Come Outside

Come Outside

2000 - 2004, Kids, Other
Educational fun for children.

Episode Guide

  • Come Outside - Cleaning (Season 1 Episode 40)
    Season 1 Episode 40:


    It's Pippin's birthday and Auntie Mabel is cleaning the house and washing her kitchen floor to get ready for a party.

  • Come Outside - Bread (Season 1 Episode 39)
    Season 1 Episode 39:


    Auntie Mabel and Pippin fly in Auntie's airplane to find out where bread comes from; they visit a wheat field, a flour mill and a bakery where Auntie watches loaves being made.

  • Come Outside - Holes in the Ground (Season 1 Episode 38)
    Season 1 Episode 38:

    Holes in the Ground

    Auntie Mabel digs a hole to plant a tree; she and Pippin watch phone cables being laid under the street; a visit to Wookey Hole caves and an entertaining story.

  • Come Outside - Rubbish (Season 1 Episode 37)
    Season 1 Episode 37:


    Auntie Mabel sorts out her garbage while Pippin picks up litter and puts it in the bin; Auntie takes some of her refuse to the paper, can and bottle banks, and shows how milk bottles are made from recycled clear glass.

  • Come Outside - Clay (Season 1 Episode 36)
    Season 1 Episode 36:


    When Pippin breaks a teapot that Auntie has been given as a present, the intrepid pair sets out in search of a new one; in the course of the quest, the two watch a potter working with clay on his potter's wheel.

  • Come Outside - Paper (Season 1 Episode 35)
    Season 1 Episode 35:


    Where paper comes from, and how it is used to make everyday items.

  • Come Outside - Wood (Season 1 Episode 34)
    Season 1 Episode 34:


    Auntie Mabel is getting ready to give some children a music lesson using wooden instruments; she makes some jam tarts using wooden utensils, and points out other things made of wood in her kitchen and living room.

  • Come Outside - A Rainy Day (Season 1 Episode 33)
    Season 1 Episode 33:

    A Rainy Day

    Auntie Mabel and her dog fly home from a sunny day out to find it pouring rain; to make matters worse, Auntie falls in a puddle and has to repair the guttering around her house.

  • Come Outside - A Windy Day (Season 1 Episode 32)
    Season 1 Episode 32:

    A Windy Day

    A strong gust of wind blows Auntie Mabel's party blouse off the line and Pippin the dog gives chase; Auntie washes her hair and tells Aesop's fable of the North Wind and the Sun.

  • Come Outside - Hedgehogs (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:


    It is night time at Auntie Mabel's house, and time for her to tell a story about Spikey the hedgehog, a regular visitor of her garden.

  • Come Outside - Boxes (Season 1 Episode 29)
    Season 1 Episode 29:


    Auntie Mabel is moving to a new house and there are packing cases and boxes everywhere, inspiring her and Pippin to investigate their various uses; Pippin then decides to hide in the back of the moving van, along with the house keys.

  • Come Outside - Stones (Season 1 Episode 28)
    Season 1 Episode 28:


  • Come Outside - Water (Season 1 Episode 27)
    Season 1 Episode 27:


    Auntie Mabel hears water gushing in from the street and decides to save some water for the day just in case it is cut off.

  • Come Outside - Bulbs (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:


    Pippin the dog helps to plant daffodil bulbs in Lincolnshire, and joins in the Spalding Flower Parade.

  • Come Outside - Dandelions (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:


    Auntie Mabel finds some dandelions growing in her garden and tells the story of how they came to be there.

  • Come Outside - Eggs (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:


    Auntie and Pippin collect some newly laid eggs from the hens; Auntie looks at her scrapbook in which she has pasted pictures of eggs of different sizes and colors; she and Pippin then fly off in their plane to visit an ostrich farm.

  • Come Outside - Apples (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:


    Auntie Mabel and her dog, Pippin, visit an apple orchard in Kent to help with harvesting and sorting; they ride with the apples to market where they're bought by a shop owner and put on sale.

