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  • 2001
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (2,058)

Oswald was a children's television show that aired on Nick Jr. from 2001 to 2003. The show revolves around an anthropomorphic blue octopus named Oswald, who lives in a charming city painted in pastel colors. The show was created by Dan Yaccarino, who is also the creator of other beloved children's shows like Willa's Wild Life and The Backyardigans.

The show follows Oswald, his pet dog Weenie, and his friends who all live in Big City, which is a bustling metropolis full of life and joy. Oswald is a kind-hearted creature who approaches every situation with a positive attitude, and his motto is "happily ever after." He is always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need, and his friends adore him for his traits of kindness and generosity.

Oswald's best friend is Weenie, a playful and cheerful dachshund who often adds comic relief to the show. They make a great duo, and their playful interactions are a highlight of the show. Oswald also has several other friends, including Daisy, who is a friendly and optimistic flower, Henry, who is a wise and thoughtful penguin, and Madame Butterfly, who is a sophisticated and cultured butterfly.

The show is full of wholesome stories and heartwarming moments that are perfect for preschoolers. Each episode focuses on a different topic, such as friendship, family, imagination, and problem-solving. The show's creators aimed to teach children about these topics in a fun and engaging way, and they delivered that message brilliantly.

The animation style of Oswald is simple yet visually appealing, with soft colors and rounded shapes that create a warm and inviting atmosphere in the show. The characters' movements are slow and relaxed, which creates a calming effect and helps young children focus on the stories and morals of each episode.

The show also features catchy songs that are fun for children to sing along with. The theme song, in particular, is a memorable one, with lyrics that describe Oswald's happy-go-lucky personality and the magical world he lives in.

Overall, Oswald is a delightful show that is perfect for preschoolers. Its positive messages and heartwarming moments make it a great show for parents to watch with their children. The show's creators succeeded in creating a world that is full of joy and wonder, and it's a world that children will want to visit time and time again.

Oswald is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on August 27, 2001.

