Move over "Babe"! (1997)

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Examines the work of the American scientist, Professor Stanley Curtis, as he sets out to prove that domestic pigs are highly intelligent, extrovert creatures with highly developed cognitive powers. He puts his theories to the test by teaching two pigs to operate interactive computer games with specially adapted joysticks. The pigs make rapid progress, rivalling the performance of chimpanzees and outsmarting dogs. Also features sheep farmer Katy Cropper who has trained a pig to work as a sheep "dog".

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