He came by just as Nils was about to decide on which wallpaper he was going to put up in his shop. Hugo quickly suggested the latest fashion in wallpaper: pigs. He ended up giving a hand to the slightly confused Nils, but that just resulted in chaos.
The puppet was originally used as Preston Rabbit on Sesame Street. On Sesamstrasse the puppet was used in various roles such as Reiner Sauberhasi, Knut Köffelström, Hasi Himmelglück, Hase Spielhaus, Henry and Armin.