Pingu (series 2)

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This is a list of episodes from the second series of the children's claymotion program Pingu.


No. in
Title Original air date Prod.
27 1 "Pingu at The Doctors" November 3, 1991 (1991-11-03) S02E01
The two penguin children are left at home and while playing a game, Pinga accidentally knocks over the table, which causes Pingu's beak to be maimed. To make up, Pinga takes her big brother to the doctor's office, where Pingu is afraid of the medical instruments. Note: This episode was banned everywhere (except the UK and the US) due to the realistic appearance of blood. This episode was also originally planned as a season one episode, but it was pushed to the second season following the Little Accidents episode controversy.
28 2 "Pingu's Admirer"
"Pingu's Female Admirer"
November 4, 1991 (1991-11-04) S02E02
At school, Pingu is irritated to find that the new girl penguin seems to have taken a shine to him and is insisting on following him. However, when a snowball misses its target, they are united in being the culprits and become friends as well.
29 3 "Pingu and the Seagull" January 5, 1992 (1992-01-05) S02E03
Pingu is plagued by a mischievous seagull that becomes a constant irritation. Nevertheless, he helps it to get rid of a lobster which has attached itself to its beak. The seagull, however, gives him small thanks as it poos on his head.
30 4 "Pingu Goes Ice Surfing"
"Pingu Surfing on the Ice"
January 12, 1992 (1992-01-12) S02E04
Pingu's mother has just hung the clean washing on the line when a strong wind blows up. Pingu then hits on the idea of ice-surfing and combines the clean sheet and his sledge to fit the purpose. Although he has great fun, the result is also a dirty sheet which does not please Mother one bit and she makes Pingu rectify the situation, but Robby helps him.
31 5 "Pingu's First Kiss" January 19, 1992 (1992-01-19) S02E05
Pingu and Pingi want to have their first kiss. However, their friends have other ideas and think up ideas of interrupting them. Eventually, however, they take pity and the two are allowed some privacy.
32 6 "Pingu's Curling Game"
"Pingu's Curling Party"
January 26, 1992 (1992-01-26) S02E06
Pingu and Robby are curling, Pingu is using Mother's bed bottle as a curling stone, but there is small mishap. The neighbour, who has had his reading interrupted, wants to show the two troublemakers how it is done. But to the amusement of the two youngsters, it turns out that the adults can't do any better themselves.
33 7 "Pingu the Icicle Musician"
"Pingu as an Icicle Player"
February 2, 1992 (1992-02-02) S02E07
Pingu and his friends, Pingo and Robby are playing hide-and-seek. But Pingu appears to have vanished. However when Pingu taps the icicles as if they were bells and the sound makes his curious friends come and see the amazing ice cavern for themselves.
34 8 "Pingu the Chef  "
"Pingu as a Chef"
February 9, 1992 (1992-02-09) S02E08
Pingu and Pinga are once more at home alone. They are hungry and practise cooking. Although their culinary skills almost always end in a disaster they do manage to get the mess they have made cleared up before Mother and Father get back.
35 9 "Pingu's Family Celebrate Christmas" December 25, 1992 (1992-12-25) S02E09
Pingu and his family are preparing for Christmas. Pingu and Pinga can scarcely wait for the handing out of presents. Whilst Mother and Father are decorating the tree outside an argument arises. The children make sure that their parents kiss and make up.
36 10 "Pingu Goes Away"
"Pingu's Outing"
March 2, 1993 (1993-03-02) S02E10
Pingu decides to visit his aunt for the weekend and after a long journey, he reaches her house. But, before he goes to bed, he becomes homesick, but Mother tells him that she is still in her son's heart.
37 11 "Pingu the Photographer"
"Pingu and the Camera"
March 9, 1993 (1993-03-09) S02E11
Pingu is playing at being a photographer with his friend Robby. In the process, Pingu also wants to capture a hot-air balloon on film. A photojournalist who comes rushing along takes a picture of the two friends with the balloon. When they go to get the film developed, however, it transpires that Pingu had forgotten to take off the lens cap and none of the photos come out.
38 12 "Pingu's New Kite"
"Pingu's Parents Have No Time"
May 9, 1993 (1993-05-09) S02E12
Pingu's kite ends up in pieces after getting stuck on the roof, so he and Pinga ask for their parents' help, but they are very busy. The duo give up and go to Grandfather's house to make a new kite.
