The BEST Episodes of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 12, 2021

Network: Cartoon Network

What happens when children outgrow their imaginary friends? They take them to Madame Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, a vast Victorian mansion with endless rooms and hundreds of thought-up playmates. At the heart of the story is Blooregard (aka Bloo), an imaginary friend created by an eight-year-old boy named Mac. Although he's usually shy, Mac feels confident when Bloo's around. Bloo, on the other hand, is bold and self-assured, and often gets himself into a mess by acting before he thinks. Follow the adventures of Mac and Bloo in a world where imaginary friends actually come to life. Nothing is ever mundane when you hang out at "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends"!

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Good Wilt Hunting (1)

#1 - Good Wilt Hunting (1)

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 23, 2006

It's time for the Five Year Creator Reunion Picnic, where imaginary friends' creators come to Foster's to see their imaginary friends. However, once again, Wilt's creator doesn't show up. So he sets off on a cross-country journey to find his creator. But soon Mac and the gang find out that Wilt had gone missing and set out on a road trip to find him. But Bloo's ridiculous theories of to Wilt's disappearance leads to many twists and turns in the journey to find Wilt. Will Wilt ever find out why his creator doesn't show up? Will Mac and the gang find Wilt? Will the lot make it out in one piece?

star 9.48
25 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Lauren Faust
Bloooo

#2 - Bloooo

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 22, 2004

Bloo and Mac enjoy playing with each other in the mud while raining, but sometimes there can be consequences. As Mac and Bloo get sick, causing Bloo to turn white and Frankie to take Mac home, Bloo misses out on the scary movie the friends planned to watch that night. However, the movie scares the friends enough that they believe that the ghost is real, and they mistake Bloo to be the ghost. Will they be able to figure out it's him before they end up hurting Bloo or themselves in the process?

star 9.35
20 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Craig Lewis
Good Wilt Hunting (2)

#3 - Good Wilt Hunting (2)

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 23, 2006

It's time for the Five Year Creator Reunion Picnic, where imaginary friends' creators come to Foster's to see their imaginary friends. However, once again, Wilt's creator doesn't show up. So he sets off on a cross-country journey to find his creator. But soon Mac and the gang find out that Wilt had gone missing and set out on a road trip to find him. But Bloo's ridiculous theories of to Wilt's disappearance leads to many twists and turns in the journey to find Wilt. Will Wilt ever find out why his creator doesn't show up? Will Mac and the gang find Wilt? Will the lot make it out in one piece?

star 9.00
23 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Lauren Faust
Squeeze the Day

#4 - Squeeze the Day

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired May 12, 2006

When the friends go out to the beach and leave Bloo in the house alone on purpose so that he doesn't ruin the fun, he and Mac try to squeeze in as much fun as possible and make it the best day of their lives, but are they bringing the house down?

star 8.89
27 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Tim McKeon
The Sweet Stench of Success

#5 - The Sweet Stench of Success

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired May 27, 2005

When Bloo becomes jealous of Eduardo and the other friends for appearing on TV, he pretends to be a very sick friend in order to appear, despite the fact that it is only for friends up for adoption. A Hollywood agent named Kip Snip soon turns him into a star, but starts to treat him badly and won't let him see Mac. When Bloo tries to quit, he is informed that he signed adoption papers and has no choice in the matter. Can Mac and Bloo ever be re-united?

star 8.75
16 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Adam Pava
The Big Picture

#6 - The Big Picture

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired May 5, 2006

The residents prepare for the annual house photo. Meanwhile, Bloo and Mac search for an answer behind a weird photo of Foster's taken years ago, Eduardo gets an "extreme makeover" from Duchess that surprises the other residents, Coco realizes she needs to lose weight and Wilt has trouble being in the house photo without getting his head cut out from the banner.

star 8.71
17 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Tim McKeon
Fools and Regulations

#7 - Fools and Regulations

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired May 3, 2009

Frankie and Mr. Herriman are hosting an important party in the foyer to raise funds for the house, so Frankie tells Bloo, Wilt, Eduardo, and Coco to either stay upstairs or outside. After a series of ridiculous deciding, they choose to stay upstairs, but after being there for a while, they decide to go outside. Things are going well until Mac comes with video games and they realize they are stuck outside. the situation becomes chaotic as they try to get inside, and ruin things for Mr. Herriman and Frankie.

