List of ¡Mucha Lucha! episodes

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¡Mucha Lucha! is a Canadian/American animated television series created by Eddie Mort and Lili Chin for Kids' WB. The series ran for 3 seasons totaling 52 episodes. Also produced was a straight-to-video movie titled ¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 13 August 17, 2002 February 8, 2003
2 22 September 13, 2003 May 8, 2004
3 17 September 11, 2004 February 26, 2005
Movie 1 January 4, 2005

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2002–03)[edit]

Note: "Back to School" was originally planned to be the pilot episode and was originally intended to be shown with, "How Rikochet Got His Move Back", but ended up being paired with "Heart of Lucha" (while "Back to School" is shown with "Weight Gaining") for reasons unknown. Several episodes from this season were adapted into children's storybooks, most of them being given titles different from the episodes themselves.

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1 1 "Back to School / Weight Gaining" August 17, 2002 (2002-08-17) 001

Back to School: Rikochet gets into trouble at the first day of school and has to take on Potato Potata Jr. one-on-one.

Weight Gaining: Rikochet has to gain weight in order to battle 3 students twice his size. He manages to but his weight gets the best of him when he tries to eat a Mr. Squishy Spongecake truck and its drive.!
2 2 "How Rikochet Got His Move Back / Heart of Lucha (also known as Big Bad Flea)" August 24, 2002 (2002-08-24) 003

How Rikochet Got His Move Back: Rikochet has to find his signature move or else he'll get expelled from school.

Heart of Lucha: The Flea accidentally hurts Snow Pea during a tag match and has to wrestle in the bad guys classroom.
3 3 "Woulda Coulda Hasbeena / The Anger of Cindy Slam" August 31, 2002 (2002-08-31) 004

Woulda Coulda Hasbeena: Senor Hasbeena time travels back to the 70's in order to erase an embarrassing moment in his life in this superb parody of "Quantum Leap."

The Anger of Cindy Slam: The three friends try to figure out why Cindy Slam is so angry.
4 4 "The Fantastic Backpack / The Naked and the Masked" September 21, 2002 (2002-09-21) 005

The Fantastic Backpack : Three bullies from the Hairy Knuckles Wrestling Academy get sucked into Rikochet's backpack. Now he, El Rey, Buena Girl and The Flea have to get them out.

The Naked and the Masked: Rikochet must escape embarrassment after losing his mask so he turns to The Flea for help.
5 5 "The Curse of the Masked Toilet / The Mummy with The Golden Mask" September 28, 2002 (2002-09-28) 007

The Curse of the Masked Toilet: The Flea, Rikochet, and Buena Girl battle a mutant masked toilet in a scary story told by The Flea.

The Mummy with The Golden Mask: A mummy comes back to life and kidnaps Buena Girl after wearing a golden mask so Rikochet challenges the mummy to a showdown at dawn.
6 6 "Bring Your Dad to Lucha Day / Our Founder" October 12, 2002 (2002-10-12) 002

Bring Your Dad to Lucha Day: The dads and their children fight for the Lucha Prize.

Our Founder: The last page of the Masked Code of Wrestling Book is missing and the kids must get it back.
7 7 "Tooth or Dare / Mask Mitzvah" October 26, 2002 (2002-10-26) 008

Tooth or Dare: Dr. Smilytooth is missing and it's up to The Mascaritas to save the day.

Mask Mitzvah: Rikochet takes a test to be a adult on the day he becomes a man but it will not be easy!
8 8 "Flea's Fighting Fish (also known as A Little Fishy) / La Flamencita" November 16, 2002 (2002-11-16) 009

Flea's Fighting Fish: The Flea reunites with his fish, who is pretty unhappy after he got flushed in the toilet by mistake. So they battle it out with Rikochet, Buena Girl, an octopus, and an electric eel taking part in the match!

La Flamencita: Rikochet has to learn a special dance to help La Flamencita win a lucha dancing contest so he turns to El Rey for help.
9 9 "Will the Real El Rey Please Stand Up? / The Musica Man" November 23, 2002 (2002-11-23) 010

Will the Real El Rey Please Stand Up?: Rikochet gets a chance to see the real El Rey at the Lucha Dome which upsets his El Rey action figure.

The Musica Man: Rikochet beats a wrestler but the wrestler creates revenge by giving Rikochet his very own mariachi band...who constantly drives Rikochet nuts and in trouble so he, Buena Girl and The Flea defeat the mariachi band.
10 10 "Pinball Wizard / Not So Buena Girl" November 30, 2002 (2002-11-30) 006

Pinball Wizard: Rikochet is frozen to the shape of a pinball and finds life more difficult until he meets a soccer player who was frozen to the shape of a soccer ball a decade ago!

