Zoopercar Caper
Season 1, Episode 9
Air date November 4, 2000 (Canada)
November 25, 2000 (United States; PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch)
May 5, 2004 (United States; independently-aired episode)
Written by Jennifer Pertsch
Directed by Doug Thoms
Episode guide
Snowman's Land
Down the Drain
Zoopercar Caper is the ninth episode of the first season.


A pair of toymakers, stumped for new ideas, find out about the Zoopercar. In order to please their hard-to-please boss, they decide to acquire it from George by hook or crook.


  • This episode includes a flashback in which George remembers how he and his dad built the Zoopercar.
  • This is the first appearance of Mayor Wigglesworth.


George Shrinks - Zoopercar Caper

George Shrinks - Zoopercar Caper