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Looped
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Genre
Created by
  • Mark Thornton
  • Todd Kauffman
Directed by
  • Mark Thornton
  • Todd Kauffman
Voices of
Theme music composerAsher Lenz
Stephen Skratt
Opening theme"You're in a Loop" (written and performed by Asher & Skratt)
Composers
  • Brian Pickett
  • James Chappie
  • Graeme Cornies
  • David Kelly
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (52 segments)
Production
Executive producersSteven DeNure
Kirsten Newlands
Mark Thornton
Todd Kauffman
ProducerRobert Anderson
Running time22 minutes
Production companyDHX Media
DistributorDHX Media
Release
Original networkTeletoon
Original releaseMarch 2, 2016 (2016-03-02) –
January 1, 2019 (2019-01-01)

Looped is a Canadian animated television series created by Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton for Teletoon. It first premiered in Canada on March 2, 2016 and was released on Amazon Prime Video in the United States. It also premiered on January 4, 2016 in Latin America on Cartoon Network and in the United Kingdom on CITV.[1]

Plot

The series revolves around the life and adventures of Luc and Theo, two boys from the town of Port Doover who attend Port Doover Elementary School. Due to an accident in Theo's garage with an invention he created, the two boys are stuck in a time loop where every day is the same Monday, October 12. Since the events of that day are always the same, the two know exactly what will happen where and when. They use this knowledge as an opportunity to do whatever they want at school and around their town, usually causing problems when their actions cause errors and other unusual events to occur in the time loop.

