Courage the Cowardly Dog

10 Best Episodes of Courage the Cowardly Dog - Season 1

The bizarre misadventures of a cowardly dog named Courage and his elderly owners in a farmhouse in Nowhere, Kansas.

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Courage the Cowardly Dog - S1E25

#1 - Little Muriel (Season 1 - Episode 25)

Little Muriel: Muriel is picked up by a tornado and is turned into a little kid. Courage has to put up with Little Muriel's antics and must find a tornado spinning the opposite direction to change Muriel back.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 28 votes.

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#2 - The Hunchback of Nowhere (Season 1 - Episode 15)


A hunchback who is rejected by everyone wants to find a house to sleep in. He goes to the Bagge house, but Eustace rejects him. It's raining and Courage gets Eustace's raincoat and finds the hunchback in the barn. He is very friendly and together have fun doing shadow puppets, acrobatic stunts and bell ringing. Muriel is happy to have the hunchback stay with them, but Eustace wants him to go.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 38 votes.

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#3 - Journey to the Center of Nowhere (Season 1 - Episode 24)

Muriel's homegrown eggplants (that live underground) aren't getting enough water and try to attack her. Courage, after constantly trying, finally stops the eggplants from eating Muriel and give the eggplants water. Everything goes back to normal, and Muriel wins an award for the best eggplants.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 20 votes.

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#4 - Klub Katz (Season 1 - Episode 22)


Courage, Muriel, and Eustace go on a cruise, but a tidal wave strands them onto an island. Katz returns and says he'll let stay at ""Klub Katz"". Muriel and Eustace go into a ""spa"", where they're turned in

The episode was rated 8.04 from 24 votes.

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#5 - Revenge of the Chicken from Outer Space (Season 1 - Episode 23)

Courage notices a familar UFO come toward the Bagge's House. He sees a chicken (the same chicken from the pilot episode. Courage shot the chicken with a raygun and blew up the chicken's head) The chicken wantsa revenge, so he captures Muriel. Courage saves her before any harm is done. He captures Eustace and pulls off his head with a plunger! The chicken (with Eustace's head) chases Muriel and Courage, but later everything turns out OK with the exception of Eustace's missing head.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 27 votes.

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#6 - Shirley the Medium (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Eustace hires Shirley the medium to settle differences between Eustace and his dead brother, Horace. Some creepy stuff happens and Eustace gets his brother's box, but not in a good way.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 35 votes.

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#7 - King Ramses' Curse (Season 1 - Episode 13)

Courage finds a slab that belonged to a dead guy named King Ramses. A guy named Professor Flith comes and says the slab belongs in the museum. However, Eustace (knowing it's worth a lot) won't give it to him. So, the ghost of King Ramses comes and causes plagues to happen that won't stop until Eustace returns the slab to the museum. The first is a flood, the second is loud music, and the third is locusts. The slab is finally returned, but Eustace is now possessed by King Ramses, as punishment for his greediness.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 48 votes.

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#8 - Freaky Fred (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Muriel invites her deranged relative, Fred, to their home. He has a problem, though. He can't stop giving haircuts. He shaves all of Courage's hair off, and he gets caught by the police, who send him back to an insane asylum.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 59 votes.

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#9 - The Duck Brothers (Season 1 - Episode 11)

Two ducks put an electric device on Muriel's head and she becomes under their control by a remote. The ducks do this so they can save there third brother, who is trapped in a kitchen and ready to be eaten by humans. Eventually, the same is done with Eustace. Courage talks to the Ducks and works out a plan to save their brother. Courage, Eustace, and Muriel settle peace with the duck brothers. The ducks go back home into space.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 38 votes.

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#10 - The Great Fusilli (Season 1 - Episode 26)


The Great Fusilli: A traveling trailer comes by. The Great Fusilli houses it and decides to make Eustace, Muriel, and Courage acting stars in his portable set. But Courage discovers a bunch of marionettes and sees that Eustace and Muriel have transformed into marionettes. Courage must stop the madness.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 20 votes.

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    Courage the Cowardly Dog - S1E20

    #11 - The Precious, Wonderful, Adorable, Loveable Duckling (Season 1 - Episode 20)

    Courage finds a duck egg, brings it inside, and gives it to Eustace. Eustace thinks he is going to eat it for breakfast, but finds out its still alive. It hatches and thinks Eustace is his mom. The duck becomes ""Eustace's slave"" and it is jealous of Muriel and Courage, which makes it do nasty tricks on both. Courage eventually puts a stop to this, in which...

    The episode was rated 7.92 from 25 votes.

