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    • Womble Winterland
      Womble Winterland
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      3/30/99
      10
      The wombles wake up to discover Wimbeldon Common is covered in a blanket of snow. However, Great Uncle Bulgaria still insists they go out and work.
    • The Conkering Hero
      The Conkering Hero
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      1/1/73
      9.8
      The Wombles learn how to play conkers and how to count.
    • The Snow Wombles
      The Snow Wombles
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      1/1/73
      9.7
      The annual competition to see who can make the best snowman.
    • The Invisible Womble
      The Invisible Womble
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      2/19/73
      9.5
      Orinoco thinks that if he turns invisible no one will interrupt his sleeping while he pretends that he is in work.
    • The Rocking Chair
      The Rocking Chair
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      2/6/73
      9.3
      After Orinoco gets stuck in a tire, the Wombles realise they can use it to fix Great Uncle Bulgaria's chair.
    • Orinoco Sees The Light.
      Orinoco Sees The Light.
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      2/26/73
      9.2
      Wellington has planted some daffodil seeds and he is "awfully disappinted" when they don't grow. Orinoco suggests he plants light bulbs instead.
    • Orinoco and The Ghost
      Orinoco and The Ghost
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      1/1/73
      9.1
      Orinoco thinks that there is a ghost in his house.
    • Crossed Lines
      Crossed Lines
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      1/1/73
      9.0
      Tobermory invents a new telephone system for everyone but the telephone lines are having problems and many conversations are heard by Tobermory.
    • Madame Cholet Returns
      Madame Cholet Returns
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      1/1/73
      9.0
      Making cakes turns into a problematic situation.
    • The Purple Paw Mystery
      The Purple Paw Mystery
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      2/14/73
      9.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria's fountain pen runs out of ink, so asks Tomsk to pay Tobermary a visit to collect some more. While there, Tobermary enlists the help of Tomsk in manufacturing the ink, but when he cuts corners he creates a mess around the entire burrow.
    • Great Uncle Bulgaria's Keep Fit Lesson
      2/9/73
      8.7
      After the Wombles find a football, Great Uncle Bulgaria becomes inspired to start a new "keep fit" regime.
    • MacWomble The Trouble
      MacWomble The Trouble
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      10/3/75
      8.7
      A visiting Scottish womble causes trouble.
    • Wombles and Ladders
      Wombles and Ladders
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      1/1/73
      8.7
      A ladder is adapted to Womble size.
    • Peep-Peep-Peep
      Peep-Peep-Peep
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      2/13/73
      8.5
      Great Uncle Bulgaria wants the Wombles to keep in touch with each other while they're working, so Wellington invents, in the words of Orinoco, a "talking tin can"!
    • A Sticky End
      A Sticky End
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      2/7/73
      8.5
      The Wombles have a leaking ceiling and come up with an inventive way of fixing it.
    • A Life In The Day Of Madame Cholet
      1/1/99
      8.5
      Madame Cholet takes the wombles on a guided tour of her life, by showing them old mementoes.
    • Blow The Womble Down
      Blow The Womble Down
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      1/1/73
      8.4
      The Wombles get blown about when they find a vacuum cleaner.
    • World Womble Day
      World Womble Day
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      1/1/90
      8.4
      While Great Uncle becomes worried about the problems Human Beings are causing all over the world, the other Wombles plan a surprise party for his 300th birthday.
    • Bungo's Birthday Party
      Bungo's Birthday Party
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      2/16/73
      8.3
      Bungo thinks that everyone forgot about his birthday, but he didn´t expect that everyone has a secret that Bungo doesn´t known.
    • One Pair Of Feet
      One Pair Of Feet
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      1/1/73
      8.2
      After a human being is spotted on the common, the Wombles rush back to their burrow. However, in the panic Wellington is left behind...
    • Wom-TV
      Wom-TV
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      1/1/99
      8.1
      Great Uncle Bulgaria, Madame Cholet and Tobermary were all planing on going to see the Thames Burrow Pantomime, until Orincoco loses their tickets. Therefore the young wombles come up with an idea to entertain the older wombles, instead of the show.
