The BEST Episodes of Beetlejuice
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 23, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
Based on the movie, created by Tim Burton, this series is focused on Beetlejuice and Lydia teamed up to carry on multiple exciting adventures. Beetlejuice is a liar who cheats at everything. The deceased maniacal and energetic transformer always goes around having fun, breaking every rule and law. Lydia Deetz is a social outcast and a goth. Always dressed in black, she loves horror movies, and is Beetlejuice's best friend. She is calm and level-headed.
#1 - Poe Pourri
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 25, 1991
Edgar Allen Poe comes to BJ's Roadhouse in search of his lost Lenore. This is followed by a series of nightmares Beetlejuice experiences that are loosely based on Poe's works.
#2 - Prairie Strife
Season 4 - Episode 43 - Aired Nov 6, 1991
Beetlejuice inherits his Auntie Em's milk farm, located in the Wild West. But the infamous outlaw Jesse Germs has been threatening the locals--can BJ and Lydia thwart his insidious plan to scare everyone off the land?
#3 - Super Zeroes
Season 4 - Episode 49 - Aired Nov 14, 1991
Beetlejuice tries to cash in on the superhero trend sweeping the Neitherworld by becoming...UltraBeetleMan! With Lydia as his cub reporter sidekick, UBM sets out to thwart crime. Uh...If only there was any. Suddenly, Mt. Gushmore, Scumdon Bridge, The Fallen Arches of Triumph, the Awful Tower--and Lydia--are shrunk by four menacing business tycoons (""Honey, I Shrunk the Lyds""). Can UBM save the day?
#4 - What Makes B.J. Run
Season 4 - Episode 53 - Aired Nov 20, 1991
Mr. Monitor cancels Beetlejuice's show, and while Lydia gets her own children's show (which she hates), BJ goes to work in the mailroom. He quickly takes the opportunity to steal a colleague's show ideas and is rapidly promoted to Mr. Monitor's supervisor. But how long can it last?
#5 - The Neitherworld's Least Wanted
Season 4 - Episode 56 - Aired Nov 25, 1991
Four of Beetlejuice's worst enemies--and LipScum--are organized together by a mysterious gangster named Mr. Big who's got BJ's number. His plan: trick BJ into separating his body parts and be unable to reunite them, until sundown does its dirty work (in case you didn't know, not only does BJ lose all his powers if he's fallen apart, but if he's not all back together by sundown, he's as good as exorcised. (Obviously a rule they made up just for this ep but I like it anyway.) Naturally, Mr. Monitor is on the scene to gather ratings.
#6 - Not So Peaceful Pines
Season 4 - Episode 65 - Aired Dec 6, 1991
Beetlejuice does the Mayor of Peaceful Pines a favour, but the Mayor reigns on his promise of a cash reward. So Beetlejuice, in a fit of anger, splits his personality into his good and his bad sides, and the bad side wreaks havoc on the town. Lydia and the good side are forced to fetch Dr. Zigmund Void to help remedy the situation.
#7 - Two Heads Are Better Than None
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 20, 1991
Beetlejuice says the wrong thing and gets his head put onto the Monster's body--now the Monster's got two heads, and BJ's body is left to wander.
#8 - Bizarre Bazaar
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 4, 1989
Miss Shannon teams up Lydia and Clare to run this year's haunted house at the bazaar. Lydia's got some good and scary ideas, but Clare's got other plans...Not to worry, because Beetlejuice's got some plans of his own.
#9 - Pest o' the West
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 28, 1989
Beetlejuice takes Lydia on a trip to a Neitherworld Wild West town, where the locals promptly make Beetlejuice their new sheriff. Can you guess why? Naturally, its because Bully the Crud is on his way to run the sheriff out of town. Bully 'develops' an instant crush on Lydia and drags her off to the wedding chapel...at least Lydia's insistent on keeping her last name.
#10 - Prince of the Neitherworld
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 18, 1989
Neitherworld royalty Prince Vince falls in love with Lydia and asks Beetlejuice for some help in winning her heart. After landing himself a job as Vince's court jester, Beetlejuice agrees-but quickly changes his mind when it looks like Lydia prefers Vince's company to his.
#11 - Ear's Looking at You
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 26, 1991
A Sam Spade spoof featuring two ears cut off from a family fortune.
