect and good care. She is good friends with Doc and the other stuffed animals. She also has a Radar O'Reilly-like intuition as to what Doc needs during an exam, which she calls a "Hippo Hunch" and sometimes acts like a drill sergeant. She may be a tribute to Henrietta Hippo from the classic 1970's children's show The New Zoo Revue. She wears a Candy striper nurse's outfit, and resembles the nurse at Doc's mother's clinic, named Hattie.
  • Squeakers- A purple squeaky toy that looks like a blowfish and can go in the water like Hermie, Marvin, Surfer Girl, Melinda the Mermaid and Lula.
  • Donny McStuffins (voiced by Jaden Betts then Sayeed Shahidi and later Andre Robinson (U.S.) and Luca Townsend (UK)) – Donny is Doc's four-year-old brother who usually spends most of his time playing with his toy cars and his friends. He owns the toy knight action figure named Sir Kirby, who appears in the episodes Knight Time and The Dark Knight.
  • Dr. Maisha McStuffins / Mom (voiced by Kimberly Brooks (also credited as Kim Brooks and Kimberly D. Brooks) (U.S.) and Niki Felstead (UK)) – Dr. Maisha McStuffins is the mother of Doc and Donny and the wife of Mr. McStuffins. She is a doctor who works at a clinic. She expects Doc to become a doctor, like herself.
  • Mr. Marcus McStuffins / Dad (voiced by Gary Anthony Williams (U.S.) and Benjamin Small (UK)) – Mostly a stay-at-home father but indicated in "The New Girl" to have a part-time job who usually cooks dinner while his wife is at work. He takes care of Doc and Donny, his children.

Note: Doc McStuffins is the only human character in the show that can talk to toys. This is due to her magical stethoscope.

MinorEdit

  • April McStuffins – Doc, Donny and Maya's paternal Grandmother.
  • Maya Alana McStuffins (voiced by Karen O' Brien) – Doc and Donny's new adopted baby sister, referred to as "Baby McStuffins" prior to being named.
  • Emmie (voiced by Kylee Anderson) – The girl next door, Doc's soccer teammate, and best friend.
  • Alma (voiced by Amy Smith and Caitlin Carmichael) – Emmie's little sister.
  • Emmie and Alma's mom (voiced by Chris Nee)
  • Luca Stevens (voiced by James Buddy Handleson) – Donny's best friend.
  • Rudy/Rudi – Emmie and Alma's terrier puppy.
  • Will Wright (voiced by Jay Gragnani) – Donny's friend, who owns Riggo.
  • Unnamed Cashier -The cashier who works at Archie's Arcade
  • Carlos Ortiz (voiced by Elan Garfias and Teo Briones) – Doc and Donny's neighbor who owns Star Blazer Zero.
  • Henry Diloy (voiced by Curtis Harris) – Doc and Donny's neighbor who owns Aurora.
  • Tisha McStuffins (voiced by China Anne McClain) – Doc and Donny's big cousin.
  • Tobias (voiced by Tony Hale) – A Christmas Elf.
  • Santa Claus (voiced by Jeffrey Tambor) – Beloved holiday icon.
  • Katherine (voiced by Mela Lee) – Doc and Donny's babysitter neighbor who once owned Dress-Up Daisy
  • Jacob -The boy in the park, who owns Super Stuntman Steve.
  • Dr. Peerless -A Doctor who works in the same clinic like Doctor McStuffins.
  • Declan Smith (voiced by Matthew Wayne) – A shy boy who befriends Doc at the clinic.
  • Hattie (voiced by Loretta Devine) – A nurse at the clinic that is like a human version of Hallie. (NOTE: In the Closed Captioning of the episode "The Doctor Will See You Now" Hattie was mistakenly referred to as "Addie".)
  • Maddie – (voiced by Angie Wu) – The girl in the park who owns Norton.
  • Ramona Marcus (voiced by Grace Kaufman) – The owner of Dart the Unicorn.
  • Ian Sheridan (voiced by Rio Magini) – One of Doc's neighbors who's the owner of Wildlife Will
  • Tamara – One of Donny's friends who owns Southwest Sal.
  • Nia – One of the patients at Doctor Maisha McStuffins's clinic
  • Tavia (voiced by Hynden Walch)* Florence Nightingale (voiced by Joanne Froggatt)
  • Dev – A 7 year old boy who is accidentally transported to McStuffinsville and becomes the leader of the McStuffinsville's First Responders.

