The Best Episodes of Octonauts

The Arctic Orcas

#1 - The Arctic Orcas 8.47

Season 1 - Episode 37

When Captain Barnacles and Peso get lost in the icy Arctic sea, a pod of Orcas help the Octonauts find them.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Sea Snakes

#2 - The Sea Snakes 8.36

Season 2 - Episode 5

It's Sea Snakes on an Octopod when a poisonous sea krait lays her eggs in the garden pod, just as Captain Barnacles has to navigate the ship past a treacherous whirlpool.

The Eel Ordeal

#3 - The Eel Ordeal 8.33

Season 1 - Episode 42

The Octonauts travel up a treacherous river to help a young migrating eel on her difficult journey.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Narwhal

#4 - The Narwhal 8.30

Season 1 - Episode 17

While exploring the Arctic, the Octopod gets trapped in the ice. Only Barnacles's skillful navigation, and the help of a friendly Narwhal, can get them free.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Dwarf Lantern Shark

#5 - The Dwarf Lantern Shark 8.25

Season 1 - Episode 44

Down in the darkness of the ocean deep, Peso and the Octonauts must help a tiny, injured Dwarf Lanternshark. But they have to find him first!

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Snot Sea Cucumber

#6 - The Snot Sea Cucumber 8.21

Season 1 - Episode 20

When a slimy, slippery snot sea cucumber gets loose on the Octopod, Captain Barnacles Bear decides the only way to save it is to flood the ship!

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Enemy Anemones

#7 - The Enemy Anemones 8.14

Season 1 - Episode 16

The Octonauts and some helpless crabs are caught between two territorial groups of aggregating anemones - and their numbers are growing!

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Lost Lemon Shark

#8 - The Lost Lemon Shark 8.01

Season 1 - Episode 48

The Octonauts have their hands full as they look after a headstrong young Lemon Shark who's hurt his nose and can't find his way home.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Marine Iguanas

#9 - The Marine Iguanas 7.94

Season 1 - Episode 43

As the Octonauts prepare for their annual seaweed feast near the Galapagos Islands, a trio of salt sneezing Marine Iguanas steal their seaweed!

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Colossal Squid

#10 - The Colossal Squid 7.94

Season 2 - Episode 1

The Octopod is attacked by a colossal squid, who drags the ship down an abyssal trench, forcing Barnacles and Kwazii to make a perilous swim outside to confront the gigantic beast.

The Kelp Forest Rescue

#11 - The Kelp Forest Rescue 7.91

Season 1 - Episode 24

When Peso's little brother, Pinto, comes to visit, he's more interested in being a pirate than a medic – at least until he accompanies Peso on a mission to rescue Dashi and Shellington in a kelp forest.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Bowhead Whales

#12 - The Bowhead Whales 7.90

Season 2 - Episode 6

When the Octonauts are unable to rescue a group of Narwhals trapped behind arctic ice, they recruit a Bowhead Whale to help them break through!

The Giant Spider Crab

#13 - The Giant Spider Crab 7.90

Season 1 - Episode 50

The octonauts help a 100 year old spider crab which has got its leg trapped in a giant clam whilst en route to its own 100th birthday party. It turns out that Kwazii's afraid of spiders, but he still helps, even though he thought it was a real spider at first.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Combtooth Blenny

#14 - The Combtooth Blenny 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 33

When Kwazii and Peso are shipwrecked on a desert island, they encounter a Combtooth Blenny - a fish who walks on land! They enlist him to send an SOS message to the other Octonauts.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Scary Spookfish

#15 - The Scary Spookfish 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 36

The Octonauts try to pull Peso out of an oceanic trench and get some help from a strange looking creature with a see through head: a Spookfish.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Midnight Zone

#16 - The Midnight Zone 7.89

Season 1 - Episode 18

While exploring the deepest part of the ocean, the Midnight Zone, the Octonauts discover a strange rock that happens to be home to a new species of worm.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Coconut Crabs

#17 - The Coconut Crabs 7.88

Season 2 - Episode 3

Kwazii finds a mysterious, unbreakable coconut, so the Octonauts seek out the help of some large, island-dwelling coconut crabs to open it.

The Giant Whirlpool

#18 - The Giant Whirlpool 7.88

Season 1 - Episode 21

The Octonauts race against time to rescue Tweak's pal, a leatherback sea turtle who's caught in a fast-moving ocean current that's sucking it into a whirlpool.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Crafty Cuttlefish

#19 - The Crafty Cuttlefish 7.87

Season 1 - Episode 47

Captain Barnacles' compass has been taken by a crafty, shape shifting Cuttlefish

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Humuhumunukunukuapua'a

#20 - The Humuhumunukunukuapua'a 7.86

Season 1 - Episode 49

When the Octopod's waterworks are flooded with frightened Humuhumu fish, the Octonauts have to find a way to flush them out.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Slime Eels

#21 - The Slime Eels 7.84

Season 1 - Episode 38

Kwazii covets the treasure in a sunken pirate ship, but its protected by slime squirting Slime Eels.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Baby Dolphin

#22 - The Baby Dolphin 7.84

Season 1 - Episode 35

When a young dolphin follows Kwazii home, he has to babysit while the other Octonauts search for its mother.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Snapping Shrimp

#23 - The Snapping Shrimp 7.83

Season 1 - Episode 19

The Octonauts encounter a snapping shrimp – a small creature that uses its claws to make a big, and stunning, noise.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Albino Humpback Whale

#24 - The Albino Humpback Whale 7.78

Season 1 - Episode 14

The Octonauts help out an Albino Humpback Whale with a nasty sunburn.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell
The Great Algae Escape

#25 - The Great Algae Escape 7.77

Season 1 - Episode 8

Captain Barnacles and his crew must catch a runaway Octopod, when it is hijacked by a group of crustaceans trying to escape their algae-infested waters.

Directors: Darragh O'Connell