List of Men in Black: The Series episodes

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The following is a list of episodes of Men in Black: The Series, an American television series that ran on Kids WB from October 11, 1997 to June 30, 2001.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 13 October 11, 1997 May 16, 1998
2 September 19, 1998 February 6, 1999
3 14 October 2, 1999 May 20, 2000
4 13 September 16, 2000 June 30, 2001


Season 1: 1997–1998[edit]

# Title Writer(s) Director Original airdate Code
01 "The Long Goodbye Syndrome" Duane Capizzi Frank Paur October 11, 1997 (1997-10-11) 01
J makes himself a target of the Skraaldians when during a mission to stop one of their kind multiplying in the sewers, he accidentally destroys it rather than freeze it when it attacks K. Learning he is not safe because they can disguise them easily, have a hive mentality, and can lock onto his DNA, K is forced to find a solution to save his partner, before J is put into the "soup".
02 "The Buzzard Syndrome" Steve Roberts Nathan Chew October 18, 1997 (1997-10-18) 02
A crash landing in the woods, leads K and J encountering Treblor, an alien cop seeking a fugitive named Z-Ron, the downed ship's occupant. But nothing is what it seems for the two MIB agents, when they discover certain facts about their two new arrivals.
03 "The Irritable Bow-Wow Syndrome" Mark Amato Frank Paur October 25, 1997 (1997-10-25) 03
When a Charnock lands on Earth and aggressively attempts to take a Void Density Core from Jeebs' shop, K and J quickly discover that Frank had been there and accidentally swallowed it. Now the pair find themselves seeking to protect him, whilst trying to get it out and deactivate it before it can start sucking everything into itself, including New York City.
04 "The Alpha Syndrome" Alexx Van Dyne Michael Goguen November 1, 1997 (1997-11-01) 04
K discovers that the theft of a Sintillian heart was the work of Alpha, his former mentor and MIB agent, who stole a Cosmic Integrator to make himself stronger. While K is eager to go it alone, J refuse to let his partner do so, and so is in a race against time to find out where he and Alpha are.
05 "The Undercover Syndrome" Steve Roberts Dennis Woodyard November 8, 1997 (1997-11-08) 05
When Dirndl, a Tarkan Trade Minister from Tarka, arrives on Earth for an alien conference, J accidentally incapacitates his Tarkan bodyguard. Z quickly assign him to work undercover as his replacement during the conference, in order to route out an assassin seeking to eliminate him, but with so many aliens attending, it's a tall order for the MIB agent.
06 "The Neuralyzer Syndrome" Mark Amato Dennis Woodyard November 15, 1997 (1997-11-15) 06

J has always wanted to know more about K, and gets more than he bargains for when he accidentally neuralyzes him back to when he was sixteen years old. While J finds himself trying to get K to return to MIB HQ, matters are complicated when a group of Chop-Shoppers, black market starship thieves, kidnap him, leading J to call for help from L.

