Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat

Season 1 Episode 40

Cha-Siu Bow Wow / Mutt That Would Be King

Aired Weekdays 3:30 PM Oct 05, 2002 on PBS
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Cha-Siu Bow Wow / Mutt That Would Be King
#14001 Cha-Siu Bow Wow. The episode opens with Sagwa, Sheegwa and Dongwa playing. Baba Miao and Mama Miao shows up and tells them that Uncle Miao's family has adopted a son, Cha-Siu. They're all excited. Especially Dongwa, being the only male offspring in the family. Sheegwa asks about Cha-Siu's family, and Baba Miao tells her about it in a kinda, but not straightforward manner. The kits run off. Baba Miao was about to tell them something else. But Mama Miao stops him and decides that it's best the children learns that on their own. The next day, Uncle Miao and his family arrives. What a surprise indeed - Cha-Siu's a puppy! (I've seen these happen in the tabloids and on TV, but I didn't think the writers at Sesame Workshop would take them seriously - ed). Sagwa and Sheegwa takes lightheartedely. But not Dongwa. He tries to avoid playing with Cha-Siu just because Cha-Siu's a dog. Later, them useless Sleeve Dogs comes around and gives Cha-Siu an identity crisis. Dongwa sees what's going on, and have a talk with Cha-Siu. Sagwa, Sheegwa and Dingwa then teach Cha-Siu how to climb a tree, and Dongwa finally acceps Cha-Siu as a relative. The end. #14002 Mutt That Would Be King Scene opens with a shopkeeper chasing a mutt from his store. The alleycats then sees the mutt and starts chasing it. They dare Sagwa into bullying the mutt, and Sagwa does. They bully the mutt the whole day. The next day, however, Sheegwa and Fu-Fu brings asks Sagwa for help and asks her to follow them. Turns out that they want here to help find that mutt's home! The mutt, on seeing Sagwa, makes a break for it. Sagwa admits her wrongdoing, and they go find the mutt. The find it just in time - the alleycats were picking on it again. Sagwa stands in and protects it. The alleycats heads off, and they go help the mutt get home. Turns out that the mutt is a royal pet of the magistrate of the nearby village! So, the mutt is safely back home, and Sagwa has made a new friend. Meanwhile, a master tailor is in town, and the Foolish Magistrate summons him to make a new robe. But he was shocked to see the tailor in commoner's clothes. He then has a chat with the tailor and learns of the classic proverb "Clothes don't make the man". The End.moreless

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