Oso, a lovable teddy bear who is, however improbably, a special agent in training, turns to young viewers at home to complete his missions for the United Network for Investigating Quite Usual Events (UNIQUE), an international consortium of stuffed animals charged with teaching kids how to complete everyday tasks such as mailing a letter, using a library or just cleaning their room. Oso's adventures carry titles inspired by James Bond films: "Gold Feather," "A View to a Book" and "Carousel Royale," among others.
A group of adventurous animals on wheels -- part animal, part vehicle -- live and learn in an unexplored jungle that still somehow has roads. A cross between a pink pig and a scooter, Zooter serves as the jungle messenger, and Ellyvan, a cross between an elephant and a van, provides a delivery service. The denizens of the jungle have fun-filled adventures that help young viewers learn literacy skills and to care about the environment.
There's always a chance to experience new things when you're a child, especially one with a vivid imagination. Such is the case with 6-year-old Nina and her best friend, Star. The pals have fun adventures around Nina's vibrant, colorful neighborhood. Every day features a new excursion for the youngsters, usually celebrating family, community, diversity or wonder. The show features the voice talent of actress Rita Moreno, one of a small group of performers to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.
Prepare to soar with the animated series "Space Racers." Following the adventures of the Stardust Space Academy cadets, the series focuses on scientific exploration and investigation along with the importance of cooperation. With fun and engaging characters like Eagle, the leader of the Space Racers, and Hawk, the big spaceship with an even bigger heart, "Space Racers" aims to excite children about the wonders of the solar system, as cadets use their skills and work as a team in accomplishing missions.
Dottie "Doc" McStuffins is a nurturing 6-year-old girl who cares for stuffed animals and toys in her playhouse clinic. When she puts on her stethoscope, something magical happens -- toys, dolls and stuffed animals come to life and she can communicate with them. Like any good doctor, Doc has assistants helping her at her clinic. Her stuffed animal friends who assist Doc include exceedingly proud dragon Stuffy, cuddly best friend Lambie and caring hippo nurse Hallie. Whether it's loose stitching, low batteries or a blow-up toy that has sprung a leak, Doc and her friends are there to fix up the stuffed animals and toys.
Fun-loving 5-year-old Henry Hugglemonster, the middle child in a close-knit monster family, goes on adventures where he learns various life lessons like learning to work in a team and helping others. Joining Henry on his adventures are his parents, Daddo and Momma, and siblings Cobby, Summer and baby Ivor. Each episode features two stories, which usually end with a musical interlude featuring an upbeat, character-driven song. The animated series is based on the "I'm a Happy Hugglewug" series of children's books.
Kids like superheroes, so what could be better for tykes than becoming superheroes themselves? That's what happens at night for young friends Connor, Amaya and Greg. When they put on their pajamas and activate their animal amulets, they turn into their alter egos -- Catboy, Owlette and Gekko -- before embarking on adventures that are filled with action. Along the way, they solve mysteries and learn valuable lessons. The animated series is based on the "Les Pyjamasques" book series by French author Romuald Racioppo.