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LazyTown is an English-language Icelandic television series made by an international crew and performed by a cast from Iceland, the United States and the United Kingdom. Created by Magnús Scheving, an aerobics champion who also plays the character Sportacus.
The series was commissioned by Nickelodeon in 2003, following the production of two stage plays and a test pilot. Originally performed in American English, the show has been dubbed into more than thirty languages (including Icelandic) and aired in over 180 countries. The show combines live action, puppetry and CGI animation, making it one of the most expensive children shows ever made.