Episode Hive
All ShowsBinge-Watch CalculatorLog In
Show cover for Dinosaurs

The Best Episodes of Dinosaurs

Every episode of Dinosaurs ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TV's, fridges, microwaves, and every modern convenience.

Genres:Sci-Fi & FantasyComedyFamily

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Dinosaurs" is "Changing Nature", rated 8.9/10 from 259 user votes. It was directed by Tom Trbovich and written by Kirk R. Thatcher. "Changing Nature" aired on 7/20/1994 and is rated 0.5 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "A New Leaf".

  • Changing Nature
    8.9/10 259 votes

    #1 - Changing Nature

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 1994-07-20

    Efforts to solve an environmental crisis put the dinosaurs on the road to doomsday.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Kirk R. Thatcher

  • A New Leaf
    8.4/10 197 votes

    #2 - A New Leaf

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 1992-02-05

    A wild plant has a weird effect on the dinosaurs--it makes them dopey and happy, to the exclusion of everything else.

    Director: Mark Brull

    Writer: Rob Ulin

  • The Greatest Story Ever Sold
    8.2/10 153 votes

    #3 - The Greatest Story Ever Sold

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 1994-06-22

    Questions about life's meaning plague the population, so the Elders dictate a belief system called "Potatoism."

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Adam Barr, Peter Ocko

  • Nuts To War (1)
    8.1/10 194 votes

    #4 - Nuts To War (1)

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 1992-02-19

    The four-legged dinosaurs encroach on the pistachio-nut supply of the "normal" dinosaurs...and that means war.

    Director: Bruce Bilson

    Writer: Steve Pepoon

  • Terrible Twos
    8.1/10 157 votes

    #5 - Terrible Twos

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 1994-07-13

    Fran and Earl face an untimely extinction when the baby enters his "terrible twos."

    Director: Jeff McCracken

    Writer: Tim Doyle

  • The Golden Child
    8.0/10 250 votes

    #6 - The Golden Child

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 1991-09-18

    When the Sinclair baby sprouts a golden horn, he is trumpeted as the prophesied King of the Dinosaurs.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Dava Savel

  • Endangered Species
    8.0/10 215 votes

    #7 - Endangered Species

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 1991-10-16

    Earl buys Fran two rare grapdelites for dinner, unaware that they are the last of their species.

    Director: Jay Dubin

    Writer: David A. Caplan, Brian LaPan

  • Switched At Birth
    8.0/10 207 votes

    #8 - Switched At Birth

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 1991-11-27

    The Sinclairs learn that the baby might have been switched with another.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Tim Doyle

  • What Sexual Harris Meant
    8.0/10 205 votes

    #9 - What Sexual Harris Meant

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 1991-12-18

    Earl helps Fran's friend Monica get a job as a tree pusher, but she's no pushover when she's harrassed by a predatory male.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: David A. Caplan, Brian LaPan

  • Monster Under the Bed
    8.0/10 153 votes

    #10 - Monster Under the Bed

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 1994-06-01

    The Baby swears there's a monster under his bed, but no one believes him--until it starts dragging victims into its hole.

    Director: Brian Henson

    Writer: Adam Barr, Peter Ocko

  • Earl and Pearl
    8.0/10 137 votes

    #11 - Earl and Pearl

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 1995-11-09

    Robbie and Charlene go against Earl's orders and sneak out to see his estranged sister, Pearl, a country star, perform. Roy falls in love with Pearl and plans to settle down with her, despite Earl's protests.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Tim Doyle

  • Scent of a Reptile
    8.0/10 142 votes

    #12 - Scent of a Reptile

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 1995-11-10

    Charlene's scent gland comes in and Fran explains the one boy who is attracted to her scent is the one she's destined to marry. But Charlene puts out fumes of burning rubber and attracts the school janitor who aspires to be a tree pusher.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Andy Goodman

  • Family Challenge
    7.9/10 230 votes

    #13 - Family Challenge

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 1991-09-25

    When the Sinclairs' TV is wrecked, Earl enters the family on a game show to win a new set.

    Director: Bruce Bilson

    Writer: Tim Doyle

  • When Food Goes Bad
    7.9/10 205 votes

    #14 - When Food Goes Bad

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 1991-10-30

    Lurking in the Sinclair refrigerator are delectable creatures that go bad, very bad, while Charlene watches the baby.

    Director: Patrick Johnson

    Writer: N/A

  • Power Erupts
    7.9/10 185 votes

    #15 - Power Erupts

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 1992-01-15

    A power struggle erupts between the Wesayso Corp. and Robbie after he invents a way to generate energy as a science project.

    Director: Bruce Bilson

    Writer: Andy Goodman

  • The Last Temptation of Ethyl
    7.9/10 186 votes

    #16 - The Last Temptation of Ethyl

    Season 2 Episode 18 - Aired 1992-02-12

    Earl thinks Old Ethyl has died, but she returns from the great beyond with the lowdown on the afterlife.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Dava Savel

  • Nuts To War (2)
    7.9/10 190 votes

    #17 - Nuts To War (2)

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 1992-02-26

    Earl, Roy and Charlene pose as entertainers and rush to the front to retrieve Robbie.

    Director: Bruce Bilson

    Writer: N/A

  • Nature Calls
    7.9/10 164 votes

    #18 - Nature Calls

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 1992-09-18

    Earl is in charge of potty training the baby, who escapes to do his business any way he wants.

    Director: Brian Henson

    Writer: Andy Goodman, Kirk R. Thatcher

  • Network Genius
    7.9/10 169 votes

    #19 - Network Genius

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 1992-10-16

    Earl is hired as a network executive when his answers on a test for new television shows prove to be surprisingly accurate.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Tim Doyle

  • Honey, I Miss the Kids
    7.9/10 138 votes

    #20 - Honey, I Miss the Kids

    Season 3 Episode 16 - Aired 1993-02-19

    Feeling a need to have a job outside the home, Fran goes to work at a halfway house for amphibians, leaving Earl to take over the household day shift and look after the kids.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Richard Marcus

  • Life in the Faust Lane
    7.9/10 132 votes

    #21 - Life in the Faust Lane

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 1995-11-07

    Earl makes a deal with the devil (which is a wierd inconsistency in the show) after watching a late night show, "Lifestyles of Those We Envy".

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Mark Drop

  • Hurling Day
    7.8/10 300 votes

    #22 - Hurling Day

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 1991-05-10

    Earl has the honor of tossing his mother-in-law into the tar pits on "Hurling Day."

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: Rob Ulin

  • And The Winner Is...
    7.8/10 174 votes

    #23 - And The Winner Is...

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 1992-03-25

    Earl throws his hat into the ring as a candidate for Chief Elder, but he's likely to have his head handed to him by his opponent, B.P. Richfield.

    Director: Tom Trbovich

    Writer: N/A

  • Baby Talk
    7.8/10 169 votes

    #24 - Baby Talk

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 1992-10-02

    Earl does the dirty work of organizing a civic protest against the TV powers-that-be when the baby repeats (constantly) a dirty word that he hears on the tube.

    Director: Bruce Bilson

    Writer: Victor Fresco

  • License to Parent
    7.8/10 153 votes

    #25 - License to Parent

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 1992-11-20

    It's a nightmare for earl and Fran as parents when there parent license is being taken away from the Parent Patrol Officer Battleheim. fran and Earl feel very ashamed that they have disobeyed the rules and code of parenting; Also after the two's license was taken away, Robbie and Charlene with Baby are causing problems with Battleheim when he puts the gun onall of them, but Fran and Earl immediately rush to stop Battleheim from hurting and scaring the kids. Making sure he doesn't get caught about the situation, he gives back Earl and Fran there parent license and leaves.

    Director: Bruce Bilson

    Writer: Andy Goodman