39 13 "Pingu and the Many Packages"
"Pingu and the Packaging Material"
June 22, 1993 (1993-06-22) S02E13
It is Grandfather's birthday and Pingu wants buy him the best gift of all. Unfortunately, his plans foil when Pinga brings Grandfather a bigger present. To make him proud, he places the present in bigger boxes.
40 14 "Pingu the Conjurer's Apprentice"
"Pingu the Apprentice Magician"
June 29, 1993 (1993-06-29) S02E14
Pingu proudly presents Pingi and Pinga with his magic tricks. Everything works until Pinga recognises the trick with the flying carpet, whereupon Pingu is very put out. He goes away and practises so that he can impress his friends once again.
41 15 "Pingu's Birthday" July 6, 1993 (1993-07-06) S02E15
Pingu is celebrating his birthday with his friends. The place is decorated and they have all sorts of games to play. As he is the birthday boy, Pingu has to join in all the game and begins to be rather miserable when he loses. Luckily the situation is rescued by Mother arriving with the birthday cake.
42 16 "Pingu at the Funfair"
"Pingu at the Fairground"
July 13, 1993 (1993-07-13) S02E16
Pingu is allowed to go to the fair ground together with the family. There is a lot going on, and Pingu wants to try everything. He overdoes things somewhat and does not feel well at all. Finally, however, he is happy again, thanks to Pinga.
43 17 "Pingu the Babysitter"
"Pingu as Babysitter"
July 27, 1993 (1993-07-27) S02E17
Mother and her sister are having their portraits done and Pingu has the job of looking after his twin cousins. But he soon realises that taking care of two infants are harder than he expected.
44 18 "Pingu Cannot Lose" August 3, 1993 (1993-08-03) S02E18
Pingu has some bad luck while bowling. He doesn't get any points. His bowl seems to be playing up and he cannot understand it. But all the others enjoy Pingu's funny throws and in the end Pingu enjoys himself too.
45 19 "Pingu and the Game of Fish"
"Pingu and the Disabled Penguin"
August 10, 1994 (1994-08-10) S02E19
With his friend, Pingu is playing a practical joke using a fish on a string. But when it comes to playing a trick on someone in a wheelchair, Pingu is not so sure. To his surprise, however, having been the brunt of the joke the disabled penguin joins in the joke, but in the end, it is Pingu that needs the wheelchair home when the joke backfires.
46 20 "Pingu Gets a Bicycle"
"Pingu Gets a Bike/Pingu and the Gift"
August 17, 1994 (1994-08-17) S02E20
Pinga is miserable and is unable to stop crying when her father drives over her teddy and toy pram. She spreads misery through the household, until Pingu gives her his scooter.
47 21 "Pingu's Visit to the Hospital"
"Pingu's Hospital Visit"
August 24, 1994 (1994-08-24) S02E21
With his mother, Pingu visits the injured Pinga in hospital. Pingu manages to cheer up the whole ward by pretending to be the surgeon in a shadow play he puts on. The nurse and real surgeon look on and are so impressed they give Pingu a prize when he is finished.
48 22 "Pingu on the School Excursion"
"Pingu on the School Trip"
August 31, 1994 (1994-08-31) S02E22
The class outing takes them to see a sculptor, where a huge whale is being hammered and chiseled. During the visit a classmate climbs on the sculpture, which even Pingu can see is going too far. When part of the sculpture breaks, the young penguin is left hanging high in the air. By the time they get him down, he has certainly learnt his lesson.
49 23 "Pingu and Pinga at the Kindergarten"
"Pingu and Papa at the Kindergarten/Pingu at the Nursery/Pingu Visits the Kindergarten"
September 7, 1994 (1994-09-07) S02E23
Pingu accompanies little Pinga to the kindergarten. On the way there, his friends laugh at him. Unexpectedly helps Pingu out of his embarrassment and in fact Pingu has a great day at the kindergarten.
50 24 "Pingu and the Strangers" September 14, 1994 (1994-09-14) S02E24
When the strangers pass through the village every door is closed. Only Pingu is curious, and he discovers their strange way of fishing. The rest of the village are fascinated and impressed with what Pingu has just learnt and showed them.
51 25 "Pingu Helps His Mother"
"Pingu Helps Around the House"
September 21, 1994 (1994-09-21) S02E25
52 26 "Pingu Builds a Snowman" December 20, 1994 (1994-12-20) S02E26
Pingu, Pinga and Robby build an enormous snowman using the signpost, used by hikers as a support. But in the end the sign is uncovered and the snowman reveals his secret much to the relief of the hiker who would otherwise have become lost.