Courage the Cowardly Dog - Season 4

Cartoon Network (ended 2002)




Episode Guide

  • Perfect
    Episode 13.2
    Courage finds himself having a rather off-day; nothing he does seems to go right. But a mysterious, pallid, strict teacher is determined to put an end to that, and lectures the dog on pristine perfection. As the lessons take a toll on Courage psychologically, causing him to have quite horrible nightmares. But the words of a friendly fish inspire him to see his own inner worth, and show his mean-spirited instructor what it really means to be "perfect".moreless
  • Wrath of the Librarian
    Wrath of the Librarian
    Episode 12.2
    While digging up treasure he'd buried in the yard, Courage finds a library book that is two years overdue. He takes it back and learns he owes several thousand dollars in overdue fees.
  • Son of the Chicken from Outer Space
    The third installment of the Evil Alien Chicken series, featuring the single-bodied, triplet sons of Courage's first enemy. Goaded by their grandmother to reclaim their lost family honor, they travel to Earth to dispense with the dog that so shamefully ended their father. In a slapstick battle of cosmic proportions, Courage fends off the triple-headed nuisance.moreless
  • Last of the Starmakers
    Episode 10.1
    The last of the Starmakers, a race of space-faring squid-like creatures, eagerly awaits the hatching of their litter of eggs. But when a colossal cosmic whale begins to devour them, the father Starmaker sacrifices himself to save his family. In a tearful parting, the mother Starmaker clutches her eggs tightly and makes her way to Earth, while the father dies in a brilliant myriad of light. The mother Starmaker falls to Earth in front of the Bagge home; Courage, at first frightened, is enchanted when the Starmaker creates for a him a beautiful star. The fate of the Starmaker race is threatened, however, when a secret government agency takes the mother and eggs captive. To keep the Heavens afire with starlight, Courage seeks to hatch the newborn Starmakers before their mother withers away.moreless
  • 11/22/02
    Remembrance of Courage Past: Courage remembers the time when his parents got sent to outer space by an evil vet and when Muriel adopted him. Something appears to be wrong when Muriel and Eustace see Courage just sitting there, so they take him to the same evil vet. Now, the evil vet plans to send Muriel and Eustace to outer space. Perfect: Eustace is sick and tired of how Courage constantly doing things wrong. A strict teacher arrives and attempts to make Courage "perfect", but keeps failing.moreless
  • Wrath of the Librarian: Eustace and Muriel never returned a book named "The Pixie and the Prickle Pirate," so they become characters in the book until Courage pays the fine. So Courage tries to find ways of gaining money, even making a performance of Eustace and Muriel as characters.

    Cabaret Courage: A giant blob gets Eustace, Muriel, and Courage to entertain him. Muriel and Eustace's acts stink, so they fall into a pool of acid. When it's Courages turn to perform, all Courage asks in return is Eustace and Muriel's safety. When Courage saves his owners, because of Courage's selflessness, the blob becomes a performer.moreless

  • 11/8/02
    Courageous Cure: Two multi-armed aliens come to Earth to find an antidote for a disease that makes everyone on their planet beat each other up with their arms. They experiment on Eustace and Muriel, only to find they don't have the antibodies to get the cure. Courage had the cure in him the whole time, and the aliens get it. Ball of Revenge: Eustace finally gets tired of Muriel treating Courage so well, so he does something to finally destroy Courage once and for all. He gathers together the villains Courage fought to destroy Courage!moreless
  • The Last Starmakers / Son of the Chicken from Outer Space
    The Last of the Starmakers: A star-making squid has just had babies(in eggs). She loses her husband to a giant inhaling whale. The squid ends up landing on Earth where she lays there with her eggs. Courage isn't sure about her at first, until he notices that she makes stars. This also flatters Muriel, but Eustace calls the military so he can get money! The military uses the squid and the eggs for research. Muriel sends Courage to help the squid. With the help, the eggs finally hatch and the baby squids float up into the heavens. The mother squid turns into a garden. And once again, Eustace gets his just desserts at the end.

