List of Mario television episodes

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The list of Mario television episodes encompasses three Super Mario cartoon series, produced by DIC Entertainment: The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989), The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (1990), and Super Mario World (1991). Altogether, there are 91 animated episodes from the three Mario cartoon series. The series first aired on September 4, 1989 and finished on December 7, 1991. According to the episode, "Life's Ruff", Luigi is the only character to appear in every episode of the three Mario cartoons.

All airdates and production codes are taken from the U.S. Copyright Office.

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show![edit]

Note that in this list, the titles of the animated segments are listed first, and the live-action segments' titles are listed second. The Super Mario Bros. Super Show was aired Monday through Friday. This list only contains the Monday through Thursday episodes, in production order:

Ep# Title Written by Original air date Production code
1"The Bird! The Bird!"
"Neatness Counts"
Reed Shelly and Bruce ShellySeptember 4, 1989 (1989-09-04)192001

A Birdo mistakes Toad for her missing baby and kidnaps him, thus Mario, Luigi and Princess Toadstool must rescue him, while avoiding Koopa's attacks. Featured song: Surfin' Bird (The Trashmen)

Mario and Luigi get an obsession with neatness and demonstrate to Nicole Eggert how to unclog a sink.
2"King Mario of Cramalot"
"Day of the Orphan"
Perry MartinSeptember 5, 1989 (1989-09-05)192003

Mario becomes the King of Cramalot in order to drive out Koopa's forces. Episode is based on The Sword in the Stone. Featured song: Bad (Michael Jackson)

A girl called Patty (Danica McKellar) arrives at Mario and Luigi's claiming to be an orphan without a family or a place to go, so the plumbers invite her in for a stay. Also guest-starring Jim Ward and Karen Hartman.
3"Butch Mario & the Luigi Kid"
"All Steamed Up"
Phil HarnageSeptember 6, 1989 (1989-09-06)192002

In the Wild West, Koopa has kidnapped Princess Toadstool, so Mario, Luigi and Toad try to rescue her. Episode is based on Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Featured song: Rawhide (Frankie Laine)

Sgt. Slaughter has a broken "Steam-O-Matic" steam cabinet so he calls upon our favorite plumbers to fix it. Also guest-starring Joseph Griffo.
4"Mario's Magic Carpet"
"Marianne and Luigeena"
Rowby GorenSeptember 7, 1989 (1989-09-07)192004

When Princess Toadstool winds up as the wench of an evil sultan, the Super Mario Bros. and Toad try to rescue her with the help of a bitter genie. Episode is based on Aladdin. Featured song: Magic Carpet Ride (Steppenwolf)

Cousins Marianne and Luigeena come to visit after Mario accidentally blurts out that Lyle Alzado is eating lunch with them.
5"Rolling Down the River"
"The Mario Monster Mash"
J. Larry Carrol and David Bennett CarrenSeptember 11, 1989 (1989-09-11)192005

Mario and Luigi help a certain Mark Twang win a riverboat race against Koopa and save Princess Toadstool and Toad who were kidnapped. Featured Song: Proud Mary (Creedence Clearwater Revival)

Dr. Frankenstein (Eugene Liebowitz) asks Mario and Luigi to help him with his experiment in promising his monster (Craig Armstrong) a normal brain.
6"The Great Gladiator Gig"
"Bonkers from Yonkers"
Jack OleskerSeptember 12, 1989 (1989-09-12)192006

Koopa hosts a fake spaghetti dinner to trap Princess Toadstool and Toad, then forces the Super Mario Bros. to fight back Tryclyde. Featured song: Shaddap You Face (Joe Dolce)

A bop on Mario's head giving him amnesia forces Luigi to call in Dr. Sigmund Fruitcake (Larry Gelman) for help.
7"Mario and the Beanstalk"
"Bats in the Basement"
Sean Roche and David EhrmanSeptember 13, 1989 (1989-09-13)192007

Mario and Luigi trade Princess Toadstool's cow for garbanzo beans. The beans grow into a beanstalk, leading the group to a castle in the sky owned by a giant Koopa. Episode is based on Jack and the Beanstalk. Featured song: I Heard it Through the Beanvine (a slightly altered version of I Heard It Through the Grapevine) (Marvin Gaye)

A vampire (Jim Ward) arrives from Transylvania as a foreign exchange student.
8"Love 'Em and Leave 'Em"
"Will the Real Elvis Please Shut Up!"
George AtkinsSeptember 14, 1989 (1989-09-14)192008

When Mario and Co are imprisoned by the obnoxious Queen Rotunda, and after eating Mario's spicy ice cream, the queen accidentally drinks a love potion that makes her fall in love with Mario. Featured song: The Power of Love (Huey Lewis & the News) Note: King Koopa doesn't appear in this episode (he's replaced by Queen Rotunda). However, he is mentioned.

While preparing for an Elvis look-alike contest, Mario and Luigi get a visit from the real Elvis (Fred Travalena).
9"The Great BMX Race"
"Mama Mia Mario"
Tony MarinoSeptember 18, 1989 (1989-09-18)192009

Mario and Luigi enter a BMX race against Mouser, Tryclyde and a Koopa Troopa so that they can win the prize money. Featured song: Shut Down (The Beach Boys)

Mario and Luigi's bossy mother (Captain Lou Albano) and aunt Luigeena (Danny Wells) come to visit.
10"Two Plumbers and a Baby"
"Lost Dog"
Sean Roche and David EhrmanOctober 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)192010

Princess Toadstool falls into Koopa's Fountain of Youth and turns into a baby. Mario, Luigi and Toad must babysit her until they can get her back to normal. Episode is based on Three Men and a Baby. Featured song: Baby Sittin' Boogie (Buzz Clifford)

Pam Matteson arrives in tears after losing her dog and asks Mario and Luigi to help get it back.
11"Stars in Their Eyes"
"Alligator Dundee"
Jack Hanrahan and Eleanor Burian-MohrSeptember 19, 1989 (1989-09-19)192011

Mario's group must free the natives of the planet Quirk from being Koopa's slaves. Featured song: Chains (The Beatles)

Alligator Dundee (Paul Elder) hunts for an alligator that's stuck in Mario's basement, to the gator's dismay.
12"Pirates of Koopa"
"Do You Believe In Magic?"
Ted PedersenSeptember 28, 1989 (1989-09-28)192012

Koopa kidnaps Princess on the high seas so that he can auction her off. Mario, Luigi and Toad must pose as pirates to rescue her. Episode is based on The Pirates of Penzance. Featured song: Limbo Rock (Chubby Checker)

Magic Johnson asks Luigi to repair one of his trophies.
13"Robo Koopa"
"Captain Lou Is Missing"
Kevin O'Donnell and Cassandra SchafhausenNovember 30, 1989 (1989-11-30)192013

Koopa uses a robo suit to kidnap Princess Toadstool and Toad. The suit's inventor then builds Mario and Luigi a suit of their own so they can fight Koopa. Episode is based on RoboCop.

Cyndi Lauper, waiting to go on a picnic with Captain Lou Albano, gets a note from him with an important part of the note accidentally torn out.
14"Count Koopula"
Phil HarnageSeptember 27, 1989 (1989-09-27)192014

Mario's group enter a castle in Turtlevania, where Koopa and his minions are all monsters. Episode is based on Count Dracula. Featured song: Thriller (Michael Jackson)

Magician Harry Blackstone Jr. visits Luigi.

Note: This was the first episode produced to use digital ink and paint instead of cel animation.
15"Jungle Fever"
Larry AlexanderSeptember 20, 1989 (1989-09-20)192015

While venturing through the Amazon Jungle to find a witch doctor, Mario, Luigi and Toad are hit with itching powder. Featured song: Jungle Love (The Time)

As a birthday present from Mario, Luigi gets a free dance lesson from Shabba-Doo.
16"Mario of the Deep"
"Two Bums from Brooklyn"
Perry MartinNovember 22, 1989 (1989-11-22)192016

Mario's group tries to save Aqualand from Koopa's reign.

