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"Escape from Family Dinner" is the 8th episode of the first season and the 8th episode overall of Craig of the Creek.


There's a huge water balloon fight at the creek but Craig is stuck at home for a family dinner unless he can escape.[2]


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The episode begins with Craig trying to do his advanced math homework until he receives a video call from Kelsey telling him that he must be at the creek, Craig initially says he won't go to do his homework, but when Kelsey shows him that there is a water balloon fight at the creek and asks him to go. The call ends and Craig leaves his room, fills some water balloons in the bathroom, puts on his pilot and when he opens the

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door to leave, Nicole was about to enter with the purchases and tells him that he can't go to the creek because he has to be home for family dinner that night. Nicole enters and Duane tries to cheer Craig up by telling him they will eat steak. Craig sends a text message to one of his friends telling

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him that he will be there soon, while Nicole and Duane dance and sing that they will eat steaks, Jessica sets the table slowly to make it perfect. Craig enters the kitchen and "scans" around him, then becomes sad to see the steaks and decides to be a vegetarian. However, he almost eats a chicken leg when he opens the refrigerator. Bernard discovers that he wants to leave for dinner

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and says it out loud, Craig "scans" him as an enemy and he tells him that he must appreciate the moments with his parents, Craig shouts that he does appreciate them and receives some photos of Kelsey and JP in the water balloon fight.

Craig tries to speed up dinner by setting the table fast and asking for his steak raw, but his mother tries to reassure him and asks how he is doing in his advanced math group. Before he can answer, Craig receives a call and locks himself in the bathroom to talk. Kelsey shows him that the fight advanced and now there are also water guns. Craig tries to leave but his father needs help and Craig is forced to help him light the grill. However, Duane turns it on without problems and places 4 steaks, then Nicole goes out to the patio where they were and Duane asks Craig about her advanced math group. Craig was responding slowly until Jessica breaks a special dish and her parents are going to help her, leaving Craig in charge of the grill.

Just when Duane leaves, Craig receives another call from Kelsey saying that now some children started throwing garbage bags with water, and the call is cut because Kelsey's phone gets wet. Craig rushes down from the backyard, leaving the grill with no one in charge, and

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starts pulling out the hose to take her to the creek. However, he can't escape because the steaks burn and Duane desperately goes down the hose. When they were going to wet the grill to put out the fire, Bernard goes out to the backyard with Alexis and accidentally wet them. Then they enter and Craig talks to Nicole about being very distracted by advanced mathematics, Craig reveals that it is because he does not have time to go to the stream to play in the water balloon fight, Nicole tells him that they are lost from many things during its growth, and they just want to know what happens sometimes. Duane decides he is going to order steak pizza and

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tells Craig that it will take 45 minutes, so he can go to the creek. However, when he opens the door, Kelsey and J.P. appear, soaked and sticky, because someone put soda in the water balloons. Duane invites them to dinner and J.P. laughs at one of his jokes. The episode ends with Craig, Kelsey, J.P., Craig's parents, Jessica, Bernard, and Alexis having dinner.






  • "Escape from Family Dinner" is the first episode to not introduce any new characters.
    • However, Charmaine appears in the background for the first time in this episode.
  • In "Jessica Goes to the Creek", Craig uses scratch paper for his blueprints that was previously used for algebra, suggesting he is learning algebra, but in this episode, his "advanced" math homework is much easier, only consisting of multiplying decimals.
  • The way Craig scans the area in Green background and text about the objects, skeleton frame and weaknesses is a reference to Robocop and Terminator.


ve Episode list
Pilot Pilot
Season 1 "Itch to Explore" • "You're It" • "Jessica Goes to the Creek" • "The Final Book" • "Too Many Treasures" • "Wildernessa" • "Sunday Clothes" • "Escape from Family Dinner" • "Monster in the Garden" • "The Curse" • "Dog Decider" • "Bring Out Your Beast" • "Lost in the Sewers" • "The Future is Cardboard" • "The Brood" • "Under the Overpass" • "The Invitation" • "Vulture's Nest" • "Kelsey Quest" • "JPony" • "Ace of Squares" • "Doorway to Helen" • "The Last Kid in the Creek" • "The Climb" • "Big Pinchy" • "The Kid from 3030" • "Power Punchers" • "Creek Cart Racers" • "Secret Book Club" • "Jextra Perrestrial" • "The Takeout Mission" • "Dinner at the Creek" • "Jessica's Trail" • "Bug City" • "Deep Creek Salvage" • "The Shortcut" • "Dibs Court" • "The Great Fossil Rush" • "The Mystery of the Timekeeper" • "Alone Quest"
Season 2 "Memories of Bobby" • "Jacob of the Creek" • "Return of the Honeysuckle Rangers" • "Kelsey the Elder" • "Sour Candy Trials" • "Fort Williams" • "The Other Side" • "Summer Wish" • "Turning the Tables" • "Kelsey the Author" • "Council of the Creek" • "Sparkle Cadet" • "Cousin of the Creek" • "Camper on the Run" • "Stink Bomb" • "Evolution of Craig" • "The Haunted Dollhouse" • "Craig and the Kids Table" • "Creek Daycare" • "Sugar Smugglers" • "Sleepover at JP's" • "Tea Timers' Ball" • "The Cardboard Identity" • "Ancients of the Creek" • "Mortimor to the Rescue" • "Secret in a Bottle" • "Trading Day" • "Crisis at Elder Rock" • "Kelsey the Worthy" • "The End Was Here" • "In the Key of the Creek" • "Children of the Dog" • "Jessica Shorts" • "Ferret Quest" • "Into the Overpast" • "The Time Capsule" • "Beyond the Rapids" • "The Jinxening"
Season 3 "The Other Side: The Tournament" • "The Ground Is Lava!" • "The Council of the Creek: Operation Hive-Mind" • "The Bike Thief" • "Craig of the Beach" • "Plush Kingdom" • "The Ice Pop Trio: Creek Street" • "Pencil Break Mania" • "The Last Game of Summer" • "Trick or Creek" • "Fall Anthology" • "Afterschool Snackdown" • "Creature Feature" • "King of Camping" • "The Rise and Fall of the Green Poncho" • "I Don't Need a Hat" • "Alternate Creekiverse" • "Snow Day" • "Winter Break" • "Snow Place Like Home" • "Breaking the Ice" • "Winter Creeklympics" • "Welcome to Creek Street" • "Fan or Foe" • "The New Jersey" • "The Sunflower" • "Craig World" • "Body Swap" • "Copycat Carter" • "Brother Builder" • "Jessica the Intern" • "Capture the Flag Part 1: The Candy" • "Capture the Flag Part 2: The King" • "Capture the Flag Part 3: The Legend" • "Capture the Flag Part 4: The Plan" • "Capture the Flag Part 5: The Game"
Season 4 "The Legend of the Library" • "Locked Out Cold" • "Beyond the Overpass" • "Sink or Swim Team" • "The Quick Name" • "The Chef's Challenge" • "The Sparkle Solution" • "Better Than You" • "The Dream Team" • "Fire & Ice" • "Chrono Moss" • "In Search of Lore" • "Opposite Day" • "Adventures in Baby Casino" • "Creek Talent Extravaganza" • "Dodgy Decisions" • "Hyde & Zeke" • "The Anniversary Box" • "Lost & Found" • "Grandma Smugglers" • "The Champion's Hike" • "Bored Games" • "Scoutguest" • "My Stare Lady" • "Silver Fist Returns"
Shorts "Craig of the Car" • "How Was Your Day?" • "The Williams Family Opening Theme Song" • "How to Map the Creek" • "Creek Kid Rap"