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The Zula Patrol
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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
Release
Original networkPBS Kids
Original 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 Kids within the United States.[1]

Characters

The Zula Patrol

Villains

Episodes

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)

Note: In September–October 2014, every first season episode was re-aired, but on weekdays instead of on Sundays.[2]

# List of Episodes Original air date
1 "A Comet's Tale" / "A Job for the Zula Dudes" September 4, 2005
2 "Bula's Spin Party" / "Day For Night" September 11, 2005
3 "Shadow Play" / "The Jealous Moon" September 18, 2005
4 "Sun Day" / "Time Out" September 25, 2005
5 "The Probe Who Came To Dinner" / "Forget-Me-Naut" October 2, 2005
6 "Small Is Beautiful" / "Case of the Missing Rings" October 9, 2005
7 "Blue Moon" / "Going Through a Phase" October 16, 2005
8 "Giant Litterbugs from Space" / "RV of The Giants" October 23, 2005
9 "Chilly Cook-off" / "Treasure in the Clouds" October 30, 2005
10 "Star Crossed" / "Night of the Fweeebs" November 6, 2005
11 "Mutual Distraction" / "What Goes Up Must Come Down" November 13, 2005
12 "Dog Gone Gorga!" / "The Milky Way Galaxy Games" November 20, 2005
13 "Matter Matter Everywhere" / "Family Feud" November 27, 2005
14 "Round and Round We Go" / "Go'er-Slower Motion" December 4, 2005
15 "Club Mars" / "The Outsider" December 11, 2005
16 "The Ins and Outs of Planets" / "Young At Heart" December 18, 2005
17 "The Big Mess" / "Telescooped" December 25, 2005
18 "Show of Force" / "Adventures In Pet Sitting" January 1, 2006
19 "Fly Us to the Moon" / "Castaway Asteroid" January 8, 2006
20 "Take Me To Your Ferret" / "Earth Hunt" January 15, 2006
21 "Wish You Were Here" / "Weather Vain" January 22, 2006
22 "My Air Lady" / "You're Cramping My Space" January 29, 2006
23 "Wigg and Wizzy Light the Way" / "Look to the Rainbow" February 5, 2006
24 "Three Ringed Gorga" / "Moons Mayhem" February 12, 2006
25 "A Star is Born" / "Galactic Star Games" February 19, 2006
26 "Blubglub!" / "Power Flower" February 26, 2006

Season 2 (2007)

NOTE: Starting with this season, episodes would air weekdays instead of weekly.

# List of Episodes Original air date
27 "The Things in Rings" / "How the Rust Was Won" April 16, 2007
28 "Ice Station Zula" / "Ice Truder!" April 17, 2007
29 "Dueling Space Stations" / "Don't Look Me Now" April 18, 2007
30 "Rock and Patrol" / "Support Your Neighborhood Volcano" April 19, 2007
31 "Down Under" / "Singin' in the Rain Forest" April 20, 2007
32 "Hide 'n Seek on Jupiter" / "A Tale of Two Planets" April 23, 2007
33 "The Sound of Multo?" / "Eyes in the Skies" April 24, 2007
34 "Birds of a Feather" / "Bula's Heros: The Great Camouflage Caper" April 25, 2007
35 "Moon Struck" / "Me, Myself and Io" April 26, 2007
36 "My Friend Named Breezy" / "Erosion Today, Gone Tomorrow" April 27, 2007
37 "Blast to Earth's Past" / "The Great Climb" April 30, 2007
38 "Creature Features" / "Fried Greenhouse Tomatoes" May 1, 2007
39 "If it Looks Like a Plant" / "Splitsville" May 2, 2007

Season 3 (2008)

# List of Episodes Original air date
40 "Larva Or Leave Me!" / "Egg Hunt" June 2, 2008
41 "Spin Control: The Venus Effect" / "Crater Raters: Journey to Mercury" June 3, 2008
42 "Hey Kids, Amazing Space Monkeys!" / "The Blorp!" June 4, 2008
43 "Vanishing Cream" / "There Goes The Neighborhood" June 5, 2008
44 "The Missing Elements" / "Journey to the Center of Gorga" June 6, 2008
45 "Choosing Sides" / "Camp Worm" June 9, 2008
46 "May the Force Be Wigg You" / "Six Zuleans in a Boat" June 10, 2008
47 "Where Did All the Water Go" / "The Dew Drops" June 11, 2008
48 "The Show Must Float On" / "The Truder Crown Affair" June 12, 2008
49 "The Great River Race" / "When You Wish Upon a Sea Star" June 13, 2008
50 "Mine Shaft" / "The Crystal Cave" June 16, 2008
51 "The Lizard Who Came To Dinner" / "Island of The Endotherms" June 17, 2008
52 "The Villain of the Year" / "One Is the Loneliest Number" June 18, 2008

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.
  2. ^ "THE (2 Release) ZULA PATROL".