It's official: Caillou is leaving PBS, and it's perfectly clear how everyone feels about it...
The news has been bringing great joy to parents everywhere...PBS Kids announced the news on Twitter and now, there's been some light shed on why the show is leaving the channel.
The Canadian kids’ cartoon has been on our screens in one form or another since 1997.
via: imdbBefore making its debut here in the States in 2000.
Now, for those who haven't watched, the show follows the antics of the 4-year-old title character who lives with his mother, father, and sister in a blue house on Pine Street.
via: imdbCaillou has invisible friends, learns how to play sports, and explores nature.
The show originally ran for 5 seasons...
via: imdbThe last of which aired in 2010, although repeats and reruns have continued to air for years.
However, this week, PBS has finally pulled the plug.
via: imdbWhich, if one look on Twitter is anything to go by, has come as a great relief to parents everywhere.
Reactions to the news came in strong...
via: imdbAnd it's very clear how people feel about the cartoon.
Folks, hating things is not a personality but hating Caillou is absolutely a personality, let us toast https://t.co/wLuZHtjTHB— Elamin Abdelmahmoud (@Elamin Abdelmahmoud)1609954930.0
Society when the final episode of Caillou airs. https://t.co/HGeGf0y3dU— MisAnthro Pony (@MisAnthro Pony)1609939562.0
Well goodnight friends. At least Caillou was cancelled.— Dr. Muna Saleh (@Dr. Muna Saleh)1609997000.0
i ain’t know y’all hated caillou like that https://t.co/gVyaB3T9z5— Rodney (@Rodney)1609917861.0
Everyone hyped about Caillou getting cancelled. I’m just shocked it was on TV for as long as it was. Like wymmmm it… https://t.co/Fv3MQZQBgZ— o_o ➐ (@o_o ➐)1609913849.0
caillou was one evil ass mf https://t.co/m1OevUXExz— aj 🦋 (@aj 🦋)1609914744.0
Hallelujah, Caillou has finally been cancelled https://t.co/n41g8AmZkE— Torin (@Torin)1609913241.0
Caillou haters pulling up to Twitter this morning https://t.co/3jvyaLLJYP— Jack Long (@Jack Long)1609938152.0
As divided as we are right now as a country on many issues, I think we can certainly agree on one thing: it was tim… https://t.co/UQWtA9jFhv— Kelly Phillips Erb (@Kelly Phillips Erb)1609942670.0
The world: We need a moment of healing and unity PBS: *cancels Caillou*— Richard Dean (@Richard Dean)1609965936.0
Amid the reactions, however, it's clear the news has come as a shock.
via: imdbSo why exactly has Caillou been canceled?
The announcement was made on January 5th, 2021 via a statement on the PBS Kids Twitter account.
Knowing that the disappearance of TV show can be tough on children, PBS Kids also posted a list of tips to help parents navigate their kids through the show’s cancellation.
We're saying farewell to @cailloudhx, but remember, when we say goodbye to something... https://t.co/k7gYRgy57l— PBS KIDS (@PBS KIDS)1609867126.0
As part of its statement on Twitter, PBS Kids also hinted that something new would be on its way to take Caillou’s place.
Although, the network did not reveal which show would be taking Caillou’s place in the TV schedules.
...It just means we get to say hello to something new! Here are tips for what to do when your child's favorite med… https://t.co/t8NQyWLdgq— PBS KIDS (@PBS KIDS)1609867259.0
Are you sad or relieved about the cancellation of Caillou?
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