Series Overview

Color Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 17 September 13, 1969 January 17, 1970

Season 1 (1965)


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1 "Jungle Jeopardy" September 13, 1969
Penelope is about to complete the last leg of an around-the-world flight as a surprise her guardian, Sylvester Sneekley. The Hooded Claw and the Bully Brothers have sabotaged her plane and are watching her as the engines cut out. The Ant Hill Mob makes an attempt to rescue her as she jumps from the plane and into an empty eagle's nest. Will The Hooded Claw get to her first and send her to her doom or will the Ant Hill Mob get there first and rescue her?
2 "The Terrible Trolley Trap" September 20, 1969
The Hooded Claw and the Bully Brothers tie Penelope to some trolley tracks hoping to get rid of her once and for all. When she escapes they come up with a new plan which involves an abandoned mine shaft and a mine car full of dynamite. Will the Ant Hill Mob be able to find Penelope before its too late?
3 "The Boardwalk Booby Trap" September 27, 1969
Penelope is spending a relaxing day at the beach being buried in the sand by the Ant Hill Mob. The Hooded Claw has mixed in cement with the sand so she can't get out. Along comes a bulldozer driven by the Bully Brothers. The Ant Hill Mob can't pull her up so they dig a tunnel to pull her down. They save her in the nick of time. Later Penelope is kidnapped by the Bully Brothers during a scavenger hunt and taken to an abandoned fishing village where the Hooded Claw awaits her. Will the Ant Hill Mob come to save the heroine time?
4 "Wild West Peril" October 4, 1969
Penelope is driving in her car when she crashes through a false front trap set by the Hooded Claw. The Ant Hill Mob races to the rescue with a mattress strapped to the top of their car to save her. Then a trap is set on the edge of a cliff, designed to lure the Mob in and fall off the edge, hitting a board that will catapult Penelope in a barrel, and the Ant Hill Mob into the near-bottomless canyon. She is then finally placed in a miner's car filled with explosives which is set to rocket down to the bottom of a steep and deep mine shaft. Will she be saved in time?
5 "Carnival Calamity" October 11, 1969
Penelope is on her way to the carnival. Unknown to her the Hooded Claw has set a trap for her. The Bully Brothers have set a trap of their own for The Ant Hill Mob so they can't save her. Penelope gets out of trouble on her own and continues on to the carnival where she gets in more sticky situations.
6 "The Treacherous Movie Lot Plot" October 18, 1969
Penelope has gone to Hollywood to star in a movie. The Hooded Claw adds a scene to the movie that involves Penelope being taken off by a giant King Kong like ape, which wasn't written in the script. After The Ant Hill Mob saves her from her doom, she continues to shoot the movie, but the Hooded Claw still has a few tricks up his sleeve. Will The Ant Hill Mob be fast enough to save her?
7 "Arabian Desert Danger" October 25, 1969
Penelope is trying to escort a rare white baby camel out of Egypt so she can donate it to the Children's Zoo. The Hooded Claw traps her in a giant tent that he and the Bully Brothers fill with hot air to make a balloon. The Ant Hill Mob see this and move in to help. After that rescue, Penelope is taken into a pyramid, where she'll be mummified alive. It's up to The Ant Hill Mob to save her from this tight situation.
8 "The Diabolical Department Store Danger" November 1, 1969
Penelope is at Pitstop's Department Store to help introduce the new Paris fashions. Little did she know that the Hooded Claw and Bully Brothers were inside setting a few traps for her.
9 "Hair Raising Harness Race" November 8, 1969
Penelope is at the County Fair and determined to win the Pitstop Gold Cup for the main event, the harness race. The Hooded Claw attempts to sabotage Penelope's efforts at winning the race. The Ant Hill Mob see her in danger and try to save her.
10 "North Pole Peril" November 15, 1969
Penelope is paddling up the Nanook River in a kayak seeking to become the first woman to reach the North Pole. Unfortunately, The Hooded Claw is following her in a paddle-wheeler and attempting to chop her up in the blades. The Ant Hill Mob is on their way to save her. Will they be in time to save her, so she can finish her journey?
11 "Tall Timber Treachery" November 22, 1969
Penelope is on her way to the Pitstop Lumber Camp where she has been elected Queen of the Indian Summer Festival. The Hooded Claw and the Bully Brothers unhook her rail car and she went sailing back down the railroad track. The Ant Hill Mob gets her out of the jam and offers her a ride to the festival. But unfortunately, the Hooded Claw doesn't give up that easily, and he'll do everything to kill Penelope, even if he has to chop down all trees in the forest to do it.
12 "Cross Country Double Cross" November 29, 1969
Penelope is making a daring parachute jump to publicize a statue unveiling. The Hooded Claw cuts the parachute lines in an attempt to stop her once and for all. Unfortunately for Penelope the Bully Brothers are helping The Hooded Claw and they capture her and place her in a pit. After she's rescued, The Ant Hill Mob tell her that the unveiling is supposed to be on the other side of the country, and Penelope has to travel through the country, as quickly as possible to get there. Will Penelope be able to get there on time?
13 "Big Baghdad Danger" December 6, 1969
Penelope is on the way to the Shah's Palace to get the secret map to Ali Baba's cave, but The Hooded Claw has a few plans of his own. Will the Ant Hill Mob be able to save her before she meets her doom, and will Penelope find the treasure so she can give it to the poor children of Baghdad?
14 "Bad Fortune in a Chinese Fortune Cookie" December 13, 1969
Penelope is in Chinatown in San Francisco, California to watch the Chinese New Year Parade. The Hooded Claw captures her in the mouth of a fire-breathing dragon float from the parade. He sends her down a hill towards a warehouse full of fireworks. Clyde and the gang follow after Penelope to try and rescue her, but will the guys reach her in time?
15 "Big Top Trap" December 20, 1969
Penelope is performing in a circus and when her life is threatened the Ant Hill Mob take jobs as clowns so they can act as her bodyguards. The Hooded Claw takes the form of Clyde and throws her from the trapeze to the awaiting Bully Brothers who whisk her off to the jungle where she is about to be fed to a man-eating plant. Will the Ant Hill Mob be able to find her in time, and get her back to the circus on time?
16 "Game of Peril" January 10, 1970
Penelope is on a scavenger hunt. After finding her first item, a unicycle, she gets on and is heading towards a cliff. The Ant Hill Mob arrives just in time to save her. The Hooded Claw sees her rescue and comes up with a plan to do her in.
17 "London Town Treachery" January 17, 1970
Penelope is visiting London to deliver a painting to the Earl of Crumpet. However, the Hooded Claw had a different plan in mind. He grabs Penelope and the painting and takes her to the top of a clock tower and ties her up underneath a razor sharp pendulum as he makes off with the painting. Will the Ant Hill Mob be in time to save her? Will they get the painting back and deliver it to the Earl of Crumpet?
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