The show's main characters are three elementary school classroom pets — Linny the Guinea Pig, Turtle Tuck, and Ming-Ming Duckling. They are presented as a trio of heroes who rescue baby animals as they demonstrate the benefits of teamwork. The animation style used to create Wonder Pets! is called "photo-puppetry", and was created for the series to allow animators to manipulate photographs of real animals. It also uses drawn objects (not characters), so the total presentation could be considered animated mixed-media. A good deal of the dialog is sung, so the show has been likened to operetta or singspiel. A 10-member live orchestra performs each episode, sometimes including other instrumentalists skilled in music from the region to which the pets are traveling during the episode.
Completing each episode takes 33 weeks from script to final delivery. Preceding each show is a disclaimer indicating the show develops vocabulary and the concept of teamwork in pre-schoolers. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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