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Franny's Feet
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Genre Animation
Comedy
Educational
Created by Cathy Moss
Susin Nielsen
Written by Nicole Demerse
Shelley Hoffman
Louise Moon
Cathy Moss
Robert Pincombe
Directed by Joanne Boreham
Voices of Phoebe McAuley
George Buza
Katherine Crimi
Theme music composer Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner
Opening theme "Where will my feet take me today?", opening theme song
Ending theme "Where will my feet take me today?", closing theme song
Country of origin Canada
United Kingdom (Seasons 1–2)
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 52
Production
Executive producer(s) Steven DeNure, Neil Court, Beth Stevenson
Producer(s) Elana Adair, John Mariella, Kym Hyde
Editor(s) Paul Hunter
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) WNET (PBS airings)
Decode Entertainment
C.O.R.E. Toons (Season 3)
Distributor Decode Enterprises
Release
Original network Canada
Family Channel
United Kingdom
Five
Picture format 16:9
Original release July 8, 2003 (2003-07-08) – April 10, 2010 (2010-04-10)

Franny's Feet is a Canadian-British animated series for children created by Cathy Moss and Susin Nielsen. The series was produced by Decode Entertainment with the participation of Family Channel and in association with Channel Five Broadcasting Limited for the first two seasons. The show follows the adventures of Francine "Franny" Fantootsie (a portmanteau of "fantasy" and "tootsie") as she tries on a new shoe and travels to different places in the world. It first premiered on Family Channel in Canada on July 8, 2003 and ran through April 10, 2010. The series currently airs on Light TV.

Summary

5-year-old Franny visits with her Grandpa every day at his shoe repair shop in Vancouver. They like to talk about matters until a customer comes. The customer presents shoes needing to be repaired to Grandpa, and he gives the pair to Franny to place inside the shoe repair box. Franny tries on the footwear and they take her to a magical place such as a Native American powwow in Wyoming, a sunny beach in Jamaica, or a high mountain in China. At the end of each episode, after Franny solves the problem in a magical place, she receives a treasure and adds it to her treasure box and solves her own problem.

The series is designed to teach children about the joys of exploring for the first time. It has been praised by critics in the United States and Canada and has been honored as an Outstanding Product of 2007 by iParenting Media Awards.

Cast

Main

  • Phoebe McAuley as Franny (speaking voice)
  • Tajja Isen as Franny (singing voice)
  • George Buza as Grandpa
  • Katherine Crimi as Lucy

Supporting

  • Juan Chioran as Nat the yak
  • Stacey DePass as Kinka the kinkajou
  • Tajja Isen as Princess Tia
  • Scott Beaudin as Fritz
  • Julie Lemieux as Zelda the wild boar
  • Scott McCord as Charlie the bronco
  • Alex House as Zuca the Kinkajou
  • Annick Obonsawin as Desta the ostrich
  • Robert Tinkler as Salsa the donkey
  • Sunday Muse as Li-Mei the Chinese girl
  • Noah Reid as Carlos the Mexican boy
  • Carlos Diaz as Johnny, the Jamaica boy
  • Dwayne Hill as Joey the Canadian Dig Boy
  • Connor Price as George the Mouse
  • Adrian Truss as Joanna the pirate girl
  • Martin Roach as Joey the dogsled
  • Denis Akiyama as Sally the tough old cat
  • Mark Rendall as Adam the camper
  • Terri Hawkes as Jessie the musical star
  • Tracey Moore as Li-Wei the chinese girl
  • Colin Soleman as Pixie the horse
  • Jonathan Wilson as Morrison the monkey/Galileo
  • Ron Rubin as Rudy the kangaroo
  • Hadley Kay as Sarah the rider
  • Alyson Court as Meena the butterfly

UK dub

  • Maria Darling as Franny
  • Jo Wyatt
  • Paul Panting as Grandpa
  • Gary Martin
  • Anthony Jackson
  • Emma Tate
  • Penny Freeman

Episodes

Season 1 (2003)

