Episode Guide

Season 1

Episode Guide

Greek Islands

S1 E1
Jan 12, 1996
The Inspector takes a trip to the beautiful Greek Islands to explore celebrated ancient monuments such as the Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the Erechtheum. He ventures through dark stalactite caves on the island of Andiparos, investigates the secrets of olive oil-making on the island of Lespos, and travels to Olympia to explore the site of the first Olympic Games.

Native America // Plymouth Plantation

S1 E2
Mar 11, 1996
Inspector Gadget explores Native-American culture, from the buffalo dance at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center to pottery-making at the Zia Pueblo. He learns about tipis, ventures into an underground Kiva, and investigates old cliff dwellings in New Mexico. // At the Plymouth Plantation, the Inspector takes a look at the Mayflower Compact, watches a re-enactment of the First Thanksgiving Feast, and explores the contributions of Squanto and the Wampanoag Tribe.

Italy // San Francisco

S1 E3
Mar 11, 1996
Inspector Gadget goes to Venice, Italy to check out St. Mark's Square, the Campanile, and the Winged Lion of St. Mark. He then takes off to the Leaning Tower of Pisa to find out why it leans and he unravels the mystery of Galileo Galilei's Law of Falling Bodies. // In San Francisco, the Inspector gets a look at the Golden Gate Bridge. He stands guard at Fort Point National Historic Sight, climbs up Coit Tower, and checks out the Transamerica Building.

Egypt // China

S1 E4
Aug 12, 1996
In Egypt, the Inspector explores the ancient Pyramids of Giza and the Valley of the Kings, home to the tombs of famous pharaohs. The Inspector gazes at Tut's golden death mask at the Egyptian Antiquities Museum and learns of Queen Hatshepsut and Queen Cleopatra. // In China, Gadget watches the raising of the flag at Tian An Men Square and wanders through the Forbidden City, exploring such sites as the Imperial Palace, the Gate of Supreme Harmony, and the Bridge of the Golden Water.

Great Britain

S1 E5
Oct 11, 1996
Gadget tours the royal Tower of London, gawks at the dazzling Crown Jewels, and checks out the famous Big Ben. He then stops off at the Houses of Parliament, finds out how he measures up to some of the world's most extraordinary people at the London Guinness World of Records, and watches the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace. With time to spare, the Inspector crosses over the London Bridge and visits some amazingly life-like replicas at Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum.

Florida // Colonial Williamsburg

S1 E6
Oct 11, 1996
In St. Augustine, Florida, the Inspector checks out the Castillo de San Marcos, the Oldest Store Museum, and the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse in the USA. He keeps his distance from the hungry gators at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, and tastes some of the world's hottest peppers at the Dat'l Do It Datil Pepper Farm. // At Colonial Williamsburg, Inspector Gadget explores the daily lives of early American colonists. He ventures to the Original Capitol Building and the Yorktown Encampment.

Paris, France

S1 E7
Oct 27, 1996
Follow the ol' Inspector to gay Paree where he explores such sights as the Eiffel Tower, the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Arc De Triomphe. He visits Napoleon's burial site at the Invalides, checks out a few exhibits at the Louvre, and is careful to avoid the quicksand on his way to Mont St. Michel. Then he zooms under the English Channel on the Chunnel Train and ventures to the Palace of Versailles to see where French royalty partied in the 1600's.

Boston // Tombstone

S1 E8
Oct 27, 1996
In Boston, Massachusetts, Gadget partakes in a re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party, visits Fanueil Hall, and follows the Freedom Trail to the Boston Common, the Granary Burial Ground, and the first public school. He drops by Paul Revere's house and the site of the first major battle at Bunker Hill. // In Tombstone, Arizona, Gadget visits the OK Corral, watches a reenactment of a famous shoot-out. He moves on to the Boot Hill Graveyard, experiences a train robbery, and rides with Billy the Kid.

