Dennis the Menace

The BEST episodes of Dennis the Menace

Every episode of Dennis the Menace ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dennis the Menace!

There were 146 B&W episodes that portrayed Dennis as the helpful menace that caused chaos. Dennis lived at 627 Elm Street next door to his best friend Mr. Wilson. Although Mr. Wilson did not consider himself to be Dennis' best friend. Dennis always was there to help Mr. Wilson whether he wanted the help or not. Joseph Kearns played Mr. Wilson until his death in 1962. He was the perfect Mr. Wilson. He was persnickety, a perfectionist, highly intelligent and best of all, he still liked Dennis in spite of his helpful misadventures.

Last Updated: 10/16/2022Network:CBS
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Dennis at Boot Camp
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#1 - Dennis at Boot Camp

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/25/1962

Mr. Wilson's nephew visits him and gives Mr. Wilson and Dennis a ride in his navy truck and then Mr. wilson and Dennis get trapped on the navy base.

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Paint-up, Clean-up Week
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2 votes

#2 - Paint-up, Clean-up Week

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/1960

Dennis wants to help out for Paint-up, Clean-up week. So Mr. Wilson gives Dennis a bucket of red paint to paint his wagon with. Dennis however also decides to paint the street curve by Mr. Wilson's house and Mr. Wilson gets blamed for it.

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The Lucky Rabbit's Foot
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#3 - The Lucky Rabbit's Foot

Season 4 - Episode 34 - Aired 5/26/1963

Dennis has what he thinks is a lucky rabbit's foot, Mr. Wilson tricks Dennis into letting him borrow it because he thinks it will bring him good luck.

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Hawaiian Love Song
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#4 - Hawaiian Love Song

Season 4 - Episode 33 - Aired 5/19/1963

Mr. Wilson is planning to take Mrs. Wilson to Hawaii. But when Mr. Wilson has the plane tickets mailed to the Mitchell's, Alice thinks Henry is taking her to Hawaii.

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The Lost Dog
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#5 - The Lost Dog

Season 4 - Episode 31 - Aired 5/5/1963

Mr. Wilson takes in a stray dog he believes is worth a 100 dollar reward.

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Never Say Dye
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1 votes

#6 - Never Say Dye

Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired 4/28/1963

Mr. Wilson attempts to dye his hair in order to look younger for an actress he is interviewing for her life story. However, the dye made his hair look worse and so he cons Henry into taking his place which end in a bunch of tangled webs.

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The Uninvited Guest
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#7 - The Uninvited Guest

Season 4 - Episode 27 - Aired 4/7/1963

Dennis stays at the Wilson's house overnight while his parents are out of town which turns out to be a long night for everyone with different incidents.

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My Four Boys
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#8 - My Four Boys

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/17/1963

Mr. Wilson enters a contest that requires having children, so he passes Dennis and his friends off as his kids.

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Wilson's Allergy
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1 votes

#9 - Wilson's Allergy

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/3/1963

Mr. Wilson is convinced that he is allergic to Dennis because he sneezes every time Dennis is around. It is later discovered that it was only the hair tonic that Dennis had been using what was causing Mr. Wilson's allergies.

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The Big Basketball Game
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#10 - The Big Basketball Game

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/24/1963

Dennis and his friends help a boy who is poor and feels that he doesn't fit in prepare for and play in the school basketball game.

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Dennis Goes to Washington
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#11 - Dennis Goes to Washington

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/17/1963

Dennis is appointed by the Mayor to go to Washington and ask the Senater to pass a bill for a national Forest.

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Dennis, the Rain Maker
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#12 - Dennis, the Rain Maker

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/27/1963

Dennis and his friends do an indian rain dance to try to get Henry out of playing golf with his boss.

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Wilson's Little White Lie
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#13 - Wilson's Little White Lie

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/20/1963

Mr. Wilson tells Dennis he isn't feeling well to get Dennis to leave him alone and then Dennis tells the whole neighborhood, So they all think that Mr. Wilson is very sick.

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Junior Astronaut
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#14 - Junior Astronaut

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/13/1963

Dennis' School has a contest that any student who collects the most stamps wins a trip to Cape Canaveral and meet an Astronaut. Unfortunately, Dennis comes down with the chicken pox right when he is about to win.

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My Uncle Ned
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#15 - My Uncle Ned

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/6/1963

Mr. Wilson has written a book on his Uncle Ned's life for his publisher. Uncle Ned however does not want the book to be published So Mr. Wilson goes up to Uncle Ned's house to try and reason with him. The only thing is that Uncle ned has gone down to Mr. Wilson's house to talk with him as well. Now it is up to Dennis to try and keep Uncle Ned from meeting the publisher until Mr. Wilson can return home again.

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Dennis and the Hermit
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#16 - Dennis and the Hermit

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/30/1962

Dennis visits a hermit out in the woods, Mr. Wilson thinks that he fought in the civil war, so he tries to get his life story.

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Jane Butterfield Says
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#17 - Jane Butterfield Says

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/23/1962

Mr. Wilson is doing a column for the newspaper that he thinks will have every single women in town happily Married. However, it ends up getting Sgt. Mooney in a love triangle with Miss Cathcart and Miss Tarbell.

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Wilson's Second Childhood
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#18 - Wilson's Second Childhood

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/16/1962

Mr. Wilson hangs out and plays with Dennis and his friends the whole day to gather information for a magazine article of what young children do in this day and age.

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Henry's New Job
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#19 - Henry's New Job

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/1962

Henry is thinking of getting a new job which takes place neer the Asian river. Dennis does what he can to prevent it including running away from home.

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The Creature with the Big Feet
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#20 - The Creature with the Big Feet

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/3/1963

Mr. Wilson thinks he has discovered big-foot prints in his yard which end with hilarity results.

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The Fishing Trip
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33 votes

#21 - The Fishing Trip

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/18/1959

Mr. Wilson and Dennis' father plan a secret early-morning fishing trip without Dennis, but he suspects something is afoot due to various clues they leave. Their sleep the night before is disrupted by Dennis' restless curiosity.

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The New Principal
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2 votes

#22 - The New Principal

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/11/1962

Dennis gets a new Principal, Mr. Spivey who is very strict at his school. Mr. Spivey and Dennis get off on the wrong foot at first However, Johnny Brady takes note of that and because he wants to be on the pitcher on the school baseball team. So, he sets Dennis up by drawling a picture on the back of his paper making fun Mr. Spivey's height. When Mr. Spivey finds it he naturally assumes Dennis is the one that drew it so he punishes Dennis by kicking him off the baseball team and keeping him after school. As the news travels Mr. Wilson, Mr. Quigley and Mr. Finch all go to the school a few minutes apart and talk to Mr. Spivey each claiming to be Henry Mitchell to stand up for Dennis. Mr. Spivey gets confused but soon realizes he misjudged Dennis and ends up apologizing and putting Dennis back on the school baseball team.

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Dennis' Garden
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5 votes

#23 - Dennis' Garden

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/1959

Dennis mistakes Mr. Wilson's dahlia bulbs for sweet potatoes, and, after his bedtime, he switches the sweet potatoes for dahlia bulbs.

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Dennis Goes to the Movies
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9.24
41 votes

#24 - Dennis Goes to the Movies

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/1959

Dennis successfully eludes a babysitter and sneaks out of the house to go to a cowboy movie that his parents are also attending.

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The New Neighbors
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2 votes

#25 - The New Neighbors

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/1959

Dennis helps Mr. Wilson sell a neighbor's house.

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