List of Mario television episodes

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This list of Mario television episodes covers three television series based upon Nintendo's Mario series of video games. The three series were produced by DIC Entertainment: The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989) is based upon Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. 2; The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (1990) is based upon Super Mario Bros. 3; and Super Mario World (1991) is loosely based upon Super Mario World. All except Club Mario focus on the characters of Mario and Luigi assisting Princess Toadstool in thwarting the plots and schemes of King Koopa.

Each series episodes is listed in order of airdate. The names "Princess Toadstool" and "King Koopa" are primarily used prior to the release of Super Mario 64, which define them as "Princess Peach" and "Bowser" respectively. The Koopalings are defined with different names and personalities in The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 before the American names were decided by Nintendo, and retain these for Super Mario World. By 1991, all three Super Mario animated series had broadcast a combined total of 91 episodes.

Series overviewEdit

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!52September 4, 1989 (1989-09-04)December 1, 1989 (1989-12-01)Syndication
The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 326September 8, 1990 (1990-09-08)December 1, 1990 (1990-12-01)NBC
Super Mario World13September 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)December 7, 1991 (1991-12-07)

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!Edit

All episodes are listed in production order and airdate. The episodes would re-air in 1990 under Club Mario with the live-action segments replaced with newer five-minute sequences replacing the show's original live-action segments.[1][2][3]

