The BEST episodes of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law

Every episode of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law!

Feel The Power... OF ATTORNEY! Once, he was known as the aviary superhero called simply Birdman. Eventually, Birdman fell on hard times, and the hero route went by the wayside. Now, as an attorney, he represents his fellow former Hanna-Barbera cartoon stars, in a variety of strange cases. With opposing counsel made up of his former villains and his pet/partner Avenger working as his personal secretary, Harvey tackles the cases only a guy in a business suit with a mask & large wings can!

Last Updated: 2/15/2024Network: Adult SwimStatus: Ended
Blackwatch Plaid
202 votes

#1 - Blackwatch Plaid

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2004

When Harvey's boss Phil Ken Sebben believes his office has been burgled, he installs a series of oppressive security measures at the firm. The e-mail monitoring, cavity searches, color-coded crime alert system and security cameras aren't making the office any more safe, but Phil seems to enjoy them. Meanwhile, Harvey is under pressure to bring in a new client. He ends up representing Secret Squirrel, who is on trial for publicly displaying the equipment he keeps underneath his trench coat.

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The Dabba Don
237 votes

#2 - The Dabba Don

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/28/2002

Fred “Freddy” Flintstone: simple construction worker, or head of an organized crime family? Harvey’s on the case, trying to prove Fred’s innocence based on the theory of a simple bowling ball. Spyro is the prosecution, with the honorable Judge Mentok, the Mind Taker presiding.

Directors: Robert Alvarez
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Deadomutt (2)
164 votes

#3 - Deadomutt (2)

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/1/2003

Harvey is sentenced and sent to jail for five years after killing off Blue Falcon's sidekick Dynomutt. Hilarity ensues as Harvey is sent to prison for the crime he committed.

Directors: Robert Alvarez
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Evolutionary War
110 votes

#4 - Evolutionary War

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/4/2005

When Cavey Jr.'s school refuses to teach evolution, Captain Caveman turns to Harvey to defend the hairy little boy's right to an education. Harvey does not only have to prove evolution but also explain the existence of a talking caveboy. As if that's not enough, Harvey also suffers his latest existential crisis at the hands of Reducto.

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Droopy Botox
83 votes

#5 - Droopy Botox

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/18/2004

After winning a case against a deformed Droopy, Birdman finds himself in much success at the office. But is conflicted over the nature in which he won, and tries to set things right in his life.

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Harvey's Civvy
116 votes

#6 - Harvey's Civvy

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/17/2005

Murro the Maurader sues Harvey for injuries suffered in 1967. Murro's lawyer, the psychically bombastic Shado the Brain Thief, not only litigates Murro's case, but he introduces a class action lawsuit as well. Harvey begs Potamus to take the case and the hippo litigates on Harvey's behalf.

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Identity Theft
134 votes

#7 - Identity Theft

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/23/2005

Harvey runs into an old nemesis, The Deadly Duplicator, who unintentionally creates an army of Harveys.

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X Gets the Crest
135 votes

#8 - X Gets the Crest

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/24/2005

After 30 years of failed attempts, X the Eliminator acquires the crest on Birdman's helmet. Convinced that he's powerless without his crest, Harvey falls apart, stops shaving and loses a case defending Ricochet Rabbit from charges of wanton and willful destruction. X, on the other hand, turns his life around. He starts fighting for the cause of all that is good, winds up in newspaper headlines and on afternoon talk shows. With X hanging around with rock stars, Harvey running around in his skivvies plotting revenge and Ricochet on psychotropic drugs, things look pretty bleak.

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122 votes

#9 - SPF

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/9/2004

After years of getting his powers from the sun, Harvey notices a suspicious spot on his skin. When his dermatoligist insists he stay out of the sun and use sunblock, the now droopy Birdman turns to a self-tanning cream for a pick me up. It isn't long before he's addicted to the stuff, using more and more to stay awake. All the while, he attempts to help out Ding-A-Ling in his case against the porn industry.

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Bird Girl of Guantanamole
140 votes

#10 - Bird Girl of Guantanamole

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/14/2005

Phil brings his daughter to work and Birdgirl is desperate to be part of the Birdteam. She sets out to prove her superhero and litigating and superhero litigating skills. She also arrives just in time to help Harvey defend Morocco Mole on charges of being an enemy combatant. Phil has the hots for Birdgirl.

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High Speed Buggy Chase
121 votes

#11 - High Speed Buggy Chase

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/2/2004

Speed Buggy is arrested for leading the cops on a high speed chase. As Harvey prepares for the trial, longtime assistant Avenger resigns, landing a job with Harvey's rival Vulturo. Harvey searches for a replacement, downgrading from a legal eagle to a legal finch.

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Sebben and Sebben Employee Orientation
134 votes

#12 - Sebben and Sebben Employee Orientation

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/16/2005

An insight look into working at Sebben and Sebben.

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Beyond the Valley of the Dinosaurs
110 votes

#13 - Beyond the Valley of the Dinosaurs

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/28/2005

When the whirlpool in Potamus' office sucks them back into pre-history, Harvey, Potamus, Peanut and Phil must find their way back to the office. Or rather, Harvey needs to find his way back, as the rest want to stay.

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The Death of Harvey Birdman
45 votes

#14 - The Death of Harvey Birdman

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/22/2007

Harvey is upset when he must redo all of his cases. He soon realizes he has a much bigger problem to deal with, and he'll need Peanut and Judy's help.

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Return of Birdgirl
75 votes

#15 - Return of Birdgirl

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/18/2005

Bird Girl returns.

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Grape Juiced
172 votes

#16 - Grape Juiced

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/30/2004

When Grape Ape is accused of using steroids in the Laff-a-Lympics, his medal is taken away from him. Now Harvey must defend him in court to prove that he's not a drug addict. Plus, Gigi becomes pregnant, and all are wondering if Harvey is the real daddy.

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Back to the Present
155 votes

#17 - Back to the Present

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/16/2004

The Jetsons enlist Harvey's help to sue us for screwing up the planet. Turns out there's a reason all the buildings in the Jetsons' world are on stilts: the ice caps melted and the earth is covered in water. Meanwhile, Phil is terrified - or is it excited - that the Jetsons are there to abduct and anally probe him.

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Shaggy Busted
242 votes

#18 - Shaggy Busted

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/7/2002

Shaggy & Scooby, while en route to solve another mystery, are pulled over by a State Trooper. Their natural gigglish and dopey behavior leads him to believe they are under the influence of illegal substances, and they are taken to jail. Harvey represents Shaggy & Scooby, while Spyro is the prosecutor.

Directors: Vincent Waller
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Free Magilla
99 votes

#19 - Free Magilla

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/11/2005

Animal Rights activists break into Peebles' store to free Magilla and later sue him as well. Phil, Potamus and his nephews go on a fishing trip.

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Incredible Hippo
81 votes

#20 - Incredible Hippo

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/9/2006

Peter Potamus consumes radioactive pellets that transform him into "the creature," turning him green and tripling his waist size. Meanwhile, Atom Ant is charged with having high radiations levels in his home.

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Booty Noir
90 votes

#21 - Booty Noir

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/10/2005

Reducto falls in love when he meets a derriere he just can't shrink. Unfortunately, that derriere belongs to Norlisa, Black Vulcan's girlfriend. She's ready to dump her fella for the arms of a small, green man - but Reducto may not be able to reciprocate. In the meantime, Wally Gator's arrested for, well, for being a redneck, and it's up to Harvey to defend him.

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Turner Classic Birdman AKA: Busy Day for Birdman
132 votes

#22 - Turner Classic Birdman AKA: Busy Day for Birdman

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/21/2005

Turner Classic Movies’ Robert Osborne introduces a “recently discovered” episode of the “classic” Birdman series. In this episode, a pre-law Harvey encounters a few of his future courtroom adversaries who try to kill him.

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The Devlin Made Me Do It
212 votes

#23 - The Devlin Made Me Do It

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/25/2004

Washed up motorcycle stuntman Ernie Devlin is sued when a kid injures himself trying to imitate his deep ravine jump. Harvey's legal strategy -- to attack the fractured, wheelchair bound child on the witness stand -- backfires. Pill-addled Devlin is a less than sympathetic defendant, so Harvey must scramble to salvage the case. Meanwhile, Avenger seems to have laid an egg.

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Trio's Company
191 votes

#24 - Trio's Company

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/18/2004

Birdman joins a new health club and falls for his personal trainer, Gigi. It seems everyone else in the health club is reaching her target zone, except for Harvey. Back in court, Harvey is representing Inch-High Private Eye, who believes he's been illegally fired from his job based on his diminutive stature.

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Gone Efficien...t
143 votes

#25 - Gone Efficien...t

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/13/2004

Phil gets on a cost-cutting kick and hires an efficiency expert named Dvd (shortened from David to save time). Harvey is forced to prove his worth, get more efficient, or be sent packing. The pressure to find a case increases as Harvey’s every move is timed and assigned a dollar value. Also, X the Eliminator returns to, well, kill Harvey.

Writer: Erik Richter
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