Alien TV

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Alien TV
Alien TV logo.png
GenreComedy
Created byIan Brown
Developed by
  • Doug Hadders
  • Adam Rotstein
Directed byIan Brown
Voices of
Theme music composer
  • Russell Thornton
  • Gabriel Winterfield
Composers
  • Igor Correia
  • Jeff Milutinovic
Country of origin
  • Australia
  • Canada
Original languageEnglish
No. of series2
No. of episodes26 (78 segments)
Production
Executive producers
  • Olivier Dumont
  • Randi Yaffa
  • Carmel Travers
  • Adam Rotstein
  • Doug Hadders
Producers
  • Carmel Travers
  • Tristan Homer
Running time24 minutes
Production companies
Distributor
  • Entertainment One
Release
Original networkNetflix
9Go!
Picture formatHDTV 1080p
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseNovember 23, 2019 (2019-11-23) –
March 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)

Alien TV is an animated series produced by Entertainment One and Pop Family Entertainment for Netflix. The plot revolves around a television news crew consisting of the extraterrestrials Ixbee, Pixbee and Squee, who are sent to learn about the planet Earth.[1][2]

The series premiered on the Nine Network's multichannel 9Go! in Australia on 23 November 2019.[3] A second season is scheduled for a March 19, 2021 release on Netflix.[4] There are no plans for a season 3.[5]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
First releasedLast released
113August 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
213September 9, 2021 (2021-09-09)

Season 1 (2020)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
11a"Bicycle"Ian BrownDoug Hadders & Adam RotsteinTom NesbittAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens have to deal with a bicycle on Earth
21b"Gymnastics"Ian BrownJeff SagerSteve MoltzenAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Now would you look at that? The aliens doing gymnastics for the first time!
31c"Camping"Ian BrownBrian HartiganTony TulipanoAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
For us humans, camping is just an average summer activity, but it's a whole different thing for Ixbee, Pixbee and Squee.
42a"Playground"Ian BrownShawn KalbMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Look at that, who knew those rides at the playground were also used as equipment for astronauts?
52b"Art"Ian BrownCleon PrineasMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
At the Louvre, the aliens try to find the perfect picture as a keepsake.
62c"Gum"Ian BrownLaurie ElliottBrad FergusonAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens take bubblegum to the next level.
73a"Gym"Ian BrownBruce GriffithsIvan EvansAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
A trip to the gym goes wrong...
83b"Birthday"Ian BrownLaurie ElliottMark Gravas & Mark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Looks like birthdays are the best thing ever existed on Earth according to our alien friends.
93c"Restaurant"Ian BrownBruce GriffithsMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens dine inside a restaurant but are horrified that they serve snails.
104a"BBQ"Ian BrownSimon DoddMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens go and rescue "alien" sausages from a human barbecue.
114b"Office"Ian BrownSimon DoddMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens check out the "rides" and "attractions" in office rooms.
124c"Halloween"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyDon SpencerAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
On Halloween, the aliens are mistaken for kids going trick-or-treating and get a lot of yummy candy.
135a"Pizza"Ian BrownLaurie ElliottLisa WhittickAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens craft their very own pizza to replace a broken Frisbee.
145b"Magic"Ian BrownLaurie ElliottIvan EvansAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens try to mimic magic tricks to substitute teleportation.
155c"Cleaning"Ian BrownBruce GriffithsIvan EvansAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens pick up the idea of cleanliness and try to apply it in their own spaceship.
166a"Arcade"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens go on a wacky journey in an arcade on Earth.
176b"Dumplings"Ian BrownSimon DoddIvan EvansAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens get a taste of Chinese cuisine accompanied by a live lobster.
186c"Presents"Ian BrownDoug Hadders & Adam RotsteinTony TulipanoAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens are assigned to bring Squood the ideal gift.
197a"Junkyard"Ian BrownBrian HartiganKatie ShanahanAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
A trip to a junkyard goes wrong.
207b"Spa"Ian BrownJeff SagerTom NesbittAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens go to what they think is a restaurant (which is actually a spa) to practice some cooking.
217c"Love"Ian BrownThomas Duncan-WattIvan EvansAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Ixbee tries to learn about love with a cockroach.
228a"Movie"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyLisa WhittickAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
A trip to the movie theatre with the aliens goes wrong.
238b"Kindergarten"Ian BrownSimon DoddMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens' trip to the kindergarten becomes screwy.
248c"Sick"Ian BrownShawn KalbTony TulipanoAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Ixbee gets the flu.
259a"Baby"Ian BrownCleon PrineasMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens attempt to understand babycare on a doll that won't stop crying.
269b"Supermarket"Ian BrownShawn KalbDon SpencerAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens take shopping at the supermarket to the next level.
279c"Tea"Ian BrownNaomi JardineMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens discover tea.
2810a"Wedding"Ian BrownKyle DooleyShawnee DunnAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens go to a wedding. Who invited them anyway?
2910b"Loch Ness"Ian BrownSimon DoddMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens discover Loch Ness and bagpipes on their trip to Scotland.
3010c"Soccer"Ian BrownDoug Hadders & Adam RotsteinTom NesbittAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens discover the true meaning of soccer.
3111a"Skateboard"Ian BrownCleon PrineasMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens make skateboards more awesome!
3211b"Mannequin"Ian BrownShawn KalbTom NesbittAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens find an old mannequin in the dumpster.
3311c"Survival"Ian BrownJeff SagerMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
For our aliens, survival is harden than they thought.
3412a"Toyshop"Ian BrownCleon PrineasKatie ShanahanAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens have a boatload of fun in a toy store on Earth.
3512b"Laundromat"Ian BrownBruce GriffithsMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
The aliens find out that a laundromat is more fun that you thought it was.
3612c"Yoga"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyShawnee DunnAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Time for some alien yoga!
3713a"Santa"Ian BrownJeff SagerTom NesbittAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Ho ho ho! This Christmas, the aliens go on a fun journey to find Santa Claus.
3813b"Trophy"Ian BrownJeff SagerTony TulipanoAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Let's see if the aliens will win this ice hockey match.
3913c"Makeup"Ian BrownCharlotte Rose HamlynMark ApplebyAugust 21, 2020 (2020-08-21)
Guys, makeup doesn't work like that.

