Vera is six years old. She lives in town and has no one to play with. Practically all the people who live in her block are old. There is only one person of her age - Sivert, but he is always bad-tempered and unfriendly. Vera wants Sivert to be cheerful and to have him as a friend, so she decides to do something about it.
In each episode we see Vera's efforts to change Sivert's way of behaving towards her. She seems to meet setbacks at every attempt. However, they do get to know each other better, and they slowly grow more friendly towards each other. In the last episode Vera, led on by Sivert, finds herself in danger. He is the one who saves her, but now Vera doesn't want to be his friend any more. Sivert has to apologize, and only then do they really start to like each other.
The story is about two youngsters having problems communicating. Vera tries too hard, and is disappointed again and again. Sivert's whole approach is all wrong, and he constantly misunderstands her attempts to win his friendship.
2 Dog wash
3 Captain Death
4 Hey presto
5 It hurts