The Zoo.

The Zoo

CBBC comedy giving animals voices. 30 episodes (2 series), 2017 - 2018. Stars Lewis Macleod, Jess Robinson, Richard David-Caine, Stuart Garlick and Hugh Dennis.

Series 1, Episode 2 is repeated tomorrow at 7:45am.

Series 1

1. The Big Bang

First broadcast: Monday 14th August 2017

It's the zoo's annual inspection day, and this year it's serious.

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2. Poo Dunnit?

First broadcast: Tuesday 15th August 2017

Is the zoo getting rich from selling the animals' poo?

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3. The Lost Hop

First broadcast: Wednesday 16th August 2017

A mystery illness leaves Topaz the kangaroo without a hop and the vets scratching their heads.


4. The Wegetarian

First broadcast: Thursday 17th August 2017

Neil the wimpy lion is under pressure from his overbearing mother-in-law to 'man-up' and 'get buff' like previous alpha-male lion, Maximus.

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5. The Humany Penguin

First broadcast: Friday 18th August 2017

After being hand-reared Yoyo the penguin is confused - he thinks he's a human.

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6. The Monsters Of Flamingo Lagoon

First broadcast: Monday 21st August 2017

Mysterious monsters are rumoured to be lurking in Flamingo Lagoon and keeper Pete Smallbones is on a mission to prove to the zoo that the monsters are real.

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7. The Great Escape

First broadcast: Tuesday 22nd August 2017

It's the day of the zoo's annual stock take. As all the animals get ready to be counted.

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8. Zoo's Got Talent

First broadcast: Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Who is the most popular animal at the zoo? There's only one way to find out - by counting which cuddly toy sells the most.

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9. Going Ape

First broadcast: Thursday 24th August 2017

Naomi the grey gibbon and Gambira the orangutan share and island but famously don't get on. Naomi likes everything to be clean and tidy, while Gambira is messy with poor personal hygiene. Everyday they shout and chase each other - until one day Naomi mysteriously disappears. At first, Gambira can't believe her luck - she finally has the place to herself without her bossy roommate, but then Jurgen the gorilla decides he's moving in and Gambira begins to miss her old island buddy. Was Naomi really that bad?

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10. The Bothersome Beasts Of Baboon Rock

First broadcast: Friday 25th August 2017

With their constant yelling and arguing, the baboons are giving the entire zoo a headache.

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11. Into The Lion's Den

First broadcast: Monday 28th August 2017

The arrival of two new lion cubs at the zoo has whipped all the residents into a frenzy of cuteness.

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12. Jurgen's Jungle Gym

First broadcast: Tuesday 29th August 2017

The army is called in to help with some major renovations around the zoo.

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13. The Big Move

First broadcast: Wednesday 30th August 2017

The flamingos are moving to a new enclosure which inspires silverback gorilla Jurgen to think about upgrading his already massive enclosure, too.

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14. Meet The Humans

First broadcast: Thursday 31st August 2017

In this special episode, silverback gorilla Jurgen introduces us to the human faces of the zoo, talking us through all the fascinating jobs done by the keepers and the vets.

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15. The Mascot

First broadcast: Friday 1st September 2017

The hunt is on for a new mascot. A popular, photogenic animal to publicise the zoo.

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Take a trip to a zoo like no other as J├╝rgen and his oddball gang of gorillas reveal a secret world of talking animals!