Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Season 6 Episode 13

Greed Is the Word

Aired Sunday 5:05 PM Feb 24, 1996 on TBS



  • Trivia

    • In this episode, Wheeler is reading a newspaper article from "The National Exaggerator" (A Pup Named Scooby Doo-type reference)

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Hoggish Greedly began and ended the series' run, appearing in the pilot (first) episode and in the season finale. Aside from that, Hoggish Greedly is the most recurring eco-villain in the series (next to Doctor Blight).

    • This is the final episode of the series. For those still interested in Captain Planet and getting tips to help the environment, you can log on to the Captain Planet Foundation at

  • Allusions

    • Episode title: "Greed is the Word"
      "Greed is the Word" sounds a lot like a parody of the song "Grease (Is the Word)"