Initial series: 91 thirty-minute episodes.
second series: 26 thirty-minute episodes. Hutch, a young honeybee, becomes a solitary wanderer after his hive home is destroyed by invading wasps. He ventures into the world to search for his mother whom he has never met. During his travels he experiences much bitterness and sorrow, yet gradually he also learns of love, endurance, friendship, courage and other virtues that make life worthwhile.