Hamtaro: Little Hamsters, Big Adventures

The BEST episodes of Hamtaro: Little Hamsters, Big Adventures

Every episode of Hamtaro: Little Hamsters, Big Adventures ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hamtaro: Little Hamsters, Big Adventures!

A group of hamsters embark on some big adventures.

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Setting Off, Spring's Wind!
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Setting Off, Spring's Wind!

Season 12 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/10/2006

Travis is moving away, and Laura is upset, so the Ham-Hams try to give Travis all good memories for his friends. Will Laura tell him that she likes him before he leaves?

You're Arrested, Robo-Joe!
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - You're Arrested, Robo-Joe!

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/3/2003

The Ham-Hams see Sparkle and Robo-Joe again.

Hamtaro
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7.14
7 votes

#3 - Hamtaro

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/7/2000

The show opens with Hamtaro. He's in his cage and is trying to figure out how to get out. From his panicked reaction, we learn that he and his human have just moved to a new house. He escapes from his cage and starts chewing on the curtains. His human comes in and finds him. She complains that he's always getting into trouble when she's out of the room. Hamtaro voiceovers that he's Hamtaro and that he's living there with Laura and her parents. Laura shows her parents what Hamtaro did to her curtains. She heads downstairs and Hamtaro gets out again. Laura comes back upstairs and tells Hamtaro that she's going out. But when she doesn't see Hamtaro, she figures he must be sleeping. Hamtaro crawls around and eventually finds a drainpipe. He chews some and then slides down it. Outside, he runs into Brandy, the family dog. He gives Brandy his regards. As he continues, he runs into a hamster who seems very nervous. When he sees Hamtaro, he panics. But Hamtaro doesn't seem to be the only thing

The Milky Way
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7.00
1 votes

#4 - The Milky Way

Season 4 - Episode 27 - Aired 7/5/2002

Laura and her class are studying the star constellations at school, and have a field trip planned to study the Milky Way under the real night sky. Laura and Kana are all excited because they will have plenty of stars to wish on. Kana says jokingly to Laura that if you wish on a star at the same time as someone else, the two of you will fall in love. Laura, half believing, sets her mind on standing by Travis when her class goes to see the stars so that they can make a wish on a star together. Hamtaro is confused about this Milky stuff in the sky, reports to the Ham-Hams that Laura is about to go way far away to make a wish on a star with Travis. At all costs, the Ham-Hams set out to keep Travis away from Laura so that she cannot go with him to wish on a star. But to Laura's eyes, it looks like Roberto is trying to keep her from being with Travis. Luckily, the good-natured Roberto is up for proving his good intentions to Laura, and on the night of the field trip, the sky is alive with st

Come Out, Bijou!
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6.33
3 votes

#5 - Come Out, Bijou!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/28/2000

It's morning and Laura is getting ready for the day. Her Mom comes in and reminds her to feed the fish. Laura gets dressed and asks Hamtaro what he thinks of her outfit. She thinks that Hamtaro seems a little restless this morning. She heads outside to meet Kana. It's summer vacation, but they're going over to the school to feed the fish. Hamtaro heads to the clubhouse, where he meets up with Oxnard in the tunnel. They talk about summer vacation - Oxnard's not really sure what it is. Hamtaro thinks that it's a lot of work - Laura has to talk on the phone and be outside with Kana, so on, so on. He thinks that she has to do all of that. As they head for the clubhouse, they run into the other ham-hams. Boss just kicked everyone out of the clubhouse! Hatmaro goes down to find out what's going on. It turns out that Boss is getting things rearranged - he's going to invite Bijou over and wants everything to look nice. The ham-hams aren't so sure. Bijou seems like a refined hamsters, so what i

The Ham-Ham Clubhouse
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6.20
5 votes

#6 - The Ham-Ham Clubhouse

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/14/2000

It's Laura's first day of school. She's trying to pick out an outfit and is running late. She asks Hamtaro for advice, but Hamtaro can only stare. Her Mom comes up and suggests that she should have picked out an outfit the night before.

Much Ado about School!
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6.00
3 votes

#7 - Much Ado about School!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/1/2000

Summer's over, and its time for Laura to go back to school. Hamtaro overhears Laura talking about her new teacher, but he thinks she's talking about a hamster. Hamtaro, Boss, and Oxnard tag along with Laura to school to find this hamster, but then they find out that she was actually talking about her teacher. Back at the Ham-Ham clubhouse, the Ham-Hams decide to start their own school.

Bijou's Favorite Ribbon
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6.00
2 votes

#8 - Bijou's Favorite Ribbon

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/13/2000

Bijou is in her cage admiring her ribbons and making herself look nice. She's thinking about Hamtaro, she likes how he really notices her when she's wearing her beautiful ribbons. At Laura's, Laura is experimenting with a variety of different hairstyles. She finally decides that she'll wear her pink ribbons today. She goes to get one, only to fink that Hamtaro has gobbled it and stuffed it in his cheek pouches! She tries to pull at a bit that's sticking out of Hamtaro's mouth. Hamtaro tries to clamp on, saying that he's not letting go, but Laura eventually frees the ribbon. Laura tells Hamtaro to be good. Her class is going on a field trip today. Hamtaro hears this and thinks that the ham-hams should have a field trip too. He heads to the clubhouse, where he finds something of a commotion. The ham-hams are upset at Stan, who says that he knows a really great place with acorns. However, he doesn't want to tell them where it is. They'll just take all of the acorns. Howdy calls him stingy

Calling all Ham-Hams!
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5.75
4 votes

#9 - Calling all Ham-Hams!

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/21/2000

It's early morning, before school and Hamtaro can't wait for Laura to leave. It's not that he doesn't like her, it's just that there are so many new ham-hams at the clubhouse nowadays and he can't wait to get there and play with everyone. Laura finally leaves and Hamtaro makes his escape. Outside, he runs into Boss and Oxnard. Oxnard is upset because he's lost his sunflower seed again. He's afraid he'll never find another sunflower seed again, but Hamtaro finds it. He was just sitting on it. Hamtaro and Boss head to the clubhouse and find some new hamsters waiting outside, along with their old friends. They meet Maxwell, an intellectual type, Panda, a craftsman who lives with a family of carpenters, Sandy, and Cappy, a hamster who's hiding under a saucepan. Boss invites them all into the clubhouse, where more introductions are made. Howdy sings a silly song. He recommends tidying up the place. At school, Mr. Yoshi hands Laura a test. She's shocked to see her score: 10%! Mr. Yoshi tells

A Summer Festival Adventure
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5.50
2 votes

#10 - A Summer Festival Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/18/2000

On a warm summer day, Laura and Kana dress in kimonos to go to the Summer Festival. Curious to know what a festival is, Hamtaro follows Laura, and meets up with Boss, Maxwell, and Pashmina. Maxwell explains that at such festivals, flowers bloom in the sky! What are these flowers in the sky? When Pashmina tries to find the answer, she gets lost from the group. The Ham-Hams launch a search party for Pashmina. When they finally find her, she is in tears. But soon she is laughing again, when the Ham-Hams finally see the sparkling flowers of light blooming in the sky!

Bijou's in Danger!
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5.50
2 votes

#11 - Bijou's in Danger!

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/22/2000

When Laura and Kana go shopping, the Ham-Hams go along, but soon find danger in the shopping district. A large, mean cat lives in an alley in the district, and after Bijou goes down the alley, she doesn't return! The Ham-Hams go looking for her and find that Bijou has fainted among the alley-cat's kittens after being frightened by the protective mother cat. The Ham-Hams attempt a dramatic rescue, but Hamtaro and Boss are chased, and the others get trapped under a bucket. Unexpectedly, Laura and Kana show up and begin fawning over the baby kittens. The proud mother cat turns her attention away from the hamsters, and at last the Ham-Hams are able to make their escape.

Let's Dance, Sandy!
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5.50
2 votes

#12 - Let's Dance, Sandy!

