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(1964–1967)

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Season 1

19 Sep. 1964
300 Feet Below
Bud plays catch with flipper, teaching him how to retrieve items from the ocean floor. An SOS comes through; Bill Darmon has been attacked by a shark and needs blood urgently. Porter contacts the Coast Guard to arrange the blood delivery before going out with Bud to rescue Bill. The helicopter arrives but during the transfer the blood is lost overboard. A number of attempts are made to retrieve it but a persistent shark stops all efforts till Flipper comes to the rescue, fights off the shark and brings the blood up.
 
26 Sep. 1964
The Red Hot Car
After Bud sees a car at the bottom of the bay with bullet holes int he windshield, he asks his father to investigate. But Porter is used to Bud's exaggerated stories and vivid imagination and declares he doesn't have time. Before leaving for a meeting, he orders his sons to stay away from the car, but the boys soon find a pretext on which to once again go to that section of the bay. Unfortunately, they had already questioned several people about the car and one of them is responsible for that car. The boy soon learn a lesson in why it's very important to obey your ...
 
3 Oct. 1964
S.O.S Dolphin
Flipper saves a marine doctor poisoned by a fish sting.
 
10 Oct. 1964
The Gulf Between
Bud, worrying about Po getting married, is trapped by storm and tide in a sea cave.
 
17 Oct. 1964
City Boy
Mike Belden gets to spend some time with the Ricks family, after his mother remarries and heads out for a honeymoon. As a city boy he struggles to adapt to the lifestyle of the Florida Keys. He is concerned about his mother remarrying and seems on a path of self destruction, first crashing a speedboat then disobeying diving instructions. Ultimately he talks Sandy into diving a dangerous wreck, where they become trapped and only the quick thinking flipper alerts Sandy's father and the boys are saved just as their air runs out
 
24 Oct. 1964
Dolphin for Sale
Dorrie Stone kidnaps Flipper. When Sandy and Bud tell their Dad, all three of them go to investigate.
 
31 Oct. 1964
Not Necessarily Gospel
An old man fills Bud's head with heroic tales, but his father warns him all the stories aren't necessarily true. Circumstances force Bud to realize then, but he wants to be a hero by finding the poachers who almost killed his father.
 
7 Nov. 1964
Countdown for Flipper
When Po sends the boys on an important errand, he tells the boys to leave Flipper at home. Flipper's life is in danger after it's believed he ate a rare fish that had been studied for many years. Bud and Sandy must get to their dad and warn him within a half hour. But they soon discover the truth and wonder how they'd get themselves out of their mess.
 
14 Nov. 1964
Mr. Marvello
Bud and Sandy hear Flipper say in plain English he wants to leave for London with Professor Marvello, and the professor's circus colleagues bring nets to take Flipper away.
 
21 Nov. 1964
My Brother Flipper
Flipper saves the life of an old Greek sponge poacher in the preserve, but Bud and Sandy tell Po of his illegal activities.
 
28 Nov. 1964
The Second Time Around
Po and Sandy rescue a despondent former water ski champion, now in a wheelchair, and her mother from a hurricane. Flipper gets tangled in a fishnet.
 
5 Dec. 1964
Lady and the Dolphin: Part 1
A congresswoman visits the park with an eye to its possible closure -- and to sending Flipper to a naval scientific program.
 
12 Dec. 1964
Lady and the Dolphin: Part 2
Hap pressures the boys to take Congresswoman Browning on an underwater tour of the park as she considers its possible closure, but technical problems threaten the lives of the divers.
 
19 Dec. 1964
Danger
After Hap tells the boy a tall tale about catching a fish, the boys con him into going fishing with them the following day. However, there is danger close by in the form of a father and son reunion.
 
26 Dec. 1964
The Misanthrope
When a cranky man chases the boys from his boat, they decide he's up to no good. But when they return they meet a couple of thieves who really ARE up to no good. Their trusting the wrong people could get them killed.
 
2 Jan. 1965
Flipper's Bank Account
The park is overrun by treasure-seekers when Bud and Hap get excited by a dubloon found by Flipper.
 
9 Jan. 1965
Lifeguard
Flipper saves a woman from drowning. Porter Ricks contacts her husband and, when he hears his wife's story, decides to do one more study to see if Flipper really can save lives.
 
16 Jan. 1965
The Day of the Shark
Po tells Bud to keep flipper safely away while he and Sandy accompany Dr. Tollner on a shark-repellent experiment, but Bud disobeys.
 
23 Jan. 1965
Love and Sandy
Sandy falls for an older woman, Bonnie, while they search for her strayed sea lion Sparky, and Bud inadvertently sends Sparky off with flipper to an alligator-infested cove.
 
30 Jan. 1965
Money to Blow
Bud would do anything to get out of getting a job, but his father has laid down the law. When Bud and Flipper find an underwater treasure, Bud things all his troubles are over. He spends the money all over town, then things really get bad.
 
6 Feb. 1965
Flipper's Treasure
Porter Ricks hires someone to bring up a treasure from the ocean floor after Flipper discovers it.
 
13 Feb. 1965
The White Dolphin
A rare white dolphin is discovered by Flipper and by a money-hungry man who wants to capture him. The boys and Porter Ricks fight to find a way to save the dolphin, knowing if he stays free in the ocean his life would remain in danger. But, can they save him in time?
 
20 Feb. 1965
Teamwork
Porter receives a warning of toxic chemicals being dumped somewhere, but they aren't sure where. Meanwhile, a swim race is about to start. Sandy is excited about being in it. But complications arise when Porter discovers the toxic chemicals and almost dies.
 
27 Feb. 1965
Flipper and the Elephant: Part 1
Bonnie McCoy is back, this time with her father and different animals. After they are shipwrecked, Porter saves them. But they have a man after their elephant and he is determined to get it and send it to a zoo.
 
6 Mar. 1965
Flipper and the Elephant: Part 2
Bonnie talks Sandy and Bud into helping her get the elephant and chimp into a circus, but in order to get there they have to go through some dangerous trails.
 
13 Mar. 1965
Flipper and the Elephant: Part 3
McCoy comes up with the $200 to pay Samson, but is soon arrested and accused of stealing Samson's briefcase. The kids must raise enough money for bail or McCoy will lose his new job.
 
20 Mar. 1965
Bud Minds Baby
After sending Flipper away, Bud gets trapped in a lonely buoy with little Tina.
 
27 Mar. 1965
Sailor Bud
After a diver is found dead, Porter Ricks closes the park and orders that no one is in allowed in the water while an investigation into the unexplained death goes on. Bud, however, doesn't think that means he can't be in a boat in the open sea. But when the same thing happens to a diver, he must get the man and woman back to shore before the tide comes in!
 
3 Apr. 1965
The Call of the Dolphin
The boys fear they are loosing their best friend when Flipper chooses dolphin noises over them, even putting Bud's life in danger.
 
10 Apr. 1965
Flipper's Monster
When Flipper gives all his attention to the lady actress, Bud gets jealous. Even after his father warns him about the "green-eyed monster," Bud still takes matters in his own hands.
 

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