Curious George (TV series)
Season 3, Episode 8B
Seed Trouble
Wheels on the Bus
Fun-Ball Tally
Written by Chuck Tately
Air date 2009/02/16

Seed Trouble is the second half-episode of the fifty-eighth episode of Curious George.


Also in the City, Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat dine at Chef Pisghetti's Restaurant, as Chef Pisghetti shares his famous delicious torte dinner and then invites Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat onto the rooftop, to show them his plans to expand his garden, on a long ledge exceeding the boundaries of the roof, and so the Man with the Yellow Hat volunteers to help Chef Pisghetti, by planting an extended garden on the roof of his Apartment Building 7, providing that The Doorman and Hundley the Doorman's Dachshund approve, which they do, providing that nobody tracks dirt through the lobby.

Well, the Man with the Yellow Hat leads Curious George to the Market to purchase six packets of seeds, to raise for Chef Pisghetti, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and watermelon, and then Curious George follows the Man with the Yellow Hat back to the rooftop, where the Man with the Yellow Hat tills six garden beds to raise the crops.

But Curious George decides to rush the project, by opening each packet of seeds, as Compass the Doorman's Almost-Homing Pigeon lands to investigate, along with his pigeon friends, who come after the seeds, until Curious George gets the idea to spill them all into a glass jar, to protect the seeds from the hungry pigeons.

Now, do you think that Curious George has created a problem, by mixing all of the seeds together for corn, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and watermelon? Well, Curious George figures that he could grow new hybrid plants this way, but the Man with the Yellow Hat explains that each crop needs its own space and special needs to nurture, and so they return to the Market, but the Grocer informs them that all of the remaining seeds have been sold.

Then the Man with the Yellow Hat must leave for the Museum of Science to consult Professor Wiseman because, after all, she's a genius, but Curious George decides to separate the seeds by color, placing yellow seeds into a cup, white seeds into a saucer, and brown seeds into a colander, which, in turn, separates the large watermelon seeds from the small tomato seeds, which seep onto the surface of the table. And so, he separates the large white cucumber seeds from the small white pepper seeds and the large yellow corn kernels from the small yellow eggplant seeds in the same manner but still isn't able to identify which seed belongs with which plant.

So, as Curious George samples his slice of watermelon and discharges its seeds, he notices that the large brown seeds must belong to the watermelon family, and then he carries the empty seed packets to the Market to match illustrations with vegetables. Then do you think that Professor Wiseman will be able to assist Curious George with his "Seed Trouble?"



For the episode transcript, see Seed Trouble Transcript.