Eureeka's Castle is a TV series created by Judy Katschke for the Nick Jr. block. Its head writer was R. L. Stine, who was credited under his common pen name "Jovial Bob Stine." The show was fairly similar to Pinwheel, another Nick Jr. show which used a similar format of puppet segments interspersed with animated shorts. Eureeka's Castle and Pinwheel aired side-by-side from 1989 to mid-1990. Once Pinwheel was off the air, Eureeka's Castle filled the timeslots.
The show follows various puppet characters, including Eureeka, a sorceress-in-training. She and her friends live in a wind-up castle music box owned by a friendly Giant. Other characters include Magellan the Dragon, Bogge and Quagmire, Batley the Bat, and Mr. Knack. There were also various appearing creatures such as mice, singing fish statues called the Fishtones, Magellan's pets Cooey and the Slurms, and Batly's pet spider Webster.
Home video releases
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The series was first shown on Nickelodeon as part of Special Delivery on August 27, 1989. It officially premiered on Nick Jr. on September 4, 1989. Reruns of the show continued airing on Nick Jr. until September 6, 1996, and again from November 16, 1998, to February 5, 1999, and on Noggin from 1999 to 2002.
- Pam Arciero – Quagmire, Emma
- Cheryl Blaylock – Eureeka
- Lynn Hippen – Cooey, Kate
- Jim Kroupa – Batley, Sir Klank, Giant
- Noel MacNeal – Magellan, Webster
- Brian Muehl – Bogge, Mr. Knack
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|Nick Jr. originals|
|1980s premieres||Pinwheel (reruns) • Eureeka's Castle|
|1990s premieres||Allegra's Window • Gullah Gullah Island • Blue's Clues • Binyah Binyah! • Little Bill|
|2000s premieres||Oobi (shorts) • Dora the Explorer • Oswald • Whoopi's Littleburg (specials) • Blue's Room • LazyTown • The Backyardigans • Go, Diego, Go! • Jack's Big Music Show • Wonder Pets! • The Upside Down Show • Ni Hao, Kai-Lan • The Fresh Beat Band|
|2010s premieres||Team Umizoomi • Bubble Guppies • Wallykazam! • Dora and Friends: Into the City! • Blaze and the Monster Machines • Fresh Beat Band of Spies • Shimmer and Shine • Nella the Princess Knight • Sunny Day • Zoofari • Butterbean's Café • Blue's Clues & You!|
|2020s premieres||Santiago of the Seas • Baby Shark's Big Show! • Noggin Knows • The Tiny Chef Show|
|See also||List of Nick Jr. original programming|