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Note: This website is based upon the books by A. A. Milne. There are differences
between the original books and the subsequent movies, shows, and books.
I defer to the original books for the definitive answers.

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Question #48: What are the Names of All of the Winnie-the-Pooh Videos?
What are the names of all the Winnie the Pooh videos out there and where can I get them?
Michal Macdonald

Pooh Answer #48:
1966Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
1968Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day
1974Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too
1977The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
1981Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons
1983Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore
1984Winnie the Pooh and Friends
1986Pooh's Great School Bus Adventure
1988Winnie the Pooh - Pooh Ought To Be In Pictures
1988Winnie the Pooh - Donkey For A Day
1988Winnie the Pooh - Friend In Deed
1988Winnie the Pooh - Baloonatics
1988Winnie the Pooh - There's No Camp Like Home
1988Winnie the Pooh - Find Her, Keep Her
1988Winnie the Pooh - The Piglet Who Would Be King
1988Winnie the Pooh - Cleanliness Is Next To Impossible
1988Winnie the Pooh - The Great Honey Pot Robbery
1988Winnie the Pooh - Monkey See, Monkey Do Better
1988Winnie the Pooh - Stripes
1988Winnie the Pooh - Babysitter Blues
1988Winnie the Pooh - How Much Is That Rabbit In The Window?
1988Winnie the Pooh - Nothing But The Tooth
1988Winnie the Pooh - Gone With The Wind
1988Winnie the Pooh - Paw And Order
1988Winnie the Pooh - Honey For A Bunny
1988Winnie the Pooh - Trap As Trap Can
1988Winnie the Pooh - The Masked Offender
1988Winnie the Pooh - Things That Go Piglet In The Night
1988Winnie the Pooh - Luck Amok
1988Winnie the Pooh - Magic Earmuffs
1988Winnie the Pooh - The Wishing Bear
1988Winnie the Pooh - King Of The Beasties
1988Winnie the Pooh - The Rats Who Came To Dinner
1989Winnie the Pooh - My Hero
1989Winnie the Pooh - Owl Feathers
1989Winnie the Pooh - A Very, Very Large Animal
1989Winnie the Pooh - Fish Out Of Water
1989Winnie the Pooh - Light's Out
1989Winnie the Pooh - Tigger's Shoes
1989Winnie the Pooh - The "New" Eeyore
1989Winnie the Pooh - Tigger, Private Ear
1989Winnie the Pooh - Party Poohper
1989Winnie the Pooh - The Old Switcheroo
1989Winnie the Pooh - Me And My Shadow
1989Winnie the Pooh - To Catch A Hiccup
1989Winnie the Pooh - Bubble Trouble
1989Winnie the Pooh - Rabbit Marks The Spot
1989Winnie the Pooh - Goodbye Mr. Pooh
1989Winnie the Pooh - GroundPiglet Day
1989Winnie the Pooh - All's Well That Ends Wishing Well
1990Winnie the Pooh - Un-Valentines Day
1990Winnie the Pooh - No Rabbit's A Fortress
1990Winnie the Pooh - The Monster FrankenPooh
1990Winnie the Pooh - Up, Up And Awry
1990Winnie the Pooh - Where, Oh Where Has My Piglet Gone?
1990Winnie the Pooh - Eeyore's Tail Tale
1990Winnie the Pooh - Three Little Piglets
1990Winnie the Pooh - Fast Friends
1990Winnie the Pooh - Prize Piglet
1990Winnie the Pooh - Caws And Effect
1990Winnie the Pooh - Pooh Moon
1990Winnie the Pooh - Oh, Bottle
1990Winnie the Pooh - Owl In The Family
1990Winnie the Pooh - Rock-A-Bye Pooh Bear
1990Winnie the Pooh - Sham Pooh
1990Winnie the Pooh - Tigger's House Guest
1990Winnie the Pooh - What's The Score, Pooh?
1990Winnie the Pooh - Eeyi, Eeyi, Eeyore
1990Winnie the Pooh - Rabbit Takes A Holiday
1990Winnie the Pooh ABC of Me
1990Winnie the Pooh - To Bee Or Not To Bee
1990Winnie the Pooh - April Pooh
1990Winnie the Pooh - Pooh Skies
1990Winnie the Pooh - A Knight To Remember
1990Winnie the Pooh - The Bug Stops Here
1990Winnie the Pooh - Tigger Is The Mother Of Invention
1990Winnie the Pooh - Easy Come, Easy Gopher
1990Winnie the Pooh - Invasion Of The Pooh Snatcher
1990Winnie the Pooh - A Bird In The Hand
1990Winnie the Pooh - Tigger Got Your Tongue?
1990Winnie the Pooh - 976-TROUBLE
1991Winnie the Pooh - Sorry, Wrong Slusher
1991Winnie the Pooh - Pooh Day, Afternoon
1991Winnie the Pooh - Home Is Where The Home Is
1991Winnie the Pooh - Grown, But Not Forgotten
1991Winnie the Pooh - The Good, The Bad, And The Tigger
1991Winnie the Pooh - Cloud, Cloud Go Away
1991Winnie the Pooh - Shovel, Shovel, Toil And Trouble
1991Winnie the Pooh - The Wise Have It
1991Winnie the Pooh - To Dream The Impossible Scheme
1991Winnie the Pooh - Owl's Well That Ends Well
1991Winnie the Pooh - Piglet's Poohetry

