The BEST episodes of Laverne & Shirley
Every episode of Laverne & Shirley ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Laverne & Shirley!
Best friends, roommates and polar opposites Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney work together at the Shotz Brewery in Milwaukee and keep each other's spirits up at home for the show's first several seasons. But after losing their jobs at Shotz, the pair moves to Burbank, Calif., in season six to get a fresh start and hope to break into the movie business. Many of their friends and family, inspired by the women, move to California with them, though they make some new friends as well, including Sonny the stuntman and Rhonda, a model.
#2 - The Bardwell Caper (1)
Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/10/1981
Disappointed after not receiving the customary tri-monthly $5.00 raise, Laverne and Shirley write a nasty letter to their boss. At the end of the day, it is revealed that they DID get a raise, after all, but also that the nasty letter is sitting, unopened, on the boss's desk - waiting to be read the next morning. Desperate to save their jobs, Laverne and Shirley go home and try to hatch a plan to get that letter back, before morning.
#3 - The Bardwell Caper (2)
Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/17/1981
The girls recruit Lenny, Squiggy, and Carmine to help them pull off this mission. Lenny and Squiggy will drive the getaway car, and act as lookouts, while Carmine, Laverne, and Shirley will sneak through the air vents, and make their way into the boss's office. They will carefully maneuver around the alarm system, retrieve the letter, and be on their way. No one shall be the wiser. Of course, when they try to put the plan into action, our heroes run into some obstacles along the way, and quickly realize that this isn't going to be as easy as they thought.
#7 - The Road to Burbank
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/13/1981
There is a dispute over who should pay the bill when Lenny and Squiggy trash a hotel room on their way to California and try to blame it on Laverne and Shirley. This leads to the telling of two different versions of what happened that night: one where Lenny and Squiggy are chasing the girls all night, and the other where the girls are feeling feisty and chase the boys around the room.
#8 - The Quiz Show
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/1978
The gang attend "Be Silly For Dollars". Carmine got the tickets & wanted to be a contestant. Shecky the host comes to the audience to select contestants. He first picks Lenny & Squiggy who aren't too interested. Then as he's about to select Carmine, Laverne & Shirley start jumping up & down & he selects them instead. On the game show, Lenny & Squiggy appear first. They answer a hard stumper correctly & model Irma comes out displaying a salami they won. Shecky tempts them with living room furniture, but they decide to take the salami! Laverne & Shirley appear next. They miss the question & have to do a silly stunt. They had two minutes to dress each other blindfoldedly which they succussfully do. Irma tells them they won a trip to Appliance Street! Shecky tells them they could either take the oven or appliance potpourri. After squabbling & arguing, the lucky buzzer sounds! Shecky invites them back next week. At home, Laverne's father wants them to wear some silly clothing pr
#10 - Separate Tables
Season 5 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/13/1980
Shirley is building a lollipop stick model of her dream house. Laverne walks in wanting to go to the movies, but Shirley just wants to build her house in peace. Laverne starts to muscle in on Shirley's model and Shirley tells Laverne to go to see the movie on her own. Laverne doesn't want to and this prompts Shirley to ask Laverne is she's afraid to go on her own. Laverne says she's not afraid of nothing, and storms out. later she comes back and tells Shirley how good the movie was. Shirley thinking she went on her own, congratulates Laverne, Mrs. Kolchek walks in and it turns out that Laverne dragged the old woman from her bed to go to the movie with her rather than go on her own. Shirley tells Laverne she has a problem, and that she's probably very insecure. Laverne realizes Shirley is right, so Shirley books them both a table at a new Chinese restaurant where they'll both be eating at separate tables to try to cure Laverne of her monophobia. The next day we see Shirley being seated
#11 - The Diner
Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired 5/6/1980
Lenny inherits a greasy spoon diner called 'Laslo's Place', they immediately rename it "Dead Laslo's Place". Because Laverne and Shirley are desperate for work, they get hired to cook and waitress the diner. The girls get run off their feet and Shirley ends up running out of the diner screaming in frustration. Frank offers to buy the restaurant from Lenny, which he does, so now Frank has 2 restaurants.
#14 - There's a Spy in My Beer
Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/8/1979
No one believes Laverne saw an industrial spy in the brewery. So she takes it upon herself to prove everyone wrong. She drags Shirley back to the brewery late that evening and they lie in wait for the spy. Both girls after arguing with each other end up soaking wet in a huge vat of beer. When the spy appears the girls confront him. Moments later, the security guard comes in and the girls try to convince the guard about the spy. The spy spins a tale to the guard who is now unconvinced so Laverne pulls of his trousers revealling the stolen microfilm in his sock suspenders.
#15 - The Festival (1)
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/5/1978
The girls go to New York to visit all of Laverne's relatives and to attend the Italian festival. Laverne's Grandmother, Frank's mother takes a liking to Squiggy and treats him like a son.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - The Horse Show
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/17/1978
Shirley rescues a horse from a glue factory and put it in her bedroom. The girls try to find a new home for Buttercup before she's turned into glue. In the end it's Lenny and Squiggy who save the day by finding a farm with a nice pasture who's willing to let the horse live out the remainder of its days in contentment.
#17 - The Society Party
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/27/1976
Shotz brewery bottle-cappers and best friends, Laverne DeFazio and Shirley Feeney, are invited by the boss' nephew, Tad Shotz, to the Shotz formal society party. Shirley is excited about going while Laverne finds it insulting.
#19 - Supermarket Sweep
Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/6/1979
Laverne wins three minutes of free shopping and everyne want something. Everybody wants something all right: Lenny and Squiggy are constantly telling them to get Bosco, Carmine is out taking orders from the neighborhood. When the day comes, due to the girls' greed all they end up with is one measly item each.
#22 - Bachelor Mothers
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/19/1976
Since the girls have no dates that night, they agree to babysit Fonzie's godson. When they get a call for a big date only one of them can go, the other has to stay home and watch the baby. Laverne gets to go but when the date gets cancelled, Shirley has to stop Laverne from getting on a bus and going to Chicago to meet her date. Shirley asks Lenny and Squiggy to watch the baby while she goes to get Laverne. When the girls return to the apartment they find Lenny and Squiggy there but the baby is gone. Lenny and Squiggy gave it back to a guy who claimed to be it's father, the girls go berserk thinking all manners of horrible things has happened only to find out in the end it was indeed the father that they gave the baby to.
#24 - Laverne's Broken Leg
Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/12/1981
After she has to miss a party because of her broken leg, Laverne sits at home alone and falls asleep while watching It's A Wonderful Life on TV. She then dreams what life would be like for her friends and her family if she had never been born.