Pingu is a British-Swiss children's television series that was released in 1986 by the German filmmaker Otmar Gutman, The Actors David Sant, Carlo Bonomi, Marcello Magni, and the writer Silvio Mazzola. Pingu has been censored for some scary ice monsters which have not just frightened Pingu, but a lot of young viewers too. ... This show was placed with an unofficial ban from broadcast distribution. For Example, There was an episode of Giant Walrus is frightening and haunting pingu But, not only pingu. It also frightened and haunted many young viewers. There is a completely uncensored version in Canada.

Censorship[edit | edit source]

UK Censorship[edit | edit source]

BBC[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 1 (Hello, Pingu/Pingu is Introduced)
  1. The scene that shows Pingg smacking Pingu on his head was cut. (This edit exists also exists on VHS tapes)
  2. The scene that shows Pingo making Pingu trip on his ball was cut. (This edit exists also exists on VHS tapes)
  • Episode 14 (Pingu Runs Away)
  1. The scene that shows Pingu's mother spanking Pingu and Pingu running away from his home was cut.
  2. Since 2005, this episode has been banned due to how scary/frightening ice monsters are.
  • Episode 19 (Little Accidents/Pingu's Lavatory Story)
  1. This episode was placed on official ban from broadcast or home video distribution (except the UK and Canada) due to toilet humor, the realistic appearance of urination, and alcoholic references.
  • Episode 26 (Pingu's Dream)
  1. This episode has been banned due to how frightening Giant Walrus is. The Walrus Frightened Pingu, But not only pingu. It frightened young viewers too.

Season Two[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 1 (Pingu at the Doctor's)
  1. This episode has been banned due to the realistic appearance of blood.

Season Three[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 9 (Pingu Quarrels With His Mother)
  1. The scene that shows Pingu's mother slapping Pingu in the face was cut.

USA Censorship[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 6 (Jealousy)
  1. The scene that shows Pingu pretending to be sick was cut.

Season Two[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 5 (Pingu's First Kiss)
  1. This episode was banned due to the beak-to-beak contact that was too inappropriate for children

Season Four[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 22 (Pingu and the Doll)
  1. This episode has been banned due to Pingu stereotyping as a Native American.

Japan Censorship[edit | edit source]

Season Four[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 9 (Pingu Gets a Warning)
  1. This episode is banned in Japan for some unknown reasons; however, it could have been due to the fact that Mrs. Peng-Sniff chases after Pingu and Pingo with a carpet beater.

Poland Censorship[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

  • Episode 19 (Little Accidents/Pingu's Lavatory Story)
  1. This episode was placed on official ban from broadcast or home video distribution (except the UK and Canada) due to toilet humor, the realistic appearance of urination, and alcoholic references.

German Censorship[edit | edit source]

Toggolino[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]
  • Episode 14 (Pingu Runs Away)
  1. The scene that shows Pingu's mother spanking Pingu and Pingu running away from his home was cut.
  2. Since 2005, this episode has been banned due to how scary/frightening it is.
  • Episode 19 (Little Accidents/Pingu's Lavatory Story)
  1. This episode has been banned due to its toilet humor, the realistic appearance of urination, and alcoholic references.
  • Episode 26 (Pingu's Dream)
  1. This episode has been banned due to how frightening Giant Walrus is.
Season Two[edit | edit source]
  • Episode 1 (Pingu at the Doctor's)
  1. This episode has been banned (removed from rotation) due to the realistic appearance of blood.

Where to find it uncensored[edit | edit source]

There is a completely uncensored version in Canada.

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