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Episode Guide

1. The Deathstone
First aired: 9/30/1985

A radioactive meteor crashes on Earth and VENOM steals it by disguising Switchblade as a U.F.O. VENOM splits the meteor into 3 fragments and sells them as powerful weapons. Scott and T-Bob stow away in the back of Firecracker and Hondo gets hurt trying to protect them during a battle with VENOM. The MASK team must recover the meteor and use its healing powers to save him.

2. The Star Chariot
First aired: 10/1/1985

Venom are on the hunt to find the missing part of the Emerald Arrowhead, which when joined with the rest of the emerald, will lead to an alien spacecraft, the Star Chariot, that was buried in the desert 1000 years ago.

3. The Book of Power
First aired: 10/2/1985

VENOM steals the Book of Power, which is the key to the Lost City of Mong Paco and its giant jewel-covered idol. The book is recovered by Dusty, but VENOM has planted a tracking device in it, and they are able to mount an attack on Boulder Hill! Scott is hypnotized by the book and he leads everyone to the lost city, where T-Bob stumbles across the giant idol.

4. Highway to Terror
First aired: 10/3/1985

M.A.S.K are on a mission to recover hugely radioactive plutonium that Venom have stolen from an army vehicle. The plutonium will be used with a computer box to create earthquakes, but M.A.S.K already have the box. They must now try to steal back the plutonium aswell, before Venom cause destruction all over the world.

5. Video VENOM
First aired: 10/4/1985

Venom learn to hypnotise people through their televisions in order to make them help in their plans to incinerate the oil base in Texas. With Venom expecting to be paid billions by the Texan government, M.A.S.K. need to stop this!

6. Dinosaur Boy
First aired: 10/7/1985

Location: Some Jungle VENOM kidnaps a young lizard creature. They intend to sell the creature’s anti-bodies because it is believed that they will give longer life.

7. The Ultimate Weapon
First aired: 10/8/1985

Location: Unknown V.E.N.O.M. has a device that jams the M.A.S.K. vehicle controls, causing Condor to crash into Shark.

8. The Roteks
First aired: 10/9/1985

Location: Unknown V.E.N.O.M. has stolen a breed of metal-eating bugs developed for warfare. This episode has a spectacular crash of Thunderhawk in it.

9. The Oz Effect
First aired: 10/10/1985

Location: Australia? Sly Rax disguises himself an aboriginal priest. V.E.N.O.M. has a machine that causes a giant vortex which they use to “kidnap” the village people. V.E.N.O.M. forces them to do slave labour in some sort of crystal mine. M.A.S.K. used their transport plane for the first time.

10. Death from the Sky
First aired: 10/11/1985

Location: Norway V.E.N.O.M. has a tractor ray that they use to kidnap the president of the PNA. Then V.E.N.O.M. threatens to use the ray to break off a piece of a comet to destroy a city. Firecracker is damaged in this episode.

11. The Magma Mole
First aired: 10/14/1985

Location: Japan V.E.N.O.M. has a drilling vehicle called The Magma Mole that they are using to burrow beneath Tokyo to create devastating floods. Their next target is Mount Fuji.

12. Solaria Park
First aired: 10/15/1985

Location: Greece V.E.N.O.M. has built an amusement park to hide a giant heat ray weapon.

13. The Creeping Terror
First aired: 10/16/1985

Location: Some Jungle VENOM has genetically altered caterpillar eggs to create giant caterpillars. They are using the giant caterpillars to clear away the vegetation in the jungle to reveal a map carved on the jungle floor. The map leads to the Hidden Valley, the location of an ancient source of great power — a Myan crystal.

14. Assault on Liberty
First aired: 10/17/1985

V.E.N.O.M plans to blow up the Statue of Liberty.

15. The Sceptre of Rajim
First aired: 10/18/1985

Location: India V.E.N.O.M. steals a sceptre from the underground city of Rajim. They want the sceptre because of its ability to neutralize radiation. Matt and the team pursue them into the city, only to become prisoners of the city’s inhabitants, Matt convinces the leader of the rajim community to let him go after Mayhem and attempt to retrieve the sceptre, he agrees, but Matt must leave his teamates behind, if he does not return, then the remainder of the team will perish! Matt, in thunder hawk, engages in aerial battle with mayhem and succeeds in retrieving the sceptre, he returns it to rajim, and his friends are released. The M.A.S.K. agents vow to keep rajim’s existence a secret.

