Country of Origin: Canada
Produced by: Mainframe Entertainment
Air Date: 1994 - 2001
Number of Episodes: 47 Episode Length: 23 mins
Reboot was the first completely computer animated full
animated TV series. Inside of a computer Bob the Guardian watches
over Mainframe, making it his home as he defends it from viruses
and other threats.
Did you know... Though
ABC canceled the series after two seasons, Mainframe produced
a third season (and eventually some TV movies) for Canada which
eventually aired on cable in the United States. Without ABC to
insist upon stories suitable for young children, the episodes
took on darker tones.
Did you know... Reboot
aired in the UK in the mid 1990s, on the ITV children's strand
CITV. However, CITV stopped showing the program half way through
season 3, possibly due to increasingly violent and dark themes,
and several earlier episodes from that series were also omitted.
Today, reruns of ReBoot can be seen occasionally on YTV.
Did you know... In
episode 178 of the sitcom Roseanne , a trick-or-treater was costumed
Did you know... Electronic
Arts made a game for the PlayStation of ReBoot, which includes
actual animation from Mainframe Entertainment. The game had a
limited print in 1998 and is quite rare.