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|Created by||Colin McNaughton|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Running time||15 minutes per episode (approx.)|
|Original release||21 September– 29 October 2000|
Preston Pig is a British traditionally animated children's television series which aired on CITV. It was based on a series of books, published by Colin McNaughton. It was shown at weekdays from 3pm until 3:15pm, on the television channel shown in Britain, CITV. However, since 2011, it no longer airs on CITV. The show officially went into production in March 1999, to air in September 2000.
- Preston Pig: The main character, a pig who is a football fanatic.
- Mr. Wolf: A wolf who always unsuccessfully tries to catch Preston for dinner.
- Pumpkin: is Preston's best friend.
- Granny: Preston's grandmother.
- Billy: A bully who is rude to little pigs.
|1||Goal||Preston the world's most brilliant football player, is on his way to the store. He takes his ball and dribbles right through a flower garden, shoots hitting Billy the Bully, and scores knocking off a police officer's hat. But Preston doesn't realise that Mr Wolf, who keeps getting blamed for the pig's messes, is in hot pursuit, and getting closer every minute!||21 September 2000|
|2||Splash||Preston Pig goes for a swim in the Synchronised Swimming Class with his teacher, Miss Mioa, but, as usual, things don't turn out quite as expected.||22 September 2000|
|3||Saturday Job||Add Description||23 September 2000|
|4||Mr Wolf's Own Goal||Preston's football mania nearly lands him in hot water.||24 September 2000|
|5||Wolf on the Run||An unexpected encounter with Mr Wolf leads Preston to believe in magic.||25 September 2000|
|6||Ham of the Match||Football is the name of the game when Preston sets out to win the cup, and Mr Wolf pitches in to save the day.||26 September 2000|
|7||Pooh!||Preston Pig and Mister Wolf are both on babysitting duties.||27 September 2000|
|8||Quiz Show||Preston and Mr Wolf go head to head on a television quiz show.||2 October 2000|
|9||Fancy That||Add Description||3 October 2000|
|10||The Princess and the Pig||Add Description||4 October 2000|
|11||Whee!||Pumpkin helps Preston to become a skateboard champion, when Billy thinks he's going to win the skateboarding competition, but will Mr. Wolf catch Preston before he wins?||5 October 2000|
|12||Marrows||Add Description||6 October 2000|
|13||Oops!||Preston takes the basket full goodies to visit Granny and Mr. Wolf follows him when his mother tells the story the Little Red Riding Hood, and Preston's father got woodcutter to chase that wolf away.||7 October 2000|
|14||Parp||Add Description||8 October 2000|
|15||The Package||Add Description||9 October 2000|
|16||The Good, the Bad and the Porky||Add Description||10 October 2000|
|17||Pigsvillathon||Add Description||11 October 2000|
|18||Boo||Add Description||12 October 2000|
|19||Preston's Pet||Add Description||13 October 2000|
|20||Mr Wolf Learns a Lesson||Add Description||14 October 2000|
|21||Wolf Club||Add Description||15 October 2000|
|22||Dig, Dig, Dig||Add Description||20 October 2000|
|23||Forsakin' Bacon||Add Description||21 October 2000|
|24||Grandpa Wolf||Add Description||22 October 2000|
|25||Snout Snouts||Preston is practising his scouting skills, while Mr Wolf is still scouting around for a pork dinner!||24 October 2000|
|26||Robopig||Add Description||29 October 2000|
- Nicky Croydon as Preston
- Hugh Laurie as Mr Wolf
- Adam Godley as Preston's Dad
- Ada Posta as Preston's Mum
- Neil McCaul as Additional Voices
- Susan Sheridan as Pumpkin/Additional Voices
- Jimmy Hibbert as Additional Voices
The music was composed by Keith Hopwood.
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