ToysEdit

  • Angus (voiced by Rob Paulsen) – A Karate Kangaroo who has a fear of fighting. (Based on the game Rock'em Sock'em Robots)
  • Aurora (voiced by Laraine Newman) – A telescope belonging to Henry, who speaks in 60's hippie lingo and walks on her tripod. The night she came out of the box (Episode: "Starry Starry Night"), her vision was strangely blurred, and Doc led a search of Henry's yard to find Aurora's missing eyepiece.
  • Awesome Guy (voiced by David Boat) – A toy superhero that belongs to Donny, he had to rescue Lambie from a tree, but there was a problem with his legs, Doc wanted to give him a checkup, but he didn't want to get one, and later Stuffy had an idea to sneak him in, Doc found out the problem, his legs were put on the wrong way, so when Doc fixed them he was back in action.
  • Bella (voiced by Julianne Buescher) – A ballerina like Lambie, only she's human and wears a blue outfit and speaks in a Russian accent. She accidentally cracked her leg after a leap, and had to have it put in a cast, but she found lots to do whilst she waited for it to heal.
  • Ben & Anna (voiced by Jeffrey Nicholas Brown and Meghan Strange) – Two stuffed monkeys that stick to each other, and they belong to Alma. Ben had to be fixed when his Velcro sticker ripped off and he got separated from Anna overnight. ( Ben and Anna is a playful spoof on the word "Banana".)
  • Big Jack (voiced by Ty Burrell and Tom Cavanagh) – A jack-in-the-box, with a joker popping out when the handle turns.
  • Boomer (voiced by Dave B. Mitchell) – The soccer ball that belongs to Emmie. He was flat due to a leak, but was scared of the needle in the air pump Doc had to use.
  • Boppy (voiced by James Arnold Taylor) – The blue inflatable punching bag shaped like a dog, who usually can't be knocked down. He found himself losing air after a rosebush popped him, and was taken in by Doc for patching and reinflation (This scene is used as part of each show's opening until Season 4). (Based on inflatable bopping toys) Error Note: In The Doc Files episode "Boppy's Boo Boo" Boppy was also known as "Bobby".
  • Bronty (voiced by Jeffrey Nicholas Brown) – A Brontosaurus toy from the Tank Toy Graabber crane machine in which Donny won who loves to runs around and to swim.
  • Bubble Monkey (voiced by Hynden Walch) – A monkey that blows bubbles and belongs to Emmie and Alma. She stopped blowing bubbles when Alma accidentally filled her with paste instead of bubble soap.
  • Buddy (voiced by Jess Harnell) – A dump truck toy that belongs to Donny. Buddy is Riggo's best friend. (Based on the Buddy-L line of toy trucks.)
  • Carl Chug-a-Chug – A streamline steam locomotive friction powered toy who resides in Doctor McStuffins' Clinic.
  • Celeste (voiced by Kath Soucie)-A projector toy who project the entire Solar System.
  • Choo-Choo Train- A wooden toy train who is used either as a ambulance to move the smaller injured toys or as a get away vehicle for the Wicked King.
  • Curly-Q (a.k.a Q) – A doll who is the newest member of "The Waiting Room Toys" who didn't like her original hair style and wanted a new hair style.
  • Dart (Voiced by Catherine Cavadini) – A toy Unicorn that Doc almost stumble over causing Doc to sprain her ankle. Belongs to Ramona.
  • Dolly (voiced by Alexandra Ryan) – A Fairy Princess Rag Doll who resides in Doctor McStuffins' clinic.*Dragon-Bot (Voiced by Jack Conely) – A Hi-Tech Robotic Dragon toy that belongs to Donny who Stuffy becomes jealous because he is more " hi-tech" than him.
  • Dress-Up Daisy (voiced by Amy Sedaris) – A fashion Doll that once belong to Katherine when she was Doc's age and was presumed lost after a gust of wind took her away while wearing a parachutist outfit. (Based on the Barbie dolls)
  • Fabulous Fabio (voiced by Jess Harnell) – A toy with an Italian accent that "grows" hair, which he likes to shake, using a Play-Doh type clay who resides in Doctor McStuffins' Clinic (based on the Play-Doh toys.)
  • Frida Fairy (voiced by Sutton Foster) – A cute toy fairy kite who thinks she's a real, magical fairy.
  • Gaby (voiced by Lacey Chabert) – A toy giraffe that Doc won in the Tank Toy Grabber game at the arcade. She had a ripped leg, so when Doc fixed it, she decided to take her home.
