The BEST Episodes of Drake & Josh

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

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.

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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 8.87
95 votes
Writers: Eric Friedman
Paging Dr. Drake

#2 - Paging Dr. Drake

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 1, 2005

When Josh recieves a foot injury, his parents take him to the hospital. While at the hospital, Drake poses as a doctor to impress a bunch of nurses. Then another doctor comes in and thinks he is a famous doctor. Because of this, he has to perform a foot surgery. How can Drake escape without being revealed of breaking the law?

star 8.87
70 votes
The Storm

#3 - 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 8.81
108 votes
Josh Runs Into Oprah

#4 - 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 8.69
108 votes
The Foam Finger

#5 - The 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 8.68
106 votes
The Demonator

#6 - 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 8.67
129 votes

#7 - Helicopter

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 5, 2007

Drake wins a free skydive off a helicopter and sets off to do it despite his parents' wishes. Josh, being the good brother he is, tries to stop him, but ends up going along for the ride. This fun time in the sky becomes a true downer when they accidentally lose their pilot and things start spinning out of control.

star 8.65
80 votes
Blues Brothers

#8 - 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 8.63
110 votes
Directors: Fred Savage
Writers: Craig DiGregorio
The Mean Teacher

#9 - The 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 8.61
109 votes
Drew & Jerry

#10 - 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 8.55
107 votes
Directors: Steve Hoefer
Writers: Dan Schneider
Mindy Loves Josh

#11 - 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 8.54
95 votes
Eric Punches Drake

#12 - 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 8.52
102 votes
Vicious Tiberius

#13 - 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 8.50
101 votes
Number One Fan

#14 - Number One 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 8.49
116 votes
The Affair

#15 - 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 8.48
109 votes
Driver's License

#16 - Driver's 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 8.47
108 votes
The Great Doheny

#17 - 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 8.47
90 votes
Movie Job

#18 - 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 8.46
134 votes
Writers: Dan Schneider
Steered Straight

#19 - 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 8.46
125 votes
Tree House

#20 - Tree House

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 21, 2007

Drake, Josh, and Megan must rebuild a tree house that they accidentally destroyed

star 8.45
76 votes
Dance Contest

#21 - Dance Contest

Season 4 - Episode 20 - 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 8.43
79 votes
Really Big Shrimp (1)

#22 - Really Big Shrimp (1)

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 8.38
112 votes
Directors: Drake Bell
Smart Girl

#23 - 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 8.28
108 votes
The Bet

#24 - 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 8.27
157 votes
Directors: Steve Hoefner
Writers: George Doty
Megan's New Teacher

#25 - Megan's New Teacher

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 28, 2006

Josh nabs a student teaching job in Megan’s classroom where Drake discovers an amazing kid drummer. But when the class revolts against teen taskmaster Josh, Drake rushes in to help Megan discredit him -- perchance to snare the drummer for his band.

star 8.26
70 votes
Directors: Adam Weissman
Writers: George Doty IV