3-2-1 Penguins!

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  • TV-Y7
  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 6.5  (273)

3-2-1 Penguins! is an animated television series produced by Big Idea Productions. The show ran from 2000 to 2008, and follows the adventures of two siblings Jason and Michelle, and their two penguin friends, Zidgel, Fidgel, Midgel, and Kevin. The show is a Christian themed program and is designed to teach children lessons on morality and values, while also being entertaining and engaging.

The show is set in space, and the characters travel to different planets to help others in need. Each episode starts with the kids receiving a distress call on their computer. They then launch their spaceship and follow the signal to the planet in need. Once there, they encounter different creatures, and must use their problem-solving skills and faith to help them overcome their obstacles.

The penguins are an interesting addition to the show, and are not just any penguins. Each have unique personalities, with Zidgel as the self-appointed captain and Midgel as the brains behind the operation, Fidgel as the engineer, and Kevin as the comic relief. They often provide comic relief to the show, but also play important roles in the success of each mission.

The animation style of the show is colorful and engaging, with high-quality visuals that will keep kids entertained. The show is appropriate for children of all ages, with episodes being 22 minutes long and suitable for family viewing. The show’s mix of humor, action and important life lessons make it an excellent choice for parents looking for programming that is both entertaining and educational.

Throughout the series, the characters encounter a range of issues that they must address. These issues range from the importance of forgiveness and the value of hard work, to showing kindness to others and being a good role model. Each episode ends with the characters returning home having learned an important lesson and showing how the children can apply these lessons to their own lives.

One of the standout features of 3-2-1 Penguins! is the voice acting. The cast includes Michael Dobson, Paul Dobson, Lee Tockar, Dale Wilson, and Quinn Lord, who all do an excellent job bringing the characters to life. The dialogue is witty and often funny, and the delivery of the lines is never forced or stilted, making the show a pleasure to watch.

Overall, 3-2-1 Penguins! is an excellent show for children. With its engaging characters, beautiful animation and important life lessons, parents can trust that their children will be entertained while also learning important values. The show’s mix of humor, action and important life lessons make it an excellent choice for parents looking for programming that is both entertaining and educational. A must-watch for any family looking for quality entertainment.

3-2-1 Penguins! is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on September 18, 2012.

