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.

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Poe Pourri

#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.

star 10.00
1 votes
Prairie Strife

#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?

star 10.00
2 votes
Super Zeroes

#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?

star 10.00
1 votes
What Makes B.J. Run

#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?

star 10.00
2 votes
The Neitherworld's Least Wanted

#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.

star 10.00
2 votes
Not So Peaceful Pines

#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.

star 9.50
2 votes
Two Heads Are Better Than None

#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.

star 9.33
3 votes
Bizarre Bazaar

#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.

star 9.14
7 votes
Pest o' the West

#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.

star 9.00
3 votes
Prince of the Neitherworld

#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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Ear's Looking at You

#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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Brinkadoom

#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?

star 9.00
2 votes
Vidiots

#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.

star 9.00
3 votes
It's a Wonderful Afterlife

#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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Rotten Sports

#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?

star 9.00
2 votes
Time Flies

#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.

star 9.00
2 votes
King B.J.

#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.

star 9.00
2 votes
Pranks for the Memories

#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?

star 8.75
4 votes
Cousin B.J.

#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!

star 8.67
6 votes
Poopsie

#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.

star 8.67
3 votes
Beauty and the Beetle

#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.

star 8.67
3 votes
Creepy Cookies

#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!

star 8.50
2 votes
The Son Dad Never Had

#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.

star 8.50
2 votes
Skeletons in the Closet

#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.

star 8.48
63 votes
Directors: Robin Budd
Writers: Patsy Cameron, Tedd Anasti
Dragster of Doom

#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.

star 8.44
9 votes