    Courage the Cowardly Dog - S1E14

    #12 - The Clutching Foot (Season 1 - Episode 14)


    Eustace gets a terrible foot fungus, and it grows until it takes over Eustace's body! The foot makes Courage steal money or else Muriel "gets it." Courage goes on the computer and finds out dog spit will get rid of the fungus. So, he licks the foot until it's gone and Eustace is back.

    The episode was rated 7.88 from 26 votes.

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    #13 - The Snowman Cometh (Season 1 - Episode 19)

    Courage, Muriel, and Eustace go on vacation to the North Pole. Courage goes out to get firewood and comes back to the igloo (where they were staying) and finds everybody else is gone. Courage knew it was a snowman because he saw it earlier. He figured out that the snowman was taking a liquid from Eustace and Muriel's body to be able to live in hot weather and not melt. Courage gets captured by the snowman but breaks out and saves both. The snowman falls into icy water while chasing them and freezes into a giant ice cube. Muriel, Courage, and Eustace go home.

    The episode was rated 7.87 from 30 votes.

    Courage the Cowardly Dog - S1E21

    #14 - Heads of Beef (Season 1 - Episode 21)


    Muriel is sick, so she sends Courage and Eustace to go to the bakery for her. Eustace gets in his truck and decides to go to eat first. He goes to a place called ""Burgers: Really Cheap!"". The owner is a pig named Jonn Bonne. He gives Eustace and Courage burgers. When Courage sees a guy come into a room and not come back, he thinks he was made into a burger because the burger looks just like him. He goes down and sees Jonn Bonne and his wife talking over a silhoutte of a person's head on a table! The Bonnes go after Courage, but he escapes through the mail slot and runs all the way home. Muriel has gotten better. It turns out the heads were really sculptures made of hamburger meat that Jonn Bonne makes. He, his wife, Eustace and that guy eat one of Eustace.

    The episode was rated 7.81 from 31 votes.

    Courage the Cowardly Dog - S1E18

    #15 - Everyone Wants to Direct (Season 1 - Episode 18)

    Benton Tarentella and Erin Von Volkheim are two dead jailed movie directors who plan to capture Muriel and eat her. Eustace loves this idea of being in a movie for the money, while Muriel loves to be on camera. Courage hates the idea. Eustace eventually locks Courage up in a trunk because he kept trying to stop this real movie from happening. Courage finds the script in the trunk and rewrites it so Muriel gets saved. Then, Benton and Erin get in a fight and claim to never work together again, giving up on their realistic movie idea and to bury themselves back where they've always been buried: under the Bagge's basement! Everything goes back to normal.

    The episode was rated 7.76 from 25 votes.

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    #16 - The Demon in the Mattress (Season 1 - Episode 7)


    Muriel orders a new mattress and when she lays on it, a demon inside the mattress enters her body and takes over. Courage gets rid of the demon by finding a chant on The Computer. It exits Muriel's body and the mattress is sent back.

    The episode was rated 7.75 from 71 votes.

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    #17 - Night of the Weremole (Season 1 - Episode 9)

    Muriel is picking carrots out of the garden and feeds a rabbit one. She gets bit and only thinks it was a rabbit. They go to Dr. Vindaloo to find the cure. He just says to keep soaking it. She turns into a weremole, an animal who has a taste for biting people and rabbits. Once your bitten by one, you become one yourself. Courage must dress up as a rabbit, to get his attention, then pull a hair from the original weremole that bit her and feed it to Weremole-Muriel to turn her back to normal.

    The episode was rated 7.73 from 55 votes.

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    #18 - Queen of the Black Puddle (Season 1 - Episode 17)


    A Queen who lives in a puddle in the yard of the farm rises up out of the puddle. Eustace sees this Queen and decides to follow the hot chick. Little does he know that she is bad and plans to eat him. She drags him into the puddle, and Courage follows to save Eustace. She lives in a castle, which is where she plans to eat him. Courage saves him and gets out of the puddle as they just miss being captured.

    The episode was rated 7.70 from 30 votes.

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    #19 - The Shadow of Courage (Season 1 - Episode 3)

    A scientist dies and his shadow spooks the town of Nowhere and then the Bagge's house. The shadow then admits he is tired of scaring people and decides to become a star in the sky, literally!

    The episode was rated 7.64 from 95 votes.

    Courage the Cowardly Dog - S1E4

    #20 - Dr. Le Quack, Amnesia Specialist (Season 1 - Episode 4)


    Muriel is hit on the head by a fly-away piece of the roof and develops amnesia. Eustace takes full advantage of this and turns his wife into a "slave woman." Courage goes on the internet to find an amnesia specialist, but is answered by Le Quack, a thief who poses as a doctor! Courage tries to get help, while Le Quack tortures Muriel for information on where her valuables are.

    The episode was rated 7.63 from 71 votes.


    Last updated: dec 28, 2022

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