  • The Glider Bros.: Orville (voiced by Sam Riegel) and Wilbur (voiced by David Kaufman) – A pair of rubber band powered gliders who love to fly. (Names of Orville and Wilbur are named after the Wright Brothers who invented the airplane in 1903)
  • Glo-Bo (voiced by Jim Belushi) – A toy monster with six arms, he is a friendly toy monster with a joyful personality. Neglected for several weeks when Donny got a new train, Glo-Bo consulted Doc about his lost ability to glow in the dark. He also inadvertently spread a rash (which was really blue paint) to lots of toys, including Chilly.
  • Gloria the Giggling Gorilla (voiced by Lori Alan) – A purple stuffed toy Gorilla owned by Donny who loves to laugh. Parts of her are made of leather.
  • Gustave (voiced by Stephen Stanton) – A green plastic alligator with a Cajun accent and appetite for marbles. He is one of four mechanical players in Donny's game Gulpy-Gulpy Gators (a spoof of Hungry Hungry Hippos). Doc had to empty his stomach after Donny added extra marbles to the game and Gustave wound up overstuffed.
  • Hermie (voiced by Ari Rubin) – A toy crab that Doc, Squeakers, and Marvin can play with in the water. He once lost an arm after a rough run-in with Rudi the puppy.
  • Horsey – A toy horse on wheels which Sir Kirby rides on. Horsey was also in "Dusty Bear" as Stuffy's horse when he pretended to be a Cowboy.
  • Johnny Foosball (voiced by Josh Keaton) – A star Goalie from a foosball game who keeps getting stuck.
  • Kiko (voiced by Janice Kawaye) – A Japanese Anime / Manga doll Doc got from her Grandma. Her problem was having frail legs and being stuck in her box from her long flight from Tokyo, Japan but Doc McStuffins helped her exercise.
  • Lenny (voiced by Jeff Fischer) – A toy firetruck that belongs to Donny, he is also known as Engine 9. Donny put him in the pile of toys that he doesn't play with anymore because he didn't squirt out any water from his hose. Doc refilled him with water and returned himself to Donny.
  • Leliani (voiced by Liza Del Mundo) – A solar powered hula girl from Hawai'i.
  • Lil' Egghead a.k.a Eggie (voiced by Peter MacNicol) – A hand held electronic toy similar to a Nabi Jr. He is known as an intelligent rival to Professor Hootsburg.
  • Little Jack a.k.a Little J (voiced by Nolan Gould and Brady Tutton) – The son of Big Jack. He had trouble popping out from his box. He was scared to get a check-up, but then wasn't scary. Then Doc found out that his clothes were stuck between the cogs of the music box.
  • Loud Louie (voiced by Georgina Cordova a.k.a Georgie Kidder) – A toy cellphone that Doc used to play with when she was little, he was loud because he was super excited, so he had to learn to use his inside-voice.
  • Lula (voiced by Grey DeLisle) – A sponge toy that looks like a Beluga whale, when Lula is placed in water it takes a couple hours for her to grow, in the end she has grown to fit in the fish tank in Doc's clinic.
  • Marvin Doc's rubber ducky who lost his squeaker at the water park.
  • Melinda the Mermaid (voiced by Dharbi Jens) – A plastic toy mermaid that was found at the kiddie pool, she had trouble swimming because her winder-upper was stuck and she didn't take swimming lessons, so when she took them, she can swim now.
  • Millie the Microphone (voiced by Lisa Loeb) – Emmie's toy CD boombox with a face. Millie kept repeating words when she spoke because her disc was dirty inside her.
  • Moo Moo (voiced by Colette Whitaker) – A stuffed cow belonging to Alma, who drags out her long u's when she speaks, so it sounds like she's actually mooing. Once she didn't want to go back to Alma after being left out in the rain.
  • Morton-A stuffed toy lion who resides in Doctor McStuffin's clinic.
  • Mr. Chomp (voiced by Brad Abrell) – The plastic toy shark that belongs to Donny, he's very kindhearted and doesn't bite like a real shark.
  • Norton (Voiced by Tim Dadabo)-A toy wind up mouse who belongs to Maddie. He can do flips. (Based on vintage Tintype wind up toys)
  • Niles (voiced by Charlie Schlatter) – Donny's toy crane, he has a bandage on his crane because his crane was unfixable, but Niles didn't want his bandage changed because he was nervous about getting it removed, later he was brave enough to get his old bandage removed slowly and quickly.
