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Phineas and Ferb
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Genre Animation, Humor, Comedy, Adventure, Musical
Created by Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
Dan Povenmire
Written by
  • Dan Povenmire
  • Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
  • Bobby Gaylor
  • Martin Olson
  • Kazimieras G. Prapuolenis
Directed by
  • Jeff "Swampy" Marsh
  • Dan Povenmire
  • Robert F. Hudges
  • Zac Moncrief
  • Kim Roberson
  • Sue Perrotto
  • Jay Lender
Opening theme "Today Is Gonna Be a Great Day" (variation) by Bowling for Soup
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 222
Executive producer(s)
  • Dan Povenmire,
  • Jeff "Swampy" Marsh,
Production company(s) Disney Television Animation
Distributor Disney-ABC Domestic Television
Disney Channel
Original network Disney Channel
Disney XD
Original release August 17, 2007 (2007-08-17) – June 12, 2015 (2015-06-12)
Followed by The O.W.C.A. Files
Related shows Take Two with Phineas and Ferb

Phineas and Ferb is an American animated television program produced by Disney. It was first on TV on February 1, 2008. It has been nominated for an Emmy award. It airs on the Disney Channel and related channels. The program is about two brothers from a blended family with a pet platypus, who do impossible plans.

In every episode, Phineas and Ferb create big machines in their backyard, like a roller coaster or a huge waterslide. Their sister, Candace, tries to show her mother the machines. But always when the mother is in the backyard, the machines have disappeared. Almost all episodes have a song which the characters sing.

The creators of the show are Dan Povenmire and Jeff "Swampy" Marsh. They also worked together on the Nickelodeon series Rocko's Modern Life.

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension was on the Disney Channel on August 5, 2011. In the movie the characters discover Perry the platypus is an agent. They go to another dimension and utilize many inventions.

Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel

In 2012, it was said that a crossover between Phineas and Ferb and Marvel Entertainment, will air in summer of 2013. It will be called Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel. It will have Marvel Comics superheroes Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man and Thor and the villains the Red Skull, M.O.D.O.K., Venom and Whiplash. It is the first major animated crossover between Marvel and Disney since the acquisition of Marvel by Disney in 2009.

Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars

Main Article: Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars

A Phineas and Ferb episode with a crossover with Star Wars by Disney to premiere in Summer 2014 same as how the mission marvel crossover It later confirmed in a Hollywood online article that it is set to premiere July 26 2014 on Disney Channel.

Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
1 47 August 17, 2007 March 20, 2009
2 65 February 19, 2009 February 11, 2011
3' 62 March 4, 2011 November 30, 2012
4 48 December 7, 2012 June 12, 2015
Stand-Alone Special 1 Fall 2015
Movie 1 August 5, 2011

Awards and nominations

Award Outcome
2014 British Academy Children's Awards
BAFTA Kid's Vote - Television Nominated
2014 Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program (for the episode "Thanks But No Thanks") Nominated
2013 Kids' Choice Awards
Favorite Cartoon Nominated
2013 Critics Choice Awards
Best Animated Series Nominated
1st Annual Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards
Best Tween Series Won
Best Tween Special/TV Movie (for "Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension") Won
2012 Kids' Choice Awards
Favorite Cartoon Nominated
2011 Children's representatives ceremony (Israel):
Favorite Cartoon Nominated
2011 Kids Choice Awards Argentina:
Favorite Cartoon Won
2011 Kids Choice Awards Mexico:
Favorite Cartoon Won
2011 Kids Choice Awards:
Favorite Cartoon Nominated
2010 Annie Awards
Best Writing in a Television Production (For the episode "Nerds of a Feather") Nominated
2010 Daytime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Writing in Animation Won
Outstanding Original Song — Children's and Animation (for "Come Home Perry") Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition Nominated
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing — Live Action and Animation Nominated
2010 Kids Choice Awards:
Favorite Cartoon Nominated
2009 British Academy Children's Awards
Best TV Nominated
2009 Emmy Awards:
Outstanding Special Class — Short-format Animated Programs (for the episode "The Monster of Phineas-n-Ferbenstein") Nominated
2009 Pulcinella Awards:
Special Mention — Best Flash Animation Won
Best TV Series for Kids Won
2009 Annie Awards:
Best Animated Television Program Nominated
2009 Kids Choice Awards:
Favorite Cartoon Nominated
2008 British Academy Children's Awards
Best International Nominated
2008 Emmy Awards:
Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music (for "Today Is Gonna Be a Great Day") Nominated
Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (for "I Ain't Got Rhythm" from the episode "Dude, We're Getting the Band Back Together!") Nominated'
1. Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that they would not present the award to either nominee in the category.
2. Shared with Back at the Barnyard.

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See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Phineas y Ferb para niños

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