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|Directed by||Ridd Sorensen|
|Theme music composer||My Kite Music Productions|
|Composer(s)||My Kite Music Productions|
|Country of origin||
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||40|
|Running time||11 minutes|
|Production company(s)||DHX Media
|Original network||Family Jr. (Canada)
Netflix (United States)
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Original release||October 15, 2018– present|
Chip and Potato is a Canadian-British-American animated children's television series created by Billy Macqueen, Catherine Williams, and Maddy Darrall. The series is co-produced by DHX Media and Darrall Macqueen.
The series follows Chip, a young pug who faces challenges in kindergarten and Potato, her snuggly "toy" who is secretly a living mouse. It first premiered on Family Jr. on October 15, 2018. The first twenty episodes (released as two segments per episode) of the series were released on Netflix on May 17, 2019. The second half, labeled as a second season, was released on Netflix on November 29, 2019 and Family Jr. Currently, season two (three on Netflix) is under development and will possibly be released sometime in 2021. An official release date has yet to be confirmed.
Chip and Potato is about Chip, a young pug who faces big challenges and embarks on the new stages of her life. There to help and comfort Chip whenever she needs it is her best friend Potato; a snuggly "toy" who she snuggles in her pocket. However, Potato is actually a real, living mouse who must be kept a secret.
- Chip Pug (voiced by Abigail Oliver; Ava Talbot in the UK dub), is a friendly, curious, and big-hearted five-year-old pug. She is Nico's best friend and Potato's BFF.
- Potato (voiced by Andrea Libman) is Chip's best friend, who is a tiny mouse. Potato keeps herself a secret to everyone else; she appears as a toy when anyone else is around, except for Chip. She gives Chip security and confidence and is her BFF.
- Spud Pug (voiced by Chance Hurstfield; Sam Day in the UK dub) is Chip's older brother. His relationship with his sister is healthy and often gives advice to his sister when she's having trouble. Spud enjoys skateboarding.
- Little Momma Pug (voiced by Briana Buckmaster; Kate Harbour in the UK dub) is Chip's mother. Formerly a receptionist, she is now a stay at home mother after having her third puglet, Totsy Tot.
- Little Poppa Pug (voiced by Brian Dobson; Wayne Forester in the UK dub) is Chip's father. He is a police officer and does most of the house work like cooking whenever he's off-duty.
- Nico Panda (voiced by Dominic Good) is a panda and Chip's best friend. By the end of season one, he is one of few people who knows about Potato's secret.
- Totsy Tot Pug is Chip's baby sister. Despite getting off on the wrong foot, Chip adores her little sister and even gave her the name "Totsy Tot".
- Grandma Pug (voiced by Christina Jastrzembska) is Chip's grandmother. Grandma Pug does not live with Chip and her family and often makes visits, but she enjoys seeing her family whenever she has the chance.
- Stomp and Stamp Fant (voiced by Evan Byarushengo and Scotia Andersen) are a pair of twin elephants. They are Chip's friends and neighbors. Stomp and Stamp enjoy doing things together and are rarely seen apart.
- Amanda Panda (voiced by Teryl Rothery) is Nico's mother. She is a single mother who raises both of her sons in Welcome Walk. Her husband does not live with her and their relationship is unknown.
- Bodi Panda is Nico's baby brother. Bodi is one of the few who's aware of Potato's secret, Potato occasionally plays with him whenever they're alone.
- Mr. Diggerty (voiced by Alessandro Juliani) is the kindergarten teacher of Rainbow Forest School and teaches Chip's class. He is a fair and dedicated teacher and makes sure that his class is fun and fair for his students.
- Gigglish Grand (voiced by Emma Jayne Maas) is a giraffe and is one of Chip's friends and neighbors. She's a sporty giraffe and enjoys any form of outdoor activity. She's seen doing cartwheels.
- Howie Hyena (voiced by Brenden Sunderland) is a hyena. He is a mischievous kindergartener at Rainbow Forest School. He likes blowing raspberries and always causes trouble.
Chip and Potato is co-produced by DHX Media in Canada and Darrall Macqueen in the United Kingdom. The series' target demographic is for children under seven years old. Maddy Darrall, the co-founder and co-MD at Darrall Macqueen, told C21 regarding the series that "series arcs in preschool animation are simply not done; we want to prove they should be."
A British dub by Adrenaline Studios was released on the same day the series debuted on Netflix.
