Wonder Pets!

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (148)

  • Linny: Looks like our job is done here. Ming-Ming: And so are my hips.

  • Ming-Ming: (while hula dancing) Yeah! We've still got it!

  • Linny: It's a school of fish Ming-Ming: it's nothing like our school, Linny.

  • Tuck: Aloha Hawaii. Ming-Ming: It is vewy twopical.

  • Ming-Ming: We are going to save you baby dolphin! Better late than never!

  • Linny: ♫ What's gonna work? ♫ Tuck: ♫ Teamwork! ♫ Ming-Ming: Maybe we should cut now and sing later.

  • Inchworm: I missed you. Butterfly: I missed you. Tuck: I love my job.

  • Tuck: Where's Ming-ming? Linny: She's not in her cage. Tuck: She must somewhere. Everybody's somewhere.

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Notes (32)

  • Dress Up Time: In "Save the Dolphin" the group jumps into the costume box and comes out wearing Hawaiian fish shirts. In "Save the Chimp" while Linny and Tuck jump up with their capes on, Ming Ming comes out with her very own space suit she crafted herself.

  • Celery Treat- In "Save the Dolphin", they eat their celery at a luau where they dress in grass skirts and dance the hula. In "Save the Chimp", Linny offers the group some freeze dried celery, just like the astronauts eat.

  • If you look at the backround when the Wonder Pets are leaving NYC, there is a piece of celery on one of the billboards.

  • Dress Up Time: In Save the Cow, the pets jump into the costume box and come out as farm animals. Ming Ming is a black and white spotted cow, Linny is a yellow chicken and Tuck is a pink pig. In Save the Skunk, the pets jump into the box with Ollie and when they emerge, Linny, Tuck and Ming Ming are wearing their usual capes and Ollie has a turquoise cape of his own.

  • Celery Treat - In "Save the Cow," the pets enjoy their celery with a tall glass of milk courtesy of the mommy cow. In "Save the Skunk", the pets share a piece of their celery with Ollie, who then treats it as if it was an award he won.

  • Ollie the rabbit visits the school in this episode. The Wonder Pets bring him along on the mission.

  • The Wonder pets have other animals help them save the tree in the yard

  • Linny gets a cold in "Save the mouse".

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Trivia (46)

  • The Wonder Pets is created with a technique called photopuppetry, which manipulates real photos of animals making them comical and realistic looking, was exclusively created for this show.

  • Each and every episode of the Wonder Pets is filled with world music influences and is an original mini-operetta.

  • Each and every episode of the Wonder Pets is filled with world music influences and is an original mini-operetta.

  • The Wonder Pets is created with a technique called photopuppetry, which manipulates real photos of animals making them comical and realistic looking, was exclusively created for this show.

  • The Wonder Pets is created with a technique called photopuppetry, which manipulates real photos of animals making them comical and realistic looking, was exclusively created for this show.

  • Each and every episode of the Wonder Pets is filled with world music influences and is an original mini-operetta.

  • This is the first time one of the Wonder Pets was the animal that was in trouble-that animal being Ming-Ming Duck.

  • The Statue of Liberty is scaled differently for the Wonder Pets episode, considering the actual face of Lady Liberty is about 17 feet tall and 10 feet wide, and her nose is 4 feet tall.

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Allusions (8)

  • All the episode names are "Save the (blank)!, Save the (blank)!", which practically mirrors the Heroes tagline, "Save the cheerleader, save the world".

  • Ming-Ming: If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere. Ming-Ming quotes lyrics from "New York, New York", a popular city-themed song recorded by Frank Sinatra.

  • Ming-Ming asks the bird in the coo-coo clock "Do you have a cousin named Pablo?". This is the reference to another show by Nick jr, The Backyardigans, where one of the main characters is a penguin named Pablo.

  • When the Wonder Pets are flying over Switzerland, Tuck notices a girl spinning on a hill top. This is a reference Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, a 1965 film directed by Robert Wise and starred Julie Andrews in the lead role.

  • Linny: This bubble boat rules. Ming-Ming: Yeah, isn't this nice, Linny, just you and me? Linny: Ming-Ming, we're saving Tuck. Ming-Ming: I know.' Linny and Tuck shared a similar exchange back when it was Ming-Ming in trouble in "Save the Duckling!"

  • Linny: Oh, Canada! As the Wonder Pets arrive in Canada in "Save the Goslings!," Linny shouts the name of the country's national anthem, Oh, Canada.

  • The song in this episode "Kelp" is based on The Beatles' song "Help".

  • The Rat Pack
    The three rat characters are based on the original Rat Pack: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin.