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The following is a list of episodes of Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers.

The first 13 episodes premiered on the Disney Channel in the spring of 1989, with the first produced episode, "Catteries Not Included", originally airing as a preview on August 27, 1988.

In the fall of 1989, the series was syndicated from September 18. When the show moved to daily syndication, it premiered with a two-hour movie special, "To the Rescue", which was later broken up into five parts for the weekday run. Although it illustrates how the Rescue Rangers became a team, and was chronologically "first" in the fiction of the show, it ironically was not the first episode produced.

The last five episodes were held over from the previous season and were not aired until the fall of 1990 on The Disney Afternoon programming block.

Season One (1988-1989)

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01 01 "Catteries Not Included" August 27, 1988
A little girl is looking for her kitten, Spunky, and the Rescue Rangers are on the case. The trail leads to Nimnul's laboratory, where the professor is kidnapping cats and using them to generate lightning bolts by building up a charge of static electricity in their fur.
02 02 "Piratsy Under the Seas" March 4, 1989
The Rangers discover a sunken pirate ship and a huge cargo of gold, along with a crew of rats who have forgotten about the life above the surface.
03 03 "Dale Beside Himself" March 12, 1989
A trio of shape-changing aliens from the planet Fleeblebrox are vacationing on Earth. When it's time to leave, one of them, Ditz, decides to remain behind by tricking Dale into switching places with him.
04 04 "Flash the Wonder Dog" March 19, 1989
To bring down beloved television star Flash the Wonder Dog, Fat Cat and his henchmen dress up in his costume and perform random acts of badness. Soon, the town is buzzing with bad vibes for Flash and the studio is replacing the canine with his cockatoo sidekick. Meanwhile, Dale gets a sobering meeting with his TV hero and finds that Flash is not as brave as he thought he was in real life.
05 05 "Out to Launch" March 26, 1989
The Rangers go to watch the launch of a space plane, but unfortunately Chip and Dale get trapped in a spacesuit in orbit, forcing the other Rangers to attempt a launch of their own.
06 06 "Kiwi's Big Adventure" April 2, 1989
The Rangers lose the Ranger Plane to a tribe of kiwi birds. In their attempt to get it back, Dale pretends to have broken his toe to receive affection from Gadget.
07 07 "Adventures in Squirrelsitting" April 9, 1989
While trying to recover the stolen Maltese Mouse from Fat Cat, the Rangers accidentally wreak havoc in the home of a squirrel with two daughters. While the mother repairs the damage, the Rangers take care of the girls. The eldest, Tammy, develops a crush on Chip. She decides to prove herself to her hero by sneaking into Fat Cat's hideout and recovering the priceless statue herself.
08 08 "Pound of the Baskervilles" April 16, 1989
MacDuff enlists the Rescue Rangers (with a little help from Sureluck Jones), a fictional sleuth of which Chip admires from a series of books he reads) to find the will that proves the old family mansion rightfully belongs to his master, Roger.
09 09 "Risky Beesness" April 23, 1989
Irwina Allen uses her control of bees to steal a swarm and plot her takeover of the world of rock and roll. The queen bee appeals to Zipper and the other Rangers for help, during which Zipper falls in love with her and is trying to win her affection.
10 10 "Three Men and a Booby" April 30, 1989
A mad egg collector attempts to collect the egg of a mother Booby Bird, and the Rangers attempt to help reunite her with her baby.
11 11 "The Carpetsnaggers" May 7, 1989
The homes of the wealthy are being robbed by flying carpets under the control of Professor Nimnul.
12 12 "Bearing Up Baby" May 14, 1989
While on a camping trip, the Rangers find themselves watching over a little boy named Jeremy, who's also being watched over by Humphrey the Bear.
13 13 "Parental Discretion Retired" May 21, 1989
Monty's father Cheddarhead Charlie comes to visit, and tries to help the Rangers stop Fat Cat's latest scheme, but his rash way of doing things are only getting in the way.

