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The Dog Ate My Homework
Developed by
  • Victoria Coker
  • Ed Morrish
Directed byPati Marr
Presented by
  • Chris Lawrence
  • Stephanie Fulton (2014)
  • Susan Morrison (2015)
  • Ian West (2015-present)
Narrated by
  • Charles Donnelly (2015–16)
  • Neil Macgillivray (2016–present)
Country of originBritain
Original language(s)English
No. of series5 + 1 special
No. of episodes50
Executive producer(s)
  • Sara Harkins (2014–15, 2016–present)
  • Yvonne Jennings (2016)
  • Richard Grocock (2014)
  • David Noble (2014)
  • Margaret Anne Docherty (2014–15)
  • Chris Hulme (2016–present)
Running time28 minutes
Production company(s)CBBC Productions Scotland
Original networkCBBC
Picture format16:91080i
Audio formatStereo
Original release17 January 2014 (2014-01-17) – present
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The Dog Ate My Homework is a Britishchildren'spanel show hosted by Iain Stirling and stars Chris Lawrence as Mr Smash and Ian West, previously Stephanie Fulton, as The Dog. The series previously starred Susan Morrison as a Dinner Lady and a School Nurse. The show is produced by CBBC Productions Scotland for CBBC that began on 17 January 2014.[1] A panel of two celebrities (usually comedians or CBBC stars) and a child doing various games and tasks. Series 2 began on 23 January 2015, a Christmas special aired on 16 December 2015, series 3 began on 8 January 2016 and series 4 began on 4 November 2016.[2] A fifth series will be filmed from 17 November to 10 December 2017.[3]


The show features two teams, both with two celebrities (usually a CBBC star and comedian) and a child. They compete in various games and tasks, and the winning team get a gold star. Stirling can take, or give, gold stars as whenever he wants. He usually gives them when an answer makes him laugh. The team at the end of the show with the most gold stars wins.


SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
Series 11017 January 201428 March 2014
Series 21123 January 201517 April 2015
Christmas Special116 December 2015
Series 3148 January 201628 March 2016
Series 4134 November 201624 February 2017
Series 5TBA5 January 20182018

Series 1 (2014)[edit]

Series 2 (2015)[edit]

Christmas Special (2015)[edit]

Series 3 (2016)[edit]

Series 4 (2016-17)[edit]

Series 5 (2018)[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

The following have all appeared multiple times as one of the guest panelists on the show.

Susan Calman, Dan Wright and Dodge T. Dog are the only panelists to have featured in every series. However, none of them featured in the stand-alone Christmas special.

The following have all made a single appearance as one of the guest panellists on the show:[5]


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