Disney Junior premiered “T.O.T.S.” on Disney Junior earlier this week. Did you catch the first episode?
This heartfelt animated comedy is perfect for kids aged 2-7. The series follows the hilarious adventures of best friends Pip and Freddy. Together this tenacious penguin and a kind-hearted flamingo, are the only non-stork delivery birds in-training at T.O.T.S. They are new members of the esteemed team at Tiny Ones Transport Service. These junior flyers must take tender care in transferring baby animals. For instance, kittens, cubs, calves, bunnies, puppies and joeys. These bundles of joy are transported from the nursery to their forever families around the globe. Together, they will learn how to nurture and care for the babies and use creative thinking and problem solving. As a result the duo show young viewers that there isn’t just one way to achieve a goal.
The reputable T.O.T.S. organisation is run by Captain Beakman; a tough but fair pelican who leads her team with efficiency and encouragement. She has a soft spot for Pip and Freddy. They have just landed their dream job as the newest junior flyers hoping to earn their wings. Pip is a determined and loyal problem-solver. While Freddy is nurturing, upbeat and a little silly. In each episode, the loveable oddball duo must work together to overcome challenges. In addition to navigating adventures in order to earn a stamp in their handbooks. That is, one stamp for each successful delivery.
Set in a vibrant mini city in the sky, T.O.T.S. is a safe and magical starting point for baby animals. Upon arrival, K.C., a playful, free-spirited koala tends to them. K.C. runs the nursery with love, patience and expert care. After that it’s time to depart for their forever homes. Subsequently each adorable animal is placed in a customised crate specific to their needs. Every delivery bird has a Flypad which signals that it’s time to send another bundle of joy on its way. Thereby uniting the precious babies with their families around the world.
Second season already ordered!
Disney Junior has ordered a second season of the animated series “T.O.T.S.” — ahead of the series debut. Every episode has an original song and the recurring delivery anthem “Bringing This Baby Home.”
The folks behind this great show
The series was created by Travis Braun (Disney Junior’s “Vampirina” and Disney Channel’s upcoming series “Fast Layne”). Braun also serves as co-executive producer.
Joe D’Ambrosia, senior vice president, Original Programming, Disney Junior, said; “Travis has created an imaginative and funny series that features all of the heart and relatable stories that Disney Junior is known for, while also encouraging young viewers to follow their high-flying dreams and recognize that, through teamwork and persistence, anything is possible.”
Joining Braun on the creative team is Vic Cook (Disney Junior’s “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse”) as executive producer. Chris Gilligan (Disney Junior’s “Goldie & Bear”) as joins co-executive producer in addition to being supervising director. While Guy Toubes (“The Stinky & Dirty Show”) is story editor. The series is produced by Titmouse in association with Disney Junior.
The series voice cast includes Vanessa Williams (ABC’s “Ugly Betty”) as Captain Beakman. Megan Hilty (Broadway’s “Noises Off” and “Wicked”) voices K.C. the Koala. Jet Jurgensmeyer (“Last Man Standing”) voices Pip the Penguin. Christian J. Simon (Disney Channel’s “Sydney to the Max”) voices Freddy the Flamingo.
Catch “T.O.T.S.”, on Disney Junior, Monday, DStv Channel 309 at 16:30pm.
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