star 8.60
10 votes
Bloo Done It

#8 - Bloo Done It

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 8, 2005

During the production of the home's newspaper, a new friend returns to Foster's. Well, not new, but very old indeed. In fact, it just so happens that it's Uncle Pockets, the very first imaginary friend to come to Foster's. Uncle Pockets' charm drives all the other friend's attentions to him, making Bloo jealous. Bloo then decides to try and expose Uncle Pockets as a fraud through the home's newspaper. Then later, when he thinks he hears that Uncle Pockets is trying to kill Mr. Herriman, Frankie, and Madame Foster, he stops at nothing to stop him before it's too late!

star 8.56
9 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Adam Pava, Craig Lewis
Squeakerboxxx

#9 - Squeakerboxxx

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired May 13, 2005

The gang goes an arcade and everyone's winning lots of tickets except Bloo. Bloo then becomes very interested in a prize that's 500 tickets: glow in the dark Dracula teeth. So Bloo wants them to give them their tickets so he can get one, but the others decided to collect all of their tickets and get a rubber elephant, which Bloo grows an obsession with later on. But when Frankie, who's holding the rubber elephant, goes to sleep, Bloo sneaks in and steals it. When he's playing with, it breaks. The only option is to go to the arcade and win 500 tickets to get another rubber elephant. Can he get the elephant before the others find out?

star 8.55
20 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Craig Lewis
Dinner Is Swerved

#10 - Dinner Is Swerved

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 10, 2004

When Mac visits Foster's, Bloo wants to show him something up on the roof, though when it's time for them to go back downstairs, they find themselves lost and unable to get downstairs. With Bloo becoming unstable due to hunger and Mac potentially getting in more and more trouble with each passing minute, will they manage to find their way back down before it's too late?

star 8.52
31 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Amy Keating Rogers
Busted

#11 - Busted

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 3, 2004

Mr. Herriman isn't happy about Bloo being able to stay at the home indefinitely, and is getting on the little guy's case about the rules of the house. Unfortunately, when Bloo learns that Mr. Herriman will have him ejected from the home if he doesn't toe the line, Bloo gets so stressed out that he accidentally breaks a statue of Madame Foster! Bloo and his buddies will have to fix the "busted bust" before Mr. Herriman finds out and has Bloo thrown out on the street.

star 8.48
33 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Amy Keating Rogers
Phone Home

#12 - Phone Home

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 1, 2004

Bloo is jealous of Wilt getting special attention for the number of abandoned imaginary friends he brings to Foster's, so he tries to rescue imaginary friends just like Wilt does. When Bloo finds a man in a cell-phone suit and thinks he is a friend, he takes him to Foster's, thinking everyone will give him more praise than they give Wilt.

star 8.42
24 votes
Directors: Randy Myers
Writers: Chris Savino
Mac Daddy

#13 - Mac Daddy

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 6, 2005

One morning, Mac wakes up to find that he's unintentionally created another imaginary friend named Cheese. Madame Foster allows the same rules as there are for Bloo, but Bloo does not approve of his new brother. After many attempts to get rid of him, Cheese disappears on his own. Bloo realizes that Foster's could be a very dangerous place for one so stupid as Cheese. Can he find him before something happens or Mac notices Cheese is missing?

star 8.37
27 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Lauren Faust
Store Wars

#14 - Store Wars

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 20, 2004

It's Madame Foster's birthday and Frankie has forgotten the one thing necessary for any party, the streamers! As Mr. Herriman orders her to go get some, Bloo, Eduardo, Mac, Wilt, and Coco tag along as well. They have five minutes left until they can leave, so they stop a one store and Frankie falls asleep in a vibrating chair and when she wakes up, everyone left to different places. Will Frankie be able to get to the party in time?

star 8.37
46 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Lauren Faust
Cookie Dough

#15 - Cookie Dough

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 11, 2005

When Foster's needs a new roof, Bloo bakes up a plan to sell Madame Foster's amazing cookies after his first attempt at selling lemonaid int he middle of winter failed. When they finally get enough money to buy a new roof, Bloo gets a "little" carried away and wants to become rich and make all the imaginary friends his servants! Will Bloo's business plan work, or will his treatment of the friends make his sweet success turn sour?

star 8.36
36 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Adam Pava
The Bloo Superdude and the Great Creator of Everything's Awesome Ceremony of Fun That He's Not Invited To

