Episode List

Episode 1: The Thirty Minute Work Week
Wembley, after much wembling, chooses a job as the siren for the Fraggle Volunteer Fire Department.
Songs: "Workin', Workin'", "The Fireman's Anthem"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket has trouble choosing between two kinds of donuts and two kinds of soup.
Travelling Matt: Roller Coaster
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Norman Campbell
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VTR Date: March 10, 1982

Episode 2: Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk
Gobo is trapped in Doc's workshop but his friends rescue him with spilt milk and a Doozer catapult.
Songs: "Feel So Bad", "Feel So Glad", "Kick a Stone"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc boards up the Fraggle Hole and invents musical instruments from party favors.
Travelling Matt: Parking Meters
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Perry Rosemond
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VTR Date: April 14, 1982

Episode 3: You Can't Do That Without a Hat
BOOBER loses his hat after the Trash Heap tells him it's lucky, so his new-found courage disappears.
Songs: "Without a Hat", "Inny Minny Cow Cow", "Pantry Chant", "Lost and Found"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket loses the stave shaver Doc needs to complete his barrel scraper invention.
Travelling Matt: Donut Shop
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Perry Rosemond
VTR Date: April 21, 1982
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Episode 4: The Preachification of Convincing John
MOKEY gets fast-talking help to save the Doozer's constructions from being eaten by hungry Fraggles.
Songs: "Why (Do Caterpillars Crawl)", "Listen to Convincing John"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc's diary of invention ideas inspires him to try sewing a button on a fried egg.
Travelling Matt: Construction Site
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: April 28, 1982
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Episode 5: Let the Water Run
Red's swimming extravaganza and Pa Gorg's bath are canceled by a far-reaching water shortage.
Songs: "Do It On My Own", "Pipe Bangers Theme: (inst.), "See the Water & Run"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket can't have a much-loved bath until Doc fixes the noisy water pipes.
Travelling Matt: Umbrellas
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Perry Rosemond
VTR Date: May 5, 1982
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Episode 6: Catch the Tail by the Tiger
Gobo prepares to leave Fraggle Rock when he thinks his Uncle Matt needs rescuing in Outer Space.
Songs: "Catch the Tail by the Tiger", "Rollin', Rollin' On", "Now's the Time for Parting", "So Long Gobo"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket is afraid of lightning, so Doc invents a lightning deflector hat for him.
Travelling Matt: Crosswalks
Writer: David Yung
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: May 12, 1982
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Episode 7: I Want to Be You
RED is upset by attention paid to MOKEY and tries imitating her to get some appreciation.
Doc & Sprocket: Doc and Sprocket scrap Dock's bolt-sorter toaster invention and dress as each other for a costume party.
Travelling Matt: Pig Farm
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Perry Rosemond
VTR Date: June 30, 1982
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Episode 8: Wembley and the Gorgs
Wembley becomes a slave of the Gorgs, who put the Fraggles that come to rescue him on trial.
Songs: "From Here to There", "Recruiting Song (Heed the Drumbeat Now)", "Fraggle Rock Rock"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc leaves Sprocket briefly to get his Tinkerer's Society "Man of the Year" award
Travelling Matt: Kites
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: July 2, 1982
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Episode 9: The Lost Treasure of the Fraggles
Gobo and RED find a treasure map that leads the Fraggles to a mysterious box in the Gorg's castle.
Songs: "Cave Flute", "Mokey's Jam Session", "Music Box Song" (all instrumental)
Doc & Sprocket: get a pair of roller-skates and a stubbornly locked trunk from a rummage sale.
Travelling Matt: Coins in the Fountain
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Perry Rosemond
VTR Date: July 14, 1982
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Episode 10: Beginnings
Gobo takes over exploring Fraggle Rock when Uncle Matt leaves to start his travels in Outer Space.
Songs: "Hip Hip Hooray", "Follow Me", "I've Seen Troubles (Pain and Woe)"
Doc & Sprocket move into the workshop; Sprocket discovers the Fraggles and their hole in the wall.
Travelling Matt: Matt discovers Dock's shop, Sprocket, humans & cars.
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: July 21, 1982
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Episode 11: The Terrible Tunnel
Wembley is told about the Tunnel by Boober & the Storyteller; he discovers it's not just a scary story.
Songs: "The Ballad of Sir Blunderbrain", "Bad News", "I'm Not Scared"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket finds a horseshoe in the garden; Doc needs it for his collapsing bookcase
Travelling Matt: Hole-sewing Creatures (fishermen & nets)
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: July28, 1982
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Episode 12: The Finger of Light
MOKEY is chosen to be Ruler for a day, much to weird Marlon Fraggle's dismay.
Songs: "World's Oldest Fraggle's Boogie (Wo-Wo!)", "Yucky!", "Time to Live as One"
Doc & Sprocket: Dock's noisy quadraphonic plant growth inducer sparks a neighborhood protest.
Travelling Matt: Marionette
Writer: David Young
Director: Peter Harris
VTR Date: August 4, 1982
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Note: After this show, Gobo got his new shirt, vest & haircut; Ma Gorg got her "Facelift" and new hairstyle.