16. The Golden Goddess
First aired: 10/21/1985

Location: Singapore V.E.N.O.M. is raiding temples and stealing golden relics, including The Golden Goddess of Sarawak. They are liquifying the gold and stealing it by pumping it through the city’s old abandoned drainage system.

17. Mystery of the Rings
First aired: 10/22/1985

Location: Unknown There are 3 valuable rings from the Renaissance that, when combined, will lead to a great ancient treasure. V.E.N.O.M. steals the rings and combine the rings on the ruins at Sunhenge. Sunbeams are focused on the crystals of the rings to create a laser beam that burns a hole in the side of a nearby mountain, revealing the treasure. M.A.S.K. battles V.E.N.O.M. and recovers the treasure, with the help of Rhino’s smoke bombs.

18. Bad Vibrations
First aired: 10/23/1985

Location: Hong Kong Millionaire Julian Fong hires V.E.N.O.M. to blow up buildings with the high-tech resonator bombs.

19. Ghost Bomb
First aired: 10/24/1985

Location: Panama Brian, the Brain is a computer that controls a nuclear submarine. V.E.N.O.M. threatens to blow up the Panama Canal if their demands are not met.

20. Cold Fever
First aired: 10/25/1985

Location: Alaska Bruce finds a man wandering in Alaska who has been exposed to a strange virus, and Bruce gets infected too. V.E.N.O.M. has the antidote, and they plan to sell it for lots of $$$.

21. Mardi Gras Mystery
First aired: 10/28/1985

Location: New Orleans, LA During Mardi Gras, VENOM tries to obtain a super fuel.

22. The Secret of Life
First aired: 10/29/1985

Location: Egypt Rax dresses up as a mummy and V.E.N.O.M. steals a stone tablet with a map leading to King Tut’s tomb. They are after a golden scarab that contains “The Secret of Life”.

23. Vanishing Point
First aired: 10/30/1985

Location: Unkown V.E.N.O.M. hijacks planes. They have an “impostor” airport in the desert and use a radar jammer to confuse the real airports.

24. Counter-Clockwise Caper
First aired: 10/31/1985

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada V.E.N.O.M. is looting casinos…

25. The Plant Show
First aired: 11/1/1985

Location: Los Angeles, California Brad’s rock band is performing at the Hollywood Bowl when giant plants begin to cause havoc all over the city. V.E.N.O.M. immediately claim responsibility for the attacks, Mayhem threatens to blanket all of California in his vicious vines unless his ransom demand of $100,000,000 is paid, but M.A.S.K. are able to pull through in the end and cut Mayhem’s colossal plants down to size by freezing them because the plants die from Cold.

26. Secret of the Andes
First aired: 11/4/1985

Location: Cuzco, Peru A preserved Incan priest is discovered in the aftermath of an avalanche and promises the way to El Dorado, the Lost City of Gold.

27. Panda Power
First aired: 11/5/1985

Location: China, Easter Island V.E.N.O.M. kidnaps a sculpter who is working on a large sculpture of a panda bear for a ceremony in China. They also kidnap some panda bears from a preserve, and they bring them to Easter Island. M.A.S.K. must get the pandas out of harm’s way before they can battle V.E.N.O.M.

28. Blackout
First aired: 11/6/1985

Location: Japan V.E.N.O.M. is draining power supplies with a vehicle called Blackout.

29. A Matter of Gravity
First aired: 11/7/1985

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Firecracker is destroyed by a heat ray weapon attached to Switchblade. Hurricane is introduced at the end of the show by the name “Night Stalker”.

30. The Lost Riches of Rio
First aired: 11/8/1985

Location: Rio De Janeiro V.E.N.O.M. steals a worthless painting that is actually a map to a Nazi raider’s gold stash inside Sugarloaf Mountain.

31. Deadly Blue Slime
First aired: 11/11/1985

Location: Africa The blue monster is made of protoplasm, and it is a science experiment gone awry. It devours nearly anything in its way and its only weakness is salt.

