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Glean Eggs And Scram
ヂギタマを守れ! 消えゆく命の奇跡
(Digitama wo Mamore! Kieyuku Inochi no Kiseki)
"Protect the Digitama! The Disappearing Miracle of Life"
Airdate (Ja:) February 2, 2003
(En:) May 16, 2003
Written by (En:) wikipedia:Steve Blum
Toei Animation
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The DigiDestined find their way to the Village of Beginnings, where all Digimon are born. Swanmon, the caretaker, has her hands full due to the Trailmon not taking the newborns to their homes. While the warriors attempt to help her with both problems, the Knights make their way towards the village with ill intentions.


Still traveling, the gang come across the Village of Beginnings. While exploring, they are attacked by the caretaker, Swanmon. Once it's made clear that they wouldn't harm the babies, Swanmon shows them where the babies live, putting away a Pabumon who hatched while they were there. She explains that she is a bit overwhelmed by the number of babies she has to look after because the Trailmon who would normally deliver them are too frightened by the scanning and are hiding in their tunnel. They go and talk with the Trailmon, getting nowhere in the end. Coming back, they find that Swanmon has been attacked by Crusadermon and Dynasmon. Digivolving into EmperorGreymon and MagnaGarurumon, Takuya and Koji try and hold off Dynasmon and Crusadermon. But because of the babies around them, they refuse to fight back, only choosing to defend themselves. Seeing this, Koichi comes up with the idea of taking the babies and unhatched eggs to a safe place. While they are doing this, Zoe gets the idea to go talk to the Trailmon again. She goes and talks to them, this time winning them over and getting them to deliver the babies. Eventually, with the babies safely on the trains, EmperorGreymon and MagnaGarurumon start to fight back. When things look bad, four eggs from inside one of the Trailmon start to glow and float outside. Takuya and Koji return to their human forms, returning the others' Spirits to them. The spare Spirits inside their D-Tectors react with the eggs, turning the eggs into the human spirits of the other four Legendary Warriors: Ranamon, Mercurymon, Arbormon and Grumblemon. The kids spirit evolve into their own human spirits and, together, fight Crusadermon and Dynasmon until they think it safe to retreat, but not before scanning the village, with all the babies safe on the Trailmon. The other four Legendary Warriors turn back into DigiEggs, and the spirits returning back to the D-Tectors they came from. The Trailmon go off to deliver the babies leaving the children to think about where they should go to protect the next fractal code.

Featured Characters

(Numbers indicate order of appearance. Bolded characters are fought by the protagonist(s), and italicized characters feature non-explicitly, e.g. voice, silhouette, image.)

Humans Fresh In-Training Rookie Champion Mega Armor Hybrid

Digimon Analyzer

Bokomon: "Swanmon; feathered, yet fierce. This Digimon's beauty is rivaled by her protective instincts. The feathers will definitely start flying if you try and mess with this momma."


Digi-Egg 1 Pabumon
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Takuya Kanbara 2 EmperorGreymon 5 Takuya Kanbara 6 Agunimon 12 Takuya Kanbara
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Spirits of Flame, Wind, Ice, Earth, Wood H Spirit of Flame.jpg
Koji Minamoto 2 MagnaGarurumon 4 Koji Minamoto 6 Lobomon 12 Koji Minamoto
Koji Minamoto t.gif MagnaGarurumon t.gif Koji Minamoto t.gif Lobomon t.gif Koji Minamoto t.gif
Spirits of Light, Thunder, Darkness, Water, Steel H Spirit of Light.jpg
Koichi Kimura 6 Loweemon 12 Koichi Kimura
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L Spirit of Darkness.jpg
Tommy Himi 6 Kumamon 12 Tommy Himi
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H Spirit of Ice.jpg
Zoe Orimoto 6 Kazemon 12 Zoe Orimoto
Zoe Orimoto t.gif Kazemon t.gif Zoe Orimoto t.gif
H Spirit of Wind.jpg
J.P. Shibayama 6 Beetlemon 12 J.P. Shibayama
J.P. Shibayama t.gif Beetlemon t.gif J.P. Shibayama t.gif
H Spirit of Thunder.jpg


Other Notes

Animation errors

  • Both Conomon and Zerimon can be seen without their tails, however this could be because they were shown in their cribs, as later on when the babies are sleeping, a Jyarimon has its wings poking through the sheets.

Dubbing changes

  • In the original version, the Pagumon J.P. attempts to care for poops on his hand before jumping away. The poop was digitally removed from the scene, and the sound effect that would have at least implied this was cut.

Real-world references

  • The title is a play on the Theodor Seuss Geisel book Green Eggs and Ham, and a phrase meaning, "to take eggs and run."
  • In the beginning of the dubbed episode, the Trailmon says "I think I can" which is a reference to the story "The Little Engine That Could".

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