The BEST episodes directed by Howy Parkins

Lula's First Barbarian
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8.84
61 votes

#1 - Lula's First Barbarian

Dave the Barbarian - Season 1 - Episode 4

Lula's old owner, Argoth The Ageless, comes to town and Lula wants to find some way of getting him to come back to her.

Shrink Rap
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8.83
59 votes

#2 - Shrink Rap

Dave the Barbarian - Season 1 - Episode 2

Dave believes helping others is his whole purpose in life and starts giving out advice as a "psychofloobicologist."

The Maddening Sprite of the Stump
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8.72
68 votes

#3 - The Maddening Sprite of the Stump

Dave the Barbarian - Season 1 - Episode 1

Lula gets stuck in a tree stump during Dave's attempt to guard the Enchanted Forest against a giant man-eating muffin. When the royal family is unable to free Lula, a tiny, winged sprite establishes himself as the ruler of Udrogoth

The Emperor's New Pet
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8.56
9 votes

#4 - The Emperor's New Pet

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 15

In Home Economics class, everyone is given a kitten to take care of for a week. Once again, Yzma tries to make him fail by turning the kitten into a jaguar.

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The Big Fight
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8.38
8 votes

#5 - The Big Fight

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 12

Kuzco teases a student named Kavo thinking he is just joking around. Kavo, who gets mad about it, decides to beat Kuzco up. Kuzco then hides all over the school and even turns himself into a cat to avoid Kavo.

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Soccer Boy
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8.31
15 votes

#6 - Soccer Boy

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 36

Vince refuses to let Mikey join his five-a-side soccer team for the King Bob Classic, so Mikey becomes the goalkeeper for Lawson's team.

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Economics of Recess
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8.29
29 votes

#7 - Economics of Recess

Recess - Season 2 - Episode 17

When the playground goes on the monsticker standard T.J. goes down the path from poverty to wealth.

All the Principal's Men
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8.00
20 votes

#8 - All the Principal's Men

Recess - Season 5 - Episode 8

The gang tries to find out who removed all the balls from the playground.

The Lost Kids
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8.00
7 votes

#9 - The Lost Kids

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 11

Cavo has had enough teasing and challenges Kuzco to a fight.

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Pet Threat
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7.98
62 votes

#10 - Pet Threat

Dave the Barbarian - Season 1 - Episode 3

Faffy is sad because the family forgot to get him anything during Dragon Appreciation Week, so Dave buys Faffy a diseased weasel for a pet. The diseased weasel gets all of Dave's attention, so Faffy runs away. The weasel turns out to be Chuckles The Silly Piggy, who wants to steal a magical fruit hidden in Faffy's room

Space Cadet
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7.94
29 votes

#11 - Space Cadet

Recess - Season 3 - Episode 7

T.J. takes charge when Gretchen seems to achieve a dream that T.J.'s always had, to be an astronaut on the space shuttle.

The Adventures of Red-Eyed Tree Frog Man
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7.89
9 votes

#12 - The Adventures of Red-Eyed Tree Frog Man

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 5

Yzma’s science class is dissecting frogs, so she turns Kuzco into one so he can be dissected! Instead, he becomes a “hero” known as the Red-Eyed Tree Frog Man.

Girls Behaving Oddly
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7.89
8 votes

#13 - Girls Behaving Oddly

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 10

Malina gets kicked off the cheerleading team and feels lost at school.

Beef!
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7.82
33 votes

#14 - Beef!

Dave the Barbarian - Season 1 - Episode 7

Candy seeks instant muscle gratification

Don't Ask Me
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7.77
21 votes

#15 - Don't Ask Me

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 33

Spinelli takes the place of the Guru Kid.

Only The Wrong Survive
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7.75
8 votes

#16 - Only The Wrong Survive

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 7

Kuzco, Kronk and Malina are given a class assignment that involves their survival skills. They are forced to stay overnight in the wilderness without anyone or anything. Just when they finally get there camp set up, Kuzco accidentally gets it destroyed.

Me No Know
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7.72
17 votes

#17 - Me No Know

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 41

Vince feels left out of the loop when everyone on the playground begins quoting lines from the latest screwball comedy, Me No Know and sets out to see the film.

The Harmattan
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7.69
16 votes

#18 - The Harmattan

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 2

A powerful dust storm called the harmattan traps the Guard and Makucha's leopards; Ono uses his knowledge of the harmattan to send Makucha and his cronies into a whirlwind.

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The Dude
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7.65
19 votes

#19 - The Dude

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 23

T.J. and the gang meet Mr. Dudicoff, a student teacher who was a legend at 3rd Street School back in the day.

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Fort Tender
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7.65
16 votes

#20 - Fort Tender

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 37

T.J. and the gang make a fort, only to have Lawson ruin their plans.

A Science Fair to Remember
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7.64
20 votes

#21 - A Science Fair to Remember

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 16

Second grade prodigy Becky Benson befriends Gretchen to get help for her science fair project. But she has an ulterior motive.

Hungry, Hungry Llama
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7.62
13 votes

#22 - Hungry, Hungry Llama

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 6

If Kuzco doesn't have his homework tomorrow, he fails!

No Strings Attached
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7.61
22 votes

#23 - No Strings Attached

Recess - Season 5 - Episode 2

The gang is suspicious when the Ashleys give Spinelli six wrestling tickets.