Note: Due to the events of 9/11, the episode is no longer shown in America.
07 "The Symbiote Syndrome" Alexx Van Dyne Nathan Chew November 22, 1997 (1997-11-22) 07
J offers to replace K for an assignment, when a microbe alien species, the Millicrons, unintentionally infect his partner. His assignment turns out to the safe transportation of a teenage symbiote named Troy, who needs to be brought back to New York City within twenty hours before he absords J, but matters are complicated when Buzzard is hired by a mysterious employer to grab the symbiote.
08 "The Inanimate Syndrome" Thomas Pugsley, Greg Klein Michael Goguen December 6, 1997 (1997-12-06) 08
MIB finds themselves dealing with an alien called n Inanimate - a shapeshifter capable of disguising itself as inanimate objects. To assist the organisation, an intergalactic cop named Eileen arrives, and is soon partnered with K, leaving J jealous and eager to keep a close eye on him, despite being partnered with U.
09 "The Psychic Link Syndrome" Steve Roberts Nathan Chew December 13, 1997 (1997-12-13) 09
After a human is drained of their bodily fluids, K and J discover it to be the work of an Alcidian named Forbus. They quickly discover that he is both mentally unstable and targeting anyone who films or photographs him, but matters are complicated when Forbus creates a mental link with K that causes him to experience anything the Alcidian does, and is slowly making him as unbalanced as he is.
10 "The Head Trip Syndrome" Thomas Pugsley, Greg Klein Michael Goguen December 20, 1997 (1997-12-20) 12
J suddenly becomes the smartest man on the planet when he mistakes a Cerebro-Accelerator for a pair of head phones. But the new intelligence comes at a price - in twenty-two hours, his brain will explode. And matters aren't helped when an alien-hating bigot uses a time travel device to begin erasing the five founders of MIB from existence, leaving J the only person to stop him.
11 "The Elle of My Dreams Syndrome" Greg Weisman Frank Paur January 10, 1998 (1998-01-10) 10
Investigations into the sudden coma states of the crew of a returning NASA space shuttle, leads K, J and L uncovering it as the work of the Vermax, an alien species that feeds on the chemical formed from dreams. When bringing down more at the shuttle's landing site, J prevents L being the latest target of one and is soon put into a deep sleep. To save him by getting him to wake up, L risks her life with restricted technology, in order to enter his dreams and convince him to wake up, despite the Vermax doing everything to stop her.
12 "The I Married an Alien Syndrome" Steve Roberts Dennis Woodyard February 14, 1998 (1998-02-14) 13
MIB finds itself attempting to stop an alien race known as the Blastula from increasing Earth's temperature, as part of a plot to colonize the planet, but J has suspicions that his partner K is acting odd, and that he might be working for them.
13 "The Take No Prisoners Syndrome" Dean Stefan Dennis Woodyard May 16, 1998 (1998-05-16) 11
A break-out in MIB's prison ward, incapacitates most of the building and leaves Z and K as prisoners of the mastermind - Dr. Lupo. Because J and the worms were sealed in a vault getting coffee and thus not put out of action, they become the only ones capable of rescuing Z and K, and stopping the breakout of Lupo and two equally dangerous criminal inmates.

Season 2: 1998–1999[edit]

