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Jabu’s Jungle

Saturday – 7:30am

Join the adventures of heroic 9-year-old Jabu who explores the jungle helping animals in need – but watch out for naughty Van the Vulture! Set to a vibrant afro pop soundtrack, Jabu introduces families to Africa’s colorful animals and exotic locations.

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Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    Young, adventurous Jabu discovers a Magic Talking Drum. Talking Drum asks Jabu to help a lost baby Impala find its mom. Along the way, Jabu meets an Anteater who uses his long tongue and great nose, to help Jabu out.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Talking Drum enlists Jabu’s help to clean up a load of trash that has been dumped in the jungle, so he sets off and comes across a friendly Warthog who uses his digging skills to help Jabu.
  • Season 1 | Episode 3 
    Talking Drum tells Jabu they need to remove a rock from a path in the Jungle. Along the way, Jabu meets a Leopard who uses his strength to help out. Leopard likes sleeping in trees so Jabu has to use his Drum to keep Leopard motivated.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    Bush Baby
    This time Jabu must help sort out some pollution in a river. Jabu sets off and luckily comes across a Bush Baby, whose night vision is going to come in handy.
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Talking Drum asks Jabu to help a Hoopoe chick get back into its nest. Jabu needs help and fortunately for him, he comes across a Baboon who has great climbing skills and strong arms.
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    Talking Drum asks Jabu to find a lost baby Zebra. Jabu sets out and finds an unlikely ally in a clever Python who is good at climbing and going down holes.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    Jabu must rescue a monkey caught in a trap. This time Jabu finds a happy Impala to help him on his quest. Good thing too, because Jabu’s going to need someone who can really jump high!
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    Talking Drum tells Jabu he needs to fix the broken bridge across the canyon in the jungle. Luckily Jabu finds a helper in a tall Giraffe.
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Talking Drum suggests Jabu go and help out a Bushbuck trapped on a log in a river. Jabu sets out to find the bushbuck and enlists the help of a happy Hippo who’s an awesome swimmer.
  • Season 1 | Episode 10 
    Talking Drum asks Jabu to rescue a Duiker which has fallen into a pit. Jabu finds a cheerful Hyena who can help him in his quest.
  • Season 1 | Episode 11 
    Talking Drum tells Jabu to put out a fire that is threatening the jungle. Jabu sets off and luckily comes across an Elephant who has a long trunk.
  • Season 1 | Episode 12 
    Jabu must go and rescue an Eland whose foot has been cut by broken glass. Jabu sets off and comes across a brave Buffalo who helps him on his mission.
  • Season 1 | Episode 13 
    Painted Dog
    Jabu needs to rescue a Hornbill caught in a plastic bag. Jabu enlists the help of an African Painted Dog to help find the bird.
Season 2
  • Season 2 | Episode 1 
    Jabu and Talking Drum meet three hilarious Meerkats: Ricky, Fricky, and Ticky, and explore the Kalahari Desert.
  • Season 2 | Episode 2 
    Vervet Monkey
    A mischievous Vervet Monkey who is full of monkey tricks joins Jabu to save a Squirrel with a clever twist in the tail.
  • Season 2 | Episode 3 
    Jabu heads into the desert to remove a weather balloon and meets a non-flying air hostess in the form of an Ostrich.
  • Season 2 | Episode 4 
    Jabu teams up with Secret Agent ‘O’, an Okapi with many wonderful superpowers. Together they rescue a baby Cheetah.
  • Season 2 | Episode 5 
    Three baby warthogs have been separated from their mom. Jabu finds help in the form of an athletic and acrobatic Gorilla.
  • Season 2 | Episode 6 
    Meet the leather tank, a military machine with a bullet proof hide and armor-piercing horns. This Rhino is in the army and likes order and discipline.
  • Season 2 | Episode 7 
    Meet the leather tank, a military machine with a bullet proof hide and armor-piercing horns. This Rhino is in the army and likes order and discipline.
  • Season 2 | Episode 8 
    There is a water hole that is leaking so all the animals and thirsty. Jabu finds a fitness-fanatic cheetah and they find a speedy solution to save the day.
