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Hi Opie!
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Genre Children's
Created by Barbara Slade
Written by Kate Barris, Miklos Perlus, Eric Curtin, Patrick Granleese, Diana Moore, John Slama, Barbara Slade, Hayley Solman, James Backshall, Anthony Teles, Andrew Mullins, Lawrence S. Mirkin, Michael T. Foley, Dave Dias
Directed by Season 2: Lowell Dean, Jason Hopley, Lawrence S. Mirkin, Wayne Moss. Season 1: Phil McCordic
Starring Jordan Lockhart
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26 (78 segments)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Mark J.W. Bishop
Matt Hornburg, Barbara Slade, Marie McCann, Halle Stanford
Producer(s) Larry Mirkin, Patricia Ellingson, Kate Barris, Miklos Perlus, Lowell Dean, Sharon Summerling, Marie McCann, Halle Stanford, Barbara Slade
Editor(s) Mark Achtenberg
Running time 7 minutes
Production company(s) marblemedia
Distributor Distribution360
The Jim Henson Company
Release
Original network TVO Kids
Picture format 16:9 (HDTV)
Original release 1 September 2014 (2014-09-01) – 25 September 2015 (2015-09-25)

Hi Opie! is a Canadian preschool show that premiered on September 1, 2014 on TVOKids and also airs on Knowledge Network and City Saskatchewan.

The series was renewed in 2015 for a second season. Season 2 began airing September 7, 2015 on TVO and City. It premiered on Knowledge Network on September 28, 2015.

The first season was formerly available on Netflix in North America.

Plot

Hi Opie! is a live-action preschool series that follows the social, emotional and intellectual escapades of 5-year-old Opie, a puppet who is the "new kid" in a kindergarten class. Each story contains a simple lesson about personal growth, with a focus on the process of learning through play. In March 2016, it was announced that a sequel series entitled Opie's Home began production in the summer of 2016 and was released in 2017.

Awards

2015 YMA Awards of Excellence Hi Opie! - Nominated, All Genres, Ages 3–5 Category Nominated
2015 YMA Awards of Excellence Hi Opie! - Winner, Best Convergent Website Winner
2015 OVATION Awards Hi Opie! - Winner, Merit Award for "Hi Opie!: Positioning TVO for Back-to-School Success Winner
2015 Kidscreen Awards Hi Opie! - Best Preschool Non-Animated or Mixed Series Nominated
2015 iKids Award Hi Opie! - Winner, Best Website Preschool) Winner
2015 Golden Sheaf Awards Hi Opie! - Nominated, Children's and Youth Production Nominated
2015 ACE Awards Hi Opie! - Bronze, Best Use of Media Relations Under $50,000 for "Back-to-School with Hi Opie!" Bronze
2016 The Golden Sheaf Awards Hi Opie! - Nominated, Children's and Youth Production Nominated
2016 Prix Jeunesse Hi Opie! - Finalist, Up to 6: Fiction Finalist
2016 NHK Japan Prize Hi Opie!  - Finalist, Preschool Finalist
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Hi Opie! - Nominated, Best Pre-School Program or Series Nominated
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Hi Opie! - Nominated, Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series for Jordan Lockhart Nominated
2017 Canadian Screen Awards Hi Opie! - Jordan Lockhart - Nominated for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program Nominated

