Vipo: Adventures of the Flying Dog

Vipo: Adventures of the Flying Dog is an animated television series for children, first aired in Israel. The show is also transmitted around the world and is accompanied by various kinds of merchandising.

OverviewEdit

The stories revolve around a flying dog named Vipo and is the protagonist of the show. Having unusually long ears, he learns to fly and joins his two friends, Henry (the stork) and Betty (the toy cat) on a trip around the world.

Main charactersEdit

  • Vipo (the flying dog)
  • Betty (the toy cat)
  • Henry (the stork)

Secondary charactersEdit

Billy (the bull), Dr. Timmly (the guinea pig), Igor (the tiger), Nessy (the Loch Ness monster), Vincent Van Fox (the fox), Yao (the Chinese monkey), Yoshi (the mouse) Amadeus (the mouse), Amadeus' mice (the mice), Keanu (the rabbit), the Employee Rabbits (the rabbits), Jose (the donkey), Aurora (the cow), Blacky (the sheep), Alexander (the sheep), Dimitris (the goat) and others.

EpisodesEdit

# Title Location Description
1 "Musical Hiccups" Salzburg, Austria
2 "Saving the Empress' Crown" Vienna, Austria
3 "Betty Kidnapped" Venice, Italy
4 "A Trevi Fountain Wish Comes True" Rome, Italy
5 "Billy Must Win!" Madrid, Spain
6 "The Dog Barber of Seville" Seville, Spain
7 "The Kings of Croissants and Baguettes" Paris, France
8 "A Swiss Skiing Adventure" Switzerland
9 "The Munich Dog Competition" Munich, Germany
10 "Zoo Problems" Hamburg, Germany
11 "The Missing Windmill" Amsterdam, Netherlands
12 "The Ravens of the London Tower" London, United Kingdom
13 "Nessy's Kilt" Scotland, UK
14 "The Lost Christmas Gifts" Scandinavia
15 "The Siberian Tiger is Hungry" Moscow, Russia
16 "The Animal Olympics" Athens, Greece
17 "A Pyramid Mystery" Egypt
18 "King Congo" Africa
19 "The Elephant with Bad Memory" India
20 "The Koala and the Kangaroo" Australia
21 "The Crocodile Who Lost His Teeth" Brazil
22 "The Maya Treasure Mystery" Mexico
23 "Uncle Florence" New York, United States
24 "Akiro's Friends" Japan
25 "The Chinese Ninja Test" China
26 "Home Sweet Home" Vipoland

ScriptEdit

The scripts for twenty six episodes were written by Ido Angel, who also directed the show.

ProductionEdit

The show was produced during 2004–2007 by animation and visual effects studio, Snowball VFX, in collaboration with animation studio Crew 972. Original score music was composed & arranged by Nir Gedasi & Niv Golan.

MerchandisingEdit

The manufacturer and distributor of its diverse products is Vipo Land Inc., who distribute products such as: plush animal toys, books and booklets, 3D animated Vipo movies, audio book CDs & music CDs, DVDs, games, accessories and the Vipo baby-products line.

BroadcastingEdit

In Japan, it aired on TBS, Tokyo MX, and WOWOW. In Hungary, it aired on Gerje TV, M2, and RTL Klub. In Turkey, it premiered on ATV, Show, and Star, along with Kidz TV. In Brazil, it premiered on Escola and ZooMoo. In Spain, Sorpresa premiered the show.

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