List of Franklin episodes

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A list of episodes from the children's television series Franklin.

Season 1[edit]

No. Cartoons Original airdate
1 "Franklin Plays the Game / Franklin Wants a Pet" November 3, 1997 (1997-11-03)
  • Franklin's soccer team practices to be the best team in Woodland.
  • Franklin tries to decide what sort of pet he wants.
2 "Hurry Up Franklin / Franklin's Bad Day" November 6, 1997 (1997-11-06)
  • Franklin tries to hurry to get to Bear's birthday party on time.
  • Things go from bad to worse for Franklin after Otter moves away.
3 "Franklin Goes to School / Franklin is Lost" November 10, 1997 (1997-11-10)
  • Franklin is nervous about the first day of school. Snail is as well.
  • In a game of Hide-n-Seek, Franklin and Fox gets themselves lost in the forest.
4 "Franklin Has a Sleepover / Franklin's Halloween" November 13, 1997 (1997-11-13)
  • Franklin has his very own sleepover with Bear, which Bear has difficulty adjusting to.
  • All his friends want Franklin to go into the Haunted House, even though Franklin's scared.
5 "Franklin Rides a Bike / Franklin is Messy" November 20, 1997 (1997-11-20)
  • Franklin wants to ride a bicycle without the training wheels.
  • Franklin learns a valuable lesson in picking up after himself.
6 "Franklin Fibs / Franklin's Blanket" November 27, 1997 (1997-11-27)
  • Franklin makes up a lie about him eating 76 flies in the blink of an eye.
  • Franklin's blanket goes missing days before a sleepover at Aunt Turtle's.
7 "Franklin is Bossy / Franklin's Fort" December 8, 1997 (1997-12-08)
  • Franklin's bossy attitude doesn't bode well with his friends.
  • Franklin's friends build a tree fort and Franklin tries to overcome his fear of heights.
8 "Finder's Keepers For Franklin / Franklin's New Friend" December 15, 1997 (1997-12-15)
  • When Franklin finds a camera and loses his stuffed dog Sam, he worries that someone will go "Finders Keepers" on Sam.
  • A new friend, Moose, comes to school, but because he's different, Franklin doesn't know if he can be friends with him.
9 "Franklin's School Play / Franklin and the Secret Club" December 25, 1997 (1997-12-25)
  • Franklin gets stage fright during a production of The Nutcracker.
  • All of Franklin's friends are allowed to join Porcupine's exclusive club; however, Franklin is not allowed.
10 "Franklin and the Red Scooter / Franklin in the Dark" January 5, 1998 (1998-01-05)
  • Franklin has not got the money for a scooter, but eventually he makes a temporary swap for Rabbit's.
  • Franklin is afraid to go into his small, dark shell.
11 "Franklin and the Tooth Fairy / Franklin Takes the Blame" January 12, 1998 (1998-01-12)
  • Franklin wants a present from the tooth fairy, but turtles don't have teeth.
  • Franklin does jobs for Mr. Mole while he's on vacation, but neglects his garden. However Franklin and Mr. Mole fix it.
12 "Franklin's Christmas Gift / Franklin's Granny" January 19, 1998 (1998-01-19)
  • Franklin has to decide which of his gifts he needs to give to the toy drive for Christmas.
  • Franklin visits his Granny for the day and learns how much those visits mean to Granny and there's much more to her than he knows.
13 "Franklin and the Baby / Franklin Goes to Day Camp" January 26, 1998 (1998-01-26)
  • Bear becomes a big brother to Beatrice, which at first distresses him until he gets the chance to look after her.
  • At day camp, Bear spending more time with Possum makes Franklin feel left out, until Bear consoles him.

