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  • Episode Guide
  • S 7 : Ep 16

    Caillou's Favorite Things & other Stories: Surprise Caillou!

    Aired 4/15/13

  • S 7 : Ep 15

    Caillou's Favorite Things & other Stories: Team Player Caillou

    Aired 4/12/13

  • S 7 : Ep 14

    Caillou's Favorite Things & other Stories: Caillou's Favorite Things

    Aired 4/11/13

  • S 7 : Ep 13

    Caillou's Play Time & other Stories: Caillou's Play Time

    Aired 4/10/13

  • S 7 : Ep 12

    Caillou's Play Time & other Stories: Caillou the Brave

    Aired 4/9/13

  • Cast & Crew
  • Rick Jones

    Rexy (CD-ROMs, filling in for Pier Kohl) (English language version)

  • Vanessa Lengies

    Boy/Girl (Season 1) (English Language version) (voice)

  • Bryn McAuley

    Caillou (Season 1) (English language version)

  • Pauline Little

    Caillou's Grandma (Season 2+) (English language version)

  • Brigid Tierney

    Rosie (Season 1), Clementine (English language version)

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  • show Description
  • "Growing Up is the Greatest Adventure of All" Welcome to the Caillou guide at! This show is about the life of a young bald boy named Caillou, his family and his friends. It is based on the books by Christine L'Heureux and Helene Despeteaux, which is highly popular in the Quebec area in Canada. There are actually two versions of the show. The first version premiered in late 1997, is only 5+65/2=35 minutes in length, consists of 65+7/2=36 episodes, and is fully animated. The plotline of this version is that a grandmother reads her grandchildren a Caillou book which Will Re-air with a Grandfather Named Bob West With Brain E. as Michael. The second version, which premiered in late 2000, has the show exended to 30+50/2=40 minutes, and has puppets, music and live action segments thrown in. The animation parts, however, are a mixture of the first version of the show with the "grandma reading to kids" part of the story lopped off & Re-aired on Television! and some new stories (the stories are completely original as of the U.S. second season.) You can usually tell when you're watching a story lifted from the first version because in these, Caillou wears a non-descript dull-grey shirt rather than the bright-yellow one he wears in the newer segments. It premiered in the US and is now airing side-by-side with repeats of the old version in Canada. It is also aired around the world, although some parts of the world still air the old version. In 2006, Caillou debuted even more new episodes. These new episodes now feature fantasy segments, but no longer any puppet segments or musical numbers performed by real children. Instead, Caillou performs a song in-between the second and third story segments of each episode. These new episodes have now finished their run, & Newer Ones Aired in 8 years later! but if you missed any, watch for upcoming repeats on PBS. Both versions of the show are known to be available in 2 languages - French and English. The show is produced by Cookie Jar animation in Canada, known in older seasons as CINAR. It is available in Dolby Surround and with Close Captioning on selected networks. Note 1:The old (5+65/2=35 minute) version is listed in this guide as Season 1 episodes, while the new (30+50/2=40 minute) version are listed as episodes from Season 2 onwards. Also, due to the varying runtimes, the runtime entry is omitted on purpose. Note 2: The network in the information section was formerly Teletoon, as this was the first network to pick up the show. It has been changed to PBS to reflect that the airdates listed in the guide for the newer (and current) episodes of show reflect the dates that the program aired on PBS. Note 3: The new version is aired under the title "Caillou and Friends" on TeleToon Canada. This is done presumably to avoid title conflicts with the old version of the show. Note 4: Season 3-4/2-3US Does Nwo Contain new Improved/ Ones Narrated by Bob West! From Barney & Friends! Along With Brian E. Lauren K. Ricky C. Jessica Z., & Leah Gloria as Well! Along with Sonia M. & Northern C. From The S. S. Show! in 1986!moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (152)

    • Caillou: (after his car's wheel pops off while he's playing with it) Silly old car! (picks it up and shakes it) Silly! Silly! SILLY! (throws the broken car on the floor and starts throwing a temper tantrum WAAAAAH!

    • (When Caillou's mom took the Teddy shirt off Rosie) Rosie: Teddy shirt?

    • Caillou's Mom: Gilbert's a kitty cat, and he likes to play kitty cat games--not people games.

    • Rosie: Rhino, Dino! Rhino, Dino!

    • Daddy: I'll tell you what we're going to do. Were going to take care of business. That's what we're going to do. Caillou: Yeah!

    • Caillou: (exploding at Clementine) I don't WANT to play families! I want to play...DINOSAURS!!! Grrrrr!

    • Caillou: What are those little white things on the ground, Daddy? Daddy: Those are houses, Caillou. We're high up in a plane.

    • Caillou: Mommy! Rosie won't stop bothering me!
      Doris: (folding laundry) Maybe she just wants to play with you!
      Caillou: But I don't want to play with her!
      Doris: (losing patience) Caillou...I'm busy, and I can't be solving your problems all the time.
      Caillou: (whining) But, MommyyYYYY...!
      Doris: (starting to get angry) You and Rosie have to learn how to work out your own problems!
      Caillou: No! We can't! (stomps up the basement stairs)
      Doris: (furiously, stomps her foot) Caillou!

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    Notes (258)

    • Caillou is only 3 in this episode.

    • Caillou is only 3 in this episode.

    • First known apparance of Mr. Hinkle.

    • Mr. Hinkle is known as Monsieur Lajoie in the french version of the show.

    • Caillou is only 3 in this episode.

    • "Caillou Hates Vegetables" is based on the book "Caillou-Mealtime".

    • Mrs. Martin's full name is revealed in this episode: it's Anne Martin.

    • We see in this episode that Leo started out as a bully, but soon befriends Caillou (and in later episodes, become inseperatable).

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    Trivia (110)

    • Caillou is only 3 in this episode.

    • First known apparance of Mr. Hinkle.

    • Mr. Hinkle is known as Monsieur Lajoie in the french version of the show.

    • Caillou is only 3 in this episode.

    • "Caillou Hates Vegetables" is based on the book "Caillou-Mealtime".

    • When Caillou says "oops!" after he made his daddy splash himself with the hose, his mouth doesn't move.

    • At the end of the episode when Rosie is looking at Gilbert through her play pen,the sleeves on her dress are missing.

    • Rosie's dress was blue when she was sleeping but shortly after she woke up, her dress was green.

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    Allusions (5)

    • Sarah: "Xin Nien Hau!"
      Generally, this means "Happy new year". However, some Chinese communities say "Gong Xi Fa Chai" instead, which is synonymous to the Vulcans' "Live Long and Prosper".

    • Sarah: "Have you got your special coin today"
      The special coin in a red packet was originally given during Chinese New Year as a sign of prosperity. Nowadays, though, the packet contains money for the child to spend or save up (more often the former) instead.

    • "Caillou and the Sheep" is a reference to Mary Had a Little Lamb.

    • Title: Caillou the Brave The title of this episode is a play on the children's book by Beverly Cleary, Ramona the Brave.

    • Title: Caillou the Explorer The title of this episode is a play on words of the popular Nickelodeon animated series, Dora the Explorer.

  • Fan Reviews (78)
  • I liked it when i was little but now i hate it :C

    By Madchatterbox, Sep 24, 2015

  • I LOVE this Show!

    By Grandmaofmany, Jul 23, 2015

  • When I was little, I was soooooooo glad I didn't watch this show.

    By bautistakenrick856, Jun 27, 2015

  • kids love it

    By Kimmy198, May 08, 2015

  • Dumb Show

    By tjneyland, Apr 27, 2015