Lost Ollie reminds me of my stuffed Koala Bear as a child. I used to be inseparable from that koala but never saw it again. My mom may have given it to other kids when I become a teen. As kids, we lost toys for a variety of reasons. It is a blurry memory, but sometimes we feel guilty about losing these objects that helped our imagination as children.
This limited series from Netflix gives us the feeling of something we lost that we wish to be back. Lost Ollie is created by Shannon Tindle of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends fame. It is going to run for four episodes that are 45 minutes long. Watching a limited series is comfortable because you won’t have the anxiety of cancellations. You will get the whole story, and Netflix delivers more with limited series because you get the entire story.
Toy Story could be influential for the creation of this series. The only difference is that this is a live-action hybrid. Ollie is also able to talk to people like it’s normal. It is also like a family-friendly version of Ted.
Lost Ollie, Official trailer
Ollie (Jonathan Groff) is more than a rabbit plushie. And he is Billy’s(Kesler Talbot) Best friend. Ollie gives Billy comfort during the times he feels anxious. They had been best friends all their lives. One day a group of bullies stole Ollie, and he just woke up in a place he didn’t know.
Billy tries to find his missing friend, but fate is not on his side. Ollie will have a hero’s journey as he tries to find his missing friend. He will meet people and toys from different walks of life as he tries to find a way to be reunited with Billy. Will the Lost Ollie find his way home?