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1"The Bird! The Bird!"
"Neatness Counts"
Bruce Shelly and Reed ShellySeptember 4, 1989 (1989-09-04)101
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.
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)103
Mario, Luigi, Toad and Toadstool come to Cramelot and meet Mervin. Koopa has moved into the king’s castle after his death and crowned himself King. Mario finds a golden plunger, but it gets taken by Koopa. They are taken to a dungeon, but luckily Mervin saves them, and gives Mario Excalibur. They then fight Koopa who gets defeated. The plot of the episode is based on the legendary British ruler King Arthur.
A young girl (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.
3"Butch Mario & The Luigi Kid"
"All Steamed Up"
Phil HarnageSeptember 6, 1989 (1989-09-06)102
King Koopa kidnaps Princess Toadstool, and Mario, Luigi, and Toad are made outlaws by Mouser. They end up getting tricked into imprisonment. This episode is based on the movie "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid".
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)104
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. This episode's plot is based upon the story of Aladdin.
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 Carroll and David Bennett CarrenSeptember 11, 1989 (1989-09-11)105
Mario and Luigi help a certain Mark Twang (based on Mark Twain) win a riverboat race against Koopa and save Princess Toadstool and Toad who were kidnapped.
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)106
Koopa hosts a fake spaghetti dinner to trap Princess Toadstool and Toad, then forces the Super Mario Bros. to fight back Tryclyde.
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"
George AtkinsSeptember 13, 1989 (1989-09-13)107
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. This episode's plot is based upon the fairytale of Jack and the Beanstalk.
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!"
Sean Roche and David EhrmanSeptember 14, 1989 (1989-09-14)108
Mario and friends are imprisoned by the obnoxious Queen Rotunda. After eating Mario's spicy ice cream, the queen accidentally drinks a love potion that makes her fall in love with Mario.
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)109
Mario and Luigi enter a BMX race against Mouser, Tryclyde, and a Koopa Troopa so that they can win the prize money.
Mario and Luigi's bossy mother (Captain Lou Albano) and aunt Luigeena (Danny Wells) come to visit.
10"Stars in Their Eyes"
"Alligator Dundee"
Jack Hanrahan and Eleanor Burian-MohrSeptember 19, 1989 (1989-09-19)111
Mario's group must free the natives of the planet Quirk from being Koopa's slaves.
Alligator Dundee (Paul Elder) hunts for an alligator that's stuck in Mario's basement, to the gator's dismay.
11"Jungle Fever"
Larry AlexanderSeptember 20, 1989 (1989-09-20)115
While venturing through the Amazon Jungle to find a witch doctor, Mario, Luigi, and Toad are hit with itching powder.
As a birthday present from Mario, Luigi gets a free dance lesson from Shabba-Doo.
12"Brooklyn Bound"
"Cher's Poochie"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenSeptember 21, 1989 (1989-09-21)121
Mario and Luigi meet up with another lost plumber from Brooklyn, who offers them the chance to return home.
Cher (Pam Matteson) asks Mario and Luigi to baby-sit her pooch.
13"Toad Warriors"
"E.C. The Extra Creepy"
Phil HarnageSeptember 25, 1989 (1989-09-25)124
Koopa's road gang has stolen all the spaghetti sauce in Car Land, so Mario's group must work to get it back. This episode's plot is based upon the film Mad Max 2.
Mario's dream date from a computer system turns out to be an alien (Clare Carey).
14"The Fire of Hercufleas"
"The Marios Fight Back"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleySeptember 26, 1989 (1989-09-26)117
Mario and Luigi retrain an out-of-shape hero so that he can reclaim the stolen "Great Balls of Fire" from Koopa. This episode is based on the legendary Greek hero Hercules.
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.
15"Count Koopula"
