Total Drama Island
|Total Drama Island|
|Genre||Comedy, Animation, Drama|
|Created by||Jennifer Pertsch and Tom McGillis|
|Developed by||Cartoon Network Studios/ Fresh Tv Inc./ Teletoon|
|Directed by||Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton|
|Presented by||Teletoon/Fresh TV/Cartoon Network Studios|
|Voices of||see Voices|
|Theme music composer||Voodoo Highway|
|Country of origin|| United States |
|Original language(s)||English and French|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||28|
|Running time||26 minutes|
|Original release||June 7, 2008 (Original Airdate/American)|
Total Drama Island is a Canadian animated television show created by Jennifer Pertsch and Tom McGillis, produced by FreshTV and Cartoon Network Studios and first shown on June 7, 2008 on Cartoon Network. It is shown in Canada on Teletoon. It is the first season of the Total Drama series, followed by Total Drama Action, and Total Drama World Tour.
About the Show[change | change source]
The game is an animated reality show where twenty-two 16-year-olds are divided into two groups of eleven each (the "Killer Bass" and the "Screaming Gophers") set in the summer camp "Wakanakwa" which is on an island in an unspecified zone in Muskoka, Ontario. The show spoofs many other reality shows, taking on elements of Survivor, Fear Factor and Iron Chef. Every week, both teams compete in a challenge. The winning team becomes immune to getting kicked off the show (called "invincibility"), while the losing team has to do an internal vote to select who is eliminated. That night, the losing team meets around a campfire, where Chris Mclean, the show's producer, gives each camper a marshmallow. The camper with the least votes for leaving gets the first marshmallow, the camper with the second least votes gets the second marshmallow, and so on, until the camper with the most votes for elimination is left. The camper that got the most votes is eliminated then, and must walk down the "Dock of Shame" to the "Boat of The Losers".
Characters[change | change source]
There are the twenty two participants who get selected for the reality show Total Drama Island:
|22i||Ezekiel||The Killer Bass||1ºst Eliminated|
"Not So Happy Campers"
|21||Noah||The Screaming Gophers||2ºnd Eliminated|
|20||Justin||The Screaming Gophers||3ºrd Eliminated|
"Not Quite Famous"
|19||Katie||The Killer Bass||4ºth Eliminated|
"The Sucky Outdoors"
|18||Tyler||The Killer Bass||5ºth Eliminated|
|17||Cody||The Screaming Gophers||6ºth Eliminated|
"Paintball Deer Hunter"
|16||Beth||The Screaming Gophers||7ºth Eliminated|
"If You Can't Take The Heat"
|15||Sadie||The Killer Bass||8ºth Eliminated|
"Who Can You Trust?"
|14||Courtney||The Killer Bass||9ºth Eliminated|
|13||Harold||The Killer Bass||10ºth Eliminated|
|12||Eva||The Killer Bass||11ºth Eliminated|
"No Pain, No Game"
|11||Trent||The Screaming Gophers||12ºth Eliminated|
"Seek and Do Not Destroy"
|10||Bridgette||The Killer Bass||13ºth Eliminated|
"Hide and be Sneaky"
|9||Lindsay||The Screaming Gophers||14ºth Eliminated|
"That's Off the Chain"
|8||DJ||The Killer Bass||15ºth Eliminated|
"Hook, Line, and Screamer"
|7||Izzy||The Screaming Gophers||16ºth Eliminated|
"Wakanakwa Gone Wild"
|6||Geoff||The Killer Bass||18ºth Eliminated|
"Trial by Tri-Armed Triathlon"
|5||LeShawna||The Screaming Gophers||18ºth Eliminated|
"After the Dock of Shame"
|4||Duncan||The Killer Bass||19ºth Eliminated|
"Are We There YET,Yeti?"
|3||Heather||The Screaming Gophers||20ºst Eliminated|
"I Triple Dog Dare You!"
|2||Gwen||The Screaming Gophers||Runner Up|
"The Very Last Episode, Really!"
|1||Owen||The Screaming Gophers||Winner|
"The Very Last Episode, Really!"
Elimination Reason[change | change source]
- Ezekiel: because of his sexist comments, all of the girls on his team vote against him.
- Eva (First): because of the disaster when Heather stole her MP3 player.
- Noah: because he didn't work in the dodgeball challenge.
- Justin: because Heather convinced Owen, Lindsay, Beth and Izzy to vote against him.
- Katie: because she got lost in the forest eating berries.
- Tyler: because he could not overcome his fear in Phobia Factor.
- Izzy (First): she left the encampment after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police appeared, finding her.
- Cody: because a bear attacked him and he was considered useless for another challenge.
- Beth: after everyone discovers that she cursed her team with a voodoo-like statue from the "Bone Island".
- Sadie: because she threw too many apples to Courtney so Courtney convinced everyone to vote against her.
- Courtney: because Harold changed the votes for revenge against Duncan.
- Harold: he was near the win when Heather's skirt broke, and he was distracted by this; this happened in the last challenge and his distraction cost his team the victory.
- Eva (Second): for the same reason as before and because her presence intimidates the other campers.
- Trent: because when Heather kissed him, Gwen told LeShawna. Then LeShawna told the others to vote for either Trent or Heather. After that, Heather won invincibility, so it was good-bye for Trent.
