The URL with Phred Show

The URL with Phred Show

The URL with Phred Show logo
Created by Alyssa Cooper[1]
Starring Doug Preis
Stephanie Michaels[2]
Country of origin USA
No. of episodes 20
Editor(s) Leslie Boone
Running time 60 minutes[3]
Original network Noggin
Original release September 10, 2001 (2001-09-10) – March 31, 2002 (2002-03-31)
Preceded by Phred on Your Head Show

The URL with Phred Show is an American television series originally airing on Noggin. It acts as a spin-off series to Phred on Your Head Show[4] and aired from September 10, 2001 until March 31, 2002.

Unlike Phred on Your Head Show, the show focuses on user-submitted content (often artwork presented through[5] The URL in the series' title is stated by Phred to stand for "U R Live," in addition to referencing the show's focus on Web content.[6]


A former pickle jar mascot named Phred hosts a televised art showcase in between showings of other Noggin programs.


The show is hosted by Phred, a former pickle mascot who lives in the dot of His co-hosts are two alien creatures, both named Skengle, who originated in a game titled "Skengle 2.0" in 2000.[7] Big Voice, a commanding voice belonging to an unseen human, also plays a prominent role in the show.


Selected content

Like its predecessor, Phred on Your Head Show, the series featured select episodes of other Noggin television programs such as Doug and Cro. selections

Data such as high scores for videogames on would air along with the focused content. User-submitted content such as "Dress Phred" (a "dress-up" videogame in which the player chooses an outfit for Phred to wear), poll results (presented by two creatures both named Skengle), and "Noggimation" animated patches were often featured.


  1. "Noggin Credits". Archived from the original on December 7, 2000.
  2. "Stephanie Michaels".
  3. "Noggin unveils new interactive schedule". C21Media. 4 September 2001.
  4. Umstead, Thomas (11 June 2001). "Noggin adds interactive series". Multichannel News.   via HighBeam (subscription required)
  5. "The URL with Phred Show". TV Guide. Retrieved January 9, 2015.
  6. "Noggin goes back to school with new interactive programming beginning Monday, September 10". PR Newswire.
  7. "Noggin and Bottle Rocket launch Skengle 2.0". Yahoo! News. 5 October 2000. Archived from the original on October 17, 2000.
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