The BEST Episodes of The Ren and Stimpy Show

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 14, 2020

Network: Nickelodeon

The show revolves around the lives of an angry, insane chihuahua named Ren Höek and his brain-dead "eediot" sidekick cat, Stimpy. Together the duo have lots of bizarre and outrageous adventures accompanied by George Liquor, Mr. Horse, Powdered Toast Man, Muddy Mudskipper, Mr. and Mrs. Pipe, Mrs. Buttloaf, and Svën Höek.

Stimpy's Invention

#1 - Stimpy's Invention

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 23, 1992

Stimpy invents a Happy Helmet so that his foaming friend Ren can be happy all the time. But it pushes Ren way past happiness and into utter insanity - and the nonstop "Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy" song doesn't help either!

star 8.72
110 votes
Stimpy's Fan Club

#2 - Stimpy's Fan Club

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 24, 1993

Ren is jealous of Stimpy's constant stream of fan mail, so Stimpy makes his pal the president of his Fan Club, causing Ren delusions of grandeur, and ultimately, insanity.

star 8.58
43 votes
Directors: Peter Avanzino
Writers: Elinor Blake, John Kricfalus
Ren's Bitter Half

#3 - Ren's Bitter Half

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Jun 4, 1994

Stimpy creates a cloning liquid in his lab, and it falls into Ren's hands.

star 8.48
44 votes
Svën Höek

#4 - Svën Höek

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 7, 1992

Ren gets driven out of his mind yet again as his anxiously awaited cousin Svën forms a stupidity bond with Stimpy through magic Nose Goblins, Kitty Litter, and the "Don't Whiz on the Electric Fence" board game.

star 8.38
90 votes
Monkey See...Monkey Don't

#5 - Monkey See...Monkey Don't

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 27, 1993

Ren and Stimpy want the easy life of living in a zoo. They disguise themselves as monkeys and try to hang in there.

star 8.33
71 votes
Directors: Bob Camp
Writers: Bob Camp, Vincent Waller
Road Apples

#6 - Road Apples

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 9, 1994

Ren & Stimpy pose as roadkill so they can get a ride to the desert.

star 8.33
43 votes
The Great Outdoors

#7 - The Great Outdoors

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 4, 1993

Ren and Stimpy go camping and learn how to rough it in nature. And what could be rougher than skinny dipping with Stimpy? Ren's about to find out.

star 8.30
74 votes
Directors: Vincent Waller
Writers: John Kricfalus, Vincent Waller
The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen

#8 - The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired May 23, 1993

Ren and Stimpy become Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen and brave the jungle, desert, and snow of Canada, facing hunger, poison dirt, a Kodiak Marmoset, and a catchy tune!

star 8.00
71 votes
Writers: Bob Camp, Jim Gomez, John Kricfalus, Vincent Waller
The Cat That Laid the Golden Hairball

#9 - The Cat That Laid the Golden Hairball

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 4, 1993

Ren has a new way to strike it rich - sell Stimpy's hairballs! Stimpy starts hwarfing hairballs on a production line, but what will Ren do when the supply runs out?

star 7.92
72 votes
Directors: Ron Hughart
Writers: Bob Camp, Vincent Waller
Jimminy Lummox

#10 - Jimminy Lummox

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 19, 1994

Stimpy walks in on Ren while he tortures an ant. After concluding that Ren has no conscience, Stimpy lets Ren borrow his concience, played by guitar player Jiminy Lummox.

star 7.89
45 votes
Stimpy's Big Day

#11 - Stimpy's Big Day

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 11, 1991

Ren thinks TV has ruined Stimpy's mind, but when Stimpy wins a televised Gritty Kitty Litter contest and becomes a Hollywood star on the Muddy Muddskipper show, he leaves Ren behind.

star 7.89
428 votes
Fake Dad

#12 - Fake Dad

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 27, 1993

Ren shows his soft side when he volunteers to be a fake dad for a 200-pound prison convict named Kowalski. Of course, Stimpy lends support as the loving fake mom.

star 7.89
71 votes
Writers: Bob Camp, John Kricfalus
Ren's Pecs

#13 - Ren's Pecs

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 18, 1993

Beach-hound Ren is busy strutting his stuff for the babes of summer when a huge hairy bully kicks sand in his face.

