List of ZZZap! episodes

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This is a list of episodes for the children's television programme Zzzap! Aimed for hearing-impaired children, the show produced ten series that aired on ITV between 8 January 1993 and 21 September 2001.

Season notes[edit]

Season Eps. Year Originally aired
1 10 1993 8 January – 12 March 1993
2 10 1994 7 January – 11 March 1994
3 10 1995 6 January – 10 March 1995
4 10 1996 5 January – 8 March 1996
5 13 1997 10 January – 26 April 1997
6 13 1998 9 January – 3 April 1998
7 16 1998 1 September – 14 December 1998
8 13 1999 7 September – 30 November 1999
9 13 2000 7 September – 7 December 2000
10 15 2001 3–21 September 2001

Series 1 consisted of 10 episodes, which aired between 8 January and 12 March 1993. Series 2 consisted of 10 episodes, which aired between 7 January and 11 March 1994. Series 3 consisted of 10 episodes, which aired between 6 January and 10 March 1995. Series 4 consisted of 10 episodes, which aired between 5 January and 8 March 1996. Series 5 consisted of 16 episodes, which aired between 10 January and 26 April 1997. Series 6 consisted of 13 episodes, which aired between 9 January and 3 April 1998. Series 7 consisted of 16 episodes, which aired between 1 September and 14 December 1998. Series 8 consisted of 13 episodes, which aired between 7 September and 30 November 1999. Series 9 consisted of 13 episodes, which aired between 7 September and 7 December 2000. Series 10 consisted of 15 episodes, which aired between 3 September and 21 September 2001. An 11th series was planned but the series was cancelled before production could begin.

Series 1 (1993)[edit]

Series 1 introduced all the main characters – Cuthbert Lilly, Smart Arty, The Handymen and Tricky Dicky.

# Title Original Airdate # episode
1 "Episode 1.1" 8 January 1993 (1993-01-08) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: It's a dog's life for Cuthbert when he takes his canine friend out for a walk. Smart Arty: Smart Arty creates a giant picture of Laurel and Hardy out of black tape. The Handymen: Lift a Bottle. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to pop 1,000 balloons.
2 "Episode 1.2" 15 January 1993 (1993-01-15) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert to causes mayhem on a trip to the local park. Smart Arty: Smart Arty creates a giant picture of the Statue of Liberty in a hardware store. The Handymen: Float an Egg. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to walk on mud.
3 "Episode 1.3" 22 January 1993 (1993-01-22) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert visits a toy shop to play with the toys, much to the annoyance of the shop's owner! Smart Arty: Smart Arty creates a giant picture of a golfer on a golf course. The Handymen: Hand Stands. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to eat a giant jelly.
4 "Episode 1.4" 29 January 1993 (1993-01-29) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes on a camping holiday, what could possibly wrong? Smart Arty: Smart Arty creates a giant picture of an owl using only leaves. The Handymen: Finger Painting. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to drink a milkshake.
5 "Episode 1.5" 5 February 1993 (1993-02-05) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert visits his friend in hospital. Smart Arty: Smart Arty creates a giant picture of the Eiffel Tower using nothing but kitchen knives. The Handymen: Handy Picture. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to spell the word 'Impossible'.
6 "Episode 1.6" 12 February 1993 (1993-02-12) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has a picnic in the park. Smart Arty: Smart Arty makes a giant picture of a tennis racket on a tennis court. The Handymen: Handy Sandwich. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to pour custard on a pudding.
7 "Episode 1.7" 19 February 1993 (1993-02-19) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes football crazy! Smart Arty: Smart Arty makes a giant picture of a monkey out of biscuits. The Handymen: Jump Through a Postcard. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible:Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to stand on water.
8 "Episode 1.8" 26 February 1993 (1993-02-26) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to dry clothes in his washing line. Smart Arty: Smart Arty makes a giant picture of a dinosaur in a city. The Handymen: Handy Stone Sculpture. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to make a giant clay of himself.
9 "Episode 1.9" 5 March 1993 (1993-03-05) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to fix his shelf, with an appearance of Tricky Dicky. Smart Arty: Smart Arty makes a giant picture of a footballer on a football stadium. The Handymen: Magic Tube. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to do a ski jump, whilst skiing on a slippery path of oil.
10 "Episode 1.10" 12 March 1993 (1993-03-12) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is working as a postman. Smart Arty: Smart Arty makes a giant picture of himself. The Handymen: Tasty Clown. Tricky Dicky's Mission Impossible: Tricky Dicky challenges a selection of children to throw custard pies at each other.

Series 2 (1994)[edit]

Series 2 saw the departure of Tricky Dicky and the inclusion of a new character – Daisy Dares, played by Deborah McCallum. The episodes were produced in 1993.

# Title Original Airdate # episode
11 "Episode 2.1" 7 January 1994 (1994-01-07) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert's new pet goldfish causes him a lot of trouble. Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays a crazy round of golf. The Handymen: Waving Cards. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her limbo contest.
12 "Episode 2.2" 14 January 1994 (1994-01-14) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert finds a direction. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to make his breakfast. The Handymen: Magic Dice. Question Mark: Football/Ambulance. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to make a giant sandwich in a bouncy castle.
13 "Episode 2.3" 21 January 1994 (1994-01-21) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has hiccups in bed. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to hang his picture up to his wall. The Handymen: Mad Faces. Question Mark: Dartboard/Tree In Blossom. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to go across a swimming float bridge KIDS WIN.
14 "Episode 2.4" 28 January 1994 (1994-01-28) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to decorate his glow in the dark room. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes bullfighting. The Handymen: Turn 2p Into 10p. Question Mark: Tennis Ball. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to her ice skating challenge.
15 "Episode 2.5" 4 February 1994 (1994-02-04) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is in need of some flower power to uplift his window-box. Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws himself a car. The Handymen: Cool Handshake. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again!
16 "Episode 2.6" 11 February 1994 (1994-02-11) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to bake his cake. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes fishing. The Handymen: Turn The Elephant Around. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to paint with their hats on.
17 "Episode 2.7" 18 February 1994 (1994-02-18) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert visits a hardware store, but he attempts to tie his shoelaces. Smart Arty: Smart Arty accidentally spills paint on the floor. The Handymen: Burst Through Frames. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to build a tower of giant cards.
18 "Episode 2.8" 25 February 1994 (1994-02-25) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a valentines party. Smart Arty: Smart Arty rides in a bus. The Handymen: Handy Card. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to go across some giant haystacks.
19 "Episode 2.9" 4 March 1994 (1994-03-04) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to comb his hair, which has gone completely wrong. Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays a game of hockey. The Handymen: Fruity Relaxing Tea. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to splat ketchup onto some chips.
20 "Episode 2.10" 11 March 1994 (1994-03-11) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to stick a picture to his bedroom wall...what could possibly go wrong? Smart Arty: Smart Arty has some fun in the sun. The Handymen: Make a Picture Laugh. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has invited some friends to a tea party.

Series 3 (1995)[edit]

# Title Original air date # episode
21 "Episode 3.1" 6 January 1995 (1995-01-06) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to fix his garden fence. Smart Arty: Smart Arty is having telly troubles . The Handymen: Banana Lollies. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again!
22 "Episode 3.2" 13 January 1995 (1995-01-13) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert pays a visit to the gym. Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws himself some balloons. The Handymen: Vanishing Coin. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her ice cream on a stick challenge DAISY WINS.
23 "Episode 3.3" 20 January 1995 (1995-01-20) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Can Cuthbert's home-made hammock provide some relaxation for him? Smart Arty: Can the magic pen help to wash the paint off Smart Arty's hands? The Handymen: Prisoner. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has gone football crazy in her latest dare!
24 "Episode 3.4" 27 January 1995 (1995-01-27) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert needs to brush his teeth before bed, now if only he can get the toothpaste out of its tube! Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws himself a boat, but will it set sail? The Handymen: Stamp Frame. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her supermarket trolley dash.
25 "Episode 3.5" 3 February 1995 (1995-02-03) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is cleaning his living room, with a little help from a troublesome vacuum cleaner. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to fix his easel. The Handymen: Balloon Cards. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: School dinners are on the menu in Daisy's latest dare.
26 "Episode 3.6" 10 February 1995 (1995-02-10) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to an Italian restaurant. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes swimming. The Handymen: Pop Up Cards. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is holding another messy tea party!
27 "Episode 3.7" 17 February 1995 (1995-02-17) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: A pesky rabbit is sabotaging Cuthbert's prize carrots. Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws a lift. The Handymen: Cress Hand. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Argh! Daisy be up to no good again!
28 "Episode 3.8" 24 February 1995 (1995-02-24) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert gets his toe stuck in a bath tap! Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays some tennis. The Handymen: Flying Chicken. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to eat some bangers and mash. Easy right?
29 "Episode 3.9" 3 March 1995 (1995-03-03) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: It's a hot day and Cuthbert fancies some ice cream. Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws himself an aeroplane for some flying fun. The Handymen: Magic Cups. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to enter her sack race.
30 "Episode 3.10" 10 March 1995 (1995-03-10) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to take his picture. Smart Arty: Smart Arty has a big appetite. The Handymen: Disappearing Scarf. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again!