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(Oswald Saves the Day) The Big Balloon Rescue/Snow to Go
26. (Oswald Saves the Day) The Big Balloon Rescue/Snow to Go
July 22, 2002
Oswald gives a balloon to Catrina, but a strong wind carries her off into the sky. Oswald and Weenie commandeer the hot air balloon and finally rescue her - but now how do they get back?
Hide & Seek/Weenie Takes a Bath
25. Hide & Seek/Weenie Takes a Bath
September 19, 2003
Oswald and Weenie play a game of Hide and Seek that unexpectedly turns into a game of Lost and Found when Weenie disappears. Worried, Oswald looks all over Big City in search of his pet.
The Biggest Wish/Stopped Clock
24. The Biggest Wish/Stopped Clock
September 18, 2003
Oswald catches a firefly, and gets to make a wish on it. But he can't decide what the perfect wish should be. He asks all his friends for advice, but none of their wishes are what he would wish for.
Catrina's First Snow/The Snow Festival
23. Catrina's First Snow/The Snow Festival
September 17, 2003
Oswald babysits Catrina and takes her outside on a snowy day. Oswald comes across his friends who are building snow forts and making snow angels.
Friends Indeed/Sammy Starfish
22. Friends Indeed/Sammy Starfish
September 23, 2002
Oswald finds himself in the middle when Henry and Daisy have an argument and stop talking to each other.
September 27, 2002
When Johnny Snowman comes down with a cold, Oswald offers to make a delivery for him, and drives off in the ice-cream truck
A Day At The Beach/Sand Sculpture Contest
20. A Day At The Beach/Sand Sculpture Contest
February 14, 2002
Oswald and the gang go to the beach. Henry doesn't like the idea of getting wet, and Oswald has to protect him from Daisy's reckless splashing around.
September 26, 2002
Daisy and Oswald decide to make sticky honey buns - but it's not long before the recipe goes wrong.Oswald keeps getting distracted by friends who need help and Catrina follows his example and helps a Mother Bird gather food.
The Naughty Cat/The Giant Egg
18. The Naughty Cat/The Giant Egg
September 25, 2002
Oswald offers to watch Roderick Robot's mechanical cat, Tinsel. Oswald thinks it will be easy, but Tinsel's mischievous behavior makes it a hard afternoon.
The Pet Show/Goin' Fishing
17. The Pet Show/Goin' Fishing
September 24, 2002
Oswald brings Weenie to the Big City Pet Show. But Weenie doesn't do well in the competition, because she's more concerned about a runaway woodpecker chipping away at the tent pole.
The Tomato Garden/Bird Watching
16. The Tomato Garden/Bird Watching
September 16, 2003
Oswald plants a tomato garden, but soon discovers that snails are feasting on his succulent plants.
Odd One Out/Goodbye Best Friend
15. Odd One Out/Goodbye Best Friend
September 15, 2003
Oswald is excited to meet Henry's cousin, Louie. But the two penguins have a great time all by themselves. Oswald feels left out, but once Henry and Louie catch up on old times, they seek Oswald out.
Sniffles/The Broken Vase
14. Sniffles/The Broken Vase
March 21, 2002
Oswald goes out into Big City to get some cocoa and a newspaper for Henry, who has a bad case of the Arctic Sniffles.
March 15, 2002
Oswald and Daisy find a duckling who's lost her mother. With the help of the Egg Twins, Madame Butterfly and Johnny Snowman, they search all over town, but can't find her anywhere.
Henry Wants To Fly/Fixing The Piano
12. Henry Wants To Fly/Fixing The Piano
March 8, 2002
Henry is sad because he can't fly like the other birds. Oswald and Daisy try to help him realize his dream.
The Go-Kart Race/Autumn Leaves
11. The Go-Kart Race/Autumn Leaves
September 24, 2001
Oswald and Weenie are preparing to race in the Big City Go-Kart Race. But Oswald stops to help his friends get their go-karts ready, and he misses the start of the race.
Picnic/The Big Parade
10. Picnic/The Big Parade
September 17, 2001
Oswald, Weenie and Henry go on a picnic. Henry only makes enough food for three, but Oswald keeps inviting friends to join them. Henry's worried about the lack of food , but luckily, everyone manages to contribute.
Clouds/Pongo The Friendly Dragon
9. Clouds/Pongo The Friendly Dragon
September 10, 2001
After admiring his friends' collections of various objects, Oswald becomes inspired to start a collection of his own. He decides to collect clouds, but discovers that some things should just be admired and not kept.
Haircut/Filppy The Fish
8. Haircut/Filppy The Fish
August 24, 2001
Henry has a feather sticking up from his head! Oswald suggests that he visit the barber, but Henry thinks it will hurt and refuses. Instead, he makes many attempts to slick the stray feather back, but nothing works.
Down In The Dumps/The Birdhouse
7. Down In The Dumps/The Birdhouse
August 23, 2001
Oswald cleans out his apartment and plans to throw away his useless junk. As he heads to the dump, he meets Henry, who is happy to take Oswald's broken rake - he can use it to scratch his feathers!
Daisy Wants To Play An Instument/Ball Of Yarn
6. Daisy Wants To Play An Instument/Ball Of Yarn
August 22, 2001
Oswald plays the piano in his living room. Daisy taps her leaf hands in time to the music. She'd love to be able to play the piano like Oswald, but her banging noises sound nothing like Oswald's pleasant tunes.
Chasing The Ice-Cream/Camping Trip
5. Chasing The Ice-Cream/Camping Trip
August 20, 2001
Oswald and Weenie hear Johnny's Ice Cream Truck from their window.They run downstairs to only to find that the truck has already left.
The Polka-Dot/The Marshmallow
4. The Polka-Dot/The Marshmallow
August 21, 2001
Oswald finds an umbrella in Big City Park./Oswald is hosting a tea party but doesn't have enough marshmallows.
Leaky Faucet/Catrina's Birthday
3. Leaky Faucet/Catrina's Birthday
August 29, 2001
Oswald and Weenie discover a drip coming from the kitchen sink./Madame Butterfly is planning a birthday party for Catrina.
Sleepover/Big Banana
2. Sleepover/Big Banana
August 28, 2001
Tonight Oswald and Weenie are sleeping over Henry's apartment! It's Weenie's very first sleepover./Oswald and Weenie plant a banana seed.
Rollerskating/ I Guess You Never Know
1. Rollerskating/ I Guess You Never Know
August 27, 2001
Oswald watches Daisy twirl on her rollerskates and is encouraged to try./Oswald's favorite television show ends with the message - may your day be filled with surprises.
Where to Watch Oswald
Oswald is available for streaming on the Nick Jr. website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Oswald on demand at Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 27, 2001
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (2,058)