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A Canadian television program airing since 1998, aimed at children that was created by Creator/WilliamJoyce. It once aired on the Playhouse Disney block of DisneyChannel on the United States and is currently seen in repeats on the 24/7 Disney Junior network, the successor of Playhouse Disney.

''Rolie Polie Olie'' centers on the title character, who by all appearances is a robot made out of spheres, and his family. His best friend is his next door neighbor, made out of cubes. He has a robot dog, and several inanimate objects have faces.

A {{Nelvana}} program.

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!!Provides Examples of:
* AllCGICartoon
* AllJustADream: "The Lie". Olie has a bizarre dream about the brussel sprout he lied to his mother about eating, which leads him to admit that he was [[AnAesop wrong to lie]].
* AnimateInanimateObject: Everything that has a face often have the ability to move and perform action of their own accord, even having personalities. At one point, the house the Polies live in even ''catches a cold.''
* AnimationBump: The animation is noticeably more UncannyValley in the earlier seasons.
* BareYourMidriff: Mrs. Ethel Triangle
* BeachEpisode: "Beach Blanket Gizmo". It doesn't actually take place at the beach, though; Olie and Zowie are feeling down because Billy got to go to the beach and they didn't, so Uncle Gizmo helps them throw a beach party in their backyard.
* BigDamnMovie: ''Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun''
* BirthdayEpisode: The entire ''Great Defender of Fun'' movie is about Zowie trying to have a birthday party, while Gloomius Maximus tries to stop it.
* BlueBoyPinkGirl: Coo and Coochie
* ClusterFBomb: In "Dingliedangliedoodle", when Zowie hears the word "Dingliedangliedoodle", she starts dancing around singing it.
* ChristmasEpisode: A few episodes feature "Jingle Jangle Day", [[YouMeanXmas this world's equivalent of Christmas]].
* ExpressiveMask: Like ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'', faces turn up in some unusual places, like Olie's teapot house.
* ExtendableArms: The robots can stretch their arms and legs to any length they want.
* HalloweenEpisode: "The Legend of Spookie Ookie", "Oooh Scary", and "Zowie, Queen of the Pumpkins".
* HappilyAdopted: The Polies adopt Coochie and Coo at the end of Baby Bot Chase, partially due to the fact that the twins had come to love the Polies as much as the Polies loved them.
* HomemadeInventions: Olie's father built a [[IncredibleShrinkingMan shrink ray]] at one point. ItMakesSenseInContext.
* ImpactSilhouette:
** In "Roll the Camera" a mishap with the lawn polisher sends Olie's dad through a hedge.
** In "Zowie's Harmonica" Spot rolls through the same hedge leaving a circle shaped hole.
** Olie does this partially in "Where O Where Did Olie Go?" when he (in his shrunken form) crash lands into a cake.
** Olie and Billy do this together with a tree in an episode when their soap box racer goes haywire.
** In "Spot That Hero" a giant dog's bark sends Spot crashing into a hedge in the park leaving a clean impression of his body.
* InnocentSwearing: In one episode, Zowie unknowingly repeats a bad word (Dinglie Danglie Doodle) to the point of singing it. Interestingly, the episode is ''named after'' the "bad word."
* KidDetective: Olie and Zowie become these in the episodes "Detective Polie's Cookie Caper" and "House Detectives".
* MindOverMatter: In one episode, Olie and his friend Billy gain psychic powers when they press a button on their father's invention.
* MindScrew: Everything has a face. ''Everything.'' Even the silverware.
* MonochromaticEyes: Most of the robots. The objects with eyes, however, often have pupils.
* MundaneUtility: Said shrink ray is used to shrink all of the clutter in the garage.
** At one point, a time machine is used to stop the dog from breaking a bowling trophy.
** The characters often travel into space as easily and regularly as driving to the store.
* OddNameOut: The babies on the Mothership in Baby Bot Chase include Cuddley, Wuddley, Googie, Gaga, Pookie, Babby, Giggley, and...Fred. It was also the former home of Coochie and Coo.
* PrecisionFStrike: In "Dingliedangliedoodle", After Olie's dad gets hurt while fixing the lawn mower, he yells "Dingliedangliedoodle!" By the way, the word he said was apparently an in universe curse word.
* PuppyLove: Olie and his friend Polly Pi seem to have this.
* RetroUniverse: One that seems to be equal parts 1920s, 1940s and 1950s.
* RobotAntennae: All the robots have antennae on top of their heads, often accompanied by RobotHair.
* SkywardScream: In "It's a Roundi-ful life" WHAT ABOUT MEEEE?
* SlippySlideyIceWorld:In the episode "We Scream for Ice Cream", though it's actually made of ice cream.
* SpacePirates: Gloomius Maximus and [[EvilMinions the Baddies]].
* StopCopyingMe: Once, the little Zowie begins to parrot Olie, much to his annoyance. He eventually exploits this to make her go to bed.
* ThreeShorts
* VillainSong: Gloomius Maximus gets one in ''The Great Defender of Fun''.
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: similar to [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Samus]]' Morph Ball -- Olie can roll up into a sphere to travel [[ShapeshifterBaggage somehow]].
** Olie's dog Spot can do this as well.
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