||Original U.S. Airdate
||September 12, 1983
||Winter Olympics (Pilot)
||Don Adams is the voice of a bumbling gadget-laden police detective. In the opener, Dr. Claw tries to sabotage the Winter Olympics by replacing the torch bearer with a M.A.D. agent and the torch with a bomb.
(Note: This is the pilot episode. It has a different opening. Gadget has a mustache which is never seen again in the series. He also acts more competent in this episode and both he and Penny have different voices).
||September 13, 1983
||Gadget searches Scotland for a missing scientist who vanished near a lake that is supposed to harbor a monster.
||September 14, 1983
||Down on the Farm
||Gadget must stop a farm that M.A.D. is using as a missile silo from launching a missile to destroy Metro City.
||September 15, 1983
||Gadget at the Circus
||Gadget takes Penny and Brain to the circus which is crawling with M.A.D. agents who try to eliminate him.
||September 16, 1983
||Professor Von Slickstein, the scientist who installed Gadget's gadgets, has been kidnapped and brought to the deep Amazon jungle to build Dr. Claw an army of Gadget-like robots.
||September 19, 1983
||Gadget is invited to a health spa for some needed time off, but it turns out that Gadget is the only guest and the spa is in fact a M.A.D. plot to eliminate him.
||September 20, 1983
||Gadget is assigned to board a cruise ship and safeguard the passengers' priceless jewelry from Dr. Claw's clutches.
||September 21, 1983
||The Haunted Castle
||While searching for a crime fighters' convention in Translyvania, Gadget takes a wrong turn and ends up at Dr. Claw's booby trapped castle, and get greeted by the phony movie monsters like M.A.D. agents disguise as a mock Universal Studio Monsters.
||September 22, 1983
||Race to the Finish
||Dr. Claw enters a local auto racing event, which he intends to win by having his M.A.D. henchmen sabotage all the other racers, including Gadget.
||September 23, 1983
||Gadget goes to India to recover a priceless ruby that Dr. Claw wants to use in a powerful laser.
||September 26, 1983
||A Star is Lost
||Gadget is assigned to guard Rick Rocker, a famous musician and Penny's favorite singer, whom Dr. Claw plans to kidnap and use to record mind-controlling music in his next album.
||September 27, 1983
||All That Glitters
||Gadget is assigned to find El Dorado, (a.k.a. the "Lost City of Gold"), before Dr. Claw's agent does.
||September 28, 1983
||Gadget falls for a pretty actress, unaware that she's a M.A.D. Agent and that Dr. Claw is using the movie set as cover to film a secret military base.
||September 29, 1983
||Dr. Claw has hidden a bomb in Metro City's amusement park.
||September 30, 1983
||Gadget goes to New York City to stop M.A.D. agents from looting the Museum of Modern Art and replacing the art pieces with fakes.
||October 3, 1983
||Gadget must foil Dr. Claw's plan to erupt a volcano on a resort island.
||October 4, 1983
||M.A.D. agents disguised as aliens go on a crime spree in Metro City.
||October 5, 1983
||Gadget must capture Presto Change-o, the world's greatest disguise artist and M.A.D. agent, who tries to infiltrate a top-secret police conference on M.A.D. in London.
||October 6, 1983
||Gadget must stop M.A.D. agents from stealing the tomb of an Egyptian Pharaoh.
||October 7, 1983
||A M.A.D. Agent, codenamed "The Rat", uses a chain of petty crimes to lure Gadget to a steel foundry where he plans to finish Gadget off for good.
||October 10, 1983
||Gadget is assigned to protect a train load of computer parts from Dr. Claw and a M.A.D. agent who is posing as a train conductor.
||October 11, 1983
||Gadget must go to a group of Southern Pacific Islands to foil Dr. Claw's plan to knock entire cities out with sleeping gas.
