Packages from Planet X

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Packages from Planet X
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Genre Action-adventure
Science fantasy
Science fiction
Created byJeff Harter
Directed byRob Boutiller
James Wootton
Jim Miller
Voices of
ComposerWilliam Kevin Anderson
Country of origin
  • Canada
  • United States
Original languages
  • English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes26 (52 segments)
Production
Executive producers
  • Chris Bartleman
  • Steven DeNure
  • Kirsten Newlands
  • Jeffrey Conrad
  • Sean Gorman
  • Ryan Wiesbrock
ProducersChris Bartleman
Lori Lozinski
Running time22 minutes (11 minutes per short)
Production companies
Distributor DHX Media
Release
Original network
Original releaseJuly 13, 2013 (2013-07-13) 
February 24, 2014 (2014-02-24)
External links
Website

Packages from Planet X is a Canadian-American animated television series produced by DHX Media Vancouver and American Greetings. [1] The series premiered on Disney XD on July 13, 2013 and later on Teletoon and Télétoon on January 16, 2014 as part of their "Can't Miss Thursday" lineup. The show ended on February 24, 2014.

Contents

Characters

Main characters

Recurring characters

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date (Teletoon) [2] U.S. air date [3] U.S. viewers
(in millions)
1"Feast Beast" Rob Boutilier Thomas Krajewski January 14, 2014 (2014-01-14)July 13, 2013N/A
Dan is getting ready for the Harbor Feast using Troll’s 600-page recipe for spicy lava balls. But when he uses an alien mixer package, what comes out is a food monster that terrorizes the town.
2"Brain Briefs"Josh Mepham, James WoottonKevin CampbellJanuary 21, 2014 (2014-01-21)July 13, 2013N/A
When Amanda beats him at blindfold dodge ball, Dan decides to get his revenge by putting on a pair of alien underpants that turns him into a genius.
3"Monkey Business"Josh Mepham, James WoottonJoel Bergen, Alex MunizJanuary 28, 2014 (2014-01-28)July 20, 2013N/A
Dan receives a package that makes it possible for animals to talk.
4"Astro-Blasters"Rob BoutilierKim DuranFebruary 4, 2014 (2014-02-04)July 20, 2013N/A
Dan uses an alien telescope to move around the planets and accidentally causes a comet to race toward Earth.
5"Sticker Shock"Rob BoutilierDavid IhlenfeldFebruary 11, 2014 (2014-02-11)July 22, 20130.33 [4]
Dan cheats in soccer tryouts by using an alien sticker package to swap Terrance's legs for his own.
6"Somewhere-Elser"Josh Mepham, James WoottonJason JordanFebruary 18, 2014 (2014-02-18)July 27, 2013N/A
Dan uses a somewhere elser to poof things somewhere else, only to accidentally zap away Troll.
7"Squid Pro Quo"Josh Mepham, James WoottonKim DuranFebruary 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)July 27, 2013N/A
A shrink bomb package shrinks a legendary lake squid, and Dan tries to hide it from the press.
8"One for the Ages"Rob BoutilierMichael Rubiner, Bob MittenthalMarch 4, 2014 (2014-03-04)August 3, 2013N/A
Dan and Troll use an age-adjusting package to reap the benefits of being older while Amanda uses the package to reap the benefits of being younger, only for their mission to become very challenging after Copernicus steals the package.
9"Copy Cat"Josh Mepham, James WoottonEric TrueheartMarch 11, 2014 (2014-03-11)August 3, 2013N/A
Dan duplicates himself with a mysterious device which turns into a big problem when the whole town becomes populated by a bunch of Dan duplicates.
10"Mask and Ye Shall Receive"Josh Mepham, James WoottonThomas KrajewskiMarch 18, 2014 (2014-03-18)August 5, 20130.56 [5]
Troll dons an alien face-replicating mask to sneak into Copernicus' lair to rescue Dan and Amanda and also recover Amanda's journal that Calimary snatched from Dan.
11"Crash Course"Rob BoutilierStory by: Evan Gore & Heather Lombard
Teleplay by: Devin Bunje & Nick Stanton
March 25, 2014 (2014-03-25)August 10, 2013N/A
Copernicus gets his hands on a large pair of alien mechanical fists.
