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Higglytown Heroes 

Higglytown is full of everyday heroes like The Postman, The Fireman and The Bus Driver. This inventive series teaches children about their ever-growing environment in an entertaining way.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Frankie Ryan Manriquez ...  Wayne 55 episodes, 2004-2007
Liliana Mumy ...  Twinkle 55 episodes, 2004-2007
Rory Charles Thost ...  Kip 55 episodes, 2004-2007
Edie McClurg ...  Fran 55 episodes, 2004-2007
Dee Bradley Baker ...  Pizza Guy / ... 55 episodes, 2004-2007
Taylor Masamitsu Taylor Masamitsu ...  Eubie 53 episodes, 2004-2007
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Higglytown is full of everyday heroes like The Postman, The Fireman and The Bus Driver. This inventive series teaches children about their ever-growing environment in an entertaining way.

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surrealism | disney | See All (2) »

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There are heroes all around us.

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Animation | Family

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Official Sites:

official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Higglystadt Helden See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Here In Higglytown
Written by John Flansburgh, John Linnell and Dan Miller
Performed by They Might Be Giants
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My 2-year-old loves this show.
18 October 2004 | by peace9-1See all my reviews

I am the mother of a 2-year-old who loves "Higgy-tow hewos" as she calls it.

The show revolves around four preschool friends (a multi-racial group, by the way) who learn to call on the people of the town to help them, and in the process learn about different professions -- plumber, librarian, tow-truck driver, mail carrier. There are no superheroes here, just people doing their jobs and thus becoming heroes to the children to need their help.

I particularly like Fran, the squirrel who plays with the children. She is an adult voice in the group, who manages to point out flaws in their often outlandish solutions without hurting their feelings. (Twinkle: "We could get friendly mice in pretty pink tutus to fly in a spaceship..." Fran: "That's a very creative solution, Twinkle, but it would take a long time to train the mice to fly a spaceship. I think we need to find something faster." Twinkle: "Aw, pickles!") [Note: That's not an exact quote from the show, just the gist of some dialog.]

From the perspective of someone interested in the careers of actors and actresses, it's fun to listen to the voices of the various heroes the children encounter, then read the credits to see who it is. Camryn Manheim voiced the plumber in one episode; Kathy Lee Gifford was the mail carrier in another. Betty White provided the voice of Eubie's Grand-Mama in at least two episodes.

Overall, a show that my daughter and I enjoy watching together.


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