First broadcast: Monday 8th June 2009
The tribe are tasked with building Alf the Alpha a giant mound to help him survey his swamp kingdom. While working in the mud, Newfangle finds a rhythm in the clanking of flints in dirt - it's music and the tribe go ape for the original sound. Soon he and Crag are performing their songs to adoring fans, but then the band splits. Newfangle's dreams are shattered, until he meets a mysterious primate impresario in the forest who has a plan for a comeback tour.
First broadcast: Monday 15th June 2009
Newfangle, aided by Crag, discovers that piles of mud can be shaped into shelters from the oppressive heat. These mudturtles, as Crag calls them, prove very popular with the other hominids - so popular that Newfangle devises a complicated payment system based on future harvests to cope with demand.