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Whirl: Leo and Friends

Follow along with Leo and his fellow 5th-graders as they help each other deal with the problems of growing up!

119 Episodes
Series Episodes
1
The Postcard
Mimi accidently hurts Leo’s feelings, sides are being taken, and there doesn’t seem to be...
2
Funtopia
To get a pass to the greatest amusement park on earth, Ruby volunteers to clean the...
3
World Skirting
Mimi, Ruby and Gabe are all excited to volunteer for Senior Citizen yard work. Until the...
4
"BURT"
There’s a new kid in school, and Leo’s friends are terrified of him. Which is surprising,...
5
Pizza Impasse
The kids face a monumental decision at the church’s Youth Lock-In. Will any of their...
6
Party Supremacy
When the kids are asked to help with a Halloween Party for the littler kids, Ruby and...
7
Tough Love
Ruby’s parents suddenly have a whole new set of “responsibilities” for her. What could...
8
Canned Drive
When a canned food drive forces the kids onto opposing teams, Ruby and Gabe find...
9
Crash Tractor
Chet is taking the kids on the Camping Crusaders’ overnight trip and will be teaching...
10
Exscream
What’s better than hide and seek? Extreme Hide and Seek! Until the game gets too extreme…
11
Outcast Committee
The Church Welcome Committee is excited to make a new family in town feel welcome. But...
12
Rugged Remorse
When Gabe inadvertently causes a terrible accident, there’s only one way to make amends:...
13
Jaded to the World
The Advent season is supposed to be about hope, but for Leo, it just isn’t living up to...
14
Theologiautomaton
Leo’s latest invention can answer any question about the Bible, but winds up revealing...
15
Overwelcomed
Being the new kid isn’t always easy, so Leo and the gang do their best to welcome Jamila....
16
Word to the Bird
When a bird is trapped in the church, the kids spring into action to free it. But how can...
17
Our Lot of Life
If the universe can be created from formless chaos, what can Leo and his friends create...
18
A Little Help Here
Gabe looks to God to tell him what he can do to help the community. But will all these...
19
Craft Crabs
For a Sunday school project, Ruby’s partner is not someone who would be her first choice....
20
Safety Suit
When something terrible happens to his family, Gabe loses faith in humanity and withdraws...
21
Gerbil Flu
When Burt “the Bully” comes down with the gerbil flu, the kids are even less inclined to...
22
Marker Czar
When Roxie must stop being the head of the Arts and Crafts and Christ Club, someone new...
23
Chester T. Goodtimes
Pastor Pete broke his promise to the kids about a field trip. Can any promises be...
24
Technotrust
Leo has to speak in front of the entire congregation. But he knows where to turn for help...
25
God Grade
It’s not easy to know how well someone is living by God’s rules. Fortunately, Ruby is...
26
Wistful While You Work
Gabe thinks back to when he was a little kid, when everything was simple and awesome! Why...
27
Mysterious Benecrafter
The Arts and Crafts and Christ Club is penniless and will have to end, unless a...
28
Bowed Over
When he becomes friends with the coolest kid in school, Burt goes from being an outcast...
29
Spring Griever
During Easter, Mimi looks back on some dear friends that are no longer with her. Can Gabe...
30
The Carpool
Now that Gabe’s family has started a church carpool, they’ll be able to help the...
31
Night of the Living Christ
Leo is filled with questions about Jesus' resurrection and knows there’s only one place...
32
Sheeple
Mimi and Gabe try their hand at taking care of sheep. But being a good shepherd isn’t as...
33
Tough Love
After his friend Burt dumps him for the coolest kid in school, Leo can’t see how to move...
34
Trend or Friend
Now that he’s friends with the coolest kid in school, Burt has become incredibly popular....
35
Miss Guided
When Eagle Eye Edwards (the coolest kid in school!) crashes their camping trip, the kids...
36
Spirit Spirit
Mimi is really feeling like she feels the Holy Spirit. She’s ready to start performing...
37
Not So Fun Facts
Honesty is the best policy, but Leo’s hard truths are causing real problems for his...
38
Director Objector
With Chet directing the Harvest Festival Pageant this year instead of her, Roxy starts to...
39
Why Pray Tell?
Ruby and Burt can’t understand why the other kids are praying so much. What’s the point,...
