The BEST Episodes of Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Heathcliff was a big orange striped cat who went around his neighborhood playing practical jokes on a lot of people. He tormented his owner, Grandpa, but was friendly to Grandma, and Iggy Nutmeg. When he wasn't stealing fish from the fish market, he was out on a romantic evening with his girlfriend Sonja, or outsmarting the neighbor's bulldog Spike.
#1 - Monstro vs. the Wolfhound
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Oct 14, 1985
Monstro vs. the Wolfhound: Riff Raff and the cats watch a horror movie, and that night Riff Raff dreams he is Dr. Frankencat and has created a monster. It's a regular nightmare, with even Leroy showing up as the Wolfman. Riff Raff wakes up screaming for help, and glad it was all a dream.
#2 - Wishful Thinking
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 18, 1986
Wishful Thinking: Mungo becomes master of his very own genie when he rubs a magic milk bottle one day. But everyone wants a piece of the action - and his three wishes - as Mungo tries desperately to save his claim.
#3 - Smoke Gets in my Eyes
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 22, 1986
Smoke Gets in my Eyes: The Nutmegs tour the fire station and are very embarrassed by Heathcliff's behavior. That night, while sleepwalking, Grandpa Nutmeg sets the house on fire and Heathcliff saves everyone by getting the firemen there in time, thus redeeming himself for the way he'd acted earlier.
#4 - Carnival Capers
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 12, 1986
Carnival Capers: Riff Raff takes Cleo to a carnival after hours but their fun is thwarted by Bruno, Geldorf and a carnie.
#5 - The Farming Life Aint For Me
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 16, 1986
The Farming Life Aint For Me: When Cleo visits her cousin, LuluBelle, in the country and takes the Catillac Cats along, it's love at first sight for Mungo and LuluBelle. But the amorous boy-next-door, Orville, already has designs on LuluBelle and will stop at nothing to keep his new competition from edging in.
#6 - Heathcliff's Pet
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Oct 16, 1985
Heathcliff's Pet: Heathcliff hears Iggy saying how wonderful it is to have a pet, and decides he should have a pet too. He tries out Spike and Mungo, but they do not make good pets at all. He frees a live lobster from the fish store which makes a great pet until the lobster begs to go home to the ocean and Heathcliff generously complies.
#7 - Cat's Angels
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Oct 12, 1985
Cat's Angels: An old dirt bike arrives in the junkyard and the cats fix it up to stage a little competition. A gang of tough cats arrives to challenge the Catillac Cats, but our heroes emerge the victors.
#8 - The Great Pussini
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 10, 1986
The Great Pussini: The Great Pussini, opera star, comes into town and immediately takes to Sonja, winning her affection. Meanwhile, Heathcliff is furious and tries to show Sonja that Pussini is a fake. The voice of Pussini is really a little nerd cat. Sonja ends up leaving with him. Heathcliff is embarrassed and puzzled. The jealous Heathcliff exposes Pussini as a fraud and turns his concert into a fiasco.
#9 - Heathcliff's Middle Name
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 18, 1986
Heathcliff's Middle Name: A movie star named Rock comes to town to film a new movie, and Sonja is thoroughly smitten. Heathcliff is wildly jealous, but Sonja forbids any fighting. However, when Rock is exposed as a fake - from his toupee to his false teeth - Sonja's affections return to our hero.
#10 - Cat Can Do
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 20, 1986
Cat Can Do: It's the Cats vs. sneaky Admiral Catsk in a race up the slopes of Mount Whoji next. Bears and mountain goats add to the surprises and fun up the trial; but the biggest surprise of all is Cleo waiting at the top of the mountain to toast the losers with champagne.
#11 - Chauncey's Great Escape
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 12, 1986
Chauncey's Great Escape: Heathcliff hears through the grapevine that an over-friendly and slightly dim-witted canine friend of his named Chauncey has been captured by the dogcatcher in the next town. Heathcliff decides that Chauncey isn't all that bad and tries to spring him from the pound.