  • Officer Pete (voiced by Michael Gough)- Donny's metal toy police car who takes his job very seriously and overheated while pusuring The Wicked King in a very hot Summer day. (Officer Pete has a similarity to Sheriff from "Cars").
  • Peaches Pie (Voiced by Paula Rhodes)- Alma's sweet smelling doll who smells like peaches, but was dragged outside into the rain soaked yard by Rudi and lost her scent. (based on the line of Strawberry Shortcake dolls.)
  • Penny Possum (voiced by Audrey Wasilewski) – Penny is the mother of three possum children, Pip, Flip, & Trip (all voiced by Caitlyn Leone). The children went missing when one of Penny's velcro patches ripped loose.
  • Pickles the Bunny (voiced by Colleen O'Shaughnessey) – A stuffed bunny that wears bows on her ears and has a heart on her chest, she was in a box at Alma's yard sale and left because she thought that she wasn't loved anymore, later Doc finds out that Pickles triangle nose is missing and replaces it with a button, soon Doc returns Pickles to Alma and puts her in her room. She was named "Pickles" after Alma's favorite snack which are pickles. (Based on the Care Bears and Care Bear Cousins characters.)
  • Professor Hootsburgh aka "Hootsie" (voiced by Laraine Newman) – A stuffed owl with a very smart brain who speaks in a British accent. Doc got her from her older cousin Tisha. In the episode "Professor Pancake" she gets flattened under Doc's toy box.
  • Ricardo Racecar (voiced by Ian Gomez) – Donny's possibly Italian toy race car who lost energy because Donny raced him and didn't let him recharge, but when Doc's dad put him onto charge, he was soon better. ( NOTE: Ricardo wears a red paint scheme but is also seen in a yellow paint scheme as well.)
  • Riggo (voiced by Dennis Farina) – A grader toy that belongs to Will, Riggo is Buddy's best friend, his scooper was stuck because there was sand on the side of his scoop, jamming his gears. But Doc didn't figure this out until she suffered a little sand in her own eye.
  • Rita (voiced by Molly Shannon) – A toy Cheetah that belongs to Donny who is very fast. Unfortunately, Chilly and the other toys thought she might be sick because of her spots when they first met her.
  • Robot Ray (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker) – Donny's battery-operated robot who considers himself a rescuer like Ronda, but once he finds out that he can't get wet in the episode All Washed Up. Ray is equipped with long-range vision and a white cord he shoots out with his right hand, extending his reach. He was also at Hallie's birthday and went camping with Doc, Donny and their Dad in the episode "Out in the Wild". He broke his sticky launcher, but Doc used first-aid to fix his arm till the end of the campout.
  • Rescue Ronda (voiced by Camryn Manheim) – The remote-control helicopter that belongs to Luca. Her job and passion is rescue missions, and has ended up in Doc's clinic more than once with damage taken in the line of duty. If Rescue Ronda can't perform a rescue herself, she'll direct her friends on how to help. (Her name is a possible spoof of The Beach Boys hit song, "Help Me, Ronda.") She serves as an aerial ambulance for the toy hospital.
  • Rosie the Rescuer (voiced by Nika Futterman) – A toy ambulance that belongs to Emmie and Alma. She likes to rescue things but suffered from severe panic attacks.
  • Sebastian (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker) – He's a ghost that lives in a toy pumpkin, he was scared of Halloween, but Doc explains to him that it's all pretend, so he decides to go back to his job.
  • Sir Kirby (voiced by Rob Paulsen), – The armoured knight action figure, who belongs to Donny, often plays the hero in Doc's game "Save Princess Lambie", but not without taking some damage. Sir Kirby also has a crush with Lambie.
  • Star Blazer Zero (voiced by John Michael Higgins) – A toy alien who pilots a rocket ship, his catchphrases are "Kazowie" and "Kazow". His arms and legs fell off because he didn't wear his seat belt.
  • Southwest Sal (voiced by Laraine Newman) A toy cowgirl who is a literal cow. She holds a lasso which works via a spring, and belongs to Donny's pal Tamara.
  • Spritzy Mitzi (voiced by Angelique Perri)- An octopus shaped water sprinkler toy that ruptured a sprinkler tentacle after getting a pebble stuck in it. She talks like a rapper and uses phrases like "poppin'" and "solid."
  • Super Stuntman Steve (voiced by Mike Vaughn -An extreme stunt motorcyclist action figure who belongs to Jacob. (Based on the Evel Knievel action stunt toys)
  • Surfer Girl (voiced by Kimberly Brooks) – A teenage girl doll with her feet attached to a surfboard who speaks in Surfer Lingo.
  • Susie Sunshine (voiced by Amber Hood) – A plastic toy doll that wears a pink dress and pink shoes. She was cranky because her eyes were stuck open due to some residue of a melted pineapple ice pop that was stuck on her eyebrows.
  • Sydney (Voiced by Steve Blum) – A Karate Kangaroo who is a partner with Angus who loves to fight. Based on the game Rock'em Sock'em Robots. His name is a reference to Sydney, Australia.
  • Teddy Bear aka Bear (voiced by James Arnold Taylor) – A salmon colored teddy bear from the Tank Toy grabber crane machine.
  • Teddy B. (voiced by Jason Marsden) – Donny's teddy bear who was reunited but caused Donny to sneeze due to an excess of dust on his fur for being laying around and not being played with for ages.
  • Tremaine (voiced by Ari Rubin) – A toy truck designed by Donny, he is very dynamic, he needed to stand still because he had to get his stripes repainted.
  • Tug-A squirt toy shaped like a tugboat that belongs to Donny.
  • The Turtle Family-A family of wind up bath and pool toys
  • Val (voiced by Jennifer Hale) – A heart shape stuffed toy given by Doc's parents for Valentine's Day and causes a rift between her and Lambie.
  • Walter & Gracie (voiced by Tom Kenny and Grey DeLisle) – Two walkie talkies that are both different genders. Once, Walter lost his antenna and Gracie was lost in the strawberry field.
  • Wicked King (a.k.a. Percy;[citation needed] voiced by Jess Harnell) – He sometimes acts like an evil toy when he's involved in playtime, he resembles an old Fisher Price's Little People toy because he has no hands or arms. He's also known as Percy, his real name.
  • Wildlife Will (voiced by Jeffery Nicholas Brown) – a Australian explorer action figure who lost his legs after a run in with a Chihuahua.
  • Xyla (voiced by Tiffany Thornton) – A toy xylophone that looks like a ladybug and belongs to Alma, one of her keys was loose because one of the screws was loose, and when the key fell into the sink, Doc replaced it with a new one.
  • Witch Hazel (voiced by Lara Jill Miller) – A witch seen in the episode "Boo-Hoo to You!".
  • Farmer Mack – A toy farmer. (based on the Playmobil line of toys)
  • Shinji – A toy firefighter.
  • Lieutenant[15] Luna 2200[16] – An astronaut with a pet mechanical dog (Space Rover) Olivia 0–197–0 a.k.a. Liv[17]
  • Saltwater Serge (voiced by Bernardo De Paula)
  • Nikki Nickel (voiced by Hynden Walch) – A toy piggy bank.
  • Squibbles[18] (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker) – Stuffy's toy pet critter.
  • Fetchin' Findo (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker)
  • Admiral Fiddlesticks (voiced by Robert Bathurst)
  • Creepy Cuddly Charlie Monster (voiced by Frank Welker) – A stuffed three eye monster who is not scary but very friendly.
  • Princess Persephone (voiced by Geena Davis)
  • Count Clarence the Magnificent (voiced by Patton Oswalt)
  • Army Al (voiced by Rodger Bumpass)
  • Pop Up Paulo (voiced by Arturo Del Puerto)
  • Bernard (voiced by Matt Milne)
  • Doodle Doo (voiced by Nigel Harman)
  • Get-Well Gus (voiced by Ludacris[19])
  • Gillian the Giant – An Irish Giantess doll based on a series of storybooks.
  • Lala Koala (voiced by Cristina Milizia) -The new baby toy
  • Stella the bike racer (voiced by Ashley Nicole Selich)
  • Joni the Pony (voiced by Kelly Stables)
  • Stanley (voiced by Anthony Anderson) – A toy lion with parts of a toy rabbit who planed of taking over McStuffinsville in the movie event "Welcome to McStuffinsville".
  • Twiggly (voiced by Debi Derryberry) – A toy squirrel.
  • Willow (voiced by Ellen Pompeo)
  • Darla (voiced by Molly Ringwaid) – A toy fox who helps in emergencies at the toy hospital.
  • Nurse Riley – A toy Rhonchus who works at the toy hospital.

