Why was the lion and the bear Teletubbies banned?

There’s actually an episode of the show that was banned from TV because it freaked children out so much, as reported by NME. The episode in question, featured a lion and a bear made of moving cutouts, which were unintentionally really weird looking.

What is the banned Teletubbies episode?

1. One episode scared children so much that it had to be banned. The episode in question, ‘See Saw’, contained a lion and a bear made of moving cutouts that somehow manage to be incredibly creepy.

What happened to the lion and bear in Teletubbies?

Some Teletubby fans wonder what happened to The Bear With Brown Fuzzy Hair after she was chased by The Scary Lion. Either the bear was killed or eaten or she fell to her death or escaped to safety back at her cave.

What is the moral of the story the lion and the bear?

Too bad; should have shared. Sometimes one man toils while another profits. Just as a great Bear rushed to seize a stray kid, a Lion leaped from another direction upon the same prey. The two fought furiously for the prize until they had received so many wounds that both sank down unable to continue the battle.

What preys did the Bear divide for The Lion and the Fox?

A Hungarian folktale with much the same plot concerns two bears quarrelling over the division of a cheese and applying to a fox for adjudication. It was the subject of a Russian animated short in 1954 and an English language retelling in 1998.

What is the setting of the Lion and the boar?

It was a hot summer day. In the dense forest, there lived a majestic lion, the king of the jungle. The warm weather of the sunny day made him thirsty.

When did Lion and bear first appear on Teletubbies?

The two characters are both made out of wood and travel using the appearance of a skateboard and are not animated. It was the only magical event (other than the Dancing Bear) to feature the clips with the Teletubbies a lot than any other event. The original sketch was first aired in 1997 in the episode See-Saw.

Is there an edited version of the Lion and bear?

Therefore, a brand new edited sketch (which was also banned in other countries, such as the US), with non-scary nature and more humourous content, such as a doorbell ringing when the bear pops out from behind a tree and funny piano music, was made. The edited sketch was first aired in the episode Asian Storyteller (The Fox) .

Is the Lion and bear sketch still on DVD?

Some countries have completely banned both sketches. Some countries show the edited sketch but have banned the original sketch. Other countries still show both the original and edited sketches. On the DVD version of ‘Look!’, the edited sketch was shown in the extras. The original sketch was kept on the UK DVDs ‘Happy Birthday!’ and ‘Autumn Fun’.

Are there any episodes of the Lion and bear?

The Lion and Bear appear on some various episodes. They are: Look! (UK DVD extra ) (edited sketch) Asian Storyteller (The Fox) (edited sketch, Quarter edited and the rest original in Chinese version) Dragonflies (edited sketch, original sketch in Chinese version) (Last appearance)