2005-07-25 - Episode 402


Season 4, Episode 2
Air date July 25, 2005
Written by Adam Rudman

George Arthur Bloom Kristin Laskas Martin

Directed by Larry Jacobs
Episode Guide
"Balancing Act"
"Penguin Tears"
Hacker launches his most dastardly and secretive scheme ever! He’s building a device so dastardly, victory over Cyberspace is in his sights. His cunning contraption calls for an unusual power source – the Electric Eel of Aquari-Yum.  To get the eel, Hacker traps its guardian, cyberslug Icky, far from home. The kids and Digit must use the concept of factoring to save the day.  But can they rescue Icky and stop Hacker from stealing the Electric Eel?


  • Based on dialogue in the show, this episode takes place after the events of the Snelfu Snafu
  • This starts the Transformation story arc

External Links

PBS KIDS - Cyberchase Videos - The Icky Factor

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