The BEST episodes directed by Katherine Dieckmann

4 votes

#1 - Allnighter

The Adventures of Pete & Pete - Season 3 - Episode 8

Little Pete, Monica, and Wayne get trapped in the school after it closes and are stuck for the night. They attempt to elude a fearsome school legend, who they are eventually forced to confront.

Time Tunnel
7 votes

#2 - Time Tunnel

The Adventures of Pete & Pete - Season 2 - Episode 5

On the day that Daylight Saving Time ends in the fall, the Petes celebrate the extra hour by taking advantage of the "time warp" to do something momentous. This year, however, Big Pete is overcome by hormones and asks Ellen out on an official date. He enlists the help of his nemesis, "Endless" Mike Hellstrom, to help the date go smoothly. Mike lends Big Pete his customized Ford Mustang convertible and teaches him the nuances of dating. When things don't work out right, Big Pete is forced to use the power of the time warp to fix things with Ellen before their friendship is lost forever.

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Day of the Dot
46 votes

#3 - Day of the Dot

The Adventures of Pete & Pete - Season 1 - Episode 2

Ellen is chosen to be the dot of the 'I' in the upcoming band performance. After spending more time with her partner than Pete, Pete gets jealous.

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The Nightcrawlers
76 votes

#4 - The Nightcrawlers

The Adventures of Pete & Pete - Season 1 - Episode 3

Pete is mad at his Mom about his bed time.So he, Artie, and other friends attempt to brake the world record of how many days can you go without sleeping. Only one kid will survive with help from the person he is mad at in the first place.

Crisis in the Love Zone
3 votes

#5 - Crisis in the Love Zone

The Adventures of Pete & Pete - Season 3 - Episode 6

Spring fever hits Wellsville hard and everyone begins dropping like flies. Big Pete is smitten by a star member of the tennis team, Ellen realizes her true feelings for him, and Pit Stain is head over heals for Nona. Little Pete falls for Eunice Puell, the mail lady, despite his most sincere efforts to avoid love through his mantra, "Love bites." Nona is the last to go, finally falling for Little Pete. The results of this immense love web build toward a climax.

10 votes

#6 - X=Why?

The Adventures of Pete & Pete - Season 2 - Episode 8

Ellen, fed up with algebra word problems, asks the question high school teachers dread most: "Why (do we have to know this)?" Her inquiry spreads like wildfire throughout the school and soon students are rebelling against the textbook knowledge forced upon them in every class. Ellen realizes that things have gone too far when math teacher Ms. Fingerwood disappears, and she desperately tries to put things right.