The Land Before Time

The BEST episodes of The Land Before Time

Every episode of The Land Before Time ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Land Before Time!

Join the adventures of the dinosaurs from The Land Before Time in this animated series. Don't miss out as they explore their world and have cool adventures in the Great Valley and the Mysterious Beyond.

Last Updated: 9/12/2022Network: Cartoon Network
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The Brave Longneck Scheme
star
8.00
33 votes

#1 - The Brave Longneck Scheme

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/9/2007

Ali's herd returns to the valley, and a new dinosaur named Rhett claims sharptooth's fear him, so the gang decides to bring in Chomper to see if he is a liar.

Directors: Richard Sebast
The Big Longneck Test
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7.66
32 votes

#2 - The Big Longneck Test

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/14/2008

Littlefoot's father and Shorty travel to the Great Valley to give Littlefoot the news that he will be taking the "Big Longneck Test", a three-stage test to see if a Longneck is capable of leading a herd. Meanwhile, Shorty tries to lead Littlefoot's friends on an adventure.

The Great Egg Adventure
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7.60
5 votes

#3 - The Great Egg Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired 1/15/2008

The series finale. Littlefoot, Ducky, Petrie and Chomper (followed by Hyp, Nod and Mutt) find a nest of Fast Biter eggs. They decide to carry the eggs away from the valley so the baby sharpteeth can grow up without eating anyone and set off on a journey into the mysterious beyond. They don't know that the mother sharptooth is in hot pursuit though, and she wants her eggs back at all costs.

Directors: Scott Heming
Watch Now:Amazon
The Days of Rising Waters
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7.57
35 votes

#4 - The Days of Rising Waters

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/21/2007

A storm destroys Petrie's nest, and Ducky tries to teach Tricia how to swim.

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The Meadow of Jumping Waters
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7.53
36 votes

#5 - The Meadow of Jumping Waters

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/12/2007

Ruby and Chomper tell the other kids about a place where water jumps out of the ground, and they head out to see it. Meanwhile, Petrie frets that the tree stars Spike ate will bring them bad luck.

Directors: Scott Heming
Escape from the Mysterious Beyond
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7.48
58 votes

#6 - Escape from the Mysterious Beyond

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/16/2007

An earthshake traps Ducky and Chomper on a ledge with the sharptooth Thud, who is pinned down by rocks. In the end, Chomper and Thud discover which of them is the "bigger" sharptooth!

Directors: Scott Heming
Watch Now:Amazon
The Star Day Celebration
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7.42
65 votes

#7 - The Star Day Celebration

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/7/2007

Ruby's first Star Day (her birthday) in the Great Valley has Ruby missing her family. But when the other kids decide to throw a surprise "Giving Ceremony" to make Ruby feel better, their secretive preparations result in Ruby feeling even lonelier!

Directors: Scott Heming
Watch Now:Amazon
The Mysterious Tooth Crisis
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7.36
11 votes

#8 - The Mysterious Tooth Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/8/2007

The gang tries to find someone who can help explain why Chomper has lost a tooth to see if it's normal.

Directors: Richard Sebast
The Hermit of Black Rock
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7.25
4 votes

#9 - The Hermit of Black Rock

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 1/10/2008

While trying to learn how to fly Guido is blown into a cave with Petrie, and they encounter a blind old flyer called Swooper.

Directors: Richard Sebast
The Cave of Many Voices
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7.14
22 votes

#10 - The Cave of Many Voices

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/5/2007

Chomper's cave starts leaking, so the gang searches for a new cave Chopper can stay in while he lives in the valley.

Directors: Scott Heming
Watch Now:Amazon
The Hidden Canyon
star
7.00
32 votes

#11 - The Hidden Canyon

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/19/2007

The kids discover a canyon of fruit trees and decide to keep it secret, but things may have to change when the Sharp Teeth decide to use it as an entrance to the canyon.

