The BEST Episodes of Animals.

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 27, 2020

Network: HBO

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.


#1 - Turkeys.

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.80
160 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#2 - Rats.

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.62
125 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#3 - Flies.

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.61
178 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#4 - Roaches.

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.60
100 votes
Cats Part 1.

#5 - Cats Part 1.

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.59
81 votes

#6 - Dog.

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 19, 2017

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

star 7.59
83 votes

#7 - Stuff.

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 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.

star 7.55
40 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese
Worms Birds Possums.

#8 - Worms Birds Possums.

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 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.

star 7.53
72 votes
Squirrels. Part II.

#9 - Squirrels. Part II.

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.51
148 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#10 - Dogs.

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 10, 2018

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

star 7.51
55 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese
Cats Part 2.

#11 - Cats Part 2.

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 5, 2017

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

star 7.49
81 votes

#12 - Dogs.

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.46
223 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#13 - Cats.

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.44
256 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#14 - Rats.

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.43
84 votes
Squirrels. Part I.

#15 - Squirrels. Part I.

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.42
165 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#16 - Squirrels.

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.39
89 votes

#17 - Pigeons.

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.39
186 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese
At a Loss for Words When We Needed Them Most or... The Rise and Fall of GrabBagVille.

#18 - At a Loss for Words When We Needed Them Most or... The Rise and Fall of GrabBagVille.

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

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

star 7.38
39 votes

#19 - Roachella.

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 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.

star 7.38
39 votes

#20 - Pigeons.

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 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.

star 7.38
100 votes
The Democratic People's Republic of Kitty City.

#21 - The Democratic People's Republic of Kitty City.

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 21, 2018

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

star 7.33
39 votes
The Trial.

#22 - The Trial.

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

The animal community gathers for the trial of the century.

star 7.31
39 votes

#23 - Rats.

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 4, 2016

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

star 7.27
184 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#24 - Pigeons.

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 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.

star 7.20
275 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese

#25 - Horses.

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 24, 2018

In the new classist society that's been established among the equine community, a rich horse's daughter finds herself in a love triangle with a suitor approved by her father and a carriage horse from the wrong side of the tracks.

star 7.15
41 votes
Writers: Mike Luciano, Phil Matarese