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The BEST episodes of Flipper

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

Ranger Porter Ricks is responsible for the animal and human life in Coral Key Park, Florida. Stories center on his 15-year-old son Sandy and 10-year-old Bud and, especially, on their pet dolphin Flipper.

Last Updated: 10/27/2022Network:NBC
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Flipper and the Horse Thieves
star
9.00
1 votes

#1 - Flipper and the Horse Thieves

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/4/1965

While Bud shows off Flipper to his new friend Stevie, thieves steal Stevies valuable show horse.

Countdown for Flipper
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8.78
32 votes

#2 - Countdown for Flipper

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/7/1964

Flipper's days are numbered when he is accused of eating a prized fish worth a lot of money. Just as Flipper is to be cut open to retrieve the fish, Bud and Sandy discover it has been stolen by Jim and race to prove their pet's innocence in before it's too late.

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Flipper and the Elephant (1)
star
8.00
29 votes

#3 - Flipper and the Elephant (1)

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/27/1965

Sentinel of the sea Flipper discovers a sinking raft, manned by Bonnie McCoy, her father, an elephant and a chimpanzee.

Directors: Andrew Marton
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Not Necessarily Gospel
star
7.94
32 votes

#4 - Not Necessarily Gospel

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/31/1964

Porter is concerned that Bud is taking old Hap Gorman's stories too seriously and warns his son that not everything the old man tells him is true.

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The Second Time Around
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7.93
30 votes

#5 - The Second Time Around

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/28/1964

Po and Sandy rescue a despondent former water ski champion, now in a wheelchair, and her mother from a hurricane. Flipper gets tangled in a fishnet.

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The Misanthrope
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7.90
30 votes

#6 - The Misanthrope

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/26/1964

Sandy, Bud and Flipper decide to become detectives when reports claim that someone has been looting boats in Coral Key Park.

The White Dolphin
star
7.90
30 votes

#7 - The White Dolphin

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/13/1965

Flipper disappears for several days and, when found by Porter Ricks, Sandy and Bud, is with another dolphin, an amazing albino the only white dolphin in Porter's memory.

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Dolphin For Sale
star
7.89
35 votes

#8 - Dolphin For Sale

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/24/1964

Dorrie steals Flipper and sells him to a carnival owner.

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The Gulf Between
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7.88
34 votes

#9 - The Gulf Between

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/10/1964

Bud isn't happy with the new woman in his father's life. Feeling alone in the world, Bud stays out in the ocean too late and winds up lost in an underwater cave at high tide.

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The Red Hot Car
star
7.87
39 votes

#10 - The Red Hot Car

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/26/1964

The boys find themselves in deep water when they disobey their father and dive down to investigate a car that has been dumped in the ocean.

Directors: Leon Benson
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The Day of the Shark
star
7.84
31 votes

#11 - The Day of the Shark

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/16/1965

Porter Ricks, Sandy and Marine Researcher Dr Williams Tollner go to sea to investigate a school of lemon sharks which have invaded Coral Key Park.

Directors: Ricou Browning
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300 Feet Below
star
7.83
53 votes

#12 - 300 Feet Below

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/19/1964

Flipper comes to the rescue when a submarine gets caught on the bottom of the ocean, trapping its occupant who is fast running out of air.

Directors: Leon Benson
Writer: Art Arthur
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S.O.S. Dolphin
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7.03
37 votes

#13 - S.O.S. Dolphin

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/3/1964

Dr Phil Harmon is attacked by a shark. He radios to bring a rare blood type that can save his life.

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Flipper and the Elephant (2)
star
7.00
29 votes

#14 - Flipper and the Elephant (2)

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/6/1965

In an effort to raise money to pay off creditors of McCoy's Floating Zoo, Sandy and Bud join Bonnie McCoy in a scheme to run away with her father's elephant and chimpanzee.

Directors: Andrew Marton
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Coral Fever
star
7.00
3 votes

#15 - Coral Fever

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/16/1965

Ranger Ricks is knocked unconscious by an underwater explosion while tracking down a coral poacher.

Directors: Ricou Browning
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Flipper's Treasure
star
6.97
31 votes

#16 - Flipper's Treasure

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/6/1965

Flipper goes to Bud and Porter Ricks for detective help after seeing a treasure chest stolen from the wreck of a sunken Spanish ship hidden on a nearby island.

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Lady and the Dolphin (1)
star
6.97
30 votes

#17 - Lady and the Dolphin (1)

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/5/1964

Despite their best attempts to impress a visiting Congress woman, Porter and the boys are devastated to learn that she plans to close the park.

Teamwork
star
6.97
30 votes

#18 - Teamwork

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 2/20/1965

While Sandy and Bud prepare for the annual Coral Key Park swimming race, Porter is overcome by toxic chemicals dropped from a passing ship while he is carrying out an underwater investigation.

Directors: Marshall Tompson
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Flipper's Bank Account
star
6.93
30 votes

#19 - Flipper's Bank Account

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/2/1965

When Flipper finds a Spanish doubloon on the ocean bottom and brings it to Bud and Sandy, rumours about Spanish Treausures spread quickly and an underwater gold rush ensues.

Money to Blow
star
6.93
30 votes

#20 - Money to Blow

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/30/1965

Flipper finds money underwater and presents some of the bills to Bud. Flipper shows Bud where it came from and they collect more from the underwater wreck.

Directors: Ricou Browning
Flipper and the Elephant (3)
star
6.93
30 votes

#21 - Flipper and the Elephant (3)

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 3/13/1965

Judy the chimp steals a briefcase full of money and Sean McCoy of McCoy's Floating Zoo is arrested. Sandy, Bud and Bonnie decide to put on a show with Flipper to raise money for her father's bail.

Directors: Andrew Marton
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Bud Minds Baby
star
6.93
30 votes

#22 - Bud Minds Baby

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired 3/20/1965

Like the heroes he sees on TV, Bud tries to rescue a damsel in distress, but fails to tell Porter or Sandy of his intentions, and suddenly finds himself caught in a dangerous rip.

Directors: Ricou Browning
Writer: Jack Cowden
My Brother Flipper
star
6.91
34 votes

#23 - My Brother Flipper

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/21/1964

Flipper saves the life of an old Greek sponge poacher in the preserve, but Bud and Sandy tell Po of his illegal activities.

Directors: Leon Benson
The Lifeguard
star
6.90
31 votes

#24 - The Lifeguard

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/9/1965

Flipper leads Bud to a beach where Lynn Borden lies half conscious after falling off a boat 20 miles at sea.

City Boy
star
6.79
33 votes

#25 - City Boy

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/17/1964

City boy, Mike Beldon arrives in Corel Key with a huge chip on his shoulder about his mother's new husband. However, a near death accident helps him see his new step-father in a different light.

Directors: Herman Hoffman
Writer: Lee Erwin
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