The BEST Episodes of Richie Rich
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
An animated series based on the comic book of the same name. Richie Rich, the world's richest kid, gets involved in various adventures and mysteries. Regardless of the situation, he manages to come out on top, either by spending lots of money, or by using incredibly expensive gadgets.
#1 - The Robotnappers
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 8, 1980
Irona, one of Richie's most famous security devices, is stolen by a gangland boss who reproduces her, planning to use the reproductions to steal from every bank in the city.
#2 - The Rare Scare
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 15, 1980
A million-dollar stamp blows out the window of Richie Manor. Irona finds it and inadvertently uses it to mail a letter to China. When she realizes her error, she musters all her super magnetic powers to find it.
#3 - The Kangaroo Hop
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 29, 1980
Cecil, Richie's friend from Australia, enlists his help to clear his father from a diamond-smuggling rap. Richie thwarts the evil research scientist Dr. Kanga and his remote-controlled kangaroos, who are actually doing the smuggling.
#4 - Irona Versus Demona
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 6, 1980
The evil Dr. Slick short-circuits Irona and she is sent off to a robot-spa to recover. In the meantime, the villain replaces the faithful maid with a robot called Demona, who is programmed to steal the Rich's money.
#5 - Cur Wash
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 29, 1980
Dollar's bathday arrives and he is subjected to a severe cleansing. Soon he is clean, but unfortunately, he gets splashed with mud and forced to undergo the torture bath again. Once more he ventures out and encounters a garbage truck.
#6 - Silence is Golden
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 22, 1980
Richie has contracted $ measles and Irona takes the doctor's orders literally when he prescribes peace and quiet. She vacuums shoes off, brings down a jet place, etc., even forbidding Richie's father to visit him.
#7 - The Abominable Snow Plan
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 13, 1980
Forbidden to accompany Richie and Gloria on their picnic, Reggie plans revenge with an array of misch ievious pranks. With his security device, Richie sees Reggie's ultimate joke: an automated abominable snowman.
#8 - The Greatest Invention in the World
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 20, 1980
Things become impossible at Rich Manor with Professor Keenbean's invention that invents inventions. The entire household becomes so automated, Mr. Rich disgustedly hurries to the inventor's laboratory to order the machine destroyed.
#9 - Richie Hood
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 17, 1983
A trip in the Keenbean time machine takes Richie to Sherwood Forest where he joins Robin Hood and his merry men in their flight against King John.
#10 - The T.V. Phantom
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 24, 1983
Richie and Dollar work diligently to solve the case of the Soap Opera Phantom who takes over television networks for his own profit.
#11 - The Shocking Lady Strikes Again
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 22, 1980
The Shocking Lady, who uses electricity as a weapon, robs two of the Rich's charity functions. Richie enlists the aid of Professor Keenbean, who gives him super rubbery bubble gum, which offsets the Shocking Lady's electrical power.
#12 - Chef's Surprise
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 6, 1980
Chef Pierre, fed up with Dollar's food thefts, decides to remove the kitchen from Rich Manor. First, he tries the tree house, but Dollar uses a trampoline to get in; finally Pierre hires a plane to fly the kitchen away from Dollar's clutches.
#13 - Miss Robot America
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 13, 1980
Mr. Yakinyak, a robot salesman, convinces Mr. Rich to pit his new robot, Brutus, in a contest of skills with Irona. Richie is apprehensive as he sees Brutus defeat Irona in every test.
#14 - Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bug
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Dec 20, 1980
Dollar accidentally shrinks himself to be smaller than a flea and then gets attacked by a flea. Richie and Professor Keenbeam discover a planet of robot bugs that are planing an invasion of Earth.
#15 - Mystery Mountain
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Dec 27, 1980
Thieves have stolen almost every animal from Mystery Mountain and Richie flies to Africa to investigate. Once there, Richie discovers Barnum Bullwhip, the famous animal trainer turned crook, is responsible for the thefts.
#16 - Wiped Out
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Jan 3, 1981
Overhearing his father say he is wiped out, Richie mistakenly thinks his family is bankrupt. All his servants and friends rush to help raise extra money for the Rich family.
#17 - TV Dollar
Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired Jan 10, 1981
When Dollar is selected to do a TV commercial, Reggie's dog Houndsworth is jealous. Reggie and his pet sneak into the studio and infest Dollar with fleas.
#18 - Prankster Beware
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Jan 17, 1981
Dollar and Richie are interrupted in their kite flying by Reggie's mean pranks. Trying to escape him, they are captured by a pair of thieves masquerading as armored car drivers.
#19 - Cave Boy Richie
Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired Jan 24, 1981
Richie uses Professor Keenbean's time machine to visit his prehistoric ancestors. Once there, he helps them invent the wheel and cart and then returns to the present with a Dino-dollar souvenir.
#20 - Baseball Dollar
Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired Jan 31, 1981
Feeling inferior to Richie's baseball robots, Dollar walks sadly into the path of an angry bee. Trying to escape his sting, Dollar, once more on the baseball field, bats way above his average.
#21 - Space Shark
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 19, 1981
Ugghra, the Space Shark, steals the space shuttle carrying America's first husband and wife astronaut team, with plans to use them to plunder the earth.
#22 - The Chef's Watch Dog
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 19, 1981
Angry that Dollar steals food from the kitchen, Chef Pierre installs a bulldog to watch the pantry.
#23 - Schoolhouse Romp
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 19, 1981
Richie's school gives a talent show for charity and Reggie sabotages Richie's variety special.
#24 - Richie of the Round Table
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 26, 1981
Reading a book about his ancestor King Richly, his daughter Gloria, and the villain Morecash, Richie is distressed to find the final page missing. His curiosity aroused, he uses Professor Keenbean's time machine to enter the past.
#25 - I Want My Mummy
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 26, 1981
Richie and Dollar take Professor Keenbean's new ultra-sonic, laser-powered supermobile for a ride and go so fast they break the time barrier.