Baseball manager Tummy Lasanga (a parody of Tommy Lasorda, played by Joe Bellan) arrives to sample Mario's meatballs for his restaurant.
17"The Fire of Hercufleas"
"The Marios Fight Back"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleySeptember 26, 1989 (1989-09-26)192017

Mario and Luigi retrain an out-of-shape hero so that he can reclaim the stolen "Great Balls of Fire" from Koopa. Featured song: Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)

David Horowitz interviews the Mario Bros. on worldwide television after they claim their Mario Bros. Clog Cleaner can dissolve any clog in three minutes or less.
18"Mario Meets Koop-zilla"
"Fortune Teller"
Perry MartinOctober 19, 1989 (1989-10-19)192018

After eating Super Sushi, Koopa has grown enormous, and is terrorizing the city of Sayonara. Episode is based on Godzilla. Featured song: The Jolly Green Giant (The Kingsmen)

Mario and Luigi, anxious to find out what prize they won in a sweepstakes, consult a fortune teller (Kaye Ballard) for help.
19"Mario and Joliet"
"Fake Bro"
Michael A. Medlock and David TischmanOctober 11, 1989 (1989-10-11)192019

Romano and Joliet are unable to get married due to the feud going on between their fathers, which Koopa secretly started. Episode is based on Romeo and Juliet. Featured song: That's Amore (Dean Martin)

A schemer (Vic Dunlop) in order to get rich quick, pretends to be Mario and Luigi's missing brother.
20"Too Hot to Handle"
"Time Out Luigi"
Peter Norris and Brad WilsonOctober 12, 1989 (1989-10-12)192020

Koopa and Fryguy use a fake volcano god to trick a tribe of islanders into sacrificing Princess. Featured song: Hot Hot Hot (Buster Poindexter)

Luigi buys a watch that runs backwards from a mysterious salesperson (Nedra Volz).
21"Brooklyn Bound"
"Cher's Poochie"
J. Larry Carrol and David Bennett CarrenSeptember 21, 1989 (1989-09-21)192021

Mario and Luigi meet up with another lost plumber from Brooklyn, who offers them the chance to return home. Featured song: Danger Zone (Kenny Loggins)

Cher (Pam Matteson) asks Mario and Luigi to baby-sit her pooch.
22"The Adventures of Sherlock Mario"
"Plumbers of the Year"
Perry MartinOctober 3, 1989 (1989-10-03)192022

Mario becomes a detective to find the missing Herlock Solmes, and to stop Koopa from flooding the city of Victoria. Featured song: Peter Gunn Theme

The Grand Pooba of Plumbing (Marty Allen) arrives to announce Mario and Luigi have been elected Plumbers of the Year.
23"Hooded Robin and His Mario Men"
"Flower Power"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyOctober 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)192023

Mario's group teams up with Hooded Robin to reclaim all the gold coins that the Sheriff of Koopingham (Koopa) stole from a village. Episode is based on Robin Hood. Featured song: Rockin' Robin (Bobby Day)

A taste of spaghetti sauce with seeds in it causes Luigi to grow fruits and vegetables out of his body. Scott Nemes guest-stars.
24"Toad Warriors"
"E.C. The Extra Creepy"
Phil HarnageSeptember 25, 1989 (1989-09-25)192024

Koopa's road gang has stolen all the spaghetti sauce in Car Land, so Mario's group must work to get it back. Episode is based on The Road Warrior. Featured song: Born to Be Wild (Steppenwolf)

Mario's dream date from a computer system turns out to be an alien (Clare Carey).
25"The Pied Koopa"
"Super Plant"
Phil HarnageOctober 5, 1989 (1989-10-05)192025

Koopa uses a flute to lure all the children of Pastaland into his castle. Featured song: Hit the Road Jack (Ray Charles)

Mario and Luigi use a plant growing antidote presented by a salesman (Gary Schwartz) to use on Mario's mother's dying plant. Also guest-starring Patrick Dempsey.
26"Bad Rap"
"Caught in a Draft"
Kevin O'Donnell and Cassandra SchafhausenOctober 26, 1989 (1989-10-26)192026

Koopa takes over Rapland and hypnotizes everyone into giving him their money. Featured song: I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown)

Mario and Luigi discover they've been drafted by the military, and Sgt. Slaughter shows up to train them.
27"On Her Majesty's Sewer Service"
"9001: A Mario Odyssey"
Tony MarinoOctober 10, 1989 (1989-10-10)192027

Mario and Luigi become spies to save Secret Agent James Blonde from Koopfinger. Episode is based on On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Featured song: Secret Agent Man (Johnny Rivers) Note: Toad does not appear in this episode.

A new pizza making machine begins to take over Mario Brothers Plumbing. Ed Metzger plays as Einstein, and Phillip Clark provides the voice of the HAL 9001. Episode is based on 2001: A Space Odyssey.
28"Mario and the Red Baron Koopa"
"Gorilla My Dreams"
John Vornholt and Steve RobertsonOctober 24, 1989 (1989-10-24)192028

Mario and Luigi take to the skies to stop Koopa and Lakitu from taking over Pastaland, with the help of a used magic carpet salesman (whom Koopa robbed). Featured song: Danger Zone (Kenny Loggins)

A Gorrila (Craig Armstrong) escapes from the circus and winds up invading Mario Brothers Plumbing.
29"Mighty McMario and the Pot of Gold"
"Heart Throb"
Brooks WachtelOctober 18, 1989 (1989-10-18)192029

Mario and Co. must end a leprechaun's curse of bad luck by retrieving his pot of gold coins that was stolen by Koopa. Featured song: Do You Believe in Magic (The Lovin' Spoonful)

Rob Stone asks to stay with the Mario Bros. to hide from a mob of fans.
30"Do You Princess Toadstool Take This Koopa...?"
"Mario Hillbillies"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenOctober 4, 1989 (1989-10-04)192030

In order to free the Super Mario Bros. and the Mushroom People, Princess Toadstool agrees to marry Koopa, which would make him the legal ruler of the Mushroom Kingdom. Featured song: White Wedding (Billy Idol)

Mario and Luigi's hillbilly cousins make themselves too much at home and end up socializing with a girl named Elli (Donna Douglas).
31"The Mark of Zero"
Jack OleskerOctober 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)192031

A Zorro-esque hero saves Mario's group from Koopa. Mario and Luigi then have to save the mysterious hero from Koopa themselves. Featured song: La Bamba (Ritchie Valens)

Inspector Kleen (Gary Schwartz) from the board of sanitation comes to inspect Mario Brothers Plumbing.
32"20,000 Koopas Under the Sea"
"Vampire Until Ready"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenOctober 17, 1989 (1989-10-17)192032

Koopa scares a seaside town into making him their ruler by using a mechanical sea monster to scare them. Episode is based on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Featured song: Splish Splash (Bobby Darin)

When a bat infests Mario Brothers Plumbing, an exterminator is called to deal with it. Jim Ward guest-stars.
33"The Koopas Are Coming! The Koopas Are Coming!"
"Zenned Out Mario"
Ted PedersenNovember 1, 1989 (1989-11-01)192033

Mario and Co help General Washingtoad free his Mushroom People from Koopa's Redcoats. Episode is based on the Paul Revere's ride. Featured song: He's a Rebel (The Crystals)

When Tulio "the Wrench" becomes angry with Mario for asking his sister out, the brothers turn to help from Obi-Wan Cannoli. Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad guest-stars.
"Baby Mario Love"
Phil HarnageOctober 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)192034

Koopa tries to terrorize a mountain town with a robot monster, but winds up turning into a monster himself. Episode is based on Frankenstein. Featured song: Weird Science (Oingo Boingo)

When the rest of her band is unavailable due to their flight being late, Susanna Ross (Regina Williams) stops by and asks the Mario Bros. to act as backup singers.
35"Quest for Pizza"
"The Painting"
Martha MoranNovember 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)192035

When Mario gets bitten by a venomous snake in Cavemanland, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad learn that the only way to save him is to feed him a pizza, which they must make from scratch. Featured song: Alley Oop (The Hollywood Argyles) Note: This is the first episode where Luigi is the protagonist.

