The BEST Episodes of Inspector Gadget

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 26, 2019

Network: Syndication

A cyborg police detective works criminal cases for the Chief of Police, fighting (with help from his genius niece Penny and her pet dog Brain) against his arch-nemesis Dr. Claw, who is the leader of an evil organization, known as "M.A.D.".

Gadget Meets the Clan

#1 - Gadget Meets the Clan

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 18, 1986

Dr. Claw hires a retired mob boss, the wheelchair-bound Great Great Godfather, to assassinate Inspector Gadget.

star 10.00
1 votes
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Dutch Treat

#2 - Dutch Treat

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired Apr 14, 1984

Inspector Gadget hunts for diamond smugglers in the land of tulips and chocolate.

star 8.33
6 votes
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Great Divide

#3 - Great Divide

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired Apr 21, 1984

Gadget visits the Balkans to stop a war between a tribe of super-strong men (the Dooplas) and a tribe of super-strong women (the Hooplas) while Dr. Claw tries to steal the potion that gives them their uncanny strength--yogurt made from a particular goat's milk.

star 8.25
4 votes
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Gadget's Replacement

#4 - Gadget's Replacement

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 11, 1984

A new supercomputer has made the Metro City police so efficient that Chief Quimby fires Gadget but M.A.D. has a plan to control the computer and feed the police false information.

star 8.13
8 votes
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Greenfinger

#5 - Greenfinger

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 18, 1984

Gadget is assigned to protect Professor Greenfinger who has developed a super plant growth formula, but Greenfinger has already been replaced by a M.A.D. agent.

star 8.00
6 votes
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Arabian Nights

#6 - Arabian Nights

Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Mar 31, 1984

Gadget is sent to the wealthy Middle-Eastern kingdom of Yetzanistan to safeguard a sacred sword.

star 8.00
2 votes
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A Bad Altitude

#7 - A Bad Altitude

Season 1 - Episode 50 - Aired Aug 11, 1984

Dr. Claw intends to sink most of an island so that his (currently) mountaintop resort will become the only hotel on "M.A.D. Island".

star 8.00
3 votes
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Quizmaster

#8 - Quizmaster

Season 1 - Episode 65 - Aired Nov 24, 1984

A slick game show host mesmerizes contestants when they enter his TV program's sealed "21"-like booth, which is outfitted with hypnotic lights. The contestants are then commanded to rob banks and turn over the stolen loot to Dr. Claw. Gadget investigates, but becomes another victim of the hypnosis.

star 8.00
3 votes
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Eye of the Dragon

#9 - Eye of the Dragon

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Apr 28, 1984

Gadget is sent to Hong Kong to recover the priceless jewel the Eye of the Dragon and foil an alliance between Dr. Claw and Hong Kong's crime-lord Mr. Chow.

star 7.75
4 votes
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M.A.D. Acadamy

#10 - M.A.D. Acadamy

Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired Jun 16, 1984

Gadget is assigned to find and shut down M.A.D.'s training center for its agents and Dr. Claw decides eliminating Gadget will make a good class project for the latest batch of recruits.

star 7.75
4 votes
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Wambini Predicts

#11 - Wambini Predicts

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 1985

The Great Wambini goes to Alpakistan to win the King's diamond-spitting llama by making three accurate predictions. Gadget is sent along to investigate M.A.D. involvement, and ends up playing in the National Floobyball Tournament.

star 7.75
4 votes
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Basic Training

#12 - Basic Training

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jan 28, 1984

Gadget must protect a trainload of important computer parts from M.A.D. hijackers.

star 7.67
9 votes
Writers: Jean Chalopin, Peter Sauder
Luck of the Irish

#13 - Luck of the Irish

Season 1 - Episode 44 - Aired Jun 30, 1984

Gadget heads to Ireland to locate the Blarney Stone, "The national treasure of Ireland," when it's stolen by M.A.D. agents. While plotting to use a laser cannon to slice up the Stone and smuggle it out of the country, Dr. Claw dispatches the quarrelsome O'Shea Brothers to eliminate Gadget.

star 7.67
3 votes
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In Seine

#14 - In Seine

Season 1 - Episode 59 - Aired Oct 13, 1984

In Paris a M.A.D. agent uses a robot to rob the rich and famous.

star 7.67
3 votes
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Movie Set

#15 - Movie Set

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 3, 1983

Gadget falls for actress Lana Lamour unaware that she's a M.A.D. agent and that her movie is M.A.D.'s cover for filming top secret facilities.

star 7.50
18 votes
Writers: Jean Chalopin, Peter Sauder
Plantform of the Opera

#16 - Plantform of the Opera

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired May 12, 1984

M.A.D. agents use an opera house as cover to tunnel into a bank vault while protected by a killer man-eating plant.

star 7.50
2 votes
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Birds of a Feather

#17 - Birds of a Feather

Season 1 - Episode 61 - Aired Oct 27, 1984

In Turkey a M.A.D. agent uses his birds to steal a very valuable gemstone from an exhibition.

star 7.50
2 votes
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School for Pickpockets

#18 - School for Pickpockets

Season 1 - Episode 64 - Aired Nov 17, 1984

Gadget must foil Dr. Claw's plans to steal his new Gadget watch, and close down the school for pickpockets.

star 7.50
2 votes
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Focus on Gadget

#19 - Focus on Gadget

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 7, 1985

When a space station orbiting Earth goes silent, Gadget must investigate. Penny and Brain tag along aboard the space shuttle that takes Gadget to his destination, where Penny discovers that the station's soft-spoken HAL-like supercomputer is under the control of two M.A.D. agents, Dr. Null and Dr. Void. Their evil plot involves a giant magnifying glass that can aim and intensify the sun's rays towards Earth.

star 7.50
2 votes
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N.S.F. Gadget

#20 - N.S.F. Gadget

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 21, 1985

M.A.D. gains control of Metro City's banks, by tapping into an orbiting satellite. With the added distraction of "Crazy Gas", a substance that induces hallucinations in their victims, can even Inspector Gadget ever hope to regain control of the city's bank accounts?

star 7.50
2 votes
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Gadget in Winterland aka Winter Olympics (Pilot)

#21 - Gadget in Winterland aka Winter Olympics (Pilot)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 12, 1983

Gadget goes to the Winterland Resort where the world's athletes are gathered for the opening of the Olympic games. Dr.Claw tries to ruin the Olympics by replacing the torch bearer with a M.A.D. Agent and replacing the torch with dynamite.

star 7.39
136 votes
Writers: Andy Heyward, Jean Chalopin
The Invasion

#22 - The Invasion

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 31, 1983

M.A.D. agents disguised as Martians terrorize Metro City.

star 7.38
8 votes
Writers: Jean Chalopin, Peter Sauder
Haunted Castle

#23 - Haunted Castle

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 29, 1983

While searching for a crime-fighters' convention in Transylvania Gadget arrives at a castle that Dr. Claw has booby-trapped to kill him.

star 7.37
51 votes
Writers: Jean Chalopin, Peter Sauder
Do Unto Udders

#24 - Do Unto Udders

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired Jul 28, 1984

M.A.D. utilizes satellite waves to cause local cows to stop producing milk, forcing consumers to purchase milk from "New Foods Dairy" (a M.A.D. front).

star 7.33
3 votes
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Volcano Island (Gadget Goes Hawaiian)

#25 - Volcano Island (Gadget Goes Hawaiian)

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 24, 1983

A prophet working for M.A.D. predicts doom for an island resort and plans to use his "pineapple bombs" to trigger the island's volcano to ensure his prediction comes true.

star 7.31
16 votes
Writers: Jean Chalopin, Peter Sauder