The BEST Episodes of Lassie
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2020
Relive the adventures of America’s favorite collie, Lassie, and her best friend, Timmy. Together they take on heroic tasks and exciting adventures.
#1 - Mr. Peabody
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 10, 1954
Gramps hires a tramp to do some odd jobs on the farm, then is jealous when Jeff starts to idolize the tale-telling old man.
#2 - Gramps
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 7, 1954
When Gramps has chest pains, the family tries to keep him from exerting himself.
#3 - The Job
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 21, 1954
A radio producer hears Ellen singing at church and offers her a job singing on radio--but she and Jeff must take an apartment in the city and leave Lassie with Gramps to do it.
#4 - The Carnival
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 28, 1954
Jeff shows a dog trainer at the fair Lassie's tricks--and thinking she can be a headliner for them, the man and his partner steal her. Clay: Richard Garland.
#5 - Sale of Lassie
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 5, 1954
Jeff overhears the wrong conversation, and, thinking Gramps needs an expensive operation, attempts to sell Lassie to raise the money.
#6 - The Rustlers
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 12, 1954
The calf Jeff is raising for the county fair vanishes the same night Lassie comes home injured and covered with mud--then she mysteriously starts chasing Ellen's car.
#7 - The Fighter
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 19, 1954
Jeff doesn't understand why a famous prizefighter doesn't want to box any longer and pegs him as a coward.
#8 - The Contest
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 26, 1954
While Jeff prepares for the county fair, a spoiled little girl visits the farm and continually tries to hurt Lassie.
#9 - Runaways
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 2, 1955
After Lassie is suspected of having rabies, she's about to be taken to the pound--but Jeff runs away with her. Clay: Richard Garland. Brockway: Paul Maxey.
#10 - The Brat
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 9, 1955
Ellen offers the boys a special treat if they will babysit a boy while she is called out on an errand. But the kid turns out to be more than Jeff and Porky can handle.
#11 - The Fawn
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 23, 1955
Jeff wants to adopt an orphan fawn, but Gramps says there is no place for wild animals on a farm.
#12 - Blind Soldier
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jan 30, 1955
The parents of a blind veteran try to buy Lassie--the young man's own collie Lassie has died and they do not want to tell him the truth, fearing he will slip into depression again.
#13 - The Cave
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 6, 1955
Jeff and Lassie are trapped in a cave shown to them by a malicious classmate.
#14 - The Injury
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 13, 1955
An injured man, hurt in a car accident, is brought to the farm. He mutters something about hitting a collie with his car--and Lassie is acting strangely.
#15 - The Runt
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 11, 1955
All of Lassie's pups have been given away except for Laddie, the runt, and she hides him in an abandoned mineshaft to keep him with her.
#16 - The Pit
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 18, 1955
When Jeff and Porky see pit bull terriers, Gramps suspects illegal dogfights are being held in the area.
#17 - The Kittens
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 25, 1955
Jeff and Lassie find a litter of abandoned kittens and are horrified when Gramps says to leave them alone; that they can't be saved and will probably starve.
#18 - The Dog Show
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 2, 1955
Porky enters Lassie in the Capitol City Dog Show obedience trials without knowing what the procedure is, but Jeff finds out what's involved and trains her.
#19 - The Violin
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 16, 1955
Jeff teaches Lassie to howl when he plays the violin, hoping to get out of lessons, but Ellen sees through the scheme
#20 - The Alligator
Season 6 - Episode 34 - Aired May 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.
#21 - Timmy and the Martians
Season 7 - Episode 36 - Aired May 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.
#22 - The Convict
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 17, 1954
Jeff and Lassie meet an escaped convict in the woods.
#23 - The Lion
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 31, 1954
With Gramps and Ellen away for the day, Jeff and Porky plan a lazy day--until an escaped circus lion invades the farm. Worse, no one will believe them when they call for help.
#24 - Father
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 16, 1955
The church is holding a father-son event and Jeff doesn't want Gramps to fill in for his dad. Jeff is then even more embarrassed when Ellen decides to accompany him instead.
#25 - The Bear
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 6, 1955
Jeff and Porky's campout is ruined by a persistent bear.