The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show


The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show is an American animated web series series that is produced by DreamWorks Animation and Jay Ward Productions . [2] The series is based on the 1960s segments, called “Peabody’s Improbable History”, which is a part of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show , and the 2014 film, Mr. Peabody & Sherman , which was also produced by DreamWorks Animation. [2] The series premiered on October 9, 2015, on Netflix . [2] The second season Was released on March 18, 2016. [3]The third season Was released on October 21, 2016. [4] The fourth season Was released on April 21, 2017.

The series is digitally hand-drawn, with the Vancouver-based DHX Media providing the animation. [2] Mr. Peabody is voiced by Chris Parnell , while Max Charles plays his role as Sherman from the movie. [2] According to The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839 , 78 episodes of the television series have been ordered. [6]

Synopsis

Manhattan penthouse, with various historical figures as guests. [2] “Peabody’s Improbable History” segments from the 1950s and 60s.

Voice cast

  • Chris Parnell as Mr. Peabody [3]
  • Max Charles as Sherman [3]
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph as Christine
  • Dieter Jansen as Mr. Hobson and Bird Baby
  • David P. Smith as Mrs. Hughes, Orchoptitron and Orville Wright

Guest stars

  • Brian Baumgartner as Hotu Matu’a
  • Gary Busey as Future Mr. Peabody
  • Margaret Cho as Hua Mulan
  • Bob Dorough as James Madison
  • Stephen Fry as Uncle Duke
  • Jared Harris as Bigfoot
  • Daniel Henney as Akashi Shiganosuke
  • Sunil Malhotra as Sweet Tune Swami
  • Jane Lynch as Bernadette Steel [3]
  • Missy Pyle as Catherine the Great
  • Jeff Ross as Aristophanes
  • Reggie Watts as Rejgie
  • Fred Stoller as Peter Cooper

Additional voices

  • Carlos Alazraqui as Ponce de Leon
  • Dee Bradley Baker as Mozart , Duck and others
  • Eric Bauza as Galileo , Jackson Haines , Carlo Gatti , Samuel Osgood and others
  • Michael Patrick Bell as Hercules and others
  • Jeff Bennett as Harry Houdini , Mark Twain , John Harrington , Leonardo da Vinci , Benjamin Franklin and others
  • Steve Blum as Jules Leotard
  • Eric Bradley
  • John DiMaggio as George Stephenson
  • Richard Epcar
  • Brian George
  • Gray Griffin as Cleopatra and others
  • Jess Harnell
  • Grace Kaufman as Boogaz
  • David Kaye
  • Josh Keaton as Mr. Yakamora, Edgar Allan Poe , Wilbur Wright , Julius Caesar and others
  • Tom Kenny as Blackbeard and others
  • Abigail Lewis as Shelby
  • Tress MacNeille as Sacagawea , Florence Nightingale and others
  • Melanie Minichino as Queen Isabella
  • Mark Moseley
  • Darran Norris
  • Nolan North as Marco Polo , John Sutter , Alexander Cartwright and others
  • Farris Patton as Lady Godiva
  • Rob Paulsen
  • Kevin Michael Richardson as Bumblebeard, other pirates and King Henry VIII
  • Paul Rugg as Napoleon
  • Joshua Rush as Wheelz
  • Eliza Schneider as Amalie Materna
  • Tara Strong as Catherine the Great
  • Fred Tatasciore as Winston Churchill , Zeus , Charles Dickens and others
  • Kari Wahlgren as Maria Garcia, Mrs. Yakamora, Annie Oakley , Joan of Arc , Queen Elizabeth I and others
  • Greg Whipple as George Washington (episode 1)
  • Michael-Leon Wooley as George Crum and others
  • Keone Young
  • Ethan Partington
  • Carlo Bonomi as Sacagawea

Musical guests

In some episodes there is a musical guest.

  • Wordsworth & Prince Paul in Stuck / Mozart
  • Jukebox the Ghost in Black Hole
  • Ra Ra Riot in Peabody’s Parents / Galileo
  • JD McPherson in Outbreak / Ancient Greek Games
  • Katie Herzig in World Records / Hotu Matu’a
  • JD Sampson in Telethon / Enrico Caruso
  • Hammered Satin in Peabody’s Delivery / Joe vs. The Peabody and Sherman
  • The Family Crest in the Perfect Perfect Show Again Again / Abraham Lincoln

Series overview

Main article: List of The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show episodes
Season Episodes Originally released
1 13 October 9, 2015
2 13 March 18, 2016
3 13 October 21, 2016
4 13 April 21, 2017

Soundtrack

The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show (Original Soundtrack)
Film score by Eric Goldman and Michael Corcoran (aka The Outfit)
released October 2, 2015 (Digital)
December, 2015 (Original Release)
length 32 : 41
Label Lakeshore Records

A soundtrack for the first season of the series was released digitally on October 2, 2015, and was released on CD in December 2015. Published by Lakeshore Records , the album features original score and the opening theme song by Eric Goldman and Michael Corcoran The Outfit), and new original songs by Jukebox the Ghost , JD McPherson , Wordsworth and Prince Paul, and Ra Ra Riot . [7] [8] , along with original songs perfomed by the cast of the series.

