Dragon
Created byDav Pilkey
Based onDragon series
by Dav Pilkey
Written bySteven Westren
Story byAnne-Marie Perrotta & Tean Schultz (only one episode)
Directed byThomas Schneider-Trumpp
Sue-Wee Moon
Philip Marcus
Creative directorPhilip Marcus
Voices ofFrank Meschkuleit
Narrated byFrank Meschkuleit
Theme music composerRaymond A. Fabi
Opening themeDragon Theme Song (sung by Bill Riggenberg)
Ending themeDragon Theme Song (Instrumental)
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes78 (312 segments)
Production
Executive producersVivianne Morin
Greg Dummett
Jan Bonath
Helmut Fischer
Lorraine Richard
ProducersGreg Dummett
Wonman Chung
Lorraine Richard
Jan Bonath
AnimatorPeggy Arel
EditorFrançois Massé
Running time12 minutes (assorted episodes) 2-4 minutes (unassorted episodes)
Production companiesCité-Amérique
Scholastic
Scopas Medien
Image Plus
Sovik
Original release
NetworkTreehouse TV
ReleaseSeptember 6, 2004 (2004-09-06) –
December 28, 2007 (2007-12-28)

Dragon is a stop-motion-animated children's television series which is based on the books by best-selling children's author Dav Pilkey. 78 episodes were produced and broadcast on Treehouse TV.[1]

Characters

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Frank Meschkuleit acts as the narrator and performs character voices.

Episodes

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SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126January 4, 2004 (2004-01-04)June 28, 2004 (2004-06-28)
226July 8, 2005 (2005-07-08)December 30, 2005 (2005-12-30)
326July 6, 2007 (2007-07-06)December 28, 2007 (2007-12-28)

