The BEST Episodes of Dastardly & Muttley in Their Flying Machines

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: CBS

Dick Dastardly and Muttley (the villains from the "Wacky Races" cartoon) are flying aces and members of the Vulture Squadron -- a crew of aviators on a mission to stop a homing pigeon named Yankee Doodle Pigeon from delivering messages to the other side. This show was a combination of the Red Baron-era Snoopy, "Wacky Races" and the film "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines."

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Plane Talk / Happy Bird Day / Boxing / Runaway Rug / Super Muttley

#1 - Plane Talk / Happy Bird Day / Boxing / Runaway Rug / Super Muttley

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 3, 1970

Klunk creates a plane with a spare plane on top for the Vulture Squadron after their repeated crashes.

star 10.00
1 votes
The Cuckoo Patrol / Automatic Door / Airmail / Runway Stripe / The Masked Muttley / Pest Pilots

#2 - The Cuckoo Patrol / Automatic Door / Airmail / Runway Stripe / The Masked Muttley / Pest Pilots

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 18, 1969

In order to fool Yankee Doodle Pigeon, The Vulture Squadron dresses as birds. A clockmaker mistakes the befeathered Dick Dastardly for his giant cuckoo clock.

star 9.00
1 votes
Barnstormers / Arnold / Pineapple Sundae / The New Mascot / The Bad Actor / Shape Up or Ship Out

#3 - Barnstormers / Arnold / Pineapple Sundae / The New Mascot / The Bad Actor / Shape Up or Ship Out

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 4, 1969

When their latest failure sends them crashing through a barn, Klunk builds the Vulture Squadron a new plane with its boards.

star 8.00
6 votes
Too Many Kooks / Ice See You / Echo / Rainmaker / Professor Muttley

#4 - Too Many Kooks / Ice See You / Echo / Rainmaker / Professor Muttley

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 13, 1969

Dick Dastardly has each of the other pilots in the Vulture Squadron invent their own planes.

star 8.00
1 votes
Balmy Swami / Camouflage Hop-Aroo / Mop Up / Left Hanging / Wild Mutt Muttley

#5 - Balmy Swami / Camouflage Hop-Aroo / Mop Up / Left Hanging / Wild Mutt Muttley

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 20, 1969

Dick Dastardly consults a fortune teller to help him catch Yankee Doodle Pigeon.

star 8.00
1 votes
Fur Out Furlough / Barn Dance / Hot Soup / Muttley on the Bounty / Sappy Birthday

#6 - Fur Out Furlough / Barn Dance / Hot Soup / Muttley on the Bounty / Sappy Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 13, 1969

The General will reward the one who stops Yankee Doodle Pigeon with a 30-day furlough with all expenses paid.

star 7.90
49 votes
Writers: Dalton Sandifer, Larz Bourne, Mike Maltese
Sky Hi-IQ / Prop Wash / Carpet / The Marvelous Muttdini / A Plain Shortage of Planes

#7 - Sky Hi-IQ / Prop Wash / Carpet / The Marvelous Muttdini / A Plain Shortage of Planes

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 27, 1969

The General sends an efficiency expert in order to shape up the Vulture Squadron. Having analysed the results of an attitude test, he recommends Muttley to take command of the squadron.

star 7.33
3 votes
Follow That Feather / Barber / Empty Hangar / What's New Old Bean / Operation Anvil

#8 - Follow That Feather / Barber / Empty Hangar / What's New Old Bean / Operation Anvil

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 20, 1969

Dick Dastardly and the Vulture Squadron try to stop Yankee Doodle Pigeon with a feather-seeking homing missile.

star 7.23
35 votes
The Swiss Yelps / Eagle Beagle / Deep Reading / Shell Game / Slightly Loaded / Movie Stuntman

#9 - The Swiss Yelps / Eagle Beagle / Deep Reading / Shell Game / Slightly Loaded / Movie Stuntman

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 25, 1969

High in the sky our gallant courier Yankee Doodle Pigeon now sweeps swiftly trough the canons of the Swiss Alps. Of course, followed by Dastardly and his men who are having their planes rocked.

star 7.10
29 votes
Stop That Pigeon / Grease Job / Robot / The Big Topper / Zilly's a Dilly

#10 - Stop That Pigeon / Grease Job / Robot / The Big Topper / Zilly's a Dilly

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 11, 1969

Klunk creates a missile that homes in on sneezes.

star 7.07
29 votes
Stop Which Pigeon? / Ceiling Zero Zero / Fast Freight / Home Run / Start Your Engines

#11 - Stop Which Pigeon? / Ceiling Zero Zero / Fast Freight / Home Run / Start Your Engines

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 22, 1969

When the General pays a visit, Dick Dastardly tries to use a Yankee Doodle Pigeon lookalike to make him think they've caught the bird.

star 7.00
1 votes
Who's Who? / Operation Birdbrain / Bowling Pin / Shrink Job / Ship Ahooey

#12 - Who's Who? / Operation Birdbrain / Bowling Pin / Shrink Job / Ship Ahooey

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 29, 1969

When Dick Dastardly suffers amnesia, Klunk takes command of the Vulture Squadron.

star 7.00
2 votes
Have Plane Will Travel / Windy Windmill / Tough Break / The Ice Cream Tree / Astromutt

#13 - Have Plane Will Travel / Windy Windmill / Tough Break / The Ice Cream Tree / Astromutt

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 27, 1969

The General stations the Vulture Squadron on a deserted island.

star 7.00
2 votes
Fly by Knights / There's No Fool Like a Re-Fuel / Springtime / Dog's Life / Strange Equipment / Coonskin Caper

#14 - Fly by Knights / There's No Fool Like a Re-Fuel / Springtime / Dog's Life / Strange Equipment / Coonskin Caper

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 1, 1969

When the Vulture Squadron shot themselves instead of Yankee Doodle Pigeon, Dick Dastardly has them fitted for glasses.

star 0.00
0 votes
Lens a Hand / Vacation Trip Trap / Parachute / Real Snapper / Leonardo De Muttley

#15 - Lens a Hand / Vacation Trip Trap / Parachute / Real Snapper / Leonardo De Muttley

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 15, 1969

Dick Dastardly has Muttley photograph the Vulture Squadron in action to prove they're not just collecting flight pay.

star 0.00
0 votes
Movies Are Badder Than Ever / Home Sweet Homing Pigeon / The Elevator / Obedience School / The Aquanuts

#16 - Movies Are Badder Than Ever / Home Sweet Homing Pigeon / The Elevator / Obedience School / The Aquanuts

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 8, 1969

To evaluate the Vulture Squadron and identify their shortcomings, the General sends a movie director to film them.

star 0.00
0 votes
Medal Muddle / Go South Young Pigeon / The Window Washer / Beach Blast / Admiral Bird Dog

#17 - Medal Muddle / Go South Young Pigeon / The Window Washer / Beach Blast / Admiral Bird Dog

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 6, 1969

The complete collection of Muttley's medals appear to be stolen. Muttley insists on Dick Dastardly helping him to get back the medals. Until then, he refuses to do his duty.

star 0.00
0 votes