The BEST Episodes of Cow and Chicken

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 8, 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 Laughing Puddle

#1 - 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 8.50
10 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel
The Bad News Plastic Surgeons

#2 - 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 8.25
8 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Steve Marmel
Meet Lance Sackless

#3 - 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 8.20
10 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan
Journey to the Center of Cow

#4 - 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 8.20
10 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel

#5 - Comet!

Season 2 - Episode 8

Cow and Chicken's class go on a field trip to the Cometorium, where Chicken is bored stiff. After getting hit by one of Dad's golf balls (he was golfing right next door), Chicken hangs it in front of the telescope; soon, the whole town is in panic of the arrival of ""Dad's Ball Comet"".

star 8.20
10 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Richard Pursel
Cow and Chicken Reclining

#6 - Cow and Chicken Reclining

Season 2 - Episode 14

Dad is sick of his high-tech reecliner always malfunctioning, so he decides to dump it. Before he does, Cow and Chicken decide to see what it's like to sit in ""The Chair"". They, and they get stuck, and are taken away to museums, and in stolen vans, and finally back at home, where Dad waits for his ""new chair"".

star 8.00
8 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel
101 Uses for Cow & Chicken

#7 - 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 8.00
7 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Michael Ryan
Time Machine

#8 - 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 7.92
12 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Greg Emison, Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel
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 7.88
8 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel
Free Inside

#10 - 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 7.87
8 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel
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 7.83
6 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan
Pirate Lessons

#12 - Pirate Lessons

Season 2 - Episode 3

The Red Guy is now Captain Butz Pirate, and wants to give Cow and Chicken pirate lessons. He takes them aboard his pirate ship in the middle of the duck pond, and teaches them how to say ""argh"", carve peglegs, hold worms for ransom, and sink Flem and Earl's boat. But after that incident, Cow, Chicken, and their flag/man Jolly Roger declare mutiny.

star 7.78
9 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel, Steve Marmel
Piano Lessons

#13 - 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 7.75
4 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, David Feiss
Magic Chicken

#14 - 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 7.75
4 votes
Writers: Maxwell Atoms, Pat Ventura, Michael Ryan, David Feiss
Sumo Cow

#15 - Sumo Cow

Season 2 - Episode 7

Cow, Chicken, Flem, and Earl try out for the school's sumo wrestling team. For being big and fat, Cow is the new team member. Soon, everyone fears her, and she feels degected, but it benefits Chicken, because now no one will beat him up.

star 7.75
12 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Richard Pursel
Fluffy the Anaconda

#16 - Fluffy the Anaconda

Season 2 - Episode 1

Mom and Dad decide to let Cow have a pet. She choose an anaconda, after it eats Chicken, and she hears his voice from inside the snake, and assumes the snake can sound just like Chicken. Cow names the anaconda, Fluffy, and Fluffy soon grows attached to Chicken, as its full-coarse dinner.

star 7.73
11 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel
Who's Afraid of the Dark?

#17 - 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 7.71
7 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan
Bad Chicken

#18 - 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 7.67
9 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Michael Ryan
Chickens Don't Fly

#19 - 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 7.67
6 votes
Writers: Gary Wilson, David Feiss, Steve Marmel, Maxwell Atoms
Duck, Duck, Chicken

#20 - 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 7.67
3 votes
Penalty Wheel

#21 - 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 7.67
6 votes
Writers: Maxwell Atoms, David Feiss, Michael Ryan
Tongue Sandwich

#22 - Tongue Sandwich

Season 2 - Episode 5

Cow's tongue rips out of her mouth and runs away. He then causes havock all over town, by hi-jacking someone of their motor-scooter, rolling around in someone's gravy, and licking the candy store dry. Soon, Tongue finds himself on the lam, and runs back to Cow. Everything is back to normal, until Chicken's wattle decides to run away to.

star 7.67
9 votes
Writers: Michael Ryan, Richard Pursel
Halloween with Dead Ghost, Coast to Coast

#23 - Halloween with Dead Ghost, Coast to Coast

Season 2 - Episode 4

The Red Guy hosts a new late night talk show called ""Dead Ghost, Coast to Coast"", and reminds the viewers that tonight's Halloween. Chicken calls in, and is instructed to dress as a human being. So, Cow and Chicken go trick or treating as Mom and Dad, only to find that the neighbors assume that a grown man and woman are trick or treating. With that, Super Cow and Chicken teach The Red Guy a lesson.

star 7.67
9 votes
Writers: Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel, Steve Marmel
Part-Time Job

#24 - Part-Time Job

Season 1 - Episode 4

Cow wants to earn money to buy the new Crabs the Warthog Doll. So she gets a part-time job at the milk farm, where her milk is superb. Chicken decides to get a part-time job too, and is refered to the Chicken farm as a ""temporary employee"". I Am Weasel: ""I.R. On Sun""

star 7.65
26 votes
Writers: David Feiss, Bill Burnett, Richard Pursel
Grizzly Beaver Safari

#25 - Grizzly Beaver Safari

Season 2 - Episode 10

Cow, Chicken, Mom, and Dad go on a safari in Africa, where they run out of gas. Cow and Chicken then find themselves at the mercy of laughing hyenas, and man-eating giraffes. Super Cow comes to the rescue, only to find that she has actually been defeated by the Grizzly Beaver, who has eaten the giraffe, who has eaten Chicken.

star 7.60
10 votes
Writers: Steve Marmel, Richard Pursel