The Escape

The Escape is an episode of the TV show, an adaptation of the book The Underground.


Official Summary[]

The Animorphs have discovered a secret weapon to use against the Yeerks - maple-flavored oatmeal! The Yeerks crave it, and when they eat it, they are unable to control their hosts! But to use the oatmeal weapon successfully, the Animorphs will have to return to their darkest nightmare...the Yeerk Pool!

A water balloon exploding on Visser 3's head


The Animorphs discover that a certain type of oatmeal is a stimulant to the Yeerks, and they are unable to control their hosts' actions. The usage of this "drug" also affects the hosts, but the Animorphs know they must use this advantage to inflict some serious damage upon the Yeerk pool.

Morphs Used[]

Morphable Character Morph
Jake Cockroach, Ferret
Rachel Cockroach, Ferret, Lion
Marco Cockroach, Ferret
Cassie Cockroach, Ferret
Tobias Red-tailed Hawk (nothlit)
Ax Human ("Max"), Ferret

Watch Online[]


Animorphs Season 1 Episode 7 The Escape

Full Episode

VHS Releases[]

Australia Releases[]

  • Volume 1.3 ("The Escape" and "The Capture" parts 1 and 2)
TV Episodes
Season 1 My Name is Jake | Underground | On the Run | Between Friends | The Message | The Escape | The Alien | The Reaction | The Stranger | The Forgotten | The Capture | The Leader | Tobias | Not My Problem | The Release | Face Off Parts 1 and 2
Season 2 Face Off Part 3 | My Name is Erek | Changes | The Front