32. The Currency of Conspiracy
First aired: 11/12/1985

Location: Switzerland An ex-minister from West Germany hires V.E.N.O.M. to help him spread a virus that turns money bills into blank pieces of paper.

33. Caesar’s Sword
First aired: 11/13/1985

Location: Athens Rax disguises himself as Julius Caesar, in order to scare off some archaeologists. VENOM is searching for Caesar’s Sword of Victory.

34. Peril in Paris
First aired: 11/14/1985

Location: France Buddy disguises himself as Dagger and sneaks into VENOM’s secret hide out, learning about their plans. The blueprint is a map that shows the location of a Nazi doomsday device built in WW2. Nightstalker is called Hurricane from this point on.

35. In Dutch
First aired: 11/15/1985

Location: Holland A millionaire has hired V.E.N.O.M. to steal a machine that can cause ultra sonic vibrations. The millionaire wants to become vice president of the Netherlands, and if his demands are not met he will destroy all of Holland’s dykes. He only wanted to bluff — too bad Mayhem never bluffs.

36. The Lippizaner Mystery
First aired: 11/18/1985

Location: Unknown V.E.N.O.M. steals the famous Lippizaner Stallions, earning $4 million in platinum bars from an Arab. At the end V.E.N.O.M. loses the money (by a laser shot from Shark) and they all quickly flee in Piranha.

37. The Sacred Rock
First aired: 11/19/1985

Location: Australia V.E.N.O.M. is manipulating a tribe of aboriginals with holographic projections of flying rocks. The aboriginals think it’s their god Mimi. V.E.N.O.M. is after the secret treasure chamber of Mimi. Scott and T-Bob get mixed up with the aboriginals when they think T-Bob is representing their Mimi god. At the end Brad saves the day with his hocus pocus mask.

38. Curse of Solomon’s Gorge
First aired: 11/20/1985

Location: Africa Researchers in Africa discover a Golden Scarab which they believe to be part of a hidden treasure that belonged to a lost tribe of Egypt. Of course, V.E.N.O.M. is after the treasure themselves. Sly Rax accidentally triggers an ancient device in an underground lake that creates an opening in the walls of Solomon’s Gorge and reveals the treasure. M.A.S.K. must stop V.E.N.O.M from escaping with the treasure.

39. Green Nightmare
First aired: 11/21/1985

Location: New Guinea Alex has made an exact replica of the M.A.S.K. crystal used to power up the masks. Matt tells a story about his father (Andrew) who got the crystal from a tribe leader named Warago in New Guinea. Andrew promised to return the crystal once it has been used for a good cause. Matt takes Scott and T-bob aboard his private jet and flies to New Guinea, and while they are refueling the plane Vanessa sabotages it, allowing it to crash in the jungle. The M.A.S.K. team immediately picks up the S.O.S. signals from the plane and starts a rescue party.

40. Eyes of the Skull
First aired: 11/22/1985

Location: Unknown V.E.N.O.M. steals an artifact, a so-called “crystal skull” that allows x-ray vision. By using the skull during combat with M.A.S.K., Mayhem sees through the masks and discovers Matt Trakker’s true identity. V.E.N.O.M. kidnaps Scott Trakker and demands as a ransom all M.A.S.K. secrets and the Trakker family fortune in return for Scott’s release. An art collector tells Matt that when the skull is destroyed, the knowledge obtained with it is also gone. M.A.S.K. destroys the skull and their secret is safe once again.

41. Stop Motion
First aired: 11/25/1985

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana Gloria is racing in the Indy 500 when all of the TV stations, cars on the racing track and other electronic devices around the stadium stop functioning. V.E.N.O.M. is giving a test run of their Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Device. Their main objective is to raid the vault of the federal bank to obtain a book that holds combinations to all the bank vaults in America.

42. The Artemis Enigma
First aired: 11/26/1985

Location: Athens Some monks living in a mountain castle have a golden horn that can locate gold.

