Hank Zipzer. Hank Zipzer (Nick James).

Hank Zipzer

CBBC comedy drama about a teenager with dyslexia. 40 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2016. Stars Nick James, Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Juliet Cowan and others.

Series 1, Episode 5 is repeated today at 12:20pm.

Hank Zipzer. Image shows from L to R: Mr Rock (Henry Winkler), Hank Zipzer (Nick James).

Hank Zipzer

Childrens' comedy inspired by the book series 'Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever'

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2014 - 2016
Channel
CBBC
Episodes
40   (3 series)
Creators
Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
Starring
Nick James, Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Juliet Cowan, Neil Fitzmaurice, Vincenzo Nicoli, Nick Mohammed, Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis and others
Writer
Joe Williams
Directors
Matt Bloom, Rebecca Rycroft and Tom George
Producers
Siobhan Rhodes, Ali Bryer Carron, Jim Poyser and Richard Grocock

CBBC series inspired by the book series Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever, written by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver and published by Walker Books.

Fast-paced and funny, the series follows young Henry 'Hank' Zipzer, a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world.

Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no-one else would - putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don't seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would... But, Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver - after all, tomorrow is another day!

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever (Other official name)
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 28th January 2014 on CBBC at 5pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 12th December 2016 on CBBC at 4:30pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 5: Today at 12:20pm on CBBC
  2. Series 1 Episode 6: Today at 12:45pm on CBBC
  3. Series 1 Episode 7: Today at 1:10pm on CBBC
  4. Series 1 Episode 8: Today at 1:35pm on CBBC
  5. Series 1 Episode 9: Tomorrow at 12:15pm on CBBC
  6. Series 1 Episode 10: Tomorrow at 12:40pm on CBBC
  7. Series 1 Episode 11: Tomorrow at 1:05pm on CBBC
  8. Series 1 Episode 12: Tomorrow at 1:35pm on CBBC
  9. Series 1 Episode 9: Tomorrow at 7:25pm on CBBC
  10. Series 1 Episode 13: Thursday at 12:20pm on CBBCShow all repeats
  11. Series 2 Episode 1: Thursday at 12:45pm on CBBC
  12. Series 2 Episode 2: Thursday at 1:10pm on CBBC
  13. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday at 1:35pm on CBBC
  14. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday at 12:15pm on CBBC
  15. Series 2 Episode 5: Friday at 12:40pm on CBBC
  16. Series 2 Episode 6: Friday at 1:10pm on CBBC
  17. Series 2 Episode 7: Friday at 1:35pm on CBBC
  18. Series 2 Episode 8: Monday at 12:15pm on CBBC
  19. Series 2 Episode 9: Monday at 12:40pm on CBBC
  20. Series 2 Episode 10: Tuesday 2nd June at 12:15pm on CBBC
  21. Series 2 Episode 11: Tuesday 2nd June at 12:45pm on CBBC
  22. Series 2 Episode 12: Wednesday 3rd June at 12:20pm on CBBC
  23. Series 2 Episode 13: Wednesday 3rd June at 12:45pm on CBBC
  24. Series 1 Episode 10: Wednesday 3rd June at 7:25pm on CBBC
  25. Series 3 Episode 1: Thursday 4th June at 12:15pm on CBBC
  26. Series 3 Episode 2: Thursday 4th June at 12:40pm on CBBC
  27. Series 3 Episode 3: Friday 5th June at 12:15pm on CBBC
  28. Series 3 Episode 4: Friday 5th June at 12:40pm on CBBC

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