Season 2[edit]

No. Cartoons Original airdate
14 "Franklin's Visitor / Franklin's Not-So-Broken Bone" September 7, 1998 (1998-09-07)
  • Mr. Mole's grandson visits Franklin and doesn't share Franklin's interests to play.
  • After learning that Skunk is receiving a lot of attention due to her broken arm, Franklin lets Bear puts a papier mache cast on his arm so he can get better attention, but it proves to be a hindrance.
15 "Franklin's Gift / Franklin Growing Up Fast" September 14, 1998 (1998-09-14)
  • Seeing his friends Mother's Day gifts that have a use makes Franklin think his isn't special enough, until his mother sees it for herself.
  • Franklin feels he has grown up overnight. Bear makes him have second thoughts about growing up, but Franklin's parents tell him it doesn't happen that quickly.
16 "Franklin the Spy / Franklin's Library Book" September 21, 1998 (1998-09-21)
  • Franklin's and Bear's serious spy business ruins Badger and Beaver's puppet show, but the two make it up to them.
  • Franklin forgets his library book which gets ruined in rain, but is afraid to confess until his parents tell him what responsibility is.
17 "Franklin's Kite / Franklin and the Babysitter" September 28, 1998 (1998-09-28)
  • Franklin damages his kite and lets Fox take it. Franklin and Bear learn from Fox's father how to reuse junk into something useful.
  • Franklin avoids his substitute babysitter Mrs. Muskrat. They come to like each other after getting out of a locked closet.
18 "Franklin and the Broken Globe / Franklin's Valentines" October 5, 1998 (1998-10-05)
  • Goose becomes pessimistic thinking she broke the class globe, until Franklin and Bear admit their folly.
  • Franklin's Valentines are lost and ruined from a breeze, but his friends understand what happened and he makes some Friendship cards the next day.
19 "Franklin's Family Treasure / Franklin's Music Lessons" October 12, 1998 (1998-10-12)
  • Franklin carelessly trades away his grandfather's old penny whistle. Granny and Franklin follow a trail to get it back.
  • Franklin and Beaver takes piano lessons from Granny to impress Ms. Panda.
20 "Franklin Takes a Trip / Franklin's Bicycle Helmet" October 19, 1998 (1998-10-19)
  • Franklin and his parents go on holiday to a pioneer village, which is fun for Franklin but hard work for his parents.
  • Franklin hides his bike and helmet thinking he'll be laughed at, but is told that he needs to wear it if he wants to pass the safety course.
21 "Franklin's Birthday Party / Franklin's Nickname" October 26, 1998 (1998-10-26)
  • Franklin thinks it won't be much fun to hold his birthday party at home, but his parents help make the party extra special at home.
  • Franklin and his friends get a nickname, which soon escalates into a bad name game.
22 "Franklin and Otter's Visit / Franklin's Collection" November 2, 1998 (1998-11-02)
  • Otter visits Franklin. However, her interests have changed and the changes in the village are not to her liking.
  • Franklin needs a collection for Show and Tell. Franklin finally decides on a rock collection and with help from Mr. Owl.
23 "Franklin Says Sorry / Franklin and the Fire" November 9, 1998 (1998-11-09)
  • Franklin tells Fox Bear's secret flag and quarrels with Bear. With help from his friends, Franklin manages to sincerely apologise.
  • A fire burns down Mr. Mole's Hardware. Franklin takes many precautions in his own house. With help from his parents, he learns professional fire safety tips.
24 "Franklin's Garden / Franklin Runs Away" November 16, 1998 (1998-11-16)
  • Franklin finds a caterpillar, but it eats his flowers. Mr. Mole teaches him that this the natural way of garden animals.
  • With everyone mad at him, Franklin runs off with Snail to the tree fort, but Franklin's mother Brainwashes and lies to him.
25 "Franklin's Gloomy Day / Franklin Tells Time" November 23, 1998 (1998-11-23)
  • On a rainy day, Franklin is bored. Whatever stifles his boredom is short lived, until his parents teach him how to play by himself.
  • Franklin fails understand hours and minutes, making him lack punctuality. Mr. Owl helps Franklin to understand time better.
26 "Franklin's Test / Franklin and the Duckling" November 30, 1998 (1998-11-30)
  • Franklin readies himself for the school spelling test, but he cheats on the last word. Full of guilt, Franklin confesses to Mr. Owl.
  • Franklin takes a lone duckling home, who proves to be quite a handful. Franklin finally brings the duckling back to its family.

Season 3[edit]

No. Cartoons Original airdate
27 "Franklin and His Night Friend / Franklin and the Two Henrys" October 18, 1999 (1999-10-18)
  • Franklin makes friends with a bat named Bat, but problems emerge when they can't meet because Bat is nocturnal.
  • Bear loses Beaver's pet hamster, Henry, while watching him when she's on vacation.
28 "Frankin's Nature Hike / Franklin's Starring Role" October 25, 1999 (1999-10-25)
  • Franklin helps Snail a bit too much during a nature walk with his friends.
  • Franklin feels sad when he doesn't get a big part in the school's production of Sleeping Beauty.
29 "Franklin's Masterpiece / Franklin and the Computer" November 1, 1999 (1999-11-01)
  • Franklin wins a contest with a painting that he and his friends painted.
  • Franklin spends too much time on Beaver's computer game, Dam Builders.
30 "Franklin the Trooper / Franklin's Fossil" November 8, 1999 (1999-11-08)
  • Franklin helps Mrs. Muskrat repair her old boat.
  • Franklin and Bear discover a trilobite fossil in the garden.
31 "Franklin and the Fortune Teller / Franklin's Cellar" November 22, 1999 (1999-11-22)
  • Beaver tells Franklin that he will have a bad day, so Franklin becomes cautious the following day.
  • Franklin is afraid of going down into the cellar, for fear of the monsters that live there.
32 "Franklin Plants a Tree / Franklin the Hero" November 29, 1999 (1999-11-29)
  • Franklin's preconceived notions about trees are turned upside down when he gets the responsibility of planting one.
33 "Franklin's Day Off / Franklin's Homemade Cookies" December 6, 1999 (1999-12-06)
34 "Franklin the Fabulous / Franklin Camps Out" February 7, 2000 (2000-02-07)
  • Franklin tries to learn magic like a famous magician, Martin the Magnificent.
35 "Franklin and the Puppy / Franklin Takes the Bus" February 14, 2000 (2000-02-14)
  • A lost puppy follows Franklin around, and Franklin wants to keep him.
  • Franklin takes the school's toy bus without asking.
36 "Franklin and the Copycat / Big Brother Franklin" October 11, 1999 (1999-10-11)
  • Rabbit steals Franklin's technique for drawing storm clouds.
  • A young boy named Squirrel hangs out with Franklin, Fox, and Raccoon.
37 "Franklin and the Grump / Franklin's Promise" January 17, 2000 (2000-01-17)
  • Mr. Groundhog gets grumpy during February 2nd, and Franklin tries to find out why.
  • Mr. Turtle promises to fix Franklin's bike, but only after he fixes a sprinkler, which may take more time then originally intended.
38 "Franklin and the Thunderstorm / Franklin's Maple Syrup" January 31, 2000 (2000-01-31)
  • Franklin doesn't want his friends to know that he is afraid of thunderstorms.
  • Franklin and Bear compete with Beaver and Fox for who will make the best maple syrup.
39 "Franklin Helps Out / Franklin's Missing Snacks" February 21, 2000 (2000-02-21)
  • Franklin can't find a job to help with in the community.
  • Bear is accused of eating all of the snacks his friends stored away for safe keeping.

Season 4[edit]

No. Cartoons Original airdate
40 "Franklin's Good Deeds / Franklin's Submarine" May 8, 2000 (2000-05-08)
  • Franklin tries to do a good deed in order to get journalist, Mr. Coyote to get him into the newspaper.
  • Franklin receives a submarine by mail, that isn't all what he imagined it to be.
41 "Mr. Fix It Franklin / Franklin Has the Hiccups" May 15, 2000 (2000-05-15)
  • Franklin fears he's growing up too fast when he starts fixing things he never fixed before.
  • Franklin gets nervous about a forthcoming chess championship being held at his school.
42 "Franklin Delivers / Franklin's Shell Trouble" May 22, 2000 (2000-05-22)
43 "Franklin's Sailboat / Franklin Snoops" May 29, 2000 (2000-05-29)
  • Franklin thinks that a newer, prettier sailboat in Mr. Mole's store is better than his older, run-down sailboat he currently owns.
  • Franklin accidentally snoops on Bear's birthday present.
44 "Franklin's Father / Franklin Plays Hockey" June 5, 2000 (2000-06-05)
  • Franklin's father tells him stories of his childhood mistakes while he and Franklin wait at the train station for Franklin's mother.
  • Franklin and Bear help Skunk get ready for hockey season.
45 "Franklin and the Puppet Play / Franklin's Stopwatch" June 12, 2000 (2000-06-12)
  • Beaver becomes too bossy during a production of a Little Red Riding Hood puppet play.
  • Franklin discovers how slow he actually is when he gets his hands on a stopwatch.
46 "Franklin Meet's Ermine / Franklin's Funny Business" June 19, 2000 (2000-06-19)
  • Franklin's friends don't believe him when he explains that a different kid wreaks havoc on his fun.
  • Franklin and Rabbit get too much into playing practical jokes being played on their friends.
47 "Franklin and Sam / Franklin's Berry Patch" June 26, 2000 (2000-06-26)
  • Franklin tries to hide Sam while on a camping trip with his friends.
  • Franklin and Bear try to hide a secret berry patch all to themselves.
48 "Franklin's Rival / Franklin and the Trading Cards" July 3, 2000 (2000-07-03)
49 "Franklin's Robot / Franklin the Detective" July 10, 2000 (2000-07-10)
  • Franklin and Fox try to build a robot.
  • Franklin tries to find out where the ball went during a game of baseball played by Beaver, Fox and Raccoon.
50 "Franklin the Fearless / Franklin's Lucky Charm" July 17, 2000 (2000-07-17)
  • Franklin's friends think that he is fearless going down Thrill Hill, the steepest hill in all of Woodland.
  • Bear feels unlucky, so Franklin gives him a fake four-leaf clover to try and boost his luck.
51 "Franklin at the Seashore / Franklin and Snail's Dream" July 24, 2000 (2000-07-24)
  • Franklin and Bear accuse two crabs of stealing their seashells.
  • Snail wants to learn how to fly, but everyone else thinks it's ridiculous and dangerous, except for Franklin.
52 "My Franklin / Franklin's Mom" July 31, 2000 (2000-07-31)

Season 5[edit]

No. Cartoons Original airdate
53 "Franklin the Teacher / Franklin's Allergy" March 27, 2004 (2004-03-27)
  • Franklin tries to teach Harriet so she will be ready for kindergarten.
  • Franklin fears he's allergic to his best friend, Bear.
54 "Franklin Loses a Book / Franklin and Betty" March 26, 2004 (2004-03-26)
55 "Franklin's Pumpkin / Franklin's Jug Band" July 19, 2004 (2004-07-19)
56 "Franklin and the Bus Patrol / Franklin and Wolvie" March 23, 2004 (2004-03-23)
57 "Franklin Stays Up / Franklin's Bargain" March 22, 2004 (2004-03-22)
58 "Franklin's Big Game / Franklin's Reading Club" March 24, 2004 (2004-03-24)
59 "Franklin in Two Places / Franklin's First Star" March 25, 2004 (2004-03-25)
60 "Franklin's Float / Franklin's Party Plans" March 28, 2004 (2004-03-28)
61 "Gee Whiz Franklin / Franklin Can't Wait" March 29, 2004 (2004-03-29)
62 "Franklin's Spring First / Franklin Plays Golf" March 30, 2004 (2004-03-30)
63 "Franklin's Canoe Trip / Franklin's Interview" March 31, 2004 (2004-03-31)
64 "Franklin's Crystal / Franklin's Advice" April 1, 2004 (2004-04-01)
65 "Franklin's Cookie Question / Franklin's Picnic" April 2, 2004 (2004-04-02)

Season 6[edit]

No. Cartoons Original airdate
66 "Franklin Itching to Skateboard / Franklin Forgives" July 25, 2004 (2004-07-25)
  • Franklin's and Bear's idea for skateboarding doesn't go as well as they wanted.
  • Franklin brings Goldie to his family picnic. After Harriet accidentally knocks Goldie into the pond, Franklin has trouble forgiving her.
67 "Hockey Fan Franklin / Mother Hen Franklin" August 1, 2004 (2004-08-01)
  • Franklin gets nervous jitters after winning a contest to meet his favorite hockey star.
  • Franklin becomes overly protective of Harriet after she gets an injury.
68 "Franklin's Badge / Franklin Stargazes" August 8, 2004 (2004-08-08)
  • Franklin joins the Woodland Trailblazer troop, finding that there is much more to it than simply earning badges.
  • Franklin trades away his new telescope before realising its potential. He tries to get it back and ends up striking a bargain.
69 "Franklin and the Swimming Party / Franklin's Soccer Field Folly" June 12, 2004 (2004-06-12)
  • Franklin, Bear, Beaver, Rabbit, Fox, and Skunk are having a swimming party on their last day of school. Unfortunately, Skunk doesn't know how to swim, and things only get worse for Franklin, but he accidentally reveals the secret.
  • Franklin is embarrassed after he scores a soccer goal for the opposing team.
70 "Franklin the Weather Turtle / Franklin's Dance Lessons" May 23, 2004 (2004-05-23)
  • Franklin is an aspiring meteorologist after spending time with Mr. Groundhog.
  • Franklin initially tries to get out of dance lessons before learning it can be fun.
71 "Franklin in Charge / Franklin's UFO" May 30, 2004 (2004-05-30)
  • Franklin takes on Mr. Turtle's household chores. He finds that he can't do it all, and doesn't have to.
  • Franklin and Rabbit chase after UFOs after reading a newspaper article. They consult with Mr. Mole for advice.
72 "Franklin Migrates / Franklin the Photographer" June 6, 2004 (2004-06-06)
  • Franklin learns about Migration Celebration from Goose and joins in the celebration.
  • Beaver starts a camera club at school. Franklin tries to get a picture of a butterfly, but finds it to be a difficult task.
73 "Franklin's Word / Franklin's Pond Phantom" June 12, 2004 (2004-06-12)
  • Harriet hears a hurtful word and starts using it at inappropriate times.
  • Franklin and Bear scare their friends with a tall tale about sea-serpent that supposedly dwells in Woodland Pond.
74 "Franklin the Coach / Franklin Plays it Safe" June 20, 2004 (2004-06-20)
  • With Coach Porcupine away, Franklin takes her place. Feeling he is out of his depth, Beaver takes the job.
  • After some lessons from the safety inspector Mr. Marmot, Franklin and Bear alienate their friends when they stop them from doing potentially unsafe things.
75 "Franklin's Favorite Card / Franklin's Expedition" June 24, 2004 (2004-06-24)
  • When Bear returns Franklin's Soccer Cards, Franklin thinks Bear lost his favourite one. This leads to a rift in their friendship.
  • Franklin and Bear go on an expedition for the Woodland Trailblazers. They decide to go on a hike together, but everything they planned seems to go wrong.
76 "Franklin's Bike-a-Thon / Franklin's Candy Caper" June 19, 2004 (2004-06-19)
  • Franklin participates in a charity ride for a new library computer.
  • When Franklin puts a strange penny in Mr. Mole's candy machine, all of the candy comes out.
77 "Franklin's Go Cart Race / Sir Franklin's Squire" June 26, 2004 (2004-06-26)
  • Mr. Owl assigns Franklin and his class the task of building go-carts.
  • Franklin and Snail play "knights" on a royal quest. Along the way, their friends join in on the fun.
78 "Franklin Sees the Big Picture / Franklin Figure Skates" June 26, 2004 (2004-06-26)
  • Franklin is teased for reading a "baby" book.
  • Franklin learns to play hockey.