Episode 13: We Love you Wembley
Wembley'S friends and the Trash Heap talk him into using a potent love potion on Lou Fraggle.
Songs: "Help Me for a Change", "Just a Little Wimp", "Lover #9", "Wembley #9", ""Learn to Love a Wimp"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc invents a combination smoke detector/burglar alarm/chandelier.
Travelling Matt: Ice Cream Parlor
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Dates: February 7, 1983
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Episode 14: The Challenge
Red and Gobo compete for leadership, then cooperate to convince Junior Gorg that he has a disease.
Songs: "Noodlin' Nut" (Gobo guitar inst.), "Dum Dee Dum II (I Wish I had a Genie)", "Dixie Waillin"
Doc & Sprocket compete frantically against other playing video games on Dock's new computer.
Travelling Matt: Mouth Burners (Cigarettes)
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: February 14, 1983
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Episode 15: I Don't Care
Boober's friends ruin his lucky blanket and he puts them on trial in the Fraggle Hall of Justice.
Songs: "(Get Blue (Goin' Down the Road)", "Get Blue Reprise", "I Swear (To Be Fair)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc invents a robot dog to take over fetching the paper and Sprocket gets jealous.
Travelling Matt: Boomerang
Writer: Carol Bolt
Director: Stephen Katz
VTR Date: February 21, 1983
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Episode 16: Marooned
Boober and Red learn things about each other when they're trapped together during a cave-in.
Songs: "(Get a Move On) Go With the Flow", "The Friendship Song", Friendship Song Birthday Reprise"
Doc & Sprocket invent dognip & shelter Mr. Shimmelfinney's nasty cat Fluffinella during a snowstorm.
Travelling Matt: Bubble Gum
Writer: David Young
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: February 28, 1983
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Episode 17: Capture the Moon
Gobo leads a mission to rescue the Fraggle Moon from Junior Gorg during the Festival of the Moon.
Songs: "Shine On Us Now (moon Come Soon)", "Sail Away (With You)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc resorts to hypnotic recordings to cure Sprocket's full-moon-induced insomnia.
Travelling Matt: Rainbow Farm (Chickens)
Writer: David Brandes
Director: Doug Williams
VTR Date: March 7, 1983
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Episode 18: The Minstrels
Red is chosen by Cantus the Minstrel to lead a song medley, but she "borrows" his magic pipe for help.
Songs: "Let Me Be Your Song", "Fraggle Sonata" (inst.) & miscellaneous minstrel music.
Doc & Sprocket create a huge chain-reaction musical doorbell that takes up the entire workshop.
Travelling Matt: Mannequin
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Dates: March 14, 1983
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Episode 19: The Great Radish Famine
The Trash Heap's wish for Gorg-Fraggle-Doozer harmony causes the Gorgs to lose their heads.
Songs: "Doozer March Song (Set Your Shoulder)", "Doozer Knitting Song", "Perfect Harmony"
Doc & Sprocket: Dock's gasoline-saving experiment is tampered with by Mr. Shimmelfinney as a joke.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Dates: March 21, 1983
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Episode 20: The Garden Plot
Red overcomes fear & takes action when Junior Gorg tries blowing up Fraggle Rock to impress Pa Gorg.
Songs: "Muck and Goo" (DL & bpN), "Dum of a Son of a Gun", "Afraid to be Afraid"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc loses the rent money & Sprocket finds it while hammering at the Fraggle hole.
Travelling Matt: Skateboards
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: April 4, 1983
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Episode 21: Gobo's Discovery
Gobo suffers an explorer's identity crisis until he accidentally unleashes the horrible Invisible Garboil.
Songs: "Once Upon a Time (I Knew My Name)", "The Me I Wanna Be", "What If"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc gives up inventing to be a barber but ends up inventing whisker wax for Sprocket.
Travelling Matt: Sheep Shearing
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Martin Lavut
VTR Dates: April 11, 1983
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Episode 22: The Beast of Blue Rock
Wembley must choose between entering Red's splash-a-thon and accompanying Gobo on a scary journey.
Songs: "Brave Alone", "Brave Boy Jump Up", "Wemblin' Fool"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc tries to convince a very ill Sprocket to overcome his fear of going to the vet.
Travelling Matt: Lawn mowers
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: April 18, 1983
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Episode 23: Mokey's Funeral
Mokey is upset by her friends' jokes and fools them and Junior Gorg too well with a dummy of herself.
Songs: "Ragtime Queen", "The Joke Isn't Funny Anymore"
Doc & Sprocket: Dock's hiccups make him very irritable; Sprocket leaves him & sleeps out in the rain
Travelling Matt: Ice Cubes
Writers: Jerry & Susan Juhl
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Dates: April 25, 1983
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Episode 24: New Trash Heap in Town
Mokey is chosen by mistaken Fraggles to be an easier and safer dispenser of wisdom than the Trash Heap.
Songs: "Easy Is the Only Way to Go", "A Helping Hand"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc eats all the fattening food Sprocket can carry while on a rutabaga juice diet.
Travelling Matt: Kangaroos
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: May 2, 1983
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Episode 25: Wembley'S EGG
Wembley finds a meaning in life when he hatches a baby tree creature and tries to teach it to fly.
Songs: "(Sleep By the) Light of the Moon", "Fly to the Sky (Learn to Fly)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc overlooks Sprocket's birthday when he finds a book on improving observation.
Travelling Matt: Airplanes
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Dates: September 21, 1983
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Episode 26: Boober Rock
Boober moves to the Caves of Boredom, a seemingly peaceful home away from noisy Fraggle Rock.
Songs: "I'm Never Alone", "remembering Song (Na-Na-Na)"
Doc & Sprocket divide the room with a territory line after Dock's electric sponge plans get wrinkled.
Travelling Matt: Subway
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: Norman Campbell
VTR Dates: September 28, 1983
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Episode 27: The Trash Heap Doesn't Live Here Anymore
The Trash Heap is moved by Junior Gorg and the change causes her to develop a split personality.
Songs: "(Today Has Been) A Perfect Day", "The Garbage of Time", "Trash Is Back In Town"
Doc & Sprocket see how water changes in form (ice to liquid to steam) without changing in substance.
Travelling Matt: Elevator
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: October 5, 1983
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Episode 28: Red's Sea Monster
Red exaggerates so much that when she discovers a shy, giant sea monster, no one believes her.
Songs: "Bring Back the Wonder", "Sorrow and Shame", "Sing It and Say"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc harvests and cooks seaweed; he doesn't believe Sprocket's Fraggle stories.
Travelling Matt: Identical Twins
Writer : David Young
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: October 12, 1983
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Episode 29: Boober's Dream
Boober meets his goofy dream alter-ego Sidebottom, who traps the other Fraggles in his dream world.
Songs: "Everybody's Doin' It", "Dream a Dream (and See)", "Party Hard (Who Knows What You See)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc dreams about small furry creatures, smaller fat green creatures and striped socks.
Travelling Matt: Drive-In
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: October 19, 1983
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Episode 30: Uncle Matt Comes Home
Gobo argues with his visiting Uncle Matt while they both try to find the legendary Crystal Cavern.
Songs: "Welcome Back, Uncle Matt", "Follow Me"
Doc & Sprocket: Almost catch Uncle Matt while trying to gather photo and sound evidence of Fraggles.
Travelling Matt: Skiing
Writers: Jerry & Susan Juhl
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: October 26, 1983
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Episode 31: Mokey and the Minstrels
Mokey wants to become a Minstrel and tries to learn their secrets while traveling with them.
Songs: "Music Makes Us Real (Ping!)", "Lose Your Heart (And It's Found)", "Water Drip Song" (inst.)
Doc & Sprocket: Doc wants to learn how to play the saxophone, but takes one apart first to study it.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: November 2, 1983
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Episode 32: All Work And All Play
Cotterpin Doozer rejects the dull Doozer way of life and tries to become a fun Fraggle with Red's help.
Songs: "The Way I've Got to Go", "Yes We Can (Doozer Initiation)", "Rumble Bug Hum" (tongue twister)
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket wants to be a horse; Doc et him a saddle. But tries to discourage him.
Travelling Matt: Video Archive
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: November 16, 1983
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Episode 33: Sir Hubris and the Gorgs
Gobo and friends disguise themselves as a legendary Gorg ruler to send away the Gorgs forever.
Songs: "Only Way Home (One Way, Thru Way, Free Way)", "Doom Dee Doom (March Alone)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc tries to fix the rood during a storm but his leg breaks through the ceiling.
Travelling Matt: Halloween
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Dates; November 23, 1983
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Episode 34: The Wizard of Fraggle Rock
Wembley innocently trades places with a lookalike Wizard who is being hunted by the Poison Cackler.
Songs: "Is It True?"
Doc & Sprocket find an old trunk filled with hand-me-down magic-act props and try some rope tricks.
Travelling Matt: Hair Salon
Writers: Jocelyn Stevenson & John Pattison
Director: Norman Campbell
VTR Date: November 30, 1983
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Episode 35: The Doozer Contest
Flange and Modem Doozers' construction crews compete to see who can build the tastiest towers.
Songs: "Doozer Building Song (We'll Work Together Building Shapes in the Air)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc shows the teamwork of an art farm; Sprocket tries to fight with a new dog.
Travelling Matt: CN Tower
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: December 7, 1983
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Episode 36: A Friend in Need
Gobo makes peace with Sprocket while rescuing him with some help from Ma Gorg's greaseberry butter.
Songs: "I Knew I Was Good", "Wise to Myself", "Count On Me"
Doc & SprocketL Doc gets an antique ring stuck on his finger;
Travelling Matt: Broom Closet
Writer: Laura Philips
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: December 14, 1983
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Episode 37: Red's Club
Red starts her own rescuing club to compete with Gobo's, but only Cotterpin Doozer will join.
Songs: "One and One (I'm the One That Won)", "The Rules Song (I'm the Leader Now)"
Doc & Sprocket start an exclusive "Underdog Club" when Sprocket is rejected by the "Top Dog Club"
Travelling Matt: Ringing Cave (School)
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: January 25, 1984
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Episode 38: The Secret of Convincing John
Wembley gets un-wembled by Convincing John, but in becoming decisive turns aggressive and rude.
Songs: "Clown Concerto", "A Tiger and a Terror" (both bpN), "Choose-Right (Up-Tight Move-Now) Blues"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc tries positive thinking while tearing up the floor to fix the plumbing.
Travelling Matt: Statues
Writer: bp Nichol
Director George Bloomfield
VTR Date: February 1, 1984
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Episode 39: Manny's Land of Carpets
Gobo brings back a radio from Dock's Workshop; the Fraggles think the commercials are magic messages.
Songs: "Follow the Road", "Goodbye, Goodbye (Just a Rainbow in the Sky)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc invents a radio for world-wide signals but it receives only tacky local stations.
Travelling Matt: Wish-Granting Creature (Santa)
Writer: David Young
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: February 8, 1984
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Episode 40: Junior Sells the Farm
Junior Gorg sells the family castle to nasty Wander McMooch for some magical Peas of Power.
Songs: "Dream Girl Lover", "The Gorg's Lament (O World O Time O Woe)"
Doc & Sprocket learn "Let the buyer beware" when their Clark-McElcheran Dog Feeder doesn't work.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: February 15, 1984
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Episode 41: The Day The Music Died
Gobo writes the cycle's Glory Song and finds that music revives the Rock's light-producing Ditzies
Songs: "Stuff Samba (Do the Stuff You've Always Done Before)", "Shine On, Shine On Me"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc studies communication and tries to learn dog language so he can talk to Sprocket.
Travelling Matt: Street Musician (Phil Balsam)
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: February 22, 1984
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Episode 42: Fraggle Wars
Red is reluctant to follow orders t attack a gloomy race of Cave Fraggles that have captured Mokey.
Songs: "If It Happened to you" (TWJ), "Ho Ho Ho (What A Funny World It Is)", "Sunlight and Shadow"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc has a joy-buzzing, pie-throwing practical joke war with Mr. Shimmelfinney.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: February 29, 1984
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Episode 43: Doomsday Soup
Boober accidentally creates a soup which causes invisibility, earthquakes and Gorg indigestion.
Songs: "A Fraggle You Can't See", "Dump the Stuff Out (Yucky for Sure)", "Spring Cleaning" (all TWJ)
Doc & Sprocket: and the workshop get soaked when the pipes burst during spring-cleaning.
Travelling Matt: Fast Food
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: March 14, 1984
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Episode 44: A Cave of one's Own
Red and Mokey move into a new cave together but their differences almost ruin their friendship.
Songs: "Somewhere There's a Special Place", "Share and You're Not Alone" (both TWJ)
Doc & Sprocket protest an inn opening nearby until they meet owner Ms. Ardath and her dog, Marigold.
Travelling Matt: Toy Chest
Writers: Jerry & Susan Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: March 21, 1984
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Episode 45: Boober's Quiet Day
Boober's little lies force him to masquerade as a gypsy lady with the help of alter-ego Sidebottom.
Songs: "The Gypsy Song (I Sniff the Rose)" (bpN)
Doc & Sprocket: Doc realizes how much he needs Sprocket, who's away at the vet getting a flea bath.
Travelling Matt: Napkins
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: March 28, 1984
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Episode 46: Wembley and the Great Race
Wembley is afraid of winning and hurting Gobo's feelings when they run races against each other.
Songs: "Friends Til the End", "Front 'N' Back Patter Song (Turn Around Now!)" (both TWJ)
Doc & Sprocket: Doc wants to enter a reluctant Sprocket in a dog show to impress Mr. Shimmelfinney
Travelling Matt: Track Meet
Writer: Bob Sandler
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: April 4, 1984
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Episode 47: Doozer is as Doozer Does
Wrench Doozer tries flooping & risks getting the dreaded hiccups so he can be rev like Turbo Doozer.
Songs: "Rev", "The Flooping Song"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc dresses up for an interview with Ms. Ardath about a job at the Captain's Inn.
Travelling Matt: Bus Stop
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: April 11, 1984
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Episode 48: Invasion of the Toe Ticklers
Mokey saves the Toe Ticklers from Gorg extermination, but they're dangerously ticklesome to Fraggles.
Songs: "The Joy", "(You Were) Born to Laugh" (both bpN)
Doc & Sprocket make the gas company reroute its line when a valuable fossil bed is uncovered nearby.
Travelling Matt: Mother Nature (Hiker)
Writer: David Young
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: April 18, 1984
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Episode 49: Red-Handed and the Invisible Thief
Red's tasty radish bars keep disappearing' she suspects Mokey & takes her before the Council of Sages.
Songs: "Sweet, Sweet Sweet Little Treat", "The Hum Song (Hold Each Other's Noses)" (both TWJ)
Doc & Sprocket take action when they think burglars are ransacking Ms. Ardath's Captain's Inn.
Travelling Matt: Clocks
Writer: Bob Sandler
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: May 9, 1984
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Episode 50: Home is Where the Trash Is
Philo and Gunge leave the Trash Heap to search for their true home but get caught by Wander McMooch.
Songs: "Home", "Manic McMooch (Find Your, Bind Your, Grind You)"
Doc & Sprocket protest Ms. Ardath's business by storing garbage in the shop during a garbage strike.
Travelling Matt: Garbage Dump
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: May 16, 1984
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Episode 51: Believe It Or Not
Wembley, Red and Ma Gorg meet Skenfrith, a magical creature who becomes whatever they believe he is.
Songs: "Now You See Me (Now You Don't)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc helps Sprocket overcome his fear of spiders, then admits he has a fear of bats.
Travelling Matt: Pets (Buckingham Palace Guards)
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: May 3, 1984
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Episode 52: Pebble Pox Blues
Boober and Wembley go to the terrifying Cave of Shadows to gather healing herbs when Gobo is sick.
Songs: "Talkin' Bout Germs"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket conquers his fear of going to the very for his shots to impress Marigold.
Travelling Matt: Cows
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: May 30, 1984
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Episode 53: The Bells of Fraggle Rock
Gobo doubts the existence of the legendary Great Bell which lies at the heart of the Rock.
Songs: "Weeba Weeba", "Festival of the Bells" (inst.) (music for both - PB & SW), "There's a Promise"
Doc & Sprocket discuss international and historical winter celebrations and break open a pinata
Travelling Matt: Christmas Package
Writers: Jerry Juhl, Susan Juhl
Director: Doug Williams & Jocelyn Stevenson
VTR Date: June 6, 1984
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Episode 54: Blanket of Snow, Blanket of Woe
Mokey forgets to make a tarpaulin for the Trash Heap, who freezes solid until revived by Gorg soup.
Songs: "Blanket of Snow", "Goodtime Goombah Soup"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc writes the ads he promised for Ms. Ardath instead of playing with Sprocket.
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: June 13, 1984
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Travelling Matt: Trafalgar Square

Episode 55: Boober and the Glob
Boober avoids participating in Joke Day until a rolling Glob appears and starts swallowing Doozers.
Songs: "Coming After You", "Fun's No Fun At All (Gonna Have Fun Tonight)"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc borrows nasty Flufinnella to study her for and article he's writing about cats.
Travelling Matt: Newspapers
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Jim Henson
VTR Date: October 24, 1984
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Episode 56: The Grapes of Generosity
Gobo doesn't share the Grapes & becomes weightless, as Wembley & Fraggles at a sports picnic find out.
Songs: "The Grapes of Generosity (I'd Give It All to You)", "A Friend is a Friend"
Doc & Sprocket: Do won't share his comfortable new gadget-bedecked porch chair with Sprocket.
Travelling Matt: Grocery Store
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: October 31, 1984
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Episode 57: Gobo's School For Explorers
Gobo wants his friends to follow Uncle Matt's Absurd exploring rules without thinking for themselves.
Songs: "(Take What You Want and) Get Goin'", "Face Fats: Pack Snacks; Make Tracks"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc insists on following absurd instructions to install a dog door for Sprocket
Travelling Matt: Playground
Writer: David Young
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: November 7, 1984
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Episode 58: Wembley and the Mean Genie
Wembley lets a genie out of a bottle: instead of granting wishes, it tries to take over the Fraggles.
Songs: "Do You Want It? (Get Out Of Our Way!)"
Doc & Sprocket: DO wants an unhappy Sprocket to be his sidekick for a vaudeville act at the Inn.
Travelling Matt: Zoo (Elephants)
Writer: Bob Sandler
Director: Doug Williams
VTR Date: November 16, 1984
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Episode 59: The Beanborrow, the Burden and the Bright Bouquet
Red and Lanford (Mokey's ill-tempered pet plant) are reluctant partners in a beanbarrow race.
Songs: "Da Rules" (W.O.F.'s Rap)", "The Wind and the Pond and the Moon and Me" (Both TWJ)
Doc & Sprocket: start a petition protesting a pet curfew; it's canceled when Sprocket becomes a hero.
Travelling Matt: Steam Locomotive
Writer: bp Nichol
Director:: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: November 28, 1984
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Episode 60: The Secret Society of Poohbahs
Mokey is thrilled & over-anxious when asked to become a Poohbah; Red thinks she takes it too seriously.
Songs: "Turn Your Buttons Down (Toenails Won't Fail), "Keep On Smiling"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc is asked to join the stuffy Royal Order of Chipmunks but can't take it seriously.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: December 5, 1984
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Episode 61: Scared Silly
Wembley wants to get revenge on Boober, who keeps scaring him to test his baloobius.
Songs: "Scare Them Boo!", "Very Scary (If This Doesn't Getcha)"
Doc & Sprocket: rig a chain reaction trap to get back at Shimmelfinney for dumping confetti on Doc.