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The Missing Fast Water Adventure
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7.00
31 votes

#12 - The Missing Fast Water Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 9/2/2007

After an earthshake dries up the fast-water, the dinosaur kids try to fix the problem by removing the rocks. On the way, they meet their old friend Mo.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Spooky Nighttime Adventure
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7.00
55 votes

#13 - The Spooky Nighttime Adventure

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/7/2008

One night, Ruby tells the group a scary story about an invisible dinosaur named 'Hidden Runner and gives everyone scary sleep stories. They see Mr Thicknose to tell him that she made up the story and there is nothing to worry about, but the story of Hidden Runner was true, and they decide to venture into the Mysterious Beyond to search for him.

Directors: Scott Heming
Return to Hanging Rock
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7.00
5 votes

#14 - Return to Hanging Rock

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 1/18/2008

On the day of the Falling Rocks of Many Nights (meteor shower), Ruby remembers a memory of her family meeting at Hanging Rock when she lived in the Mysterious Beyond. Ruby adventures alone to find her family, but her friends come along to help. They meet Skip along the way, a mammal who knows the Mysterious Beyond very well, and the gang learns an important lesson of being family.

The Canyon of Shiny Stones
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6.87
38 votes

#15 - The Canyon of Shiny Stones

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/6/2007

Cera accidentally loses Tria's shiny stone, so the gang travels to the Canyon of Shiny Stones looking for a new stone to replace the lost one.

Directors: Richard Sebast
The Lonely Journey
star
6.78
32 votes

#16 - The Lonely Journey

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/1/2007

It's lonely being the only Sharptooth in the Great Valley. Chomper decides to go to the Mysterious Beyond to teach the Sharpteeth how to be friends. But the Sharpteeth he meets aren't very friendly, as he soon runs into Red Claw and his Fast Biters!

Directors: Scott Heming
Watch Now:Amazon
The Bright Circle Celebration
star
6.68
34 votes

#17 - The Bright Circle Celebration

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/15/2007

Everyone except Cera and her father are excited for the bright circle celebration, but when fire threatens everyone only Cera and her father can save the day.

Directors: Richard Sebast
The Amazing Threehorn Girl
star
6.67
3 votes

#18 - The Amazing Threehorn Girl

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/11/2008

When Cera accidentally makes falling rocks scare away a group of Belly-Draggers, the dinosaurs think she is a hero. Cera loves the attention, but things get out of hand when the Belly-Draggers return.

Through the Eyes of A Spiketail
star
6.67
3 votes

#19 - Through the Eyes of A Spiketail

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 1/23/2008

A freeze has come to the Great Valley, so Mr. Thicknose decides to tell everyone about a mysterious treat known as Hard Water Sweets (which are frozen grapes). The gang desires to taste this treat, so the embark on a journey to find them.

The Forbidden Friendship
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6.58
60 votes

#20 - The Forbidden Friendship

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/17/2008

Tippy and his family return to the great valley, much to Spike's delight. But a dispute over food leaves them being forbidden to play with one another.

Watch Now:Amazon
The Legend of the Story Speakers
star
6.43
58 votes

#21 - The Legend of the Story Speakers

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/14/2007

When Grandpa Longneck's old friend Saro comes to visit, the kids discover that Grandpa used to be a legendary Story Speaker.

Directors: Scott Heming
Watch Now:Amazon
Stranger From the Mysterious Above
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6.19
32 votes

#22 - Stranger From the Mysterious Above

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/9/2008

When Spike falls down a hole, he encounters a colony of mammals who thinks of him as the 'Big One' from the Mysterious Above. Meanwhile, his friends try to save him but only find trouble when Mr Thicknose and Topsy can't agree on what to do.

March of the Sand Creepers
star
6.06
31 votes

#23 - March of the Sand Creepers

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 1/16/2008

A herd of sand creepers (crabs) comes to the Great valley, so the gang decides to investigate why they are there.

The Lone Dinosaur Returns
star
6.03
29 votes

#24 - The Lone Dinosaur Returns

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/8/2008

Doc returns to the great valley, in search of a lady friend. But when he finds out Littlefoot is friends with a sharptooth, their friendship gets strained.

Directors: Richard Sebast
The Great Log Running Game
star
5.94
36 votes

#25 - The Great Log Running Game

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/13/2007

Ducky invents a new game while trying to get a tree sweet, and now everyone is anxious to see who can win the log-running cmopetition.

Directors: Scott Heming

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