• Air date: 03 Nov '97 13 episodes
      Franklin is an Canadian educational animated television series, based on the Franklin the Turtle books by Brenda Clark and Paulette Bourgeois. The television series was named after its main character, Franklin the Turtle. It was produced by PolyGram Television, Alphanim, LuxAnimation, Nelvana, Neurones Enterprises, Reader's Digest for Young Families, TF1, Funbag Animation Studios, Europool, Mini TFO, and Family Channel, and syndicated by Summit Entertainment.
  • List of Episodes (13)
    • 1. Franklin Plays the Game / Franklin Wants A Pet

      03 Nov '97
      #10101 In ""Franklin Plays The Game"", Franklin is not looking forward to playing soccer for his team always loses. During a practice, Franklin notices how his teammates play and suggest they practice every day to get to know their positions. Eventually, they all learn to play as a team and have fun, even though they haven't won a game. #10102 In ""Franklin Wants A Pet"", Franklin still loves his stuff dog Sam but have trouble deciding which pet to choose and tries to convince his parents
    • 2. Hurry Up, Franklin / Franklin's Bad Day

      06 Nov '97
      #10201 In ""Hurry Up, Franklin"", Franklin heads over to his best Friend Bear's surprise birthday party. However, Franklin tends to take his take as he is sidetracked with nature's beauty. He enjoys the adventure and even picks up treasures along the way. In the end, he still makes it to the birthday party just in time. #10202 In ""Franklin's Bad Day"", Franklin is sad his best friend, Otter had moved away. Even though he refuses to admit it, he's also angry and mad at everyone. He then
    • 3. Franklin Goes to School / Franklin Is Lost

      10 Nov '97
      #10301 In ""Franklin Goes to School"", Franklin is excited about the first day of school. However, he is also scared as to the expectations. He then learns what school is all about and even drew a picture of his family to take home. #10302 In ""Franklin is Lost"", Franklin and his friends are playing hide and seek. However, things turn to worst when Franklin and Fox tries to hide in the forest and wound up getting lost.
    • 4. Franklin Has a Sleepover / Franklin's Halloween

      13 Nov '97
      #10401 In ""Franklin has a Sleepover"", Franklin has Bear over. However, towards the end of the night, Bear was feeling homesick. Franklin helped Bear overcome his fear and had a wonderful night. #10402 In ""Franklin's Halloween"", it's Halloween and everyone's buzzing about. They all can't wait for the Halloween party. When strange noises and ghosts appear, Franklin thought it was Bear until he heard he was home with the flu.
    • 5. Franklin Rides a Bike / Franklin Is Messy

      20 Nov '97
      #10501 In ""Franklin Rides A Bike"", Franklin noticed all his friends are riding their bikes without training wheels. At first, he was a little embarrased with his training wheels but with the help of his mother, he learned how to finally ride a bike without training wheels. #10502 In ""Franklin Is Messy"", Mr. & Mrs. Turtle are always on Franklin to clean up his room. Franklin never seemed to have time to get around to it until he accidently stepped on his favorite toy. He also realized he
    • 6. Franklin Fibs / Franklin's Blanket

      27 Nov '97
      #10601 In ""Franklin Fibs"", all of Franklin's friends can do special things. Franklin can't seem to think of anything he could that his friends couldn't so he made up that he could eat seventy-six flies in the blink of an eye. But didn't realize fibbing could also get him into trouble. #10602 In ""Franklin's Blanket"", Franklin is spending a night at his aunt's place but couldn't find his favorite blue blanket. His friends and father tried to give Franklin something in it's place but in
    • 7. Franklin is Bossy / Franklin's Fort

      08 Dec '97
      #10701 In ""Franklin Is Bossy"", Franklin can tend to be too bossy when playing with his friends. It got to a point where he friends can't enjoy playing games with Franklin always bossing them around and they didn't want to play with him anymore. He soon realizes being bossy and alone is no fun and learns to play fair. #10702 In ""Franklin's Fort"", Franklin and his friends decide to build a fort but in a tree. What his friends don't know is that Franklin is afraid of heights.
    • 8. Finders Keepers for Franklin / Franklin's New Friend

      15 Dec '97
      #10801 In ""Franklin's New Friend"", a new family have moved into Woodland and Franklin is curious. Little did he know the new kid in town is also a six foot tall Moose! #10802 In ""Finders Keepers for Franklin"", Franklin finds a lost camera and his friends tell him it's his because he found it ""Finders Keepers"". He didn't realize the significant of a lost item until his own stuffed dog, Sam is also lost.
    • 9. Franklin's School Play / Franklin and the Secret Club

      25 Dec '97
      #10901 In ""Franklin's School Play"", Franklin was thrilled to be the lead his his school play, the Nutcracker. He would rehearse for his parents and spent extra time memorizing all his lines. However, on opening night, Franklin ended up with stage fright. #10902 In ""Franklin and the Secret Club"", Porcupine creates a Secret Club to be more popular than Franklin. When she finally allows Franklin to join, but he had to choose between a friend or the club, it's Porcupine who learns the real
    • 10. Franklin and the Red Scooter / Franklin in the Dark

      05 Jan '98
      #11001 In ""Franklin and the Red Scooter"", Franklin sees Rabbit's new red scooter and tried to convince his parents to buy him one. But he just got a new bike. Franklin tries to earn some money but without any success. He then had an idea which Rabbit agreed to. #11002 In ""Franklin in the Dark"", Franklin tells his parents he's afraid of small drak places which includes his own shell. His mom tells him a story of a little turtle who was also afraid of the dark and how others are also
    • 11. Franklin and the Tooth Fairy / Franklin Takes the Blame

      12 Jan '98
      #11101 In ""Franklin and the Tooth Fairy"", when Bear shows Franklin what he received from the tooth fairy, Franklin was upset that since turtles don't have teeth, he'll never receive a visit and a gift from the tooth fairy. #11102 In ""Franklin Takes the Blame"", Mr. Mole asks Franklin to take care of his flower garden while he goes on vacation. However, Franklin gets sidetracked and kept forgetting to water Mr. Mole's garden. When he discovered his error, he tries to correct the problem,
    • 12. Franklin's Christmas Gift / Franklin's Granny

      19 Jan '98
      #11201 In ""Franklin's Christmas Gift"", Franklin looks over his toy chest to donate a toy to a needy child. He didn't realize how hard it was to choose which toy. #11202 In ""Franklin's Granny"", Franklin had to visit his Granny but he rather play with his friends instead. He didn't realize how exciting and fun Grannies can be until they went through Granny's old trunks and photos.
    • 13. Franklin and the Baby / Franklin Goes to Day Camp

      26 Jan '98
      #11301 In ""Franklin and the Baby"", Franklin's best friend, Bear have a new baby sister. Franklin wishes he could have a baby brother or sister too. Until Franklin heard what Bear had to say about the new baby. #11302 In ""Franklin Goes to Day Camp"", Franklin and Bear befriends Possum at day camp until he notices Possum was getting all of Bear's attention. Franklin tries to clown around and get back Bear's attention but just ended up getting in trouble.