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New Animated Barbie Movie Arriving on Netflix March 16 From Mattel Television


Barbie’s younger sister, Skipper Roberts, saves the day with her unique babysitting skills when Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure debuts on Netflix in the U.S on March 16, 2023.

The 60-minute movie is the 42nd Barbie film, preceded by the first-ever interactive Barbie special, Barbie: Epic Road Trip.

Additional Barbie content, including Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures, Barbie: Mermaid Power and Barbie: It Takes Two, are available to stream now on Netflix!

Continuing the success of Mattel Television’s wide array of animated Barbie content, Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure takes viewers on yet another exciting adventure full of friendship, unexpected obstacles, and valuable life lessons. Debuting on Netflix in the U.S. on March 16, the animated special stars innovative, spunky and tech-savvy teenager Skipper Roberts in her first-ever movie as a title character.

As Skipper’s self-started babysitting business begins to falter, her confidence dwindles down and she decides to take a job at a water park for the summer. When a birthday party suddenly goes wrong, Skipper steps in to save the day using her babysitting expertise. Joined by friends both old and new, Skipper restores her faith in her babysitting abilities and starts an all-new babysitting group with her supportive group of friends. Featuring two new songs, the 60-minute movie captivates both parents and kids of all ages with its relatable storyline and insightful moments of learning.

WHEN: Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure debuts on Netflix in the U.S on March 16, 2023.

THEMES: As Skipper launches a babysitting business with her new friends, Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure explores the following themes:

The importance of self-discovery and confidence

The ability to overcome difficult times

The power of teamwork

The value of supportive friends and family

SYNOPSIS: Barbie’s younger sister Skipper is a babysitting expert, but when her babysitting business hits a snag, she takes a summer job at a water park and tries out different jobs with some new friends. A birthday party at the park goes awry and Skipper’s babysitting skills save the day! The success renews Skipper’s confidence in her babysitting business, and she and her new friends start a babysitting squad. This exciting new movie features new characters and two all-new songs!

Check out the Trailer: HERE


Executive Producers Frederic Soulie (Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams,

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe) and Christopher Keenan (Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)

Co-Exec Producer Ann Austen (Barbie: Epic Road Trip)

Writer Daniel Bryan Franklin (Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures)

Director Steve Daye (Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse)

Exec in Charge of Shannon Nettleton (Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures)


Senior Producers Susan Corbin and Jeffrey R. Hawley

Voice Cast Kirsten Day (Skipper, Tammy), America Young (Barbie),

Ogie Banks (Sandwich Board Guy, Driver), Laila Berzins (Captain, Handsome Host), Alex Cazares (Anna, Brian, Helga, Big Kid, Book On Tape), Greg Chun (George, Cooks, Zincenzio Dracula), Julyza Commodore (Cheri, Chantal), Innocent Ekakitie (Deacon), Lisa Fuson (Margaret), Madelyn Kratzer (Erica), Natalie Lashkari (Chelsea), Cristina Milizia (Maria, Lola, Flight Controller), Cassandra Morris (Stacie), Zaela Rae (Joy), Archana Rajan (Navya), Ritesh Rajan (Ken, Mob Guy, Scary Monster, Tough Jock), Bill Rogers (Milton, Trucker Pete, Mr. Moneyclown, Extremely Tall Kid), Stephanie Sheh (Hip Girl, Flight Attendant, Erica & Derek’s Mom), Henry Wu (Derek, New Kid) And Samir Corbin (Additional Voices)

QUOTES: “In this all-new, animated movie, Skipper explores her passion for babysitting as first seen in the ‘Baby Sister Babysitter’ episode of Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures. We love expanding and continuing the storylines of our beloved characters, and we’re eager for fans to see what Skipper and the rest of her friends have in store in Barbie: Skipper and The Big Babysitting Adventure.”

Fred Soulie, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mattel Television

“Skipper Roberts has been a fan-favorite character amongst our devoted community of fans for decades, which is why we’re especially excited to introduce her as a title character for the first time. Not only is Skipper shy and quiet, yet sarcastic and funny in her own unique ways, she’s also a perfect role model for the next generation as she showcases the importance of individuality, confidence and self-growth.”

Christopher Keenan, Senior Vice President of Creative & Executive Producer, Global Content, Mattel Television


MATTEL: Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain, and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Fisher-Price®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends®, UNO®, and MEGA®, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming and digital experiences, music, and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. Visit us online at


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