Episode Guide

Season 1

Episode Guide

Madeline and the Perfume Factory

S1 E1
Jul 12, 2000
While touring Lord Cucuface's perfume factory in Grasse, Pepito finds a friendly skunk, which he sneaks into the factory. When Chloe, offended by the skunk's odor, dips it into a vat of the latest perfume, Madeline and the girls have to "fix" the perfume before anyone finds out.

Madeline's Halloween

S1 E2
Oct 29, 2000
When Madeline and the girls go to New York to meet their culturally diverse penpals and celebrate Halloween, Madeline finds some mysterious spider earrings in her trick or treat bag which she traces to Miss Clavel's missing cousin Fifi, a famous radio star.

Madeline and the Spider Lady

S1 E3
Oct 29, 2000
Madeline and girls visit Miss Clavel's cousin Fifi at the radio station for the Halloween broadcast and accidentally leave the microphone on as they tell a scary story about ants invading New York, which is broadcast "War of the Worlds" style all over the city, sending all of the metropolitan area into a panic.

Madeline at the North Pole

S1 E4
Nov 12, 2000
After Lord Cucuface promises them a white Christmas, Madeline and the girls travel to the North Pole where they find an elf shortage (because of a terrible flu), and take it upon themselves to help Santa get all the gifts ready in time.

Madeline at the Hotel Riche

S1 E5
Nov 13, 2000
When the pipes burst and the old house is closed for a plumbing overhaul, Madeline and the girls move into Lord Cucuface's lavish suite at the Ritz. While there, they help a lonely rich girl and a hungry homeless girl, and soon discover that they'd rather have each other's love than live an empty upscale existence.

Madeline and the Ice Skates

S1 E6
Nov 14, 2000
When Madeline gets a pair of new ice skates for her birthday, she becomes so obsessed with practicing her skating that she neglects all her other responsibilities and friendships, and finally finds that ice skating has become a chore rather than a fun hobby.

Madeline and the Marionettes

S1 E7
Nov 15, 2000
Madeline and the girls help to reform an unhappy puppeteer in the Jardin de Luxembourg, who, because he never had the talent to be an opera singer, puts on marionette shows that twist the plots of classic fairy tales and disappoint children in the audience.

Madeline at the Eiffel Tower

S1 E8
Nov 16, 2000
After Madeline performs a successful science experiment dropping an egg off the balcony of the old house without breaking it, Pepito dares her to drop her egg off the top of the Eiffel Tower, and the two end up getting stuck in an elevator there, and being forced spending the night.

Madeline at Versailles

S1 E9
Nov 17, 2000
While touring Versailles with Miss Clavel and the girls, Pepito disobeys a "Do Not Touch" sign, and leaves fingerprints of mud and chocolate on a priceless harpsichord. Pepito feels more and more guilty until Madeline finally convinces him to fess up and face the consequences.

Madeline's Manners

S1 E10
Nov 20, 2000
After Pepito burps at the dinner table, his parents insist on sending him to etiquette school, where he is joined by Madeline and the girls. After they graduate, Pepito's unruly cousin Pablito tries to convince Pepito that manners are uncool, but Madeline helps Pepito see the light just in time for him to put on his best behavior during an event for the soccer star Pepe Pelota.

Madeline and the New Girl

S1 E11
Nov 27, 2000
A new girl from India is greeted with suspicion and distrust after the girls overhear that she's an "alien", and then keep catching her in the attic with weird devices and antenna on her head.

Madeline and Santa

S1 E12
Dec 12, 2000
After Santa indulges in too many delicious holiday treats, he finds that his bulging tummy prevents him from fitting into the chimneys of the world. Madeline saves the day by volunteering to make the trip around the world with him, and has the time of her life flying with Santa and personally delivering the sleighful of gifts in the nick of time.

Madeline and the Dog Who Cried Wolf

S1 E13
Dec 18, 2000
When Genevieve wakes up with a strange rash, Dr. Fleabag the vet prescribes lots of loving care, which Genevieve enjoy so much that she begins to fake ailments.

Madeline and the Can Can Cliques

S1 E14
Jan 22, 2001
The girls enter a cancan competition, but the intense practice schedule and concerns about costumes creates a problem: cliques. The girls break into groups and exclude and taunt each other until Madeline, with the help of two legendary cancan stars, has the job of helping the girls make amends in time for their final competition.

