This animated “3D cartoon” series, released at the turn of the century (late 1990s) quickly gained a cult status among kids and even adults.
Yes, it was the Teletubbies. The four cutesy characters with equally chubby pot bellies in soft-toy outfits of Yellow, Green, Purple and Red were a huge draw.
Never mind if there was nothing intelligible in their “conversations” – it proved to the world that spouting gibberish could generate tons of money. Actually the show was quite a therapeutic relaxation – especially after a hard day’s work in the office – putting the brain on idiot mode for an hour or so.
Eh-Oh! Have I just used the wrong words?
Hah, during that time, this “Eh-Oh” exclamation became the favourite utterance in my home. We even called each other by the names of Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-laa and Po.