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Rocket's Firebird Rescue
Eldfågel
Season 2, Episode 40
Production Information
Air DateJune 19, 2010
August 21, 2007 (Direct to DVD)
Written byJeff Borkin
Eric Weiner
Directed byOlexa Hewryk
Song(s)"The Firebird" by Igor Stravinsky
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Rocket's Firebird Rescue is the 40th and final episode of the second season and series finale of the Little Einsteins.

Synopsis

Rocket shares his favorite story with the quartet: "The Firebird." The storybook contains animated illustrations showing the Firebird's spreading of music in Russia wherever it goes. However, for a wicked ogre traps the Firebird and silences all music in the nation. The team want to save the Firebird so they set off on a mission to rescue the Firebird from the ogre's clutches and bring music back to Russia.

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DVD Description

Before you can say "Blast Off!" the Little Einsteins are zooming through the sky in a new movie that's jam-packed with action, music, magic and fun. Besides Rocket, what's big, red and can fly? Meet Rocket's new friend: the mysterious Firebird! She sprinkles magical music power everywhere she flies, filling the world with beauty and joy.

But when a mean ogre captures Firebird, it's up to Rocket, Leo, June, Quincy and Annie to travel all the way to Russia to set her free and bring music back to the world. Soar over the golden spires of a Byzantine palace. Discover St. Petersburg, and explore snowy Siberia, where you'll meet a freshwater baby seal and much more. Remember, only with your help -- singing, dancing, and playing instruments -- can the Little Einsteins complete their mission and save the day. Inspired by the music of Igor Stravinsky's "Firebird" ballet and filled with messages of teamwork, friendship and compassion.

Amazon.com Description

The Little Einsteins are a talented group of musically-inclined, preschool-age friends who just happen to have a rocket ship named Rocket for a friend and a knack for helping those in need. In this animated adventure, it's up to Leo, Annie, Quincy, and June to preserve music around the world by traveling to Russia to free the magical Firebird from the grip of a music-hating ogre named Katschai. Set to themes from Igor Stravinsky's "Firebird" and featuring the art of Wassily Kandinsky, Faberge eggs, and Matryoshka Nesting Dolls, this full-length Little Einsteins adventure conveys the basic gist of Stravinsky's "Firebird" ballet in which the Firebird casts a spell of energetic dance and sleep upon the creatures of a magical kingdom. Prominent musical themes are emphasized by linking them to specific onscreen characters and their actions and basic musical terms like adagio and allegro are introduced while the Little Einsteins promote friendship, cooperation, and compassion and engage the active participation of young viewers by encouraging them to clap, sing, dance, and pretend to play musical instruments. The bonus episode "Rocket Soup" emphasizes teamwork and introduces orchestral instruments with the help of Dvorak's "Humoresque No. 7" and Paul Klee's painting "Moonrise." 

Art and Music

  • Featured Art ‘’Improvisation’’ by Wassily Kandinsky
  • Matryoshka Nesting Dolls, and Faberge Egg by Carl Faberge.
  • Featured Music ‘’The Firebird’’ by Igor Stravinsky

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Production Information

Label: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 
Genre: Animation 
Running Time: 45 Minutes
MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Studio: BABY EINSTEIN

Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1

Actors: Erica HuangAiden PompeyJesse SchwartzNatalia Wojcik


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Episodes
Season One: "Ring Around the Planet" • "I Love to Conduct" • "Hungarian Hiccups" • "Whale Tale" • "Pirate's Treasure" • "The Birthday Balloons" • "The Legend of the Golden Pyramid" • "Dragon Kite" • "Go West, Young Train" • "Farmer Annie" • "A Little Einsteins Halloween" • "Annie's Solo Mission" • "The Mouse and the Moon" • "The Good Knight and the Bad Knight" • "The Christmas Wish" • "How We Became the Little Einsteins: The True Story" • "Jump for Joey" • "The Northern Night Light" • "O Yes, O Yes, It's Springtime!" • "A Tall Totem Tale" • "The Incredible Shrinking Adventure" • "Duck, Duck, June" • "Rocket Safari" • "Knock on Wood" • "A Galactic Goodnight" • "The Birthday Machine" • "A Brand New Outfit" • "The Missing Invitation"

Season Two: "Quincy and the Magic Instruments" • "Brothers and Sisters to the Rescue" • "The Glass Slipper Ball" • "Annie's Love Song" • "Melody the Music Pet" • "The Puppet Princess" • "Super Fast!!" • "He Speaks Music" • "Hello, Cello" • "Annie and the Little Toy Plane" • "Carmine's Big Race" • "The Great Sky Race Rematch" • "Sleeping Bassoon" • "Rocket Soup" • "The Blue-Footed Booby Bird Ballet" • "Little Red Rockethood" • "The Puzzle of the Sphinx" • "The Wild Goose Chase" • "Annie and the Beanstalk" • "The Wind-Up Toy Prince" • "Mr. Penguin's Ice Cream Adventure" • "Annie, Get Your Microphone" • "The Treasure Behind the Little Red Door" • "The Secret Mystery Prize" • "Animal Snack Time" • "The Great Schubert's Guessing Game" • "Quincy and the Instrument Dinosaurs" • "Build It, Rocket!" • "Melody and Me" • "Music Monsters" • "The Song of the Unicorn" • "Flight of the Instrument Fairies" • "Silly Sock Saves the Circus" • "Go Team!" • "The Music Robot from Outer Space" • "Show and Tell" • "Fire Truck Rocket" • "Rocket the Bug" • "Little Elephant's Big Parade"

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