||October 12, 1983
||Gadget loses his job when Chief Quimby replaces him with the high-tech Crime Computer that is secretly under Dr. Claw's control. Penny discovers the MAD plot but is kidnapped, and it's up to Gadget and Brain to save Penny and Metro City.
||October 13, 1983
||Gadget is assigned to protect Professor Greenfinger who has made a super plant-growth formula, but M.A.D. has already kidnapped him and replaced him with an agent.
||October 14, 1983
||Gadget Goes West
||Gadget goes to a western tourist town to stop the M.A.D. agent outlaw Rattlesnake Bart.
||October 17, 1983
||Gadget must foil Dr. Claw's plans to sabotage a space shuttle launch being sent up to repair a damaged satellite.
||October 18, 1983
||Gadget goes to Africa to stop Dr. Claw and his M.A.D. agent Jungle Bob from establishing a crime base in the jungle.
||October 19, 1983
||Coo-Coo Clock Caper
||Gadget goes to Switzerland to search for stolen gold, but Dr. Claw sends the insane Clockmaker to sabotage Gadget by having his gadgets malfunction every hour on the hour.
||October 20, 1983
||The Bermuda Triangle
||Dr. Claw uses the supernatural aspects of the Bermuda Triangle as subterfuge to steal oil tankers and sell their contents on the black market.
||October 21, 1983
||The Japanese Connection
||Dr. Claw teams up with his sinister Asian counterpart Iji-Waruta-san in Japan, to steal the high-tech "Pip-1" computer chip.
||October 24, 1983
||Gadget goes to the oil-rich country, Yetzanistan, in the Middle East to safeguard a sacred sword that Dr. Claw plans to steal to gain control of the country.
||October 25, 1983
||Gadget must stop M.A.D. who has been terrorizing workers at a South African diamond mine with invisibility suits, making them think it's a ghostly curse.
||October 26, 1983
||Gadget goes to the Netherlands to foil M.A.D.'s plot of smuggling diamonds in chocolate bars.
||October 27, 1983
||The Great Divide
||Gadget goes to the Rocky Mountains in search of a prominent seismologist who has created an earthquake machine that Dr. Claw plans to use.
||October 28, 1983
||Eye of the Dragon
||Gadget goes to Hong Kong to recover a priceless pearl necklace that Dr. Claw plans to use to forge a powerful alliance with the Asian crime lord Mr. Chow.
||October 31, 1983
||M.A.D. sends a robot double of Gadget on citywide crime spree while the real Gadget is framed for the crimes. After the real Gadget is jailed, Dr. Claw then uses the robot to kidnap the Shah of Freeland and demand a hefty ransom for his release.
||November 1, 1983
||Plantform of the Opera
||M.A.D. secretly tunnels under the floor of an opera house into a bank vault next door and uses an unusual plant that, when it's exposed to light, can generate sound waves that are capable of melting metal.
||November 2, 1983
||Don't Hold Your Breath
||Dr. Claw captures a group of oceanographers and held them captive in his underwater base where he plans to launch a spy satellite from.
||November 3, 1983
||Gone Went the Wind
||Gadget goes to the North Pole to stop the M.A.D. agent Dr. Focus from using his "Sneezeooka" windstorm weapon against Metro City.
||November 4, 1983
||Gadget is assigned to protect the unhappy king of Pianostan who looks just like him.
||November 7, 1983
||Gadget is on vacation in the Caribbean, but is called to duty to stop the M.A.D. agent Pegleg Peg from pirating wealthy sea-goers.
||November 8, 1983
||Dr. Claw trains some newly-recruited agents in his M.A.D. Academy by assigning them to eliminate Gadget who has arrived there mistaking it for the Police academy.
||November 9, 1983
||No Flies on Us
||Gadget, while suffering a head cold, must stop the spread of a fly-borne disease developed by the "Wild Man of Borneo", a M.A.D. agent.
||November 10, 1983
||Luck of the Irish
||Gadget goes to Ireland to find the Blarney Stone, Ireland's national treasure, which has been stolen by Dr. Claw and his two Leprechaun-like agents.