No. title Music length
1. “Peabody and Sherman Theme Song” The Outfit 0:36
2. “Firsts Song” Greg Whipple, Chris Parnell & Max Charles 0:43
3. “Through the Battle of Waterloo” The Outfit 0:25
4. “Cooking the Caveman Way” The Outfit 0:40
5. “Ferris Wheel” Wordsworth & Prince Paul 2:51
6. “How to Be a Kid” The Outfit 0:41
7. “Mozart’s Remix Suite” The Outfit 0:57
8. “Christine’s Song” Da’Vine Joy Randolph 1:07
9. “Wright Brothers Suite” The Outfit 1:32
10. “Taco Pudding” Max Charles & Chris Parnell 0:35
11. “Laika Rap” Max Charles & Chris Parnell 0:45
12. “Churchill Suite” The Outfit 1:53
13. “Black Hole” Jukebox the Ghost 2:38
14. “Time to Get Colonial” The Outfit 1:30
15. “Back Together” Zachary Hexum & Lauren Vogel 0:26
16. “The Kraken Suite” The Outfit 0:52
17. “Bumblebeard” Pirate Cast 0:56
18. “The Gang Runs with the Bulls” The Outfit 1:00
19. “Captain Robert Falcon Scott” Ra Ra Riot 2:34
20. “Mark Twain Suite” The Outfit 1:11
21. “Here Comes the Bride Remix” The Outfit 0:42
22. “Wedding Day” Max Charles, Chris Parnell & Da’Vine Joy Randolph 1:15
23. “In the Windmill” The Outfit 0:57
24. “John Sutter Suite” The Outfit 0:54
25. “Aerobics Song” Max Charles & Chris Parnell 0:49
26. “California Interlude” Randy Crenshaw 0:17
27. “Let the Games Begin” The Outfit 0:31
28. “Take It to the Top” Jess Harnell 0:53
29. “Crazy Horse” JD McPherson 2:00
thirty. “See Ya Next Time” The Outfit 0:31
Total length: 32:41

Production

Chris Parnell replaced Ty Burrell as the voice of Mr. Peabody from the 2014 movie Mr. Peabody & Sherman . He auditioned for the first year. Trying to replicate Bill Scott’s voice from the original cartoons as close as possible, he prepared by watching the 1960s show, and ended up doing his own interpretation of the character. [9]

Accolades

year Award Category nominee result
2016 Annie Awards [10] Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated TV / Broadcast Production Chris Mitchell and Keiko Murayama (for “New Sponsor / Cleopatra”) Nominated
Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV / Broadcast Production Kevin Dart, Sylvia Liu, Chris Turnham and Eastwood Wong (for “Peabody’s Parents / Galileo”) Won
Daytime Emmy Awards [11] Outstanding Children’s Animated Program Nominated
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program Mike Bell, Greg Miller, John Sanford Nominated
2017 Annie Awards [12] Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated Television Broadcast Production Kevin Dart, Sylvia Liu, Chris Turnham and Eastwood Wong (for “The Wrath of Hughes”) Nominated
Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Carlos Alazraqui (for “Ponce de León”) Won
Daytime Emmy Awards [13] [14] Outstanding Children’s Animated Program Pending
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program Greg Miller Pending
Outstanding Original Song “Morse Code” by Katie Herzig Pending
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Kevin Dart, art director (for “The Wrath Of Hughes”) Won
Eastwood Wong, painter (for “Pea Dummy / Mary Anning”) Won

References

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  3. ^ Jump up to:d Gallgher, Brian (March 2016). “Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show Season 2 Preview with Jane Lynch” . MovieWeb . Retrieved 21 August 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ Robinson, Joanna (September 23, 2016). “What’s New on Netflix in October-and What to Watch Before It Disappears” . Vanity Fair . Retrieved September 25, 2016 .
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  6. Jump up^ Hulett, Steve (August 14, 2014). “Animation Work In And Around Los Angeles” . The Animation Guild . Retrieved August 15,2014 .
  7. Jump up^ Krakower Poling PR (September 18, 2015). “PR: The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Soundtrack Show” (Press release). Tumblr . Retrieved September 19, 2015 .
  8. Jump up^ Trunick, Austin (September 23, 2015). “Premiere: Jukebox the Ghost -” Black Hole “(from Netflix’s Mr. Peabody and Sherman)”. Under the Radar . Retrieved October 1, 2015 .
  9. Jump up^ Weiland, Jonah (October 7, 2015). “CBR TV: Chris Parnell Finds the Voice of Mr. Peabody for New Animated Series” . Comic Book Resources . Retrieved October 14, 2015 .
  10. Jump up^ D’Alessandro, Anthony (December 1, 2015). “Annie Awards Names: ‘Inside Out’, ‘Anomalisa’, ‘Shaun The Sheep’, ‘Good Dinosaur’ & ‘Peanuts’ Up For Best Feature” . Deadline . Retrieved December 24, 2015 .
  11. Jump up^ Castleman, Lana (March 28, 2016). “Daytime Emmy Award nominees announced” . Kidscreen . Retrieved August 21, 2016.
  12. Jump up^ Flores, Terry (November 28, 2016). “‘Zootopia’ Tops Annie Awards Nominations, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ in Close Second . Variety . Retrieved December 3, 2016 .
  13. Jump up^ “Six Animators To Be Honored at Daytime Emmy Awards” . Animation World Network. March 17, 2017 . Retrieved April 26,2017 .
  14. Jump up^ Wolfe, Jennifer (April 3, 2017). “DreamWorks Animation Racks Up 21 Daytime Emmy Nominations” . Animation World Network . Retrieved April 26, 2017 .

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