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Dragonboat Festival
Season 1, Episode 1
Fullsizeoutput 2c6
Air date November 5, 2007
Written by Sascha Paladino
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Dragonboat Festival is the first episode of the first season of Ni Hao, Kai-Lan, and the show's first overall episode. Premiering on November 5, 2007, Kai-Lan and her friends have a Dragonboat Race at the Dragonboat Festival.

Plot

Today's the big Dragonboat Festival. Kai-Lan and Rintoo lost the first race because Rintoo didn't listen to the drumbeats of the peeking mice and now he's mad. Kai-Lan, Tolee, and HoHo calm him down and they win the 2nd race. Everybody got to see Mr. Dragon soon after.

Words in Mandarin Chinese

  • 你好nǐ hǎo - hello
  • 爺爺yé yé - Grandpa
  • 我来了wǒ lái le - I'm coming
  • - one
  • èr - two
  • sān - three
  • tiáo - jump
  • 謝謝xiè xiè - thank you
  • 再見zài jiàn - goodbye

Quotes

  • Rintoo: I don't want to race anymore! We lost! And it's not fair! (whack the boat & yells)
  • Kai-Lan: Rintoo!
  • Tolee: Kai-Lan, why did Rintoo do that?
  • Kai-lan: I'm not sure, Tolee!

Trivia

  • This episode is the very first episode of the TV series.
  • Hoho really does not talk much in this episode.
  • This is the first episode where someone gets mad. In this episode, Rintoo gets mad. It shows that Rintoo really does not like losing.
  • In this episode, the characters had some differences: Kai-Lan's skin was lightish yellow, Rintoo's stripes were black, and Hoho had a kid's voice which was a little gruffish. This also happens in the eighth episode, Everybody's Hat Parade.
  • The dragon dance in this episode was adapted from the Downward Doghouse short, "Dragon Dance".

Gallery

Full Episode

https://kisscartoon.io/Cartoon/Ni-Hao-Kai-Lan/Season-01-Episode-001-The-Dragonboat-Festival?id=49091

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