The BEST Episodes of The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 24, 2020

Network: NBC

Everyone thought King Koopa had left the Mushroom Kingdom. Then his Doom Ship attacked! King Koopa is back with the greatest danger ever known: his Koopa kids. Using their new powers, the Super Mario Brothers must rescue Princess Toadstool and beat back the evil Koopa family.

True Colors

#1 - True Colors

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Nov 24, 1990

Kooky and Cheatsy make a scheme to divide Mushroom people by painting them different colors.

star 8.69
35 votes
Recycled Koopa

#2 - Recycled Koopa

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Nov 24, 1990

When the Koopalings are forced to dispose of their garbage, they have it dropped on the Mushroom Kingdom and later Brooklyn.

star 8.00
33 votes
Tag Team Trouble

#3 - Tag Team Trouble

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 6, 1990

After Toad thinks he lost one million gold coins meant for an orphanage, he enters his cousins into a tag team wrestling match to win a huge coin prize. However, King Koopa and Cheatsy enter the Sledge Brothers as well and, for them, cheating is an option.

star 7.99
69 votes
Super Koopa

#4 - Super Koopa

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Dec 1, 1990

Kooky has developed a pendant for King Koopa that will grant him the powers of the Mario brothers, but it can only be used in the real world. Koopa uses that to his advantage and lures his unsuspecting enemies into the real world using Luigi as bait. But the Princess manages to contact Toad, who races to get as many power ups to the Mario brothers in time.

star 7.97
36 votes

#5 - Mush-Rumors

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Nov 3, 1990

A family inadvertently arrives from the real world into the Mushroom Kingdom. Everyone from the Mushroom citizens to King Koopa himself then hear rumors of invading aliens.

star 7.97
32 votes
The Ugly Mermaid

#6 - The Ugly Mermaid

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 3, 1990

Mario and his frog suit gets turned into cement when he and the others defend the underwater city, Mertropolis, from King Koopa. Then Mertropolis' princess, Holly Mackerel, saves Mario from drowning and falls in love with him.

star 7.88
33 votes
Oh, Brother!

#7 - Oh, Brother!

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 13, 1990

After an argument, Luigi walks out into a rain storm. Mario tries to find him, only to get captured by King Koopa and Kooky. It's up to Luigi to rescue brother.

star 7.86
65 votes
Never Koop a Koopa

#8 - Never Koop a Koopa

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 22, 1990

In a surprising move, King Koopa and his kids leave the Mushroom Kingdom. When Mario and the Princess check out the supposedly empty Castle Koopa, they discover it's still just as dangerous and that Koopa lied so he could attempt a take over.

star 7.57
68 votes
Sneaky Lying Cheating Giant Ninja Koopas

#9 - Sneaky Lying Cheating Giant Ninja Koopas

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 8, 1990

King Koopa plans to capture Prince Hugo the Huge the ruler of Giant Land and turns Cheatsy, Big Mouth, Bully and Kooky into giants to do the job. It's up to Mario and Luigi to save the day.

star 7.42
106 votes
The Beauty of Kootie

#10 - The Beauty of Kootie

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 15, 1990

Kootie Pie and Cheatsy try to steal oil from the Sultan of Desert Land, but Mario and Luigi happen to be in the neighborhood after getting called in to fix the Sultan's plumbing.

star 7.35
103 votes
Up, Up, and a Koopa

#11 - Up, Up, and a Koopa

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 17, 1990

Mario and Luigi rescue Emperor Ed of Sky World from King Koopa, but they get captured. So it's up Toad and the Princess to get on the Doomship and save the plumbers so they can handle Koopa's Raiser-Upper device.

star 7.13
32 votes
7 Continents for 7 Koopas

#12 - 7 Continents for 7 Koopas

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 17, 1990

King Koopa schemes for his Koopalings to take over the seven continents of Earth. Only the Princess, who was inadvertently brought aboard the Doomship, can stop them.

star 7.12
33 votes
Princess Toadstool for President

#13 - Princess Toadstool for President

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 22, 1990

It's campaigning time when the Princess and King Koopa compete in an election that will decide the ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom.

star 7.10
68 votes
Toddler Terrors of Time Travel

#14 - Toddler Terrors of Time Travel

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 29, 1990

King Koopa and Kooky are going to travel back in time to prevent the Mario Brothers from ever arriving in the Mushroom Kingdom. The Mario Brothers and Toad sneak on board the Doomship to stop them, but the time travel reverts them all into babies.

star 7.04
94 votes
Reptiles in the Rose Garden

#15 - Reptiles in the Rose Garden

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 8, 1990

El rey Koopa planea darle a Kootie Pie lo que realmente quiere para su cumpleaños, Estados Unidos.

star 7.03
145 votes
Crimes R Us

#16 - Crimes R Us

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 10, 1990

The Koopas bust Crimewave Clyde out of prison and take him to the Mushroom Kingdom, where Clyde tries to teach the Koopa Kids about stealing. But the Mario brothers just seem to keep ruining their efforts.

star 7.00
32 votes
Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario

#17 - Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 15, 1990

Mario gets mistaken for a mummy's missing son, whose sarcophagus was stolen by Hip and Hop.

star 6.90
105 votes
Reign Storm

#18 - Reign Storm

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 29, 1990

The Mario Brothers are having a hard time keeping the kingdom stable while Toad and the Princess have fun in the sun in Hawaii.

star 6.64
64 votes
A Toadally Magical Adventure

#19 - A Toadally Magical Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 20, 1990

Toad's mishandling of a magic wand belonging to the Wizard King of the West causes it to be taken by the Koopas.

star 6.58
62 votes
The Venice Menace

#20 - The Venice Menace

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Dec 1, 1990

Koopa gets another present for Kootie Pie - this time he plans to use his Doom Sub to chase everyone out of Venice, Italy then warp the entire city to Dark Land so Kootie Pie can have her own water park. The Mario Bros. are approached in Desert Land by an Italian gondolier and since Mario has a passion for the country of Italy, they couldn't resist. Armed with Frog Suits, can they stop Koopa in time?

star 6.53
36 votes
Misadventure of Mighty Plumber

#21 - Misadventure of Mighty Plumber

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 13, 1990

As King Koopa plots to rob Pipe Land, he brings the Mario brother's hero, Mighty Plumber, into the kingdom to distract them.

star 6.26
66 votes
Do the Koopa

#22 - Do the Koopa

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 27, 1990

The Princess hopes the Doom Dancer Music Box, which can create an endless dance spell, will put an end to the Koopas, but Mario and the gang's attempt to get it leads to it falling into King Koopa's claws.

star 6.23
62 votes

#23 - Dadzilla

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 6, 1990

Fed up with their dad, Kootie Pie and Big Mouth run away to Hollywood, where they use their magic wands to transform a monster robot into a real one.

star 6.21
62 votes
Kootie Pie Rocks

#24 - Kootie Pie Rocks

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 27, 1990

King Koopa kidnaps a band named Milli Vanilli so they can play for Kootie Pie.

star 6.12
60 votes
Misadventures in Babysitting

#25 - Misadventures in Babysitting

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 20, 1990

The Mario brothers accidentally emerge from a warp into a Brooklyn home. The parents mistake them for babysitters for their son, Junior, who somehow manages to enter the Mushroom Kingdom and along with Cheatsy, Kooky and Bully cause trouble for Mario and Luigi.

star 5.69
61 votes