List of Freakazoid! episodes
This is a list of Freakazoid! episodes. Steven Spielberg Presents Freakazoid! is an American animated series that lasted 24 episodes in two seasons from 1995 to 1997. Freakazoid! lasted one complete season and part of a second season on its premiere network, Kids' WB, from September 9, 1995, until February 14, 1997, when it was cancelled due to low ratings. However, the show was later picked up by Cartoon Network and was rebroadcast on April 5, 1997.
This list shows both seasons. The episodes here are organized by the air dates in which the episodes were shown with their segments in their originally produced order. (For example, the episode "Statuesque" actually premiered on November 29, 1996, with its respective segments in a different order, but its airdate is given as June 6, 1997, the airdate in which it was shown with its segments in the original order.) Most episodes were written by Paul Rugg and the directors for each cartoon varied.
|DVD release date|
|Region 1||Region 2||Region 4|
|1||13||1995–1996||July 29, 2008||TBA||TBA|
|2||11||1996–1997||April 21, 2009||TBA||TBA|
Season 1: 1995–1996
|#||Original title (top)||Directed by||Written by||Original airdate||Prod. code|
|1–101||"Five Day Forecast/The Dance of Doom/Handman"||Ronaldo Del Carmen and Jack Heiter||John McCann and Tom Ruegger||September 9, 1995||001|
Five Day Forecast – Freakazoid announces the day's weather, getting more and more overexcited as he mentions more and more dangerous weather. He then comically calms down
|2–102||"Candle Jack/Toby Danger in Doomsday Bet/The Lobe"||Scott Jeralds, Eric Radomski||Paul Rugg, Tom Minton, Tom Ruegger||September 16, 1995||002|
Candle Jack – Presented in Scream-O-Vision, on a camping trip in Camp Wennamigunnagohome with Steff, Freakazoid runs into the ghostly villain Candle Jack, who kidnaps and ties up anyone who says his name.
|3–103||"Mo-Ron/The Sewer Rescue/The Big Question/The Legends Who Lunch"||Dan Riba||Tom Ruegger, Paul Rugg||September 23, 1995||003|
Mo-Ron – A U.F.O. arrives in Washington, D.C., proving the existence of 'unintelligent' life on other planets.
|4–104||"And Fan Boy Is His Name/Lawn Gnomes: Chapter IV – Fun in the Sun/Frenching with Freakazoid"||Scott Jeralds and Turk Flipnutt||Paul Dini and John McCann||September 30, 1995||004|
And Fanboy Is His Name – Fanboy desires to become Freakazoid's new sidekick... whether he likes it or not.
|5–105||"Foamy the Freakadog/Office Visit/Ode to Leonard Nimoy/Emergency Broadcast System/Conversational Norwegian"||Ronaldo Del Carmen and Eric Radomski||Paul Dini and Paul Rugg||October 14, 1995||005|
Foamy the Freakadog – In an installment of The Sidekick Chronicles, Freakazoid remembers his rabid canine sidekick Foamy.
|6–106||"The Chip (Part I)"||Dan Riba||Paul Rugg||November 4, 1995||006|
|Dexter Douglas gets the new Pinnacle Chip for his computer. Dexter's cat steps on the keyboard and enters the secret combination of letters and numbers that sucks Dexter into the computer when he hits the "delete" key, turning him into Freakazoid.|
|7–107||"The Chip (Part II) /Freakazoid is History"||Dan Riba||Paul Rugg and Alan Burnett||November 11, 1995||007|
The Chip (Part II): Continuing from part one, Dexter unleashes Freakazoid for the first time in defeating the evil Guitierrez.Freakazoid is History: A strange mishap sends Freakazoid back in time to Pearl Harbor in World War II. Will Freakazoid's sense of justice alter history itself? Can he take his eyes off the hula girls long enough to do so?
