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Mr. Mantis
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends Mr. Mantis.png
Character Statistics
Gender: Male
Alias: Squirt
Bounce
Shimmer
Dragon
Wiggle
Spinner
Pansy
Snowdrop
Miss Spider
Holley
Lives In: Sunny Patch
Species: Praying mantis
Relationships
Nemesis: Mama Snake
Employment: Sunny Patch Teacher
Production Info
Portrayed by: Wayne Robson
First Appearance: Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids
Last Appearance: Cob Fog (not speak)

Mr. Mantis is a minor character in Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends, the children's schoolteacher.

Biography

Mr. Mantis is a wise California praying mantis who runs the Sunny Patch schoolhouse. He teaches Squirt, Shimmer, Dragon, Bounce and his other students about various aspects of bug life. Mr. Mantis plays a major role in several episodes, such as Master Mantis, and makes many cameo appearances throughout the show. In the TV movie, he was a priest rather than a teacher. His role was changed in order to comply with Teletoon and Nickelodeon's preschool standards.

Looks

Mr. Mantis is mostly a dark green color. He has two large, yellow eyes and wears a pair of small glasses with brown frames. He has long arms and antennae.

Appearances

Mr. Mantis first appeared in the TV movie Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids. His first official appearance was in the episode Something's Stinky in Sunny Patch. He also appeared in Master MantisWiggle's SquigglesDashing Through the SnowFamily TreeHappy Heartwood DaySing It SisterTop O'Big Tree, Bug TalkBug-Versity, and The Prince, the Princess and the Bee. His final appearance was in Cob Fog.

Trivia

  • Mr. Mantis is not the only mantis to appear in the series. He is not be confused with Mik Mantis who only appeared in the book


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