Phil HarnageSeptember 27, 1989 (1989-09-27)114
Mario's group enter a castle in Turtlevania, where Koopa and his minions are all monsters. This episode's plot is based on the novel Dracula.
Magician Harry Blackstone Jr. visits Luigi.
16"Pirates of Koopa"
"Do You Believe In Magic?"
Ted PedersenSeptember 28, 1989 (1989-09-28)112
While sailing on Captain Clump's ship, Blackbeard Koopa kidnaps Princess Toadstool in Pirate Waters, so that he can auction her off. After escaping from being eaten alive by Trouters, Mario and Luigi must pose as pirates in order to rescue her. This episode's plot is based on the opera performance of The Pirates of Penzance.
17"Two Plumbers and a Baby"
"Lost Dog"
Sean Roche and David EhrmanOctober 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)110
Princess Toadstool falls into Koopa's Fountain of Youth and gets turned into a baby. Now Mario, Luigi and Toad must babysit her until they can find a way to get her back to her normal state. This episode's plot is based upon the film Three Men and a Baby.
Pam Matteson arrives in tears after losing her dog and asks Mario and Luigi to help get it back.
18"The Adventures of Sherlock Mario"
"Plumbers of the Year"
Perry MartinOctober 3, 1989 (1989-10-03)122
Mario becomes a detective to find the missing Herlock Solmes, and to stop Koopa from flooding the city of Victoria. The episode's plot is based upon the British legendary detective Sherlock Holmes.
The Grand Pooba of Plumbing (Marty Allen) arrives to announce Mario and Luigi have been elected Plumbers of the Year.
19"Do You Princess Toadstool Take this Koopa...?"
"Mario Hillbillies"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenOctober 4, 1989 (1989-10-04)130
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.
Mario and Luigi's hillbilly cousins make themselves too much at home and end up socializing with a girl named Elli (Donna Douglas).
20"The Pied Koopa"
"Super Plant"
Phil HarnageOctober 5, 1989 (1989-10-05)125
Koopa uses a flute to lure all the children of Pastaland into his castle.
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 as the plant.[4]
"Baby Mario Love"
Phil HarnageOctober 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)134
Koopa tries to terrorize a mountain town with a robot monster, but winds up turning into a monster himself. This episode's plot is based upon the novel Frankenstein.
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.
22"On Her Majesty's Sewer Service"
"9001: A Mario Odyssey"
Tony MarinoOctober 10, 1989 (1989-10-10)127
Mario and Luigi become spies to save Secret Agent James Blonde from Koopfinger. This episode's plot is based upon the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
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.
23"Mario and Joliet"
"Fake Bro"
Michael A. Medlock and David TischmanOctober 11, 1989 (1989-10-11)119
Romano and Joliet are unable to get married due to the feud going on between their fathers, which Koopa secretly started. This episode's plot is based upon the Shakespearean play Romeo and Juliet.
A schemer (Vic Dunlop) in order to get rich quick, pretends to be Mario and Luigi's missing brother.
24"Too Hot to Handle"
"Time Out Luigi"
Peter Norris and Brad WilsonOctober 12, 1989 (1989-10-12)120
Koopa and Fryguy use a fake volcano god to trick a tribe of islanders into sacrificing Princess.
Luigi buys a watch that runs backwards from a mysterious salesperson (Nedra Volz).
25"Hooded Robin and His Mario Men"
"Flower Power"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyOctober 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)123
Mario's group teams up with Hooded Robin to reclaim all the gold coins that the Sheriff of Koopingham (Koopa) stole from a village. This episode's plot is based upon the British legendary outlaw Robin Hood.
A taste of spaghetti sauce with seeds in it causes Luigi to grow fruits and vegetables out of his body.
26"20,000 Koopas Under the Sea"
"Vampire Until Ready"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenOctober 17, 1989 (1989-10-17)132
