Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures

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Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures
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Based on Strawberry Shortcake (2003 TV series)
by American Greetings
Directed byBob Hathcock
Voices of Anna Cummer
Andrea Libman
Janyse Jaud
Britt McKillip
Ingrid Nilson
Ashleigh Ball
Shannon Chan-Kent
Aidan Drummond
Diana Kaarina
Rebecca Shoichet
Theme music composerChip Whitewood
Ashley Saunig
ComposersMarco Luciani
Chip Whitewood
Country of originUnited States
France
Canada
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes65 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers Marc E. Platt
Michael Scott
William Schultz
Jeffery Conrad
Sarah Finn
ProducerSarah Finn
Running time22 minutes
Production companies MoonScoop Group (Seasons 1-3)
Splash Entertainment (Season 4)
American Greetings
DistributorAmerican Greetings
Release
Original networkCanada
Playhouse Disney/Disney Junior/Family Jr.
United States
The Hub/Discovery Family
France
Playhouse Disney/Disney Junior
M6
TiJi
First shown inUnited Kingdom
Original release10 October 2010 (2010-10-10) 
12 September 2015 (2015-09-12)
Chronology
Preceded by Strawberry Shortcake (2003)

Strawberry Shortcake's Berry Bitty Adventures (French: Charlotte aux Fraises: Aventures à Fraisi-Paradis) is an American/French/Canadian CGI animated television series based on the Strawberry Shortcake franchise. [1] The series, produced by MoonScoop Group (2010–2013) and Splash Entertainment (2015), follows the adventures of Strawberry and her friends who live in Berry Bitty City. The series aired from 2010 to 2015.

Contents

It is the third iteration of the franchise overall, following the 1980s specials, and the second television series after its 2003 relaunch. It features songs with music by Andy Street and lyrics by Judy Rothman.

Main characters

Strawberry Shortcake

Voiced by: Anna Cummer (speaking voice) and Tracey Moore (singing voice)

Strawberry Shortcake is a chef and the owner of Berry Bitty Café. She has fuchsia-red hair with a strawberry hat, with a green strawberry clip with a white stripe underneath, and has bright green eyes. She wears a white T-shirt with two green diamonds, and a strawberry in the middle over a pink skirt with red polka dots with green and white striped tights and red Mary Janes. She has a strawberry symbol. She is confident, considerate, optimistic, thoughtful, resourceful, enthusiastic, and full of ideas. Her cat is Custard and her dog is Pupcake.

Orange Blossom

Voiced by: Janyse Jaud

Orange Blossom is a store manager and the owner of Orange Mart. She has dark brown hair and brown-orange eyes. She wears a white blouse with frills, an orange-and-peach-colored top with a white line containing an orange in a flower, a white belt with an orange line in the middle, a skirt resembling orange slices, a pair of light orange and white striped leggings, a pair of colored-peach boots with hot pink soles and orange ornaments, and a camellia flower clip with an orange in the center on the hair. She has an orange symbol. She is clever, energetic, ingenious, sporty, adventurous, caring, and always ready to lend a hand. Her dog is Marmalade.

Lemon Meringue

Voiced by: Andrea Libman

Lemon Meringue is a hairstylist and the owner of the Lemon Beauty Salon. She has blonde-light yellow hair in pigtails with green bow and green-blue eyes. She wears a yellow sweater with white cuffs, a white undershirt, a light blue skirt with light yellow and white striped leggings, yellow Mary Janes, and a lemon clip on her hair. She has a lemon symbol. She is creative, stylish, girly, and a quick-thinker who can fix any hair problem, such as a bad hair day. Her dog is Henna.

Blueberry Muffin

Voiced by: Britt McKillip

Blueberry Muffin is a bookworm and the owner of Blueberry Bookstore. She has navy blue-blue hair and sky-blue eyes. She wears a blue cardigan over a light blue shirt with deep blue dots, a blue skirt with green and white striped tights, blue shoes with pink lace, and a blue headband with a blueberry on it in her hair. She has a blueberry symbol. She is smart, intelligent, diligent, and is quick to think about a problem first. Her dog is Scouty.

Raspberry Torte

Voiced by: Ingrid Nilson

Raspberry Torte is a fashion designer and the owner of Raspberry Boutique. She has raspberry-pink hair and lavender-pink eyes. She wears a purple bolero over a deep pink dress with a light green long sleeves with light pink and white striped leggings, purple Mary Janes with a light pink strap, a raspberry bracelet, and a green headband with a raspberry on it on the hairstyle. She has a raspberry symbol. She is fashionable, friendly, polite, and cares a lot about her fashions as much as her friends. Her dog is Chiffon.

