The BEST Episodes of Cow and Chicken

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 12, 2019

Network: Cartoon Network

The series follows the surreal adventures of a cow, named Cow, and her chicken brother, named Chicken. They are often antagonized by "The Red Guy", who poses as various characters to scam them.

The Legend of SailCat

#1 - The Legend of SailCat

Season 1 - Episode 23

Flem's Dad takes Chicken, Flem, and Earl on a camping trip in the woods. Cow shows up with Chicken's forgotten hairbrush, only to be kicked out by him, Flem and Earl. Flem's Dad then sings a ballad to the kids about a flattened cat, who can act like a frisbee, and cut things down like trees and trucks. Later that night, the kids find their cans of Sugar Frosted Weenies cut open by Sailcat.

star 8.29
35 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, David Feiss, Richard Pursel
Squirt The Daisies

#2 - Squirt The Daisies

Season 1 - Episode 19

Cow and Chicken play at the arcade. The Red Guy persuades Chicken to play his new video game. Chicken is placed in a special chair, and fitted with special goggles, and he finds himself, virtually in the video games. He then finds himself the victim of a bunch of killer daises.

star 8.24
37 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel
The Bad News Plastic Surgeons

#3 - The Bad News Plastic Surgeons

Season 2 - Episode 21

Teacher is disappointed when the school's plastic surgery team has no championships, so she calls in The Red Guy, to be the new plastic surgery coach. Chicken and Cow immediately join the team, and are taken to the finals, where they must compete against real doctors, who are still in grade school.

star 8.11
9 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Meet Lance Sackless

#4 - Meet Lance Sackless

Season 2 - Episode 19

Cow and Chicken decide to get on Canada's Funniest Home Vidiots; so they glue each other to their heads, and send the tape in. They then meet the host of the show, The Red Guy (who portrays Lance Sackless). After Cow and Chicken win the grandprize, The Red Guy trashes them with insults about how stupid they look, so Super Cow takes out The Red Guy.

star 8.09
11 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Journey to the Center of Cow

#5 - Journey to the Center of Cow

Season 2 - Episode 16

Chicken turns 11, and is allowed to operate the food catapault. So he feeds Cow with pork butts, but when his sleeve gets caught in the catapault, he ends up getting swallowed by Cow. With that, Mom and Dad take her to The Red Guy, who tries to get Chicken out of Cow's cavernous abdimen.

star 8.09
11 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel, Steve Marmel
Time Machine

#6 - Time Machine

Season 1 - Episode 13

Cow and Chicken go to the arcade, and play the time machine. They find themselves back in a deserted time, where The Red Guy introduces them to the primortial soup. But when Cow accidentally drops her quarter into it, everyone in the present time has quarters for heads. Cow and Chicken must go back into time again to stop her.

star 7.95
40 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, David Feiss, Greg Emison, Richard Pursel
Free Inside

#7 - Free Inside

Season 2 - Episode 15

Chicken finds a credit card as his ""free inside prize"". Dad tells him that with the credit card, he can buy all the neat stuff he wants. So Cow and Chicken run down to the weenie emporium, where he learns he can only buy products with the value of 25 cents or less. With that, he buys a stick of weenie bubblegum for 20 cents, then The Red Guy shows up to collect his 5 cent interest.

star 7.94
36 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel, Steve Marmel
101 Uses for Cow & Chicken

#8 - 101 Uses for Cow & Chicken

Season 3 - Episode 19

Chicken starts to mess with a pricing gun in the super market, and then starts getting carried away. Soon, Cow and Chicken inevidibly have price tags stuck on them. Red Guy assumes they're for sale, and buys them...but doesn't know exactly how to put them to use.

star 7.88
8 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Michael Ryan
The Karate Chick

#9 - The Karate Chick

Season 2 - Episode 17

After Chicken's beak is bruised by Dick, his school bully, Mom and Dad send him to karate lessons. Chicken takes up butt-fu from The Red Guy, but when Chicken still is unable to beat up Dick, Chicken decides to force a refund (with help from an invisible Super Cow).

star 7.78
9 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel, Steve Marmel
Perpetual Energy

#10 - Perpetual Energy

Season 2 - Episode 24

Cow and Chicken mess with a Junior Chemistry Set, and created perpetual energy, a beam of energy that keeps on going forever. The Red Guy kidnaps Cow and Chicken to recreate the energy, so he can win a trip to up North without having to sell Military Scout Cookies. I Am Weasel: ""My Friend, the Smart Banana''

star 7.75
8 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Stay Awake

#11 - Stay Awake

Season 2 - Episode 26

Chicken rushes through breakfast, and accidentally eats a box full of coffee flakes. He then goes crazy and has trouble getting to sleep. On his third night of no sleep, Chicken then runs up the Empire State Building. Super Cow shoots him with warm milk, and Chicken finally falls asleep.

star 7.71
7 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Who's Afraid of the Dark?

#12 - Who's Afraid of the Dark?

Season 2 - Episode 20

Mom and Dad are upset that Cow and Chicken aren't afraid of the dark, so they call in a specialist on fear: The Red Guy (who portrays Dr. Lackslacks). He tries everyway he can to make Cow and Chicken afraid, only succeeding in making himself afraid of everything.

star 7.63
8 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Bad Chicken

#13 - Bad Chicken

Season 2 - Episode 25

Cow and Chicken are sent to the copy room to make copies of the pop quiz. They then get carried away by making copies of their butts, and themselves: causing the copier to blow up. Cow and Chicken run down to the local officer supply store, while The Red Guy brings a copy of Chicken to life. The Chicken copy then causes chaos all over school, while Cow and the real Chicken try to destroy it.

star 7.60
10 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Piano Lessons

#14 - Piano Lessons

Season 4 - Episode 21

Red Guy shows up at Cow and Chicken's house again, this time claiming to be a piano teacher. So now Cow and Chicken are his students, and tries to make them child-prodigy piano players, so he can be rich. Cow and Chicken's concert fails.

star 7.60
5 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Michael Ryan
Magic Chicken

#15 - Magic Chicken

Season 4 - Episode 16

Chicken hosts his own magic show, and his assitant is Cow. He amazes Flem and Earl, by makings a porkbutt float, Flem's under appear outside his pants, switching Earl's braces to Flem, bird fly from under Earl's hat, and Cow's udder dsiappear. But when he is unable to make her udder reappear, he has no choice but to place reward posters. Meanwhile, Red Guy is enjoying his newfound milk producing body part. I am Weasel: ""I Am Whale Captain""

star 7.60
5 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Maxwell Atoms, Michael Ryan, Pat Ventura
Chickens Don't Fly

#16 - Chickens Don't Fly

Season 3 - Episode 13

Cow and Chicken are taking a trip all by themselves. Their taking an airplane. Once Chicken sees the actual plain, he starts to have anxiety attacks and believes that flying is a dangerous way to travel.

star 7.57
7 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Gary Wilson, Maxwell Atoms, Steve Marmel
Penalty Wheel

#17 - Penalty Wheel

Season 4 - Episode 12

Cow, Chicken, Flem, and Earl are contestants on the gameshow ""You've Been Panced?"". Where the contestants have three seconds to perform three complicated tasks, or they have to spin the penalty. Chicken, Flem, and Earl all fail, but thanks to Super Cow, they win the grand prize: Red Guy's life savings. They discovered that they've been swindled, and Super Cow takes out Red Guy.

star 7.57
7 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Maxwell Atoms, Michael Ryan
Duck, Duck, Chicken

#18 - Duck, Duck, Chicken

Season 4 - Episode 23

Now Red Guy's Dr. Hiney, and says that Chicken is a deformed duck. With that, he takes Chicken to the hospital for a wattle-ex-tamy. After hours pass, Red Guy's surgery literally turns Chicken into a duck. Mom and Dad sue Red Guy, and lose. Now the Cow and Chicken show may be renamed "Cow and Duck".

star 7.50
4 votes
Cow Loves Piles

#19 - Cow Loves Piles

Season 1 - Episode 21

Cow buys the new Piles the Beaver Doll, and takes him to the carnival with her. When he's catapaulted into the air, she then goes on a wild goose chase all over the carnival just to catch him.

star 7.45
33 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Greg Emison, Richard Pursel, Victor Ortado
Yard Sale

#20 - Yard Sale

Season 2 - Episode 18

Chicken holds a yard sale, but when one of the price tags accidentally falls off the table and onto the yard, The Red Guy literally buys the yard. Mom and Dad expect Chicken to get the yard back, in which he does by having Cow play a game of one-shot battleship with The Red Guy.

star 7.43
7 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel, Steve Marmel
Factory Follies

#21 - Factory Follies

Season 3 - Episode 18

Red Guy is CEO of a giant factory. He holds a birthday party for himself in the confrence room later that night, but none of the employees show up. But it doesn't matter, he has enough fun by himself.

star 7.43
7 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Michael Ryan, Sami Rank, Vincent Davis
Chicken Lips

#22 - Chicken Lips

Season 3 - Episode 16

Chicken is upset because he can't whistle, and everybody else can. The Red Guy tries to tutor Chicken, but he finds out that Chicken can't whistle because he has no lips. The Red Guy then immedietaly sends Chicken to surgery.

star 7.43
7 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Gary Wilson, Maxwell Atoms, Steve Marmel
P.E.

#23 - P.E.

Season 3 - Episode 14

P.E. Chicken, Flem, and Earl are finally 6th graders, and are ready for their first day at junior high. Once in their gym class they find it difficult to put up with a strict P.E. teacher, and bully twins.

star 7.43
7 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Gary Wilson, Maxwell Atoms, Steve Marmel
Red Butler

#24 - Red Butler

Season 4 - Episode 22

Red Guys shows up at Cow and Chicken's house, posing as Hives the Butler. For the rest of the day, he tries to make Cow and Chicken's life easier, by answers questions for them, peeing for them, feeding them, blinking for them, and giving them story time. When Red Guy discovers that their not wealthy, he decides to take his scam to Flem and Earl.

star 7.40
5 votes
The Laughing Puddle

#25 - The Laughing Puddle

Season 2 - Episode 2

Chicken, Flem, and Earl play a game of kickball. Cow's udders kick the ball into the bushes, where Chicken, Flem and Earl discover a laughing puddle. After Flem and Chicken run back out, they forget the ball, and go back to discover that Earl is in the puddle. Chicken sends Flem after him, and he is stuck too. Chicken then gets Mom and Dad, who jump into the puddle, and Chicken drops Cow in there to save everyone. Chicken is then the only one left, until he discovers the puddle is a doorway to Boneless Chicken's nightclub.

star 7.39
38 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel