The Worst Episodes of Bluey: When Even the Beloved Heeler Family Can Miss the Mark

Attention all Bluey fans! As much as we adore this charming show and the adorable Blue Heeler family, we can’t deny that there are a few episodes that have missed the mark. Whether it’s a lack of laughs, a cringe-worthy plot, or just an overall sense of “meh,” we’ve rounded up the worst episodes of Bluey that you might want to skip on your next binge-watch session. Don’t worry, we’ll still be singing the praises of this beloved show, but sometimes it’s good to know which episodes to avoid like a muddy puddle. So, grab some popcorn and get ready to discover which Bluey episodes are the pits.
The Magic Xylophone

The Magic Xylophone

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2018-10-01

As Bluey and Bingo squabble over their magic xylophone (that has the power to freeze Dad in space and time) Dad seizes control and freezes Bluey, leaving Bingo as her only hope.

Hospital

Hospital

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2018-10-02

Doctor Bluey is needed when Dad gets a very curious x-ray from Nurse Bingo. It seems he has a cat in his tummy, leaving Bluey no choice but to operate immediately!

Keepy Uppy

Keepy Uppy

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2018-10-03

Bluey, Bingo and Mum are enjoying playing Keepy-Uppy around the house with their last balloon, when Dad joins in and the game becomes the ultimate test of skill.

Daddy Robot

Daddy Robot

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2018-10-04

Bluey and Bingo don’t want to tidy the playroom, so they get Daddy Robot to do it for them. But when Bluey takes things too far, Daddy Robot malfunctions with disastrous results.

Shadowlands

Shadowlands

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2018-10-05

On a picnic in the park, Bluey and her friends play Shadowlands. But when Coco keeps taking shortcuts, Bluey has to show her that following the rules can make the game more fun.

BBQ

BBQ

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2018-10-07

It’s lunchtime on Bluey’s back deck! But every BBQ needs a side salad, so Bingo’s relaxing sit-down will have to wait until she finds every colour of capsicum her cousins asked for!

Fruitbat

Fruitbat

Season 1 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2018-10-08

Not wanting to go to bed, Bluey tries to dream about being a nocturnal fruit bat so she can stay up all night long and soon finds herself flying through the night sky.

Horsey Ride

Horsey Ride

Season 1 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2018-10-09

When Bluey forgets to put her favourite toy away, cousin Socks grabs it and won’t let go! The kids stage a horsey wedding to distract her, with Dad and Uncle Stripe as the horses!

Hotel

Hotel

Season 1 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2018-10-10

Bluey and Bingo run a crazy “Hotel” with Dad as their put upon guest. But when Bingo quits over Bluey being too controlling, Dad needs to teach them the importance of compromise.

Bike

Bike

Season 1 – Episode 11

Air Date: 2018-10-11

At the park, Bluey is struggling to learn how to ride her bike. But as she and Dad watch her friends determination with their own tasks, Bluey is inspired to give it another try.

Bob Bilby

Bob Bilby

Season 1 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2018-10-12

When it’s Bingo’s turn to bring her Kindy’s Bob Bilby puppet home and record their weekend in the scrapbook, the family resolve to put down their screens and show him a good time.

Spy Game

Spy Game

Season 1 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2018-10-13

When Bingo stops playing Bluey’s spy game in the park, their device to control the grown-ups stops working properly! Bluey now sees how important Bingo is and needs to win her back!

Takeaway

Takeaway

Season 1 – Episode 14

Air Date: 2018-10-14

Forced to wait five minutes in front of a restaurant for their takeaway order, Bluey and Bingo become restless for entertainment, pushing the very limits of Dad’s patience.

Butterflies

Butterflies

Season 1 – Episode 15

Air Date: 2018-10-15

Playing ‘Butterflies’ in the backyard is great fun, until Bluey runs away with Judo leaving Bingo all alone. Now poor Bingo’s heartbroken and Bluey needs to make amends.

Yoga Ball

Yoga Ball

Season 1 – Episode 16

Air Date: 2018-10-16

Bingo loves horsing around with Dad, but sometimes he forgets Bingo is smaller than her sister. Mum teaches Bingo how to use her big girl bark to keep their fun within her limits.

Calypso

Calypso

Season 1 – Episode 17

Air Date: 2018-10-17

At school, Bluey and her friends throw themselves into various games. Teacher Calypso keeps her charges on track with a wise word and a song… all except the mysterious Pretzel.

The Doctor

The Doctor

Season 1 – Episode 18

Air Date: 2018-10-18

Honey is stuck waiting for Dr Bingo’s as the other, more exciting injuries get seen before her. Receptionist Bluey tells her to be patient, some of these cases are a real pickle!

The Claw

The Claw

Season 1 – Episode 19

Air Date: 2018-10-19

When Bluey and Bingo are unable to grab a prize on a Magic Claw machine, Mum and Dad create their own version at home. But Dad isn’t about to make winning easy.

Markets

Markets

Season 1 – Episode 20

Air Date: 2018-10-20

When Bluey visits the markets with five bucks from the tooth fairy, the options are endless. But as she and Indy scour the stalls for the perfect purchase, spending it proves hard.

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Season 1 – Episode 21

Air Date: 2018-10-21

Bluey, Bingo, Mum and Dad play a game of hand puppets, exploring the land beyond the Blue Mountains where they outsmart the Cheeky Fox to find the softest beds in the world.