About Flummox and Friends

Flummox and Friends is an offbeat, live-action comedy that helps kids ages 6–12 navigate the social and emotional world.  A cross between The Big Bang Theory and Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Flummox and Friends uses comedy to help kids learn the unspoken rules of social interaction. The show is available via an app for iPad, FlummoxVision, free to download on the App Store. (App store link)

FlummoxVision app launch press release, April 2, 2014 (Download)

FlummoxVision app launch press kit, April 2, 2014 (Download)

Video trailers: The Party (pilot episode) | The Alternate Method (new short) 

Media Resources

 The cast of  Flummox and Friends  (clockwise from upper left): Ben Johnson, Mark Anderson Phillips, Todd Alan Brotze, Khamara Pettus, Rebecca Poretsky.  Download this image.

The cast of Flummox and Friends (clockwise from upper left): Ben Johnson, Mark Anderson Phillips, Todd Alan Brotze, Khamara Pettus, Rebecca Poretsky. Download this image.

 The free  FlummoxVision  iPad app.  Download this image

The free FlummoxVision iPad app. Download this image

 In Discuss Mode, the characters appear to ask kids questions about what they’re watching.  Download this image.  

In Discuss Mode, the characters appear to ask kids questions about what they’re watching. Download this image. 

 The  FlummoxVision  app icon.  Download this image.

The FlummoxVision app icon. Download this image.

 Teachers and therapists can use the Discuss Mode prompts in small group settings as a springboard for discussion about social challenges.  Download this image.

Teachers and therapists can use the Discuss Mode prompts in small group settings as a springboard for discussion about social challenges. Download this image.

 Executive Producer Christa Dahlstrom realized that she and her autistic son were watching an increasing amount of media on the iPad.  Download this image. 

Executive Producer Christa Dahlstrom realized that she and her autistic son were watching an increasing amount of media on the iPad. Download this image. 

  Flummox and Friends  uses comedy to demystify and normalize social and emotional struggles. Parents and kids can watch together and refer to moments from the show during real-life social situations.   Download this image.

Flummox and Friends uses comedy to demystify and normalize social and emotional struggles. Parents and kids can watch together and refer to moments from the show during real-life social situations.  Download this image.

 Christa Dahlstrom, Executive Producer and creator of  Flummox and Friends.  Oakland 2014.  Download this image. 

Christa Dahlstrom, Executive Producer and creator of Flummox and Friends. Oakland 2014. Download this image.