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Green Eggs and Ham is an American animated television series based on the 1960 Dr. Seuss book of the same title that premiered on November 8, 2019 on Netflix.[1][2][3][4][5] The series has received critical acclaim for its animation, humor, and voice acting. In December 2019, Netflix renewed the series for a second season which will be titled Green Eggs and Ham: The Second Serving.[6]


Sam-I-Am rescues the rare Chickeraffe from a zoo and intends to return it to its natural habitat. After he accidentally swaps his briefcase, containing the Chickeraffe, for that of failed inventor Guy-Am-I, Sam and Guy end up on an adventure with EB, a girl who wants to adopt the Chickeraffe as a pet, and EB's overprotective mother Michellee, who is also a romantic interest for Guy. The four are unknowingly pursued by a poacher, Snerz, who wants to claim the Chickeraffe as a trophy, and his employees, minions McWinkle and Gluntz and the bounty hunter Goat.


  • Adam DeVine as Sam-I-Am, a happy-go-lucky enthusiast of green eggs and ham.
  • Michael Douglas as Guy-Am-I, a cantankerous inventor who dislikes green eggs and ham.
  • Diane Keaton as Michellee, the overprotective mother of EB.
  • Ilana Glazer as Elanabeth "EB", a good-hearted girl and Michelle’s daughter.
  • Eddie Izzard as Snerz, an arrogant businessman.
  • Daveed Diggs as Squeaky, a French-accented mouse.
  • Tracy Morgan as Michael, an eccentric fox
  • Jillian Bell as Gluntz, one of McWinkle’s minions.
  • Jeffrey Wright as McWinkle, a greedy poacher.
  • Dee Bradley Baker as Mr. Jenkins, the Chickeraffe.
  • John Turturro as Goat, a bounty hunter sent by Snerz.
  • Billy Eichner as Mr. Bigman, McWinkle and Gluntz's boss.
  • Keegan-Michael Key as Narrator


Season 1 (2019)



On April 29, 2015, Netflix announced it had given the production a series order consisting of thirteen episodes. At the same time, Deadline reported that production on the series will take three years and is expected to be the most expensive animated program to make with each episode costing five to six million dollars. Production companies involved in the series include Warner Bros. Animation, A Very Good Production, A Stern Talking To, Random House Children's Entertainment, Gulfstream Television and Big Kid Pictures. The series was originally slated to premiere in the fall of 2018 before receiving its fall 2019 premiere window.[7]


On February 19, 2019, the cast of the series was announced with Adam DeVine and Michael Douglas voicing the lead roles while Diane Keaton, Ilana Glazer, Eddie Izzard, Tracy Morgan, Daveed Diggs, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright and Jillian Bell would have supporting roles.[8]


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  1. Flook, Ray (February 19, 2019). "‘Green Eggs and Ham’: Netflix’s Animated Series Serves Up Teaser, Voice Cast". Bleeding Cool News. Retrieved on February 19, 2019.
  2. "Netflix Picks Up 'Green Eggs and Ham' Animated Series From Ellen DeGeneres". Deadline Hollywood (April 29, 2015).
  3. Andreeva, Nellie (2018-04-06). "Jared Stern Inks Overall Deal With Warner Bros. Television" (in en-US), Deadline. 
  4. "Green Eggs and Ham | Read by Michael Douglas, Adam Devine & More! | Netflix". YouTube Netflix Official (October 8, 2019).
  5. "Netflix's Green Eggs and Ham Series Sets Premiere Date". ComingSoon.net (8 October 2019). Retrieved on 11 October 2019.
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named S2Renewal
  7. Andreeva, Nellie (2015-04-30). "Netflix Picks Up ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ Animated Series From Ellen DeGeneres". (en) Deadline.
  8. Petski, Denise (2019-02-19). "‘Green Eggs and Ham’: Michael Douglas, Adam Devine, Diane Keaton Among Voice Cast For Ellen DeGeneres’ Netflix Series". (en) Deadline.

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