Hey Arnold!

The BEST episodes of Hey Arnold!

Every episode of Hey Arnold! ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hey Arnold!!

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.

Last Updated: 8/17/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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Cool Party
star
10.86
7 votes

#1 - Cool Party

Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired 11/2/1998

Rhonda has a party and only invites the cool kids. Arnold attends, but realises her party is only for snobs. He leaves and has his own party with his buddies and eventually Rhonda realises that 'geek' is cooler than 'cool.'

Directors: Dan Povenmire
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Polishing Rhonda
star
10.43
7 votes

#2 - Polishing Rhonda

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 9/25/1999

After Rhonda and Patty get in a fight, both of their parents send them to polishing school, but it appears that Patty will graduate before Rhonda.

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Rhonda Goes Broke
star
9.83
87 votes

#3 - Rhonda Goes Broke

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/5/2001

Rhonda's family goes broke and they move into the boarding house.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Curly's Girl
star
9.67
82 votes

#4 - Curly's Girl

Season 5 - Episode 30 - Aired 10/14/2002

Curly gets Rhonda to act like his girlfriend after something happens to Rhonda's Mothers' fur coat.

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Rhonda's Glasses
star
9.59
88 votes

#5 - Rhonda's Glasses

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 12/7/1997

Rhonda fails her eye test and has to wear glasses, a major fashion no no in her books. Immediately, she is labelled a geek and hangs out with the geeky kids.

Directors: Larry Leichliter
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Married
star
9.46
26 votes

#6 - Married

Season 5 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/11/2002

Rhonda uses a folding paper fortune teller to see who will marry who, and Arnold and Helga get paired up, causing them to both dream what life would be like married to each other.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Crabby Author
star
9.08
36 votes

#7 - Crabby Author

Season 3 - Episode 34 - Aired 12/28/1998

Arnold has to do a book report, and he decides to do it on his favorite author, Agitha Cawfield, but he sees her bad side when she is very crabby & rude to him.

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Eugene Goes Bad
star
8.86
14 votes

#8 - Eugene Goes Bad

Season 2 - Episode 32 - Aired 1/4/1998

Eugene is gutted when he finds out that his favourite movie star doesn't do his own stunts. Arnold tries to cheer his mate up.

Directors: Tuck Tucker
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24 Hours to Live
star
8.33
6 votes

#9 - 24 Hours to Live

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 2/3/1997

In this remake of the original pilot, Arnold accidentally knocks Harold out during a baseball game, and the bully gives Arnold 24 hours to live before he beats him to a pulp.

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Veterans Day
star
8.25
12 votes

#10 - Veterans Day

Season 4 - Episode 29 - Aired 11/6/1999

While Grandpa, Arnold, Mr. Johanssen, and Gerald go on a trip, Grandpa tells Arnold that he single-handedly won World War 1, and Gerald doesn't understand why his Father was only a paper-pusher in Vietnam.

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Hey Harold!
star
8.12
8 votes

#11 - Hey Harold!

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 10/21/1998

Harold is invited to Rhonda's party, though he does not want to go as he thinks nobody will dance with him. While there, he dances with and befriends the female bully, Big Patty, who also had nobody to dance with. The two spend the next day together hanging out, much to the teasing of Stinky and Sid, who begin to tease him by saying he has a crush on her. They already tease Big Patty for being "big and dumb", which upsets Harold.

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Helga on the Couch
star
8.00
8 votes

#12 - Helga on the Couch

Season 4 - Episode 30 - Aired 12/4/1999

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.

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Family Man
star
8.00
8 votes

#13 - Family Man

Season 5 - Episode 28 - Aired 6/1/2002

Mr. Hyunh has Arnold pretending to be his son for his new employer.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Ernie in Love
star
7.89
18 votes

#14 - Ernie in Love

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/26/2000

Ernie starts dating a tall model, but she doesn't want to continue dating him because of his height.

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A Day in the Life of a Classroom
star
7.86
7 votes

#15 - A Day in the Life of a Classroom

Season 5 - Episode 36 - Aired 11/15/2003

After Mr. Simmons wins an award, a TV station does a documentary on how he teaches.

Directors: Frank Weiss
Biosquare
star
7.86
7 votes

#16 - Biosquare

Season 3 - Episode 33 - Aired 12/7/1998

Helga and Arnold locked in a greenhouse together for 24 hours? Now THERE'S a science fair project! They should both get a great grade on it - if they don't kill each other first.

Quantity Time
star
7.85
13 votes

#17 - Quantity Time

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 11/30/1997

Miriam decides to visit her mum because Big Bob and Helga are on holiday at the same time. What that means is that father and daughter must spend some 'quantity time' together. Problem is that both of them just seem to rub each other up the wrong way.

Directors: Steve Socki
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Arnold's Christmas
star
7.83
18 votes

#18 - Arnold's Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 12/14/1996

Arnold tries to find Mr. Hyunh's daughter (who was separated from him during the final days of the Vietnam War) as he carries out his duty as Mr. Hyunh's secret Santa. Meanwhile, Helga must choose between a Christmas present for herself (Nancy Spumoni boots) and the perfect gift for Arnold.

Directors: Jamie Mitchell
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Weird Cousin
star
7.80
10 votes

#19 - Weird Cousin

Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired 10/9/1999

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.

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Big Sis
star
7.79
14 votes

#20 - Big Sis

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/28/1998

Olga gets into a 'Big Sis' program, but her 'Lil' Sis' is Lila.

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Arnold's Valentine
star
7.78
9 votes

#21 - Arnold's Valentine

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired 2/10/1997

Arnold gets a date with both Ruth (The girl he likes) and Cecile (his pen pal, who's actually Helga in disguise), but later the real Cecile shows up.

Directors: Jamie Mitchell
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Wheezin' Ed
star
7.78
18 votes

#22 - Wheezin' Ed

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 12/23/1996

Arnold convinces the gang to go to Elk Island, where, unknown to them, two men are plotting a counterfeit coin scheme.

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Suspended
star
7.77
13 votes

#23 - Suspended

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/26/2000

Harold is suspended and will do anything to get back into school.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Partners
star
7.75
4 votes

#24 - Partners

Season 2 - Episode 37 - Aired 1/18/1998

When the legendary musical duo of Dino and Don Spumoni split up, they each move into the boarding house (unknown to each other). So it's up to Arnold and Gerald to restore harmony...

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Eugene, Eugene!
star
7.73
11 votes

#25 - Eugene, Eugene!

Season 5 - Episode 33 - Aired 1/28/2003

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.

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