According to production # it should have been the 40th episode in the show.
Kit: Who's that, Baloo? A... friend of yours?
Baloo: More'n a friend, Kit. More like a guardian angel.
(Baloo, Kit, and Wildcat are flying in a thunderstorm)
Wildcat: Hey, we'll get out of this. I've seen you do it a 100 times.
Baloo: How many times have you done it?
Wildcat: Counting this time, um... once.
This episode was released on TaleSpin: Volume 2
Originally released in syndication.
This episode was adapted into a comic book form in Talespin #5.
The title is a play on the book, "The old man and the sea," by Ernest Hemingway.