"SOS in the Big Snowfield, Part One" "Daisetsugen Esuōesu (Zenpen)" (大雪原SOS(前編)) Aired: August 3, 1998
The episode starts with Gan-chan, Skuld, and Urd walking in the snow, disenheartened and without food. Gan-chan faints from exhaustion, but Skuld refuses to abandon him. They use a ruler as a bridge to cross a cliff gap, but Gan-chan and Urd argue and the ruler breaks, sending them plummeting. Urd explains their situation: the air conditioner broke, but became overpowered after Skuld fixed it. Gan-chan wants to give up the quest to fix the air conditioner, but Skuld and Urd continue their mission.