# Title Writer(s) Director Original airdate Code
14 "The Little Big Man Syndrome" Thomas Pugsley, Greg Klein Nathan Chew September 19, 1998 (1998-09-19) 15
A spate of human suit thefts and the abduction of their owners, the Arquillians, is uncovered to be the work of their enemies, the Fmeks. To learn what they are planning, MIB shrinks J to their size and tasks him and K to investigate. It soon becomes clear that the thefts are part of a much bigger plan.
15 "The Quick Clone Syndrome" Duane Capizzi Mike Goguen September 26, 1998 (1998-09-26) 14
Working long hours finally becomes too much for J, so when he spots that L is using a quick clone to help her get rest, he quickly jumps at the chance of doing the same. But matters become complicated when Alpha uses the remains of one of his quick clones to create a J-lookalike, in order to kidnap Z's brain for information he needs.
16 "The Heads You Lose Syndrome" Alexx Van Dyne Chris Dozois October 3, 1998 (1998-10-03) 16
With his alien attachments slowly falling apart, Alpha coerces Jeebs to steal new parts. That is, until he learns that Troy the symbiote is at MIB on an internship, and decides to go after him. K, L and J soon find themselves attempting to stop this, with the help of Troy's mother.
17 "The Dog Eat Dog Syndrome" Steve Roberts Nathan Chew October 10, 1998 (1998-10-10) 17
Frank's former cellmate, Drekk, an alien who can generate flames and intense heat from his hands, has escaped and is on the loose on Earth. MIB quickly finds itself trying to locate and capture him through Frank, but when Drekk escapes, Frank is forced by him to lead K and J into a trap.
18 "The Big Bad Bug Syndrome" Greg Weisman Christopher Dozois October 24, 1998 (1998-10-24) 18
MIB learns that a bounty has been placed on L by the Queen of the Bugs, for her part in Edgar's demise. With several bugs, including Edgar's own brother Edwin, arriving on Earth to claim it, and L out in the field, K and J find themselves racing to find and protect her before one the bugs carts her off the planet.
19 "The Jack O'Lantern Syndrome" Robin Jill Burger Michael Goguen October 31, 1998 (1998-10-31) 19
J finds himself escorting the worms as they head out trick-or-treating on Halloween night, only to discover, along with K and U, that there's an alien just arrived, who seeks to kidnap children for slavery. Meanwhile, MIB's Headquarters suddenly experiences a power cut and weird things slowly begin happening, leading to Z and L trying to find a scientific reason for the situation.
20 "The Sonic Boom Syndrome" Steve Roberts Nathan Chew November 7, 1998 (1998-11-07) 20
Eileen returns to Earth, refuelling her ship alongside her new partner, Eidi, while they are transporting a sonic-powered alien fugitive named Aldoosi. But when he escapes, MIB coordinates a joint operation to capture him before he can leave the planet. While K is partnered with Eileen, J finds himself working Eidi and discovers that the two are quite similar with their jobs.
21 "The Bad Seed Syndrome" Alexx Van Dyne Christopher Dozois November 14, 1998 (1998-11-14) 21
Contraband goods that recently arrived, turn out to be an alien parasitic species that spread through the use of seeder plants and spores. With much of MIB incapacitated and the world threatened, K and L find themselves seeking the species nucleus in order to inject it with an antibody, though the matter is not helped by J, who is accidentally given a truth serum and can't keep quiet.
22 "The Fmall, Fmall World Syndrome" Duane Capizzi Michael Goguen November 21, 1998 (1998-11-21) 22
Seeking revenge for the loss of their world, the Fmeks attempt to get a growth formula by capturing the alien scientist that created it while they are at MIB. A group of Fmeks assigned to this task mistakenly believe one of the worms is their target and capture them. When one of the group is left behind and discovers their error, L finds herself a prisoner upon walking in on them after they use the growth serum on themselves.
23 "The Black Christmas Syndrome" Duane Capizzi Michael Goguen December 12, 1998 (1998-12-12) 25
Christmas is on hold at MIB, as K and J find themselves on the hunt for Santa Claus, soon after Drekk and a group of alien yetis kidnap him from his workshop and steal all of the toys his "elves" were working on. Aided by one of Santa's elves, the pair soon discover that Drekk's employers are not what were expected.
24 "The Supermen in Black Syndrome" Steve Roberts Nathan Chew January 16, 1999 (1999-01-16) 23
An alien ship in Earth's orbit is breached by three alien criminal, seeking to steal a Tomassitron Matter Amplifier. Although the device is activated in the attempted theft, MIB prevents it being stolen by bringing the ship to Earth. While K, J and L deactivate the Amplifier, all three discover that they have gained super powers from the device's rays, and quickly find themselves the only ones to stop the criminals when they too also develop powers of their own.
25 "The Star System Syndrome" Greg Weisman Christopher Dozois January 23, 1999 (1999-01-23) 24
A spate of alien actor abductions in Hollywood, leads K and J meeting with MIB's "Agency" division in Los Angeles, to uncover the culprit behind the crime. While J believes the suspect is a former alien actor, K reviews the films of the missing actors to uncover the truth behind their disappearances.
26 "The Blackguard Syndrome" Jon Weisman, Greg Weisman Nathan Chew February 6, 1999 (1999-02-06) 26
Alpha returns, and with the aid of Jeebs' brother Dax takes control of MIB's new Blackguard satellite weapon system, which can destroy incoming asteroids or specific targets on Earth. When MIB learns that L thwarted their initial attempt to destroy the organisation, and that Jeebs has been contacted for a replacement part to repair the weapon system, K and J are assigned to head out into outer space and stop him before he can get another chance to fire the weapon.

