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YMMV / Peppa Pig

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  • Americans Hate Tingle:
    • Apparently, Italian parents were not pleased with the show, pointing out titular character's bratty nature.
    • It is also a very common Snark Bait in Russia. It has a share of fans there, but it is mostly hated.
    • Americans aren't too terribly fond of it either, often comparing it to the much-maligned Caillou.
  • Base-Breaking Character: Peppa can be either funny, or a whiny, obnoxious Bratty Half-Pint.
  • Critical Research Failure: The infamous episode "Mr. Skinnylegs" tells us that spiders are harmless, without drawing any distinction between the various species note . Needless to say, their venom can be very harmful and even deadly to humans.
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  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Gabriela Goat has a pretty sizable fandom.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The show is a gigantic phenomenon in Latin America, especially in Mexico, despite being almost a complete unknown before 2013note . There, it's so popular among small kids and even older people that Peppa cuddly toys are sold even by street vendors, and that in 2015, an official Peppa Pig live-show tour was sold out several months before it even began. Discovery Kids, the channel that airs the series in the region, runs about four daily hours of episodes.
    • China also has big fans of the show. You'll see Peppa Pig toys being sold in many places in China, and it's the second most-popular show on its' Chinese channel, YoYo TV, only being beaten by Yo-Kai Watch. It also seems to have influenced the Chinese cartoon Our Friend Xiong Xiao Mi, whose art style greatly resembles that of Peppa Pig.
      • However, the show was banned in China after the government mistook the unofficial "Elsagate" videos as real. However, the Chinese New Year episode will air dubbed in a movie.
    • It's also big in Canada, taking the crown from Dora the Explorer as Treehouse TV's most aired non-Canadian program.
    • The show's been a pretty big success among children in the United States ever since Nick Jr. got the broadcasting rights. And it's only grown larger since then, as the official Peppa Pig YouTube channel often uploads full episodes for free with millions of views. The merchandise is just as popular as it is in the UK, and they even got the live show.
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  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The favourite song of Peppa's playgroup is called "The Bing Bong Song". It didn't get much attention drawn to it until Youtube visitors were looking for another Bing Bong Song... "Who's your friend who likes to play? Bing Bong, Bing Bong!"
  • Most Wonderful Sound: Peppa's "WEE!" and by an extent, her "YIPEE!" shout is adorable.
  • Memetic Badass: Daddy Pig apparently, mainly because some feel sick and tired of the show's endless Butt-Monkey treatment of him.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • The scene where Peppa hangs up on her friend for knowing how to whistle is very popular on tumblr due to the reaction being really good for the Reaction .GIF style of Image Macros.
    • Peppa playing adult music. Three kids state their favourite music genres are named after colors, then state they don't like "children's music", so she tells them "I like this; it's very grown-up" then playing "Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes", lending into them doing the moves. Edits followed, usually replacing the song with a very inappropriate one, like DMX's "Where the Hood At", now made viral thanks to this episode of the REACT Channel's Try Not to Laugh.
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    • Daddy Pig has become something of a joke candidate for a Super Smash Bros. newcomer in GameFAQs.
    • A minor one, but screenshots from the show became very popular as reaction pics on Russian social networking website VKnote .
    • Daddy Pig falling out of the airplane and then Mummy Pig rescuing him, if that wasn't Family-Unfriendly Violence for the kids.
    • The "Swimming" episode in full has become a case of this.
    • An image of the show's Netflix page, but with the description swapped for that of a World War 2 documentary has become a common sight on Reddit and other websites.
    • Following the release of My First Album, Peppa's musical career has been mocked heavily on Twitter.
    • Peppa is 7'1ft tall. note 
    • Peppa Pig's face from the front. note 
  • Uncanny Valley: The designs don't translate well to three-dimensional models like the toys or character costumes. Some even joke Peppa's head looks phallic. Most of the other characters have rodent-like faces.
  • Unintentionally Sympathetic: Downplayed. Those who dislike Peppa (or the show itself) tend to feel sorry for Daddy Pig who is usually the Butt-Monkey of the show, including whenever Peppa comments about his tummy. Granted, this is usually played for laughs and is in no way meant to be malicious.
  • WTH, Casting Agency?: Minnie Driver as Baby Alexander, whose only vocal effects are baby sounds.


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