12"A Night at West Iron High"Rob BoutilierJonathan HowardApril 9, 2014 (2014-04-09)August 10, 2013N/A
Dan makes small action figures of his classmates with the use of an alien photo camera, but they unexpectedly come alive.
13"CuRT Meets BuRT"Josh Mepham, James Wootton Vito Viscomi April 16, 2014 (2014-04-16)August 12, 2013N/A
A new and improved robot assistant arrives.
14"Mind Licorice"Rob BoutilierDevin Bunje, Nick StantonApril 23, 2014 (2014-04-23)August 17, 2013N/A
Dan attempts to use alien licorice to switch minds with Amanda to pass a test, but accidentally swaps minds with a raccoon.
15"The Iron Crown Affair"Josh Mepham, James WoottonDevin Bunje, Nick StantonApril 30, 2014 (2014-04-30)August 17, 2013N/A
Dan has a pair of sunglasses that unmask aliens.
16"Sunset Towers"Josh Mepham, James WoottonStory by: Neil Alsip
Teleplay by: Dan Smith
May 7, 2014 (2014-05-07)August 19, 20130.20 [6]
The gang sneak into an old-folks home with a ruberizer raygun package, thinking one of their residents is an alien.
17"Brain Freeze"Josh Mepham, James WoottonJohn CraneMay 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)August 24, 2013N/A
Dan gets an alien snow-cone machine. But after he and Troll eat the snow cones, their bodies become frozen unless they wear a warm cozy jacket.
18"Party Out of Bounds"Rob BoutilierMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalJune 9, 2014 (2014-06-09)August 24, 2013N/A
Dan receives a giant alien speaker package in order to create his own party, but unfortunately when Dan activates the alien speaker it started to cocoon everyone (including Amanda) in town. It's up to Dan and Troll to stop the alien speaker before copernicus succeed in collecting all the cocooned people.
19"Spring Loaded"Josh Mepham, James Wootton Dale Schott July 7, 2014 (2014-07-07)September 14, 20130.30 [7]
Dan discovers his new high-bouncing alien pogo stick is really an alien seed planter that grows beautiful, but deadly trees.
20"Bad Hair Day"Rob BoutilierDale SchottJuly 8, 2014 (2014-07-08)September 21, 20130.34 [8]
Dan tries to blow the biggest gum bubble in order to boost his popularity at school but ends up going too far and gets gum stuck in everyone's hair.
21"Tummy Trouble"Rob BoutilierMichael Rubiner, Bob MittenthalJuly 9, 2014 (2014-07-09)September 28, 20130.38 [9]
Dan uses a sickness pill package to try to get out of school.
22"Troll's BFF"Rob BoutilierStory by: Jonathan Howard
Teleplay by: Devin Bunje & Nick Stanton
July 10, 2014 (2014-07-10)October 5, 20130.34 [10]
Troll befriends a panda bear doll package that turns into a traitor after Copernicus interferes.
23"Truth or Scare"Rob BoutilierStory by: J.D. Smith
Teleplay by: Rick Williams & Jenna McGrath
July 11, 2014 (2014-07-11)October 12, 20130.34 [11]
A Halloween "truth or dare" challenge finds our trio sneaking into Copernicus' house, but they wish they hadn't after witnessing that Troll has turned into an alien.
24"Working For Peanuts"James WoottonMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalJuly 14, 2014 (2014-07-14)October 12, 20130.34 [11]
Dan gets an alien figurine that the trio believe to be a doomsday device, but they also have to contend with the cocooning packing peanuts.
25"Birthday Bounty"Josh Mepham, James WoottonEd ValentineJuly 15, 2014 (2014-07-15)October 19, 20130.29 [12]
Dan's birthday gift to Amanda turns out to be a homing device for an alien assassin.
26"Bubble Trouble"Rob BoutilierJason JordanJuly 16, 2014 (2014-07-16)October 19, 20130.29 [12]
Dan's babysitting duties go haywire when an alien bubble making package he's using to amuse the kids causes them to be trapped in bubbles and float away towards an evil energy cloud.
27"Shadow Boxers"Rob BoutilierJohn CraneJuly 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)October 26, 20130.36 [13]
A flashlight brings shadows to life that then attack everything.
28"For Whom the Bell Trolls"James WoottonRick Williams, Jenna McGrathJuly 18, 2014 (2014-07-18)October 26, 20130.36 [13]
