Role in the series
The Monkey first appeared in the episode "Jake's Jungle Groove" where he stole Cubby's bongos which the young pirates were using to help Jake develop dance moves. The bongos also had the ability to force Captain Hook to dance uncontrollably, prompting the villain to attack in an attempt to destroy the musical instrument. The episode ends with the Monkey deciding to return the bongos but join Jake and his crew in their dance party with Marina, the mermaids, and her friends.
The Monkey would reappear in "Captain Hook's Parrot". Here, Skully is kidnapped by Hook and the Monkey uses the banana peels to slow Hook and his crew down, giving Jake, Izzy, and Cubby some time to catch up.
The Monkey was featured with the other recurring characters in "Pirate Rock!" that attended Jake, Izzy, and Cubby's rock and roll concert held at Pirate Rock. The Monkey also attended Jake, Izzy, and Cubby's holiday celebration in the episode"It's a Winter Never Land!".
The Monkey reappeared in the episode "Cubby's Mixed Up Map!" with other look-like monkeys they swipe Cubby's map from Captain Hook and his crew. The Monkey makes a cameo appearance at the end of "Hook's Playful Plant!".
The Monkey reappeared in the episode "Pirate-Sitting Pirates". While enjoying a snack on the beach, Jake, Izzy, Cubby, and Skully's meal was interrupted by a mischievous monkey who steals Skully's crackers forcing the pirate parrot to give chase with Jake and his crew in pursuit. Meanwhile Captain Hook and his crew were on the search for treasure using his treasure detector when the mischievous monkey swipes Hook's hat forcing the captain to join the chase but in the captain's pursuit Hook.
- "Jake's Jungle Groove" (first appearance)
- "Pirate Rock!"
- "It's a Winter Never Land!"
- "Captain Hook's Parrot"
- "Cubby's Mixed Up Map"
- "Hook's Playful Plant!" (cameo)
- "Invisible Jake"
- "Pirate-Sitting Pirates"