“The Gorilla Dance”
The Wiggles TV Series 5, Episode 7

March 5, 2007 (USA)

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Playing a Trick on the Captain


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The Gorilla Dance is the 7th episode of the 22-minute version of TV Series 5.

A year prior in Australia, This episode aired on ABC1 split into Episode 13 and 14 as part of the 11-minute version.


It's The Wiggles Show! Sam, Greg, and Caterina greet everyone.

Greg and Wags introduce the first song and ask if you can do the movements.

Dorothy's Dancing Alphabet - This is the letter g. It stands for gorilla. Captain Feathersword demonstrates a gorilla dance.

Wigglehouse - Anthony has a blue guitar. What do the Wiggles do in the daytime by themselves? Let's find out, as each Wiggle sings about their hobby to I Love, which has the tune of "Where Is Thumbkin".

Greg – I love reading. He puts on a pilot hat.

Jeff – I love sleeping.

Anthony – I love eating. Fruity, Fruity Salad.

Murray – I love music. He puts on a king's crown.

Jeff's animal of the week - Jeff has a baby wombat in his arms.

Anthony explains what to do when you hear the different Hebrew phrases. Lechoo, Yeladim means Walk, Children. Imdu means stand still. Rutzu means run.

Anthony and Murray actually walk, run and stand still with the children. The children are actually young Wiggly Dancers.

  • Song #4 - Pipers Waltz – featuring the Wiggly Irish Dancing girls and the mascots

Dorothy greets everyone.

Song #5 - Dressing Up

Murray and Anthony introduce Wiggly Animation.

Song #6 - Rolling Down The Sandhills/Running Up The Sandhills – (Wiggly Animation)

Little Wiggles - Anthony's reading the paper and tells everyone about a boot-scoot competition. They get ready in Wiggle Time. Oh no! Oh What? They don't know how to boot-scoot dance, but fortunately Dorothy the Dinosaur comes to the rescue and teaches everyone how to dance. The Little Wiggles win the contest.

Anthony and Dorothy introduce the next song.

Song #7 - Dorothy's Dance Party

Murray introduces the next song.

Song #8 - Hot Potato – Wiggly Concert

Jeff and Wags say goodbye.

Alternate titles

  • Gorilla Dance (Playhouse Disney title)