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  • The Wild Goat

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    S 1 : Ep 3 -

    A terrible thunderstorm erupts and the hiking trip Davey is suppose to go on is called off. As the Hansen family stays at home, the kids decide to paint. Davey decides to paint a picture of God, but he wonders how he can do that without actually seeing God. When he asks his mother if it is possible to see God, she says that you could see God if you really look for him. After a little while, the storm lets up and the day is in need of being spent. Davey asks his dad if they can go on a little hiking trip together and he agrees to it. As they go on the trip, they see a baby goat and his leg is broken. Davey and his dad bandage it up, and take it with them to take care of until it is all better. After it recovers, it is wreaking havoc among the neighbors and everything. Davey decides that the best place for it is back home. As they take it back, the mother awaits its baby and the two are reunited again. Davey goes home and decides to paint a picture of that. Davey realizes what his mom meant by seeing God when she explains how she saw God in how Davey loved, tended, took care of, and nursed the poor goat back to health and says that God does that towards us. He takes care of us and loves us the same way Davey did with that goat.moreless
  • The Winner

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    S 1 : Ep 4 -

    Davey has to learn in this episode that God made no two people alike on purpose. Davey's buddy Mike is about to enter a race with a homemade car and asks Davey if he would like to be in the race. Davey and his dad build a racer. Davey wins a couple of rounds, but loses the trophy to Mike. (Davey lost because he didn't bend a cotter pin and that caused the wheel to fall of.) Because Davey lost, he felt that Mike was better than him, but when Mike called for Davey's help, Davey realized that everybody is different (unique) and that it's a good thing that people are different from each other.moreless
  • The New Skates

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    S 1 : Ep 5 -

    Davey gets a package and it's a pair of new ice skates. Davey's mom tells Davey not to ice skate yet because the temperature is not cold enough to make the pond solid enough to carry Davey's weight. Davey then shows his pal Jimmy his new skates and Jimmy suggests that Davey try them out. Davey then says that he can't and Jimmy suggests they go to the pond and look at it. While they are at the pond, Jimmy samples the ice and so does Davey. After walking on it for a little bit, they both decide that the ice is thick enough and the two go skating. After skating some, Davey gets in a bad area and then falls into the ice pond. While struggling to get out, he loses his skate. Worried about Davey, his mom catches him and takes him home. Davey apologizes for disobeying his mom and she forgives him.moreless
  • The Kite

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    S 1 : Ep 7 -

    Goliath smashes Davey's new kite by accident. Davey builds another one, and a new kid smashes it for spite. Forgiveness is shared all around.
  • The Mechanical Man

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    S 1 : Ep 8 -

    Davey and Sally get a gift from their Aunt and it turns out to be a robot. This robot can play with the kids and play sports. At the same time, Sally finds a kitten. Davey's mother suggests that they report it to the police and if nobody claims the kitten, it will be theirs.moreless
  • The Time Machine

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    S 1 : Ep 9 -

    Davey, Sally, and Goliath come across an old abandoned house. They go inside to explore to see what's inside. After entering, the door slams shut on them and the kids are locked inside. Davey asks God to help him not be afraid. Eventually their fear turns into adventure when they pretend that an odd looking machine is a time machine. After traveling in time, Davey tries to turn on a "light switch". The switch is actually an emergency signal that goes from this place to the owner's living headquarters. When the owner notices the blinking light, he checks his place out, rescuing the children. (Original C. 1960)moreless
  • On the Line

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    S 1 : Ep 10 -

    Davey and Jimmy make telephones out of cans and string. A circus cougar escapes, while Davey and Jimmy are camping out in the back yard. As the cougar approaches the tent, Davey and his parents communicate on the string phones. Davey's dad instructs them on what to do calls the Police, and protects them. Jimmy, who asks earlier "But how can you talk with someone you can't see?" when Davey says grace before eating, learns that prayer is like the string phone. We can talk to someone we can't see, but the person's there. After fearing the cougar even more, Jimmy prays as well. After the Police show up, the cougar is confronted and the kids visit the circus.moreless
  • All Alone

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    S 1 : Ep 12 -

    The family goes on an inclined railway car to a family area. As Davey and Sally are wandering around, they come across a bunch of refrigerator cargo trains. Davey goes up to one and smells bananas. Davey goes inside to get a banana, when the engine connects, the force shuts the door to the train. Davey is trapped and all alone. In his head the voice "All Alone" repeats and repeats. When Davey looks out of the top of the refrigerator car, he sees a church. He is then reminded that he is not "All Alone" because "God is Everywhere". When Davey's dad hears about the news, he goes to try and get someone to stop the train.moreless
  • The Silver Mine