Ghost of the Mountain
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7.53
15 votes

#24 - Ghost of the Mountain

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 4

The Lion Guard must protect a pack of red pandas from the Ghost of the Mountain when they claim Bunga as their "Chosen One."

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The Principals of Golf
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7.53
19 votes

#25 - The Principals of Golf

Recess - Season 5 - Episode 7

The kids think Vince is getting special treatment when he becomes Prickly's golf partner.

The Scorpion's Sting
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7.52
25 votes

#26 - The Scorpion's Sting

The Lion Guard - Season 2 - Episode 17

The Lion Guard comes face to face with Scar for the first time while searching for a cure to a scorpion sting.

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The Coolest Heatwave Ever
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7.46
26 votes

#27 - The Coolest Heatwave Ever

Recess - Season 5 - Episode 1

During a burning hot day, the gang attempts to make it across the playground to the otherside where there is a water pump.

Empress Malina
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7.45
11 votes

#28 - Empress Malina

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 4

Empress Mailna: Kuzco is excited that his date Malina is going to be crowned Empress at the school dance, until he discovers she has a huge zit. The Adventures of Red-Eyed Tree Frog Man: Yzma turns Kuzco into a tree frog.

The Ratings Game
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7.42
25 votes

#29 - The Ratings Game

Recess - Season 3 - Episode 16

Everyone is segregated once the Ashley's start giving ratings to everyone on the playground.

The Rules
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7.42
23 votes

#30 - The Rules

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 14

The original 1935 edition of The Rules of the Playground is discovered in the library.

Lord of the Nerds
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7.41
26 votes

#31 - Lord of the Nerds

Recess - Season 3 - Episode 10

T.J. breaks his clavicle and now has to spend recess with the "pale kids" in Room 51.

The Kilio Valley Fire
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7.38
24 votes

#32 - The Kilio Valley Fire

The Lion Guard - Season 2 - Episode 19

After Scar's minions set fire to the Kilio Valley, the misplaced elephants are forced to the Pride Lands and create chaos amongst the other herds.

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Undercover Kinyonga
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7.37
27 votes

#33 - Undercover Kinyonga

The Lion Guard - Season 2 - Episode 20

A color-changing chameleon named Kinyonga helps the Guard by spying on Scar in the Outlands.

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The Race to Tuliza
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7.36
11 votes

#34 - The Race to Tuliza

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 8

Fuli gets lost in the territory of a male cheetah, Azaad, who refuses to show her the way out until she races him; Kion's patience is tested by a group of raucous flamingos.

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The Rise of Makuu
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7.32
640 votes

#35 - The Rise of Makuu

The Lion Guard - Season 1 - Episode 2

When a crocodile named Makuu takes over as leader of the crocodiles and his aggressive antics send the Pride Lands into chaos, Kion questions whether to intervene or respect animal traditions.

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Marsh of Mystery
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7.13
15 votes

#36 - Marsh of Mystery

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 5

When Makini chases some mysterious blue lights, she and Ono get trapped in a cave.

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The Library Kid
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7.10
20 votes

#37 - The Library Kid

Recess - Season 3 - Episode 15

When the gang catches the mysterious "Library Kid", they take her out to recess where she becomes obsessed with the playground.

Mama Binturong
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7.09
11 votes

#38 - Mama Binturong

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 9

The Guard's ability to find the Tree of Life disappears when Makini's staff is stolen by a scheming Binturong.

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The Accidental Avalanche
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7.06
17 votes

#39 - The Accidental Avalanche

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 3

Kion must make amends when he loses control of his roar and accidentally harms a snow monkey habitat.

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The Wisdom of Kongwe
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7.04
25 votes

#40 - The Wisdom of Kongwe

The Lion Guard - Season 2 - Episode 18

Fuli and Makini are tasked with escorting one of the Pride Lands' wisest animals, a tortoise named Kongwe, to Pride Rock.

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Unfit to Print
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7.00
7 votes

#41 - Unfit to Print

The Emperor's New School - Season 1 - Episode 14

Kuzco is put in charge of the Academy News Scroll.

Yope from Norway
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6.94
15 votes

#42 - Yope from Norway

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 31

Gus becomes jealous of Yope, a Norwegian transfer student.

That Stinking Feeling
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6.93
28 votes

#43 - That Stinking Feeling

Recess - Season 3 - Episode 11

Spinelli gets a crush on a fifth grader and has to get over it to save her reputation.

More Like Gretchen
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6.88
16 votes

#44 - More Like Gretchen

Recess - Season 4 - Episode 39

After a visit to a beauty museum with Gretchen, Spinelli's parents seem to be a little "unsatisfied" with their daughter.

Dragon Island
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6.86
14 votes

#45 - Dragon Island

The Lion Guard - Season 3 - Episode 6

When the Lion Guard ventures onto a peninsula to find the next moja kwa moja stone, they're attacked by Komodo dragons.

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Ned Frischman: Man of Tomorrow
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6.30
33 votes

#46 - Ned Frischman: Man of Tomorrow

Dave the Barbarian - Season 1 - Episode 6

A nerd named Ned Frischman travels back in time and tries to take over the ancient world using video games. When everyone is hooked on the video games, Faffy, Lula, and Twinkle The Wonder Horse (Being The Only Ones Without Tumbs) must face off against Ned.