The Croods: Family Tree
GenreComedy
Adventure
Based on
Voices of
Theme music composerBrett Creswell
Michael Tan
ComposerHannah Parrott
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes19
Production
Executive producersMark Banker
Todd Grimes
Running time22 minutes
Production companyDreamWorks Animation Television
DistributorNBCUniversal Syndication Studios
Release
Original network
Original releaseSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23) –
present

The Croods: Family Tree is an American computer-animated streaming television series that is produced from DreamWorks Animation under DreamWorks Animation Television. The series is based on the 2013 animated film The Croods, taking place after the events of the 2020 film, The Croods: A New Age. The series was released on September 23, 2021, with a second season premiered April 5, 2022 and a third season premiered on June 2, 2022.[1]

Plot

After the events of the sequel, the Croods and Bettermans must learn to get along in the Betterman treehouse.

Cast

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
16September 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
27April 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
36June 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)

Season 1 (2021)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal release date
11"Sticky Business"Stephanie ArnettMark BankerJiedi Chen, Ryan Hansen and Max LawsonSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
22"Guy Time"Stephanie ArnettStephanie StreisandJiedi Chen and Zheng KangSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
33"Game Nightmare"Steve TrenbirthRich DahmTang Lee, Ben McLaughlin and Katie YatesSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
44"What Goes Eep Must Come Dawn"Kevin PeatyLucas MillsMarc Camelbeke and Gener OcampoSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
55"Parental Stridence"Scooter TidwellMatt SmithJiedi Chen, Max Lawson and Andrew MashelSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)
66"The Flopping of the Bullruses"Steve TrenbirthAmanda Brooke PerrinTang Lee, Ben McLaughlin and Katie YatesSeptember 23, 2021 (2021-09-23)

Season 2 (2022)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [3]Directed byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal release date
71"Remote Control"Kevin PeatyMark BankerMarc Camelbeke, Tim Cant, Gener Ocampo and Marc WasikApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
Phil invents a new system for Thunk to watch his Window time.
82"Daddy Daughter Day"Scooter TidwellRich DahmJiedi Chen and Nico SelmaApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
93"There's No Phil in Team"Steve TrenbirthLucas MillsBen McLaughlin, Tang Lee and Katie YatesApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
104"Thunder Games"Kevin PeatyAmanda Brooke PerrinMarc Camelbeke, Gener Ocampo and Simon O'LearyApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
115"Shock and Awww"Scooter TidwellRich DahmJiedi Chen and Nico SelmaApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
Epp tries to surpize Guy on their Mooniversity.
126"Straycation Part 1"Steve TrenbirthMatt SmithBen McLaughlin, Tang Lee, Marc Wasik and Katie YatesApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
The parents left to go on a vacation while the kids start to enjoy life in the treehouse.
137"Straycation Part 2"Kevin PeatyLucas MillsMarc Camelbeke, Gener Ocampo and Simon O'LearyApril 5, 2022 (2022-04-05)
Punch Monkeys invade the treehouse and it's up to the kids to stop them before their parents get back.

Season 3 (2022)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboarded byOriginal release date
141"The Thunder Misters"Scooter TidwellAmanda Brooke PerrinJiedi Chen and Nico SelmaJune 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)
Grug, Phil, and Guy starts a new tribe against the Thunder Sisters by their teamwork.
152"Eep Walking"Steve TrenbirthMark BankerBen McLaughlin, Tang Lee, Ian Harrowell and Katie YatesJune 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)
163"The Gorgwatch Project"Kevin PeatyRich DahmMarc Camelbeke, Gener Ocampo and Simon O'LearyJune 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)
174"Skate or Dawn"Scooter TidwellLucas MillsJiedi Chen and Nico SelmaJune 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)
When Guy invents a Skateboard, Eep and Dawn starts to have fun by doing some tricks til the Punch-Monkeys try to mess with them.
185"Phil's Fun Farm"Steve TrenbirthMark BankerBen McLaughlin, Tang Lee and Katie YatesJune 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)
Phil turns his farm into a theme park to learn what fun is.
196"Joy Story"Kevin PeatyMatt SmithMarc Camelbeke, Gener Ocampo and Simon O'LearyJune 2, 2022 (2022-06-02)

Production

On August 31, 2021, DreamWorks announced a CGI animated series titled The Croods: Family Tree, based on The Croods: A New Age, and would stream September 23 on Hulu and Peacock.[2][4][5] Tran reprises her role as Dawn, while A. J. Locascio reprises his role as Thunk from Dawn of the Croods. The new voice cast features Amy Landecker as Ugga, Kiff VandenHeuvel as Grug, Ally Dixon as Eep, Artemis Pebdani as Gran, Darin Brooks as Guy, Matthew Waterson as Phil, and Amy Rosoff as Hope.[6] Mark Banker (from The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants, Adventure Time, Go, Dog, Go!) and Todd Grimes (from The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants) serve as executive producers and showrunners for the series.[7][8] Like all DreamWorks Animation Television programs, the series will be animated by Mikros Animation under Technicolor Animation Productions.

References

  1. ^ "Hulu Originals Summer Slate". 16 May 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "DreamWorks Drops Trailer and Images for 'The Croods: Family Tree' Series". Animation World Network. August 31, 2021.
  3. ^ "The Croods: Family Tree". Hulu Press (Press release). Retrieved March 23, 2022.
  4. ^ "'The Croods' New TV Series Coming to Hulu and Peacock". 31 August 2021.
  5. ^ "'The Croods: Family Tree' Series to Air on Hulu & Peacock; Trailer, Premiere Date Unveiled". 31 August 2021.
  6. ^ Long, Lacy (August 31, 2021). "'The Croods: Family Tree' Trailer Reveals a New Spinoff Series Coming to Hulu and Peacock". Collider. Retrieved August 31, 2021.
  7. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (August 31, 2021). "Trailer: 'The Croods: Family Tree' Branches Out on Hulu & Peacock This Month".
  8. ^ "DreamWorks Animation's 'The Croods' Series Set at Hulu, Peacock (Video)". 31 August 2021.