Wee 3
GenreMusic
Fantasy
Comedy
Created byJamie Piekarz[1]
Written byPay Chen
Jamie Piekarz
Jeff Sweeney
Directed byLorraine Barton
Steven Wright
Opening theme"Wee 3"
Ending theme"Wee 3"(instrumental)
Country of originCanada
Original languagesEnglish
French
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes27 (list of episodes)
Production
Production locationsToronto, Ontario
EditorMike Schrack
Running time27 minutes
Production companyGood Night Monsters (Corus Entertainment)
Original release
NetworkTreehouse TV
YTV
Radio-Canada
ReleaseJanuary 30, 2001 (2001-01-30)[2] –
June 15, 2002 (2002-06-15)

Wee 3 is a Canadian preschool television series aired on Treehouse TV and Radio-Canada produced by Corus Entertainment. It first aired on January 30, 2001 with a total of 27 27-minute episodes, along with Treetown, Ants in Your Pants and Crazy Quilt. It also formerly aired as an acquired series on YTV.

The show also aired new episodes on Treehouse TV and Radio-Canada from January 30, 2001 to June 15, 2002, and repeated episodes from June 16, 2002 until February 27, 2011 like some of the other late night programs formerly aired.

It centers the friendship and adventures of three, four-year-old anthropomorphic toy monsters, Bunwin, Creakie and Pook, come out from hiding in a young child's bedroom and play games. However, they come out only when the child is absent. They work out their fears by playing fantasy adventures targeted towards children ages three to seven-years old.

Characters

The following is a list of characters appearing on Wee 3. Cheep Cheep, Magic Racer and Dolly were shown as toy characters.

Original characters

Main characters

Inanimate, minor and supporting characters

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
116January 30, 2001March 6, 2001
211February 14, 2002June 15, 2002

Season 1 (2001)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateAmerican air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
1"Creakie's Birthday (L'anniversaire de Creakie)"
"Pook's School (L'école de Pook)"
Lorraine BartonPay Chen
Jeff Sweeney
January 30, 2001 (2001-01-30)TBA101N/A
Pook and Bunwin plan out Creakie's birthday.
Pook starts a school and teaches Bunwin and Creakie.
2"Poouuii!!"
"Home Sweet Home (Mon chez-moi)"
Lorraine BartonJeff SweeneyFebruary 1, 2001 (2001-02-01)TBATBAN/A
Something smells terribly bad in the bedroom.
Bunwin, Pook and Creakie play to celebrate their home, sweet, home: the bedroom.
3"Frog and the Storm (Grenouille et la tempête)"
"Close Call (De justesse)"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 3, 2001 (2001-02-03)TBATBAN/A
Together, during a "storm", the gang overcome their fears.
The gang solve their problems.
4"Food Store (Magasin d'alimentation)"
"Hat Smasher (Briseur de chapeaux)"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 6, 2001 (2001-02-06)TBATBAN/A
The gang learn about sharing when they play "Food Store".
Someone is a "hat smasher" in the bedroom and admits its mistake.
5"Treasure That Wasn't"
"Pet Snake"
Lorraine BartonPay Chen
Jeff Sweeney
February 8, 2001 (2001-02-08)TBATBAN/A
The gang pretend to be pirates who are going on a treasure hunt, and learn to fit the gang in.
The gang include others by pretending to have a pet snake.
6"Pook's Racecar"
"Bunwin Flies"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 10, 2001 (2001-02-10)TBATBAN/A
Pook uses confidence via racecar building.
Bunwin tries to learn how to fly.
7"Little Rodeo"
"Tiger, Tiger"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 13, 2001 (2001-02-13)TBATBAN/A
After failing every event at a rodeo, the gang deal with their failure.
The gang overcome fears.
8"Three Captains"
"Pookasaurus!"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 15, 2001 (2001-02-15)TBATBAN/A
The gang pretend to be in charge by being the three captains.
Pook pretends to be a dinosaur by playing games.
9"Always A Bridesmaid"
"Messy Tea"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 17, 2001 (2001-02-17)TBATBAN/A
The gang are trying their hardest, by keeping their promises.
The three learn about being a special guest.
10"Pet Games"
"Cheep, Come Home"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 20, 2001 (2001-02-20)TBATBAN/A
The three participate in games and learn about winning.
The three help each other.
11"Cafe Pook"
"Peacemaker Pook"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 22, 2001 (2001-02-22)TBATBAN/A
Together, an introduction to Pook's cafe turns out to be that Bunwin and Creakie follow their cafe's rules.
To avoid conflict, Pook is a peacemaker.
12"Seedling"
"Camping with Bunwin"
Lorraine BartonUnknownFebruary 24, 2001 (2001-02-24)TBATBAN/A
The gang use cooperation and help together.
Pook and Creakie be helpful when camping with Bunwin.
13"Monster Blocks!"
"Tattletale!"
Lorraine BartonJeff SweeneyFebruary 27, 2001 (2001-02-27)TBATBAN/A
Bunwin and Pook must overcome their fear of a monster, which was just Creakie's scarecrow.
Pook tattles on a frustrated Bunwin as the monsters play a game of "Pet Store".
14"Courageous Creakie"
"Broken Cheep!"
Lorraine BartonUnknownMarch 1, 2001 (2001-03-01)TBATBAN/A
Courageous Creakie learns to confront his fears.
When Cheep is broken, the gang learn to confess.
15"Buzzin' Bee"
"Fastest, Bestest!"
Lorraine BartonUnknownMarch 3, 2001 (2001-03-03)TBATBAN/A
As buzzin' bees, the three learn to deal with their anger issues.
A race the gang play is to be a fair play.
16"Wee Rock!"Lorraine BartonUnknownMarch 6, 2001 (2001-03-06)TBATBAN/A
The gang start a band.

