Ada Twist, Scientist
  • Musical
  • Comedy
  • Fantasy
Based on
Developed byChris Nee
Voices of
  • Amanda Christine
  • Kaya Jackson
  • Candace Kozak
  • Nicholas Crovetti
  • Corey J
Theme music composer
Opening theme"Ada Twist, Scientist Theme"
by Renée Elise Goldsberry
  • Paul Buckley
  • Andy Strummer
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes41 (62 segments)
Executive producers
  • Nayanshi Shaw
  • PeeDee Shindell
  • Liam Meade
  • Alexandre Jun Sokabe
  • John Cruise
  • Conor Gillespie
  • Patrick Thornton
Running time25-29 minutes
Production companies
Animation servicesStudiopolis, Inc.
Original release
ReleaseSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28) –
April 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)

Ada Twist, Scientist[1] is an animated preschool television series, based on the eponymous book series by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts.[2] Developed and executive produced by Chris Nee for Netflix, the series premiered on September 28, 2021. A second season was released on January 25, 2022, followed by a third season on September 12, 2022, and the fourth season on April 22, 2023.





Series overview
SeasonSegmentsEpisodesOriginally released
1126September 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
2126January 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
3168September 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
42221April 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)

Season 1 (2021)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
11"A Fort of One's Own"Jean HerlihyChris NeeMȧrten JönmarkSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
"Twelve Angry Birds"Seamus O'TooleRobert VargasValentina Delmiglio
When Ada and Friends try to lock Arthur’s fort, they use brainstorm to free him.
22"Movie Night"Gabrielle MeyerAlan MoranMicha CohenSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
"The Banana Peel Problem"Seamus O'TooleIvory FloydDan Nosella
33"Cake Twist"Alan MoranKerri GrantDan NosellaSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
"Garden Party"Gabrielle MeyerValentina Delmiglio
44"Bird's Eye View"Alan MoranKerri GrantGaia RuggeniniSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
"Sleeping Duty"Seamus O'TooleRobert VargasSherwin Macario
55"Sight of Music"Alan MoranRobert VargasMicha CohenSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
"Rain Day"Seamus O'TooleJennifer HamburgBob Baxter
66"The Great Stink"Seamus O'TooleGabrielle MeyerBob BaxterSeptember 28, 2021 (2021-09-28)
"Rosie's Rockin' Pet"Alan MoranJennifer HamburgSherwin Macario

Season 2 (2022)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
71"The Curious Case of Lil' Liz"Jean HerlihyChris NeeMȧrten JönmarkJanuary 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
"Cat on a Hot Twist Roof"Seamus O'TooleRobert VargasValentina Delmiglio
82"Ada Twist Magicianist"Gabrielle MeyerAlan MoranMicha CohenJanuary 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
"Bend It Like Arthur"Seamus O'TooleIvory FloydDan Nosella
93"Oh Parachute"Alan MoranKerri GrantDan NosellaJanuary 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
"Meltdown"Gabrielle MeyerValentina Delmiglio
104"Show Me the Bunny"Alan MoranKerri GrantGaia RuggeniniJanuary 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
"A Kite Above the Rest"Seamus O'TooleRobert VargasSherwin Macario
115"Skate On"Alan MoranRobert VargasMicha CohenJanuary 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
"Ada's Cure for the Common Conundrum"Seamus O'TooleJennifer HamburgBob Baxter
126"Mind Over Muscle"Seamus O'TooleGabrielle MeyerBob BaxterJanuary 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)
"Iggy Gettin' Diggy With It"Alan MoranJennifer HamburgSherwin Macario

Season 3 (2022)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
131"Ready, Set, Rosie"Jean HerlihyChris NeeMȧrten JönmarkSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"A Wheel with a Twist"Seamus O'TooleNiya WrightValentina Delmiglio
142"The Whiz Kid Quiz"Gabrielle MeyerAlan MoranMicha CohenSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"Glitter-tastrophe"Seamus O'TooleIvory FloydDan Nosella
153"DadBot"Alan MoranKerri GrantDan NosellaSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"Into the Brainstorm"Gabrielle MeyerValentina Delmiglio
164"Ice Creamed"Alan MoranKerri GrantGaia RuggeniniSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"Pitch Perfect"Seamus O'TooleRobert VargasSherwin Macario
175"Slow Your Roll"Alan MoranRobert VargasMicha CohenSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"The Amazing-Spider Twist"Seamus O'TooleJennifer HamburgBob Baxter
186"Ghost Busted"Seamus O'TooleGabrielle MeyerBob BaxterSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"A Cold-Blooded Complication"Alan MoranJennifer HamburgSherwin Macario
197"The Giggle Bug"Alan MoranRobert VargasMicha CohenSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"Dance Dance Twist Solution"Seamus O'TooleJennifer HamburgBob Baxter
208"Bee the Change"Seamus O'TooleGabrielle MeyerBob BaxterSeptember 12, 2022 (2022-09-12)
"Battle of the Boogie Bots"Alan MoranJennifer HamburgSherwin Macario

