The Barefoot Bandits

The Barefoot Bandits are setting out to discover the secrets of their island home. Join the adventure! Made with the support of NZ On Air.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Sunday 14 Feb 2016

    G A mysterious ship crash lands on Ngaro which leads Tane, Fridge and Riley to believe that an alien may be lurking somewhere on the island.

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      • Saturday 7 Oct 2017

      G The Barefoot Bandits discover a young mermaid who dreams of living out a fairy tale life by finding a prince and magically getting human legs. Riley is determined to convince her otherwise while also helping the mermaid escape from a relentless Crabnoid.

      • Saturday 14 Oct 2017

      G A new fast food restaurant called Sugar Burger opens on Ngaro Island bringing with it the larger than life Mr Sugarthumb. The Bandits are quickly swept up in the excitement of this new arrival, but soon discover the restaurant may hold many a dark secret.

      • Saturday 21 Oct 2017

      G Thanks to an unusual heat wave, an enormous storm of cicadas engulfs Ngaro Island keeping most of the towns folk holed up at the town hall, leaving the Barefoot Bandits to find a way to stop the invasion.

      • Saturday 28 Oct 2017

      G A blood donation bus turns up on Ngaro Island along with it's vampire puppet mascot Varney (Richard O'Brien). The Barefoot Bandits grow suspicious when the rest of the town seem to be hypnotised by the puppet and decide to find out just who's behind the ominous "Blood Bus".

      • Saturday 4 Nov 2017

      G The Bandits find a lost episode of their favourite show, Tumeke Space, and settle in for an epic screening. While the episode plays, their nemesis Sebastian tries to sabotage their fun.

      • Saturday 11 Nov 2017

      G The glow worms, who found freedom thanks to the Bandits, find themselves in an epic underground war. Milford the glow worm (Jemaine Clement) turns to the Bandits to help resolve it.

      • Saturday 18 Nov 2017

      G A ghost ship arrives on Ngaro Island bringing a horde of pirate ghosts who have no intention of leaving. The Bandits enlist the help of Captain Cragglechin, to de-ghost the island.

      • Saturday 25 Nov 2017

      G The nefarious Mr Black returns for revenge on the island that once thwarted his bird smuggling plans. Now, he has his sights set on the extremely rare, previously thought extinct, moa.

      • Saturday 2 Dec 2017

      G When Sebastian's parents (The Topp Twins) inadvertently invite The Barefoot Bandits and Mayor Dennis Gobb to Sebastian's birthday party, the group find themselves stalked by an evil gnome.

      • Saturday 9 Dec 2017

      G Series Final: The volcano at the center of Ngaro is about to blow, forcing everyone to move. When the Bandits discover the cause of the eruption, they enlist an old foe to help thwart the threat.