an online web series of computer-animated shorts produced by Arc Productions, Mattel and Resnick Interactive Group. The series debuted in May 11, 2012 and is available on Barbie.com, Netflix and YouTube. Two TV specials aired on Nickelodeon on September 1, 2013. The series ended on November 27, 2015. A reboot series titled Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures was set to be released on March 30, 2018The series is set in a fictional version of Malibu, California, United States where all of its inhabitants are dolls. The dolls behave like people, though a number of the show's gags rely on their doll-like nature. The series centers on the life of Barbie, her friends, siblings, her boyfriend, Ken and a number of pets. The series is stylized as a mock reality show featuring confessionals of the characters in between scenes. The show heavily relies on slapstick humor, and makes a lot of satirical and self-parody references to the Barbie doll line.