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{{tv|image=Furchester-Title.png|first=September 26, 2014|last=|network=UK: [[BBC]]<br>US: [[Sprout]]|seasons=|episodes=[[:Category:Furchester Hotel Episodes|103]]}}
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{{tv|image=Furchester-Title.png|first=September 26, 2014|last=October 28, 2017|network=UK: [[BBC]]<br>US: [[Sprout]]|seasons=|episodes=[[:Category:Furchester Hotel Episodes|103]]}}
 
[[Image:TheFurchesterCast.jpg|right|300px]]
 
[[Image:TheFurchesterCast.jpg|right|300px]]
 
[[Image:Furchester-Group.png|thumb|300px|''The Furchester Hotel'' cast]]
 
[[Image:Furchester-Group.png|thumb|300px|''The Furchester Hotel'' cast]]
 
[[Image:Furchester-Season2Cast.jpg|thumb|300px|Season 2 cast]]
 
[[Image:Furchester-Season2Cast.jpg|thumb|300px|Season 2 cast]]
   
'''''The Furchester Hotel''''' is a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' spin-off and co-production for CBeebies ([[BBC]]'s preschool network), first shown September 26, [[2014]].
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'''''The Furchester Hotel''''' is a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' co-production for CBeebies ([[BBC]]'s preschool network), first shown September 26, [[2014]].
 
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Set in [[The Furchester Hotel (location)|the titular hotel]], the series stars a monster family that runs the hotel: father [[Furgus Fuzz]], mother [[Funella Furchester]] and daughter [[Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz]]. [[Elmo]] appears in the series as Phoebe's cousin, who is taking an extended stay at the hotel due to his fascination with it. [[Cookie Monster]] appears as the room-service and dining room waiter. Other characters include [[Isabel]], a character with a bell in her head for the guests to ring, [[Gonger]], the hotel chef and [[Harvey P. Dull]], a long-term guest of the hotel.
 
Set in [[The Furchester Hotel (location)|the titular hotel]], the series stars a monster family that runs the hotel: father [[Furgus Fuzz]], mother [[Funella Furchester]] and daughter [[Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz]]. [[Elmo]] appears in the series as Phoebe's cousin, who is taking an extended stay at the hotel due to his fascination with it. [[Cookie Monster]] appears as the room-service and dining room waiter. Other characters include [[Isabel]], a character with a bell in her head for the guests to ring, [[Gonger]], the hotel chef and [[Harvey P. Dull]], a long-term guest of the hotel.
   
The series promotes problem solving, as the monsters try to figure out issues developed by their unique Muppet guests. Fifty-two, 11-minute episodes were produced beginning in February 2014 MediaCityUK in Salford.
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The series promotes problem-solving, as the monsters try to figure out issues developed by their unique Muppet guests. Fifty-two, 11-minute episodes were produced beginning in February 2014 MediaCityUK in Salford.
   
Beginning in November 2014, full episodes began being posted weekly to [[SesameStreet's YouTube Channel]] and [[Sesame Go]]. In January 2015, episodes were made available for purchase in [[the iTunes Store]]. Beginning in fall 2016, the series made its US television debut on [[Sprout]]. It was later removed from the block in March 2, 2019. In February [[2017]], the first 52 episodes were made available for streaming on [[Netflix]].
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Beginning in November 2014, full episodes began being posted weekly to [[SesameStreet's YouTube Channel]] and [[Sesame Go]]. In January 2015, episodes were made available for purchase in [[the iTunes Store]]. Beginning in fall 2016, the series made its US television debut on [[Sprout]]. It was later removed from the block on March 2, 2019. In February [[2017]], the first 52 episodes were made available for streaming on [[Netflix]].
   
 
In [[2015]], the show began airing in other countries, often with localized dubs. See [[:Category:International Furchester Hotel|International Furchester Hotel]] for more.
 
