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The following is a list of episodes for the cartoon Donkey Kong Country. The series aired from August 15, 1997, to July 7, 2000 on Teletoon, France 2 and KidsCo.

It has been reported that there are two season numbering schemes that exist for the series that conflict with one another. Nelvana themselves have considered the series to not be made as two seasons, but rather they were set up as three cycles (13x13x14).[1] This was used for the iTunes and Tubi streaming service releases. But when the series was officially released on DVD in North America, they were identified as two seasons. The first being made up of 26 episodes produced by MediaLab and the second season being made up of the 14 episodes produced by Hong Guang Animation. This Wikipedia page follows the two seasons scheme.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
126August 15, 1997December 29, 1997
214December 2, 1999July 7, 2000


Season 1 (1997)

No. in
TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
11"I Spy with My Hairy Eye"Erika StrobelAugust 15, 1997 (1997-08-15)19

Diddy wishes to be invisible and the Crystal Coconut grants his wish. Diddy uses his newfound power to play pranks on everyone and Donkey Kong ends up getting the blame when Diddy frames him.

Songs: Doing What I Want (Ya Can't See Me!), Me Like You
22"The Big Chill Out"Dale SchottAugust 16, 1997 (1997-08-16)24

Donkey Kong and Diddy accidentally create a drink made of coconut water and snow, which turns out to be a great source of money.

Songs: On the Road to Success, Over the Hill
33"Bad Hair Day"Nadine Van der VeldeAugust 23, 1997 (1997-08-23)1

King K. Rool finds out that someone can get weak by having its hair cut and creates the Candy Clone robot in order to cut Donkey Kong's hair and remove his strength.

Songs: 'Cause I'm Cranky, Candy Clone
44"Raiders of the Lost Banana"Nadine Van der VeldeAugust 30, 1997 (1997-08-30)6

Donkey Kong finds a golden banana inside Inka Dinka Doo's temple and gives it to Candy. However, the banana contains a curse that causes havoc for whosoever keeps it and brings bad luck to the island.

Songs: The Curse of the Golden Banana, Our Love is Stronger Than a Golden Banana
55"Ape Foo Young"Nadine Van der VeldeSeptember 9, 1997 (1997-09-09)2

Cranky creates a youth potion, so he can take care of the Crystal Coconut himself. Donkey Kong accidentally drinks it, making him become a baby ape.

Songs: Cranky's Gonna Show Ya, Diddy to the Rescue
66"Booty and the Beast"Nadine Van der VeldeSeptember 1, 1997 (1997-09-01)3

Kaptain Skurvy and his crew invade Kongo Bongo Island and keep Donkey Kong and Diddy in their ship and tries to steal the Crystal Coconut.

Songs: Pirate's Scorn, I Gotta Eat!
77"Kong for a Day"Nadine Van der VeldeSeptember 20, 1997 (1997-09-20)5

When King K. Rool and his cronies framed Donkey Kong for wrongdoing with his friends, it works even better than they expected; Cranky banishes Donkey Kong to the White Mountains and Diddy replaces him to become the future ruler.

Songs: I'm Nobody's Hero, Second Banana
88"From Zero to Hero"Nadine Van der VeldeSeptember 27, 1997 (1997-09-27)7

After Cranky's exam, Bluster believes he is going to die soon, so he tries to act nicely in order to be remembered well.

Songs: Bluster the Benevolent, My Finest Hour
99"Buried Treasure"Story by : Erika Strobel
Teleplay by : Bob Ardiel
October 4, 1997 (1997-10-04)8

Donkey Kong, Diddy and Funky find a map and soon, everyone wants to get the implied treasure. They all go on a treasure hunt and fight to get it.

Songs: Riches Galore (Let's Go!), All I Want
1010"Cranky's Tickle Tonic"Story by : Erika Strobel
Teleplay by : Nadine Van der Velde
October 11, 1997 (1997-10-11)9

Cranky tries to stop Eddie the Mean Old Yeti's constant noisy groaning. Meanwhile, Donkey Kong and Diddy follow the runaway Crystal Coconut, that floated out of Cranky's house due to a magic spell.

