The Best Episodes of Wild Kratts
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2019
The Kratt brothers go around the world looking for animals and use "creature power suits", suits created by their friend, Aviva, out of the creatures' DNA. There are three villains in the show, Zach Varmitech, who controls the creatures' minds and use them as slaves, Donita Donata, who freezes creatures and sell them alive as jewelry, and Gourmond, who makes expensive gourmet dishes out of endangered species. The Kratts usually use their creature powers to foil these three villains' plots.
#1 - Alaska Hero's Journey
Season 5 - Episode 14
Aviva announces she's one step closer to fixing the Time Trampoline with the invention of a Time Thruster. But before they can check it out, it goes overboard and attaches onto a Sockeye Salmon who is in the middle of the "Salmon Run". The Wild Kratt team is led on a wild chase, as they follow the salmon on this incredible and difficult journey - both battling the odds to reach their goals.
#2 - Wild Ponies
Season 5 - Episode 7
When the Kratt brothers find a herd of wild horses on a beach, Aviva and Koki are eager to see them. However, the Wild Kratts are forced to retreat into the Tortuga when a storm hits. After the storm, the team finds a wild horse foal who was separated from the herd by a wave. Chris and Martin set off to reunite the foal with his mother.
#3 - The Mystery of the Two Horned Narwhal
Season 4 - Episode 21
Chris and Martin are arguing with each other about which is better, horns or antlers, when they get a call from Wild Kratts Kid Nua about a whale with a unique horn-like tusk: the narwhal. The Wild Kratts travel to the Arctic to investigate the structure and purpose of the narwhal's tusk. But when the Kratt brothers find an Inuit carving depicting a narwhal with two tusks, the Wild Kratts decide to find out whether the two-tusked narwhal is real or just a myth.
#4 - Liturgusa Krattorum
Season 4 - Episode 17
The Kratt brothers find out that a scientist has discovered a new species of mantis in Peru and named it Liturgusa krattorum, after them. They decide to creature adventure with this unique insect.
#7 - Puffin Rescue
Season 4 - Episode 19
A rogue wave hits the Tortuga, separating the members of the Wild Kratts team from each other. When Martin is stranded on a remote island, he finds several puffins, giving him the idea to use Puffin Power to find and rescue the other Wild Kratts.
#8 - Koala Balloon
Season 1 - Episode 22
Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home.
#9 - Archerfish School
Season 4 - Episode 22
One day, while the Wild Kratts are in an Asian mangrove swamp, Chris is practicing archery. However, since his aim isn't very good, he and Martin decide to check out the greatest archer in the creature world: the archerfish. The Kratt brothers learn about the archerfish's creature powers that allow it to hit small prey with jets of water. Aviva programs Archerfish Powers for Chris and Martin, and just in time too-Donita Donata is capturing animals for her new line of fashion, and the Kratt brothers will need to use the Creature Powers of the archerfish to stop the evil fashion designer.
#11 - Tenrec Treasure Hunt
Season 3 - Episode 22
When Chris sets up an elaborate treasure hunt centering on a cool and rare group of insectivores – the tenrec – the rest of the crew sets off to complete the hunt.
#12 - Falcon City
Season 1 - Episode 19
The Kratt brothers are itching to fly with the world’s fastest animal, the Peregrine falcon, which can hit top speeds of 240 mph. But their efforts are side-tracked when the rest of the Wild Kratts team challenges them to find the falcon in the city instead of in the wild, and Chris’ Creature Power Suit is accidentally activated with Pigeon Powers ! But then they discover that Zach is sending his Zachbots to clean off a building that has a peregrine falcon nests with chicks! Martin and Chris must activate their Peregrine falcons powers and harness the force of gravity to pull off a high flying creature rescue!
#13 - Back in Creature Time, Part 2 - Tasmanian Tiger
Season 3 - Episode 7
After visiting the dodos, the Wild Kratts travel to another time period to visit another extinct animal – the Tasmanian tiger! Their trip doesn’t go as planned, however, and they must save the Tasmanian tigers from Dabio and Donita’s ancestors, while also saving themselves from Zach, who wants to trap them in the past forever!
