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"Sleepover!" is an episode of Oobi from season one.

Summary

Oobi goes to Kako's house for a sleepover. Uma misses Oobi terribly. Grampu does his best to make Uma feel better, but the only thing that works is a phone call and a lullaby from her big brother, Oobi.ABC Television (source)

Plot

Oobi and Uma pretend to talk on the telephone when it starts to ring for real. Grampu picks it up and tells Oobi that someone is calling for him. Oobi takes it and hears Kako on the other end of the line. Kako invites Oobi to his house for a sleepover, and Grampu okays their plans.

While Oobi leaves to pack his things for the night, Uma asks Grampu what a sleepover is. He explains that Oobi is going to sleep at Kako's house. Uma is excited and thinks that she's part of the sleepover, too. Grampu tells her that only the boys will be there, and she gets disappointed. Grampu tries to cheer Uma up by starting a sleepover at their house, but she's still depressed. "Nice try," she tells him as she sulks.

When Oobi is about to leave, Uma puts a photo of her in his suitcase and asks if he will remember her. Oobi assures her that he'll always remember her and closes the suitcase. He explains that he'll be back the next morning, but he's interrupted when Uma hugs him and refuses to let go. He says "goodbye" to her and leaves.

Later, Uma decides to have a tea party by herself. She takes a sip from her teacup and invites the viewers to join her tea party. Grampu walks in and joins as well. Uma asks him to act like Oobi. He plays along and shifts his fingers to look like Oobi's, with some minor difficulty. Uma later asks "Oobi" to play dress-up with her. The next scene shows them wearing hats and purple veils, speaking in posh British accents. They drink their tea, seeming to have a good time, but Uma is then reminded of Oobi's sleepover and becomes very sad.

Grampu leaves her alone as she walks to her room. Uma cries about Oobi until Grampu walks in with the telephone. Oobi is on the other end of the line, talking about how he misses Uma as much as she misses him. He reassures her that he'll be back the next morning. Oobi sings her a lullaby and she slowly falls asleep. Grampu comes in and thanks him for helping Uma. In the next scene, Kako asks the viewers if they have any siblings.

Afterwards, Oobi and Kako are playing with stuffed animals when Mamu tells them to go to sleep. Oobi gets the idea to play a letter game with Kako, using words that start with the letter S. Oobi starts laughing at everything that starts with S, and Mamu again tells them to go to sleep. They turn down the lights and fall asleep as the episode ends.

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Video

Oobi - Sleepover!

Oobi - Sleepover!

Trivia

  • International air dates:
    • In Australia, this episode premiered on ABC Kids on February 23, 2005. (source)
    • In China, it premiered on SMG on May 16, 2005. (source)
  • Despite the name of the episode, the story is all about Uma dealing with her loneliness at home. Oobi's sleepover isn't shown until the very end.
  • This is the first episode where Mamu is featured. Here, she is only heard from off screen. She later shows up in person in "Theater!".
  • Oobi's toy car from "Oobi's Car!" is one of the things he packs into his travel trunk.
  • The scene where Uma and Grampu have a tea party is featured in the opening theme for season one.
  • This is the second episode to feature Kako's house, after a brief scene in "Piano Lesson!" where Kako talks to the viewers from his room.
  • The stuffed monkey that Kako keeps in his room is a Folkmanis monkey puppet.
  • When Grampu is at Uma's pretend tea party, he uses a posh, British-sounding voice. It's almost identical to the voice that Tyler Bunch (voice of Grampu) used for Dress-Up Chest on Blue's Room.

Navigation

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Shorts "Dance!" • "Tag!" • "Flush!" • "On & Off!" • "Share Pretzels!" • "Watermelon!" • "Soup!" • "Hot Dog and Ketchup!" • "Prince Oobi!" • "Bubbles!" • "Empty and Full!" • "Popcorn!" • "Worm!" • "Apple Picking!" • "Pretend Wind!" • "Tea!" • "Ice Cream!" • "Water Games!" • "Guess!" • "Bird!" • "Cat!" • "Puppy!" • "Animal Cookies!" • "Slide!" • "Follow the Leader!" • "Peekaboo!" • "Dig!" • "Hide and Seek!" • "Nature!" • "Pretend Catch!" • "Music!" • "Guitar!" • "Bongo Drums!" • "Quiet Read!" • "Clap Hands!" • "Painting!" • "Macaroni Jewelry!" • "Paint Shapes!" • "Pinch Pot!" • "Drawing Game!" • "Neighborhood Art!" • "Toothpaste!" • "Feelings!" • "Cake!" • "Wet and Dry!" • "Bubble Bath!" • "Itsy Bitsy Spider!" • "Toys!"
Season 1 "Camp Out!" • "Uma Swing!" • "Uma Bathroom!" • "Dance Class!" • "Kako's Puppy!" • "Uma's Birthday!" • "Asparagus!" • "Haircut!" • "Grampu Day!" • "Make Pizza!" • "Showtime!" • "Oobi's Car!" • "Garden Day!" • "Piano Lesson!" • "Uma Chicken!" • "Sleepover!" • "Play Ball!" • "Build Fort!" • "Petting Zoo!" • "New Friend!" • "Uma Sick" • "Playdate!" • "Make Art!" • "Rainy Day!" • "Pretend Circus!" • "Make Music!"
Season 2 "Video!" • "Grown-Up!" • "Shopping!" • "Uma Dreams!" • "Chopsticks!" • "Clean Up!" • "Kako Dinner!" • "Sign Language!" • "Halloween!" • "Checkup!" • "Uma Trip!" • "Frieda Friend!" • "Neighborhood!" • "Uma Preschool!" • "Theater!" • "Baby!" • "Chez Oobi!" • "Valentine!" • "Parade!" • "Babysitter!" • "Recital!" • "Dinosaur!" • "Nature Walk!" • "Sing!" • "Fishing!" • "Superheroes!"
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