Hip Hop Harry

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  • G
  • 2006
  • 2 Seasons
  • 4.4  (193)

Hip Hop Harry is an educational children's show that premiered in 2006 and stars David Joyner as the titular bear character. The show, produced by Janson Media, is aimed at children ages 2-6 and teaches positive life skills and education through music and dance. Hip Hop Harry is set in a clubhouse named after the character, where children of all backgrounds come to learn and have fun. The cast is diverse and multi-cultural, representing different ethnicities, abilities, and interests. Each episode is centered on a different theme, such as teamwork, friendship, respect, or responsibility, and uses music, dance, and interactive activities to teach children the importance of these values.

The show's format consists of a series of skits featuring Hip Hop Harry and the children, who participate in different activities like singing, dancing, storytelling, or playing games. The skits are interspersed with music videos featuring upbeat hip-hop songs with lyrics that reinforce the lessons of the themes. The music is performed by the show's cast, who showcase their talents through rapping, singing, and dancing.

Hip Hop Harry also features guest appearances by celebrities, who interact with the cast and share their own experiences on the theme of the episode. Some notable guests include Bow Wow, Nick Cannon, and Lil' Romeo.

One of the unique aspects of Hip Hop Harry is the character of David Joyner, who plays the bear mascot. Joyner is a trained dancer and actor who previously worked as a performer on Barney & Friends. His experience in creating a character for children's television shines through in his performance as Hip Hop Harry, who exudes warmth, energy, and positivity. The character's catchphrases and dance moves have become iconic, and children love to mimic him on the dance floor.

The show's interactive format encourages children to engage in physical activity and creative expression, promoting healthy habits and self-esteem. The music videos and skits reinforce the lessons of each theme through repetition and visualization, making the concepts easier to remember and apply to real-life situations.

Hip Hop Harry is suitable for preschoolers and early school-age children, who will enjoy the upbeat music and colorful visuals. The show's educational content is aligned with early childhood education standards, making it a valuable resource for parents and teachers who want to enhance their children's learning.

In addition to the television show, Hip Hop Harry has also released a series of DVDs and CDs featuring the show's music and dance routines. The merchandise includes plush toys, clothing, and accessories with the character's image and logo.

Overall, Hip Hop Harry is a fun and engaging children's show that uses music and dance to teach positive life skills and values. The show's talented cast, diverse representation, and catchy tunes make it a hit among young audiences, and a valuable resource for parents and educators.

Hip Hop Harry is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on September 25, 2006.

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Fun Memories
13. Fun Memories
July 14, 2008
It is the last day of school, and the kids are excited. They recount their plans for the summer, and realize they will really miss each other. Hip Hop Harry tells them that there is an easy way to take y our friends with you - through your memories! The kids recount their favorite times over the past year at Hip Hop Central. In the end, the kids all learn valuable lessons from each other, less
Hip Hop Big Top
12. Hip Hop Big Top
April 14, 2008
Hip Hop Harry's special guest Dante puts on a magic and juggling act for the kids. They have a surprise using their imaginations, the kids will put on their own circus show! Max is sad because he has a cast on his foot, but he finds ways to participate and has fun.
You Can Dance
11. You Can Dance
February 18, 2008
Sara knows how to dance ballet but wants to learn how to dance Hip Hop. Hip Hop Harry suggests she take some dance classes at Hip Hop Central. Taking it step by step, Sara and all the kids learn some great new dance moves.
My Music Is My Music
10. My Music Is My Music
September 14, 2007
Hip Hop Harry teaches the kids about different types of music (Classical, Country and Salsa), mixing in a little Hip Hop for a completely different sound! Pinky teaches Kiana how to save money so she can buy a new CD.
Grandma Brooks
9. Grandma Brooks
September 13, 2007
Kiana's Grandma Brooks is visiting from Trinidad. Inspired by her stories, the kids decide to put on their own carnival for Grandma Brooks and use their imagination to make masks.
Just Give It a Try
8. Just Give It a Try
September 12, 2007
Hip Hop Harry puts on a puppet show for the kids and Pinky stops by with a tray of fruit and vegetable snacks. The kids decide to create fruit and vegetable puppets for Hip Hop Harry's show and, even though Max is nervous about his puppet-making skills, he gives it a try.
I Like to Move
7. I Like to Move
September 11, 2007
Its Fitness Fun Day at Hip Hop Central and Hip Hop Harry has invited a fitness expert to teach the kids some fun new ways to exercise. Colton learns a lesson about rhyming words and composes a poem to perform for everyone.
Get Involved
6. Get Involved
September 10, 2007
Sara's older sister Norma is busy practicing for her double-dutch competition and Sara feels left out. Hip Hop Harry urges Sara to get involved in the competition. Meanwhile, the kids decide to create a fruit tree collage and learn which fruits grow on trees.
Pajama Party
5. Pajama Party
July 9, 2007
Wildlife Wendy visits Hip Hop Central's pajama party to teach the kids about nocturnal animals. Tired after a full day and lots of popcorn, the kids brush their teeth and get a good night's sleep.
Make Your Dreams Come True
4. Make Your Dreams Come True
June 25, 2007
Hip Hop Harry encourages Sophina to follow her dream of being a gymnast and Meagan to follow her dream of being a veterinarian. Practice makes perfect!
Peas in a Pod
3. Peas in a Pod
June 18, 2007
Farmer Fran visits Hip Hop Central to teach the kids all about her farm and farm animals!
A-B See
2. A-B See
June 1, 2007
Hip Hop Harry creates a mystery game for the kids the A B See game! The kids must find an object in the room that starts with each letter of the alphabet. At the end, the kids sing along as they put away all the things used in the game.
My Favorite Things
1. My Favorite Things
June 4, 2007
The kids learn different ways to share when everyone brings a favorite thing to show their friends. Sara even brings her pet bunny, Ribbons! However, Colton secretly opens Ribbons cage and the bunny runs away. Colton must tell Sara the truth about his mistake so they can find Ribbons.
Where to Watch Hip Hop Harry
Hip Hop Harry is available for streaming on the Janson Media website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Hip Hop Harry on demand at Amazon and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 25, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    4.4  (193)