Welcome to Pooh Corner

Last Updated on: March 27th, 2023

Welcome to Pooh Corner Disney

“Welcome to Pooh Corner” is a live-action/puppet television series that aired on the Disney Channel from 1983 to 1986. The show was produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the beloved characters from A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh stories.

The series takes place in the Hundred Acre Wood and features life-size puppet versions of the iconic characters, including Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore, Rabbit, Kanga, Roo, and Owl. The characters live together in the woods and have various adventures while learning important life lessons along the way.

The show is set in a book-like environment with a special focus on storytelling. Each episode begins with an opening theme song, “Welcome to Pooh Corner,” and the characters often read stories to each other, reenact classic Pooh tales, or engage in imaginative play. Throughout the series, the characters teach values such as friendship, kindness, honesty, and problem-solving.

The main characters of “Welcome to Pooh Corner” include:

  1. Winnie the Pooh – The lovable and honey-obsessed bear who often finds himself in amusing situations.

  2. Piglet – A timid and loyal little pig who is always ready to help his friends.

  3. Tigger – The energetic and bouncy tiger who loves to bounce around the Hundred Acre Wood.

  4. Eeyore – The melancholy donkey who has a tendency to lose his tail but always remains a loyal friend.

  5. Rabbit – The responsible and organized rabbit who is often exasperated by his friends’ antics.

  6. Kanga and Roo – A mother kangaroo and her young son, who is full of energy and curiosity.

  7. Owl – The wise and well-read owl who serves as a source of information and advice.

“Welcome to Pooh Corner” is fondly remembered by many viewers for its gentle and wholesome storytelling, the endearing puppet characters, and the timeless lessons it imparted. It provided young audiences with an enchanting introduction to the world of Winnie the Pooh and has remained a beloved classic over the years.

Additional Details:

  • Year of Debut: 1983
  • Year of Finale: 1986
  • Type of Series: Live-Action
  • TV Channel/Platform: Playhouse Disney
  • IMDB Link

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Craig Smith
I am founder and editor of DisneyNews.us. My passion for all things Disney goes pretty far back to my first trip to Walt Disney World in the mid-80's. I have since returned to the magical place more than 20 times. I started this site when I came to the realization that I spent a significant portion of my day reading articles about Disney and watching Disney content with my 8-year old, so it made sense that I would start sharing some of what I read and see and building a little community around it. Other interests include 80's nostalgia, vintage toys, video games, LEGO, Star Wars and tech gadgets. Other sites include DMR and VideoGamesStats.com.