Air Date

30 April 1997


David G Hillier




Drawing Cacti

Rockpool is the 23rd episode of the original series. It first aired on 30th April, 1997.


Dipsy goes for a walk and sees lots of things in Teletubbyland. A Voice Trumpet asks Dipsy if he can see a blue flower, a white cloud, green grass, an orange ball and his favourite friend (who is Laa-Laa). Laa-Laa appears and they have a Big Hug. Then the Magic Windmill starts spinning. The Teletubbies watch as Andy Brown shows some children a rockpool. The Teletubbies do the Walking Dance before Tubby Bye-Bye.

Featuring: Andy Brown with Leon & Chantel Brook


  • This is the first appearance of Andy Brown.
  • There are two major rare Windmill clips in this episode. It is when the Windmill is seen in its Start/Stop Spinning Animation in the form of a Bird's Eye View (with half of the Superdome seen), known as Bird's Eye View 2.0.
  • In this episode, the first segment has two opening shots.
  • This is also one of the times where the Narrator mentions the Windmill, along with Dipsy singing about it. Then the Windmill is seen in a close up spinning slowly without sparkles. If you look close enough, you can see the Windmill spinning a little faster, making it look like the Start Spinning animation. 
  • Laa Laa is the boo shouter
  • Dipsy was the missing Tteletubby

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