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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Jessica Smith ...
 Sun Baby (365 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Dipsy (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 Laa-Laa (226 episodes, 1997-2001)
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 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)
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 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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Trivia

The popular series gained some notoriety in 1999 when American cleric Jerry Falwell alleged that Tinky Winky was a gay role model for children. Falwell based this theory on the character's purple color and his triangular antenna. Apparently, the color purple and the triangle are sometimes used as symbols of the Gay Pride movement. See more »

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Narrator: Teletubbies love each other very much.
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Made for the mind of the pre-speaker
30 August 2007 | by (Silicon Valley, CA) – See all my reviews

This show was created for the pre-speaking age set, and had early childhood development and linguistics experts supervising. Of COURSE anyone old enough to write doesn't 'get it" so the reviews and rating here suffer from the fact that no one who appreciates the showcan rate it!

All I know is my then 1.5 year old would not sit still for any other children's show, but Teletubbies would grab him for the whole half hour.; They clearly did something right. I don't know if it made him a better person, but he seems normal now, 8 years later.

The simple language, faces and the repetitiveness makes this an excellent experience for kids younger than 3 years old.


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