The BEST Episodes of Babar
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021
Network: CBC (CA)
The adventures of a beloved elephant king and his family come to life in this delightful animated series based on the children's books by Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff. Living in a huge mansion with his whole family of elephants, Babar has entertained over millions of toddlers, and even older children nation-wide.
#1 - Special Delivery
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 26, 1990
With Babar and Celeste spending all their time tending to the needs of her new baby sister Isabelle, Floras feelings of being unwanted ultimately lead her to run away from home.
#2 - A Tale of Two Siblings
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired May 7, 1990
Stuck baby-sitting his little sister Isabelle, Alexander spends the afternoon making up a fairytale which ultimately draws them closer together.
#3 - The City of Elephants
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 24, 1989
As the Elephants' new King, Babar's first decree is to build a city for all the elephants. However, not only does Babar have to contend with the fact that Lord Rataxes is also trying to build a city, his own obsession to see his dream city completed on time creates insurmountable problems.
#4 - Babar's First Step
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 3, 1989
This story begins to tell the classic tale of Babar's early life with his mother and all the other elephants in the jungle, and how his life is shattered when a hunter kills his Mother and he must cope on his own.
#5 - Babar Returns
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 17, 1989
Babar leaves the Old Lady and City to return to the jungle so he can bring the other elephants his newfound knowledge. However, he discovers that despite the fact that his old friends are still running from the Hunter, they resist trying out any of his â€˜new' ideas.
#6 - Land of Happiness
Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 1, 2006
Once Babar and his family journey through this final land they should be able to reach the fabled Land of Happiness. This of course, is easier said than done!
#7 - City Ways
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 10, 1989
Forced to run away from the jungle by the Hunter, Babar makes his way to the City only to find it just as dangerous and confusing. Motherless and alone, Babar is befriended by the Old Lady, who tries to teach him how to fit into her world, with his ultimate test at a society dinner in his honour.
#8 - An Elephant's Best Friend
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 28, 1989
Times are hard for Babar when Lord Rataxes stops all pomegranate shipments from reaching Celesteville. However, when Babar finds a pet warthog in the jungle, Rataxes suddenly says he's willing to negotiate. What Babar doesn't realize is the warthog belongs to Lady Rataxes, and Rataxes has to grab it back before she or Babar discover that he lost it on purpose.
#9 - King Tuttle's Vote
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 23, 1989
Rataxes 'king-naps' King Tuttle, the Tortoise King, so he cannot sign Babar's treaty that would force Rataxes to stop dumping garbage into the river.
#10 - Monkey Business
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 18, 1989
Babar has been troubled as of late, as he’s learnt that Zephir is too busy fooling around to take his duties as a Royal Guard seriously. In an attempt to teach him a lesson, Babar decides to play a prank of his own, though he soon learns something that makes him deeply regret his earlier actions.
#11 - Elephant Express
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 9, 1989
When Rataxes refuses to let Babar build a railway through Rhinoland, Babar is forced to detour through a jungle inhabited by a strange monster known as the 'Polomoche'.
#12 - Conga the Terrible
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 16, 1989
Cornelius believes that he's becoming quite useless, when his age causes Babar and his friend to get shipwrecked on an island that's home to a monstrous gorilla.
#13 - Tour De Celesteville
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 11, 1989
An annual bike race is about to take place and Babar has selected Arthur to be his teammate for the event. However, when Babar learns that too very fast athletes are also competing in the race, he decides to use unorthodox tactics in order to win, despite the fact that he could be disqualified if he were caught.
#14 - The Departure
Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 1, 2006
Babar and the family prepare to embark on a journey to find the ""Land of Happiness.""
#15 - Between Friends
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 21, 1989
When Zephir and Celeste have an accident they soon find themselves battling out their trial in court. Babar is caught in the middle, forced to be the Judge of who is guilty of causing the mishap.
#16 - Babar's Triumph
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 31, 1989
When the Hunter returns to threaten Babar's kingdom, Babar faces his greatest challenge as King when he unites Lord Rataxes and everyone in the jungle in an all out effort to fight the Hunter and repel him for once and for all.
#17 - The Gift
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 25, 1989
Babar goes out of his 'way' to find the Old Lady a unique gift for her birthday.... the tail feather of the "Way Out Bird" who can only be found on top of the treacherous "Way Out Peak".
#18 - School Days
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 28, 1989
King Babar recalls a time when he was a young boy living in the City. Babar and his friends were picked on by the school bullies and made to feel like outcasts because they all looked 'different'.
#19 - Peer Pressure
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 4, 1989
King Babar recalls having to make a tough decision between loyalty to friendship and loyalty to the law, when a group of boys he knows are about to cause trouble at a local junkyard.
#20 - The Lead Blimp
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 8, 1991
Arthur becomes a hero when his "lead blimp" tops the jungle popularity polls. But the blimp doesn't work yet and the greatly anticipated maiden voyage is only a few hours away.
#21 - Land of Toys
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 1, 2006
The children are jovial when they learn that their balloon landed in a town filled with toys.
#22 - Land of Pirates
Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 1, 2006
Babar and his family get caught in a terrible storm and get shipwrecked.
#23 - Land of Witches
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 1, 2006
Babar and his family run into some trouble when they meet a witch,. named Lulu.
#24 - Land of Mysterious Water
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 1, 2006
Babar, Celeste, Zephir and the children, come across a spring filled with mysterious water.
#25 - Double the Guards
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 6, 1989
The Royal Guard must do everything they can to protect the King and Queen, though when rumors are spread that an assassin is going to try to take Babar’s life, Pompadour and Cornelius decide to stay by their sire at every moment, though their actions only seem to get on Babar’s nerves.