The BEST Episodes of Courage the Cowardly Dog

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

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.

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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 9.28
36 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: John Dilworth
Ball of Revenge

#2 - 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 8.63
27 votes
Angry Nasty People

#3 - 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 8.62
26 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 8.61
31 votes
Campsite of Terror

#5 - 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 8.53
74 votes
Snowman's Revenge

#6 - Snowman's Revenge

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 26, 2002

Muriel, Eustace and Coruage come home to find out everything is covered in snow!! They find the Snowman has returned!!!! He has a blue thumb he uses to freeze things. He puts a huge pole in their house, and it will blot out the sun, making it snow everywhere. He succeeds, but is still sad he doesn't have any of his snowpeople friends. He says the hole in the Ozone Layer melted them and the North Pole. So Coruage goes on a plane and literally sews up the hole in the Ozone Layer! The sno

star 8.44
32 votes
Last of the Starmakers

#7 - 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 8.43
30 votes
Evil Weevil

#8 - 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 8.39
33 votes
Courage the Fly

#9 - 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 8.38
63 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: David Cohen
The Mask

#10 - 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 8.36
44 votes
The Magic Tree of Nowhere

#11 - 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 8.31
71 votes
Directors: John Dilworth
Writers: John Dilworth
Everyone Wants to Direct

#12 - 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 8.31
42 votes
King Ramses' Curse

#13 - 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 8.30
97 votes
The Transplant

#14 - 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 8.27
26 votes
Son of the Chicken From Outer Space

#15 - Son of the Chicken From Outer Space

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 1, 2002

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 8.23
22 votes
Journey to the Center of Nowhere

#16 - Journey to the Center of Nowhere

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 23, 2000

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 8.20
35 votes
Human Habitrail

#17 - 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 8.20
45 votes
Courage Meets the Mummy

#18 - 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 8.19
77 votes

#19 - Perfect

Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired Nov 22, 2002

Eustace is sick and tired of how Courage constantly doing things wrong. A strict teacher arrives and attempts to make Courage "perfect", but keeps failing.

star 8.17
36 votes
Windmill Vandals

#20 - 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 8.15
39 votes
The Record Deal

#21 - The Record Deal

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 8, 2002

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 8.13
72 votes
Tulip's Worm

#22 - 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 8.12
25 votes
Courage in the Big Stinkin' City

#23 - Courage in the Big Stinkin' City

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 7, 2000

Muriel is slated to perform at New York City. A shady bug named Shwick claims to work for the show and brings them to a room below the stage. The bug sends Courage to pick up a package and if he doesn't, he'd kill Muriel. Courage brings it back, but it's broken. Courage grabs Muriel and runs toward the stage to preform. Swhwick chases them onto the stage, where the police spot and arrest him.

star 8.11
47 votes
Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog

#24 - Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 25, 2002

A Chinese Emporess (and Di Lung) capture Muriel to rid her of her bones. Courage is then put through a series of tests to see if he can rescue Muriel.

star 8.11
19 votes
Mission to the Sun

#25 - 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 8.11
38 votes