Jungle Junction

Last Updated on: May 22nd, 2024

Jungle Junction (Playhouse Disney Show) 

“Jungle Junction” is an animated television series that aired on Playhouse Disney (later rebranded as Disney Junior) from September 26, 2009, to June 28, 2012. The show was created by Trevor Ricketts and the animation studio Spider Eye Productions.

The series is set in a vibrant and imaginative jungle world inhabited by talking animal vehicles. The main characters are various adorable and friendly creatures with wheels, including Ellyvan (an elephant with a propeller), Bungo (a monkey with springs), Zooter (a purple pig with wheels), Taxicrab (a crab with wheels), and others.

The show follows the adventures of these jungle friends as they live in the bustling community of Jungle Junction. Each episode features a new adventure or challenge that the characters face, promoting problem-solving, teamwork, and creativity.

The central focus of “Jungle Junction” is the concept of helping others and finding solutions together. The characters engage in various activities, solve puzzles, and support one another, fostering valuable social and emotional skills for young viewers.

The animation style of “Jungle Junction” is visually appealing, featuring colorful characters and settings. The show is targeted at preschool-aged children, and its gentle and engaging storytelling makes it suitable for young audiences.

Throughout the series, the characters explore the jungle, encounter various obstacles, and learn important life lessons while having fun along the way. The theme of friendship, cooperation, and self-discovery is central to each episode.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 2009
  • Year of Finale: 2011
  • Type of Series: Animated
  • TV Channel/Platform: Playhouse Disney
  • IMDB Link


  • Janet James: Zooter
  • Billy West: Ellyvan
  • Keith Wickham: Bungo

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