ToonOlympics QuarterFinal Match: United Kingdom (Dreamland Doctor Who) Vs. New Zealand (Pocket Protectors)
Tomorrow’s Quarterfinal Match is the last match of the 3rd Round of the ToonOlympics! On Thursday, we will post the first of 2 Semi-Final Matches. This coming Monday, we will post the Final Match of the ToonOlympics. When the Final Match is posted, you will have 4 days to vote for the Gold Medal Winner, which will be announced by ToonBarn Harry at the Closing Ceremonies that Friday, September 7, 2012. The ToonOlympics QuarterFinals voting will continue through this Wednesday at Midnight, with only 1 more Quarterfinal match left after today.
If you haven’t voted for our First Quarterfinal Match from Friday, you can Vote for either The Legend of Korra (USA) or Zig and Sharko (FRANCE) HERE.
If you haven’t voted for our Second Quarterfinal Match from Monday, you can Vote for either Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (USA) or Totally Spies! (FRANCE) HERE.
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Here is how the brackets look for the QuarterFinal round of the ToonOlympics on ToonBarn:
The ToonOlympics competition continues today with our 3rd match of the Quarterfinal round. The matchup is between United Kingdom and New Zealand. The cartoon from United Kingdom is called Dreamland (Doctor Who). Dreamland (Doctor Who) won its second round match by defeating Brazil’s Escola pra Cachorro 11-4. Dreamland (Doctor Who) is going up against a New Zealand cartoon series called Pocket Protectors, which defeated China’s Century Sonny 34-3 in the second round.
Before we start the match, if this is your first visit to the ToonOlympics, you can go back and catch the opening ceremonies, hosted by our resident cartoon, ToonBarn Harry, at this link:
Exciting Announcement!: ToonBarn Harry will be back for the ToonOlympics Closing Ceremonies and Medal Winners, so stay tuned for that animated ToonOlympics sendoff.
LET THE MATCH BEGIN!
Dreamland (Doctor Who)
Dreamland (Doctor Who) is the fifth animated Doctor Who serial (based on the British science fiction television live action series) to air on television, and the second to air after the revival of the live-action series in 2005. It stars David Tennant as the Tenth Doctor and aired in six parts (one 12-minute episode, followed by five 6 minute episodes) broadcast daily from 21 November 2009 on the BBC’s Red Button service, the official Doctor Who website and the BBC iPlayer. It was broadcast in its entirety on BBC Two and BBC HD on 5 December 2009.
There have been four prior animated stories: Death Comes to Time, Real Time, Scream of the Shalka and The Infinite Quest.
The Doctor – (voiced by David Tennant)
Cassie Rice – (voiced by Georgia Moffett)
Jimmy Stalkingwolf – (voiced by Tim Howar)
Colonel Stark – (voiced by Stuart Milligan)
Saruba Velak – (voiced by Lisa Bowerman)
Rivesh Mantilax – (voiced by Nicholas Rowe)
Lord Azlok – (voiced by David Warner)
The 6-episode storyline covers the following plot:
America, 1958. The Doctor makes a new friend, Cassie, who reveals that anyone approaching the Top Secret Dreamland Army base goes missing. Dreamland will see the Doctor arrive at the infamous alien hot spot, Roswell, New Mexico (Area 51).
During a visit to a local diner he stumbles upon a mysterious alien artefact that leads him on a mission to rescue Rivesh Mantilax from the threat of the Viperox and the clutches of the American military. The Doctor discovers an alien army hatching beneath the New Mexico desert while inside Dreamland, survivors of an extraterrestrial war possess a weapon powerful enough to destroy Earth.
Writer: Phil Ford
Director: Gary Russell
Country of origin: United Kingdom
No. of episodes: 6
Original channel: BBC 1 (UK Network)
Episode length: 1 episode x 12 minutes, 5 episodes x 6 minutes, 42 minutes total
Originally aired: November 21, 2009 – November 26, 2009
Here is an episode of Dreamland (Doctor Who) (EPISODE 1 PT 1):
Pocket Protectors (New Zealand)
Pocket Protectors is an animated cartoon series made in New Zealand by Mukpuddy Animation, an animation studio based in Auckland, NZ. They specialise in 2D
animation and making cartoons. It follows Ollie, a young boy who inherits a pocket protector full of tiny robot stationery.
When Ollie is given a pocket protector full of old fashioned stationery by his Dad, the last thing he expected was for them to transform into tiny robots, known as the Pocket Protectors, intent on guiding Ollie through “tough times”. The only problem is… the Pocket Protectors make Ollie’s life more difficult than it already was… thanks to them being completely delusional.
Ollie – (voiced by Ryan Inglis)
Ballpoint – (voiced by Ryan Cooper)
Straight Edge – (voiced by Ryan Cooper)
Erazer – (voiced by Ryan Cooper)
Radius – (voiced by Ryan Cooper)
Grubb – (voiced by Vaughan Smith)
Created by: Mukpuddy Animation (Ryan Cooper, Tim Evans, Alex Leighton)
Country of origin: New Zealand
No. of episodes: 10
Original channel: TV2’s WhatNow
Episode length: 5 min
Originally aired: April 29, 2012 – August 9, 2012
Here is an episode of Pocket Protectors (Ep10: Cool, Calm & Calculated – Part 2):
The time has come to decide which you like better: United Kingdom’s Dreamland (Doctor Who) or New Zealand’s Pocket Protectors?[poll id=”21″]
Voting polls for the QuarterFinals close on Wednesday at Midnight (EDT), so you have 2 days to vote.
Match 20 of the ToonOlympics is all lined up for Wednesday. Join us for the 4th match of the QuarterFinal round tomorrow to Vote for either USA or Canada.
USA had defeated Japan in the second round with Phineas and Ferb:
Canada comes off its second round victory over Australia with Total Drama:
See you Wednesday for the 4th and last QuarterFinal Match of the ToonOlympics… on ToonBarn.