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Between an Asteroid and a Hard Place
25. Between an Asteroid and a Hard Place
June 1, 2008
Cavitus attacks the Penguin ship with his newest weapon (a glue ray), but something goes wrong and Cavitus and Michelle end up trapped in a hollow asteroid together. Naturally, their first instinct is to fight. Due to the strong magnetic current in the asteroid, Cavitus
Promises, Promises
23. Promises, Promises
June 1, 2008
The Penguins take Michelle to Planet
In the Big House
20. In the Big House
September 18, 2012
The Penguins find a spaceship stranded. Investigating the matter, they find that the ship is drained of all power and the Cow inhabitants need more fuel. But not just any fuel - they power their ship with a specific blend of elements which Fidgel deduces to be a cookie - a tea biscuit to be precise. But they need an enormous quantity to get their ship going and to return home. Jason has an idea - The Penguins take the kids back to Grandmum's house to get one of her special cookies from the cookie jar. They have a whole adventure in miniature, nearly being crushed under Grandmum's feet!
Between an Astroid and a Hard Place
19. Between an Astroid and a Hard Place
September 18, 2012
Cavitus attacks the Penguin ship with his newest weapon (a glue ray), but something goes wrong and Cavitus and Michelle end up trapped in a hollow asteroid together. Naturally, their first instinct is to fight. Due to the strong magnetic current in the asteroid, Cavitus' mechanical armor doesn't work properly and he has to get out of his shell. The Penguins crew and Cavitus' minions eventually learn how to work together to rescue Michelle and Cavitus. Inside the asteroid, Michele learns to be kind... but will Cavitus?
Do Unto Brothers
18. Do Unto Brothers
September 18, 2012
Jason and Michelle are having one of their regular tiffs, treating each other tit for tat. Grandmum reminds them that they are a team and should help each other out, for "two are better than one". Meanwhile, the Penguins have been kidnapped by Cavitus. Kevin retrieves the kids to aid in their rescue. The path leads them down the Jelly Worm Hole, only to be caught by Cavitus. Stuck in this situation, will the kids learn to act as a team?
Promises, Promises, Promises
17. Promises, Promises, Promises
September 18, 2012
The Penguins take Michelle to Planet "Cross Your Heart". They find a little alien girl who promised to keep her finger in a dam that holds back an ocean of grape soda, but also promised her mother to clean her room before lunch. Michelle promises to take over for her. All is well and good until it seems the Alien Girl isn't coming back, and Michelle needs to get going. Will they rescue the city from being flooded? Will they learn the value of keeping your word and not promising more than you can live up to?
Oh Mercy
16. Oh Mercy
September 18, 2012
Jason and Zidgel deliver a Crown Jewel to the Gator King of Mercy-Falls. But when they accidentally break it to smitherines, they are thrown in prison. They plead for mercy; it was an accident after all. The King forgives them, but once back on the ship they find that Zidgel's marble collection is missing... accidentally jettisoned into deep space. Zidgel is livid. When the Gator King hears of this he is gravely disappointed with the Captain. Will he throw Zidgel into prison again, or grant him a second chance?
Kennel Club Blues
15. Kennel Club Blues
September 18, 2012
The Penguins are called to help find the lost pet for the emperor of Planet Kennel. Michelle discovers the little animal, but when she returns it, she discovers that his life is not one of comfort. The Penguins have done their duty, and are required to move on, but Michelle takes it upon herself to teach the emperor that kindness to living things is a Godly virtue.
12 Angry Hens
14. 12 Angry Hens
September 18, 2012
Passing judgment too quickly leads the crew to trouble. A comedic courtroom drama set in a futuristic chicken coop: Gizmoid the Fox versus the chickens! Zidgel keeps passing judgment at every new shred of evidence. "Verdict for the plaintiff/for the defendant"; back and forth until everything is in a mess.
Hogs and Kisses
13. Hogs and Kisses
September 18, 2012
Jason is feeling put upon by everyone. It seems he is being criticized at every turn, so he runs away... only to be encountered by Cavitus. Cavitus tries to lure Jason to the dark side with flattery. Jason is tempted, especially since the Penguins and Michelle seem to be always on his case. Meanwhile, the Penguins are sent to help protect the starcruiser Pig-O-Bank from certain destruction. Little do they know that a deceived Jason is helping with the attack. Just because someone compliments you, that doesn't make it okay to do something you know is wrong.
Wise Guys
12. Wise Guys
September 18, 2012
Jason gets a time machine, but he doesn't want to listen to the advice from his elders on how to make it work. Because of a glitch, they crash land on a planet populated by three old Penguins, who just like to dole out unsolicited advice. Then they all realize that Jason's time machine did work, and these old penguins are Midgel, Fidgel & Zidgel in future form. The old guys (because of their experience) are the only ones who know how to repair the ship and the time machine.
Get Along Little Doggies
11. Get Along Little Doggies
September 18, 2012
Jason & Michelle help the Penguins crew with a Cattle drive on Planet Roo-Tin Toot-Tin. Seems most of the herd has come up missing. But the trail boss, WILD BILL QUASAR, is one ornery critter, a real tough hombre, if ya take mah meanin'. He has nary a kind word for anybody. The crew learns that a kind word turns away wrath while helping to retrieve Wild Bill's cattle.
