The BEST Episodes of Doctor Snuggles

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2021

Network: ITV

Dr. Snuggles is a 13-episode animated series about a jolly inventor who lives in a forest in a house with his housekeeper, Miss Nettles. In the forest also live his many animal friends, talking treacle trees, and other bizarre creations.

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The Amazing Reflective Myth

#1 - The Amazing Reflective Myth

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 23, 1981

Nobby the mouse travels back in time to become King of the Huacopocans - but Doctor Snuggles and his friends have to save him! It's tough being the king.

star 9.86
29 votes
The Unbelievable Wormmobile

#2 - The Unbelievable Wormmobile

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 15, 1981

When Dr. Snuggles gets a word from Uncle Bill that people and animals have been turning into butterflies, he and the gang must find a way to travel to the Amazon jungle to investigate before it's too late.

star 9.22
88 votes
The Spectacular Rescue of Miss Nettles

#3 - The Spectacular Rescue of Miss Nettles

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 8, 1981

When Miss Nettles is kidnapped by a flying carpet, Dr. Snuggles must first consult the Cosmic Cat to find her, and then come up with a rescue plan.

star 8.84
90 votes
The Turn of Events with the Unwelcome Invaders

#4 - The Turn of Events with the Unwelcome Invaders

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 9, 1981

Dr Snuggles and his friends save the Earth from certain consumption by invading, smog-making aliens.

star 8.28
60 votes
The Extraordinary Odd Dilemma of Dennis the Badger

#5 - The Extraordinary Odd Dilemma of Dennis the Badger

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 26, 1981

After a strange accident, Dennis the Badger becomes uncharacteristically nasty. Dr. Snuggles must once again consult the all-knowing Cosmic Cat to find a cure for poor Dennis.

star 8.02
88 votes
The Great Disappearing Mystery

#6 - The Great Disappearing Mystery

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 16, 1981

Doctor Snuggles matches wits with Professor Featherbody to foil a feathery kidnapping scheme.

star 7.99
86 votes
The Fearful Miscast Spell of Winnie the Witch

#7 - The Fearful Miscast Spell of Winnie the Witch

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 19, 1981

When strange fire creatures bring a terrible heatwave to Snugwood, Dr. Snuggles must find out where they came from... and how to get rid of them.

star 7.93
88 votes
The Wondrous Powers of the Magic Casket

#8 - The Wondrous Powers of the Magic Casket

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 2, 1981

Dr. Snuggles and his friends foil Professor Emerald's plans to unleash the "pandorium" hidden inside a casket discovered by Uncle Bill.

star 7.91
89 votes
The Astounding Treacle Tree

#9 - The Astounding Treacle Tree

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 1, 1981

The Treacle Tree, who lives outside Dr. Snuggles' house, is bored of staying in one place. Seeing the birds gives him the idea that he wants to learn how to fly. Dr. Snuggles builds him a pair of wings, but when the tree goes missing on his practice flight, the gang has to go look for him in Dr. Snuggles' space rocket.

star 7.75
145 votes
The Fabulous Mechanical Mathilda Junkbottom

#10 - The Fabulous Mechanical Mathilda Junkbottom

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 1979

Dr. Snuggles' housekeeper, Miss Nettles, is fed up with having to do all the housework around the house and with tolerating Nobby Mouse who lives in the kitchen. She gives her notice -- as she frequently does -- and visits her friend, Madame Dumpitoo. As a present for her, Dr. Snuggles decides to invent a robot to help her with the chores but, of course, not all goes according to plan.

star 7.67
232 votes
The Remarkable Fidgety River

#11 - The Remarkable Fidgety River

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 12, 1981

Dr. Snuggles discovers that the near-by river has dried up, and finds him hiding in a cave. The river is scared to go out to the sea because lately huge blocks of water have disappeared. Now Dr. Snuggles with the help of Uncle Bill and Woogie the Freckled Camel must find what is happening to all the water on Earth.

star 7.61
150 votes
The Sensational Balloon Race

#12 - The Sensational Balloon Race

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 23, 1981

To help Granny Toots, who needs a bigger cat hospital, Dr. Snuggles decides to participate in a balloon race where the main prize is £1,000.

star 7.56
147 votes
The Magical Multi-Coloured Diamond

#13 - The Magical Multi-Coloured Diamond

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 5, 1981

When Dr. Snuggles notices that the rainbow has gone pale and frayed, he must consult the Cosmic Cat and Woogie the Freckled Camel to come up with a way to repair it.

star 7.38
146 votes