    Son of the Chicken from Outer Space: Ashamed at what happened to her husband, the wife of the Chicken from Outer Space sends their three-headed son to destroy Courage. When they land, they try to just zap him, but they hit Eustace instead. Then they tried a bomb disguised as an egg, but Courage puts it in the toilet, and blows up Eustace. And they finally try tieing Courage up and running over him with a train. The three-headed chicken fails and starts getting in a fight with itself. They start crying because it's mother said that if they don't kill Courage, they can't come home. The middle head always carries a camera, so Courage has them take pictures of Courage being tortured. With that, the chicken bades farewell, but Eustace, Muriel, and Courage end up looking like a three-headed chicken.moreless

  • 10/25/02
    Aqua-Farmer: Eustace, Muriel, and Courage go to Nowhere Wet World in which they watch the famous, Jojo the dolphin perform some stunts and tricks.The dolphin is mean to Eustace and spits popcorn in his face. Eustace complains about how he can swim better than Jojo. Eustace loses the first challenge. Eustace and Jojo then make out an agreement for the next day. If Eustace would lose, Jojo could keep Muriel, in which she would have to live as a mermaid with him. Courage and Muriel give him some training at their house to get him ready. Courage eventually succeeds in making Eustace a good swimmer. Eustace ends up winning the race against Jojo, because Courage hypnotized Jojo.

    Food of the Dragon: Muriel and Courage make the house look like a pirate theme, Eustace isn't too thrilled about it. Muriel and Courage are dressed up in pirate clothes. The three of them eat seafood, then all of the sudden comes a dragon. He eats Eustace, and chases after Muriel and Courage. The dragon tells them he wishes he could fly, and if Courage could teach him how to fly, he would not eat them. Courage, after many attempts, tries to make him fly, but fails. The dragon doesn't want to eat them, but has no choice, so he continues to chase them through the town of Nowhere, and into the jungle. Once Courage and Muriel get to a body of water in the jungle, another dragon appears, who is friendly because he is a water dragon who just eats seafood. The other dragon finds out this water dragon is his long lost brother, and he wasn't meant to fly since he is also a water dragon. Courage, Muriel, and the two water dragons eat some seafood together. The one dragon spits out Eustace, but a bad flying dragon flies overhead and eats him again.moreless

  • Squatting Tiger, Hidden Dog: A Chinese Empress (and Di Lung) capture Muriel to rid her of her bones. Courage is then put through a series of tests to see if he can rescue Muriel.

    Muted Muriel: Muriel refuses to talk after Eustace keeps ignoring her, so Shirley makes a giant starfish attack and it can only be stopped at the sound of Muriel's voice.moreless

  • The Mask
    Episode 7
    A strange mask-wearing woman comes to the farmhouse and says dogs are evil. With that, she hits Courage. Muriel thinks they are just playing and invites her to tea. While there, she says that long ago her best friend, Bunny, fell for a horrible dog. After trying to convince her to leave, the dog threatened her, and she had to leave. After that, she rapidly hurts Courage. At dinner, she says that she wears her mask to hide from reality. Muriel says she has to face reality, but she reveals that Muriel has been sneaking food, and Eustace can't fix every thing like he says he can. This causes a fight between Eustace and Muriel. Courage spies on the woman that night and sees her play with a toy mouse. She takes off her mask to reveal she's a cat. Convinced she's a wanted criminal, Courage locks the doors to the bedroom and attic doors, steals the mouse, and drives off to go to the police. He stops at a diner where the rat recognizes the cat's mouse and says her name's Kitty. He says Bunny is being held hostage by Mad Dog. Meanwhile, Eustace, Muriel, and Kitty notice their doors are locked and Eustace climbs out through the window. Courage arrives at Mad Dog's hideout and sees Bunny make a failed attempt to escape. Courage busts in to save her, and some guards attack him. Meanwhile, Muriel unlocks the door and finds Kitty has left. When we rejoin Courage, he has knocked out the guards and helped Bunny escape, but Mad Dog chases them. Meanwhile, Eustace and Muriel make up. Courage jumps in Mad Dog's car and steers it into a train. Bunny sees Kitty on the train and jumps on. They thank Courage and ride off. Courage returns in the morning, only to find Eustace wearing the Mask to escape the fact that he can't fix everything.moreless
  • 10/11/02
    Muriel Blows Up: After a missile explodes over the farmhouse, Muriel finds a giant carrot growing in her garden. After eating it, Muriel begins to expand. On TV, the General warns Nowhere about the missile and says only he can disarm it. Using a computer camera, Courage sees a carrot robot. Courage goes in and eats it, then gets burped out. As courage begins to expand, he goes to General, who goes inside Courage and disarms the carrot. Courage burps them up, only to have Eustace eat it. Because the carrot was not properly disabled, Eustace explodes.

