Battle for Dream Island (BFDI) is an American Flash animated object fiction television series created by Michael and Cary Huang for the TBS television channel. The show is about a competition between inanimate, anthropomorphic objects on the fictional island of Dream Island for a game show.
The show currently has 8 seasons and 83 episodes. It premiered on February 10, 2010 with the episodes "Take the Plunge: Part 1" and "Take the Plunge: Part 2", and TBS announced that a ninth season will premiere in July 2021. A theatrical film adaptation is currently in development.
Battle for Dream Island has been praised for its Objectia-esque humor, artwork, and animation. However, the series has also been criticized by some for its suggestive humor and themes. Whether the show is child-friendly is often debated.
On the fictional island of Dream Island, various inanimate, anthropomorphic objects compete in games and obstacle courses on a television game show titled Battle for Dream Island.
Main article: List of Battle for Dream Island episodes
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||11||February 10, 2010||April 21, 2010|
|2||10||February 15, 2012||April 19, 2012|
|3||11||March 6, 2013||May 15, 2013|
|4||10||March 5, 2014||May 7, 2014|
|5||11||March 2, 2016||May 11, 2016|
|6||10||March 1, 2017||May 3, 2017|
|7||11||February 29, 2018||May 9, 2018|
|8||10||February 27, 2020||April 30, 2020|
Main article: List of Battle for Dream Island characters
Main article: List of Battle for Dream Island soundtracks
The music for Battle for Dream Island was composed by Kevin MacLeod. While most of the music is instrumental, some compositions contain vocals, which are typically performed by professional singers or the voice actors as their characters. The soundtrack was released by Turner Music.
Main article: International broadcast of Battle for Dream Island
On February 10, 2010, the series premiered in the United States on TBS.