Jerry Muskrat's Animated Adventure Series
Jerry Muskrat is a dude who likes to dive into adventures and paddle his reed raft wherever he can. He has an easy laugh and mellow attitude... just DON'T ever call him a rat! When he's at home, Jerry relaxes in his house in the river bank and likes to punk his friends Paddy The Beaver and Chatterer the red squirrel.
Join Jerry as he paddles his way through adventures in the cities of the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway in his series "The Greatest Lakes!" The Great Lakes hold over half of the world's fresh water, and are the heart of the United States and Canada's population and industry. Jerry is going to meet the people, animals, and history that made it happen. He is also on a mission: he will try to gather all the missing pieces and gears of Captain Nemo's time machine, while watching out for King Karp and The Invaders.
Jerry Muskrat episodes, stories and educational outreach are created by Kidoons in partnership with museums, national historic sites, and organizations.
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Rick Miller is a Dora and Gemini award-winning writer/director/performer who has played in 5 languages on 5 continents. His new theatrical production BOOM is a Kidoons and WYRD Production and premiered in 2014. His solo creations MacHomer, Bigger Than Jesus and HARDSELL have garnered critical and commercial acclaim worldwide and his co-creation production of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea with Craig Francis will premiere in Toronto in 2015.
He hosted three seasons of ABC's Just for Laughs, and Entertainment Weekly called him “one of the 100 most creative people alive today”. A collaborator with Robert Lepage and Ex Machina, Miller has co-created and starred in the plays La Géométrie des Miracles, Zulu Time (with Peter Gabriel), LIPSYNCH and the film Possible Worlds. He hosts a History TV series Canadian Made and is developing a Bigger Than Jesus film, a HARDSELL TV series and a new performance production, BOOM. He is involved in several educational, environmental, and youth-empowerment initiatives.
Winner of the Dora Award for Best Production of a Play, 2005Winner of the Dora Award for Best Actor in a principal role, 2005