Series 4 (1996)[edit]

# Title Original air date # episode
31 "Episode 4.1" 5 January 1996 (1996-01-05) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is horsing around...literally. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes on a treasure hunt. The Handymen: Seaside Jellies. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to play some hopscotch, easy right?
32 "Episode 4.2" 12 January 1996 (1996-01-12) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes bonkers on the beach. Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays with a bow and arrow. The Handymen: Handy Wrapping Paper. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her space hopper challenge.
33 "Episode 4.3" 19 January 1996 (1996-01-19) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes potty for pottery. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes ice skating. The Handymen: Funny Face. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is looking for some waiters and waitresses in her latest dare.
34 "Episode 4.4" 26 January 1996 (1996-01-26) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert fancies an ice cream, that's if can get into his piggy bank! Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to keep an egg safe before it hatches. The Handymen: Handy Cake. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has another messy dare up her sleeve for the kids!
35 "Episode 4.5" 2 February 1996 (1996-02-02) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: There's bubble trouble install for a launderette when Cuthbert pays a visit. Smart Arty: Smart Arty is on a mission to pump up his muscles. The Handymen: Magic Bottle. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: An encounter with Smart Arty at Daisy's art class gives some inspiration for her latest dare DAISY WINS.
36 "Episode 4.6" 9 February 1996 (1996-02-09) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has a new hobby...skateboarding! Smart Arty: Smart Arty puts on a magic show. The Handymen: Finger Dancer. Question Mark: Guitar/Donkey. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to catch a water balloon at a high jump KIDS WINS.
37 "Episode 4.7" 16 February 1996 (1996-02-16) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to wait at a bus stop. Smart Arty: Smart Arty gets himself a computer. The Handymen: Splat Card. Question Mark: Telephone Box/Cheese/Ice Cream Van. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her gungy cars challenge.
38 "Episode 4.8" 23 February 1996 (1996-02-23) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes for a ride in his car. Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays with his toys. The Handymen: Magic Tissue Box. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again!
39 "Episode 4.9" 1 March 1996 (1996-03-01) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to nail a picture onto his wall, simple right? Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to take a shower. The Handymen: Banana Dream. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to a spot of fishing.
40 "Episode 4.10" 8 March 1996 (1996-03-08) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to wash the dishes. Smart Arty: Can Smart Arty keep his cool on such a hot day? The Handymen: Ice Cream Horror Face. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy's latest dare for the kids spells trouble!

Christmas Annuals (1996)[edit]

# Title Original Airdate # episode
N/A "Zzzap! Christmas Annual" 29 November 1996 (1996-11-29) 1
The first of four specials - Christmas capers with Cuthbert Lilly, Daisy Dare, Smart Arty and The Handymen.
N/A "Zzzap! Christmas Annual" 6 December 1996 (1996-12-06) 2
The second of four specials - Christmas capers with Cuthbert Lilly, Daisy Dare, Smart Arty and The Handymen.
N/A "Zzzap! Christmas Annual" 13 December 1996 (1996-12-13) 3
The third of four specials - Christmas capers with Cuthbert Lilly, Daisy Dare, Smart Arty and The Handymen.
N/A "Zzzap! Christmas Annual" 20 December 1996 (1996-12-20) 4
Christmas capers with Cuthbert Lilly, Daisy Dare, Smart Arty and The Handymen. The big day has arrived and the comic-strip characters celebrate in true Zzzap! style.

Series 5 (1997)[edit]

