It's a Big Big World

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Episode Guide

    • Flying Fish/Smooch and Winslow's Songbook
      Flying Fish: Wartz refuses to believe that a fish can fly until Snook clues him into the diversity of the animal world.

      Smooch and Winslow's Songbook: Smooch and Winslow recall their favorite songs, including “Do the Monkey,” “I Want to See Everything,” “Beautiful Baby,” “Jungle Vibrations,” “Living and Growing Together,” “Big World Birthday” and “Family Song.”moreless
    • Get Well Moon/Take Your Time
      Get Well Moon/Take Your Time
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Get Well Moon: Bob and Wartz stay up late to see the full moon, but when it appears orangey-red, they fear that it's sick and ask Burdette to fly medicine to it.

      Take Your Time: A busy Snook learns to stop and smell the flowers.
    • Madge is Missing/The Anteater Songbook
      Madge is Missing: Smooch and Winslow worry about Madge's whereabouts.

      The Anteater Songbook: Bob sings songs from his songbook, including “Do Something Nice for the Tree” and “Do Your Best.”
    • The Big Race/You Are What You Are
      The Big Race/You Are What You Are
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      The Big Race: Winslow, Smooch and Snook organize a relay race for all the animals of the World Tree.

      You Are What You Are: Wartz wonders if fish and plants are related since they both need water to survive.
    • The Sting/Growing
      The Sting/Growing
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      The Sting: Wartz's frog friend Greenie is spooked by Stripey the bee.

      Growing: Madge and Snook contemplate everything that's occurred at the World Tree during the past year.
    • Not Found Here
      Not Found Here
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Smooch and Winslow go on a search looking for their new friend Wartz.
    • Bones/Food and Plenty of It
      Bones/Food and Plenty of It
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      Bones: After Winslow injures his arm, he refuses to slow down and winds up hurting his leg too.

      Food and Plenty of It: Burdette is upset when the nuts on her favorite tree disappear.
    • Fish Out of Water/Burdette's Nest
      Fish Out of Water/Burdette's Nest
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      Fish Out of Water: Bob fears that Ick is stuck inside a rock, but soon learns that the rock is a fossil.

      Burdette's Nest: Smooch and Snook help patch Burdette's nest.
    • The Sloth Must be Crazy/Smarter Than You Think
      The Sloth Must be Crazy: Bob investigates a shiny green object that fell from the sky, and, with Madge's help, figures out what it is.

      Smarter Than You Think: Winslow fears that everyone else is smarter than he is.
    • A Bird Tale/Friendship
      A Bird Tale/Friendship
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      A Bird Tale: Bob and Wartz learn about migrating birds, then fear that Burdette will be leaving them.

      Friendship: A misunderstanding causes Snail to worry that he and Worm are no longer friends.
    • Eyes and Noses/Snook's Songbook
      Eyes and Noses/Snook's Songbook
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Eyes and Noses: When Madge loses her glasses, Smooch and Winslow lead the search for them.

      Snook's Songbook: Snook sings some of his favorite songs, including “Get Up and Get Going,” “Food Food Food,” “Keepers of the Tree,” “The Way of the Sloth,” “How We Get Around,” “We'll Still Be Friends” and “Conga Line.”moreless
    • The Hatch/Sounds of the Forest
      The Hatch/Sounds of the Forest
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      The Hatch: Smooch and Winslow go in search of their eggs after Burdette shows them the egg she hatched from, only to learn later that monkeys don't hatch from eggs.

      Sounds of the Forest: Wartz moves into a new log, but it proves rather noisy, thanks to mysterious whistling and a knocking sound.moreless
    • Sleepover/The Disappearing Water Hole
      Sleepover: Wartz isn't sure he should go on a sleepover at Smooch and Winslow's because of an oncoming storm.

      The Disappearing Water Hole: Ick won't allow anyone to drink from the water hole because he's afraid the water will disappear.
    • In Good Voice/Wartz's Family Tree
      In Good Voice/Wartz's Family Tree
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      In Good Voice: When Oko the owl loses his voice, Bob searches for another animal to duplicate his night howl.

      Wartz's Family Tree: Wartz overhears Burdette and Ick discussing their family trees and, afraid he doesn't have one, names a log his family log.
    • Sloth Lessons/The Avocado Queen
      Sloth Lessons/The Avocado Queen
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Sloth Lessons: Bob attempts to become carefree by mimicking the most laid back creature he knows, Snook.

      The Avocado Queen: Burdette finds an avocado tree growing where she ditches her avocado pits.
    • Big Big Water Hole/Oko's Songbook
      Big Big Water Hole/Oko's Songbook
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Big Big Water Hole: Jealous that the others seem to have more fun, Ick wants to leave the water hole.

      Oko's Songbook: Oko shares his favorite songs, including “Land Of Discovery,” “I Want to Know,” “Bones,” “You Are Who You Are” and “Take Your Time.”
    • Echoes/A Good Heartbeat
      Echoes/A Good Heartbeat
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Echoes: While talking to the ants at Broken Branch Leap, Bob is surprised to hear a voice call to him.

      A Good Heartbeat: After racing Winslow, Wartz hears what he thinks is a drum beating inside of him.
    • Oko's Birthday/Spinning A Tale
      Oko's Birthday/Spinning A Tale
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Oko's Birthday: Everyone chips into create a giant fruit basket for Oko's birthday---but Smooch and Winslow eat all of the fruit.

      Spinning A Tale: After seeing a spiderweb, Bob and Wartz try to make a “frogweb” so that Wartz can easily catch flies.
    • Guardians of the Sappenwood Tree/Over the Hills and Far Away
      Guardians of the Sappenwood Tree: While gathering branches for a project, Winslow discovers a tree species that is almost extinct.

