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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
Genre Animated series
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 42 (list of episodes)
Production location(s) California
Running time 24 minutes
Production company(s) Cookie Jar Group
Harringtoons Productions
Nickelodeon Productions
Distributor Cookie Jar Group
Picture format HDTV (2008-2011)
Original release February 7, 2008 (2008-02-07) – August 21, 2011 (2011-08-21)

Ni Hao, Kai-Lan is a Canadian–American animated television series produced by Cookie Jar Group, Harringtoons Productions and Nickelodeon Productions. The show was based on the childhood memories of creator Karen Chau, growing up in a bicultural (Chinese-American) household. “Ni hao” means “Hello” in Mandarin, and Kai-Lan is the Chinese name Chau was given at birth, which was later anglicized to Karen. It was also based on the classic short series Downward Doghouse. The show had two different stories in each episode. The series premiered at 11AM ET/PT time on February 7, 2008 on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block in the United States.


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