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  • TV-Y
  • 1998
  • 10 Seasons
  • 3.8  (3,710)

Caillou is a beloved children's television program that first premiered on PBS in 1997 and ran until 2018. The show follows the life of a four-year-old boy named Caillou, who is characterized by his curious nature and eagerness to learn about the world around him. The series is produced in Canada and was created by Christine L'Heureux and Helene Desputeaux.

Throughout the course of the series, Caillou learns about a wide range of subjects including nature, animals, and the importance of family values. The show is designed to be educational and informative for children, helping them to learn life lessons through Caillou's experiences.

Each episode of the show is about 22 minutes in length and is presented in an animated format. The animation style is vibrant and colorful, with characters that are easy for children to identify with. The central character of Caillou is voiced by Evan Smirnow, while Ellen David provides the voice for Caillou's mother, and Daniel Brochu provides the voice for Caillou's father.

Throughout the series, Caillou interacts with a variety of characters including his family, friends, and neighbors. One of the most prominent characters in the show is Caillou's little sister Rosie, who often accompanies Caillou on his adventures. Other notable characters include Caillou's best friend Leo, his grandparents, and his neighbor Mr. Hinkle.

One of the unique features of the show is that it is designed to be interactive, encouraging children to become involved with the learning process. In each episode, Caillou engages in activities such as drawing or gardening, and children at home are encouraged to follow along with the same activities.

Beyond the interactive aspect, the show also teaches important morals and values to young children. For example, many episodes of the show emphasize the importance of sharing and kindness towards others. Other episodes focus on helping children to understand the world around them, such as learning about different cultures and environments.

Another notable aspect of the show is its use of music. Each episode features original music that is designed to be both entertaining and educational. Many of the songs in the show are popular with children and have become well-loved classics.

Overall, Caillou is a beloved children's television program that has been enjoyed by generations of young viewers. The show is designed to be educational and entertaining, introducing young children to important concepts such as empathy, kindness, and curiosity. With its beautiful animation, engaging characters, and interactive format, Caillou is sure to remain a family favorite for years to come.

Caillou is a series that is currently running and has 10 seasons (252 episodes). The series first aired on January 1, 1998.

