Dinotopia

The BEST episodes of Dinotopia

Every episode of Dinotopia ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dinotopia!

Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in their strange new world where talking dinosaurs live side by side in an uneasy alliance with humans. Based upon the book series and the TV miniseries.

Last Updated: 9/25/2022Network:ABC (US)
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Big Fight
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8.71
69 votes

#1 - Big Fight

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/26/2002

Frank arranges a boxing match between David and Alano, one of LeSage's Outsider crew. Meanwhile, Frank and LeSage become friends, and the senate tries to find a way to ban the fight.

Directors: Mike Fash
Watch Now:Amazon
Lost and Found
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8.69
39 votes

#2 - Lost and Found

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/27/2003

Karl finds a lost civilization within Dinotopia, who have never even heard of Dinotopia.

Directors: Mario Azzopardi
Watch Now:Amazon
Car Wars
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8.68
38 votes

#3 - Car Wars

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/20/2003

Frank creates a car but when it begins to pollute Dinotopia, Mayor Waldo bans it. Frank, out of revenge, runs for mayor and wins, and allows the car to continue. However Frank soon learns the error of his ways, and resigns, allowing Waldo to return to his job.

Directors: Mario Azzopardi
Writer: Nick Harding
The Cure (2)
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8.64
36 votes

#4 - The Cure (2)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/10/2003

The rescue mission is thrown into chaos when David, LeSage and the Chasmosaur take a wrong turn: instead of arriving in New York, they find themselves in Budapest.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
Watch Now:Amazon
Crossroads
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8.62
37 votes

#5 - Crossroads

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/17/2003

While trying to decide whether to return to their modern world, Karl, David and Frank must make even tougher decisions: will Marion go with them and who is plotting Dinotopia's downfall?

Directors: Mario Azzopardi
The Matriarch
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8.51
39 votes

#6 - The Matriarch

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/19/2002

The theft of a dinosaur egg during a special celebration sparks an incident with the Outsiders and Le Sage when it's discovered a dinosaur egg has been switched with that of a T-Rex, which hatches and wreaks havoc at the dinosaur nursery.

Directors: Mario Azzopardi
Writer: Judy Morris
The Cure (1)
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8.50
38 votes

#7 - The Cure (1)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/3/2003

When Karl is bitten by a poisonous mosquito, Dinotopia cannot provide him with an antidote, so David must embark upon a dangerous mission through a secret portal back to the world he used to call home.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
Watch Now:Amazon
Contact
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8.46
41 votes

#8 - Contact

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/12/2002

Karl discovers a radio in a wrecked ship and manages to get it to work, dreaming of using it as a way to leave Dinotopia. However, no one else agrees with him. Then the radio picks up a distress call from an outside world.

Directors: Mario Azzopardi
Making Good
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8.15
47 votes

#9 - Making Good

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/28/2002

The two-hour opener begins a month after the plane accident that stranded Frank Scott and his sons, Karl and David, in Dinotopia. As they attempt to adjust to this new land, a renegade group, the Outsiders, discovers a mysterious amulet that allows them to control the Tyrannosaurs and the pteranodons. The rebels intend to capitalize on their good fortune, but Karl and David aim to stop them.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
Watch Now:Amazon
Marooned
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7.98
58 votes

#10 - Marooned

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/28/2002

The two-hour opener begins a month after the plane accident that stranded Frank Scott and his sons, Karl and David, in Dinotopia. As they attempt to adjust to this new land, a renegade group, the Outsiders, discovers a mysterious amulet that allows them to control the Tyrannosaurs and the pteranodons. The rebels intend to capitalize on their good fortune, but Karl and David aim to stop them.

Directors: Thomas J. Wright
LeSage
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7.89
37 votes

#11 - LeSage

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/13/2003

Crop-harvesting dinosaurs are infected by a virus, and Le Sage has stolen the only medicinal plant that can help.

Directors: Mike Fash
Handful of Dust
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6.81
16 votes

#12 - Handful of Dust

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/5/2002

A deranged alchemist named Cortez discovers a potion that restores youth, but it requires the tail spikes from stegosauruses, which he is systematically hunting and killing. While investigating the dinosauricides, Karl and Marion have a run-in with the Outsiders.

Directors: David Winning
Night of the Wartosa
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5.62
37 votes

#13 - Night of the Wartosa

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/6/2003

Karl must learn some lessons in love, when a toad, the Wartosa Vulgaris, sends him into a time loop. Stuck in time, he has to keep reliving the same passionate moment with Marion until he gets it right.

Directors: David Winning
Writer: Nick Harding

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