The Best Episodes Directed by Mel Ferber

Arnold's Bad Rep

#1 - Arnold's Bad Rep

Diff'rent Strokes Season 8 - Episode 10

Arnold succumbs to peer pressure and boasts he went "all the way" with his girlfriend, but his lie puts him in a more awkward position once the girl finds out about his claim to fame.

star 8.50
2 votes
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The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson

#2 - The Honorable Arnold J. Jackson

Diff'rent Strokes Season 7 - Episode 9

When Arnold is appointed judge of the school court, he is suddenly faced with jeopardizing a longtime friendship or losing a date with the school heartthrob--everyone has their day in court.

star 8.00
2 votes
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I Gotta Be Me

#3 - I Gotta Be Me

The Odd Couple Season 3 - Episode 15

Felix and Oscar seek group therapy to resolve their hostilities.

star 7.97
35 votes
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The Frog

#4 - The Frog

The Odd Couple Season 5 - Episode 3

Oscar loses Leonard's entry in a frog-jumping event.

star 7.92
36 votes
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All the Way

#5 - All the Way

Happy Days Season 1 - Episode 1

Potsie sets Richie up with a girl known to have a reputation. Richie doesn't get far with her but leads Fonzie and others to believe he did.

star 7.53
455 votes
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Murder on Ice

#6 - Murder on Ice

Quincy, M.E. Season 8 - Episode 19

Quincy and Emily receive the use of a Judge friends' mountain cabin for their honeymoon. They picture a long romantic week alone, skiing and sitting in front of an open log fire. When they arrive they are disappointed to find that there are other guests as well. All the guests are involved in law enforcement of some form or other and all know each other. They soon realize that the last time they saw each other al together was on when they all worked on the same case, a year ago. The man they all helped convict escaped jail and has never been heard of or seen since. When the judge doesn't arrive they all decide to go out looking for him in case there has been an accident. When they find his car, caught up in a snowdrift blocking the only way down the mountain, and his body inside it they all begin to worry whether the missing criminal is planning his revenge.

star 7.13
31 votes
Fonzie Drops In

#7 - Fonzie Drops In

Happy Days Season 1 - Episode 7

After taking a look at a B+ Potsie got on an exam, Fonzie decides to drop back into school. He asks Richie to do his homework and cheat for him.

star 7.12
189 votes
Psychic, Shmycic

#8 - Psychic, Shmycic

The Odd Couple Season 2 - Episode 23

Felix believes he can see the future and predicts a murder attempt on Oscar.

star 7.08
38 votes
The Skin Game

#9 - The Skin Game

Happy Days Season 1 - Episode 8

Richie and Potsie obtain fake identification cards in order to attend a burlesque show where Ralph says Bubbles McCall takes it all off.

star 6.99
147 votes
That Is the Army, Mrs. Madison

#10 - That Is the Army, Mrs. Madison

The Odd Couple Season 4 - Episode 7

Flashback Episode: Oscar gets married and spends the wedding night in the Army barracks.

star 6.94
34 votes
The Songwriter

#11 - The Songwriter

The Odd Couple Season 4 - Episode 8

Felix decides to write a song for Jaye P. Morgan.

star 6.45
62 votes
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The Hollywood Story

#12 - The Hollywood Story

The Odd Couple Season 5 - Episode 4

Felix becomes Oscar's agent, who lands a bit part in a movie.

star 6.24
34 votes
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A Different Drummer

#13 - A Different Drummer

The Odd Couple Season 4 - Episode 19

Felix tries to get his old college band on Monty Hall's nostalgia program.

star 6.18
34 votes
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The Odd Holiday

#14 - The Odd Holiday

The Odd Couple Season 4 - Episode 5

Flashback Episode: Felix attempts to salvage Oscar's marriage and ends up destroying his own marriage.

star 6.17
36 votes
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To Bowl or Not to Bowl

#15 - To Bowl or Not to Bowl

The Odd Couple Season 5 - Episode 2

Felix drops a bombshell when he refuses to participate in the championship bowling match.

star 6.03
36 votes
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Arnold Saves the Squirrel

#16 - Arnold Saves the Squirrel

Diff'rent Strokes Season 7 - Episode 14

When Sam visits a taping of "The Sandy Squirrel Show" he is overcome by the news his favorite television idol is about to be cancelled, but it's big brother Arnold to the rescue as he rallies the Boy Scouts of Manhattan to demand the Squirrel be given a reprieve.

star 6.00
1 votes
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So You Want to Be a Rock Star

#17 - So You Want to Be a Rock Star

Diff'rent Strokes Season 8 - Episode 8

A music instructor "backs up" Arnold after he claims to be an expert sax player in order to impress a girl.

star 6.00
1 votes
Sam's Big Brother

#18 - Sam's Big Brother

Diff'rent Strokes Season 8 - Episode 14

Arnold's preoccupation with girls and school leaves younger brother Sam alone and bored until Willis steps in, takes over as "big bro" and causes a row when Arnold decides to fight back for the title.

star 6.00
1 votes
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Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown

#19 - Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown

Diff'rent Strokes Season 8 - Episode 16

Sam's contempt for a classmate who incessantly insults and badgers him is pacified when he learns that the boy is an orphan who's jealous of Sam's "perfect" family life.

star 6.00
3 votes
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The Big Bribe

#20 - The Big Bribe

Diff'rent Strokes Season 8 - Episode 17

A date with a gorgeous girl has Arnold walking on a cloud, until he learns she was bribed by Willis to go out with him.

star 6.00
1 votes
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The Fat Farm

#21 - The Fat Farm

The Odd Couple Season 2 - Episode 8

Oscar and Felix check into a fat farm, but Oscar can't abide by its strict rules.

star 5.87
45 votes
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Oscar in Love

#22 - Oscar in Love

The Odd Couple Season 5 - Episode 12

Oscar wants to be a family man.

star 5.12
33 votes
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Tonsils

#23 - Tonsils

Diff'rent Strokes Season 7 - Episode 11

Drummond is a tower of strength for Sam as he prepares to have his tonsils removed, but what will happen when Drummond finds out he is to be Sam's roommate while having some "minor" knee surgery.

star 5.00
1 votes
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