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Created byJim Jinkins
Developed by
Voices of
Theme music composerFred Newman
Composer(s)Dan Sawyer
Fred Newman
Country of originCanada
United States
France (seasons 2–4)
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes117 (166 segments) (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Jim Jinkins
  • David Campbell
  • Michael Hirsh
  • Vanessa Coffey (seasons 1–4)
  • Mary Harrington (seasons 1–4)
  • Patrick Loubert
  • Cilve A Simth
  • Christine Martin
  • David Martin
  • Melanie Grisanti
  • Nicolas Pesques (S2)
Running time22–23 minutes
Production company(s)
Original networkNickelodeon (seasons 1–4)
ABC (One Saturday Morning)
(seasons 5–7)
YTV (seasons 1-6)
Family Channel (season 7)
Original releaseAugust 11, 1991 (1991-08-11) –
June 26, 1999 (1999-06-26)
Other websites

Doug is an animated television program. The program was created by Jim Jinkins. It was produced by Nelvana. The program is about the early adolescent life of its title character, Douglas "Doug" Funnie. Doug, was 11-12 years old in the first 4 seasons of the series. He was 13 years old in seasons 5 to 7.

Doug was broadcast on Nickelodeon in from 1991 until 1994. The series was on ABC (Disney) from 1996 until 1999.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Douglas Yancey "Doug" Funnie was voiced by Billy West in the Nickelodeon series and Tom McHugh in the Disney series. Doug is a shy 11 (later 12)-year-old boy. Most of the time, he is dealing with his fear of failure. He is good at writing, drawing, making music and caring for animals. Doug narrates every episode. He also writes his experiences in his journal. He has an alter ego, Quailman. Quailman was inspired by Jinkins's childhood home movies in which they posed as superheroes.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Doug".
  2. Mathew Klickstein (February 6, 2012). "You Don't Know Doug". Vulture. Archived from the original on October 15, 2017. Retrieved June 3, 2022.