Jan. 03, 1989
Duration: 30 min/episode
Rated: TV-Y7
Status: Ended

Seasons and episodes

6Season 6Sep. 23, 1995
5Season 5Apr. 08, 1991
4Season 4Jan. 07, 1991
3Season 3Feb. 26, 1990
2Season 2Aug. 21, 1989
1Season 1Jan. 03, 1989


Babar is a Canadian/French/Japanese animated television series produced in Quebec, Canada by Nelvana Limited and The Clifford Ross Company. It premiered in 1989 on CBC and HBO, subsequently was rerun on HBO Family and Qubo. The series is based on Jean de Brunhoff's original Babar books, and was Nelvana's first international co-production. The series' 78 episodes have been broadcast in 30 languages in over 150 countries. Episodes of Babar currently air on Ion Television and Qubo. While the French author Laurent de Brunhoff pronounces the name Babar as "BUH-bar", the TV series in its first five seasons pronounces the name as "BAB-bar". In 2010, a computer-animated sequel series spin-off of Babar titled Babar and the Adventures of Badou was launched. The new series focuses on a majority of new characters.

Original titleBabar
First air dateJan. 03, 1989
Last air dateDec. 16, 1995
IMDb Rating6.54 864 votes
TMDb Rating6.733 votes

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