— Title Theme Tune
What do we do? We describe Corn & Peg here!
It involves a unicorn and pegasus named Corn and Peg, respectively, who seek to help others and make the world a better place in their community of Galloping Grove by doing good deeds.
A sneak peek of it aired on February 22, 2019, and officially premiered on March 4th. It moved to the Nick Jr. channel in September 2019.
It was renewed for a second season on April 5, 2019, which premiered on February 20, 2020.
It is currently unknown if the show will be renewed for season three, but many fans have indicated that the show may be cancelled, as the show had fairly poor ratings, leading it to be Screwed by the Network in 2020, and the page on the Nick Jr. website was taken down in 2021, and now redirects to an error page.
Corn & Peg provides do-goodery examples of:
- Alliterative Name: The town they live in is called Galloping Grove.
- An Aesop: Every episode has one, but a series-wide lesson would be that doing good feels good.
- Art Evolution: The show boosts smoother and more vibrant-colored animation as of Season 2 (due to animation production being handled by Pipeline Studios).
- Baby Talk: Ferris' brother Ferdy engages in this, sometimes speaking in broken sentences and saying things like "Ferris Eel" (Ferris wheel).
- Big "WHAT?!": Corn and Peg tend to shout this when shocked or excited about something. It's also one of their catchphrases.
- Blush Sticker: Corn and Peg both have permanent ones on their cheeks.
- Catchphrase: Corn and Pegs "Do-gooders, unite!", as well as their Secret Handshake, their Big "WHAT?!", "Hopping Horses!" Ferdy calling them Corn & Keg, "Holy Haybales!", "Ugh! Horse Hiccups.", "Let's giddy up and go!" and "What do we do? we do good!" The majority of episodes also end with Corn or Peg saying "We did good, (whoever isnt saying the first half of the line)". The other character replies "We sure did, (whoever said the first half of the line).".
- Cheated Angle: All the characters are only shown at a 3/4 angle.
- Chekhov's Gun: In "Saddle Up Sidekicks", Corn & Peg pick up a flower that Megafrost forgot to freeze. Later on in the episode, Peg uses the flower (which is Megafrost's weakness) to retrieve the Crystal of Light.
- Childhood Friends: They have been inseparable best friends since they met at a bench in preschool (by asking Corn about his lunchbox, Peg then tells him that she loves Captain Thunderhoof, and he responds that he also loves Captain Thunderhoof and that is how they became best friends).
- Curtains Match the Window: Corn has blue hair and eyes.
- "Do It Yourself" Theme Tune: Corn and Peg sing parts of the theme song.
- Episode Title Card: Every episode has them, and they are read by Corn or Peg (or sometimes both of them) when displayed.
- Fanboy: Corn is a huge fan of Captain Thunderhoof.
- Fangirl: And so is Peg. She's also a fan of Chef Rigatoni.
- Flashback: The show has some flashbacks in the form of a thinking bubble in the character's head.
- Free-Range Children: Corn and Peg travel around town without any adult supervision. The same goes for their friends.
- Friend-or-Idol Decision: In "A Very Sticker Situation", the duo have to choose between helping a friend or getting the Captain Thunderhoof thunderbolt sticker. They choose the former and end up getting the sticker anyway.
- Fully-Dressed Cartoon Animal: All of the characters.
- Good Feels Good: The main theme of the series, is that doing good feels good. Corn and Peg are self-proclaimed do-gooders who help others just because of how good it feels.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Peg has blonde hair and is a Do-Gooder.
- A Lizard Named "Liz": Corn is a unicorn while Peg is a pegasus.
- "Mission: Impossible" Cable Drop: Done in "Happy Hoofmas", in order for Corn and Peg to deliver Ferris and Ferdy's presents without being seen.
- The Musical: The whole show has some musical numbers.
- Name and Name:
- Once per Episode: Corn and Peg sing their "Do Good" song every episode upon response to the problem they have to solve. The same thing goes for their Secret Handshake.
- Odd Couple:
- Pegasus: Peg, obviously.
- Pink Girl, Blue Boy: Corn is blue while Peg is pink.
- Phrase Catcher: Corn and Peg mostly say "How do, Mayor Montagu?" whenever they greet the mayor.
- The Power of Friendship: At the end of "Saddle Up Sidekicks", Corn & Peg use it and the Crystal of Light to rescue Captain Thunderhoof from being frozen.
- "Scooby-Doo" Hoax: Used by Ferdy in "Galloping Ghost" to scare his brother Ferris away, while sneaking for cookies.
- Secret Handshake: Corn and Peg do this Once per Episode:"Left, right, hey, pachow!"
- Show Within a Show: Corn and Peg's favorite TV show, presumably named Captain Thunderhoof.
- The Something Song: "The Do Good Song", written by Matthew Tishler in which Corn and Peg sing every episode when they accept their tasks.
- Stock Footage: During the video in "Lights, Camera, Gallop!", a scene from a past episode, "Deputy Do Gooders" is reused.
- Subverted Catchphrase: In "Lights, Camera, Gallop!", when Corn & Peg do their Secret Handshake, they say "Lights, camera, action, pachow!" instead of their usual "Left, right, hey, pachow!".
Corn & Peg: "How do, Your Majesty King Montagu?"
- A similar thing happened in the sister episode, "Bouncy Knights" with their Phrase Catcher.
- Strictly Formula: Corn and Peg go about their daily lives, then something goes wrong or they get a job to do. They sing their "Do Good" song and proceed to do so. After failing on the first few tries, they eventually learn the episode's moral and use such to complete their mission.
- True Blue Femininity: Peg's standard outfit is a soft blue and clothing changes like her winter wear tend to be similar in color, but also all the other characters have clothing changes too.
- Unicorn: Corn, obviously.
- Wingdinglish: Any place that would have text written out is replaced with random symbols.
- You Mean "Xmas": "Horse-o-ween", which is a horse version of Halloween. "Hoofsgiving", which is a horse version of Thanksgiving, "Hoofmas", which is a horse version of Christmas.
- You Meddling Kids: the episode Galloping Ghost used a similar format to the mystery-solving cartoons of the 70s. Ferdy was the culprit because he was sleepwalking to get cookies, but didn't say the famous line.
Peg: We sure did, Corn.