Season 4 (2023)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
211"Benny Who"Adrian IgnetKerri GrantWard JenkinsApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
When a new family moves to town, the team meets Benny, a sci-fi loving kid who misses his old life and wants to find a way to get back home.
222"My Messy Valentine"Seamus O'TooleGabrielle MeyerMicha CohenApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
Rosie built a special Valentine's Day catapult called "The Love Launcher," but it isn't working the way she hoped. Time to get organized and fix it!
233"The Green Team"Jean HerlihyGabrielle MeyerWickus CoetzeeApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
Ada and the gang take Arthur on an out-of-this-world adventure to convince him that caring about Earth is cool -- and really important!
244"The Right Puff"Alan MoranNiya WrightWard JenkinsApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
It's science to the rescue when Ada has a hair emergency on the day of Grandma and Pop-Pop's golden anniversary. Can she get her signature curls back?
255"Monster Mash"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
While playing Goblins & Dragons with Arthur, Benny accidentally breaks a rare figurine, sending the kids on a science-fueled side quest to replace it.
266"Soakchella"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
When he town's annual water battle is canceled due to drought, The Green Team works together to find a more sustainable way to have fun.
277"Mixtape Remix"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
Benny's planning a special gift from his dad's birthday that involves a mixtape, magnets -- and bringing his mom's amazing music back to life.
288"Rodeo Rosie"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
To win the Silver Saddle trophy, Rosie must balance on a bucking bull for 8 whole seconds -- just like her mom and Great Aunt Rose. Can physics help?
299"Dad to the Bone"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
The grown-ups are making a racket while practicing for the Last Band Standing competition. Can the kids solve the problem with science?
3010"X Marks the Spot"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
The friends hunt for treasure inside a dark cave, where their pal Pepper teaches them about echolocation -- and shows them there's another way to "see."
3111"Blue River Wedding"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
When a tornado touches down on the day of Sensei Dave and Jiu Jitsu Joe's wedding, the gang must think up a way for all of the guests to safely gather.
3212"A Twist in Time"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3313"Old Mr. Oak"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3414"You Got Served"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3515"The Garbage Gobbler"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3616"Planet Hunters"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3717"Iggy's Memory Palace"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3818"Dinnertime Deadline"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
3919"Getting It Write"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
4020"More Scientists"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)
4121"Even More Scientists"UnknownUnknownTBAApril 22, 2023 (2023-04-22)


The series was first announced in October 2020.[1]


Ada Twist, Scientist was released on Netflix on September 28, 2021.[3]

LGBT Representation

In the episode “Blue River Wedding” (Season 4 Episode 11), friends Ada Twist, Rosie Revere, Iggy Peck, and Benny B are helping Sensei Dave (voiced by George Takei) and Jiu Jitsu Joe (voiced by Guillermo Díaz) get ready for their wedding. This became controversial for more conservative parents.[4]


Common Sense Media review.[5] New Scientist review.[6] Decider review.[7]


The series received a 2022 Annie Award for Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children.[8]

The series also received a 2022 Children's and Family Emmy Awards award for Outstanding Preschool Animated Series.

The series also received a 2024 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Children's Programming for the episode "Blue River Wedding".


  1. ^ a b "Chris Nee and Higher Ground Productions Announce Netflix Animated Series 'Ada Twist, Scientist' Based On Best-Selling Book Series". Netflix Media Center (Press release). October 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (October 1, 2020). "Netflix Announces New Animated Preschool Series 'Ada Twist, Scientist'". Animation World Network. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  3. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (July 22, 2021). "Get A First Look At Netflix's New Animated Series 'Ada Twist, Scientist,' Produced By The Obamas". Essence. Retrieved July 22, 2021.
  4. ^ ""Ada Twist, Scientist" Features George Takei and Guillermo Diaz as Wedding Couple". Mombian. Archived from the original on January 1, 2024. Retrieved January 17, 2024.
  5. ^ Moulton, Ashley (September 29, 2021). "Ada Twist, Scientist TV Review | Common Sense Media". Common Sense Media.
  6. ^ Wakeman, Gregory (September 25, 2021). "Ada Twist, Scientist review: Brilliant children's TV for the curious". New Scientist. Archived from the original on September 25, 2021.
  7. ^ Keller, Joel (September 28, 2021). "Stream It Or Skip It: Ada Twist, Scientist On Netflix, A Series About A Science-Loving Kid From The Obamas And The Creator Of Doc McStuffins". Decider.
  8. ^ "'Arcane,' 'Mitchells Vs. The Machines' Dominate The Annie Awards (Analysis + Full Winners List)". Cartoon Brew. March 13, 2022. Retrieved April 16, 2022.