Drawing Cacti



Air Date

1 May 1997


Vic Finch




Washing the Bus

Drawing Cacti is the 24th episode of the original series. It first aired on 1st May, 1997.


Po feels like having Tubby CustardThe Magic Windmill spins and the Teletubbies watch some children visit a conservatory and draw pictures of cacti. Later, in TeletubbylandTinky Winky goes for a walk when he suddenly falls over. He notices the clouds in the sky and he gets up and stretches high up to the sky. Tinky Winky continues his walk when he notices a little bush. He bends down and pretends to be very small. Tinky Winky continues his walk when he notices three trees in a line. Then he does three big jumps but then suddenly, he accidentally throws his bag away. It lands it front of the house. Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po come out of the house and see the bag. Tinky Winky notices the other Teletubbies. He runs, jumps, skips and waves his arms all the way to the other Teletubbies. The Magic Windmill spins and the Teletubbies the Magic Tree. After that, they do the Falling Down Dance before Tubby Bye-Bye 

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  • This is the first episode to include the Falling Down Dance.
  • Tinky Winky was the boo shouter
  • Po was the missing teletubby


When Tinky Winky falls over, his bottom makes Dipsy's sound.