The BEST Episodes of Mister Ed

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 14, 2020

Network: CBS

Early 1960s sitcom about an architect named Wilbur Post and his talking horse, Mister Ed.

Sorority House

#1 - Sorority House

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 9, 1961

Ed is used as a team mascot and Wilbur must come to his rescue when Ed is stolen by a rival team.

star 7.65
61 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
The Ventriloquist

#2 - The Ventriloquist

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 12, 1961

Wilbur is trying to win a contract to build a clubhouse, but Ed gets him into trouble and botches the idea.

star 7.56
63 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: Lou Derman, Phil Davis
Kiddy Park

#3 - Kiddy Park

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 26, 1961

Wilbur and Carol plan a trip to go to a park and Ed's feelings are hurt because he feels left out. Ed then runs away to start a new life.

star 7.53
60 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Busy Wife

#4 - Busy Wife

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 19, 1961

Carol gets wrapped up in a woman's club and completely ignores Wilbur. It's up to Ed to try and help her overcome the obsession.

star 7.46
62 votes
Directors: Justus Addiss
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
The First Meeting

#5 - The First Meeting

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 5, 1961

Wilbur is overwhelmed when he goes into his barn and his horse starts talking to him. Wilbur's wife and neighbors think he's crazy when he tries to tell them. Ed says that he will only talk to Wilbur and nobody else.

star 7.40
140 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: Bob O'Brien, Irving Elinson, Phil Shuken, Phil Shuker, William Burns
My Son, My Son

#6 - My Son, My Son

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 1961

After finding a grey hair on his tail, Ed is convinced that he is getting old and wants a boy of his own to carry Ed's name.

star 7.31
32 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Bill Crewson, Lou Derman
The Horsetronaut

#7 - The Horsetronaut

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 1961

Business makes Wibur take an office down town. Ed feels unwanted and decides to get out of Wilbur's way for good.

star 7.30
33 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Bobby O' Brien, Lou Derman
Ed the Lover

#8 - Ed the Lover

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 16, 1961

Ed thinks it's silly to play in a Western play. But Wilbur persuades him to act when he tells Ed that a philly horse has fallen in love with Ed. Wilbur then talks Ed into returning back to the set.

star 7.24
33 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Pageant Show

#9 - Pageant Show

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 23, 1961

Wilbur makes Ed angry when he takes the phone extension out of the barn. Ed reacts by playing tricks on Wilbur and Carol.

star 7.21
34 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Ed the Songwriter

#10 - Ed the Songwriter

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 6, 1961

Through a musical experience, Wilbur has a music publisher record a song written, composed, and sung by Ed.

star 7.18
33 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Ed the Witness

#11 - Ed the Witness

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 16, 1961

When Wilbur ends up in a Mexican jail after refusing to pay a repair bill to a mechanic to damaged his trailer, Ed comes to the rescue.

star 7.18
34 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Ed the Jumper

#12 - Ed the Jumper

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 1961

An old college buddy of Wilbur taunts him into entering Ed in a jumping contest against his own racing horse.

star 7.17
29 votes
Ed the Tout

#13 - Ed the Tout

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 30, 1961

With the help of Ed, Wilbur picks a winning racehorse for Carol and his neigbors. Unfortunatelly they end up betting on a horse that Wilbur has mistakenly circled.

star 7.17
30 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Psychoanalyst Show

#14 - Psychoanalyst Show

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 20, 1961

Ed is afraid of heights and Wilbur gets help from a psychiatrist to help Ed, unfortunately everyone around Wilbur think that the psychiatric help is for him.

star 7.16
31 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Ed the Redecorator

#15 - Ed the Redecorator

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 1961

Carol wants the house redecorated and Ed thinks that the barn should be redecorated first.

star 7.14
29 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Bill Crewson, Lou Derman
Hunting Show

#16 - Hunting Show

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 1961

When Ed fids out that the Posts and Addisons use their weeekend to hunt for sport, Ed is against it and tries to stop it.

star 7.14
29 votes
Ed and Paul Revere

#17 - Ed and Paul Revere

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 6, 1962

Addison, being the Chairman and a distant relative from Paul Revere, hires a sculptor to create an image of Paul. Ed also thinks it's fair to have him on his ancestor also......a horse of course of course.

star 7.14
29 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Bob O'Brien
The Aunt

#18 - The Aunt

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 2, 1961

Wilbur's well deserving vacation plans come to a close when an annoying aunt with her talking parrot comes to visit for the duration.

star 7.12
33 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Ed Discovers America

#19 - Ed Discovers America

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 13, 1963

The city's American History Museum offers Wilbur a task to build a monument. The best part is that they offer Wilbur a commision, but he doesn't know what he should create.

star 7.11
28 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Larry Rhine, Lou Derman
Robin Hood Ed

#20 - Robin Hood Ed

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired May 12, 1965

A movie producer is looking for a fresh face to play Robin Hood in his new film and Carol convinces Wilbur to try out, but he keeps flubbing his cues.

star 7.11
28 votes
Stable for Three

#21 - Stable for Three

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 2, 1961

Ed becomes trouble when he knocks over a barbecue and then eats Carol's planted vegetables. After all this, Wilbur and Addison both end up having to sleep in the barn.

star 7.10
58 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
A Man for Velma

#22 - A Man for Velma

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 27, 1961

Addison and Kate hire a 4 star cook who threatens to quit because there are no eligible men around the property.

star 7.10
29 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Ben Starr, Lou Derman
Zsa Zsa

#23 - Zsa Zsa

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 28, 1962

Zsa Zsa Gabor has to make a western movie but is uncomfortable with horses. Eventually Wilbur lends Ed to Zsa Zsa to overcome her fear.

star 7.10
29 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Bill Crewson, Lou Derman
Ed's Word of Honor

#24 - Ed's Word of Honor

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 25, 1962

Ed's word of honor is at stake when Addison and Wilbur have a gig argument over a birthday gift from the Posts.

star 7.10
29 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Lou Derman, Stanley Adams
Ed the Beachcomber

#25 - Ed the Beachcomber

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 1, 1962

Addison's beach property is in trouble by a buch of beatnicks, but when Wilbur tries to help with Addison's problem, then Wibbur devolopes his own beatnick problem.

star 7.10
29 votes
Directors: Arthur Lubin
Writers: Lou Derman, Robert O'Brien