The Penguins of Madagascar
|The Penguins of Madagascar|
by Tom McGrath
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||149 (list of episodes)|
|Distributor||Viacom Media Networks|
|Original network||Nickelodeon (2008–12)|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Original release||November 28, 2008 –|
December 19, 2015
The Penguins of Madagascar is an American computer-animated television series. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and Nickelodeon. It stars nine characters from DreamWorks' animated movie Madagascar. The characters include the penguins Skipper (voiced by Tom McGrath), Rico (John DiMaggio), Kowalski (Jeff Bennett) and Private (James Patrick Stuart), the lemurs King Julien (Danny Jacobs), Maurice (Kevin Michael Richardson) and Mort (Andy Richter) as well as Mason (Conrad Vernon) and Phil the chimpanzees. Characters new to the series include Marlene the otter (Nicole Sullivan) and a zookeeper named Alice (Mary Scheer).
This is the first Nicktoon produced with DreamWorks Animation. The series was executive-produced by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle. They were the creators of the animated series Buzz Lightyear of Star Command and Disney Channel's Kim Possible.
Voice cast[change | change source]
Some of the original movie actors were not available to play their roles again. Chris Miller, who had voiced Kowalski, is replaced by Jeff Bennett, Christopher Knights is replaced by James Patrick Stuart as the voice of Private, Danny Jacobs takes over from Sacha Baron Cohen as the voice of King Julien, and Cedric the Entertainer's character, Maurice, is replaced by Kevin Michael Richardson.
- Tom McGrath (Returning) as Skipper / Zombie Skipper
- Jeff Bennett (New) as Kowalski / Rat 1 / Pidgeon / Spell
- John DiMaggio (Returning) as Rico / Bada / Burt / Rattlesnake / Bitsy Wildcat
- James Patrick Stuart (New) as Private / Joey / Delivery Man
- Danny Jacobs (New) as King Julien XIII / Roy
- Kevin Michael Richardson (New) as Maurice / Rat 2 / Bing
- Andy Richter (Returning) as Mort
- Nicole Sullivan (New) as Marlene
- Neil Patrick Harris (Guest Star) as Dr. Blowhole
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Tom McGrath, John DiMaggio, Jeff Bennett, James Patrick Stuart, Danny Jacobs, Kevin Michael Richardson, Andy Richter, Conrad Vernon, Tara Strong (November 28, 2008). "Gone in a Flash". The Penguins of Madagascar. Season 1. Episode 1. 11:28 minutes in. Nickelodeon.
- ↑ "The Penguins of Madagascar are Coming!". ComingSoon.net. Los Angeles, CA: CraveOnline. December 10, 2007. Retrieved March 31, 2022.
- ↑ "Nickelodeon's Thanksgiving Menu Offers Non-Stop Animation".
- ↑ "'Penguins of Madagascar' Move It, Move It to Nickelodeon". Chicago Tribune. January 9, 2009. Retrieved March 31, 2022.