Elliot Moose (TV series)

Elliot Moose
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GenreComedy
Created byAndrea Beck (Author)
Jed MacKay
Directed bySteve Wright
Michael McNamara
Charles E. Bastien
StarringCharles P. Schott
Alisa Walton
Heidimarie Guggi
Stephen LaFrenie
Mark Wallace
Country of originCanada
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26 (104 segments)
Production
ProducerMarianne Culbert
Running time20 minutes (4 mini-episodes)
Production companyNelvana
Release
Original networkPBS
YTV
Original releaseSeptember 30, 1998 (1998-09-30)[1] –
December 4, 2000 (2000-12-04)
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Elliot Moose is a Canadian children's live-action and animated television series produced by Nelvana for PBS in the United States; the series premiered on September 30, 1998.[1][2] The series is based on Andrea Beck's children's book series, Elliot Moose.[3] 104 episodes were produced.

The show concerns a young moose named Elliot who lives in a place called "the Big House". He goes on adventures with his friends Beaverton, Lionel, Socks, and Paisley.[4]

The series was developed by Jed MacKay and produced by Marianne Culbert. The series was unique in that half of the stories were animated, and half were live action, reflecting children's real world of play and their imaginary world. The music was composed by Bruce Ley and Jed MacKay.

  1. ^ a b "Animation World News - Television". awn.com. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Current.org - PBS debuts 'Bookworm Bunch,' 2000". current.org. Archived from the original on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  3. ^ Erickson, Hal (2005). Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia, 1949 Through 2003 (2nd ed.). McFarland & Co. p. 304. ISBN 978-1476665993.
  4. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 179. ISBN 978-1538103739.