The BEST Episodes of Courage the Cowardly Dog

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019

Network: Cartoon Network

This show is about a dog named Courage that was found by Muriel Bagge who lives on a farm in the middle of Nowhere with her husband Eustace Bagge. Eustace dislikes Courage and calls him "Stupid Dog". Muriel on the other hand is different from Eustace and loves Courage. But, weird things happen in Nowhere and it's now up to Courage to save them.

Muted Muriel

#1 - Muted Muriel

Season 4 - Episode 15

Muriel refuses to talk after Eustace keeps ignoring her, so Shirley makes a giant starfish attack and it can only be stopped at the sound of Muriel's voice.

star 8.58
12 votes
Remembrance of Courage Past

#2 - Remembrance of Courage Past

Season 4 - Episode 24

Courage remembers the time when his parents were sent to outer space by an evil vet.

star 8.52
21 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: Susan Yezzi, Lara Berger
The Magic Tree of Nowhere

#3 - The Magic Tree of Nowhere

Season 2 - Episode 1

Eustace grows a magical tree that can grant him whatever he wants. When it gets more attention than Eustace, he decides to cut it down. Courage protects it, but eventually it's cut down. However, the tree has enough power to give Courage the cure to Muriel's new bloated head sickness.

star 8.39
49 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: John Dilworth
Last of the Starmakers

#4 - Last of the Starmakers

Season 4 - Episode 18

A star making squid has just had babies(in eggs)She looses her husband to a giant inhaling whale. The squid ends up landing on Earth where she lays there with her eggs. Courage isn't sure about her at first, until he notices that she makes stars. This also flatters Muriel, but Eustace calls the military so he can get money! The military uses the squid and the eggs for research. Muriel sends Courage to help the squid. With the help, the eggs finally hatch and the baby squids float up into the heavens. The mother squid turns into a garden. And once again, Eustace gets his just desserts at the end.

star 8.38
16 votes
The Tower of Dr. Zalost

#5 - The Tower of Dr. Zalost

Season 2 - Episode 25

A giant moving tower on wheels and (computer generated) legs shoots magical cannonballs that turn everyone in Nowhere green and sad. It is the work of the green-skinned Dr. Zhalost who wants to make everyone in Nowhere miserable like he is. He demands 33 1/3 billion dollars from the mayor. His assistant is a hunchbackish rat with a scar called Rat. Zalost gets the money, but he is still not satsified. Meanwhile, Muriel is making happy plums. Eustace is mad the paper isn't delivered so he tries to get it, and after a failed attempt, he meets up with Zhalost's tower. It follows Eustace and fires cannonballs. Eustace isn't effected because he doesn't have much feeling. But Muriel is hit, so Courage needs to find a way to make her normal. Courage hides in a pizza box that Eustace delivers to Rat. Courage finds piles and piles of cannonballs and he accidently realeases some and one hits Rat. Rat turns into a giant demon rat. Courage fires happy plums because Muriel said...

star 8.37
19 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: John Dilworth
Courage the Fly

#6 - Courage the Fly

Season 2 - Episode 11

Courage gets turned into a fly by Di Lung outside his house .Eustace trys to smack him, because he hates flys. He trys three times to get the fly but keeps hiting Muriel instead.Courage then must stop a salalite from hitting the house. It crashes in there yard.Muriel and Eustace then find out Courage turned into a fly. Eustace walks into the house and wants to get rid of the dog-fly.Muriel says how can you think of getting Courage at a time like this, the satalite almost hit the house. Eustace replies ""It didn't even come close"".Suddenly the satalite raises out of the ground and picks Eustace up with it as it shoots up toward space.Muriel and Courage then just sit in their rocking chair.

star 8.37
19 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: David Cohen
The Sand Whale Strikes

#7 - The Sand Whale Strikes

Season 2 - Episode 24

A whale a long time ago gave his accordian to Icket Bagge(Eustace's father)while playing a unfair game.Now he wants it back.He arrives at the Bagge house and thinks Eustace is Icket. He swims through sand barrages and through the house and eats Muriel and Eustace.