# Title Original Airdate # episode
TBA "Episode 5.1" 10 January 1997 (1997-01-10) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: One unlucky customer has hired Cuthbert to clean their windows. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes skiing. The Handymen: Fruity Chocolate Kebabs. Question Mark Wellington Boots/Microphone/Cactus. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to play a game of skittles DAISY WINS.
TBA "Episode 5.2" 17 January 1997 (1997-01-17) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert plays a crazy round of golf. Smart Arty: Smart Arty's babysitting skills are put to the test. The Handymen: Self Raising Roll. Question Mark: Gnome/Fingerprint/Slide. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again!
TBA "Episode 5.3" 24 January 1997 (1997-01-24) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert makes a right splash in the swimming pool! Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws himself a rocket and blasts off into outer space. The Handymen: Handy Window. Question Mark: Swan/Conkers/Toaster. Daisy Dares You: Daisy tricks the kids into thinking they are in for a fine dining experience at her summer cafe.
TBA "Episode 5.4" 31 January 1997 (1997-01-31) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: There is some HAIR-larious goings on at Cuthbert's hairdressers! Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays a game of football. The Handymen: The Balancing Glass. Question Mark: Typewriter/Doll. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her hula hoop challenge KIDS WINS.
TBA "Episode 5.5" 7 February 1997 (1997-02-07) 5
Cuthbert lilly: New balls please! Cuthbert is playing some tennis. Smart Arty: Smart Arty is clowning around. The Handymen: Windy Hand. Question Mark: Cooked Breakfast/Pan Scourer/Iron/Jelly Beans. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has invented a new sport...the pong jump! KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 5.6" 14 February 1997 (1997-02-14) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to cut the grass, much to the dismay of his next door neighbour! Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes canoeing. The Handymen: Mash Potato Hedgehog. Question Mark Dustbin/Biscuits. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to collect some clothes off a washing line...easy right?
TBA "Episode 5.7" 21 February 1997 (1997-02-21) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a karate class. Smart Arty: Smart Arty accidentally spills paint on his person. The Handymen: Stuffed Kiwi Fruits. Question Mark Seagulls. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to clean some windows... it's going to be messy!
TBA "Episode 5.8" 28 February 1997 (1997-02-28) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a fancy dress shop and he destroys a mannequin. Smart Arty: Smart Arty becomes a jockey. The Handymen: Strawberry Sunset. Question Mark: Caravan/Grapes. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to a messy car wash challenge.
TBA "Episode 5.9" 7 March 1997 (1997-03-07) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has an invitation for Smart Artys birthday. Smart Arty: Smart Arty has some coconut troubles. The Handymen: Floating Pencil. Question Mark: Vacuum Cleaner/Teddy. Daisy Dares You: Daisy challenges a group of kids to serve her food... on a bouncy castle!
TBA "Episode 5.10" 14 March 1997 (1997-03-14) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes Bowling. Smart Arty: Smart Arty has a few bee problems. The Handymen: Handy Letter Rack. Question Mark: Tortoise. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to try lie in her hammock.
TBA "Episode 5.11" 21 March 1997 (1997-03-21) 11
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes for a bike ride, but soon gets into trouble! Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes to the funfair. The Handymen: Surprise Hand Card. Question Mark: Bowl of Fruit/Walnuts. Daisy Dares You: Daisy challenges the kids to find the bag of gold.
TBA "Episode 5.12" 28 March 1997 (1997-03-28) 12
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has trouble with a lamp that stops him from getting a good nights sleep Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to watch his video. The Handymen: Magic Tissue Box. Question Mark: Racing Car. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to do an egg and spoon dare.
TBA "Episode 5.13" 5 April 1997 (1997-04-05) 13
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has a few issues with his kite. Smart Arty: Smart Arty injures himself and his ways of trying to get better have disastrous results! The Handymen: Two Tone Lolly. Question Mark: Bench. Daisy Dares You: Daisy's free ice creams don't go down too well with the local residents.

Summer Specials (1997)[edit]

# Title Original Airdate # episode
N/a "Zzzap! Summer Special"  1997 (1997-Summer). n/a
The comic-strip gang have some fun and frolics on the beach.
N/a "Zzzap! Summer Special"  1997 (1997-Summer). n/a
The comic-strip gang are having a camping holiday.
N/a "Zzzap! Summer Special"  1997 (1997-Summer). n/a
The comic-strip gang take to the sea...with guaranteed nautical nonsense!

Christmas Annual (1997)[edit]

# Title Original Airdate # episode
n/a "Zzzap! Christmas Annual" 16 December 1997 (1997-12-16) 1
The 'Zzzap!' characters hold a Christmas party, with hilarious consequences; plus they look back at some classic sketches with Cuthbert Lilly Vacuum Cleaner sketch. and The Bits They Did Go Wrong Funniest sketch ever.

Series 6 (1998)[edit]

# Title Original Airdate # episode
TBA "Episode 6.1" 9 January 1998 (1998-01-09) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: Got milk? Cuthbert has in his latest job as a milkman. Smart Arty: How hard can it be to open a pot of paint? The Handymen: Fizzy Ice Cube Lolly. Question Mark: Chessboard/Doormat. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to a spot of fishing...it's going to be messy!
TBA "Episode 6.2" 16 January 1998 (1998-01-16) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to an art class. Smart Arty: Smart Arty does some snake charming. The Handymen: Swinging Hand. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has another messy dare up her sleeve for the kids.
TBA "Episode 6.3" 23 January 1998 (1998-01-23) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert does a spot of DIY...what could possibly wrong? Smart Arty: Can Smart Arty's magic pen help him on his quest to quenche his thirst in the hot dessert? The Handymen: The Disappearing Coin. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares a group of kids to make an ice cream...it's going to be messy!
TBA "Episode 6.4" 30 January 1998 (1998-01-30) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to make his breakfast. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes bonkers for basketball. The Handymen: Magic Rope Trick. Question Mark Onion/Telephone/Wig. Daisy Dares You: It's no yoke, Daisy has another messy dare up her sleeve for the kids!
TBA "Episode 6.5" 6 February 1998 (1998-02-06) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert plays a game of rugby. Smart Arty: Smart Arty draws himself a hot air balloon. The Handymen: Potato Cress Hair. Daisy Dares You: Mamma Mia! Daisy is up to no good again in her latest dare.
TBA "Episode 6.6" 13 February 1998 (1998-02-13) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert puts a letter in a postbox, but he gets stuck in a postbox. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to clean everything. The Handymen: Strawberry Cat. Question Mark: Washing Machine/Pencil. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her messy cricket challenge, in a very sort of way.
TBA "Episode 6.7" 20 February 1998 (1998-02-20) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: For one unlucky restaurant customer, Cuthbert is their waiter! Smart Arty: Smart Arty becomes a superhero. The Handymen: Magic Pencil Spinner. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is just happily skipping along and another dare comes to mind.
TBA "Episode 6.8" 27 February 1998 (1998-02-27) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has got flower power in his latest job at a florist. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to take his picture. The Handymen: Fruity Frozen Yoghurt. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good with some balloons!
TBA "Episode 6.9" 6 March 1998 (1998-03-06) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a supermarket. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to cut the grass. The Handymen: Sunflower Hands. Question Mark: Rugby Ball/Trifle. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her basketball swimming pool challenge.
TBA "Episode 6.10" 13 March 1998 (1998-03-13) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert visits a museum. Smart Arty: Smart Arty plays with some musical instruments. The Handymen: Handy Book Holders. Question Mark: Videotape/Violin/Sock. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her messy wellington boots challenge.
TBA "Episode 6.11" 20 March 1998 (1998-03-20) 11
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert puts his fitness skills to the test. Smart Arty: Smart Arty fancies a ride in a paper aeroplane! The Handymen: Apple Head. Question Mark: Spider/Brick/Greenhouse. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to carry a tray of milkshakes...easy right?
TBA "Episode 6.12" 27 March 1998 (1998-03-27) 12
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is working as an ice cream man. Smart Arty: Smart Arty becomes a lifeguard. The Handymen: Gingerbread Men. Question Mark: Button/Sewing Machine/Mask. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her messy slide challenge.
TBA "Episode 6.13" 3 April 1998 (1998-04-03) 13
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a funfair. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes for a walk in the countryside. The Handymen: Handy Dog Puppet. Question Mark: Blender. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to fire cartons of orange juice onto unsuspecting people, with a catapult

Series 7 (1998)[edit]

# Title Original Airdate # episode
TBA "Episode 7.1" 1 September 1998 (1998-09-01) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert joins the cricket club. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes to a zoo. The Handymen: Balancing Ping Pong Ball. Question Mark: Train/Jelly/Armchair. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to post a letter, how hard can that be?! KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 7.2" 8 September 1998 (1998-09-08) 2
Cuthbert Lilly: One unlucky customer has the experience of Cuthbert's shoe shining service. Smart Arty: Smart Arty is bonkers for bowling! The Handymen: Biting Bookmark. Question Mark Burger. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to make a trifle, it's going to be messy! DAISY WINS
TBA "Episode 7.3" 15 September 1998 (1998-09-15) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert doesn't has enough money to buy a chocolate bar, so he decides to become a busker. Smart Arty: Smart Arty has a bad back, can his magic pen help to comfort his aches and pains? The Handymen: Rocket Cake. Question Mark Shopping Trolley/Ribbon. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares some kids to flip and catch a pancake in a frying pan...easy right?
TBA "Episode 7.4" 22 September 1998 (1998-09-22) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert joins the scouts. Smart Arty: Smart Arty uses his magic pen to help clean his dirty windows. The Handymen: Escaping Hanky. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to throw a hat onto a hat stand, how hard can that be? KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 7.5" 29 September 1998 (1998-09-29) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert attempts to re-decorate his living room, what could possibly go wrong? Smart Arty: Smart Arty uses his magic pen to draw some playground equipment to play with. The Handymen: Witches Brew. Question Mark: Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to serve up some beans on toast, easy right? KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 7.6" 6 October 1998 (1998-10-06) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: It's a doggy dog world for Cuthbert in his latest job. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes potty for pottery. The Handymen: Magic String. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: How hard can it be to drink a milkshake?! KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 7.7" 13 October 1998 (1998-10-13) 7
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has got himself a computer, but can he get it to work? Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes apple picking. The Handymen: Handy Stand. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to serve up a pie...it's going to be messy!
TBA "Episode 7.8" 20 October 1998 (1998-10-20) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: There is a new paper boy in town...and it's Cuthbert! Smart Arty: Moto-madness with Smart Arty and his motorbike. The Handymen: Teddy Bear Fridge Magnet. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to have their face painted, how hard can that be?
TBA "Episode 7.9" October 27, 1998 (1998-10-27) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Mamma Mia! Cuthbert visits a pizza restaurant. Smart Arty: Smart Arty's curtains and blinds have a mind of their own, can his magic pen solve the problem? The Handymen: Eyeball Muffin. Question Mark: Pig. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has another EGG-cellent dare up her sleeve!
TBA "Episode 7.10" 3 November 1998 (1998-11-03) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is left minding the baby! Smart Arty: It's a very windy day, so Smart Arty decides to go kite flying. The Handymen: Lion Card. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Dares the kids to her buzzer game. DAISY WINS
TBA "Episode 7.11" 10 November 1998 (1998-11-10) 11
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert wants to go on a galactic adventure to the moon. Smart Arty: It's a dog's life for Smart Arty when he draws himself a pet. The Handymen: Mini Roll Bees. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is let loose with a catapult, some flour bombs and gunge balloons...it's going to be messy! KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 7.12" 17 November 1998 (1998-11-17) 12
Cuthbert lilly: Cuthbert is clowning around in his latest job as a children's entertainer. Smart Arty: Smart Arty makes a splish and a splash on a rainy day. The Handymen: Handy Mobile. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to eat a doughnut and later an ice cream, easy right?
TBA "Episode 7.13" 24 November 1998 (1998-11-24) 13
Cuthbert lilly: Cuthbert causes havoc at a jumble sale. Smart Arty: Smart Arty goes bird watching. The Handymen: Magic Matchbox. Question Mark Police Car/Sticky Tape/Ladder. Daisy Dares You: Rhubarb and custard is on the menu in Daisy's latest dare for the kids.
TBA "Episode 7.14" 1 December 1998 (1998-12-01) 14
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has problems crossing the road, with an appearance of Smart Arty. Smart Arty: Smart Arty attempts to clean his dirty car. The Handymen: Dice Game. Question Mark: Ambulance/Rubber Duck/Television. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to go down a zip line, grab an ice cream and eat it all without melting it. KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 7.15" 8 December 1998 (1998-12-08) 15
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert does some clothes modelling. Smart Arty: Smart Arty has an itch. The Handymen: Plastery Hands. Question Mark: Tent/Bread/Wheelchair. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to paint santa clauses beard.
TBA "Episode 7.16" 14 December 1998 (1998-12-14) 16
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes surfing on a lake. Smart Arty: Smart Arty is heading into the garden to plant some seeds. The Handymen: Jelly Beach Babies. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again! This time she dares the kids to sabotage a cake competition by throwing custard pies at unsuspecting people!

