The BEST Episodes of Minuscule

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 23, 2020

Network: France 2

Minuscule follows the day-to-day existence of anthropomorphic insects. The characters are modelled on computer in 3D and are then set against real scenery. Each animation has a short, self contained and often humorous storyline. The audio is a combination of genuine insect and ambient recordings, and sound effects such as car or helicopter engines, synthesized buzzing etc. During the episodes no words are ever spoken and, although it is a real world setting with houses, fences, cars and garbage bins often involved in the storyline, humans themselves appear only peripherally (if at all).

beehive on a troll

#1 - beehive on a troll

Season 2 - Episode 92 - Aired May 25, 2012

star 10.00
1 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
the annoying neighbor

#2 - the annoying neighbor

Season 2 - Episode 46 - Aired Apr 27, 2012

A quiet little caterpillar is none too happy about her new noisy, troublesome neighbour moving into the apple tree. Time has come to get rid of the newcomer.

star 9.33
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
go blue go!

#3 - go blue go!

Season 2 - Episode 55 - Aired May 23, 2012

star 9.33
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
honey fly

#4 - honey fly

Season 2 - Episode 35 - Aired Apr 14, 2012

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
chewing-gum rodeo

#5 - chewing-gum rodeo

Season 2 - Episode 44 - Aired Apr 13, 2012

A green grasshopper is having fun playing tricks on the other insects by throwing sticky chewing gum on them. A ladybird has spotted this and is about to give the tactless grasshopper a good lesson.

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
labyrinth

#6 - labyrinth

Season 2 - Episode 68 - Aired May 3, 2012

A reckless spider starts chasing an elusive fly deep inside an inhospitable drain. After many twists and turns she loses her way. Will she successfully find the exit?

star 9.00
4 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
the yule log

#7 - the yule log

Season 2 - Episode 101 - Aired May 4, 2012

It's Christmas time and the black ants are on the lookout for some festive cheer. When humans at a party are distracted, the ants use this opportunity to pinch a yummy yule log. Alas there is another obstacle they need to pass in order to fully succeed in this daring heist.

star 9.00
2 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
ants on the train

#8 - ants on the train

Season 2 - Episode 51 - Aired May 21, 2012

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
snow carrot

#9 - snow carrot

Season 2 - Episode 74 - Aired May 28, 2012

A group of black ants pinch a carrot from a snowman's head but the red ants in turn pinch the carrot from them. Will the black ants see the carrot again?

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
ladybugland

#10 - ladybugland

Season 2 - Episode 95 - Aired May 31, 2012

star 9.00
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
Bananas

#11 - Bananas

Season 1 - Episode 54 - Aired Nov 23, 2006

A column of ants is making its way into a kitchen to steal lumps of sugar when one of the ants goes off on her own to try and pinch a banana inside a salad bowl…

star 8.75
4 votes
fly swatter

#12 - fly swatter

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired May 11, 2012

A mosquito swatted by a man in bed has the last laugh.

star 8.75
4 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
the long road

#13 - the long road

Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired May 3, 2012

star 8.75
4 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
the yule log

#14 - the yule log

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired May 2, 2012

It's Christmas time and the black ants are on the lookout for some festive cheer. When humans at a party are distracted, the ants use this opportunity to pinch a yummy yule log. Alas there is another obstacle they need to pass in order to fully succeed in this daring heist.

star 8.75
4 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
A Rolling Snail Gathers No Moss

#15 - A Rolling Snail Gathers No Moss

Season 1 - Episode 60 - Aired Feb 6, 2007

In a kindergarten, a few snails move up at a snail’s pace along a metal surface. The journey lasts for quite a while. The snails eventually reach the top of a playground slide and enjoy a few fast slides…

star 8.71
7 votes
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

#16 - On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

Season 1 - Episode 55 - Aired Feb 1, 2007

A bee, a wasp, a dragonfly and a ladybug are on the starting line, ready for the race. The last competitor, namely a snail, shows up late. The race starts and as the saying goes “slow and steady wins the race”.

star 8.67
6 votes
skiing snails / black slope for gastropod skiers

#17 - skiing snails / black slope for gastropod skiers

Season 2 - Episode 82 - Aired May 24, 2012

The ski season is in full swing, much to the delight of a whole family of snails. Going up the mountain takes forever but once they reach the top of the black slope, it's an entirely different story.

star 8.67
3 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
Quiet

#18 - Quiet

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired Nov 7, 2006

Interior kitchen. The faucet is trickling above the sink. The continuous “splash splash splash” is driving a spider nuts. She musters up her courage to put an end to the torture…

star 8.60
5 votes
rascals!

#19 - rascals!

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 7, 2012

A group of black ants get their load - a nice nut - stolen by a band of red ants. But the leader of the black ants isn't prepared to give up the fight.

star 8.60
5 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
Chewing Gum

#20 - Chewing Gum

Season 1 - Episode 51 - Aired Nov 20, 2006

A nosy fly glues herself on a piece of chewing gum on the asphalt. How will she manage to get rid of her sticky and cumbersome load?

star 8.50
60 votes
Goofing Off

#21 - Goofing Off

Season 1 - Episode 68 - Aired Feb 14, 2007

A column of ants is busy carrying small rocks towards their anthill. One of the ants repeatedly leaves the work site to take a nap. Yet the foreman keeps an eye on him and wakes him up with a start each time. Go to work!

star 8.50
2 votes
He who laughts last, laughs longest

#22 - He who laughts last, laughs longest

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired May 11, 2012

A fly who craves sugar cubes teases a spider but ultimately pays the price for his greed.

star 8.50
4 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
the doughnut

#23 - the doughnut

Season 2 - Episode 69 - Aired May 30, 2012

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo
the artist

#24 - the artist

Season 2 - Episode 73 - Aired May 28, 2012

A spider decides to add his own special touch to an Artist's work.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo
hop on!

#25 - hop on!

Season 2 - Episode 87 - Aired Apr 24, 2012

A reckless and macho butterfly is interested in a female butterfly that is sitting on a crossroad sign. But between the butterfly and its ladylove: a road with very dense traffic.

star 8.50
2 votes
Writers: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo