Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures is an animated series by Mainframe Studios. It premiered on Netflix US on May 3, 2018. The series follows Barbie's adventures with her family, friends and pets. The show is preceded by the 2017 special Barbie Dolphin Magic and followed by the 2020 movie Barbie Princess Adventure.
- Barbie Roberts, the protagonist of the series.
- Barbie's younger sisters: Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea Roberts.
- Barbie's parents: Margaret and George Roberts.
- Barbie's friends: Ken Carson, Nikki Watkins, Teresa Rivera, Renee Chao and Daisy Kostopoulos.
- Barbie's neighbors: Poppy, Whittaker and Trey Reardon.
- Barbie and her sisters' pets: Taffy, DJ, Rookie, Honey and Blissa.
- Barbie's other peers: Ned and Ted Johnson and Tammy Bounceaway.
List of Episodes
|1.||"Welcome to the Dreamhouse!"||May 3, 2018||Barbie's "Best Day Ever" starts out great ... until strange things start happening inside her family's dreamhouse. Could their new digs be cursed?|
|2.||"Clubhouse (Remix)"||May 3, 2018||Barbie and her friends plan a birthday surprise for Chelsea by making over her backyard clubhouse. But their mission takes a smelly detour.|
|3.||"Nobody's Cupcake"||May 3, 2018||Barbie puts her skills to the test when she competes on an extreme baking show against a reigning champ who loves to win -- and hates to lose.|
|4.||"The Great Pioneer Adventure"||May 3, 2018||The Roberts clan gets back to basics when Dad challenges them to a weekend of pioneer living. And the catch? It's all happening in their own backyard.|
|5.||"Baby Sister Babysitter"||May 3, 2018||When Skipper snags her first babysitting job, an overprotective Barbie goes overboard trying to make sure everything runs smoothly.|
|6.||"Road Trip"||May 3, 2018||Barbie and her friends take a road trip to hear Daisy drop the beat at a major music festival. But Daisy keeps finding reasons to stall along the way.|
|7.||"Picture Perfect Cake"||May 3, 2018||Skipper steps in to handle her parents' 20th anniversary party when Barbie gets a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to attend Robot Con.|
|8.||"The Roof Fairy"||May 3, 2018||With their parents away for the night, Barbie, Skipper and Stacie recruit Ken for an elaborate plan to bring Chelsea’s imaginary "Roof Fairy" to life.|
|1.||"Balancing Act"||September 13, 2018||Barbie feels like she's getting too old for her father-daughter tradition, so she passes it down to Chelsea. But is she really ready to let it go?|
|2.||"Life Can Be a Dream"||September 13, 2018||Thinking about the future prompts Barbie to have a dream where anything's possible -- and everything's really, really weird.|
|3.||"Trey Is for Horses"||September 13, 2018||When Barbie discovers Duchess the horse is going to be sold, she and Stacie come up with a plan to keep her around.|
|4.||"A Dreamhouse Puppy Tale"||September 13, 2018||Instead of reading a book at bedtime, Chelsea tells her family a story about their puppies' secret -- and surprisingly dangerous -- lives.|
|5.||"Time Will Tell"||September 13, 2018||While trying out a new escape room with their friends, Barbie and Ken get separated from the group and wind up on an adventure of their own.|
|6.||"Putts for Pups"||September 13, 2018||Chelsea's campaign to raise money for puppy literacy continues with a miniature golf challenge that involves the whole neighborhood.|
|7.||"Pied Pupper"||September 13, 2018||From dancing to baking, the unstoppable Barbie Roberts can do anything ... except ask for help when she needs it most.|
|8.||"A Day at the Beach"||September 13, 2018||Fate turns the tide on Trey and Barbie when they compete for the best spot on the beach. Back at the Dreamhouse, Stacie tries to set a world record.|
|9.||"A Delicate Situation"||September 13, 2018||Renee's desperate to impress her relatives in China, but Barbie doesn't have the heart to tell her that her "talents" need an awful lot of work.|
|1.||"Virtually Famous"||February 14, 2019||Barbie's friends want to be internet celebrities, but learn that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be when their goofy vlog post goes viral.|
|2.||"All Dogs Go to the Beach"||February 14, 2019||When dogs are banned from the beach, Barbie and Nikki take their fight to City Hall -- and have to deal with Poppy Reardon.|
|3.||"The Ballad of Windy Willows"||February 14, 2019||Barbie and Daisy go to Barbie's hometown in Wisconsin, where they try to save her beloved Aunt Adele’s inn.|
|4.||"Room Swap"||February 14, 2019||To break up the fight between Stacie and Skipper, Barbie offers to trade rooms. But soon, the Roberts sisters learn that no roommate is perfect.|
|5.||"Getaway and Got Away"||February 14, 2019||Ken and Barbie try to embark on a relaxing weekend at the spa, but end up getting caught up in an adventure with the owner's grandson.|
|6.||"Totally Spying"||February 14, 2019||Trey gets hurt on the Roberts' property, so the family is extra nice to him. But Barbie suspects that the demanding neighbor is up to something.|
|7.||"Barbie Roberts: Undercover Mermaid Part 1"||February 14, 2019||Barbie and her friends try to impress a fashion idol at a mermaid convention, but things take a turn when the sisters become suspects in a mystery.|
|8.||"Barbie Roberts: Undercover Mermaid Part 2"||February 14, 2019||With her sisters in trouble for a prank gone wrong, it’s up to Barbie to prove their innocence and catch the thief.|
|9.||"A Dog's Day in Court"||February 14, 2019||The Roberts family could be evicted from their Dreamhouse unless Barbie can figure out who is behind Malibu’s sudden flea infestation.|
Go Team Roberts!
Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts! premiered on Netflix on November 7, 2019. "Go Team Roberts!" is the Roberts family cheer. The first 4 episodes were compiled into a feature-length movie named Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Magical Mermaid Mystery.
|1.||"Magical Mermaid Mystery: Part 1"||November 7, 2019||The family begins planning their vacation when George gets invited to film a whale documentary in Costa Rica. Meanwhile, Barbie commits to a summer job.|
|2.||"Magical Mermaid Mystery: Part 2"||November 7, 2019||Ahead of the show's first rehearsal, Barbie is put in charge and struggles with her role as the boss. In Costa Rica, the girls search for a secret cave.|
|3.||"Magical Mermaid Mystery: Part 3"||November 7, 2019||As the girls look for a missing mermaid in Costa Rica, Barbie attempts to shut down a party at her house and embarks on an underwater mission with Ken.|
|4.||"Magical Mermaid Mystery: Part 4"||November 7, 2019||The Roberts go on an impromptu adventure. Barbie and the gang investigate an oyster scandal involving Mr. Pearlman as the show's opening night arrives.|
|5.||"Sister Class Act"||November 7, 2019||With rocky starts to the school year, Barbie reunites with a competitive old friend and Stacie tries to stand out on her own. A massive mess erupts.|
|6.||"Basket Case"||November 7, 2019||As Barbie takes a shot at playing basketball for the first time, Chelsea joins the soccer team. Later, both sisters learn a lesson in never quitting.|
|7.||"Barbie's Dance Dilemma"||November 7, 2019||Auditions to play at the school dance heat up as Barbie tries to navigate mixed feelings about Ken needing help to ask out another girl.|
|8.||"Working Mom"||November 7, 2019||When Margaret considers a promotion at work, Barbie and the girls think up ways to show her she has the family's support. Chelsea hides a furry secret.|
|9.||"Something Borrowed"||November 7, 2019||When George asks Barbie to hold Margaret's anniversary gift, she misplaces it in a jacket, sending her and Skipper on a wild hunt to track it down.|
|10.||"The In Crowd"||November 7, 2019||Trey stays with the Roberts when his parents forget to bring him on a cruise. Barbie feels left out when her friends start bonding with Skipper.|
|11.||"Family of the Year"||November 7, 2019||The Roberts participate in Malibu's Family of the Year contest against the Reardons, who have won the title for a decade, as surprises start popping up.|
|12.||"The Sportathon: Part 1"||November 7, 2019||Barbie and Skipper team up for a massive community service project involving the water park, but Skipper is distracted with a different priority.|
|13.||"The Sportathon: Part 2"||November 7, 2019||After an earthquake hits and impacts the neighborhood library, Barbie and Skipper find renewed purpose and a greater sense of community.|
|1.||"Spirit Week"||March 21, 2020||Barbie and her friends participate in a competitive scavenger hunt against their high school's rival, Empire Coast High.|
|2.||"Barbie, Brownies and Bears, Oh My!"||March 21, 2020||With Barbie's family craving her delicious brownies, everyone becomes a suspect when they go missing on the first night of their camping trip.|
|3.||"Dude Fight"||March 21, 2020||Barbie and Ken find themselves hanging out with a new set of friends when Trey and the Dudes get into a fight.|
|4.||"Family Fun and Games"||March 21, 2020||After accidentally crashing the camper, the girls spend their sisters' day out by entering a reality competition show to win prize money.|
|5.||"The Copy Cat"||March 21, 2020||Determined to become the better version of Barbie, Tammy imitates Barbie in many ways until a situation lets Tammy's personality shine through.|
|6.||"Three Ring Dreamhouse"||March 21, 2020||When circumstances prevent Barbie from taking Chelsea to her first circus, Barbie brings the big top to the Dreamhouse.|
|7.||"The Curse of the Miner's Ghost"||March 21, 2020||Barbie and her friends spend spring break in the Windy Willows, where a spooky ghost awaits.|
|8.||"Barbie's Day Off"||March 21, 2020||After catching a cold, Barbie tries to squeeze in rest but a science presentation and her zany dreams make her feel restless instead.|