Travelling Matt: Alarm Clock
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Doug Williams
VTR date: December 12, 1984
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Episode 62: The Great Radish Caper
Mokey halts Boober's cooking preparations to reunite Junior Gorg with his missing radish, Geraldine.
Songs: "What If a Friend"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc has to miss his school reunion to free Sprocket, who is trapped inside a trunk.
Travelling Matt: Neuschwanstein Castle (Radishes)
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: September 19, 1984
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Episode 63: Born to Wander
How young Matt Fraggle became an explorer like his Uncle Gobo and discovered radishes and the Gorgs.
Songs: "Follow You", "(I Will ) Follow Me"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc gives up on inventing when he thinks his dirt-powered generator doesn't work.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Dates: January 9, 1985
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Episode 64: The Battle of Leaking Roof
Pa Gorg's fear of heights (and Ma Gorg's wrath) causes him to talk Junior into repairing the roof.
Songs: "Yes Sir, No Sir", "I'm Not Afraid of Anything at All"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc has to bark for Sprocket, who loses his voice practicing to be a watch dog.
Travelling Matt: Mirrors
Writer: Bob Sandler
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: January 16, 1985
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Episode 65: Playing Till It Hurts
Red escapes from her sickbed to play hockey before her visiting sports idol, Rock Hockey Hannah.
Songs: "Chase the Wind", "Lonely as Can Be"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket sprains his nose and Doc sprains his ankle on the icy porch steps.
Travelling Matt: Mummy
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: January 23, 1985
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Episode 66: Bored Stiff
Gobo and Junior Gorg team up trying to keep Pa Gorg from spraying Boredom Juice into Fraggle Rock.
Songs: "The Ways I Love You", "Whoops! Feelin' Better!"
Doc & Sprocket are asked by the Health Department to trap the "vermin" living behind the wall.
Travelling Matt: Perfume
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: January 20, 1985
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Episode 67: The Dark and Stormy Night
Gobo and friends spend a spooky night in the Gorg's castle with Junior, who's on his first night alone.
Songs: "Big Boy Now"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc builds a phony electronic ghost detector to ease Sprocket's fears about ghosts.
Travelling Matt: Haunted House
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: Norman Campbell
VTR Date: February 6, 1985
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Episode 68: The Cavern of Lost Dreams
Cotterpin Doozer and Gobo discover ancient, original Doozer towers and their aging Doozer guardians.
Songs: "I'm on My Own", "Eye to Eye"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket takes over experimenting when Dock's dog cereal concoctions taste horrible.
Travelling Matt: Antique Store
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: February 19, 1985
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Episode 69: The Incredible Shrinking Mokey
Mokey is torn between running a Fraggle puppet show and befriending a desperately lonely Begoony.
Songs: "I'd Give My Soul"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc invents a dishwashing cupboard: Sprocket romps with the demanding Marigold.
Travelling Matt: Dolls
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Les Rose
VTR Date: February 27, 1985
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Episode 70: Gunge, the Great and Glorious
Gunge must choose between glory or friendship with Philo when the Doozers think he's their king.
Songs: "I'm Gonna Be a Star", "Gonna Party! (Saturday Night)", "Anything at All"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket demands that Doc feed him only "Rover's Royal Repast" gourmet dog food.
Travelling Matt: Kayaks
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: March 5, 1985
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Episode 71: Sidebottom Blues
Boober lets Sidebottom take over a "Dr. Fun", who leads the Fraggles on games through the Gorgs' fields.
Songs: "Fun Is Here to Stay"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc dresses as a sailor to promote the Captain's Inn; his seasickness ends the plan.
Travelling Matt: Noisy Creatures (telephones, etc.)
Writer: David Young
Director: Norman Campbell
VTR Date: March 13, 1985
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Episode 72: Wembley's Wonderful Whoopiewater
Wembley uses his acute hearing to detect delicious Whoopiewater, but using the water endangers the Rock.
Songs: "Pukka-Pukka Squeetily Bonk" (listening song). "Sleeping and Dreaming (Leaping and Screaming)"
Doc & Sprocket grow tomatoes to save money but discover there's no such thing as a free lunch.
Travelling Matt: Bathtub
Writers: Jerry & Susan Juhl
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: March 20, 1985
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Episode 73: Sprocket's Big Adventure
After Doc pulls up the floorboards in the workshop, SPROCKET enters Fraggle Rock.
Songs: "This Way" and "A Time To Build"
Doc & Sprocket: Dock's fixing the plumbing, which requires removal of the floorboards allows Sprocket to enter Fraggle Rock.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: October 16, 1985
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Episode 74: Uncle Matt's Discovery
Uncle Matt returns home from outer space, and disgraces himself in front of Gobo and his friends. But all that changes when he makes an incredible discovery.
Songs: "I Don't Understand Him"
Doc & Sprocket paint garden gnomes for Ms. Ardath's garden in bright colors and weird designs.
