7.6/10
16,998
53 user 5 critic

Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends 

Trailer
0:31 | Trailer
A boy and his beloved imaginary friend are able to stay together at an orphanage of sorts for imaginary friends that children have outgrown to be adopted by new children.
Reviews
Popularity
2,928 ( 396)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



6   5   4   3   2   1   Unknown  
2009   2008   2007   2006   2005   2004  
Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Codename: Kids Next Door (2002–2008)
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The adventures of a group of ten-year-old friends who fight for the right to do everything that adults restrict from them.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Ben Diskin, Lauren Tom
Ed, Edd n Eddy (1999–2008)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The off-the-wall, day-to-day life of three friends who have exactly the same name.

Stars: Matt Hill, Sam Vincent, Tony Sampson
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The ill-tempered Grim Reaper gets into a wager that forces him to become the life-long companions of two scheming youngsters after he loses.

Stars: Richard Steven Horvitz, Grey Griffin, Greg Eagles
The Powerpuff Girls (1998–2005)
Certificate: TV-Y7-FV Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three super-powered little girls constantly save the world (or at least the city of Townsville) from monsters, would-be conquerers and a few other gross things.

Stars: Cathy Cavadini, Elizabeth Daily, Tara Strong
Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh
Camp Lazlo! (2004–2008)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Bean Scout Lazlo, a fun-loving, free-spirited monkey, and his two bunkmates Raj and Clam, wreak havoc on a very structured summer camp.

Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Jeff Bennett
Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.

Stars: Marty Grabstein, Thea White, Peter Fernandez
Certificate: TV-Y7-FV Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The comical seafaring adventures of a young, enthusiastic boy, his pirate captain mentor, and the talking whale that raised him from birth.

Stars: Brian Doyle-Murray, Thurop Van Orman, Jeff Bennett
Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The misadventures of a dumb blond egomaniac who is deluded about his own manliness.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, Mae Whitman
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A clerical error sends 12-year-old Adam Lyon to a middle school for zoo animals, but his best friend, Jake the Monkey, is standing by him every step of the way to help him adjust.

Stars: Tom Kenny, Nika Futterman, Grey Griffin
Chowder (2007–2010)
Certificate: TV-Y7-FV Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In Marzipan City, the young, excitable food-loving Chowder is the apprentice of Mung Daal, a very old chef who runs a catering company with his wife, Truffles and assistant, Shnitzel.

Stars: Nicky Jones, Dwight Schultz, John DiMaggio
The Fairly OddParents (2001–2017)
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After being tortured and humiliated by his babysitter, a ten year old boy is put under the care of two fairy godparents, who can grant him almost any wish, which leads to dire consequences.

Stars: Tara Strong, Susanne Blakeslee, Daran Norris
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ...  Blooregard / ... 81 episodes, 2004-2009
Grey Griffin ...  Frances 'Frankie' Foster / ... 81 episodes, 2004-2009
Candi Milo ...  Coco / ... 78 episodes, 2004-2009
Tom Kenny ...  Eduardo / ... 77 episodes, 2004-2009
Phil LaMarr ...  Wilt / ... 76 episodes, 2004-2009
Sean Marquette ...  Mac / ... 75 episodes, 2004-2009
Tom Kane ...  Mr. Herriman / ... 67 episodes, 2004-2009
Edit

Storyline

Eight-year-old Mac has outgrown his imaginary friend, says his mother, so he takes his buddy Bloo (a walking, talking security blanket) to Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. Here all sorts of odd characters, given up by their creators, are welcome to stay until new kids come to adopt them. Mac strikes a deal with Madame Foster, the proprietor: as long as he comes to visit every day, Bloo will not be put up for adoption. Written by Alan Back

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The best friends you can think of.


Certificate:

TV-Y7 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mansão Foster para Amigos Imaginários See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Frankie wears a stylized Powerpuff Girls shirt. See more »

Quotes

Mac: [after a night in prison] Man, what a crazy night.
Blooregard "Bloo" Q. Kazoo: Eh, I've had worse. Nice seeing ya again, Charlie. Say hi to the kids for me.
Guard: Will do, Bloo.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Most episodes have an extra sequence (usually featuring a minor character shown in the episode) during the end credits. (This is not shown on Friday runs, however.) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Battle of the Commercials (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The most original cartoon in a very long time
16 August 2005 | by JadeWallSee all my reviews

It's kind of funny that a cartoon has never been made with such a simple theme as the Imaginary friend. In the world of Foster's, when kids think up imaginary friends, they become real and can interact with anyone, even adults. But as the kid grows older, they grow tired of their "fake" friends. Or, in the case of Mac, a kind, friendly eight year old, parents and older siblings force him to give up his friend, Bloo. So he takes him to Foster's, where he makes an agreement with the staff to allow Bloo to live there without being adopted out as long as he visits him. The show has some pretty interesting characters, while they are not very original, are voiced and animated so wonderfully, it really doesn't matter. Among them are Madame Foster, (the eccentric, adorable old lady who run's the place), Frankie (her granddaughter), Mr. Herriman (Mdm. Foster's stiff, English imaginary friend), Wilt (an extremely apologetic, helpful friend), Coco (in my opinion, the only annoying part of the show), and Eduardo (the shy, Spanish speaking "monster".) Eduardo is also voiced by Tom Kenny, a truly talented man who has given voices to dozens of animated characters including BNLT SpongeBob and Heffer from Rocko's Modern Life. This show is very funny, no underlying "adult" humor here as far I can tell. My favorite episode is the one with Cheese, Bloo's younger brother. It will have you rolling when he sneers *bunnies*. Beware, though, if you watch this show, I guarantee you will get hooked!


43 of 51 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 53 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed