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Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

26 Episodes 2003 - 2004

Episode 1

Pie Filling

Sun, Sep 7, 2003 30 mins

Piggley, Ferny and Dannan the Duck can't resist sneaking a taste of an apple pie baked by Mrs. Winks. Also: Georgette Baker tells a story about chocolate; grandmother Farmouze Fedail talks about Syria. Voice of Wiley: Mel Brooks.

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Episode 2

The Salmon of Knowledge

Sun, Sep 14, 2003 30 mins

A big test is coming up, but Piggley doesn't want to study for it---he goes fishing instead, for the legendary "salmon of knowledge." Also: Michael D. McCarty tells a story about spiders; grandmother Sally Fisher recalls her childhood.

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Episode 3

Ferny Is a Bug

Sun, Sep 21, 2003 30 mins

After hearing an Irish folk tale, Piggley and Dannan believe that fairies have turned Ferny into a flying beetle. Also: a magician performs a trick; grandmother Alicia Jimenez recalls her childhood in a family of migrant farm workers.

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Episode 4

The Case of the Big Sty

Sun, Sep 28, 2003 30 mins

Piggley, Ferny and Dannan play detective. Their mystery: What does a teacher do on his day off? Also: sound effects are used; grandmother Mary Lou Capka recalls her childhood.

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Episode 5

All Night Long

Sun, Oct 5, 2003 30 mins

Piggley and friends want to go on a fishing trip with Mr. Winks. But are they old enough? And mature enough? Also: Gary Anthony Williams improvises a story; Dr. Gilam Hassan Butt recalls a childhood game from Kashmir.

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Episode 6

Picture Perfect

Sun, Oct 12, 2003 30 mins

Piggley accidentally takes an embarrassing picture of Ferny. Also: Russi Taylor (the voice of Ferny) tells a story through pictures; grandmother Sally Fisher recalls her childhood in St. Louis.

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Episode 7

Teacher Creature

Sun, Oct 19, 2003 30 mins

Piggley's teacher comes to dinner, and Piggley's afraid he'll "grade" the family. Also: Ira Levin ("Uncle Eye") plays a troubadour; grandfather Joe Alcedo recalls childhood in the Philippines.

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Episode 8

Molly's Dolly

Sun, Oct 26, 2003 30 mins

Molly has a new doll and Piggley is convinced it's a leprechaun in disguise. Also: a magician performs a trick; grandmother Nadia Polny recalls her childhood in the Ukraine.

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Episode 9

Song of the Banshee

Sun, Nov 9, 2003 30 mins

Strange noises in the barn frighten Dannan more than she cares to admit. Also: how mood and tone affect a story; grandmother Mary Lou Capka recalls her childhood in a family of migrant farm workers.

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Episode 10

Our Dragon's Egg

Sun, Dec 21, 2003 30 mins

Piggley, Ferny and Dannan find an unusual egg and decide that there must be a dragon inside. Also: Michael D. McCarty tells a story about a spider; grandmother Terry Nakawatasee recalls childhood on an Oregon farm.

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Episode 11

The Cat Came Back...and Back

Sun, Dec 28, 2003 30 mins

Sweet Shop owner Miss Nanny's cat is lost and the kids are looking for it; grandmother Audrey Usher recalls her childhood in London during World War II. Also: telling a story through pictures.

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Episode 12

Good Neighbor

Sun, Jan 4, 2004 30 mins

Is the new boy in the neighborhood a mad scientist? Also: a Native American story; grandfather Maxwell Meltzer recalls growing up in the Bronx.

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Episode 13

Rock Around the Cluck

Sun, Feb 22, 2004 30 mins

Piggley wants to be a rock-and-roll star; a troubadour performs; a grandmother recalls her childhood as a professional singer.

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Episode 14

Donkeys into Racehorses

Sun, Feb 29, 2004 30 mins

Piggley wants to train his donkey to race; Christy Lewis does rope tricks and tells a cowboy tale; grandmother Alice Strauther recalls her childhood on a farm.

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Episode 15

Fir Not

Sun, Mar 7, 2004 30 mins

The gang tracks a leprechaun; a grandmother recalls growing up in Ukraine. .Also: a magician's trick.

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Episode 16

The Legend of Raloo

Sun, Mar 14, 2004 30 mins

The kids learn about Irish heritage, but Ferny's on the outs because his background is Spanish; a grandmother recalls her childhood in a family of migrant farm workers. Also: a Native American story.

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Episode 17

Sheep About Town

Sun, Mar 21, 2004 30 mins

Piggley's put in charge of the family's sheep; a grandmother recalls growing up on an Oregon farm. Also: a pantomime artist.

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Episode 18

Treasure Hunt

Sun, Mar 28, 2004 30 mins

A treasure map makes work feel like play for Piggley and friends. Also: a story is improvised; a grandmother recalls growing up on a farm.

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Episode 19

Milk Melodrama

Sun, Apr 4, 2004 30 mins

Piggley tries to improve things on the farm; a troubadour performs; grandmother Yen Lu Wong recalls a game she played in China.

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Episode 20

New Best Friends

Sun, Apr 11, 2004 30 mins

Piggley and his friends must work on a school project with kids they don't know very well; a grandfather recalls growing up in Kashmir. Also: a story about chocolate.

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Episode 21

No Girls Allowed

Sun, Apr 18, 2004 30 mins

Piggley and Ferny join a "boys only" storytelling club; a grandmother recalls growing up in St. Louis. Also: how mood and tone change a story.

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Episode 22

For Whom the Bell Trolls

Sun, May 16, 2004 30 mins

Hector plays a practical joke on Piggley and his friends; a grandmother recalls childhood in Syria. Also: rope tricks and a cowboy tale.

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Episode 23

A Little Bit of Something Extra! Extra!

Sun, May 23, 2004 30 mins

The kids write newspaper stories; a grandfather recalls his Bronx childhood; a story is improvised.

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Episode 24

Ferny Gets a Crush

Sun, May 30, 2004 30 mins

Ferny has a crush on a girl at school; a grandmother recalls her childhood in London during World War II. Also: an Asian story.

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Episode 25

My Right Arm

Sun, Jun 20, 2004 30 mins

Piggley's broken arm won't keep him out of a contest; a grandfather recalls growing up in the Philippines. Also: a pantomime artist.

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Episode 26

Lucky U

Sun, Jun 27, 2004 30 mins

Piggley, Dannan and Ferny learn the value of cooperation; a grandfather recalls growing up in the Bronx. Also: a story about a spider.

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