Tricked by an evil sorcerer, Tung Lai, into putting Tiger Lily under a sleeping spell, Rupert flies to the Bird Kingdom, hoping to find the cure. However, it's only when he learns to read between the lines that he's able to find the way to awaken his friend.
- Tiger Lily
- This is the only time that Bodkin, the professor's helper from the books appears and is mentioned in the animated series.
- This is the first time that Rupert visits the Bird Kingdom and the Bird King.