Koopa scares a seaside town into making him their ruler by using a mechanical sea monster to scare them. This episode's plot is based on the 1954 film 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
When a bat infests Mario Brothers Plumbing, an exterminator is called to deal with it. Jim Ward guest-stars.
27"Mighty McMario and the Pot of Gold"
"Heart Throb"
Brooks WachtelOctober 18, 1989 (1989-10-18)129
Mario and friends must end a leprechaun's curse of bad luck by retrieving his pot of gold coins that was stolen by Koopa.
Rob Stone asks to stay with the Mario Bros. to hide from a mob of fans.
28"Mario Meets Koop-zilla"
"Fortune Teller"
Perry MartinOctober 19, 1989 (1989-10-19)118
After eating Super Sushi, Koopa has grown enormous, and is terrorizing the city of Sayonara. This episode's plot is based on the film series Godzilla.
Mario and Luigi, anxious to find out what prize they won in a sweepstakes, consult a fortune teller (Kaye Ballard) for help.
29"Koopa Klaus"
"Little Marios"
Jack Olesker and Perry MartinOctober 23, 1989 (1989-10-23)140
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.
When a runaway boy (Brian Bonsall) plans to stay with the Marios's, the brothers recall a time in their youth.
30"Mario and the Red Baron Koopa"
"Gorilla My Dreams"
John Vornholt and Steve RobertsonOctober 24, 1989 (1989-10-24)128
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 had recently robbed.
A Gorrila (Craig Armstrong) escapes from the circus and winds up invading Mario Brothers Plumbing.
31"The Unzappables"
"George Washington Slept Here"
Perry MartinOctober 25, 1989 (1989-10-25)136
Koopa and his henchmen acquire special hats which render them invulnerable. The plot of this episode is based on the TV series "The Untouchables".
Mario and Luigi want to turn their apartment into a bed and breakfast, and pretend that George Washington (Ed Metzger) was once a guest.
32"Bad Rap"
"Caught in a Draft"
Kevin O'Donnell and Cassandra SchafhausenOctober 26, 1989 (1989-10-26)126
Koopa takes over Rap Land and hypnotizes everyone into giving him their money.
Mario and Luigi discover they've been drafted by the military, and Sgt. Slaughter shows up to train them.
33"The Mark of Zero"
Jack OleskerOctober 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)131
A Zorro-like hero saves Mario's group from Koopa. Mario and Luigi then have to save the mysterious hero from Koopa themselves.
Inspector Kleen (Gary Schwartz) from the board of sanitation comes to inspect Mario Brothers Plumbing.
34"The Ten Koopmandments"
"The Artist"
Perry MartinOctober 31, 1989 (1989-10-31)141
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.This episode is based on the movie "The Ten Commandments".
Vincent Van Gook (Larry Gelman) arrives to give Luigi art lessons.
35"The Koopas are Coming! The Koopas are Coming!"
"Zenned Out Mario"
Ted PedersenNovember 1, 1989 (1989-11-01)133
Mario and Co help General Washingtoad free his Mushroom People from Koopa's Redcoats. Episode is based on the Paul Revere's ride.
When Tulio "the Wrench" becomes angry with Mario for asking his sister out, the brothers turn to help from Obi-Wan Cannoli.
36"The Trojan Koopa"
"Texas Tea"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyNovember 2, 1989 (1989-11-02)137
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.
The Marios strike oil and try to sell it to Ted Bull (Norman Fell).
37"Quest for Pizza"
"The Painting"
Martha MoranNovember 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)135
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.
Mario and Luigi find a lost painting.
38"The Great Gold Coin Rush"
"Game Show Host"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenNovember 7, 1989 (1989-11-07)143
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.
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.
39"Elvin Lives"
"Home Radio"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenNovember 8, 1989 (1989-11-08)139
While trying to find the missing Elvin Parsley, Koopa kidnaps Princess Toadstool and forces her to be his girlfriend.
When the Marios win a contest they must appear on the radio the next day. Gary Owens guest-stars.
