MUZZY, the award-winning BBC Language Course for Children, continues to receive high praise from experts and the approval of millions of parents and teachers worldwide.
is a set of videos used to teach foreign languages. The videos are distributed by Early Advantage, a subsidiary of the BBC
, in two installments, Muzzy
and Muzzy Level II
, with the latter being more advanced.
Muzzy is the main character of the videos, a friendly Jade-eating monster. The stories are set in the kingdom of Gondoland, where Muzzy lands in his spaceship
. Inhabitants of Gondoland include the royal family
, who are lions
: the King, the Queen, and their daughter Sylvia; Bob, their gardener; Corvax, an evil scientist
; and, later in the set, Amanda, the daughter of Bob and Princess Sylvia, and Thimbo, Corvax's henchman. Most other characters are dogs
. The main storylines are often interrupted by educational interludes, animated in a different style and featuring a cyclist
character named Norman who explains grammar