    Profiles in Courage: At the fair, Muriel and Eustace get full size silhouettes of themselves. On the ride home, Courage notices that they are beginning to move. That night, the profiles take Muriel And Eustace's life to be human. After Courage shows them that being paper is more fun, they give it back. Their creator comes and realizes the silhouettes are happier being paper, and he thanks him.moreless
  • Bride of the Swamp Monster: Muriel buys a necklace at a store in which two pictures can fit inside. She puts a picture of herself and Courage on one side, and Eustace on the other side. After they leave the store, Eustace's truck crashes into a swamp. Muriel and Courage have to help push Eustace's truck out of the mud. Muriel loses her necklace in the swamp while pushing the truck. A swamp monster finds it, opens it up, and looks at Muriel's picture. He thinks it's his long lost bride swamp monster. He goes to the Bagge house and kidnaps her. He brings Muriel to the swamp in a wedding dress. Courage finds the real swamp bride and brings her back to him. Courage rescues Muriel.

    Goat Pain: Muriel's back starts to hurt, so Eustace takes her to Dr. Vindaloo because she can't make him any food in that condition. He tells them they must go to a top of Mount Nowhere, where a hot spring is located in order to heal her. Courage, Muriel, and Eustace head up toward the mountain. On top lives a goat, who has been neglected by humans, trashing his habitat, and draining up the spring. Eventually, he was the only one left, and now, he chases people off the island by hitting them with his horns. After the goat tells his story, he makes Muriel and Courage hold up gigantic rocks for torture. Courage then accidentally re-opens the hot spring and he cleans up the garbage. The goat and Muriel return to normal health by relaxing in the spring.moreless
  • The Uncommon Cold: Muriel gets a terrible cold, and after a while, she sees a talking slug that wants help. Following directions, Courage and Muriel go to a swamp where there are slugs that are ruled by a snake named Big Bayou. He sheds his skin and makes the slugs make statues out of them. They say Bayou has a magic book that will free them and cure Muriel. Courage gets the book and cures Muriel. Bayou then comes after him, and he bites the book, and his venom magically makes the snake-skin statues attack him. Muriel uses her nail-file to free the slugs.

    Farmer-Hunter, Farmer-Hunted: It's the first day of hunting season, and Eustace goes hunting to prove he's better then his dead brother, Horace. He uses Horace's old gun, a laser gun! Courage goes with him to makes sure he's safe. Eustace spots a bunch of deer and fails to shoot them. The father deer then gets his own laser gun and goes after Eustace! Courage says he can settle this by having a game show with the deer and Eustace called, "Hunt For Knowledge." The deer wins. Eustace tries to shoot him, but instead he hits a bear's lollipop. When he asks who shot it, Eustace takes the deer's antlers and says he's a deer. But then hunters come by and think he's a deer and shoot him. His head gets mounted on a car.moreless

  • 9/20/02
    Le Quack Balloon: Le Quack is back, once again, this time in a hot air balloon. Muriel is getting ready to bake cookies when he arrives and is using a cookbook. Le Quack switches the cookbook to a Swedish cookbook when she is not looking, the cookie recipe now requires vinegar that is only in Sweden. Le Quack says he'll take Muriel to Sweden in his hot air balloon. It's all really a trick. He attaches Muriel to a bungee cord and makes her steal things when she comes down and up. Courage goes, leashed with Eustace and finds Le Quack's big plan is to have Muriel rob the Swedish piggy bank. Unfortunately, for Le Quack, it is guarded by a General and cannons, which shoot the balloon down. Eustace gets stuck in a cannon and it launches, he lands in the bathroom of his house and his head gets stuck in the toilet when he lands! He finds his glasses in there. Muriel and Courage escape from Le Quack and find the Swedish vinegar.

