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The Coral Killer
Season 02, Episode 08
Air date November 2, 1991
Episode guide
Isle of Solar Energy
The Big Clam-Up

The Coral Killer is the eighth episode in the second season of Captain Planet and the Planeteers. It deals with the issue of reef and habitat destruction via dynamite fishing.

Main Characters[]

The main characters featured in this episode are:

Plot Synopsis[]

In the Philippine Islands, Hoggish Greedly introduces the native to dynamite fishing to "help them with their food problem". What they don't realize was that it was destroying their island's coral reef, which protected them from tidal waves, and Greedly steals the coral pieces under the radar to sell off for cash. The Planeteers arrive to expose the scam before the people's islands get washed away.

Episode Summary[]

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Planeteer Alerts[]

First Planeteer Alert

Kwame: Fish farms are a way to harvest the ocean sustainably.
Captain Planet: Aquaculture provides both food and employment.
Linka: Many kinds of fish can be raised here.
Wheeler: So people can catch fish without harming the reef.
All: The power is yours!

Second Planeteer Alert

Captain Planet: The future of Earth rests in all our hands.
Gi: Please, don't waste water.
Kwame: Please, do not waste energy.
Wheeler: Please, don't waste your minds and bodies.
Gaia: Please, don't waste our future.
Captain Planet: The power is yours!

Significant Moments and Facts[]

  • GI gets kidnapped and Bound/gagged by Hoggish greedly. She later frees herself with a piece of coral


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Gi bound and gagged by Hoggish Greedly