Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Educational
Premise: The DIY culture of the maker movement serves as an inspiration for this preschool animated series featuring young hero Rusty, who uses his imagination and resourcefulness to save the day when the need arises. Along with best friend Ruby, Rusty repurposes spare parts and other objects he finds to come up with some of the wildest and coolest contraptions around. One of his first inventions is a robotic dinosaur, Botasaur, who he creates to help rescue a trapped friend from a recycling yard, but Botasaur quickly becomes a trusted sidekick to Rusty and Ruby. ``Rusty Rivets'' encourages kids to use their imaginations to create their own gadgets and inventions.
S01, E05 (First Aired: Nov. 15, 2016)
When Crush wanders off and is lost, Rusty invents a night flyer to find him in the dark; Rusty goes on a retrieval mission when Liam loses his stuffy out the train window.
S01, E04 (First Aired: Nov. 11, 2016)
When Rusty finds an old pirate's map, he and the gang dig up more than just treasure; the bits wander into Rusty's parts replicator.