The Old Switcheroo
|Season 1, Episode 22b|
March 4, 1989
The Old Switcheroo is the second segment of the twenty-second and last episode of the first season of The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. It originally aired on March 4th, 1989.
When Roo tells Tigger that Kanga wants to give him a bath, they hatch a plan to switch Roo with Piglet before he is given a bath. At first, it succeeds, but when Tigger and Roo get into a sticky situation (literally), will they resort to taking a bath?
While Tigger is making a Tigger shaped bubble put gum, Roo says he needs help and Roo tells him he needs a bath. Tigger is shocked, So they go to Piglet’s house, and tells Piglet that if Roo gets caught by Kanga, then it’s the end. Next they hide under Piglet’s chair, and Piglet attempts to hide there the third time, but is able to see who it is instead, then Piglet tells Tigger and Roo it’s only Kanga, then Tigger gets shocked, and hides Roo by using Piglet’s flower pot, Much to Piglet’s dismay. Eventually, Roo is caught by Kanga, much to Tigger's dismay. So Tigger uses Piglet to switch to Roo, while Pooh keeps Kanga busy. The two pals agree to go to the biggest orange mud puddle ever, while Piglet’s at Kanga’s House. Then Tigger suggests they do a gum contest, however, They pop it, getting into a “sticky situation”. Roo says that being dirty is fun, but not too fun. So they decide to go home and tell Kanga. For their punishment, they are forced to take a bath, but then they eventually find out taking a bath isn’t so bad after all. After Piglet runs away covered in bubbles, and Pooh chases him. Pooh and Piglet fall into the stream, then they get out and go home. As for Tigger and Roo, they always know that this is the end.
|Jim Cummings||Winnie the Pooh|
“THE OLD SWITCHEROO”
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- This episode is the season one finale.
- This was the last episode (along with "Party Poohper") to be animated by "TMS Entertainment.
- The events of this episode were based on Chapter 7 of A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh tales, in which Kanga and baby Roo come to the forest and Piglet has a bath, which were then re-used for Piglet's Big Movie, particularly in the song "A Mother's Intuition".