Too Cute (TV series)

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Too Cute
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Also known asToo Cute OMG
Narrated byHenry Strozier
Country of origin United States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes68 (list of episodes)
Production
Production locationVarious
Running time20–43 minutes [1]
Release
Original network Animal Planet
Original releaseApril 30, 2011 (2011-04-30) 
December 27, 2014 (2014-12-27)
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Too Cute is an American television series that aired on Animal Planet from April 30, 2011 to December 27, 2014. Once a series of four separate specials in 2011, Too Cute became a series a year later with seven episodes in its second season. Reruns of this show air on both Discovery Family and Animal Planet.

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Synopsis

Each episode tells a "coming of age" story as narrated by theater veteran Henry Strozier (who was twice nominated for an Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator), [2] [3] and features three different groups of animals, mostly cats and dogs, in their first eight to 12 weeks of their lives. The events of this time period of an animal's life are observed and presented from the first tentative steps that help them get started investigating the new world around them, to the days of playful contact with new creatures and familiar faces. At the end of each episode, an epilogue is shown of the pets that stand out from each litter or animal group. Before cutting to commercial break (45 into the show) after explaining what's to come after the break in the same episode, they give the audience a "Too Cute Quiz", where they give a question about one specific breed that the audience has to answer with the correct breed. After the commercial break, they return to the question and give the answer and an explanation about said fact. [4] The beginning of the show also gently pokes fun at the "viewer discretion advised" warning:

"The following program contains material that is just too cute. Viewer discretion advised" [5]

It was announced that Too Cute returned for a third season with new episodes that aired on August 3, 2013. Also, Animal Planet partnered up with the Washington Animal Rescue League [6] to launch the "Too Cute Kitten Cam" for online viewing. [7]

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1 4April 30, 2011 (2011-04-30)December 18, 2011 (2011-12-18)
2 7February 25, 2012 (2012-02-25)April 7, 2012 (2012-04-07)
3 16October 13, 2012 (2012-10-13)March 30, 2013 (2013-03-30)
4 27August 3, 2013 (2013-08-03)June 21, 2014 (2014-06-21)
5 14August 16, 2014 (2014-08-16)December 27, 2014 (2014-12-27)
6 4December 15, 2016 (2016-12-15)January 2, 2017 (2017-01-02)

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References

  1. "Too Cute! 5 Seasons 2012". Amazon.com. July 29, 2016.
  2. Television Academy
  3. Me in 30 Seconds: Henry Strozier|Television Academy
  4. Animal Planet's 'Too Cute': TV review-NY Daily News
  5. 'Too Cute!' downsizes its format but with same results - Los Angeles Times
  6. The Washington Animal Rescue League official website
  7. Too Cute Kitten Cam Animal Planet (accessed October 16, 2012)