List of Jonny Quest episodes

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This is a list of Jonny Quest episodes, in order of original air date. Only one 26-episode season (1964-1965) was produced and aired.

No. Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
1 "The Mystery of the Lizard Men" Alex Lovy William D. Hamilton, William Hanna, and Joe Barbera September 18, 1964

Pilot episode, before the introduction of Hadji: While investigating the disappearance of shipping in the Sargasso Sea, Dr. Quest discovers a secret laser base (operated by a foreign provocateur and protected by lizard-suited scuba divers) hidden aboard an old shipwreck. Credited Animators: Edwin Aardal, Hugh Fraser, Ed Parks, Harvey Toombs.

Note: This was the series premiere.
2 "Arctic Splashdown" William Hanna and Joe Barbera Walter Black September 25, 1964
A foreign submarine crew races Dr. Quest and his recovery team (aboard an American icebreaker) to a downed experimental missile on the arctic ice cap. First appearance of Hadji. Credited Animators: George Goepper, Bill Keil, George Nicholas, Irv Spence.
3 "The Curse of Anubis" William Hanna and Joe Barbera Walter Black October 2, 1964
A former archaeologist friend (turned Arab nationalist revolutionary), who is being stalked by a vengeful mummy, attempts to frame Dr. Quest for the theft of a priceless artifact in Egypt. Credited Animators: George Goepper, Bill Keil, George Nicholas, Irv Spence.
4 "Pursuit of the Po-Ho" William Hanna and Joe Barbera William D. Hamilton October 9, 1964
While going to the aid of a captive fellow scientist in the Amazon jungle, Dr. Quest is abducted (for ritual sacrifice) by a tribe of hostile native warriors. Credited Animators: Hugh Fraser, Edwin Aardal, Harvey Toombs, Jack Parr.
5 "Riddle of the Gold" William Hanna and Joe Barbera Herbert Finn and Alan Dinehart October 16, 1964
While investigating a bar of fake gold from a supposedly exhausted mine in India, Dr. Quest uncovers an alchemist counterfeiting ring (conceived by his nemesis, Dr. Zin, and operated from the palace of a maharajah impostor) that could damage the world financial market. (Dr. Zin episode) Credited Animators: Hugh Fraser, Edwin Aardal, Carlo Vinci, Ken Southworth.
6 "Treasure of the Temple" Lewis Marshall Walter Black October 23, 1964
While on an archaeological expedition to an ancient city in the Yucatán jungle, Dr. Quest is threatened by a ruthless British treasure hunter (and his native Indian confederates), searching for riches in the same ruins. Credited Animators: Jerry Hathcock, Ed Parks, Edwin Aardal, Don Schloat.
7 "Calcutta Adventure" Alex Lovy Joanna Lee October 30, 1964
While investigating a mysterious illness in India, Dr. Quest discovers an underground nerve gas factory (operated by a master criminal and protected by hazmat-suited guards) hidden high within a remote mountain range. (Flashback episode, recounting the adoption of Hadji.) Credited Animators: Carlo Vinci, Don Patterson, Anatole Kirsanoff, Jerry Hathcock.
8 "The Robot Spy" Dan Gordon William D. Hamilton November 6, 1964
The Quest nemesis, Dr. Zin, sends a giant, cyclops, robot spider (by flying saucer-like craft) to a U.S. government research facility in the American Southwest to steal the secrets of a ray gun project on which Dr. Quest is working. (Dr. Zin episode) Credited Animators: Harvey Toombs, Don Patterson, Jack Ozark, Chuck Harriton, Anatole Kirsanoff.
9 "Double Danger" Paul Sommer Joanna Lee November 13, 1964
An impostor disguised as Quest family bodyguard, Race Bannon, is infiltrated into Dr. Quest's expedition to gather a rare pharmaceutical plant by his nemesis, Dr. Zin (who covets the plant's potential mind-control properties), in the jungles of Thailand. (Dr. Zin/Jade episode.) Credited Animators: Hugh Fraser, Carlo Vinci, Harvey Toombs.
10 "Shadow of the Condor" Paul Sommer Charles Hoffmann November 20, 1964
After an emergency landing in the Andes mountains, Quest family bodyguard Race Bannon is challenged to an aerial dogfight by Baron Heinrich von Frohleich, an old German fighter ace (who keeps a collection of vintage aircraft at his Bavarian-style castle in South America) of World War I fame. The Baron’s guns are loaded – Race Bannon’s are not. Credited Animators: Irv Spence, Lefty Callahan, George Nicholas.
11 "Skull and Double Crossbones" Alex Lovy Walter Black November 27, 1964
A new cook aboard the Quest research vessel betrays his employer to a band of Mexican pirates (seeking sunken treasure, discovered by Jonny) in the Caribbean Sea. Credited Animators: Jerry Hathcock, Jack Parr, Don Schloat, Edwin Aardal.
12 "The Dreadful Doll" Paul Sommer William D. Hamilton December 4, 1964
While researching marine biology in the Caribbean, Dr. Quest discovers a phony witch doctor, who is protecting a secret submarine base (under construction by a criminal contractor) with his supposed voodoo powers. Credited Animators: George Goepper, Ed Parks, Ken Southworth, Anatole Kirsanoff.
13 "A Small Matter of Pygmies" Lewis Marshall William D. Hamilton December 11, 1964
