The BEST episodes of Animals.

Every episode of Animals. ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Animals.!

Animals. is an animated comedy series about the downtrodden creatures that thrive within New York City's uniquely unpleasant ecosystem. Whether Pigeons, Rats, Roaches or Horses, each episode chronicles the day-to-day lives of a species and proves how their thoughts & problems aren't too far from our own.

Last Updated: 3/25/2024Network: HBOStatus: Ended
Episode Ten: Turkeys
150 votes

#1 - Episode Ten: Turkeys

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/8/2016

After his wife is taken from him, a turkey seeks revenge on the mayor during the Thanksgiving parade; two rat teens venture out of the sewer.

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Episode Thirteen: Roaches.
94 votes

#2 - Episode Thirteen: Roaches.

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/31/2017

When an exterminator puts a roach town in crisis, the survivors band together to travel to the world outside their wall and guarantee the survival of their species. Stuck together by a piece of litter, a group of seagulls struggles to live as one.

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Episode Twenty: Dog.
77 votes

#3 - Episode Twenty: Dog.

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/19/2017

An elderly dog looks back on her life and dispenses wise advice; rat teens Phil and Mike wonder what the future holds.

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Episode Seven: Flies
169 votes

#4 - Episode Seven: Flies

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/18/2016

A pair of flies experience the highs and lows of life over a few hours; a self-conscious horse is encouraged to let it out; bodega-dwelling cats rap.

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Episode Eighteen: Cats. (2)
79 votes

#5 - Episode Eighteen: Cats. (2)

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/5/2017

The power struggle among New York's feline gangs continues; Phil takes charge while Mike looks for a way out.

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Episode Eleven: Rats.
120 votes

#6 - Episode Eleven: Rats.

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/17/2017

Laboratory rats Mike and Phil enter a love triangle with an imaginary friend; two fleas ponder life while stuck on a monkey's back; an algae questions its existence.

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Episode Nineteen: Worms Birds Possums.
72 votes

#7 - Episode Nineteen: Worms Birds Possums.

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/12/2017

Two ends of a worm seek love and independence; newly hatched bluebirds fight to survive; an opossum and his father clash over the reality of being predators.

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Episode Twenty-Five: Stuff.
45 votes

#8 - Episode Twenty-Five: Stuff.

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/31/2018

After a freak accident brings an assorted pile of random objects to life, the sentient items experience all of life's ups and downs on the path towards self-realization - and the meaning behind it all.

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Episode Twenty-Two: Dogs.
61 votes

#9 - Episode Twenty-Two: Dogs.

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/10/2018

Struggling to adapt in a post-owner world, dog Phil fights to maintain his independence and his longtime addiction to human dependence.

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Episode Seventeen: Cats. (1)
80 votes

#10 - Episode Seventeen: Cats. (1)

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/28/2017

As rival alley-cat crews face off for control of the streets of Little Italy, a young feline rises to the top of the pack; three owls gather for Christmas celebrations.

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Episode Four: Dogs
201 votes

#11 - Episode Four: Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/26/2016

A papillon is thrust into an unwelcoming dog park where a dog-walking group deals with an unexpected secret while two dogs dissect their owners' first date.

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Episode Sixteen: Rats.
78 votes

#12 - Episode Sixteen: Rats.

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/21/2017

Rat teens Mike and Phil plot to exploit a human baby for profit, but things take a dark turn as the stakes increase; two bees fight over the love of a tulip.

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Episode Nine: Squirrels (2)
141 votes

#13 - Episode Nine: Squirrels (2)

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/1/2016

The squirrels reach the conclusion of their treacherous journey out of their collapsed tree home; a queen ant goes undercover as a worker ant.

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Episode Three: Cats
231 votes

#14 - Episode Three: Cats

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/19/2016

Two privileged feline siblings find their perfect day interrupted by an alley cat. Meanwhile, a goose grows bored with the monotony of his life and attempts to bond with a flock of Central Park swans.

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Episode Eight: Squirrels (1)
154 votes

#15 - Episode Eight: Squirrels (1)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/25/2016

After their home collapses, two squirrel brothers find their survival skills tested while on a journey to freedom; a snake and her mouse prey face off; pet store puppies settle a turf war.

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Episode Six: Pigeons
173 votes

#16 - Episode Six: Pigeons

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/11/2016

Pigeon Phil runs into trouble; pigeon Mike struggles to encourage his son to be a seagull scout; two turtles come to blows over the love of a mechanical frog; a skunk learns the unfortunate truth about his date's past.

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Episode Fourteen: Squirrels.
83 votes

#17 - Episode Fourteen: Squirrels.

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/7/2017

With New York quarantined and in disarray, Mike and Phil prepare for their mother's remarriage; Mike tries to impress a female wedding guest; Phil plots to stop his mother's wedding.

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Episode Twenty-Seven: The Trial.
45 votes

#18 - Episode Twenty-Seven: The Trial.

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/14/2018

The animal community gathers for the trial of the century.

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Episode Twenty-Six: At A Loss For Words When We Needed Them Most...
46 votes

#19 - Episode Twenty-Six: At A Loss For Words When We Needed Them Most...

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/7/2018

An inter-species group of outsiders faces drama when given the ability to communicate with one another.

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Episode Thirty: Roachella.
45 votes

#20 - Episode Thirty: Roachella.

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/5/2018

With the fate of New York’s animal population at stake, rats Phil and Mike work to pull off “Roachella,” the animal kingdom’s biggest musical festival.

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Episode Five: Rats
172 votes

#21 - Episode Five: Rats

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/4/2016

A rat invents pants; a moth tries neon light for the first time; two fish couples endure a tense dinner.

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Episode Twelve: Pigeons.
92 votes

#22 - Episode Twelve: Pigeons.

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/24/2017

A teenage pigeon's jealousy over his angelic little brother leads him on a wacky spirit quest that teaches him about courage and responsibility; two foxes rap about their tough life on the city streets.

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Episode Twenty-Eight: The Democratic People's Republic of Kitty City
45 votes

#23 - Episode Twenty-Eight: The Democratic People's Republic of Kitty City

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/21/2018

Estranged rat friends are forced back together on a trip into hostile feline territory.

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Episode Twenty-One: Rats.
59 votes

#24 - Episode Twenty-One: Rats.

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/3/2018

Three years after the green bomb wiped out humans in New York, rats Phil and Mike traverse the city following a wild, drunken night, searching for a missing car and encountering multiple species and terrors along the way. The Season 3 premiere.

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Episode Two: Pigeons
247 votes

#25 - Episode Two: Pigeons

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/12/2016

A naive male pigeon prepares himself for motherhood while another one is challenged by a New Jersey rival. One caterpillar's metamorphosis is another's lament.

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