Charlie and Lola
Charlie and Lola are brother and sister. This fun-filled animated series tells how they handle the little issues that young children encounter every day. Charlie and Lola are brother and sister. This fun-filled animated series tells how they handle the little issues that young children encounter every day.
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Yes I Am, No You're Not
April 28, 2009
Charlie and Lola are looking forward to going to see a Chinese puppet show. But they are in a squabbling mood today.
What Can I Wear for Halloween?
October 26, 2008
Charlie, Lola, Lotta and Marv have been growing a pumpkin all through summer for the Halloween party at school - and it's enormous. Everyone has decided what costumes to wear, except for Lola. On the day of the party disaster strikes, and Lola has a double crisis!
I've Got Nobody to Play With
October 6, 2008
Charlie is going out, and Lotta has a cold. So Lola has no one to play with. Then she remembers her imaginary friend, Søren Lorenson.
I Am Going to Save a Panda
October 3, 2008
It's Save an Animal week at school, but spots interfere with Lola's plans to save a panda.
I Wish I Could Do That, and Also That Too
October 2, 2008
Lola promises to play beads on Friday with her friend from school, but then Marv invites her to his special space party on the very same day! What is Lola to do?
I Really Really Need Actual Ice-skates
October 1, 2008
Lola needs actual ice-skates because they are sparkly and white, and when she gets them, she will be the best ice-skaterer in the whole school. But it's not quite that simple.
But Where Completely Are We?
September 30, 2008
Mum and Dad let Charlie and Lola go camping in the garden. Charlie is all excited by the prospect of wild animals, survival and living off the land. But Lola isn't so sure. Home seems a long way away, and what's more it's started raining!
I Am Making a Craze
September 29, 2008
Everyone is hooley hooping. Charlie, Marv, Lotta, in fact the whole school, is hooley hooping, and Lola has had enough. She decides to make up a new craze, but soon realizes it's not as easy as you might think.
But Marv Is Absolutely Charlie's Best Friend
September 26, 2008
Lola gets upset when she sees Charlie and Marv "play-fighting" and thinks they are not best friends any more. How can Lola and Lotta get Marv and Charlie back together again? They hatch a cunning plan, involving pirates!
It Is Very Special and Extremely Ancient
September 24, 2008
Once they understand what a fossil actually is, Lola and Lotta are determined to find one! Charlie isn't so sure they will. Undeterred, Lola Keeps searching. Then they go to the beach ...
I Am Goody the Good
September 23, 2008
The "Goody the Good" books are Lola's favourite. Goody the Good is helpful, and she is good! So Lola decides she will be helpful and good too. At first Charlie enjoys Lola's help, but it soon gets out of hand! Charlie wants the old Lola back - and quickly!
It's Raining, It's Boring
September 22, 2008
It's raining and everyone is bored. Even Sizzles is bored. The toy cupboard is full of boring toys, until Marv finds an intriguing box with an intriguing challenge.
I Would Like to Actually Keep It (AKA You're Coming Home wit
September 19, 2008
What should Carlie and Lola do about the lost toy rabbit Lola finds? Especially after Rabbit makes friends with her favourite toy, Foxy.
Help! (Help!) I Really Mean It!
September 18, 2008
Lola loves looking after Granny and Grandpa's cat, Caspar, but keeps calling for Charlie's help. Lola and Lotta quickly discover that it's fun calling for Charlie and watching him come running. Fun, that is, until Caspar is really in trouble.
I Can Dance like a Dancer
September 17, 2008
Some dancing is too swirly, some is too jumpy, and ballet is too floaty. Tap dancing proves to be too shuffly and not tappy enough. But then there's Lola dancing!
I Would Like to Actually Keep It But I Don't Really Like Thi
September 16, 2008
Lola always loves the presents her best friend Lotta gives her, until the HAT! It's itchy and it has dangly bits. Even Soren Lorenson, Lola's imaginary friend, thinks it wouldn't be too bad if she lost the hat a little bit by accident. Then Lola really does lose it.
