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The first season of The Mighty B! originally aired in the United States on Nickelodeon between April 26, 2008, and June 12, 2009. The season was produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studios, Paper Kite Productions, and Polka Dot Pictures, and series co-creators Amy Poehler, Cynthia True, and Erik Wiese served as executive producers.

The Mighty B! premiered with "So Happy Together" and its sister segment "Sweet Sixteenth" on April 26, 2008. Altogether, the season had 20 episodes, with 39 segments and the season finale ("Dragonflies") being the only half-hour episode. The show was renewed for a second season in September 2008, which would premiere three months after season 1 ended.

The season received generally positive reviews. One reviewer called Bessie the "female answer to SpongeBob SquarePants".[1] 1.92 million viewers among Kids 2–11 watched the series premiere, and the series averaged 3.1 million viewers each episode during the season.

Overseas animation studios used for this season include Rough Draft Korea, Toon City, and Yeson Animation. For more information on how the show came to be, please see here.

Episodes

All episodes in season 1 were directed by Erik Wiese and Larry Leichliter.

Series # Season # Title Written by Storyboard by Original airdate
1 1 "So Happy Together" Cynthia True, Erik Wiese Erik Wiese April 26, 2008 (2008-04-26)
"Sweet Sixteenth" Jessica Chaffin Chuck Klein
2 2 "Bee My Baby" Story: Cynthia True, Erik Wiese
Written: Will Berson
Chuck Klein April 27, 2008 (2008-04-27)
"Bee Afraid" Cynthia True, Erik Wiese Erik Wiese
3 3 "Artificial Unintelligence" Dani Michaeli Piero Piluso, Andy Suriano May 3, 2008 (2008-05-03)
"We Got the Bee" John Ross Bowie, Dannah Feinglass Fred Gonzales
4 4 "Li'l Orphan Happy" John Bowie, Jamie Denbo Sherm Cohen, Louie del Carmen May 10, 2008 (2008-05-10)
"Body Rockers" Jessica Gao Ken Boyer, Louie del Carmen
5 5 "Bat Mitzvah Crashers" Jessica Chaffin Sherm Cohen May 17, 2008 (2008-05-17)
"Super Secret Weakness" Dani Michaeli Octavio Rodriguez
6 6 "An I See Bee" Jessica Chaffin Ray Angrum, Piero Piluso May 31, 2008 (2008-05-31)
"Woodward and Beesting" Dannah Feinglass Fred Gonzales
7 7 "Doppelfinger" Will Berson Louie del Carmen June 7, 2008 (2008-06-07)
"Little Womyn" Jessica Chaffin Fred Gonzales, Chuck Klein
8 8 "The Apprentice" Jessica Chaffin Sherm Cohen, Fred Gonzales June 23, 2008 (2008-06-23)
"Beenedict Arnold" Jessica Gao Ken Boyer June 24, 2008 (2008-06-24)
9 9 "Boston Beean" Jessica Gao Octavio Rodriguez June 25, 2008 (2008-06-25)
"Penny Hearts Joey" Story: Nicholas Cofrancesco
Written: Dannah Feinglass
Lynne Naylor June 26, 2008 (2008-06-26)
10 10 "Ten Little Honeybees" Jessica Gao Chuck Klein June 27, 2008 (2008-06-27)
"Toot Toot" Cynthia True, Erik Wiese Ken Boyer, Piero Piluso, Bernie Petterson November 29, 2008 (2008-11-29)
11 11 "Night Howl" Jessica Chaffin Eddie Trigueros, Sherm Cohen September 9, 2008 (2008-09-09)
"Hat Trick" Story: Cynthia True, Erik Wiese
Written: Jessica Chaffin
Ken Boyer, Fred Gonzales September 10, 2008 (2008-09-10)
12 12 "Apoxalypse Now" Jessica Gao Chuck Klein September 11, 2008 (2008-09-11)
"Hive Jacked" Jessica Gao Lynne Naylor September 12, 2008 (2008-09-12)
13 13 "Something's Wrong With This Taffy" Jessica Chaffin, Jessica Gao, Cynthia True Chris Graham October 25, 2008
"Name Shame" Jessica Gao Eddie Trigueros October 25, 2008
14 14 "Bee Patients" Jessica Chaffin Eddie Trigueros, Sunil Hall September 8, 2008
"To Bee or Not To Bee" Jessica Gao Lynne Naylor November 29, 2008
15 15 "Eye of the Honeybee" Jessica Chaffin Chris Graham, Ian Graham January 9, 2009 (2009-01-09)
"Thanksgiving Beenactment" Jessica Chaffin, Jessica Gao, Cynthia True Sunil Hall November 29, 2008 (2008-11-29)
16 16 "Blindsided" Jessica Chaffin, Jessica Gao, Cynthia True Eddie Trigueros January 5, 2009 (2009-01-05)
"Hen and Bappy" Jessica Chaffin Chris Graham, Sunil Hall January 6, 2009 (2009-01-06)
17 17 "Ben Appetit" Cynthia True, Jessica Chaffin, Jessica Gao Louie del Carmen, Sherm Cohen January 7, 2009 (2009-01-07)
"Dang It Feels Good to Be a Gamester" Jessica Gao Chris Graham January 8, 2009 (2009-01-08)
18 18 "Portrait of a Happy" Jessica Chaffin Sunil Hall June 8, 2009 (2009-06-08)
"O Say Can Bess See" Jessica Gao Sunil Hall, Justin Ridge, Ian Graham June 9, 2009 (2009-06-09)
19 19 "Macro Mayhem" Mike Bell Sherm Cohen, Sunil Hall, Ian Graham June 10, 2009 (2009-06-10)
"Ben Screams for Ice Cream" Story: Cynthia True
Written: Jessica Chaffin, Cynthia True, Jessica Gao
Lynne Naylor June 11, 2009 (2009-06-11)
20 20 "Dragonflies" Jessica Chaffin, Jessica Gao, Cynthia True, Erik Wiese Louie del Carmen, Fred Gonzales, Ian Graham June 12, 2009 (2009-06-12)

References

  1. Hot Hot Amy Poehler A Mighty Voice on Cartoon, The Denver Post, Retrieved July 12, 2020.
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