Hey Arnold!

The WORST episodes of Hey Arnold!

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 5/24/2022Network: Nickelodeon
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Girl Trouble
star
6.00
6 votes

#1 - Girl Trouble

Season 3 - Episode 36 - Aired 1/4/1999

Arnold, Gerald, Helga, and Pheobe are all chosen to work together on a History project, and Helga and Arnold pour pain on each other. Grandpa tells Arnold about his share of girl trouble with his now wife, Gertrude.

Dino Checks Out
star
6.00
1 votes

#2 - Dino Checks Out

Season 4 - Episode 31 - Aired 12/11/1999

The rock legend Dino Spumoni is pronounced dead, but when he comes to hide in the boarding house, Arnold convinces him to tell the truth. He does reveal that he is still alive, and puts on a concert.

Directors: Frank Weiss
Chocolate Turtles
star
6.20
10 votes

#3 - Chocolate Turtles

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/5/1999

Arnold and Gerald try selling chocolate turtles for a profit, but Timberly eats all fouth boxes of them, and they have to get money so they don't get in trouble with the Camp Fire Lass.

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Grandpa's Birthday
star
6.33
15 votes

#4 - Grandpa's Birthday

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 9/30/1998

Grandpa thinks he's going to die soon because no one in his family ever made it past his age. He prepares to die, and Arnold tries to convince him that life is still worth living.

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Love and Cheese
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6.33
15 votes

#5 - Love and Cheese

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/7/1999

Arnold takes Lila to the Cheese Festival, and he tries ways so she will 'like like' him, but Helga is there to stop them in their tracks ever step of the way.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Oskar Gets a Job
star
6.38
16 votes

#6 - Oskar Gets a Job

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 10/14/1998

Arnold is instrumental in persuading Oskar to actually get off his butt and get a temporary job.

Directors: Steve Socki
Mr. Green Runs
star
6.40
10 votes

#7 - Mr. Green Runs

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/11/2000

Mr. Green runs for city council.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Arnold Saves Sid
star
6.50
20 votes

#8 - Arnold Saves Sid

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/2/1997

After Arnold saves Sid from injury and Sid devotes himself to paying Arnold back with unending kindness.

Directors: Stark Howell
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Sid's Revenge
star
6.53
19 votes

#9 - Sid's Revenge

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/7/1998

Principal Wartz gives Sid a detention believeing he placed fake vomit so he could trip over, even though it wasn't Sid who put it there. As a result, Sid seeks revenge and reates 'Revenge Doll' of Wartz's face, like they do in tribes. He thinks he killed Wartz with the curse. Arnold thinks he's paranoid, even though there are a few clues hinting out that Wartz is dead.

Directors: Dan Povenmire
Phoebe Breaks a Leg
star
6.56
18 votes

#10 - Phoebe Breaks a Leg

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/12/2000

When Phoebe breaks a leg after being hit by a truck, Helga believes it's her fault (and it is), so she starts being nice to Phoebe. Yet when Phoebe's leg heals, she decides to stay disabled for a little longer.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Best Man
star
6.57
7 votes

#11 - Best Man

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 11/2/1998

The Coach wants to remarry Tish and asks Arnold to be his best man. Along the way, Arnold teaches the coach a thing or two about love and sacrifice.

Ms. Perfect
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6.58
19 votes

#12 - Ms. Perfect

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/26/1997

The new girl is teased at school by Helga and the other girls, but she's soon accepted by everyone.

Directors: Steve Socki
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Big Caesar
star
6.60
20 votes

#13 - Big Caesar

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/19/1997

Gerald and Arnold do a spot of fishing, determined to catch the pond's biggest fish. The legendary 'Big C'sar'!

Directors: Dan Povenmire
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Helga's Parrot
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6.60
15 votes

#14 - Helga's Parrot

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/5/1999

Big Bob gets a new parrot, and the parrot hears Helga talking about how she loves Arnold, and he escapes and lives in Arnold's house trying to recite the poem Helga said.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Deconstructing Arnold
star
6.60
5 votes

#15 - Deconstructing Arnold

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/18/1999

Everybody is sick of Arnold giving them advice of their lives, so they stop listening to him, but they gets problems without his good advice.

Directors: Frank Weiss
Crush on Teacher
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6.60
10 votes

#16 - Crush on Teacher

Season 2 - Episode 27 - Aired 12/14/1997

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?

Sid and Germs
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6.60
10 votes

#17 - Sid and Germs

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/19/2000

Sid becomes obsessed with cleanliness.

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Magic Show
star
6.64
14 votes

#18 - Magic Show

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired 2/3/1997

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.

The Big Scoop
star
6.67
27 votes

#19 - The Big Scoop

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/5/1997

Arnold and Gerald compete against Helga for the school newspaper.

Directors: Stark Howell
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The Pig War
star
6.67
3 votes

#20 - The Pig War

Season 3 - Episode 31 - Aired 12/7/1998

Grandpa wants to re-enact the Pig War between the Americans and the Britians, but whoever wins gets a choice to eat the pig.....Abner!!

Directors: Dan Povenmire
Das Subway
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6.69
13 votes

#21 - Das Subway

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 12/23/1996

Everyone decides to take the subway home, but disaster strikes when they find themselves trapped in it.

Monkey Business
star
6.70
23 votes

#22 - Monkey Business

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/19/1997

An organ grinder's monkey kisses Helga, who's convinced she has caught 'monkeynucleosis'.

Directors: Tuck Tucker
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Full Moon
star
6.71
21 votes

#23 - Full Moon

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/10/1999

Arnold's reputation is in danger when he recieves the blame of something Harold, Sid and Stinky did.

Directors: Frank Weiss
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Eugene's Pet
star
6.73
22 votes

#24 - Eugene's Pet

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/12/1997

After Arnold accidentally kills Eugene's fish with a yo-yo, Arnold must do something to make up for it.

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The Sewer King
star
6.73
11 votes

#25 - The Sewer King

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired 1/20/1997

Arnold loses Grandpa's watch inside the sewers, so he must retrieve from The Sewer King.