Not So Buena Girl: Buena Girl receives a wrong fortune saying she's a bad masked wrestler and it's up to Rikochet and Flea to shape her out of her misery before it's too late!
11 11 "Honor Thy Lucha / Chinche" December 14, 2002 (2002-12-14) 012

Honor Thy Lucha: Rikochet discovers the consequences of stealing a trading card courtesy of Phantasmo.

Chinche: Flea's two-faced cousin Chinche wins over his friends and Flea is jealous which results in competition for friendship!
12 12 "Timmy of 1,000 Masks / All Creatures Masked and Small" January 25, 2003 (2003-01-25) 011

Timmy of 1,000 Masks: When Buena Girl and a few other students are expelled from the school, she must prove that she is innocent and she does when The Mascaritas capture the real culprit, Timmy Of A Thousand Masks!

All Creatures Masked and Small: Masked Dog is targeted by a dog catcher which results in a Miami Vice-style chase between the dog catcher (who looks like Elvis) and The Mascaritas
13 13 "Mask Away" February 8, 2003 (2003-02-08) 013
Mask Away: Rikcohet and Buena Girl gets stuck on a uncharted island after trying to save The Flea. Rikochet and Buena Girl both crack up and Rikochet starts talking to himself and Buena Girl thinks that the Code of Masked Wrestling is talking to her! They also both engage in a war which is resolved peacefully by The Flea! After Flea snaps, and both Rikochet and Buena Girl go insane, they all get home by kite!

Season 2 (2003–04)[edit]

Note: The theme song from Chicos de Barrio was slightly changed this season. The last four episodes of this season were held over and ended up airing during season 3.

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14 1 "The Man from M.A.S.K. / The Flea's Bueno Twin" September 13, 2003 (2003-09-13) 015

The Man from M.A.S.K.: Rikochet is given a secret weapon - a spy gadget that gives an advantage in unfair match-ups, as a reward.

The Flea's Bueno Twin: The Flea eats an object he's never seen or dared to eat before - an organic apple. After eating the apple, The Flea acts clean and even surpasses Buena Girl in the goody-goody department, and drives everyone else loco!
15 2 "Nightmare on Lucha Street / Revenge of the Masked Toilet" September 20, 2003 (2003-09-20) 016

Nightmare on Lucha Street: Penny looses her mask to a wrestler who haunts dreams, so Rikochet transports himself to the dream world to get it back.

Revenge of the Masked Toilet: The Flea eats an object he's never seen or dared to eat before - an organic apple. After eating the apple, The Flea acts clean and even surpasses Buena Girl in the goody-goody department, and drives everyone else loco!
16 3 "Calling All Monsters / Pig Out" September 27, 2003 (2003-09-27) 017

Calling All Monsters: Giant sushi monsters attack Tokyo.

Pig Out: Pigs invade Rikochet's room.
17 4 "Lone Stars / The Littlest Luchadora" October 4, 2003 (2003-10-04) 014

Lone Stars: Rikochet gets mistaken for his father thanks to The Flea convincing him to pretend to be his father. Rikochet keeps the charade up until he has to face a great foe. Then Lone Star, Rikochet's father, shows up on the scene.

The Littlest Luchadora: After Flea's little sister, Pulgita, wins a match against El Skellantonio, whom Flea couldn't beat, Flea gets jealous of her. Will Flea help Pulgita defeat Perro Salvaje?
18 5 "Thrills and Skills / Party Animal" October 18, 2003 (2003-10-18) 018

Thrills and Skills: The mascaritas are given extra-curricular activities, as part of having a variety of experience in their education. Rikochet plays soccer, Buena Girl plays the accordion in the band, and The Flea learns Scottish Highland games. All three of them put their skills together to help Rikochet on the playing field.

Party Animal: The famous and ultra mysterious, Rey Dynamico has accepted Buena Girl's party invite. Buena Girl decides to clean out her room and throw out all her childish toys, including a stuffed teddy bear, Mr. Snuggles, but he decides to fight back.
19 6 "Dances with Bugs / Chain of Fools" November 1, 2003 (2003-11-01) 019

Dances with Bugs: The Flea is shrunk down to the of a flea when a shrink ray ricochets everywhere eventually hitting The Flea. While he is shrunk, he meets all the bugs on the floor, and befriends a bug named Wilbur. The Flea looks after Wilbur, making sure he's not smushed by Rikochet and Buena Girl, also taking down the thug bugs.

Chain of Fools: Rikochet must mail out a chain letter before he ends up with years of bad luck.
20 7 "Thief of Radishes (aka You Look Radishing) / Lucha, Rinse, and Repeat" November 8, 2003 (2003-11-08) 020

Thief of Radishes: The Mascaritas must save the King of Radishes from the King of Turnips.