star 8.36
14 votes
Mega Muriel the Magnificent

#8 - Mega Muriel the Magnificent

Season 2 - Episode 14

Courage's Computer,who is sick and tired of answering Courage's questions about shadows,monsters,etc. and thinks there not scary so he does something evil ... he uploads his memory into Muriel's body and control's it. He does stunts to make Courage have to rescue the Computer (which is in Muriel's body) Eventually he gets stuck and Courage has to save him from a machine. Even the Nowhere News was there to telecast these stunts of Muriel or (the Computer). Eventually the computer apologizes and goes back into the monitor and Muriel returns to her normal self.

star 8.35
17 votes
Fishy Business

#9 - Fishy Business

Season 3 - Episode 19

A lady fish or fishonnary comes to take Muriel, Courage and Eustace back to ""where they came from"". It turns out they really go to an underwater bio-dome becausea all life originally came from the sea. These three fish judges annouce them guilty of uncivilized behavior (sipping tea, wearing shoes, etc.). So they put them in a goldfish bowl with gills that let them breathe underwater. They have to act like fish and even eat fishfood! Courage must save everyone.

star 8.25
16 votes
Journey to the Center of Nowhere

#10 - Journey to the Center of Nowhere

Season 1 - Episode 24

Muriel's homegrown eggplants (that live underground) aren't getting enough water and try to attack her. Courage, after constantly trying, finally stops the eggplants from eating Muriel and give the eggplants water. Everything goes back to normal, and Muriel wins an award for the best eggplants.

star 8.24
17 votes
Little Muriel

#11 - Little Muriel

Season 1 - Episode 25

Little Muriel: Muriel is picked up by a tornado and is turned into a little kid. Courage has to put up with Little Muriel's antics and must find a tornado spinning the opposite direction to change Muriel back.

star 8.23
26 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: David Cohen, Irvin S. Bauer
The Forbidden Hat of Gold

#12 - The Forbidden Hat of Gold

Season 2 - Episode 16

Eustace finds a treasure map his dead brother, Horace, left him. It leads to a golden hat in a cave. Eustace, Muriel and Courage go there. When Eustace takes the golden hat, monks that live there capture the three. Then they try to sacrifice Muriel to their God, which is a rock statue. Courage destroys the rock by giving it a strange coat. Eustace finally gets the hat, but when he puts it on he turns to stone.

star 8.19
16 votes
Angry Nasty People

#13 - Angry Nasty People

Season 3 - Episode 20

Benton Tarentella returns to make a show about ""angry nasty"" people with Muriel, Eustace and Courage. Eustace is the star because he's very mean. Benton literally takes Eustace's meaness and gives it a form! It's known as Mr. Nasty. Eustace and Mr. Nasty make lots of money and Muriel and Courage are mad because they always get made fun of on the show. So Courage makes Mr. Nasty angry and throws Benton into quicksand. Now Eustace is on a talkshow and loses his money to Mr. Nasty.

star 8.15
13 votes
Son of the Chicken From Outer Space

#14 - Son of the Chicken From Outer Space

Season 4 - Episode 19

Ashamed at what happened to her husband, the wife of the Chicken from Outer Space sends their three-headed son to destroy Courage. When they land, they try to just zap him, but they hit Eustace instead. Then they tried a bomb disguised as an egg, but Courage puts it in the toilet, and blows up Eustace. And they finally try tieing Courage up and running over him with a train. The three-headed chicken fails and starts getting in a fight with itself. They start crying because it's mother said that if they don't kill Courage, they can't come home. The middle head always carries a camera, so Courage has them take pictures of Courage being tortured. With that, the chicken bades farewell, but Eustace, Muriel, and Courage end up looking like a three-headed chicken.

star 8.15
13 votes
A Beaver's Tale

#15 - A Beaver's Tale

Season 4 - Episode 1

The Bagge's yard gets flouded, Eustace and Muriel go for a swim. Everything is alright until the water rises too high and enters their house. Courage paddles around in the water to the town of Nowhere and stops when he sees a beaver putting up a dam. Courage trys to ask him nicely to stop building it because it ruining there home, but the beaver just hits him with his tail. Courage then finds out the beaver's real love is for music and not construction. The beaver starts to hit his tail as a rythem on the dam.Courage picks the string on his yo-yo, like an instrument. The beaver's tale constatly hiting the dam eventually breaks it. Courage's house's water level drys up to nothing. Muriel and Eustace then attend a concert in a local karaoke-type place to watch Courage and the beaver play their instruments.

