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Genre Preschool
Presented by Angela Kelly
Opening theme "Bambaloo Theme"
Ending theme "Bambaloo Theme" (karaoke)"
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 65
Production location(s) ATN
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Yoram Gross
The Jim Henson Company
Original network Seven Network
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 2003 (2003) – 2007 (2007)

Bambaloo is a children's television program formerly shown on the Seven Network between 2003–2007. More recently it has been shown on the ABC and is suitable for 3- to 5-year-olds. The show focuses on song repetition to help children anticipate the next activity. The show was created by famous Australian animator Yoram Gross and The Jim Henson Company for a total of 65 episodes.


  • Fidget the dog
  • Jet the fish
  • Portia the bird
  • Jinx and Gypsy the mice
  • Sam the human
  • Jake the human
  • There are also around 100 guests who get called to tell a story (and teach a lesson) to the bambaloo tree friends by Jinx and Gypsy.

Credited cast

  • Angela Kelly (Sam the human and host)
  • Andre Eikmeier (Jake the other human)
  • Emma de Vries (puppeteer and voice of Portia)
  • Adam Kronenberg (puppeteer and voice of Fidget)
  • David Collins (puppeteer and voice of Jinx and Jet)
  • Roslyn Oades (puppeteer and voice of Gypsy)


  • It's Hot Hot Hot
  • Diving (Water of the dolphin)
  • H2O OK
  • The World is Turning
  • Let's Celebrate
  • Directions
  • Animal Boogie
  • Funny Sounds
  • Creeping Crawling


No. Title Original air date
1 "Super Jet" 21 July 2003 (2003-07-21)
2 "The Hottest Spot" 22 July 2003 (2003-07-22)
3 "Jungle Japes" 23 July 2003 (2003-07-23)
4 "Fly Me To The Moon" 24 July 2003 (2003-07-24)
5 "Biscuit Bandits" 25 July 2003 (2003-07-25)
6 "A Nutty Treat" 28 July 2003 (2003-07-28)
7 "A Forest Friend" 29 July 2003 (2003-07-29)
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