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The Zula Patrol
Genre
Created byDeb M. Manchester
Written by
Directed by
  • Brain Kindregan
  • Kent Butterwoth
Voices of
Composers
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes52
Production
Executive producers
Production companies
  • Gotham Entertainment (season 1)
  • Kambooteron Productions (season 1)
  • The Hatchery
  • Zula USA
  • UNC-TV
Original release
NetworkPBS member stations/APT
ReleaseSeptember 4, 2005 (2005-09-04) –
June 18, 2008 (2008-06-18)

The Zula Patrol is an American animated television series that aired from September 2005 to June 2008. It was produced by Kambooteron Productions, Gotham Entertainment and The Hatchery and distributed by American Public Television to PBS stations within the United States.[1] The series is about a group of aliens that travels the galaxies to learn about science and space exploration.

Characters

The Zula Patrol

Villains

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126September 4, 2005 (2005-09-04)February 26, 2006 (2006-02-26)
213April 14, 2007 (2007-04-14)May 2, 2007 (2007-05-02)
313June 2, 2008 (2008-06-02)June 18, 2008 (2008-06-18)

Season 1 (2005–06)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"A Comet's Tale / A Job for the Zula Dudes"September 4, 2005 (2005-09-04)
22"Bula's Spin Party / Day For Night"September 11, 2005 (2005-09-11)
33"Shadow Play / The Jealous Moon"September 18, 2005 (2005-09-18)
44"Sun Day / Time Out"September 25, 2005 (2005-09-25)
55"The Probe Who Came To Dinner / Forget-Me-Naut"October 2, 2005 (2005-10-02)
66"Small is Beautiful / Case of the Missing Rings"October 9, 2005 (2005-10-09)
77"Blue Moon / Going Through a Phase"October 16, 2005 (2005-10-16)
88"Giant Litterbugs from Space / RV of The Giants"October 23, 2005 (2005-10-23)
99"Chilly Cook-off / Treasure in the Clouds"October 30, 2005 (2005-10-30)
1010"Star Crossed / Night of the Fweeebs"November 6, 2005 (2005-11-06)
1111"Mutual Distraction / What Goes Up Must Come Down"November 13, 2005 (2005-11-13)
1212"Dog Gone Gorga! / The Milky Way Galaxy Games"November 20, 2005 (2005-11-20)
1313"Matter Matter Everywhere / Family Feud"November 27, 2005 (2005-11-27)
1414"Round and Round We Go / Go'er-Slower Motion"December 4, 2005 (2005-12-04)
1515"Club Mars / The Outsider"December 11, 2005 (2005-12-11)
1616"The Ins and Outs of Planets / Young At Heart"December 18, 2005 (2005-12-18)
1717"The Big Mess / Telescooped"December 25, 2005 (2005-12-25)
1818"Show of Force / Adventures In Pet Sitting"January 1, 2006 (2006-01-01)
1919"Fly Us to the Moon / Castaway Asteroid"January 8, 2006 (2006-01-08)
2020"Take Me To Your Ferret / Earth Hunt"January 15, 2006 (2006-01-15)
2121"Wish You Were Here / Weather Vain"January 22, 2006 (2006-01-22)
2222"My Air Lady / You're Cramping My Space"January 29, 2006 (2006-01-29)
2323"Wigg and Wizzy Light the Way / Look to the Rainbow"February 5, 2006 (2006-02-05)
2424"Three Ringed Gorga / Moons Mayhem"February 12, 2006 (2006-02-12)
2525"A Star is Born / Galactic Star Games"February 19, 2006 (2006-02-19)
2626"Blubglub! / Power Flower"February 26, 2006 (2006-02-26)

Season 2 (2007)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
271"The Things in Rings / How the Rust Was Won"April 16, 2007 (2007-04-16)
282"Ice Station Zula / Ice Truder!"April 17, 2007 (2007-04-17)
293"Dueling Space Stations / Don't Look Me Now"April 18, 2007 (2007-04-18)
304"Rock and Patrol / Support Your Neighborhood Volcano"April 19, 2007 (2007-04-19)
315"Down Under / Singin' in the Rain Forest"April 20, 2007 (2007-04-20)
326"Hide 'n Seek on Jupiter / A Tale of Two Planets"April 23, 2007 (2007-04-23)
337"The Sound of Multo? / Eyes in the Skies"April 24, 2007 (2007-04-24)
348"Birds of a Feather / Bula's Heros: The Great Camouflage Caper"April 25, 2007 (2007-04-25)
359"Moon Struck / Me, Myself and Io"April 26, 2007 (2007-04-26)
3610"My Friend Named Breezy / Erosion Today, Gone Tomorrow"April 27, 2007 (2007-04-27)
3711"Blast to Earth's Past / The Great Climb"April 30, 2007 (2007-04-30)
3812"Creature Features / Fried Greenhouse Tomatoes"May 1, 2007 (2007-05-01)
3913"If it Looks Like a Plant / Splitsville"May 2, 2007 (2007-05-02)

Season 3 (2008)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
401"Larva or Leave Me! / Egg Hunt"June 2, 2008 (2008-06-02)
412"Spin Control: The Venus Effect / Crater Raters: Journey to Mercury"June 3, 2008 (2008-06-03)
423"Hey Kids, Amazing Space Monkeys! / The Blorp!"June 4, 2008 (2008-06-04)
434"Vanishing Cream / There Goes The Neighborhood"June 5, 2008 (2008-06-05)
445"The Missing Elements / Journey to the Center of Gorga"June 6, 2008 (2008-06-06)
456"Choosing Sides / Camp Worm"June 9, 2008 (2008-06-09)
467"May the Force Be Wigg You / Six Zuleans in a Boat"June 10, 2008 (2008-06-10)
478"Where Did All the Water Go? / The Dew Drops"June 11, 2008 (2008-06-11)
489"The Show Must Float On / The Truder Crown Affair"June 12, 2008 (2008-06-12)
4910"The Great River Race / When You Wish Upon a Sea Star"June 13, 2008 (2008-06-13)
5011"Mine Shaft / The Crystal Cave"June 16, 2008 (2008-06-16)
5112"The Lizard Who Came to Dinner / Island of The Endotherms"June 17, 2008 (2008-06-17)
5213"The Villain of the Year / One is the Loneliest Number"June 18, 2008 (2008-06-18)

Awards and nominations

In 2006, the series was nominated for an Annie Award for Best Music in an Animated Television Production (Jeff Danna, for the episode "Case of the Missing Rings").

Other media

Mission Weather was a traveling exhibition in which Captain Bula, Professor Multo, Space Pilot Zeeter, flying wonders Wizzy and Wigg, and Space Pet Gorga invite you to a hands-on, interactive exhibit to learn all about clouds, precipitation, wind, temperature, and other weather phenomena.

References

  1. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 726. ISBN 978-1538103739.