T.V Series Review: Out of the Box Season 1

Out of the Box Season 1 Trailer

Out of the Box Season 1 Summary

Season 1, Episode 1: Feet First

Tony plays his talking drum and everyone moves their feet to the beat. The children also make paintings with their feet and act out their own version of Cinderella

Season 1, Episode 2: Playhouse Mouse

Vivian brings in her new pet mouse, Nugget, to meet everyone. When Jill loses Nugget in the clubhouse, everyone works together find her. Their efforts include asking a cat for advice, building a “Mouse House,” and even singing to lure out Nugget. They also act out the story of The Lion and the Mouse

Season 1, Episode 3: Doctor Octer

Brandon just came back from a check-up, this has everyone share their experiences getting check-ups and pretend to be doctors. The kids pretend to have “sticker-itis,” visit a doctor in a painting, and build a pretend ambulance. Swampy the Alligator suddenly becomes sick and everyone pitches in to help out.

Season 1, Episode 4: Fuzzy Worm

Jill finds a real live caterpillar and brings it in to show Tony. The children make pretend butterflies and learn about cocoons. They also act out the story of The Fuzzy Worn; a variation of The Ugly Duckling.

Season 1, Episode 5: Hats Off

On a rainy day, the kids learn of how hats have many different uses. They visit two baseball players in a painting, build their own hats, and act out the story of Chicken Little.

Season 1, Episode 6: Let’s Eat Out

An early version of the season two episode “We’re Cooking”. Not aired since 1999 and not available for streaming on Disney+.

Season 1, Episode 7: Sticky Icky

Vivian is in the middle of painting a chair when the kids run in almost getting their hand sticky from the wet paint. While Vivian and the kids have fun making a sticky paper picture, Tony comes in and gets stuck on Vivian’s chair. After helping to free Tony, they sing songs about stickiness, make sticky capes, and go on a sticky safari.

Season 1, Episode 8: Really Wheely

Dane finds an old wagon that’s missing a wheel. Everyone helps Dane look for a wheel to fix his wagons. After fixing it, the kids decorate it and go rescue Pogo the Porcupine.

Season 1, Episode 9: Yes and Nose

Tony brings in some fresh-baked muffins and hides them to cool off. The kids find the muffins using their noses and must figure out what kind of muffins Tony baked. They learn about noises their noses can make, they also make animal noses out of paper cups and use them to act out a version of “Pinocchio.”

Season 1, Episode 10: Pick -a-Pet

Nicholas brings in a toy pet he named Skippy and has to practice taking care of a pet before he is allowed to have a pet of his choice. Everyone offers suggestions of different pets you can have. They sing about having any pet they can imagine, make animal props, and even have Vivian pretend to be a “Kitty Parrot Bunny Dog.” They also act out their own version of The Billy Goats Gruff.

Season 1, Episode 11: Ships Ahoy

nspired by Tony’s bottle blowing and Dane’s snow globe from Jamaica, the kids are curious about things that sink and float. They make cork ships, visit a pirate and learn about ships and water safety, and pretend to be pirates and act out a story where they come across Captain Hook.

Season 1, Episode 12: Animal Antics

The kids learn about different animals.

Season 1, Episode 13: Tube Town

After a shelf full of cardboard tubes falls, everyone has fun thinking of things that can be made of tubes. They make tube instruments, tube shaped costumes, and pretend to live in a town made of tubes.

Season 1, Episode 14: High Fliers

Jill’s glider crashes into the clubhouse, so Vivian helps her fix it. While waiting for the glue to dry, everyone pretends they can fly, make paper parachutes, and act out a story about Peter Pan.

Season 1, Episode 15: Campout Kids

Tony and Vivian takes the kids on a pretend campout. They go on a hike, run into poison ivy, go fishing, and tell the story of Little Red Riding Hood’s birthday.

Season 1, Episode 16: Tall and Small

Dane brings in a toy car, so Vivian and the kids make a tiny town for Dane’s car. The kids pretend to be giants and to be tiny. They also learn about different sizes and how each size is perfect, and act out a version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Season 1, Episode 17: Day at the Beach

Tony is playing with his ocean drum which inspires them to have a pretend beach day. They make a pretend beach, make ocean drums, visit a crab and octopus, and play out a story about an octopus, crab, and a fisherman

Season 1, Episode 18: A Place Called Space

While admiring Vivian’s space mobile, the kids are inspired to learn about space. They pretend to go into space, make space mobiles, and tell the story of Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky.

Season 1, Episode 19: Box Full of Boxes

Finding leftover boxes from when they built the clubhouse, the kids learn of the many different things that can be done with boxes. Along with making a gingerbread house, they act out a version of Hansel and Gretel.

Season 1, Episode 20: Hands On

While making hand binoculars, Aleisha shows everyone sign language. The kids also learn of other gestures and noises that can be done with just their hands. They also make paper mittens and act out the story of The Three Little Kittens.

Season 1, Episode 21: The Gift

Tony and the kids spend a day at the clubhouse without Vivian, who is unable to come. This episode is an early version of the season two episode “Revealing Feelings”, and for this reason was never rerun after season two premiered. Not available for streaming on Disney+.

Season 1, Episode 22: Treasures

An early version of the season two episode “Treasure Hunt”. Not aired since 1999 and not available for streaming on Disney+.

Season 1, Episode 23: Circle Circus

While playing with hula hoops, Aleisha admits the she doesn’t know how to. To encourage her, they visit a circus lion and sing her an encouraging song. This leads them to making circle themed costumes and put on their own Circle Circus starring Humpty Dumpty.

Season 1, Episode 24: Seeds of Imagination

Vivian shows off the bean plants she grew from a week before. Tony and Vivian then teach the kids about seeds; how they grown, what they need to grown, and where they come from. They make newspaper trees and use them to act out the story of Matt and The Beanstalk.

Out of the Box Season 1 Review

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A fun and educational show that is great for young kids. Some of you may remember the into and outro song, watch with your young ones and sing along too.

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