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10+2
Genre Children's animated series
Written by Miquel Pujol
Directed by Miquel Pujol
Theme music composer Manel Gil-Inglada
Rudy Gnutti
Composer(s) Manel Gil-Inglada
Rudy Gnutti
Country of origin Spain
Original language(s) Catalan
English
No. of episodes 52 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Jordi Castelltort
Hilari Pujol
Producer(s) Accio
Victory Media Group
Running time 13 min.
Release
Original network Televisió de Catalunya
KiKa
Original release September 16, 1991 (1991-09-16) – 2004 (2004)

10+2 is a children's animated series from Catalonia (Spain), produced by Accio Studios and Victory Media Group, and directed by Miquel Pujol i Lozano. The show debuted in 1991, and as of July 2021 can be seen on Germany's KiKa.

Summary

The series takes place in the fictional country of Numberland, centered in a school taught by the teacher Aristotle and his assistant Infinite. The students consist of ten living numbers from zero till nine, each with differing personalities. The characters are mute and only communicate in vocal noises and body language. Throughout the episodes, every night Aristotle would narrate the day's events in flashback, with moments of counting quantities corresponding to the number characters. However, in the movies all characters have full speech.

Characters

Series characters

  • Professor Aristotle - The teacher of Numberland. Quite firm and serious.
  • Infinite - Aristotle's assistant. Called Monty in the English dub. Very helpful towards others.
  • Cuco - A yellow cuckoo bird who lives in the classroom clock.
  • Zero - A mischievous and disobedient sort.
  • One - A forgetful sort who likes to keep up appearances.
  • Two - Has a love for water and sailing.
  • Three - A cross and grumpy sort.
  • Four - A lazy sort who loves to doze off.
  • Five - Prone to misfortune and runs into trouble often.
  • Six - A neat and tidy busybody who does gardening.
  • Seven - An athletic and active sort.
  • Eight - A greedy sort who loves eating cakes and sweets.
  • Nine - An experimental and scientific sort.

Movies Characters

  • Milesima - Aristotle's and Elenica's niece. Very playful, carefree and fancies herself as a pirate.
  • Miss Zenobia - The substitute teacher. A very bossy, mean sort, far more strict than Aristotle.
  • Mr. Postman - A white pigeon with pilot goggles, who grudgingly delivers the letters and occasionally does rescuing when needed.
  • Doctor - An owl who wears a green suit and gives medical advice.

Episodes

Season 1 (1991–92)

No. Title Original air date
1 "Anem a l'escola / Come to School" September 16, 1991 (1991-09-16)
Infinite and Zero get stranded on the school roof as they recover One's ball.
2 "L'U fa tard / One comes Afternoon" September 17, 1991 (1991-09-17)
One is late for the school photo shoot, so Infinite finds and brings him.
3 "El Dos i les bombolles / The Two and the Bubbles" September 18, 1991 (1991-09-18)
Two plays with his bubble flute and shows it off at school fascinating the pupils, Infinite and Aristotle.
4 "El Tres rondinaire / The Three Grouch" September 19, 1991 (1991-09-19)
Aristotle tells a grumpy Three the story of "The Three Bears".
5 "El quatre mandrós / The Four Sloth" September 20, 1991 (1991-09-20)
Four's laziness and his dilapidated house cause problems for Infinite.
6 "El Cinc i la pluja / Five and Rain" March 23, 1992 (1992-03-23)
An accident by Five causes a faucet to break and Infinite to unsuccessfully fix it.
7 "El Zero trapella / Zero naughty" March 24, 1992 (1992-03-24)
Infinite and a squirrel get even with Zero, One and Two for playing a prank on them.
8 "El Sis i el regal / Six and Gift" March 25, 1992 (1992-03-25)
Infinite and Six get Aristotle an ideal birthday present, but a caterpillar eats it.
9 "El Set i els esports / Seven and sports" March 26, 1992 (1992-03-26)
Infinite and Seven have misadventures with a porcupine and get caught in a storm.
10 "El Vuit golafre / Eight Glutton" March 27, 1992 (1992-03-27)
Eight greedily eats all the chocolate sauce, but Aristotle thinks it was Infinite.
11 "El nou i el rellotge / The Nine and the Clock" March 30, 1992 (1992-03-30)
Infinite accidentally breaks Cuco's clock and goes to Nine to get it fixed.
12 "Acampada / Camping" March 31, 1992 (1992-03-31)
During a camping trip, Zero gets stuck in a hole. After a rescue, the entire class gets lost in thick fog.
13 "Fi de curs / End of Course" April 1, 1992 (1992-04-01)
The school celebrates and Infinite tries to keep the fireworks safe.