But I Am Completely Hearing and Also Listening
September 15, 2008
Lola has a very bad listening day and her "not listening" leads to all sorts of problems both at home and at school.
I Can't Stop Hiccupping
September 12, 2008
Lola and Lotta are practising for the school concert that evening. Then Lola gets a fit of the hiccups. At first it's very funny. But soon she just wants her hiccups to go away!
But We Always Do It Like This
September 11, 2008
When Charlie and Lola visit Granny and Grandpa they always build an extremely special sandcastle on the beach, and they always do it together. This time a little girl is determined to join in.
I Am Inventing A Usefullish Invention
September 10, 2008
Charlie and Marv have to come up with an invention for a school project by tomorrow. Lola keeps interrupting their efforts with ideas of her own. The boys have to invent something really fantastic and they are beginning to panic!
Do Not Ever Never Let Go!
September 8, 2008
When Lotta is given her big cousin's bike, Lola wants a big bike too. She gets Charlie's old one. Now Lola and Lotta both have exactly the same big bikes with stabilizers. But then Lotta takens her stabilizers off! Now Lola has to learn to ride without stabilizers too!
Our Shop Sells Completely Everything
September 7, 2008
Lola and Lotta have a pretend shop that sells completely everything. They're having great fun until they accidentally sell Charlie's swimming goggles to Morten, their only customer.
I Can Train Your Dog
September 5, 2008
Marv's Mum says Sizzles is a very naughty dog but Lola knows this isn't true. Sizzle just needs some practice! Charlie and Lola take Sizzles back to their flat and set about training him. Things don't go well until they discover that Sizzles will do anything for a sausage. Which is fine until Morton, Marv's little brother, eats Sizzles' sausage by mistake!
I Am Extremely Absolutely Boiling
September 4, 2008
Outside the weather is extremely and absolutely boiling hot. Lola, Charlie and Arnold Wolf (from next door) try to cool down with fanning, panting and then ice creams. But Arnold takes a rather a big bite of Lola's ice-cream and the whole thing plops to the ground. To make matters worse Arnold won't share his, so Lola doesn't want to be his friend ever again no matter how hot it is! Charlie and Lola play in the garden, but then Arnold appears with a brand new irresistible paddling pool, and asks them to play. Will Arnold ever say sorry? Will Lola ever forgive him?
I Slightly Want To Go Home
September 3, 2008
Lola is going to Lotta's house for her first ever sleepover and it couldn't be more exciting. But, little by little, Lola realises everything is a bit different from her normal going-to-bed routine, right down to when to brush your teeth!
Thunder Completely Does Not Scare Me
September 2, 2008
Is there a big hungry giant up in the sky with a rumbly tummy? Or is the sky going to fall down? Lola really doesn't like thunder. Charlie distracts Lola with raindrop races and bouncy hailstones - all great fun until the next big clap of thunder! How can Lola stop being frightened? Who'd have thought that wooden spoons and biscuit trays could be the answer!
I Really Absolutely Must Have Glasses
September 1, 2008
Lola is to have her eyes tested but she's not at all keen. She has tested them herself. She can see her spaghetti and her bowl and her spoon and her pink milk and Charlie! So she absolutely does not need glasses. Until, that is, Mini Reader arrives at school in the most beautiful pair of glasses Lola has ever seen.
Everything is Different and Not the Same
August 4, 2008
Lola goes back to school, but everything has changed. She has a new teacher and will be sitting at a desk (though still with her best friend, Lotta). She also doesn't like her new tights, her new shoes,or the way the leaves are coming off the trees. She and Lotta decide to go into hibernation, unless Charlie can tempt them out.
How Many More Minutes until Christmas?
December 23, 2007
Charlie and Lola have an advent calendar to help them keep track of the days leading up to Christmas. One Christmas Eve, Lola discovers something very disturbing. The flab for Christmas Day has disappeared!
Too Many Big Words
March 7, 2007
Usually Lola just loves going to school but recently she's not so keen. It's all the counting and the writing and the reading. Especially the reading.
