The BEST Episodes of Doug
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
Created by former Nickelodeon artist Jim Jinkins in 1990 and produced through Jinkins' production company, Jumbo Pictures Inc., Doug follows the life of an average kid named Doug Funnie. Doug and his family have just moved from their former residence in Bloatsburg, to the new town of Bluffington. There he meets Skeeter, Patti, Roger and Beebe, and his new life in a new town begins! Doug writes in his journal and sometimes even imagines himself as a superhero named Quailman to help him out with situations and decisions.
#1 - Doug Throws a Party
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Dec 26, 1993
Doug is having his first house party, and he is very nervous about it--especially when he sees how his parents are planning for it. But when Roger suggests to play Truth or Dare, Doug hopes it makes his party better.
#2 - Doug's Bad Trip
Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired Jan 2, 1994
As the summer begins, the Funnies plan to drive across the country to visit the Great Painted Gorge. Phil is committed to keeping to a schedule, but Doug and Judy convince him to stop at several tourist traps along the way. The family isn't having any fun on the trip, until they finally reach the stop that makes it all worthwhile.
#3 - Doug Runs
Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 21, 1993
Doug is nominated for class treasurer, and when he finds himself running against Willy White, the mayor's son, he starts making promises to his voters he knows he can't keep. Meanwhile, Tippi Dink runs for Mayor of Bluffington and wins!
#4 - Doug's Minor Catastrophe
Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 25, 1997
The new snack fad "Nic Nacs" is targeted at adults and kids are going crazy to try some. It soon turns into a negative snack that kids are not supposed to have, which just makes all of Doug's friends wanting some. Through Doug's research for an article for the school paper, he discovers that the snack has an unpleasant and temporary side effect. Also, Mr. Dink quits his job at Bluffco and tries to write his own book.
#5 - Doug On First
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired May 30, 1993
Doug and his friends are on the team Patti's Pulverizers, and they are on top when it comes to winning games. But all of the parents, including Doug's dad, think it's unfair that only Patti gets to pitch and they want their own kids to pitch. But after the parents have their way, they realize that it may not be a good idea.
#6 - Doug Way Out West
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Dec 26, 1993
Skeeter exaggerates about how Doug can ride on a horse and Doug lets his friends believe the lie. But then Roger challenges Doug to show them, and Patti suggests they all go to a dude ranch to settle the argument. Since Doug can't ride a horse very well, he's nervous about going to the ranch.
#7 - Doug's Treasure Hunt
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 27, 1993
Doug and Skeeter go digging for artifacts when they get assigned to research Bluffington's history. They soon get into trouble though, when they are caught digging on the Bluff estate even though they didn't know.
#8 - Doug's Last Birthday
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 1996
The summer is coming to a close and Doug is delivering invitations for his 12th birthday party to all his friends. While he goes all around town, he discovers that Bluffington (as well as his friends) have been through changes. The Honker Burger is gone, Roger is rich, The Beets are breaking up, a new Middle School is being built, Patti is being home schooled in the mornings and Doug needs a hair cut. So many things have changed that it makes Doug sick of changes, so he cancels his birthday. But later, Judy makes him realize that changes makes us different from rocks, and Doug reinstates his party just in time for some shocking news from Theda.
#9 - Doug's Doodle
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 10, 1991
Doug accidentally hands in his doodle of Mrs. Wingo, instead of his essay assignment. Hoping he won't get into trouble, Doug tries to get the doodle back with Smash Adams style.
#10 - Doug's Pet Capades
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 25, 1993
Roger and his cat, Stinky, challenge Doug and Porkchop to enter the Bluffington pet talent show.
#11 - Doug's Behind The Wheel
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired May 23, 1993
Judy is getting her license, and Doug tells Patti that she'll take them to the amusement park, Funkytown. But Judy fails her test when she can't parallel park, and Doug must help her pass any way he can so he can get that ride from Judy.
#12 - Doug to the Rescue
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 6, 1991
Roger begins pestering Patti to help him with his book report. This doesn't sit well with Doug, who tries to stop Roger from bugging Patti.
