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Skippy Season 2

39 Episodes Adventure, Family

Sonny and his kangaroo Skippy live in Waratah National Park in New South Wales. Matt Hammond, Sonny's father is the park ranger. Skippy saves the day.

An irrepressible icon of Australian Pop culture, Skippy is not only a legend of the small screen but a true blue Aussie hero. The most successful series ever made in Australia, Skippy The Bush Kangaroo, has had sales in over 100 countries and remains our first homegrown international superstar. The grand expanse of Waratah National Park knows no bounds when Skippy is around to keep an eye and a paw on things - from shady poachers, unwelcome campers, deadly creatures and dangerous conditions - there is no shortage of peril and excitement to share. So join Sonny, Ranger Hammond, Jerry, Mark and Clancy on the complete journey of Skippy - from the tentative friendship of the first innocent episode to the final nailbiting conclusion - featuring all 3 action-packed seasons of the ever-reliable marsupial and his gumleaf whistling best friend.


Ed Devereaux (Matt Hammond) , Garry Pankhurst (Sonny Hammond) , Tony Bonner (Jerry King) , Liza Goddard (Clancy Merrick)




The Raft


Sonny and Skippy sail a home-made raft down the river and rescue a runaway boy from a mangrove swamp.

The Perfect Hosts


While Matt and Mark are helping out a ranger who has broken down in a downpour near a swollen creek, Sonny and Clancy receive a visitor who matches a radio news report’s description of an escaped robber.

Honest Jack


The team at Ranger Headquarters are surprised to find someone is selling off land in the National Park.

Follow My Leader


Clancy invites Norman Dupree, a friend of her family and a talented violinist, to lunch at Ranger Headquarters.

Tex 'N Ranger


Sonny and Skippy see a man get kicked off a cliff.



An unknown illness starts striking down animals in Waratah National Park, including Skippy.



Sonny looks after a show horse, found in the park. When the mean owner turns up, Sonny finds it hard to give her back.

The Mine


An old Army friend of Matt’s arrives at the Waratah National Park to help him blow up an abandoned mine.



A young deserter from the National Service causes a rock-slide that injures Sonny, and then risks recapture to look after him at Ranger Headquarters.

Hide and Seek


A childhood friend of Jerry’s asks him for refuge in the Waratah National Park.

Flying Saucers


While taking pictures of Skippy, Sonny sees and photographs what he thinks is a flying saucer.



After having his palm read by a gypsy staying in the park, Sonny fears for Matt’s life.



A young puppeteer camping in the park may be the answer to raising funds for the RSPCA.

Vice Versa


Sir Adrian Gillespie brings Professor Leonard Clifton to Waratah National Park so he can take Skippy to a laboratory to study her and find out what makes her so intelligent.



An aggressive National Parks & Wildlife Service inspector arrives at the Waratah National Park determined to instill fear into everyone at Ranger Headquarters.

The Black Spider


Sonny’s been reading a lurid novel about blackmailers and he spots Clancy crying after reading a letter, he becomes convinced that his young friend has received a note from someone demanding money.

Tread Softly


A released prisoner sets traps in the Waratah National Park, forcing its temporary closure.

The Shark Taggers


Sonny and Skippy help a young scientist with her research of the Port Jackson shark.

Surprise! Surprise!


Mark plans a surprise birthday party for Clancy.

Marco Polo


Mark plans an overseas trip for himself and Bob Raine.

The Wombat


Sonny is trying to study for school exam when Skippy takes him to a baby wombat whose mother has disappeared. He takes it back to ranger headquarters where chaos ensues when Mark tries to take him to quarantine.



The Hammonds are plagued by lumberjacks illegally chopping down trees on National Park land.

Up and Beyond


Two hot-air balloonists bail out over the Waratah National Park.



When Sonny and Skippy discover a herd of wild horses damaging vegetation in the Waratah National Park, Matt enlists the aid of two champion rodeo riding brothers to capture them.

The Hikers


Two schoolteachers go on a dangerous hike in the Loftus Valley.

For My Next Trick


An itinerant entertainer visits the Waratah National Park while en route to Collingdale.

A Bird in the Hand


Jerry goes to Sydney Airport to meet a visiting ornithologist, who turns out to be a lovely young nun. Mark finds a person trying to poach some birds from the Waratah National Park.



When the local athletics association hold a cross-country marathon that passes through the Waratah National Park, Mark decides to take part.

The Best Man


Jerry is asked by a friend to be the best man at a wedding, but can he make it to the church on time?

Plain Jane


Jane, a friend of Clancy’s and a shy country girl, struggles to fit in when she visits Ranger Headquarters.

Hi Fi


Mark builds himself a hi fi stereo set, for which he finds an unexpected use during a storm.



When Maggie Roderick becomes embroiled with smugglers, she turns to her boyfriend Jerry King for help.

Mixed Company


An elderly ornithologist is determined to prevent a group of young water skiers from using the river and scaring off the birds he is recording the sounds of.

Treasure Hunt


There has been a bank robbery and the two robbers have hidden the money in a treasure chest in Matt’s car. The chest should contain the prize for a treasure hunt being organised for children in Waratah National Park by the rangers.

The Sport of Kings


Sir Adrian Gillespie enters a horse in the Corinthian Handicap, a race for male amateur jockeys, at Royal Randwick. Skippy places a $1 bet on a horse with odds of 33:1.

Bon Voyage


Clancy sits her final music examinations. Sir Adrian Gillespie brings an English visitor to the Waratah National Park to discuss an exchange program with Matt.



Sonny and Skippy become involved in a bitter feud between two old, hard-headed bushmen when they see one of them practising a sheep-dog trial in the Waratah National Park.



An amateur photographer shows Mark and Sonny some photos of an unusual animal, which Matt thinks could be the long-extinct Tasmanian tiger.

Luna Park


Sonny wins a trip for himself and a friend to Luna Park in a newspaper competition.

Bonus Content

"Which Way Did They Go, Skip?" Interview with Mark Hammond


Interview with actor Ken James (Mark Hammond) where he reveals all about the show.