Dogs in Space (TV series)

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Dogs in Space
Season 1 promotional poster; from left to right: Nomi, Garbage and Ed
Genre
Created byJeremiah Cortez
Developed by
  • James Hamilton
  • Adam Henry
  • Jeremiah Cortez
Voices of
Theme music composerRay Giron (theme music by Ray Giron; produced by Matt Mahaffey)
Composers
Country of origin
  • United States
  • Canada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes20
Production
Executive producers
  • Jeremiah Cortez
  • Adam Henry
  • Matthew Berkowitz
  • Kristin Cummings
  • Jennifer Twiner McCarron
EditorEd Schimara
Running time20-26 minutes
Production companies
Animation servicesAtomic Cartoons
Original release
NetworkNetflix
ReleaseNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18) –
present

Dogs in Space[1] is an animated action-adventure television series created by Jeremiah Cortez and developed by Cortez, James Hamilton and Adam Henry for Netflix. Produced by GrizzlyJerr Productions and Netflix Animation, with animation purchased from Atomic Cartoons, the series premiered on November 18, 2021.[2]

Synopsis[edit]

In the not-so-distant future, genetically enhanced dogs are sent across the universe in search of a new home for the human race. It's a giant cosmic game of fetch, as the canines seek a planet that will save humanity and more importantly let them return to their beloved owners.

Voice cast[edit]

Crew of Pluto[edit]

  • Haley Joel Osment as Garbage, a cocky and impulsive corgi who serves as the main captain of the Pluto in Season 1 who is determined to find a new home for humanity. He briefly serves as a crew member of the team in Season 2 after being demoted in the end of that season. And eventually becoming co-captain with Stella at the end the Season 2.[3]
    • Oliver
    • Gracen Newton as Puppy Garbage
  • Sarah Chalke as Stella, a sensible Sheltie who serves as tactical officer of the Pluto until the end of Season 1, where she is later promoted to become captain of the Pluto at the end and later on in the rest of the Season.[3]
  • Kimiko Glenn as Nomi, a shih tzu who serves as the brash, excitable pilot of the Pluto.[3]
    • Sophie, a member of Jupiter
    • Sophie Jean Wu as Puppy Nomi
  • Chris Parnell as Ed, a Jack Russell terrier kleptomaniac who serves as an "ambassador" of the Pluto.[3]
    • Dawson Griffen as Puppy Ed
  • David Lopez as Chonies, a chihuahua who is the Pluto's med/tech officer and a yes-man.[3]
    • Dylan Alvarado as Puppy Chonies
  • William Jackson Harper as Loaf, a nervous bulldog surveillance officer who helps the crew from the M-Bark.[3]
  • Debra Wilson as Kira, a laika who was sent to space by P.R.A.T.S in order to find humanity a new home to settle in and was stranded on an unknown planet until Garbage and his crew found her and rescued her. After being stranded and abandoned there for a very long period of time has led her to have insane problematic issues trusting humans, which led to her to betray the crew and taking over the M-Bark in order to get away from humanity, until Garbage convinced her that she wasn’t abandoned by her owner and neither is P.R.A.T.S which eventually led her to feel regretfully remorseful of her actions which has resulted her in regaining her trust with humans as well as reconcile and make amends and with the crew of the Pluto and M-Bark. She currently lives on Earth with her owner and having conversations with Garbage's owner.
    • Duchess, a St. Bernard who is a member of the Council
    • Nova Reed as Puppy Kira
  • Stephanie Beatriz as Pepper, a black Labrador Retriever who serves as the new member of the Pluto as their new tactical officer in Season 2, and was a former member of Neptune.