#16 - The Bloo Superdude and the Great Creator of Everything's Awesome Ceremony of Fun That He's Not Invited To

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired May 3, 2009

In the sequel to "The Bloo Superdude and the Magic Potato of Power", our hero (Bloo) must set out on a quest if he wishes to attend a ceremony honoring The Great Creator of Everything (Mac). In reality, Bloo is sick and hallucinating, making him think he's the Superdude when he's only running around the house. A delirious Bloo tries to get out of the house to get to Mac's birthday party outside.

star 8.27
11 votes
Camp Keep a Good Mac Down

#17 - Camp Keep a Good Mac Down

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 9, 2005

Mac and Bloo ask Mr. Herriman to go camping out in the wilderness. Madame Foster thinks it is a great idea to get away from all the civilization for a while, but when Bloo eats all of the food on a camping trip, everyone struggles to survive. Adversity sets in as Mr. Herriman encounters real bunnies, Madame Foster fights against a bear, Wilt gets stuck in quicksand, Coco has trouble casting a live fish, and Eduardo feels upset about Mac and Bloo trying to hunt the animals down for food. Will they ever make it out in one piece?

star 8.25
24 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Timothy McKeon
The Big Cheese

#18 - The Big Cheese

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 7, 2006

Foster's is being put on TV, and Frankie wants everything perfect. Meanwhile, Cheese keeps appearing at Foster's, even after being told numerous times that he doesn't live there. So, in an attempt to keep him out, Mr. Herriman installs a security system. Unfortunetly, due to misreading the directions, nobody knows the password except for Cheese, who saw Herriman input the code. But everything the gang tries to get the password out of Cheese fails, and the news crew is only around the corner. Can the gang succeed and get the password out of Cheese?

star 8.25
16 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Lauren Faust
Partying Is Such Sweet Soiree

#19 - Partying Is Such Sweet Soiree

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 21, 2005

Frankie and Madame Foster are leaving for a while, so Mr. Herriman is placed in charge of the house. However, Madame Foster inadvertently gives Bloo the idea to throw a wild party, and he plans to do so without Mr. Herriman's consent. While they manage to come up with a method to distract Mr. Herriman, there is still one person that could stop the party, and that's Mac, though Bloo knows that with a little bit of sugar, Mac can be placed under control, or so he thinks.

star 8.24
34 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Craig Lewis
Read 'Em and Weep

#20 - Read 'Em and Weep

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired May 3, 2009

Bloo is sad about Eduardo getting adopted and holds auditions to get an alternate one; meanwhile, the residents get letters from those that were adopted in another Adopt-a-Thought Saturday.

star 8.18
11 votes
Room with a Feud

#21 - Room with a Feud

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 16, 2006

When a recent adoption leaves a room at Foster's vacant, Bloo, Coco, Wilt, and Eduardo all fight over it, along with another friend named Peanut Butter. Everybody soon starts to make contests to see who will win the room, which leads Bloo to try to make contests that he can cheat at. how will they settle this fight and who will win the room?

star 8.15
13 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Timothy McKeon
Nightmare On Wilson Way

#22 - Nightmare On Wilson Way

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 12, 2007

Blooregard plans to play the ultimate trick on Halloween after tying down Mac onto a bed preventing another sugar rush, but when things go awry, most of the main characters of the residence turn into zombies.

star 8.15
20 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Darrick Bachman
Imposter's Home for Um... Make 'Em Up Pals

#23 - Imposter's Home for Um... Make 'Em Up Pals

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 16, 2005

Goofball John McGee comes to Foster's, who is a total pain. Frankie thinks he's a teenage kid passing himself off as a imaginary friend, who always needs help on homework, needs to wash his jerseys, and eats all the food that Frankie bought from the store, but everyone else believes otherwise. So now, Frankie is out to prove him as a fraud. But is he really the fraud Frankie thinks he is?

star 8.15
47 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Craig Lewis
Pranks for Nothing

#24 - Pranks for Nothing

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 24, 2008

When termites run amok at Fosters, Mr. Herriman rents out a hotel for the duration and a prank war ensues between Bloo and Coco.

star 8.11
9 votes
Directors: Craig McCracken
Writers: Darrick Bachman, Lauren Faust
Bad Dare Day

#25 - Bad Dare Day

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired May 3, 2009

A little dare between Mac and Bloo turns into a huge daring competition between the house members once Madame Foster gets involved.

star 8.10
20 votes