Season 2 (2002)

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateAmerican air dateProd.
code
US viewers
(millions)
1"My Fuzzy Valentine!"
"Surprise Party!"
Steven WrightUnknownFebruary 14, 2002 (2002-02-14)TBATBAN/A
Bunwin learns to let Pook and Creakie work at their own paces.
Pook learns that a lack of self-discipline can hurt others.
2"All-Knowing Fairy"
"Egg"
Steven WrightUnknownMarch 28, 2002 (2002-03-28)TBATBAN/A
Creakie learns to respect others.
Bunwin and Pook earn Creakie's respect, while an egg is about to hatch... a special guest.
3"Color Me!"
"Tea Party"
Steven WrightUnknownApril 11, 2002 (2002-04-11)TBATBAN/A
Pook and Creakie won't let Bunwin join the Blue and Purple Club because she's orange, so she tries various ways to get in the club.
Creakie tries new things at Bunwin's very special and fancy tea party.
4"Secret Spy"
"Fancy Ladies"
Steven WrightUnknownApril 14, 2002 (2002-04-14)TBATBAN/A
Pook learns not to lie.
Bunwin learns to set her limits.
5"King Creakie
Double Twins"
Steven WrightUnknownApril 18, 2002 (2002-04-18)TBATBAN/A
Creakie, as a king, learns to compromise.
Pook tries to act like Creakie, simply by copying him.
6"Candy Competition"
"Magic Farm"
Steven WrightUnknownApril 20, 2002 (2002-04-20)TBATBAN/A
Creakie is jealous of Bunwin's candy shop.
Pook learns NOT to be selfish.
7"Rollercoaster"
"Bunny Ballet"
Steven WrightUnknownApril 23, 2002 (2002-04-23)TBATBAN/A
Creakie learns to take turns
Pook learns to adapt to other people's abilities by ballet.
8"Pookerassic Park!"
"Better"
Steven WrightUnknownApril 25, 2002 (2002-04-25)TBATBAN/A
The monsters overcome their fears of being eaten.
The monsters learn empathy for one and another.
9"Talking Toy"
"The Deep Dark Woods"
Steven WrightUnknownMay 2, 2002 (2002-05-02)TBATBAN/A
Creakie and Bunwin learn about how Pook feels.
Together, the monsters overcome their fears of abandonment.
10"Circus"
"The Sleepless Sleepover"
Steven WrightUnknownMay 9, 2002 (2002-05-09)TBATBAN/A
Creakie learns to share.
During a sleepover, the monsters learn to depend on each other.
11"Birthday Cake"
"Bay-cation on the Moon!"
Steven WrightUnknownJune 15, 2002 (2002-06-15)TBATBAN/A
Bunwin learns that friends are more important than toys.
Together, Bunwin, Creakie and Pook all learn to appreciate their individual strengths on a vacation to the moon.

References

  1. ^ "More Gospel according to Garth".
  2. ^ "Treehouse TV to Set to Debut "Wee 3" as Part of New Spring Schedule".