Pingu

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Pingu
Genre Children's stop motion comedy
Created by Otmar Gutmann
Written by Silvio Mazzola
Starring Carlo Bonomi (series 1-4)
Marcello Magni and
David Sant (series 5-6)
Composer(s) Pygos Group
Country of origin Switzerland
No. of seasons Original series: 4
Revived series: 2
6 (total)
No. of episodes Original series: 105
Revived series: 52
157 (total) (List of episodes)
Production
Running time Approximately five minutes
Production company(s) Trickfilmstudio Otmar Gutmannn SRG/ZRG/Telepool/Editoy (1986-1996) The Pygos Group (1998) HiT Entertainment (1998-present) Hot Animation (2003-2006)
Distributor SF DRS (1986-1998), BBC Two (2003 - 2007)
Broadcast
Original channel SF DRS (Switzerland) BBC Two CBBC (1986-2002) TCC (1994) CBeebies (2003-2012) Nick Jr (2004-present) (United Kingdom)
Original run 28 May 1986 (1986-05-28) – 3 March 2007 (2007-03-03)

Pingu is a cartoon series for children about a penguin called Pingu.[1] The series is popular in many countries because the characters only make sounds instead of saying words.[2]

History[change | change source]

Pingu was made in Switzerland in 1986.[3] The show was made by Otmar Gutmann.[4]

Characters[change | change source]

The cast of Pingu includes the family and friends of Pingu.

  • Pingu is the main character of the cartoon. He is a cheerful and bright emperor penguin. When he makes loud noises, his beak looks like a trumpet.
  • Pinga is the younger sister of Pingu. She is a little tomboyish.
  • Robby is seal and a friend of Pingu. He is very clever and an artist.
  • Pingi is Pingu's girlfriend.
  • Pingo, Pingg, Pongi and Punki are friends of Pingu.
  • Papa and Maman are Pingu's parents.

Personality of Pingu[change | change source]

  • he is very bad at green vegetables. Since he cannot eat green vegetables,he brings out some affairs.
  • His birthday is October 28th.
  • Pingu's favorite thing is bear doll, and Pinga's one is rabbit doll.
  • He has sense of musical performance.

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