Invasion of the Body Swappers
10. Invasion of the Body Swappers
September 18, 2012
Michelle is troubled, feeling like she isn't pretty. As she wrestles with her outward appearance, she and Jason join the Penguin crew as they head to the MISO GUAPO beauty products convention where Zidgel is supposed to deliver a speech. Through a bizarre Galeezel accident, Zidgel and Kevin switch bodies, and mayhem ensues. "Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a person who obeys the Lord will be honored."
Wiki Tiki
9. Wiki Tiki
September 18, 2012
The Penguins are called to the island planet of Wiki Tiki, which is in danger of being engulfed by a large volcano. But they are in a hurry to get back to the Comet Lounge for Sol's Aurora Borealis Punch! They set to work too quickly without doing enough research. All of their patchwork efforts fail. Will the impatient crew finally realize they need to slow down, or will their haste leave the planet doomed?
Compassion Crashin'
8. Compassion Crashin'
September 18, 2012
Michelle is feeling down and lonely. Jason and the Penguin Crew try to cheer her up, but only succeed in making her feel worse because nobody listens to her; they simply try and put on a happy face in front of her gloom. When they crash land on an asteroid, Michelle is made Queen of the strange tribe that lives there. Will she use her power to force all to listen, or will the crew finally learn the importance of compassion on their own?
Comedy of Errors
7. Comedy of Errors
September 18, 2012
Jason takes the stage as a stand-up comedian to take the place of the broken Ventril-o-matic at the Comet Lounge. Trouble is, he gets his material by making fun of his friends. Michelle is especially heartbroken when he reveals a lullaby she sings to herself to get to sleep. Jason comes to a crossroad and has to decide whether to continue this new career path or make amends with his friends.
Practical Hoax
6. Practical Hoax
September 18, 2012
Jason and Michelle set off a series of practical jokes on board the ship, none of which turn out to be very funny to their victims. Then the crew is asked to act as substitute teachers at the Academy. Jason and Michelle help out and see what it's like to be at the wrong end of a practical joke. Cavitus infiltrates the school in an attempt to defeat the Penguins. Naturally everything comes to a head, and Penguins learn a lesson that a joke isn't funny when it hurts somebody.
Give & Let Give
5. Give & Let Give
September 18, 2012
Michelle refuses to share cupcakes with her brother, as the crew heads up a mission to a planet of Garden Gnomes and Plastic Flamingos who are feuding over water rights on their draught stricken world. Michelle sees that stinginess hurts all parties involved, when the dam on the planet is set to burst and destroy everything. Will they overcome their squabbling and share so that everyone has enough?
More is More
4. More is More
September 18, 2012
The Penguins are sent to Planet Gutt to investigate a problem in their gravitational field. What looks like a simple matter turns out to be an enormous problem. The entire planet has become addicted to the breakfast cereal, Sugar Frosted Black Holes. It causes insatiable appetites for everything. The planet has become lopsided and is in danger of being thrown off course. Will the Penguins convince these over-indulgers that moderation is the key, and gluttony only leads to ruin?
Lazy Daze
3. Lazy Daze
September 18, 2012
The kids and Penguin Crew decide to take an undeserved break from their work and have a picnic on Rigel-13. Jason only too gladly sets aside his duties for play. By the time they arrive at Rigel-13, Jason is a full-on sluggard. No sooner do they set out their picnic baskets, than they are set upon by giant 20 foot tall ants! Escape seems impossible, but diligence is the way to a rich soul.
The Green-Eyed Monsters
2. The Green-Eyed Monsters
October 19, 2007
The Penguins visit a small planet divided by a picket fence round the equator and populated by two factions of sheep, each of whom want to conquer the other side.
Green-Eyed Monster
2. Green-Eyed Monster
September 18, 2012
The Penguins visit a small planet divided by a picket fence round the equator and populated by two factions of sheep, each of whom want to conquer the other side. Michelle also has her eyes on Jason's room, which she believes to be bigger than hers. The pervasiveness of envy causes green-eyed Monsters to appear and eat holes in everything they see. It's only when contentment rules that peace is restored.
I Scream, You Scream
1. I Scream, You Scream
September 18, 2012
Jason and Michelle find that the Galeezel device is broken and that they are trapped on the Penguin's ship. They must locate a replacement for the malfunctioning part. Unbeknownst to them, Cavitus, an evil warlord has sabotaged their ship with a micro-bot. The Bot wreacks havoc on their ship, causing them to hurl unfounded accusations at each other, disrupting their teamwork. Fidgel reveals that they must find his old assistant, Bert the Hamster, for only he knows how to repair the Galeezel and send the kids home.
0. Trailer
September 18, 2012
From the creators of VeggieTales comes 3-2-1 Penguins! - a hilarious new world filled with faith, fun and flightless birds.
Where to Watch 3-2-1 Penguins!
3-2-1 Penguins! is available for streaming on the Big Idea Productions website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch 3-2-1 Penguins! on demand at Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    September 18, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (273)