Oswald (TV series) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsOswald
|Created by||Dan Yaccarino|
|Developed by||Lisa Eve Hubman
|Directed by||Fredrick Stroppell
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||78 (pilot episode included) (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Dan Yaccarino|
Nick Jr. Productions
Funbag Animation Studios
|Running time||22–24 minutes|
|Original network||Nickelodeon (U.S.)
Channel 5 (UK)
|Original release||August 20, 2001– September 19, 2003|
The show was created by Dan Yaccarino and was co-produced by HiT Entertainment and Nick Jr. Productions. It was also shown on Nick Jr. on CBS and the Nick Jr. channel. It also airs on the British channel "JimJam" which is shown in numerous countries including Israel. In addition, the Indian channel Zee TV currently airs a Hindi dubbed version.
Oswald is the central character of the show. He is a large blue octopus with four arms and four legs who lives in an apartment complex with Henry the Penguin and several other animals. A very gentle, polite, and big-hearted octopus, Oswald is always willing to go out of his way to help his friends. He is able to turn worrisome situations into opportunities for fun adventures and laughs. Oswald is all about safety and always wears a life preserver when he is around water. His favorite hobbies are playing the piano and singing.
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