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Peep And The Big Wide World; That's a Cat; Faster Than a Duck


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Peep And The Big Wide World
That's a Cat; Faster Than a Duck
Series Description

Premiered April of 2004 on The Learning Channel And Discovery Kids Channel. The animated series PEEP and the Big Wide World gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers. Wry and distinctive visual humor, charming plotlines, and lovable characters combine with a comprehensive science program to attract and engage kids three to five years old. Set in and around a pond, a bush, and a tin can, the show follows a newly hatched chicken named Peep, and his friends Chirp and Quack (a robin and a duck), on their daily adventures. Each half-hour episode contains two stories which highlight specific science concepts, plus two live-action shorts presenting real kids playing and experimenting with these concepts in their own big wide worlds.

Narrated by award-winning comedienne Joan Cusack. Series release date: 4/2004

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Note: Rebroadcast as Program 310 (PBWW 000310)

That’s a Cat It’s Peep’s first day on earth—and all the other animals gather round to teach him about cats.

Interstitial: Long fur, short fur. Black, tan and grey. Sleepy or friendly. These are the ways the kids describe the cats they find on a neighborhood walk. "See how many different kinds of cats you can find in your neighborhood."

Faster Than a Duck Is a rabbit faster than a duck? A beaver? An ant? There’s one way to find out!

Interstitial: Geese waddle. Crickets jump. Dogs run. This is what the kids determine as they try to imitate the movements of animals. "See how different animals move, then try to move just like them."



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