Lizzie McGuire

The WORST episodes of Lizzie McGuire

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

Lizzie McGuire is all about the ordinary and not-so-ordinary adventures of a junior high student and her two best friends as they try to deal with the ups and downs of school, popularity, boys, parents, a bratty little brother--just life in general. And if Lizzie leaves anything unsaid, you can bet that her cartoon alter ego will say it for her!

Last Updated: 6/1/2022Network: Disney Channel
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The Courtship of Miranda Sanchez
star
6.54
13 votes

#1 - The Courtship of Miranda Sanchez

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 12/7/2001

Miranda is romantically smitten with a boy in her class, but is too nervous to talk to him. So, Lizzie decides to help her out. A misunderstanding leads the boy to believe that Lizzie has a romantic crush on him. Gordo is sick of listening to all the girl-talk between Lizzie and Miranda and decides to indulge in some male bonding with Matt.

Directors: Steve De Jarnatt
Watch Now:iTunes
Lizzie in the Middle
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6.83
12 votes

#2 - Lizzie in the Middle

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 8/23/2002

Frankie Muniz comes to town to shoot his new movie and befriends Lizzie. Lizzie and her friends learn a little about the pressures of teen stardom. Matt becomes Lizzie's secretary and tries to use his sister's fame for his own advantage.

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Gordo Shuffle
star
6.92
12 votes

#3 - Gordo Shuffle

Season 2 - Episode 31 - Aired 6/13/2003

Gordo receives a credit card by mail with a $5,000 line of credit and he uses it to direct a "big-budget" film. Matt is having problems finishing his school science project in time.

Directors: Steve De Jarnatt
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Just Like Lizzie
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6.92
13 votes

#4 - Just Like Lizzie

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 8/9/2002

Lizzie begins mentoring a seventh-grader girl named Andie (Amy Castle), who begins to mimic her characteristics and behave like Lizzie. Initially flattered, Lizzie starts to dislike Andie and advises her to stop aping her blindly and be herself. Finally, Andie ends up being Kate's protege. Meanwhile, Matt must earn a merit patch with his Wilderness Cadets group, or he would be demoted. Sam tries to help, but ends up harming himself.

Directors: Anson Williams
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Here Comes Aaron Carter
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6.97
30 votes

#5 - Here Comes Aaron Carter

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/23/2001

Aaron Carter is in town shooting a music video. Miranda, Gordo, and Lizzie sneak past guards to meet Aaron Carter. Unfortunately, they did not know Lizzie's Dad had bought them passes to get to the shoot with no trouble.

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Last Year's Model
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7.00
18 votes

#6 - Last Year's Model

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/28/2001

Lizzie is selected as a model to participate in a fashion show presented by Teen Attitude magazine at a local mall. Her modeling stint earns her fame in the school but she is annoyed when everyone starts treating her differently because of her new status. Meanwhile, Matt and Lanny buy a hammock from a shop but when it turns out to be defective, the shopkeeper refuses to take it back and give them a refund. Matt and Lanny then decide to teach him a lesson.

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Xtreme Xmas
star
7.00
11 votes

#7 - Xtreme Xmas

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 12/6/2002

Lizzie's float for the Christmas parade gets a boost from a singing Santa (Steven Tyler).

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Lizzie's Eleven
star
7.00
12 votes

#8 - Lizzie's Eleven

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired 1/1/2003

Lizzie tries to get all eleven of her pictures in the school yearbook, but it would not be easy with Kate as the editor. So, Lizzie's family and friends hatch up a conspiracy to get the job done.

Directors: Robert Carradine
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Come Fly with Me
star
7.06
17 votes

#9 - Come Fly with Me

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/1/2001

In order to stand out of the crowd, Gordo sports a 1960s attire (including a Sinatra fedora) and starts listening to the Rat Pack. But he is disappointed when the trend catches on with the whole school, including Lizzie and Miranda. Matt and Lanny try their hand at creating a record in order to get their names featured in the Guinness World Records

Directors: Timothy Busfield
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
First Kiss
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7.17
18 votes

#10 - First Kiss

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/8/2002

Lizzie has her first boyfriend, named Ronnie, who is the local neighborhood paper boy. Lizzie is completely head-over-toenails in love with him, and Miranda and Gordo are fed up listening to Lizzie talk about him all the time. However, Lizzie is heartbroken when Ronnie breaks up with her to go out with a girl from his school. In the end, Lizzie is consoled by Gordo. Meanwhile, Matt needs only one baseball card to complete his card collection but only Melina has it. Melina agrees to give the card to Matt, but only if he does her homework and other chores for her.

Directors: Steve De Jarnatt
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
In Miranda Lizzie Does Not Trust
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7.17
12 votes

#11 - In Miranda Lizzie Does Not Trust

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/5/2002

Lizzie has a hard time standing up for Miranda when she is accused of shoplifting. This creates a rift between both of them, causing them to choose different dance partners in their dancing class in P.E. However, in the end both realize their mistake and become friends again. Meanwhile, Matt hosts a talk show along with Lanny on the internet.

Directors: Alan Cohn
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She Said, He Said, She Said
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7.25
12 votes

#12 - She Said, He Said, She Said

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/22/2002

A major food fight erupts in the cafeteria, and Lizzie, Kate and Larry stay after school to clean up the mess until someone confesses up to starting the fight. Matt and Lanny miss their bus while on a school field trip and end up wandering in the city all by themselves.

Directors: Brian K. Roberts
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Magic Train
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7.25
12 votes

#13 - Magic Train

Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired 2/14/2004

Kate sees Lizzie, Miranda, and Gordo at the audience of a kiddie TV program called Clover and Daisy's Magic Train, and teases them about it (in school). Meanwhile, Matt showcases his house as a 'Dust Museum', and shows the visitors around.