Season 1 (2004)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"A Friend for Dragon
"A Rocky Start"
"At Home With Rock"
"Like a Rock"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenSeptember 6, 2004 (2004-09-06)
When none of Dragon's friends come over, Dragon interacts with a rock.
2"Dragon's Fat Cat"
"A Name for Cat"
"Life with Cat"
"Cat Comes Back"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenSeptember 6, 2004 (2004-09-06)
Dragon adopts a cat when he sees her outside of his house.
3"A Fly Arrives"
"Fly Paper"
"Fly See Fly Do"
"Fly Goes Bye"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenJanuary 19, 2004 (2004-01-19)
Dragon tries to get rid of an annoying fly.
4"Dragon Needs a Holiday"
"Dragon Plans His Trip"
"Dragon Loads The Car"
"Dragon Finally Goes Exploring"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenJanuary 26, 2004 (2004-01-26)
Dragon decides to set up a holiday.
5"Dragon's New Hobby"
"Yodel Ooo Ohhh Oww"
"Knit Picking"
"Wooly for You"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppTorill KoveFebruary 2, 2004 (2004-02-02)
Dragon tries some new hobbies other than collecting stamps. He eventually finds one he loves: knitting.
6"Spring Cleaning"
"Getting Started"
"Team Work"
"Clean as a Whistle"
Philip MarcusTorill KoveFebruary 9, 2004 (2004-02-09)
Dragon cleans his house for Spring, and Beaver helps.
7"Mail-Dragon"
"Dragon the Builder"
"Swamp Dragon"
"Super-Dragon"
Philip MarcusMark Leiren-YoungFebruary 16, 2004 (2004-02-16)
Dragon wonders what it would be like if he did the stuff his friends do.
8"Dragon's Bogeyman"
"The Monster Under the Bed"
"The Sound Around Us"
"Only the Shadow Knows..."
Sue-Wee MoonMark Leiren-YoungFebruary 23, 2004 (2004-02-23)
Dragon is worried that the Bogeyman is under his bed.
9"One Pretty Leaf"
"Two Pretty Leaves"
"Leaf Me Alone"
"Leaf It to Me"
Philip MarcusCathy MossMarch 1, 2004 (2004-03-01)
A lovely leaf lands on Dragon's feet.
10"Dragon's Night Light"
"Moony About the Moon"
"Fowl Moon"
"No Moon So Soon?"
Sue-Wee MoonBrian StocktonMarch 8, 2004 (2004-03-08)
Dragon has a fear of the moon shrinking.
11"The Complaint"
"Sherlock Dragon"
"Quiet, Please!"
"Zzzzzzzzz..."
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenMarch 15, 2004 (2004-03-15)
Beaver keeps complaining about hearing a very annoying noise in the middle of the night.
12"Ostrich to the Rescue"
"Looking for Trouble"
"Dragon's Helping Hand"
"A Tiresome Tire"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenMarch 22, 2004 (2004-03-22)
Ostrich tries to rescue someone, whether they need to be rescued or not.
13"A Favor for Ostrich"
"Watering Time!"
"Still Watering Time!"
"Fern's Farewell""
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenMarch 29, 2004 (2004-03-29)
Dragon takes care of Ostrich's fern for her.
14"Dragon's Snowy Day"
"Making a Friend"
"Snow Problem"
"Dragon Figures It Out""
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenApril 5, 2004 (2004-04-05)
Dragon has some fun outside after it starts snowing.
15"Bathtime"
"Hide and Seek... and Seek"
"Hide and Go Hide"
"Rub-a-Dub-Dub"
Sue-Wee MoonAline GilmoreApril 12, 2004 (2004-04-12)
Dragon tries to get Cat to take a bath, but he can't find her anywhere!
16"The Perfect Christmas Tree"
"The Candy Wreath"
"Mittens"
"Merry Christmas, Dragon!"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppAline GilmoreApril 19, 2004 (2004-04-19)
Dragon's getting into the festive spirit with all the holiday decorations, and is making a list so he doesn't forget anything for his friends!
17"Cutting Through Clutter"
"Sale Away"
"Everything Must Stay!"
"The Sale to End All Sales"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenApril 26, 2004 (2004-04-26)
Dragon has a yard sale.
18"Dragon's Mixed-Up Day"
"A Sleepy Mixed-Up Day"
"Snack Time"
"Goodnight Dragon!"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppGreg Dummett and Steven WestrenMay 3, 2004 (2004-05-03)
Dragon has a mixed-up day after not being able to sleep.
19"Scary Pumpkins"
"The Scary Costume"
"The Scary Party"
"Scary Sounds"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppAline GilmoreMay 10, 2004 (2004-05-10)
Dragon wants a scary Halloween.
20"Hurry Up and Wait"
"Copycat"
"Time's a Draggin'"
"How Time Flies"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenMay 17, 2004 (2004-05-17)
Dragon gets invited to a picnic.
21"Dragon's Train"
"House Training"
"Out and About!"
"Free at Last"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenMay 24, 2004 (2004-05-24)
Dragon buys a toy train.
22"Dragon's Surprise Party"
"The Element of Surprise"
"Party Time!"
"Surprise, Surprise!"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenMay 31, 2004 (2004-05-31)
Dragon throws a surprise birthday party.
23"Dragon's Snuffly Day"
"Getting Comfy"
"A Little Help From His Friends"
"Breezy Sneezes"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenJune 7, 2004 (2004-06-07)
Dragon has the sneezy snuffles and decides to take care of himself on his sofa.
24"A Special Day"
"A Little Song, A Little Dance"
"Specializing"
"Dragon's Day"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenJune 14, 2004 (2004-06-14)
Dragon invents a day about himself when he finds out there's no special day for a dragon such as him.
25"Bakin' Mad"
"The Cookie Crumbles"
"Bringin' Singing"
"Love is All Around"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppGreg Dummett and Aline GilmoreJune 21, 2004 (2004-06-21)
Dragon bakes cookies, mails cards and works on a little dance to go with his singing telegram for Valentine's Day.
26"A Sore Toof"
"A Persnickity Pearly"
"A Tootlin' Tooth"
"Losing a Loose Tooth"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppGreg Dummett and Steven WestrenJune 28, 2004 (2004-06-28)
Alligator has a toothache.

