The WotWots

Weekdays at 8.40am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Award winning Weta Workshop (‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steampowered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant language, the WotWots wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully grown. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

In Monday’s instalment, ‘Trail Tail’, the WotWots find a mysterious trail of slime. SpottyWot thinks it is goo from the lick of an animal with a giant tongue, so they try to trace the creature by following the slippery trail.

In ‘Ready to Rumble’ on Tuesday, the WotWots discover dingoes in the zoo. When SpottyWot learns that dingoes make cosy dens to sleep in, he decides to build a nest of his own.

SpottyWot designs a remote-control system for his chair on Wednesday. It turns out to be exactly what they need to rescue SpottyWot’s spanner from inside an animal enclosure!

Thursday’s instalment is ‘Tufty Tops’. The WotWots are very proud of their fluffy antennae on top of their heads. They go in search of the best and brightest horns, crests and hair the zoo animals have to offer.

And in ‘Speedy Spots’ on Friday, SpottyWot adjusts his chair motor so that he can travel faster. But after seeing the fastest animal in the zoo, he decides that the key to speed lies in the colour of his spots…

Weekdays at 8.40am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Awardwinning Weta Workshop (‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steampowered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant language, the WotWots wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully grown. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

In Monday’s instalment, ‘Beat-Boppy Wots’, the inquisitive extraterrestrials search the zoo for an animal that might be able to teach them some new dance moves.

‘Picture Puzzle’ on Tuesday finds SpottyWot preparing a special game for his sister while she sleeps. When DottyWot wakes up, she follows a series of clues that lead her all around the zoo!

In ‘Colour Conundrums’ on Wednesday, SpottyWot discovers how to make new colours by mixing paint. He then heads out into the zoo and meets an animal that can change the colour of its whole body!

Thursday’s instalment is ‘Lumpy Bumpies’. SpottyWot is making a crayon rubbing from the lumpy bark of a tree when DottyWot spots something lumpy and bumpy in the zoo. What could it be?

And in ‘Over the Rainbow’ on Friday, the WotWots think the sky is pulling faces when they spot a big, colourful upside-down smile.

Weekdays at 8.40am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Awardwinning Weta Workshop (‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steampowered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant language, the WotWots wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully grown. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

In Monday’s episode, ‘Stingy Thingy’, the WotWots are out smelling flowers when SpottyWot starts to play with a bee. Before long, he learns that some creatures have a painful way of saying that they want to be left alone…

In ‘Looky Looky’ on Tuesday, SpottyWot sees an animal with hundreds of eyes and rushes off to tell his sister. DottyWot is very surprised by the news and sets off in search of this mysterious creature. What could it be?

‘Wot a Ploppy’ on Wednesday finds SpottyWot learning to track animals using their droppings. When he stumbles on a particularly impressive pile, he puts his new skills to the test and scours the zoo for the animal responsible.

Thursday’s instalment is ‘Prickly Prints’. The furry aliens find some interesting footprints and follow them to see who made them. SpottyWot then decides to make some paw prints of his own.

And in ‘True Blue’ on Friday, SpottyWot decides that blue is the best colour in the galaxy. He searches high and low for a zoo animal dressed in the same glorious colour as himself.

Weekdays at 8.40am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet aliens returns for a new run. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s very own Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steampowered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

In Monday’s episode, ‘The Digger They Are’, SpottyWot thinks a big digger that is laying drains at the zoo is a large, hungry animal. When he is told it is not an animal he is disappointed – until he finds another digger…

In ‘Laugh a Lotty’ on Tuesday, the WotWots are pulling funny faces and laughing when someone else starts laughing with them. They set out to find who is laughing so loudly from the treetops.

‘Double Bumpies’ on Wednesday finds SpottyWot convinced he has discovered an animal with two heads. DottyWot is surprised and delighted, and they set off through the zoo to try and find it.

Thursday’s instalment is ‘Ready to Roar’. SpottyWot’s attempt to scare his sister with a loud roar is not very scary, so the WotWots head out to find an animal with a terrifying roar that SpottyWot can copy.

And in ‘Fill Bill’ on Friday, DottyWot spots a duck bill on the zoo pond. When the whole animal is revealed, the WotWots are surprised to find the bill does not really belong to a duck after all.

Weekdays at 8.40am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet aliens returns for a new run. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘The Lord of the Rings’, ‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s very own Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steampowered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully-grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

Sister DottyWot is the more patient and considered of the two WotWots, piloting the ship and programming its computer through a musical keyboard. DottyWot is very supportive of her brother, although he does test her patience at times! Brother SpottyWot is much more impulsive, preferring to leap first and think later. SpottyWot has a big whiteboard and likes to express his ideas with imaginative drawings.

