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Team Umizoomi is an American live-action and animated interactive musical children's television series with an emphasis on preschool mathematical concepts, such as counting, sequences, shapes, patterns, measurements, and equalities.[2]

Team Umizoomi
Team Umizoomi logo.png
GenreChildren's animated
Musical
Created by
  • Soo Kim
  • Michael T. Smith
  • Jennifer Twomey
Directed byMatt Sheridan
Presented by
Opening theme"Team Umizoomi Title Theme"
Ending theme"Team Umizoomi Title Theme" (Instrumental)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes78 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Jennifer Twomey
Producer(s)
  • Soo Kim
  • Michael T. Smith
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorMTV Networks International[1]
Release
Original network
Picture format
Audio formatSurround
Original releaseJanuary 25, 2010 (2010-01-25) –
April 24, 2015 (2015-04-24)
External links
Website

In the United States, Team Umizoomi premiered on Nickelodeon on January 25, 2010. On February 20, 2014, an executive of the show stated that the series will not be renewed for a fifth season by Nick Jr.[3][better source needed] It still airs in reruns to this day.

CharactersEdit

  • Milli (voiced by Sophia Fox in season 1, Madeleine Rose Yen in seasons 2-4 in the US, and Teresa Gallagher in the UK).
  • Geo (voiced by Ethan Kempner in seasons 1-3, Juan Mirt in season 4 in the US, and Joanna Ruiz in the UK).
  • Bot (voiced by Donovan Patton in the US, and Tom Eastwood in the UK).
  • Troublemakers (Little Trouble voiced by Nick Heatherington. Big Trouble voiced by Jason Harris).

EpisodesEdit

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 19 January 25, 2010 (2010-01-25) December 6, 2010 (2010-12-06)
2 20 October 18, 2010 (2010-10-18) October 14, 2011 (2011-10-14)
3 19 October 13, 2011 (2011-10-13) December 6, 2012 (2012-12-06)
4 20 February 4, 2013 (2013-02-04) April 24, 2015 (2015-04-24)

Toys and merchandisingEdit

Fisher-Price released the first official "Team Umizoomi" toys in early 2012. The first products available included plush dolls, bath toys, and figurines featuring characters and vehicles from the show.[4]

DVD releasesEdit

Title Format Description Release Date
Team Umizoomi DVD Includes "The Rolling Toy Parade", "The Kite Festival", "The Wild West Toy Train Show", and "The Legend of the Blue Mermaid" June 28, 2011
Team Umizoomi: Journey to Numberland DVD Includes the 2-part special "The King of Numbers!", "Picnic", and "The Dinosaur Museum Mishap" September 6, 2011
Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas DVD Includes "Santa's Little Fixers", plus episodes from Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, The Wonder Pets, Blue's Clues, and Ni Hao, Kai-lan October 4, 2011
Nickelodeon Favorites: Dance to the Music DVD Includes "The Butterfly Dance Show", plus episodes from Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, The Wonder Pets, Bubble Guppies, and Ni Hao, Kai-lan February 28, 2012
Team Umizoomi: Umigames DVD Includes "Umi Sports Games", "Boardwalk Games", "Crazy Skates", and "Carnival" June 5, 2012
Nickelodeon Let's Learn: ABC DVD Includes "To the Library", plus episodes from Blue's Clues, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, and The Wonder Pets January 15, 2013
Nickelodeon Let's Learn: 1, 2, 3 DVD Includes "Counting Comet" and "Super Soap!", plus episodes from Blue's Clues, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, and The Wonder Pets January 15, 2013
Nickelodeon Favorites: Once Upon a Rhyme DVD Includes "The Umi City Treasure Hunt", plus episodes from Bubble Guppies, The Fresh Beat Band, Dora the Explorer, The Wonder Pets, and Blue's Room April 30, 2013
Team Umizoomi: Animal Heroes DVD Includes "Purple Monkey Mission", "Buster the Lost Dog", "Cuckoo Bears", and "Animal School House!" May 14, 2013
Nickelodeon Let's Learn: Colors DVD Includes "The Kite Festival", plus episodes from Bubble Guppies, Blue's Clues, The Wonder Pets, and Dora the Explorer July 23, 2013
Nickelodeon Favorites: Rootin' Tootin' Wild West DVD Includes "The Wild West Toy Train Show", plus episodes from Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, Bubble Guppies, The Wonder Pets, and The Fresh Beat Band August 6, 2013
Bubble Guppies / Team Umizoomi: Into the Snow We Go! DVD Includes "A Sledding Snow Day" & "City of Lost Penguins", plus episodes from Bubble Guppies October 15, 2013

Video gamesEdit

These video games based on the show are all published by Take-Two Interactive's label, 2K Play.

Title System Release date Developer(s) Publisher
Team Umizoomi & Dora's Fantastic Flight Nintendo DS November 12, 2012 Black Lantern Studios 2K Play

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leffler, Rebecca (October 4, 2010). "MTVNI touting 5,000 hours of programming". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 18, 2010. |section= ignored (help)
  2. ^ Team Umizoomi Curriculum from NickJr, accessed 30 December 2011
  3. ^ http://ashleyfontones.tumblr.com/post/77252470488/my-staff-hoodie-came-in-the-mail-today-now-im
  4. ^ Nickelodeon Debuts Its Strongest Entertainment Portfolio Ever from marketwatch.com, accessed 12 April 2012

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