|9.||"Chicken Masked Mystery on Ice"||March 21, 2020||A masked marvel on the ice, Trey tries to keep his skating talents a secret as Barbie convinces him to perform in the ice show.|
|10.||"Close-Knit Friendship"||March 21, 2020||While working on a song, Nikki gets caught in the middle of Barbie and Teresa's creative differences. Skipper and her pals start a babysitting business.|
|11.||"Nothing to Fear"||March 21, 2020||With Barbie's parents away, the Dreamhouse turns into a haunted house when she volunteers to host her friends for Halloween.|
|12.||"It Snows in Malibu"||March 21, 2020||Tammy tags along for the girls' camping trip to prove to Trey and the Dudes she can fit in with Barbie and her pals.|
|13.||"Dreamhouse Holidays"||March 21, 2020||As Ken searches for a Christmas gift for Barbie, Barbie comes up with a plan to get Ken the perfect present.|
The Dreamhouse was designed by Renata Marchand.
Animation World Network posted news about the series on October 12, 2016 after Mattel Creations announced Barbie Dolphin Magic. Barbie Dreamtopia: The Series, and Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures. Animation World Network wrote that, "Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures (26 x 22') is another brand new Barbie series developed for an older audience of 5 to 11 year olds, with a realistic and modern CGI look and answering requests from fans to learn more about Barbie and her family. The new episodic show will chronicle the adventures of Barbie and her sisters, Chelsea, Stacie and Skipper, as they take the viewer along for their wild adventures that will have every girl believing that anything is possible."
The article also said, "Barbie and her fun-loving sisters, Chelsea, Stacie and Skipper take you on their wild adventures in a new animated comedy series. From their Dreamhouse in Malibu to escapades around the globe, they navigate life's ups and downs with plenty of laughs, musical numbers, and just enough sparkle and fantasy that will have every girl believing that anything is possible."
Christopher Keenan, Senior Vice President Global Content & Executive Producer at Mattel Creations, said, "Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures is a playful, CG-animated 'sitcom' aimed at the six to 11-year-old audience where comedy is the order of the day."
On September 18, 2017, Barbie Dolphin Magic was released exclusively to Netflix. It was advertised as a "Dreamhouse Adventures special".
A sneak peek of the show was uploaded to YouTube on March 26, 2018. The description says, "Get a first-ever, sneak peek into the brand new series, Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures! This hilarious and heartwarming new show follows the everyday life of Barbie as she embarks upon exciting adventures with her family and friends—including Ken! From fun road trips to sister shenanigans, Barbie discovers that with a little bit of help and a whole lot of laughter, you can be anything! Available on Netflix May 2018 (U.S. only. Launch dates and platforms will vary across countries. Check local listings for more details."
On April 20, 2018, Toonbarn reported, "Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures will debut on Netflix in the United States on May 3rd. The show's rollout will be regional, with local broadcasters open to airing the show."
On April 25, 2018, Barbie tweeted "Peek into #Barbie's everyday life filled with sister shenanigans, fun road trips and exciting adventures in the all-new series Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures, coming to @Netflix Thursday, May 3!" with a trailer for the show.
Season 1 premiered on May 3, 2018, and won the 2018 Cynopsis Imagination Award for K6-11 Show Exclusively for a Streaming Platform. The series began airing internationally from fall 2018. On October 5, 2018, Mattel announced the green-lit of a 26-episode length "second season" (known as Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts!) Season 2 of Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures premiered on September 13, 2018, and season 3 premiered on February 14, 2019.. Season 1 of Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures: Go Team Roberts! was released on November 7, 2019, and season 2 was released from March 21, 2020.