The BEST episodes of Doctor Snuggles

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

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.

Last Updated: 9/26/2023Network: ITV1Status: Ended
The Amazing Reflective Myth
30 votes

#1 - The Amazing Reflective Myth

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/23/1981

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.

Writer: Paul Halas
The Unbelievable Wormmobile
88 votes

#2 - The Unbelievable Wormmobile

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/15/1981

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.

The Spectacular Rescue of Miss Nettles
91 votes

#3 - The Spectacular Rescue of Miss Nettles

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/8/1981

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.

The Turn of Events with the Unwelcome Invaders
61 votes

#4 - The Turn of Events with the Unwelcome Invaders

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/9/1981

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

Writer: Paul Halas
The Extraordinary Odd Dilemma of Dennis the Badger
89 votes

#5 - The Extraordinary Odd Dilemma of Dennis the Badger

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/26/1981

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.

Writer: Loek Kessels
The Great Disappearing Mystery
87 votes

#6 - The Great Disappearing Mystery

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/16/1981

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

The Fearful Miscast Spell of Winnie the Witch
90 votes

#7 - The Fearful Miscast Spell of Winnie the Witch

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/19/1981

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.

Writer: Paul Halas
The Wondrous Powers of the Magic Casket
90 votes

#8 - The Wondrous Powers of the Magic Casket

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/2/1981

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

Writer: Paul Halas
The Astounding Treacle Tree
147 votes

#9 - The Astounding Treacle Tree

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/1/1981

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.

The Fabulous Mechanical Mathilda Junkbottom
233 votes

#10 - The Fabulous Mechanical Mathilda Junkbottom

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/1979

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.

The Remarkable Fidgety River
151 votes

#11 - The Remarkable Fidgety River

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/12/1981

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.

The Sensational Balloon Race
147 votes

#12 - The Sensational Balloon Race

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/23/1981

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.

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The Magical Multi-Coloured Diamond
147 votes

#13 - The Magical Multi-Coloured Diamond

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/5/1981

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.