Total Drama Island

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Total Drama Island
Genre Comedy, Animation, Drama
Created by Jennifer Pertsch and Tom McGillis
Developed by Fresh Tv Inc./ Teletoon
Directed by Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton
Presented by Teletoon/Fresh TV
Voices of see Voices
Theme music composer Voodoo Highway
Country of origin Canada Canada
Language(s) English and French
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 28
Production
Running time 26 minutes
Broadcast
Original airing July 8, 2007 (Original Airdate/Canadian)

Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television show created by Jennifer Pertsch and Tom McGillis, produced by FreshTV and first shown on July 7, 2007 on Teletoon. It is shown in the United States and South America on Cartoon Network. It is the first season of the Total Drama series, followed by Total Drama Action, and Total Drama World Tour.

About the Show[change | edit source]

The game is an animated reality show where twenty-two 16-year-olds are divided into two groups of eleven each (the "Killer Bass" and the "Screaming Gophers") set in the summer camp "Wakanakwa" which is on an island in an unspecified zone in Muskoka, Ontario. The show spoofs many other reality shows, taking on elements of Survivor, Fear Factor and Iron Chef. Every week, both teams compete in a challenge. The winning team becomes immune to getting kicked off the show (called "invincibility"), while the losing team has to do an internal vote to select who is eliminated. That night, the losing team meets around a campfire, where Chris Mclean, the show's producer, gives each camper a marshmallow. The camper with the least votes for leaving gets the first marshmallow, the camper with the second least votes gets the second marshmallow, and so on, until the camper with the most votes for elimination is left. The camper that got the most votes is eliminated then, and must walk down the "Dock of Shame" to the "Boat of The Losers".

Characters[change | edit source]

There are the twenty two participants who get selected for the reality show Total Drama Island:

Position Camper's Name Team Status
22 Ezekiel The Killer Bass 1ºst Eliminated
in
"Not So Happy Campers"
Part 2
21 Noah The Screaming Gophers 2ºrd Eliminated
in
"Dodgebrawl"
20 Justin The Screaming Gophers 3ºth Eliminated
in
"Not Quite Famous"
19 Katie The Killer Bass 4ºth Eliminated
in
"The Sucky Outdoors"
18 Tyler The Killer Bass 5ºth Eliminated
in
"Phobia Factor"
17 Cody The Screaming Gophers 6ºth Eliminated
in
"Paintball Deer Hunter"
16 Beth The Screaming Gophers 7ºth Eliminated
in
"If You Can't Take The Heat"
15 Sadie The Killer Bass 8ºth Eliminated
in
"Who Can You Trust?"
14 Courtney The Killer Bass 9ºth Eliminated
in
"Basic Straining"
13 Harold The Killer Bass 10ºth Eliminated
in
"X-treme Torture"
12 Eva The Killer Bass 11ºth Eliminated
in
"No Pain, No Game"
11 Trent The Screaming Gophers 12ºth Eliminated
in
"Seek and Do Not Destroy"
10 Bridgette The Killer Bass 13ºth Eliminated
in
"Hide and be Sneaky"
9 Lindsay The Screaming Gophers 14ºth Eliminated
in
"That's Off the Chain"
8 DJ The Killer Bass 15ºth Eliminated
in
"Hook, Line, and Screamer"
7 Izzy The Screaming Gophers 16ºth Eliminated
in
"Wakanakwa Gone Wild"
6 Geoff The Killer Bass 18ºth Eliminated
in
"Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon"
5 LeShawna The Screaming Gophers 18ºth Eliminated
in
"After the Dock of Shame"
4 Duncan The Killer Bass 19ºth Eliminated
in
"Are We There YET,Yeti?"
3 Heather The Screaming Gophers 20ºst Eliminated
in
"I Triple Dog Dare You!"
2 Gwen The Screaming Gophers Runner Up
in
"The Very Last Episode, Really!"
1 Owen The Screaming Gophers Winner
in
"The Very Last Episode, Really!"