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    S 1 : Ep 14 -

    Davey and Sally are out looking for interesting minerals when he ignores the caution sign and falls down an old abandoned mine shaft. Dad climbs down a rope to rescue him, but Davey wants to know why God let it happen. The answer is, Davey has free will, and can make up his own mind about things.moreless
  • Boy Lost

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    S 1 : Ep 16 -

    It's Davey's birthday and just before his big birthday party, Davey's dad takes him and Goliath to the carnival. While at the carnival, Davey and Goliath accidentally lag behind and end up getting lost. Davey looks for his dad. Dad looks for Davey. They even pass each other up without knowing it. Davey's dad ends up being right under Davey's nose. As Davey and Goliath are looking, they go on some rides in the meantime. Now the only challenge is to not only find each other, but to make Davey's birthday party just in time.moreless
  • A Sudden Storm

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    S 1 : Ep 17 -

    The Hanson family is spending their vacation at a cottage. Davey and Goliath go with his friend Teddy on a sailboat ride. As Davey, Goliath, and Teddy are out in the sea, a violent storm erupts. John, back at the condo realizes the danger of the storm and ends up going on a rescue mission to bring the boys back to safety. With fear, a violent storm with a current that is hard for the boys to beat, they have to turn their fear into faith before they give up and it's too late.moreless
  • The Bell Ringer

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    S 1 : Ep 18 -

    Davey buddies up with the Bell Ringer at church. Davey notices how God uses Mr. Oph to ring the bell to get people ready for church. Davey doesn't know how God would use him. Mr. Oph invites Davey to his house to look at his huge clock collection. As they are looking, Mr. Oph gets a telegram that his friend is sick and must take care of him, so Davey takes charge of taking care of the clocks for Mr. Oph. After Mr. Oph is away, a terrible storm brews and knocks a branch into the window, breaking the glass and a cover to a 200+ year old clock that is sensitive to moisture. Davey tapes up the clock cover with Band-Aids and puts the cover back over the clock. When Mr. Oph gets home, he realizes what happened and tells Davey how God used him to help out Mr. Oph.moreless
  • Not For Sale

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    S 1 : Ep 19 -

    At a cottage in the winter, Davey goes skiing with his Dad's skis. After falling down on an attempt to ski, one of the skis falls off and falls down a cliff. Davey gets mad at Goliath for not catching the ski. Afraid of what might happen, Davey does a whole bunch of chores to buy his dad's forgiveness. After finally telling his dad, his dad forgives him. He explains that he forgives Davey because he loves him, just like God forgives us because he loves us. Davey also forgives Goliath for not being able to catch the ski.moreless
  • The Shoemaker

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    S 1 : Ep 20 -

    Davey goes on his paper route and asks a man if he would like to subscribe. The man, who is French and does not speak much English yells at Davey in a foreign tongue. Davey, not knowing what he said concludes that Pierre was swearing at Davey and that he is a bad man. After going there a 2nd time, they hear someone in the back room. Curious, Davey and Sally try to figure it out. The man yells at them first to stay away from a dangerous machine and to stay away from the back room. Later after Sally is missing, Davey convinces his parents that the man might have her in his back room and that is the reason he doesn't want anybody back there. When John goes to check it out, he goes home mad and takes Davey to the shoe store to unveil the truth: Pierre is taking care of his sick wife, and is stressed out. He is a good man who loves children. After the confusion is cleared up, Sally finally comes home. It turns out that she and her friends went sledding in the snow after she left another friend's house.moreless
  • The Runaway

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    S 1 : Ep 21 -

    After a trip to the circus, Davey is wearied of mowing the lawn. "Work, work, work," he complains. He refuses to eat dinner and is sent to bed early. He and Goliath both dream they're in the circus, and when they wake up, that's where they decide to go. Davey's hopes are crushed when he's ordered to water the elephants. He tries his hand at trapeze flying and winds up in the net. The lion tamer's son Jody has a pet cub, which is "keen", but no home of his own. Davey resolves to return to his family, though he's afraid his father will tell him to "scram", too. But his father is glad to see the prodigal son return.moreless
  • Officer Bob

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    S 1 : Ep 22 -

    A bunch of kids in the neighborhood attend Officer Bob's bicycle safety school. While attending class, Davey promises to obey all the rules. On the way home, Sally runs into Davey. Sally is late for a music lesson, so Davey let's Sally ride on the handlebars. As he let's Sally ride, the bike goes out of control and breaks. Knowing that Officer Bob could fix it, and feeling ashamed that he broke a rule, Davey avoids any contact with Bob. When a fire in the city erupts, Bob is injured and Davey is even more ashamed. After Bob recovers, Davey finally comes out and says what he did and asks if Bob can fix Davey's bike.moreless
  • The Parade