Songs: Mixing Your Cares Away
1111"Get a Life, Don't Save One"Story by : Erika Strobel
Teleplay by : Peter Sauder
October 18, 1997 (1997-10-18)10

Donkey Kong saves Bluster's life, causing him to think he owes Donkey Kong a favor. So he tries to protect Donkey Kong from everything, while Diddy and Funky try to stop him from doing it.

Songs: No One's Going to Make a Monkey Out of Me, Listen to Funky
1212"The Curse of Kongo Bongo"Erika StrobelOctober 25, 1997 (1997-10-25)13

Everyone in the island receives a mysterious letter. Donkey Kong and Diddy discovers that Kongo Bongo Island is coming to an end which these letters contain a curse that causes the Crystal Coconut to stop working, and could eventually destroy the island.

Songs: Bluebeard Baboon's Curse of the Double Doubloon, Spellbound
1313"Orangutango"Story by : Erika Strobel
Teleplay by : Peter Sauder
November 1, 1997 (1997-11-01)11

Donkey Kong and Candy train to compete in a dance contest against King K. Rool and Krusha. Because Donkey Kong can't dance, he wants some help from Funky.

Songs: Anyone Can Dance (with reprise)
1414"Speed"Nadine Van der VeldeNovember 8, 1997 (1997-11-08)14

Krusha gets highly intelligent after being run over by a minecart and turns into the leader of the Kremlings. As planned by him, Diddy and Dixie get on an out-of-control and dangerous minecart ride.

Songs: I Like Evil, Why'd I Have to Fall for a Hero?
1515"Klump's Lumps"Nadine Van der VeldeNovember 15, 1997 (1997-11-15)15

After General Klump fails again, King K. Rool fires him. He befriends Dixie and goes to live with the Kongs, who are suspicious that he is trying to steal the Crystal Coconut.

Songs: Haven't Got a Friend in the World, Is There Someone...?
1616"Bluster's Sale Ape-Stravaganza"Erika StrobelNovember 15, 1997 (1997-11-15)16

Bluster is making a TV commercial and Candy calls Cranky to be in it. However, Donkey Kong accidentally gives him a sleeping tonic, preventing him to do the commercial.

Songs: Look Out, World ('Cause Here I Come!), Just Remember Who You Are
1717"Kong Fu"Nadine Van der VeldeNovember 22, 1997 (1997-11-22)18

Donkey Kong prepares to fight Kong Fu, who is a professional kung fu fighter, and challenges him to a contest.

Songs: I'm the Kong Fu Master, Don't Lose Heart
1818"Bug a Boogie"Erika StrobelNovember 29, 1997 (1997-11-29)20

Cranky sends Donkey Kong and Diddy to the Forbidden Forest as punishment for the practical joke, but both King K. Rool and Kaptain Skurvy plan to get the Crystal Coconut while they are out.

Songs: The Booty Boogie, The Big Bog Monster
1919"Watch the Skies"Dale SchottNovember 29, 1997 (1997-11-29)21

Donkey Kong and Diddy try to discover Inka Dinka Doo's origins, without success. Funky and they see a UFO and believe that there are aliens on the island. Meanwhile, the others prepare a surprise party for Diddy.

Songs: Interplanetary Visitor Dudes, Watch the Skies
2020"Baby Kong Blues"Erika StrobelDecember 6, 1997 (1997-12-06)22

Donkey Kong must take care of his nephew, a baby ape called Baby Kong. Donkey Kong eventually loses him and the baby gets in King K. Rool's hideout.

Songs: Look Out, Baby Kong!, My Wittle Evil One
2121"To the Moon Baboon"Erika StrobelDecember 6, 1997 (1997-12-06)25

Donkey Kong thinks of making a time capsule full of the islanders' items to the Moon. Everyone likes the idea and Bluster gets in charge of it. Meanwhile, Donkey Kong can't think of something important to put in it.

