The BEST Episodes of Dragon Tales
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2020
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
#1 - Snow Dragons
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 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?
#2 - The Big Sleep Over
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 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.
#3 - Ord's Unhappy Birthday
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 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.
#4 - Goodbye Little Caterpoozle
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 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.
#5 - To Fly With Dragons
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 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.
#6 - To Kingdom Come
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 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?
#7 - The Forest of Darkness
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 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?
#8 - Tails You Lose
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 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?
#9 - Knot a Problem
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 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?
#10 - Pigment of Your Imagination
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 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.
#11 - I Believe In Me
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 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.
#12 - Calling Dr. Zak
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 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.
#13 - Have No Fear
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 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?
#14 - Something's Missing
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jun 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!
#15 - Play It and Say It
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 14, 2005
Max, Emmy and Enrique head to Dragon Land for a game of hopscotch, where they find Ord in a very out-of-sorts mood. He doesn't even offer his usual hug and it turns out that he's upset because he can't seem to remember his numbers in Spanish that Quetzal has been teaching. Since they all know Spanish rather well, Max, Emmy and Enrique offer to help. The idea comes up that Ord can learn the numbers while they play their hopscotch game, which Enrique knows from Colombia as rayuela. Just as the game gets going, Norm the Number Gnome shows up and swipes the numbers. It turns out that he better likes the game that the dragons were playing just when our friends arrived --- Hot and Cold. He hides the numbers and Ord gets to learn how to say them in Spanish as everyone searches for them based on Norm's rhyming clues.
#16 - The Giant of Nod
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 21, 1999
Zak and Wheezie are performing in a big Dragon Land concert, but find themselves bickering over song-choice. Their bickering wakes the Giant of Nod, who turns out not to be such a giant after all.
#17 - A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 22, 1999
The dragons call Emmy and Max to Dragon Land. Ord's looking for giggle flowers, lots of them. They're his Mom's favorite and he wants them for her birthday. But he's only found one! When the gang goes searching, they encounter a Doodle Fairy, who may be able to help them. But she can't talk! Only doodle. Can they use her drawings to find the giggle flowers?
#18 - Emmy's Dream House
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 23, 1999
The gang decides to build a treehouse in the branches of Sid Sycamore. Emmy, however, keeps bossing everybody around, and pretty soon, they leave her to do it herself. Can she win them back and get the help she needs to complete the treehouse?
#19 - Eggs Over Easy
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 24, 1999
Cyrus the sneaky serpent tricks our friends so that he swipe a Rhyme Bird egg. Cassie feels guilty and shy because she can't seem to speak up about what happened to the egg.
#20 - Sky Pirates
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 4, 1999
Max and Emmy find a box of their Mom and Dad's old toys and decide they're quite boring. They figure that there are better toys in Dragon Land. When they get there, Wheezie's got a "Monster Mega Ball." She pulls something on it and it inflates to humongous So huge that it starts to bounce away. When they reach it, a flying pirate ship appears in the sky. Inside it, they find Captain Scaliwag. He's no pirate, but he has a buried treasure and can't find it anywhere. He lets Max, Emmy and our dragon friends be his crew and they sail with him to find his treasure, using a series of pictures he drew when he was young.
#21 - Zak and the Beanstalk
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 5, 1999
Emmy and Max bring Zak & Wheezie breadcrumbs and binoculars. Zak is convinced that something bad's happened to the do-re-mi birds. They're gone! Where could they be? The gang begins to search for them, but then Sid Sycamore summons them. Mungus the Giant took all of them! Why?
#22 - Not Separated at Birth
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 6, 1999
Zak and Wheezie are growing quite irritated with each other over the things each does that annoy the respective sibling. After a problem with a school project, the issue comes to a head and Quetzal provides them with a way to become two separate dragons. They think it's great for a while, but soon find themselves missing the way they thought together.
#23 - Dragon Drop
Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Oct 7, 1999
It's the day of the Dragon Fair and one of the fun activities is a game called Sackberry Toss. Sackberrys are a lot like water balloons, but unlike them, they have a sticky purple juice inside. This is a big problem for Zak and Wheezie, who want to join in the game, but don't know how to catch. Emmy helps them out by teaching them the basics.
#24 - A Cool School
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Oct 8, 1999
Max is scared to go to their new school, so he and Emmy go to Dragon Land where they end up going to school with the dragons. However, as this is a dragon school where dragon things (like breathing fire or flying) are done, Max and Emmy as people aren't capable of doing that stuff. Or are they?
#25 - It Happened One Nightmare
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Oct 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?