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    S 1 : Ep 23 -

    Davey and his pal Jimmy decide to create a float for the town's parade. The winner gets a pony. As Davey is searching for some wood, he comes across a house that is under construction. Noticing the pile of lumber, Davey helps himself to it. Then on the day of the parade, the man who owns the lumber angrily asks Davey if he knows where the lumber is. Davey lies and says "no" and that it's his friend Jimmy's float. When the man goes to Jimmy's house, he tells Jimmy's dad what Davey had said. Jimmy's dad tells Jimmy that he cannot go to the parade until this is straightened out. As Jimmy, Goliath, and the float are all at Jimmy's, Davey is wondering what went wrong. Davey then gathers enough courage to go to the old man and Jimmy to set things right.moreless
  • The Dog Show

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    S 1 : Ep 24 -

    Davey is running an annual dog show and a man from a TV station stops by and shows interest in airing the event. As Davey is training Goliath how to roller-skate, Goliath is looking forward to being on TV with his pal Davey. Later, Davey tries to hang up a sign to publicize the dog show. As he is trying to hang the sign up, Davey falls off a wobbly ladder and breaks his leg. The doctor stops by and says that Davey can't get out of bed and that his body needs the rest. Fed up with being bed-ridden and missing the dog show, Davey tries to make the dog show and on the way there, his leg gives out and he falls again. Now Goliath has to learn that he has to go on and do his act without Davey. Goliath goes on TV and does his routine, but he falls and missed Davey even more.moreless
  • Lemonade Stand

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    S 1 : Ep 33 - 1/1/62

    Davey asks for his father's help building a lemonade stand and Mr. Hansen says he'll be right out after finishing his coffee. Meanwhile, Sally falls onto her doll carriage and breaks it. She is in a parade shortly and needs it fixed right away. Davey finds his father helping Sally first which leads him to believe his father loves Sally more than him. He soon learns that Sally is late for a parade and understands why she was helped first.

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  • Rags and Buttons

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    S 1 : Ep 37 - 1/5/61

    Davey is teasing Sally to the point where she says that she doesn't love Davey anymore and how she can't understand why God loves him. Davey knows that God doesn't approve of bad behavior, but he still loves the person very much. Sally and her doll then compete for "Queen of the May", a doll contest. After leaving her doll outside on a teeter-totter, Goliath accidentally jumps on the other end which sends Sally's doll on top of the maypole. Davey gets Sally's doll for her, but he still can't understand why she loves her doll. The doll is a just a bunch of rags and buttons. Sally then says that she loves her doll because she made her doll, and Davey concludes that it is the same exact way with God.moreless
  • Jeep in the Deep

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    S 1 : Ep 38 - 1/5/61

    Davey, his dad, and Goliath drive on to a boat to get to another side. The waves get rough which makes the boat rock back and forth. Eventually, the car starts to move back and forth as well. The car breaks the railing and then falls into the water. Davey and his dad arrange to go with someone to scuba-dive under the water to go and retreive the jeep. Under the water, the guys observe the fish and the wonderful world God created under the sea.moreless
  • Good Neighbor

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    S 1 : Ep 35 - 12/29/60

    It is Good Neighbor week. A celebration parade marches through the city, and Good Neighbor balloons are being handed out to the kids who are good neighbors. Teddy gives his ice cream cone to Davey so that he is a good neighbor, Davey gives his ice cream cone to Goliath because he is a good neighbor, and Jimmy eats his ice cream cone because he is a good neighbor to himself. After ice cream, they go to Mr. Lotts house to rake leaves. Mr. Lotts's arm is broken and the kids help out. The boys get a bon-fire and money out of the task as a reward. Later, on the way to Montgomery Park, a little girl falls off of her wagon and gets her dress caught on it. Jimmy walks by and sees the girl on the ground, but all he cares about it getting the balloon, so he walks by without stopping. Teddy walks by and the girl cries "Help me, help me". Teddy says "I can't. I gotta get my balloon" and then walks off. And then Davey walks by. Davey helps her untangle her dress from the wagon and goes out of his way to help this girl, who is also lost to get home. By the time he gets to get his balloon, there isn't any left. Davey tells his story to Jimmy and Teddy. The story closes with this dialouge.

    Teddy: She's not your neighbor.

    Davey: She is to. She needed help

    Jimmy: Did her mother pay you?

    Davey: I didn't do it for pay.

    Jimmy: You didn't even get a balloon, but I did.... Cause I'm a good neighbor.

