|Season 1, Episode 1|
|Air date||July 9, 2005|
|Written by||Steve Granat and Cydne Clark|
|Directed by||David SanAngelo|
Joe's Uncle gives him a mysterious book for his birthday and when Fred wishes for buried treasure, the boys find themselves on the wrong end of the gun barrel of Edward Teach — more familiarly known as the vicious, infamous pirate Blackbeard
Fred: "The Book? Catchy title."
Fred: Ah?! When did we decide to climb a tree?!
- This is the 1st episode of the series
- This marks the 1st appearance of the boys, Joe's mom and Uncle Joe.
- Mad Jack can be seen briefly dressed as a pirate (and it's a quick scene).
- Blackbeard will appear again in cameos in 2105 and My Big Fat Greek Olympics .
- Sam can be seen with the others drinking milk, but he's lactose intolerant.
- However, it could have been soy milk.
- Joe distacts the guard so he and the others could eat, but Joe isn't seen eating.
- At one point when the boys are in battle and are pulling the cannon, Sam's eyes are closed but his lenses are white.
- There is one scene where Fred's baseball hat returns instead the Pirate hat in one scene and then goes back to the pirate one in the next scene.