star 8.15
40 votes
Cowboy Courage

#16 - Cowboy Courage

Season 2 - Episode 20

Courage dreams about being a sherif in a Western city. Accompanied by Muriel, they go after the ghost of bank-robbing Eustace, or better known as The Whip.

star 8.12
17 votes
The Great Fusilli

#17 - The Great Fusilli

Season 1 - Episode 26

The Great Fusilli: A traveling trailer comes by. The Great Fusilli houses it and decides to make Eustace, Muriel, and Courage acting stars in his portable set. But Courage discovers a bunch of marionettes and sees that Eustace and Muriel have transformed into marionettes. Courage must stop the madness.

star 8.11
18 votes
The Uncommon Cold

#18 - The Uncommon Cold

Season 4 - Episode 7

Muriel gets a terrible cold, and after a while, she sees a talking slug that wants help. Following directions, Courage and Muriel go to a swamp where there are slugs that are ruled by a snake named Big Bayou. He sheds his skin and makes the slugs make statues out of them. They say Bayou has a magic book that will free them and cure Muriel. Courage gets the book and cures Muriel. Bayou then comes after him, and he bites the book, and his venom magically makes the snake-skin statues attack him. Muriel uses her nail-file to free the slugs.

star 8.10
30 votes
 The Hunchback of Nowhere

#19 - The Hunchback of Nowhere

Season 1 - Episode 15

A hunchback who is rejected by everyone wants to find a house to sleep in. He goes to the Bagge house, but Eustace rejects him. It's raining and Courage gets Eustace's raincoat and finds the hunchback in the barn. He is very friendly and together have fun doing shadow puppets, acrobatic stunts and bell ringing. Muriel is happy to have the hunchback stay with them, but Eustace wants him to go.

star 8.09
33 votes
The Nutcracker

#20 - The Nutcracker

Season 4 - Episode 2

Muriel,Courage, and Eustace head down to the local dump to look for stuff they might want. Most of it is just pure junk except this nutcracker they fin

star 8.08
26 votes
The Record Deal

#21 - The Record Deal

Season 3 - Episode 4

While Eustace is driving home,Shirley the Medium throws out a Velvet Vic record when doing some spring cleaning and Eustace plays the record Velvet Vic comes out and then Muriel becomes trapped in the record and Courage has to get her out.

star 8.06
31 votes
Ball of Revenge

#22 - Ball of Revenge

Season 4 - Episode 21

Eustace finally gets tired of Muriel treating Courage so well, so he does something to finally destroy Courage once and for all. He gathers together the villains Courage fought to destroy Courage!

star 8.06
17 votes
Klub Katz

#23 - Klub Katz

Season 1 - Episode 22

Courage, Muriel, and Eustace go on a cruise, but a tidal wave strands them onto an island. Katz returns and says he'll let stay at ""Klub Katz"". Muriel and Eustace go into a ""spa"", where they're turned in

star 8.05
22 votes
The Snowman Cometh

#24 - The Snowman Cometh

Season 1 - Episode 19

Courage, Muriel, and Eustace go on vacation to the North Pole. Courage goes out to get firewood and comes back to the igloo (where they were staying) and finds everybody else is gone. Courage knew it was a snowman because he saw it earlier. He figured out that the snowman was taking a liquid from Eustace and Muriel's body to be able to live in hot weather and not melt. Courage gets captured by the snowman but breaks out and saves both. The snowman falls into icy water while chasing them and freezes into a giant ice cube. Muriel, Courage, and Eustace go home.

star 8.00
25 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: Irvin S. Bauer
Revenge of the Chicken from Outer Space

#25 - Revenge of the Chicken from Outer Space

Season 1 - Episode 23

Courage notices a familar UFO come toward the Bagge's House. He sees a chicken (the same chicken from the pilot episode. Courage shot the chicken with a raygun and blew up the chicken's head) The chicken wantsa revenge, so he captures Muriel. Courage saves her before any harm is done. He captures Eustace and pulls off his head with a plunger! The chicken (with Eustace's head) chases Muriel and Courage, but later everything turns out OK with the exception of Eustace's missing head.

star 8.00
23 votes
Writers: John Dilworth, Irvin S. Bauer, Craig Shemin