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Pingu 

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"Pingu finds himself in tricky and comical situations, but he always learns a lesson. Pingu spends his days with his parents and baby sister, Pinga. Everyone in his town speaks ""Penguinese."" Laugh along and find out what happens.
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Carlo Bonomi Carlo Bonomi ...  Pingu / ... 54 episodes, 1986-2000
David Sant ...  Pingu / ... 52 episodes, 2004-2006
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Storyline

Who is Pingu? He's a charming and cheeky young penguin who lives in the snow and ice of the South Pole. Often finding himself in tricky and comical situations, the mischievous penguin meets the challenges of life head on, as he grows into a cooler and wiser penguin along the way. The award-winning, stop-frame calymation show appeals to millions of fans worldwide. Pingu has fun chillin' with his family and friends at their Arctic home, but that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the cool adventures of this humorous penguin. Penguins have feelings too, and Pingu experiences the joys and frustrations of kids everywhere in these fun-filled stories. But sometimes things get out of hand as the mischievous little penguin goes from one "ice-capade" to another!

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Switzerland | UK

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None | English

Release Date:

14 September 1990 (USA) See more »

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| (105 episodes)

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Color
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Trivia

"Pingu" has been broadcast in more than 150 countries. He has been used as a spokes-character for UNICEF in several countries. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Pingu: Noot, noot!
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Referenced in Bring It On: Fashion (2001) See more »

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Even though I am 17, part of me is still very fond of Pingu
17 September 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I think Pingu is a very sweet animated programme, and it was one of my favourites when I was little. Although I am 17, I am still very fond of it. The animation is very inventive and colourful, and the theme tune-the original theme tune that is- is one of the catchiest theme tunes ever for a children's' programme. The characters are really cute, Pingu(my favourite cartoon penguin) with his silly sound effects, the adorable Pinga and I liked their seal friend as well. The stories are original and charming and filled with social lessons for children, and although there isn't any dialogue strictly speaking, you can kind of understand what's going on from watching the screen. Some of it is very funny, and you do empathise with the characters, though I do think the new Pingu episodes aren't as charming or funny as the older ones. Overall, wonderful childhood favourite. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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