#14 - Back in Creature Time, Part 1 - Day of the Dodo
Season 3 - Episode 6
After lamenting the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they’ll never get to adventure with them, Aviva unveils her greatest invention yet – a time trampoline! The Wild Kratts jump back to the time of the extinct dodo bird, but once there, they run into Gourmand’s ancestor, who has decided dodos are definitely on the menu! Once again, it’s Wild Kratts to the rescue!
#15 - Seasquatch
Season 1 - Episode 37
The Kratt brothers’ sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea’s hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface.
#16 - Platypus Cafe
Season 1 - Episode 6
On a kayaking expedition in Australia, the brothers encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures: a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on adding the platypus eggs to his menu. Chris and Martin must harness the special electromagnetic "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. They realize that animals use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves, and different senses give different information.
#17 - Zig-Zagged
Season 1 - Episode 34
Chris and Martin get caught in the middle of a Zebra stampede, and when the dust clears, a lone baby Zebra is left behind. The Wild Kratts must find the young zebra’s herd and return him to his mom. Along the way, they learn the secrets of patterns in the creature world and how the zebra’s stripes are critical to a special defense called “confusion camouflage.”
#18 - Bandito: The Black-Footed Ferret
Season 3 - Episode 3
Martin impulsively tries out Aviva’s new stone digger invention before it’s ready and flies out of control into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.
#19 - Rattlesnake Crystal
Season 2 - Episode 19
The Kratt bros must use rattlesnake powers to find rare tellurium crystal, or else the Tortuga will go offline forever! Learning Goals: Some animals have infared vision in addition to regular eyesight. Animals Featured: Rattlesnake Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moment: Rattlesnake hunting ground squirrels in underground burrows.
#20 - Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus
Season 1 - Episode 13
Chris and Martin are out to investigate why the walrus looks so weird, but then find out that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped an entire herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team figures out that walrus' have incredible powers that have a lot to do with how they look. They must employ the walrus' super suction and other amazing powers against Zach to save the herd and return them back home to their Arctic domain.
#21 - Red Panda Rescue
Season 4 - Episode 13
Chris finds a lost red panda cub in the bamboo forest of China. The Wild Kratts wonder what taxonomic family this cute creature belongs to-Koki thinks the red panda is a bear, Jimmy Z thinks it's a canine and a type of fox, Aviva thinks it's a member of the weasel family, and Chris thinks it's related to raccoons. However, Martin reveals that the red panda is actually in a family of its own-Ailuridae. The Wild Kratts team plans to return the red panda cub to her mother, but Zach Varmitech arrives, traps Aviva, Koki, and Jimmy in an energy net, and steals the red panda cub, planning to give her to Donita Donata as a present for the fashion designer's birthday. Chris and Martin must use their Creature Powers of two Chinese animals-the snub-nosed monkey and the giant panda-to rescue the red panda cub from Zach and get her back to her mother.
#22 - Mimic
Season 1 - Episode 25
While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, ‘cat-naps’ the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it’s ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah.
#23 - Eel-lectric!
Season 4 - Episode 20
When the Tortuga crashes in the Amazon rainforest, the ship loses power when its electrical systems are damaged. However, Chris and Martin are happy to be in one of the most biologically rich habitats on Earth, and they set out into the rainforest to creature adventure. The Kratt brothers soon find a creature that may be able to solve the Tortuga's electricity problem: the electric eel.
#24 - Build It Beaver
Season 1 - Episode 8
When the Wild Kratts creature adventurers accidentally break a beaver dam, they must lend a hand to help the beaver family rebuild it and restore the pond ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. They observe how the beavers make marvelous, complicated structures blocking the flow of water down a stream. Through building these dams, this remarkable animal single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating massive wetlands and homes for a huge variety of wildlife.
#25 - The Gecko Effect
Season 1 - Episode 38
There’s a mystery to be solved, as the Wild Kratts team wonders how a Gecko lizard climbs up smooth surfaces and can even climb upside down. The gang uses their Miniaturizer to shrink down and discover it’s all about physics: all objects have electrical charges that attract one another and the gecko’s marvelous toe pad structure charges so much that they can walk on surfaces as smooth as glass. But in the meantime Zach has stolen their Miniaturizer and now imprisons them in a glass terrarium. Martin and Chris activate the new Gecko Powers of their Creature Power Suits and must retrieve the Miniaturizer before Zach shrinks all the animals in the creature world.