The BEST episodes of Lassie
Every episode of Lassie ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Lassie!
Relive the adventures of America’s favorite collie, Lassie, and her best friend, Timmy. Together they take on heroic tasks and exciting adventures.
#3 - Timmy and the Martians
Season 7 - Episode 36 - Aired 5/28/1961
Timmy believes that the "Martian communicator" he and his friends Steve and Bobby built out of old radio and electronic parts caused an Army plane crash.
#4 - The Alligator
Season 6 - Episode 34 - Aired 5/1/1960
Flip will get Timmy's turtle Myrtle if Lassie behaves like the greedy dog in Aesop's Fables, and indeed she does drop her bone--because she saw the escaped alligator that's taken up residence in the lake.
#7 - The Penguin
Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired 3/30/1958
A crate holding a penguin enroute to the Capitol City zoo falls off its truck, and Timmy and Scott adopt the creature
#8 - The UNICEF Story
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/24/1959
On a windy night, Lassie hears screaming coming from the woods, and upon investigating, finds a foreign girl named Anna wandering about lost. Befriending the girl, Lassie brings her home to the Martins. They discover she is a European girl that the Wilkins family has taken in temporarily. She is enrolled in the Calverton school and Timmy begins acclimating her to the area by taking her on a picnic. He notices she always eats as if she is starving; at first he does not notice that she is also hoarding food. Anna is continually coming in late, and then Miss Hazlit begins having complaints from Rudy that things are disappearing from the childrens' lunch boxes. When Rudy accuses Anna in front of the other kids, Timmy fights with him until Miss Hazlit breaks it up and makes Rudy apologize. Timmy comes home, however, and overhears Miss Hazlit telling Ruth that she also suspects that Anna is the thief. Timmy is disturbed, but agrees to let Miss Hazlit take care of the matter. In the meantime,
#10 - The Lady Bugs
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 12/28/1958
Timmy and Boomer want to be partners in a business, and, learning Paul is planning to spend $10 on ladybugs to help fight aphids in his apple orchard, are determined to find a cache of them Lassie discovered earlier. But the collie wants nothing to do with the itchy pests
#11 - The Bundle from Britain
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/30/1958
Boomer is jealous when Timmy seems to prefer the company of his English visitor, Robin, and his little Cairn terrier Basil, so he and a classmate make fun of Robin's short pants and school tie
#14 - Seeing Eye Dog
Season 4 - Episode 32 - Aired 4/13/1958
When Lassie finds an injured seeing-eye dog, the family searches in vain for the dog's owner. The situation appears hopeless until Lassie leads them to the dog's missing collar, and a telephone call to Capitol City Hospital reunites dog and owner.
#16 - The Square Dance
Season 4 - Episode 25 - Aired 2/23/1958
Timmy refuses to attend the Grange Square Dance out of fear that he will have to dance with a girl. After Uncle Petrie reassures him this will not happen, he relents. To everyone's surprise, a fire disrupts the children's dance and Lassie must save the day.
#24 - The Mad Dog
Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/22/1961
While Paul is away, Ruth and Timmy care for a stray dog that Timmy names Duke. But after being involved in a fight, Duke suddenly shows all the signs of rabies.
#25 - Feathered Menace
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/9/1960
Ruth agrees to babysit Betty Wilder's infant twins, but the young mother arrives early and reluctantly leaves Timmy and Lassie to care for the babies until Ruth returns from an errand. Timmy thinks it will be a cinch--until a marauding hawk chases a frightened pigeon into the bedroom where the babies are sleeping.