Mario and Luigi find a lost painting. Howard Stevens guest-stars.
36"The Unzappables"
"George Washington Slept Here"
Perry MartinOctober 25, 1989 (1989-10-25)192036

Koopa and his henchmen acquire special hats which render them invulnerable. Featured song: Beat It (Michael Jackson)

Mario and Luigi want to turn their apartment into a bed and breakfast, and pretend that George Washington (Ed Metzger) was once a guest.
37"The Trojan Koopa"
"Texas Tea"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyNovember 2, 1989 (1989-11-02)192037

When Mario, Luigi and Toad are unable to rescue Princess Toadstool from Koopa and the Hammer Brothers, they try to fool him with a Koopa-shaped Trojan Horse. Featured song: I Hear You Knocking (Dave Edmunds)

The Marios strike oil and try to sell it to Ted Bull (Norman Fell).
38"Karate Koopa"
"Adee Don't"
David SchwartzNovember 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)192038

When Koopa kidnaps Princess Toadstool and Toad, Mario and Luigi turn to a karate master for help. Featured song: Kung Fu Fighting (Carl Douglas)

The brothers call in Tawny Tyler (Melanie Chartoff) to help them come up with an advertising jungle.
39"Elvin Lives"
"Home Radio"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenNovember 8, 1989 (1989-11-08)192039

While trying to find the missing Elvin Parsley, Koopa kidnaps Princess Toadstool and forces her to be his girlfriend. Featured song: Rock Around the Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets)

When the Marios win a contest they must appear on the radio the next day. Gary Owens guest-stars.
40"Koopa Klaus"
"Little Marios"
Jack OleskerOctober 23, 1989 (1989-10-23)192040

Koopa kidnaps Santa Claus in order to ruin Christmas, and Princess Toadstool is angry at Toad for seemingly caring about his snowboard more than wanting to save Santa. Featured song: Jingle Bell Rock (Bobby Helms)

When a runaway boy (Brian Bonsall) plans to stay with the Marios's, the brothers recall a time in their youth.
41"The Ten Koopmandments"
"The Artist"
Perry MartinOctober 31, 1989 (1989-10-31)192041

Koopa has turned almost everyone in Pyramid Land into bricks for his new Koopinx, so Mario's group must find a way to rescue them. Featured song: Walk Like an Egyptian (The Bangles)

Vincent Van Gook (Larry Gelman) arrives to give Luigi art lessons.
42"The Provolone Ranger"
"Goodbye Mr. Fish"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyNovember 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)192042

When Koopa kidnaps Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad in Sudden Death Valley, Mario becomes the Provolone Ranger in order to save them. Episode is based on The Lone Ranger.

Mario and Luigi must babysit a fish for a fox hunter (Nedra Volz).
43"The Great Gold Coin Rush"
"Game Show Host"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenNovember 7, 1989 (1989-11-07)192043

When Mario's group accidentally discovers a cavern full of gold coins, Koopa finds out and forces the local villagers and Toad to mine them all for himself. Featured song: Money (That's What I Want) (Barrett Strong)

Game show host Jim Lange comes to visit after a bonk on Luigi's head leads him to start acting like a game show host.
44"Mario of the Apes"
"Chippie Chipmunks"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyNovember 14, 1989 (1989-11-14)192044

While trying to catch Koopa in Jungleland, Mario suffers from amnesia, and is convinced by an ape couple that he is their child. Episode is based on Tarzan of the Apes.

Mario sets out to perform a series of tasks to win the Chippie Chipmunks' "Chipmunk of the Month" award. Fred Travalena guest-stars.
45"Crocodile Mario"
"Rowdy Roddy's Rotten Pipes"
David SchwartzNovember 28, 1989 (1989-11-28)192045

When Koopa steals a town's magical statue that repels crocodiles, Mario and Luigi must retrieve it. Episode based on Crocodile Dundee.

The brothers prepare for a visit by Rowdy Roddy Piper.
46"Plumbers Academy"
Martha MoranNovember 9, 1989 (1989-11-09)192046

Mario retells the story of how he and Luigi became plumbers back in Brooklyn. Featured song: Workin' for a Livin' (Huey Lewis and the News)

Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev (Martin Gardner) comes to Mario Brothers Plumbing after hearing they make the best pizza.
47"Princess, I Shrunk the Mario Brothers"
"A Basement Divided"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenNovember 15, 1989 (1989-11-15)192047

A wizard's potion intended to shrink Koopa is spilled by Toad, and ends up shrinking the Super Mario Bros instead. Episode is based on Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

An argument between the brothers escalates until they are forced to call in a psychotherapist (Gary Schwartz) for help.
48"Flatbush Koopa"
Martha MoranNovember 23, 1989 (1989-11-23)192048

Mario and Luigi finally return to Brooklyn, only to learn that Koopa is taking over the city.

