9 reasons why CBeebies’ Mr Tumble is a TOTAL sex god (and we’re not afraid to admit it)

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  • We all know how it feels to want to strangle an igglepiggle or a talking giraffe.

    And we can all agree there’s a million ways we’d rather spend an afternoon than stuck on the sofa watching episodes of Dinopaws we’ve seen a hundred times before.

    It’s for this reason that it’s so important to appreciate life’s little pleasures – and one such pleasure, we’ve decided, is catching Mr Tumble’s slot on long-running CBeebies favourite, Something Special.

    Mr Tumble is an unlikely crush, perhaps, but a quick Google search tells us that we’re not alone – there’s quite the market for the childrens’ telly heartthrob, from his kooky costumes to his masterful childcare capabilities.

    We’ve rounded up some of the top reasons why a fumble with Mr Tumble is top of our to-do list – and now we’ve owned up to it, you can too, right?

    1. He’s good with his hands

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    He’s master of Makaton, a super-complex sign-language system designed for people with communicative troubles. And with cognitive prowess like that…

    2. He can pull off a waistcoat like no one else

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    And we’d love to pull off that waistcoat.

    3. He’s great with kids

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    Imagine, a man who volunteers his childcare services, rather than reluctantly complying with our desperate requests.

    4. He’s got a nice gaff

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    Could do with a more muted palette and some nice decorative cushions, but period features like that have some real potential.

    5. He’d be great at role-play

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    All that seamless transitioning between such versatile and challenging characters, he’d make a great sexy police officer…

    6. Lord Tumble is a bit of a sass pot

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    We love a man who knows what he wants. Plus, who doesn’t want to bag a Lord?

    7. He’s a bit of a bad boy

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    No, seriously. Remember when the show got suspended, because Mr. Tumble didn’t have a CRB certificate in his own name? No? Google it.

    8. He’s got an MBE

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    That would definitely impress all the other mums at the school gates if we had him on our arm….

    9. And he’s got a heart of gold

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    Our kids love him, and so we love him too.

    Basically, he had us at ‘Hello’ (Hello, How Are You?…).

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