The BEST Episodes of Chowder

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: Cartoon Network

A young child by the name of Chowder is the chef's apprentice. Chowder believes that one day, he will be a widely respected chef like the one he is working with, Mung Daal. However, Chowder has a problem. He cannot stop gorging himself on the culinary delights by which he finds himself surrounded.

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Paint the Town

#1 - Paint the Town

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired Aug 6, 2009

Chowder paints his own world after discovering a blank-canvas dimension behind his bedroom.

star 8.43
7 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
The Heist

#2 - The Heist

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 7, 2010

The gang finds a stash of rock candy called sugar sapphires under Endive's house and try to raid the loot before she discovers.

star 8.41
73 votes
The Trouble with Truffles

#3 - The Trouble with Truffles

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jun 11, 2009

Truffles gets a new voice after Mung Daal tells her that her old one scares customers away. However, her new voice is so relaxed and non-threatening, so Chowder, Mung Daal, and Shnitzel no longer take her seriously and become feral primitives, leaving Truffles to decide between her new voice and her old one.

star 8.38
66 votes
Writers: Brett Varon
The Meach Harvest

#4 - The Meach Harvest

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Jul 10, 2008

When Mung Daal has to make a dish that requires a certain fruit that he fears due to a past experience with it, he sends Chowder and Shnitzel in his place to retrieve it.

star 8.22
9 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Pietro
The Thousand Pound Cake

#5 - The Thousand Pound Cake

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Jun 19, 2008

Chowder and Shnitzel must race against the clock when delivering an order to a man that lives on top of a giant, since he gets it free if it comes after sunset.

star 8.10
10 votes
Writers: Peter Browngardt
The Cinnamini Monster

#6 - The Cinnamini Monster

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 2007

When Chowder shrinks down in size, and is then held captive in a tree that is home to a lonely monster, the others must beat the monster in a board game to set him free.

star 8.10
80 votes
Writers: William Reiss

#7 - Gazpacho!

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 18, 2010

A ninja-hating friend (voiced by Steven Blum) of Gazpacho's tries to help Gazpacho find his mother.

star 8.09
11 votes
The Heavy Sleeper

#8 - The Heavy Sleeper

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 3, 2008

When Chowder accidentally messes up a drink, Mung Daal goes into a deep sleep, leaving Chowder and Shnitzel to find something to awaken the chef.

star 8.00
6 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt

#9 - Sheboodles!

Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired Aug 20, 2009

Longing for a companion, Miss Endive cooks a man-dish for a date. Unfortunately she doesn't bake it 100% complete and as a result gets stuck with a repulsive-looking man named Todd with a catchphrase, sheboodles. Things go worse for Endive once everyone starts to like Todd.

star 8.00
6 votes
Stinky Love

#10 - Stinky Love

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 30, 2007

Mung Daal makes a Clabbage Cobbler, which Kimchi falls in love with it. In order to retrieve the dish Chowder goes up to the top of a building Kimchi escaped to and keeps the stink cloud company during the night.

star 7.94
95 votes
Writers: Tom King
Sing Beans

#11 - Sing Beans

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2007

In order to cook Sing Beans, a musical food, Chowder and the others must stay up during the night to watch the dish as it cooks. But when Mung Daal and Shnitzel fall asleep (due to Chowder telling an extremely boring joke in an attempt to pass the time), Chowder takes it upon himself to finish the process.

star 7.93
98 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
Chowder's Girlfriend

#12 - Chowder's Girlfriend

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 16, 2007

A girl named Panini has a crush on Chowder, and he attempts to convince her that he isn't her boyfriend. But Chowder finds himself in a dilemma when Gazpacho tells him that he must marry Panini, since she has kissed him and needs to make an "honest woman" out of her.

star 7.87
123 votes
Writers: William Reiss
The Sleep Eater

#13 - The Sleep Eater

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Jun 5, 2008

After he has a midnight snack, Chowder's internal clock goes haywire and he becomes a monster at night. Chowder must now go an entire night food-free to become normal again.

star 7.86
7 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Peter Browngardt
The Moldy Touch

#14 - The Moldy Touch

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 3, 2008

After accidentally letting a mold creature out of its bottle, everything Chowder touches becomes covered in mold. After realizing what has happened, Mung Daal tries to solve things before the entire city becomes moldy.

star 7.86
7 votes
Writers: Cindy Morrow
The Froggy Apple Crumple Thumpkin

#15 - The Froggy Apple Crumple Thumpkin

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 9, 2007

In the series pilot episode, Mung Daal, Chowder, and Shnitzel make a "Froggy Apple Crumple Thumpkin" for a customer. They go through many dangerous steps to make it. The last one: defeat it in a thumb wrestling match.

star 7.83
194 votes
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt
Burple Nurples

#16 - Burple Nurples

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 2, 2007

When Chowder unwittingly puts rat poison in a dish, Mung Daal must stop him from selling the tainted treats.

star 7.79
141 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: William Reiss
Chowder Loses His Hat

#17 - Chowder Loses His Hat

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Jun 26, 2008

When Chowder loses his hat to Chestnut, he must travel across town in order to trade the items needed to get it back.

star 7.78
9 votes
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt, Mike Bell
The Brain Freeze

#18 - The Brain Freeze

Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 9, 2009

Chowder drinks a cool drink too fast, causing him to be frozen in a block of ice. But in order to get back to the kitchen, Chowder must get the help of 2 flenguins to get the fur coat of Flazpacho.

star 7.78
9 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Brett Varon
Shnitzel Makes a Deposit

#19 - Shnitzel Makes a Deposit

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 2, 2007

Shnitzel goes to deposit a paycheck at the bank, but Chowder (along with some other people) prevent him from doing so.

star 7.69
109 votes
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt
The Elemelons

#20 - The Elemelons

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 18, 2008

When Truffles' behavior causes giant fruits called Elemelons to go on strike, Mung Daal forces her to solve the problem by staying in their cage for a night.

star 7.64
69 votes
Writers: William Reiss
The Wrong Address

#21 - The Wrong Address

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 23, 2007

Chowder and Mung Daal go to an unfamiliar part of Marzipan City to deliver a customer's order, a Roast Most. But the place is dirty and somewhat crime-infested, and goes through a disastrous event in which a large rat, who seems to have malicious purposes, chases them.

star 7.60
73 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
The Prank

#22 - The Prank

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 14, 2010

Endive feels guilty after playing a trick on Mung.

star 7.60
5 votes
Brain Grub

#23 - Brain Grub

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired Jun 26, 2008

When Mung Daal attempts to make Chowder smarter using a food called "Brain Grub", Chowder soon becomes aware that their universe is simply an animated series, and changes it into a talk show. Mung tells him about how without Chowder, it's awful. Chowder smashes his big brain and eventually destroys the Chowder universe.

star 7.57
7 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
At Your Service

#24 - At Your Service

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired May 1, 2008

Mung Daal and Chowder are forced to work for Ms. Endive in order to receive a rare fruit from her.

star 7.57
7 votes
Writers: William Reiss
Endive's Dirty Secret

#25 - Endive's Dirty Secret

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Jul 30, 2009

Mung (and eventually everyone in town) blackmails Ms. Endive with an embarrassing picture to gain access to her pool.

star 7.56
9 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Ian Wasseluk