The BEST Episodes of Drake and Josh

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2020

Network: Nickelodeon

15-year-old Drake and Josh are schoolmates, but not close friends. Drake views Josh as weird and a bit of a goof. So, imagine Drake's shock when he finds out that this "goof" is about to become his new step-brother and roommate when his mother marries Josh's father. A spin off of The Amanda Show.

Honor Council

#1 - Honor Council

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 28, 2004

Drake is accused of parking Mrs. Hafer's car in the middle of her classroom. Drake and Josh must go in front of the school's Honor Council to prove Drake is innocent.

star 8.88
81 votes
Writers: Eric Friedman
Blues Brothers

#2 - Blues Brothers

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 12, 2004

Josh is confident about when Walter chooses him to be his co-weatherman. That is, until Megan reminds Josh of his uncontrolable twitch. So Josh twitches in front of the whole world and becomes the laughing stock of San Diego. Meanwhile, Drake is determined to win the talent show for the third year in a row but finds it challenging when he rivals with an acappella group.

star 8.65
98 votes
Directors: Fred Savage
Writers: Craig DiGregorio
The Demonator

#3 - The Demonator

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 25, 2006

A new roller coaster is coming out called, the Demonator. Drake and Josh want to be there the first day it opens. But when they get in line, their wild adventure starts.

star 8.64
115 votes
The Storm

#4 - The Storm

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 7, 2007

The whole gang has gathered at Drake and Josh's house before Drake's big concert, but thanks to Walter's poor weather predictions they end up stuck in the house due to severe rain. Sure, it's raining outside, but the real storm for Drake to weather is when his new girlfriend meets his exes.

star 8.64
98 votes
Mindy Loves Josh

#5 - Mindy Loves Josh

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2006

Mindy tells Josh that she loves him and Josh slams the door in her face and runs to Drake, but Drake tells Josh that she is just trying to distract him so she can win the Science Fair.

star 8.64
86 votes
Dance Contest

#6 - Dance Contest

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 16, 2007

Josh decides to enter a local dance contest, but when Drake realizes he's going to fail gym, he has to enter in order to receive high school credit. So he steals Josh's dance partner, and that's when things start to go wrong.

star 8.62
68 votes
Mean Teacher

#7 - Mean Teacher

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 26, 2004

Drake has a girlfriend named Kelly who has a laughing problem. He really wants to break up with her, but can't. The reason why is because she is the daughter of Drake's mean teacher, Mrs. Hayfer, who threatens him with summer school if he breaks up with her daughter. Meanwhile, Josh gets a very ugly shirt which he claims as good luck.

star 8.57
95 votes
The Great Doheny

#8 - The Great Doheny

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 12, 2006

Drake and Josh meet, "The Great Doheny", and find out that he relies on his new friends a little too much because he has lost everything including his career. In an attempt to get his career back for him, Drake and Josh find themselves in a tough situation.

star 8.57
81 votes
Foam Finger

#9 - Foam Finger

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 8, 2005

When Drake and Josh remember they got in a fight several years ago at a San Diego Padres game, they realize they fought each other. Then they spend the next few days fighting over who started the fight.

star 8.55
95 votes
Drivers License

#10 - Drivers License

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 12, 2004

Walter is really excited when his two sons are getting their driver's licenses. He made a rule with his sons, if they get one traffic ticket, he'll take their license away. The problem is, Josh gets his license and Drake doesn't. So when Josh runs a stop sign and gets a ticket, Drake pays for the ticket and doesn't tell Walter. Drake uses this to his advantage and blackmails Josh into driving him to unnecessary places.

star 8.51
97 votes
Josh Runs Into Oprah

#11 - Josh Runs Into Oprah

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2006

Josh is jazzed at the prospect of meeting his TV idol when Drake gets tickets to “Oprah” for his birthday, but delight turns to dismay in the studio parking lot.

star 8.49
95 votes
Movie Job

#12 - Movie Job

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 28, 2004

Josh and Drake both get a job at the movie theater. Josh does a bunch of work, but Drake slacks off and gets all the credit. When Drake becomes Josh's boss, Josh is fed up, because he was doing all of Drake's work for him.

star 8.49
121 votes
Writers: Dan Schneider
#1 Fan

#13 - #1 Fan

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 19, 2004

An obsessed fan is in love with Drake. She loves him so much, she says she's going to marry him and won't leave Drake a moments peace. So Drake must get this #1 fan to stop embarrassing him and ruining his life. Meanwhile, Josh becomes the new chief of the campfire kids but finds it tricky to deal with kids.

star 8.48
101 votes
Eric Punches Drake

#14 - Eric Punches Drake

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 18, 2007

After accidentally punching Drake in school, Eric becomes very popular. Meanwhile, Josh thinks that Mindy has a new boyfriend.