43. The Chinese Scorpion
First aired: 11/27/1985
V.E.N.O.M. kidnaps a scientist who has located a treasure hidden in the Great Wall of China. Eyewitnesses say a giant metal scorpion took the professor. Bruno Sheppard’s Stinger was hidden inside the scorpion shell. Thunderhawk gets buried inside the Great Wall by the scorpion and is severely damaged.

44. The Riddle of the Raven Master
First aired: 11/28/1985

Location: London, England V.E.N.O.M. uses ravens, trained by Vanessa, to steal the crown jewels, and as a diversion Rax has installed a bomb in Big Ben.

45. The Spectre of Captain Kidd
First aired: 11/29/1985

Location: Unknown Matt, Hondo, Scott and T-Bob are visiting an island that once belonged to a famous captain named Captain Kidd. Suddenly cannon shots are fired from the island. Each cannonball is filled with a golden ball. MASK decides to play a trick on VENOM by changing the real canonballs at the castle for dummys filled with bubble gum. First appearance Floyd Malloy and Vampire.

46. The Secret of the Stones
First aired: 12/2/1985

Location: Some Jungle V.E.N.O.M. steals a stone that makes objects weightless. The only problem is, the stone loses its power when it is removed from where they found it.

47. The Lost Fleet
First aired: 12/3/1985

Location: Island? V.E.N.O.M. steals sails from boats to make a balloon that can lift the village from its foundations. The balloon fills up the lavaholes underneath the city making a lost golden fleet reappear. First appearance of Jacques LaFleur and Volcano.

48. Quest of the Canyon
First aired: 12/4/1985

Location: Unknown V.E.N.O.M. is after a hidden treasure stolen by Jesse James in 1878 that has never been recovered. First appearance of Ace Riker and Slingshot.

49. Follow the Rainbow
First aired: 12/5/1985

Location: Ireland V.E.N.O.M. is after a treasure that can be found at the end of a rainbow. First appearance of Calhoun Burns and Raven, as well as Julio Lopez and Firefly.

50. The Everglades Oddity
First aired: 12/6/1985

Location: Unknown Matt is bitten by a snake and isn’t able to lead the team against V.E.N.O.M. who are trying to steal a space shuttle. Alex Sector is Matt’s temporary replacement as M.A.S.K. leader.

51. Dragonfire
First aired: 12/9/1985

Location: Borneo V.E.N.O.M. is after a jade dragonhead that is kept in the Temple of the Dragon on Mount Kinabalu. They terrorize a village, demanding to know the location of the Temple. M.A.S.K. rushes to stop them, but before they can, V.E.N.O.M. inadvertently releases the guardians of the temple, the monitor lizards!

52. The Royal Cape of Caper
First aired: 12/10/1985

Location: Hawaii V.E.N.O.M. steals an artifact (a cape and helmet) and earns big money by selling fake replicas until M.A.S.K. puts an end to their scheme.

53. Patchwork Puzzle
First aired: 12/11/1985

Location: Washington, DC V.E.N.O.M. steals a quilt and a fireplace screen from an exhibit in a museum. By following V.E.N.O.M.’s gas fumes with Hurricane’s infra-red sensors, M.A.S.K. discovers V.E.N.O.M.’s secret hideout. By holding the screen in front of the quilt, a message in morse code is revealed, telling of a stash of 3 million dollars hidden by the Washington Monument. V.E.N.O.M. gets to the monument first, but the money turns out to be worthless counterfeit civil war money.

54. Fog On Boulder Hill
First aired: 12/12/1985

Location: Nevada? V.E.N.O.M. kidnaps an old woman who used to babysit Scott. In her car stolen $20 counterfeit plates are hidden. Lots of cool action around Boulder Hill in this episode. Also, Firecracker is back!

55. Plunder of Glowworm Grotto
First aired: 12/13/1985

Location: New Zeland Julio is visiting a village in New Zealand. He’s checking on a project of the Matt Trakker Foundation which helps the people preserve the natives way of life. During the welcoming ceremony everyone is knocked out, and when they awaken, the chief’s back has been covered with some kind of paint. The painting on the chief’s back appears to be a treasure map leading to a cave that has giant sea shells that hold giant pearls.

56. Stone Trees
First aired: 12/16/1985

Location: Unknown Jacques is doing his daily job sawing trees when he hits a tree that’s made out of stone and has an inscription on it. V.E.N.OM. steals the tree and translates the inscriptions in order to discover the location of a golden totem.

