Tasty Time with ZeFronk facts for kids
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Title card featuring Sue on left, ZeFronk on right
|Created by||Ethan Long|
|Developed by||OddBot Inc.|
|Directed by||Robert C. Ramirez|
|Opening theme||"Tasty Time with ZeFronk!"|
|Country of origin||United States
|No. of episodes||65|
|Executive producer(s)||Ethan Long|
|Running time||3:00 minutes|
|Distributor||Disney–ABC Domestic Television|
|Original network||Disney Junior
|Original release||November 8, 2008– Unknown|
Tasty Time with ZeFronk is an American animated series of three-minute long shorts produced for and aired on the Playhouse Disney block on Disney Channel, from November 8, 2008 to September 24, 2010. Reruns aired on Playhouse Disney after the last episode aired until February 13, 2011, when Playhouse Disney ended its run. Reruns were later on moved to Disney Junior as part of Playhouse Disney's return. This animated short-form series is aimed at getting preschoolers to make their own healthy snacks.
The series was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Short Format Daytime in 2011.
A French Dachshund called ZeFronk hosts a healthy cooking show from his doghouse with his assistant, a songbird named Sue, and his silly neighbour cat named Dom that always sneaks away the snacks that ZeFronk makes, and each episode ends with ZeFronk chasing Dom around the prep counter, triggering Sue to fly away and come through the iris wipe. The first-season episodes ended with a bonus live-action segment in which a mother/father and child made the meal featured in the episode, although these segments were later removed due to time constraints.
- ZeFronk/Frankie (voiced by Rob Paulsen) - A French-accented Dachshund who has the talent of cooking.
- Sue - The assistant of ZeFronk. She is a songbird.
- Dom (voiced by Mark Hamill) - ZeFronk's silly Maine Coon neighbour who always steals the food (better referred as sneakingly eating) that ZeFronk makes. He faces bad consequences in the end such as being chased around by Zefronk.
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