Skipping Rope
001 Skipping Ropes
Season 1, Episode 1
Vital statistics
Air date United Kingdom: 14 April, 2003
United States: January 19, 2004
Australia: March 1, 2004
Written by Alan Dapre
Directed by Chris Bernard

Annie Gibbs

Vic Finch

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Come and bounce with the Boohbahs and do some funny folding. In Storyworld, Sister is Skipping with a swirly Skipping Rope and soon everyone wants a turn. But can they all join in without getting in a twist?

Trivia Edit

  • This is the 1st episode of Boohbah.
  • This is the 1st episode with Zumbah as the leader for a warm-up.
  • This is the 1st episode to be written by Alan Dapre.
  • This episode marks the 1st appearances of the Boohbahs, Brother and Sister, Mr Man, Mrs Lady, Grandmamma and Grandpappa.
  • This is the 1st episode to have UK & Namibia as the 2 country intro, the "Funny Folding" warm-up, and the "Bouncing" dance.

Quotes: Edit

It's a red Skipping Rope.

Somebody's coming

It's Brother and Sister.

Brother doesn't have a Skipping Rope.

It's a blue Skipping Rope.

It's a long Skipping Rope.

It's Mr Man.

It's Mrs Lady.

It's a longer Skipping Rope.

It's Grandmamma and Grandpappa.

It's an even longer Skipping Rope.

All fall down.


 Notes Edit

  • Intro: UK & Namibia (USA, Egypt and Jamaica in US Version)
  • Warm-Up: Funny Folding
  • Storypeople: Grandmamma, Grandpappa, Mrs Lady, Mr Man, Brother and Sister
  • Boohbah Dance: Bouncing
  • Extra Dances: Fall Down and Get Up & Marching

Cast Edit

  • Emma Insley as Humbah
  • Alex Poulter as Zumbah
  • Cal Jaggers as Zing Zing Zingbah
  • Phil Hayes as Jumbah
  • Laura Pero as Jingbah
  • Robin Stevens as Grandpappa
  • Linda Kerr-Scott as Grandmamma
  • Harvey Virdi as Mrs Lady
  • Mark Ramsey as Mr Man
  • Manuel Bravo as Brother
  • Vee Vimolmal as Sister
  • Chris Langham as Storyworld Narrator

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