What is I Am Groot (TV) About?
I Am Groot is an American series of animated shorts centered on the character Groot from the Marvel Comics. Created by Kirsten Lepore for Disney+, the shorts capture the misadventures of Baby Groot, a younger version of the sentient tree-like creature known for his role in the Guardians of the Galaxy films. Set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), the series depicts Baby Groot's life and hijinks occurring after the events of the 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy movie and before one of the mid-credits scenes of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from 2017. Marvel Studios Animation produces the series, maintaining continuity with the MCU films and contributing to Phase Four of the MCU. Vin Diesel returns to voice the titular character, providing consistency with the character's on-screen presence in the film franchise. Launching its first season of five shorts on Disney+ on August 10, 2022, I Am Groot expands on Baby Groot's character development, exploring themes of growth and curiosity while highlighting his charmingly mischievous behavior. The series employs photorealistic animation, crafted by Luma Pictures, to mimic the visual experience of the live-action films, and it features the voice talents of additional MCU actors, broadening the scope of Groot's endearing and comedic adventures.
The first episode of I Am Groot aired on August 10, 2022 and the most recent episode to air was on September 06, 2023.