The Wooden Elephant is a minor object in the Jake and the Never Land Pirates series.It was large wooden elephant constructed by Captain Hook and his crew in order to gain access into Jake and his crew treasure room.
Role in the series
The Wooden Elephant first appeared in the episode "The Elephant Surprise!", While Jake and his crew are playing volleyball, Cubby discovers a large wooden elephant. This was to be a gift for Jake and his crew, but Captain Hook and Mr. Smee are hidden inside the elephant. The two scoundrels take off with the crew's treasures after the three put the elephant in their treasure room and leave for lunch. When the pirate kids find that the wooden elephant is rolling away. Jake and his crew soon track down the elephant. As the young pirates roll the elephant back to the hideout, Jake and his crew discover Hook and Smee inside with the toys from their treasure room.Hook soon gloats about sneaky plan and claims to take the elephant as well.Jake and his crew remind Hook once you give a give just can't take it back which Smee also agrees with. Hook refuse to give up the treasure but the captain is soon thwarted by Jake when he and Mr. Smee stumble upon Geyser Beach sending the two villainous pirates skyward and crashing back to the Jolly Roger. The Wooden Elephant is last seen back in Jake and his crew possession.
- The wooden elephant is a reference to the Trojan Horse:
- Captain Hook and Mr. Smee act as the Greeks in the statue.
- Jake and his crew accepting the wooden elephant is like the way the Trojan accepted the Horse as a gift.
- The treasures being stolen are like the Greeks taking over Troy (Jake's treasure room)