Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks

The BEST episodes of Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks

Every episode of Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks!

Grandad tells his grandchildren about his adventures as a boy.

Last Updated: 11/1/2022Network:PBS
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Ferny is a Bug
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#1 - Ferny is a Bug

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/21/2003

Piggley’s father tells him an old Irish tale about fairies disguising themselves as bugs and playing tricks on anyone who harms them. Soon Piggley and Dannan are convinced that fairies have turned Ferny into a flying beetle after he inadvertently smacks a bug on his arm. While Piggley investigates and experiments with ways to keep Ferny safe, Dannan hits the books to try and find a cure - and Ferny learns how much his friends care about him.

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The Case of Big Sty
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#2 - The Case of Big Sty

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/28/2003

Piggley’s favorite radio program, “Piggley Trotter, Private Eye,” inspires Piggley, Ferny and Dannan to spend many imaginative and adventurous afternoons playing detective. One particular afternoon, they work together to solve an unusual mystery: the case of “what a teacher does on his day off.”

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All Night Long
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#3 - All Night Long

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/12/2003

Mr. Winks is going fishing and Piggley and his friends really want to go along. Dad doesn't think they're ready for the trip, so the three friends set out to prove that they're not only ready, they're also willing and able! They work hard to earn the privilege by doing chores around the farm, then they pull out all the stops and use their imagination to show Dad what excellent fishermen

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Rock Around the Cluck
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#4 - Rock Around the Cluck

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/22/2004

Young Piggley discovers the joy of the new sounds of rock ‘n roll, and finds that he is suddenly eager to go to school—on Saturdays!—for his guitar lessons. When Piggley falters during his first public performance, Ferny and Dannan offer loving support and shared enthusiasm to help him regain his confidence.

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Donkeys into Racehorses
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#5 - Donkeys into Racehorses

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/1/2004

When Mr. Hornsby asks the class to think about the meaning of the old expression “you can’t make a racehorse out of a donkey”, Piggley takes it as a challenge! He sets out to change his donkey Finnegan into a racehorse. In the end, he learns that all living creatures have their own special talents - even donkeys.

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The Gift
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#6 - The Gift

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/26/2006

Piggley is disappointed when his father can't afford to get him a new snow sled for his birthday, but he learns the best gifts are those from the heart.

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Pie Filling
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#7 - Pie Filling

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/7/2003

Piggley, Ferny, Dannan and Molly just can’t resist eating one of Mrs. Winks’s fresh-baked pies…even though she told them it was off limits. The friends decide to pool their creativity to bake a new pie before Mrs. Winks finds out. After much hard work - and a run-in with a feisty goat who refuses to share the apples in his orchard - the kids realize that a simple apology might have been easier and wiser in the long-run.

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Molly had a little lamb
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#8 - Molly had a little lamb

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/12/2004

Molly is about to start school and feels very grown up. To prove it, she persuades her parents to let her take care of an adorable lamb. When Molly can’t say “no” to the little darling, however, he becomes a troublemaker causing chaos on the farm, in the house, and even at school. Molly soon realizes that even little lambs need rules!

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Return of the Raloo Rockers
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#9 - Return of the Raloo Rockers

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/22/2006

The Raloo Rockers need to work hard so they can go to Dublin to audition for Uncle Buck's Variety Express.

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Ferny wears the star
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#10 - Ferny wears the star

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/2004

Ferny gets the chance to be the leader in a game of cowboys, and Piggley is put in the unusual position of being a follower. But Ferny doesn’t play cowboys Piggley’s way and Piggley soon loses interest and goes home. Mr. Winks convinces Piggley to try Ferny’s way and Piggley ends up having fun - and gaining new respect for his friend.

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Macarooned
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#11 - Macarooned

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/18/2007

Grandpa Piggley recalls when he was lost at sea with Dannan and Ferny.

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The World According to Molly
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#12 - The World According to Molly

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/23/2007

Aunt Molly's drawings offer different perspectives on Grandpa's stories.

Mind Your Manners
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#13 - Mind Your Manners

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/19/2007

Piggley's lack of social graces almost ruins the big party for the ambassador to Denmark.

Tale Spinner
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#14 - Tale Spinner

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/27/2006

Piggley doesn't take his writing assignment seriously.

Hector's Hero
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#15 - Hector's Hero

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/15/2007

Hector won't leave Dannan alone after she saves him from a mild mishap.

Mi Galeon
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#16 - Mi Galeon

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/25/2006

Grandpa Piggley recalls when he entered the Raloo River Race with his miniature ship.

How Much is that Dragon in the Window
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#17 - How Much is that Dragon in the Window

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/22/2006

Ferny's getting a pet and he and his friends wonder what kind. Also: Mauri Bernstein's sock puppet helps her tell a story; a grandfather recalls his Ohio childhood for his grandson.

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The Creepy Cabbages of Galway
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#18 - The Creepy Cabbages of Galway

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/30/2005

After being told he’s too young to listen to his parents’ science fiction radio show, Piggley eavesdrops anyway. When his impressionable imagination puts him in a strange dream filled with cabbages and cabbage creatures, he learns there are reasons for rules.

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Trial and Error
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#19 - Trial and Error

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/19/2004

When Dannan’s school bag is chewed to pieces, Finnegan the donkey is the likely suspect. The kids hold a “trial” in the barn, where witnesses tell different versions of the crime. When it is revealed that Finnegan was not to blame, everyone learns an important lesson about the dangers of making accusations without knowing all the facts.

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Rain, Rain Go Away
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#20 - Rain, Rain Go Away

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/26/2004

When Mr. and Mrs. Winks have to go out in the rain to repair a fence, Piggley must keep Molly inside and entertained. He quickly realizes that what is fun for him isn’t necessarily fun for Molly. Piggley uses his ingenuity to come up with some great games they both can play and enjoy - and discovers how much fun it is to be a truly helpful older brother!

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A Touch of Spain
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#21 - A Touch of Spain

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/3/2004

A series of misunderstandings lead the villagers of Tara to believe that Don Toro and Ferny are moving back to Spain. So the town throws Don Toro a special birthday fiesta complete with Spanish music, dancing, food and even fireworks. Then they discover that Don Toro had only been planning a weekend trip to Dublin!

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Dannah's American Cousin
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#22 - Dannah's American Cousin

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/10/2004

Dannan is excited when her cousin, Gaddie, comes to visit from the United States. She gets jealous, however, when it appears that Ferny and Piggley like Gaddie better than they like her. When Dannan’s jealousy gets the best of her and she ruins a fun afternoon, she learns that the best way to deal with bad feelings is to talk about them.

Walking Thor
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#23 - Walking Thor

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/31/2004

Ferny is distraught when his pet fish, Thor, dies. Piggley and Dannan try to help Ferny by distracting him with games and play, but Ferny doesn’t seem to be getting “better”. The townsfolk pitch in and hold a wake for Thor to help Ferny talk about and share his feelings and to celebrate the happiness Thor brought him.

Father's Day
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#24 - Father's Day

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/7/2004

Piggley needs to help his father with some chores around the farm. But when Piggley takes a more creative than practical approach in painting the milk cart and builds a castle of hay for the new chicks, his father thinks Piggley is playing instead of working. In the end, Piggley’s overworked father sees the joy Piggley is getting from his work and rediscovers his own sense of play.

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Growing Pains
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#25 - Growing Pains

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/28/2004

After griping about his parents’ rules, Piggley wishes he were a grownup, so he could do as he pleases. When Dad sprains his ankle and puts Piggley in charge of the farm for a day, however, Piggley finds being a grownup is a lot harder than it looks.

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