1992Winnie the Pooh - Pooh to the Rescue
1993Winnie the Pooh - Spookable Pooh
1993Winnie the Pooh - Cowboy Pooh
1993Winnie the Pooh - Clever Little Piglet
1993Winnie the Pooh - Tigger-ific Tales
1993Winnie the Pooh - Helping Others
1994Winnie the Pooh and Christmas, Too
1994Winnie the Pooh - FrankenPooh
1994Winnie the Pooh - Pooh Party
1994Winnie the Pooh - Growing Up
1994Winnie the Pooh - Sharing and Caring
1994Winnie the Pooh - Fun N Games
1994Winnie the Pooh - Detective Tiger
1994Winnie the Pooh - Pooh Wishes
1995Winnie the Pooh - Making Friends
1995Winnie the Pooh - Working Together
1995Winnie the Pooh - Pooh's Greatest
1995Winnie the Pooh - Fun'n Games
1996Winnie the Pooh - Boo to You Too
1996Winnie the Pooh - Happy Pooh Day
1997Movie! Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin
1998Winnie the Pooh - Imagine That, Christopher Robin
????Winnie the Pooh - Everything is Coming up Roses
????Winnie the Pooh - Sky's the Limit
????Winnie the Pooh - Newfound Friends
2000Winnie the Pooh (4 Stories Based On The Book - From BBC)
2000Movie! The Tigger Movie
2001The Book of Pooh - Stories from the Heart
2001The Book of Pooh - Fun With Words
2001The Book of Pooh - Fun With Friends
2002The Book of Pooh - Fun With Make Believe
2002Winnie the Pooh - Fun With Manners
2002Winnie the Pooh - A Very Merry Pooh Year
2003Movie! Piglet's BIG Movie

Notes: Dates are approximate. Exact dates of release have been difficult to determine. Most of these titles are the "New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" TV series released to video. Most of the titles released after 1991 are simply titles of videos which contain two or three related stories released earlier. The Book of Pooh series is based upon the non-animated costumed TV shows. (We think there may be additional releases not listed here). You can rent or purchase most of these videos at your local library, neighborhood video store, favorite internet video site, or from Disney Home Video. Kudos to Stuart Shankland for help with this list.

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Question #49: How Come There's No Information on Kessie or Bruno?
Who is Cassey?
Amber

Pooh Answer #49:
Kessie (Cassie/Cassy/Kassie/Kassy), of course, is the young blue female bird which flew into Rabbit's life in an episode of The New Adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh called "Find Her, Keep Her". (It's on the "Newfound Friends" video). Rabbit saved Kessie during the Winter and got very attached to the bird. In time, Kessie learns to fly and eventually flies South. Kessie did return to visit Rabbit the following Spring.