#12 - Brinkadoom
Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 3, 1991
BJ, Lydia, and Doomie accidentally tumble into Brinkadoom, a cursed village which disappears for an eternity as soon as all its inhabitants fall asleep. Can they find their way out before that happens?
#13 - Vidiots
Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 11, 1991
A video game called Scourge sucks Lydia and Beetlejuice into cyberspace, and they must outsmart the computer if they ever hope to escape.
#14 - It's a Wonderful Afterlife
Season 4 - Episode 28 - Aired Oct 16, 1991
Yes, you've guessed it: Beetlejuice has an off day and wishes he had never met any of his friends. Clarence Sale shows up and shows him what the Neitherworld--and the real world--would be like without him. Seeing Lydia miserable and friendless convinces BJ to change his mind, and Clarence is rewarded for his trouble with a shiny new car.
#15 - Rotten Sports
Season 4 - Episode 32 - Aired Oct 22, 1991
Beetlejuice recruits Lydia to coach Team BJ in the Neitherworld All-Ghoul Games. But the team is hopeless and the opposition is fierce--Can Lydia motivate her friends enough to even dream of winning, especially Beetlejuice, who's devoted all his time to product endorsements?
#16 - Time Flies
Season 4 - Episode 34 - Aired Oct 24, 1991
It's the anniversary of the day BJ and Lydia met, and BJ presents Lydia with a watch. But time flies, and Beetlejuice and Lydia follow the escaped watch through the Sands Of Time, where they meet Grandfather Time. BJ gives the poor old geezer a cog-attack, thoroughly messing up the flow of Time. They must get Time restarted or nothing will be the same again.
#17 - King B.J.
Season 4 - Episode 62 - Aired Dec 3, 1991
Beetlejuice and Lydia go to visit Merlin and discover that the great magician is plotting to overthrow the King. But when BJ pulls the Board from the Bone, he becomes the new King, and Merlin summons the dreaded B.O. Wolf to wipe him out. It's a middle-age crisis for BJ.
#18 - Pranks for the Memories
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 18, 1991
BJ's got Scuzzo's brain, Scuzzo's got no brain, and BJ's brain is out to rule the Neitherworld. Get it?
#19 - Cousin B.J.
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 9, 1989
Lydia's Aunt Zapora and Uncle Danport (Delia's family) and Aunt May and Uncle Clyde (Charles' family) come for a visit. To liven things up, Beetlejuice poses as ""Cousin B.J."", and boy, does he liven things up!
#20 - Poopsie
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 11, 1989
The Monster Across the Street is going to a Monster Across the Street convention (you didn't know they had those, did you?) and he leaves Poopsie in Beetlejuice's care for the day. I'll leave the rest of this synopsis to your imagination.
#21 - Beauty and the Beetle
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 23, 1991
Coincidentally on the very same day Lydia has doubts about her own beauty, the great beast Thing Thong, who steals beautiful things because he feels he is himself ugly, kidnaps her. While Lydia helps Thong find confidence in himself, Beetlejuice tries to 'save' her in the guise of the famed adventurer Grimdiana Bones.
#22 - Creepy Cookies
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 24, 1991
When Lydia joins the Happy-Faced Girls, Beetlejuice laughs--until he finds out how much money a cookie drive can pull in. He rushes back to the Neitherworld where he assembles the Sappy-Face Ghouls and gives them some of his homemade cookies to sell in Peaceful Pines. Too bad the cookies are haunted!
#23 - The Son Dad Never Had
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 27, 1990
When Lydia is too busy to spend time with Charles, Beetlejuice (seeing a scam) steps in as Cousin BJ and cons Charles into spending time with (and money on) him.
#24 - Skeletons in the Closet
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 16, 1989
The skeletons in Beetlejuice's closet have accumulated so much over the years that the closet finally bursts. The skeletons drift astray, telling people the truths Beetlejuice had always hidden from them.
#25 - Dragster of Doom
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1990
Beetlejuice and Lydia decide that it's time for them to have a car of their own, so they rebuild a salvaged one they find in a Neitherworld wrecking yard. But Beetlejuice delivers Lydia an abnormal carburetor for installation...and although the car they create looks normal at first, it soon becomes evident that he's quite abnormal.