WellieWishers (TV series)

WellieWishers is an American/Spanish animated web series based on the American Girl doll franchise.[1] The series premiered on October 14, 2016 on Amazon Prime Video in the United States, Spain[3] and subsequently aired on Televisa, plus[4] Tiny Pop in the United Kingdom.[5] The show was produced by Mattel Creations and animated by Submarine B.V.[6] and Jam Filled Entertainment.[7]

WellieWishers
Based onWellieWishers American Girl doll franchise
Written byValerie Tripp
Country of originUnited States
Spain
Original languagesEnglish
Spanish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes26
Production
Production companiesSubmarine
Mattel Creations
Release
Original networkAmazon Video
Original releaseOctober 14, 2016 (2016-10-14)[1] –
May 19, 2017 (2017-05-19)[2]

The show features five six and seven-year-old girls: Willa, Camille, Emerson, Kendall and Ashlyn. Each girl wears a pair of colourful Wellington boots as they play in Willa’s Aunt Miranda’s garden.[1]

CharactersEdit

  • Ashlyn (voiced by Dana Heath): The group's party planner and the most socially-active among the girls.
  • Camille (voiced by Ashley Gebhard):[8] A caring young girl and a good listener, who has an affinity for the ocean and aquatic interests.
  • Emerson (voiced by Lola Salsbury Lipson): The theatrically-inclined member of the group, enjoying the stage and performing in front of her friends through her self-written poems and songs.
  • Kendall (voiced by Yasmine Wright-Capers):[9] The group's artist and designer, having a gift for arts, crafts, and recycling old or discarded things.
  • Willa (voiced by Lily Sanfelippo): A tree-climber and nature lover who has an interest in the outdoors, making friends with animals, and being fluent in "rabbit language".

EpisodesEdit

  1. The Bothersome Bird
  2. Little Tree
  3. Snow-flaking
  4. Copy Cat
  5. Butterfly Ballet
  6. Glowing in the Dark
  7. I Do, You, Hair-Do
  8. Now You See It, Now You Don't
  9. It Takes Two to See-Saw
  10. Coloriffic Scavenger Hunt
  11. Ashyln's Tall Tale
  12. Anything for a Laugh
  13. The Rainmakers
  14. Kendall Rules the Roost
  15. All Times Favorites
  16. Out of Line
  17. Camille's Poem
  18. Honking in the Winter Wonderland
  19. All's Wellie That Ends Wellie
  20. Duck, Duck, Oops!
  21. Truth or Hare
  22. Honey, I Spoiled The Bunny
  23. Owie Zowie
  24. The Party That Blew Away
  25. Mighty Girl
  26. The Importance of Being Ashlyn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "American Girl(R) Debuts First-Ever Animated Series—Episodes Based On New WellieWishers(TM) Line For Younger Girls". Mattel Inc. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "WellieWishers Season 1, Volume 2". Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  3. ^ Malone, Michael. "Amazon Premieres American Girl Series ‘WellieWishers’ Oct. 14". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "Mattel's Amazon series WellieWishers lands on Televisa". TBI Vision. December 7, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  5. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (October 1, 2016). "'WellieWishers' Gets UK Deal, Season 2 Greenlight". Animation Magazine. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "Submarine opens animation studio for production of international series". Submarine (in Dutch). Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  7. ^ "WELLIE WISHERS". Jam Filled Entertainment. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  8. ^ "Commercial Talent Agency". Retrieved January 19, 2019 – via Facebook.[non-primary source needed]
  9. ^ https://mobile.twitter.com/YasmineWCapers/status/893101873842069505. Retrieved January 19, 2019 – via Twitter. Missing or empty |title= (help)[non-primary source needed]