Pingu and the Game of Fish
Season 02, Episode 19
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Air Date August 10, 1994
Previous Pingu Cannot Lose
Next Pingu Gets a Bicycle
Pingu and the Game of Fish is the ninteenth episode of the second season which was first broadcast on August 10, 1994. The episode is also known as Pingu and the Disabled Penguin in some countries such as Australia.


Today Pingu and Pingo are playing practical jokes on everyone else by leaving a fish tied to a rope lying on the ground. Then they would bury the rope under the snow, go and hide and then when some comes a long and tries to pick up the fish, they would pull on the rope and the fish would fly out of their grasp.

The first passer-by comes along carrying a basket of shopping. When she sees the fish lying on the ground, she bends down to pick it up and Pingu from behind an ice shelf with Pingo, tugs on the rope and pulls the fish away, sending the shopping flying. Pingu and Pingo laugh out loud, while the angry pengiun picks up her shopping and goes off muttering.

Then a disabled young penguin comes along in a wheelchair. She sees the fish and is delighted, but she can not reach from her wheelchair. Pingu does not think that they should trick her but Pingo does not have his friend's heart. Despite Pingu’s attempts to prevent him, Pingu snatches the rope and pulls the fish away. The disabled penguin trys to follow the fish, then his wheelchair bumps over a lump of snow and she falls flat on the ground. Pingu and Pingo help her back into the wheelchair, and explain what they have been doing. Fortunately she sees the joke, and decides to join in the game.

When Pingu buries the rope again, he, Pingo and the disabled penguin go and hide for the next victim. The next passer-by sees the fish, but he takes a close look at it and spots the rope has not been covered up properly, so he gives it a big tug and Pingu falls off the ice-shelf, hitting his flipper against the lump snow. While Pingo and the disabled penguin see to Pingu's injury, the passer-by chuckles at having outwitted the young penguins, unties the roof and eats the fish then and there.

Pingu rides home on the back of the disabled penguin's wheelchair with Pingo pushing. When he gets home, Pingu thanks the disabled penguin for her help and his mother bandages his foot. The disabled penguin then amuses them by doing “wheelies” in the wheelchair. Pingu, his mum and Pingo all applaud her and Pingu is very happy to have yet another special new friend.



Pingu Episodes
Season 1
Hello, Pingu · Pingu Looks After the Egg · The New Arrival · Pingu Goes Fishing · Pingu Delivers the Mail · Jealousy · Hide and Seek · Lost Baby · Pingu Plays Fish Tennis · Barrel of Fun · Ice Hockey · Pingu and Pinga Stay Up · Skiing · Pingu Runs Away · Building Igloos · Music Lessons · Pingu's Ice Cave · Sledging · Little Accidents · School Time · Grandpa is Ill · Pingu's Circus · Pingu and the Barrel Organ · Noise · Pingu and Pinga at Home · Pingu's Dream
Season 2
Pingu at the Doctor's · Pingu's Admirer · Pingu and the Seagull · Pingu Goes Ice Surfing · Pingu's First Kiss · Pingu's Curling Game · Pingu the Icicle Musician · Pingu the Chef · Pingu's Family Celebrate Christmas · Pingu Goes Away · Pingu the Photographer · Pingu's New Kite · Pingu and the Many Packages · Pingu the Conjurer's Apprentice · Pingu's Birthday · Pingu at the Funfair · Pingu the Babysitter · Pingu Cannot Lose · Pingu and the Game of Fish · Pingu Gets a Bicycle · Pingu's Visit to the Hospital · Pingu on the School Excursion · Pingu and Pinga at the Kindergarten · Pingu and the Strangers · Pingu Helps His Mother · Pingu Builds a Snowman
Season 3
Pingu Goes Cross Country Skiing · Pingu's Museum Visit · Pingu's Grandpa Comes to Stay · Pingu's Long Journey · Pingu Pretends to be Ill · Pingu the Painter · Pingu's Trick · Pingu and the Mother Bird · Pingu Quarrels With His Mother · Pingu and the Message in a Bottle · Pingu Has an Idea · Pingu Breaks a Vase · Pingu and the Paper Plane · Pingu Takes Revenge · Pingu Makes a Mistake · Pingu and the Toy · Pingu the Superhero · Pingu and the Fishing Competition · Pingu and the Letter · Pingu Feels Left Out · Pingu Wins First Prize · Pingu and the Ghost · Pingu and the Postcard · Pingu's Discovery · Pingu Steals · Pingu and the Lost Ball
Season 4
Pingu's Disadvantage · Pingu Refuses To Help · Pingu the Mountaineer · Pingu and the Big Fish · Pingu Shows What He Can Do · Pingu Clears the Snow · Pingu Has a Day Off · Pingu the Archer · Pingu Gets a Warning · Pingu and the Magnet · Pingu Gets Help · Pingu in Paradise · Pingu's Dangerous Joke · Pingu the Pilot · Pingu Teases Pinga · Pingu's Wish · Pingu is Curious · Pingu Gets Organised · Pingu Builds a Tower · Pingu the King · Pingu the Baker · Pingu and the Doll · Pingu Helps Grandfather · Pingu Has a Bad Day · Pingu Loses the Bet · Pingu and His Cup
Season 5
Pingu's Bouncy Fun · Pingu Finishes the Job · Pingu Digs a Hole · Pingi's Valentine Card · Pingu Wants to Fly · Pingu's Windy Day · Pinga's Lost Rabbit · Pingu's Moon Adventure · Pinga Sleepwalks · Pingu the Snowboarder · Pinga has Hiccups · Like Father Like Pingu · Pingu's Ice Sculpture · Pinga's Balloon · Pingu and the Knitting Machine · Pingu's Balancing Act · Pingu Gets Lost · Pingu and Pinga Go Camping · Stinky Pingu · Pingu and the Band · Pingu and the Snowball · Pingu Sticks Up · Pingu and the Doorbell · Pingu Plays Tag · Pingu's Pancakes · Pingu's Bedtime Shadows
Season 6
Pingu's Sledge Academy · Pingu and the Hose · Pottery Pingu · Pingu and the Litter · Mother's New Hat · Poor Pinga · Pinga in a Box · Pingu and the Present · Pingu and the Toyshop · Pingu and the Paper Mache · Sore Tummy Pingu · Pingu Gets Carried Away · Pingu and the School Pet · Pampering Pingu · Green-Eyed Pingu · Pingu Wraps Up · Pingu and the Fish Flute · Pingu Boogaloo · Pingu and the Daily Igloo · Pingu and the Rubberband Plane · Pingu and the Braces · Pingu's Big Catch · Pingu and the New Scooter · Pingu and the Paint · Pingu Makes a Big Splash · Pingu and the Abominable Snowman
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