From fluffy polar bears to trumpeting elephants, and beady-eyed crocodiles to stretchy meerkats, SpottyWot and DottyWot explore the extraordinary diversity of planet Earth through alien eyes.

In Monday’s episode, ‘Spring Wotty’, DottyWot is disappointed to lose a jumping competition, so she wanders around the zoo to find a bouncy animal that might be able to teach her a thing or two.

In ‘Socket Sprocket Pocket’ on Tuesday, DottyWot’s chair needs fixing but her brother keeps losing his spanner! One of the zoo’s cutest residents shows the pair how to keep important things safe.

‘Sir Spotty Wot’ on Wednesday finds DottyWot reading a book about knights and dragons. SpottyWot decides he will be a knight and sets off on a quest to find his very own dragon in the zoo.

Thursday’s instalment is ‘Floppy Flufties’. The WotWots are playing a guessing game with their fluffy antenna, so they set off into the zoo to find an animal that might like to join the fun.

And in ‘Peak-a-Beak’ on Friday, the WotWots try to draw some pictures in the dark, but it proves rather difficult. They are then surprised to learn that some animals only come out at night!

Monday 13th July 7.00am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet-like aliens finishes its run. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s very own Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steam- powered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully-grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

Sister DottyWot is the more patient and considered of the two WotWots, piloting the ship and its computer through a musical keyboard. DottyWot is very supportive of her brother, although he does test her patience at times! Brother SpottyWot is much more impulsive, preferring to leap first and think later. SpottyWot has a big whiteboard and likes to express his ideas with imaginative drawings. From fluffy polar bears to trumpeting elephants, and beady-eyed crocodiles to stretchy meerkats, SpottyWot and DottyWot explore the extraordinary diversity of planet Earth through alien eyes.

The last episode of the current run is ‘Slurpylurpy Lips’ on Monday. DottyWot wants to nap in the sun, but her brother wants to play catch. In the end, SpottyWot heads off to play on his own – but is delighted when a zoo animal decides to join in!

Weekdays at 7.00am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet-like aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s very own Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steam- powered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully-grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

Sister DottyWot is the more patient and considered of the two WotWots, piloting the ship and its computer through a musical keyboard. DottyWot is very supportive of her brother, although he does test her patience at times! Brother SpottyWot is much more impulsive, preferring to leap first and think later. SpottyWot has a big whiteboard and likes to express his ideas with imaginative drawings.

From fluffy polar bears to trumpeting elephants, and beady-eyed crocodiles to stretchy meerkats, SpottyWot and DottyWot explore the extraordinary diversity of planet Earth through alien eyes.

On Monday, in ‘Go the Greens’, SpottyWot refuses to eat the delicious broccoli soup his sister has prepared, so DottyWot sets out to show him that greens are important. Can one of the zoo animals help prove the point?

Tuesday’s show, ‘Tickle Toes’, finds SpottyWot with an itch on his toes that he cannot quite reach. Once his kind sister has helped him out, SpottyWot heads out into the zoo to meet an animal that can use its toes just like fingers.

In ‘HotWots’ on Wednesday, it is a frosty morning in the zoo and the WotWots need some steaming hot chocolate to get warm. Outside they discover how the animals cope with the cold without the aid of hot cocoa-based beverages.

Thursday’s episode is ‘Copy Copy Wotty’. The WotWots think they hear a new WotWot calling their name. When they set out to find the stranger, however, they learn that it is not another alien – but something just as colourful!

And in ‘WetWots’ on Friday, an excited SpottyWot sees a picture of a dinosaur and is determined to find a real one. He sets off round the zoo on a hunt for a living, breathing dinosaur – but will he have any luck?

Weekdays at 7.00am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet-like aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s very own Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steam- powered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully-grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

Sister DottyWot is the more patient and considered of the two WotWots, piloting the ship and its computer through a musical keyboard. DottyWot is very supportive of her brother, although he does test her patience at times! Brother SpottyWot is much more impulsive, preferring to leap first and think later. SpottyWot has a big whiteboard and likes to express his ideas with imaginative drawings.

From fluffy polar bears to trumpeting elephants, and beady-eyed crocodiles to stretchy meerkats, SpottyWot and DottyWot explore the extraordinary diversity of planet Earth through alien eyes.

On Monday, in ‘Egg Sighting’, the WotWots learn about warning signs around the zoo. They make a sign for their egg-shaped ship to warn off any giant hens that might come to sit on it.

Tuesday’s show is ‘HicHoppity Wot’. DottyWot helps her brother, who has a case of the hiccups. Out in the zoo they investigate a croaking animal that seems to have the same complaint.

