Rolie Polie Olie was a children's television cartoon produced by Nelvana and created by William Joyce. The show centers on a little boy who is composed of several spheres and other three-dimensional geometric shapes. Rolie Polie Olie won a Gemini Award in Canada for "Best Animated Program" in 1999. The show also won a Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Special Class Animated Program" in 1999 and 2000. William Joyce won a 1999 Daytime Emmy for Best Production Design for this series. The show has a vintage late 1950s era atmosphere.