Dinotrux


Dinotrux is an American computer-animated web television series. It is based on Chris Gall’s illustrated children’s book series, which features a fictional prehistoric world. [3] The series debuted on August 14, 2015 is Netflix , [1] with the second season Following on March 11, 2016, [4] and the third on October 7, 2016. [5] and the fourth on March 31, 2017. [6]

DreamWorks Animation first optioned rights to Dinotrux in March 2009, a month before the first book was published, with an intention to develop a computer-animated film. [7]

Plot

A prehistoric world, set in the Mechazoic era, [1] is populated by hybrid dinosaur-construction vehicles called Dinotrux, and by reptile-reptools. [3] Two best friends, Ty, a Tyrannosaurus Trux, and Revvit, a Reptool, must team up with other inhabitants of the world to defend their community and their work from an evil Tyrannosaurus Trux, named D-Structs. [3]

Major characters

  • Ty (voiced by Andrew Francis ) [8] is the leader of the Dinotrux. [9] He is a Tyrannosaurus Trux – a mix of a Tyrannosaurus rex and a megaton excavator . [1] [10]
  • Revvit (voiced by Richard Ian Cox ) [8] is a yellow and green Rotilian Reptool – hand lizard and part rotary drill . [1] He is Ty’s best friend. His tongue is a tape measure . [11]
  • Garby (voiced by Trevor Devall ) [8] is a dark green Stegarbasaurus – hand Stegosaurus and part garbage truck . He enjoys eating rocks and extracting their ore. He can also shoot spikes like ninja stars . [1] [12] [13]
  • Dozer (voiced by Brian Drummond ) [8] is an orange Dozeratops – part Triceratops and part bulldozer . He is described as a “cranky hothead” but a true friend with a big heart. [1] [14]
  • Ton-Ton (voiced by Matt Hill ) [8] is a blue Anklyodump – part Ankylosaurus and part dump truck . [1] He is described as a ” daredevil who is always ready for non-stop action and loves to tear it up”. [15]
  • Skya (voiced by Ashleigh Ball ) [8] is an orange Craneosaur – part Brachiosaurus and part construction crane . [1] [16] She is described as tough, strong, and sassy. [17]
  • D-Structs (voiced by Paul Dobson ) [8] is a metallic-colored Tyrannosaurus Trux – hand Tyrannosaurus and part excavator [1] [10] He dislikes Ty That has-beens Taking Over as the ruler of the crater. [18]

Episodes

Main article: List of Dinotrux episodes
Season Episodes Originally released
1 10 August 14, 2015
2 13 March 11, 2016
3 16 October 7, 2016
4 7 March 31, 2017

References

  1. ^ Jump up to:k Rain Forden Kajsa (August 3, 2015). “Exclusive Look: DreamWorks ‘Dinotrux'” . Rotoscopers . Retrieved August 3, 2015 .
  2. Jump up^ “Dinotrux (Season 1)” . British Board of Film Classification. August 8, 2015 . Retrieved August 14, 2015 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:d Netflix (June 13, 2014). “DreamWorks Animation’s Action-Packed Dinotrux Barges Onto Netflix As New Original Series For Kids” (Press release). PR Newswire . Retrieved August 3, 2015 .
  4. Jump up^ Milligan, Mercedes (March 11, 2016). “Clips: ‘Dinotrux’ Season 2 Roars onto Netflix” . Animation Magazine . Retrieved August 23, 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ ” ‘ Dinotrux’ Season 3 First Look: Click-Clack Takes on the Slamtools” . The Hollywood Reporter . October 4, 2016 . Retrieved February 27, 2017 .
  6. Jump up^ Robinson, Joanna; Lawson, Richard (February 24, 2017). “What’s New on Netflix in March” . Vanity Fair . Retrieved February 27, 2017 .
  7. Jump up^ Flemingq, Michael (March 9, 2009). “DreamWorks to drive ‘Dinotrux'” . Variety . Retrieved August 3, 2015 .
  8. ^ Jump up to:g “Dinotrux” . Behind The Voice Actors . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  9. Jump up^ “Dinotrux – Ty” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  10. ^ Jump up to:b Dinotrux (July 20, 2015). “What’s the best way to describe Ty? Take a T. rex and a megaton excavator, mash them together, and what do you get? A Tyrannosaurus Trux!” . Facebook . Retrieved August 4, 2015 .
  11. Jump up^ “Dinotrux – Revvit” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  12. Jump up^ Dinotrux (August 5, 2015). “Meet Garby, Half Stegosaurus and Half Garbage Truck, Garby eats rocks and extracts their ore, during fights, his tail pinches and cuts, his jaw locks like a pitbull, and his spikes can be flung like ninja stars!. Facebook . Retrieved August 6, 2015 .
  13. Jump up^ “Dinotrux – Garby” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  14. Jump up^ “Dinotrux – Dozer” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  15. Jump up^ “Dinotrux -Ton-Ton” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  16. Jump up^ Dinotrux (July 27, 2015). “Meet Skya! Half brachiosaurus and half mega-ton construction crane, she uses her whip-like tow hook tongue to lift heavy loads and wield heavy objects.” . Facebook . Retrieved August 4, 2015 .
  17. Jump up^ “Dinotrux – Skya” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .
  18. Jump up^ “Dinotrux – D-Structs” . Dreamworks TV . Retrieved June 13, 2017 .

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