Teletubbies (1997–2001)

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In this television show for babies, the four colourful Teletubbies coo and play in idyllic Teletubbyland. They repeat fun, infant-pleasing activities such as rolling on the ground, laughing... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Jessica Smith ...
 Sun Baby (365 episodes, 1997-2001)
John Simmit ...
 Dipsy (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
Nikky Smedley ...
 Laa-Laa (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
Pui Fan Lee ...
 Po (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
Tim Whitnall ...
 Narrator / ... (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Additional Voice / ... (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Additional Voices (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
Mark Heenehan ...
 Tinky-Winky / ... (186 episodes, 1997-2001)
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In this television show for babies, the four colourful Teletubbies coo and play in idyllic Teletubbyland. They repeat fun, infant-pleasing activities such as rolling on the ground, laughing, running about, and watching real children on the televisions on their bellies. Mysterious pinwheels and telephones rise out of the meadow to loosely direct the day's activities. The Sun, featuring a baby's face, comments on the proceedings with baby noises, and it rises and sets to begin and end the show. Written by Carl J. Youngdahl <zomno@casbah.acns.nwu.edu>

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"Teletubbies Say 'Eh-oh!'", a single based on the show's theme song, reached number 1 in the UK singles chart in December 1997, selling well over a million copies. See more »

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Voice Trumpet: Time for Tubby bye-bye! Time for Tubby bye-bye!
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Pure, distilled evil in its meanest form!
14 September 2002 | by (Wales, UK) – See all my reviews

There are few things on TV that upset me more than the Teletubbies. Yes, the newest generations of horrendously stupid talk shows and soaps are bad enough, but the Teletubbies really take the crown.

Why? Because they are aimed at the smallest children. Because their only identifiable purpose is to grab them while they're young and insert them into TV society. What need does a 2-year-old have for Teletubbie merchandise?

If you think about other shows aimed at kids, they usually have at least some pseudo-educational value (Sesame street teaches to read and count), even if it's only morality and "be nice to your friends" in some (uuurgh! That's what parents are supposed to teach their kids, not the TV!). But, teletubbies is worst of all. It exists merely to make TV a part of the lives of toddlers as early as possible, and teach them merchandised - consumerist society thinking before they can walk.

Evil, absolutely the peak of evil. The equivalent of what sweets and chocolate do to their forming teeth, for their brains.


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