Elimination Reason[change | edit source]

  • Ezekiel: because of his sexist comments, all of the girls on his team vote against him.
  • Eva (First): because of the disaster when Heather stole her MP3 player.
  • Noah: because he didn't work in the dodgeball challenge.
  • Justin: because Heather convinced Owen, Lindsay, Beth and Izzy to vote against him.
  • Katie: because she got lost in the forest eating berries.
  • Tyler: because he could not overcome his fear in Phobia Factor.
  • Cody: because a bear attacked him and he was considered useless for another challenge.
  • Beth: after everyone discovers that she cursed her team with a voodoo-like statue from the "Bone Island".
  • Sadie: because she threw too many apples to Courtney so Courtney convinced everyone to vote against her.
  • Courtney: because Harold changed the votes for revenge against Duncan.
  • Harold: he was near the win when Heather's skirt broke, and he was distracted by this; this happened in the last challenge and his distraction cost his team the victory.
  • Eva (Second): for the same reason as before and because her presence intimidates the other campers.
  • Trent: because when Heather kissed him, Gwen told LeShawna. Then LeShawna told the others to vote for either Trent or Heather. After that, Heather won invincibility, so it was good-bye for Trent.
  • Bridgette: because the boy's alliance considered her to be a threat, and every one of them voted against her (except Geoff).
  • Lindsay: because she was the last camper to cross the finish line in a challenge, but only because the other campers (except Heather who placed first) were disqualified from the race in the first place.
  • DJ: because he was the camper that got scared most in a challenge.
  • Izzy (second): because she could not shoot at animals for a challenge.
  • Geoff: because Duncan's vote resulted in him being eliminated from the challenge.
  • LeShawna: because the eliminated campers accidentally said her name once which can be considered a vote and then she was eliminated.
  • Duncan: his aggressive personality made Chef Hatchet angry.
  • Heather: she refused to cut her hair in the week's challenge.
  • Gwen: because she lost a race against Owen.

Episodes[change | edit source]

Voices[change | edit source]

Character English Voice Actor
 USA
Spanish Voice Actor
 Venezuela
Chris McLean Christian Potenza Johnny Torres
Chef Hatchet Clé Bennett Carlos Vitale
Beth Sarah Gadon Mariana Gamboa
Bridgette Kristin Fairlie Lidya Abboud
Cody Peter Oldring Paolo Campos
Courtney Emilie-Claire Barlow Yasmil López
DJ Clé Bennett Jesús Núñez
Duncan Drew Nelson Joel Gonzales
Eva Julia Chantrey Elena Díaz Toledo
Ezekiel Peter Oldring Jorge Marín
Geoff Dan Petronijevic Juan Guzmán
Gwen Megan Fahlenbock María José Estévez
Harold Brian Froud Rolman Bastidas
Heather Rachel Wilson Melanie Henriquez
Izzy Katie Crown Yensi Rivero
Justin Adam Reid José Granadillo
Katie Stephanie Anne Mills Rebeca Aponte
Leshawna Novie Edwards Liliana Chacón
Lindsay Stephanie Anne Mills Karina Parra
Noah Carter Hayden Eder La Barrera
Owen Scott McCord Gonzalo Fumero
Trent Scott McCord Hector Indriago
Tyler Peter Oldring Víctor Díaz
Sadie Lauren Lipson Anabell Peña

Elimination Table[change | edit source]