|8–108||"Hot Rods from Heck/A Time For Evil"||Ronaldo Del Carmen, Jack Heiter||John McCann||November 18, 1995||008|
Hot Rods from Heck: Freakazoid has to stop evil villain Longhorn from stealing a missile using robotic hot rod cars and his super truck. The hero's new Freakmobile- which is featured in a fake in-show ad- helps him save the day, not to mention a special assist from the seventh-inning stretch.
|9–109||"Relax-O-Vision (Terror on the Midway)/Fatman and Boy Blubber/Limbo Lock-Up/Terror Palace"||Scott Jeralds, Eric Radomski, Jack Heiter||Paul Dini, Tom Ruegger, John P. McCann||November 25, 1995||009|
Relax-O-Vision/Terror on the Midway: The Lobe's super-evil plan coincides with Kids' WB's new network standards to reduce the effect of cartoon violence, much to Freakazoid's dismay.
|10–110||"In Arms Way/The Cloud"||Dan Riba, Scott Jeralds||Ken Segall, Paul Rugg||December 16, 1995||010|
In Arms Way – Freakazoid's Christmas shopping is interrupted by Arms Akimbo's crime spree.
|11–111||"Next Time, Phone Ahead/Nerdator"||Eric Radomski, Jack Heiter||Tom Ruegger, Paul Dini||February 3, 1996||011|
Next Time, Phone Ahead – In a parody of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Mo-Ron is found and cared for by Freakazoid, who tries to help him "phone home."
|12–112||"House of Freakazoid/Sewer or Later"||Scott Jeralds, Ronaldo Del Carmen||Paul Dini||February 10, 1996||012|
House of Freakazoid – A werewolf, who somehow knows about Dexter's secret identity, visits his home to ask his assistance for a cure. Freakazoid sends him into the internet by exploiting the flaw. The werewolf is cured, but he did not change in any other way.
|13–113||"The Wrath of Guitierrez"||Scott Jeralds||Paul Rugg||February 17, 1996||013|
|Using his authority in jail, Guitierrez manages to escape into the Internet and become a being similar to Freakazoid (but retains his sanity). He then begins draining power from Freakazoid, prompting him to having to jump into trap in the Interent to survive. Using a video game, Guiterrez has Freakazoid fight for his life, but ultimately is thrown off a castle tower and into the digital abyss of the internet.|
Season 2: 1996–1997
|#||Original title (top)||Directed by||Written by||Original airdate||Prod. code|
|14-201||"Dexter's Date"||Jack Heiter||Paul Rugg and Alan Burnett||September 7, 1996||014|
|Dexter is on a date with Steph at a fancy restaurant, but is briefly forced to leave so as to deal with The Lobe. Due to an electrical accident, however, Freakazoid is unable to transform back into Dexter and is instead turning into different TV personalities, putting his date at risk. When The Lobe later arrives at the same restaurant (in a rousing parody of Hello Dolly!), Freakazoid is forced to ask him for help.|
|15-202||"The Freakazoid"||Rich Arons and Jack Heiter||Paul Rugg||September 14, 1996||015|
|In a parody of The Godfather, Freakazoid has to grant all requests made to him on his birthday. As a result, he cannot stop the Lobe's latest crime spree, since the Lobe requested that he leave him alone. Wakko Warner and The Brain from Animaniacs guest star.|
|16-203||"Mission: Freakazoid"||Rich Arons and David Marshall||John McCann||September 28, 1996||016|
|In a parody of Mission: Impossible, Freakazoid and his friends travel to Vuka Nova, the brutal police state, to rescue the Douglas Family (and the Mime Time mime from Animaniacs) from Chesky Beresch Prison.|
|17-204||"Virtual Freak"||Peter Shin||Melody Fox and John McCann||November 2, 1996||018|
|The Lobe traps Freakazoid and Cosgrove in a shoot-'em-up video game, while the characters they were playing as wreak havoc in the real world.|
