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I'm gonna be a LEGEND!

—Mao Mao

"I Love You Mao Mao" is the 1st episode of the first season of Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart, and the 1st episode overall.


An explosive loner and his slacker best friend are waylaid from their journey into legend, only to find that their story is just beginning.


The episode starts at the kingdom where Adorabat is watching the clouds with Chubbum and Ketchup in Pure Heart Valley. Adorabat sees a cloud that looks like a monster, which scares Chubbum and Ketchup. Meanwhile, Mao Mao and Badgerclops sneak onto a ship. They aim to take down a group of Sky Pirates, led by Orangusnake, who have just discovered the cloaked Ruby Pure Heart and are preparing their attack.

Adorabat scares Ketchup and Chubbum.

Mao Mao and Badgerclops get on the ship, where he voices that his intent for defeating the Sky Pirates is that doing so will vastly improve their reputation. The duo then interrupt Orangusnake's meeting with the other pirates. Badgerclops shoots a laser out of his metal arm, damaging the ship and causing Beef Master, Steel Wing, and Thunder Fist to fall off of the ship, leaving only Orangusnake, Boss Hosstrich,

Mao Mao and Badgerclops looking for adventure.

Ramaraffe, and Ratarang remaining on the plummeting ship. As Mao Mao and Badgerclops ride off on the Aerocycle, they knock into the invisible Ruby Pure Heart, cracking it, which causes the Ruby Pure Heart's cloaking abilities to completely break, revealing Pure Heart Valley.

Mao Mao and Badgerclops plummet to the town center, where they bicker with each other. Lucky and Chubbum approach Mao Mao, but Mao Mao is initially distrusting of the Sweetypies. Badgerclops, however, is won over when Muffins offers him a pie. Mao Mao and Badgerclops argue about what to do next. Suddenly, a dragon enemy appears, and the two take it down. Adorabat watches in awe and admiration as the battle unfolds.

Adorabat, amazed by Mao Mao and Badgerclops' skill, approaches Mao Mao and aspires to become a hero too, begging Mao Mao to help her. King Snugglemagne then introduces himself, showing that Mao Mao had broken the Ruby Pure Heart. Mao Mao realizes that he must help Pure Heart Valley due to him breaking the Ruby Pure Heart. Just then, Orangusnake reappears on his ship, and attempts to steal the Ruby Pure Heart. Adorabat makes an attempt to join the duo, but Mao Mao wants her to stay put. Mao Mao and Badgerclops hop on the airship to take down Orangusnake and his remaining crew.

Mao Mao is gonna be a hero.

Adorabat decides to come along with Mao Mao and Badgerclops, attempting to aid them in the fight. Mao Mao and Orangusnake fight each other. Mao Mao is surrounded by the Sky Pirates, and Orangusnake tells him that the Pure Heart Valley is legendary. Mao Mao realizes that protecting the Pure Heart Valley would make him a legendary hero, imagining his family cheering him on. Adorabat drops a bomb on the ship, destroying it, and the trio return to the town.

The King declares them for saving the kingdom.

After the trio's arrival back in town, the townsfolk thank them for their work. King Snugglemagne declares Mao Mao sheriff and protector of Pure Heart Valley. Mao Mao then recruits Adorabat into the sheriff's department and the episode ends as the trio ride off on the Aerocycle.





  • This was the first ever episode produced.
  • Parker and the rest of the crew were going to deliver this episode for the first time until being told that the protagonists have to wear helmets, so Parker came up with the idea of them having retractable helmets.[1]

Cultural References


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International premieres

  • October 14, 2019 (Latin America)
  • March 3, 2020 (UK & Ireland)
  • March 9, 2020 (Poland)
  • January 17, 2021 (Middle East)


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Pilots I Love You Mao Mao (teaser)I Love You Mao Mao: Bao Bao's Revenge
Season 1 I Love You Mao MaoThe Perfect AdventureNo ShortcutsUltraclopsMao Mao's Bike AdventureBreakupNot ImpressedEnemy MimeOutfoxedBao Bao's RevengePopularity ConquestSick MaoThumb WarAll by Mao SelfHe's the SheriffBobo ChanSmallLegend of the TorbaclaunMeet Tanya KeysWeapon of ChoiceThe Truth StinksTrading DayHead ChefOrangusnake BeginsSugar Berry FeverCaptured ClopsFlyawayBaost in ShowFright WigSleeper SofaMao Mao's NakeyLucky Ducky MugLonely KidTry HardScared of PuppetsThe Perfect CoupleAdoradadBadge-a-fire ExplosionZing Your Heart OutStrange Bedfellows
Season 2 TBA