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 3, Episode 13 - The Crunchy Pickle

Rosa has the option to move the whole family to New York and open a new branch of the deli.

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Rosa has the option to move the whole family to New York and open a new branch of the deli, but she doesn't want to move Hank if he's settled and doing well at school. Hank overhears this and - desperate to move to America - sets out to do badly at school by getting in trouble.

When he realises that he'll miss his friends he tries to reverse his decision, but now he's in trouble with Miss Adolf and he has to try and get into her good books before a meeting with Stan and Rosa. He fails and we cut to the deli, where a tearful Papa Pete has organised a leaving do.

However, it becomes clear that all members of the family are actually having second thoughts about leaving friends and family behind.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th August 2016
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 20th August 2016 12:20pm CBBC
Sunday 16th October 2016 5:25pm CBBC
Wednesday 7th December 2016 9:30am CBBC
Sunday 18th December 2016 12:20pm CBBC
Wednesday 21st June 2017 9:00am CBBC
Saturday 9th September 2017 12:50pm CBBC
Saturday 9th September 2017 6:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 6th December 2017 2:20pm CBBC
Tuesday 18th September 2018 10:55am CBBC
Saturday 20th October 2018 12:45pm CBBC
Tuesday 1st January 2019 4:10pm CBBC
Monday 6th May 2019 1:35pm CBBC
Friday 2nd August 2019 12:10pm CBBC
Friday 18th October 2019 1:35pm CBBC
Thursday 23rd January 2020 12:05pm CBBC
Thursday 27th February 2020 1:05pm CBBC
Wednesday 10th June 2020 12:15pm CBBC
Friday 7th August 2020 1:05pm CBBC
Thursday 17th December 2020 8:35pm CBBC
Tuesday 5th January 2021 1:35pm CBBC
Friday 2nd April 2021 1:35pm CBBC
Monday 20th December 2021 7:20pm CBBC


Series 3 Episode 13 preview

Hank has a plan to get back in Miss Adolf's good books.

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