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This is the episode list for the educational animated children's series Fred and the Nature Gang. The series premiered on September 10, 1979 and ended on February 27, 1987. There was a pilot episode, which was produced in 1978. There was also a direct-to-video special called Nature Cat's Biggest Adventure which came out in 1985, followed by 6 TV specials from 1988 to 1994.

Series overview Edit

Season

Episodes First aired Last aired
Pilot August 12, 1978
1 10 September 10, 1979 February 22, 1980
2 10 September 8, 1980 February 13, 1981
3 10 September 14, 1981 February 19, 1982
4 10 September 6, 1982 February 18, 1983
5 26 Feburary 25, 1983 Janurary 5, 1984
6 12 September 15, 1986 February 27, 1987
Specials 6 September 5, 1988 November 25, 1994

Episodes Edit

Pilot '(1978)' Edit

0 Hal's Lost Chew Toy August 12, 1978

Season 1 (1979-1980) Edit

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Title Original air date
1 1 The Nature Picnic/Hamster on the Loose September 10, 1979
2 2 Fred the Fearless/Lexi the Rabbit September 24, 1979
3 3 Ski Dilemma/Things That Go Meow in the Night October 8, 1979
4 4 Mothers Day/No Doubt About It October 22, 1979
5 5 Let's Go Outside/Sir Higgins Goes Out November 12, 1979
6 6 What A Fine Mess!/Fun at the Beach November 26, 1979
7 7 Hal the Genius/Autumn's My Favorite Season December 17, 1979
8 8 Joy's Magic Show/C is for Cow December 31, 1979
9 9 Down at the Swamp/The Search for Squeeks January 14, 1980
10 10 No Bear Left Behind/Something Fishy February 22, 1980

Season 2 (1980-1981) Edit

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Title Original air date
11 1 Onward and Pirate-ward!/Squeeks Saves the Day September 8, 1980
12 2 It Came From Above/Dognapped! September 22, 1980
13 3

Hal Goes for the Gold/Sir Higgins' First Love

October 6, 1980
14 4 Hooray for Trash Day!/The Sleepy One October 20, 1980
15 5 Lost Nature Explorers/So You Think You Know Nature November 3, 1980
16 6 The Big Storm/Daisy's Bright Idea November 17, 1980
17 7 The Good, the Bad, and the Fred/Fletcher Gets the Point December 1, 1980
18 8 Duck Home Blues/Sleepless Night December 15, 1980
19 9 Gecko-A-Go-Go/Space Travelers January 7, 1981
20 10 Up, Up, and Away/The Trouble with Hal February 13, 1981

Season 3 (1981-1982) Edit

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Title Original air date
21 1 New Cat on the Block/Skunked September 14, 1981
22 2 Vulture Culture/Bad Hair Day September 28, 1981
23 3 Hal's Gift/The Great Gold Robbery October 12, 1981
24 4 Tanya Wins It/Battle of the Pet Bands October 26, 1981
25 5

Desserted/How Not to be a Good Patient

November 9, 1981
26 6 Don't Litter/You Otter Know It November 16, 1981
27 7 Firefly Dreams/Emma's Cousin December 7, 1981
28 8 Dig em' Up/To Climb the Mountains December 21, 1981
29 9 Squeeks' Family Reunion/The Fruit Games January 18, 1982
30 10 Toy Hunt/A Sick Dog February 22, 1982

Season 4 (1982-1983) Edit

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Title Original air date
31 1 May the Best Cat Win/Gone Fishing September 6, 1982
32 2 The Missing Chew Toy (Pilot remake) September 20, 1982
33 3 Flower Power/Nature Races October 18, 1982
34 4 Hal V.S. The Vet/Tanya's Prize Winning Pumpkin October 25, 1982
35 5 The Hike To Butterfly Hills/The Worst Camping Trip Ever November 8, 1982
36 6 Daisy and the Science Fair/Don't Give Up November 29, 1982
37 7 The Little Baby Bird/Don't Tell! December 6, 1982
38 8 Camping Adventure/Love is the Word December 27, 1982
39 9 Snow Days/The Long, Boring Day January 10, 1983
40 10 Fred's Holly Jolly Christmas (Christmas Special) February 18, 1983

Season 5 (1983-1984) Edit

41
42


Season 6 (1986-1987) Edit

In 1986, Hammocks Animation revived Fred and the Nature Gang for a 7th season that lasted until 1987 and the name was changed to All-New Fred and the Nature Gang. Unlike the first four seasons episodes of the regular series, this season has 12 episodes instead of 10.

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Title Original air date
41 1 Polly Day/Fred and the Snow Gang September 15, 1986
42 2 Tanya, Cheater Pants/All Stars September 22, 1986
43 3 An F-? I was going for an A!/Look Out, Polly, Here We Come! October 6, 1986
44 4 TV-Free Week/Furry Animal Fest October 20, 1986
45 5 Goodbye, Peckery/Nothing to do about Hal November 10, 1986
46 6 The Mystery of The Missing Shiny Stuff!/I Want You! November 17, 1986
47 7 Hallie Boy/Mother's Day December 1, 1986
48 8 Polly's Big Day/Poor Hal! December 15, 1985
49 9 On the Ball!/Dog Night January 12, 1987
50 10 Big Dog Bart/Down to the Very Last Bit January 26, 1987
51 11 Cheaters, Robbers, and Liars/King of the Fort February 9, 1987
52 12 The Time of the Dinosaurs/All You Can Eat Buffet February 27, 1987

Specials (1988-1994) Edit

Hammocks Animation revived the series again from 1988 to 1994 with 6 animated specials that aired on Disney Channel and were direct-to-video as well. The series ended after the infamous live-action special that premiered shortly after Nature Cat's 15th Aniversary Special in 1994. In that same year, they changed the series name from Fred and the Nature Gang to Nature Cat.

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Title Original air date
53 1 Warriors of Nature September 5, 1988
54 2 Halloween Special September 18, 1989
55 3 Hal's Puppyhood October 1, 1990
56 4 Battle of the Bands October 14, 1991
57 5 Nature Cat's 15th Anniversary Special! November 11, 1994
58 6 Nature Cat (Live Action Special) November 25, 1994

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