Hank Zipzer. Hank Zipzer (Nick James)
Hank Zipzer

Hank Zipzer

  • TV comedy drama
  • CBBC
  • 2014 - 2016
  • 40 episodes (3 series)

Childrens' comedy inspired by the book series 'Hank Zipzer: The World's Greatest Underachiever'. Stars Nick James, Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Juliet Cowan, Neil Fitzmaurice and more.

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Series 1, Episode 13 - The First Date Dilemma

Hank falls head over heels in love with Zoe, a girl he's met in Mr Rock's additional reading class. Papa Pete advises him to take her on a date...

Further details

Hank meets a cool girl, Zoe, in Mr Rock's additional reading class and falls head over heels in love. Ashley and Frankie try to subtly find out whether Zoe has a boyfriend but Hank is horrified when he learns that their approach has given the game away to Zoe.

Emotions going haywire, Hank can't eat, sleep, and gets into trouble at school. Papa Pete advises Hank to embrace his emotions and Hank decides to take Zoe on a date, but it ends in disaster.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd April 2014
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 12:00pm CBBC
Sunday 27th April 2014 12:10pm CBBC
Sunday 27th April 2014 4:45pm CBBC
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 5:00pm CBBC
Tuesday 28th October 2014 1:00pm CBBC
Friday 2nd January 2015 1:45pm CBBC
Saturday 25th April 2015 12:55pm CBBC
Sunday 7th June 2015 4:10pm CBBC
Friday 28th August 2015 10:55am CBBC
Friday 8th April 2016 1:35pm CBBC
Saturday 21st May 2016 11:40am CBBC
Friday 10th June 2016 8:55am CBBC
Friday 10th June 2016 12:10pm CBBC
Wednesday 21st December 2016 9:35am CBBC
Sunday 1st April 2018 4:25pm CBBC
Friday 4th May 2018 2:25pm CBBC
Friday 1st June 2018 1:35pm CBBC
Friday 14th September 2018 11:25am CBBC
Sunday 30th December 2018 3:50pm CBBC
Sunday 17th February 2019 4:10pm CBBC
Tuesday 5th March 2019 9:40am CBBC
Wednesday 17th April 2019 8:30pm CBBC
Sunday 16th June 2019 4:05pm CBBC
Wednesday 28th August 2019 10:55am CBBC
Wednesday 16th October 2019 12:00pm CBBC
Tuesday 21st January 2020 10:00am CBBC
Tuesday 25th February 2020 10:30am CBBC
Thursday 28th May 2020 12:20pm CBBC
Wednesday 24th June 2020 7:45pm CBBC
Tuesday 4th August 2020 12:15pm CBBC
Thursday 10th December 2020 12:55pm CBBC
Friday 29th January 2021 1:30pm CBBC
Friday 9th April 2021 1:15pm CBBC
Wednesday 2nd June 2021 1:30pm CBBC
Thursday 6th January 2022 2:15pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Nick James Hank Zipzer
Henry Winkler Mr Rock
Felicity Montagu Miss Adolf
Juliet Cowan Rosa
Neil Fitzmaurice Stan
Vincenzo Nicoli Papa Pete
Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
Madeline Holliday Emily
Chloe Wong Ashley
Guest cast
Mia Clifford Zoe
Writing team
Joe Williams Writer
Lucy Guy Script Editor
Danny Spring Script Editor
Production team
Rebecca Rycroft Director
Ali Bryer Carron Producer
Anne Brogan Executive Producer
Helen McAleer Executive Producer
Sue Nott Executive Producer
Steven Denure Executive Producer
Julia Posen Executive Producer
Melanie Stokes Executive Producer
Mike Holliday Editor
Tina Sherifa Hicks Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Nick Foster Composer

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