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 2, Episode 9 - Camouflage

Hank Zipzer. Image shows from L to R: Miss Adolf (Felicity Montagu), Hank Zipzer (Nick James). Copyright: Kindle Entertainment
With Emily in hospital having her tonsils out and a history project due, Hank decides that the best possible course of action is to take Katherine - Emily's lizard and best friend - into school. Meanwhile at the hospital, Stan is trying to prove to Rosa that he's not squeamish - easier said than done when all you want to do is pass out.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 8th October 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th November 2015 3:15pm CBBC
Tuesday 22nd December 2015 12:05pm CBBC
Sunday 17th January 2016 5:05pm CBBC
Sunday 22nd May 2016 3:50pm CBBC
Sunday 12th March 2017 3:25pm CBBC
Friday 9th June 2017 8:35am CBBC
Thursday 16th November 2017 10:30am CBBC
Tuesday 6th February 2018 11:45am CBBC
Thursday 31st May 2018 8:00pm CBBC
Sunday 16th September 2018 2:35pm CBBC
Monday 31st December 2018 2:10pm CBBC
Thursday 4th April 2019 11:50am CBBC
Friday 28th June 2019 1:35pm CBBC
Thursday 17th October 2019 11:05am CBBC
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 9:30am CBBC
Wednesday 26th February 2020 10:05am CBBC
Monday 1st June 2020 12:40pm CBBC
Wednesday 5th August 2020 12:40pm CBBC
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 7:25pm CBBC
Wednesday 30th December 2020 12:15pm CBBC
Friday 5th February 2021 1:00pm CBBC
Thursday 15th April 2021 12:55pm CBBC
Monday 7th June 2021 1:30pm CBBC
Monday 4th October 2021 7:25pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Nick James Hank Zipzer
Felicity Montagu Miss Adolf
Juliet Cowan Rosa
Neil Fitzmaurice Stan
Vincenzo Nicoli Papa Pete
Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
Madeline Holliday Emily
Alicia Lai Ashley
Guest cast
James Quinn Caretaker
Hayley Jayne Standing Nurse
Anne Hornby Surgeon
Writing team
Andrew Bayliss Script Editor
Jon MacQueen Script Editor
Adam G Goodwin (as Adam G. Goodwin) Writer
Jonathan Parkyn Writer
Production team
Matt Bloom Director
Jim Poyser Producer
Helen McAleer Executive Producer
Sue Nott Executive Producer
Julia Posen Executive Producer
Melanie Stokes Executive Producer
Shayna Fine Executive Producer
Hugo Heppell Executive Producer
James Cooper Editor
Tina Sherifa Hicks Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Nick Foster Composer


Series 2 Episode 9 preview

Hank is home alone and wastes no time in inviting Frankie and Ashley round. What could go wrong?

Featuring: Nick James (Hank Zipzer), Juliet Cowan (Rosa), Neil Fitzmaurice (Stan), Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis (Frankie), Madeline Holliday (Emily) & Alicia Lai (Ashley).

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