Rolie Polie Olie

Last Updated on: May 22nd, 2024

Rolie Polie Olie (Playhouse Disney Show)

“Rolie Polie Olie” is an animated children’s television series that aired on various platforms, including Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney (now Disney Junior). The show is based on the children’s book series of the same name by William Joyce.

The series is set in a futuristic and imaginative world inhabited by adorable and round-shaped characters known as “roundies.” The main character is Olie Polie, a young and curious robot boy. He lives with his family, including his parents, Polina (Mom) and Percy (Dad), and his little sister Zowie. Together, they embark on various adventures and navigate the ups and downs of family life in their quirky and mechanical world.

“Rolie Polie Olie” is known for its colorful and whimsical animation style, as well as its gentle and positive storytelling. The show incorporates themes of friendship, family, problem-solving, and learning, making it suitable for young viewers. It promotes creativity, imagination, and the importance of strong family bonds.

Throughout the series, Olie and his friends encounter various challenges and predicaments, but they always find solutions through teamwork and creativity. The show’s lighthearted humor and imaginative settings captivate young audiences, making it a favorite among preschoolers and their parents.

“Rolie Polie Olie” was well-received and garnered multiple awards during its run, including Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program. It remains a beloved classic for its timeless appeal and its ability to entertain and educate young viewers.

Additional Details:


  • Cole Caplan: Olie
  • Kristen Bone: Zowie
  • Joshua Tucci: Billy Bevel
  • Robert Norman Smith: Spot/Big Box/Space Dog
  • Adrian Truss: Mr. Polie / Uncle Gizmo
  • Catherine Disher: Mrs. Polie
  • Len Carlson: Pappy
  • Noah Reid: Screwy
  • Jennifer Gould: Miss Triangle
  • Ellen Ray Hennessy: Bonita
  • Rebecca Brenner: Polly Pi
  • Philip Williams: Baxter
  • Michael Cera: Little Gizmo
  • Sunday Muse: Binky
  • Richard Binsly: Dicey
  • Howard Gerome: Klanky Claus

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