The BEST Episodes of Courage the Cowardly Dog

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 25, 2020

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.

The Tower of Dr. Zalost

#1 - The Tower of Dr. Zalost

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Nov 16, 2001

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 8.84
31 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: John Dilworth
Courage the Fly

#2 - Courage the Fly

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 16, 2001

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 8.62
55 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: David Cohen
Campsite of Terror

#3 - Campsite of Terror

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 8, 2002

Courage,Muriel,and Eustace are camping and two raccoons kidnap Muriel because they want a mother.Eustace is trying to capture the raccoons for a reward.The raccons end up capturing him, to have for company and watch televison with him. Courage and Muriel return home.

star 8.50
68 votes
Cowboy Courage

#4 - Cowboy Courage

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 26, 2001

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 8.46
26 votes
Evil Weevil

#5 - Evil Weevil

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 2, 2001

Courage,Eustace and Muriel are driving down the road and smash into what looks like a giant fly. Muriel invites him to dinner and at first is polite and helpful. But he ends up being too helpful. He is a weevil. He eats the blood out of Muriel and Eustace and tells them he is giving them a back massage. After a game of skill with the weevil courage gets rid of him by putting the weevil's mouth on the weevil ,he eats himself up and shrinks to a size of a fly. Muriel and Eustace come out okay and are fed back to health by Courage.

star 8.36
28 votes
Last of the Starmakers

#6 - Last of the Starmakers

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 1, 2002

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 8.27
26 votes
Angry Nasty People

#7 - Angry Nasty People

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 19, 2002

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 8.24
21 votes
The Magic Tree of Nowhere

#8 - The Magic Tree of Nowhere

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 31, 2000

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 8.18
60 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: John Dilworth
Everyone Wants to Direct

#9 - Everyone Wants to Direct

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 2, 2000

Benton Tarentella and Erin Von Volkheim are two dead jailed movie directors who plan to capture Muriel and eat her. Eustace loves this idea of being in a movie for the money, while Muriel loves to be on camera. Courage hates the idea. Eustace eventually locks Courage up in a trunk because he kept trying to stop this real movie from happening. Courage finds the script in the trunk and rewrites it so Muriel gets saved. Then, Benton and Erin get in a fight and claim to never work together again, giving up on their realistic movie idea and to bury themselves back where they've always been buried: under the Bagge's basement! Everything goes back to normal.

star 8.18
34 votes
Human Habitrail

#10 - Human Habitrail

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 22, 2001

Doc Gerbil, a fake vacuum cleaner seller,comes to Courage,Eustace, and Muriel's House and takes out a vacuum cleaner and sucks up Muriel and Eustace into it. He takes them to his labratory and puts them in a human habitrail. He peforms experiments on them. Courage manages to get them back.

star 8.18
34 votes
King Ramses' Curse

#11 - King Ramses' Curse

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 21, 2000

Courage finds a slab that belonged to a dead guy named King Ramses. A guy named Professor Flith comes and says the slab belongs in the museum. However, Eustace (knowing it's worth a lot) won't give it to him. So, the ghost of King Ramses comes and causes plagues to happen that won't stop until Eustace returns the slab to the museum. The first is a flood, the second is loud music, and the third is locusts. The slab is finally returned, but Eustace is now possessed by King Ramses, as punishment for his greediness.

star 8.14
85 votes
The Mask

#12 - The Mask

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 18, 2002

A strange mask wearing women comes to the farmhouse and says dogs are evil. With that, she hits Courage. Muriel thinks they are just playing and invites her to tea. While there, she says that long ago her best friend Bunny fell for a horrible dog. After trying to convince her to leave, the dog threatend her and she had to leave. After that, she rerapedly hurts Courage. At dinner, she says that she wears her mask to hide from reality. Muriel says she has to face reality, but she reveals that Muriel has been sneaking food and Eustace can't fix every thing like he says he can. This causes a fight between Eustace and Muriel. Courage spys on the woman that night and sees her play with a toy mouse. She takes off her mask to reavel she's a cat. Convinced she's a wanted crimnal, Courage locks the doors to the bedroom and attic doors, steals the mouse, and drives off to go to the police. He stops at a diner where the rat reconizes the cat's mouse and says her names Kitty. He says Bunn

star 8.14
36 votes
Rumpledkiltskin

#13 - Rumpledkiltskin

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 13, 2002

Muriel gets a telegram, from her uncle Agnes,saying that all of her relatives died that knew a kilt pattern. Muriel is the only family member left who knows how to make it. He wants her to come to Scotland and make a kilt for him.Eustace refuses to go to Scotland, because he hates Scotland. Muriel and Courage go over to Scotland to help him. He takes them to a castle and tells Muriel to make a couple thousand kilts for his factory. She says no. Uncle Agnes suddenly admits he is not her uncle, then warns her he'll make her into a pie if she doesn't listen. Courage overhears a conversation of ""Agnes"" and his mother.He kicked her out for saying his real name to many times.Courage then plays a game of charades with Muriel in front of him so she will say his name. She figures it out and Rumplekiltskin (his real name) doesn't force her to make a couple thousand kilts.

