The show was nominated for many awards, including a Gemini Award for Best Sound and Best Writing, and won the Gemini for Best Animated Series. This reboot premiered on Ethan Television Network.  Embassy also released the specials on Laserdisc, CED and Betamax formats. An energetic raccoon with a lot of imagination, Bert always likes to seek out adventure and to live life to the fullest. Celebrating 15 Years of Excellence and Ingenuity, Captain Underpants: The Second Epic Movie (film), List of The Raccoons (2020s show) episodes, https://ideas.fandom.com/wiki/The_Raccoons_(2020s_show)?oldid=2457427. Mr. Willow (voiced by Carl Banas) – A friendly polar bear who is the owner of Willow's General Store. Instead, as backup singer Valerie Wilson suggested, they replaced Floyd at the last minute with Curtis King Jr. From 1979 to 1985, Canadian animation company Atkinson Film-Arts provided the animation for the four specials and first season of the series.  In Canada, it was shown on CBC on Monday evenings for the first season and was shown in a block consisting of The Wonderful World of Disney and Fraggle Rock on Sundays for the next two seasons before moving to Wednesdays in its fourth, sharing an hour block with The Beachcombers and then finally Tuesdays in its fifth and final season. He eventually opened the Blue Spruce Cafe and assists with the Raccoons' paper's technical needs. In 2003, Morningstar Entertainment released the show on DVD for the first time. Melissa is the more sensible of the three and is always there to give the boys a push in the right direction. Chief Forest Ranger Dan (voiced by Kevin Gillis).  The reboot is scheduled to premiere in 2020, beginning with a holiday special entitled "When Raccoons Fly!". Embassy Pictures and its home video counterpart were responsible for releasing the specials and Season 1 on home video from 1982 to 1987. The discs were released without any region coding in NTSC format.  The first two seasons are released on DVD to Netflix in the United States in early-2010 and in Canada on August 2011. However, he also loves Cedric and once saved him from a fire. Add Video. It is considered to be the reboot of the 1985 to 1991 Canadian show of the same name. On December 14, 2009, the first season of The Raccoons is released on iTunes in Canada. Then three videos with Season 2 episodes were released, the first two were by Picture Music International (PMI) that included "Double Play" and "The Sweet Smell of Success" on volume 1, released in 1988 and then "Blast from the Past" and "Power Trip" on volume 2, released in 1989. Milton Midas (voiced by Len Carlson) – An, This page was last edited on 28 November 2020, at 04:08. In 1990, Bert and Lisa were named the mascots of the Canadian Olympic team. Snag (voiced by Dan Castellaneta) - Cyril and Cedric Sneer's pet dog. Both sets are now out of print, and no North American DVD release has come out since then. The raccoons April 22, 2020 Write the first section of your page here. TORONTO -- Thirty years after becoming one of Canada's biggest animated TV hits, "The Raccoons" is plotting a return.. TV. He has blue fur, a nose similar to his owners and a bad temper that rivals Cyril's. Originally, the story was set in a kind of hidden world in the Evergreen Forest where a small human family of a Forest Ranger and his children reside unaware of the struggles taking place out of sight. However, the second season had these human characters removed as the premise shifted to an unambiguous fantasy world of a sophisticated humanoid animal version of Canada with complex transportation systems, broadcasting media and heavy industry etc.. Thirty years after becoming one of Canada's biggest animated TV hits, 'The Raccoons' is plotting a return. With Michael Magee, Len Carlson, Marvin Goldhar, Bob Dermer. Dr. Canard (voiced by Len Carlson) – A duck who is Cyril's doctor.