Madeline and the Giants

S1 E15
Jan 24, 2001
When Madeline and the girls go to Dr. Cohn for a physical, all the girls have grown several inches except Madeline, who has a dream that she will be Tom Thumb-sized for her whole life. In the end, she feels better when she discovers that Georgette, the tallest girl, has size issues as well.

Madeline at the Flea Market

S1 E16
Jan 29, 2001
When Madeline and the girls find some collectibles from the 1800's in the attic of the Old House, they decide to set up a booth at The Flea Market and unwittingly sell Pepito's father's Ambassador ring (which Madeline tracks down using her detective skills).

Madeline and the Tea Party

S1 E17
Feb 20, 2001
The girls are planning a spring tea in honor of Lord Cucuface and the trustees when Sugar Dimples, the child movie star, drops in to visit and takes over, turning their simple party into a major "Hollywood" production, with over-the-top results. It is up to Madeline to bring the party down to earth and remind Sugar Dimples that it is the company that counts, not the lavishness.

Madeline in Cannes

S1 E18
Feb 26, 2001
When Madeline's sinuses act up, Dr. Cohn suggests she go someplace warm, so Lord Cucuface sends the girls to Cannes. Not heeding Miss Clavel's warning, Madeline stays on the beach all day, and gets sunburned, so she's forced to stay inside. She is so lonely and bored, Lord Cucuface asks his director friends to bring their latest movies - and, on Madeline's suggestion, a contest - The Cannes Film Festival is born.

Madeline on Safari

S1 E19
Mar 19, 2001
Nicole is embarrassed when she is asked to read a letter from her aunt, and it is revealed that her reading skills aren't as developed as the other girls. It turns out that her aunt has sent tickets to her and the girls to go to Africa. With Lord Cucface tagging along Miss Clavel and the girls join Nicole's aunt for a safari. There, they meet a friendly little gorilla named Rosie, and thru her, Nicole learns that she shouldnt be ashamed of being a late bloomer.

Madeline and the Fashion Show

S1 E20
Mar 26, 2001
When Madeline and the girls are given the opportunity to be high fashion models and meet the top designer Mme. Cliché, they are asked to wear creations made of cheese and discover that fashion is fickle and it's what's inside that counts.

Madeline's Valentine

S1 E21
May 02, 2001
Madeline and the girls become extremely jealous when lovesick Genevieve falls in love with a neighborhood dog, but in the end, Madeline helps the girls realize that Genevieve has plenty of love to go around.

Madeline and the White Lie

S1 E22
May 03, 2001
When Lord Cucuface becomes suddenly indisposed, Madeline takes over his mission to impress some American tourists who are potential donors to the girl's school. She tells them that she is a famous tour guide, and finds she must lie more and more as she takes the eccentric couple around the Louvre, until they are all hopelessly lost and she is forced to come clean and tell the truth.

Madeline and the Show-off

S1 E23
Aug 01, 2001
When Yvette is asked to pose for a famous contemporary artist, she brags to the other girls and acts superior because this obviously means she is beautiful. She gets her comeuppance when the painting is finished; it has an eye in a corner, a green face and no chin - a cubist nightmare.

Madeline and the Magic Show

S1 E24
Oct 01, 2001
After Pepito and the girls go to see Harry Houdini's show, Pepito decides to create his own magic show at home, and puts poor Genevieve in danger. Houdini helps the children see how to use magic properly and shows them how to appreciate the gifts they were born with.

Madeline and the Wedding

S1 E25
Dec 02, 2001
Madeline and the girls play matchmaker and are invited to be in the resulting wedding. However, Madeline's feelings are hurt when Pepito starts ignoring her, not knowing that he's being ruthlessly teased by his cousin Pablito for "liking a girl". When she learns the truth, she convinces them it's okay for them to be just friends.

Madeline on Stage

S1 E26
Dec 03, 2001
When Miss Clavel brings in a "method" acting teacher to direct the girls in a play, Madeline is sure she will get the leading role. Disappointed when given supporting roles (as trees) Madeline and her friends plan to boycott the play, until Madeline discovers that even small part can be important and fun, and that the girl who won the lead really deserved the part.