Recurring[edit]

  • JP Karliak as Happy, a poodle serving as the captain of Venus and a member of the Council who antagonizes Garbage, and eventually make amends with him later on in Season 2.[3]
    • Bucky
    • Luke, a security guard on the M-Bark
    • Bernie, a member of Earth.
    • Barclay, owner of a tea shop on the M-Bark. After Garbage was demoted, he worked in Barclay's shop.
    • Magnificent Chipolata
  • Michael Dorn as Pistachio Soup, a Sharpei who is the head of the Council.
  • John DiMaggio as Jerry, a Chow Chow security guard on the M-Bark.
    • Gen. Huntrods, a human general of P.R.A.T.S on earth who's part of the program that sends dogs to space to find humanity a new home
    • Stardust, a Scottish Terrier, who was the former captain of the Pluto
    • Beetle
    • Fran, a reporter of P.R.A.T.S News.
    • Gary, is an alien Shrubdub.
  • Vyvy Nguyen as Dr. Chelsea, Garbage's human who is a scientist back on Earth.
  • Deedee Magno Hall as Penelope, a Tibetan Spaniel who is the M-Bark's dog trainer and once a prize-winning show dog.
    • Elder Shrubdub, the caretaker of the planting
  • Rena Strober as Dr. Olga, the human head scientist of the program and Kira's owner.
    • Luna, a member of the Council
    • Maple, a member of the Council
  • Wil Wheaton as Atlas, a Boston Terrier who is the med/tech officer of Venus.

Guest stars[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally released
110November 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
210September 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)

Season 1 (2021)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Fetch"Monica DavilaJames HamiltonNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
22"Here, Girl!"Monica DavilaMegan GonzalezNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
33"Spin"James SuhrJack BernhardtNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
44"Who's a Good Boy?"Ed Chee & Carl UpsdellJillian GoldflussNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
55"Settle Down"James SuhrAmalia LevariNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
66"Speak"Ed Chee & Carl UpsdellJames HuntrodsNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
77"Stay"Monica DavilaJillian GoldflussNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
88"Watch Me"James SuhrMegan GonzalezNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
99"Leave It"Ed Chee & Carl UpsdellAmalia LevariNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)
1010"Drop It"Monica DavilaJames HamiltonNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)

Season 2 (2022)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
111"Galactic Tactics"James SuhrMegan GonzalezSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
122"Who's a Tea Boy?"Ed Chee & Carl UpsdellJillian GoldfussSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
133"Who Wants a Treaty?"Monica DavilaAmalia LevariSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
144"Paws & Rewind"James SuhrNatasha Hodgson & Zoe RobertsSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
155"Mistaken Id-ED-ity"Ed Chee & Carl UpsdellMegan GonzalezSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
166"Let There Be Loaf"Monica DavilaJillian GoldfussSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
177"Freeze Out"James SuhrAmalia LevariSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
188"Garbage's Horrorscope"Ed Chee & Carl UpsdellBrittany Jo FloresSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
199"No Good Seed Goes Unpunished"Monica DavilaJames HuntrodsSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)
2010"Barking Up the Wrong Tree"James SuhrJames HamiltonSeptember 15, 2022 (2022-09-15)

Production[edit]

The series was first announced in June 2021.[1] The Amazing World of Gumball alumni James Hamilton served as co-developer and head writer of the series.[4]

In November 2021, it was confirmed that the show would receive a second season.[5]

Release[edit]

The first season of Dogs in Space was released on November 18, 2021, on Netflix.[2] A trailer was released on October 19.[6] The second season was released on September 15, 2022.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Netflix Announces Three New Animated Comedy Series for Kids from Renowned and First-Time Creators". Netflix Media Center (Press release). Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Milligan, Mercedes (October 19, 2021). "First Look: 'Dogs in Space' Blasts Off on Netflix Nov. 18". Animation Magazine. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Radulovic, Petrana (October 19, 2021). "Netflix's Dogs in Space dares to ask: What would dogs do in space?". Polygon. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
  4. ^ "James Hamilton | Writer, Animation Department, Producer". IMDb. Retrieved 2023-08-20.
  5. ^ "'Dogs in Space' Will Return for Season 2 at Netflix". What's on Netflix. November 22, 2021. Retrieved March 1, 2022.
  6. ^ "Dogs in Space Trailer 🐾🚀 Netflix Futures", YouTube, October 19, 2021

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