The Best Episodes of Girl Meets World
Last Updated: May 10, 2019
Based on ABC's hugely popular 1993-2000 sitcom, this new comedy, set in New York City, will tell the wonderfully funny, heartfelt stories that "Boy Meets World" is renowned for – only this time from a tween girl's perspective – as the curious and bright 7th grader Riley Matthews and her quick-witted friend Maya Hart embark on an unforgettable middle school experience. But their plans for a carefree year will be adjusted slightly under the watchful eyes of Riley's parents – dad Cory, who's also a faculty member (and their new History teacher), and mom Topanga, who owns a trendy afterschool hangout that specializes in pudding.
#1 - Girl Meets the New Year
Season 2 - Episode 25
Farkle tells Riley that she has until midnight on New Year’s Eve to tell everyone how she really feels about Lucas.
#3 - Girl Meets Home for the Holidays
Season 1 - Episode 16
The Matthews clan hosts holiday dinner; Riley's grandparents and her Uncle Joshua come over, while Topanga stresses about her cooking skills; Corey's best friend Shawn sees his likeness in Maya and bonds with Riley.
#4 - Girl Meets the Forgiveness Project
Season 2 - Episode 23
When the class receives an assignment about forgiveness, Maya writes to her father in an attempt to forgive him for leaving and Riley tries to let go of the fact that Auggie destroyed something important to her.
#5 - Girl Meets Brother
Season 1 - Episode 15
Cory and Topanga are going out to celebrate their anniversary and decide to let Riley babysit Auggie for the first time. She enlists Maya's help, which leads Auggie to rebel against the girls.
#6 - Girl Meets Crazy Hat
Season 1 - Episode 10
Cory divides his class into two fake companies for a lesson, one driven by profits and the other by making people happy. Meanwhile, Riley and Maya encounter a lady in the subway who is quite different than they first perceive her to be.
#8 - Girl Meets Pluto
Season 2 - Episode 4
Cory, Topanga, Shawn, Riley and Maya travel to Philadelphia to dig up a time capsule that Cory, Topanga and Shawn buried 15 years ago which prompts the kids decide to create and bury one of their own.
#10 - Girl Meets The Forgotten
Season 1 - Episode 12
When the kids are assigned a special lesson on appreciation, Riley and Maya are forced to work in the school cafeteria while Lucas and Farkle are assigned janitorial duty.
#12 - Girl Meets First Date
Season 1 - Episode 20
Lucas asks for Cory’s permission to go on a date with Riley, to which he agrees as long as Maya and Farkle go with them.
#14 - Girl Meets Hurricane
Season 2 - Episode 8
Cory and Shawn take the girls out for a fun night, but just as Maya feels closer to Shawn, someone from his past comes back into his life and risks ruining everything.
#15 - Girl Meets Friendship
Season 1 - Episode 14
When Cory teaches his class about various forms of government, Lucas, Riley and Farkle decide to run against each other for 7th-grade class president.
#16 - Girl Meets The New Teacher
Season 2 - Episode 10
A new teacher is hired and uses non-traditional ways of learning to engage the students, and the principal does not agree. Cory defends the teacher, which ultimately gets him in trouble too.
#19 - Girl Meets I Am Farkle
Season 2 - Episode 15
Riley, Maya and Lucas emphasize the beauty of being unique as they rally around their friend Farkle Minkus, who may be on the autism spectrum. Meanwhile, his friendship with another student, Smackle, grows fonder.
#20 - Girl Meets Father
Season 1 - Episode 4
Cory struggles with Riley growing up when he learns she'd rather go to the school dance then participate in their yearly tradition of riding the Coney Island roller coaster. Simultaneously, he is dealing with the outcome of giving Maya an "F."
#21 - Girl Meets Flaws
Season 1 - Episode 13
A classmate teases Farkle for being different and not fitting in with the crowd. Hurt and confused, he stops going to class until Riley, Maya and Lucas rally him to show their classmates how to respect each other's uniqueness and show compassion to those who need it, no matter who they are.
#22 - Girl Meets Rileytown
Season 2 - Episode 17
After Maya hurts Riley's feelings, the group learns that Riley is overly sensitive because another classmate is making fun of her. Riley's friends encourage her to like herself for who she is.
#25 - Girl Meets Semi-Formal
Season 2 - Episode 13
Riley is asked to the semi-formal dance by a classmate named Charlie and is torn whether to go with him or Lucas. Meanwhile, Cory’s brother Eric is paid a visit from an old friend, Jack Hunter.