New Bee and PuppyCat Series to VRV

“Bee and PuppyCat” will be returning with a brand new series “Bee and PuppyCat: Lazy in Space,” to debut exclusively on VRV within the Cartoon Hangover Select channel in 2019. 

“Bee and PuppyCat: Lazy in Space,” the beloved lead characters’ world is even more expansive (and possibly in danger) as the pair combat problems big, small, and totally weird, all while trying to make rent in time".  

In addition to a new storyline, “Bee and PuppyCat: Lazy in Space” will feature longer, half hour episodes, along with an extended season. Frederator Studios (“Castlevania,” “Adventure Time,” “The Fairly OddParents”) will be co-producing the show with Tokyo-based OLM, Inc., known for such big hits as the “Pok√©mon” animated franchise. OLM, Inc. will also have support from its subsidiary in L.A., Sprite Animation. “Bee and PuppyCat” creator, Natasha Allegri, will serve as showrunner. 

“Bee and PuppyCat” is the brainchild of Natasha Allegri. She has worked on other hit animated series including “Adventure Time” and “Over the Garden Wall.”  Allegri is also the creator of the gender-flipped “Adventure Time” concept “Fionna and Cake,” and she wrote and illustrated a comic series based on the spin-off.  In addition, she directed “The Summoning” and is a writer on Netflix’s “Cannon Busters” coming next year. Allegri has also relocated to Japan specifically to oversee the show’s creative at Tokyo’s OLM to ensure the new series comes to life with a look and feel that rings true to the original production.

The “Bee and PuppyCat” franchise has resonated with fans from the beginning. More than 40 million minutes of the original “Bee and PuppyCat” two-part pilot have been watched on YouTube and over 18,000 fans contributed to a Kickstarter for the series in 2014, making it the most-backed animation project in Kickstarter history.  Over the years “Bee and PuppyCat” has continued to grow into a pop culture phenomenon, spurring a line of cookbooks, plush toys, and more inspired by the characters.