The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Season 1 Episode 5

The Piglet Who Would Be King

Aired Saturday 6:00 AM Sep 24, 1988 on ABC
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The Piglet Who Would Be King

Tigger and Rabbit take Piglet to a far away place called "The Land of Milk and Honey" After getting there, Piglet is king, but he doesn't feel like one.

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  • Rabbit and Tigger travel with Piglet to the Land of Milk and Hunny to get a friendship present for Pooh, since Pooh already gave one to Piglet.

    This is one of the better Piglet episodes, since it shows how Piglet can take life into his own hands instead of being portrayed as one of the weaker and more pliable characters. The story begins well enough, with Pooh finding a jack-in-the-box spring and gives it to Piglet as a friendship gift. But the episode really begins to pick up the pace as Rabbit, Tigger and Piglet discover the Land of Milk and Hunny, inhabited by Pygmy Piglets.

    But the climax is probably the part of the episode that makes it such a Winnie-the-Pooh-ish episode: a volcano erupts and spews hunny, threatening to destroy the Pygmy's homes. Discouraged, the Pygmy's decided that they can't do anything against the volcano. However, Piglet encourages the Pygmys and helps them bring down the statues of Rabbit and Tigger, forming a baracade against the volcano.

    Thus, piglet prooves in a big way that even the smallest of "very-small-animals" can hold out against the forces of nature.moreless
Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell


John Fiedler

John Fiedler


Ken Sansom

Ken Sansom

Rabbit/Laughing Hyena/Monkey Band Instructor

Jim Cummings

Jim Cummings

Winnie the Pooh

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

  • QUOTES (4)

    • Tigger: (goes through his check list of honey Piglet borrowed from others in the 100-Acre Wood) Okay. 10 pots from Kanga: Check. 7 from Rabbit: Check. One yo-yo from Roo?! Ugh! Uncheck.

    • Piglet: (after the many honey jars he collected have broken into pieces) Oh, dear. I ruined Pooh's friendship gift. What am I gonna do now?
      Rabbit: The only thing to do, Piglet: Get more honey.
      Piglet: But where am I gonna get more honey? It's all broken.
      Tigger: That's easy. The Land of Milk and Honey! (sniffs) My mom used to read to me about that place, when I was just a kitten.
      Piglet: But where do we find this magical place?
      Tigger: Why, in the jungle, Piglet. We just follow the trail of the most dangerous adventures!
      Piglet: Must we have dangerous adventures?
      Tigger: Oh, posilutely. (laughs) How else do we know we're headed in the right direction?
      Rabbit: You're right. We leave at dawn!

    • (Rabbit and Tigger are arguing over where to hang a picture.)
      Rabbit: The light's all wrong over there!
      Tigger: Well, the dark's all wrong over there!

    • Pooh: (with a popgun in his hand) Guard. Guard. Guard. Guard. Guard. Guard. Guard. Guar...
      (he hears a-knockin' on his door)
      Pooh: Honey nappers! (walks to his front door, which he has blocked) They shall not pass! (frightened) Who goes there!?
      Piglet: It's us! Me, Rabbit and Tigger!
      Pooh: It is? (laughs) Wait. How do I know it's m-me, Rabbit and Tigger and not Honey Nappers?!

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