Season Two (1989-1990)

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14-18 01-05 "To the Rescue (Parts 1-5)" September 15, 1989
A criminal mastermind named Aldrin Klordane and his pet cat, Fat Cat, frame aging police detective, Donald Drake, and his canine companion, Plato, for stealing a priceless ruby. While the human police try to get Drake to confess to the crime, a pair of chipmunks named Chip and Dale help Plato find the real culprits.
19 06 "A Lad in a Lamp" October 3, 1989
Fat Cat attempts to get hold of a magic lamp, but it falls into the hands of Monterey Jack instead. After Monty alienates the other Rangers by his greed, the genie tricks him into switching places, just as Fat Cat finds the lamp.
20 07 "The Luck Stops Here" October 6, 1989
A failing inventor who believes that all his troubles are due to bad luck alone is aided by the Rangers. Gadget, however, learns that the inventor's cat has been sabotaging his inventions.
21 08 "Battle of the Bulge" October 9, 1989
Monty's weight problem encourages the Rangers to go on diets and to exercise more frequently. Meanwhile, Fat Cat is hiring Jamaican fruit bats to steal jewels for him.
22 09 "Ghost of a Chance" October 10, 1989
While visiting the Tower of London on a quest to stop Fat Cat, the Rangers meet up with the ghost of one of Monty's ancestors, Sir Colby. Monty then learns that Sir Colby isn't as brave as he's made out to be.
23 10 "An Elephant Never Suspects" October 11, 1989
The Rangers investigate a peanut shortage at the zoo. When the leader of the zoo's elephants accuses the Rangers of stealing the peanuts, the Rangers must find the real thief in order to prove their innocence.
24 11 "Fake Me to Your Leader" October 12, 1989
Professor Nimnul uses his Gigantico Gun on some pillbugs, and an unwitting Zipper, as part of his plan to fake an alien attack and extort lots of gold for "spaceship fuel".
25 12 "Last Train to Cashville" October 13, 1989
When Dale stays up all night, he's too tired to help the other Rangers with tracking down a stolen toy train the next day and ends up sleepwalking.
26 13 "A Case of Stage Blight" October 16, 1989
The Rangers attend a human opera and discover it is being sabotaged. The culprit is the alligator Sewernose de Bergerac, who plots to replace the lead in the opera.
27 14 "The Case of the Cola Cult" October 17, 1989
While test-driving the Ranger-mobile, the Rangers stumble across a group of soda-worshipping mice who call themselves the Cola Cult. But it soon becomes clear that the Cult's leaders are exploiting its members, stealing everything they donate. A sub-plot for this episode involves Gadget losing confidence in herself after several of her inventions fail.
28 15 "Throw Mummy from the Train" October 18, 1989
At the tomb of King Nutun-Khamun, an archaeologist finds the ring to unlock the diamonds of the Sphinx of Inka-dinka-do. His greedy assistant Wexler steals the ring and eludes the mummy assigned to guard it, Hiram. Wexler tries to hide the ring and Dale gets it for a while, putting the Rangers on the case.
29 16 "A Wolf in Cheap Clothing" October 19, 1989
Prof Nimnul is using a shape-shifting device to trade places with a wolf. While Nimnul robs homes as a wolf, the human-turned wolf experiences the downtown nightlife.
30 17 "Robocat" October 20, 1989
A junkman builds a mechanical guard-cat. When it breaks down, Gadget fixes it and makes it friendly. Fat Cat finds out about this and plots to reprogram the cat for his own ends.
31 18 "Does Pavlov Ring a Bell" November 2, 1989
Professor Nimnul trains lab animals to follow the maze that mimics the city's underground tunnels in order to use them as a navigation system for his bank-robbing super-rat robot. The team befriends two of them, Sparky and Buzz. Meanwhile, the battle between Chip and Dale for Gadget's attention begins to get ugly.
32 19 "Prehysterical Pet" November 3, 1989
Dale's discovery of a rodent-sized space-traveling stegosaurus is certainly a surprise to the Rangers, and when the diminutive dinosaur suddenly begins to grow in size and lose intelligence, the rangers have to save him.
33 20 "A Creep in the Deep" November 13, 1989
The Rangers are spurred into action by a rash of bizarre attacks on seafood shipments and restaurants. After some research, they find that the attacks are being led by a fish by the name of Captain Finn, who has modified a sunken submarine so that it holds water, allowing Captain Finn and his crew to traverse on land.
34 21 "Normie's Science Project" November 14, 1989
Professor Nimnul designs a super-weapon that levels cities with mega-amplified sound. However, his nephew Normie borrows the "molecular sound amplifier", the main part of the weapon, for the school science project.
35 22 "Seer No Evil" November 15, 1989
While at a carnival, the Rangers meet a fortune-telling moth named Cassandra, who predicts that Chip will be killed "before the next sun rises". On learning that one of the carnival members is a crook who is using his monkey accomplice to rob the homes of those people who have won prizes at his booth, the Rangers must find a way to solve the case while keeping Chip out of harm's way.
36 23 "Chipwrecked Shipmunks" November 16, 1989
When the Rangers are shipwrecked on an island, Gadget and Chip try to find a way off the island before a hurricane hits while Monterey Jack and Dale find treasure. The pirate rats then come to the island to search for the treasure that Dale and Monterey Jack found.
37 24 "When Mice Were Men" November 17, 1989
Monty gets invited over Tramplonia, Spain, where he is regarded as a hero for defeating a vicious bull. Truth is, Monty didn't defeat the bull with his bare hands.
38 25 "Chocolate Chips" November 20, 1989
A mad chocolate lover employs mosquitoes loaded with drugs to make the locals easily hypnotized and make them unknowingly work night shifts at his chocolate factory, and Dale is the only member of the Rangers unaffected by the drugs.
39 26 "The Last Leprechaun" November 21, 1989