Series 8 (1999)[edit]

Series 8 saw the departure of Smart Arty and the inclusion of a new character – Minnie The Mini Magician, played by Sophie Aldred.

# Title Original Airdate # episode
TBA "Episode 8.1" 7 September 1999 (1999-09-07) 1
Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to play a game of gunge balloon basketball, it's going to be messy! Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie puts on a magic show. The Handymen: Seal Cake. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a fun fair.
TBA "Episode 8.2" 14 September 1999 (1999-09-14) 2
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie breaks her bike and attempts to magic a new one. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to catch a fly. The Handymen: Trapeze Artist. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert gets more than he bargains for when he visits a joke shop!
TBA "Episode 8.3" 21 September 1999 (1999-09-21) 3
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie needs some money to replace her old and tatty hat. Daisy Dares You: Spelling Daisy's name...easy right? The Handymen: Traffic Light Sandwiches. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert's aunt comes to visit him...what could possibly go wrong?
TBA "Episode 8.4" 28 September 1999 (1999-09-28) 4
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to clean out her attic. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to go in a trap in a swimming pool, and then get out to the finish line at the end. The Handymen: Handy Flower Pot. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to the farm.
TBA "Episode 8.5" 5 October 1999 (1999-10-05) 5
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie goes to bed. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her grape juice game. The Handymen: Orange Peel Surprise. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert does some roller blading.
TBA "Episode 8.6" 12 October 1999 (1999-10-12) 6
Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to paint a picture, how hard can that be? DAISY WINS Eye: Aliens. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie uses her magic touch to help with some household chores. The Handymen: Hypnotising Handkerchief. Eyes In Leaves: Goldfish/Cat. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is getting ready for his holidays.
TBA "Episode 8.7" 19 October 1999 (1999-10-19) 7
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie experiments with her hair, with some HAIR-larious results! Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to a summer fete. Eyes In Leaves: Rhinoceros. The Handymen: Crocodile Pegs. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to add the icing on the cake! DAISY WINS
TBA "Episode 8.8" 26 October 1999 (1999-10-26) 8
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to cut the grass. Eye: Farmers. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her custard pie challenge. The Handymen: Magic Ring. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has a nightmare in bed.
TBA "Episode 8.9" 2 November 1999 (1999-11-02) 9
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to clean the windows. Dot To Dot: Television. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to open the door with a giant key. The Handymen: Cardboard Box Challenge. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is working in a cheese shop.
TBA "Episode 8.10" 9 November 1999 (1999-11-09) 10
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie plays with some basketball. Question Mark: Fire Engine. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to her bullseye game. The Handymen: Model Person. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has a warm bubbly bath.
TBA "Episode 8.11" 16 November 1999 (1999-11-16) 11
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to perform some magical DIY. Eyes In Leaves: Koala Bear. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to splat the rat! KIDS WIN The Handymen: Moving Card. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes chaos even when he is ill!
TBA "Episode 8.12" 23 November 1999 (1999-11-23) 12
Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again! Eyes In Leaves: Bee. The Handymen: Wrapper Car. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie invites Cuthbert Lilly for tea. Eye: Caterpillars. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes an eyeful of chaos at an opticians.
TBA "Episode 8.13" 30 November 1999 (1999-11-30) 13
Cuthbert Lilly: Climbing calamities with Cuthbert at a climbing site! Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again, this time she dares the kids to knock down ten green bottles, with a messy surprise install for two unsuspecting painters on the other side of the wall! Dot To Dot: Trumpet. The Handymen: Spotty Dog. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie magics herself to the beach for some fun in the sun.

Series 9 (2000)[edit]

Series 9 saw the departure of Deborah McCallum as Daisy Dares and the arrival of Claire Macaulay taking up the role.

# Title Original Airdate # episode
TBA "Episode 9.1" 7 September 2000 (2000-09-07) 1
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie is having problems with a mouse. The Handymen: Hanky Magic. Eye: Elves. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is let loose in a posh mansion as a butler, what could possibly go wrong? Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to make a sandwich, easy right? KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 9.2" 14 September 2000 (2000-09-14) 2
Daisy Dares You: How hard can it be to present a bowl of fruit for Daisy? DAISY WINS Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie becomes a superhero for the day, with a little help from her magical super powers. Eyes In Leaves: Gorilla. The Handymen: Alien Pencil. Cuthbert Lilly: It's Cuthbert's birthday, and it looks like everyone has forgotten...or have they?
TBA "Episode 9.3" 21 September 2000 (2000-09-21) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes chaos on his holidays...even before he has left the airport! Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie wants to fly, but can her magic fulfil her request? Dot To Dot: Wheelbarrow. The Handymen: Non-Melting Ice Cream. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is forever blowing bubbles in her latest dare for the kids. KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 9.4" 28 September 2000 (2000-09-28) 4
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes to stay at a hotel. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie plays a crazy round of golf. Question Mark: Boat. The Handymen: Rude Roll. Daisy Dares You: Daisy is football crazy in her latest dare for the kids. KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 9.5" 5 October 2000 (2000-10-05) 5
Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to a spot of fishing. KIDS WIN Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert puts his fitness skills to the test at an athletics stadium. Eyes in Leaves: Bat. The Handymen: Magic Envelope. Eye: Boomerang. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to build an igloo.
TBA "Episode 9.6" 12 October 2000 (2000-10-12) 6
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert has green fingers in his latest job at a garden centre.Question Mark: Washing Basket. The Handymen: Wobbly Pig. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to serve up some spaghetti bolognaise, how hard can that be? DAISY WINS Eyes In Leaves: Guinea Pig. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to keep fit...with a little magic touch of course.
TBA "Episode 9.7" 19 October 2000 (2000-10-19) 7
Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to build a tower of building blocks...east right? KIDS WIN Dot to Dot: Castle. The Handymen: Expanding Card. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes chaos where ever he goes, even on a bus journey! Question Mark: Watermelon. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie has a hole in her wall, can her magic help?
TBA "Episode 9.8" 26 October 2000 (2000-10-26) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert in a library? There's bound to be chaos! Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie goes camping. Eyes in Leaves: Bear. The Handymen: Water Magic. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to serve up some hot dogs, but like with all dares there's a twist! DAISY WINS
TBA "Episode 9.9" 2 November 2000 (2000-11-02) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert trains himself at an assault course. The Handymen: Cardboard Flies. Eyes in Leaves: Camel. Minnie The Mini Magician: It's a dog's life for Minnie when she magics herself a pet. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to literally add the cherry on the cake! KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 9.10" 9 November 2000 (2000-11-09) 10
Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to collect her washing, easy right? DAISY WINS Question Mark: Tractor. The Handymen: Volcano. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to make herself a new dress. Dot to Dot: Banana. Cuthbert Lilly: Can Cuthbert find the perfect present for Daisy's birthday at the last minute?
TBA "Episode 9.11" 16 November 2000 (2000-11-16) 11
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes chaos at the park whilst working as a road cleaner. The Handymen: Stripey Slush Drink. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie plays with some magical musical instruments. Eye: Mermaids. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has another messy dare install for the kids. KIDS WIN
TBA "Episode 9.12" 23 November 2000 (2000-11-23) 12
Daisy Dares You: Honey on toast, how hard can that be to make? The Handymen: Crazy Hands. Eyes In Leaves: Duck. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie's L plate is missing! Can her magic help find it? Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes go-kart racing.
TBA "Episode 9.13" 30 November 2000 (2000-11-30) 13
Daisy Dares You: Daisy is up to no good again, this time she dares the kids to play her gunge balloon rugby, with some unspecting people on the receiving end! The Handymen: Enchanted Necklace. Eye: Astronauts. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie attempts to make a portrait of herself. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert gets a job at a beauty parlour.

