Next Episode of Bottersnikes & Gumbles is
Season 1 / Episode 44 and airs on 02 March 2017 07:10
Bottersnikes& Gumblesis the award-winning CGI animated series based on the much-loved 1970s classic children's books by Australian author S.A. Wakefield and illustrated by Desmond Digby.In a far away forgotten valley of abandoned junk, a timeless battle rages between good and evil… between squashy and scaly, happy and grumpy, clever and wily… handsome and plain old ugly. This is the land of Bottersnikes & Gumbles. Using stealth, trickery, daring rescues and narrow escapes, the heroic Gumbles try to outwit the evil Bottersnikes in every episode. Full of comraderie and anarchy, Bottersnikes & Gumbles will delight and entertain kids with rough-and-tumble action and adventure, and includes Harry Potter stars Miriam Margolyes and Jeff Rawle in its cast.
Monday's episode sees Tink desperate to get his name into the Gumbledex, a record of outstanding Gumble achievements, so he tries to break the record for the most Bottersnike nose hairs stolen in one go.
Tuesday's episode stars Happi, who has built a horn and is planning a musical performance for the rest of the Gumbles. When Bounce accidentally breaks the spring that powers the horn, she enlists Tink and Willi to help her steal a new one from the Bottersnikes.
Wednesday's episode sees Merri and Jolli walk out on The Gumbletree after overhearing Tink insulting their terrible singing, but when Weathersnike hears their unique brand of music he is dazzled, and captures the twins to entertain the King.
On Thursday, the Gumbles' ball ends up in the hands of the evil Bottersnikes, so Tink, Bounce and Willi try to retrieve it, but Bounce ends up spanging herself when she overstretches, leaving her miserable and unable to gumble.
Animated series. After twice mistakenly claiming to have seen a monster, Willi is reluctant to be made a fool of again and doesn't alert anyone when he spots something suspicious under the Gumbletree. But when the Snikes kidnap his friends, it's up to Willi to save them.
Animated series. When Tink, Bounce and Willi find themselves trapped on Snike Hill with no memory of their capture, they try to recall what happened, but Tink and Bounce have very different versions of events, each placing the other at fault.
Animated series. When the Bottersnikes discover they need smaller hands to reach some sofa rot in their mattress mine, they use Gubbo's new Gumble-grabber to snatch the Gumbles from the Gumbletree to do it for them, leaving Float to mount a solo rescue.
Animated series. After learning of Happi's failed experiment to send a Gumble into space, Tink becomes determined to try it, but when he is detached from his safety rope, Happi must launch himself into space to save him.
Animated series. Float is growing increasingly annoyed by Merri and Jolli distracting her search for the mythical three-headed dump dragon, but when she tells them to go and play in the storm and they end up captured in Snike Hill, Float feels responsible and mounts an ingenious rescue mission.
Animated series. After getting a grater stuck on his head, Willi is mistaken by the other gumbles for the legendary, snike-slaying Captain Grate Face, and finally starts getting the respect he deserves, but when the snikes show up, Willi must either come clean or live up to his newly acquired heroic reputation.
Animated series. After Tink recklessly stinks out the Gumbletree, he tries to behave more responsibly as he leads the gumbles on a snike lookout, but when he takes his responsible attitude too far, he gets Merri and Jolli captured by snikes and must revert to his old, impulsive habits to save the day.
Animated series. Happi is teaching gumblecraft to try to instill its virtues into the other gumbles, but when the snikes destroy the dodge gumble pitch during the class, the gumbles blame Happi, who sets out to prove the worth of gumblecraft by using it to trap the snikes.
Animated series. When a blue moon causes blue grubs to spring from the ground, Happi warns the other gumbles about the dangers of eating them, but Merri accidentally eats one, and turns into a fierce weregumble, charging into Snike Hill looking for prey.
Animated series. When Tink is assigned lookout duty while the other gumbles pick berries, he builds a dummy to cover for him, but when his failure to keep a lookout allows the snikes to approach, they mistake the dummy for a real gumble and take it to the King, leading the other gumbles to launch a rescue mission for what they think is Tink!
Animated series. When the Gumbles grow tired of Tink's bossy behaviour and refuse to help him, he invents a robot to replace them, but when his stubbornness gets his friends captured and his robot stolen, he concedes that he needs his friends' help after all.
Animated series. When Tink completely forgets Bounce's gumbleday, he lies and pretends he has a great present waiting for her in the junkyard, but when he leads her straight into a snike attack, he is forced to admit the truth.
Animated series. When Toot accidentally swallows a kazoo, the sound of his voice summons giant grubs that enjoy sucking on gumbles, and it's up to Toot to find a way to free his friends and rid the junkyard of the grubs.
Animated series. When Weathersnike captures Tink, Bounce and some grubs to make a tonic to cure the king's hiccups, the gumbles and grubs must call a truce and work together to escape Snike Hill.
Animated series. When an over-inflated and spanged Float gets stuck above Snike Hill, she accidentally gets Tink, Bounce and Willi captured, and must pretend to be a giant raincloud that Weathersnike predicted, and scare the snikes into hiding so she can save her friends.
Tink is delighted when Happi drinks too much youngenberry juice, causing him to stop being his usual worrisome self and instead embark on risky gumbling shenanigans. But when Happi begins to get out of control, the other Gumbles must return him back to normal before he puts them all in danger.
Merri and Jolli are having a great time playing pranks on (or grubbing) the other Gumbles, but when they push it too far and try to prank the Snikes, they are captured. It's up to Happi, who wrote the book on grubbing, to rescue them with the ultimate prank.
Whilst being held captive by the Bottersnikes, Tink overhears how much the king fears rain. He decides to pretend he has weather prediction powers and predicts a storm in order to trick the Snikes into hiding, leaving the Gumbles to play in peace.
When Willi, tired of not being taken seriously, discovers that a heroic Gumble captured years earlier may still be being held under Snike Hill, he launches an ill-fated solo rescue mission.
After being captured by the Snikes and put in the mattress mine, Tink, Bounce and Willi bicker about whose escape plan is the best. Above them, the Bottersnikes hold a pageant to crown the ugliest Snike on Snike Hill.
Bounce is taken captive by a colony of grubs, and soon finds that she enjoys their company, but after Tink trades the gumbles grub supply for Bounce's safe return, she has warmed to the grubs so much that she begins behaving like one, landing herself and her friends in trouble on Snike Hill.
When Tink accidentally gets the twins tangle-spanged, he sets off to find grubs to cure them, unaware that Gubbo has invented a machine to round up all the grubs in order to starve the gumbles out of existence.
When the gumbles are attacked by one of Smiggles' dream creatures, Merri and Jolli wake Smiggles up, getting captured in the process, so Tink decides to impersonate a Smiggles dream creature in order to save his friends.
When Sammi Whammi Gumble returns from space, he tries to hide the fact that he is out of shape to try and impress the other gumbles, but when his charade gets Happi captured, he is forced to come clean to Tink in order to save him.
When Happi teaches Merri and Jolli the ancient art of gum fu, he fails to mention that it is useless when it comes to fighting actual snikes, and when the twins set off to Snike Hill to pick a fight, it is up to the other gumbles to save them.
When the twins turn out to be poor captains on the junkboat they've built, the other gumbles mutiny and put Toot in charge, but when the twins are captured by the Snike's enemy ship, the gumbles must mount a swashbuckling rescue mission.
When Willi causes the furnace fire to go out, leaving the gumbles freezing cold, he lures Smiggles to the gumbletree to try to enrage him enough to use his burning ears to relight the furnace.
When his Bottersnike costume fails to beat Tink's at the fancy dress party, Willi ventures to Snike Hill to prove how convincing his outfit is, but ends up stuck in the King's ear, where he poses as his conscience and begins instructing him on what to do.
When the gumbles are struck with boggle twitches, Float is charged with gathering nettles to cure them, but soon finds herself lured in by Weather Snike to cook up a batch for the ailing snikes.
When the scorching junkyard heat dries up the moat around the gumbletree, the gumbles rely on Tink to come up with a plan to keep them safe from a snike attack, despite the fact that the heat has given Tink tinkblock.
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