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22nd Jul 2023

This is the main reason your child is obsessed with Peppa Pig

There’s actually a reason why your child is obsessed with Peppa Pig.

Chances are if you’ve got a little one at home, you’re pretty familiar with Peppa Pig and have definitely seen at least one episode of the animated series.

Or 1,001 episodes, depending on how much of a fan your toddler is.

The beloved animated series has been broadcast in more than 180 territories and in over 40 languages.

It turns out, though, that there’s actually a pretty logical reason behind your little one’s obsession with Peppa Pig.

Producer Phil Davies revealed in an interview with The Guardian’s Ben Beaumont-Thomas that using a child to voice Peppa made the character relatable for young viewers.

Mark Baker, the series’ co-creator, added: “When Peppa came out, there were a lot of children’s characters that didn’t really have a family or parents.”

“Our experience was that children don’t like laughing at themselves, but do like laughing at their parents. By having a Mummy and Daddy Pig, we could get humour in without having to laugh at the child character.”






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