Henry’s Amazing Animals

Last Updated on: February 14th, 2023

Henry's Amazing Animals (Playhouse Disney Show)

“Henry’s Amazing Animals” is an educational children’s television series that aired from 1996 to 1999. The show was hosted by Henry Rollins, an American musician, actor, and spoken word artist.

The series aimed to introduce young viewers to the fascinating world of animals and wildlife. Each episode featured Henry Rollins as the enthusiastic and knowledgeable host, who took children on a virtual journey to various habitats and environments to discover amazing creatures from around the globe.

Through a combination of live-action footage, colorful animations, and engaging storytelling, “Henry’s Amazing Animals” provided an entertaining and educational experience for its audience. The show covered a wide range of animal-related topics, such as animal behavior, habitats, survival strategies, and conservation efforts.

With its lively presentation and captivating visuals, “Henry’s Amazing Animals” aimed to spark curiosity and appreciation for the natural world in young viewers. The show encouraged kids to learn more about the diversity of animal species and the importance of protecting wildlife and their habitats.

“Henry’s Amazing Animals” received positive feedback for its educational content and Henry Rollins’ enthusiastic and charismatic hosting. The show’s blend of entertainment and learning made it a popular choice for parents and educators seeking enriching programming for children.

While “Henry’s Amazing Animals” is no longer in production, it remains a nostalgic favorite for those who grew up watching it and a valuable resource for introducing young audiences to the wonders of the animal kingdom.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 1997
  • Year of Finale: 1999
  • Type of Series: Live Action
  • TV Channel/Platform: Playhouse Disney
  • IMDB Link


  • Henry: Eric Meyers
  • Narrator: Tom Clarke-Hill

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