    • Orinoco's Midnight Feast
      Orinoco's Midnight Feast
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      9/22/75
      8.1
      When the Wombles discover they usually get hungry at night, they decide to organise a midnight feast.
    • North, South, East, West
      North, South, East, West
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      1/1/73
      7.9
      Tobermory makes a machine that can predict the weather.
    • Tobermory on Television
      Tobermory on Television
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/1/73
      7.9
      Tobermory makes his own TV show for the Wombles.
    • Weighing in Time
      Weighing in Time
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      1/1/73
      7.8
      Orinoco decides to put himself on a diet, because he thinks he's too fat.
    • A Safe Place
      A Safe Place
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      2/12/73
      7.6
      A safe place must be found for a valuable Womble history book.
    • Womble Summer Party
      Womble Summer Party
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      10/24/75
      7.4
      The wombles demonstrate magic tricks.
    • Orinoco And The Big Black Umbrella
      2/5/73
      7.1
      While collecting rubbish, Orinoco is swept up by a black umbrella.
    • Wombling Free
      Wombling Free
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      1/1/77
      5.6
      This is a special live action feature movie, released in 1977. Main article here.
    • Bigfoot Womble
      Bigfoot Womble
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      2/23/99
      0.0
      Bungo is convinced there is a Bigfoot Womble lurking around the Common and with the help of Tomsk and Stepney he sets out to capture the first photograph of the elusive creature.
    • Chaos On The Common
      Chaos On The Common
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      3/2/99
      0.0
      In an attempt to make cleaning the Common easier, Wellington and Stepney create the Wellivac Common Sweeper Mark 1 which cleans all by itself!
    • Weather Or Not
      Weather Or Not
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      3/9/99
      0.0
      There is a hot, dry spell on Wimbeldon Common and Tobermary fears the wombles will have to leave the burrow if it continues.
    • Trouble At The Thames
      Trouble At The Thames
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      3/16/99
      0.0
      Stepney becomes panicked when a pipe bursts at the Thames burrow and they are flooded.
    • Great Womble Explorer
      Great Womble Explorer
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      3/23/99
      0.0
      To ease the fears of the young Wombles on a dark and stormy night, Great Uncle Bulgaria recounts a tale from his youth of an exciting adventure with Livingstone, the great Womble Explorer, on a journey around the world.
    • Great Cake Mystery
      Great Cake Mystery
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      2/16/99
      0.0
      When Madame Cholet's cakes go missing, everyone assumes Orinoco is the culprit. But he insists he isn't and attempts to clear his name.
    • Rainy Daze
      Rainy Daze
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      2/9/99
      0.0
      It's a rainy day and the weather threatens to flood the wombles' burrow. Meanwhile, Tobermary starts behaving strangely after receiving a bump on the head.
    • Macwomble The Charming
      Macwomble The Charming
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      2/2/99
      0.0
      The wombles get a surprise visit from MacWomble, who intends on taking Madame Cholet home to his Lock Ness Burrow.
    • Spring Into Action
      Spring Into Action
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      5/13/98
      0.0
      It's springtime on Wimbeldon Common and Tobermary insists the burrow is tidied after the long, lazy winter.
    • Camping And Cloudberries
      Camping And Cloudberries
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      5/6/98
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria insists the young wombles get a chance to see the cloudberry bush blossom, which is currently in season. However, to do so, they have to camp outside.
    • Out Of This Earth
      Out Of This Earth
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      4/29/98
      0.0
      The Wombles find an old treasure map out on tidy-up duty. Great Uncle Bulgaria confirms that it belonged to old Jamaica, the famous Womble pirate who traveled those parts long, long ago burying his treasures. When Stepney learns that there's one bit of bounty Jamaica never did find, he gets a bad case of gold fever and leads the others on a treasure hunt.moreless
    • Hola Obidos
      Hola Obidos
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      5/20/98
      0.0
      All of the Wombles are excited to have their friend Obidos visiting from the Brazil Burrow. When Great Uncle Bulgaria and Tobermory are called away, Obidos offers to help look after things at the Wimbledon Burrow till they return.
    • Welcome Back Bungo
      Welcome Back Bungo
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      5/27/98
      0.0
      The other wombles become sick of Bungo's repeated practical jokes and so, in turn, become sick of Bungo. He decides to show them how much they would miss him by hiding away for a while.
    • Wild News Chase
      Wild News Chase
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      1/26/99
      0.0
      Wild and windy weather has left a mess on Wimbledon Common and Tobermory leaves Tomsk in charge of the tidying up.
    • Orinoco's Sick Day
      Orinoco's Sick Day
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      1/19/99
      0.0
      In an attempt to have a day in bed, Orinoco pretends he's sick. However, pretending to be ill isn't all it's cracked up to be.
    • Deep Space Wombles
      Deep Space Wombles
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      1/12/99
      0.0
      Wellington creates his best invention yet: a space craft! The wombles attempt to get into orbit, but with mixed results.
    • Car Trouble
      Car Trouble
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      1/5/99
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria gets trapped in the womble car, while the others desperately try to save him.
    • New Year! New You!
      New Year! New You!
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      1/1/99
      0.0
      It's New Years Eve, Great Uncle Bulgaria's favourite time of year. But when he is nowhere to be found, the wombles become worried.
    • Alderney's Big Break
      Alderney's Big Break
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      1/1/99
      0.0
      When Alderney injures her back paw on spring cleaning day, all the wombles decide to give her a present to make her feel better.
    • The Thames Burrow Adventure
      The Thames Burrow Adventure
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      1/1/99
      0.0
      After Bungo, Orinoco and Wellington get into trouble at the burrow, they decide to pay Stepney a visit at the Thames burrow.
    • The Wombles Of Our Discontent
      The Wombles Of Our Discontent
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      1/1/99
      0.0
      The wombles decide to construct a go kart from the rubbish they've found.
    • Riddle Me This
      Riddle Me This
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Bungo becomes fascinated by some of the old riddles Great Uncle Bulgaria tells.
    • Unlucky Me
      Unlucky Me
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Wellington has a string of bad luck and so to avoid "contaminating" the other wombles, he decides to leave the burrow.
    • Nanny Alexandria Comes To Stay
      Nanny Alexandria Comes To Stay
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria, Tobermory and Madame Cholet have planned a special trip away. Bungo and Orinoco eagerly expect a lovely holiday with the grown ups gone, but their hopes are dashed when Great Uncle Bulgaria reveals his old nanny, Nanny Alexandria, is coming to stay to look after the young Wombles.moreless
    • The Unwelcome Womble
      The Unwelcome Womble
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Bungo befriends visiting Hoboken Womble who is from the USA.
    • Shansi's Spider
      Shansi's Spider
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Tomsk is delighted when Shansi asks him to look after her pet spider, Lucky.
    • Anchors Aweigh
      Anchors Aweigh
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria's old friend and rival, the great explorer, Livingstone Womble, comes to stay.
    • Womble Inventor Of The Year
      Womble Inventor Of The Year
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Wellington learns about the upcoming "Womble Inventor of the Year" award, and sets about making an entry of his own.
    • Bungo Bingo
      Bungo Bingo
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Bungo finds some old bingo cards so the wombles decide to have a game.
    • Time Travelling Tomsk
      Time Travelling Tomsk
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Tomsk finds an old box which is he determined to change into a time machine.
    • Fancy! Fancy Dress
      Fancy! Fancy Dress
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria thinks it's time to have a great celebration, so the wombles throw a fancy dress party.
    • The Thingummawotsit
      The Thingummawotsit
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      1/1/99
      0.0
      The wombles become confused when they each find a thingummawotsit, and are unsure what they do!
    • The Sleep Wombler
      The Sleep Wombler
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      1/1/99
      0.0
      There's a Phantom Wombler on the common - rubbish is clearing itself away magically and unexplainably. Bungo and the others are determined to catch this mystery creature and set a series of cleverly masterminded traps.
    • Star Struck
      Star Struck
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      1/1/99
      0.0
      As Tomsk is performing his night-watch duty he realises Shansi is missing and organises an emergency search party.
    • Practically Joking
      Practically Joking
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria's former nanny is visiting, but on the big day Bungo fills the burrow with practical jokes.
    • Tomsk's Pen Pal
      Tomsk's Pen Pal
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Tomsk is thrilled to receive a letter from his new pen pal, Moosonee Womble, until he realises he must write back.
    • What's A Womble?
      What's A Womble?
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      1/1/99
      0.0
      While the wombles are playing, Bungo gets a nasty knock on the head and seems to forget who he is.
    • Queen For A Day
      Queen For A Day
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      1/1/99
      0.0
      The Queen is paying a visit to Wimbeldon Common.
    • The Womble Races
      The Womble Races
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      1/1/99
      0.0
      Stepney and Wellington fall out when she invents a Womble vehicle better than his Wimbledon Wombles Wombuggy.
    • The Womble Times
      The Womble Times
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      1/1/99
      0.0
      It's the Wimbledon Wombles turn to produce the copy of the Womble Times, which goes out to all the Wimbledon burrows everywhere. With Great Uncle Bulgaria as editor, everyone has an important role on the paper, but, as ace reporter, Bungo thinks his is the most important.
    • MacWomble Is Coming
      MacWomble Is Coming
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      4/8/98
      0.0
      The wombles become panicked when MacWomble announces he's coming for a visit.
    • Any Womble For Tennis?
      Any Womble For Tennis?
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      4/22/98
      0.0
      It's Summer and the Wimbeldon tennis championship is in full swing. Unfortunately, this means the Wombles have to work overtime to keep the place clean.
    • Time And Slow Motion
      Time And Slow Motion
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/16/75
      0.0
      Tobermary tries to maximise womble efficiency.
    • Tomsk In Trouble
      Tomsk In Trouble
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/17/75
      0.0
      While trying to make his bed, Tomsk gets into a tangle!
    • The Largest Womble In The World
      The Largest Womble In The World
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      9/18/75
      0.0
      Orinoco finds a huge coat.
    • Running Out Of Steam
      Running Out Of Steam
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      9/19/75
      0.0
      The Wombles try to recreate the days of the stream train.
    • Speak Up
      Speak Up
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      9/23/75
      0.0
      Tomsk accidently connects the telephone pipe and the water pipe together.
    • The Vanishing Pancake
      The Vanishing Pancake
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      9/24/75
      0.0
      Orinoco volunteers to be judge pancakes.
    • Madame Cholet and the Blackberries
      9/25/75
      0.0
      It is time to pick the blackberries, but Madame Cholet has no volunteers.
    • The Fruit Machine
      The Fruit Machine
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      9/26/75
      0.0
      The Wombles become confused when a one armed bandit does not produce real fruit.
    • Portrait of Great Uncle Bulgaria
      Portrait of Great Uncle Bulgaria
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      9/29/75
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria wants his portrait painted.
    • Bungo Up A Tree
      Bungo Up A Tree
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/15/75
      0.0
      Bungo soon discovers that getting up a tree is a lot easier than getting down!
    • The Circus Comes To Wimbeldon
      The Circus Comes To Wimbeldon
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      7/6/73
      0.0
      When the circus to Wimbeldon Common, the Wombles put on their own act.
    • A Game of Golf
      A Game of Golf
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      1/1/73
      0.0
      Golf balls sometimes travel in the wrong direction.
    • The Picnic
      The Picnic
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      1/1/73
      0.0
      Orinoco shows us how to make a picnic basket that is not heavy to carry.
    • Hiccups
      Hiccups
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      10/13/75
      0.0
      Madame Cholet makes some crumpets, and tells the wombles not to eat them yet because they are too hot. They do anyway and end up with the hiccups.
    • Musical Wombles
      Musical Wombles
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      1/1/73
      0.0
      The Wombles make music with tins and cans.
    • Games In The Snow
      Games In The Snow
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      1/1/73
      0.0
      The Wombles have fun in the snow and, in the process, create a minor avalanche!
    • What's Cooking
      What's Cooking
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      1/1/73
      0.0
      A bird nests in the Wombles' ventilation shaft.
    • Spring Cleaning Time
      Spring Cleaning Time
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      1/1/73
      0.0
      When the Wombles have to spring clean, an elastic washing line leads to trouble.
    • Marrow Maker
      Marrow Maker
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      1/1/73
      0.0
      The Wombles use too much fertiliser on a marrow, causing it to grow and grow.
    • The Cement Mixer
      The Cement Mixer
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      1/1/73
      0.0
      The Wombles get into trouble with some wet cement.
    • Very Behind The Times
      Very Behind The Times
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      9/30/75
      0.0
      The wombles become panicked when they here a massive new road is to be built.
    • The Burrow Hot Line
      The Burrow Hot Line
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      10/1/75
      0.0
      Papers and wet laundry get muddled on the washing line.
    • Trunk Call
      Trunk Call
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      10/2/75
      0.0
      A womble is mistaken for a talking tree.
    • The Secret Snorer
      The Secret Snorer
      Season 2 - Episode 28
      10/22/75
      0.0
      Orinoco is meant to be scaring crows away, but falls asleep on the job.
    • Womble Fool's Day
      Womble Fool's Day
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      10/23/75
      0.0
      The wombles have great fun with a rubber hammer.
    • The Wandering Wombles
      The Wandering Wombles
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      1/1/91
      0.0
    • The Ghost of Wimbledon Common
      The Ghost of Wimbledon Common
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      3/4/98
      0.0
      When a sheet falls out of Alderney's tree house and gets caught in the wind, the Wombles become convinced it is a ghost.
    • Orinoco The Magnificent
      Orinoco The Magnificent
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      3/11/98
      0.0
      Orinoco discovers a magic tidy bag.
    • Tomsk To The Rescue
      Tomsk To The Rescue
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      3/18/98
      0.0
      Wellington and Alderney try to set up a tree weather station, but Tomsk keeps getting in the way.
    • Madame Cholet's Day Off
      Madame Cholet's Day Off
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      3/25/98
      0.0
      The "womfax" is broken, causing lots of blank paper to be printed. The vibrations upset Madame Cholet who feels she cannot cook in such conditions.
    • Shansi's Surprise
      Shansi's Surprise
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      4/15/98
      0.0
      The wombles prepare a surprise for Shansi.
    • Beautiful Boating Weather
      Beautiful Boating Weather
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      4/1/98
      0.0
      Great Uncle Bulgaria offers the wombles a day off after they've tidied up the burrow.
    • Operation W.R.A.P.
      Operation W.R.A.P.
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      10/21/75
      0.0
      The wombles learn first aid.
    • Womble Times
      Womble Times
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      10/20/75
      0.0
      The wombles make their own newspaper.
    • A Single Piper
      A Single Piper
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      10/6/75
      0.0
      The Wombles are relieved when a noisy musical instrument is broken.
    • Porridge For Breakfast
      Porridge For Breakfast
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      10/7/75
      0.0
      The wombles become confused when they see Scottish Womble putting salt on his porridge.
    • Highland Games
      Highland Games
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      10/8/75
      0.0
      The wombles hold their own highland games.
    • Home Sickness
      Home Sickness
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      10/9/75
      0.0
      The wombles become entertained by poetry.
    • Goodbye MacWomble
      Goodbye MacWomble
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      10/10/75
      0.0
      The wombles are relieved to see goodbye to MacWomble, who takes his bagpipes home.
    • Film Show
      Film Show
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      10/14/75
      0.0
      The wombles make a film about themselves.
    • Pirate Gold
      Pirate Gold
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      10/15/75
      0.0
      The Wombles follow a treasure map and hope to find gold.
    • Warm & Cosy
      Warm & Cosy
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      10/16/75
      0.0
      An experiment in the workshop goes wrong.
    • Autumn Leaves
      Autumn Leaves
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      10/17/75
      0.0
      Tomsk comes up with a unique way of picking up leaves.
    • A Visit To The Highland Burrow
      A Visit To The Highland Burrow
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/1/99
      0.0
      In the final ever episode, MacWomble returns to the burrow and feels lonely when he sees how happy the other wombles are.