star 8.47
93 votes
Drew & Jerry

#15 - Drew & Jerry

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 24, 2004

Drake is getting tired of hanging around with Josh all the time. So Josh finds a friend named Drew who looks just like Drake. Drake feels he is being left out because of Drew, so he finds his own friend named Jerry who looks and acts like Josh.

star 8.47
94 votes
Directors: Steve Hoefer
Writers: Dan Schneider
The Affair

#16 - The Affair

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 21, 2005

When Walter is always coming home late and talking to another woman, Drake and Josh believe Walter is cheating on Audrey and they start snooping. Drake and Josh try all types of plans to keep them together.

star 8.33
98 votes
Vicious Tiberius

#17 - Vicious Tiberius

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 1, 2006

Mrs. Hayfer needs a house sitter for the weekend and it's the boys to the rescue, but all doesn't go according to plan when they meet Tiberius, a vicious dog with an appetite for… Drake and Josh?! Walter is exercising for the mile run against another weather man.

star 8.32
90 votes
Smart Girl

#18 - Smart Girl

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 25, 2004

Drake meets a smart girl from school named Michelle that he really likes. Now, Drake is not the smartest kid in school, so he gets Josh to teach him things to impress Michelle. But things go too far when he accidentally says yes to an offer of joining the Academic Team. Meanwhile, Josh has had enough with Megan's pranks and tries to get back at her.

star 8.31
98 votes
The Bet

#19 - The Bet

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 14, 2004

Drake and Josh make a bet to swear off junk food (Drake) and Video Games (Josh). Megan makes both of them swear to dye their hair pink (whoever loses). When Drake and Josh's mom and dad discover them making a bet, they make a bet as well. When things get crazy, Drake and Josh can't hold onto their bet much longer and decide to break it.

star 8.29
146 votes
Directors: Steve Hoefner
Writers: George Doty
Dr. Phyllis Show

#20 - Dr. Phyllis Show

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 8, 2006

Drake and Josh go on the Dr. Phyliss Show and relive some of their most outlandish moments. Some will jab at your funny bone, while others will tug on your heart strings.

star 8.28
83 votes
Directors: Steve Hoefer
Writers: Anthony Del Broccolo, Eric Friedman
Really Big Shrimp

#21 - Really Big Shrimp

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 3, 2007

Drake gets a music deal to perform a song for a commercial, but Josh manages to screw it up by signing over creative control. Meanwhile, Helen, without warning, names Mindy assistant manager as she prepares for her wedding, upsetting Josh, who has wanted the job for a long time.

star 8.27
105 votes
Directors: Drake Bell
Steered Straight

#22 - Steered Straight

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 11, 2007

After the boys get in trouble for using Fake ID's Audrey and Walter fear they will fall to a life of crime and sign them up for a “Steered Straight” program, but things start skidding out-of-control when a real criminal befriends them.

star 8.26
117 votes
Girl Power

#23 - Girl Power

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 15, 2005

Mindy invites Josh over to her house for dinner and to meet her parents, but things don't go well. Josh hosts another dinner at his house to try and impress Mindy's parents to make up for last time. He asks Drake to not mess up his date. Meanwhile Drake and his new girlfriend, Lucy, wrestle to see who is tougher, to prove that some girls are tougher than boys.

star 8.21
57 votes
Directors: Steve Hoefer
Writers: Jake Farrow

#24 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 11, 2004

Drake and Josh both find out that Drake's Mom, and Josh's Dad, get married to each other unexpectedly. Drake finds it completely wrong. And Josh on the other hand is really excited. Right as Drake things his life is miserable, things get better. He discovers that Josh is actually Miss Nancy, a person who gives advice in the school newspaper. After reading one of Josh's Miss Nancy letters, Drake discovers that Tiffany (the girl he likes) is having trouble with her boyfriend. Drake uses this advantage to go on a date with her. But Tiffany's real boyfriend gets things confused, and thinks Josh is dating Tiffany! Now Josh must study to be excellent at karate before Tiffany's boyfriend scars him for life.

star 8.21
255 votes
Writers: Dan Schneider

#25 - Guitar

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 21, 2004

Drake is so excited when Megan wins a radio contest, and the prize is tickets to the Zero Gravity concert and a guitar signed by Devan Malone, the head guitarist of Zero Gravity. The best part is, Megan lets Drake have the prize! Drake is so obsessed with this guitar. When Josh accidentally sets the guitar on fire, he must come up with a way to replace it before Drake becomes insane forever. Meanwhile, Walter tries to spend quality time with Drake, but everytime Walter tries to go for it, Drake is doing something important.

star 8.19
81 votes
Writers: Dan Schneider