Blaster's Universe

Blaster's Universe
Genre Children's Television
Based on the Blaster Series of Educational Software
Developed by Jamie Tatham
Dale Schott
Written by Hugh Duffy (eps 1, 12)
Ben Joseph (eps 2, 9, 13)
Dave Dias (eps 3, 7, 11)
Dale Schott (ep 4)
Ken Ross (eps 5, 8)
Kim Thompson (eps 6, 10)
Directed by Larry Jacobs
Dan Hennessey (Voice)
Voices of Jonathan Wilson
Maryke Hendrikse
Juan Chioran
Opening theme Grayson Matthews for Tantrum Productions
Composer(s) Ray Parker
Tom Szcezsniak
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Executive producer(s) Patrick Loubert
Michael Hirsh
Clive A. Smith
James Wang
Cathy Siegel
Producer(s) Stephen Hodgins (Supervising)
Patricia Burns (Supervising)
Vince Commisso (Supervising)
Jocelyn Hamilton (Supervising)
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Knowledge Adventure
Nelvana Limited
Hong Guang Animation (Su Zhou) Co., Ltd.
Original network CBS
Original release January 4 (2000-01-04) – March 26, 2000 (2000-03-26)

Blaster's Universe is a Canadian animated television series, made by Knowledge Adventure and Nelvana, that ran for one season from September 1999 to January 2000 on CBS and in 2000 on Teletoon. It was based on the Blaster Learning System universe, as it was reimagined in the late 1990s. The show is in continuity with other games of the era, such as Math Blaster ages 5–7.



No.TitleWritten byOriginal air date (Teletoon)[1]
1"You're History"Hugh DuffyJanuary 4, 2000 (2000-01-04)
Blaster, GC and MEL run into Attila the Hun who kidnaps MEL. It is revealed that Major History is erasing all history. Using history against him, Blaster, GC and MEL foil his plot.
2"A Bridge Too Weak"Ben JosephJanuary 9, 2000 (2000-01-09)
Blaster and GC offer to help her dad, the Commander of Omega, by attending a bridge opening. But there are friends and enemies lingering around, involving Blaster.
3"Misplaced Weekend"Dave DiasJanuary 16, 2000 (2000-01-16)
Blaster's break time is lost to school time. Blaster, GC and MEL head out to look for the missing weekend. Evil genius, Dr. Dabble, is the culprit and after a close call with a garbage monster they return the weekend and trick Dr. Dabble into finding time to go fishing.
4"A Spot of Trouble"Dale SchottJanuary 25, 2000 (2000-01-25)
MEL’s canine caper takes Blaster and GC on a race across the galaxy as they try to keep him out of the clutches of Von Shtoopenscooper, the Omegan Dog Catcher. But after playing catch with a moon and chasing a few interstellar cars they finally get him home again.
5"Uncool Copycat"Ken RossJanuary 30, 2000 (2000-01-30)
GC thinks that Blaster is getting a little loony. What they discover is that a misguided artist named Deja Vu is making life size copies of everything including people, almost starting an intergalactic war, until Blaster and GC convince him originality is a virtue.
6"Mind Over Manners"Kim ThompsonFebruary 6, 2000 (2000-02-06)
Illitera decides to eliminate politeness. To prevent intergalactic war and being grounded until he is 20, Blaster, GC and MEL have to trick Illitera into returning politeness to the galaxy.
7"Body Eclectic"Dave DiasFebruary 13, 2000 (2000-02-13)
Illitera decides to shrink the Commander to ruin his image. She had not counted on Blaster, GC and MEL being there to foil her plans and loses out once again.
8"Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow"Ken RossFebruary 20, 2000 (2000-02-20)
Ignoring his cleaning chores, Blaster goes with GC and MEL to follow a space pirate ship to the planet Moocowzia where they are treated like gods because they aren’t helpless and can look after themselves, which inspires Blaster to clean his own room.
9"Sound Advice"Ben JosephFebruary 27, 2000 (2000-02-27)
GC wants to see Tone Def, play at the concert. The Maestro however plans to take over the concert. GC, Blaster and MEL track The Maestro and outsmart him, thanks to GC's music practice.
10"Math Schmath"Kim ThompsonMarch 5, 2000 (2000-03-05)
GC has a duty to tutor Zak with his math, except that Zak is disruptive. Number Cruncher starts up an evil plot, but is thwarted by Zak's mathematical talent.
11"Nowhere To Hide"Dave DiasMarch 12, 2000 (2000-03-12)
Blaster and GC get into unusual trouble in the Omegan library, but then the library statue is stolen. It turns out the assistant librarian, Ms. Hushop hid it thinking she had broken it.
12"Gym Nausium"Hugh DuffyMarch 19, 2000 (2000-03-19)
Blaster and GC go on a cruise aboard a space age Roman galley. The catch is that in this holiday they are working out in preparation for a race.
13"Buggin' Out"Ben JosephMarch 26, 2000 (2000-03-26)
Blaster is forced to face his worst nightmare, the Exterminator. The Exterminator has the dreaded Y2K bug in a jar and is threatening to release it again. Blaster defeats both his fear of bugs and the Exterminator.


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