Season 2 (2005)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Dragon Helps Out
"Shelf Life"
"Dragon's First Customer"
"Hats Off to Dragon"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenJuly 8, 2005 (2005-07-08)
Dragon runs Ostrich's store for her while she goes home and tries to get better when she has a tummy ache.
2"Setting Up Shop"
"When Life Hands You a Lemon..."
"Yes We Have No Lemonade"
"You Can Lead a Mouse to Water..."
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenJuly 15, 2005 (2005-07-15)
Dragon opens up a lemonade stand.
3"A Big Bowl of Yuck"
"Is the Sleepover Over?"
"A While on the Smile"
"Whistle While You Snork"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenJuly 22, 2005 (2005-07-22)
Dragon and Alligator have a sleepover.
4"Ears to You"
"Hop to It!"
"Basket Case"
"Scrambled Eggs"
Normand RompréSteven WestrenJuly 29, 2005 (2005-07-29)
It's Dragon's turn to hide the Easter eggs for the yearly Easter egg hunt.
5"Dragon's Tasty Apple"
"The Out-of-Reach Apple"
"The Ornery Apple"
"Dragon Gets His Apple"
Philip MarcusHeidi FossAugust 5, 2005 (2005-08-05)
Dragon goes apple picking.
6"Planting the Seed"
"Farmer Dragon"
"Growing Pains"
"The Big Dinner"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenAugust 12, 2005 (2005-08-12)
Dragon grows a carrot.
7"A Nice, Clean Blanket"
"Gone with the Breeze"
"It's Raining Blankets!"
"Blowin' in the Wind"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppHeidi FossAugust 19, 2005 (2005-08-19)
Dragon decides to wash Cat's blanket.
8"The Invitation"
"The Dragon Two-Step"
"Shadow Dancing"
"May I Have This Dance?"
Sue-Wee MoonAnne-Marie Perrotta and Tean SchultzAugust 26, 2005 (2005-08-26)
Alligator invites Dragon over for a party at his house, and he comes up with a dance that his friends dance to at Alligator's party.
9"A Song for Cat"
"Party Planning"
"Hush, Hush!"
"Party Pooper"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenSeptember 2, 2005 (2005-09-02)
Dragon tries to plan a surprise birthday party for cat. Alligator thinks of a song and Mail Mouse helps decide what cake Cat would like.
10"Itch Marks the Spot"
"Itch, Itch, Itch"
"You Scratch My Back"
"An Itchy Situation"
Axel SucrowSteven WestrenSeptember 9, 2005 (2005-09-09)
Dragon has an itch.
11"Dragon's New Book"
"An Open Book"
"Story Time"
"Dragon's Book Club"
Philip MarcusAnne-Marie Perrotta and Tean SchultzSeptember 16, 2005 (2005-09-16)
Dragon wants to know the ending of his new book, but he gets interrupted by his friends when they keep asking him to come outside.
12"Some Assembly Required"
"Wagon Rides"
"Wagon Training"
"Wagon Overload"
Sue-Wee MoonStory by : Anne-Marie Perrotta and Tean Schultz
Teleplay by : Steven Westren
September 23, 2005 (2005-09-23)
Dragon uses his new wagon to help his friends.
13"Decisions, Decisions..."
"Quality Time"
"Toying with Toys"
"The Box Rocks"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenSeptember 30, 2005 (2005-09-30)
Dragon tries to decide which one of his toys he wants to play with.
14"Can You Open a Can?"
"Getting Inventing"
"Friendly Inventions"
"A Stroke of Genius"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenOctober 7, 2005 (2005-10-07)
Dragon invents things after being admired by his can opener.
15"Beaver's Boo Boo"
"Dragon at Work"
"The Fix is In"
"Fixing the Fixes"
Sue-Wee MoonAline GilmoreOctober 14, 2005 (2005-10-14)
Dragon helps out with Beaver.
16"Blue Mood, Blue Dude"
"Turn That Frown Upside-Down"
"Things Are Looking Up"
"Trading Places"
Axel SucrowSteven WestrenOctober 21, 2005 (2005-10-21)
Alligator is in a bad mood today. He finds out why he was in a bad mood: he didn't have the time to eat breakfast.
17"Meow for the Camera"
"Still Life with Dragon"
"Say Cheese"
"Say Cheese Cheese Cheese Cheese Cheese"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenOctober 28, 2005 (2005-10-28)
Dragon decides to put together a picture book of his world.
18"Postage Due"
"To Whom It May Concern..."
"Special Delivery"
"Return to Sender"
Sue-Wee MoonHeidi FossNovember 4, 2005 (2005-11-04)
Dragon keeps a colorful stamp and starts collecting beautiful ones.
19"Pussycat Serenade"
"A Star is Born"
"If Music Be the Food of Love"
"The Big Show"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenNovember 11, 2005 (2005-11-11)
Dragon decides to put on a show for his friends after he is pleased with his silly Cat song.
20"Lack of a Racket"
"A Little Reminder"
"Don't Forget to Remember"
"Hammer It Home"
Sue-Wee MoonCathy MossNovember 18, 2005 (2005-11-18)
Dragon borrows Beaver's hammer.
21"Wheely Wintery"
"Sliding Slices"
"A Slippery Slope"
"Hill Thrills"
Sue-Wee MoonSteven WestrenNovember 25, 2005 (2005-11-25)
Dragon discovers it has snowed overnight, meaning it is a perfect day for him to go tobogganning!
22"The Perfect Camping Spot"
"Mellow Meadow"
"Count Your Lucky Stars"
"Happy Campers"
Axel SucrowBernice VanderlaanDecember 2, 2005 (2005-12-02)
Ostrich, Alligator, Beaver and Dragon go camping.
23"Hoop Hopes"
"Cat Mew-Sic"
"Count on Me"
"A Good Trick Indeed"
Philip MarcusBernice VanderlaanDecember 9, 2005 (2005-12-09)
Dragon wants to teach Cat some new tricks.
24"The Mystery Mystery"
"The Case of the Heavy Mailbag"
"The Case of the Missing Ostrich"
"Without a Clue"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppCathy MossDecember 16, 2005 (2005-12-16)
After finding his own footprints all over his yard, Dragon decides to solve mysteries.
25"Spring Has Sprung"
"Hop to It!"
"Hide and Sleep"
"Mallet Ballet"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenDecember 23, 2005 (2005-12-23)
Dragon and his pals enjoy the return of the nice weather, and the gang play many fun outdoor activities.
26"Best Foot Backwards
"Quiet as a Dragon!"
"Heave Ho!"
"Simply the Best"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppBernice VanderlaanDecember 30, 2005 (2005-12-30)
Dragon tries to find something he is the best at doing.

