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The kratts show up with the parts of a invisible machine and they meet .. After meeting a flying fox fruit bat and a duck, Zoboo wants to fly, too, so the Kratt. Zoboomafoo is an American-Canadian children's television series that originally aired on PBS At the end of the song, Chris and Martin try to guess the animal Zoboomafoo has described and the . is played telling the viewers that they should be careful with the animals they meet. Parents' Choice Awards: Television. Zoboomafoo is a educational children's show hosted by Chris and Martin Every episode focuses on a different theme, such as baby animals, pets vs. wild pretty much the only way Zoboo seems to meet anybody in his Zobooland stories. tells the Kratt brothers to call his parents "Zoboo's Mom" and "Zoboo's Dad.
The most prominent of these recurring jokes, the "closet" gag, involves a crammed closet which Chris and Martin open to gather needed items for an exploration.
As Zoboomafoo sings a song about the brothers' preparations for going on a trip, Chris and Martin open the door and an avalanche of outdoor items and clothes fall on them, knocking them over and resulting in laughter from them. Then they emerge from the pile of gear, fully equipped for their trip, in one episode, Chris and Martin open the closet, expecting to be buried under its contents, only to find a clean and organized closet.
A form of slapstick comedy shown in the series is when Zoboomafoo or the brothers get hit by flying items, such as pies, balls and even yarn thrown by animals. Also, just before the trip, there is always a bird that flies down towards Animal Junction, making Chris and Martin yell, "Incoming!
It is often a peregrine falcon named Sticky Feet or an owl named Moon Face. Zoboomafoo's catchphrases are "Mangatsika! The letters lead into short stories illustrating the Animal Helpers' interactions with the animals in their environment, performing small tasks such as placing a baby bird back in its nest or leading a calf back to a mother cow.
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Samantha Tolkacz appeared on the series as Jackie from its debut on January 25, until April 27,at which point Genevieve Farrell replaced her, appearing as Amy for the rest of the series' run. Zoboomafoo would also give the animals interesting names that have to do with their appearance, behavior or personality. A baby indian elephant was given the name "Toothbrush" because of his bristly hair, a young female chimp was named "Brainiac" because chimps are very intelligent, two sloths were named "Slow" and "Slower" because sloths are very slow, two black bear cubs were Muscles and Muscly because they are strong; a dog was given the name "Lost-n-found" because he was a lost dog when he was a puppy, but was then found, a tiger was named "Popper" because she pops balls, a white-fronted capuchin monkey was named "Fling" because he likes to throw things around; a baby horse was named "Fuzz" because she is very soft; two penguins named "Splish" and "Splash" because they splash in the water, a moose calf was named "Twiggly" because moose like to eat sticks; and an anteater was named "Slurpy.Zoboomafoo End credits
All Played for Laughs of course. The Snack Machine not working and then suddenly dumping tons of food on whoever was fixing it, one or both brothers taking a flying leap and landing in something unpleasant, The Closet exploding on everyone except the Animal Helpers, Zoboo crashing into his Zobooland friends, and "Duck!
The series has plenty of examples.
Zoboo in particular is a Coquerel's Sifaka, an endangered species of lemur native to northwestern Madagascar. In the episode Cats: He too initially mistakes its trunk for a snake, until he realizes he feels hair on it. When the Kratt brothers get stranded with seals on an island, due to their raft blowing a hole and a seal taking the patch kit, they at first decide to stay until realizing they'd miss Zoboo.
That is not mentioning their families would miss them, and they would have to forage for food and shelter. Brontosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rexAnkylosaurus, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, and Edmontosaurus referred to as a duck-billed dinosaur are featured in the "Dinosaurs" episode.
Zoboo gives a nickname to almost every animal he meets. Zoboo, but only after he's fed. Apparently his speech abilities wear off overnight.
This gets reflected by him being represented by an actual lemur when he can't speak, and then a puppet when he can. The real lemur is then still used for shots of him leaping. Both brothers have their own food slots in the Snack Machine. One slot dispenses spaghetti, the other pizza. Also, in Zoboo's stories, Goobol, Zoboo's friend absolutely loves filling his Goobol belly with Goobolberries.
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