The original broadcast order is not known. However, "What Would You Do for a Dollar?" and "Freeze Tag" were the two earliest.
"What Would You Do for a Dollar?" — The Petes, Ellen, and a kid named Slurm answer the title question. (Another character named Mr. Slurm would appear in "Tool and Die".)
"Freeze Tag" — Little Pete stays frozen after a night game of stocking freeze tag. Dad is played by another actor, not Hardy Rawls.
"The Launch" — The Petes and Ellen send a rocket into space.
"Mom's Plate" — A brief history of the metal plate in Mom's head.
"Pete-Less" — Ellen is hurt when Big Pete insults her valentine.
"Pete's Theory" — Little Pete is convinced that Santa Claus was the first man to swim the English Channel.
"X-Mas Eve" — The Petes watch Dad open his present (a glow-in-the-dark discus) early and play with it all night.
"X-Ray Man" — Little Pete gains x-ray vision after staring into a lunar eclipse.
"The Burping Room" — Dad, sick of Little Pete's constant burping, builds a special soundproof room.
"Artie, the Strongest Man... in the World!" — A little bit about the Petes' personal superhero.
"Revenge of the Petes" — Artie battles the bully known as Hathead.
"Halloween" — Hathead returns to smash pumpkins. (Themes revisited in "Halloweenie.")
"The Punishment" — Dad punishes Little Pete for waxing the lawn. (Themes revisited in "Grounded for Life.")
"Route 34" — Big Pete gets a horrible summer job mowing the grass along Route 34.
"The Dot" — Ellen is in tears after being yelled at by the marching band instructor. (Themes revisited in "Day of the Dot.")
"The Big Race" — Mr. Wrigley and Mr. Hickle have a race. (Recreated in "Apocalypse Pete.")
Home video shorts
"Artie's Workout" - Created for the Classic Petes VHS.
"StareMaster" - Little Pete offers tips for winning a staring contest.
Note: These episodes, while originally aired before the official run of the series, were modified to resemble regular episodes during the show's run with the addition of the opening credits.
Original air date
"The Valentine's Day Massacre"
February 9, 1991
Big Pete and the school's stadium line painter, Mr. Beverly (whose squid (Edna), the school mascot, Pete has just killed), vie for the love of the math teacher (Ms. Fingerwood). However, Openface (one of Big Pete's archenemies) tries to get the upper hand in his quest for the squid and in helping Mr. Beverly with his love for Ms. Fingerwood. He tries to get Ellen (the Petes' friend) to exploit that exact secret. Mr. Beverly was played by Richard Edson.
"What We Did On Our Summer Vacation"
September 8, 1991
The Petes, aided by Ellen, start a hunt for the elusive ice-cream man Mr. Tastee as the summer comes to a close.
The original non-series version of this episode had music done by REM, Baby Flamehead, Poi Dog Pondering, Ministry, Jody Grind, and Shackwacky.
"Space, Geeks and Johnny Unitas"
Big Pete and Ellen work on a science project to determine whether alien life exists on Earth, and make a new friend. Pete becomes obsessed with football hero Johnny Unitas and one life-changing play, while Ellen discovers that some things are best left unrevealed.
Don Wrigley (the Petes' dad) and Mr. Hickle (Ellen's dad) start a prank war, which helps Little Pete and his father get closer while tearing Big Pete and Ellen apart.
"New Year's Pete"
Little Pete reflects on a year in which he ultimately failed to achieve his New Year's Resolution of changing the world.