"Lost My Marbles"
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Original air date
January 21, 2002
Directed by
Larry Jacobs
Written by
Joseph Kwong
George Arthur Bloom
Kristin Laskas Martin
Map reading

"Lost My Marbles" is the first episode of the first season of Cyberchase. It originally aired on January 21, 2002.

Characters (all debut)

Main Characters

Recurring/Minor Characters



A day at the library turns into a cyberventure when Jackie, Matt, and Inez learn that Hacker has kidnapped Dr. Marbles, the only person who can save Motherboard from an evil virus! The team learns to use a map as a mathematical tool as they navigate across a cyber island in search of Marbles — then try to escape before a huge earthquake turns the island inside out!


  • When the bridge collapses, it is a reference to Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom.
  • This is the first episode to be directed by Larry Jacobs.


  • When Hacker first calls Buzz a duncebucket, Buzz's boots have vanished.
  • When Jackie says the line, "That sounds totally terrible!" her bun is yellow.
  • When Digit tells Motherboard, "Hacker's got Dr. Marbles!", his beak doesn't move.


  • Math Topic: "Lost My Marbles" deals with navigation using maps.
  • For Real Segment: "Gorillas in the Midst" - At the local zoo, Bianca is on a mission to see a baby gorilla. She gets lost on the way, and even a map doesn't help—at first. Then she discovers how to orient herself with the landmarks on the map.



External links

PBS KIDS - Cyberchase Videos - Lost My Marbles

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