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/29/2000

Hamtaro and the Ham-Hams are rehearsing for their performances in Elder-Ham's annual Sunflower Seed Harvest Festival. Boss is studying for the lead role in a play and the Ham-Ham girls are practicing their gymnastics routine. Sandy, the agile athlete of the group, has a big crush on Maxwell, because he reminds her so much of her twin brother, who she hasn't seen since she was young. Sandy asks Hamtaro to see if Maxwell feels the same about her, and the other girls pester Hamtaro about it too. When the day of the performance arrives, the girls impress both Elder-Ham and Maxwell; Hamtaro sees this as a chance to ask Maxwell about Sandy, but he can't find the words. Soon he's distracted when baby Penelope almost falls off the stage, but she is rescued by Sandy. Elder-Ham is so impressed with Sandy's heroism that he awards her and the girls the Grand Prize, a pyramid of sunflowers! Elder-Ham notices how much Sandy looks like a boy hamster he once knew. Could it be that Sandy's brother is

Hamtaro, Please come Home!
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5.00
2 votes

#13 - Hamtaro, Please come Home!

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/15/2000

Hamtaro becomes fed up of his miss-treated life at Laura's and when she forces him to wear a decoration (Witch courses stranfgulation)Hamtaro takes advantage of a distaraction and dives into a near by truck while Laura show's off the decoration. Hamtaro travels along with the truck to the deep countryside, and the Hamsters try to find Hamtaro. Eventualy a Street Ham (Sabin)Show's Hamtaro a poster made by his Freinds He decides his home life is worth putting up with when he has friends like these and runs home. Meanwhile Laura has been depressed with guilt that Hamtaro ran away - So even she is kind when he gets back.

Get Well, Laura
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5.00
2 votes

#14 - Get Well, Laura

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/20/2000

It's morning and Laura's alarm clock is going off. Laura seems very tired. As the alarm continues going off, her Mom yells from downstairs about it. She sleepily punches the alarm clock off and goes back to sleep. The next thing she knows, her Mom is upstairs waking her up and showing her the alarm clock. More than thirty minutes have passed since she punched it off! She's going to be late for school. She gets ready and leaves the house in a hurry. Her Mom tries to get her to have some breakfast, but she says that there's no time. She quickly heads off to meet up with Kana to go to school. Laura's Mom complains that she'll be starved by lunchtime. At the clubhouse, Boss is complaining of a stomachache from eating too many sunflower seeds. Howdy, however, doesn't want to hear it. Boss has been doing this a lot lately and the ham-hams are starting to think it's a case of ""the boy who cried wolf."" Boss complains that nobody takes him seriously any more. Hamtaro arrives at the clubhouse an

The Search for Sandy's Brother
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5.00
2 votes

#15 - The Search for Sandy's Brother

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/6/2000

The ham-hams have gathered in the clubhouse because Boss has called them together for an important meeting. They need to come up with a plan to try and find Sandy's brother, since they recently learned from Elder Ham that he is somewhere in town. Boss has been having everyone learn Sandy's ""Twirling Whirling"" song and he has Hamtaro recite it to prove that he knows it. The ham-hams are rather dubious as to their chances. They really don't have much to go on and they live in a large town. Plus, Howdy isn't really sure whether to trust Elder Ham's advice. They think that Sandy's owner, who is Kana's friend, may hold information that could help them, but they don't know what to do since they can't talk to humans. As for Sandy, she's not at the clubhouse, but she is at home and is full of hope that she'll find her brother. Her owner, Hillary, goes to a gymnastics class, where she meets up with Laura and Kana, who attend the same class. Also there is Noel, a friend of Hillary's who secretly

The Wise, Elder-Ham
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5.00
2 votes

#16 - The Wise, Elder-Ham

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/15/2000

Laura's grandma visits and tells Laura about her long-lost friend and their identical clocks. Laura decides to search for grandma's friend. Hamtaro tells the ham-hams and they decide to help out. They go to elder-ham and he leads them to the spot that Laura's grandma and her friend vowed to meet each other again someday. Hamtaro sees grandma's friend and sees Laura going the wrong way. he goes down and turns on grandma's friend's clock, and Laura hears it. She goes to get her grandma. They run toward each other and they remember the day they made their promise.

