Super Monsters

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Super Monsters
Super Monsters TheNewClass.jpg
Created byAvi Arad
Voices ofElyse Maloway
Vincent Tong
Erin Mathews
Andrea Libman
Alessandro Juliani
Britt McKillip
Nicole Oliver
Ian James Corlett
Kathleen Barr
Brian Drummond
Ashleigh Ball
Tabitha St. Germain
Cathy Weseluck
Composer(s)Allen Bohbot
Country of originUnited States
Canada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes22 + 9 specials
Production
Executive producer(s)Avi Arad
(season 1-2)
Allen Bohbot
Running time22-23 minutes
Production company(s)Arad Animation
(2017-2018)
(season 1-2)
ICON Creative Studio
41 Entertainment
Distributor41E Distribution
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseOctober 13, 2017 (2017-10-13) –
present
External links
Website

Super Monsters is an American-Canadian children's animated television series that premiered on Netflix on October 13, 2017.[1] The series is about a group of preschool kids, whose parents are the world's most famous monsters, trying to master their special powers while preparing for kindergarten.

Super Monster Save Halloween was released on October 5, 2018. Super Monsters and the Wish Star was released on Netflix December 7, 2018.[2] Super Monsters Furever Friends was released on April 16, 2019. Super Monsters Back to School was released on August 16, 2019. Super Monsters: Vida's First Halloween was released on October 4, 2019. Super Monsters Save Christmas was released on November 26, 2019. Super Monsters The New Class was released on August 1, 2020.

The series made its linear debut on Discovery Family on October 19, 2019.[3][4]

Characters[edit]

Monsters[edit]

  • Cleo Graves: Four-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a mummy with the power to create sandstorms and tornadoes (voiced by Elyse Maloway).
  • Drac Shadows: Four-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a vampire with the ability to fly (voiced by Vincent Tong).
  • Frankie Mash.: Four-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a Frankenstein monster with super strength and a super stomp (voiced by Erin Mathews).
  • Katya Spelling: Four-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a young witch, often struggling with her spellcasting (voiced by Andrea Libman).
  • Lobo Howler: Three-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a werewolf with super speed (voiced by Alessandro Juliani).
  • Zoe Walker: Four-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a zombie with zombie vision, the ability to walk and see through walls and objects (voiced by Nicole Anthony).
  • Spike Gong: Three-year-old student at Pitchfork Pines Preschool who is a dragon and is able to control clouds (voiced by Diana Kaarina).
  • Vida Calvera: Lobo's cousin who is a skeleton from Ciudad Monstruo and has plant magic, the ability to make plants grow (voiced by Gigi Saul Guerrero)
  • Olive: who is a ogre with super strength and a super stomp (voiced by Elicia Mackenzie).
  • Rocky: who is a stone gargoyle, often struggles with flying and changes his color based on his feelings (voiced by Asia Mattu).
  • Sami Snow: who is a snow monster and has snow magic (voiced by Diana Kaarina).
  • Zane Walker: Zoe's brother who is a zombie with zombie vision, the ability to move objects he sees with the point of his finger (voiced by Rukiya Bernard).

Teachers[edit]

  • Igor: Teacher at Pitchfork Pines Preschool with Esmie (voiced by Ian James Corlett)
  • Esmie: Igor's granddaughter (voiced by Britt McKillip)
  • Miss Mina: She is the current teacher for the new class of Super Monsters. She is also a Monster herself, which is currently unknown but does show off a beautiful rainbow colored pair of wings that enable her to fly (voiced by Nicole Anthony)
  • Glorb: Classroom pet (voiced by Kathleen Barr)

Monster Parents[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2017)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Meet the Super Monsters / Vampires Don't Dance"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
The Super Monsters meet Zoe. / Drac get frustrated because he has trouble learning how to dance.
2"Borrowed Trouble / Spell Help"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
Frankie takes Katya's wand without asking and trouble goes on!/ A trip to the library teaches Katya to ask for help when she needs it.
3"Safety Fur All / Even Monsters Need Manners"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
Lobo learns to follow the rules on a class field trip to Funland. / Cleo teaches the Super Monsters manners.
4"Monsters at the Museum / The Lost and the Furry One"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
The class helps Frankie talk about his feelings after a frightful trip to the museum. / A careless Lobo loses his friends' favorite things.
5"Once in a Blue Moon / Zombie Eyes Surprise"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
Katya can't decide which punch to mix up for the Blue Moon party. / Zoe's zombie vision gets in the way when the Super Monsters learn a new game.
6"Training Bristles / Team of One"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
Katya gives up on flying after an accident on her broomstick. / Drac brags that his flying skills make him the best at everything.
7"Glorb the Gobbler / Petting Zoo Hullabaloo"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
The Super As learn there are consequences to giving Glorb too much food. / Cleo is nervous about meeting animals at the petting zoo.
8"Practice Makes Perfect / Henri in Boots"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
"Drac the Magnificent" doesn't think he needs to practice for his first-ever magic show. / A full moon mutates the Super Monsters into book characters.
9"Oh My, Pizza Pie / Never Cry Werewolf"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
The Super Monsters get a taste of teamwork on a field trip to a real pizzeria. / Lobo's dad comes to school to talk about his job as a firefighter.
10"Tricks Before Treats / Halloween Extravaganza"October 13, 2017 (2017-10-13)
The Super Monsters treat their neighbors to Halloween tricks they'll never forget. / The kids meet a new classmate at a neighborhood Halloween party.

