The BEST Episodes of Gidget
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2021
Network: ABC (US)
Surf-mad, boy-crazy Gidget's adventures in school, at home and on the beach form the basis of this 1960s series starring a young Sally Field.
#1 - A Hard Night's Night
Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Apr 7, 1966
Russ's friend moves into the Lawrence home, while he is away, to get some peace and quiet. Unfortunately Gidget comes home early from Larue's. With neither one knowing about the other they start to get scared about all the things going bump in the night.
#2 - In and Out with the In-Laws
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 3, 1966
Gidget meets Jeff's parents.
#3 - Daddy Come Home
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 6, 1965
Gidget becomes suspicious when she sees her dad with another woman.
#4 - Ring-a-Ding-Dingbat
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 24, 1966
Fab British singing duo The Dingbats come to town. Gidget wants to find out if she really digs the Dingbats or if it's just because grown-ups don't. She hatches an elaborate scheme to meet the Dingbatsâ€”but then causes so much trouble for ""the boys"" that the only way to fix it is for her and Larue to disguise themselves as The Dingbats!
#5 - Independence -- Gidget Style
Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Mar 17, 1966
Russ gets the idea that Gidget is working at a nightclub. When actually she's taken a job elsewhere to make enough money to buy him a birthday present.
#6 - I Have This Friend Who . . .
Season 1 - Episode 31 - Aired Apr 14, 1966
Gidget and her boyfriend try to discourage the boys father from going on dates with them.
#7 - Gidget Is a Proper Noun
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 27, 1965
One of Russ' old friends is now Gidget's English teacher.
#8 - In God, and Nobody Else, We Trust
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 22, 1965
Anne is worried because John goes to a luau with Gidget.
#9 - Gidget Gadget
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 13, 1965
Gidget attempts to get Anne and John to make-up.
#10 - My Ever Faithful Friend
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 24, 1965
Gidget thinks Russ and Larue are going to get together. Actually Larue is just getting help and advice from Russ.
#12 - The War Between Men, Women and Gidget
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 8, 1965
Gidget, her friends and the boys fight for possession of an isolated cove at the beach.
#13 - Gidget's Foreign Policy
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 15, 1965
Gidget tries to show a foreign girl the ""American way.""
#14 - I Love You, I Think
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 5, 1966
Gidget falls for a surfer who turns out to be her math teacher.
#15 - We Got Each Other
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 10, 1966
Gidget becomes jealous of her dad's dates.
#16 - Operation Shaggy Dog
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Feb 17, 1966
Gidget rallies to save the local burger joint.
#17 - One More for the Road
Season 1 - Episode 28 - Aired Mar 24, 1966
Gidget learns to drive for a new job.
#18 - Ask Helpful Hannah
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Mar 31, 1966
Gidget takes over writing for the school's advice column. She then gets caught up trying to put two lonely hearts together.
#19 - Image Scrimmage
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 3, 1965
Gidget has a crush on Larue's cousin.
#21 - A Hearse, a Hearse, My Kingdom for a Hearse
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 20, 1965
Gidget makes a deal with a surfer to buy his hearse so she can become more independent. However, after making a few payments the surfer sales it to a bunch of boys. Making her point about owning a small part of the hearse the boys decide to let her drive it, a very small part of the time. In the mean time she takes shop class at school to help with the upkeep of the hearse.
#22 - Is it Love or Symbiosis?
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 10, 1965
Gidget's meddling sister and brother-in-law convince her father he's too dependent on her. So he decides to send Gidget away to a private girl's school in Paris.
#23 - Now There's a Face
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 22, 1965
Gidget falls for a fashion photographer.
#24 - Like Voodoo
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 13, 1966
Gidget is voodoo'd by a fortune teller.