The BEST episodes of Dragon Tales

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

Two Hispanic children, Max and Emmy, move into a new home. Like any young children, they're not quite happy at first about moving. Then, Emmy finds a secret drawer and inside is box containing a magical, shimmering dragon scale. Hmmm... there's some words on the box. What do they say? "I wish, I wish, with all my heart, to fly with dragons, in a land apart." The magical decorations fly around them, transporting them (and us) to Dragon Land. Brought to you by Sesame Workshop (formerly Children's Television Workshop), the company that brings you Sesame Street it's Dragon Tales! Join Cassie, Ord, Zak & Wheezie, Quetzal, and their human friends, Max and Emmy in two daily adventures, each separated by a musical interstitial, "Dragon Tunes." Dragon Tales has enjoyed two seasons and many years of success on PBSKids. The show's popularity has spawned book, video, DVD and CD releases and even a live stage show. Now, the show's popularity has prompted its return. The third season is no

Last Updated: 11/13/2022Network:PBS
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To Fly With Dragons
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7.25
16 votes

#1 - To Fly With Dragons

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/6/1999

Max and Emmy (especially Max) aren't too happy about moving into their new house. Inside, there's a nice playroom and all of their toys have been brought in. Then, Max discovers a secret drawer. Inside is a box containing a dragon scale. Emmy shows Max a picture of dragon scales in her dragon book. As both hold the dragon scale, Emmy utters some words found on the box. "I wish, I wish, with all my heart, to fly with dragons, in a land apart." They arrive in Dragon Land, but have no idea where they are. They observe Ord and Cassie flying. After the introductions, they fly to Singing Springs where they meet Zak and Wheezie, who are actually two dragons, but share one body. Meanwhile, Ord's lost his baby tooth and wants to find it so that he can make a wish on it. At the end of the episode, Ord wishes that Max and Emmy can keep coming back to DTragon Land. Quetzal provides Ord with a dragon scale which he, or one of the other young dragons, can use to call Max and Emmy.

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The Forest of Darkness
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7.14
7 votes

#2 - The Forest of Darkness

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/6/1999

Emmy and Max go to Dragon Land. There, they are called into the School in the Sky, along with their dragon friends. Quetzal assigns Ord a special mission. He's to find a starseed and bring it back. His friends can go with him, but he becomes scared when he gets there. He's afraid of the dark. Can his friends light the way and can Ord face his fears when the light has to be turned out?

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Snow Dragons
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7.00
3 votes

#3 - Snow Dragons

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/20/1999

Max and Emmy are dressed warmly, as Quetzal is taking them to Snowy Summit. Max wants to bring along a lot of toys, but Emmy explains that you don't need toys to have fun in the snow. When they get to Dragon Land, Quetzal enjoys a short reminisce about playing at Snowy Summit. Emmy wants to know where Cassie is and Quetzal explains that she's getting over a cold. Emmy styas behind to keep Cassie company and Quetzal takes Max and Ord to Snowy Summit. When Ord finds a log that looks like a sled, they forget Quetzal's advice to stay together. It's not long before they're lost. At first, they're not too worried, but when they can't find Quetzal (who's looking for them), they become more concerned. Can they work together to find Quetzal?

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Goodbye Little Caterpoozle
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7.00
6 votes

#4 - Goodbye Little Caterpoozle

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/7/1999

Emmy helps Max to get his shoes on. They then go to Dragon Land. There, they find the dragons bouncing on mushrooms in Mushroom Meadows. Cassie's not bouncing though. She's taking care of Poozie, a pet caterpillar who can do tricks. Cassie eventually joins them in mushroom bouncing. When Cassie returns to her caterpoozle, she can't find it. Then Max finds Poozie wrapped in some white stuff. Is she dead? Her friends try to find her a new pet. Cassie's not convinced. None will ever be as good as Poozie.

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The Big Sleep Over
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7.00
3 votes

#5 - The Big Sleep Over

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/21/1999

Zak and Wheezie are having a sleepover, but Emmy has trouble convincing Cassie to go. After she finally comes, Cassie finds her own unique way to enjoy the sleepover.

