Pepper Ann
Genre
Created bySue Rose[1]
Based onPepper Ann
by Sue Rose
Directed by
  • Sherie Pollack (season 1)
  • Brad Goodchild (seasons 2–5)
Voices of
Theme music composerBrian Woodbury
ComposerPat Irwin
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes65 (113 segments) (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Running time22 minutes
Production companyWalt Disney Television Animation[a]
Original release
Network
  • ABC (seasons 1–3)
  • UPN (seasons 4–5)
ReleaseSeptember 13, 1997 (1997-09-13) –
November 18, 2000 (2000-11-18)

Pepper Ann is an American animated television series created by Sue Rose and aired on Disney's One Saturday Morning on ABC.[2] It first premiered on September 13, 1997, and ended on November 18, 2000.[3] Pepper Ann was the first Disney animated television series to be created by a woman.

Tom Warburton, who later created Cartoon Network's Codename: Kids Next Door, served as the lead character designer for the series.

Overview

Pepper Ann centers on the trials and tribulations that occur during the titular character's adolescence and charts her ups and downs at Hazelnut Middle School. The character originated in a comic strip published in YM magazine.[4]

Episodes

Main article: List of Pepper Ann episodes

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired Network
1 13 September 13, 1997 (1997-09-13) January 24, 1998 (1998-01-24) ABC

(Disney's One Saturday Morning)

2 13 September 12, 1998 (1998-09-12) January 16, 1999 (1999-01-16)
3 8 September 11, 1999 (1999-09-11) January 22, 2000 (2000-01-22)
4 18 February 6, 2000 (2000-02-06) February 27, 2000 (2000-02-27) UPN

(Disney's One Too)

5 13 September 9, 2000 (2000-09-09) November 18, 2000 (2000-11-18) ABC/UPN

(Disney's One Saturday Morning)/(Disney's One Too)


Characters

Main

Recurring

Broadcast and home media

Pepper Ann was aired as part of the Disney's One Saturday Morning block on ABC from 1997 to 2001. Reruns were also shown on Disney's One Too on UPN during the 2000–01 season, and later on Disney Channel, and on Toon Disney until 2008.

All 65 episodes of the series were released on Disney+ on September 8, 2021,[5] with the episodes from seasons 4–5 listed under season 3 on the platform and most of the season 5's episode segments that are in mismatched order.[6]

Notes

  1. ^ Animation outsourced to Sunwoo Entertainment and The Hana Animation Company.

References

  1. ^ Mallory, Michael (March 19, 2000). "Move Over, Old Men". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 3, 2022.
  2. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 451. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  3. ^ Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. pp. 267–268. ISBN 978-1476665993.
  4. ^ Gerston, Jill (November 23, 1997). "SIGNOFF; A Spunky Heroine Navigates Adolescence". The New York Times. Retrieved August 12, 2011.
  5. ^ Johnson, Zach (August 17, 2021). "Everything New You Can Stream on Disney+ in September 2021". D23. Retrieved August 17, 2021.
  6. ^ Pepper Ann on Disney+ Edit this at Wikidata