DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders

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DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders
Based onHow to Train Your Dragon
Developed byJack Thomas
Johnny Belt
Robert Scull
Directed byTJ Sullivan
Voices ofNicolas Cantu
Brennley Brown
Carlos Alazraqui
Moira Quirk
Roshon Fegan
Brad Grusnick
Composer(s)Joshua Moshier
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes14 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)Jack Thomas
Brian K. Roberts (co-executive producer)
Production company(s)DreamWorks Animation Television
DistributorNetflix
NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseSeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)[1]
Chronology
Preceded byDreamWorks Dragons (2012–2018)

DreamWorks Dragons: Rescue Riders is an American preschool-oriented computer animated web television series in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise produced by DreamWorks Animation Television for Netflix.

Premise[edit]

The series follows Dak and Leyla, twins raised by dragons who have developed as a result a unique ability to communicate with them, helping and rescuing dragons and the people of the town Huttsgalor.[2]

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Dragons[edit]

  • Zach Callison as Winger, a Swiftwing dragon the fastest dragon in the air
  • Skai Jackson as Summer, a Fastfin dragon
  • Noah Bentley as Burple, a Rockspitter dragon
  • Andre Robinson as Cutter, a Relentless Razorwing dragon
  • Marsai Martin as Aggro, a Fire Fury dragon
  • Heatey, a baby Hideous Heatwing dragon
  • Sizzle, a baby Slobber Smelter dragon

Recurring cast[edit]

  • John C. McGinley as Grumblegard, a Foreverhorn dragon
  • Carlos Alazraqui as Lurke/Phantom Fang, an evil Slinkwing dragon
  • Tara Strong as Vizza, a Slinkwing dragon
  • Jeff Bennett as Snoop, a Slinkwing dragon
  • Secunda Wood as Mama Ironclaw, a Silver-tailed Ironclaw dragon
  • Grey Griffin as Marena and Mrs. Borgomon
  • Sam Lavagnino as Finngard Braun Borgomon
  • Jacob Hopkins as Axel
  • Patton Oswalt as Oscar
  • Brian Posehn as Gludge
  • Ashley Bornancin as Laburn, a Fire Fury dragon
  • Brett Pels as Cindarnanopusflickerstaff, a Fire Fury dragon

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"The Nest"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)

When the Rescue Riders, Viking twins Dak and Leyla, along with their dragons, Winger, Summer, Cutter and Burple rescue Viking Chief Duggard of Huttsgalor and return him home, they're invited to stay in his village. But not everyone is thrilled at the idea of living with dragons, so they must prove that they can be kind and helpful.

Dragons dicovered: Swiftwing, Fastfin, Relentless Razorwing and Rockspitter
22"Deep Trouble"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
When the town fisherman, Elbone gets lost exploring the Maze Caves on Huttsgalor, a Gut-Instinct driven Dak takes Winger and Cutter in to save him. But they soon get lost too, leaving a plan obsessed Leyla to save them all before the Maze Caves are flash-flooded. Dak eventually learns to use his head instead of his gut and Leyla learns to stop thinking and just act.
33"Boo to You"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)

It's time for harvest festival known as Hoogenboo on Huttsgalor, and everyones thrilled. But a spooky story about the so-called 'Phantom Fang' scares burple, who thinks the Ghost is stalking him and his friends don't believe him. The threat of this invisible menace soon comes to light when Leyla finds out that they're being haunted by, not a Ghost, but a nasty food-stealing Dragon.

Dragons dicovered: Slinkwing
44"Where There's Smoke"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)

The Rescue Riders next adventure sees them trying to solve a mystery that involes fire, sheep and a cranky Magnus Finke. To solve the mystery, Cutter will have to put aside his pride in order to catch the real arsonist, A hotheaded but misunderstood Fire Fury named Aggro. It's thanks to Aggro however, that the sheep are safe from wolves and the Rescue Riders welcome a new teammate to their family.

Dragons dicovered: Fire Fury
55"Heavy Metal"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
When Huttsgalor starts falling apart, the Rescue Riders start searching the Island for Belzium, a mineral that the town Blacksmith, Hannahr needs to strengthen everything forged from Iron. But the dragons turn the hunt into a race which eventually traps Dak, Leyla, Winger and Summer in a cave with Magnus. Winger and Summer must get over thier desire to win and work with each other and Magnus in order to free themselves and get the Belzium back to town.
66"Iced Out"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)

After feeling a little left out of the rescues, Aggro decides to prove herself by helping Elbone rescue a dragon egg frozen in Ice. But she finds herself in way over her head when she falls into a river of cold water and loses her ability to fly and use her fire. The Rescue Riders will have to move fast to find and rescue thier lost friends before they fall off a waterfall with the egg.

Dragons dicovered: Hideous Heatwing
77"Sick Day"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
Afer a fun and invigorating game of Volley Rock, all the dragons except Summer contract the 'Dreaded Dragon Flu', a rare disease that causes dragons to lose control of their powers and abilities. With Dak forced to stay behind to take care of his friends, despite his lack of Dragon Medicine Knowledge, Leyla and Summer head off to find the cure. But despite the fact that Fastfins aren't afraid of Eels, Summer is scared of them. Can Summer get the Cure before the Eels get her? And will Dak be able to take care of the Dragons before they tear their home apart?
88"Bad Egg"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
Dragons dicovered: Silver-Tailed Ironclaw
99"Home Alone"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
1010"Slobber Power"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
Dragons dicovered: Slobber Smelter
1111"Crash Course"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
1212"Furious Fun"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
1313"Grumblegard (Part 1)"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)
Dragons dicovered: Piercing Shriekscale and Foreverhorn
1414"Grumblegard (Part 2)"TBATBASeptember 27, 2019 (2019-09-27)

Production[edit]

The series was first announced on July 22, 2019 alongside fellow DreamWorks Animation Television show Go, Dog, Go!, with TJ Sullivan directing, Jack Thomas executive producing and Brian K. Roberts as co-executive producer.[2]

Release[edit]

The series was released on September 27, 2019 on Netflix.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Everything coming to Netflix Australia in September". who.com.au. August 21, 2019.
  2. ^ a b https://www.animationmagazine.net/streaming/netflix-slates-7-preschool-originals-from-award-winning-creators/