|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.
- This is the first appearance of Sparkle Tangerine and Mouse.
- The French title of this episode is called, "A New Friend".