Characters

Main

Classmates

Adults

Episodes

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air date
1a"Dodge This"Craig MartinMarch 2, 2016 (2016-03-02)
Luc and Theo are tired of being constantly defeated in dodgeball by Jesse and use the loop to outplay him.
1b"Theo Fly"Meghan ReadMarch 2, 2016 (2016-03-02)
Theo accidentally swallows a fly and starts becoming one.
2a"She's All Bot"Meghan ReadMarch 2, 2016 (2016-03-02)
Theo builds a robot version of Gwyn to help him and Luc keep track of events in the loop.
2b"All Things Being Sequel"Andrew HarrisonMarch 2, 2016 (2016-03-02)
Tired of watching the same movie at the theater every Monday, Luc and Theo make their own sequel to show instead.
3a"4 out of 5 Dentists Prefer the Loop"Amy ColeAugust 23, 2016 (2016-08-23)
Luc gets braces, but when the loop resets, he is transformed into a robot by them.
3b"Sickwich"Kyle HartAugust 23, 2016 (2016-08-23)
Luc brings an expired sandwich to school that causes everyone to fall sick.
4a"There's a New Principal in Town"Shawn KalbAugust 23, 2016 (2016-08-23)
Luc and Theo decide to make Coach Lessard their school's principal, but the power ends up going to his head.
4b"Getted Smart"Andrew HarrisonAugust 23, 2016 (2016-08-23)
Luc cheats on a standardized test and is mistaken for a genius by government agents.
5a"Fart Busters"Craig MartinAugust 23, 2016 (2016-08-23)
Luc and Theo destroys Jesse's fart box, only to unleash an army of fart ghosts on the school.
5b"Monster Stink"Meghan ReadAugust 23, 2016 (2016-08-23)
Luc and Theo accidentally release the monster living inside of Theo's closet.
6a"Applecrab-Dabra"Story by : Shawn Kalb
Teleplay by : Craig Martin
August 24, 2016 (2016-08-24)
Luc and Theo learn that Principal Applecrab wants to become a stage magician and try to help him achieve his dream.
6b"Monday Circles"Kyle HartAugust 24, 2016 (2016-08-24)
Amy gets a hold of Theo's tablet and learns all about the existence of the loop.
7a"The Replacements"Meghan ReadAugust 24, 2016 (2016-08-24)
Tired of having Sarah constantly steal their attention, Luc and Theo come up with a plan to get rid of Kelly and Kelli, but end up taking their place.
7b"Luc at Me"Craig MartinAugust 25, 2016 (2016-08-25)
Luc uses the loop to become a famous daredevil.
8a"Loop It Forward"Evan Thaler HickeyAugust 25, 2016 (2016-08-25)
Luc and Theo use the loop to help improve other people's day.
8b"Chick Magnet"Josh SaltzmanAugust 26, 2016 (2016-08-26)
Theo uses an invention to speed up the growth process of a chicken egg that Gwyn is incubating in science class.
9a"The Gifted Class"Ben JosephAugust 26, 2016 (2016-08-26)
Luc and Theo discover a secret club of geniuses, and Theo becomes determined to be accepted into their group.
9b"Sooper Loopers"Craig MartinAugust 26, 2016 (2016-08-26)
Luc and Theo use their knowledge of the loop to become superheroes.
10a"Birthday Cake Island"Josh SaltzmanAugust 27, 2016 (2016-08-27)
Luc is unhappy with the fact that his birthday will never come, so Theo takes him across time zones to celebrate his birthday on Birthday Cake Island.
10b"Zap's Day Off"Meghan ReadAugust 28, 2016 (2016-08-28)
Luc and Theo search for a famous dog who has disappeared.
11a"Port Fear"Evan Thaler HickeyAugust 27, 2016 (2016-08-27)
Theo comes down with a case of the hiccups that will not reset with the loop.
11b"Jan-Itor-Nado"Ben JosephAugust 27, 2016 (2016-08-27)
Theo tries to get Luc to be more respectful towards Port Doover Elementary's janitor.
12a"Baby Daddy"Alice ProdanouOctober 19, 2016 (2016-10-19)
Luc accidentally turns Theo into a baby.
12b"Wizard of Wacker Maze"Meghan ReadDecember 4, 2016 (2016-12-04)
Luc tries to beat Kyle's high score at a video game, but the loop causes the video game to come to life.
13a"11 Minutes to Lame"Alice ProdanouDecember 24, 2016 (2016-12-24)
Luc and Theo become celebrities after they use their knowledge of the loop to create a music video.
13b"Larping in the Loop"Craig MartinDecember 25, 2016 (2016-12-25)
Luc and Theo follow Lester to discover what he does after school.
14a"Space Burrito"Kyle HartDecember 31, 2016 (2016-12-31)
After eating all the goulash sauce at his favorite burrito restaurant, Luc becomes the target of hostile aliens that desire the sauce for spaceship fuel.
14b"Ronnie Trasco"Josh SaltzmanDecember 31, 2016 (2016-12-31)
Luc and Theo encounter an undercover agent named Ronnie Trasco who wants them to help discover who has stolen Principal Applecrab's favorite doll.
15a"Badmerton to the Bone"Evan Thaler HickeyJanuary 3, 2017 (2017-01-03)
Luc and Theo learn that Theo's dad was a former badminton champion until he was defeated and forced into retirement by Coach Lessard.