In ‘Creepalongy Wot’ on Wednesday, SpottyWot can’t seem to sneak up on his sister, so he investigates the camouflage techniques of animals in the zoo. But how do you hide when you’re blue with pink spots?

Thursday’s episode is ‘Blinky Winky’. SpottyWot is no match for his sister in a staring contest. But out in the zoo they come across a creature who can out-stare even the amazing staring DottyWot.

And in ‘Topsy Turvy Wotty’ on Friday, SpottyWot finds a safe spot to do some upside-down stunt flying in his chair. DottyWot finds a resident of the zoo who likes to sleep hanging upside down.

Weekdays at 7.00am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet-like aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens the WotWots have come to explore planet Earth in their steam- powered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot. Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully-grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

Sister DottyWot is the more patient and considered of the two WotWots, piloting the ship and its computer through a musical keyboard. DottyWot is very supportive of her brother, although he does test her patience at times! Brother SpottyWot is much more impulsive, preferring to leap first and think later. SpottyWot has a big whiteboard and likes to express his ideas with imaginative drawings.

From fluffy polar bears to trumpeting elephants, and beady-eyed crocodiles to stretchy meerkats, SpottyWot and DottyWot explore the extraordinary diversity of planet Earth through alien eyes.

On Monday, in ‘Stretch and Grow’, SpottyWot doesn’t like doing stretches like his sister. But when he learns it can make him tall and straight he finds an animal that can show him how to stretch.

Tuesday’s show is ‘Sneaky Squawky’. SpottyWot is upset when his brightest shiny crayons go missing. His sister tracks them down for him, but getting them back again might not be the right thing to do.

In ‘Twisty Sticks’ on Wednesday, SpottyWot is distressed when one of his antennae goes straight and spiky. DottyWot finds an animal that is proud to be covered in lots of straight, pointy spikes.

Thursday’s episode is ‘Skip-a-Lotty Wotty’. SpottyWot likes to skip and bounce and is delighted to discover he’s not the only one – the zoo is full of creatures that love to jump and bounce just like him.

And in ‘Bubblywots’ on Friday, the WotWots are surprised to hiccup some bubbles when they finish their loopy fruity drinks. They are even more surprised to find others are blowing bubbles too.

Weekdays at 7.00am

The delightful preschool series about the adventures of two soft puppet-like aliens continues. From the creative minds of the Academy Award-winning Weta Workshop (‘Jane and the Dragon’), the WotWots mixes CGI animation and live action to create a colourful world that celebrates the joy of discovery. The series is narrated by dulcet-toned TV and radio veteran Nicholas Parsons. Five’s Fiona Lewis provides the voice for the computer.

Big-hearted brother and sister aliens have come to explore planet Earth in their steam- powered spaceship. They land in a local zoo, scoot around on steam-powered hover-chairs and delight in discovering all the exotic animals they can spot.

Communicating in their own vibrant alien language, the WotWots constantly wonder who they are and what they will look like when they are fully-grown adults. Will they look like any of the zoo animals they find on their mission? As well as narrating, Nicholas Parsons interprets the WotWots on behalf of the viewer, asking them questions and explaining their replies.

Sister DottyWot is the more patient and considered of the two WotWots, piloting the ship and its computer through a musical keyboard. DottyWot is very supportive of her brother, although he does test her patience at times! Brother SpottyWot is much more impulsive, preferring to leap first and think later. SpottyWot has a big whiteboard and likes to express his ideas with imaginative drawings.

From fluffy polar bears to trumpeting elephants, and beady-eyed crocodiles to stretchy meerkats, SpottyWot and DottyWot explore the extraordinary diversity of planet Earth through alien eyes.

On Monday, in ‘Plodda Lotty’, SpottyWot is in a mood to zoom and is frustrated that his sister is moving too slowly. But he is very impressed when they spot a creature that does everything slowly.

Tuesday’s show is ‘Drowsy DottyWot’. It is midday and the zoo animals are snoozing in the warm sunshine. Even the WotWots are sleepy!

In ‘Top and Tail’ on Wednesday, SpottyWot is left hanging from the ship’s rail when his chair runs out of fuel. And he discovers he’s not the only resident of the zoo who can swing from his hands…

DottyWot watches some amazing cloud shapes drifting by on Thursday, in ‘Fluffy Puffies’. She heads out into the zoo with her brother to look for animals as fluffy and white as the clouds.

And in ‘Coughy Wot’ on Friday, SpottyWot’s chair has a cold and is sneezing. It’s hard for SpottyWot to ride but he manages to stay on as the WotWots go on an adventure to cheer up the chair.

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