Ep 123. The Untimely End of Big Ted.

Were you raised on a diet of classic Aussie kids shows like Play School and Blinky Bill? Your kids might not be so lucky. Children’s TV could be in its dying days and Big Ted and co are on the chopping block. But you can save it, Jay Laga’aia explains how. Plus, should a 100 kg seven-year-old be allowed to play rugby with his peers? And the parents of kid geniuses need to put a sock in it, because there’s no such thing as a gifted child.

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Your hosts are Holly Wainwright and Andrew Daddo

With thanks to Jay Laga’aia. If you want to save children’s TV,¬†go to https://www.savechildrenscontent.org/takeaction and write a letter to you local member of parliament.

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