The BEST Episodes of Count Duckula

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: ITV1

This is a very clever cartoon from Cosgrove-Hall, the same group that produced Dangermouse. It is about a vampire duck that, due to a mishap during the re-animation process, is now a vegetarian. He uses a special machine in his castle to transport it to different places in search of treasure, money, and fame as a musician. He is accompanied by Igor, the family butler, who is a believer in the Old Ways of being a vampire. He is disappointed that the Count is not as evil as the old Count used to be. Also in the castle is Nanny, the nursemaid. She is big and dimwitted. Duckula is constantly being hunted by Dr. Von Goosewing, a vampire hunter.

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The Ghost of McCastle McDuckula

#1 - The Ghost of McCastle McDuckula

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 15, 1988

While in Scotland looking for the Loch Ness Monster, Duckula meets another vampire duck and is taken to his haunted castle.

star 8.57
7 votes
Down Under Duckula

#2 - Down Under Duckula

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 25, 1988

Duckula decides that Nanny needs psychiatric help, so he transports the caste to Austria. Unfortunatly, the castle ends up in Australia instead. There, Duckula accidentaly gives away the castle's coo-coo clock, whick is a part of the mechanism that allows the castle to transport. He, Igor, and Nanny travel all over Australia to get it back.

star 8.50
8 votes
Hunchbudgie of Notre Dame

#3 - Hunchbudgie of Notre Dame

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 20, 1988

While in Paris, Duckula buys the Eifel Tower and becomes wrapped up in a heist to steal the Mona Lisa.

star 8.50
6 votes
Town Hall Terrors

#4 - Town Hall Terrors

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 21, 1989

Realizing that the castle needs major repairs, Duckula goes to the town council to get a grant to repair it. When he gets the grant, he gives the money to some tricksters who build a railroad right through the castle.

star 8.50
4 votes
Igor's Busy Day

#5 - Igor's Busy Day

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 22, 1988

A couple who's car has broken down seek shelter in the castle, and causes Igor to think fondly about the good old evil days.

star 8.33
6 votes
Directors: Chris Randall
Writers: Chris Randall, Jimmy Hibbert
The Lost Valley

#6 - The Lost Valley

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 26, 1989

While trying to search for treasure, the castle and its inhabitants are transported into a movie.

star 8.33
6 votes
The Incredible Shrinking Duck

#7 - The Incredible Shrinking Duck

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 3, 1989

Von Goosewing's latest shrinking device shrinks Castle Duckula down to the size of a toy.

star 8.33
6 votes
One Stormy Night

#8 - One Stormy Night

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 20, 1988

Von Goosewing has created a creature to kill Duckula, but in order to get it to work he must enlist the help of one of Duckula's resurrected ancestors.

star 8.21
19 votes

#9 - Autoduck

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 22, 1988

in another money-making attempt, the count opens the castle as a bed and breakfast. When business is slow, he decides to attract more tourists by breaking the land speed record.

star 8.17
6 votes
A Fright at the Opera

#10 - A Fright at the Opera

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 7, 1989

While visiting the Milan Opera House, Duckula, Nanny, and Igor run into the mysterious phantom. The phantom's servant turns out to be an old school chum of Igor. The action picks up as the Phantom kidnaps Nanny. In trying to rescue her, the opera house is destroyed and the Phantom goes to America to haunt the Grand Ole Opray.

star 8.00
5 votes
Ghostly Gold

#11 - Ghostly Gold

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 1989

Duckula finds a newspaper declaring that gold has been found in the mountains. After traveling there, and finding nothing but a ghost town, he realizes that the newspaper was several years old.

star 8.00
5 votes
No Sax Please, We're Egyptian

#12 - No Sax Please, We're Egyptian

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 6, 1988

Duckula travels to Egypt to look for an ancient saxophone that will help him to become a rock star.

star 7.99
76 votes
Directors: Chris Randall
Writers: Brian Trueman
Transylvanian Homesick Blues

#13 - Transylvanian Homesick Blues

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 27, 1988

Duckula, Igor, and nanny go for a ride on a roller coaster run by a Mr. Fexactely. The coaster takes them on a strange trip through time.

star 7.88
41 votes
Hardluck Hotel

#14 - Hardluck Hotel

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 13, 1988

When the Transylvanian currency loses its value, Duckula decides to take a vacation out of the country. While looking for a place to stay the night, he runs into a hotel manager that is almost exactly like Basil Fawlty (from the show Fawlty Towers).

star 7.80
5 votes
Rent a Butler

#15 - Rent a Butler

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 10, 1989

Duckula decides to make some money by renting out Igor and Nanny to other people as servants. He ends up regretting this when he finds himself alone in the castle.

star 7.80
5 votes
Directors: Chris Randall
Writers: Brian Trueman
Mobile Home

#16 - Mobile Home

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 31, 1989

Some wealthy American tourists visit castle Duckula and decide they want to buy it. Not knowing that it has a transport mechanism, they accept the Crow Brothers' offer to transport the castle to America in pieces.

star 7.80
5 votes
Dr. Goosewing & Mr. Duck

#17 - Dr. Goosewing & Mr. Duck

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 14, 1989

Von Goosewing's latest invention is a formula that can change people's characters. He sells it to Duckula as a carpet shampoo and it has strange effects. It makes Duckula act like a real vampire, Nanny is smart, and Igor becomes cheerful.

star 7.80
5 votes
Duck and the Broccoli Stalk

#18 - Duck and the Broccoli Stalk

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 7, 1989

Von Goosewing plans to use a growth formula to grow a huge clove of garlic next to the castle to kill Duckula. He spills some on Duckula's broccoli by accident and it grows, carrying castle Duckula and its inhabitants to a castle in the clouds that is owned by a giant.

star 7.80
5 votes
The Rest is History

#19 - The Rest is History

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 7, 1991

The Count goes back in time to stop the first Count Duckula from becomming a vampire.

star 7.80
5 votes
Mississippi Duck

#20 - Mississippi Duck

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 12, 1989

Duckula claims to be the world's best jazz trumpeter. His claim attracts the attention of a Mississippi steamboat captain, who hires Duckula as an act.

star 7.75
4 votes
Dear Diary

#21 - Dear Diary

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 3, 1989

Duckula decides to have his ancestors' memoirs published.

star 7.67
6 votes
Sawdust Ring

#22 - Sawdust Ring

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 28, 1989

Duckula decides to enter the circus. Unfortunately, the former circus workers come back to sabotage the performance.

star 7.60
5 votes
A Family Reunion

#23 - A Family Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 21, 1989

Duckula is hosting the Duckula family reunion. He is scared that the others will kill him for being a vegetarian instead of a blood-sucker. When his plan to fool them goes wrong, he (in disguise) makes a deal with Von Goosewing to try to get rid of his relatives.

star 7.60
5 votes
Private Beak

#24 - Private Beak

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 22, 1990

The Count becomes a private eye after reading a bunch of detective stories.

star 7.60
5 votes
Dr. Von Goosewing's Invisible Ray

#25 - Dr. Von Goosewing's Invisible Ray

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 18, 1988

Von Goosewing has built an invisible ray, which he plans to use to get rid of Duckula. Meanwhile, Duckula, Igor, and Nanny argue about magic tricks and spells.

star 7.57
7 votes
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