Plum Pudding

Voiced by: Ashleigh Ball

Plum Pudding is a dancer and the owner of Plum Dance Studio. She has purple hair in a ponytail worn with a plum clip and deep purple eyes. She wears a violet cardigan over a light purple and light blue dance dress, light purple and white striped tights, and light purple ballet slippers with violet legwarmers. She has a plum symbol. She is active, charming, quirky, humorous, kind-hearted, agile, and believes there's something to dance about. Her dog is Pitterpatch.

Cherry Jam

Voiced by: Shannon Chan-Kent (speaking voice) and Victoria Duffield (singing voice)

Cherry Jam is a singer-songwriter and musician. She is a superstar performer, who becomes friends with the group in the second season. While on hiatus from performing, she decided to stay in town with the girls, instead of returning to stardom. She has two-tone purple-black hair and lavender-blue eyes. She wears a pink dress with purple dots inside and a flower with a cherry hanging down, purple and pink striped leggings, pink flats, and a bright pink headband with the same flower as an extension clip on her hair. She has as a cherry symbol. She was once seen carrying a microphone with her and sometimes sings duets with her friends. Her dog is Cinnapup. When she was singing in the world tour, her hair was sprinkled with sparkling glitter and a very small pink glitz-star shaped tattoo on her right cheek.

Huckleberry Pie

Voiced by: Aidan Drummond

Huckleberry Pie is the owner of a pet adoption service. He drives from town to town in Huck's Pup Mobile, getting dogs adopted, and has an animal shelter in Berry Big City. He has golden brown hair and brown eyes. He wears a dark blue T-shirt with an image of Huckleberries on it over a green and white striped long sleeve shirt, light brown pants, and dark blue shoes. He has a huckleberry symbol. His dog is Tom Tom. Most of the girls adopted puppies from Huckleberry.

Sweet Grapes and Sour Grapes

Voiced by: Andrea Libman (Sweet Grapes) and Diana Kaarina (Sour Grapes)

Sweet Grapes and Sour Grapes are twin sisters.

Sweet Grapes has two-tone pale magenta hair and light purple eyes. She wears a white and purple striped shirt, a light blue skirt with lilac and white striped tights, white shoes, a white bow with a grape on it on her hair, and black ledged glasses. She has a symbol of a purple grape. She is a chef who comes from an anonymous place. She loves sweets things as she bakes them. She has a kind and sweet personality, much to her sister's annoyance.

Sour Grapes has short violet hair with green streaks and light-purple-and-green eyes. She wears a green-and-purple dress with black sleeves with black and white striped tights, black boots, and a matching headband with a grape on it on her hair. Her icon is a green grape. She is a chef who comes from an anonymous place. She prefers sour things and likes to bake. She has a tart personality and often finds her sister annoyingly pleasant.

Apple Dumplin

Voiced by: Rebecca Shoichet

Apple Dumplin is Strawberry Shortcake's cousin. She has blue-teal eyes and blonde-dark yellow hair, with both a red wool hat and apple clip in it. She wears a yellow waistcoat, a white short-sleeve T-shirt, a red skirt with yellow plaids, yellow and white leggings, and pink boots. She has symbol of an apple. She is a world traveler from Strawberryland. Her turtle is Teatime.

Broadcast

The series first premiered outside of the United States. In February 2010, American Greetings pre-sold the series to Playhouse Disney France and M6 in France, Cartoon Network in the UK to air on their Cartoonito channel, Playhouse Disney Canada and Playhouse Disney Latin America. [2]

The series would eventually make its domestic debut on The Hub (currently known as Discovery Family) in 2010. It can also be viewed in Spanish on Discovery Familia.[ citation needed ]

The series currently airs in Canada on Family Jr.. It can be also seen on Discovery Kids in Latin America.

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
Pilot March 21, 2009July 31, 2009
1 26October 10, 2010November 15, 2010
2 13November 5, 2011March 24, 2012
3 13February 23, 2013May 11, 2013
4 13June 20, 2015September 12, 2015

Film

The Strawberry Shortcake Movie: Sky's the Limit is a 2009 film that began the series. It is also known as the pilot for the Berry Bitty Adventures series.

Merchandise

To coincide with the relaunch of the franchise, a toy line was produced by Hasbro and later The Bridge Direct, which were both known simply as "Strawberry Shortcake".

Home Media

In the United States, as with the 2003 series, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment distributed DVDs of this series, as well. Season 2 is the only season completely released on DVD, as the rest of the seasons are all missing an episode. Later DVDs also include digital download codes.

In France, M6 Video released the series onto DVD, including complete series boxsets.

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