The Rangers crash-land in Ireland and are tricked by Darby Spree, King of the Leprechauns, into helping him rescue his fellow leprechauns from their enslavement to a banshee.
40 27 "Weather or Not" November 22, 1989
Professor Nimnul's weather machine goes up against Monterey Jack's weather-predicting tail.
41 28 "One-Upsman-Chip" November 23, 1989
While Fat Cat plots to steal the world's biggest pearl from a tank guarded by a vicious shark, Chip and Dale engage in a war of practical jokes that ends with Dale in Fat Cat's clutches.
42 29 "Shell Shocked" November 24, 1989
The Rangers attempt to enjoy a day at the beach is nearly ruined by Chip's micromanagement style, so Dale is made leader for the day, just before the group discovers that the beach's crabs are having their shells stolen.
43 30 "Love is a Many Splintered Thing" December 18, 1989
While trying to stop a group of antique store thieves, Monterey Jack becomes entranced by the smell of perfume. After the bust, Monty confesses that he was once in love with a female rat named Desiree D'Allure, but left her at the altar on their wedding day after getting a cheese attack and going after a cheese truck. When Desiree returns, Monty is still in love with her, but Chip thinks Desiree is using Monty, prompting Monty to leave the Rescue Rangers.
44 31 "Song of the Night 'n Dale" December 19, 1989
The Rangers' new vehicle, the Ranger Wing, accidentally takes them to the Himalayas, where they come to the aid of the emperor's songbird, Chirp Sing. It appears that the gentle emperor is going insane, while his greedy sister plots to sell the valley to developers. The Rangers must discover what is really going on and turn the tables on the scheming Su Lin.
45 32 "Double 'O Chipmunk" December 20, 1989
Dale and Zipper decide to emulate their heroes, Dirk Suave (Double 'O Super-Spy) and Odd Shoe, and soon become involved in a real spy caper.
46 33 "Gadget Goes Hawaiian" December 21, 1989
Gadget is tricked by her Hawaiian double, Lahwhinie, into trading places with her right before the Hawaiian mouse is to be tested for her worthiness to become queen of the mice.
47 34 "It's a Bird, It's Insane, It's Dale!" December 22, 1989
Two parts of a meteor crashing into Earth give Dale and a crooked travel agent super stretching powers. Dale becomes the Rubber Bando and leaves the Rangers, while Seymour uses his powers to steal national monuments for ransom. Soon the Rubber Bando is blamed for the thefts, and must turn to the Rangers for help.
48 35 "Short Order Crooks" February 5, 1990
Monterey Jack and Zipper go to an abandoned diner to prepare Monty's famous cheese chowder (after it explodes in their kitchen), only to discover that a pair of crooks are using the diner to dig their way into a neighboring bank.
49 36 "Mind Your Cheese and Q's" February 6, 1990
After botching a rescue due to a cheese attack, Monterey Jack decides to give up cheese, which is easier said than done, especially when there's a cheese shortage in town courtesy of Rat Capone.
50 37 "Out of Scale" February 8, 1990
A gangster has kidnapped Professor Nimnul, and is using his Gigantico Gun (in reverse) to steal museums and statues, both for the valuables inside, and to provide doll houses for his spoiled daughter Buffy. The Rangers are on the case, until Chip and Dale are captured and forced to be Buffy's pets.
51 38 "Dirty Rotten Diapers" February 19, 1990
Gadget decides to adopt a policy of non-violence for the team, which is immediately put to the test as the Rangers investigate a midget posing as a baby to rob the homes of rich childless couples.
52 39 "Good Times, Bat Times" February 21, 1990
A washerwoman named Winifred is seeking to become a witch by means of a spell she found in the library. Compiling the ingredients are her familiars: Bud the snake, Lou the spider, and Foxglove the bat. During her mission, Foxglove falls in love with Dale, and has second thoughts about being a villain.
53 40 "Pie in the Sky" February 22, 1990
The Rangers help a lost swallow return to Capistrano and discover a bad "chicken" pie outfit using an electromagnet to catch the migrating birds.
54 41 "Le Purrfect Crime" March 19, 1990
When the Rangers learn that dogs are fleeing from Paris, they travel there and learn about the latest plot of Maltese de Sade, Fat Cat's cousin. Meanwhile, Dale realizes he's a distraction to the rest of the Rescue Rangers and wanders aimlessly through Paris, where he suffers amnesia and is brainwashed by Maltese de Sade into fighting against his friends.
55 42 "When You Fish Upon a Star" March 21, 1990
When the Rangers go to investigate a sunken ship, they learn that Fat Cat is responsible, as he hired fireflies to confuse the captain.
56 43 "Rest Home Rangers" March 22, 1990
When Professor Nimnul invents an aging ray and turns Monty into an old man, the rangers attempt to stop the mad Professor and reverse the effects of his ray on Monty.
57 44 "A Lean on the Property" April 16, 1990
Monty's mother Camembert Kate comes to visit, but Monty can't stand her smothering. In his latest dog-ridding scheme, Fat Cat recruits a team of moles to dig underneath the foundations of the city's buildings, causing them to lean over, and driving everyone out of town.
58 45 "The Pied Piper Power Play" April 23, 1990
Nimnul hypnotizes all the mice in town (including Monty and Gadget) into running on hamster wheels, so that they can charge a powerful generator for him. Dale's own hypnotic skills are the only thing that can help deal with this crisis.
59 46 "Gorilla My Dreams" May 1, 1990
The Rangers agree to rescue Kookoo the gorilla's pet kitten Boots who was catnapped by Fat Cat. Fat Cat is holding Boots hostage, so that Kookoo will commit crimes for him.
60 47 "The S.S. Drainpipe" May 2, 1990
Rat Capone's use of slave labor to build himself a castle draws the attention of the Rangers. Unfortunately, Dale's attempts to emulate his TV hero, the Red Badger of Courage, lead to the other four rangers becoming the slave labor.

