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Teletubbies are back in a brand new reboot from Netflix, but not everyone has been charmed by the first look at the revived kids show.

Netflix dropped a teaser trailer for their revival on Tuesday, revealing the return of Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po and introducing new narrator Tituss Burgess.

While the reboot looks mostly unchanged in design, some fans have been left raging at one major difference.

Coming soon: Teletubbies are back in a brand new reboot from Netflix, but not everyone has been charmed by the first look at the revived kids show

Coming soon: Teletubbies are back in a brand new reboot from Netflix, but not everyone has been charmed by the first look at the revived kids show

While the original British show, which ran between 1997 and 2001, was filmed on a real outdoor set in England, the US team’s reboot relies more on CGI.

The original sun-baby has also had a CGI makeover, and some fans aren’t happy with the new iconic image that greets viewers at the start of each episode. 

‘I will never be able to get behind what they’ve done with Sun. Just go back to this,’ wrote one critic on Twitter, alongside a photo of the original Sun baby. 

‘Of all the things to change for Netflix’s American dub why the Sun Baby, and for that matter, why do it in the laziest, most inconsistent way possible? It was never broke, so why try and fix it?’ agreed another.

Fresh faces: While the reboot looks mostly unchanged in design, but some fans have been left raging at one major difference - the new look sun-baby

Fresh faces: While the reboot looks mostly unchanged in design, but some fans have been left raging at one major difference – the new look sun-baby

Original: The original sun-baby has had a CGI makeover, and some fans aren't happy with the new image that greets viewers at the start of each episode (pictured, the original sun baby)

Original: The original sun-baby has had a CGI makeover, and some fans aren’t happy with the new image that greets viewers at the start of each episode (pictured, the original sun baby)

‘They couldn’t even make it yellow? The other versions did it just fine.’

‘Honestly the baby sun really bothers me. They could’ve made the baby’s head yellow to resemble a sun like the other versions. Here it looks like a giant baby head floating in the sky, it’s just weird.’ 

‘Okay even ignoring the fact that they’re rebooting the TELETUBBIES for some ungodly reason, why is the Baby Sun…. not a sun…?

Raging: 'I will never be able to get behind what they've done with Sun. Just go back to this,' wrote one critic

Raging: ‘I will never be able to get behind what they’ve done with Sun. Just go back to this,’ wrote one critic

New faces: Two children appear in the trailer for the new reboot as sun-baby

New faces: Two children appear in the trailer for the new reboot as sun-baby

Jess Smith, from Chatham, Kent, was selected to be the original giggling baby sun when she was just nine months old.

Speaking to the BBC about how she landed the role, the former child star explained: ‘I was being weighed at the hospital. My mum took me and it just happened to be the same time that the producer of the old series had come in and wanted the hospital to get in contact with them if they’d seen any smiley babies.

‘It was just a case of sitting in front of a mirror and a camera and my dad playing with toys and race cars and that sort of thing to try and get me to laugh at the camera.’

In 2014, Jess – who hasn’t pursued an acting career – revealed she only revealed her secret during a game with her university friends – where they all had to say something about themselves that no one else would guess. 

Reboot: The original Teletubbies are pictured in Teletubby land in 1997. Back then, the show was filmed on a real outdoor set in England, with the Netflix reboot appearing to deploy far greater levels of computer-generated imagery

Reboot: The original Teletubbies are pictured in Teletubby land in 1997. Back then, the show was filmed on a real outdoor set in England, with the Netflix reboot appearing to deploy far greater levels of computer-generated imagery 

She then used Facebook to confirm it was her – and photos show she still has the same cheeky face.

Jess joked: ‘I thought I may as well tell them as I’m going to be spending the next three years with them. My mother is really chuffed.’

What’s more, the child star welcomed her first baby in 2021.

Teletubbies 26 new episodes will hit screens on November 14, and is the second revival for the iconic British show, which first ran between 1997 and 2001. It was revived in 2015, and went off screens again in 2018. 

Child star: Jess Smith, from Chatham, Kent, was selected to be the original giggling baby sun when she was just nine months old - pictured aged 19

Child star: Jess Smith, from Chatham, Kent, was selected to be the original giggling baby sun when she was just nine months old – pictured aged 19

The show’s creator Anne Wood was reported to be worth $170 million in 2000, with Netflix’s revival of her biggest hit set to swell her coffers even more. 

The reboot of Teletubbies is led by original series co-creator and writer Andrew Davenport who works alongside fellow writer Catherine Williams. The first season will consist of 26 12-minute episodes. 

The show will bring back a crew that worked on the series that aired from 2015 to 2018 on Nick Jr. in the United States., which includes — Jeremiah Krage, Nick Kellington, Rebecca Hyland, and Rachelle Beinart — to once again take on the roles of Tinky Winky, Dipsy, La-La, and Po,

They're back! Teletubbies 26 new episodes will hit screens on November 14, and is the second revival for the iconic British show

They’re back! Teletubbies 26 new episodes will hit screens on November 14, and is the second revival for the iconic British show 

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