Apple debuts first look at its new animated series 'Harriet the Spy'

Harriet The Spy First Look
Harriet The Spy First Look (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has released a first look at its new animated adaption of "Harriet the Spy."
  • The series officially premiered on the streaming service last week.
  • The first five episodes of the season are streaming now.

Apple TV+ has released a first look at its new animated adaption of the iconic children's novel "Harriet the Spy."

You can check out the new video below:

Get a first look at the new Harriet The Spy series, starring Beanie Feldstein, Jane Lynch, and Lacey Chabert. New adventures, same fearless 11 year old spy. Harriet The Spy is streaming now, exclusively on Apple TV+.

The series, which premiered on the streaming service last week, stars Beanie Feldstein as Harriet and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as Ole Golly, Harriet's nanny.

Set in 1960s New York when the original book was published, "Harriet the Spy" follows the outspoken and perpetually curious 11-year-old Harriet M. Welsch. More than anything, Harriet wants to be a writer, and in order to be a good writer, she'll need to know everything. And to know everything means she'll need to spy … on everyone! Joining Feldstein and Lynch, the series features Lacey Chabert as Marion Hawthorne, the ringleader of a group of popular girls at Harriet's school, and additional voice cast Kimberly Brooks, Crispin Freeman, Grey Griffin, Bumper Robinson and Charlie Schlatter.

If you haven't seen the trailer for the new series you can check it out below:

The first half of the first season of "Harriet the Spy" is streaming now on Apple TV+. The second half will come out in the spring of 2022. If you want to enjoy the series in the best quality possible, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2021.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.