Season 1 (2018-19)
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Storyboard by||Original air date||Netflix release date|
|1||"Morning Potato!"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||Jason Horychun and David Wiebe||October 15, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|2||"Chip Starts Kindergarten"||Ridd Sorensen||Catherine Williams||Krista-Marie Porter||October 16, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|3||"Chip Gets Lost"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||David Wiebe||October 17, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|4||"Car Wash Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Catherine Williams||Joel Dickie||October 18, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|5||"Chip Goes Rollerskating"||Joel Dickie||Simon Nicholson||Kent Webb||October 19, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|6||"Chip n Grandma Day"||Ridd Sorensen||Denise Cassar||Marta Demong||October 20, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|7||"Nico's First Day"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||Karine Charlebois||October 21, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|8||"Sporty Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Dave Ingham||Marta Demong||October 22, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|9||"Stomp and Stamp's Slide"||Joel Dickie||Miranda Larson||Sidne Marat||October 23, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|10||"Show and Tell Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Denise Cassar||Kaylea Chard||October 24, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|11||"Chip and Deely Bear"||Joel Dickie||Dave Ingham||Krisia-Marie Porter||October 25, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|12||"Chip's Piano Lesson"||Ridd Sorensen||Denise Cassar||Gerry Fournier||December 3, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|13||"A Playdate at Nico's"||Joel Dickie||Soulla Eriksen||Kent Webb||December 10, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|14||"Roxy the Babysitter"||Ridd Sorenson||Simon Nicholson||Marta Demong||December 17, 2018||May 17, 2019|
|15||"Chip's Class Show"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||Karine Charlebois||January 7, 2019||May 17, 2019|
|16||"Double Playdate Chip!"||Ridd Sorensen||Chris Parker||Jason Horychun||January 14, 2019||May 17, 2019|
|17||"Chip's First Sleepover"||Joel Dickie||Denise Cassar||Sidne Marat||January 21, 2019||May 17, 2019|
|18||"Doctor Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Helen Farrall||Kaylea Chard||January 28, 2019||May 17, 2019|
|19||"Chip's Swimming Lesson"||Joel Dickie||Dave Ingham||David Wiebe||February 4, 2019||May 17, 2019|
|20||"Spud's Homework"||Ridd Sorensen||Emma Nisbet||Simon Piniel||February 11, 2019||May 17, 2019|
|21||"Police Pug Chip"||Joel Dickie||Chris Parker||David Wiebe||March 4, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|22||"Pumpkin Picking Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Lizzie Ennever||Gerry Fournier||March 11, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|23||"Chip's School Trip"||Joel Dickie||Dave Ingham||Steve Daye||March 18, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|24||"Big Sister Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Helen Farrall||Luke Gustafson||March 25, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|25||"Chip's Baby Sister"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||Karine Charlebois||April 1, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|26||"After School Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Catherine Williams||Jason Horychun||April 8, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|27||"Grandma Pug's Birthday"||Joel Dickie||Gillian Corderoy||Sidne Marat||April 15, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|28||"Puggy House Guest"||Ridd Sorensen||Mark Robertson||Kaylea Chard||April 22, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|29||"Puggy Butterfly"||Joel Dickie||Simon Nicholson||David Wiebe||April 29, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|30||"Itchy Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Denise Cassar||Katherine De Vries||May 6, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|31||"Back to School Chip"||Joel Dickie||Dave Ingham||Krista-Marie Porter||May 13, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|32||"Chip's Big Bike Ride"||Ridd Sorensen||Alexandra Owen||Gerry Fourenier & Karine Charlebois||May 20, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|33||"Bye Bye Dazzles"||Joel Dickie||Chris Parker||Steve Daye||May 27, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|34||"Puggy Parent-Teacher Day"||Ridd Sorensen||Chris Parker||Luke Gustafson||June 3, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|35||"Chip's First Piano Exam"||Joel Dickie||Denise Cassar||Jason Horychun||June 10, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|36||"Chip's Homework Project"||Ridd Sorensen||Catherine Williams||Jason Horychun||June 17, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|37||"Hospital Trip Chip"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||Sidne Marat||June 24, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|38||"Chip Without Potato"||Ridd Sorensen||Catherine Williams||Kaylea Chard||July 1, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|39||"Chip's Birthday"||Joel Dickie||Catherine Williams||David Wiebe||July 8, 2019||November 29, 2019|
|40||"Snow School Chip"||Ridd Sorensen||Catherine Williams||Katherine De Vries||July 15, 2019||November 29, 2019|
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