Season 3 (2007)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Tuckered Tonsils"
"Show and... Show"
"Banana Appeal"
"It Goes Without Saying"
Kyung-Il HwangSteven WestrenJuly 6, 2007 (2007-07-06)
Dragon loses his voice after practicing his singing too much. Luckily for him however, he can still show his friends what he needs help doing!
2"Mind Your Manners"
"Table Manners"
"The ABC's of Your P's and Q's"
"Dainty Dining"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenJuly 13, 2007 (2007-07-13)
Mail Mouse teaches Dragon his table manners.
3"Say Ahhhhhh!"
"House Call"
"A Symphony of Sniffles"
"Impatient Patients"
Kyung-Il HwangSteven WestrenJuly 20, 2007 (2007-07-20)
Dragon helps his friends when they have the sniffles.
4"On a Roll"
"A Tiring Tire"
"Getting the Hang of It"
"A Roller's New Role"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenJuly 27, 2007 (2007-07-27)
Beaver's delighted to let Dragon use an old tire as a toy.
5"Do Not Open Until..."
"What Could It Be?"
"The Guessing Game"
"Open Sesame!"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenAugust 3, 2007 (2007-08-03)
Dragon gets a package from his friends that he cannot open until it is his birthday.
6"Winners and Losers"
"A Win/Lose Situation"
"Game for a Game"
"Fools for Rules"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenAugust 10, 2007 (2007-08-10)
Alligator and Dragon playing winning and losing games don't seem to be working out. They make up a game without any winning or losing and Beaver and Mail Mouse play the game too.
7"Where, Oh Where?"
"A Hidden Talent"
"A Treasure Map"
"Dragon Measures His Treasure"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenAugust 17, 2007 (2007-08-17)
The gang go on a treasure hunt.
8"Picnic Nitpick"
"Watch the Birdies"
"Beaver Says... Zzzz..."
"A Lack of Snacks"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenAugust 24, 2007 (2007-08-24)
The gang have a picnic and play games.
9"A Float on a Boat"
"Scuba-Do"
"Soon the Moon!"
"A Busy Bus"
Kyung-Il HwangSteven WestrenAugust 31, 2007 (2007-08-31)
Dragon finds things to do to keep him entertained on a rainy day.
10"A Nice Surprise"
"Giving Sand a Hand"
"A Neighbour's Favour"
"A Plant Aslant"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenSeptember 7, 2007 (2007-09-07)
Dragon does nice things for his friends.
11"It Takes Skates"
"Ice and Easy"
"Amok with a Puck"
"Think Rink"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenSeptember 14, 2007 (2007-09-14)
Dragon learns to ice-skate.
12"Somethin' Pumpkin"
"Dress-Up Dragon"
"A Costume with a Peel"
"Who's the Banana?"
Kyung-Il HwangSteven WestrenSeptember 21, 2007 (2007-09-21)
Dragon makes himself the best Halloween he ever could.
13"Boxed In"
"Thinking Out of the Box"
"Putting Jack Back"
"A Springy Thingy"
Kyung-il HwangSteven WestrenSeptember 28, 2007 (2007-09-28)
Dragon fixes Beaver's jack-in-the-box.
14"Tale of a Snail"
"Slip, Slip, Hooray!"
"The Lack of Snacks"
"A Slippery Assist!""
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenOctober 5, 2007 (2007-10-05)
There is a snail in the way, and Dragon isn't able to go to Ostrich's store.
15"Surprise Supplies"
"A Wise Surprise"
"Surprise Tries!"
"Dragon Applies the Surprise"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenOctober 12, 2007 (2007-10-12)
Dragon decides to surprise Ostrich.
16"Meow Means Yeow"
"Made in the Shade!"
"A Hat for Cat"
"Proud of His Cloud"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenOctober 19, 2007 (2007-10-19)
Dragon tries to give Cat a shady shelter.