An alien watch begins counting down Troll's one-way trip to Planet X.
29–30"Return to Sender"Rob Boutilier,
Josh Mepham, & James Wootton
Devin Bunje & Nick StantonAugust 1, 2014 (2014-08-01)November 2, 20130.43 [14]
A two-part episode, the first part of the episode focuses on how Dan first started receiving the packages. Apparently, he placed his hand on a device called "The Interceptor". After this gets broken due to an ensuring struggle between Dan and Amanda, the packages start going to Copernicus instead. In part 2, the gang has to stop Copernicus and his devices that are a combination of packages. We also learn of a meteor of Zibronium buried somewhere in the city, that powers all the alien devices.
31"Dream On"Rob BoutilierDale SchottAugust 4, 2014 (2014-08-04)November 4, 20130.33 [15]
Dan receives a dreamcatcher-like package that gives him the ability to enter people’s dreams and “prank them.” Using this, he turns Amanda into an aggressive video game player, Troll into a ballerina, and Copernicus into a showtune-singing kitty lover. But things go haywire when Copernicus wants to be best friends with Dan.
32"Off Road Rage"James WoottonStory by: J.D. Smith
Teleplay by: Devin Bunje & Nick Stanton
September 26, 2014 (2014-09-26)November 9, 20130.38 [15]
Dan tries to use a vehicle modifying package to help Troll win a fishing contest, but Copernicus also enters to get his hands on Dan's latest package.
33"Fitness Crazed"Rob BoutilierStory by: Russell Marcus
Teleplay by: John Crane
October 7, 2014 (2014-10-07)November 9, 20130.38 [15]
An alien weightlifter belt pumps up Dan and everyone in town except Amanda and Troll since Amanda never tried on the belt and when Troll tried on the belt, he was sweating which resulted in the effects of the belt to not work. But the effects of the belt are only temporary and their new bulk settles somewhere else in their bodies and Copernicus gathers any affected people for cocooning.
34"Christmas Evil"Rob BoutilierDale SchottNovember 14, 2014 (2014-11-14)December 4, 20130.56 [16]
Dan delivers seemingly harmless alien toys to every house in Iron Bay on Christmas Eve, but soon discovers that the toys end up hypnotizing everyone (including Amanda and Troll) in Iron Bay.
35"True North Strong & Freezing"James WoottonVito ViscomiDecember 12, 2014 (2014-12-12)December 4, 20130.56 [16]
Dan attempts to use an alien Fridge Magnet to freeze Copernicus, but his plan backfires when the magnet threatens to turn Iron Bay into the new North Pole.
36"Big Dan on Campus"Rob BoutilierRick Williams, Jenna McGrathJanuary 2, 2015 (2015-01-02)February 10, 20140.19 [17]
Dan's wish to be the "big man on campus" comes true after a pair of alien bracelets give him increased strength, size, and way too much body hair.
37"Dan and the Volcano"James WoottonRussell MarcusFebruary 6, 2015 (2015-02-06)February 10, 20140.19 [17]
When Dan gets an alien stopwatch that makes people immobile, he uses it on his parents only to have Copernicus gather them up for cocooning.
38"Dan Phone"Rob BoutilierMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalMarch 5, 2015 (2015-03-05)February 12, 20140.18 [17]
Dan gets an alien device that turns his head into a human cell phone, and he and Troll mistakenly call Copernicus' overlords on Planet X and also end up getting themselves trapped in Copernicus’ lair.
39"Dooley Noted"James WoottonStory by: J.D. Smith
Teleplay by: Devin Bunje & Nick Stanton
April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02)February 12, 20140.18 [17]
Convinced that Mr. Dooley is an alien in league with Copernicus, Dan, Troll and Amanda try to get a reaction out of him by pushing his buttons, only for them to end up in detention with real aliens.
40"Dan TV"James WoottonMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalMay 4, 2015 (2015-05-04)February 13, 20140.12 [17]
