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Series 1

Episode 12: Shorter and Shorter

First broadcast: on CBeebiesLatest broadcast: on CBeebies HD

Available for 12 days

The Twirlywoos are in a bedroom, where they watch a young man going to sleep under a knitted blanket. The Twirlywoos see a loose bit of wool from the end of the blanket get caught on the foot of the bed, and as the man pulls the blanket up over himself it starts to unravel. The Twirlywoos are fascinated by this and they start to pull the loose bit of wool, making the blanket shorter and shorter, while the man remains obliviously asleep. They fly away when the hooter sounds and the man wakes up to find he only has a thin strip of blanket left! Undeterred, he ties it around his neck like a scarf and goes back to sleep.

The Very Important Lady visits the boat, and falls apart. Some of the sections of her body roll away, so that when the Twirlywoos put her back together she is too short. Each time the lady collapses in frustration another section rolls away, making her even shorter when the Twirlywoos put her together again! The missing parts of the lady are blocking Peekaboo's door, so he boots them out, and the Twirlywoos finally build her up to the correct height. Show less

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