||November 11, 1983
||Prince of the Gypsies
||Dr. Claw has stolen Romanovia's Royal Coat of Arms and has the blame put on a group of innocent Gypsies.
||November 14, 1983
||Old Man of the Mountain
||Gadget goes to the Balkan states to stop the battle between a group of men and women who possess super-strength, while Dr. Claw tries to get his hands on the group's goat, whose magic yogurt is the source of their powers of strength and eternal youth.
||November 15, 1983
||The Emerald Duck
||Gadget goes to Mexico to locate a Mayan artifact called "The Emerald Duck", which is said to trigger an ancient solar weapon, before Dr. Claw can use it for evil. Earlier, the Emerald Duck was stolen by a bandito known as "Macho Miguel" (who is accompanied by his own marichi band) whenever he boasts of his name, and Gadget must track down the thief.
||November 16, 1983
||Do Unto Udders
||Dr. Claw transmits waves from a satellite that causes cows at Metro Dairy and other dairy farms to stop producing milk. With the dairy competition sabotaged, customers can only buy products from New Foods, a M.A.D. front business, at exorbitant prices.
||November 17, 1983
||Did You Myth Me?
||Gadget goes to Greece to protect a new Greek history museum from M.A.D. while Dr. Claw enlists an evil scientist to retrieve a formula to turn lead into gold.
||November 18, 1983
||A Bad Altitude
||Dr. Claw plans to sink a tropical island and eliminate competition by making his mountaintop resort the only one left.
||November 21, 1983
||Dr. Claw busts three counterfeiters out of prison so that they can make bogus money to fund M.A.D.'s criminal operations.
||November 22, 1983
||Follow That Jet
||Dr. Claw uses a mind-controlling video game to hypnotize military pilots into stealing their fighter jets and join his own M.A.D. Air Force. Interestingly, Dr. Claw nearly gets a chance to hypnotize Gadget as well, but in a rare moment of competence, Gadget says he ought not be distracted while on duty.
||November 23, 1983
||A M.A.D. agent and his Trolls cause drought in Metro City by sabotaging the water supply and selling "M.A.D. water" at outrageous cost.
||November 24, 1983
||Three M.A.D agents infiltrate the gold vault at Fort Bricks and spray all of the gold with a formula that makes it stink, rendering it worthless.
||November 25, 1983
||Gadget is assigned to protect a defected M.A.D. agent, Nervous Nick Defecto. As revenge, Dr. Claw kidnaps Chief Quimby and Gadget must save him with the help of the cowardly agent.
||November 28, 1983
||Weather in Tibet
||Gadget is sent to Tibet to destroy a M.A.D. weather-controlling machine, which Dr. Claw plans to use to start storms all over the world.
||November 29, 1983
||M.A.D agents disguised as Druids kidnap a group of solar energy scientists and force them to build a heat ray weapon at the mysterious Stonehenge, which they will use to destroy the Tower of London.
||November 30, 1983
||Snakin' All Over
||Gadget is called to guard a priceless coin collection, but a M.A.D. agent uses his trained snakes to steal them.
||December 1, 1983
||Gadget goes to Paris to stop a M.A.D. agent who uses a robot to steal from the rich and famous.
||December 2, 1983
||Gadget must stop Dr. Claw who has concocted a wood-destroying chemical that he threatens to unleash on the world's forests.
||December 5, 1983
||Birds of a Feather
||Gadget is sent to Turkey to guard a priceless jewel, but a M.A.D. agent uses his flock of trained birds to steal it for Dr. Claw.
||December 6, 1983
||So It is Written
||Gadget visits a North African country where the locals believe he is the one prophecy says will find an ancient treasure. Dr. Claw and his agent posing as a journalist covertly plan for Gadget to lead them there before letting the locals eliminate him while they steal the treasure.
||December 7, 1983
||Fang the Wonder Dog
||Dr. Claw kidnaps the movie star dog "Fang" and holds him for ransom.
||December 8, 1983
||School for Pickpockets
||M.A.D. pickpockets try to steal Gadget's top-secret gadget watch while he is on a vacation at Nice in the French Riviera.
||December 9, 1983
||Gadget investigates a TV quiz show where contestants are hypnotized into robbing armored cars and unwittingly becomes hypnotized himself while trying to win a new toaster.
