The Amazing World of Gumball

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The Amazing World of Gumball
Created byBen Bocquelet
Directed byMic Graves
Voices of
Hugo Harold-Harrison
Mic Graves
Composer(s)Ben Locket
Country of origin
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes240 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
  • Joanna Beresford
    (Season 1)
  • Sarah Fell
    (Season 2 – 6)
Running time11 minutes[1]
Production company(s)Cartoon Network Studios
Studio SOI
Great Marlborough Productions
(Season 3 –6)
Boulder Media (Season 1)
Dandelion Studios (Season 1)
RatPac Entertainment
Original networkCartoon Network
Picture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Original releaseMay 3, 2011 (2011-05-03)[2] –
June 24, 2019 (2019-06-24)
Related showsSpongeBob SquarePants
Rocko's Modern Life
Junior Degole (2018-19)
Other websites

The Amazing World of Gumball is an 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[2]

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 almost 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.[3]

Main 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]

  1. "The Amazing World of Gumball". Turner Broadcasting. September 9, 2011. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 TV Guide episode list - Season 1
  3. Turner Press Site (June 2, 2014). "Cartoon Network Doubles Down on Global Hit Series The Amazing World of Gumball". Press release. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 

Other websites[change | change source]