The BEST Episodes of Inspector Gadget
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2021
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.".
#2 - 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - Double Agent
Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired May 5, 1984
M.A.D. engineers an android replica of Inspector Gadget that is used to steal from Metro City's banks in order to have the real Gadget framed for armed-robbery. With our hero wrongfully incarcerated, Dr. Claw sets his sights on kidnapping the Shah of Freeland and demanding a hefty ransom for his release.
#6 - The Japanese Connection
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Mar 24, 1984
Penny won a computer contest and is in Japan helping her local counterpart, Atsuko, to foil an alliance between Dr. Claw and his Japanese counterpart, Iji Waruda-san.
#9 - The Infiltration
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 7, 1984
Presto Chango, the world's greatest disguise artist and a M.A.D. agent, plans to infiltrate an Interpol conference in London disguised as Inspector Gadget.
#10 - 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.
#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.
#16 - 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.
#18 - The Curse of the Pharoah (Poot-Ta-Foot's Curse)
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 14, 1984
M.A.D. agents disguised as mummies and ancient Egyptian gods try to loot the tomb of a newly discovered pharoah.
#19 - A Star is Lost
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 19, 1983
Gadget has to guard the life of famed rock singer Rick Rocker, whom M.A.D. has sinister plans for. But Gadget winds up replacing Rocker as the current reigning King of Rock!
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - The Amazon
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 8, 1983
Dr. Claw kidnaps Professor Von Slickstein, the brilliant scientist who invented all of Gadget's gadgets, and takes him to the Amazon to build an army of Gadget-like robots.