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Note: While the Season 2 and Season 3 episodes were paired with episodes featuring the Super Mario Bros., the Captain N episodes themselves retained the title of "Captain N: The Game Master". Season 3 episodes were half the time length of the previous seasons.

Season 1: 1989

# Title Original airdate

<tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep01">01</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Kevin In Videoland" </td><td>September 9, 1989 (1989-09-09)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Pilot episode. Kevin Keene is sucked into Videoland through his television and must team up with the rest of the N Team to rescue Lana from Mother Brain. (Elements from Donkey Kong, Metroid) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep02">02</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"How's Bayou" </td><td>September 16, 1989 (1989-09-16)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain discovers Kevin isn't very good at the Bayou Billy video game, and sets a trap to lure him into Bayouland. (Elements from The Adventures of Bayou Billy)

Note: The original airing of this episode was of an unfinished version which included some shots missing their backgrounds. This was corrected in reruns, but oddly, the unfinished version is the version featured on the DVD releases and Hulu.com.) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep03">03</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Most Dangerous Game Master" </td><td>September 23, 1989 (1989-09-23)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Dr. Wily builds an android replica of Mike Vincent, a bully that tormented Kevin on Earth - and lures the N Team to Castlevania in order to trap them. (Elements from Castlevania, Castlevania II: Simon's Quest) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep04">04</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Videolympics" </td><td>September 30, 1989 (1989-09-30)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain proposes a challenge - Video Olympics on Mount Icarus, with her League of Darkness competing against the N Team. Winner takes the throne of Videoland. This serves to distract the N Team as Mother Brain wants to get the Three Sacred Treasures and conquer Videoland. (Elements from Donkey Kong, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!, Mega Man, Kid Icarus) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep05">05</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Mega Trouble For Megaland" </td><td>October 7, 1989 (1989-10-07)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> The continuation of the two-parter started with "Videolympics". The N Team try to find weapons powerful enough to defeat the magic of the Sacred Treasures. (Elements from Kid Icarus, Mega Man) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep06">06</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Wishful Thinking" </td><td>October 14, 1989 (1989-10-14)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> The N Team discovers a magic lamp, so Kid Icarus wishes himself to become bigger - and everything goes horribly wrong. To make matters worse, Mother Brain has set her sights on getting it for herself and sends Eggplant Wizard and King Hippo to steal it. </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep07">07</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Three Men and a Dragon" </td><td>October 21, 1989 (1989-10-21)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Kevin and the N Team journey to Dragon's Den to battle with Mother Brain and her new ally, Dragonlord, who is in the process of conquering that video world. (Elements from Dragon Warrior, also a parody of Three Men and a Baby) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep08">08</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Mr. & Mrs. Mother Brain" </td><td>October 28, 1989 (1989-10-28)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Due to a "curse" from one of the arrows used by Kid Icarus, Simon Belmont falls in love with Mother Brain! (Elements from Castlevania II, Kid Icarus) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep09">09</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Nightmare on Mother Brain's Street" </td><td>November 4, 1989 (1989-11-04)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain and Dr. Wily plot to trap the N Team in the Nightmare Zone, a world where their worst nightmares become reality. (Elements from Wizards & Warriors, also a parody of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep10">10</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Simon the Ape-Man" </td><td>November 11, 1989 (1989-11-11)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Simon suffers a blow to the head and thinks he's Donkey Kong Junior! (Elements from Donkey Kong) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep11">11</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"In Search of the King" </td><td>November 18, 1989 (1989-11-18)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Lana and the N Team go to the Mirror World to attempt to rescue her father - unaware they are falling into a trap. (Elements from Wizards & Warriors, Castlevania) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep12">12</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Metroid Sweet Metroid" </td><td>November 25, 1989 (1989-11-25)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain tricks the N Team into thinking she is defeated - and uses the distraction of the N Team's "victory" to conquer Videoland. (Elements from Metroid) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep13">13</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Happy Birthday, Megaman" </td><td>December 2, 1989 (1989-12-02)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> It's Mega Man's birthday and he's upset he's not human - so he sets out on a quest to gain humanity. (Apparently influenced by Isaac Asimov's The Bicentennial Man or Commander Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation) </td></tr>

Season 2: 1990-1991

# Title Original airdate

<tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep14">14</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Gameboy" </td><td>September 8, 1990 (1990-09-08)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> The N Team finally gains contact with King Charles again, wanting to help him escape the Mirror World through a warp that only opens every thousand video years. But he sends a supercomputer called Gameboy in his place instead. Gameboy ends up being more trouble than good for the N Team, and things get worse when Mother Brain plans to capture him and use his computer power for evil. (Elements from BurgerTime, Metroid) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep15">15</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Queen of the Apes" </td><td>September 22, 1990 (1990-09-22)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain plots to switch bodies with Lana - only to have Donkey Kong and Gameboy interfere. Their brains are switched and Mother Brain ends up in Donkey Kong's body, which doesn't bode well for the N Team or Videoland. (Elements from Donkey Kong) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep16">16</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Quest for the Potion of Power" </td><td>September 29, 1990 (1990-09-29)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Kevin meets Link and Princess Zelda for the first time, and sets out with them on a journey through Hyrule to stop the evil wizard Ganon from being restored to his full power. (Elements from Zelda II: The Adventure of Link) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep17">17</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Trouble With Tetris" </td><td>October 13, 1990 (1990-10-13)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Lana reunites with her long-lost brother Lyle on the distant video world of Tetris, and Kevin and Lyle work together to stop Mother Brain from taking Tetris's power source, the Sacred Square. (Elements from Tetris) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep18">18</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Big Game" </td><td>October 20, 1990 (1990-10-20)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Some of Kevin's high school friends are warped to Videoland for a football game against Dr. Wily's robot masters - winner takes the throne of Videoland. (Elements from Mega Man 2, California Games) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep19">19</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Lost City of Kongoland" </td><td>November 10, 1990 (1990-11-10)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> The N Team travels to Kongoland to stop Mother Brain from getting a priceless artifact. But when Lana crosses paths with the artifact, she becomes an even deadlier foe than Mother Brain. (Elements from Donkey Kong Junior) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep20">20</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Once Upon a Time Machine" </td><td>November 17, 1990 (1990-11-17)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Count Gruemon steals Kevin's Power Pad and Zapper in Hyrule, so he and Link set out into the world of Puss 'n Boots to get them back, along with the help of Pero the cat. (Elements from Zelda II, Puss 'n Boots: Pero's Great Adventure) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep21">21</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Feud of Faxanadu" </td><td>November 24, 1990 (1990-11-24)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> A power overload in the Palace of Power's football arena warps the N Team to Faxanadu - where they find themselves amidst a conflict between elves and dwarves - and an evil being bent on getting a powerful crystal that will let him conquer the video world. (Elements from Faxanadu) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep22">22</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Having a Ball" </td><td>December 1, 1990 (1990-12-01)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain fires Eggplant Wizard and King Hippo for failing to capture the Triforce - so they steal the Triforce pieces for themselves while Link and Zelda are away at Lana's royal ball. (Elements from Zelda II) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep23">23</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Trojan Dragon" </td><td>December 8, 1990 (1990-12-08)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Dragonlord is back - and his new plan for conquering Dragon's Den involves hatching a deadly golden dragon. Zelda and Link once again help the N Team by building a mechanical dragon to help sneak in and thwart Dragonlord's plan. (Elements from Dragon Warrior, Zelda II) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep24">24</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"I Wish I Was a Wombatman" </td><td>December 15, 1990 (1990-12-15)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Kid Icarus must help his television hero deal with Mother Brain, but finds his TV hero may not be all he thought he was. (Elements from Marble Madness) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep25">25</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Invasion Of The Paper Pedalers" </td><td>December 22, 1990 (1990-12-22)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> The N Team takes a trip to an Earth-like world where Mother Brain is hypnotizing residents with a special kind of newspaper ink. (Elements from Paperboy) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep26">26</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Germ Wars" </td><td>December 29, 1990 (1990-12-29)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Kevin contracts a video virus he has no immunity to - so the N Team shrinks themselves down and goes inside Kevin's body to battle the virus. (Elements from Faxanadu, also inspired by Fantastic Voyage and Innerspace) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep27">27</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"When Mother Brain Rules" </td><td>January 5, 1991 (1991-01-05)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> A clip show of assorted moments from the first two seasons. </td></tr>

Season 3: 1991

# Title Original airdate

<tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep28">28</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Misadventures in Robin Hood Woods" </td><td>September 14, 1991 (1991-09-14)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> After returning from a Dragon's Den mission, Kevin and Kid Icarus do battle with the Sheriff of Nottingham's soldiers - and team up with Robin Hood. (The 1991 movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves was adapted into a game by Virgin Interactive) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep29">29</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Pursuit of the Magic Hoop" </td><td>September 21, 1991 (1991-09-21)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> The N Team travels to Hoopland for Hoop-Dee-Doo-Dah Day where they can gain a wish by sinking a shot through the Magic Hoop. Kevin and Lana have their hopes set on bringing King Charles home, but end up having to fix a wish gone awry causing Kevin and Lana to help him by heading to the top of Hoop Mountain and they even encounter Clockman. Larry Bird makes an appearance, but only in character and name. Some people believe that Hoopless's design is loosely based on Steve Urkel from Family Matters. (Elements from Jordan vs Bird: One on One) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep30">30</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Return to Castlevania" </td><td>September 28, 1991 (1991-09-28)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Simon travels to his homeworld of Castlevania to be honored by the Poltergeist King, but is made to think he had dishonored his great-grandfather Trevor Belmont. But the King isn't really who he appears to be... (Elements from Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep31">31</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Totally Tetrisized" </td><td>October 5, 1991 (1991-10-05)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> A new foe, the Puzzle Wizard, has taken over the world of Tetris - so the N Team goes to set things straight, dealing with the Wizard's puzzling shenanigans. (Elements from Tetris) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep32">32</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"A Tale of Two Dogs" </td><td>October 12, 1991 (1991-10-12)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Dr. Wily, Dr. Wright and the N Team build a Peace Robot, but Wily double-crosses them. He tries to use the robot to take over Videoland after kidnapping Duke and Rush to keep Kevin and Mega Man occupied. (Elements from Mega Man 3) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep33">33</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"Battle of the Baseball Know-It-Alls" </td><td>October 19, 1991 (1991-10-19)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Mother Brain has returned in a last-ditch effort to conquer the Palace of Power, while the N Team deals with other demons under the stadium in the world of Baseball. Bo Jackson appears via character and name. (Elements from Bo Jackson Baseball) </td></tr> <tr class="vevent" style="text-align: center; background:#F2F2F2"><td id="ep34">34</td> <td class="summary" style="text-align: left;">"The Fractured Fantasy of Captain N" </td><td>October 26, 1991 (1991-10-26)</td></tr><tr><td class="description" style="border-bottom:3px solid #333333" colspan="3"> Kevin is hypnotized into doing evil by a dark prince named Astos who hopes to conquer the world of Final Fantasy. (Elements from Final Fantasy) </td></tr>

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