As short cartoons of a length of only five minutes, the Barbapapa stories were broadcast on the BBC after Blue Peter, at 17:35 in the early 70's.

Barbapapa is both the title character, and name of the "species" of said character, of a series of children's books written in the 1970s by Annette Tison and Talus Taylor, who resided in Paris, France.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC One (1974 - 1999)
Runtime: 5 minutes
Status: Ended
Show Type: Animation
Genres: Children
Episodes ordered: 50 episodes

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Episode 50

Episode 3x50; Jan 1, 1999

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
3x50: Episode 50Jan 1, 1999
3x49: Episode 49Jan 1, 1999
3x48: Episode 48Jan 1, 1999
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