      Over the Hills and Far Away: Smooch, who wants to become an explorer, leaves the World Tree in an effort to see the ocean.
    • World Tree Day/World Tree Cuisine
      World Tree Day/World Tree Cuisine
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      World Tree Day: For World Tree Day, Snook gives out badges to everyone who is nice to the tree, but Bob can't think of what to do---until he comes up with a song.

      World Tree Cuisine: Madge and Snook plan a party to celebrate the World Tree's birthday, but everyone wants a different flavored cake.moreless
    • Hide and Seek/Take Care of Yourself
      Hide and Seek: While playing hide-and-seek with Snook, Bob realizes how he can make it hard for Snook to find him.

      Take Care of Yourself: Madge and and Burdette discuss the importance of diet, exercise and rest.
    • Making Tracks/Map it Out
      Making Tracks/Map it Out
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      Making Tracks: Bob believes a footprint he discovered belongs to a giant animal.

      Map it Out: Smooch, Winslow and Burdette create a map of the World Tree.
    • Burdette Bald Eagle/Hot Ice
      Burdette Bald Eagle/Hot Ice
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Burdette Bald Eagle: Madge tells Burdette about molting after she loses her feathers.

      Hot Ice: Burdette brings back ice from the mountaintop, but soon is unable to find it.
    • Dancing/King of the Tree
      Dancing/King of the Tree
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Dancing: Snook keeps falling asleep so his friends try to keep him awake by dancing.

      King of the Tree: Ick tells Bob that the world tree will flood due to heavy rain.
    • Out on a Limb/The More Things Change
      Out on a Limb: It's Winslow's birthday and he decides to climb all the way to the top of the world tree.

      The More Things Change: Ick and the monkeys don't like when things change.
    • Shell/Spirit
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Shell: Bob and Winslow discover a strange rock that turns out to be the shell of a turtle named Rocky.

      Spirit: Smooch and Winslow think that the world tree has a spirit.
    • My Friend Will Bee Right Back/Learning to Fly
      My Friend Will Bee Right Back: Bobby becomes friends with a bee, but his new friend must move on with her swarm.

      Learning to Fly: Despite being a monkey, Winslow wants to learn to fly.
    • Burdette Queen Ant/One Monkey Too Many
      Burdette Queen Ant: Burdette wants to be queen bird of the world tree when she learns that ants have queens.

      One Monkey Too Many: Wartz decides to become a monkey.
    • Balance/Ick Alone
      Balance/Ick Alone
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Balance: Oko teaches Wartz a Tai Chi lesson.

      Ick Alone: Ick becomes afraid of Burdette when she hears that birds eat flesh.
    • Ant Ray Vision/Moving On Up
      Ant Ray Vision/Moving On Up
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Ant Ray Vision: Bob explores the life of an ant.

      Moving On Up: Snook helps Smooch find a new habitat when she decides to move because of her messy little brother.
    • Color My World/Smooch's Caterpillar
      Color My World: Burdette tells Bob that the ants would like him better if he were more colorful.

      Smooch's Caterpillar: Smooch wants to introduce Winslow to her caterpillar friend, Harry, but Harry is wrapped in a cocoon.
    • Mini Monkey/The Five Senses
      Mini Monkey/The Five Senses
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Mini Monkey: A worried Winslow wants to grow but his body won't cooperate. After he has a dream about becoming huge, however, he is happy to grow at a natural pace.

      The Five Senses: Smooch helps Winslow locate the source of a strange and scary noise.
    • What A Wonderful Leaf/Roots Rock
      What A Wonderful Leaf/Roots Rock
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      What A Wonderful Leaf: Madge throws a “leaf-picnic party,” which requires everyone to dress up in costumes made from leaves.

      Roots Rock: Wartz wants to be a keeper of the tree like the others, but no one needs his help.
    • The Itch/Everything's Going to be Just Fine
      The Itch: Bob develops an itch that he believes was caused by a poisonous plant.

      Everything's Going to be Just Fine: Wartz worries that he won't live up to a promise he made to Madge.
    • The Big Sneeze/Go to Sleep Wartz
      The Big Sneeze/Go to Sleep Wartz
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      The Big Sneeze: Bob begins sneezing after Burdette gives him a bouquet of flowers.

      Go to Sleep Wartz: Wartz enjoys playing so much that he never wants to go to sleep.
    • Sappy Monkey/Growing Pains
      Sappy Monkey/Growing Pains
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      Sappy Monkey: Winslow gets sick to his stomach after eating too much sap.

      Growing Pains: Smooch plants a garden and learns that some creatures are good for gardens.
    • Down in the Dumps/Who Moved My Sunflower?
      Down in the Dumps: It's cleaning day at the World Tree, but Madge is up to her neck in trash, thanks to Burdette, Smooch and Winslow, whose idea of cleaning is simply to toss things out of their homes.

      Who Moved My Sunflower?: Winslow is positive someone moved his favorite shady spot: a big sunflower.moreless
    • Hold On, Rainbow/Where Have All The Berries Gone
      Hold On, Rainbow: Wartz tries to catch a rainbow.

      Where Have All the Berries Gone: Winslow is stumped when his favorite berries disappear from a bush.
    • Windy Night/So Long Planty
      Windy Night/So Long Planty
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Windy Night: When a storm approaches, Snook, among others, takes shelter in Madge's root-cellar home.

      So Long Planty: Smooch's plant Planty dies from lack of water and sunlight.
    • Wartz's Workout/Hot Enough For You?
      Wartz's Workout: Wartz doesn't feel well after he stops hopping.

      Hot Enough For You?: Winslow believes someone has stolen the breeze.