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To Kingdom Come
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6.88
8 votes

#6 - To Kingdom Come

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/7/1999

Emmy and Max are going to a beach party in Dragon Land. when they get there, Max is willing to let Ord try on his hat, but Ord won't share his dragonberry cupcake. When Ord finds a shell and wishes for a hat like Max's, it magically appears on his head. Cassie explains that he's found a wish shell. Everyone wants to use it, but Ord has no interest in sharing. When Ord wishes to be someplace where he would never have to share the shell with anyone, he disappears. Max wonders if he's gone invisible, but he in fact wished himself to Kingdom Come. There he meets Monsieur Marmadune, who tells him that Kingdom Come is the happiest place a dragon could ever be, but you can only come to Kingdom Come. Ord soon begins to wish that his friends were there. And thanks to the wish shell, there they are! But the wish shell only allow three wishes. Can they work together and can Ord finally learn to share in order to escape?

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Ord's Unhappy Birthday
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6.33
3 votes

#7 - Ord's Unhappy Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/8/1999

Emmy and Max are preparing presents for Ord. We see Max is still having a bit of trouble tying knots. Max's finger ends up getting tied to his present. When they reach Dragon Land and see Ord, he's eager to tell them about his birthday, but they're very skiddish and tell him that they're going to a picnic with Cassie. As his friends continue to avoid him, Ord begins to wonder if they don't like him anymore.

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Tails You Lose
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6.20
5 votes

#8 - Tails You Lose

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/9/1999

Max is trying to amuse Emmy with an imitation of Ord, but she's not interested. She's upset because she lost a soccer game. She declares that she's never playing again. She goes with Max to Dragon Land and finds that Zak and Wheezie are conducting a game called "Freeze Dance." At first, she wants to play, but when she ends up losing, and is told to stand aside with a "Yer' out!" she becomes indignant and declares that she's going back home. But is winning all that matters?

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It Happened One Nightmare
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6.00
1 votes

#9 - It Happened One Nightmare

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired 10/18/1999

Ord kept Zak, Wheezie, and Cassie up all night because of a nightmare, leaving them extremely tired. But Ord is afraid to go back to sleep because of the nightmare he had, which he thinks he'll have again. Can Max, Emmy, and the rest of the dragons help him?

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Calling Dr. Zak
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5.75
4 votes

#10 - Calling Dr. Zak

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/9/1999

Max and Emmy go to Dragon Land and bring musical instruments with them. Today's the day for Zak and Wheezie to be in the two-headed dragon contest. They're singing a dragon version of "Knick-Knack-Patty-Whack." Just then, a spiny-pine appears, attracted by some fruit that spilled from Wheezie's decorative hat and Zak accidentally steps on it. Wheezie recommends going to see the doctor, but Zak's scared. But without getting out, they can't do the contest.

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I Believe In Me
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5.67
3 votes

#11 - I Believe In Me

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 9/3/2001

Cassie decides to try out for a school play. She's never been in one before and her shy nature threatens to keep her from even trying. Her friends help her to find the confidence she needs to try out for a role.

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Something's Missing
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5.67
3 votes

#12 - Something's Missing

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/19/2001

Emmy is going to sleep-away camp for a week. She says that even so, he can still have "lots of fun in Dragon Land." The dragons help Max out by doing some of the stuff Emmy's doing: going swimming, taking a nature hike, and sitting around a campfire. Nevertheless, Max is still upset. Emmy's missing all the fun. Then Max has a great idea--- photography!

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Have No Fear
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5.67
3 votes

#13 - Have No Fear

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/18/2001

It's time for Show and Tell at the School in the Sky. Emmy brings a pomegranate to show the class. That interests them for a short while, but then they become far more interested in Cassie's new pet butterfrog. When Ord starts avoiding the butterfrog, he's forced to admit that he's afraid of them. Then, when the butterfrog escapes, can Ord overcome his fears to help his friends search for the butterfrog?