Season 3: 1999–2000[edit]

# Title Writer(s) Director Original airdate Code
27 "The Worm-Guy Guy Syndrome" Duane Capizzi Jane Wu Soriano October 2, 1999 (1999-10-02) 302
Two Kalifadik law enforcement officials begin punishing the guilty on Earth, using teleportation guns to send them to an alien prison. As MIB tries to stop them, Jay and one of the worms pass through each in mid-teleportation and slowly turn into each other.
28 "The Cold Sweat Syndrome" Steve Melching Bryan Andrews October 9, 1999 (1999-10-09) 303
Merged together, Alpha and Dak find themselves in Antarctica where a powerful alien spaceship lies buried. It's up to Kay, Jay, Jeebs and the worms to stop them from using it.
29 "The Puppy Love Syndrome" Tom Pugsley & Greg Klein Christopher Berkeley October 23, 1999 (1999-10-23) 301
Frank the Pug meets an alien named Veronica and falls in love. But what he doesn't know is that Veronica works for Javkor, who is out to steal MIB's most powerful weapons
30 "The Lost Continent Syndrome" Dean Stefan Christopher Berkeley November 6, 1999 (1999-11-06) 307
Kay and Jay have to stop alien terrorist Quintoon's plans to raise the legendary Atlantis continent.
31 "The Way Out West Syndrome" Tony Schilacci Nathan Chew November 13, 1999 (1999-11-13) 305
When MIB fails to stop a Metaphite that threatens Phoenix, Jay and Kay have to travel back in time to the wild west to find the Metaphite's then vulnerable cocoon. Unfortunately, a Vexron living in that time is determined to make sure that they don't succeed.
32 "The Mine, Mine, Mine Syndrome" Tony Reitano Darwyn Cooke November 20, 1999 (1999-11-20) 306
The Bug Queen herself has come to Earth and is hiding in hotel, waiting for her eggs to be able to hatch and take over. Making things more difficult for MIB is the presence of the Emperor Worm, who happens to be staying in the exact same hotel as the Bugs.
33 "The Bye-Bye Worm Syndrome" Alexx Van Dyne Vincenzo Trippetti December 4, 1999 (1999-12-04) 311
When Zed orders the worms to be sent back to their home after another mishap, Jay does whatever he can to prove their innocence.
34 "The Lights Out Syndrome" Nick DuBois Bryan Andrews January 15, 2000 (2000-01-15) 304
Kay is blinded by a Darkon ray and will need Jay's help to stop the Darkons from creating a permanent eclipse.
35 "The Out to Pasture Syndrome" Dean Stefan Darwyn Cooke January 22, 2000 (2000-01-22) 308
Zed surprises everyone when he decides it's time to retire. Jay gets partnered with Elle since Kay is chosen to be the new head of MIB. As Zed is neuralyzed and embarks on a life of fishing in Long Island, Alpha returns more powerful than ever.
36 "The Sardines and Ice Cream Syndrome" Tony Sommo Christopher Berkeley February 5, 2000 (2000-02-05) 309
Jay accidentally swallows an alien egg and becomes pregnant. Meanwhile, the Fmeks are shrinking everything in sight.
37 "The I Want My Mummy Syndrome" Steve Melching Bryan Andrews March 4, 2000 (2000-03-04) 313
Kay and Jay have to contend with a recently awakened Hyperian, which is dressed like an ancient Egyptian Mummy.
38 "The Baby Kay Syndrome" Barry Hawkins Vincenzo Trippetti March 25, 2000 (2000-03-25) 314
The Stellairian leader comes to Earth for peace talks and Kay and Jay have to watch over his daughter, Kima. When she is kidnapped by Frostifarians, her age regressing hypo-spray breaks loose. Now as Kima grows older, Kay begins turning into a baby.
39 "The Bad Doggie Syndrome" Marsha Griffin Darwyn Cooke April 8, 2000 (2000-04-08) 312
Kay and Jay are moving fast to stop the take over of Earth by the Tunstons, whose king is hiding out in Frank the Pug's body.
40 "The "J" is for James Syndrome" Dean Stefan Jane Wu Soriano May 20, 2000 (2000-05-20) 315
After Jay goes for a joyride using the LTD he ends up getting terminated from the MIB. He is then neuralyzed and sent back to the NYPD... just as the bugs attack again.

