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Caillou logo
Genre Animation
Country of origin Canada
Running time 24-30 minutes
Production company(s) Four Me Productions (Seasons 2–3)
Caillou Productions (Seasons 1, 4–5)
Cinar (Seasons 1–3)
Cookie Jar Entertainment (Seasons 4–5)
PBS Kids (Seasons 2-5)
Distributor Cookie Jar Entertainment
Original network HBO Family/Fox Kids (season 1)
PBS Kids (seasons 2-5) (U.S.)
Teletoon (seasons 1-4)
Treehouse TV/TFO (season 5) (Canada)
Original release September 15, 1997 (1997-09-15) – October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06)

Caillou is an Canadian children's TV show based on the series of books by author Christine L'Heureux and illustrator Hélène Desputeaux. It is about a young 4-year-old who lives with his dad named Boris, his mom named Doris, and his 2-year-old sister named Rosie. Caillou lives in a blue house on 17 Pine Street. Caillou was first voiced by Bryn McAuley, then Jaclyn Linetsky, but due to her death in 2003, Jaclyn was replaced with Annie Bovaird.

About the show[change | change source]

The show is about a young boy named Caillou who lives with his mom, Doris; his dad, Boris; his little sister, Rosie; and his pet cat, Gilbert. Mr. Hinkle lives next door to Caillou's house and Caillou has a babysitter named Julie. In the first season, Caillou was 4 years old and wore a gray shirt in season 1, but later, he wore a yellow shirt in season 2, 3, 4, and 5. In season 4, and 5, Caillou started going to play skool.

Broadcast airs[change | change source]

The series originally aired on HBO Family, and Fox Kids in the United States and Teletoon in Canada.