Flipper (1964)

  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Family, Drama
  • Creator: Ricou Browning, Jack Cowden
  • First Air Date: 1964-09-19
  • Last Air Date: 1967-04-22
  • Total Seasons: 3
  • Total Episodes: 88
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 26 min.
  • Production Company: MGM Television
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: NBC
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Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of Porter Ricks, Chief Warden at fictional Coral Key Park and Marine Preserve in southern Florida, and his two young sons, Sandy and Bud. The show has been dubbed an "aquatic Lassie", and a considerable amount of juvenile merchandise inspired by the show was produced during its first-run.


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Flipper Seasons

Season 1

First Air Date: 1964-09-19
30 Episodes

Season 2

First Air Date: 1965-09-18
30 Episodes

Season 3

First Air Date: 1966-09-17
28 Episodes

Flipper Episodes

Title Air Date Duration
Season 1Episode 1300 Feet Below30 min
Season 1Episode 2The Red Hot Car30 min
Season 1Episode 3S.O.S. Dolphin30 min
Season 1Episode 4The Gulf Between30 min
Season 1Episode 5City Boy30 min
Season 1Episode 6Dolphin for Sale30 min
Season 1Episode 7Not Necessarily Gospel30 min
Season 1Episode 8Countdown for Flipper30 min
Season 1Episode 9Mr. Marvello30 min
Season 1Episode 10My Brother Flipper30 min
Season 1Episode 11The Second Time Around30 min
Season 1Episode 12Lady and the Dolphin (1)30 min
Season 1Episode 13Lady and the Dolphin (2)30 min
Season 1Episode 14Danger30 min
Season 1Episode 15The Misanthrope30 min
Season 1Episode 16Flipper's Bank Account30 min
Season 1Episode 17The Lifeguard30 min
Season 1Episode 18The Day of the Shark30 min
Season 1Episode 19Love and Sandy30 min
Season 1Episode 20Money to Blow30 min
Season 1Episode 21Flipper's Treasure30 min
Season 1Episode 22The White Dolphin30 min
Season 1Episode 23Teamwork30 min
Season 1Episode 24Flipper and the Elephant (1)30 min
Season 1Episode 25Flipper and the Elephant (2)30 min
Season 1Episode 26Flipper and the Elephant (3)30 min
Season 1Episode 27Bud Minds Baby30 min
Season 1Episode 28Sailor Bud30 min
Season 1Episode 29The Call of the Dolphin30 min
Season 1Episode 30Flipper's Monster30 min
Season 2Episode 1Flipper and the Mermaid30 min
Season 2Episode 2Dolphin in Pursuit (1)30 min
Season 2Episode 3Dolphin in Pursuit (2)30 min
Season 2Episode 4Flipper's Hour of Peril30 min
Season 2Episode 5Coral Fever30 min
Season 2Episode 6Junior Ranger30 min
Season 2Episode 7The Ditching (1)30 min
Season 2Episode 8The Ditching (2)30 min
Season 2Episode 9Flipper and the Spy30 min
Season 2Episode 10Dolphin Patrol30 min
Season 2Episode 11A Job for Sandy30 min
Season 2Episode 12Flipper and the Horse Thieves30 min
Season 2Episode 13Flipper and the Bounty30 min
Season 2Episode 14Shark Hunt30 min
Season 2Episode 15Flipper, the Detective30 min
Season 2Episode 16Flipper's Odyssey (1)30 min
Season 2Episode 17Flipper's Odyssey (2)30 min
Season 2Episode 18Flipper's Odyssey (3)30 min
Season 2Episode 19Slingshot30 min
Season 2Episode 20Flipper and the Shark Cage30 min
Season 2Episode 21The Lobster Trap30 min
Season 2Episode 22Air Power30 min
Season 2Episode 23Gift Dolphin30 min
Season 2Episode 24The Raccoon Who Came to Dinner30 min
Season 2Episode 25Flipper Joins the Navy (1)30 min
Season 2Episode 26Flipper Joins the Navy (2)30 min
Season 2Episode 27Flipper's Underwater Museum30 min
Season 2Episode 28Deep Waters30 min
Season 2Episode 29Dolphin Love (1)30 min
Season 2Episode 30Dolphin Love (2)30 min
Season 3Episode 1Agent Bud30 min
Season 3Episode 2Disaster in the Everglades (1)30 min
Season 3Episode 3Disaster in the Everglades (2)30 min
Season 3Episode 4Lost Dolphin30 min
Season 3Episode 5The Warning30 min
Season 3Episode 6Cupid Flipper30 min
Season 3Episode 7An Errand for Flipper30 min
Season 3Episode 8Whale Ahoy30 min
Season 3Episode 9Explosion30 min
Season 3Episode 10Executive Bud30 min
Season 3Episode 11Flipper and the Puppy30 min
Season 3Episode 12Flipper's Island30 min
Season 3Episode 13Alligator Duel30 min
Season 3Episode 14Flipper and the Fugitive (1)30 min
Season 3Episode 15Flipper and the Fugitive (2)30 min
Season 3Episode 16The Most Expensive Sardine in the World30 min
Season 3Episode 17Flipper and the Seal30 min
Season 3Episode 18Dolphins Don't Sleep30 min
Season 3Episode 19Aunt Martha30 min
Season 3Episode 20Dolphin for Ransom30 min
Season 3Episode 21A Dolphin in Time30 min
Season 3Episode 22Decision for Bud30 min
Season 3Episode 23The Firing Line (1)30 min
Season 3Episode 24The Firing Line (2)30 min
Season 3Episode 25Devil Ray30 min
Season 3Episode 26Cap'n Flint30 min
Season 3Episode 27Flipper's New Friends (1)30 min
Season 3Episode 28Flipper's New Friends (2)30 min
  • Luke Halpin

    as Sandy Ricks
  • Brian Kelly

    as Porter Ricks
  • Tommy Norden

    as Bud Ricks
Production Ivan Tors Producer
Production Ricou Browning Producer