This is the first of four episodes in the beloved Cheburashka / Чебурашка series. In this episode, we are introduced to the series’ two main characters – Cheburashka and the Crocodile Gena. After Cheburashka is rejected from the zoo as a creature unknown to science, he becomes lonely. Meanwhile, Gena is also feeling lonely and places ads around town looking for friends. The two meet and together construct a house for the lonely.
In this version, you’ll find subtitles in both English and Russian. As such, it’s a great resource for practicing your Russian language. The cartoon’s language level is suitable for beginner Russian speakers.
There were four Soviet Cheburashka episodes. You can find them all here on Russian Film Hub: