Fireman Sam

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  • 2014
  • 11 Seasons
  • 6.1  (1,845)

The television series Fireman Sam is an animated children's comedy series that is centered around a fireman known as Sam his fire fighter colleagues as well as friends and some other people based in the town of Pontypandy located in South Wales. Peyton-Jones plays the role of Fireman Sam who is the main character of the series and considered the hero fireman who is always ready to assist anyone in need of the services of a fire fighter. One of his colleagues who is so different from him is Fireman Elvis who is less competent, and also known for being a bad cook. The lone female firefighter in the station is Penny is very hardworking. Steele who is the station officer of the Pontypandy Fire Station is known for always emphasizing on high levels of hygiene at the station. Steele is married to Doris, a character who is only mentioned by Steele but is never seen. Boyce, who is the Chief Fire Officer and a friend of Steele, is a regular visitor at Pontypandy. The initial concept of Fireman Sam was developed by two men Dave Gingell and Dave Jones from the Kent who formerly worked as firemen. They later on took the idea to Rob Lee, a renowned writer and artist who assisted them in developing the concept by selecting the characters. The concept was then picked up by Chris Grace a director at S4C who established and purchased it. The show first aired in 1985 on S4C in the Welsh language, and later in English. Since then, it has gained popularity in many different countries and is used as a way of raising awareness about fire fighting. John Alderton did the narrations and character voices in the original series which was made up of thirty episodes each airing for 10 minutes. The series was co-produced by two companies which included Bumper Films and Siriol Productions and distribution was done by BBC and S4C. Fireman Sam is still well known around the world.

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James and the Giant Pumpkin
13. James and the Giant Pumpkin
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Blast From the Past
12. Blast From the Past
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Alien Bug Hunt
11. Alien Bug Hunt
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Night of the Norman
10. Night of the Norman
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Wrong Turn Dilys
9. Wrong Turn Dilys
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Who Let the Cat Out
8. Who Let the Cat Out
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Pontypandy Slickers
7. Pontypandy Slickers
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
The Why Files
6. The Why Files
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Wally Wizzo
5. Wally Wizzo
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Monster Mania
4. Monster Mania
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Cadet Catastrophe
3. Cadet Catastrophe
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Norman Man v Firedog
2. Norman Man v Firedog
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
The Prince in Pontypandy
1. The Prince in Pontypandy
December 1, 2019
This animated children's program follows the adventures of the title hero and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need. The episodes not only teach valuable lessons on fire safety to young viewers, but reinforce the importance of staying calm during an emergency.
Description

The television series Fireman Sam is an animated children's comedy series that is centered around a fireman known as Sam his fire fighter colleagues as well as friends and some other people based in the town of Pontypandy located in South Wales. Peyton-Jones plays the role of Fireman Sam who is the main character of the series and considered the hero fireman who is always ready to assist anyone in need of the services of a fire fighter.

One of his colleagues who is so different from him is Fireman Elvis who is less competent, and also known for being a bad cook. The lone female firefighter in the station is Penny is very hardworking. Steele who is the station officer of the Pontypandy Fire Station is known for always emphasizing on high levels of hygiene at the station. Steele is married to Doris, a character who is only mentioned by Steele but is never seen. Boyce, who is the Chief Fire Officer and a friend of Steele, is a regular visitor at Pontypandy.

The initial concept of Fireman Sam was developed by two men Dave Gingell and Dave Jones from the Kent who formerly worked as firemen. They later on took the idea to Rob Lee, a renowned writer and artist who assisted them in developing the concept by selecting the characters. The concept was then picked up by Chris Grace a director at S4C who established and purchased it.

The show first aired in 1985 on S4C in the Welsh language, and later in English. Since then, it has gained popularity in many different countries and is used as a way of raising awareness about fire fighting.

John Alderton did the narrations and character voices in the original series which was made up of thirty episodes each airing for 10 minutes.

The series was co-produced by two companies which included Bumper Films and Siriol Productions and distribution was done by BBC and S4C.

Fireman Sam is still well known around the world.

Fireman Sam is a series that is currently running and has 11 seasons (206 episodes). The series first aired on June 3, 2014.

Where to Watch Fireman Sam

Fireman Sam is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Fireman Sam on demand at Netflix, The Roku Channel Free, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    June 3, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (1,845)