40
Mess of Moxie
Roxy is determined to assist Chet as he directs the Harvest Festival Pageant, and Mimi is...
41
Youthful Nuisance
Ruby and Gabe are giving a presentation to the entire congregation! If only they had some...
42
Miss Bumpy
When Ruby learns the rule about the rich getting into the Kingdom of God, she must push...
43
Classic Burt
When Burt gets upset, things get broken. So if Eagle Eye Edwards starts pushing his...
44
Trauma Garage
Billy, the kid who stole from Gabe's family lives nearby and Gabe is going to take steps...
45
Humble Pie
A new online app seems like the perfect way for Ruby and Gabe to show off how meek and...
46
Camp Sappy Pines
When Camp Sappy Pines is in danger of shutting down, the kids have to do everything they...
47
Coronation Quiz
At the big Bible Quiz Bowl, Leo, Mimi and Ruby find themselves going against a team that...
48
Altar Audition
Gabe has a chance to join the Altar Guild! But can he pass the tests of such a cool and...
49
The Biweekly Prophet
Who's going to have the unpleasant job of telling Ruby that her newsletter is hurting...
50
Upbeaten
As bad thing after bad thing happens to Burt, he's having a hard time staying positive....
51
Bungled Baptism
Ruby and Gabe go to see members of their congregation baptized, and the stakes couldn't...
52
Wedding Washout
Pastor Pete is getting married and the Whirl kids are ready to help. Even if one or two...
53
Second First Church
The Whirl kids from First Second Church challenge the kids from Second First Church to a...
54
Ambivalent Bot
Leo's robots try to get along in peace without him. But is that possible, with their...
55
Far Gone Fishing
Gabe has a plan to invite his neighbor to join the church. But he's taking Jesus'...
56
Archived Anxiety
When Leo makes a mistake that will hurt the church, there's only one solution: Time Travel!
57
Ill Will Drills
Gabe’s neighbor, Billy, has every reason to be mad at him. Now that Billy’s the assistant...
58
200%
Call up the newspaper and TV station! Gabe has solved the Greatest Mystery of All!
59
Shirtless Jack Joelson
When Gabe sees how Monty treats a rare and valuable baseball card, he considers taking it.
60
Swab Problems
Gabe gets some disappointing news about his family. Can even Leo’s telescope cheer him up?
61
Bell Tower Council
Gabe and Jamila find themselves in a tight spot once again. But this time, it doesn’t...
62
Unfair Fair
After what Eagle Eye did at the Science Fair last year, there’s no way the judges would...
63
Disposal Proposal
After Leo sees the church’s finances, he discovers a shocking truth. But it’s nothing...
64
Conspiracy and Biscuits
Gabe has a radical conspiracy theory about the days before Jesus’ death. It’s so radical,...
65
Ashen Easter
A tragedy in the congregation means that this could be the saddest Easter service ever....
66
Big Question
Someone sneaks into Leo’s lab looking for answers to a big question. Possibly one of the...
67
Oblivious Encounters
Gabe is tired of waiting to encounter God. It’s time to go where divine encounters happen!
68
Transformation Irritation
The kids understand that God makes all things new. However, Ruby has some notes on how...
69
Cliché Train
Gabe struggles to understand what the Trinity is, but his friends’ help doesn’t seem very...
70
Senator Grandma
After Mimi and Monty’s family suffers a terrible loss, the kids aren’t sure what to say...
71
Janitor Jerry
Some of the kids have received cool projects for their Community Outreach assignments....
72
Holy Android
When Leo can’t find any signs of the Holy Spirit within him, he’s worried. But it shouldn’t
73
Solar System of the Samurai
Gabe gets into a new video game. Now the question is, ‘Can he find his way back out?’
74
Proper Prayer Patterns
When Leo’s class on proper prayer is interrupted by an old enemy’s plans for world...
75
Cyber Cooties
The viruses on Mimi’s computer are out of control, and the Internet Video Club is going...
76
Robot Bible Trivia
A friendly robot competition goes off the rails when an intimidating new contestant joins.
77
Partial Recall
The kids remember how nervous they were the first time they met “Burt the Bully." But...
78
Question Digression
The gang is studying for the Bible Quiz Bowl. But Leo has some different questions on his...
79
Retake Day
It’s Picture Retake Day at school, but disaster is going to stop Mimi and Ruby from...
80
A Coward's Courage
The blood drive is a great way to help others and Roxy can’t wait to do her part. If only...
81
Advent Entrenched
Not much is known about the Great Snowball War that almost destroyed First Second Church....
82
Band Ban
Leo's excited to join the church youth band. But does the band have room for Leo? And...
83
The Machine
Gabe has spent all day building... something. It was a huge job, but now demonstrating...
84
Jesus, Not Jesus
Mimi has a special guest coming to church today. Let's just say his name shows up in the...
85
One Up Warriors
The kids know that Christmas is a time to exchange presents and bring joy to others. But...
86
Reality Check, Please
The kids try to imagine what it would be like to flee from their homes like Jesus' family...
87
The God Club
There's an exciting, new club at church that everyone can enjoy! If they meet some very...
88
Avant-Garde Epiphany
Pastor Donna's sermon about the Epiphany is going to show the season in a whole new light.
89
Following Followers
As their youth group leader, Roxy's questions really make the kids think... about whether...
90
Field Unyielded
Something that is treasured by Burt, Gabe and their church is being threatened. But most...
91
Beati Who?
The kids find Jesus' description of "the blessed" to be very uplifting. Until they start...
92
The Church Hammock
Gabe has a sure fire equation to make up for missing church events. But the others aren't...
93
Grapevine Valentine
There's a crazy rumor going around school about Burt and Ruby. Fortunately, they have an...
94
Getting Uneven
Leo and Eagle Eye have never gotten along. But this time Eagle Eye has gone too far!...
95
Worrypool
Gabe tends to worry. A lot. But when that stress reaches a critical level, everyone is...
96
Mount Remarkable
The kids take a trip to Mt. Remarkable, hoping to witness the glory of God! And with a...
97
Hubris Fruit
Arrows fly as kind and level-headed, Jamila, encounters the boorish bully, Eagle Eye...
98
Wreaking Bleakness
Leo is distressed and obsessed over his own mortality and seems bound and determined to...
99
Bottled Theology
Ruby has a plan to take Jesus’ concept of living water to a totally different level,...
100
Inhibited Election
Gabe is excited to be running for student body President. There’s just one problem, all...
101
Departure Denied
Burt has some big news that no one wants to hear. Fortunately, Ruby has a solution,...
102
Viral Vision
Gabe and Leo try to spread the good news of Jesus death and resurrection through a...
103
Scary Queries
Leo has some doubts about parts of the Bible. Mimi refuses to believe in Leo’s doubts.
104
Jesus Incognito
Pastor Pete dresses up like Pastor Donna to clarify the point of a confusing Bible story...
105
Portable Portal Producer 5000
Tot’s curiosity over Leo’s latest invention transports her to the other side of the world.
106
Totally Tubular
Gabe lets down everyone on his team as they attempt to defend the legacy of First Second...
107
Deli Doom
The Church is in peril due to some bizarre zoning issues. Leo, Ruby, and Gabe scramble to...
108
Farewell Freak Out
Burt refuses to stay at his own farewell party.
109
N.A.N.C.Y. Conference
The kids have been asked to give a presentation on the Holy Spirit in front of 30,000...
110
Canoe Creeps
Everything is going smoothly on their canoe trip until Burt announces his crippling...
111
Programmable Tantrums
Leo builds a robotic stand-in for himself to avoid being a junior camp counselor at Camp...
112
X-Christians
Inspired by a group of super strong Christians, Gabe looks to get pumped up by the power...
113
The Great Scale Strike
Ruby is sick of only playing scales in her school’s band practice and leads her...
114
Jamilas Choice
Jamila finds herself with a very difficult decision after qualifying to be on the archery...
115
Bird Mirror
Leo, Mimi, and Monty are cornered by an overwhelming opponent with nothing to defend...
116
First Second Church
Gabe explores the rich history of First Second Church with a bizarre and questionably...
117
Winter Break Bible Day Camp
Ruby is totally confident that she can lead a group of young grade-schoolers, that is,...
118
Friendship Corp
Mimi gives Ruby a friendship bracelet. Ruby gives Mimi the business opportunity of a...
119
The MFiles
Gabe believes he’s compiled enough evidence to increase everyone’s faith by a million...