57. Incident in Istanbul
First aired: 12/17/1985

Location: Istanbul V.E.N.O.M. hijacks an armored truck being escorted by Thunderhawk to a museum. The truck is carrying “The Emperor’s Chess Set”, which, when combined together with a painting, shows the location of a golden crown which is hidden inside a church.

58. The Creeping Desert
First aired: 12/18/1985

Location: Acapulco Jose Sanchez, the owner of a large complex of Acapulco hotels, hires V.E.N.O.M. to destroy all other land around his own property, by turning it in to a desert wasteland. After the land is destroyed he plans to buy it real cheap and restore the land with a rehydrator machine.

59. The Scarlet Empress
First aired: 12/19/1985

Location: Venezuela V.E.N.O.M. is trying to steal an giant aboriginal statue of the Scarlet Empress. At the end Calhoun accidentally fires his Gulliver mask and shrinks the statue. A bird flies by and takes the statue. Gorey calls his mask “Samson” rather than Powerhouse.

60. Venice Menace
First aired: 12/20/1985

Location: Venice V.E.N.O.M. steals a chemical that turns water into jelly. They use it to cover a harbor, allowing Stinger to drive on the water so they can dig up the golden ship.

61. Treasure of the Nazca Plain
First aired: 12/23/1985

Location: Nazca Plateau in South America

62. Disappearing Act
First aired: 12/24/1985

Location: Unknown V.E.N.O.M. steals cars from an auto museum by shrinking them.

63. Gate of Darkness
First aired: 12/25/1985

Location: India V.E.N.O.M. lures a cobra from a shiva-festival using a floating flute. They are after an ivory throne that is hidden in a maze in the Himalayan Mountains. The markings on the back of the cobra’s head are supposed to show the way through the maze.

64. The Manakara Giant
First aired: 12/26/1985

Location: Nazca Plateau in South Africa A cargo ship crashes on a beach under mysterious circumstances. Native people say it is the ghost of Manakara. It is actually V.E.N.O.M. (obviously) and they have a strange new magnetic device that gets a hold of T-Bob, as well as the MASK vehicles.

65. Raiders of the Orient Express
First aired: 12/26/1985

Location: Switzerland V.E.N.O.M. seeks “mad” King Ludwig’s treasure, and pilfers the Orient Express for clues. Vanessa is a passenger on the train disguised as a Countess and when the train goes through a teunnel, she disappears, along with a set of doors onboard the train.

66. Demolition Duel to the Death
First aired: 9/9/1986

Buddy Hawks, Bruno “Mad Dog ” Shepard and Vanessa Warfield are about to participate in a demolition derby. Vanessa plots to do everything in her power to ensure she wins. As the derby begins, Buddy gets the better of Vanessa and Bruno for a while, until the V.E.N.O.M agents resort to their usual dirty tactics, Bruno uses stinger’s tractor beam to haul in the other cars and then scatter them across the derby track. Vanessa converts Manta into jet mode to take out vehicles from the air. Buddy fights back, though; he creates sludge-walls with his vehicle’s pressure cannons to protect him, and is able to trick Vanessa into taking out Stinger. But just as Buddy can claim victory, both he and Vanessa are interrupted by a surprise entry: a colossal juggernaught called “Bulldog”, it’s driver: a Russian called Boris Bushkin, who proves more than a match for Hawks and Warfeild. And he eventually emerges form the derby as the victor. When he acts coldly towards “Clutch” afterwards [just for trying to CONGRATULATE him of all things], Vanessa sees what a powerful ally Boris could be if brought to V.E.N.O.M’S way of thinking. She tells Boris that she and a friend will ambush clutch later, at night. Bushkin is interested. Driving back towards Boulder hill, clutch steps into V.E.N.O.M.’S carefully laid trap, and is attacked by Sly sludge in Iguana, and Vanessa in manta..and Boris in Bulldog. After a long pursuit, Igwan’; s shredder blade is accidentally taken out by Boris, and Sly is pulled out of action by Vanessa after an argument. Buddy’s luck soon runs out, and he is cornered by Vanessa, but before she can land the finishing blow, Boris stops her, Clutch informs the shocked Vanessa that boris is really a new M.A.S.K agent, sent in to find out what Warfield was up to! Together, both Boris and Buddy drive Vanessa back, and she retreats. Both M.A.S.K agents joke and bond as night becomes day. A new tomorrow..