40"Plummers Academy"
Martha MoranNovember 9, 1989 (1989-11-09)146
Mario retells the story of how he and Luigi became plumbers back in Brooklyn.
Soviet general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev (Martin Gardner) comes to Mario Brothers Plumbing after hearing they make the best pizza.
41"Karate Koopa"
"Adee Don't"
David SchwartzNovember 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)138
When Koopa kidnaps Princess Toadstool and Toad, Mario and Luigi turn to a karate master for help.
The brothers call in Tawny Tyler (Melanie Chartoff) to help them come up with an advertising jingle.
42"Mario of the Apes"
"Chippie Chipmunks"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyNovember 14, 1989 (1989-11-14)144
While trying to catch Koopa in Jungleland, Mario suffers from amnesia, and is convinced by an ape couple that he is their child. This episode's plot is based upon the novel 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.
43"Princess, I Shrunk the Mario Brothers"
"A Basement Divided"
J. Larry Carroll and David Bennett CarrenNovember 15, 1989 (1989-11-15)147
A wizard's potion intended to shrink Koopa is spilled by Toad, and ends up shrinking the Super Mario Bros instead. This episode's plot is based upon the film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.
An argument between the brothers escalates until they are forced to call in a psychotherapist (Gary Schwartz) for help.
44"Little Red Riding Princess"
"No Way to Treat a Queenie"
Jack OleskerNovember 16, 1989 (1989-11-16)152
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. This episode's plot is based upon the fairytale of Little Red Riding Hood.
The Queen of England (Vicki Bakken) is sick of being treated like royalty, so she visits Mario Brothers Plumbing.
45"The Provolone Ranger"
"Goodbye Mr. Fish"
Mark McCorkle and Robert SchooleyNovember 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)142
When Koopa kidnaps Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad in Sudden Death Valley, Mario becomes the Provolone Ranger in order to save them. This episode's plot is based upon the TV series The Lone Ranger.
Mario and Luigi must babysit a fish for a fox hunter (Nedra Volz).
46"Escape from Koopatraz"
Phil HarnageNovember 21, 1989 (1989-11-21)151
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. This episode's plot is based upon the film Escape from Alcatraz.
Luigi attempts to learn French in order to sound classier.
47"Mario of the Deep"
"Two Bums From Brooklyn"
Perry MartinNovember 22, 1989 (1989-11-22)116
Mario's group tries to save Aqualand from Koopa's reign.
Baseball manager Tummy Lasanga arrives to sample Mario's meatballs for his restaurant.
48"Flatbush Koopa"
Martha MoranNovember 23, 1989 (1989-11-23)148
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)149
Mario and Co team up with the faceless Indiana Joe to try and recover a statue known as the Lost Mushroom. This episode's plot is based upon the film Raiders of the Lost Ark.
A letter from an old friend (Vanna White) convinces Mario that she intends to marry him.[5]
50"Crocodile Mario"
"Rowdy Roddy's Rotten Pipes"
David SchwartzNovember 28, 1989 (1989-11-28)145
When Koopa steals a town's magical statue that repels crocodiles, Mario and Luigi must retrieve it. This episode's plot is based upon the film Crocodile Dundee.
The brothers prepare for a visit by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.
51"Star Koopa"
"Santa Claus is Coming to Flatbush"
Phil HarnageNovember 29, 1989 (1989-11-29)150
Mario's group has to stop Koopa before he destroys the planet of a Mushroom space colony. This episode's plot is based upon the film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
Santa Claus (Kort Falkenberg) appears at the Mario's home after his sled is stolen.
52"Robo Koopa"
"Captain Lou Is Missing"
Kevin O'Donnell and Cassandra SchafhausenNovember 30, 1989 (1989-11-30)113
Koopa uses a robotic 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. This episode's plot is based upon the film series 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.