She is included on our Winnie-the-Pooh Character Guide - Modern Images page, and Icon Images page. We did not include the lovable Kessie on our Classic Images page because she does not appear in either of the original books or the first movie. Our guide is based mainly upon the original work of A.A. Milne.

That's also the reason we do not include any information on the gorilla named Bruno, "the best present any kid could get".

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Question #50: Where can I find Gopher, Heffalumps and Woozles merchandise?
Where can I find stuffed animals of Gopher, Heffalumps and Woozles?

Gopher Answer #50:
According to the owners at "The Hunny Pot" online store, "On the lesser characters, like Gopher - its very difficult to find plush on them. We have not seen any of recent years with the exception of the Disney Store who has their own licensed characters made. We believe Gund made some Gophers and Heffalumps/Woozles in the early 60's. Very rare finds nowadays, but if you get people who are real collectors - we would suggest that they visit Ebay often. We have seen several over the past few years go up for auction there."

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Question #51: Isn't Piglet Really a Baby Armadillo? Or a Baby Hedgehog?
I have a very important question about piglet. I need some kind of factual info giving piglet's background if that exists. I can remember a trivia game that I was once playing that I lost because I said that piglet was a baby pig. The game said that piglet was a baby armadillo. I called a friend of mine whom I thought was also playing whatever trivia game it was, and he remembered the answer also. Any assistance would be most appreciated. Chad G.

I have been told that Piglet was a baby hedgehog (which is also called a piglet). Was Piglet originally a baby hedgehog? Noel K.

Piglet Answer #51:
Lets look at the evidence...

1. Remember that the Winnie-the-Pooh books were written in the early 1920's in England. The characters were based upon either stuffed animals that were given to Christopher Robin Milne (Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Tigger), or animals seen in the nearby woods (Owl and Rabbit).

2. The character's names were based upon the animal itself or variations on the animal. Most are self-apparent. "Eeyore" is the sound a donkey makes, and "Winnie" was the name of a bear seen in the London Zoo.

3. Christopher Robin Milne did not own a stuffed armadillo or hedgehog.

4. Armadillos are not indigenous to England. (You won't find them wondering around in the woods). I believe their range is from Argentina as far north as Texas and Louisiana. True, hedgehogs --- while indigenous to Africa and Eurasia --- can also be found in England and were indeed seen in the Woods.

5. Armadillos have hard shells (you might call it armor) which cover their body. Hedgehogs have spines which cover their back and sides. Piglet has neither.

Sorry, the trivia game was wrong. Chad was right all along...

Piglet is a young Pig.


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Question #52: Which of Christopher Robin's Friends Never Gets Lost?
Which of Christopher Robin's friends never gets lost?
Jessica E.

Tigger Answer #52:
There is no definitive answer to this question since five of his friends have never been lost: Tigger, Owl, Kanga, Roo and Eeyore.

The best at not being able to get lost is probably Tigger. This is one of his few boasts that actually turns out to be true. "It's a funny thing about Tiggers... how Tiggers never get lost... They just don't... That's how it is."

When Rabbit, Pooh and Piglet try to get lose him in the forest, Tigger had no problem finding his way out, although Rabbit got lost big time. Pooh and Piglet were lost until Pooh followed his hungry tummy home to hunny.

Owl hasn't gotten lost, but he often loses himself in his own stories, and loses his visitors when he gets long-winded.

Eeyore doesn't get lost, but he does lose his tail. Kanga never gets lost, but then she usually stays pretty close to home. Roo almost got lost when he fell in the stream, but he was rescued.

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Question #53: Are There Any Clubs Associated With The Winnie-the-Pooh Characters?
Where can I find clubs that I can join that have to do with Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet, and Tigger?

