|Can We Keep Him?|
|Season 1, Episode 2|
|Air date|| September 16, 2000 (Canada)|
October 7, 2000 (United States; PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch)
January 21, 2003 (United States; independently-aired episode)
|Written by||Pete Sauder|
|Directed by||Doug Thoms|
If It Ain't Broke
Close Encounters of the Bird Kind
George nurses a mouse with an injured leg back to health, but not without upsetting Junior, who feels that the mouse has taken away all of George's attention, and also without letting Sparkle Tangerine (a stray cat) notice in order to prevent the mouse from getting eaten.
- This is the first appearance of Sparkle Tangerine and Mouse.
- The French title of this episode is called, "A New Friend".