The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3Edit

The following lists the animated episodes of The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3, in order of their original airdate.

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1a"Sneaky Lying Cheating Giant Ninja Koopas"Bruce Shelly and Reed ShellySeptember 8, 1990 (1990-09-08)101
King Koopa uses a Magic Wand to turn Cheatsy, Bigmouth, Bully, and Kooky into giant Ninja Koopas so they can capture Prince Hugo the Huge of Giant Land and turn him into a miniature poodle.
1b"Reptiles in the Rose Garden"Bruce Shelly and Reed ShellySeptember 8, 1990 (1990-09-08)102
Kootie Pie Koopa hates all the elaborate presents her father and siblings supply at her Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party and demands that she be given Real World America as a gift.
2a"Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario"Matt UitzSeptember 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)105
Hip and Hop steal the golden mummy case of Prince Mushroom-khamen, a dead ringer for Mario, and awaken the wrath of Mommy Mummy Mushroomkhamen who tears up Desert Land in search of her kidnapped son.
2b"The Beauty of Kootie"Doug BoothSeptember 15, 1990 (1990-09-15)106
King Koopa is siphoning off all the oil from Desertland to power his doomship. But when his Koopalings mess up and cross the oil pipes with the water pipes, things get really sticky.
3a"Princess Toadstool for President"Matt UitzSeptember 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)111
Princess Toadstool is fed up with Koopa's antics and challenges him to try and win the Kingdom from her fair and square in a democratic election. Koopa gets goaded into accepting the dare then panics, knowing very well that he could never battle the popular Princess with his nasty reputation.
3b"Never Koop a Koopa"Martha MoranSeptember 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)112
Koopa announces that he is giving up being bad for good. He can't compete with the cleverness of the Princess and the Super Mario Brothers and as a gift of apology for his past behavior he gives The Princess the keys to Kastle Koopa.
4a"Reign Storm"Steve Hayes and Ted PedersenSeptember 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)103
The Princess goes on her very first vacation to the real world, in Hawaii, leaving Mario and Luigi in charge of the Mushroom Kingdom.
4b"Toddler Terrors of Time Travel"Rowby GorenSeptember 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)104
King Koopa and Kooky von Koopa travel back in time to prevent the Super Mario Brothers from discovering the Real World Brooklyn Warp Zone that first led them to the Mushroom Kingdom.
5a"Dadzilla"Martha MoranOctober 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)113
Kootie Pie and Big Mouth are convinced they are much too beautiful to be adopted. They set out to find their "real" father - no doubt a movie star - in Hollywood.
5b"Tag Team Trouble"Martha MoranOctober 6, 1990 (1990-10-06)114
When Toad thinks he has lost the million gold coins the Princess had him deliver to the Mushroom Kingdom Orphanage, he desperately tries to recover the money by pitting his wrestling cousins, the Mushroom Marauder and Jake the Crusher Fungus, in a prize tag match against King Koopa's Sledge Brothers.
6a"Oh, Brother!"Perry MartinOctober 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)109
When Mario and Luigi get fed up with each other, Luigi soon finds himself having to save his brother from King Koopa and Kooky.
6b"Misadventure of Mighty Plumber"Michael MaurerOctober 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)110
King Koopa brings TV hero Mighty Plumber to life and tricks him into robbing the Pipe Land Treasury.
7a"A Toadally Magical Adventure"Doug BoothOctober 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)107
Toad loses a magic wand to the Koopa Troop.
7b"Misadventures in Babysitting"Doug BoothOctober 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)108
Mario and Luigi wind up babysitting a brat from Brooklyn who finds his way into the Mushroom Kingdom.
8a"Do the Koopa"Phil HarnageOctober 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)115
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.
8b"Kootie Pie Rocks"Martha Moran and Phil HarnageOctober 27, 1990 (1990-10-27)116
Koopa kidnaps Milli Vanilli and forces them to perform exclusively for Kootie Pie.
9a"Mush-Rumors"Lee SchneiderNovember 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)121
When a real world family drives into the Mushroom Kingdom, the Mushroom People and the Koopas mistake them for aliens.
9b"The Ugly Mermaid"Perry Martin and Sean RocheNovember 3, 1990 (1990-11-03)122
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.
10a"Crimes R Us"Heidi Holicker and Rick HolickerNovember 10, 1990 (1990-11-10)117
Koopa recruits a criminal from the Real World to teach the Koopalings how to commit crimes.
10b"Life's Ruff"Martha MoranNovember 10, 1990 (1990-11-10)118
Hip and Hop turn Luigi and the King of Ice Land into dogs and run off to cause mayhem in Florida.
11a"Up, Up, and a Koopa"Rowby GorenNovember 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)119
Kooky uses his new "Koopa-Doopa-Raiser Upper" machine to levitate everything in the Mushroom Kingdom to the sky.
11b"7 Continents for 7 Koopas"Perry MartinNovember 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)120
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 leaving Princess Toadstool to thwart his plans.
12a"True Colors"Steve FischerNovember 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)123
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.
12b"Recycled Koopa"David Ehrman and Sean RocheNovember 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)124
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".
13a"The Venice Menace"Matt UitzDecember 1, 1990 (1990-12-01)125
King Koopa and Kootie Pie terrorize Venice with the Doom Sub to warp the city to Koopa Kastle and turn it into a water park for Kootie Pie.
13b"Super Koopa"Doug BoothDecember 1, 1990 (1990-12-01)126
Kooky creates a magic pendant that grants King 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.