Look after Your Planet
March 6, 2007
Charlie and Lola are on a recycling mission. Soon they get the whole school to enter a competition that could win them all a real tree to plant!
Never Ever Step on the Cracks
March 1, 2007
Lola is in a superstitious mood. If you step on the cracks, do bears really jump out at you? Or is it crocodiles? Or maybe lions?
I Will Not Ever Never Forget You, Nibbles
February 28, 2007
Charlie and Lola love Charlie's pet mouse, Nibbles. They even take him to school where he shows off his extremely clever tricks. But mice don't live for very long, and when Nibbles dies, Lola doesn't think she could ever have a pet mouse again.
I Wish I Could Draw Like You
February 27, 2007
Everybody in the whole school has to make a picture of their house for open visiting school day.
You Can Be My Friend
February 22, 2007
Marv's little brother Morton is coming round to play with Lola. Lola is sure that Morton will be her new friend. However, Morton is very shy, and Lola has to draw on all her resources to get him to play with her at all.
Can You Maybe Turn the Light On?
February 21, 2007
Lola isn't scared of the dark. She just wants the bedroom door open, the window blind up and the light on - that's all!
Please May I Have Some of Yours
February 20, 2007
On a trip to the zoo Lola wantsto buy a seal toy for her bath but unfortunately she has spent all of her pocket money. Charlie helps out, as ever.
Welcome to Lolaland
February 15, 2007
The boys say Lola is too young to speak Spanish, so she and Soren Lorenson invent their own land - Lolaland and their own language Lola Language!
What If I Get Lost in the Middle of Nowhere?
February 14, 2007
A surprise school trip is planned and Lola worries that she might get lost. To avoid it, right clothes, whistles and pebbles all come into play.
I Completely Know about Guinea Pigs
February 13, 2007
Mrs Hanson has chosen Lola to look after Bert, the class guinea pig, for the school holidays. Lola makes sure she knows everything about guinea pigs. That is, everything except where to find him when Bert totally and utterly disappears!
Will You Please Stop Messing About
February 8, 2007
Charlie can only watch his favourite TV show after he and Lola have completed some little jobs for Mum and Dad. Lola can't help but get distracted, and every job becomes a wonderful game. For Charlie, these games are not fun: time is running out.
I'm Really, Really, Really Concentrating
February 7, 2007
It's Lola's first ever school sports day and, after much deliberation, she decides to enter the Egg and Spoon race - the most difficult race of all. How is she ever going to keep her egg on her spoon?
I Will Be Especially Very Careful
September 28, 2006
Lola is overjoyed when Lotta finally agrees to do swaps. Lola can borrow Lotta's brand new fluffy white coat in exchange for Lola's clippy handbag - just until tomorrow. In spite of promising to be extremely very careful, things don't quite go as planned for Lola.
Charlie Is Broken
September 27, 2006
Charlie and Lola's well-rehearsed circus act for Granny and Grandpa is put in jeopardy when poor Charlie breaks his arm playing football with Marv. Lola and Soren Lorensen try to nurse him back to health and cheer him up. But will Lola find anything for poor "broken" Charlie to do in the circus?
I Really Wonder What Plant I'm Growing
September 26, 2006
Charlie is growing a big tomato plant and Lola wants to grow something too. Mum gives her a seed and Lola can't help but imagine a whole host of exotic and exciting plants that her seed might grow into: a biscuit plant or a butterfly plant or maybe even a singing plant! Charlie tries to teach her that first of all she has to learn to look after her plant ...
I Just Love My Red Shiny Shoes
September 21, 2006
Lola's extremely most favourite red shiny shoes no longer fit, and Dad insists that she gets a new pair of shoes. Lola is not having any of it; her old red, shiny shoes are her favourite and she is definitely not going to change them, not ever!
Lucky Lucky Me
September 20, 2006
Lola is convinced she's the luckiest person in the whole wide world, especially when Granny and Grandpa send her and Charlie the money to go and see the new Bat Cat film. Bat Cat is her favourite!
