The BEST Episodes of Hey Arnold!
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 31, 2019
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.
#2 - Hey Harold!
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Oct 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.
#3 - 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.
#4 - Suspended
Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 26, 2000
Harold is suspended and will do anything to get back into school.
#5 - Family Man
Season 5 - Episode 28 - Aired Jun 1, 2002
Mr. Hyunh has Arnold pretending to be his son for his new employer.
#6 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - Olga Gets Engaged
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 16, 1998
Olga brings home her surprise fiancee who wins everyone over except Helga.
#11 - 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.
#12 - Stuck in a Tree
Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 5, 2001
Arnold gets stuck in a tree with Harold and Eugene.
#13 - 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!
#14 - 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'.
#15 - Rhonda Goes Broke
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 5, 2001
Rhonda's family goes broke and they move into the boarding house.
#19 - 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.
#20 - Ghost Bride
Season 5 - Episode 33 - Aired Nov 11, 2003
In his urban legend, he tells the story of the ghost bride, and how she murdered her husband after he left her for her sister. Turns out she's buried in the cemetery near the gang's neighborhood. She comes back from the dead every anniversary of the murders. Arnold, Gerald, Eugene, Harold, and Stinky are scared twice by Helga and Curly, by them pretending to be the ghost of Cynthia Snell, the Ghost Bride.
#21 - Big Sis
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 18, 2000
Olga gets into a 'Big Sis' program, but her 'Lil' Sis' is Lila.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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?
#24 - 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.