Super Mario WorldEdit

The following lists the animated episodes of Super Mario World, in order of their original airdate

No.TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1"Fire Sale"Brooks WachtelSeptember 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)402
Kootie Pie steals Mama Fireplant, the source of the cave people's fire, and Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Yoshi must go to Ice Land, where Yoshi must overcome his fear of water to rescue his friends and save Mama Fireplant from being frozen forever.
2"The Wheel Thing"Eleanor Burian-Mohr and Jack HanrahanSeptember 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)401
Mario "invents" the wheel, and the Cave People discover traffic jams and fender benders. Frustrated, they banish Mario and Luigi to Lava Land. Then Kooky von Koopa builds a gigantic "Big Foot" drawn by evil dinosaurs which King Koopa uses to terrorize the hopelessly gridlocked Cave People until Mario and Luigi escape and come to the rescue.
3"Send in the Clown"Martha MoranSeptember 28, 1991 (1991-09-28)403
To feed his hungry evil dinosaurs, King Koopa lures the cave people to a prehistoric circus at the Neon Castle with his Flying Clown Head and Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Yoshi must rescue them. But only Mario escapes King Koopa's diabolical trap. He must battle the Flying Clown Head to rescue everyone else from becoming dinosaur snacks.
4"Ghosts 'R' Us"Perry MartinOctober 5, 1991 (1991-10-05)404
A Koopa Wizard captures Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool as they search for Oogtar, a brash cave kid who's lost in the Enchanted Forest. The Wizard imprisons our heroes in the dungeon of a Ghost House, and Yoshi must brave real and imagined terrors to rescue them.
5"The Night Before Cave Christmas"Martha Moran and Phil HarnageOctober 12, 1991 (1991-10-12)411
Mario decides to bring Christmas to the Cave People. Luigi and Princess Toadstool make toys and wrap gifts, Mario dresses up as Santa Claus, and Yoshi pulls the "Cave-Sleigh". But when King Koopa, Grinch-like, steals the bag with Oogtar inside, Mario must save Cave Christmas.
6"King Scoopa Koopa"Phil HarnageOctober 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)405
King Koopa opens a fast food stand serving Egg Scoopa Koopa sandwiches which are highly addictive, and turns his customers into Chickadactyls. Luckily, Mario hates eggs, so he doesn't eat any. It's up to him and Princess Toadstool to save Luigi, Yoshi and the cave people from becoming the main course in Koopa's newest culinary attraction: Fried Chickadactyl.
7"Born to Ride"Paul Dell and Steven WeissOctober 26, 1991 (1991-10-26)406
After being scolded by Mario and Luigi, Yoshi runs away and joins a motorcycle-riding evil dinosaur gang who use him to kidnap the Super Mario Brothers for King Koopa. When Yoshi finds out he was being played for a sucker, he enlists the help of Princess Toadstool and they ride to the rescue, culminating in a wild motocross through Lava Land.
8"Party Line"Frank Ridgeway and Phil HarnageNovember 2, 1991 (1991-11-02)407
Mario invents the telephone so the Cave People will have a 911 line for emergencies. But the Cave People spend all their time talking on the phone, and Dome City starts to fall apart from neglect. They're oblivious to everything, even a rampaging evil dinosaur. Mario must put Ma Bell out of order permanently and defeat the dinosaur.
9"Gopher Bash"Brooks WachtelNovember 9, 1991 (1991-11-09)408
Luigi teaches farming to the Cave People, with mixed results. But when the crops grow, King Koopa's Nintendo Gophers steal all the crops and put Fire Plants and Pirahna Plants in their place. Our heroes must go to Lava land to defeat the Gophers and recover the crops.
10"Rock TV"George SheaNovember 16, 1991 (1991-11-16)409
King Koopa invents television, and the Cave People are crazy about it. He sells them TV sets to watch at home, but each TV contains a Koopa Wizard that casts an evil spell over them. With the Cave People under his control, Koopa puts the Marios on TV as the fall guys in Dinosaur Wrestling.
11"The Yoshi Shuffle"Kristofor BrownNovember 23, 1991 (1991-11-23)410
When Luigi is turned into an egg and Yoshi mistakes him for a football, Yoshi leads Mario on a madcap chase through Dinosaur World. When the Koopas join in, it becomes the biggest, wildest football game of Mario’s life. But in the end, Yoshi catches on to the idea of teamwork and together, he and Mario save Luigi from being scrambled.
12"A Little Learning"Martha MoranNovember 30, 1991 (1991-11-30)412
Princess Toadstool starts a school with Yoshi and Oogtar, and Hip & Hop (over King Koopa's objections) as her first students. The kids become sworn enemies and their desire for revenge culminates in a disastrous science fair that threatens to blow up the entire Dinosaur World.
13"Mama Luigi"Phil HarnageDecember 7, 1991 (1991-12-07)413
Luigi tells Yoshi, in a flashback, how Luigi rescued Yoshi as an egg, how Baby Yoshi thought Luigi was his mother, and how Baby Yoshi helped Luigi and Mario rescue Princess Toadstool from King Koopa.


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