List of Gravity Falls episodes

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The following is a list of episodes for the Disney Channel Original Series series, Gravity Falls. The show follows twin city kids Dipper and Mabel Pines who are sent to spend the summer with their eccentric Great Uncle Stan (aka Grunkle Stan) who runs a tourist trap called The Mystery Shack in a remote Oregon town of Gravity Falls where nothing is what it seems.[1]


Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired (U.S. dates)
Season premiereSeason finale
112[2]June 15, 2012 (2012-06-15) (preview)
June 29, 2012 (2012-06-29) (premiere)

Episode list

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProduction
U.S. viewers
1"Tourist Trapped"John AoshimaAlex HirschJune 15, 2012 (2012-06-15)101[3]3.40[4]

Dipper and Mabel Pines arrive in the remote town of Gravity Falls, Oregon to live with their Great Uncle Stan over the summer at his tourist trap, the Mystery Shack. But when Dipper discovers a journal detailing the supernatural side of Gravity Falls, he thinks Mabel's new boyfriend might be a zombie—but turns out to be a bunch of gnomes who have been looking for a queen.

Creature: Gnomes

Guest stars: Rodger Bumpass as Gnome Leader, Jack Angel as Gnome #1, Thomas F. Wilson as Gnome #2 
2"The Legend of the Gobblewonker"John AoshimaMichael Rianda & Alex HirschJune 29, 2012 (2012-06-29)105[3]3.14[5]

Dipper, Mabel, and Soos go on a quest to a local lake to find a mysterious lake monster known as the Gobblewonker. Meanwhile, Stan tries to make up for their absence by finding alternative "fishing buddies".

Creature: Robot Gobblewonker 
3"Headhunters"John AoshimaAury Wallington & Alex HirschJune 30, 2012 (2012-06-30)102[3]2.71

Dipper and Mabel try to find the culprit responsible for cutting the head off a wax sculpture of Stan that Mabel made. Meanwhile, Stan tries to mourn the loss of his wax counterpart.

Creature: Wax Statues

Guest stars: Larry King and Coolio as wax figures of themselves and John Oliver as Sherlock Holmes 
4"The Hand That Rocks the Mabel"John AoshimaZach Paez & Alex HirschJuly 6, 2012 (2012-07-06)104[3]2.95[6]

Dipper becomes suspicious of the intentions of Lil' Gideon, a child psychic at the rival "Tent of Telepathy", when he develops a crush on Mabel and asks her out on dates.

Creature: Lil' Gideon

Guest stars: Thurop Van Orman as Lil' Gideon and Stephen Root as Bud Gleeful. 
5"The Inconveniencing"Aaron Springer & Joe PittMichael Rianda & Alex HirschJuly 13, 2012 (2012-07-13)103[3]3.55[7]

When Dipper develops a crush on Wendy, he attempts to portray himself as a mature teenager so he can hang out with her friends. But when Dipper, Mabel, and Wendy's friends visit an abandoned convenience store, they discover that it's haunted by elderly ghosts who hate teenagers.

Creature: Ghosts

Guest stars: Ken Jenkins as Old Man Ghost and April Winchell as Old Woman Ghost 
6"Dipper vs. Manliness"Aaron Springer & Joe PittTim McKeonJuly 20, 2012 (2012-07-20)106[3]3.14[8]

Dipper wants to become more of a man and heads to the forest, where he meets a group of Minotaurs that teach him how to be a man and send him to fight the infamous Multi-Bear; Mabel tries to teach her Great Uncle Stan how to be more of a ladies' man and capture the heart of the waitress at their local diner, Lazy Susan.

Creature: Minotaurs, Multi-Bear

Guest stars: Alfred Molina as the Multi-Bear and Jennifer Coolidge as Lazy Susan 
7"Double Dipper"Aaron Springer & Joe PittStory by: Mitch Larson
Teleplay by: Michael Rianda, Tim McKeon, & Alex Hirsch
August 10, 2012 (2012-08-10)107[3]4.17[9]

Dipper uses a mysterious photocopier to create clones of himself so he can work the ticket stand for a party at the Mystery Shack and flirt with Wendy at the same time; but the Dipper clones turn on each other when they are faced with the opportunity to dance with her. Meanwhile, Mabel tries to compete against Pacifica Northwest, the most popular girl in Gravity Falls, for the title of "Party Queen".

Creature: Clones

Guest stars: Jackie Buscarino as Pacifica Northwest and Niki Yang as Candy Chiu. 
8"Irrational Treasure"John AoshimaStory by: David Slack
Teleplay by: Tim McKeon & Alex Hirsch
August 17, 2012 (2012-08-17)108[3]3.87[10]

Dipper tries to expose Pacifica Northwest's fradulant claim that her great-grandfather was the founder of Gravity Falls, Mabel tries to prove that her silliness isn't bad.

Creature: Quentin Trembly in a block of Peanut Brittle

Guest stars: Jackie Buscarino as Pacifica Northwest and Thurop Van Orman as Lil' Gideon 
9"The Time Traveler's Pig"Aaron Springer & Joe PittAury Wallington & Alex HirschAugust 24, 2012 (2012-08-24)109[3]4.14[11]

Dipper uses a time machine to undo ruining his attempt to impress Wendy at a fair (and ensures Pacifica wins a pet pig instead of Mabel), but accidentally changes history for the worse.

Creature: `Blendin Blandin, Time Traveler

Guest stars: Justin Roiland as Blendin Blandin and Jackie Buscarino as Pacifica Northwest 
10"Fight Fighters"John AoshimaZach Paez & Alex HirschSeptember 14, 2012 (2012-09-14)1102.94[12]

When Robbie challenges Dipper in a fight, Dipper makes a character from an arcade game come to life, but Dipper must then stop him before he kills Robbie. Meanwhile, Mabel tries to cure Grunkle Stan of his fear of heights, but it ends up with him being cured and her being scared of heights. [13]

Creature: Rumble McSkirmish

Guest star: Brian Bloom as Rumble McSkirmish

Note: This episode features guest animation by pixel animator Paul Robertson.[14] 
11"Little Dipper"[15]Aaron Springer & Joe PittTim McKeonSeptember 28, 2012 (2012-09-28)111N/A

Grunkle Stan accidentally signs the Mystery Shack to Lil' Gideon, making Dipper and Mabel find a way to get their home back.

Guest star: Thurop Van Orman as Lil' Gideon 
12"Summerween"October 5, 2012 (2012-10-05)N/A
Dipper and Mabel are excited to join in on the fun when Grunkle Stan throws his annual Halloween in Summer. However, when Wendy casually mentions that trick-or-treating is for kids, Dipper's whole outlook on the evening changes. 


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