#12 - Rebel Without a Claws
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 16, 1986
Rebel Without a Claws: A kitten shows up in the neighborhood with an enormous case of hero worship for Heathcliff. However, he is so much like the object of his esteem that Heathcliff himself can hardly stand his new little shadow. Eventually, the kitten moves on and leaves Heathcliff alone.
#13 - City Slicker Cat
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 23, 1985
City Slicker Cat: J.B. is a rich, snobbish cat who comes to visit the Nutmegs. He expects Heathcliff to wait on him paw and paw, and even vies for Sonja's attention. However, Heathcliff discovers the dark secret of J.B.'s past and uses the information to his advantage.
#14 - Say Cheese
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 12, 1985
Say Cheese: The Nutmegs decide to have a family portrait taken - including Heathcliff. Every time the photographer tells the group to "say cheese," mice appear and Heathcliff dashes to catch them, leaving the studio a shambles in his wake.
#15 - The Super M.A.C. Menace
Season 1 - Episode 101 - Aired Oct 24, 1986
The Super M.A.C. Menace: Dooley the dogcatcher has been replaced by a robot called the super M.echanical A.nimal C.atcher. It starts catching all animals in town. Heathcliff destroys the M.A.C. menace and reprograms it to set all the animals free.
#16 - House of the Future
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 23, 1985
House of the Future: Riff Raff, Cleo, and the Cats visit the world famous "Dizzyland" amusement park where they tour the House of the Future. The cats hide when the house closes for the day, and spend the evening enjoying all the comfort and gadgets the future holds.
#17 - For the Birds
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 18, 1985
For the Birds: Riff Raff enlists the Catillac Cats to aid his attempt to break into a bird sanctuary. After trying everything from a hang-glider to a trampoline, Riff Raff manages to gain entry, only to be bludgeoned by a giant feathered bouncer.
#18 - Swamp Fever
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Oct 16, 1985
Swamp Fever: Wordsworth is convinced he has a rare cat disease which Riff Raff read about in the paper, so the gang take him to a cat witchdoctor who tells them the only cure is an alligator hair. The cats risk their lives in a swamp before returning to tell the doc that alligators don't have hair. No matter, Wordsworth seems better.
#19 - Leroy's in Love
Season 1 - Episode 90 - Aired Jan 8, 1987
Leroy's in Love: Leroy wants to meet a rich poodle.
#20 - Mungo Lays an Egg
Season 1 - Episode 126 - Aired Nov 21, 1986
Mungo Lays an Egg: Hector is tired of Mungo being nice to birds, so he swipes a stork egg and places it next to Mungo, and makes him think he laid it!
#21 - Kitty Kat Kennels
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 10, 1986
Kitty Kat Kennels: Cleo's owners are going on vacation and plan to put her in a kennel, so Riff Raff and the Catillac Cats decide to rescue her. They break into the kennel and rescue Cleo, but not until they completely demolish the building in their attempt.
#22 - Mad Dog Catcher
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 14, 1986
Mad Dog Catcher: Heathcliff gets into mischief with the local dogcatcher. Sonja is concerned about the dogs that are being picked up so Heathcliff investigates. Once Heathcliff gets involved you know there is going to be some real excitement.
#23 - Much Ado about Bedding
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 22, 1986
Much Ado about Bedding: Cleo wants a new bed, so she sends Riff Raff on a mission to find one. Meanwhile, Leroy's cousin Mervin McMutt is in town and using the bedding that Riff Raff needs...
#24 - Bamboo Island
Season 1 - Episode 73 - Aired Feb 2, 1986
Bamboo Island: Heathcliff stows away on a cruise ship.
#25 - Raiders of the Lost Cat
Season 1 - Episode 125 - Aired Nov 21, 1986
Raiders of the Lost Cat: Heathcliff takes Sonja to an Egyptian Museum for her birthday. Their, two spies mistake Heathcliff as an old egyptian cat king that has returned to life. They decide to ""rescue"" him and return him to egypt. Hector, Wordsworth and Mungo also hear of the party and attapt to crash it.