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Elliott from Earth
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Title design
Genre Science fiction
Comedy
Created by Guillaume Cassuto
Directed by Rhys Byfield
Mikey Please
Voices of
  • Samuel Faraci
  • Noah Kaye Bentley
  • Naomi McDonald
Theme music composer Xav Clarke
Composer(s) Xav Clarke
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 16
Production
Executive producer(s) Mic Graves
Sarah Fell
Patricia Hidalgo
Producer(s) Sarah Fell
Emma Fernando
Editor(s) Tony Hull
Running time 11 minutes
Production company(s) Cartoon Network Studios Europe
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original network Cartoon Network
Picture format HDTV 1080i
Audio format Dolby Surround
First shown in United Kingdom
Original release March 29, 2021 (2021-03-29) – present
Chronology
Related shows The Amazing World of Gumball

Elliott from Earth is a British animated television series created by Guillaume Cassuto that premiered on Cartoon Network in the United Kingdom on March 6, 2021. In United States, it premiered on the same network on March 29, 2021.

Plot

An eleven-year-old boy, called Elliott, and his geologist mother, Frankie, are looking for meteorites on Earth, in order to find more about a few millions old rock, that was lacking a fusion crust. One night, the two accidentally power up the rock which turns out to be a transport sphere, by touching it together. The sphere transports them to another side of the Universe, on a biosphere full of lush plants, called Biosphere 1138, after the rock had lost power. They lose the rock on it. In it, they encounter electric talking frogs and a dinosaur, that they call Mo. They are surprised to talk to the dinosaur, as well as understand him, just as much as Mo is. They are found by an alien sporting a head on his chest, besides the one on his head, named Kane, who came on inspection. He confirms to them that Mo is from Earth, just like them, and sneaks them into a bustling city filled with aliens from the entire Universe, called The Centrium.

On the Centrium, the gang is getting accustomed to the ways of life of the city, while Frankie is looking for answers about the mysterious rock with the help of the Hive, the center of knowledge of the Centrium. One day, the inhabitants of the Centrium lose the ability to get along with each other. At the Hive, Elliott and Frankie find out that the Babbledrogs, the talking frogs of Biosphere 1138, had been going quiet ever since the two arrived on the Centrium. Elliott and Frankie arrive on Biosphere 1138, finding the rock fueling up on the electricity of the talking frogs. Mo takes the rock from the pile of frogs, and Frankie accidentally activates the transport sphere, taking her with him, leaving Elliott on Biosphere 1138.

Cast and characters

Main

  • Elliott (voiced by Samuel Faraci) - An 11-year-old boy who longs to make friends and finds one in Mo. He is curious and adventurous and always gets himself into trouble. He is named after a quirky weatherman that his mother used to watch.
  • Mo (voiced by Noah Kaye Bentley) - A nearsighted stegosaurus who can talk and apparently came from Earth. He does not know much about himself or anything for that matter but learns quickly. He wears a pair of round, blue glasses previously owned and worn by Frankie. He names himself after Elliott's aunt, Maureen "Mo".
  • Frankie (voiced by Naomi McDonald) - A 36-year-old single mother of Elliott who is a geologist hoping to study the existence of extraterrestrials. She is apparently a widow as her wife had died sometime prior.

Others

  • David Baddiel
  • Saul Bearryman
  • Gyles Brandreth
  • Maria Teresa Creasey
  • Simon Day
  • Mandeep Dhillon
  • Ashton Frank
  • Stefan Ashton Frank
  • Teresa Gallagher
  • Mic Graves
  • Stephen Greif
  • Rich Hall
  • Hugo Harold-Harrison
  • Steven Hartley
  • Tony Hull
  • Angelina Ispani
  • Alex Jordan
  • Eve Karpf
  • Lorelei King
  • Jessie Lawrence
  • Phyllis Logan
  • Adam Long
  • Jessica McDonald
  • Diane Morgan
  • Naoko Mori
  • James O'Brien
  • Richard Overall
  • Rob Rackstraw
  • Dan Russell
  • Kerry Shale
  • Jack Simmons
  • Craig Stein
  • David Warner

Production

The show's pitch was greenlit by Cartoon Network Studios Europe. Production started in September 2018, consisting mostly of the production team from Cartoon Network's The Amazing World of Gumball. The show's first season will consist of sixteen 11-minute episodes. In October 2019, the series creator and original showrunner Guillaume Cassuto left the series due to parting ways with Cartoon Network.