The Marios become fed-up with the singing of would-be opera singer Mrs. Gammliss (voiced by Karen Hartman), who lives in their apartment building.
49"Raiders of the Lost Mushroom"
"Cyrano de Mario"
Perry MartinNovember 27, 1989 (1989-11-27)192049

Mario and Co team up with the faceless Indiana Joe to try and recover a statue known as the Lost Mushroom. Episode is based on Raiders of the Lost Ark.

A letter from an old friend (Vanna White) convinces Mario that she intends to marry him.
50"Star Koopa"
"Santa Claus Is Coming to Flatbush"
Phil HarnageNovember 29, 1989 (1989-11-29)192050

Mario's group has to stop Koopa before he destroys the planet of a Mushroom space colony. Episode is based on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

Santa Claus (Kort Falkenberg) appears at the Mario's home after his sled is stolen.
51"Escape from Koopatraz"
Phil HarnageNovember 21, 1989 (1989-11-21)192051

Posing as a judge, Koopa sentences Mario and Co to the prison of Koopatraz, where he is also the warden. Toad also finds his long lost grandfather. Episode is based on Escape from Alcatraz.

Luigi attempts to learn French in order to sound classier. Courtney Gibbs guest-stars.
52"Little Red Riding Princess"
"No Way to Treat a Queenie"
Jack OleskerNovember 16, 1989 (1989-11-16)192052

Princess Toadstool is delivering a basket of cake, soup and apple cider to Grandma Toadstool. But she is pursued by both Koopa and the Big Bad Wolf. Episode is based on Little Red Riding Hood.

The Queen of England (Vicki Bakken) is sick of being treated like royalty, so she visits Mario Brothers Plumbing.

The thirteen episode series, The Legend of Zelda, was aired with the remaining 13 live-action Mario Bros. Plumbing segments on Fridays. These episodes are as follows. Again, in the format of cartoon/ live-action, in broadcast order:

  • The Ringer/ Slime Busters
  • Cold Spells/ Magic's Magic
  • The White Knight/ Wild Thing
  • Kiss’N Tell/ Mommies Curse
  • Sing for the Unicorn/ Fred Van Winkle
  • That Sinking Feeling/ Tutti Frutti, Oh Mario
  • Doppelganger/ The Magic Love
  • Underworld Connections/ Defective Gadgetry
  • Stinging a Stinger/ The Great Hereafter
  • Hitch in the Works/ Treasure of the Sierra Brooklyn
  • Fairies in the Spring/ Pizza Crush
  • The Missing Link/ Tutti Frutti Mario
  • The Moblins Are Revolting/ The Ghoul of My Dreams

The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3[edit]

Note that Princess and Toad are absent for episodes 12, 14, 17, 19, and 20. Mario and King Koopa was also absent for episode 20. King Koopa was also absent for episode 14.