In [[2015]], the show began airing in other countries, often with localized dubs. See [[:Category:International Furchester Hotel|International Furchester Hotel]] for more.
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==Credits==
 
==Credits==
 
[[File:Furchester_BTS.jpg|thumb|300px]]
 
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[[File:Elmo and Cookie Monster From The Furchester Hotel Visit The CBeebies House|thumb|300px|Elmo and Cookie Monster in a CBeebies host segment with Cat Sandion to promote the series; uploaded to the CBeebies [[YouTube]] Channel September 1, 2014]]
 
*Developed By and Lead Writer: [[Belinda Ward]]
 
*Developed By and Lead Writer: [[Belinda Ward]]
 
*Educational Consultants: [[Rosemarie Truglio|Rosemarie T. Truglio]], [[Autumn Zitani]], Professor Anna Craft, Jessica DeSalvo
 
*Educational Consultants: [[Rosemarie Truglio|Rosemarie T. Truglio]], [[Autumn Zitani]], Professor Anna Craft, Jessica DeSalvo
*Composers and Musical Directors: Andrew Blythe and Marten Joustra
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*Composers and Musical Directors: [[Andy Blythe and Marten Joustra|Andrew Blythe and Marten Joustra]]
 
*Directors: [[Jack Jameson]] and Helen Scott
 
*Directors: [[Jack Jameson]] and Helen Scott
 
*Writers: [[Molly Boylan]], Steve Cannon, Ian Carney, Chris Chantler, Simon Davies, [[Christine Ferraro]], [[Michael J. Goldberg|Michael Goldberg]], Katherine Jakeways, Andrew Jones, Stuart Kenworthy, Emma Millions, Davey Moore, Ciaran Murtagh, George Poles, Howard Read, [[Luis Santeiro]], Kathy Waugh
 
*Writers: [[Molly Boylan]], Steve Cannon, Ian Carney, Chris Chantler, Simon Davies, [[Christine Ferraro]], [[Michael J. Goldberg|Michael Goldberg]], Katherine Jakeways, Andrew Jones, Stuart Kenworthy, Emma Millions, Davey Moore, Ciaran Murtagh, George Poles, Howard Read, [[Luis Santeiro]], Kathy Waugh

Latest revision as of 18:40, May 7, 2020

Furchester-Title
Premiere September 26, 2014
Finale October 28, 2017
Network UK: BBC
US: Sprout
Episodes 103
TheFurchesterCast
Furchester-Group

The Furchester Hotel cast

Furchester-Season2Cast

Season 2 cast

The Furchester Hotel is a Sesame Street co-production for CBeebies (BBC's preschool network), first shown September 26, 2014.

Set in the titular hotel, the series stars a monster family that runs the hotel: father Furgus Fuzz, mother Funella Furchester and daughter Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz. Elmo appears in the series as Phoebe's cousin, who is taking an extended stay at the hotel due to his fascination with it. Cookie Monster appears as the room-service and dining room waiter. Other characters include Isabel, a character with a bell in her head for the guests to ring, Gonger, the hotel chef and Harvey P. Dull, a long-term guest of the hotel.

The series promotes problem-solving, as the monsters try to figure out issues developed by their unique Muppet guests. Fifty-two, 11-minute episodes were produced beginning in February 2014 MediaCityUK in Salford.

Beginning in November 2014, full episodes began being posted weekly to SesameStreet's YouTube Channel and Sesame Go. In January 2015, episodes were made available for purchase in the iTunes Store. Beginning in fall 2016, the series made its US television debut on Sprout. It was later removed from the block on March 2, 2019. In February 2017, the first 52 episodes were made available for streaming on Netflix.

In 2015, the show began airing in other countries, often with localized dubs. See International Furchester Hotel for more.

In February 2016, it was announced that a second season of the series was commissioned to start taping in May. The season consists of 50 episodes (as well as a double-length Christmas special) and features guest appearances by Big Bird, Count von Count and the Martians.[1] The season premiered on October 31.

EpisodesEdit

See Furchester Hotel Episodes

CreditsEdit

Furchester BTS
Elmo and Cookie Monster From The Furchester Hotel Visit The CBeebies House

Elmo and Cookie Monster From The Furchester Hotel Visit The CBeebies House

Elmo and Cookie Monster in a CBeebies host segment with Cat Sandion to promote the series; uploaded to the CBeebies YouTube Channel September 1, 2014

TriviaEdit

Each episode of The Furchester Hotel begins with an overhead shot of the city, with a series of waterways and buildings placed in the shape of the face of one of the show's characters.

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. Sesame Workshop press release

External linksEdit

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