Entertainment Full List of 3-2-1 Contact Episodes

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Below is a complete 3-2-1 Contact episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual 3-2-1 Contact episodes are listed along with the 3-2-1 Contact episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. 3-2-1 Contact episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. “Tropics: Working Animals ᅢᄁ¬ツᆲ¬タワ Monkeys and Elephants” and “Shapes: Form and Function” are included on this list, along with many more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the 3-2-1 Contact episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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I Have Aids: A Teenager's Story
"I Have Aids: A Teenager's Story" is a special 3-2-1 Contact episode that addresses some of the concerns and queries of children that have AIDS.

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Crowded/Uncrowded: Human Survival/Controlling Densities Feb 15 1980
REHASHED FROM PREVIOUS FOUR EPISODES: Lisa rides a hot-air balloon. FILM INSERT: The elephant struggles for survival in Africa. ADDITIONAL: The black hole.

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Crowded/Uncrowded: Human Crowding Feb 11 1980
The workshop welcomes a guest to discuss the human psyche of crowding.Film inserts: Building a skyscraper; the Gui people of Africa do a little minor socializing; New York City life.THE ...more

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Light/Dark: Electromagnetic Spectrum Feb 20 1980
Trini follows the crew that sets up the lighting on a Kiss concert (recorded during their 1979 tour). At the workshop, Trini uses a prism to split white light into the color spectrum. Lisa ...more

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Forces and Machines Mar 27 1980
Hurricane Rufus strikes the workshop. Calmer discussion of the Earth's forces are seen at a circus, in the paths of satellites, and at the Bay of Fundy. The Bloodhound Gang teams up to solve ...more

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Order/Disorder: Social Order Apr 02 1980
Animals keep a semblance of order, whether they are bees in a hive or people in the Kalahari Desert searching for melons. Music and games are also part of social order, as we shall see. The ...more

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Growth/Decay: Sex and Seeds Mar 10 1980
Marc learns about the growth of corn and pigs at the Bakers Akers farm. Trini sits in on an expectant mother's ultrasound. At the Bronx Zoo, Lisa goes on the rounds with a young veterinarian ...more

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Big/Small: Volume & Efficiency Feb 28 1980
At an aquarium, Lisa and Trini learn about volume. Marc and Lisa head out to see a supertanker. Trini stakes her case about oil spills. This includes an extension of Trini's visit to the salt ...more

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Noisy/Quiet: Production & Processing of Sound Jan 14 1980
A sixty-second tease introduces the cast and previews some of their scientific adventures. This is followed by a four-minute film showing the recording of the 3-2-1 Contact theme. (See Quotes.) ...more

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Fast/Slow: Rhythms of Nature Jan 29 1980
Lisa gets some instructions on rhythms from a professional drummer and witnesses the wicked tides at the Bay of Fundy. Trini examines migratory birds. Marc learns about human heartbeats and how ...more

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Surfaces: Surface Tension and Bubbles Apr 09 1980
Lisa rides a hot-air balloon and gets tips from a glassblower on making goblets. A film insert discusses bubbles and how they are used. The Bloodhound Gang is kidnapped in Part One of ...more

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Near/Far: Seeing Isn't Always Believing Mar 03 1980
Lisa and Trini enter an Eames Room to play tricks on Marc. Marc gets an up-close look at things through a scanning electron microscope. The Bloodhound Gang is called on to observe an apparent ...more

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Noisy/Quiet: How People & Animals Use Sound Jan 16 1980
Lisa goes to Hawaii to see how dolphins use sonar. Another segment sees sonar of bats. Trini sees an ultrasound apparatus at work. The Bloodhound Gang finds a wrinkle in The Case of Princess ...more

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Fast/Slow: Speed and Racing Feb 07 1980
Marc and Lisa give Trini a psychological boost prior to Field Day. Lisa checks out a professional motorcycle racer (filmed Oct. 1979). Marc gets a lesson on tennis serves from Arthur Ashe and ...more

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Communication: Animal Communication Mar 18 1980
Trini is still lost in the desert, despite several attempts to get messages across. Marc illustrates his expertise on bugs. He visits a researcher determining how bees communicate. More ...more

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Hot/Cold: Heat and Work Jan 24 1980
Lisa is bitter over her cold. As Marc and Trini try to warm her spirits, Lisa thinks back to her visits with the motorcyclist and the hot-air balloons. The Bloodhound Gang must work quickly to ...more

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Light/Dark: Light Sources Feb 22 1980
Marc proposes to burn a hole through a piece of cardboard using a magnifying glass and the sun. It doesn't harm the cardboard, but Lisa and Trini get the message.REHASHED FROM THE PREVIOUS FOUR ...more

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Growth/Decay: Human Growth Mar 11 1980
Lisa arrives at a hospital to see treatment for a premature baby. Trini and others at Staten Island discuss adolescent changes. ANIMATIONS: Einstein images; Human from conception to birth ...more

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Order/Disorder: Regular Patterns Mar 31 1980
Lisa is looking for a quilt design, which she can't quite place. Trini suggests that Lisa use a computer to create a new quilt design. Marc sees ordinary objects look extraordinary through the ...more

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Surfaces: Protection Apr 07 1980
Clothes are humans' number-one source of protecting the skin. Trini finds out what clothing works best when climbing a mountain. The Bloodhound Gang is confronted with ""The Case of ...more

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Food/Fuel: Fueling Machines Feb 07 1980
True fuel is discussed in this episode, first with the 1980 phenomenon ""gasohol"" and with real gasoline at a motorcycle race. The gasohol segment takes Lisa to a rural ...more

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Fast/Slow: Speed Up, Slow Down Jan 28 1980
Trini and Lisa stage a surprise birthday party for Marc. It revolves around a tape recording which Marc must play at various speeds. Features Harry Blackstone's complex magic acts (with one ...more

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Hot/Cold: People's Temperatures Jan 21 1980
Trini has been standing in the freezing cold, threatening to become almost as sick as Marc. Lisa gives a demonstration on feeling hot and cold. But the biggest surprise comes when Lisa brings in ...more

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Forces: A Spectacle of Forces Mar 28 1980
REHASHED FROM THE PREVIOUS FOUR EPISODES: Roller coaster design; stuntman; orbiting satellites. Also: what forces propel a bicycle.

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Near/Far: Space Travel Mar 06 1980
This program goes to Houston to observe the space shuttle. The Bloodhound Gang has to stop a swindle in ""The Case of the Educated Pig.""