The BEST Episodes of Crash Canyon
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 7, 2021
The Wendells are a family who don't spend much time together. At least they didn't until they drove off a cliff and landed at the bottom of a canyon, Crash Canyon, and are forced to learn to put up with one another and build a new life in their new home. In Crash Canyon, they meet an eclectic group of neighbors who ended up there the same way that the Wendells did. Among the people they encounter are an astronaut and his chimp companion, a family of wealthy jerks, a has-been British punk rocker, a ventriloquist and his abusive dummy, and a woman with a bear for a servant.
#1 - Pilot
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 18, 2011
The disconnected Wendell family take off on a road trip and wind up accidentally driving their van off a cliff in the series premiere. They survive but are trapped deep in a canyon that's also home to a community of folks who met a similar fate.
#2 - The Big Picture
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 23, 2011
Fruit has been mysteriously disappearing from the canyon orchard, causing a dire food shortage. Jake is thrilled to find a fully‐equipped film truck in the canyon and enlists Butch and Sly to create a controversial exposé on canyon life. Norm and Sheila are becoming ‘frustruated’ by the lack of privacy in the canyon and go to extreme lengths to find a quite place for some romantic alone time. Jake finds redemption, and Norm and Sheila find an unintended purpose to spending ‘alone time’ in the orchard.
#3 - Ultimate Wedding Chicken
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 27, 2011
Enamored with the idea of being a wealthy Manderbelt, Jake decides that the quickest route to their fortune is through their daughter, Pristine, so he decides to ask for her hand in marriage. Surprisingly, Pristine accepts, but only as a way of proving once and for all if her parents really care about what happens to her. The wedding is on track to being a reality, until Jake sees how disappointed in her parents Pristine is, and he calls the whole thing off.
#4 - Station WNDL
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 7, 2012
With the use of a box of discarded baby monitors found in the canyon Norm creates WNDL – the canyons first and only radio station. Despite her fear of public speaking, Sheila becomes a minor celebrity because of her rage and diatribes against Vernon. Things go well until she takes on Frida and Nalappat and soon the canyonites are taking sides and hostages. In the end, Norm enlists Stephane and makes use of his military past to free his wife. Jake uses his marketing skills to make his lemonade stand a success. True to his character, it might not be the most honest marketing campaign.
#5 - Risky Monkey Business
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 21, 2012
While at a birthday party for Butch and Sly, Norm observes Colton being hard on Lippy, and decides to save the monkey by kidnapping him, much to Sheila’s horror. Roxy is suffering serious technology‐withdrawal, and Jake decides to take advantage by introducing her to the concept of ‘mail,’ and charges the canyonites for the service. Jake and Roxy’s businesses fail when their greediness results in some morbidly obese pigeons, and Lippy, Colton, Norm, and Sheila work through their differences and renew their respective “relationships” with each other.
#6 - Heavyweight Vamp
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 5, 2012
When Jake returns from school with injuries inflicted by Vaughn Manderbelt, an enraged Sheila heads to the Manderbelt home, looking for a fight. Unfortunately for everyone, she finds one – except it’s for Norm. Provoked into protecting his family, Norm agrees to fight Reginald Manderbelt in a boxing ring, which Jake kindly decides to make a profit off of. However, when Bjorn steps into the ring to fight on Reginald’s behalf, Jake is forced to pay him off to save poor Norm from a beating. Thinking he won the fight fair and square, an emboldened Norm starts picking fights with all of the canyonites, which bankrupts Jake, who has to pay off each and every one. Seeing an opportunity, Roxy secretly takes a cut of the fee in order to buy Sid’s noise‐cancelling headphones, but when the entire Wendell clan gets in a real fight with Earl, Roxy is forced to sell the headphones back to Sid as reparations.
#7 - Chillaxin' Chutney
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 3, 2013
Jake presents a project to the school on the ‘Dire Wolf’, a mythical canyon creature who nobody but Jake believes actually exists. Sheila’s rage at a stuck zipper causes her to explode in anger and accidentally destroy Jake’s project. Jake is furious at his mother and retreats to Frida’s snack bar, where he finds comfort in a very nurturing Frida. In an attempt to please his new ‘mom’, Jake takes off on a dangerous quest to find wild cabbage. While hiding out in a cave, Jake and Sheila come across a real Dire Wolf, and Sheila’s anger comes in handy as she protects Jake from the beast.
#8 - Trash Canyon
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 3, 2013
Sid puts on a show for the Canyonites with the help of his roadies, Sly and Butch.The Canyon is over run by litter and garbage and Norm begins a campaign to get everyone to pitch in and help clean up. Vernon finds a new friend in Roxy because she loves the way he ridicules and abuses everyone, until his cruel words fall on her and he once again goes too far. Vernon decides to kill himself using one of Norm’s trash compactors with surprising results that help him re-establish his friendship with Roxy.
