The Poddleville Case is the seventh episode of the first season of Cyberchase, originally aired as a pilot episode of the program back in March 24th, 2000 (Added in the season on January 29th, 2002).


Season 1, Episode 7
Air date January 29, 2002
Written by Jocelyn Stevenson

Kristin Laskas Martin Peter Colley

Directed by Yvette Kaplan
Episode Guide
"Zeus on the Loose"
"And They Counted Happily Ever After"
The diabolical Hacker wreaks havoc when he steals the power pods of Poddleville, a cybercity filled with patterns. Jackie, Matt and Inez must use math and logic to crack the double pattern that unlocks the Poddles’ cyberpower vault before Hacker and his henchmen do!


  • It marks the only episode in which Digit does not appear at all.
  • This is the only time where this episode is used with cel animation.
  • Filmed before Harry and Bianca were cast. The For Real segment starred Kareem Blackwell, who makes his first and only appearance, due to being a pilot.
  • Matt breaks the fourth wall by telling Inez that they are trying to get through the gate, "What, that crazy xylophone?"


External Links

PBS KIDS - Cyberchase Videos - The Poddleville Case