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“Wiggle Food”
The Wiggles TV Series 2, Episode 1
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Information
Airdate

January 2, 1999 (UK)

Approx. Running Time

21:32
19:40 (WildBrain's YouTube Channels)

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Wiggle Food is the 1st episode of TV Series 2.

Synopsis

The Wiggles talk about the different food groups and their favourite foods. Jeff tries to eat breakfast, but distractions and coincidences prevent him from doing that. A late night growling wakes up everyone in town.

WildBrain's YouTube description

The Wiggles have fun with food and magic tricks. Then with the help of Officer Beaples, find out where the scary growl is coming from!

Songs

  1. Hot Potato from Yummy Yummy
  2. Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food) from Toot Toot!
  3. Fruit Salad from Yummy Yummy
  4. Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?) (Live) at The Wiggly Big Show and Toot Toot Show!

Plot

The Wiggles talk about food.

The Wiggles sit around and talk about how they like things, and share the five food groups. Then they wonder what Jeff (who is asleep) is dreaming about.

Song #1: Hot Potato (from Yummy Yummy)

The four Wiggles try to enter their own house but Flora Door asks for the magic word, which isn't "abracadabra" or "alakazam", but "please" is the word so Flora lets them in.

Dorothy and Wags have breakfast.

Jeff gets a muffin out of the oven and some juice and is ready to eat, but Hot-Pots The Oven tells him to wash his hands first, so he goes off to wash his hands. Murray comes by and since his hands are clean, he decides to grab the muffin and leaves. Jeff comes back and right when he is about to drink the juice, he gets puzzled because he can't find the muffin.

Song #2: Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food) (from Toot Toot!)

Greg comes to the table and drinks the juice and leaves. Jeff gets a muffin out of Hot-Pots and is going to eat, but he sees that there is no juice in the glass, so he leaves to get more juice. Anthony comes and eats the muffin and leaves. Jeff comes back and he can't find the muffin.

Jeff goes outside with his picnic lunch and cake. Henry goes out-of-lake fishing and snags Jeff's cake! Oh well, Jeff still has his sandwich.

Song #3: Fruit Salad (from Yummy Yummy)

Greg, Murray, Anthony and Jeff talk about their favourite foods. Greg likes carrots, Murray likes bananas, Jeff likes Broccoli, and Anthony, well, he loves all foods!

A strange growling sound wakes up the Wiggles. They go to the Big Red Car and visit Dorothy and Wags, both who don't know where the growling sound is coming from. While searching the streets, Officer Beaples and Captain Feathersword join them. Beaples motions everyone to wait and listen. She hands an apple to Anthony, and after he eats it, the growling is gone. The growling was Anthony's stomach! Another growling sound is heard, but it's actually Wags dreaming of chasing something.

Song #4: Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?) (from The Wiggly Big Show)

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Trivia

  • This is the first episode of TV Series 2, which includes a new theme song, new characters and new video clips.
  • This is also the first episode in general to use Hanna-Barbera sound effects.
  • The scene where The Wiggles talk about their favourite foods was later recycled in the episode "Hygiene".
  • Anthony says he doesn't have a favourite food and he likes all foods, but in The Wiggles Movie, his favourite food is said to be fruit salad.
    • This also happened in Top of the Tots where he said his favourite food is apples.
  • The episode was uploaded to the WildBrain Preschool YouTube channel on October 27, 2021, then on their other channels as time went on.
  • This is the first episode where Jeff's short hair is round.
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