The BEST Episodes of Hey Arnold!
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020
The adventures of a daydreaming, jazz-loving, football-headed 9-year-old, who lives in a boarding house with his grandparents and some eccentric boarders, encounters life in the city with his best friend Gerald, a loofah-haired kid, who is the keeper of the urban tales and coolest kid in class; and Helga, who torments him, but loves him secretly.
#1 - School Play
Season 3 - Episode 37 - Aired Mar 8, 1999
To kiss Arnold, Helga schemes for the part of Juliet in the school play.
#2 - Weird Cousin
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Oct 9, 1999
Arnold has to hang around with his boring and odd cousin, Arnie, but Arnold starts to get angry when Lila and Arnie fall in love with each other.
#3 - Egg Story
Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 11, 1999
Arnold and Helga get paired up to raise an egg for school, but they end up losing it when they left it on the bus.
#5 - Olga Gets Engaged
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 16, 1998
Olga brings home her surprise fiancee who wins everyone over except Helga.
#7 - New Bully on the Block
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 12, 2000
The kids must face two bullies when a new kid, Ludwig, returns and wants the vacant lot for himself.
#8 - Stuck in a Tree
Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 5, 2001
Arnold gets stuck in a tree with Harold and Eugene.
#9 - Helga's Boyfriend
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Dec 14, 1997
Imagine a romantic triangle between Helga, Stinky, and Arnold! Helga hires Stinky as her boyfriend to make Arnold jealous. But the plan backfires, and now Stinky is getting help from Arnold to win Helga back!
#10 - Eating Contest
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Dec 7, 1997
Arnold follows in his Grandpa's footsteps and competes in the annual block party eating contest. After much munching Old Football Head goes stomach to stomach with eating legend Seymour 'The Disposal'.
#11 - Rhonda Goes Broke
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 5, 2001
Rhonda's family goes broke and they move into the boarding house.
#12 - Road Trip
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 30, 1998
Helga and Miriam get stuck on the road together with no money. They get to know one another and Miriam saves the day when she wins a mechanical bull-riding competition.
#16 - Magic Show
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Feb 3, 1997
Arnold has a magic show and he makes a disappearing act and uses Helga as the person disappearing. Helga decides to play a trick and literally disappears. She bumps into a pole and has a dream on how the world would have been if she's gone.
#17 - Eugene, Eugene!
Season 5 - Episode 33 - Aired Jan 28, 2003
Eugene gets the lead role in the school musical 'Eugene, Eugene'. But the play director cuts the parts that Eugene is a hero, and makes the parts look like he is a loser.
#18 - Big Sis
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 18, 2000
Olga gets into a 'Big Sis' program, but her 'Lil' Sis' is Lila.
#20 - Gerald Moves Out
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 16, 1997
Being the middle child in his family, Gerald is feeling so neglected. So he decides to move into the Sunset Arms, where he learns that living alone isn't what it's cracked up to be.
#21 - Crush on Teacher
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Dec 14, 1997
Miss Slovak is sick, and Arnold has a major crush on Miss Felter, the substitute teacher. But what will he do now that Gerald has found out that Miss Felter has a major crush on HIM?
#22 - Helga on the Couch
Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired Dec 4, 1999
When a psychologist comes to PS 118, she notices Helga's behavior, so she calls Helga for a session. Reluctantly, she goes, and tells this psychologist about her life and how she behaved this way... Eventually, Helga ends up telling the psychologist her feelings about Arnold and gains a trust with Dr. Bliss.
#23 - Phoebe's Little Problem
Season 5 - Episode 38 - Aired Jun 8, 2004
Phoebe gets embarrassed after she 'passes gas' in front of a microphone.
#24 - Gerald's Game
Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 27, 2002
Gerald is involved with his new favorite game which Arnold dislikes.