|Close Encounters of the Bird Kind|
|Season 1, Episode 3|
|Air date|| September 23, 2000 (Canada)|
October 14, 2000 (United States; PBS Kids Bookworm Bunch)
January 23, 2003 (United States; independently-aired episode)
|Written by||Richard Elliot and Simon Racioppa|
|Directed by||Doug Thoms|
Can We Keep Him?
Ants in the Pantry
George meets a new kid on the block named Becky, and helps a little bird get back to its home.
- This is the first appearance of Becky and the first of a only few appearances of George and Junior's favourite TV show, Dash Smasher.
- This is the first episode where George doesn't wear his regular clothes throughout the entire episode.