Making Flowers

Number

10

Air Date

11 April 1997

Director

Vic Finch

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Making Flowers is the tenth episode of the series. It first aired on 11th April, 1997.

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A watering can appears in Teletubbyland. Laa-Laa finds it and she waters some flowers who say 'Lovely water!'. Then a voice trumpet rises up and sings the nursery rhyme 'Mary Mary quite contrary'. Laa-Laa has fun watering flowers. Then the Magic Windmill starts spinning, so the Teletubbies watch some children make some flowers out of paper.

The Teletubbies play a game. Tinky Winky walks around some hills, then the other Teletubbies walk around the hills but they walk in the opposite direction. But suddenly, Tinky Winky stops and starts walking the same way as the other Teletubbies. They all bump into each other and end up falling over! They then have a Big Hug.

The Magic Windmill spins again and the Teletubbies watch the animals march through Teletubbyland. The animals soon vanish and the Magic Windmill stops spinning as it's time for Tubby Bye-Bye.

Featuring: Ella Ainsworth, Kai Barker, Guy Brayn and Anastasia Testen.

Plot (US American Version)

A watering can appears in Teletubbyland. Laa-Laa finds it and she waters some flowers who say 'Lovely water!'. Then a voice trumpet rises up and sings the nursery rhyme 'Mary Mary quite contrary'. Laa-Laa has fun watering flowers. Then the Magic Windmill starts spinning, so the Teletubbies watch some children make some flowers out of paper. After that, the Teletubbies do the Twisty Dance (extended version) before the Magic Windmill spins and the Teletubbies go watch the Magic Tree. After the tree vanishes, the Magic Windmill stops spinning and it was time for Tubby Bye Bye.

Trivia

  • The Watering Can segment was featured in the VHS Here Come the Teletubbies.
  • The Making Flowers video was featured in the Playstation/PC game Play with the Teletubbies.
  • During the TV Event, the Teletubbies all say their names for a 2nd time before Laa-Laa gets picked.
  • This is the first episode to include the Birds Eye View(with Sparkles) and the Start Spinning Windmill animation.
  • Dipsy was the boo shouter in both versions.
  • Po was the missing teletubby in the UK Version. Dipsy was the missing teletubby in the US Version.
  • A fade effect is used for the Magic Windmill about to stop spinning for Tubby Bye Bye after the Animal Parade.
  • This marks the first episode to include the Field 3 Opening Shot as seen after the intro.
  • This is the only episode where Ella appears without her little sister, Lilly.
  • After the TV Event, a fade effect is used to transition from the Sun Baby to the Next Segment
  • This is the first episode in which the Animal Parade begins with a trumpet sound. This version was included in Here Come the Teletubbies.
  • The US Version has the Twisty Dance (extended version), and the Magic Tree.

Goofs

  • The parping noises were not heard when the Teletubbies fell over. Only the jingling noises after they bumped into each other and kicked their legs. However, in Numbers - 8 and The Pier, the parping noises were heard along with the jingles.

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Teletubbies Making Flowers (US Episode)

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