Guest starsEdit

Broadcast historyEdit

In the United States, Doc McStuffins first premiered on March 23, 2012, on Disney-ABC networks Disney Channel and Disney Junior. On June 5, 2012, Disney Junior renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on September 6, 2013. On January 8, 2014, the series was renewed for a third season which premiered on November 2, 2014.[22] On April 14, 2015, the series was renewed for a fourth season by Disney Junior, which premiered on August 5, 2016. It is titled "Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital".[23]

In the UK, the show premiered on June 4, 2012, using British voice actors, replacing the original American soundtrack.

In Canada, the show started airing on the Canadian Disney Junior channel on April 8, 2012 at 10:00 AM ET with an encore at 5:30 PM ET.[24] The show also is aired in many foreign countries and has been dubbed into several languages.

DVD releasesEdit

see List of Doc McStuffins episodes for original air dates
Collection Included episodes Release date
Friendship is the Best Medicine "Engine Nine, Feelin' Fine!" and "The Right Stuff", "Caught Blue-Handed" and "To Squeak, or Not to Squeak", "Ben/Anna Split!" and "That's Just Claw-Ful", "The Rip Heard Round the World" and "Walkie-Talkie Time", "Dark Knight" and "Hallie Gets an Earful" August 21, 2012
Time for Your Check Up "Gulpy, Gulpy Gators!" and "One Note Wonder", "Tea Party Tantrum" and "Blast Off!", "Arcade Escapade" and "Starry, Starry Night", "Bronto Boo-Boos" and "Brontosaurus Breath", "Doctoring The Doc" and "Hot Pursuit" May 7, 2013
Mobile Clinic "Doc McStuffins Goes McMobile" and "Chip Off the Ol' Box", "Doc to the Rescue" and "Don't Knock the Noggin", "Out of the Box" and "Run Down Race Car", "Rescue Ronda, Ready for Take off" and "All Washed Up", "Rest Your Rotors, Ronda!" and "Keep on Truckin'" March 18, 2014
School of Medicine "Chilly Gets Chilly" and "Through The Reading Glasses", "Hallie's Happy Birthday" and "Shark-Style Toothache", "Think Pink" and "You Foose, You Lose", "Disco Dress Up Daisy" and "The Glider Brothers", "Celestial Celeste" and "Run Doc, Run!" September 9, 2014
Cuddle Me Lambie "My Huggy Valentine" and "Dusty Bear", "Awesome Guy's Awesome Arm" and "Lamb in a Jam", "Kirby and the King" and "Bubble Monkey, Blow Your Nose!", "A Day Without Cuddles" and "Collide-o-scope", "Mirror, Mirror On My Penguin" and "Hide and Eek!" February 3, 2015
Pet Vet "Fetchin Findo" and "Twin Tweaks", "Three Goats A Cuddlin'" and "Swimmer's Belly", "A Dragon's Best Friend", "Stuffy & Squibbles" and "Queen Of Thrones", "Take Your Pet To The Vet" and "Master And Commander" November 3, 2015
Toy Hospital "Welcome To McStuffinsville", "Baby McStuffins and Selfless Snowman", "Runaway Love and Tour De McStuffins", "Bringing Home Baby", "Baby Names and Night Night, Lala!" October 18, 2016

ReceptionEdit

 
Creator and Executive Producer Chris Nee accepts the Peabody for "Doc McStuffins" along with Darragh O'Connell, Norton Virgien, Theresa Mayer, Chelsea Beyl, Kent Redeker, Kerri Grant, Cathal Gaffney, and Gillian Higgins.