Season 4: 2000–2001[edit]

# Title Writer(s) Director Original airdate Code
41 "The Musical Chairs Syndrome" Dean Steffan Curt Walstead September 16, 2000 (2000-09-16) 405
Changes abound at MIB as Dr. Zeeltor takes over in the lab for Elle, who has become a field agent and gotten partnered with an alien named Agent X. As these new changes set in, MIB has to stop New York from being devoured by a Barooga.
42 "The Spectacle Syndrome" Marsha Griffin Chuck Drost September 23, 2000 (2000-09-23) 403
Kay and Jay have to rescue the worms from an alien world similar to Ancient Rome.
43 "The Back to School Syndrome" Len Uhley Michael Goguen September 30, 2000 (2000-09-30) 404
Jay poses as a high school student to protect an alien prince from alien terrorists.
44 "The Opening Gambit Syndrome" Steven Melching Chris Dozois October 7, 2000 (2000-10-07) 406
Thirty years ago, an Ixion named Vangus came to Earth and was stopped by an MIB agent. Now when Vangus returns, MIB seeks answers from the agent that stopped him: Alpha.
45 "The Future's So Bright Syndrome" Tom Pugsley & Greg Klein Chris Dozois October 21, 2000 (2000-10-21) 401
During pursuit of a large criminal Worm, Jay gets sent to the future and finds that the Worms rule all of Earth.
46 "The Loose Ball Foul Syndrome" Alexx Van Dyne Chris Berkeley April 14, 2001 (2001-04-14) 407
The Fmeks are back and trying to take over a tiny planet that resembles a baseball. To make matters worse, Kay is on the tiny planet and things are getting very hot.
47 "The Hots for Jay Syndrome" Muchael Edens Chuck Drost April 21, 2001 (2001-04-21) 410
After eating some alien food, Jay gains the ability to throw fire. But this new power will have serious consequences if he keeps using it.
48 "The Circus Parade Syndrome" Julia Lewald Curt Walstead April 28, 2001 (2001-04-28) 409
A member of a witness protection program for aliens is on the run from an intergalactic gang called The Association when they discover he's on Earth.
49 "The Virtual Crossfire Syndrome" Dean Stefan Chuck Drost May 5, 2001 (2001-05-05) 408
Jay gets a low score on MIB's new virtual reality training test and the embarrassment eventually forces him to try again. But this time the game goes haywire and the dangers Jay faces become deadly.
50 "The Breaking News Syndrome" Marsha Griffin Curt Walstead May 12, 2001 (2001-05-12) 411
An alien TV crew comes to Earth to film MIB agents on the job, just as Drekk returns to cause trouble.
51 "The Zero to Superhero Syndrome" Baz Hawkins Curt Walstead May 26, 2001 (2001-05-26) 402
A super-hero calling himself Cosmosis emerges to defend the city from evil, but he is really an alien looking to put his powers to good use. However, MIB feels his new profession could attract trouble for Earth, so they try to lure him out using Jay as bait.
52 "The Endgame Syndrome: Episode 1" Dean Stefan Chris Berkeley June 23, 2001 (2001-06-23) 412
Alpha, Vangus and the Ixions return to Earth, working together to threaten all life on the planet. With invasion imminent, Zed decides to reveal MIB's existence to the world.
53 "The Endgame Syndrome: Episode 2" Dean Stefan Chuck Drost June 30, 2001 (2001-06-30) 413
With MIB having success in coordinating resistance against the invasion, the Ixions plan to unleash a weapon that will kill everyone on Earth. Kay and Jay will fight Alpha and Vangus in the final battle for humanity.

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