Season 2 (2018)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Cleo Has the Answers / Spike the Scavenger"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
It's Spike's first night of preschool, and he's got a lot a questions! / Spike brings out his competitive side during a field trip.
2"Cure for the Witchy-Ups / Stage Fright Tonight"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
Katya gets the hiccups, causing her magic to go out of whack! / Frankie's dad gets stage fright at the parents-children talent show.
3"Runaway Gargoyle / Project Little Wings"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
The Super Monsters accidentally hurt Doyle the Gargoyle's feelings. / Drac and Katya help Spike learn how to fly.
4"Superpowers Swap / Monster-preciation Night"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
The Super Monsters wish that they could have one another's superpowers—and that actually came true! Cleo has Drac's mad flying skills, Drac has Katya's magic, Frankie has Lobo's super speed, Zoe has Frankie's stomp, Spike has Zoe's Zombie-vision, Lobo has Cleo's wind, and Katya has Spike's roar! / The monsters create a surprise for Igor and Esmie.
5"No Moon, No Matter / Misadventures in Monster-Sitting"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
The Super Monsters use books—and their imaginations!—to create their own magic. / Igor and Esmie agree to watch a baby monster.
6"Grrbus, the School Bus / The Night Nibbler"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
The kids wash their sticky school bus, and they're in for a surprise. / The monsters solve a mystery in the garden.

Specials (2018)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Super Monsters Save Halloween"October 5, 2018 (2018-10-05)
The Super Monsters use their powers to get their neighbors in the Halloween spirit, then help a nervous friend see there's nothing to be afraid of.
2"Super Monsters and The Wishing Star"December 7, 2018 (2018-12-07)
Christmas wishes come true for Lobo, whose favorite cousin arrives for a surprise visit, and for Glorb, who wishes he could be everywhere at once.

Season 3 (2019)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Moonlight Melody / The Impossible Seed"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
When Lobo tries to sing, the Blue Moon makes him howl! / Vida's plant powers are strong, But her friends want to help tend the night garden, too.
2"Monster Heart-Friend Night"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
A magical Dragon Moon helps the Super Monsters send cards to the special people in their lives on Monster Heart-Friend Night.
3"Lost Among the Pines / A Mermaid in Pitchfork Pines"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
The Super Monsters lose each other while picking moon berries in the woods with Ranger Ben. / On an outing at Crystal Lake, Drac meets a mermaid who longs to fly.
4"Putting on a Show"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
Katya has strong feelings about the "right" way to put on a play. But the Super Monsters are full of creative ideas! Can she learn to compromise?
5"Green with Envy / Oops, We Shrunk the Cars"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
Zoe gets jealous when her baby brother, Zane, can do things she can't. / At the Super Monsters' car wash, enchanted sponges shrink all the vehicles!
6"An Ogre in Pitchfork Pines"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
Luigi becomes very upset when he hears the Super Monsters making fun of the ways Ogres look (and smell!), so he uses pizza to help his young friends understand why making fun of other people (and monsters) is hurtful.

Specials (2019)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
3"Super Monsters Furever Friends"April 16, 2019 (2019-04-16)
On the first night of spring, the Super Monsters gather for food, fun and games in the park -- and get to meet their adorable new pets!
4"Super Monsters Back to School"August 16, 2019 (2019-08-16)
The Super Monsters welcome Vida to her new home in Pitchfork Pines with a tour of their favorite places, then help her through her first day at school.
5"Super Monsters Vida's First Halloween"October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04)
The Super Monsters share their Halloween traditions with Vida, then get invited to a Día de los Muertos party in the Howlers' backyard.
6"Super Monsters Save Christmas"November 26, 2019 (2019-11-26)
It's Christmas Eve in Pitchfork Pines, and the Super Monsters are joining forces to deck the halls, find Santa's missing reindeer and save the holidays.

Specials (2020)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
7"Super Monsters: The New Class"August 1, 2020 (2020-08-01)
A new class of pint-sized preschoolers arrives at Pitchfork Pines, and the Super Monsters take their superpowers to the next level in the Purple Room.
8"Super Monsters: Dia de los Monsters"October 9, 2020 (2020-10-09)
The Super Monsters celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Vida's hometown with her magical family, some new monster friends and a spook-tacular parade!
9"Super Monsters: Santa's Super Monster Helpers"December 8, 2020 (2020-12-08)

Other Super Monsters Shows[edit]

Super Monsters Monster Party[edit]

Super Monsters Monster Party was released on Netflix on September 14, 2018, consisting of four episodes.

Super Monsters Monster Pets[edit]

Super Monsters Monster Pets was released on Netflix on June 7, 2019, consisting of five episodes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petski, Denise (6 October 2016). "Netflix Orders Six New Kids Series Including 'Lego Elves" & Avi Arad's 'Super Monsters'". Deadline. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Netflix's New Releases Coming in September 2018". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ "Discovery Family takes 41 toons".
  4. ^ https://cf-media.press.discovery.com/ugc/highlights/2019/09/11/111625/DFC_Highlights_-_October_2019_-_Final.pdf

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