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Teletubbies 

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Four creatures with televisions in their stomachs have fun in their magical world.

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Andrew Davenport
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2001   2000   1999   1998   1997  
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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 Tim Whitnall ...  Narrator / ... 226 episodes, 1997-2001
Eric Sykes ...  Additional Voice / ... 226 episodes, 1997-2001
Toyah Willcox ...  Additional Voices 226 episodes, 1997-2001
Mark Heenehan ...  Tinky-Winky / ... 186 episodes, 1997-2001
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Storyline

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

Due to Pui Fan Lee's Chinese heritage, Po can speak in both English and Cantonese, and the word 'po' means 'wave' in Cantonese. See more »

Quotes

Additional Voices: I'm the bear, I'm the bear, with brown fuzzy hair. I'm hiding from the lion, but he doesn't know where!
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Crazy Credits

The series closes out with the Teletubbies saying bye-bye and the sunshine with the baby sadly going down into sunset See more »

Connections

Referenced in SpongeBob SquarePants: Appointment TV/Karen's Virus (2018) See more »

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This is the most frighteningly disturbing show on television.
30 October 1998 | by Gar-6See all my reviews

The Teletubbies is a UK show about four stubby aliens who live on a giant miniature golf course. They walk around the course doing simpletonic tasks and eating alien toast. Their only means of communication is nonsensical jabbering and slight English-sounding words. Every once in a while a talking shower head rises out of the turf and gives them instructions to please the sun which is really a giant baby's head inside of a sun. Then a giant pinwheel beams messages directly into their cerebral cortexes and their abdominal area becomes a projector. Their stomachs usually show small films about children going on adventures, or less exciting things. One time it showed five kids jumping. Just jumping, for five minutes.

If none of this makes sense, watch the show, it probably won't make any more sense, but it might.


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Official Sites:

BBC Education

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Welsh

Release Date:

3 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les Télétubbies See more »

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Color
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