Place Name Teams 1* 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14^ 15M 16 17 18 19 20 21+ 22+ 23* 24 25 26 TDDDDI
1 Owen Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN WIN WIN WIN IN LOW IN IN IN IN IN IN LOW LOW WIN 1st PASS
2 Gwen Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN IN IN IN IN WIN WIN4 LOW IN IN WIN WIN 2nd PASS
3 Heather Gophers IN WIN WIN IN LOW WIN WIN IN LOW LOW WIN WIN WIN IN LOW WIN IN WIN IN IN IN IN IN WIN OUT PASS
4 Duncan Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN IN LOW WIN IN IN LOW IN IN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
5 LeShawna Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN WIN IN WIN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
6 Geoff Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN IN IN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
7 Izzy Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN LEFT2 Returns in episode 153 IN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
8 DJ Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
9 Lindsay Gophers IN WIN WIN LOW IN WIN WIN LOW IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
10 Bridgette Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN WIN IN IN IN IN IN IN OUT PASS
11 Trent Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN IN WIN WIN WIN WIN IN1 OUT PASS
12 Eva Bass IN IN1 OUT Returns in episode 153 OUT FAIL
13 Harold Bass IN IN LOW WIN WIN IN IN1 WIN WIN WIN LOW LOW6 OUT PASS
14 Courtney Bass IN LOW IN WIN WIN IN LOW WIN WIN WIN IN OUT FAIL5
15 Sadie Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN LOW IN WIN WIN WIN OUT FAIL
16 Beth Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN IN IN OUT PASS
17 Cody Gophers IN WIN WIN IN IN WIN WIN IN OUT FAIL
18 Tyler Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN IN OUT FAIL
19 Katie Bass IN IN IN WIN WIN OUT FAIL
20 Justin Gophers IN WIN WIN IN OUT PASS
21 Noah Gophers IN WIN WIN OUT FAIL
22 Ezekiel Bass IN OUT FAIL

Table Key[change | edit source]

Section Box Description
Winners 1st This camper won first place and $100,000.
2nd This camper was the runner-up.
Genders Name This camper's gender is male.
Name This camper's gender is female.
Teams Gophers This camper was pre-decided to be on the team of The Screaming Gophers.
Bass This camper was pre-decided to be on the team of The Killer Bass.
Challenges WIN This camper won the challenge for their team.
WIN This camper won the episode's challenge for themselves only.
WIN This camper was on the winning team.
Campfire Ceremony IN This camper is still competing as of that episode, and had their name called at the campfire ceremony.
LOW This camper is still competing as of that episode, but had their name called last at the campfire ceremony.
Eliminations OUT This camper was voted off.
OUT This camper was eliminated.
OUT This camper was not voted off, but was eliminated from the show via the challenge.
OUT This camper was unintentionally voted off by unwarranted circumstances.
LEFT This camper was not voted off, but left the show.
TDA Qualifiers PASS This camper met the qualifications in Total Drama Island to advance to the next season and become a cast-mate of Total Drama Action.
FAIL This camper did not meet the qualifications in Total Drama Island to advance to the next season.
Other N/A This camper was inactive during the episode.

Notes[change | edit source]

Section Tag Description
Episodes * This episode had no winners or eliminations.
^ This episode had no eliminations.
+ This episode had no winners.
Campers 1 This camper was not shown at the campfire ceremony, despite losing the challenge (a goof in the episode).
2 Izzy left the game before the final marshmallow in this episode was supposed to be given (either to Izzy or Lindsay) after she was hunted down by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
3 Eva and Izzy returned in Episode 15 to compete again after being out of the game, but neither of them had automatic invincibility.
4 Although Gwen won invincibility, her name was called last at the campfire ceremony.
5 Courtney did not originally make the qualifiers of Total Drama Action, but she was able to advance to the next season and become a cast-mate of Total Drama Action after she won a lawsuit against the producers.
6 Harold would have been voted off, but he tampered with the votes, eliminating Courtney instead.
Campers M This Episode is the merge (Every camper for him/herself)

Transmission[change | edit source]

International broadcast[change | edit source]

Country Channel
Canada Canada Teletoon
United States United States Cartoon Network
France France Télétoon
Brazil Brazil Cartoon Network (Brazil)
Mexico México Cartoon Network (Latin America)
Venezuela Venezuela
Ecuador Ecuador
Colombia Colombia
Costa Rica Costa Rica
Poland Poland Cartoon Network (Europe)
Hungary Hungary
Romania Romania
Russia Russia
Norway Norway Cartoon Network (Nordic)
Sweden Sweden
Denmark Denmark
United Kingdom UK Jetix (UK & Ireland)
Netherlands Netherlands Jetix (Netherlands)
Japan Japan Jetix (Japan)
Australia Australia ABC1
Israel Israel Children's Channel
Italy Italy K-2

Cartoon Network has broadcast the show in many parts of Europe due to the Pan-European feed. Jetix has been broadcasting the show in The Netherlands, and the UK.

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