The Lesson of Darwin is the fifteenth episode of the first season of the animated series, Sissi: The Young Empress. It was released on March 20, 2016.


Sissi is at the University of Vienna, where Darwin holds a conference during the opening of the academic year. The girl comes only to accompany her brother, Theodore which he is enthusiastic in science about the idea of knowing the great naturalist.


Sissi is at the University of Vienna, where, on the occasion of the opening of the academic year that Darwin will have a conference. The girl comes only to accompany his brother Theodore, a lover of science and is excited to meet the great naturalist. Here, however, she also meets Franz, the girl is still angry with him, because he did not reach her at the gazebo a few evenings ago and because he seems always more indifferent.

Sofia also is angry with her son because he asks suggestions to his valet, Philipp. For her, to ask advice to the servants is not royal behavior, Franz, in reality, has a plan that Philipp will ask for a visit of one of the most famous doctors of the university, telling he has lost his memory and not remembering the woman who loves. In this way, no one else will know that the emperor has a problem and his reputation and credibility will be safe.

The visit of Philipp, the ceremony in honor of Darwin and Vienna, however has turned upside down by a group of mischievous monkeys. Sissi, involuntarily, recalls them in Vienna discovering a new magic of the bracelet. It will not easy to settle everything and the girl will ask for help to Nut, Shadow, Lulu and Ludwig. Back in Possenhofen, disappointed because the lack of attention from Franz, Sissi confides in Ludwig and the boy that makes an incredible revelation.

In Vienna, Franz decides to leave for Possenhoffen amd he will say Sissi the truth, explaining his projects to Philipp, the boy who does not realize that someone is spying on. Also, Baroness von Tollet receives an unexpected visitor. It's someone that they could help her to get the magic bracelet.


  • One of the primates has some strong resemblances to Kerchak and Manu from Disney's 1999 animated feature, Tarzan.
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