    (Then the balloon pops right in Jimmy's face.)moreless
  • A Dillar, A Dollar

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    S 1 : Ep 36 - 12/29/60

    Davey's friend Teddy's mother is very sick, and taking care of her causes the boys to be late for school. When being sent to the Principal's office, Teddy fears to tell the Principal why they were late. Davey steps in and explains what happened and the Principal releases Teddy and Davey to help the sick lady. Later, Teddy feels that he just isn't doing enough. Davey suggests prayer, but Teddy doesn't know God and is scared to talk to God. Eventually he cracks and he prays. Although his mom is still sick, Teddy is then glad that he did "All he can do" for her.moreless
  • Hocus Pocus

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    S 1 : Ep 34 - 12/22/60

    Davey wants to enter a fair for prized vegetables at his Grandparent's farm. Davey thinks that all it is is planing the seeds and then "hocus pocus", you're done. He then finds out that there is a lot more work to planting his prized vegetables, than what meets the eye. As Davey goes on working, he goofs off and is reminded by his Grandfather that he has to spray the insecticide and maintain his vegetables. Davey then goofs off one too many times in the barn, jumping in the hay with his buddy. Sally then notices that there are "pretty little bugs" on the vegetables. She then shows her Grandfather and he said that he warned Davey about it and hoped that Davey will take care of it before it gets out of control. When it's the day of the fair, Davey pulls the vegetables out of the ground. The plants are sick. Davey failed at what was his responsibility and learns what can happen when you "goof off" and not maintain what you need to maintain first.

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  • The Bridge

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    S 1 : Ep 31 - 12/15/60

    The family goes on a hike. Davey, Goliath and Sally go their own separate ways. Davey and Sally come across a rope bridge. For fun, Davey and Sally jump up and down on it, causing it to collapse and causing Davey to be on one side of the rapids underneath and Sally on the other side. Not knowing what to do, he remembers his dad telling him "Don't forget, there's always someone around to help". After asking God to help Davey think, Davey thinks of the perfect plan to get Sally to safety.moreless
  • Bully Up a Tree

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    S 1 : Ep 29 - 12/8/60

    Davey is spending his vacation at his Grandparents' house in the country. While shopping in the city, Goliath is supposed to guard the shopping bags. A neighborhood bully's dog steals one of the bags for his master. After the dog takes the bag, Goliath jumps on him. Davey walks out of the store and sees the bully shoot a rock at Goliath with his slingshot. Davey, in defense of Goliath and the bully get into a big fight. After getting all cleaned up, Davey and his buddy Tom fo fishing. The bully is fishing and won't let them fish in their lake. Tommy goes to get his fishing pole which he forgot earlier. The bully then picks it up and throws it in the lake causing Tommy to fall in as well. Later, the bully ends up shooting rocks at a boar for fun. The fang riddled boar turns around and then chases the bully. The bully climbs up a tree to escape and ends up getting stuck. While the bully is stuck up the tree, Davey and Goliath are the only ones around to help him. Still angry at the bully, Davey and Goliath rescue him, apologies are made, and new friendships are started.

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  • Big Apple

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    S 1 : Ep 30 - 12/8/60

    Sharing is the theme in this episode when Davey comes across an apple orchard. As he approaches an apple tree, Davey thinks that he can have the apples that are hanging outside of the fence. When he goes to get one for Sally, a fatherless child catches him and lets Sally have the apple. After Sally gets the apple, Davey pressures Sally to share the apple. Eventually when she does, she feels good because she did something nice for others. When Davey learns the apple boy is fatherless, Sally pressures Davey to share their Dad with him. Davey then decides to invite this boy on Davey and his dad's camping trip that they were planning.moreless
  • Editor- In- Chief

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    S 1 : Ep 27 - 12/1/60

    Ed Brown, Davey's boss for his paper route gives Davey a portable printing press. Davey wants to show his appreciation and thanks by doing something for him. Davey goes out to get a story for Ed and becomes a witness to a car driving into a house. As Ed is in the office, he accidentally breaks the sign on his desk that says "Ed Brown: Editor in Chief". After Ed broke the sign, Davey has a great idea. He creates Ed a new sign as a gift of appreciation.

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  • Man of the House

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    S 1 : Ep 28 - 12/1/60

    Davey learns responsibility as his parents leave him in charge to babysit Sally while they are away.
  • The Waterfall

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    S 1 : Ep 25 - 11/24/60

    On a family camping trip, Goliath wonders off and gets lost. He falls in a trap and gets in some mud. When he decides to wash off in the lake, he approaches a waterfall and holds on to a rock. Not knowing where Goliath went, Davey looks for Goliath by following his trail. When Davey finds Goliath, he rescues him, but the current is so strong that it sends both Davey and Goliath over the waterfall.moreless
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