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Created byAlex Rockwell
Based onSlumberkins by Callie Christensen and Kelly Oriard
  • Araceli Prasarttongosoth
  • Olive Baity
  • Miles Flack
  • Yonas Kibreab
  • Brayden Morgan
Narrated byJennifer Hale
Opening theme"Slumberkins Theme Song" performed by Ingrid Michaelson
ComposerSunna Wehrmeijer
Country of origin
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Executive producers
  • Halle Stanford
  • Alex Rockwell
  • Phil Chalk
Running time21–22 minutes (11–12 minutes per episode)
Production companies
Original release
NetworkApple TV+
ReleaseNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)

Slumberkins is a puppetry television series that was released on November 4, 2022 on Apple TV+.[1][2]


Based on the leading children's emotional learning brand, Slumberkins brings to life characters from the beloved books while empowering the emotional wellness of children through supportive storytelling. Embark on adventures with Yak, Unicorn, Sloth, Fox, and Bigfoot as they explore a world of feelings.


Main cast

Supporting and recurring cast


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"Yak the Amazing Juggler"Kristen McGregor, Seamus Walsh, and Michael Shawn LewisBar Ben-Yossef, Matthew Galvan, and Alex RockwellNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"Keep on Running"
Yak discovers an exciting talent but feels overshadowed by her new siblings.
Fox attempts to hide his tears after getting hurt.
2"Sunny Day Cupcakes"Jason deVilliers and Michael Shawn LewisBar Ben-Yossef and Peter LimmNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"It's Great to Be a Bigfoot"
Sloth and Yak enjoy fun in the kitchen until a mishap leads to conflicting emotions.
Bigfoot's self-esteem is tested after he gets teased.
3"Unicorn's Box of Big Ideas"Jason deVilliersJeff D'Elia and Bar Ben-YossefNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"Bigfoot's Family Ukulele"
Bigfoot and Fox accidentally hurt Unicorn's feelings during a play date.
Bigfoot makes a mistake and learns about unconditional love.
4"Super Speedy Spin Cone"John TartagliaNoëlle Lara and Bar Ben-YossefNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"Special Collection"
Fox struggles when his friends play with a toy he doesn't have.
Sloth loves to give Unicorn gifts but worries it's the only reason they are friends.
5"When You Gotta Go"Mark Caballero and Jason deVilliersBar Ben-Yossef and Ryan ToyamaNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"Let's Go Fix a Kite"
Bigfoot feels anxious over a bathroom emergency.
Sloth and Fox have their first big fight and must repair their friendship.
6"When Things Change"John TartagliaBar Ben-Yossef and Alex RockwellNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"Bigfoot's First Sleepover"
Fox has a hard time with change when his family moves to a new home.
Bigfoot has his first sleepover with Fox but misses his dad at bedtime.
7"Yak's Perfect Day"Jason deVilliersBar Ben-YossefNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"Imagine Myself to Sleep"
Yak tries to have the best day ever, but nothing seems to go her way.
Sloth is afraid of the dark when he imagines shadows coming to life.
8"Bug-a-Pest Hotel"Kristen McGregorJeff D'Elia, Ryan Toyama, and Bar Ben-YossefNovember 4, 2022 (2022-11-04)
"The Grass Is Greener at Bigfoot's"
Unicorn feels left out of her friendship with Yak and Fox.
Yak compares her home to Bigfoot's and worries it's too noisy and messy.


Slumberkins was released on November 4, 2022 on Apple TV.[1][2]


Slumberkins was nominated for Outstanding Preschool Series at the 2nd Children's and Family Emmy Awards.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Slumberkins premiering November 4, 2022 on Apple TV+". Henson. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. ^ a b "Slumberkins premiering November 4, 2022 on Apple TV+". Apple, Inc. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  3. ^ Coates, Tyler (November 2, 2023). "Children's & Family Emmy Awards: Disney Dominates Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2024.