PoohPiglet Answer #53: TiggerEeyore

A great place to start is at Yahoo! Clubs. You'll find a number of clubs related to Winnie-the-Pooh, Eeyore, Piglet, Tigger, and the 100 Aker Woods in general. The "Yahoo! Clubs" service was started in late summer 1998. The clubs are easy to join. You can also start your own club if you can't find one in the Yahoo! Club's search engine that you like.

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Question #54: What are the Words to the "rain rain rain came down down down" Song?
I have been wondering for a long time where I can find the words to a song from "Winnie The Pooh and the Blustery Day". After seeing that you were able to help with other similar queries, I thought I'd write in with this one.

What is the song sung in "Winnie The Pooh and the Blustery Day" where it kind of goes like this..."and the rain rain rain came down down down...". If you can help me in anyway, then I would NEVER stop singing it! :) Thank you for at least taking the time to read this letter, and I hope that you keep up the excellent work on your web site for everyone else to enjoy as much as I have.
Ita-Maree

Pooh Answer #54: Piglet
The Rain Rain Rain Came Down Down Down
From: "Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day"
Written by: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman


[Chorus:]
The rain rain rain came down down down,
in rushing rising rivlets.
Till the river crept out of its bed,
and crept right into Piglet's.
For Piglet he was frightened, with quite a rightful fright.

[Men:]
And so in desperation, a message he did write:

([PIGLET] Help! P-P-Piglet Me!)

[Women:]
He placed it in a bottle, and it floated out of sight.

[Chorus:]
And the rain rain rain came down down down,
so Piglet started bailing.

[Men:]
He was unaware atop his chair,
while bailing he was sailing.

[Women:]
And the rain rain rain came down down down,
and the flood rose up-up-upper.

[Chorus:]
Pooh too was caught and so he thought:

[Pooh:]
I must rescue my supper.

[Chorus:]
Ten honey pots he rescued, enough to see him through.
But as he sopped up his supper,
The river sopped up Pooh.

[Men:]
And the water twirled and tossed him,
In a honey pot canoe.

[Chorus:]
...rain rain rain came down down down
when the rain rain rain came down down down... (fade)

It's a fun song to add a few of your own verses to the end.

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Question #55a: How Did Eeyore Lose His Tail?
How exactly did eyeore loose his tail? More over was this based on the actual stuffed friend Christopher Robin owned, or was this fabricated simply for the books?
Thank You,

Michael S.

Question #55b: Where Was Eeyore's Tail Found?
Where did they find Eeyore's tail?
A. Hofer Villiers

Eeyore Answer #55a:
Eeyore was of the opinion someone had taken his tail. In reality, it had gotten stuck on a bush. There is no evidence that Christopher Robin Milne's stuffed Eeyore ever lost its tail, but we also can't rule it out as an inspiration for this story. [Editor's Note: This is one of the most humorous Chapters in the book]. You can help Solve The Mystery of Eeyore's Missing Tail

Eeyore Answer #55b:
Winnie-the-Pooh found Eeyore's tail outside of Owl's front door. The tail was being used by Owl as a door bell pull string. Technically, Owl found it first, but did not know it was a tail. Therefore Pooh is credited with having found the tail.

Excerpts from the book "Winnie-the-Pooh" Chapter IV by A. A. Milne
"Handsome bell-rope, isn't it?" said Owl.
Pooh nodded. "It reminds me of something," he said, "but I can't think what. Where did you get it?"
"I just came across it in the Forest. It was hanging over a bush, and I thought at first somebody lived there, so I rang it, and nothing happened, and then I rang it again very loudly, and it came off in my hand, and as nobody seemed to want it, I took it home, and"
"Owl," said Pooh solemnly, "you made a mistake. Somebody did want it."
"Who?"
"Eeyore. My dear friend Eeyore. He was--he was fond of it."
"Fond of it?"
"Attached to it," said Winnie-the-Pooh sadly.

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© 1998 Topher
Updated 2009

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