Jingle, the Wanderer
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5.00
2 votes

#17 - Jingle, the Wanderer

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/8/2000

Laura's father asks her to deliver an important floppy disk to his office. While Laura packs her bag, Hamtaro gets trapped inside. On the way to Mr. Haruna's office, Hamtaro picks up two hitchhikers, Oxnard and Penelope, who have just escaped from an angry crow. When Oxnard's sunflower seed falls to the ground, Oxnard jumps out of Laura's bag to go after it, and Hamtaro and baby Penelope follow, not knowing that the yellow disk has slipped out of Laura's bag too. The hamsters get lost in the park and run into Jingle, the wandering Ham-Poet, who plays them prophetic ballads on his guitar. Soon an upset Laura appears, retracing her steps with her father, and when the Ham-Hams overhear that she has lost the floppy disk, they feel they must help her find it (even though they are not sure what a 'flo-pee' disk is for). Soon they discover that the rambling Jingle has found the disk and plans to use it as his new, hard, square, yellow pillow. Knowing that it's more important than a pillow,

The Sunflower Field
star
5.00
2 votes

#18 - The Sunflower Field

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/25/2000

Laura and her family are going on a trip to Grandma Willow's in the country. Grandma Willow lives in the country house that Laura's Dad used to live in. Laura's especially excited because there's a big sunflower field surrounding the area and she gets to take Hamtaro along. When Hamtaro hears about it, he tells the whole ham-ham gang. They all want to come, but they can't. It's an overnight trip and their owners would miss them. Oxnard really wishes he could go, as the idea of all those sunflowers holds great appeal for him. Finally, the day of the big trip comes. As they near Grandma's house, they can see the sunflower fields. Hamtaro is amazed by them. When they reach the house, Hamtaro can't wait to get out of his carrier. But he has to wait for Grandma Willow to get everyone settled in and stuff. Then, Boss shows up! He's a field hamster, so he doesn't have humans who would get upset. He snuck into the car and came along for the ride. Eventually, Laura gets Grandma Willow to lead h

First Time at the Beach
star
5.00
3 votes

#19 - First Time at the Beach

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/11/2000

The Ham-Hams don't know what a beach is and they decide to go with Laura and Kana. Once they get there the Ham-Hams have fun in the sand and Hamtaro is just about to go into the water, and then a huge (from a hamster's perspective) tidal wave comes! Hamtaro gets away in time and is safe. Laura and Kana are in a rock pool and Kana is teaching Laura how to swim. Then a storm strikes and the Ham-Hams hide under a hat. Laura and Kana's parents are looking for them and the Ham-Hams go and get the adult's attention and lead them back to Laura and Kana. After some things happen, they go home.

Merry Christmas!
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4.50
2 votes

#20 - Merry Christmas!

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 12/22/2000

Laura and Kana are out shopping for their parents. Laura, however, is talking about what she wants. The thing is, there's this nice new dollhouse in a shop window that she's admiring, but her Mom already got her this nice new coat for Christmas. It was so expensive that she figures her parents wouldn't have any money for the dollhouse. Kana tells her to ask Santa. She said last year she wrote a present that she wanted on a list to Santa. Santa never even got the list, yet somehow he knew he exactly what she wanted! She flashes back to she morning she excitedly opened that gift from Santa. She tells Laura they can go to her house and write their lists together. Laura's worried about the shopping, but Kana says they have plenty of time to finish that later. At the clubhouse, the ham-hams are just finishing decorating a tree for Christmas. They're dressed up too: Stan is decked out as a Santa with his maracas and Cappy has a Santa cap on. Hamtaro thinks it looks so magical. The ham-hams a

The Snoozer Mystery (aka: It's a Mystery, Snoozer!)
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4.50
2 votes

#21 - The Snoozer Mystery (aka: It's a Mystery, Snoozer!)

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/17/2000

While cleaning out the clubhouse, the Ham-Hams hear that a hamster named Omar has escaped from his owner. Maxwell has a picture of the hamster, and the Ham-Hams realize that he looks like Snoozer. However, Snoozer ends up abducted by a bird, while still staying asleep. The Ham-Hams notice Snoozer is missing, and think he ran away because he's really Omar. The Ham-Hams find Snoozer and try to rescue him, but lose him again. Meanwhile, Kana, Laura, and Oxnard are alone at Kana's house, and they hear a noise. Laura and Kana check out the attic to look for ghosts, while Oxnard is left alone downstairs. Oxnard hears someone, and thinks its a ghost. It turns out to be Omar that Oxnard hears. The Ham-Hams find Omar, and realize that he ran away because he wanted to see the world. The Ham-Hams find Snoozer, return home, and end another adventure-filled day.