Directors: Henry Chan
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Picture Day
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7.25
55 votes

#14 - Picture Day

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/19/2001

Lizzie's mom makes Lizzie wear a unicorn sweater to school picture day, that Lizzie does not like. Gordo wants to do a tough pose for his picture. Miranda wears the same outfit as Kate to get pictures. Matt has an unstudied test so he decides to fake sick.

Directors: Neal Israel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Party Over Here
star
7.31
13 votes

#15 - Party Over Here

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/20/2002

Kate is having a big birthday party and she invites everyone from her class including Lizzie, Miranda and Gordo. But Lizzie and Miranda's parents refuse to let them go to the party as there would be no adults around (and Kate's cousin Amy (Haylie Duff) doesn't make good chaperone material). So, Lizzie, Miranda and Gordo lie at their homes and go to the party anyway. But the party goes horribly wrong and Lizzie calls her mother for help. Eventually, all three are grounded for lying and going to the party anyway. Meanwhile, Matt and Sam are selected to star in a commercial for Cardio Punch Sports Drink.

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One of the Guys
star
7.31
13 votes

#16 - One of the Guys

Season 2 - Episode 33 - Aired 11/21/2003

After setting a new school record in gym and then beating Ethan Craft in arm-wrestling, Lizzie is invited to play touch football with the "cute guys". But Lizzie is worried when Ethan calls her a "dude", and she feels that she is losing her feminity by playing football. The gym teacher, Coach Kelly, reassures her, and also reveals that Ethan calls everybody a "dude". Unknown to Matt, Fredo the chimp completes his math homework, which gets him good grades in school and praise from his parents.

Directors: Steve De Jarnatt
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Over the Hill
star
7.33
12 votes

#17 - Over the Hill

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/12/2002

Lizzie starts feeling inferior when she realizes a lot of the other kids around her have special talents and skills that they've developed, including Gordo with his film making and Miranda with her violin. Meanwhile, Matt is scared after watching a horror movie and is convinced that their house is haunted.

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Bye Bye Hillridge Junior High
star
7.33
12 votes

#18 - Bye Bye Hillridge Junior High

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/7/2003

Lizzie and her friends are graduating from middle school. They all sign each other's year books, except Gordo, who is unable to decide on what to write in Lizzie's book. He eventually writes something heartwarming and is rewarded by a kiss from Lizzie while posing for the class photograph. Meanwhile, Matt is unable to bear the summer heat at home, and thinks of various methods to keep himself cool.

Directors: Ken Ceizler
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Facts of Life
star
7.35
17 votes

#19 - Facts of Life

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 10/12/2001

Hoping to win a trip to Miami, Florida, Lizzie, Miranda and Gordo team up to enter the school's "Fact-athlon" contest. Mr. Digg coaches them for the quiz in an unconventional way but they eventually end up losing. Matt and Lanny hire a drummer and start their own rock band, but in the end they call it quits.

Directors: Mark Rosman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
El Oro de Montezuma
star
7.38
16 votes

#20 - El Oro de Montezuma

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/22/2002

Lizzie, Miranda and Gordo are obsessed with a Mexican game show, "El Oro de Montezuma" ("The Gold of Montezuma"). Miranda's cousin Carlos from Mexico City is scheduled to compete on the show and Lizzie and her friends decide to be in his team. Meanwhile, Matt and Lanny play an extreme version of Hide and Seek.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Gordo and the Girl
star
7.40
15 votes

#21 - Gordo and the Girl

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 8/17/2001

Lizzie and Miranda feel neglected, when Gordo spends more time with his new girlfriend, Brooke (Kyla Pratt). They are unable to come to terms with the fact that Gordo has a girlfriend now and he is drifting away from their group. Meanwhile, Matt learns about "percentages" from his father and starts accepting bets from his friends, but he eventually lands in trouble when his mother finds out about this.

Directors: Kim Friedman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Night of the Day of the Dead
star
7.40
15 votes

#22 - Night of the Day of the Dead

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 10/5/2001

Lizzie wants to become the "Dungeon mistress" for the 7th grade Halloween fright night at school. However, Kate becomes the dungeon mistress and Lizzie is forced to become a clown. Peeved by this, Lizzie, Gordo, Miranda along with Matt devise a plan to embarrass and humiliate Kate in front of the whole school.

Directors: Brian K. Roberts
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Untitled Stan Jansen Project
star
7.50
16 votes

#23 - The Untitled Stan Jansen Project

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 9/21/2001

A big-time movie director offers to follow Gordo around to see a day in the life of a regular kid. Gordo starts saying rude things to the camera, though, and even coaxes Lizzie and Miranda to tell each other's secrets in front of the camera during which it is revealed that Lizzie had a crush on Gordo in the 4th Grade. Meanwhile, Matt gets blamed for all the troubles created by Melina and he admires her qualities as a troublemaker.

Directors: Anson Williams
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bunkies
star
7.50
10 votes

#24 - Bunkies

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 2/21/2003

All the kids at school are asked to put their hand prints on a wall, symbolizing unity. A water pipe bursts in a wall in Matt's room and to Lizzie's horror she'll have to share her room with her brother for a week until the repairs are done.

Directors: Anson Williams
Watch Now:Amazon
Rumors
star
7.50
106 votes

#25 - Rumors

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/12/2001

When Lizzie accidentally starts a mean rumor about Kate, Miranda stands up for her friend and takes the blame. Unfortunately, she has to deal with the fallout of ticking off the school's new head cheerleader.

Directors: Neal Israel
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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