"It's called Watership Down!"

"Watership Down, Home!"

- Hannah and Fiver at Watership Down

The Promised Land is the first episode of the first series of the TV series. It aired in 1999.

Plot synopsis Edit

Seven rabbits from Sandleford Warren set out on a search for the 'High Lonely Hills' which Fiver has seen in a vision as being a place of safety. Along the way, they encounter many dangers, such as a river and a dog. They finally reach the hill called Watership Down.




  • Blackberry has changed friom a buck to doe.
  • Silver, Speedwell, Acorn, Buckthorn and the character from the Violet do not appear. It is currently unknown if Violet was just a one-off character for the film.
  • This episode marks the return of Hawkbit who appeared in the book, but not the film.
  • In the novel, the boat used to cross the River Enborne is a plank. In this episode, it is a log.
  • Bob is replaced by another dog called Duster, Also the same with Tab who gets replaced by another cat called Tabitha.
  • There is no Hannah in the novel, and Kehaar is found after they reach Watership Down.

Video Edit

Watership Down Season 1 Episode 1- The Promised Land

Watership Down Season 1 Episode 1- The Promised Land