Platypus Day!

02/13/2012 10:57 AM

02/13/2012 11:06 AM

Disney's duck-billed, beaver-tailed, teal-colored character Perry the Platypus, as seen on “Phineas and Ferb,” will be the main attraction on Platypus Day, March 3. The celebration includes the introduction of “The Platypus Walk,” a catchy spy-surf-rock song and dance designed to encourage fun physical activity.

The day also includes 11 hours of “Phineas and Ferb” programming including two new Perry-focused episodes on Disney Channel and Disney XD, an interactive website dedicated to Perry the Platypus, a giveaway and special Platypus Takeover at all Disney stores in the U.S. and Canada, and events via local Radio Disney stations across the nation.

“The Platypus Walk” song debuted last week on Radio Disney. And you can visit to learn the steps to “The Platypus Walk” dance. Dr. Doofenshmirtz and Major Monogram will co-host the Top 30 Countdown on March 3 and March 4.

“The Platypus Walk” music video debuts March 3 on Disney Channel and Disney XD.

All Friends of Perry (or FOPs) can visit to learn the dance moves from Rosero McCoy, download a printable certificate and iron-on decal, play Perry games and become a fan of Agent P.

The platypus celebration celebration begins with a new Perry-centric “Phineas and Ferb” episode, “Mom's in the House,” at 8 p.m. March 2, followed by the 11-hour marathon March 3 on Disney Channel. Disney XD's 12-hour “Phineas and Ferb” marathon begins with the premiere of another new episode, “Perry the Actorpus,” at 8 p.m. March 3.

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