  • 101. Wonderful Woolies/A Home for Herman (July 8, 2003)
  • 102. Small is Nice/Opening Night Jitters (July 26, 2003)
  • 103. Not Yeti/Jingle Dress (August 2, 2003)
  • 104. Ride e’m Cowboy/Monkey Stuff (August 9, 2003)
  • 105. You Bug Me/Double Trouble (August 16, 2003)
  • 106. Paper Presents/Fowl Weather (August 23, 2003)
  • 107. Egg Sitting/Arctic Antics (August 30, 2003)
  • 108. Under The Sea/Bedtime For Bears (September 13, 2003)
  • 109. A Visit to the Vet/Game Over (September 19, 2003)
  • 110. Lonely Library/What’s So Funny? (September 22, 2003)
  • 111. Paint Job/Yummy in My Tummy (September 26, 2003)
  • 112. Whiz Kid/Birds of a Feather (October 11, 2003)
  • 113. Franny’s Manners/The Swamp Thing (October 31, 2003)

Season 2 (2004–2005)

  • 201. Pirates Treasure/Nat The Yak (March 14, 2004)
  • 202. 'Hop To it'/Make Them Laugh (April 26, 2004)
  • 203. Night time/Bear Facts (May 10, 2004)
  • 204. Fancy Footwork/Mischievous Magpies (July 24, 2004)
  • 205. Shiver Me Timbers/Ride 'em Cowboy (September 4, 2004)
  • 206. Swamp Thing/Franny's Manners (September 8, 2004)
  • 207. Lost in Mexico/There's No Place Like Home (September 12, 2004)
  • 208. The Fais Do Do/A Standout Performance (October 16, 2004)
  • 209. Make Them Laugh/Bear Facts (October 30, 2004)
  • 210. Mount Do It Later/A Pony Tale (December 4, 2004)
  • 211. Egg Sitting/Bee Patient (February 12, 2005)
  • 212. Chez Lou Lou/Under the Sea (March 5, 2005)
  • 213. Long Stories/A Little Moose Music (March 12, 2005)

Season 3 (2005–2007)

  • 301. Monkey Stuff/Small Is Beautiful (August 4, 2005)
  • 302. Jumbo Hi Jinx/Princess Tia (October 22, 2005)
  • 303. Whiz Kid/Best in Show (November 5, 2005)
  • 304. Season's Greetings/Opening Night Jitters (March 18, 2006)
  • 305. Granny Nanny Goat/Franny and Five-Pin (May 13, 2006)
  • 306. The Great Museum Caper/It's Snow Small Feat (September 2, 2006)
  • 307. Tunnel Vision/Greece Is the Word (September 30, 2006)
  • 308. Like Magic/Old Friends, New Friends (November 25, 2006)
  • 309. Nat The Yak/ The Big Race (January 13, 2007)
  • 310. Westward Ho/Messy Monkey (May 12, 2007)
  • 311. Scatterbrained Squirrel/What's So Funny? (July 21, 2007)
  • 312. A Pirate's Treasure/Game Over (August 25, 2007)
  • 313. Unhappy Hippo/Net Worth (October 13, 2007)

Season 4 (2008–2010)

  • 401. Stargazing/Tower Power (June 14, 2008)
  • 402. Slippery Sandcastle/Butterfingers (October 11, 2008)
  • 403. Picture This/Sound Advice (December 13, 2008)
  • 404. Rainforest Games/Shake Those Beans (February 7, 2009)
  • 405. Flight of Fancy/Totem Trouble (May 23, 2009)
  • 406. Papa Penguin/Ballroom Bugaboo (July 18, 2009)
  • 407. Wedding Day Woe/A Perfect Fit (August 29, 2009)
  • 408. On Your Toes/It Figures (August 22, 2009)
  • 409. Iwi the Kiwi/Clothes Call (November 14, 2009)
  • 410. Lots of Space/Tulip Parade (November 28, 2009)
  • 411. Pandamonium/So to Speak (February 13, 2010)
  • 412. Sweet Talk/Light in the Night (April 10, 2010)
  • 413. Going Ape!/Halloween Harvest (October 31, 2010)

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