  • Come Outside - A Carton of Drink (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    A Carton of Drink

    Auntie Mabel and Pippin go on a picnic and decide to visit a factory where blackcurrants are turned into cartons of juice.

  • Come Outside - Toothpaste (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:


    Pippin the dog goes to the vet to have her teeth checked out.

  • Come Outside - Marmalade (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:


    Aunt Mabel flies to Seville in Spain to watch the orange harvest, then she visits a factory that makes the oranges into marmalade.

  • Come Outside - Soap (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:


    Auntie Mabel looks at different kinds of soap on sale in the supermarket and visits a factory where bars of soap are made from vegetable oil.

  • Come Outside - Carrots (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:


    Auntie Mabel and her dog, Pippin, fly in their spotty plane to a carrot farm, finding out how carrots grow from seed; Pippin helps with the harvest and Mabel sees the carrots washed, sorted and packed.

  • Come Outside - Crisps (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:


  • Come Outside - Brushes (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    Auntie Mabel remembers the day she and Pippin visited a factory to see how brushes are made from coconut fibres, plastic and wood.

  • Come Outside - Pencils (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Auntie Mabel and her dog, Pippin, fly to Seathwaite Fell in their spotty plane to find out the history of graphite and pencils.

  • Come Outside - A Woolly Jumper (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    A Woolly Jumper

    Auntie Mabel is knitting a blue jumper for her sister Eadie.

  • Come Outside - Boots (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    Auntie Mabel and Pippin the dog go shoe shopping for some Wellington boots, and visit a factory that makes them; she also tells a story about Martha the firefighter who couldn't get her boots off, and sings a song about different kinds of boots.

  • Come Outside - Sewage (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    Auntie Mabel has the job of cleaning up Pippin the Dog's mess and putting it down the lavatory; the investigative pair is intrigued to find out where the dirty water goes, and so the two follow their noses to a sewage treatment plant to learn more.

  • Come Outside - Bricks (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    Auntie Mabel and her dog Pippin find out how clay is used to make bricks.

  • Come Outside - Street Lamps (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Street Lamps

    Auntie Mabel and Pippin the dog find out how street lamps work, who repairs them, and how they are switched on and off; Auntie Mabel also tells a story about a Victorian lamplighter.

  • Come Outside - A Letter (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    A Letter

    When they get home, Auntie Mabel writes a letter to Dora; she and Pippin find out about the postal system.

  • Come Outside - Useful Holes (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Useful Holes

    Auntie Mabel observes a mouse living in a hole in her kitchen wall, and feels inspired to go and visit the woods to see some other holes that are occupied by badgers, squirrels and woodpeckers.

  • Come Outside - Buses (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    Auntie Mabel is in a hurry to return some books to the library before it closes; she and Pippin get into their spotted airplane to fly there, but the plane won't start so they have to take the bus; in her hurry, Auntie Mable leaves Pippin on the bus.

  • Come Outside - Butterflies (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    Pippin and Auntie Mabel find out about the life cycle of the butterfly.

  • Come Outside - Frogs (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


  • Come Outside - Rabbits (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Auntie Mabel is looking after Bobbie, her sister Eadie's rabbit; Pippin the dog is sulking as Bobbie is getting all the attention, but they eventually make friends.

  • Come Outside - Fish (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Auntie Mabel and Pippin look at freshwater fish and meet a fisherman and his dog; Auntie also tells the story of Bernard, the stickleback who looked after his brothers and sisters.

  • Come Outside - Snails (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Auntie Mabel decides that her dog, Pippin, is making too much mess in the house and must move to a kennel in the garden; while outside, she finds a snail on the garden path and compares its shell to the size of a house.

  • Come Outside - Spiders (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    Auntie Mabel is about to run a bath for Pippin the dog when she sees a spider.

  • Come Outside - Geese (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Pippin the dog is surprised to find two geese swimming in Auntie Mabel's pond.