Songs: What Do You Love the Most?, The Island of Kongo Bongo
2222"Double Date Trouble"Story by : Erika Strobel
Teleplay by : Bob Ardiel
December 1, 1997 (1997-12-01)12

Donkey Kong tries have lunch with Candy on her day off and watch a movie with Diddy at the same time. He also has to get Bluster to replace some of the booby traps around the Crystal Coconut.

Songs: That's Why He'd Rather Be With Me, Holograms
2323"Ape-Nesia"Ian James CorlettDecember 1, 1997 (1997-12-01)23

Donkey Kong has lost his memory after falling and hitting his head. Kaptain Skurvy takes advantage of it and tells Donkey Kong that he is his first mate. Later, K. Rool does the same.

Songs: The Mirror Never Lies, One of Us
2424"A Thin Line Between Love & Ape"Ian James CorlettDecember 20, 1997 (1997-12-20)26

Bluster creates a love potion to make Candy fall in love with him. However, King K. Rool steals the potion and uses it to make Candy and Donkey Kong do everything for him.

Songs: Being Together Forever, I've Got It All!
2525"Barrel, Barrel... Who's Got the Barrel"Nadine Van der VeldeDecember 28, 1997 (1997-12-28)4

Bluster tries to impress Candy by getting a ridiculous toupee, but when that doesn't work, he tries to steal the Crystal Coconut. Meanwhile, King K. Rool tries to build a spy satellite.

Songs: Creeping, Have We Got a Deal?
2626"Legend of the Crystal Coconut"Erika StrobelDecember 29, 1997 (1997-12-29)17

Donkey Kong tries to know the Crystal Coconut's secrets and ends up giving it to the Kremlings. So he must rescue it from both them and Skurvy's crew.

Songs: Tell Me Everything, Gotta Get it Back

Season 2 (1999–2000)

No. in
TitleWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
271"The Kongo Bongo Festival of Lights"Erika StrobelDecember 2, 1999 (1999-12-02)28

It's the Festival of Lights on the island and everyone goes to spend the holiday with their families. However, General Klump is the only one who have no family to spend the day with. Meanwhile, Donkey Kong tries to find his friends good presents and Kaptain Skurvy's crew invade the island to steal the Crystal Coconut and the presents

Songs: No Family Tree, Just Remember Me
282"Hooray for Holly-Kongo Bongo"Terry SaltsmanJanuary 7, 2000 (2000-01-07)27

Bluster thinks of an idea to make a movie and invites some of the islanders to be on it. Donkey Kong gets the villain role and, due to that, King K. Rool and his cronies frames Donkey Kong for stealing the Crystal Coconut and the gang thinks that he stole it when disappears.

Songs: I'm Gonna Be a Star!, Be Bad!
293"Speak No Evil, Dude"Erika StrobelJanuary 12, 2000 (2000-01-12)29

Cranky is vaccinating everyone in the island to prevent a disease called "Kongo Bongo Gone Wrongo", but Diddy is reluctant to be vaccinated and fools Cranky. He gets the disease and affects Krusha, who affects King K. Rool. Then, Donkey Kong looks for a Tin Banana Tu to cure Diddy.

Songs: Kongo Bongo Gone Wrongo Disease, Charades
304"The Day the Island Stood Still"Ian James CorlettJanuary 19, 2000 (2000-01-19)30

Donkey Kong and Diddy are guarding the Crystal Coconut and they eventually get tired. Donkey Kong wishes he could sleep forever and the Crystal Coconut grants his wish, so Donkey Kong sleeps and the time stops. Candy, Diddy and Cranky try to wake Donkey Kong while King K. Rool, Klump and Krusha were attempting to steal the coconut.

