Since he was small, Grisù has never had any doubt: He wants to be a firefighter! His father Fumé doesn’t understand his son’s vocation: By definition, dragons breathe fire! So why can’t Grisù give up his crazy idea? Nevertheless every day, Grisù visits the Fire Chief to check if he has a job for him… But all positions are filled. However, he is given another role, and the small dragon puffs out his chest: “I’m always ready!”

With his best friend Stella, Grisù works as a shepherd, cook, florist, archaeologist or even as a sailor!

Grisù invests more in his job than anyone else by using his energy and ‘touch’, which always brings an unexpected twist.

But when the situation gets complicated, Grisù’s emotions can overwhelm him… and he can’t help releasing a flame, which makes things worse. In these moments of doubt, Grisù knows how to draw on his heroes’ spirit – ‘firefighters never give up’!

52 x 12′


Target Audience:
Preschool 3–6


Focus/ Themes/Tonality:
A comedy in which our little dragon pursues his dream of becoming a firefighter.



  • Grisù

    Grisù is a young dragon who doesn’t want to accept his condition. Just because he is a dragon doesn’t mean that he has to act like one. Grisù only spits out fire unintentionally when he feels strong emotions!

    He dreams of becoming a firefighter, which is more than just a job for him – it’s a way of life. As a firefighter-to-be, he his entrusted with many missions. Grisù is creative, and his inventiveness can help him to find solutions by ignoring the original purposes of objects/machines and using them differently.

  • Stella

    Stella is Grisù’s best friend. She is Fire Chief David’s daughter.
    She witnesses the small dragon’s repeated failure to join the team of firefighters and is always there to reassure him that he will be a firefighter one day.

    She uses her social skills to persuade her father that Grisù can help the situation, even if he is a dragon! And off they go! She always joins him in accomplishing his missions. They can count on each other through thick and thin!

  • Fumé

    Fumé is Grisù’s father. In his opinion, the noblest activities a dragon can do is to breathe fire, fly and eat pizza! Even if he doesn’t want to be part of the fire brigade, he often follows Grisu on his missions as they could be a good opportunity to do some dragon training. Unfortunately, however, he sabotages Grisù’s missions unwittingly by doing dragon stuff when the situation requires fire-fighting abilities.


Produced by:
Mondo TV France, Mondo TV SpA, Toon2Tango

Sylvie Mahé and Matteo Corradi

Executive Producers:
Paolo Zecca – Mondo TV
Nicole Keeb – ZDF
Arne Lohmann – ZDF Studios
Sara Cabras – RAI Kids
Ulli Stoef and Jo Daris – Toon2Tango

André Bergs

Literary bible:
Marco Pagot and Gi Pagot

© 2022 MONDO TV France, MONDO TV SPA, Pagot, Calidra BV, Toon2Tango, ZDF Studios.
All rights reserved. With the participation of Rai Kids and ZDF

Based on an original serie Grisù il Draghetto created by Nino Pagot and Tony Pagot


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