The BEST Episodes of Inspector Gadget
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 1, 2020
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.".
#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 - 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.
#6 - 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.
#9 - 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.
#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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - 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.
#20 - Gadget's Roma
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 4, 1986
Inspector Gadget, Penny, and Brain travel back in time again -- on this occasion, to ancient Rome to prevent Dr. Claw's own time traveler, Thelma Bodkin, from deciphering an ancient mosaic and stealing the treasure it describes.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.