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''Bananas in Pyjamas'' is a beloved Australian children's television series that originally ran on Creator/TheABC in its [[PeopleInRubberSuits suitmation]] incarnation from 1992 to 2002, before undergoing an extensive ReTool when it was [[{{Revival}} revived]] in 2011 as an AllCGICartoon.

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''Bananas in Pyjamas'' is a beloved Australian children's television series that originally ran on Creator/TheABC in its [[PeopleInRubberSuits suitmation]] incarnation from July 1992 to 2002, December 2001, before undergoing an extensive ReTool when it was [[{{Revival}} revived]] in 2011 as an AllCGICartoon.


In the original incarnation's last season broadcast on December 14, 2001, [[FinalSeasonCasting some new barnyard characters were added,]] including [[ParentalBonus two chickens called "Gregory" and "Peck," Dolly the sheep, Camembert the cow,]] [[AlliterativeName Pedro the pig, and Flash the fish.]] The series then went on an indefinite [[SeriesHiatus hiatus]] before it was announced in 2009 that a new CGI version of the show was in the works. The CGI version premiered in 2011 to [[CriticalBacklash at best mixed reviews]] and [[InternetBackdraft vocal disappointment from the show's former fanbase]]. However, the episodes from the original incarnation are freely available to watch on Website/YouTube and purchase on DVD.

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In the original incarnation's last season broadcast on December 14, in 2001, [[FinalSeasonCasting some new barnyard characters were added,]] including [[ParentalBonus two chickens called "Gregory" and "Peck," Dolly the sheep, Camembert the cow,]] [[AlliterativeName Pedro the pig, and Flash the fish.]] The series then went on an indefinite [[SeriesHiatus hiatus]] before it was announced in 2009 that a new CGI version of the show was in the works. The CGI version premiered in 2011 to [[CriticalBacklash at best mixed reviews]] and [[InternetBackdraft vocal disappointment from the show's former fanbase]]. However, the episodes from the original incarnation are freely available to watch on Website/YouTube and purchase on DVD.

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** The Rat in the Hat has a habit of trying to start various businesses and remembering everything... except what his service is actually supposed to provide. When he tried to open a restaurant he remembered everything he needed to create a pleasant atmosphere but forgot to provide any actual food. When he tried to host a pony ride he remembered all the safety equipment and had the banannas build a track but forgot to ''actually get a pony'' for his customers to ride. When he tried to open a painting exhibition he got lots of easels but forgot to get any paintings to display. Usually this results in the Bananas and/or Teddies having to improvise a solution.

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* HappinessIsMandatory: The "Welcome to Cuddlestown" song includes the lyrics "''Welcome, welcome, welcome to Cuddlestown! Welcome, welcome, you'll never ever wear a frown. Sad sounds are out of bounds.''"


* FanFics: The notorious ''Banana Splits'' fanfic series and its spinoff ''Rat in the Hat Chronicles'' definitely expand upon the classic characters that Australian children all know and love, but they are NOT for children.


In the original incarnation's last season broadcast on December 14, 2001, [[FinalSeasonCasting some new barnyard characters were added,]] including [[ParentalBonus two chickens called "Gregory" and "Peck," Dolly the sheep, Camembert the cow,]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Pedro the pig, and Flash the fish.]] The series then went on an indefinite [[SeriesHiatus hiatus]] before it was announced in 2009 that a new CGI version of the show was in the works. The CGI version premiered in 2011 to [[CriticalBacklash at best mixed reviews]] and [[InternetBackdraft vocal disappointment from the show's former fanbase]]. However, the episodes from the original incarnation are freely available to watch on Website/YouTube and purchase on DVD.

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In the original incarnation's last season broadcast on December 14, 2001, [[FinalSeasonCasting some new barnyard characters were added,]] including [[ParentalBonus two chickens called "Gregory" and "Peck," Dolly the sheep, Camembert the cow,]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal [[AlliterativeName Pedro the pig, and Flash the fish.]] The series then went on an indefinite [[SeriesHiatus hiatus]] before it was announced in 2009 that a new CGI version of the show was in the works. The CGI version premiered in 2011 to [[CriticalBacklash at best mixed reviews]] and [[InternetBackdraft vocal disappointment from the show's former fanbase]]. However, the episodes from the original incarnation are freely available to watch on Website/YouTube and purchase on DVD.


The show made its debut in July 1992, featuring a cast of two [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin bananas in pyjamas]] (B1 and B2), three teddies (Amy, Morgan, and Lulu) and a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold sometimes conniving if actually rather nice]] corner shop owner in Rat in the Hat, who all lived in the cul-de-sac of Cuddles Avenue. The show soon proved to be ''immensely'' popular among the toddler crowd and the show was exported to many overseas territories including UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates, where three episodes would often be broadcast together in a fifteen minute block.

In the original incarnation's last season broadcast in 2002, [[FinalSeasonCasting some new barnyard characters were added,]] including [[ParentalBonus two chickens called "Gregory" and "Peck," Dolly the sheep, Camembert the cow,]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Pedro the pig, and Flash the fish.]] The series then went on an indefinite [[SeriesHiatus hiatus]] before it was announced in 2009 that a new CGI version of the show was in the works. The CGI version premiered in 2011 to [[CriticalBacklash at best mixed reviews]] and [[InternetBackdraft vocal disappointment from the show's former fanbase]]. However, the episodes from the original incarnation are freely available to watch on Website/YouTube and purchase on DVD.

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The show made its debut in on July 20, 1992, featuring a cast of two [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin bananas in pyjamas]] (B1 and B2), three teddies (Amy, Morgan, and Lulu) and a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold sometimes conniving if actually rather nice]] corner shop owner in Rat in the Hat, who all lived in the cul-de-sac of Cuddles Avenue. The show soon proved to be ''immensely'' popular among the toddler crowd and the show was exported to many overseas territories including UsefulNotes/TheUnitedStates, where three episodes would often be broadcast together in a fifteen minute block.

In the original incarnation's last season broadcast in 2002, on December 14, 2001, [[FinalSeasonCasting some new barnyard characters were added,]] including [[ParentalBonus two chickens called "Gregory" and "Peck," Dolly the sheep, Camembert the cow,]] [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal Pedro the pig, and Flash the fish.]] The series then went on an indefinite [[SeriesHiatus hiatus]] before it was announced in 2009 that a new CGI version of the show was in the works. The CGI version premiered in 2011 to [[CriticalBacklash at best mixed reviews]] and [[InternetBackdraft vocal disappointment from the show's former fanbase]]. However, the episodes from the original incarnation are freely available to watch on Website/YouTube and purchase on DVD.

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* ItsQuietTooQuiet: At the end of the "In the Jungle" song, there's a brief moment of silence, followed by B2 noting "It's gone very quiet, B1," to which B1 replies "It's gone very, very quite B2. Maybe even..."
-->'''B1''' and '''B2''': ...too quiet.

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* RunningGags: The bananas try hiding behind a pricklebush and get poked all over in "Bananas Without Pyjamas" .

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* IdenticalTwinIDTag: B1 and B2 are distinguished by text on the collars of their pyjama shirts labeling them as B1 and B2.


* CulturalTranslation: When the series was exported to the US, the show's title card had to be spelt as "Bananas in ''Pajamas.''"

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* CulturalTranslation: When the series was exported to the US, the show's title card had to be spelt as "Bananas in ''Pajamas.''"''" However, when Amazon made the animated versions available on Prime, they didn't localize it and kept the title as ''Bananas in Pyjamas''.


* TheArtifact: The Bananas' teddy chasing was the main point of the song it was based on, but in the series (the live-action one at least) teddy chasing is rare, and is mainly confined to the early episodes of the series.

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* TheArtifact: The Bananas' teddy chasing was the main point of the song it was based on, but in the series (the live-action one at least) teddy chasing is rare, and is mainly confined to the early episodes of the series. Also, it was generally confined to [[http://bananasinpyjamas.wikia.com/wiki/Tuesday Tuesdays]].


* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Appeared with [[Series/BarneyAndFriends Barney the Dinosaur]] in PBS interstitals! Also, they were featured in a Freeview ad around 2010-2012 with many personalities from every channel on free to air television in Australia. Also it's a given that they will feature on ABC video compilations or at children's events where presenters from ''Series/PlaySchool'' or Music/TheWiggles will appear.

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* MassiveMultiplayerCrossover: Appeared B1 and B2 appeared with [[Series/BarneyAndFriends Barney the Dinosaur]] in PBS interstitals! interstitials during Christmas 1997 on GMTV. Also, they were featured in a Freeview ad around 2010-2012 with many personalities from every channel on free to air television in Australia. Also it's a given that they will feature on ABC video compilations or at children's events where presenters from ''Series/PlaySchool'' or Music/TheWiggles will appear.


* [[NakedPeopleAreFunny Naked Bananas Are Funny]]: The episode "Bananas Without Pyjamas." [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HexNvgygh1I Oh yes,]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar the ABC let that one through.]]

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* [[NakedPeopleAreFunny Naked Bananas Are Funny]]: The episode "Bananas Without Pyjamas." [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HexNvgygh1I com/watch?v=iZhgrrVbrWo Oh yes,]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar the ABC let that one through.]]


* TotallyRadical: One week long StoryArc in the '90s featured the Bananas and Teddies writing their own song before filming a music video for it. In one of the episodes Morgan is dressed in very [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed M.C. Hammer like get-up]] and goes around saying: "Cool, man! Cool!"



* TotallyRadical: One week long StoryArc in the '90s featured the Bananas and Teddies writing their own song before filming a music video for it. In one of the episodes Morgan is dressed in very [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed M.C. Hammer like get-up]] and goes around saying: "Cool, man! Cool!"

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