Season 2 (1998)

No. Title Original air date
14 "Una visita inesperada" 1998 (1998)
Infinite looks reminisces his past events in a photo album. Aristotle receives a letter that his niece Milesima is coming.
15 "Una nit moguda" 1998 (1998)
Infinite, Cuco and Aristotle work hard to prepare for Milesima's arrival.
16 "El tren de les deu i dos" 1998 (1998)
That Sunday morning everyone was busy searching for the most appropriate gift to welcome the new student: Milesima.
17 "Misteri a l'estació" 1998 (1998)
Milesima's train has arrived, but Milesima is gone. Aristotle strains his legs trying to find her.
18 "Els problemes d'Aristòtil" 1998 (1998)
Infinite drives Aristotle home and later Milesima arrives having come back from a trip with Two.
19 "El secret de l'Infinit" 1998 (1998)
Infinite stumbles across a secret passage leading to a mysterious locked door.
20 "Mil·lèsima" 1998 (1998)
Infinite tries to befriend Milesima, while she plays at being a pirate.
21 "La carta dels conflictes" 1998 (1998)
Infinite and Milesima chase after an important letter.
22 "Accident" 1998 (1998)
Infinite falls into the river but is rescued by Mr. Postman.
23 "La incorregible Mil·lèsima" 1998 (1998)
Milesima finds a mysterious key and she and all the numbers try to make Infinite feel better.
24 "Una història de pirates" 1998 (1998)
In the morning everyone went to visit Infinit who was recovering from a river accident. Milesima took the opportunity to tell an interesting pirate story.
25 "La història continua" 1998 (1998)
Milesima tells Infinite a pirate story about Captain Red Braid on a treasure hunt.
26 "El fi i el principi" 1998 (1998)
Infinite shares his secret with Milesima, while Aristotle reveals a substitute teacher is coming.

Season 3 (2003–04)

No. Title Original air date
27 "Zenòbia" 2003 (2003)
The new substitute teacher Zenobia arrives, but she is pretty unpleasant towards Milesima and Infinite.
28 "El primer dia d'escola" 2003 (2003)
29 "El gran descobriment" 2003 (2003)
30 "El comiat" 2003 (2003)
31 "Al final del dia" 2003 (2003)
32 "El corc" 2003 (2003)
33 "El cuco aventurer" 2003 (2003)
34 "Classe de ciències" 2003 (2003)
35 "El cuco enamorat" 2003 (2003)
36 "L'ocell golafre" 2003 (2003)
37 "L'avió del Nou" 2003 (2003)
38 "L'estel" 2003 (2003)
39 "Gimnàstica per a tothom" 2003 (2003)
40 "Cap de roca" 2004 (2004)
41 "Simplement màgia" 2004 (2004)
42 "El despertador" 2004 (2004)
43 "Les angúnies d'una casa" 2004 (2004)
44 "Un pícnic accidentat" 2004 (2004)
45 "Trucs de màgia" 2004 (2004)
46 "Dia de platja" 2004 (2004)
47 "Treball en equip" 2004 (2004)
48 "Zero en matemàtiques" 2004 (2004)
Zero seems to be a failure at maths, but dreams a valuable lesson on naughts.
49 "Unes vambes d'altura" 2004 (2004)
50 "Un treball màgic" 2004 (2004)
51 "Nit de disfresses" 2004 (2004)
52 "Ninots de neu" 2004 (2004)

Movies

The Magical Night

In 2000, Miquel Pujol created a 45-minute Christmas Special movie title "10+2: La Noche Mágica", where Infinite goes on a winter adventure after an embarrassing moment during Christmas preparations.

The Great Secret

In 2001, Miquel Pujol created an 85-minute movie titled "10+2: El Gran Secreto" starring Milesima and the new teacher Zenobia. It was nominated in the fifteenth edition of the Goya Awards in the category of best animated film.

Letters and Pirates

In 2005, a 47-minute movie was made titled "10+2: Cartes i Pirates", where Milesima as Captain Red Braid takes Infinite and the ten numbers on pirate voyage to find the treasure trove of Rocky Head Island.

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