  • Season 2 | Episode 9 
    Jabu finds a Wildebeest with no sense of direction who has lost her herd. They head off on a fun filled adventure and discover Wildebeest has some surprising superpowers.
  • Season 2 | Episode 10 
    A furry, dance-loving Lemur helps Jabu and a beautiful bird, the Narina Trogon, find her three missing eggs.
  • Season 2 | Episode 11 
    If Jabu can get his easy-going Pangolin friend to forget about eating ants, then there is a chance that they can help repair a bridge.
  • Season 2 | Episode 12 
    Honey Badger
    Africa’s toughest little animal with a couldn’t-care-less attitude is just the friend Jabu needs to set free a poor warthog caught in a trap – Honey Badger to the rescue!
  • Season 2 | Episode 13 
    With the help of a litter-hating, prickly Porcupine, Jabu finds exactly the friend he needs to help clean up the jungle.
Season 3
  • Season 3 | Episode 1 
    Jabu is playing with his wire car when Talking Drum tells him that the windmill has fallen down and the animals can’t get water – so Jabu sets off to fix it and luckily meets a happy lion who is strong and helpful.
  • Season 3 | Episode 2 
    Genet Cat
    Jabu is having fun playing marbles when Talking Drum interrupts him with news of a strong wind that has blown litter all over the jungle. So, they set off to clean up the mess and along the way meet a clever Genet cat with all the superpowers they need.
  • Season 3 | Episode 3 
    Ground Hornbill
    Jabu and Little Puppy are playing with their creative vehicle made of an old bicycle and broken shopping cart when Talking Drum alerts them to some hungry Monkeys. Jabu goes to help and finds a kind Ground Hornbill to crack coconuts and feed the scamps.
  • Season 3 | Episode 4 
    Jabu is perfecting his soccer banana kick when he learns there is a little monkey trapped in a thick thorn bush. Jabu and Talking Drum set off to the rescue and luckily find a tortoise who has superpowers they will need to complete the mission.
  • Season 3 | Episode 5 
    Jabu has fun making a one-man band using an old vuvuzela and a washtub when Talking Drum alerts him to a baby rock kestrel that has fallen from its nest onto a scary ledge. Jabu finds a fun-loving rugby-mad Springbok to help with the rescue.
  • Season 3 | Episode 6 
    While fishing, Jabu ends up water skiing when his line is caught on a hippo’s tail. After the excitement, he learns of a poor barn owl that can’t sleep, so off to the rescue he meets an Aardwolf with superpowers that are going be very useful.
  • Season 3 | Episode 7 
    Playing with an old microphone Jabu is pretending to be a DJ when Talking Drum tells him a naughty monkey has scattered marbles all over the jungle. Jabu decides to clear up the mess and meets a funny little Dassie with the skills to get the job done.
  • Season 3 | Episode 8 
    Jabu cleverly makes a pogo stick and is having a great time hopping around. His fun is interrupted by news that a mamma chicken has lost her chicks. Jabu meets a Jackal who is very fast and rushes about to help find the chicks.
  • Season 3 | Episode 9 
    Jabu makes a hammock and is enjoying a quiet snooze when Talking Drum wakes him to say a little Dung Beetle has been washed into the river. Jabu and a happy singing otter race to save the little beetle’s life.
  • Season 3 | Episode 10 
    Fish Eagle
    Little Puppy gets naughty with Jabu’s new swing ball when Talking Drum alerts them to mamma mouse whose babies have been stranded by rain on the opposite side of the river. Jabu finds a clever Fish Eagle who is able to help reunite the little family.
  • Season 3 | Episode 11 
    Jabu enjoys his homemade slip and slide when he is interrupted by Talking Drum with news that a family of dassies is trapped by a rockfall. They’ll need someone brave and strong to help rescue them. Who better than a big friendly crocodile!
  • Season 3 | Episode 12 
    Jabu makes a basketball hoop and is having a great time playing when he learns that a landslide has blocked one of the paths. Jabu knows he’ll need someone big and strong for this mission, and as he goes into the jungle Eland arrives to save the day.
  • Season 3 | Episode 13 
    Jabu makes a see saw from an old car tire and plank and is having fun playing when Talking Drum tells him that a little bush baby is lost in the jungle. Jabu runs to help and along the way meets Zebra, a fast and friendly animal with lots of superpowers.