The Release is an episode of the TV show. This episode is the last appearance of Visser One and Nikki Berenson. (named Jean Berenson in the books.) This episode takes a small portion of the plot from The Alien.
Directors: Robert K. Sprogis
- Writer: Marc Scott Zicree & Carl Ellsworth
- Aired: Feb. 21, 1999
With too many Controllers and not enough Kandrona rays, Yeerks are dying and losing control of their hosts, including Tom, whom Jake and Marco try to rescue. Among the Controllers regaining their freedom include Jake's science teacher, Mr. Perkins, who has begun a crusade to free other Controllers.
The Animorphs discover that theYeerks don't have enough Kandrona Rays , so a lot of Controllers are getting sick, like Tom. One of the Controllers is science teacher, Mr. Perkins, who is now on a crusade to free other Controllers. Marco, Jake and Mr. Perkins are all on a hunt to save Tom, but he escapes. Tom comes back and tries to capture Mr. Perkins, but Jake as a tiger, and Marco as a wolf come to his rescue. Later, Jake and Mr. Perkins talk about how they will help each other in the future.
|Jake||Dog, White Tiger|
|Tobias||Red-tailed Hawk (nothlit)|
- Volume 6 ("Tobias", "Not My Problem" and "The Release")
|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|