pretzels and the Puppies Season 2, the second chapter of the acclaimed Apple TV+ cartoon series for kids, is expected to premiere on Friday, February 24, 2022 at 12:01 AM EST. The life and adventures of the world’s tallest Dachshund and his family are chronicled in Pretzels and the Puppies. The lead roles are played by talented voice actors Mark Duplass and Nasim Pedrard.
According to a press release from Apple TV+, the season 2 recap for Pretzels and the Puppies is as follows:
“Pretzel is the world’s tallest dachshund and the playful, supportive father of five boisterous pups. Along with his wife, Greta, they urge their puppies to raise their paws to solve problems and “bark” at their Muttgomery friends and neighbors.
Steve Altiere (who also serves as showrunner), Caroline Fraser, Ricardo Curtis and Wes Lui produce the Apple Original series, which is co-executive produced by Jennifer Contrucci. Through the Apple TV+ Changemakers Program, Dr. Tony Wagner, a renowned author and Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute, as the series’ play, passion, and purpose expert.
Margret Rey’s children’s picture book Pretzels and the Puppies inspired the film.
Pretzel and the Puppies is a television version of the 1944 children’s picture book Pretzel by Margret and HA Rey, created by Steven Altiere and Kim Howitt. The duo are best known for Curious George, a series of children’s picture books they developed between 1939 and 1966. While the picture book chronicles Pretzel and Greta’s journeys and lessons as a couple, Pretzel and the Puppies focuses on their adventures and lessons as a family . including their pups Puck, Poppy, Paxton, Pippa and Pedro.
The cartoon sitcom is set in the fictional town of Muttgomery, with Pretzel managing the home front as a stay-at-home parent and Greta as the mayor. According to Apple TV+, the logline for Pretzels and the Puppies is as follows:
“When your dad is the world’s tallest dachshund, growing up takes on a whole new meaning!” The eight episodes follow Pretzel, Greta and the pups in Muttgomery, their hometown. They are a contemporary and distinct family always looking for ways to “make their bark” and make the world a better place for their four-legged friends and neighbours. Pretzel and Greta encourage their puppies to solve their own problems, often saying “Get those PAWS ON!” when faced with an obstacle.
A look at the trailer
On February 9, 2023, the official Pretzels and Puppies season 2 trailer was posted to YouTube. According to the description:
“Pretzel and the Puppies returns for Season 2 with the World’s Longest Dachshund. In Muttgomery, join Pretzel, Greta and their rambunctious puppies as they learn how to solve problems and make the world a better place.
The narrator reminds viewers that in the next season of Pretzels and the Puppies, the family would “lend a paw to others, indulge in fun, and bark.” Some scenes in the trailer show the Doxies helping Muttgomery citizens with a food problem, embarking on a new adventure and engaging in joy, revelry and fun. HarperCollins Productions produces Pretzels and the Puppies, and all Season 2 episodes will be available for streaming in over 100 countries starting February 24, 2023.