The Amazing World of Gumball
|The Amazing World of Gumball|
|Format||2D computer graphics
3D computer graphics
|Created by||Ben Bocquelet|
|Directed by||Mic Graves|
|Country of origin||
|No. of seasons||6|
|No. of episodes||167 (List of episodes)|
|Running time||11 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Cartoon Network Studios
Great Marlborough Productions
(Season 3 – present)
Boulder Media (Season 1)
Dandelion Studios (Season 1)
|Original channel||Cartoon Network|
|Picture format||1080i (16:9 HDTV)|
|Original run||May 3, 2011 – present|
The Amazing World of Gumball is an Irish–British-American animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network. It was produced by Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe. It first aired on May 3, 2011.
The series is about the life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year-old light blue cat. Along with his adoptive goldfish brother and best friend Darwin, he always finds himself in trouble around the city. His sister Anais is a pink rabbit. His mother, Nicole, is a cat. His father is Richard, a rabbit.
The Amazing World of Gumball is the first series to be produced by Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe. It is co-produced with Studio SOI and Great Marlborough Productions.
On June 2, 2014, Cartoon Network announced a fourth and fifth season.
Characters[change | change source]
- Gumball (Zach) Watterson is the main character. He is a blue cat. His early life was revealed in the episode "The Origins".
- Darwin Watterson is Gumball's best friend and adoptive brother. He is an orange goldfish. His complete name is Darwin Raglan Caspian Ahab Poseidon Nicodemius Watterson III.
- Anais Watterson is Gumball's younger sister. She is a pink rabbit.
- Nicole Watterson is Gumball's mother. She is a blue cat. In the episode "The Choices", she meets her husband Richard. Her maiden name is Senicourt.
- Richard Watterson is Gumball's father. He is an overweight pink rabbit.
References[change | change source]
- "The Amazing World of Gumball". Turner Broadcasting. September 9, 2011. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20131202233656/http://news.turner.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=5805. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
- TV Guide episode list - Season 1
- Turner Press Site (June 2, 2014). "Cartoon Network Doubles Down on Global Hit Series The Amazing World of Gumball". Press release. https://pressroom.turner.com/us/cartoon-network/amazing-world-gumball/cartoon-network-doubles-down-global-hit-series-amazing. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official website
- Official page for The Amazing World of Gumball at Cartoon Network
- The Amazing World of Gumball at the Internet Movie Database