The BEST Episodes of Chowder

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 2, 2020

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.

The Blackout

#1 - The Blackout

Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired Aug 6, 2009

Chowder and Gorgonzola must restore power to the city after a blackout occurs.

star 8.50
4 votes
Writers: Pete Browngardt
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
71 votes
The Garden

#3 - The Garden

Season 2 - Episode 31 - Aired Aug 20, 2009

After Truffles makes the plants grow with her voice, Chowder becomes her apprentice. But that leaves Mung heartbroken and now he'll do anything to win Chowder back.

star 8.40
5 votes
Paint the Town

#4 - 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 8.40
5 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
The Trouble with Truffles

#5 - 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 8.36
64 votes
Writers: Brett Varon
The Vacation

#6 - The Vacation

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Jun 5, 2008

Chowder, Mung Daal and Shnitzel accidentally lock themselves in the restroom when they are about to go on a vacation.

star 8.33
6 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt, Clayton Morrow
Endive's Dirty Secret

#7 - 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 8.29
7 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Ian Wasseluk
Weekend at Shnitzel's

#8 - Weekend at Shnitzel's

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 4, 2010

Shnitzel has to watch Chowder over at his house while Mung and Truffles are out of town. When Chowder says his life is too boring and drags him to a parody of Chuck E. Cheese, Shnitzel falls in love with an Animatronic, "Seniorita Mesquite". Pretty soon, his love goes too far and causes chaos.

star 8.22
9 votes
The Dice Cycle

#9 - The Dice Cycle

Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired Aug 13, 2009

Chowder breaks Mung's dice cycle and blames it on Ceviche under Gazpacho's command.

star 8.20
5 votes
Writers: Mark O'Hare
The Lollistops

#10 - The Lollistops

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Jul 23, 2009

Chowder wrecks his teeth so he can go to his dentist, who gives out delicious "lollistops".

star 8.20
5 votes
Writers: Carl Faruolo
The Cinnamini Monster

#11 - 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 8.06
77 votes
Writers: William Reiss
The Meach Harvest

#12 - 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 8.00
8 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Pietro
Broken Part

#13 - Broken Part

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired Jul 10, 2008

When Chowder accidentally breaks Mung Daal's new feetsa-making machine, he is forced to go and buy a new part for it. But Chowder becomes easily distracted while in town, and ends up having to find a way to make money after wasting the money Mung gave him.

star 8.00
8 votes
Writers: Pete Browngardt
Sheboodles!

#14 - 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
4 votes
The Chain Recipe

#15 - The Chain Recipe

Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired Aug 13, 2009

Mung get cursed for 100 years after refusing to make a chain recipe.

star 8.00
4 votes
Directors: Mike Milo
Writers: Kent Osborne
Gazpacho!

#16 - 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 8.00
9 votes
The Prank

#17 - The Prank

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 14, 2010

Endive feels guilty after playing a trick on Mung.

star 8.00
4 votes
Stinky Love

#18 - 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 7.98
93 votes
Writers: Tom King
Sing Beans

#19 - Sing Beans

Season 1 - Episode 7 - 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 7.89
104 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
The Thousand Pound Cake

#20 - 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 7.89
9 votes
Writers: Pete Browngardt
Chowder's Girlfriend

#21 - 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 7.89
117 votes
Writers: William Reiss
Brain Grub

#22 - 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 7.83
6 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: Alex Almaguer
The Froggy Apple Crumple Thumpkin

#23 - 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
186 votes
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt
Burple Nurples

#24 - 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 7.77
138 votes
Directors: Eddie Houchins
Writers: William Reiss
Shnitzel Makes a Deposit

#25 - 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 7.66
106 votes
Writers: C.H. Greenblatt