My Best Best Bestest Friend
September 19, 2006
Lola and Lotta are best best friends. They do everything together. Then a new girl arrives at school and Lotta seems rather taken with her. Lola starts to feel left out.
I am Collecting a Collection
September 14, 2006
Charlie is only missing one dinosaur for his immaculate collection and it's the hardest one to get... the Gigantasauras! Lola is inspired to start her very own collection. But what should she collect? Leaves? Water? Hippos?
How Many More Minutes
September 13, 2006
A dentist's waiting room, where there is absolutely nothing to do, is definitely the most boring place of all when the lady at the desk seems determined to ruin any fun that Charlie and Lola start to have. But even she can't stop Charlie and Lola from turning a dull old water-cooler, fish tank and tooth poster into an epic pirate adventure on the high seas!
This Is Actually My Party
September 12, 2006
Lola is determined to make Charlie's birthday party the best birthday party ever! But is that fairycakes, dancing and pink things, or monsters, green and things that go squidge.
I Am Extremely Magic
September 7, 2006
Charlie is Magic. Lola knows this for a fact. He has a new magic set and he can make coins appear from behind her ears! Lola wants to be magic too.
I Spy with My Little Eye
September 6, 2006
Lola decides to play Spies with her imaginary friend Soren Lorenson. The two intrepid detectives spy a moving van outside the flats and they become convinced that a big ogre is moving in next door!
It's Absolutely Completely Not Messy
September 5, 2006
Lola refuses to admit that the bedroom she shares with Charlie is messy: "it's just all spread out!" Charlie points out that it is not just her room, it's his too. Then Charlie decides to move out!
But I Am An Alligator
November 9, 2005
But I Am An Alligator Dressing up is one of Lola's absolutely favourite things to do - and now she has got this fabulous new alligator costume, she is not ever going to take it off, not ever! Snap! Snap! Snap! And to Charlie's embarrassment, Lola wears her alligator costume everywhere: the supermarket, the park... and she even plans to wear it for her school talk called All about Me! Oh No! What is Charlie going to do to stop her making a fool of herself?!
My Little Town
November 8, 2005
My Little Town Sharing the My Little Town play set that Granny and Grandpa gave them proves a bit of a challenge for Charlie and Lola. Lola wants big flowers and trees and butterflies and a zoo house, while Charlie wants an airport with a control tower and a huge runway. Before long, Charlie gets quite carried away, hogs the whole game and is intent on saving his little world. Lola is understandably very upset. Can she forgive Charlie and help him out with the Martian invasion?
I Want To Be Much More Bigger Than You
November 7, 2005
I Want To Be Much More Bigger Than You Life is just not fair when you are always the smaller one... You can't go to bed late, you can't get your own pink milk and you can't go on the Super Dooper Loop the Looper ride at the fair. Lola does everything she can to make herself taller - imagining she's a sunflower, a skyscraper and even the tallest mountain in the world. Charlie tries to point out all the advantages of being small, and they even swap places. But Lola remains unconvinced. Only the sight and noise of the really scary Loop the Looper makes her change her mind.
I'm Far Too Extremely Busy
November 4, 2005
I'm Far Too Extremely Busy Lola simply does not have time to play today; she is far too extremely busy organizing her office full of mermaids, running her own café, dentist and library. She's far too busy to play with Charlie, or Lotta, or even her imaginary friend Soren Lorensen. So she could not possibly find the time to play Charlie's new card game - Flip Flop. However, when Marv comes round to play cards, Lola is not sure that being extremely busy all the time is quite such a good idea.