When members of his extended family go down in a plane crash over uncharted jungle, Dr. Quest must rescue them (with the help of local authorities) from a tribe of hostile Pygmy warriors. Credited Animators: Don Patterson, Harvey Toombs, Jack Ozark, Anatole Kirsanoff.
14 "Dragons of Ashida" Lewis Marshall Walter Black December 18, 1964
On a visit to Japan, Dr. Quest finds that an old biologist friend (having gone insane) is breeding over-sized carnivorous lizards for the purpose of hunting human prey. Credited Animators: Chuck Harriton, George Nicholas, Anatole Kirsanoff, Ken Southworth.
15 "Turu the Terrible" Dan Gordon William D. Hamilton December 25, 1964
While searching for a rare strategic mineral in the Amazon jungle, Dr. Quest discovers a pteranodon trained by a wheelchair-bound slave driver to capture native workers needed for his mining operation. "Note": ABC Was Moved from Friday nights to Thursday Nights. Credited Animators: Carlo Vinci, O. E. Callahan, Hugh Fraser, Irv Spence.
16 "The Fraudulent Volcano" Kin Platt William D. Hamilton December 31, 1964
While investigating unusual eruptions on a tropical island, Dr. Quest discovers a secret ray gun base (operated by his nemesis, Dr. Zin, and protected by hovercraft-mounted guards), hidden deep within a local volcano. (Dr. Zin episode) Credited Animators: Jerry Hathcock, Jack Parr, Don Schloat, Edwin Aardal.
17 "Werewolf of the Timberland" Lewis Marshall William D. Hamilton January 7, 1965
While hunting for petrified wood samples in the forests of Canada, Dr. Quest is threatened by a gang of lumberjacks (one of whom disguises himself as a werewolf) intent on protecting their gold smuggling operation. Credited Animators: George Goepper, Ed Parks, Ken Southworth, John Sparey.
18 "Pirates From Below" Lewis Marshall Walter Black January 14, 1965
The Quest family home in Florida is attacked by foreign (submarine-borne) agents, intent on stealing a new undersea crawling vehicle that Dr. Quest is developing for the United States Navy. Credited Animators: Carlo Vinci, George Goepper, Ed Parks, Hugh Fraser, Ken Southworth, John Sparey.
19 "Attack of the Tree People" Paul Sommer Walter Black January 21, 1965
Jonny and Hadji are marooned (by shipwreck) on the jungle coast of Africa, where they are adopted by a tribe of friendly apes who protect them from a pair of Australian poachers, intent on kidnapping them for ransom. Credited Animators: Don Patterson, O. E. Callahan, Hugh Fraser, Harvey Toombs, Ken Southworth.
20 "The Invisible Monster" Dan Gordon William D. Hamilton January 28, 1965
Dr. Quest comes to the aid of a fellow scientist who has accidentally created an (invisible) energy monster on a South Pacific island. Credited Animators: George Nicholas, Anatole Kirsanoff, Chuck Harriton, Jack Ozark.
21 "The Devil's Tower" Paul Sommer William D. Hamilton February 4, 1965
While doing atmospheric research in Africa, Dr. Quest discovers an inaccessibly high plateau, populated by prehistoric cavemen, who have been trained as slave laborers (for diamond mining) by a Nazi war criminal in hiding. Credited Animators: Jerry Hathcock, Edwin Aardal, Jack Parr, Don Schloat.
22 "The Quetong Missile Mystery" Kin Platt William D. Hamilton February 11, 1965
While investigating the contamination of fish in China, Dr. Quest discovers a secret missile base (operated by a rogue general and protected by tree-top posted guards) hidden deep within a local swamp. (Title card shows "The 'Q' Missile Mystery" for the 1964–65 season's re-run of this episode.) Credited Animators: George Goepper, John Sparey, Carlo Vinci, Ken Southworth, Ed Parks.
23 "The House of Seven Gargoyles" Lewis Marshall Charles Hoffmann February 18, 1965
On a visit to the castle residence of a fellow scientist in Norway, Dr. Quest must help protect his friend's latest invention (an anti-gravity generator) from a cat-burglar, disguised as a gargoyle on the roof, who regularly breaks into the house. Credited Animators: Hugh Fraser, O. E. Callahan, Jack Ozark, Don Patterson, Harvey Toombs.
24 "Terror Island" Paul Sommer Story by: Doug Wildey
Teleplay by: William D. Hamilton
February 25, 1965
Dr. Quest is kidnapped by a rival scientist who needs help with his experiments to create giant (crab, spider, and lizard) creatures at a secret laboratory compound in Hong Kong. (Jade episode.) Credited Animators: George Nicholas, Chuck Harriton, Anatole Kirsanoff.
25 "Monster in the Monastery" Lew Marshall Charles Hoffmann March 4, 1965
During a Quest family trip to Nepal, a band of terrorists in yeti disguise attempt to overthrow the local spiritual/government leader (a Dalai Lama-style figure) who is an old friend of Dr. Quest's. Credited Animators: Hugh Fraser, O. E. Callahan, Don Patterson, Jack Ozark.
26 "The Sea Haunt" Alex Lovy Charles Hoffmann March 11, 1965
Responding to a maritime distress call in the Java Sea, The Quest family is stranded aboard an abandoned freighter ship with an (amphibious) sea monster. Credited Animators: Jerry Hathcock, Jack Parr, Edwin Aardal, Don Schloat. Notes: This was the series finale. 21 Years Later, Don Messick returns to voice Dr. Benton Quest.