Lucha, Rinse, and Repeat: Rikochet asks his friends for help when Masked Dog needs a bath.
21 8 "French Twisted / Hungry Like Los Lobos (aka Los Lobos de Lucha)" November 15, 2003 (2003-11-15) 022

French Twisted: Rikochet motivates your ate French Twist, the mime, to talk, and he does, taking the place of Rikochet in the trash talk competition against Potato Patata. But now that he is speaking, the mime doesn't get to use your talents. Rikochet needs to help him... now, to not to speak.

Hungry Like Los Lobos: In a match against Carlton Cold Jones, Rikochet listens the theme song of the opponent and is defeated. So Rikochet decides he needs his own theme song, and he asks for help to Los Lobos, a popular band of the east of Los Angeles, that are also cousins of Mama. But the young luchador will learn in the revenge fight that, in the ring, the theme song is not everything.
22 9 "War of the Donuts / Show Me the Funny" November 29, 2003 (2003-11-29) 021

War of the Donuts: The Flea's parents have to go somewhere for the day, and they leave The Flea in charge of their donut shop. But a new donut shop opens up in town. Both shops try lots of things to get lots of customers to come, and to get the other shop out of business. Which donut shop will have to close?

Show Me the Funny: Rikochet's Lucha partner Coco Dementos is a better comedian than wrestler and therefore almost gets expelled from the School of Lucha. His father sends both of them to become Rodeo to improve on their wrestling.
23 10 "Getting Ahead / Los Fabulosos" December 13, 2003 (2003-12-13) 023

Getting Ahead: Rikochet wants to win a prize mask by getting his head shrinked.

Los Fabulosos: Rikochet's two stupid uncles named Big Dipper and Little Dipper show up and cause a huge commotion.
24 11 "Meet the Muertos / Mask Maker" January 17, 2004 (2004-01-17) 024

Meet the Muertos: It is the Day of the Dead (aka Halloween) and everybody has a diorama. But when Masked Dog eats Rikochet's diorama, he is asked to guide the introvertial kid muerto named Calavera Muerto, who is interested in Rikochet's rented video games. When Oct. 31st is over, he won't move a muscle. Him, Buena Girl, and Flea try old-school methods, but with no prevail. Can Rikochet set things right, and maintain order?

Mask Maker: When Rikochet sees an Antonio Mascara commercial, he is fascinated, and turns in his mask. However, Antonio Mascara is selling illegal masks, so that means...
25 12 "Big Buena Sellout / Laying in Ruins" January 24, 2004 (2004-01-24) 025

Big Buena Sellout: When Buena Girl thinks that her parents don't pay attention to her anymore, they show that they still care by making 'Buena Girl Energy Bars.' However, Buena Girl gets too snobby because of her new fortune. Can Rikochet and Flea get her to remember the Code of Masked Wrestling?

Laying in Ruins: It is the day of YOMAMA, a wrestling day for mothers. But Rikochet is irresponsible, and nearly cost his mother's sweater to Masked Dog. Nevertheless, his mom takes him and wins. But Rikochet, with his irresponsibility gets his mom's trophy stolen. Can Los Tres Mascaritas get the trophy back?
26 13 "Undercover Flea / Kid Wombat" February 7, 2004 (2004-02-07) 026

Undercover Flea: Three government agents hire The Flea to catch the traitor who's been selling signature moves. But what will The Flea do when the traitor turns out to be Rikochet?

Kid Wombat: A new kid by the name of Kid Wombat joins the school for mask wrestling. Rikochet and Kid Wombat start off to a nice start but when Kid Wombat dominates in the exercises he takes Rickochet's place as the number one wrestler. How will Rikochet reclaim his glory?
27 14 "Mini Mercado of Doom / Churro Overload" February 14, 2004 (2004-02-14) 027

Mini Mercado of Doom: Abuelito and Rikochet settle an old score with a grocer named El Abarratero.

Churro Overload: The Mascaritas sell churros for a school fund-raiser. Unfortunately, The Flea keeps eating his homemade churros
28 15 "La Bruja / El Niño Loco" February 21, 2004 (2004-02-21) 028

La Bruja: The Lucha Lighthouse gang is confronted by El Niño Loco: Guardian of El Canyon Grande.