17"Join the Club!"
"The Secret Word"
"The Secret Handshake"
"Flubs at the Club""
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenOctober 26, 2007 (2007-10-26)
Dragon and Alligator come up with an idea: starting a best friends club.
18"Let's Get Giggling!"
"Willy-Nilly Silliness"
"Sneakily Silly"
"The Silliest of Them All!"
Kyung-il HwangSteven WestrenNovember 2, 2007 (2007-11-02)
Dragon does funny things.
19"Let's Make Music"
"Tooting's a Hoot"
"Thinkin' of Plinking"
"A Hand for the Band"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenNovember 9, 2007 (2007-11-09)
Dragon wants to make music with his friends.
20"The Travel Bug"
"The One and Only"
"A Test of the Best"
"Best of All"
Kyung-il HwangSteven WestrenNovember 16, 2007 (2007-11-16)
After seeing Mail Mouse with a travel magazine, Dragon wants to be a tourist and do all the things in Mail Mouse's magazine. He takes many pictures of his friends' things, and especially his friends.
21"Upright at Night"
"Make It Awake"
"Snores Outdoors"
Bedtime Shmed-Time"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenNovember 23, 2007 (2007-11-23)
Dragon tries to stay up past his bedtime to see a comet.
22"Hay Day"
"A Horse, of Course"
"Bobbing for Pumpkins"
"A Better Than Fair... Fair"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenNovember 30, 2007 (2007-11-30)
Dragon and the gang have a fall fair at Dragon's house.
23"To the Rescue Too"
"Sidekick Schtick"
"Who to Rescue?"
"The Dynamic Two to Help You!"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenDecember 7, 2007 (2007-12-07)
Dragon wants to be Ostrich's sidekick.
24"Flipping Flapjacks"
"Trickily Sticky"
"Middle of the Griddle"
"One Size Feeds All"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenDecember 14, 2007 (2007-12-14)
Dragon makes a pancake breakfast for the gang.
25"The Name Game"
"What Sized Surprise?"
"A Hat, What's What!"
"Presenting... Presents"
Thomas Schneider-TrumppSteven WestrenDecember 21, 2007 (2007-12-21)
Dragon and his friends play a game of whoever will be getting Christmas presents for somebody.
26"Rise and Dine"
"Moving House"
"The Door? Which Floor!?"
"Mailmouse, My House"
Philip MarcusSteven WestrenDecember 28, 2007 (2007-12-28)
Dragon moves his house furniture everywhere.

Broadcast

Dragon premiered in Canada on Treehouse TV on January 5, 2004. The show aired the assorted episodes until December 31, 2007 and have aired the unassorted episodes from January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2012. On September 9, 2006, the show aired on Qubo in the United States with the TV-Y rating and the E/I ident, and it aired on this channel as part of the channel launch and aired until September 12, 2009. It returned to Qubo and aired again from October 2, 2010 to February 12, 2012 and then returned for the third and final time on October 1, 2012 before being taken off the air once again on September 25, 2015. It has also been aired on ZDF in Germany, Rai in Italy, RTV in Slovenia, EBS in Korea (as 내 친구 드래곤 or My Friend Dragon), Disney Channel in Germany, KRO in the Netherlands, ABC Television in Australia, Cartoon Network in Latin America and SVT in Barnkanalen. The show aired on Knowledge Network in British Columbia, Canada from 2013 to 2022. The show is currently airing on Kids Street in the US.

References

  1. ^ Crump, William D. (2019). Happy Holidays—Animated! A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year's Cartoons on Television and Film. McFarland & Co. p. 94. ISBN 9781476672939.