Doug Unplugs
GenreChildren's animated adventure
Created byJim Nolan
Based onDoug Unplugged
by Dan Yaccarino
Written by
  • Jeff D'Elia
  • Jim Nolan
  • Michael Rhea
  • Dan Yaccarino
  • Sarah Nerboso
  • Mia Resella
  • Noelle Wright
  • Sarah Eisenberg
  • Tom Martin
  • Rick Suvalle
  • Becky Wangberg
Directed by
  • Michael Goguen
  • Murray Debus
  • Ruolin Li
Voices of
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26
Production
Executive producers
Running time23 minutes
Production companyDreamWorks Animation Television
DistributorApple Inc.
NBCUniversal Syndication Studios
Release
Original networkApple TV+
Picture format1080p
Original releaseNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13) –
present (present)

Doug Unplugs is an American children's computer-animated television series produced by DreamWorks Animation for Apple TV+. The series is based on the Doug Unplugged children's book series by Dan Yaccarino.[1] The first seven episodes of season one were released on November 13, 2020, with the next six episodes released on April 2, 2021.[2][3] The second season premiered on September 17, 2021.[4]

Premise

Doug Unplugs follows a robot, Doug, and his human friend, Emma, as they experience and learn how the world works.

Cast and characters

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
First releasedLast released
113November 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)
213[5]September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)[5]

Season 1 (2020–21)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [6]Directed byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Whole Bot of Fun"
"Volunteer Bot"
Michael Goguen, Murray Debus & Ruolin LiJeff D'Elia, Jim Nolan & Michael RheaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
22"Bot on the Beach"
"Bot of the Party"
Michael GoguenJeff D'Elia, Jim Nolan & Michael RheaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
33"Vacation Bots"
"Bots of the Forest"
Michael GoguenJeff D'Elia, Sarah Nerboso & Mia ResellaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
44"A Bot's Best Friend"
"A Bot in His Natural Habitat"
Michael GoguenJeff D'Elia, Sarah Eisenberg & Michael RheaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
55"Shop 'Til Ya Bot"
"Adventure Bots"
Michael GoguenJeff D'Elia, Sarah Nerboso & Michael RheaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
66"Bot on the Farm"
"Bot-Cycle Built for Two"
Michael GoguenJeff D'Elia, Jim Nolan & Michael RheaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
77"Bots for Dinner"
"It’s the Bot That Counts"
Michael GoguenJeff D'Elia, Tom Martin & Michael RheaNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
88"Bots at the Museum"
"X Marks the Bot"
Andrew Thom
Ruolin Li
Michael Rhea
Noelle Wright
April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)
99"Kicking and Botting"
"Bot on the Case"
Michael GoguenJeff D’ Elia
Noelle Wright
April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)
1010"Camper Bots"
"Bots to Read"
Michael GoguenJeff D’ Elia
Noelle Wright
April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)
1111"Like Botter, Like Son"
"Give It a Bot"
Michael GoguenJeff D’ Elia
Mia Resella
April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)
1212"Stop, Bot & Boogie"
"Bots in Show"
Michael GoguenLaura Bowes & Jeff D’ Elia
Jordan Geroshowitz
April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)
1313"Where No Bot Has Gone Before!"
"A Bot from the Heart"
Michael GoguenJeff D’ EliaApril 2, 2021 (2021-04-02)

Season 2 (2021-22)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [6]Directed byWritten byOriginal release date
141"Bot to School"
"Bots at Play"
Allan Jacobsen; Ricky Santana, and Michael GoguenKatie Daniel
Michael Rhea
September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
152"When Life Gives You Bots"
"Bots of the Fall"
Ruolin Li, Ricky Santana, and Michael GoguenMichael Rhea
Jeff D’ Elia
September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
163"Backstage Bots"
"Super Bots"
Michael Goguen, Stephen Cooper, & Ruolin LiMichael Rhea
Jeff D’ Elia
September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
174"Band of Bots"
"Abracabot"
Michael Goguen, Ricky Santana, & Marc WasikLaura Bowes
Michael Rhea
September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
185"Bots on the Range"
"Brushin’ Bots"
Allan Jacobsen & Michael GoguenLaura Bowes
Michael Rhea
September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
196"Aquabots"
"Botographers"
Michael Goguen; Ruolin Li, and Andy ThomMichael Rhea
Scott Gray
September 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
207"Botty Holidays"Michael Goguen; Ricky Santana, & Marc WasikMichael Rhea & Noelle WrightSeptember 17, 2021 (2021-09-17)
218"Carnival Bots"
"Busy Bots"
Michael Goguen; Andy Thom & Allan JacobsenLiam Farrel
Laura Bowes & Michael Rhea
April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)
229"Bots on the Go"
"Take a Bot to Work"
Michael Goguen; Allan Jacobsen; & Marc WasikLaura Bowes & Michael RheaApril 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)
2310"Hot Bots"
"Make-Believe Bots"
Michael Goguen; Allan Jacobsen; & Ricky SantanaLaura Bowes & Michael RheaApril 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)
2411"Night at the Bots"
"Squishy Bots"
Michael Goguen; Ricky Santana; & Marc WasikLaura Bowes; Michael Rhea; & Scott Gray
Laura Bowes & Michael Rhea
April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)
2512"Botany Bots"
"Bugs and Bots"
Michael Goguen; Allan Jacobsen; & Marc WasikLiam Farrell; Laura Bowes; & Michael Rhea
Laura Bowes & Michael Rhea
April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)
2613"Bots of Appreciation"
"Bot Scouts"
TBALaura Bowes & Michael Rhea
Michael Rhea; Laura Bowes; & Scott Gray
April 1, 2022 (2022-04-01)

Release

On September 17, 2020, Apple announced Doug Unplugs, along with several new children's television series that would be coming to Apple TV+ later in 2020.[2] The first half of season one was released on November 13, 2020, with the second half released on April 2, 2021.[1][3] The second season premiered on September 17, 2021.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Tolar, Julie (November 13, 2020). "'Doug Unplugs' Takes Flight in New DreamWorks/Apple TV Series - Parentology". Parentology. Archived from the original on November 28, 2020. Retrieved March 19, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Low, Elaine (September 17, 2020). "Apple TV Plus Unveils 'Stillwater,' 'Doug Unplugs,' Premiere Dates for 'Ghostwriter,' 'Helpsters' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on March 11, 2021. Retrieved March 19, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Breaking News - Apple TV+ Unveils Robust Lineup of Hit Children's Series, Including the Peanuts Gang, Emmy-winning "Ghostwriter," Parents' Choice-winning "Helpsters," "Doug Unplugs" and More | TheFutonCritic.com". The Futon Critic. March 4, 2021. Archived from the original on March 27, 2021. Retrieved March 19, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "All-new episodes of Peabody and Daytime Emmy Award-winning series "Stillwater" premiere today on Apple TV+". Apple TV+ (Press release). August 27, 2021. Retrieved August 27, 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Video: Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for Season 2 of Peabody and Daytime Emmy Award-Series "Stillwater", premiering Friday, March 18" (Press release). Apple TV+. March 9, 2022. Retrieved March 12, 2022 – via The Futon Critic.
  6. ^ a b "Doug Unplugs - Episodes". Apple TV+ Press. Retrieved March 29, 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)