|18-205||"Hero Boy"||Jack Heiter and Rich Arons||Paul Rugg, Tom Sheppard, and Wendell Morris||November 9, 1996||019|
|Guitierrez returns (though now scarred due to their previous encounter). After many comical misunderstandings on what Freakazoid's weakness is, Guitierrez tricks the heroic moron into making himself a prisoner and sends a "Freaka-Clone" out in his place so as to ruin Freakazoid's reputation.|
|17-206||"A Matter of Love"||Rich Arons||Paul Rugg and Lisa Malone||November 16, 1996||019|
|Cosgrove begins dating cosmetics queen Mary Beth, ignoring poor Freakazoid in favor of her. As Freakazoid tries filling the hole Cogrove left, he notices Mary Beth revealing herself to be a green-colored monster. Now Mary Beth wants to take Freakazoid's essence to maintain her eternal youth, and Cosgrove is forced to decide between his friend and his monster of a girlfriend.|
|20-207||"Statuesque"||Peter Shin||John McCann||November 29, 1996||022|
|Waylon Jeepers has finally perfected his Medusa Watch, which turns humans and pigeons into stone. When Steph gets petrified, Freakazoid must seek a cure.|
|21-208||"Island of Dr. Mystico"||Rich Arons and David Marshall||Jed Springarn||February 7, 1997||021|
|While flying a plane of his arch-villains to a new prison, Freakazoid (unsurprisingly) ends up crashing the plane on an island. As Candle Jack scares Prof. Jones and Cobra Queen helps Steph fix the plane, Freakazoid, Cosgrove, and the other villains go out into the jungle to look for provisions but are abducted by the evil Dr. Mystico. Leonard Maltin guests stars as himself.|
|22-209||"Two Against Freak"||Rich Arons and Jack Heiter||Ken Segal||February 14, 1997||023|
|Cave Guy and Cobra Queen have joined forces to obtain the Diamond Hat of the Czars, while Freakazoid tries to learn the art of telekinesis with his mentor. However, due to his mental instability, Freakazoid ends up hitting himself in the face repeatedly with bricks (developing a phobia of them in doing so).|
|23–210||"Freak-A-Panel/Tomb of Invisibo"||Rich Arons and Peter Shin||Mitch Watson||May 31, 1997||020|
Freak-A-Panel: While pursuing Cave Guy at a TV/comic book convention, Freakazoid takes in the sights, discovers to his disappointment that everyone's more interested in Superman than him, and even learns Klingon.
|24-211||"Normadeus"||Rich Arons and David Marshall||Paul Rugg||June 1, 1997||024|
|The Lobe has committed the most heinous crime ever: kidnapping Norm Abram and forcing him to build the ultimate weapon against Freakazoid: a giant wooden horn built to shatter Freakazoid to bits. The show (and the series) ends with the entire cast coming out in a group rendition of "We'll Meet Again". Series Finale.|
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- "Freakazoid! episodes". Toon Zone. Retrieved 2007-06-30.
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- "Five Day Forecast". Freakazoid!. Season 1. Episode 1. 1995-09-09. Kids' WB!.
- Writer: John McCann; Director: Ronaldo Del Carmen (1995-09-09). "Dance of Doom". Freakazoid!. Season 1. Episode 1. Kids' WB!.
- Writer: Tom Rugger; Director: Jack Heiter (1995-09-09). "Handman". Freakazoid!. Season 1. Episode 1. Kids' WB!.
- Writer: Paul Rugg; Director: Scott Jeralds (1995-09-16). "Candle Jack". Freakazoid!. Season 1. Episode 2. Kids' WB!.
- Writer: Tom Minton; Director: Scott Jeralds (1995-09-16). "Toby Danger in Doomsday Bet". Freakazoid!. Season 1. Episode 2. Kids' WB!.
- Writer: Tom Ruegger; Director: Scott Jeralds (1995-11-16). "The Lobe". Freakazoid!. Season 1. Episode 2. Kids' WB!.