Dan receives a hovering alien TV camera that broadcasts his stunts to every screen in town, but soon learns that he can't stop entertaining, because for every person who turns off his show, the camera shocks him.
41"Last Dan Standing"Rob BoutilierJenna McGrath, Rick WilliamsJune 1, 2015 (2015-06-01)February 13, 20140.12 [17]
After wrecking the mayor's boat, Dan challenges him to a dodgeball game to save Troll's dad's business, using an alien track suit that makes Dan un-hittable to anything.
42"The Dan Who Would Be King"Rob BoutilierJenna McGrath, Rick WilliamsJune 8, 2015 (2015-06-08)February 14, 20140.27 [17]
Dan fails to get on the student council, but an alien throne package makes him king of a hybrid mutant army that Copernicus had made ages ago.
43"The Game"James WoottonMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalJune 15, 2015 (2015-06-15)February 14, 20140.27 [17]
Dan plays an alien board game, and discovers that when he makes a move on the board, the same thing happens in real life, but with the nasty side effect of growing the player's hands with each use.
44"Squirrely Dan"James WoottonMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalJune 22, 2015 (2015-06-22)February 18, 20140.14 [18]
Dan's latest package gives him a super suit that harnesses nature, giving him the powers of a squirrel, inspiring him to become a hero known as Super Squirrel.
45"Do Over Dan"Rob BoutilierJenna McGrath, Rick WilliamsJune 29, 2015 (2015-06-29)February 19, 20140.08 [18]
Dan receives the Death-Defier, a package with the ability to do over death's like a video game character, which he'll need to stop Copernicus' latest plan to cocoon the town.
46"What Goes Down, Must Come Up"James WoottonMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalJune 30, 2015 (2015-06-30)February 19, 20140.08 [18]
Dan receives an alien blimp that can control the weather, causing it to reverse rain on the town and trap Troll in the air, freeing all the aliens that Copernicus had stuffed into humans.
47"Bug Spray"James WoottonMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalJuly 1, 2015 (2015-07-01)February 20, 20140.10 [18]
Thinking a new package is a bug repellent, the package turns the affected person into bugs, causing everyone but Troll to be turned into human sized bugs. Additionally, both Dan and Amanda (who have togetherly also transformed into bugs) get stuck to flypaper on the lighthouse after being attracted to its light.
48"Aqua Dan"Rob BoutilierStory by: J.D. Smith
Teleplay by: Dale Schott
July 2, 2015 (2015-07-02)February 20, 20140.10 [18]
To get out of a costume contest with his dad, Dan puts on an alien neck brace package, only to learn that the package gives him gills and the ability to talk to fish.
49"The Song of the Mermoo"Rob BoutilierNeil AlsipJuly 3, 2015 (2015-07-03)February 21, 20140.09 [18]
Dan uses the Re-Animator package to bring a mythical creature called the Mermoo back to life, only for him (along with Amanda and Troll) to be swallowed by it.
50"Dr. Strangegloves"James WoottonJenna McGrath, Rick WilliamsAugust 27, 2015 (2015-08-27)February 21, 20140.09 [18]
Amanda's uncle's friends come to visit, only to be used by Copernicus as part of a plot to fix a cocooning bomb, but he soon ditches them when he discovers Dan's newest package, the Healer Feelers, which can fix any machine, but also cause the person wearing the Healer Feelers to experience rapid aging.
51–52"Mission to Planet X"James Wootton & Rob BoutilierMichael Rubiner & Bob MittenthalAugust 31, 2015 (2015-08-31) [19] February 24, 20140.05 [20]
A two-part episode, Dan uses a new package, a physiology scanner, to send a fake medical report on Copernicus to his superiors, and gets him sent back to Planet X, but his replacement is much more competent and quickly takes over Dan's dad's body, so Dan and Amanda travel to Planet X to try to get Copernicus back, while Troll and his new friend Calimary both try to stop the new alien from cocooning the town. Series Finale

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