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Over the Garden Wall is a Cartoon Network miniseries based on the short "Tome of The Unknown", which hails from Cartoon Network Studios’ shorts program. Both the miniseries and short were created by Patrick McHale, who is known for his work on The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack and Adventure Time. Over the Garden Wall premiered from November 3rd to 7th, 2014.


Over the Garden Wall revolves around two brothers, Wirt and Gregory, who find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home. They are aided by a wise old woodsman and a bluebird named Beatrice.


Pilot (2013)

EP# Title Overview Airdate
0 Tome of the Unknown: Harvest Melody Wirt and Gregory get tired of walking, so they borrow a car from a romantic songster made of vegetables. September 9, 2013 (Film festivals)
May 18, 2015 (Online)


No. Title Plot Airdate Viewers

(in millions)

1 The Old Grist Mill While lost in the woods of the Unknown, brothers Wirt and Gregory run into a jaded old woodsman who warns them to beware of a beast. November 3, 2014 1.19
2 Hard Times at the Huskin' Bee Wirt refuses a bluebird's help and winds up wandering into a huge mess of trouble at the annual Pottsfield harvest festival. November 3, 2014 1.19
3 Schooltown Follies Wirt, Greg and Beatrice get all mixed up in the musical antics of a schoolhouse of animals, a lovelorn teacher, a grouchy old benefactor and an escaped gorilla. November 4, 2014 1.24
4 Songs of the Dark Lantern Beatrice is left out in the rain with a brainless horse; Wirt and Greg ask for directions in a lively colonial tavern called The Dark Lantern. November 4, 2014 1.24
5 Mad Love Quincy Endicott's sprawling mansion may be haunted by a beautiful ghost; Wirt and Beatrice get trapped in an armoire while searching for loose change. November 5, 2014 1.55
6 Lullaby in Frogland Wirt and Greg take a lighthearted romp aboard the Frogland Ferry; Greg realizes that his own frog may be better off living with his amphibian compatriots. November 5, 2014 1.55
7 The Ringing of the Bell An unexpected darkness tears the gang apart; Wirt takes charge and meets Loma. November 6, 2014 1.19
8 Babes in the Wood Wirt and Greg are drawn into a dream world of cherubs, flowers and clouds where Greg must battle the North Wind; Wirt gives up hope of getting home. November 6, 2014 1.19
9 Into the Unknown The origin of Wirt and Greg's descent into the unknown reveals itself. November 7, 2014 1.13
10 The Unknown The Beast has come; the final chapter begins. November 7, 2014 1.13

Appearances in other media

Wirt appeared as a boardwalk customer in the 2018 mobile game, Cartoon Network: Match Land.

Wirt and Greg both appeared in the OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes episode, Crossover Nexus. Wirt appeared as one of Ben 10's transformations and Greg appeared as one of the Cartoon Network heroes summoned and defeated by Strike.

Wirt's cone hat and Greg's teapot hat both appeared as wardrobe in the 2019 mobile game, KleptoCats: Cartoon Network.

Home media

The series was released on DVD in 2015 and later released on HBO Max on September 2020. It is also available on iTunes.


  • In the Italian version, Wirt and Greg are dubbed by Sio, a famous youtuber and cartoonist (known on YouTube as Scottecs), and Beatrice by the singer Cristina D'Avena.
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