Again and again he takes a good swing and hops up - unfortunately mostly too low. In between, the Basset Hound grumbles disappointedly: "Manno! Why is it so difficult?", He seems to want to say. But in the end, the brave four-legged friend takes all his strength and makes the leap of his life. Indeed! He did it! Now he can make himself comfortable on the sofa and recover from the exertions. All's well that ends well!