Episodes

Every episode in the first season was directed by Rhys Byfield and Mikey Please.

No. Title Written by Storyboard by Original air date Prod.
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"Wednesday" March 29, 2021 (2021-03-29) 0.15

Part 1: Elliott and his geologist mom, Frankie, travel in their RV. Frankie is trying to prove the existence of extraterrestrial life after being humiliated by her peers while Elliott's attempts to make friends is stifled by their constant moving. After another failed excursion on both parts, they learn that a meteorite they own has something important to show them.

Part 2: Elliott and Frankie are transported to a swamp planet full of talking frogs called babbledrogs while losing the meteorite piece. They also encounter a near-sighted, talking dinosaur whom they name Mo, after Elliott's aunt. As Elliott and Frankie enjoy the flora and fauna of their new environment, they spot a small robotic creature and give chase through the strange environment.

Part 3: The group learns that they are in a biosphere located under Centrium City and are aided by a two-headed maintenance worker named Kane who tries to hide them from their superiors. Elliott and Frankie learn that Mo is from the earth, but that he had been living in the biosphere all his life, confusing Kane who tells them that the biosphere should have been empty and tries to get them out.

Part 4: The group gets lost in their new futuristic city environment and is desperate for a place to stay. After turning down an offer from a creepy-looking alien, they take up the offer of a kindly old lady who turns out to actually be a gorgon who turns people into ice sculptures. After curbing her habit, they take the previous offer and get new domiciles to live in.
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5 "Idiosyncratic Induction" Mic Graves and Tony Hull Eva Figueroa March 30, 2021 (2021-03-30) 105 0.22
Elliott and Frankie are taken to the Hive, essentially an alien school, with Mo following them there. While Frankie is taken away for lecturing, Elliott is shown around by the infant-like Director and taken to a class of students. However, he worries about not fitting in due to experience, but Mo is there to make sure he makes friends quickly.
6 "Memory Mayhem" Mic Graves, Tony Hull, and Richard Overall Constance Bouckaert and Eva Figueroa March 30, 2021 (2021-03-30) 106 0.24
Simultaneously occurring with the previous episode, Frankie is taken by a droid named 105E to "give" a lecture about the earth to a collective being called the Head. When she mentions the meteorite that brought her and Elliott there, she must get 105E and her Mutualite who has the ability to look at memories, but only from the past twelve hours.
7 "Developing Dilemma" Guillaume Cassuto, Mic Graves, Tony Hull, Daran Johnson, Joe Markham, Joe Parham, and Jess Ransom Juanpe Arroyo and Eva Figueroa March 31, 2021 (2021-03-31) 107 0.18
Elliott gets a new pet that resembles a minuscule blob. Meanwhile, Frankie meets her three-headed neighbor, Mrs. Argolis, who has a habit of belittling people. She tries to befriend them with coffee, but Elliott's new pet, which feeds on negativity, suddenly increases in size and flees with their neighbor, resulting in them having to rescue them.
8 "Inadvertent Inversion" Mic Graves, Tony Hull, and Richard Overall Eva Figueroa, Chuck Klein, and Oliver Hamilton March 31, 2021 (2021-03-31) 108 0.19
While at the Hive, Elliott and Mo attend a food class taught by Gymnasium, Gym for short. Frankie meets the director's husband who runs the day-to-day functions of the Hive. As they step out, Frankie accidentally activates the controls to the entire building, causing everything to suddenly shift on its axis, leaving Frankie, Elliott, and Mo to try and fix it.
9 "Regurgitated Reminiscence" Guillaume Cassuto, Mic Graves, Tony Hull, Joe Markham, and Joe Parham Bianca Ansems April 1, 2021 (2021-04-01) 109 0.19
Elliott breaks Frankie's coffee machine and, despite buying a newer one, is still tasked with trying to get the old one back after he threw it away. He and Mo go to a service to recreate it based on memory, but the memory is blurred. They next head to the recycling plant where they find other discarded beings and must escape before getting incinerated.
10 "Chaotic Clumping" Guillaume Cassuto, Mic Graves, Tony Hull, Daran Johnson, Joe Markham, Richard Overall, and Mikey Please Oliver Hamilton April 1, 2021 (2021-04-01) 110 0.18
After missing the school bus, Elliott and Mo decide to take a teleporter. They go in together and end up merged into one. While at first uncomfortable with their new predicament, they end up loving it. Their teacher, Lord Kallous, demands that they use one name on their recent test, resulting in the two getting into an argument and wanting to split.
11 "Parallel Paradox" Guillaume Cassuto, Mic Graves, Tony Hull, Daran Johnson, and Richard Overall Juanpe Arroyo April 2, 2021 (2021-04-02) 111 0.26
After getting inspired by a friendly encounter Frankie had, Elliott decides to be friendly and helpful to others, but accidentally sets up his afternoon with two events: a going away party and helping with a hot dog stand. With Mo's help, he utilizes a hologram to be in two places at once, which turns out to be rather difficult.
12 "Problematic Prophecies" Guillaume Cassuto, Mic Graves, Tony Hull, Daran Johnson, Joe Markham, Joe Parham, and Jess Ransom Eva Figueroa April 5, 2021 (2021-04-05) 112 0.24
Elliott and Mo are impressed with their friend Nara's ability to predict the future, a power she is bored with. They switch abilities, resulting in Elliott and Mo using their powers across town. They discover that Nara is about to have a terrible accident and they work together to try and find every possible outcome to rescue her from her fate.
13 "Temporal Tedium" Guillaume Cassuto, Adam Hess, Daran Johnson, Joe Markham, Joe Parham, and Jess Ransom Guillaume Cassuto and David de Rooij April 6, 2021 (2021-04-06) 113 0.25
Elliott and Mo decide to befriend Preston, a small green slime ball who talks and responds slowly. They realize that he is too slow for them and accidentally hurt his feelings. Preston removes his necklace, which was what was slowing him down, but begins to rapidly age, forcing Elliott and Mo to enter the trash heap under the city to find it.
14 "Companion Confusion" Guillaume Cassuto, Daran Johnson, Joe Markham, Joe Parham, Mikey Please, and Jess Ransom Guillaume Cassuto and Marylene Sun April 7, 2021 (2021-04-07) 114 0.21
After watching a romantic superhero film, Elliott and Mo decide to find "the one" for themselves. They attempt to use tropes from film and television, speak to their guidance counselor and search for opposites and similar, but nothing works. They decide to put Elliott in danger so "the one" can save them, but end up causing a major disaster.
15 "Melancholic Megalomaniac" Guillaume Cassuto, Mic Graves, Tony Hull, Daran Johnson, Joe Markham, Joe Parham, and Jess Ransom Juanpe Arroyo and Eva Figueroa April 8, 2021 (2021-04-08) 115 0.19
After causing major damage, Elliott and Mo are surprised to see that Lord Kallous is feeling miserable. They learn that he apparently misses someone named Prince Cryon and assume that he is a friend. They manage to clone him thanks to their wizard friend, but Cryon turns out to be Kallous' arch-enemy and the two of them fight to the death.
16 "Diminishing Discourse" Mic Graves, Tony Hull, and Richard Overall Constance Bouckaert and Oliver Hamilton April 9, 2021 (2021-04-09) 116 0.17
Elliott and Frankie tell Mo what happened to his ancestors, upsetting him. Everyone in Centrium City suddenly cannot speak the same language, but an alien who knows English tells them that the babbledrogs are what are causing it. They go to the biosphere where Mo follows them and find the meteorite that brought them there. However, it takes Frankie and Mo to the Earth, leaving Elliott stunned.
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