Jim and his team – Rover the Robot Dog, Ripple the Super Space Mechanic, Eco the Farmer, and TED, the Technical Equipment Device – live on Blue Moon L22, the second-to-last moon on the edge of the Milky Way. Focusing on exploration and inquiry, Lunar Jim promotes such life skills as problem-solving, persistence, creativity, and cooperation, with an emphasis on “pre-science skills”. His rallying cry is “Let’s get lunar!”
Genre: Preschool Series, Stop Motion Rights: Entertainment One (Canada), Wild Brain (International) First aired: January 2006 Seasons: Season 1 (52x11’), Season 2 (40x11’)
Created by: Alexander Bar (also Production Consultant)
Produced by: Alliance Atlantis
Studios: Halifax Film Company, Nova Scotia
Major broadcast partners
CBC (Canada), CBeebies (UK), ZDF/KIKA (Germany), Discovery Channel & V-Me (USA), Discovery Kids (Latin America), ABC (Australia) and 180 other countries.
Major licensing partners
Fisher Price (master toy licensee)
Consistently rated as #1 show for boys on CBC in Canada & CBeebies in the UK for a number of years following launch, “Lunar Crawler” toy ranked among the top ten licensed toys in the UK in terms of value in 2006, “Lunar Jim” permanent exhibit launched at National Space Centre in the UK in 2008.