Travelling Matt: Garden Gnomes (with Gobo)
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Norman Campbell
VTR Date: October 23, 1985
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Episode 75: Junior Faces the Music
It is the night of the blue moon and Junior Gorg is summoned by a mysterious figure to play the Royal Kazoo. If he succeeds, Junior will prove himself to be truly royal. But if he fails, he will be banished for a hundred years.
Songs: "Ball of Fire" and "Cantus Entrance" (instr.)
Doc & Sprocket: DOC gets a letter of recommendation from Ms. Ardath which he holds up to the light, only to find out she's said some uncomplimentary things about him.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Bob Sandler
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: October 30, 1985
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Episode 76: The Perfect Blue Rollie
Boober believes his life is complete when he is given a rare and legendary gift. But soon he finds out gifts are meant to be shared.
Songs: "Pass It On" and "Keep Away the Sunlight"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc needs a present for Ms. Ardath's birthday. Sprocket gives him an idea- a statue of Doc.
Travelling Matt: Golfing
Writer: David Young
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: November 6, 1985
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Episode 77: A Tune For Two
Wembley loves the annual Duetathon, a contest in which Fraggles sing duets. But the entire Rock is dumbfounded to learn who Wembley chooses as his singing partner.
Songs: "Duet for One", "That's the Life for Me"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc tries to revive Lucinda the failing house plant by talking to her. Sprocket discovers that singing does the trick.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: Les Rose
VTR Date: November 13, 1985
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Episode 78: A Brush with Jealousy
When a new artist shows up in Fraggle Rock, MOKEY is determined to prove that she is better. She even goes so far as to acquire a magic paintbrush - one that brings great danger to anyone who uses it.
Songs: "Sure Ain't Junk" and "Show Me"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket fanatically exercises on a jogging machine to compete with Fluffinella the cat.
Travelling Matt: Dept. Store Videos
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: November 27, 1985
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Episode 79: Wembley's Flight
Wembley feeling unhappy because he never gets to show off in front of his friends, meets a magical creature that gives him the power to fly. But his friends refuse to believe he has this magical gift and restrain him from flying. Other Fraggles believe him but want to exploit his gift. Wembley finally learns to fly for the right reasons.
Songs: "Heart In a Hanky", "Free and High"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket wants to prove that dogs can fly using the strap-on wings he's invented.
Travelling Matt: Surf Boards (Australian)
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: December 4, 1985
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Episode 80: Wonder Mountain
Mokey is planning a trip up Wonder Mountain, alone. RED thinks MOKEY is too dreamy and ethereal to be able to take care of herself. So she secretly follows MOKEY in order to protect her in case she runs into trouble. But it's Red who needs protection.
Songs: "Don't Know What Time It Is", "Do the Sashay"
Doc & Sprocket: Ms. Ardath's garden has been raided and she wants Sprocket to act as a watch dog. But Doc feel overprotective and ends up watching Sprocket.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Robert Sandler
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: December 11, 1985
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Episode 81: Red's Blue Dragon
Red Fraggle tries to follow Uncle Travelling Matt into Outer Space and finds a world that's exactly like her imaginary one- complete with a fire-breathing Blue Dragon.
Songs: "People Don't Know"
Doc & Sprocket: Prepare for a costume party and think Fluffinella has disguised herself as a dragon.
Travelling Matt: Library
Writer: Susan & Jerry Juhl
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: December 18, 1985
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Episode 82: Space Frog Follies
Wembley tries to recapture a Space Frog Travelling Matt has brought in from Outer Space as a birthday surprise for Gobo.
Songs: "Insect Rock"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc tries to repair Mr. Shimmelfinney's sweater after Sprocket has chewed the sleeve.
Travelling Matt: None.
Writer: David Young
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: January 9, 1986
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Episode 83: Boober Gorg
After being hit on the head by an exploding radish, BOOBER thinks he's a Gorg. When he tells Ma and PA, they believe him, because they think a sorcerer has changed Junior, who is missing, into a Fraggle. Ma and Pa do their best to accept Boober as their son and heir to the empire, while the Fraggles attempt to rescue their pal. However, Boober learns how to be a Gorg so well that he captures the Fraggles. But trying to figure out what horrible, nasty thing to do his friends snaps BOOBER back to reality, just as JUNIOR, who's been asleep in the bell tower, wakes up.
Songs: "I'm a Little Stew Pot", "Gorgs in Glory"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket reluctantly pretends to be a cat for Mr. Shimmelfinney and ends up liking it.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: January 15, 1986
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Episode 84: Mirror, Mirror
When Mavis the magic mirror befriends Ma Gorg, Red tries to take her back to Fraggle Rock - with disastrous results!
Songs: "Happy Birthday to Me,", "Make a Friend"
Doc & Sprocket: try to fix an antique mirror for Ms. Ardath; Sprocket would rather listen to the radio.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Wayne Moss
VTR Date: January 22, 1986
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Episode 85: The Riddle of Rhyming Rock
In setting out to solve the riddle of Rhyming Rock, Gobo learns from the Storyteller about a book of magic spells his Uncle Matt discovered which includes a spell for solving riddles. But he doesn't hear the whole story and when he uses the spell everything foes wrong and Gobo has to find a way to right the damage he has don.