Songs: Feel the Power, Wake Up!
315"Message in a Bottle Show"Terry SaltsmanJanuary 21, 2000 (2000-01-21)40
While Donkey Kong and Diddy are fishing, Donkey Kong finds a bottle with a message in it. Donkey Kong believes it is for him and says he is the "Future Ruler of Future Rulers Federation" and must left the island for five years. The gang discover it and prepare a party for Donkey Kong, where each one tells the moments they were together.
326"Monkey Seer, Monkey Do"Erika StrobelJanuary 1, 2000 (2000-01-01)31

Donkey Kong and Diddy are at Funky's place, where they find a lamp. Funky tells them that the lamp can predict the future, but Donkey Kong doesn't believe it. The predictions happen that Klump and Krusha steals the lamp for K. Rool in order to know his future.

Songs: Mystic Oracle Summoning Chant (with six variations and a reprisal of the first one)
337"Four Weddings and a Coconut"Terry SaltsmanMarch 1, 2000 (2000-03-01)32

Candy asks Donkey Kong if he would marry her, while making a bet with Bluster. Donkey Kong accepts to make Candy happy, but he must ask Inka Dinka Doo's permission to do it. Once he arrives in the temple, he gets trapped inside.

Songs: Yes Means No, The Banana Do-si-do
348"Vote of Kong-Fidence"Terry SaltsmanApril 7, 2000 (2000-04-07)34

The Kremlings and the Kongs make an election campaign and try to get votes from everyone on the island. Meanwhile, King K. Rool plans to steal the Crystal Coconut while Cranky's out of his cabin.

Songs: Vote for Me, Donkey Kong the Politician
359"Follow That Coconut"Caroline CommissoApril 14, 2000 (2000-04-14)33

It's one day before the annual soccer game with the Kremlings and the Kongs. The ball used in the game is very similar to the Crystal Coconut, which causes Donkey Kong to lose it.

Songs: Do You Know What This Means?, The Diddy Drop Rap
3610"The Big Switch-A-Roo"Danial CampbellMay 5, 2000 (2000-05-05)35

After Cranky invents brain switching helmets, King K. Rool plans to get more powerful by letting the Crystal Coconut's power in his brain. Donkey Kong accidentally switches brains with Cranky's new robot (which he made for Bluster). Later, General Klump also switches brains with Candy.

Songs: Metal Head, Head Games
3711"Hunka Hunka Burnin' Bluster"Bruce RobbJune 2, 2000 (2000-06-02)36

Bluster finds out that he is losing hair and mixes lots of hair tonics to solve this. The formula he accidentally turns him into a tough and smooth monkey, by whom Candy falls in love, making Donkey Kong jealous.

Songs: I'm Leo Luster, Baby, I'm Back!
3812"Best of Enemies"Simon Racioppa and Richard ElliottJune 9, 2000 (2000-06-09)37

Donkey Kong and Diddy find a photo showing Cranky and King K. Rool as friends and plan to make them like each other. However, their friendship causes trouble in the island and Donkey Kong and Diddy join General Klump and Krusha to make Cranky and King K. Rool be enemies again.

Songs: We'll Always Be Friends, This Friendship is Wrong
3913"It's a Wonderful Life"Terry SaltsmanJune 16, 2000 (2000-06-16)38

Donkey Kong causes some trouble for his friends and runs away from Kongo Bongo, since he thinks they are better without him. He hits his head on a tree and sleeps, dreaming of how the island would be if he had never existed, and finds that without him, Diddy has become an evil tyrant with Cranky and Funky as his minions, Bluster has easily won Candy's heart, and King K. Rool is destined to rule the island with a paper mâché lilypad.

Songs: If I Wasn't Around, Let Me Go Back to My Home
4014"Just Kidding"Bruce RobbJuly 7, 2000 (2000-07-07)39

It's All Fools Day and Cranky plays pranks on Donkey Kong, Diddy and Candy. So they plan a big prank involving the Crystal Coconut to fool him and Donkey Kong disguise as a fake King K. Rool to steal it, but then Candy mistook him and accidentally give the Crystal Coconut to a real King K. Rool.

Songs: Can You Ever Forgive Me?, The Coconut is Cursed!