The series received positive reviews and criticisms after its release. Kia Morgan Smith of Cincomom.com said that "It truly warmed my heart and almost brought tears to my eyes when my 8-year-old, Mikaela, saw 'Doc McStuffins' for the first time and said, 'Wow, mommy — she's brown,'"[25] Myiesha Taylor of CoilyEmbrace.com said that "This program featuring a little African-American girl and her family is crucial to changing the future of this nation." Taylor also applauded the concept of its portrayal of a young black girl who wishes to follow in the footsteps of her mother as a doctor as the lead character, that inspired her to collect pictures of 131 doctors — all women of color — and publish a collage online under the heading, 'We Are Doc McStuffins.'"[26]

The program is also a ratings hit on Disney Junior. The series premiere attracted 1.08 million children ages 2 to 5, and the show has attracted an average of 918,000 viewers in the same demographic, leading AdWeek magazine to dub the show an "improbable ratings juggernaut".[27]

In 2013, $500 million worth of Doc McStuffins merchandise was sold,[28] something New York Times writers claimed industry experts said "seems to be setting a record" for a "toy line based on an African-American character". They also said the character had broad appeal and the toys sold well to all demographics.[29]

In 2016, news that Disney had yet to formally renew the program for a fifth season resulted in a number of celebrities, including W. Kamau Bell, Jamilah Lemieux and Audra McDonald to appeal Disney to continue the program. Chris Nee, the show's creator, tweeted that she would report immediately if she received any news of the show being picked up, commenting that the writing staff was eager to continue with new stories.[30]

AccoladesEdit

Awards
Year Award Category Recipients and nominees Result
2014 British Academy Children's Awards[31] International Norton Virgien, Theresa Mayer, Chris Nee Nominated
2016 Kidscreen Awards[32] Best Animated Series Tied with Sarah & Duck Won
2018 GLAAD Award Outstanding Kids & Family Programming Emergency Family Plan Pending
2015 NAACP Image Award Outstanding Children's Program "Doc McStuffins" Won
2014 74th Annual Peabody Award Peabody Award "Doc McStuffins" Won

Video game adaptationsEdit

"Doc McStuffins Pet Vet" was released on iOS and Android.[33]

Feel Good GamesEdit

There are a variety of games specifically focused on the series,[34] including:

  1. Big Air Adventure[35] a 5-series crossover of title characters from Henry Hugglemonster, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Miles from Tomorrowland, and Sofia the First
  2. Doc McStuffins Sticker Book[36]
  3. Doc Me[37]
  4. Doc's Seek and Find[38]
  5. Doc's Snowman Rollup[39]
  6. Doc's Summertime Clinic[40]
  7. Frost Magic[41]
  8. Sparkly Ball Sports[42]
  9. Stuffy's Scramble[43]
  10. The Doc Mobile[44]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ruiz, Lorena (October 2013). "Meet Chris Nee, creator of Disney's 'Doc McStuffins'". I just thought that nobody needs another male doctor or another male leader in a group. What we needed was a female character. And Disney, in the first conversation that we had after they bought the pitch said, "We've been looking for a good character to bring some ethnicity into them, how do you feel if she's African-American?" 
  2. ^ a b Bierly, Mandi (2 July 2015). "'Doc McStuffins' Creator Chris Nee: From 'Deadliest Catch' to Disney Junior". Retrieved 2015-09-16. It was Disney that suggested, in your first pitch meeting, that Doc, her doctor mother, and her stay-at-home dad be African-American. 
  3. ^ "The Peabody Awards – Doc McStuffins". Retrieved 2015-09-16. Winner 2014 
  4. ^ "How The Creator Of "Doc McStuffins" Bucked The Norm And Made "Cheers" For Preschoolers". Retrieved 2015-09-16. 
  5. ^ Hipes, Patrick. "'Doc McStuffins' Is In For Season 5, Disney Junior Says". Retrieved 2016-11-16. 
  6. ^ Muhammad, Kiara (as Doc). "No Sweetah Cheetah". Doc McStuffins. We all have things on our bodies that make us special .. like my freckles 
  7. ^ "These Exclusive New Doc McStuffins Images Will Cure What Ails You". 21 July 2015. Doc McStuffins, the Disney Junior series about a seven-year-old girl named Dottie McStuffins 
  8. ^ Maria Pilar Clark (1 April 2011). "Nancy Kanter announces five new animated series for Disney Junior". Retrieved 2015-09-24. "Doc McStuffins" is an imaginative animated series about six-year-old Dottie "Doc" McStuffins, who communicates with and heals stuffed animals and toys out of her backyard clinic. 
  9. ^ McStuffins, Doc. "Let the Nightingale Sing". Doc McStuffins. Season 2. Oh, you never know what you can do with a little magic.  (in response to Hallie asking how it is possible when Doc suggests she could meet Florence Nightingale)
  10. ^ "Getting to the Heart of Things". Doc McStuffins. 
  11. ^ McStuffins, Stuffy (4 March 2016). "Selfless Snowman". Doc McStuffins. Season 3. Episode 84. 16 minutes in. Stuffing's my middle name. Actually it's more like my first name. My middle name is Philbert, but close enough.  (the middle name may be first mentioned in an earlier episode preceding 2016)
  12. ^ a b McStuffins, Chilly (16 May 2014). "The Big Storm". Doc McStuffins. Season 2. Episode 45. 5 minutes in. I'm glad I'm a McStuffins, and I'm even more glad you're one too. 
    McStuffins, Hallie (16 May 2014). "The Big Storm". Doc McStuffins. Season 2. Episode 45. 6 minutes in. Me too Chilly, me too. 
  13. ^ "Hide and Eek". Doc McStuffins. I'm plump and ready for the picking. 
  14. ^ "Big Head Hallie". Doc McStuffins. 
  15. ^ "Mind Over Matter". Doc McStuffins. 
  16. ^ "Luna on the Moon-a". Doc McStuffins. 
  17. ^ "Live Long and Pawsper". Doc McStuffins. 
  18. ^ McStuffins, Stuffy. "The Search for Squibbles". Doc McStuffins. 5 minutes in. Maybe there's more than one Squibbles around here and he doesn't know we're calling him. His full name is Mister Squibbles Sylvester McStuffins the First. 
  19. ^ Tracy Brown (6 April 2017). http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/herocomplex/la-et-hc-ludacris-doc-mcstuffins-pegasus-20170405-story.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  20. ^ a b c d e Milligan, Mercedes (January 5, 2017). "'Doc McStuffins' Visits 'Hundred Acre Wood' Jan. 18". Animation Magazine. Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  21. ^ Maya Rhodan (26 September 2015). "First Lady Michelle Obama Will Appear on Disney Cartoon Doc McStuffins". 
  22. ^ "'Doc McStuffins' Renewed by Disney - Ratings - TVbytheNumbers.Zap2it.com". TVbytheNumbers. 
  23. ^ Hipes, Patrick. "'Sofia The First' & 'Doc McStuffins' Renewed At Disney Junior". Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  24. ^ "Disney Junior". Disney Junior. Archived from the original on 2012-04-04. 
  25. ^ "Doc McStuffins renewed for a second season! An Interview with the show's Creator Chris Nee!". Retrieved 2012-10-24. 
  26. ^ Barnes, Brooks (2012-07-30). "Disney Finds a Cure for the Common Stereotype With 'Doc McStuffins'". New York Times. Retrieved 2012-10-12. 
  27. ^ "Disney Wraps Major Upfront Sales". AdWeek. 2013-07-03. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  28. ^ Eliana Dockterman (4 August 2014). "Disney's Perfect Answer to Barbie Is Doc McStuffins". Retrieved 2015-09-16. Merchandise based on the Disney Junior TV character Dottie "Doc" McStuffins...grossed around $500 million last year. 
  29. ^ Harris, Elizabeth A.; Vega, Tanzina (2014-07-26). "Race in Toyland: A Nonwhite Doll Crosses Over". New York Times. Retrieved 2014-08-03. 
  30. ^ Bryant, Christian (July 4, 2016). "Why adults are trying to keep 7-year-old 'Doc McStuffins' in business". WHIO-TV, via Newsy. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  31. ^ "Children's in 2014". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. November 23, 2014. Retrieved November 23, 2014. 
  32. ^ http://kidscreen.com/2017/02/14/and-the-2017-kidscreen-awards-winners-are/#
  33. ^ "Doc McStuffins Pet Vet on the App Store". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  34. ^ "Doc McStuffins – All Games Page | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  35. ^ "Disney Junior Big Air Adventure | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  36. ^ "Doc McStuffins Sticker Book | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  37. ^ "Doc Me | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  38. ^ "Doc's Seek and Find | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  39. ^ "Doc's Snowman Roll-up | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  40. ^ "Doc's Summertime Clinic | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  41. ^ "Frost Magic | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  42. ^ "Sparkly Ball Sports | Doc McStuffins | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  43. ^ "Stuffy's Scramble | Doc McStuffins | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  44. ^ "The Doc Mobile | Disney Junior". Disneyjunior.disney.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 

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