Little Einsteins is an American interactive animated children's television series produced for The Baby Einstein Company (which, at the time, was owned by Disney). It was created by Douglas Wood and Eric Weiner. The series started out with a direct-to-video movie, Our Huge Adventure, that was released on August 23, 2005. The full series premiered on Playhouse Disney on October 9, 2005, and the final episode aired on December 22, 2009.
Sixty-seven episodes were produced. The educational children series was developed for television by Douglas Wood who created the concept and characters, and a subsequent team headed by Emmy Award-winning director Olexa Hewryk and JoJo's Circus co-creator Eric Weiner, and co-produced by Curious Pictures and The Baby Einstein Company (then Disney-owned).
The first regular episode of Little Einsteins premiered in the UK on October 3, 2005 and in the US on October 9, 2005. The final regular episode was originally broadcast (in the US) on December 22, 2009, and a standalone special entitled “Rocket’s Firebird Rescue” was released on June 19, 2010, marking the series’ official end. The series continued to air in reruns afterward, including after Playhouse Disney was rebranded as Disney Junior on February 14, 2011 through March 25, 2019. Later, this show was added to Disney+.