#13 - Doug On The Wild Side
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 27, 1991
Doug's motorcycle-riding Grandma Opal comes to visit and she teaches Doug to takes risks and enjoy life while taking him on his first motorcycle ride and sushi lunch.
#14 - Doug, Mayor for a Day
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 29, 1991
For Student Government Day, Doug is chosen to interview the Mayor of Bluffington, Mr. Robert "Bob" White. He visits the mayor on a field trip to Bluffington Town Hall, and saves the ice cream factory from a meltdown.
#15 - Doug's Dog's Date
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 25, 1991
When Porkchop begins acting very strangely, Doug tries to find out what's causing his friend's odd behavior. It turns out that Porkchop has come down with a case of "puppy love" for a local poodle.
#16 - Doug Says Goodbye
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Dec 8, 1991
Before Beebe's big costume party, Skeeter has to tell Doug that they can't go because he believes that he and his family are going move to a new town. Doug can't believe Skeeter has to move, but then Skeeter secretly moves in with Doug in order to stay in Bluffington with his best friend.
#17 - Doug's Big Nose
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 25, 1991
Doug refuses to get his picture taken for School Photo Swap Day at school, because he has suddenly become self-conscious of his nose after Skeeter's brother Dale calls Doug "big nose."
#18 - Doug's Halloween Adventure
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 30, 1993
When a spooky new amusement ride, Blood Stone Manor, opens up at Funkytown on Halloween night, Skeeter wants to check it out instead of trick or treating. Doug reluctantly agrees to go, but when the park closes before their turn comes up, Roger convinces them to go on the ride anyway. Once on the ride, Roger scares Doug and Skeeter big time, so it's up to them to scare Roger back!
#19 - Doug's On TV
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 27, 1992
Doug is excited when his Aunt Betty-Ann invites Skeeter and him to be on a TV show. The only problem is that it's the kiddie show "Kiddie Koral." Doug's goes to the kiddie show with Skeeter and later regrets it when Roger sees him on the show and tapes it. But when Betty-Ann recognizes Roger, the embarrassment tables are turned.
#20 - Doug Takes a Hike
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 8, 1991
Doug joins the Bluff Scouts and on his first camping trip with the scouts, Roger "volunteers" to be Doug's camping partner.
#21 - Doug's Dinner Date
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 4, 1992
Patti invites Doug over for dinner with the rest of the gang and Doug is thrilled. It's a dream come true for Doug until Patti tells Doug she will be serving liver and onions (one of Doug's most hated foods). Doug tries everything (including hypnosis) to overcome his fear, and believes he's ready to eat the liver with Patti.
#22 - Doug's Career Anxiety
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired May 9, 1993
For Career Week, Doug is chosen by a computer to be corporate executive in charge of a class project. But he can't handle the stress, until he finds out there was an error in the guidance counselor's computer.
#23 - Doug and the Weird Kids
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired May 23, 1993
For a class project, Mrs. Wingo lets her students get to know each other more and Doug is paired with the two people no one else wants to be paired up with, the weird twins Al and Moo Sleech. When it's time for Doug to write his report, the Sleech twins have one already written up for him. But Doug knows he's going to have to visit the Sleech's to get his own facts.
#24 - Doug's Birthday Present
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 14, 1993
Doug is impressed by Mr. Bluff's gifts to Beebe. Phil feels pressured to make more money for a better birthday present for his son, so he decides to start his own photography store. At first, Doug is excited by the thought of more money, but when he sees the effects on his father and their family, he realizes that money can't buy happiness.
#25 - Doug's New School
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 14, 1996
It's the first day of seventh grade at the new middle school which still does not have a name, so a "Name Your School" student contest is created by the former Mayor White who is now the school's principal. The contest causes fierce competition between Patti and Doug when they don't like each others school name suggestions. Doug meets all his teachers including his homeroom and English teacher Miss Kristal, and during breaks, the students realize the school isn't quite finished yet. Also, the gang is on the search for the perfect new hangout since the Honker Burger is now gone.