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Caillou Can Do It!
9. Caillou Can Do It!
March 11, 2009
Grandma shows Caillou her composter, and soon, Caillou is determined to make "gardening gold" appear all on his own. When Daddy must cut down an old decaying tree, Caillou is upset. Where will the birds and squirrels will live? When Miss Martin asks the class to think up ways to save water, Caillou takes it to heart.
Springtime for Caillou
8. Springtime for Caillou
March 10, 2009
Caillou loses the valentine card that he made for Leo; although he is sad to see winter go, Caillou remembers why he likes spring.
Caillou the Helper
7. Caillou the Helper
March 9, 2009
While pretending to be a jet pilot Caillou falls down and scrapes his knees. Even though it hurts, he likes the extra attention from Mummy and Rosie. When the traffic lights near school stop working a policeman comes to direct traffic. Caillou loves watching him and learns from Miss Martin about lots of different ways that police officers help people.
Caillou's Surprise
6. Caillou's Surprise
March 6, 2009
Caillou is disappointed to learn his class trip to the fire station is cancelled... and they're going to a butterfly conservatory instead. Grandma plans to coach Caillou's soccer team while Grandpa recovers from an injury. Caillou is excited about this - until Grandma proves to have some unusual training methods. Caillou isn't too happy when Miss Martin is away and his preschool class has a substitute teacher - Mrs. Shelley.
Caillou Outdoors!
5. Caillou Outdoors!
March 5, 2009
Shoo, Shoo Bird, Fly Away: When birds keep eating the seeds in Mommy and Caillou's newly planted garden, they come up with the idea of making a scarecrow. It's fun picking out the clothes and drawing pictures for the face too. Caillou even imagines he's a scarecrow himself! When they are finished their scarecrow Rosie's noisy pie plates prove to be the final ingredient needed to scare away the birds! Caillou's Road Trip: One fine day the family is going on a car trip. Daddy says he doesn't know where they're going, they'll just see what they can find. Caillou thinks this is very strange and isn't sure it will be any fun at all. After playing a car game, they stop at a gas station for lunch and Caillou sees a really big truck. Then they ride on a ferry boat, and the captain lets Caillou blow the horn. Caillou decides that car trips are even more fun when you don't know where you're going! Caillou and the Dragon: There's a special visitor at Caillou's playschool - a boy named Alan who has Down's Syndrome. Caillou helps him with the things he has trouble with, like climbing and swinging on the swings. Then, when Caillou and his friends put on a little play Alan brings the house down as a very believable dragon. Caillou realizes that Alan has his own special talent - acting!
Caillou Loves the Fall
4. Caillou Loves the Fall
September 28, 2009
Caillou Goes Shopping: Caillou's crayons are all worn down or broken, so Mommy suggests a trip to the store for some new ones. Caillou helps Mommy remember what she needs to buy - he remembers the list of items by making a little song out of them. When they're done they run into Sarah, and Caillou helps her find all her back to school supplies. Caillou Goes Apple Picking: Caillou's playschool is on a special field trip to an apple orchard. The children really enjoy learning about apples and picking them too. Caillou imagines himself picking the biggest apple in the whole world. Afterwards they enjoy some fresh apple juice. By the time they get back on the bus to go home, Caillou and his friends are all ready for a little nap! Caillou's Hallowe'en Costume: Hallowe'en is coming and it's time to pick out a costume to wear. Soon Rosie has three costumes she wants to wear, but Caillou still hasn't decided on what he wants to be. And time is running out! Finally a piece of blue fake fur gives him a great idea - he'll be a blue monster! His parents help him fashion an odd but effective monster costume out of bits and pieces they find around the house. When Leo and Clementine arrive they agree that Caillou is a very scary-looking monster indeed!
Captain Caillou
3. Captain Caillou
March 4, 2009
Captain Caillou: Grandpa's got a surprise for Caillou on their trip to the park - it's a remote control sailboat! Caillou is eager to race against the other boats on the pond. He imagines himself as Captain of the fastest sailboat ever. In his eagerness to win however, Caillou goes a little too fast and the boat capsizes. Caillou is sorry he didn't win the race, but he still had lots of fun and is eager to try again next week. The Loudest Noise: Mommy sends Caillou to play outside because he's making too much noise and it's Rosie's nap time. Caillou notices all the loud sounds outside, especially Daddy's lawnmower, and the recycling truck. Daddy says he knows a sound that's even louder than those sounds, and takes Caillou to a road near the airport. Daddy was right - the planes taking off overhead are really, really, really loud! Caillou imagines he's a pilot of one of those planes. Caillou's First Wedding: Daddy and Mommy's friend Jonas is getting married. The kids are very excited about the ceremony - Caillou is the ringbearer and Rosie is the flowergirl. Caillou is also looking forward to seeing Jonas' horse Lucky again. Caillou learns to say 'Excuse me' when he wants to get by someone, and it comes in handy when he drops the rings amongst the guests!
Caillou the Artiste
2. Caillou the Artiste
February 14, 2008
At playschool Caillou decides to make her a present to cheer his Mum up when she is having a bad day. Jeffrey and Jason are coming over for dinner - it's a make-your-own pizza party! Caillou feels he is an expert at this and starts to show them how to do it. Caillou's got a brand new painting shirt and decides to paint something for Grandma, but he has a little trouble deciding what to paint.
Caillou the Magnificent
1. Caillou the Magnificent
August 30, 2006
Show and Tell: Caillou has to decide on a nice surprise to bring to playschool for Show and Tell. The only problem is, he can't decide between his toy dinosaur Rexy, his kite, or his toy firetruck. However, when Rosie proves to be the best at surprising everyone, Caillou decides to bring his little sister for Show and Tell. Caillou the Magician: Grandma shows Caillou a simple magic trick, which makes him decide to be a magician. After finding a suitable costume, he practices a new trick - making Rosie disappear! When the time comes to show Mommy and Daddy their trick, Caillou finds that making Rosie reappear might be a challenge, especially when Gilbert gets in the way! Caillou's Castle: Caillou wants to play castles and dragons, even though Gilbert isn't very keen on playing the dragon. Mommy asks him to share and play nicely with his sister, so Caillou and Rosie build their very own castle out of empty cardboard boxes. When Gilbert doesn't want to be the dragon, Mommy and Daddy volunteer for the part and everyone has lots of fun playing make believe.
Where to Watch Caillou
Caillou is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Caillou on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 1, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    3.8  (3,710)