Episodes

Season 1

# Title Directed By Written By
1 "Opie the Special Helper" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
2 "Opie Tidies Up" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
3 "Opie Can't Decide" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
4 "A Special Show and Tell" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
5 "Opie Makes Music" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
6 "Opie's Monster Day" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
7 "Better Than a Bandage" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
8 "All by Myself" Phil McCordic Erin Curtin
9 "Opie's Rocket Fuel" Phil McCordic Erin Curtin
10 "Eco-Hero" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
11 "Opie Knows It All" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
12 "Backwards Day" Phil McCordic Diana Moore
13 "Opie's Other Half" Phil McCordic Diana Moore
14 "Opie's Trading Day" Phil McCordic Patrick Granleese
15 "Opie's Big Performance" Phil McCordic Patrick Granleese
16 "Opie's Gotta Go" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
17 "Stop Means Stop" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
18 "Anything I Can Do" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
19 "Opie Sorts It Out" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
20 "Not Ms. Doney (Special Guest: Pay Chen)" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
21 "Double Duty" Phil McCordic John Slama
22 "The World's First Friendship Hat" Phil McCordic Erin Curtin
23 "Corinne's Mom" Phil McCordic John Slama
24 "Opie's Hiccup Dance" Phil McCordic Hayley Solman
25 "Opie Tries Something New" Phil McCordic Erin Curtin
26 "Opie's Friend Benjamin" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
27 "The Case of the Sparkle Monster" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
28 "Leaves Count!" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
29 "Opie Makes a Match" Phil McCordic Patrick Granleese
30 "Opie Rocks (Special Guest: Jason Collett)" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
31 "Indoor Recess" Phil McCordic Patrick Granleese
32 "Opie's Restaurant" Phil McCordic Erin Curtin
33 "Next Store Neighbors" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus
34 "Opie's Pirate Treasure" Phil McCordic Erin Curtin
35 "Dinosaurs for All" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
36 "Opie's Dilemma" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
37 "A Promise Is a Promise" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
38 "Opie Makes a Mistake" Phil McCordic Kate Barris
39 "Happily Ever After" Phil McCordic Miklos Perlus

Season 2

# Title Directed By Written By
1 "Opie's Favourite Thing" Wayne Moss Miklos Perlus
2 "No Peeking Opie" Lawrence S. Mirkin James R. Backshall
3 "Moving Blues" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
4 "Opie Treasure Hunt" Wayne Moss Anthony Teles and Andrew Mullins
5 "Being Opie" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
6 "Opie the Sandman" Wayne Moss Anthony Teles and Andrew Mullins
7 "Opie vs. the Volcano" Wayne Moss Erin Curtin
8 "Opie Out of Lunch" Wayne Moss Lawrence S. Mirkin
9 "Opie's Pet" Jason Hopley Kate Barris
10 "Brave Opie's" Wayne Moss Michael T. Foley
11 "Opie's Alien Teacher" Lowell Dean Lawrence S. Mirkin
12 "Cubby Clean Out" Wayne Moss Erin Curtin
13 "Opie's Lady Bug Friend" Jason Hopley Kate Barris
14 "Opie'Power" Lowell Dean Miklos Perlus
15 "Opie Keeps a Secret" Jason Hopley Michael T. Foley
16 "Opie's Game" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
17 "Sneezy Opie" Wayne Moss Anthony Teles and Andrew Mullins
18 "Opie's The Fastest" Wayne Moss Dave Dias
19 "Hide Opie" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
20 "Fire Drill Drill" Wayne Moss Miklos Perlus
21 "Opie's Mother Day Card" Jason Hopley James R. Backshall
22 "Opie The Reporter" Wayne Moss Michael T. Foley
23 "Opie's First Field Trip" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
24 "Everybody Loves a Winner" Lawrence S. Mirkin Miklos Perlus
25 "Just a Whisper" Wayne Moss Miklos Perlus
26 "Opie's Rules (Special Guest: Pay Chen)" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
27 "Baby Teacher" Jason Hopley Kate Barris
28 "Opie Gets Ideas" Jason Hopley James R. Backshall
29 "Opie's Not So Great Day" Wayne Moss Miklos Perlus
30 "Opie and the Magic Balloon" Jason Hopley James R. Backshall
31 "Opie Measures Up" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
32 "Opie Adds Music" Jason Hopley Kate Barris
33 "Reading Buddies are Awesome" Wayne Moss Miklos Perlus
34 "Opie Does Nothing" Jason Hopley Lawrence S. Mirkin
35 "Opie The Leader" Wayne Moss James R. Backshall
36 "Opie's Truth" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
37 "Opie The Borrower" Jason Hopley James R. Backshall
38 "Opie Gets The Silent Treatment" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
39 "Snow Day" Wayne Moss Kate Barris
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