Season Three (1990)

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61 01 "Zipper Come Home" September 10, 1990
Zipper leaves the Rangers and becomes the king of a tribe of water beetles. Little does he know that the tribe has a bad habit of sacrificing their kings to a giant frog.
62 02 "Puffed Rangers" September 18, 1990
The Rangers go to Hong Kong, where a cereal manufacturer is smuggling cars into the US without import fees by shrinking them into cereal toys.
63 03 "A Fly in the Ointment" September 26, 1990
Professor Nimnul has invented a device to transmit himself across telephone wires, and uses it to steal scientific devices from guarded laboratories. A neglected Zipper discovers Nimnul in the act and is caught in the Modemizer with him, leading to two creatures out of The Fly.
64 04 "A Chorus Crime" November 5, 1990
The rangers break up when Monty and Zipper refuse to help the others locate the missing tap shoes of a female dog named Canina La Fur and instead are trying to locate the cause of what has been sinking cargo ships in the Arctic Circle. Both groups soon find that both these random events are connected, as Nimnul had stolen all of the dance shoes so that he can get a group of penguins to create icebergs through excessive tap dancing to sink the ships with and steal their cargo.
65 05 "They Shoot Dogs, Don't They" November 19, 1990
Zsa Zsa Labador, Canina La Fur's stand-in, strands her in Taxedermia, where all animals are fair game for hunting. The Rangers must then get Canina out of the country.

