The BEST episodes directed by Bret Haaland

Catnip and Trust
star
9.48
33 votes

#1 - Catnip and Trust

Father of the Pride - Season 1 - Episode 3

When Larry and Kate discover a bag of catnip in Sierra's room they fear the worst -- that their teenage daughter has become a ""nip-head."" Taking the advice of the community drug counselor, they decide to confront Sierra but only cause her to run away. Meanwhile, in their quest to experience the ""ah"" they observed in a recent 7-Eleven TV commercial, Siegfried and Roy venture to the local convenience store to claim the ultimate prize -- ""The Big Gulp.""

Popcorn Panic
star
8.21
368 votes

#2 - Popcorn Panic

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 16

When the penguins lose access to their favorite snack, Skipper and crew leap into action to find a new supply.

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Crown Fools
star
8.15
597 votes

#3 - Crown Fools

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 11

Skipper accidentally causes King Julien to lose his beloved crown. Now the penguins go on a dangerous mission to retrieve the crown from the sewer.

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The Hidden
star
8.12
514 votes

#4 - The Hidden

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 12

Marlene goes to greet the mysterious new animals... then promptly disappears.

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Mort Unbound
star
8.08
527 votes

#5 - Mort Unbound

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 21

Mort quadruples in size after being exposed to Kowalski's super-ray.

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Assault & Batteries
star
8.08
736 votes

#6 - Assault & Batteries

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 7

When Skipper steals Julien's radio batteries, a wild chase gets them stuck in a kangaroo pen.

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Penguiner Takes All
star
8.08
644 votes

#7 - Penguiner Takes All

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 8

Julien challenges the penguins to play Capture the Flag, but the lemurs win every time.

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Little Zoo Coupe
star
8.03
560 votes

#8 - Little Zoo Coupe

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 15

The penguins and lemurs face off in a winner-take-all race around the zoo.

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Miss Understanding
star
7.99
334 votes

#9 - Miss Understanding

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 39

Skipper has an identity crisis when Alice mentions that one of the penguins is actually female.

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Misfortune Cookie
star
7.99
457 votes

#10 - Misfortune Cookie

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 24

Rico ignores a freaky fortune from his cookie, but Julien thinks Rico needs to believe in the superstition.

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Roger Dodger
star
7.97
364 votes

#11 - Roger Dodger

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 25

The rats have been terrorizing Roger the alligator, so he comes to the penguins for help.

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I Was a Penguin Zombie
star
7.94
311 votes

#12 - I Was a Penguin Zombie

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 35

The other penguins fear that Skipper has become a zombie after a visit to the vet.

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Jungle Law
star
7.94
327 votes

#13 - Jungle Law

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 34

A zoo blackout elevates King Julien's delusional rulership ideas to a whole new level.

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Sherman, Woman and Child
star
7.93
55 votes

#14 - Sherman, Woman and Child

The Critic - Season 2 - Episode 1

Jay's ratings are not doing very well and Duke is about to fire him so Jay is feeling depressed. His feelings become better when he meets a new girlfriend named Alice and her daughter Penny. Alice gives Jay tips on how to improve his show and her advice works. Jay wants to get to know Alice better but discovers she has a boyfriend whom she wants to reject but can't.

Go Fish
star
7.90
506 votes

#15 - Go Fish

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 17

The penguins aren't happy when their fish supplies are replaced by imitation fish cakes.

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Gone in a Flash
star
7.89
1337 votes

#16 - Gone in a Flash

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 1

Julien and Maurice fight over a camera that fell from the sky.

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Paternal Egg-Stinct
star
7.86
829 votes

#17 - Paternal Egg-Stinct

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 6

Marlene discovers a lost egg and thinks the Penguins would be perfect egg watchers.

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A Pig-Boy and His Dog
star
7.81
54 votes

#18 - A Pig-Boy and His Dog

The Critic - Season 1 - Episode 13

Eleanor is bored and feeling depressed with her life so he attempts to become an author and write a book. She writes a children's book called The Fat Little Pig which Jay learns is modeled after him which does not leave him very pleased. Meanwhile, Jay tries to get along with his new pet dog.

Otter Things Have Happened
star
7.81
273 votes

#19 - Otter Things Have Happened

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 42

Marlene catches a glimpse of Fred the squirrel and falls in love at first sight.

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Kingdom Come
star
7.80
594 votes

#20 - Kingdom Come

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 13

Maurice is left in charge when Julien is carted off to the zoo infirmary.

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Two Feet High and Rising
star
7.80
636 votes

#21 - Two Feet High and Rising

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 9

Julien can't take Mort's obsessive feet touching, so he exiles Mort from the lemur habitat.

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Tangled in the Web
star
7.79
580 votes

#22 - Tangled in the Web

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 10

When the zoo installs web cams to bring in new visitors, Private accidentally becomes an Internet star.

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Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles
star
7.78
2360 votes

#23 - Teenage Mutant Leela's Hurdles

Futurama - Season 5 - Episode 7

The crew's attempts to de-age Professor Farnsworth result in everyone returning to their more youthful stages. While Farnsworth seeks out a way to re-age the crew, the newly-teenaged Leela takes the opportunity to experience the parental childhood she never had.

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Otter Gone Wild
star
7.78
337 votes

#24 - Otter Gone Wild

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 27

When Marlene sets foot outside of captivity, she snaps and becomes a feral beast.

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Lemur See, Lemur Do
star
7.74
465 votes

#25 - Lemur See, Lemur Do

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 23

When a robot is sent to the zoo to learn from Julien, the penguins set out to retrain it.

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Zoo Tube
star
7.72
241 votes

#26 - Zoo Tube

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 43

The animals make a commercial to promote the zoo after a new TV channel renders them obsolete.

