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Watching with Karina: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

My first thought when I found out I was pregnant (after “OMG OMG OMG OMG”) was how much fun I’d have showing her movies, seeing her reactions to them, and getting to experience my favorites movies again with fresh eyes. I figured I wouldn’t get to start this until she was three or four, but she has developed an incredible love for The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (that’s the 1977 Disney film which is itself a compilation of three previously released shorts), and we watch it just about every day. Thankfully, I also love Winnie the Pooh, but I’ve also found myself making a ton of random observations throughout the many viewings to keep myself sane.

Here are some of those observations.

The Piglet in the opening looks way different than the Piglet in the actual film. Piglet isn't actually in the first section at all; he's replaced by the made-up speech-impaired gopher for some reason ("I'm not in the book"). They did include Piglet in the second short, which was originally released a few years later. They apparently didn't update the Piglet in the opening to match the Piglet they ultimately used in the second two shorts.

The Piglet in the opening looks way different than the Piglet in the actual film. Piglet isn’t actually in the first section at all; he’s replaced by the made-up speech-impaired gopher for some reason (“I’m not in the book”). They did include Piglet in the second short, which was originally released a few years later. They apparently didn’t update the Piglet in the opening to match the Piglet they ultimately used in the second two shorts.

Christopher Robin only sometimes knows how to spell "howse."

Christopher Robin only sometimes knows how to spell “howse.”

EXORCIST POOH.

EXORCIST POOH.

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