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Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers | Feature film | Videography | Video game | Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 2 | The Adventure in Nimnul's Castle | The Legend of the Chaos God | Disney Comics | The Case of the Flying Carpet | Boom! Studios | The Big Cheese Caper | Ghost of a Chance | The Rescue Rangers Save Little Red

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The Rangers: Chip and Dale | Gadget Hackwrench | Monterey Jack | Zipper | Flash the Wonder Dog | Lahwhinie
Characters: Spunky | Cheddarhead Charlie and Camembert Kate | Tammy | Geegaw Hackwrench | Mrs. Booby | Baby Booby | Conrad Cockatoo | Sergeant Spinelli | Officer Kirby and Officer Muldoon | Donald Drake and Plato | Frenchie | Que Sera | Clyde Cosgrove | Mr. Gribbish | Colonel | Buffy Ratzkiwatzki | Professor | Foxglove | Midge | Humphrey the Bear | Kookoo and Boots | Sparky | Nemo | Spirit of the Lamp | Bric, Brac, and DTZ | Pepto Gizmo | Harry | Harriet | Hiram the Mummy | Sir Colby | Tom | Darby Spree | Cassandra | Pop Top | Queenie | The Pi-Rats | Captain Colonel | Elliott | Ting-a-Ling & Ming-Ting | Bruin | Heebee & Jeebee | Roger | MacDuff | Steggy | Chirp Sing | Myron | Canina La Fur
Villains: Fat Cat | Fat Cat's Gang | Maltese de Sade | Le Sewer and Ratatouille | Professor Norton Nimnul | Robot Dogs | Normie Nimnul | Aldrin Klordane | Percy | Juice-Lee | Billy the Squid | Sewernose de Bergerac | Banshee | Rat Capone | Arnold Mousenegger and Sugar Ray Lizard | Spy Rats | The Greatest Spy in the World | Captain Finn | All Hands and Mr. Starfish | Louie the Mountain Lion | Tick-Tock the Crocodile | El Emenopio | Winifred | Bud | Lou | Mrs. Sweeney | Todd | Jack and Nickels | Erol | Muscles | Baby Thaddeus | Monrovia and Pomona | Kismet | Mr. Dumpty | Nog | Cruiser and Bruiser | Dr. Piltdown | Bubbles | Irwina Allen | Quigley and Abba-Dabba | Lord Howie | Su Lin | Heinrich Von Sugarbottom | Wexler | Ratso Ratzkiwatzki | Moose and Rocco | Zsa Zsa Labrador


Season One: "Catteries Not Included" | "Piratsy Under the Seas" | "Dale Beside Himself" | "Flash the Wonder Dog" | "Out to Launch" | "Kiwi's Big Adventure" | "Adventures in Squirrelsitting" | "Pound of the Baskervilles" | "Risky Beesness" | "Three Men and a Booby" | "The Carpetsnaggers" | "Bearing Up Baby" | "Parental Discretion Retired"
Season Two: "To the Rescue" | "A Lad in a Lamp" | "The Luck Stops Here" | "Battle of the Bulge" | "Ghost of a Chance" | "An Elephant Never Suspects" | "Fake Me to Your Leader" | "Last Train to Cashville" | "A Case of Stage Blight" | "The Case of the Cola Cult" | "Throw Mummy from the Train" | "A Wolf in Cheap Clothing" | "Robocat" | "Does Pavlov Ring a Bell?" | "Prehysterical Pet" | "A Creep in the Deep" | "Normie's Science Project" | "Seer No Evil" | "Chipwrecked Shipmunks" | "When Mice Were Men" | "Chocolate Chips" | "The Last Leprechaun" | "Weather or Not" | "One-Upsman-Chip" | "Shell Shocked" | "Love is a Many Splintered Thing" | "Song of the Night 'n Dale" | "Double 'O Chipmunk" | "Gadget Goes Hawaiian" | "It's a Bird, It's Insane, It's Dale!" | "Short Order Crooks" | "Mind Your Cheese and Q's" | "Out of Scale" | "Dirty Rotten Diapers" | "Good Times, Bat Times" | "Pie in the Sky" | "Le Purrfect Crime" | "When You Fish Upon a Star" | "Rest Home Rangers" | "A Lean on the Property" | "The Pied Piper Power Play" | "Gorilla My Dreams" | "The S.S. Drainpipe"
Season Three: "Zipper Come Home" | "Puffed Rangers" | "A Fly in the Ointment" | "A Chorus Crime" | "They Shoot Dogs, Don't They"


Ranger Wing | Ranger Plane | Screaming Eagle | Gyrotank | Meal-O-Matic | Lamp | Steggy's Spacecraft | Coo-Coo Cola | Gigantico Raygun

Happy Tom Cat Food Factory | Professor Nimnul's Lab Dome

Rescue Rangers Theme | Fat Cat Stomp | The Best of Everything | You're the Best Bee for Me | The Coo Coo Cola Song

See Also

The Disney Afternoon | Disney XD (Netherlands) | Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour | Let's Go to Disneyland Paris

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