star 7.86
79 votes
Out West

#14 - Out West

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 29, 1992

Out in the Wild West, an ignorant sheriff and his dimwitted deputy hire villains to steal Mr. Horse so that they can have a hanging. Who are the lucky villains? You guessed it.

star 7.86
151 votes
Directors: Bob Camp
Writers: Bob Camp, John Kricfalus
Space Madness

#15 - Space Madness

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 25, 1991

During a 36-year mission to the Crab Nebula, Commander Höek succumbs to Space Madness and puts Cadet Stimpy in charge of the mysterious History Eraser Button!

star 7.81
269 votes
Stimpy's Cartoon Show

#16 - Stimpy's Cartoon Show

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 8, 1994

Stimpy is making a cartoon when Ren appears and tries to persuade Stimpy that cartoons aren't good for the brain. When Stimpy discovers that Ren is bad for drawing he makes him producer of the cartoon. Ren takes over the credits of the cartoon and Stimpy works in a slavering way until the cartoon is finished and are invited to show the cartoon to Wilbur Cobb, "the godfather of animation".

star 7.80
76 votes
Rubber Nipple Salesmen

#17 - Rubber Nipple Salesmen

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 29, 1992

Ren and Stimpy hit the road as door-to-door Rubber Nipple Salesmen, peddling their wares to a bizarre clientele, including a psychotic Fire Chief, a paranoid Mr. Horse, and a family actually in need of new nipples!

star 7.77
103 votes
Eat My Cookies

#18 - Eat My Cookies

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Jun 4, 1994

Ren and Stimpy become Barrette Beret Girl Scouts, and when Ren makes Stimpy eat all the cookies, they need to find a replacement for them. Plus, when Stimpy earns the famed Snipe-Hunting Badge, Ren becomes desperate for one of his own.

star 7.73
40 votes
Black Hole

#19 - Black Hole

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 23, 1992

It's another warped day for Commander Höek and Cadet Stimpy as they fly into a mind-bending black hole, mutate continuously, and discover a mountain of missing left socks.

star 7.71
104 votes
Big Baby Scam

#20 - Big Baby Scam

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 12, 1992

It's Ren's greatest scheme ever: switch places with a couple of babies and enjoy the pampered life. But being babies turns out to be harder than Ren or Stimpy ever imagined.

star 7.70
101 votes
Untamed World

#21 - Untamed World

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 15, 1991

Nature show host "Marlon" Höek and his sidekick Stimpy explore a strange Galapagos Island chain where all species look like Ren and Stimpy... but even less evolved!

star 7.68
112 votes
Fire Dogs

#22 - Fire Dogs

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 1, 1991

Ren and Stimpy need new jobs, so they disguise themselves as Dalmatians, go to work for a psychotic fire chief, and battle a 40-story building fire, saving Mr. Horse and others!

star 7.66
144 votes
Lair of the Lummox

#23 - Lair of the Lummox

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 30, 1994

As hosts of their favorite TV show, Untamed World, Ren & Stimpy become voyeurs in the wild.

star 7.66
79 votes
Ren's Retirement

#24 - Ren's Retirement

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 2, 1994

Ren wakes up feeling younger than ever. He chops enough wood to last Ren & Stimpy an entire year, and saves Mrs. Buttloaves (from the "Firedogs" short). Stimpy announces that it's Ren's birthday, and Ren is disappointed when Stimpy tells him that he is now 10 years old (70 in dog years). Ren ages rapidly, becoming a senile old fart. He decides to retire. During a game of golf, Ren decides to begin looking for a coffin. At his funeral, Stimpy decides to move in with Ren in his coffin.

star 7.66
73 votes
No Pants Today

#25 - No Pants Today

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 27, 1993

After Stimpy gets out of the shower, he finds that there is not a pair of pants in the house. Ignoring Ren, who tells him that clothes are for humans, and that he doesn't need pants, he tries multiple times to find a pair of pants, without much luck. He is shunned by the outside world because he is nude. He eventually gets lost in the forest, cold, naked, and embarrassed.

star 7.65
110 votes