Ep# Title Written by Original air date Production code
1"Sneaky Lying Cheating Giant Ninja Koopas"Reed Shelly and Bruce ShellySeptember 8, 1990 (1990-09-08)101a
Koopa turns Kooky, Bully, Big Mouth, and Cheatsy into gigantic ninjas to apprehend Prince Hugo of Giant Land.
2"Reptiles in the Rose Garden"Reed Shelly and Bruce ShellySeptember 8, 1990 (1990-09-08)101b
Koopa warps the White House, along with the President and the First Lady, to his castle and makes Kootie Pie Empress of America.
3"Reign Storm"Ted Pedersen and Steve HayesSeptember 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)102a
When Princess Toadstool and Toad take a vacation in Hawaii, Kooky uses a robot princess to try and take over the Mushroom Kingdom. Featured song: Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper)
4"Toddler Terrors of Time Travel"Rowby GorenSeptember 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)102b
Kooky and Koopa try to go back in time to stop the Super Mario Bros. from ever going down the drain in Brooklyn, but their plan backfires, turning them all into babies. Featured song: Baby Chase (a slightly altered version of Baby Face by Jan Garber)
5"Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario"Matt UitzSeptember 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)103a
Hip and Hop kidnap the sarcophagus of a prince whom Mario resembles. Their actions awaken the prince's mother, who believes Mario is her son. Featured song: Wipe Out (The Surfaris)
6"The Beauty of Kootie"Doug BoothSeptember 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)103b
While stealing oil from the sultan of Desert Hill, Cheatsy turns Kootie Pie into a human so she can fool Mario. Featured song: Slippin' and Slidin' (Little Richard)
7"A Toadally Magical Adventure"Doug BoothOctober 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)104a
Toad loses a magic wand to the Koopas.
8"Misadventures in Babysitting"Doug BoothOctober 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)104b
Mario and Luigi wind up babysitting a brat from Brooklyn who finds his way into the Mushroom Kingdom.
9"Oh, Brother!"Perry MartinOctober 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)105a
When Mario and Luigi get fed up with each other, Luigi soon finds himself having to save his brother from Koopa and Kooky.
10"Misadventure of Mighty Plumber"Michael MaurerOctober 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)105b
Koopa brings TV hero Mighty Plumber to life and tricks him into robbing the Pipe Land Treasury.
11"Princess Toadstool for President"Matt UitzSeptember 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)106a
When Princess Toadstool challenges Koopa to an election over leadership of the Mushroom Kingdom, Kooky uses a nice guy potion on Koopa to make all the voters like him. Featured song: Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
12"Never Koop a Koopa"Martha MoranSeptember 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)106b
In order to show Cheatsy how to be just as rotten as he is, Koopa lures Mario and friends to his castle and threatens to blow them up using a big army of Bomb-Ombs.
13"Dadzilla"Martha MoranOctober 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)107a
Fed up with Koopa's ways, Kootie Pie and Big Mouth bring a Hollywood movie monster to life and convince him he's their real dad.
14"Tag Team Trouble"Martha MoranOctober 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)107b
Mario and Luigi enter a wrestling match so they can give the prize money to Toad to make up for a donation to the Mushroom Orphanage he believes he lost.
15"Do the Koopa"Phil HarnageOctober 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)108a
Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Toadstool seek the Doom Dancer Music Box in Koopa's Castle, but when the Koopas find out, they go after it themselves.
16"Kootie Pie Rocks"Phil Harnage and Martha MoranOctober 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)108b

Koopa kidnaps Milli Vanilli and forces them to perform exclusively for Kootie Pie.

Note: This episode originally featured songs by Milli Vanilli, but later releases replace it with the Mega Move. The Featured songs are Blame It On The Rain & Girl You Know It's True
17"Crimes R Us"Heidi Holicker and Rick HolickerNovember 10, 1990 (1990-11-10)109a
Koopa recruits a criminal from the Real World to teach the Koopalings how to commit crimes.
18"Life's Ruff"Martha MoranNovember 10, 1990 (1990-11-10)109b

Hip and Hop turn Luigi and the King of Ice Land into dogs and run off to cause mayhem in Florida.

Note: This is the only episode of the 3 DIC Mario shows in which Mario himself is absent, making Luigi the sole character to appear in every episode.
19"Up, Up, and a Koopa"Rowby GorenNovember 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)110a

Kooky uses his new "Raiser Upper" machine to levitate everything in the Mushroom Kingdom to the sky.

Note: In this episode, it's Princess Toadstool and Toad to the rescue, rather than the other way around.
20"7 Continents for 7 Koopas"Perry MartinNovember 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)110b
After trapping the Super Mario Bros. and Toad in the Mushroom World, Koopa orders his kids each to take over one of Earth's seven continents.
21"Mush-Rumors"Lee SchneiderNovember 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)111a
When a Real World family drives into the Mushroom Kingdom, the Mushroom People and the Koopas mistake them for aliens.
22"The Ugly Mermaid"Sean Roche and Perry MartinNovember 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)111b

While wearing a Frog Suit, Mario almost drowns, but he is saved by Holly Mackerel, a mermaid princess. Holly falls in love with Mario and tries to marry him.

