Pingu and Pinga Stay Up (also known as Pingu and Pinga Don't Want to Go to Bed) is the twelfth episode of the first season of Pingu.


While Father is out with his friends, Mother is at home with Pingu and Pinga. It is time for Pingu and Pinga to go to bed but they are having so much fun that Mother sees no reason to send them off yet. First they play with their blocks, then after a quick run round the toy box Pinga knocks the tower blocks over and Pingu gets into an argument with her. Mother's peace is disturbed and she tells them it is time for bed and tells Pingu to brush his teeth.

Pingu clears the blocks back into the toy box and then skates off to the bathroom with the block boxes on his feet. Mother is happy to hear what she thinks is the sound of beak brushing in the bathroom, but really Pingu is sitting on the toilet reading a comic and rubbing his beak brush up and down on the side of the bathtub.

After giving Pinga her last milk, Mother sets her on her potty. Pingu comes out of the bathroom and after seeing his cleaning wings and the beak paste he has just squirted on his teeth, Mother contently goes to do the beds. As soon as Mother goes into the bedrooms, Pingu kicks Pinga's potty and sends her skating across the room. As a punishment, Mother makes Pingu go and make the beds himself. This is a task which he does not enjoy, but it can be made fun. He takes the covers off his bed and starts jumping up and down on it like a trampoline. Mother storms into stop him, but just as she has got her young penguins together, they start to wander off.

At last Mother gets them both to bed, but then Pinga is up again asking for more milk. After that Pingu is up again asking for something to eat, so Mother gives him a pilchard which is a very oily fish and he makes such a mess of eating it that Mother has to wipe greasy patches off his feathers. Then Pinga wants her teddy and Pingu wants the rest of her milk. When Mother stops coming to their demands (though Pinga made one to pick up her teddy after she dropped off the bed), they go out to find their exhausted mother asleep on the sofa next to a spilled glass of juice. Realising how tired Mother is, Pingu pushes their beds together and he and Pinga escort Mother to their bedroom where they all finally go to sleep together.


  • In the scene where Pinga is spinning on her potty, her left eye has black around it and her chin is missing some white.



Pingu and Pinga Stay Up

Pingu and Pinga Stay Up

Original Version

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016 Pingu and Pinga Don't Want to go to Bed

Restored Version

Pingu Episodes
Season 1
Hello, Pingu · Pingu Looks After the Egg · The New Arrival · Pingu Goes Fishing · Pingu Delivers the Mail · Jealousy · Hide and Seek · Lost Baby · Pingu Plays Fish Tennis · Barrel of Fun · Ice Hockey · Pingu and Pinga Stay Up · Skiing · Pingu Runs Away · Building Igloos · Music Lessons · Pingu's Ice Cave · Sledging · Little Accidents · School Time · Grandpa is Ill · Pingu's Circus · Pingu and the Barrel Organ · Noise · Pingu and Pinga at Home · Pingu's Dream
Season 2
Pingu at the Doctor's · Pingu's Admirer · Pingu and the Seagull · Pingu Goes Ice Surfing · Pingu's First Kiss · Pingu's Curling Game · Pingu the Icicle Musician · Pingu the Chef · Pingu's Family Celebrate Christmas · Pingu Goes Away · Pingu the Photographer · Pingu's New Kite · Pingu and the Many Packages · Pingu the Conjurer's Apprentice · Pingu's Birthday · Pingu at the Funfair · Pingu the Babysitter · Pingu Cannot Lose · Pingu and the Game of Fish · Pingu Gets a Bicycle · Pingu's Visit to the Hospital · Pingu on the School Excursion · Pingu and Pinga at the Kindergarten · Pingu and the Strangers · Pingu Helps His Mother · Pingu Builds a Snowman
Season 3
Pingu Goes Cross Country Skiing · Pingu's Museum Visit · Pingu's Grandpa Comes to Stay · Pingu's Long Journey · Pingu Pretends to be Ill · Pingu the Painter · Pingu's Trick · Pingu and the Mother Bird · Pingu Quarrels With His Mother · Pingu and the Message in a Bottle · Pingu Has an Idea · Pingu Breaks a Vase · Pingu and the Paper Plane · Pingu Takes Revenge · Pingu Makes a Mistake · Pingu and the Toy · Pingu the Superhero · Pingu and the Fishing Competition · Pingu and the Letter · Pingu Feels Left Out · Pingu Wins First Prize · Pingu and the Ghost · Pingu and the Postcard · Pingu's Discovery · Pingu Steals · Pingu and the Lost Ball
Season 4
Pingu's Disadvantage · Pingu Refuses To Help · Pingu the Mountaineer · Pingu and the Big Fish · Pingu Shows What He Can Do · Pingu Clears the Snow · Pingu Has a Day Off · Pingu the Archer · Pingu Gets a Warning · Pingu and the Magnet · Pingu Gets Help · Pingu in Paradise · Pingu's Dangerous Joke · Pingu the Pilot · Pingu Teases Pinga · Pingu's Wish · Pingu is Curious · Pingu Gets Organised · Pingu Builds a Tower · Pingu the King · Pingu the Baker · Pingu and the Doll · Pingu Helps Grandfather · Pingu Has a Bad Day · Pingu Loses the Bet · Pingu and His Cup
Season 5
Pingu's Bouncy Fun · Pingu Finishes the Job · Pingu Digs a Hole · Pingi's Valentine Card · Pingu Wants to Fly · Pingu's Windy Day · Pinga's Lost Rabbit · Pingu's Moon Adventure · Pinga Sleepwalks · Pingu the Snowboarder · Pinga has Hiccups · Like Father Like Pingu · Pingu's Ice Sculpture · Pinga's Balloon · Pingu and the Knitting Machine · Pingu's Balancing Act · Pingu Gets Lost · Pingu and Pinga Go Camping · Stinky Pingu · Pingu and the Band · Pingu and the Snowball · Pingu Sticks Up · Pingu and the Doorbell · Pingu Plays Tag · Pingu's Pancakes · Pingu's Bedtime Shadows
Season 6
Pingu's Sledge Academy · Pingu and the Hose · Pottery Pingu · Pingu and the Litter · Mother's New Hat · Poor Pinga · Pinga in a Box · Pingu and the Present · Pingu and the Toyshop · Pingu and the Paper Mache · Sore Tummy Pingu · Pingu Gets Carried Away · Pingu and the School Pet · Pampering Pingu · Green-Eyed Pingu · Pingu Wraps Up · Pingu and the Fish Flute · Pingu Boogaloo · Pingu and the Daily Igloo · Pingu and the Rubberband Plane · Pingu and the Braces · Pingu's Big Catch · Pingu and the New Scooter · Pingu and the Paint · Pingu Makes a Big Splash · Pingu and the Abominable Snowman
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