67. Where Eagles Dare
First aired: 10/1/1986

Location: Aruba “We go out late at night, we go where eagles dare…” uhhh… what? Matt has to race against the Mayhem brothers in order to win “the licence of transportation”.

68. Homeward Bound
First aired: 10/8/1986

Location: India Ali Bombay takes a vacation in his hometown of Kandukar. He runs into V.E.N.O.M. who are using people for slave mine labour to recover pieces of a valuable meteorite hidden in a mountain. Ali battles with Lester and they decide to settle their struggle with a race. If Ali wins, V.E.N.O.M. leaves Kandukar. If Lester wins Ali finds himself a new place to spend his holidays. Ali wins the race and V.E.N.O.M. leaves. The meteorite is used to develop technology in Ali’s hometown.

69. The Battle of the Giants
First aired: 10/15/1986

Location: Australia After both Goliath and Buzzard are damaged in battle, Matt and Miles decide to finish the race on fair terms. Matt wins the trophy and the secret formula hidden inside. V.E.N.O.M. destroys the trophy and by doing so also destroys the formula.

70. Race Against Time
First aired: 10/22/1986

Location: Mediterranean Sea The race goes along the Mediterranean Sea to the Rock of Gibraltar. Before the race, Brad is given a mission by Duane of the PNA. Brad has to recover a rare plant that can be used as the antidote for a fast spreading virus. Of course, V.E.N.O.M. is after the plant too.

71. Challenge of the Masters
First aired: 10/29/1986

Location: Unknown There is a microfilm hidden in a trophy that contains information to access any computer in the world (including M.A.S.K.’s). Vanessa, Floyd and Ali compete in the race for the trophy, while Bruno and Calhoun take part in a demolition derby. Ali wins the race, and the trophy, but V.E.N.O.M. steal the trophy. In the end it turns out that the trophy they stole was a fake.

72. For One Shining Moment…
First aired: 11/5/1986

Location: Chicago V.E.N.O.M. organizes a “charity race” between Matt in Goliath and Miles in Buzzard. Bruno impersonates Brad’s voice in a call for help to lure Clutch into a V.E.N.O.M. trap. V.E.N.O.M. double-crosses MASK and Miles steals the charity money.

73. High Noon
First aired: 11/12/1986

Location: Unknown During the Wild West Festival an air race, boat race and a road race take place. The Buzzard plane (flown by the drone) attacks the M.A.S.K. agents, while the Mayhem Bros. break into a secret airplane test center to steal plans for a new jet. Vanessa and Bruno confuse M.A.S.K. by pretending to show some sportsmanship. In the end Ace captures Vanessa and offers to release her if she hands over the plans she’s carrying. She agrees.

74. The Battle for Baja
First aired: 11/19/1986

Location: Unknown M.A.S.K. and V.E.N.O.M. race across the Baja dessert. Matt has loaned Goliath 1 to the president’s son R’aul Vega for the race. V.E.N.O.M. wants to kidnap Vega in order to hold him for ransom. After an ambush by Lester, V.E.N.O.M. gets a hold of Vega. M.A.S.K. comes to the rescue and Vega ends up winning the race with a little help from Clutch and Ali.

75. Cliff Hanger
First aired: 11/26/1986

Location: Unknown Brad and Vanessa take part in a drag race and when Brad wins, Vanessa accuses him of cheating. Later, M.A.S.K. and V.E.N.O.M. take part in a race held in memory of the great ancestors of Nevada’s tribe. Buzzard and Manta steal military documents that give them access to dangerous seeds that can wipe out entire populations by causing a giant plague. M.A.S.K. must recover the seeds from V.E.N.O.M. during the race and dispose of them. At the end of the race, Brad and Vanessa are neck in neck; Vanessa ends up winning, and Brad congratulates her. She is somehow surprised by his sportsmanship.

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