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Jakers! - Piggley Gets Into Trouble

4.9 out of 5 stars 14 customer reviews

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Jakers! is a celebration of the joys good friendship can bring while the excitement of adventure and imagination inspires kids to learn from their own experiences. Through Jakers! children learn about life lessons and each episode conveys a moral that kids learn through daily experiences. Each episode of Jakers! is set in two distinct places and times: 1950’s Ireland and the present day.

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Product Details

  • Actors: Peadar Lamb, Maile Flanagan, Russi Taylor, Tara Strong, Nika Futterman
  • Writers: John Over, Kelly Ward, Liz Young, Mike Young, Sindy McKay
  • Format: Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English, French, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
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  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: July 18, 2006
  • Run Time: 30 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000F9T732
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #118,510 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Jakers! - Piggley Gets Into Trouble" on IMDb

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Hey, I love this show and I just wanted to give you the episode listing for this DVD:

Pie Filling

All Night Long

Fir Not

For Whom the Bell Trolls
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I am so excited to see that "Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks" is available on DVD. It is the only series that I allow my 16 month old watch and he loves it. Each episode begins with Grandpa Winks telling his grandchildren a story of growing up with his friends in Ireland and then the episode shows Grandpa's adventures as a youngster, "Piggley Winks". Each story has a lesson and the series shows the importance of family and friends. Also, you know it's got to be good if Mel Brooks is involved (he supplies the voice of Wiley the sheep).
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I am so glad that Jakers has come to DVD. I actually miss watching this during the day because of work. I can honestly and proudly say that I have been known to watch this program on PBS even when my children aren't around because I enjoy it and the sheep crack me up every episode! This is definitely a movie adults won't mind watching with their children. Sunday movie night just got a boost!
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I was so happy to see that some episodes of Jakers has been released to dvd. We used to watch it with our daughter on the local pbs station in nyc but then we moved from the area and found that our new city's local pbs station didn't show it. This is actually the one kid's show that both my husband and I don't mind watching with our daughter. Jakers follows the adventures of Piggly Winks and his pals while growing up in Ireland. They get into plenty of mischief but there is always a lesson to be learned and the values of families and friendship are strongly reinforced. Whether you're already aquainted with Jakers or are new to it, this is a great dvd.
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Makers the Adventures of Pigley Winks is an adorable cartoon that follows 3 friends in rural Ireland. The stories are retold by Pigley to his grandchildren. Pigley, Dannon (the duck) and Ferny (the bull) are always getting in to some innocent mischief. Cute and wholesome. Enjoyable for the parents as well as the kids.
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Our whole family absolutely loves this show (ages 2 and up!)...cute, funny, and teaching valuable lessons. I am only sorry I did not know about it until now and missed out on the opportunity to get the whole collection with every episode. From what I can gather, they made 13 videos worth with 4 episodes on every DVD. We have collected four with another one I can see available, but the rest don't seem to ever be available in North American format or at reasonable prices :( I even went so far as to try to contact the production company (twice now) to try to find out more information or see if I can get copies of the rest, but they have not responded. Really wish PBS would bring this show back. If you happen to know where I can get any more videos in North American DVD format, please comment/contact me!
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My grandchildren and I always enjoy Jackers. Piggly tries to teach life lessons to his two grandsons, Shamus and Jamey, using stories from his own childhood. It is always interesting and funny and we also learn something from it. No bad language, either.
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