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L.A. Jay
star
7.72
67 votes

#27 - L.A. Jay

The Critic - Season 1 - Episode 9

Jay is offered to write the screenplay for a new movie, Ghostchasers III, so he takes a break from his show to go to L.A. to write the new movie and experience Hollywood life but the movie producer isn't satisfied with Jay's script.

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Mask of the Raccoon
star
7.69
254 votes

#28 - Mask of the Raccoon

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 32

A mysterious bandit is robbing the zoo animals of their beloved possessions.

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Tagged
star
7.67
337 votes

#29 - Tagged

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 30

The penguins must ditch the watchful eye of a nosey scientist before he stumbles upon all their secrets.

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Needle Point
star
7.67
472 votes

#30 - Needle Point

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 20

When the vet rounds up the penguins to give them a shot, Skipper's fear of needles takes over.

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Snakehead!
star
7.66
275 votes

#31 - Snakehead!

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 44

When a giant fish terrorizes the duck pond, Skipper leads a mission to eliminate the menace.

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Eclipsed
star
7.66
531 votes

#32 - Eclipsed

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 19

When a solar eclipse occurs, Julien is tricked into thinking it's his fault.

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The Deep South
star
7.66
2495 votes

#33 - The Deep South

Futurama - Season 2 - Episode 16

A fishing trip over the ocean takes a turn for the worse when a colossal mouth bass pulls the Planet Express ship to the bottom of the sea. There, Fry falls in love with a mermaid named Umbriel, and the crew discovers the sunken city of Atlanta, Georgia.

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I, Roommate
star
7.66
4092 votes

#34 - I, Roommate

Futurama - Season 1 - Episode 3

Everyone is sick of Fry living at Planet Express, so he is forced to move out to become Bender's roommate. The only catch is that Bender's apartment is too small for the two of them. After some searching they find a great apartment. A problem arises when Bender's antenna interferes with the TV reception. Bender decides to cut off his antenna so that he can live with Fry again. However he doesn't feel right without it, so he decides to leave and go back to his old apartment where he feels lonely. Leela convinces Fry to going back to the "small" apartment.

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Dial 'M' For Mother
star
7.65
79 votes

#35 - Dial 'M' For Mother

The Critic - Season 1 - Episode 3

Jay is considered to be one of the most unpopular men on Earth (ranking even worse than Adolph Hitler) so Duke attempts to spruce up the show to get more people interested. When this doesn't work, Jay decides to soften his image by going on the "Geraldo Show" with his mother but Jay gets an even worse reputation when his mother embarrasses him to the point where he tells her to "shut up".

Jiggles
star
7.64
267 votes

#36 - Jiggles

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 45

Kowalski accidentally creates a living blob of jelly... with a big appetite.

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Skorca!
star
7.63
461 votes

#37 - Skorca!

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 26

A giant balloon float of a killer whale haunts Private.

Operation: Plush & Cover
star
7.63
969 votes

#38 - Operation: Plush & Cover

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 4

The popularity of stuffed Mort dolls causes Julien to sabotage the toys, prompting a recall.

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An Elephant Never Forgets
star
7.62
272 votes

#39 - An Elephant Never Forgets

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 41

Burt the elephant asks the penguins to help him break out of the zoo.

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Dr. Blowhole's Revenge
star
7.61
234 votes

#40 - Dr. Blowhole's Revenge

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 48

Bent on an agenda to take over the world, the penguins' mad dolphin nemesis, Dr. Blowhole, kidnaps King Julien in an effort to lure the flightless force into a trap so that he can annihilate them once and for all. It’s up to the penguins to spring the trap before Blowhole’s plan to flood the Earth comes to fruition.

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Over Phil
star
7.60
185 votes

#41 - Over Phil

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 40

After a fight, the penguins show Mason and Phil how much they need each other.

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A Head in the Polls
star
7.55
2704 votes

#42 - A Head in the Polls

Futurama - Season 2 - Episode 7

When the price of titanium skyrockets, Bender pawns his titanium-rich body and lives the high life as just a head. But when the head-in-a-jar of Richard M. Nixon uses Bender's body to run for election for President of Earth, Bender vows to get his rightful property back.

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Miracle on Ice
star
7.54
587 votes

#43 - Miracle on Ice

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 18

The sewer rats challenge the penguins to a game of ice hockey.

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All King, No Kingdom
star
7.54
337 votes

#44 - All King, No Kingdom

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 37

After a mishap with Julien, Maurice and Mort are banished from his kingdom.

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Haunted Habitat
star
7.54
1039 votes

#45 - Haunted Habitat

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 3

The penguins leap into action when a spooky noise frightens Marlene.

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Anthology of Interest II
star
7.53
2607 votes

#46 - Anthology of Interest II

Futurama - Season 4 - Episode 3

When the Professor fine tunes his "What-If" machine, Bender discovers what it would be like if he were human, Fry discovers what it would be like if life were more like a video game, and Leela discovers what it would be like if she found her true home.

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Untouchable
star
7.53
333 votes

#47 - Untouchable

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 38

A tiny frog with a nasty attitude moves to the zoo and starts terrorizing the other animals.

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Roomies
star
7.53
376 votes

#48 - Roomies

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 22

Marlene's can't stand her new roommate, so she asks the penguins to help get rid of her.

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All Choked Up
star
7.52
566 votes

#49 - All Choked Up

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 14

After Rico ingests a strange liquid, he discovers he can no longer regurgitate items from his belly.

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Cat's Cradle
star
7.51
366 votes

#50 - Cat's Cradle

The Penguins of Madagascar - Season 1 - Episode 28

Officer X of New York City's animal control is after Max, the penguins' stray cat friend.

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