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Fraggle Rock
Air Date January 2, 1984
Written by Laura Phillips
Director George Bloomfield

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When Junior Gorg drops a Tree Creature Egg into the well and it falls into the Fraggle Pond, Wembley ends up hatching it into a Baby Tree Creature and tries to take care of it.

Meanwhile, Doc buys a book called "The Art of Seeing" and is too busy reading it when it comes to Sprocket's birthday.

Fraggle Facts

  • The Fraggles have no clue on what an egg is, despite the fact that the Storyteller Fraggle mentions a Fraggle "hatching" in a story she told in an earlier episode, "The Terrible Tunnel." This also implies that Fraggles do not eat eggs.
  • In "Capture the Moon" Uncle Matt wrote that he wanted to watch a rainbow hatch from a chicken´s egg. And all Fraggles knew what was meant. So their ignorance here is illogical.
  • Like "Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk", Gobo seems to know more about `Outer Space´ than his uncle. In this episode, Gobo knows what a balloon is (a decoration) while Uncle Matt thought of them as strange creatures and released them in the episode "Wembley and the Gorgs".


  • There was a short production break before Season Two began. The last episode of the first season, "New Trash Heap in Town," was recorded in May 1983; this episode was recorded in September. The only major production or cast change was that Cheryl Wagner replaced Myra Fried as the voice and face of Ma Gorg.
  • When this episode was released on the second season DVD, it displayed the newer "Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock" logo and the on-screen episode title, as used from the HIT Entertainment video release of "Down in Fraggle Rock". However, the Amazon and iTunes releases of the episode, as well as the DVD release with the same name, and subsequent rereleases/reairings, use the original logo and no episode title.
  • This is the first of two episodes in which the credits are presented with a drop shadow (the other being "Mokey and the Minstrels").

Supporting cast


Video releases

International episode titles

Book adaptations

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