After 20 years of programming, the long-running PBS Kids show Pebble has been cancelled. PBS Kids made the announcement on Twitter, along with some tips for parents on how to break the news to kids, but it looks like many are applauding the decision and are happy to say goodbye to a series they’ve taken off. complained of having taught evil to their children. habits.
Pebble, which first aired on PBS on September 4, 2000, centers on a precocious boy and his family. The show ran for five seasons until 2010, when it entered syndication on PBS.
He has long been the target of complaints from parents who said the show taught their children to whine and whine, and social media erupted with several viewers celebrating the news of the cancellation.
A viewer tweeted a clip of the main character tormenting his little sister and said, “Caillou was a bad mf.”
caillou was a bad ass mf pic.twitter.com/m1OevUXExz
– aj 🦋 (@ajirixo) January 6, 2021
Another wrote “ok, but why didn’t Caillou’s parents ever tell him to shut up when he had those stupid temper tantrums.” on God, my mother would have kicked me out.
ok but why did caillou’s parents never tell him to shut up when he had those stupid tantrums. on God, my mother would have kicked me out pic.twitter.com/EEq51hUiAu
– nella is an anh stan (@nellaextractt) January 6, 2021
However, not all reactions have been negative. One onlooker tweeted: “Was I the only one who liked the pebble?”
so was I the only one who liked the pebble? pic.twitter.com/OVG54yEoPx
– BRI. 🦋 (@getonthefloorr) January 6, 2021
– PBS KIDS (@PBSKIDS) January 5, 2021