Bing and Bong are back with a selection of weather themed
adventures. They stomp about in the snow, get blown about
by the wind, splash in the rain and learn all about the cold
Tiny Planets DVD, but this time around instead of simply
transferring the episodes on to the DVD as they appeared on
TV, a little more thought has gone into the presentation.
The episodes in Chills and Thrills have been linked
together in batches of three or four episodes and are much
easier to watch if you are a parent.
is also narration for these episodes in the form of Halley,
a cute little blue alien who follows Bing and Bong as they
go on their adventures. The addition of Halley is exclusive
to the DVD and she helps to stitch everything together. Not
only that, but she also offers children a recap of what they
have learned for each episode.
episodes in this collection will keep children, and most adults,
entertained for more than one viewing. And once you've watched
all the episodes they can join in the interactive quiz.
only question I have is why on earth did someone decide that
"Flockers" was an acceptable name for one of the
race of aliens? When Halley says: "Watch out for those
Flockers" you'll be forced to ask whether you heard her
correctly. And her "Red Flocker, yellow Flocker, red
Flocker, yellow Flocker" chant is rather scary and is
bound to have parents shouting at kids to stop swearing. Try
it yourself. It's very hard not to accidentally utter an expletive.
ignoring this rather worrying problem, this is a well presented
DVD that improves dramatically on the first release - which
itself was a must buy disc. If you have children this is a
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