Season 2 (2021)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byStoryboard byOriginal air date
401a"Trains"Ian BrownNaomi JardineTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The two opposing alien teams have a classic Wallace and Gromit-style fight on some toy trains.
411b"Barbershop"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Squee and Pixbee give Ixbee give a really floral haircut at the barbershop.
421c"Gnome"Ian BrownBruce GriffithsShawnee DunnMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens take a garden gnome around London, hoping it will talk for their report.
432a"Florist"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
A trip to the florist goes wrong...
442b"Fashion"Ian BrownNaomi JardineMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Hell yeah, alien fashion show time!
452c"Teeth"Ian BrownJeff SagerMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Looks like Ixbee really doesn't like dentists.
463a"Pool"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
What can they say, pirates love swimming pools too.
473b"Dinner Party"Ian BrownKyle DooleyMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens give Squoog the best dinner party ever!
483c"Skiing"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens go to Switzerland to discover skiing.
494a"Joke Shop"Ian BrownNaomi JardineBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Knock, knock. Who's there? Ixbee, Pixbee and Squee! The aliens go to a joke shop on Earth where they need to try and find things to make Squoog laugh.
504b"Outback"Ian BrownSimon DoddTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Why, g'day there! Welcome to Australia, my new alien besties!
514c"Fire Hall"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyFrancisco AvalosMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
At the fire station, everything is silly when you have the aliens around!
525a"Baby Shower"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens organize a baby shower! For a tummy full of bubble tea?
535b"Yard Sale"Ian BrownJeff SagerFrancisco AvalosMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The alien trio make a yard sale 10 times more fun!
545c"Aquarium"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Ixbee, Pixbee and Squee mistake an aquarium for a beach and make friends with a pufferfish.
556a"Dance"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Breakdancing? The Monster Mash? How about square dancing? What dancing style will the aliens choose?
566b"International Games"Ian BrownKyle DooleyFrancisco AvalosMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
576c"Shopping"Ian BrownJeff SagerTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
587a"School"Ian BrownKyle DooleyMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Upon arriving at the empty classroom of a school on Earth, the two teams of reporters try their hand at various school subjects.
597b"Holiday"Ian BrownGina Roncoli
Bruce Griffiths
Mark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Bumper cars, roller coasters and waterslides, all of these come to mind when we think of summer holidays, but as always the aliens managed to screw up that mission!
607c"Lucha Libre"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens arrive in Mexico and have a lucha libre match against the other team of reporters.
618a"Car"Ian BrownJeff SagerTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens "borrow" a bumper car from the carnival to take a driving test.
628b"Sleep"Ian BrownJeff SagerBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Ixbee gets insomnia and his friends try everything to send him to sleep: a perfect bed, some comfy pillows and a nice bedtime story.
638c"Golf"Ian BrownKyle DooleyFrancisco AvalosMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens mistake a golf ball for a baby bird.
649a"Airplane"Ian BrownNaomi JardineFrancisco AvalosMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens test out a simulator to feel what it is like to be on an airbus.
659b"Water Park"Ian BrownJeff SagerBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
669c"Mail"Ian BrownJeff SagerTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
6710a"Music"Ian BrownCleon PrineasMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
6810b"Bowling"Ian BrownBrian HartiganMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
6910c"Gardening"Ian BrownBruce GriffithsMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
7011a"Museum"Ian BrownJeff SagerMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
If the aliens need to navigate in a really large and maze-like museum in France, they may need to use a compass or ask the tour guide.
7111b"Bollywood"Ian BrownNaomi JardineMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens go to a movie studio to discover how it feels like to be in a Bollywood movie.
7211c"Castle"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The two opposing alien teams have a medieval battle to conquer a bouncy castle on Earth.
7312a"Ballet"Ian BrownJennifer DaleyMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens have a ballet and karate extravoganza!
7412b"Energy"Ian BrownCleon PrineasMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The ailens have trouble producing energy for their spaceship.
7512c"Leprechauns"Ian BrownNaomi JardineMark ApplebyMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
The aliens arrive in Ireland to go on a special St. Patrick's Day quest to search for a leprechaun.
7613a"Glasses"Ian BrownKyle DooleyAlex GreychuckMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Ixbee's eyesight is becoming poorly, what to do? Someone get this guy some glasses, ASAP!
7713b"Trial"Ian BrownJerome SimpsonTom NesbittMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
A trial is being hold over a stolen piece of cake.
7813c"Scary"Ian BrownNaomi JardineBrad FergusonMarch 19, 2021 (2021-03-19)
Squoog sends the aliens a fear-measuring device to discover the various sources of fear. Jason Voorhees masks, cockroaches and killer clowns, oh my!

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netflix Beams Up eOne's Australian Kids Animation 'Alien TV'". Deadline Hollywood. 2 June 2020. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  2. ^ "Alien TV – Netflix Season 1 Review". The Review Geek. 21 August 2020. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  3. ^ Knox, David (June 3, 2020). "Returning: Alien TV". TV Tonight. Retrieved September 19, 2020.
  4. ^ "What's Coming to Netflix in March 2021". What's on Netflix. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  5. ^ "No Plans for Season 3 of 'Alien TV' at Netflix". What's on Netflix. April 4, 2022.

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