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 7 - Undercover Hank

Mr Joy announces to the school that he is to receive a special award in recognition of his work, but at that moment, Mr Love appears, fresh back from his book tour.

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Further details

Mr Joy announces to the school that he is to receive a special award in recognition of his work, but at that moment, Mr Love appears, fresh back from his book tour, claiming the prize is actually for him. A tussle ensues.

Meanwhile, Hank is wrongly identified as having sprayed graffiti on a wall and is sent home by Joy. He decides his only option is to sneak back into school, disguised as a girl, and to try and find the culprit and clear his name. He has to dodge the unwanted attentions of McKelty, and with Frankie and Ashley's help he manages to unmask the culprit.

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th July 2016
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 14th July 2016 1:00pm CBBC
Saturday 16th July 2016 11:20am CBBC
Saturday 16th July 2016 6:05pm CBBC
Sunday 31st July 2016 3:25pm CBBC
Sunday 16th October 2016 2:55pm CBBC
Tuesday 29th November 2016 9:25am CBBC
Saturday 17th December 2016 1:20pm CBBC
Friday 16th June 2017 9:00am CBBC
Wednesday 26th July 2017 5:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 26th July 2017 8:30pm CBBC
Saturday 29th July 2017 12:40pm CBBC
Wednesday 2nd August 2017 4:35pm CBBC
Tuesday 28th November 2017 2:15pm CBBC
Wednesday 5th September 2018 5:00pm CBBC
Wednesday 5th September 2018 8:30pm CBBC
Saturday 8th September 2018 12:35pm CBBC
Monday 17th September 2018 11:45am CBBC
Sunday 14th October 2018 2:05pm CBBC
Tuesday 1st January 2019 1:35pm CBBC
Monday 6th May 2019 11:05am CBBC
Thursday 1st August 2019 1:25pm CBBC
Friday 18th October 2019 11:05am CBBC
Thursday 23rd January 2020 9:30am CBBC
Thursday 27th February 2020 10:30am CBBC
Monday 8th June 2020 1:10pm CBBC
Friday 7th August 2020 10:25am CBBC
Wednesday 11th November 2020 7:25pm CBBC
Friday 1st January 2021 1:25pm CBBC
Wednesday 31st March 2021 1:05pm CBBC
Monday 8th November 2021 7:20pm CBBC

Cast & crew

Nick James Hank Zipzer
Henry Winkler Mr Rock
Felicity Montagu Miss Adolf
Juliet Cowan Rosa
Neil Fitzmaurice Stan
Nick Mohammed Mr Leland Love
Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis Frankie
Jude Foley Nicholas McKelty
Madeline Holliday Emily
Alicia Lai Ashley
Javone Prince Mr Joy
Guest cast
Tommy Cannon The Mayor
Writing team
Joe Williams Writer
Will Ing Script Editor
George Poles Script Editor
Production team
Matt Bloom Director
Richard Grocock 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
Hugo Heppell Executive Producer
Jake Bernard Editor
Paul Rowan Production Designer
Oli Julian Composer
Nick Foster Composer


Series 3 Episode 7 preview

Mr Love returns to the School and Hank is forced to dress up like a girl.

Featuring: Nick James (Hank Zipzer), Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis (Frankie) & Alicia Lai (Ashley).

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