- Bridgette: because the boy's alliance considered her to be a threat, and every one of them voted against her (except Geoff).
- Lindsay: because she was the last camper to cross the finish line in a challenge, but only because the other campers (except Heather who placed first) were disqualified from the race in the first place.
- DJ: because he was the camper that got scared most in a challenge.
- Izzy (second): because she could not shoot at animals for a challenge.
- Geoff: because Duncan's vote resulted in him being eliminated from the challenge.
- LeShawna: because the eliminated campers accidentally said her name once which can be considered a vote and then she was eliminated.
- Duncan: his aggressive personality made Chef Hatchet angry.
- Heather: she refused to cut her hair in the week's challenge.
- Gwen: because she lost a race against Owen.
Episodes[change | change source]
Voices[change | change source]
|Character||English Voice Actor
|Spanish Voice Actor |
|Chris McLean||Christian Potenza||Johnny Torres|
|Chef Hatchet||Clé Bennett||Carlos Vitale|
|Beth||Sarah Gadon||Mariana Gamboa|
|Bridgette||Kristin Fairlie||Lidya Abboud|
|Cody||Peter Oldring||Paolo Campos|
|Courtney||Emilie-Claire Barlow||Yasmil López|
|DJ||Clé Bennett||Jesús Núñez|
|Duncan||Drew Nelson||Joel Gonzales|
|Eva||Julia Chantrey||Elena Díaz Toledo|
|Ezekiel||Peter Oldring||Jorge Marín|
|Geoff||Dan Petronijevic||Juan Guzmán|
|Gwen||Megan Fahlenbock||María José Estévez|
|Harold||Brian Froud||Rolman Bastidas|
|Heather||Rachel Wilson||Melanie Henriquez|
|Izzy||Katie Crown||Yensi Rivero|
|Justin||Adam Reid||José Granadillo|
|Katie||Stephanie Anne Mills||Rebeca Aponte|
|Leshawna||Novie Edwards||Liliana Chacón|
|Lindsay||Stephanie Anne Mills||Karina Parra|
|Noah||Carter Hayden||Eder La Barrera|
|Owen||Scott McCord||Gonzalo Fumero|
|Trent||Scott McCord||Hector Indriago|
|Tyler||Peter Oldring||Víctor Díaz|
|Sadie||Lauren Lipson||Anabell Peña|
Elimination Table[change | change source]
|7||Izzy||Gophers||IN||WIN||WIN||IN||IN||WIN||WIN||LEFT2||Returns in episode 153||IN||IN||IN||IN||IN||OUT||PASS|
|12||Eva||Bass||IN||IN1||OUT||Returns in episode 153||OUT||FAIL|
Table Key[change | change source]
|Winners||1st||This camper won first place and $100,000.|
|2nd||This camper was the runner-up.|
|Genders||Name||This camper's gender is male.|
|Name||This camper's gender is female.|
|Teams||Gophers||This camper was pre-decided to be on the team of The Screaming Gophers.|
|Bass||This camper was pre-decided to be on the team of The Killer Bass.|
|Challenges||WIN||This camper won the challenge for their team.|
|WIN||This camper won the episode's challenge for themselves only.|
|WIN||This camper was on the winning team.|
|Campfire Ceremony||IN||This camper is still competing as of that episode, and had their name called at the campfire ceremony.|
|LOW||This camper is still competing as of that episode, but had their name called last at the campfire ceremony.|
|Eliminations||OUT||This camper was voted off.|
|OUT||This camper was eliminated.|
|OUT||This camper was not voted off, but was eliminated from the show via the challenge.|
|OUT||This camper was unintentionally voted off by unwarranted circumstances.|
|LEFT||This camper was not voted off, but left the show.|
|TDA Qualifiers||PASS||This camper met the qualifications in Total Drama Island to advance to the next season and become a cast-mate of Total Drama Action.|
|FAIL||This camper did not meet the qualifications in Total Drama Island to advance to the next season.|
|Other||N/A||This camper was inactive during the episode.|
Notes[change | change source]
|Episodes||*||This episode had no winners or eliminations.|
|^||This episode had no eliminations.|
|+||This episode had no winners.|
|Campers||1||This camper was not shown at the campfire ceremony, despite losing the challenge (a goof in the episode).|
|2||Izzy left the game before the final marshmallow in this episode was supposed to be given (either to Izzy or Lindsay) after she was hunted down by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.|
|3||Eva and Izzy returned in Episode 15 to compete again after being out of the game, but neither of them had automatic invincibility.|
|4||Although Gwen won invincibility, her name was called last at the campfire ceremony.|
|5||Courtney did not originally make the qualifiers of Total Drama Action, but she was able to advance to the next season and become a cast-mate of Total Drama Action after she won a lawsuit against the producers.|
|6||Harold would have been voted off, but he tampered with the votes, eliminating Courtney instead.|
|Campers||M||This Episode is the merge (Every camper for him/herself)|
Transmission[change | change source]
International broadcast[change | change source]
Cartoon Network has broadcast the show in many parts of Europe due to the Pan-European feed. Jetix has been broadcasting the show in The Netherlands, and the UK.