Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library


It is a legend no one will forget. Everyone thought King Koopa had left the Mushroom Kingdom. And then his Doom Ship attacked! King Koopa was back with the greatest danger ever known: his Koopa kids. Using their new super powers, the Super Mario Brothers rescued Princess Toadstool and beat back the evil Koopa family.

This show is based on the video game Super Mario Bros. 3.


  • Walker Boone - Mario
  • Tony Rosato - Luigi
  • Tracey Moore - Princess Toadstool (Peach)
  • John Stocker - Toad, Boomerang Bros, Fire Bros, Thwomp and Paragoombas
  • Harvey Atkin - King Bowser Koopa
  • Tara Strong - Lemmy "Hip" Koopa and Iggy "Hop" Koopa
  • Paulina Gillis - Wendy "Kootie Pie" Koopa
  • James Rankin - Larry "Cheatsy" Koopa
  • Dan Hennessey - Roy "Bully" Koopa, Angry Sun and Sledge Bros.
  • Michael Stark - Ludwig "Kooky" Von Koopa
  • Gordon Masten - Morton "Big Mouth" Koopa Jr.


Title Synopsis
1 Sneaky Lying Cheating Giant Ninja Koopas King Koopa uses a Magic Wand to turn Cheatsy, Bigmouth, Bully, and Kooky into giants.
2 Reptiles in the Rose Garden Kootie Pie demands that she be given Real World America as a gift.
3 Reign Storm The Princess goes on her very first vacation to the real world -- Hawaii.
4 Toddler Terrors of Time Travel King Koopa and Kooky Von Koopa travel back in time to defeat the Mario Brothers.
5 Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario Hip and Hop steal the golden mummy case of Prince Mushroom-khamen, a dead ringer for Mario.
6 The Beauty of Kootie King Koopa is siphoning off all the oil from Desertland to power his doomship!
7 A Toadally Magical Adventure Toad is toadally infatuated with the Wizard King's new magic wand.
8 Misadventures in Babysitting The Mario Brothers are warped into a Brooklyn apartment and are appointed as baby-sitters.
9 Oh, Brother! A grudging hostility is aroused between the Brothers when they are Kooped up in Toad's cottage.
10 Misadventure of Mighty Plumber Using a magic wand, King Koopa sucks the TV hero "Mighty Plumber" from the television.
11 Princess Toadstool for President Princess Toadstool is fed up with Koopa and challenges him to try and win an election.
12 Never Koop a Koopa Koopa announces that he is giving up being bad for good!
13 Dadzilla Kootie Pie and Big Mouth are convinced they are much too beautiful to be adopted!
14 Tag Team Trouble Toad thinks he has lost the million gold coins the Princess had him deliver.
15 Do the Koopa Mario and his friends set out for Darkland and the Temple of Gloom.
16 Kootie Pie Rocks Mario, Luigi and the Princess go to the real world to see Milli Vanilli in concert.
17 Crimes R Us King Koopa and his evil horde orchestrate the escape of an infamous criminal.
18 Life's Ruff The mischievous Koopa Kids Hip and Hop snatch King Windbag's magic wand and zap him and Luigi.
19 Up, Up, and a Koopa The 'Koopa-Doopa-Raiser-Upper' device sends the Mushroom Kingdom up into the clouds.
20 Continents for 7 Koopas Koopa and his Koopalings invade the real world in the Doom Ship, sealing all the warp pipes.
21 Mush-Roomers A family of Real World Humans stray off the vacation path and find themselves lost.
22 The Ugly Mermaid In an underwater battle with King Koopa and his Doom Sub, the Brothers find Mev-tropolis.
23 True Colors King Koopa drops paint on the Mushroom people, turning some red and others blue.
24 Recycled Koopa The Koopa kids clean up the castle -- and dump all their junk into a warp pipe.
25 The Venice Menace When a gondola suddenly warps into the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario and Luigi discover Venice.
26 Super Koopa Kooky Von Koopa makes a magic pendant that gives King Koopa the power to become Super Koopa!

Broadcast history

Channel aired Broadcast run
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(replaced by Super Mario World)

The Family Channel.png September 15, 1991–September 5, 1993
USA Network logo.png January 23, 1994 – December 18, 1994
PAX logo.png January 31–May 2, 1999

As of January 1, 2021, the show is currently available on CBS All Access.

Home video releases

Eight episodes of Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 were released on VHS in four volumes (two episodes per video) by DiC Toon-Time Video, a subsidiary of Buena Vista Home Video.

Format Title Release date List price
VHS Never Koop a Koopa/A Toadally Magical Adventure
VHS Misadventures in Babysitting/Super Koopa
VHS The Ugly Mermaid/Do the Koopa
VHS Mind Your Mummy Mommy, Mario/True Colors
VHS/DVD King Koopa Katastrophe July 22, 2003
  • $14.99 (DVD)
  • $9.99 (VHS)
DVD Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: The Complete Series June 26, 2007
  • $29.99 (2007-2011)
  • $19.99 (2011-2012)
DVD Vol. 1: The Trouble With Koopas January 6, 2009
DVD Vol. 2: What a Wonderful Warp March 3, 2009
DVD Vol. 3: Koopas Rock! June 1, 2010
DVD Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3: The Complete Series May 14, 2013
  • $19.99 (2013-2014)
  • $14.99 (2014-present)