star 8.14
66 votes
 The Hunchback of Nowhere

#14 - The Hunchback of Nowhere

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 28, 2000

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 8.13
46 votes
The Snowman Cometh

#15 - The Snowman Cometh

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 9, 2000

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 8.10
39 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: Irvin S. Bauer
Muted Muriel

#16 - Muted Muriel

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 25, 2002

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 8.05
22 votes
Courage Meets the Mummy

#17 - Courage Meets the Mummy

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 19, 2001

A baker back in eygptian times was killed by the queen because she thinks he stole the cookies he baked for her and sold them.He was mummified. One day the mummy awakes and sets out to find the queen, he comes to Muriel's house and thinks Muriel is the queen (she looks very much like her) and Courage hypnotises Muriel into being a queen and Eustace into the royal pumba. Actually the royal pumba back in ancient times was the real criminal not the baker.Eustace is to be mummified (not really, just to get the mummy satisfied by saying this). The Queen (Muriel) says the baker is innocent, and is sorry for him and says how can she make it up to him? She gives the mummy one of Eustace's favorite sheets to sleep in and he gives her a cookie recipe.

star 8.04
69 votes
Windmill Vandals

#18 - Windmill Vandals

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 20, 2002

The windmill is broken. Courage finds that whenever the windmill stops... four armored skeletons on horseback come towards him! He finds signs on the windmill vanes and his computer says they are mystic signs made by the first owner of the farm house. Vandals who had a broken paddle wheel needed energy, so they tried to steal the windmill, but the owner put mystic signs on them to keep them away. Whenever, it stops, the ghosts of the vandals come back... and they want to cut everyone's head off! The windmill eventually gets fixed and the skeletons go away.

star 8.03
34 votes
Mission to the Sun

#19 - Mission to the Sun

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 22, 2001

Courage is ordered to go to the sun and fix the lightbulb on it. Everything is ok until Muriel's brain gets taken over by an alien! It makes Muriel mean and trys to throw Courage out of the spaceship. Meanwhile Eustace's hat gets stuck in the toliet and gets pumped out into space! Eustace chases after it. Muriel then destroys wires in the spaceship and the ship goes out of control and dives into the sun! Luckily there ok. Courage fixes the lightbulb and Muriel's alien leaves. To get back home, they see Eustace riding on a asteroid holding his hat! They hitch a ride and get home. But the Alien says he'll be back,(as the episode ends the alien enters Eustace's brain...

star 8.00
29 votes
The Transplant

#20 - The Transplant

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 17, 2001

Courage finds a bone in the backyard, which turns out to be the bone of the extinct kangaroo monster as Courage's compter says.(Apparently the scientists weren't very creative in the name). A whole skeleton is found and Eustace sells bones to scientists. When Courage comes Eustace accidently falls off the roof, and their doctor says a bone transplant is needed. Courage decides to use the kangaroo monster bone to transplant into

star 8.00
22 votes
Tulip's Worm

#21 - Tulip's Worm

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 28, 2002

Two teddy bears in a spaceship land on Earth to look for a worm. One is quite handy with a laser gun. Courage plays the horn and it attracts a worm, which just happens to be the worm that the teddy bears are after. When Muriel won't tell them where it is, and the teddy bears blow up part of their house. The worm comes and it turns out he is a giant blue worm from outer space that eats the teddy bears as well as Muriel. The worm belongs to a giant...

star 8.00
21 votes
Ball of Revenge

#22 - Ball of Revenge

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 8, 2002

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 8.00
23 votes
The Nutcracker

#23 - The Nutcracker

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 6, 2002

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 7.97
31 votes
Stormy Weather

#24 - Stormy Weather

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 15, 2002

A storm goddess who always has a raincloud around her, comes to the Bagge house. She's looking for her dog, Duncan, who looks just like Courage. She wants a new dog so desperate she tries to steal Courage. Muriel argues with her, while the stormcloud destorys the house.Mr.(Charlie) Mouse tells Courage where Duncan is. Courage looks for Duncan and finally finds him in a sewer licking the God Bone. He gets him back and the goddess goes away and all's well with the exception that the house is still destroyed and Eustace was sucked up by the cloud.

star 7.97
31 votes
Cajun Granny Stew

#25 - Cajun Granny Stew

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 12, 1999

An orange Cajun fox repeatedly tries to kidnap a sleepy Muriel so he can use her in a Cajun stew.

star 7.97
149 votes