Series 10 (2001)[edit]

This was the final series of ZZZap! Series 10 saw the departure of the giant comic and CGI graphics replaced it.

# Title Original Airdate # episode
TBA "Episode 10.1" 3 September 2001 (2001-09-03) 1
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is going on a date. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie is having a jungle expedition. Magnifying Glass. The Handymen: Fantastic Fish. Daisy Dares You: To feed a frog.
TBA "Episode 10.2" 4 September 2001 (2001-09-04) 2
Daisy Dares You: To slot a coin into a piggy bank. Dot to Dot. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie has got a shiney new magic wand. The Handymen: Cheesy Feet. Eyes in Leaves. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes chaos in his new job at the building site!
TBA "Episode 10.3" 5 September 2001 (2001-09-05) 3
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes bonkers for basketball. The Handymen: Ice Man. Eye. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie blasts off into outer space. Daisy Dares You: To serve up some milkshakes.
TBA "Episode 10.4" 6 September 2001 (2001-09-06) 4
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie is causing a calamity in the wild west! Question Mark. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes bird watching. The Handymen: Cheese Box Challenge. Dot to Dot. Daisy Dares You: To collect some eggs.
TBA "Episode 10.5" 7 September 2001 (2001-09-07) 5
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert joins a health club. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie plays in the snow. Question Mark. The Handymen: Double Your Money. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to paint a picture...but with a twist!
TBA "Episode 10.6" 10 September 2001 (2001-09-10) 6
Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie is in the mood for dancing! Eye. The Handymen: Lucky Lady. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert gets a job as a removal man. Magnifying Glass. Daisy Dares You: Will the kids be able to steer in the right direction in Daisy's latest dare?
126 "Episode 10.7" 11 September 2001 (2001-09-11) 7

Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to make some beans on toast. Easy right? Eyes in Leaves. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie magics up a robot to do her house work. The Handymen: Ring Ping Pong. Question Mark. Cuthbert Lilly: The soothing atmosphere of a music shop is disrupted when Cuthbert pays a visit!

NOTE: Due to the UK's national channels (ITV included) shifting their coverage to focus on the September 11 attacks, this episode (along with other children's programmes that aired on the ITV Network that same day) was broadcast on ITV2.
127 "Episode 10.8" 12 September 2001 (2001-09-12) 8
Cuthbert Lilly: Can Cuthbert make it to the station in time for his train? Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie goes kite flying. Eye. The Handymen: Chewy Checkers. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to make an ice cream, how hard can that be?
TBA "Episode 10.9" 13 September 2001 (2001-09-13) 9
Cuthbert Lilly: An unlucky customer has the Cuthbert Cleaning experience! Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie plays with some magical toys. Dot to Dot. The Handymen: Chatterbox. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to eat a doughnut. How easy is that?!
TBA "Episode 10.10" 14 September 2001 (2001-09-14) 10
Cuthbert Lilly: It's just another day at the office...until Cuthbert arrives! Magnifying Glass. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie uses her magic touch to grow some vegetables. The Handymen: Eggy Friend. Question Mark. Daisy Dares You: Daisy dares the kids to serve up a trifle...it's going to be messy!
TBA "Episode 10.11" 17 September 2001 (2001-09-17) 11
Daisy Dares You: Anyone for Tennis? It's another Daisy dare! The Handymen: Cola Surprise. Question Mark. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie plays some football, with a little magic touch of course. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert goes for a picnic in the park.
TBA "Episode 10.12" 18 September 2001 (2001-09-18) 12
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert causes chaos at an evening class! Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie goes on a hunt for her missing hat, but will her magical powers help to find it? Eye. The Handymen: Changing Faces. Daisy Dares You: Daisy has another dare up her sleeve for the kids!
TBA "Episode 10.13" 19 September 2001 (2001-09-19) 13
Daisy Dares You: How hard can it be to put the pieces of a burger together? The Handymen: Fizzy Fruit. Dot to Dot. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie goes on a treasure hunt. Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is trapped inside his own house...and there is nothing to eat!
TBA "Episode 10.14" 20 September 2001 (2001-09-20) 14
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is giving his garden a makeover. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie invites Daisy for tea. Eyes in Leaves. The Handymen: Handshake. Daisy Dares You: Can the kids rescue some rubber ducks in Daisy's latest date?
TBA "Episode 10.15" 21 September 2001 (2001-09-21) 15
Cuthbert Lilly: Cuthbert is clearing out his entire wardrobe in favour of some new clothes. Minnie The Mini Magician: Minnie is clowning around! Magnifying Glass. The Handymen: Wrapper Rocket. Daisy Dares You: Some unsuspecting guests at a birthday party are in for a very messy surprise!