Rome // Vatican City

S1 E9
Nov 17, 1996
All gadgets lead to Rome, and there he takes in the sights such as the Boca Della Verite, the Trevi Fountain, the Roman Forum, and the Catacombs. He even takes in a sporting event or two at the Roman Colosseum and the Circus Maximus. Then Gadget boogie boards his way down the famous Roman Aqueducts to Vatican City where he marvels at sights such as the dome of St. Peter's Church and Michelangelo's spectacular painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

Smithsonian // New York Museums

S1 E10
Nov 17, 1996
Follow Gadget through the fascinating Smithsonian Museums as he explores amazing exhibits, such as Focault's pendulum and Edison's light bulb at the Museum of American History, and a 500-year-old Peruvian mummy at the National Geographic Society Explorer's Hall. // The Inspector continues his quest for museums in New York City where he visits the Museum of Natural History, admires the architecture of the Guggenheim, and crawls through a people-sized sewer tube at the Brooklyn Children's Museum.

New York City Sights

S1 E11
Nov 24, 1996
In the thriving metropolis of New York City, Gadget explores the symbolic Statue of Liberty, checks out some of the world's tallest buildings, including the Empire State Building and the World Trade Towers, and sits with delegates from all over the world at the UN. He visits the New York Stock Exchange to try his hand at the stock market, and then gawks at the thousands of gold bars in the vaults of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Madrid // Cowboys

S1 E12
Nov 24, 1996
In Madrid, Spain, the Inspector tours the Palacio Real De Madrid, the Plaza De Oriente, and the Prado Museum. He tries on traditional Spanish hats, strolls through the royal Parque De Retiro, and then twirls to the Sardana and the Flamenco. // Gadget saddles up with some of the most legendary cowboys in US history in the American Southwest. He brushes paths with Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley, and checks out some of the most renowned cowboy stars of the silver screen at the Gene Autry Museum.

Quest for Gold // Southwest

S1 E13
Dec 15, 1996
The Inspector discovers copper at The Queen Mine in Bisbee, Arizona. He proceeds to Gold Country in Northern California where he explores the mining town of Coloma and the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. // As the Inspector explores the Natural Wonders of the Southwest, he rides a mule into the Grand Canyon, rafts the Colorado River, and stands in four states at once at the Four Corners Monument. He ventures through the Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico and visits the Rainbow Bridge in Utah.

China // Hawaii

S1 E14
Dec 22, 1996
In China the Inspector wanders through the Temple of Heaven, Beihai Park, and the White Dagoba Shrine on Jade Island. He then stops off at the famous Five Dragon Pavilions and rests at the Jingxinzhai, or the Studio of Rested Heart. // The Inspector heads to Hawaii where he keeps cool under a 60-foot Banyun Tree in Lahaina and checks out marine-life aboard the Atlantis Submarine. Next is the famous Waikiki Beach and a plunge into the Dolphin Quest Learning Center Lagoon.

Australia // Hawaii

S1 E15
Dec 29, 1996
In Australia, the Inspector checks out ancient paintings at Ayer's Rock and explores the rituals and customs of Aboriginal tribes. He travels to the Australian Outback. // The Inspector investigates the history of Hawaiian Island Culture. First stop, the Polynesian Cultural Center to explore a Hale Mua and watch as Maori Villagers imitate the sounds of nature using poi balls. Next is a traditional Luau for a performance of the Samoan Fire Dance, and then a tour of Hawaii's Plantation Village.

Hawaii // Mt. Vesuvius

S1 E16
Jan 19, 1997
In Hawaii, the Inspector watches hot lava burst from the Kilauea and Mauna Loa volcanoes and checks out the two twin telescopes, Keck and Keck II. Then he takes a ride up the Road to Hana and purifies himself in the seven sacred pools of the Oheo Gulch. // The Inspector travels all the way to Italy to marvel at another famous volcano, Mt. Vesuvius, and to check out the preserved cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which were buried by wakes of lava and volcanic ash nearly 2000 years ago.

Sydney // Alcatraz

S1 E17
Jan 26, 1997
In Sydney, Australia, Gadget explores the Hyde Park Barracks, visits the first European colony at The Rocks, and steps aboard the Solaway Lass. // Gadget escapes to Alcatraz to find out how three resourceful prisoners broke out of this former island prison, and he visits the cells of Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly. Next he stops off at Ghiradelli Square to explore the art of chocolate-making, then takes off to the California Academy of Sciences where he's shaken up by a simulated earthquake.