Songs: "Bing Boing", "The Secret Rhyme"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc assembles an Automatic Pie-Maker, without reading the instructions as Sprocket had suggested, and the results are disastrous.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: bp Nichol
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: January 29, 1986
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Episode 86: The Voice Inside
Gobo doesn't believe he has an "inner voice" so he doesn't need the warning that he, Sprocket and Wrench Doozer might be in danger.
Songs: "Travellin' Free", "You're On Your Own"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc has a feeling that something is going to happen, and it does. Sprocket disappears!
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: February 5, 1986
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Episode 87: The Trials of Cotterpin
Cotterpin must convince the Doozer community that Fraggles are noble, intelligent creatures, worthy of their friendship or lose he job.
Songs: "Sing That Law Again," "Follow Me" (repeat from show #30)
Doc & Sprocket: Travelling Matt observes Doc and Sprocket as they nap on the porch.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Wayne Moss
VTR Date: February 26, 1986
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Episode 88: The River of Life
Doc allows engineers to test a waste disposal technique which pollutes the water supply in Fraggle Rock. The pollution causes sickness among the Gorgs and the Fraggles. After Boober intervenes Doc calls off the experiment, convinced that something might be living in the caves under his property.
Songs: "River Roll On", "Brother and Sisters"
Doc & Sprocket: (Same as above)
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: David Young
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: March 5, 1986
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Episode 89: Beyond the Pond
After Red uses Boober's kohlrabi juice to poison the knobblies that grow in the Fraggle Pond, she starts behaving very strangely. She gets a strong "Message" to "follow the roots" and dives into the pool. The roots lead her to Merggle Lake, home of the Merggles - creatures who are a lot like Fraggles except for one thing - instead of legs, they have flippers.
Songs: "Tree of Life"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc and Sprocket take action to save their favorite tree from being cut down.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: March 14, 1986
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Episode 90: Gone But Not Forgotten
Wembley befriends a rare mudbunny and gets an insight into life's greatest mystery. Songs: "Just a Dream Away"
Doc & Sprocket: Sprocket adopts a bird until Doc finds out that the bird belongs to Goldberg's Pet Store!
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: March 21, 1986
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Episode 91: Mokey Then and Now
When Mokey, Wembley and Boober re-enact an ancient ceremony in the Sacred Cave, they are mysteriously transported back to the past, to the time when Fraggles were bald.
Songs: "Voodoo Spell", "Still So Far"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc creates a Time Machine and goes into the future.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: April 9, 1986
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Episode 92: Ring Around the Rock
Junior loses the Gorg wedding ring, thereby preventing his parents from renewing their vows. Gobo helps Junior be searching for the ring in Fraggle Rock.
Songs: "I Give To Thee"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc and Sprocket are trying to fix their plumbing once again. They come to realize that bad plumbing has become a painful tradition for them.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Sugith Varughese
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR DATE: April 16, 1986
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Episode 93: Inspector Red
Red turns detective and tries to find the Fraggle who stole the Fragglehorn. She soon finds herself with plenty of suspects, but no conclusions.
Songs: "There's a Lot I Want to Know"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc accuses Sprocket of eating the Peach "n" Praline ice cream, but he later finds out that he was wrong when he puts on his hat.
Travelling Matt: Dragstrip
Writer: S & J Juhl
Director: George Bloomfield
VTR Date: April 23, 1986
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Episode 94: The Honk of Honks
Gobo goes into Outer Space and discovers that the Silly Creature cannot see him. He wants to discuss this with Cantus, but Cantus is too interested in the Song of Songs to listen. He needs the Honk of Honks. Without it, the Song of Songs cannot start. Gobo is chosen for the job of finding and honking the Honk of Honks.
Songs: "Let Me Be Your Song" - "The Rock Goes On"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc finally sees Gobo Fraggle.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson
Director: Richard Hunt
VTR DATE: April 28, 1986
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Episode 95: The Gobo Who Would Be King
According to Gorgic tradition, when the last leaf falls off the nirvanatree the old king must step down and let a new king take over. Junior doesn't want to be king, so when the nirvanatree is down to one leaf- he eats it. This results in his shrinking down to Fraggle-size, and to his learning about the universe he is supposed to rule.
Songs: "How Wide, How Far, How Long", "Boss of Yourself"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc and Sprocket go camping and see a meteor fall from the sky. The meteor is Junior Gorg's crown.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Laura Phillips
Director: Terry Maskell
VTR Date: May 21, 1986
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Episode 96: Change of Address
Having finally met, Gobo and Doc want to get to know each other. But this proves difficult, because Doc and Sprocket are moving away.
Songs: "Petals of a Rose", "Magic Be With You"
Doc & Sprocket: Doc wants to meet Gobo Fraggle again before he and Sprocket move away.
Travelling Matt: None
Writer: Jerry Juhl
Director: Eric Till
VTR Date: May 28, 1986
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