15b"Loop – There It Is"Story by : Brad Birch
Teleplay by : Craig Martin
July 8, 2017 (2017-07-08)
Luc takes over the television show of school news reporter Jerry Rivers.
16a"Bald Is Beautiful"Andrew HarrisonJuly 9, 2017 (2017-07-09)
Luc shaves his head to become bald, but when the loop resets, it causes everyone else to start growing beards.
16b"Nerdnesia"Josh SaltzmanAugust 22, 2017 (2017-08-22)
Theo invites Lester over for a game, but when the loop resets, Lester replaces Theo as one of the only two people unaffected by the loop.
17a"Oiled Thunder"Craig MartinAugust 22, 2017 (2017-08-22)
Theo befriends the school's auto shop kids.
17b"Reverse Mermaid"Kyle HartNovember 8, 2017 (2017-11-08)
Luc and Theo discover that their classmate Splash Hannah is secretly a reverse mermaid (upper body of a fish, lower body of a human).
18a"Fallout Room Boy"Evan Thaler HickeyNovember 15, 2017 (2017-11-15)
Luc discovers a fallout bunker from the 1950s in the school basement, where a boy named Mel has been living.
18b"Rocket to Tomorrow"Andrew HarrisonNovember 15, 2017 (2017-11-15)
Luc and Theo try to sneak aboard a rocket ship to go to space, but Claire steals their tickets.
19a"Re-Vamp"Craig MartinNovember 22, 2017 (2017-11-22)
Luc is bitten by a vampire, but the effects of the loop cause the vampire that bit him to become a human.
19b"Release the Krakenfoot"Story by : Brad Birch
Teleplay by : Craig Martin
November 22, 2017 (2017-11-22)
Luc and Theo create a new mascot for Port Doover Elementary School's football team.
20a"Ninjitsu for Beginners"Josh SaltzmanNovember 29, 2017 (2017-11-29)
Luc and Theo become martial artists trained in two rival schools of combat.
20b"A Kyle in His Shoes"Brad BirchJanuary 6, 2018 (2018-01-06)
Jealous of Kyle's popularity, Luc tries to prove that he can do everything Kyle does on his Monday routine.
21a"Moby Piranha"Evan Thaler HickeyJune 4, 2018 (2018-06-04)
Luc and Theo help Coach Lessard hunt down the school's pet piranha when it escapes and turns gigantic.
21b"Loopy Loops"Kyle HartJune 15, 2018 (2018-06-15)
Luc and Theo visit the factory that creates their favorite cereal, Loopy Loops, and discover that its creator and town founder Wilt Doover is alive and cryogenically frozen in sugar crystal.
22a"A Glitch in Time"Meghan ReadNovember 16, 2018 (2018-11-16)
Luc and Theo encounter a time traveler from 1886 who is actually their ancestor.
22b"Out of Time"Craig MartinDecember 16, 2018 (2018-12-16)
A pair of time cops named McGal and Spritz come to Port Doover to arrest the creators of the time loop.
23a"Plight at the Museum"Evan Thaler HickeyDecember 23, 2018 (2018-12-23)
Luc and Theo discover a time-controlling weapon on display at the museum and organize a heist to take it before the museum's owner can use it for evil.
23b"The Exciting Conclusion"Josh SaltzmanDecember 23, 2018 (2018-12-23)
Theo gets Luc invested in a book, but Luc is unhappy that the concluding sequel will never be written.
24a"Power Plant"Andrew HarrisonDecember 30, 2018 (2018-12-30)
Theo creates an electric flower that is mutated by the loop's reset into a monster that drains all the power in Port Doover.
24b"Back in the Saddle"Craig MartinDecember 30, 2018 (2018-12-30)
Luc and Theo discover that McGal and Spritz have been fired as time police and help them get new jobs.
25a"Glitch Girl"Evan Thaler HickeyDecember 30, 2018 (2018-12-30)
Theo disguises himself as a girl to get close to Gwyn on her all-girls roller derby team.
25b"A Fortuitous Future"Meghan ReadDecember 31, 2018 (2018-12-31)
Luc and Theo encounter a fortune teller who is confused as to why they are the only people in Port Doover whose futures she can read.
26A"Part 1 of a Balanced Breakfast"Craig MartinJanuary 1, 2019 (2019-01-01)
The loop starts going out of control, causing errors to spontaneously appear all over Port Doover.
26B"Part 2 of a Balanced Breakfast"Craig MartinJanuary 1, 2019 (2019-01-01)
Luc and Theo must find the original box of Loopy Loops cereal that created the loop in order to save it.

Reception

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The series received a mixed reception. Emily Ashby of Common Sense Media described the series a "time warp buddy comedy" which is "light on consequences." She also described the series as fast-faced, with physical violence, bathroom humor, and argued that it "falls short of meaningful entertainment for kids."[2]

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-05-10. Retrieved 2016-09-17.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Ashby, Emily (March 13, 2020). "Looped Review". Common Sense Media. Archived from the original on May 12, 2021. Retrieved April 28, 2022.