The Chicken Squad is an animated preschool series produced by Wild Canary Animation which is set to premiere in the United States on Disney Junior and DisneyNOW on May 14, 2021. [1][2][3]

Premise

The Chicken Squad is a new Disney Junior series inspired by the children’s book by Doreen Cronin. The series will follow three young chicken siblings — Coop, Sweetie, and Little Boo, and their retired search and rescue dog mentor, Captain Tully. They will go on problem-solving adventures in their backyard helping friends while modeling what it means to be a good community helper. Each episode will have two 11-minute stories featuring a recurring anthem “Chicken Charge,” and at least one new original song. There will also be a digital soundtrack released on Friday, May 14.

Cast

  • Yvette Nicole Brown as Captain Tully
  • Ramone Hamilton as Coop
  • Gabriella Graves as Sweetie
  • Maxwell Simkins as Little Boo
  • Tony Hale as Frazz, a nervous squirrel
  • Jane Lynch as Dr. Dirt, a forensic scientist snail
  • Melissa Rauch as Dinah, the chicks’ mother
  • Sean Giambrone as Riley, a gruff pack rat
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Lt. Scruffy, a retired firehouse dog
  • Melissa Villaseñor as Wheeze and Zack Pearlman as Snick, mischievous raccoon siblings
  • The guest voice cast for season one includes Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) as Rebeecca, a nervous honeybee and Chrissie Fit (Pitch Perfect) as Quilla, a friendly porcupine.

Trivia

  • The Chicken Squad was developed and is executive produced by Tom Rogers (Elena of Avalor). Rachel Ruderman (Sofia the First) is co-producer and story editor, Tony Trujillo (FarmVille 2) is art director, and Elliot M. Bour (Elena of Avalor) and Scott Bern (Puppy Dog Pals) are supervising directors.
  • Alex Geringas (Voltron: Legendary Defender) and Mike Himelstein (Mickey Mouse Clubhouse) are the series’ songwriters, and Gregory James Jenkins (T.O.T.S.) is the composer.
  • The series is produced by Wild Canary in association with Disney Junior.[4]

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