Panda's Ham-Ham Fun Park!
star
4.50
2 votes

#22 - Panda's Ham-Ham Fun Park!

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/10/2000

When Laura and her family go to the amusement park, Hamtaro shares the news with the Ham-Hams. Panda decides to build a Ham-Ham fun park, but Boss, Howdy, and Stan have their doubts about it. The rest of the Ham-Hams help Panda build his Ham-Ham fun park. Eventually, Boss, Howdy, and Stan realize that the fun park is actually working, and they come to help. Meanwhile, on the way to the amusement park, Laura's family's car breaks down, and Kana and her parents stop to help. While their parents work on the car, Laura and Kana find a small kiddie park and decide its much more fun than the big amusement park.

The Slipper Chase (aka: The Glass Slipper)
star
4.50
2 votes

#23 - The Slipper Chase (aka: The Glass Slipper)

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/3/2000

Laura has landed the starring role in the class presentation of ""Cinderella"" and is very excited. Her parents are happy for her too, in fact, they're ecstatic. Her Dad says that they should get her an agent. Laura goes upstairs and happily tells Hamtaro about her role. Hamtaro, however, has no idea what ""Cinderella"" is. Laura reads to him from ""Cinderella,"" but he still doesn't get it. Laura gets to work practicing and Hamtaro voices over that for the next two weeks, Laura spent a lot of time talking to herself. Hamtaro sees that the ""Cinderella"" play is very important to Laura, so he decides to ask the ham-hams if they have any idea what a ""Cinderella"" is. He tells them all about it and Boss doesn't seem to know. Neither do Maxwell or Dexter. Howdy acts like he does, but it turns out to just be one of his jokes. Hamtaro talks about how he heard Laura mention a pumpkin and they get to thinking that maybe pie is also involved. Then the ham-hams come across Jingle and think that maybe he

Hamtaro, the Super Sleuth!
star
4.50
2 votes

#24 - Hamtaro, the Super Sleuth!

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 10/27/2000

It's morning and Laura is searching for her favorite pencil case. It has a lot of cool stuff in it, but it's simply disappeared. Her Mom comes up, warning that she's going to be late for school. Laura explains about the pencil case and her Mom suggests that if she would clean her room, she might be able to find her stuff, since it's a mess. Laura says she'll do it that afternoon and heads off to school. Hamtaro gets out of his cage and decides that he'll find Laura's pencil case. He starts sniffing around ends up finding an old treat which he places in his cage. He still hasn't found the pencil case, but decides he has all day to search for it. He heads off for the clubhouse. He finds some of the ham-hams outside the clubhouse. It seems that Bijou has lost her jewelry box. It contains some of her favorite ribbons, among other important things. Howdy makes some comments about calculations he's made of the things she's lost, which get on the nerves of the other ham-hams. Boss just wants

Diamonds of Sugar
star
4.50
2 votes

#25 - Diamonds of Sugar

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/4/2000

Hamtaro listens to Laura and her friend talking about a BBQ while they are eating a candy called 'Diamonds Of Sugar'. Laura's mother comes in and tells Laura to go shopping for the BBQ. Apparently, Hamtaro wants some but they are put up high on a bookshelf and he goes to the Ham-Hams for help. Bijou is the only one, other than Hamtaro who has seen these candies. Maxwell claims to have read about them, but he was lying. Hamtaro and Bijou draw one on the chalkboard and Boss then says they are in the sky at night. Apparently, he means Stars, but Boss explains that hamsters call them 'Emeralds of Sugar' So they have a party waiting to catch some. They all see the first star of the night, and they think Boss is lying because there is only one. Later they see all the stars and try to catch some. Boss gets questioned on how to catch the 'Diamonds of Sugar' and he says you need to stack on top of each other. And they do that, with Boss on the bottom, and Penelope on top. Hamtaro is below Penel

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