#9 - Moose on the Loose
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 16, 2011
The canyonites play a competitive game of road hockey for the ‘Canyon Cup’, but are interrupted when a large, angry moose charges into the game. Sheila is the only one left behind, and takes the opportunity to score a goal, pronouncing herself the winner. The town decides that something drastic must be done about the rogue moose, but Norm is the lone dissenter, believing that they should leave the animal alone. Desperate to escape life with Mrs. McGurk, Russell fakes his death (again) and retreats back to the forest to live a life of freedom.
#10 - Sid Our Savior
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 9, 2011
When Sid unwittingly “cures” Roxy of an affliction, Roxy, Frida, and Sarah become convinced that he is a Messiah in disguise. Not one to miss an opportunity to make some money, Jake steps and begins promoting Sid’s “miracles” to the entire canyon, and soon almost everyone is convinced of his holiness. Jake soon finds he’s taken things as far as they can go and is left with no option but to expose the hoax, drawing the wrath of an entire congregation of Sid‐worshippers.
#11 - The Tees That Bind
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 6, 2011
Reginald Manderbelt begins promoting a dubious investment scheme to the canyonites, and the gullible Norm decides to invest their savings, despite warnings from Sheila. Roxy’s neglect of her contact lenses catches up with her when Sheila discovers that she can barely see. Jake and Norm finally succeed in recovering Norm’s investment, and through a freak accident, Roxy’s vision is cured and she is freed from the curse of her ‘ugliness’.
#12 - For Norm the Sell Tolls
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 14, 2012
Sheila Wendell launches her own Canyon cosmetics company but no one is buying – at least not from her. Norm, however, is making a killing as Sheila’s sales prodige which drives her insane. Jake, Roxy and the other canyon kids discover a treasure trove of hidden candy and think their sweet tooth’s are set for life – until the candy starts to go missing and friends turn on one another trying to find the thief. A group of birds mock the citizens of Crash Canyon and their mundane lives… until Vernon eats them. The fun times continue in the bird afterlife… but not for long. A life lesson on the circle of life!
#13 - Less Than 127 Hours aka For the Love of God Die Already
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 27, 2013
Nalappat finds the courage to ask out Angel. It does not go well. Norm wants to improve community spirit in the canyon and is convinced the key is a mascot. The only problem is whatever costume he puts on immediately caused Bear to attack and maul him. While this is going on, Bobby Joe, a young man intent on killing himself drops into the canyon and sadly, for him anyway, lives. When they find out he is terminally ill, the Canyonites decide to teach him the value of life by making his last days on earth wonderful. However, the time comes and goes and Bobby Joe is still alive and more and more people are getting annoyed with him for not keeping up his end of the deal and dying.
#14 - The Out of Pantsers
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 2, 2011
When Colton consults the stars and declares the date to be February 15th, Sheila resents Norm for forgetting Valentine’s Day, labeling him as unromantic. Jake swoops in and sends Norm and Sheila away on a relationship‐repairing romantic getaway, then partners up with Roxy to turn the RV into a bustling nightclub in their absence. Their relationship renewed, Norm and Sheila return home to the damaged trailer, and not even their flooded home can dampen their new affection for each other.
#15 - Poker Night
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 25, 2011
Norm is astonished when he loses his wedding ring in a poker game, and is flat‐out terrified when he manages to lose Sheila’s as well. As Sheila frantically searches the canyon for her missing ring, a desperate Norm reluctantly lets Jake play a game of poker in a last‐ditch attempt to win the rings back. Jake’s underhanded poker tactics ultimately win back the rings, saving Norm from the brink of disaster. That is, until Vernon steps in.
#16 - Hex Marks the Spot
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 20, 2011
Roxy and Jake discover a centuries‐old satchel containing a diary and a bottle. They bring their discovery to Nalappat’s bar, where Sid consumes the mysterious liquid in the bottle and is granted the ability to speak fluid French, much to the delight of his wife, Emily. The canyonites gather around and read the diary, which details the adventures of ‘Robin Banks’ and what appears to be cannibalism between him and his companions. Norm realizes that his gifts are not exactly being used for their intended purpose, and just when they appear to be on the brink of escape, the canyonites are foiled by a rogue boulder set in motion by the antics of Butch and Sly.
#17 - Vernon Loves Carol and Cake
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 12, 2012
Sheila Wendell is convinced she has found her new best friend when Angel Charbanneau falls into the canyon with her pageant contestant daughter Brandi and Brandi’s stylist Stephane. Meanwhile, in an effort to woe Carol the Paramedic, Vernon continually injures his own genitals.
#18 - The Wrath of Vaughn
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 19, 2012
Vernon shows Jake and Roxy the “grossest thing he’s ever seen”. Roxy disagrees.Tired of seeing his friends bullied by Brandi, Jake takes a stand and then a beating from the little girl. Jake decides some training is in order and enlists the aid of Hiko, to be his Mr. Miyagi. He gets beat up again and to make matters worse, his Miyagi bails on him. There is only one thing to do, become a Miyagio himself and train the most violent and crazy kid in the canyon – Vaughn Manderbelt. A good idea soon turns bad as Vaughn unleashes himself on everyone in the canyon. Meanwhile, Norm keeps accidentally seeing all the other canyonites naked and decides the only way to return things to normal is to even the score.
