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Plunder Dam
Season 1, Episode 13
Air date February 2, 1991
Written by Rowby Goren
Episode guide
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Plunder Dam is the thirteenth episode in the first season of Captain Planet and the Planeteers. It was written by Rowby Goren.


Plot Synopsis[]

Looten Plunder returns to Africa, and them dams up a local and regional river. The planeteers come to the scene to notice Plunder giving away electronic appliances and entertainment to local villages as electricity is given to the village with a cost. Looten plunder makes bank as he gives electricity to the villages and makes more when he trades his electronics at his trading post," Plunder's ". All the villagers but their chief, Morla, don't seem to notice that the damming of the river has caused a great disaster: affecting the crops and animals. Still, when the Planeteers investigate, Plunder has other ideas...

Episode Summary[]

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Planeteer Alerts[]


Captain Planet: Water is one of Earth's most precious resources.
Wheeler: Don't let wasteful habits steal your water supply.
Linka: Don't leave faucets running needlessly.
Kwame: Shut them tight and repair leaks fast.
Ma-Ti: Use low-flow shower heads
Gi: Recycling saves water, too. Every ton of recycled paper saves 7,000 gallons.
Captain Planet: Help us make sure there's enough water for everybody.
All: The power is yours!

Significant Moments and Facts[]

  1. This is presumably the second time that Plunder uses his charisma to his advantage on his scheme.
  2. The second time locals of Africa fall for Plunder's dirty scheme



Plunder: Come one, come all!! Give it a try and then you'll buy!! Everyone profits at Plunder's !!!

Argos Bleak: You're the boss,  Mr. "Blunder"( To Plunder)


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