History Trivia / Teletubbies

30th Jul '16 9:25:51 AM Josh0108
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* BannedInChina: The Chinese Dragons. The Marching Soldiers, on the other hand, were banned in America, because they weren't in an American uniform.
9th Jul '16 2:50:05 PM Pichu-kun
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* OrwellianDissonance: Some viewers have noted a similarity between the Voice Trumpets and the speakers in Orwell's ''Book/NineteenEightyFour''.
9th Jul '16 2:49:17 PM Pichu-kun
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WordOfGod has it that Ragdoll (the production company behind the show) originally wanted to do a children's sitcom, aimed at the 7-9 age bracket, about bumbling space explorers, but a series of changes to the proposal eventually resulted in a kiddie show aimed at 1-3 year olds about huge baby-like creatures dressed up in spacey outfits who explore their own fanciful world.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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WordOfGod has it that Ragdoll (the production company behind the show) originally wanted to do a children's sitcom, aimed at the 7-9 age bracket, about bumbling space explorers, but a series of changes to the proposal eventually resulted in a kiddie show aimed at 1-3 year olds about huge baby-like creatures dressed up in spacey outfits who explore their own fanciful world.
26th Apr '16 5:23:02 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ArtisticLicenseFilmProduction: Teletubbies was first broadcast in 1996, but [[{{Zeerust}} it looks more like it was first broadcast in 1982]].

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* ArtisticLicenseFilmProduction: Teletubbies was first broadcast in 1996, but [[{{Zeerust}} it looks more like it was first broadcast in 1982]].1982.
26th Apr '16 5:22:22 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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o* ArtisticLicenseFilmProduction: Teletubbies was first broadcast in 1996, but it [[YoungerThanTheyThink looks more like it was first broadcast in 1982]].

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o* * ArtisticLicenseFilmProduction: Teletubbies was first broadcast in 1996, but [[{{Zeerust}} it [[YoungerThanTheyThink looks more like it was first broadcast in 1982]].
26th Apr '16 5:21:42 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ArtisticLicenseFilmProduction: Teletubbies was first broadcast in 1996, but it [[OlderThanTheyThink looks more like it was first broadcast in 1982]].

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* o* ArtisticLicenseFilmProduction: Teletubbies was first broadcast in 1996, but it [[OlderThanTheyThink [[YoungerThanTheyThink looks more like it was first broadcast in 1982]].
26th Apr '16 5:21:00 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice
** In the original British dub, the Lion is Uncle Dick from ''Series/OneFootInTheGrave''.
** In Spain, Tinky Winky is SpongeBob, Dipsy is [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Bart Simpson]], while Laa-Laa and Po are Wanda and Timmy from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents'', respectively.
** In Italy, Tinky Winky is Stewie from ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' and Dipsy is Owen from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland''.
** In Brazil, Laa-Laa is Frankie Foster from ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends''.
** In Sweden, Tinky is [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Ash Ketchum]] while Po is Anime/SailorMoon.
** Japan is interesting: Tinky Winky [[Creator/ToruOkawa is]] [[Anime/FullmetalAlchemist Roy Mustang]] while Dipsy [[Creator/MitsuakiMadono is]] [[Anime/CodeGeass Kaname Ohgi]].
** In France, Po is [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Misty]].
** Creator/JimCummings' voice can be heard in at least one episode of the American dub!
** One of the narrators is George Stobbart from ''VideoGame/BrokenSword'' series.
** In the 2015 reboot, the Tiddlytubbies are [[WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow Miss Daredevil]], [[WesternAnimation/Cars2 Materís computer]], [[WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball Penny Fitzgerald]] and WesternAnimation/HenryHugglemonster (all UK dubs).
9th Apr '16 12:27:01 AM PowerfulLewpster
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** In the 2015 reboot, the Tiddlytubbies are [[WesternAnimation/TheMrMenShow Miss Daredevil]], [[WesternAnimation/Cars2 Materís computer]], [[WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball Penny Fitzgerald]] and WesternAnimation/HenryHugglemonster (all UK dubs).
22nd Oct '15 6:30:32 AM GojiBiscuits
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* OrwellianDissonance: Some viewers have noted a similarity between the Voice Trumpets and the speakers in Orwell's ''Book/NineteenEighty-Four''.

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* OrwellianDissonance: Some viewers have noted a similarity between the Voice Trumpets and the speakers in Orwell's ''Book/NineteenEighty-Four''.''Book/NineteenEightyFour''.
22nd Oct '15 6:30:12 AM GojiBiscuits
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*OrwellianDissonance: Some viewers have noted a similarity between the Voice Trumpets and the speakers in Orwell's ''Book/NineteenEighty-Four''.
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