    Windmill Vandals: The windmill is broken. Courage finds that whenever the windmill stops... four armored skeletons on horseback come towards him! He finds signs on the windmill vanes and his computer says they are mystic signs made by the first owner of the farm house. Vandals who had a broken paddle wheel needed energy, so they tried to steal the windmill, but the owner put mystic signs on them to keep them away. Whenever, it stops, the ghosts of the vandals come back... and they want to cut everyone's head off! The windmill eventually gets fixed and the skeletons go away.moreless

  • 9/13/02
    Rumpledkiltskin: Muriel gets a telegram from her uncle Agnes, saying that all of her relatives died that knew a kilt pattern. Muriel is the only family member left who knows how to make it. He wants her to come to Scotland and make a kilt for him. Eustace refuses to go to Scotland, because he hates Scotland. Muriel and Courage go over to Scotland to help him. He takes them to a castle and tells Muriel to make a couple thousand kilts for his factory. She says no. Uncle Agnes suddenly admits he is not her uncle, then warns her he'll make her into a pie if she doesn't listen. Courage overhears a conversation of "Agnes" and his mother. He kicked her out for saying his real name to many times. Courage then plays a game of charades with Muriel in front of him so she will say his name. She figures it out and Rumpledkiltskin (his real name) doesn't force her to make a couple thousand kilts.

    Housecalls: A lonely doctor named Gerheart gets tired of being lonely in his run down old house. He invents a record player machine that sends out musical waves, and picks up people's houses, and moves there house to sit next to his house so he'll have neighbors to talk to. He does this to the Bagge's home. The doctor's house literally gets jealous of Courage, Eustace, and Muriel getting more attention than it! The Gerheart's house starts attacking the Bagge house. Bricks and an evil rooster weather vain attack Courage, Muriel, and Eustace. Courage thinks up an idea to calm the house and make it happy. He finds some paint, and paints the neighbor's house. It becomes happy and settles down. The house then likes the neighbor for making it look new. Even though the Bagge's and Gerheart end up being good friends, the neighbor is forced to move.moreless

  • 9/6/02
    A Beaver's Tale: The Bagge's yard gets flooded, and Eustace and Muriel go for a swim. Everything is all right until the water rises too high and enters their house. Courage paddles around in the water to the town of Nowhere and stops when he sees a beaver putting up a dam. Courage tries to ask him nicely to stop building it because it's ruining their home, but the beaver just hits him with his tail. Courage then finds out the beaver's real love is for music and not construction. The beaver starts to hit his tail as a rhythm on the dam. Courage picks the string on his yo-yo, like an instrument. The beaver's tale constantly hitting the dam eventually breaks it. Courage's house's water level dries up to nothing. Muriel and Eustace then attend a concert in a local karaoke-type place to watch Courage and the beaver play their instruments.

    The Nutcracker: Muriel, Courage, and Eustace head down to the local dump to look for stuff they might want. Most of it is just pure junk, except this nutcracker they find. When the sun sets everything then starts to get creepy. Rats come out of hidden holes and chase Muriel, Courage, and Eustace so they can eat them. These aren't no ordinary rats, they dance to music while they chase people. Courage and Muriel get chased for a long amount of time, Courage then sits to take a rest. He looks at where Muriel once was and she is missing! He then finds out that the rats have Muriel and Eustace tied up in a big pot. Courage then starts to dance and uses the nutcracker to cut off the rope that tied up Muriel and Eustace. Courage then makes a whole bunch of junk piles fall down and land on top of the evil-dancing rats. Eustace tries to use the Nutcracker to crack a nut, but it doesn't work. The reason it was thrown out in the first place!moreless