Note: This is the only episode where Mario. Lugi, Toad, and Princess Toadstool are in the same powered up form (Frog Suit) during the entire episode.
23"True Colors"Steve FischerNovember 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)112a
Kooky and Cheatsy use a special paint to turn all the Mushroom People either red or blue and trick the two colors into hating each other.
24"Recycled Koopa"David Ehrman and Sean RocheNovember 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)112b
When the Koopalings can't get away with dumping their trash in the Mushroom Kingdom, they warp it all to Brooklyn. The Koopa garbage is turning the citizens into "Koopa Zombies", so Mario and Luigi must figure out a way to recycle it all and stop Koopa from turning Brooklyn into "Kooplyn".
25"The Venice Menace"Matt UitzDecember 1, 1990 (1990-12-01)113a
Koopa and Kootie Pie terrorize Venice with the Doomsub to warp the city to Koopa's castle and turn it into a water park for Kootie Pie.
26"Super Koopa"Doug BoothDecember 1, 1990 (1990-12-01)113b
Kooky creates a pendant that grants Koopa the Super Mario Bros.' powers, but it only works in the Real World. Koopa kidnaps Luigi to lure the others to Paris to defeat them.
  • – During some countries or syndication airings, these are aired opposite than when they originally aired.

Super Mario World[edit]

These episodes are listed in the original US order rather than the production order or the Captain N: The Game Master production order which aired alongside Super Mario World.

Ep# Title Written by Original air date Production code
1"The Wheel Thing"Jack Hanrahan and Eleanor Burian-MohrSeptember 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)101
Mario reinvents cars for the cave people, but it really only leads to traffic jams, and a surprise attack by Kooky and King Koopa.
2"Fire Sale"Brooks WachtelSeptember 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)102

Kootie Pie kidnaps Mama Fireplant to heat up her ice palace.

Absent: King Koopa (He does make a cameo)
3"Send in the Clown"Martha MoranSeptember 28, 1991 (1991-09-28)103
King Koopa, Big Mouth and Kootie Pie host a circus to lure all of the cave people into their trap.
4"Ghosts 'R' Us"Perry MartinOctober 5, 1991 (1991-10-05)104

When a Magikoopa abducts Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Oogtar, Yoshi must brave a haunted forest to rescue them.

Absent: King Koopa
5"King Scoopa Koopa"Phil HarnageOctober 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)105
Luigi, Yoshi and the cave people get addicted to eating Koopa's new fast food, which gives them unwanted side effects.
6"Born to Ride"Paul Dell and Steven WeissOctober 26, 1991 (1991-10-26)106

After getting scolded by Mario and Luigi, Yoshi joins up with an evil dinosaur biker gang. But Yoshi tells Mario, Luigi and Toadstool that he is joining a social group, not a gang.

Absent: King Koopa (He was mentioned a few times, however)
7"Party Line"Phil Harnage and Frank RidgewayNovember 2, 1991 (1991-11-02)107
Mario reinvents the telephone for the cave people, but they soon find themselves talking on the phone too much.
8"Gopher Bash"Brooks WachtelNovember 9, 1991 (1991-11-09)108
When Luigi teaches the cave people how to grow their own crops, Cheatsy gets a group of Monty Moles to steal them.
9"Rock TV"George SheaNovember 16, 1991 (1991-11-16)109
Koopa sells TV sets to the cave people. The TV sets are really just Koopa's plan to hypnotize viewers into capturing the Super Mario Bros.
10"The Yoshi Shuffle"Kristofor BrownNovember 23, 1991 (1991-11-23)110

A Koopa wizard turns Luigi into an egg which Bully and Cheatsy steal.

Note: The quotes "It's a stone, Luigi, you didn't make it," and "It's a football, I chiseled it!" have become popular on famous video sharing website YouTube and used various mashup videos.
11"The Night Before Cave Christmas"Martha Moran; Phil Harnage (story)October 12, 1991 (1991-10-12)111
Mario and Luigi introduce Christmas to the cave people in order to encourage kindness, but King Koopa steals all of Santa Mario's toys.
12"A Little Learning"Martha MoranNovember 30, 1991 (1991-11-30)112

Hip and Hop enroll themselves in Princess Toadstool's kindergarten, much to everyone else's surprise.

Note: Luigi made an appearance, but did not have any lines in this episode.
13"Mama Luigi"Phil HarnageDecember 7, 1991 (1991-12-07)113

Luigi tells Yoshi a bedtime story about when he went to Dinosaur World on a holiday and found Yoshi.

Note: This episode became very popular on YouTube, with a sizable portion of its quotes used in mashup and parody videos.