El Niño Loco: A witch named La Bruja is supposedly making treats out of Luchadores.
29 16 "The Collector" February 28, 2004 (2004-02-28) 029
The Collector: An evil space alien named Keelspbellsvin has been collecting Luchadores from across the entire galaxy kidnaps all of the masked wrestlers (including the teachers) at Rikochet's school. Now it is up to The Flea, Rikochet, and Buena Girl to save their school and stop the collector for good, before it's too late!
30 17 "Election Daze / Los Pantalones (aka The Brat in the Hat)" March 13, 2004 (2004-03-13) 030

Election Daze: Buena Girl, The Flea, and Snow Pea are running for school president. Buena Girl promises good things, The Flea promises chewy shoes and butter snacks. Snow Pea promises "Snow Pea!" Meanwhile, Tibor the Terrible, El Loco Mosquito, and El Perrito try to take over the Student Council.

Los Pantalones: Rikochet gets a new outfit that controls him and it wants revenge on Los Pantalones Elegantes, the judge of the Fashion Inspection Show at school who originally wore that outfit during his childhood. Buena Girl and The Flea must get the outfit off of Rikochet.
31 18 "Late Night Lucha / Flea at Last" April 3, 2004 (2004-04-03) 031

Late Night Lucha

Flea at Last
32 19 "Flea's Personal Demons / Virtual Luchadores" April 17, 2004 (2004-04-17) 032

Flea's Personal Demons

Virtual Luchadores
33 20 "Cinco de Piñata (aka Day of the Piñata) / Poocha Lucha" April 24, 2004 (2004-04-24) 033

Cinco de Piñata

Poocha Lucha
34 21 "An Epic Tale of Heroes and Donuts / Run, Lucha, Run" May 1, 2004 (2004-05-01) 034

An Epic Tale of Heroes and Donuts

Run, Lucha, Run
35 22 "Attack of the Luchabots" May 8, 2004 (2004-05-08) 035
Attack of the Luchabots

Season 3 (2004–05) (¡Mucha Lucha!: Gigante)[edit]

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36 1 "Buena Basura / Shamrock and Roll" September 11, 2004 (2004-09-11) 040

Buena Basura

Shamrock and Roll
37 2 "Spider and the Flea / The Incredible Penny Plutonium" September 18, 2004 (2004-09-18) 041

Spider and the Flea: The Flea, Loco Moquito, and Dragonfly have to get back the Advanced Species belt from a Spider themed Wrestler or else they'll get expelled.

The Incredible Penny Plutonium:
38 3 "Monkey Business / Dare to Lucha" September 25, 2004 (2004-09-25) 042

Monkey Business

Dare to Lucha
39 4 "Dawn of the... Donuts / Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Horchata" October 2, 2004 (2004-10-02) 043

Dawn of the... Donuts

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Horchata
40 5 "Field of Screams / Banditos de los Muertos" October 30, 2004 (2004-10-30) 045

Field of Screams

Banditos de los Muertos
41 6 "Big Worm / Medico Mayhem" November 6, 2004 (2004-11-06) 044

Big Worm

Medico Mayhem
42 7 "Slamazon and On... / Buena on Wheels" November 13, 2004 (2004-11-13) 046

Slamazon and On...

Buena on Wheels
43 8 "A Whole Lotta El Reys / Doomien" November 20, 2004 (2004-11-20) 047

A Whole Lotta El Reys

Doomien
44 9 "I Was a Pre-Teenage Chupacabra / Carnival of Masked Terror" November 27, 2004 (2004-11-27) 038

I Was a Pre-Teenage Chupacabra

Carnival of Masked Terror
45 10 "My Hairy Knuckles / Brains Meets Brawn" December 4, 2004 (2004-12-04) 036

My Hairy Knuckles

Brains Meets Brawn
46 11 "A ¡Mucha Lucha! Christmas (aka The Match Before Xmas)" December 11, 2004 (2004-12-11) 048
A ¡Mucha Lucha! Christmas
47 12 "Asphalt of Doom / Hot, Hot, Hot" January 21, 2005 (2005-01-21) 037

Asphalt of Doom

Hot, Hot, Hot
48 13 "Getting His Goat / 10 Rounds of Trouble" January 21, 2005 (2005-01-21) 039

Getting His Goat

10 Rounds of Trouble
49 14 "The Call of the Mild" February 5, 2005 (2005-02-05) 049
The Call of the Mild
50 15 "Smarticus / Niko Sushi's Happy Battle Funtime Dome 3000!" February 12, 2005 (2005-02-12) 050

Smarticus

Niko Sushi's Happy Battle Funtime Dome 3000!
51 16 "Mars Madness / Fears of a Clown" February 19, 2005 (2005-02-19) 051

Mars Madness

Fears of a Clown
52 17 "Blue Demon (aka The Magnificent Three)" February 26, 2005 (2005-02-26) 052
Blue Demon

Video movie (2005)[edit]

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Title Original air date
S1 "¡Mucha Lucha!: The Return of El Maléfico" January 4, 2005 (2005-01-04) (Video release)

External links[edit]