I Want To Play Music Too
November 3, 2005
I Want To Play Music Too Introducing Charlie on clarinet and Marv on keyboards! The boys are presenting a piece all about Outer Space, accompanied with music, in front of the whole school tomorrow in assembly. Lola is desperate to join in. But it takes a lot of time and hard work to learn how to play an instrument. Lola is not deterred. Improvising instruments is much more fun and, what's more, Lola's makeshift band turns out to be just what is needed
I Must Take Completely Everything
November 2, 2005
I Must Take Completely Everything Lola is packing to go to Lotta's for the night. And she is packing everything because her and Lotta are going to play Cinderella! This means that Charlie and Marv can have the whole bedroom to themselves to set up an enormous race track of their own. Disaster strikes when Lola realises she has left her suitcase at home, and Charlie and Marv find they are missing a really important piece of track. Imagination comes to the rescue in the form of a teaspoon and an intergalactic space race. But where exactly did that missing bit of track go?
November 1, 2005
You Won't Like This Present As Much As I Do It is Lotta's birthday, and of course Lola wants to buy her friend the very best present in the whole wide world. She is over the moon when she finds the very thing - a doctor's kit! But it is really hard to give your best friend the best present ever when you really, really like the present yourself!
Snow Is My Favourite
October 31, 2005
Snow Is My Favourite And Is My Best... Snow is on the way and Lola is bursting with excitement. Lola just loves snow. After she finally gets to sleep, she wakes up the next morning to find that everything has gone completely, extremely white! Charlie, Lola, Marv, Sizzles and Lotta have a wonderful time in the park. They make snow angels, and have snow races, and Lotta and Lola even make a snow dog. Snow really is the best thing ever! Until it melts. Charlie helps a very disappointed Lola see that snow is even more special because it is not there all of the time.
I Just Don't Like Spiders
October 28, 2005
I Just Don't Like Spiders Lola likes all sorts of creepy crawlies; she is just not keen on spiders. Charlie tries to show Lola that spiders are not bad at all, in fact they are really quite clever. He shows her that spiders can walk upside down, and build fantastic webs that are bouncy like trampolines. Soon Lola gets very attached to a little spider they have found in the house and, before we know it, she has given him a name, made him his own house, found him a friend and is throwing a spider tea-party.
October 27, 2005
"Say Cheese" To please Mum, Lola is determined to stay clean and tidy for her very first school photograph. And Lola's not very good at staying clean and tidy. What makes it even harder to achieve is that there is a water-tray, school lunch and painting class before the school photograph happens. But, as ever, Charlie and Lola find a way of producing a really absolutely, very special photo of Lola after all.
October 26, 2005
I Do Not Ever Never Want My Wobbly Tooth To Fall Out Lola is horrified because she has her first ever wobbly tooth and she does not ever, never want her wobbly tooth to fall out. She does not want a big gap in her teeth, even if Charlie does say that she will grow another one which is stronger and better. No, Lola's tooth is absolutely not going to fall out... Until she discovers there is a Tooth Fairy! Who brings PRESENTS! Suddenly, she cannot get that tooth out fast enough.
I Love Going To Granny And Grandpa's
October 24, 2005
I Love Going To Granny And Grandpa's Granny and Grandpa's house is by the sea where there are pony rides and lovely things to eat, a big dressing-up box and Caspar the Cat. But Lola is worried that Soren Lorenson, her imaginary friend, might miss her while she is away. Charlie solves that problem. Then she says she cannot go away because Mum and Dad might miss her. Charlie comes up with another solution. But Lola still doesn't want to go to Granny and Grandpa's. Why? Ohhh, it is because she might miss Mum and Dad. Can Charlie put her little troubled mind to rest?
It's A Secret
October 24, 2005
I'm Absolutely Not Ever Going To Tell You... It's A Secret Lola has to keep Charlie's birthday surprise a big secret. And it's really, really hard to keep secrets. To stop Lola from telling him, Charlie decides to try to guess the surprise by coming up with the most extraordinary suggestions. Through this he discovers it is old and big and scary. But nothing could ever have prepared Charlie for the best birthday surprise ever.
It Wasn't Me
September 21, 2005
Charlie wins first prize at school for his fantastic homemade rocket. Then Lola and her imaginary friend, Soren Lorenson, find that they have to transport an elephant back to the jungle, and Soren persuades Lola that using the rocket is a really good idea.
