Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series

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Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series
Genre
Created by
Voices of
Theme music composerBlain Morris
Composer(s)
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s)
  • Mike Smith
  • John Paul Tremblay
  • Robb Wells
Camera setupMultiple-camera
Running time24–26 min.
Production company(s)
  • Sunnyvale Productions
  • Swearnet Pictures
  • Entertainment One Television
DistributorEntertainment One
Release
Original networkNetflix
Picture format1080p (HDTV)
Audio format
Original releaseMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31) –
present
External links
Website

Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series is a Canadian animated mockumentary television series created by John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, and Mike Smith. The show focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents, some of whom are ex-convicts, living in the fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

The Animated Series is a spin-off of the main show Trailer Park Boys and its first season was released on March 31, 2019 on American streaming service Netflix, as an animated series and continuation of the original release.[1] The second season was released worldwide via Netflix on May 22, 2020.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Notable special guests[edit]

Production[edit]

Casting[edit]

John Dunsworth (Jim Lahey) posthumously appears in the series.[2] John Dunsworth's daughter Sarah Dunsworth-Nickerson (who plays a character with the same first name), tweeted that her father's real voice was used in the animated series.[3]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
110March 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
210May 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)

Season 1 (2019)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten byOriginal release date
11"Long Story Short... A Bear Ripped My Cock Off and Ate It"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
Back in jail, tripping on mushrooms and transformed into cartoons, the boys test the limits of their new reality with both fear and excitement.
22"The Pepperoni Cobra"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
A tapeworm is taking the grub right out of Ricky's mouth, but when the parasite swipes his weed, that's the last straw. Bubbles connects at the club.
33"The Stanley Bong"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
Bubbles convinces Julian and Ricky to join him as he stalks Wayne Gretzky. Now they must beat the Moncton Mudslides to win back the Stanley Bong.
44"The Penis Milker"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
The boys go on a mission to save Steve French; a mountain lion friend, but they don't count on the mosquitoes, bear traps or sperm-harvesting backwoods locals.
55"Big Ho's Carwash"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
Business and chaos boom as Julian revs up a sexy car wash, Ricky opens a trailer pool, and Bubbles builds his dream shed on a TV show.
66"The Three Mustardteers"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
Old-school hash brings back memories of grade school, when young Julian, Ricky and Bubbles met, smoked and retaliated against a bully with a pellet gun.
77"Satan's Bastards"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
Trinity and Jacob want to move, so the boys deliver hash to raise cash. But Ricky gets greedy and incurs the wrath of a rampaging biker gang.
88"Space Weed"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
When Ricky's grow operations are exposed, an entrepreneur approaches him to cultivate dope in space. Beyond pumped, Bubbles demands to join the team.
99"Hurricane Ricky"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
To get off the grid, Ricky liberates hundreds of car batteries. Julian concocts a scheme to ride out a big storm, but Mother Nature has other plans.
1010"Trailerstock"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMarch 31, 2019 (2019-03-31)
The boys throw a benefit concert featuring Helix to save Sunnyvale. But how can their event compete with the nearby Queens of the Stone Age show?

Season 2 (2020)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten byOriginal release date
111"Duber"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
Ride-sharing hits a new high when Ricky attempts to go legit with a dope-smoking twist on Uber: Duber. But can the gang handle success — and Randy?
122"Viral Video"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
The viral video cash-in is on. Ricky kidnaps a rank clown for Mo’s birthday party. But when the bozo bails, Cory and Randy step up as party starters.
133"The Tax Man F**ked Me"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
Sunnyvale’s sketchiest get scammed by grifters posing as tax agents. A trap is set, then lethal farts lead the boys to a familiar face.
144"Scamazon"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
Bubbles pours his life savings into Kitty Shakes while Julian and Ricky drive off to steal packages. Later, a reality competition comes calling.
155"Clint Eatswood"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
The gang must rustle up dough to cure Bubbles’s kitten of hookworms, even if that means becoming movie stars. But are the boys ready to play dirty?
166"The First Time We Smoked Weed"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
The fellas take a shady trip down memory lane back to 1979: the first time they smoked Panama Red — and launched a life of petty crime.
177"Bubbles for Mayor"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
The city rounds up Bubbles’s free-range kitties, and when the mayor kicks him to the curb, he decides to run for office. One paradigm shift coming up.
188"The Bagshank Redemption"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
After going to jail for peeing on the cops, Ricky claims he’s turning over a new leaf. That means ditching his two best pals to go on a Costco treasure hunt with Cory and Jacob.
199"The F**ket List"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
Bubbles drags Julian to the fair to cheer him up. After a fortuneteller delivers the bad news, the guys end up in a cult. Time to start drinking.
2010"Well Boys, I Guess I Gotta Get Dead"John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, Norm Hiscock & Michael RoweMay 22, 2020 (2020-05-22)
The good times are killing them: A bank error in their favor sends the boys on a spending spree. When the cops arrive, Ricky must fake his own death.

Reception[edit]

Rudi Abdullah of Cultured Vultures gave the series a positive review. He said: "Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series utilizes its cartoon format in a handful of successful ways but it doesn't manage to hold a candle to its live action predecessor."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spring Premiere Dates For New & Returning Series: 2019 Edition". Deadline. March 19, 2019. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "The 'Trailer Park Boys' Animated Series Gives Fans The Perfect Sendoff For Mr. Lahey". Bustle.
  3. ^ "'Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series pays tribute to John Dunsworth, killing his character Lahey in absurd fashion". Newsweek. September 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series: Season 1 REVIEW". April 12, 2019.

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