... this particular group of kids are involved because they're in the Buds and Sprouts, and because Dafydd's whole family are involved in that movement. I don't think the Illian kids actually go to Nursery, though I might be wrong about that.
On the other hand, heck yeah they are! It's excellent preparation for life in the PPC! Elanor (Laison, established as a Nursery worker nine years ago for a year from now, good grief) is probably using the show to teach them about betting, and having the older kids calculate the odds for each remaining contestant. It's educational!
Wobbles is a fairly popular figure in the Nursery - and she's in it. I guess it might mean more kids watch it, but at the same time... will the younger kids want to watch HQ's non-ironic Krusty... more