Denmark Has A New Kids' Show About A Man With A Heroic Large Penis

The new series John Dillermand swoops in to help set the tone for 2021.

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Danish public television network DR has premiered John Dillermand, an eyebrow-raising new kids' show that dares to ask: What if we basically remade Curious George, but it was about a claymation man and his massive penis?

The show's theme song, even once translated into English, clearly sums up the show by explaining, "John Pee-Pee / He has the world's longest pee-pee / There's almost nothing he can't do with it." Later lyrics explain that while John does grapple with embarrassment over his anatomy, he can "save the whole world if he's just allowed," while imagery whizzes by of the titular hero taming a lion that's attacking an ice-cream stand, floating over power lines with balloons attached to his member, etc., etc. You get the idea.

The public Danish broadcaster producing the show--which is under fire for every kind of backlash you're imagining while reading this--is patiently responding to a steady stream of criticism against the show on its Facebook account. However, for every comment criticizing the perceived inappropriate content, there are also parents like Maya Schäffer Falster, who praises the show: "Please never stop talking to children as children, the only ones who can get anything sexually out of that program are puritan adults." DR has also responded by explaining that the show is meant to impart body positivity and to tell stories about the body and genitals--a curiosity that can be both embarrassing and fun.

The series' first season spans 13 five-minute episodes (which you can watch for free here), including ones titled John Takes the Trash, John Saves Christmas, John Celebrates Great Grandmother's Birthday--the translated synopsis for the latter explains that John has forgotten his great grandmother's birthday, only to discover "the party is disrupted by a minor fire, and then John has to save in the day, in true diller manners." Even though "diller" didn't translate over, it's easy to guess what it must mean.

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The actor that plays him better have a large pee pee too. Would be unfair on all the well endowed actors if a small dick guy played the part. That's how things work these days isn't it?

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Just goes to show you how free and open some countries are. We see it as immediately wrong for children because we're adults. Our eyes are open so we see things in shows that aren't always there.

They might find some of our kids shows odd, with the violence and superheroes. Talking big birds. An 8 year old latina girl going through dangerous terrain while a fox is trying to steal a map, her only way of getting back home. And she's relying on 5 year olds to save her by telling her what to do.

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Body positivity, right. Didn't think there were people on this planet who felt bad about having a bad dick. But I'm glad we're finally doing something to help those poor kids with huge dicks.

But it's still surprising how Americans will fly into a rage when there's anything sex related. I mean any kid nowadays can watch porn at any age. No big deal. But we'll just pretend that doesn't happen and then act instead as if some kid's tv show could possibly have a harmful impact on anyone. Right.

It's a stupid show. Nothing more. But to act like it's harmful only makes you look stupid. Or like some fucking weirdo who jerks off to porn every day, and maybe makes his own porn movies with his partner in secret, then acts as if there was something wrong about it in public. But I guess that's just the American way.

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@Atzenkiller: Back in the day, A Utah video store owner was brought to court because he had an over 21 section and the town said it went against their morals. His lawyer looked up how many adult videos were rented and bought (both in store or pay-per-view) in Utah and the rest of the US. Utah had higher rates of porn consumption than average and the case was thrown out.

Also, it's not really a huge dick as much as it is a long one. It's like a length of rope. And I think that's what allowed it to be okay in Denmark, as it's not phallic looking, It's more like a tail out the front.

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[adult swim] would be so proud of this show. I don’t even know if I mean that critically or not. I’m just...words fail me.

(Showed my wife this clip and she couldn’t stop laughing, so take that how you will.)

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Why are you pushing this degeneracy, GameSpot? Especially on kids? Why don't the lot of you have a seat in front of Chris Hansen, you sick, sick "journalists."

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FBI, Open up!!!

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@jmlego88: Yeah... they have no authority in DENMARK.

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I knew this story was going to get out eventually. Someone has adapted a documentary about me into a children's program. I didn't know that was their intention when we began the documentary. Still, I'm pleased to see my story is helping people.

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@non-scorer: The irony then of being named 'Non-scorer'...

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@non-scorer: perfect

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Denmark, why can’t we be more like you?

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This sounds like an Adult Swim show. To actually target it at children seems abhorrent, or some kind of deep satire.

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if it were aimed at an adult audience yeah I wouldn't give a shit we all like adult humour but seeing as its aimed at 4-8 year olds with the reasoning they have which is flimsy to say the least as young boys are not afraid to explore their own bodies at any rate , so I do think there is something more to this than what the creators are stating also gamespot why are you linking to the show in question?

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Degenerate as ****.

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John gives Grandma a facial to save her from the fire!

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John Dillermand er en National Helt!

(John Wiener-man is a national hero!)

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