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||September 14, 1985
||The famous magician and M.A.D. operative "The Great Wambini" holds a Metro City magic show with the elimination of Gadget as the grand finale.
||September 21, 1985
||The Great Wambini's Seance
||All the pets in Metro City are being kidnapped and M.A.D. is the likely culprit.
||September 28, 1985
||The Great Wambini goes to Alpacastan to impress the king with his predictions in hopes the monarch will eventually hand over his famous diamond-spitting llama.
||October 5, 1985
||The Capeman Cometh
||Corporal Capeman makes his debut here, as he helps Inspector Gadget defeat a ninja who tries to steal gold and eliminate Gadget.
||October 12, 1985
||Crashcourse in Crime
||M.A.D. celebrates their anniversary with a crime spree.
||October 19, 1985
||Inspector Gadget and Capeman are taken to a fake clinic run by M.A.D. They say they are going to tune up Gadget's gadgets, but they are really going to get rid of them.
||October 26, 1985
||Gadget in Minimadness
||Five little Gremlin-like creatures called the Linguinis try to do Gadget in. They are all masters of disguise so it is hard for Gadget to notice them.
||November 2, 1985
||The Incredible Shrinking Gadget
||M.A.D. agent Dr. Dummkopf creates a shrink ray with plans to reduce Gadget to the size of an insect.
||November 9, 1985
||Gadget Meets the Grappler
||Dr. Dummkopf returns and sends a dim-witted strong-man thug to deal with Gadget.
||November 16, 1985
||M.A.D. scientist Dr. Spectrum creates phony hauntings in hopes rich people will hand over lots of money to get rid of the ghosts.
||November 23, 1985
||Dr. Spectrum returns with a dematerializing beam that teleports riches stolen from Metro City's wealthy right to Dr. Claw's lair over telephone lines.
||November 30, 1985
||Bad Dreams Are Made of This
||M.A.D. inventor Dr. Spectrum has created a nightmare machine that keeps Metro City's citizens up all night and too tired to function during the day.
||December 7, 1985
||Focus on Gadget
||Gadget uncovers a M.A.D. plot to take over an orbital space station equipped with a heat ray capable of evaporating the Earth's water.
||December 14, 1985
||Mad in the Moon
||Gadget must foil Dr. Claw's plan to carve the M.A.D. logo on the moon.
||December 21, 1985
||Dr. Claw sabotages a satellite so that he can electronically steal from any bank account in the world.
||December 28, 1985
||A M.A.D. agent devises a plot to bring dinosaurs back into the 20th century so Dr. Claw can crush Metro City, while at the same time killing Gadget's ancestors to ensure he never exists in the present.
||January 4, 1986
||Gadget time travels to ancient Rome to foil Dr. Claw's plot of stealing the city's treasures.
||January 11, 1986
||Gadget's Clean Sweep
||M.A.D. travels back in time to 19th-century London to eliminate Gadget's chimney sweeping ancestors and to steal the Queen's jeweled crown.
||January 18, 1986
||Gadget Meets the Clan
||Dr. Claw hires a wheelchair bound crime boss, The "Great Great Godfather", to eliminate Gadget.
||January 25, 1986
||Gadget and Old Lace
||Dr. Claw seeks the wise advice of his mentor in destroying Gadget and winds up with two Black Widows who believe assassinating Gadget would be their cup of tea.
||February 1, 1986
||Gadget and the Red Rose
||Dr. Claw brings gangster Spuds Malone out of retirement to eliminate Gadget with his infamous potato-firing tommy gun "Red Rose".