Ni Hao, Kai-Lan

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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan
GenreAnimated series
Country of origin United States
 Canada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes42 (list of episodes)
Production
Production location(s)California
Toronto
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Harringtoons Productions
Nickelodeon Productions
Release
Picture formatHDTV (2008-2011)
Original releaseFebruary 7, 2008 (2008-02-07) –
August 21, 2011 (2011-08-21)
Other websites
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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan is a Canadian–American animated television series produced by Harringtoons Productions and Nickelodeon Productions. The show was based on the childhood memories of creator Karen Chau, growing up in a bicultural (Chinese-American) household. “Ni hao” means “Hello” in Mandarin, and Kai-Lan is the Chinese name Chau was given at birth, which was later anglicized to Karen. It was also based on the classic short series Downward Doghouse. The show had two different stories in each episode. The series premiered at 11AM ET/PT time on February 7, 2008 on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. block in the United States.

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