#19 - A Bun in the Canyon
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 28, 2012
The canyon is swept by mystery when a positive pregnancy test is found. Some one is going to have a baby and the only question is who that someone is. In an odd turn of events, it turns out it’s Norm, who isn’t pregnant but is growing a sizeable pair of breasts and grappling to come to terms with his blossoming womanhood. In an attempt to impress his crush Brandi, Jake gets an illadvised tattoo. Vernon teaches Jake how to tie a tie and reveals his life secrets to getting free food. Realizing he will never use this talent in the Canyon, he tries to learn another skill from Vernon.
#20 - Mr. Crash Canyon
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 20, 2013
It’s time for the annual ‘Miss Crash Canyon’ pageant, and Roxy is thrilled to have a forum for confirming her popularity. Unfortunately for her, Sheila is dead‐set against pageants, and through her vocal campaigning she succeeds in turning the ‘Miss Crash Canyon’ pageant into the ‘Mr. Crash Canyon’ pageant. Beverly is convinced that Royce is a shoo‐in for the title, but when Roxy covertly enters the pageant as a charming and mysterious stranger named, ‘Roxton’, she almost succeeds in winning. That is, until a suspicious Beverly uncovers the truth.
#21 - Over-flubbed
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 17, 2013
Beverly and Reginald Manderbelt are at each others throats and are taking it out on the rest of the canyon. The Wendell’s intervene on the marital spat and make matters worse. Reginald ends up moving in with Vernon and Sheila has to befriend her arch nemesis and help her win her husband back. Angel, convinced her daughter Brandi has the making of a singing start blackmails Sid into producing her first single.
#22 - He's The Mayor
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 24, 2013
After noticing the preferential treatment that Sarah receives as mayor, Jake decides to run against her for the job, and, seeing an opportunity to compete, Sheila signs on as his campaign manager. Roxy, Mace, and Pristine stumble across a cave drawing that depicts a princess that closely resembles Roxy, and Norm decides to run Sarah’s campaign against Jake when he discovers Jake and Sheila’s underhanded tactics. Jake ultimately wins the election after a tight race, but when he discovers that there are far more responsibilities than rewards as mayor, he confirms the rumors that his sister has a tail in order to bring about his impeachment.
#23 - Confidence Builder
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 5, 2012
Roxy and Jake come across a strange beast, and convince a hesitant Sheila to let them keep it as a pet. Mistakenly thinking it’s a dog, Sheila entrusts them with feeding and walking “Beasty” who is actually a rodent that despises food and exercise. Meanwhile, Norm’s inability to solve the canyon’s power problem begins to affect his manly confidence, until he’s struck by brilliant plan that might solve the problem and gain him some much‐needed respect. Once Sheila discovers that Jake and Roxy have “neglected” Beasty, she takes it upon herself to care for him (it?), causing poor Beasty to drag its lethargic body out of the canyon towards freedom. Upon reaching the road, Beasty is picked up by another unsuspecting family, whose RV accidentally rolls into the canyon, conveniently wedging itself in Norm’s dam, restoring both power, and Norm’s confidence in his own abilities.
#24 - The Curse of the Monkey
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 13, 2012
When Sheila comes down with a mystery illness, Beverly is quick to blame the disease on Lippy, and launches a campaign to quarantine anyone with the slightest sniffle. An outraged Norm and Jake set off to find the remote location where Sheila has been exiled, while one by one the remaining canyonites find themselves taken down by the disease. Roxy toys with the idea of abandoning her family in favor of life as a Manderbelt, until prolonged exposure to Beverly and Reginald gives her some much‐needed perspective. Amid the mayhem, Vernon embarks on a fitness routine that he believes will win the heart of a disgusted Sarah.
#25 - Sheila Could Use a Nap
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 10, 2013
When a storm reveals some hidden fool’s gold in the canyon wall, sunlight starts reflecting into the Wendells’ trailer, disturbing Sheila’s (much‐needed) sleep. Norm attempts to solve the problem by raising the trailer, but is unsuccessful, causing Sheila to become more and more unhinged. Roxy decides to participate in a musical written by Sid, and Jake acts as her manager. Butch and Sly occupy themselves by playing a game called ‘Bang Head’, in which they cover their head with a bucket, and bang into things. When Norm’s solution to the sunlight problem doesn’t satisfy Sheila, she enlists Butch and Sly to help her raise the trailer to a dangerous height. Roxy is dismayed by Sheila’s lack of interest in her starring role in the musical, but when the Wendells’ RV falls to the ground, Sheila comes to her senses and arrives just in time to see Roxy perform.