Venice // Nile River

S1 E18
Feb 02, 1997
The Inspector weaves his way through the canals of Venice, Italy on a gondola, checking out the Grand Canal and passing under bridges. He stops off at St. Mark's Square, and travels to the island of Murano. // Gadget sails down the Nile River in Egypt where he explores the uses of papyrus, learns why camels are considered a desert man's best friend, and discovers how Egyptians learned to store Nile water with catch basins, irrigation channels and ultimately with the Aswan High Dam.

Animals of Australia // Barcelona

S1 E19
Feb 16, 1997
Gadget confirms that there's nothing like the Mighty Animals of Australia. He discovers Yellow-Bellied Possums, Fairy Penguins, duck-billed platypuses, and a Giant Gippsland Earthworm. // In Barcelona, Spain, Gadget visits the spires on the Templo de la Sagrada Familia, the Automata Museum, and the Joan Miro Foundation. Then Gadget checks out a traditional Spanish bullfight, and gets up-close and personal with the bulls at the running of the bulls celebration in Pamplona.

Washington DC

S1 E20
Feb 16, 1997
Follow the ol' Inspector to Washington DC where he investigates such well-known landmarks as the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial. Then he's off to explore the Supreme Court, tiptoe through the Library of Congress, and marvel at the sheets of cash being printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. But the field trip isn't complete until the Inspector has gone undercover at the Pentagon and the FBI.

Great Wall of China // Venice Canals

S1 E21
Feb 23, 1997
Gadget explores The Great Wall of China and the Summer Palace, before learning about acupuncture and giant pandas. // Gadget tours through the canals of Venice, Italy to explore such amazing palaces as the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, the Ca d'Oro, and the Palazzo Ducale, or Doge's Palace. He checks out the Torture Chamber and crosses over the Bridge of Sighs. He then explore the prison where many famous convicts, including Casanova, served time.


S1 E22
Mar 16, 1997
Gadget is off to awesome Egypt to explore such sights as King Zoser's Step Pyramid and the famous Pyramids of Giza. He unravels the riddle of the Sphinx, wanders through the Cairo Bazaar and explores Tut's treasures at the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. He then travels to Dr. Ragabs Pharaonic Village where he learns to decipher ancient hieroglyphic symbols and walks along the Avenue of the Sphinxes which leads him to the Temple of Karnak and Temple of Luxor.

Greek Islands // Los Angeles

S1 E23
Mar 29, 1997
On the Greek island of Santorini, Gadget checks out the volcanic ruins at Akrotiri and old cliff dwellings in Oia. In Delphi, he investigates the Omphalos, and in Iraklion, Gadget explores some of Crete's treasures. He winds his way through the Matala caves and tastes some Greece's favorite dishes. // In Los Angeles, California, Gadget visits the 45-foot Hollywood sign, Mann's Chinese Theater, and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Gadget rides the world's smallest railroad and tours the Queen Mary.

Australia // Florida Keys

S1 E24
Sep 02, 1997
Gadget explores Australia, from the Great Barrier Reef to some of the world's largest pearls. He explores two mysterious ships, whichl lie shipwrecked at the bottom of the sea, and gets up-close and personal with some of the largest reptiles on earth at the Crocodylus Park Crocodile Research Center. // Gadget learns about animals at the Florida Keys' Underwater World, Dolphins Plus, Scott Carpenter's Man in the Sea Program, the Jules Undersea Lodge, and the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Center.

Florida Space Coast // National Air and Space Museum

S1 E25
Sep 03, 1997
Gadget visits Florida's amazing Space Coast, home of the Kennedy Space Center and the Astronaut Hall of Fame! He tests out a G-force simulator, watches the take-off of the Endeavor space shuttle, and gets a taste of life in outer space inside the Virtual Reality Space Station. // The Inspector heads to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC where he tests out instruments such as Otto Lilienthal's Glider, The Wright Brothers' Flyer, and Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.

Paris Museums // San Francisco

S1 E26
Dec 01, 1997
The Inspector visits museums in Paris, such as the Louvre and the grand Palace of Versailles. He also visits the Musee de la Pupee, La Villette, and the Musee de la Contrefacon. // The Inspector visits the Cable Car Museum and explores all the wonders of science at San Francisco's Exploratorium at the Palace of Fine Arts. Wondering what the future has in store for him, Gadget travels down Lombard Street to the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory. Confucius says, "Fun!"