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Pigment of Your Imagination
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5.67
3 votes

#14 - Pigment of Your Imagination

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/10/1999

Max is having fun with a toy plane and ends up knocking down a block structure that Emmy was making. He's upset because he broke the plane and now it won't fly anymore. There's something even better they can fly though- dragons. They go to Dragon Land, where the dragons are making presents for "I Love My Mommy Day." For example, they're using clay to make flower-holders and baking them with their firebreath. Max gets some dandelions for his flower-holder and Ord sneezes because he's allergic. Their paint gets spilled and they go to Quetzal for more, but he's running low. He sends them to Rainbow Canyon and provides them with a map. When Max and Emmy fight and break the map, they and the dragons have to work together to fix it before it rains at Rainbow Canyon and the colors get mixed together.

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Knot a Problem
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5.67
3 votes

#15 - Knot a Problem

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/8/1999

Emmy loves new shoes, but Max thinks getting a balloon is better. One of the dragons calls them to Dragon Land. They go and we observe Ord holding the dragon scale. (unusual) Ord's called them because this is the one day a year that the magical merry-go-round comes to Dragon Land. They can't ride yet though because the youngest pony, Whinni, has wandered off. They have to find her before the merry-go-round leaves. Quetzal comes to help and they pick partners. Quetzal's brought rope so they can lead the pony back when they find it. But Max can't tie a knot! Can he learn this essential skill and help them find the pony?

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A Smashing Success
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5.50
2 votes

#16 - A Smashing Success

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired 10/19/1999

While Zak and Wheezie aren't looking, Emmy accidentally breaks Wheezie's trumpet. Since this trumpet is the one Wheezie is using for hers and the other dragons' band, the situation is only worse. Emmy is afraid to tell Wheezie that she broke it, thinking she'll be mad at her. What will Emmy do?

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All Together Now
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5.50
2 votes

#17 - All Together Now

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/16/2005

Max wants to play with Emmy and Enrique, but they're working on a whale project together for school. He hopes that a trip to the Dragon Land Carnival will change things, but he finds that once they're there, they still continue to play with each other. He continues to feel left out and even after taking some advice from Quetzal, still can't help but feel like he's unwanted. After asserting himself, having some more fun, and trying some new things, he begins to learn that he's still cared about too and that he and Emmy both have a new friend.

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Staying Within the Lines
star
5.50
2 votes

#18 - Staying Within the Lines

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired 10/18/1999

The rain washed all of the color away in Dragon Land, so everyone has to color everything back in with crayons. Max is eager to help, but his scribbling keeps messing everything up. Can everyone find the right coloring job for Max?

Max's Comic Adventure
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5.50
2 votes

#19 - Max's Comic Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired 10/8/1999

In this adventure in Dragon Land, Max shows the dragons his 3-D Mondo Mouse comic book. But while Wheezie is wearing the glasses, she notices a sign that only someone wearing the 3-D glasses can see. Pretty soon, everyone is trying to figure out the meanings of what turns out to be a whole series of signs. Could these lead to something big?

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Cassie Loves a Parade
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5.50
2 votes

#20 - Cassie Loves a Parade

Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired 10/7/1999

Cassie is abslutely beside herself when she's not chosen to be in the big Dragon Land parade. She soon finds a friend who's upset over exactly the same thing.

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A Kite For Quetzal
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5.50
2 votes

#21 - A Kite For Quetzal

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 10/6/1999

Proper planning is an issue when our friends want to create a kite for Quetzal. They know they need certain types of materials, but find themselves all getting the same materials when nobody decides who should get what.

A Feat on Her Feet
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5.50
2 votes

#22 - A Feat on Her Feet

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/5/1999

Cassie has some Jingle Flowers in need of a special type of water. Rollerskating will help to get them to it fast, but unfortunately Cassie doesn't know how to skate.

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Four Little Pigs
star
5.50
2 votes

#23 - Four Little Pigs

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/4/1999

Max, Emmy, and the dragons decide to put on a production of "The Three Little Pigs." Trouble arises when Zak & Wheezie announce that they want to play the wolf, and Emmy won't let them.

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A Liking to Biking
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5.50
2 votes

#24 - A Liking to Biking

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/24/1999

On a rainy day, Max and Emmy visit Dragon Land for some fun biking. There, they teach Ord and Cassie how to do it too.

Dragon Sails
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5.50
2 votes

#25 - Dragon Sails

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/23/1999

Ord finds himself too big for a sailing adventure in Dragon Land. Max, Emmy and the other dragons work on a fix to the problem.

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