The Most Wonderfullest Picnic
September 20, 2005
You cannot have a picnic without swirly tennis and boildy eggs and, of course, sunshine. Lola, Lotta, Charlie and Marv are really excited because they have all of those things. But just as the fun is about to begin, the storm clouds gather.
Boo! Made You Jump
September 19, 2005
It's ever so easy for Charlie to make Lola jump. But what Lola wants more than anything is to make Charlie jump. This proves quite tricky.
I Am Hurrying
September 16, 2005
Charlie wants Lola to hurry or they will be late for school. But there are so many exciting things to do on the way that Lola keeps getting distracted. There's colouring, and dancing with clouds, playing hopscotch on musical pavements and giggling with hysterical hedgehogs. Charlie has to come up with a cunning ruse to get his little sister to hurry up ... You wouldn't want to miss Dragon Day at school, would you?
I'm Not Feeling Well
September 15, 2005
Charlie has promised Marv that he'll play football with him but poor Lola has a very nasty cold and is stuck in bed. She begs Charlie to stay with her. Charlie tries all sorts of ways of making her feel better but a butterfly chase on Flutterby Mountain finally does the trick. Will Charlie ever make it to his football match?
I Like My Hair
September 14, 2005
It is time for Charlie and Lola to get their hair cut. But something is bothering Lola. She wants her hair long, so that she can sit on it and look like a princess. Then Charlie wonders if she is scared. Absolutely not! She's not scared of the snippy scissors, of hairdressers, of anything! But don't let that hairbrush get near the knots ...
September 13, 2005
Lola simply has to win all of the time. She can run faster than a cheetah, she can bounce higher than a kangaroo, and she can stand on one leg for longer than a flamingo. She beats Charlie at snakes and ladders by climbing up a slippery snake. Could this be cheating? But when Charlie wins the race round the park, a tired little Lola points out that you don't have to win all the time ... or maybe you do.
We Can Look after Your Dog
September 12, 2005
Lola and her friend Lotta know everything there is to know about dogs. So they are really pleased when Marv lets them look after Sizzles in the park. They stroke him, they pat him, they groom him. It is all going well - until Sizzles disappears. And when they find him, there isn't just one Sizzles, but two! How will they tell them apart?
I'm the Sun
September 9, 2005
It's the school play and Lola is determined to be the sun. She knows the part will be hers because yellow is her favourite colour. She was born to play the sun! Imagine her disappointment when she finds out that she's a leaf. And not only that, she's a boring brown autumn leaf. But, with Charlie's help, Lola discovers how leaves are far from boring. And when the big day arrives, Lola is the best leaf in the whole wide forest.
It's My Book
September 8, 2005
You have to be quiet when you're in a library. But that's very hard for Lola when she can't find her absolutely most favourite book, Beetles Bugs and Butterflies. Charlie introduces her to books about dinosaurs, and books about Romans, and he even takes her into a beautiful Chinese pop-up book. But nothing matches Beetles Bugs and Butterflies. Or does it?
I Am Not Sleepy
September 7, 2005
Will Lola ever be sleepy enough to go to bed, Charlie wonders? She drinks pink milk with tigers, cleans her teeth with a lion, shoos whales down the plughole and has a pyjama party with some dancing dogs. When at last, Charlie manages to get his little sister to feel sleepy, there's a surprise waiting for him in his bed.
On My Own
September 6, 2005
Today Lola wants to do everything that's anything all on her own. In the park, Charlie and his friend Marv persuade her that a see saw won't "see" or "saw" with only one person. When the boys get on the other end up goes Lola, high in the sky, where she sees things she could only dream of. And, what's more, she saves Marv and Charlie from the ever so evil pirates. All on her own.
I Will Not Eat a Tomato
September 5, 2005
Lola is a very fussy eater, she won't eat mushrooms, or peas or fishfingers and she will never ever eat a tomato! Charlie helps her to discover that peas are really green drops from Green Land and mashed potato is cloud fluff from the pointiest peak of Mount Fuji. But will she eat that tiny weeny tomato?