Wonder Pets! is an American animated children's television series. It debuted March 3, 2006, on the Nick Jr. block of the Nickelodeon cable television network and ended after a ten year run on September 3, 2016.
Linny the Guinea Pig, Tuck the Turtle, and Ming-Ming the Duckling travel around the world to rescue animals. Geared toward preschoolers, these three classmates are up for any challenge in this photo-puppetry animated series. Episodes encourage teamwork and problem-solving as well as singing and an appreciation of music and laughter.
Why It Rocks
- The idea of superhero pets is really cute and interesting.
- Simplistic and cutesy cut-out animation.
- Catchy musical numbers.
- Linny, Tuck, and Ming-Ming are really cute.
- Teaches kids about the benefits of teamwork and how important it can be.
- Adorable voice-acting.
- Some pretty clever dialogue (mainly from Ming-Ming), and pop culture references (there are references to The Beatles) for a preschool show.
- It even spawned some memes.
- The songs can become repetitive.
- Some of the character designs are pretty creepy.