The BEST Episodes of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021
Comedy duo Dan Rowan and Dick Martin host this fast-moving comedy series. Characters include Lily Tomlin's Ernestine the Operator, Arte Johnson's German soldier who finds everything "verrrrrry interesting" and Ruth Buzzi's feisty little old lady. Recurring sketches include Laugh-In Looks at the News and The Mod, Mod World.
#1 - Episode #55
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Dec 29, 1969
Sketches including Introduction to Lily Tomlin, Ernestine phone call, The Farkle family revisited, Jo Anne's song, Visitors from space, Moon landing, Maude's world of the sixties, and Joke wall. Featuring Lily Tomlin, Frank Sinatra, Jr., and Nancy Sinatra.
#2 - Episode #64
Season 3 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 2, 1970
Sketches including Danny meets Tyrone F. Hornie, Quickies, Scandinavian storyteller, Goldie explains overpopulation, News of the past, present, & future, and Maude's world of the generation gap. Featuring Danny Kaye and Zsa Zsa Gabor.
#3 - Episode #73
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 26, 1970
Halloween special Boo-In sketches include Things that go bump in the night song, Ruth the fortune teller, Orson and Alan's monster sketch, Spooky cocktail party, Vincent on the joke wall, Trick or treat runners, Orson goes to the dry cleaner's, and Witch burning. Featuring Orson Welles, Billy Barnes, and Vincent Price.
#4 - Episode #109
Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 24, 1972
Sketches include Sally intro, Gladys' dream, Carl blackouts, Tattoo runner, Maude's world of television, Isolation booth, Carl and Lily soap opera, Ruth fortune teller, Partridge family takeoff, Dick and Carl duel, Lily entertainment editor, Lily answers the telephone, and Alan and Ruth beauty contest. Featuring Sally Struthers, Carl Reiner, Slappy White, and Sue Ann Langdon.
#5 - Laugh-In's 25th Anniversary
Season 6 - Episode 27 - Aired Feb 7, 1993
A look back at the show's six seasons.
#6 - Episode #6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 26, 1968
Sketches include Cocktail Party, Inga Neilsen, Laugh-In Girls sing Funny Old Man, News of the past, present, and future, Vespuce National Anthem, Dr. Joyce Mothers, Marriage Jokes, Goldie body graffiti, Marriage flight plans, and The Temptations' Desert Song. Featuring Leonard Nimoy, Buddy Hackett, Dinah Shore and Connie Stevens.
#7 - Episode #58
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 19, 1970
Sketches including Quickies, Ernestine calls Millhouse Nixon, Big Al, Flying fickle finger of fate award, Here comes the judge, Maude's world looks at women, Cocktail party with Bing, and Fritz Fogel & the Farkles. Featuring Sammy Davis and Bing Crosby.
#8 - Episode #65
Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 9, 1970
Sketches including Tyrone's bachelor party, Goldie explains time zones, Milton & Mickey encounter, Joke wall, and Farkle family adoptions. Featuring Milton Berle, Mickey Rooney, Jlll St. John, Andy Williams, Buddy Hackett, and Nancy Sinatra.
#9 - Episode #74
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 2, 1970
Sketches include Fake cigarette commercial, Rosemenko and Carol runner, Quickies with Carol, Priest quickies, Carol presents Stranger than truth, Broadway cocktail party, Salute to mothers, Adam and Eve revisited, Whistler's mother, Lily and Susie's sorority, Hollywood news of the Future, and modern mothers' song. Featuring Carol Channing, Jilly Rizzo, and Carl Reiner.
#10 - Episode #3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 5, 1968
Sketches include Introduction of Goldie Hawn, Cher as Pocahontas, Cocktail Party, Tim and Cher's mountie duet, Laugh-In does Shakespeare, Salute to censorship, Tim in Olympic athlete blackouts, and the famous Joke Wall. Featuring Ilene Brennan, Flip Wilson, Tiny Tim, and Lorne Green.
#11 - Episode #2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 29, 1968
Sketches include Cocktail Party, Salute to Smoking, Election update, Crazy elevator blackouts, Henry's Poem, Flip n the Neighborhood News, Tribute to obesity song and the famous Joke Wall Finale. Featuring Robert Culp, Sheldon Leonard, and Tommy Smothers.
#12 - Episode #5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 19, 1968
Kaye Ballard, Richard Dawson, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Larry Hovis, Peter Lawford, Dinah Shore, Walter Slezak, Pamela Austin After the intro, the monologue had Dick trying to convince us John Wayne was going to be on again. Then the party, the first Sock It To Me, and the news. After that were several short bits. Coming back from the break, the second Sock It To Me, several I've Got A Secrets, and a poem from Henry. New Talent Time followed, with Richard Dawson as a bird caller and Kaye Ballard as a protest singer. More short bits, and a brief joke wall segment. Then the third Sock It To Me and Mod Mod World about fashion and glamour. Following was the classified ads, and Rosmenko bringing back another act from behind the Iron Curtain, the Holyecki sisters(Eileen, Judy, Goldie and Pam). More short bits, the fourth Sock It To Me, another poem by Henry, Salute to the Mother-In-Law featuring Kaye as the Mother-In-Law of the Year, the good nights and the joke wall.
#13 - Episode #56
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 5, 1970
Sketches including Tasteful lady, Jim Garner as one of the Farkles, Return of General Bullwright, Intro to tricycle rider, Quickies, Goldie nun runner, The stammer girl, and Maude's world of Indians. Featuring James Garner and Englebert Humperdinck.
#14 - Episode #57
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 12, 1970
Sketches including Jonathan as Maudie Frickett, Arrest of the Farkle family, Ernestine calls Gore Vidal, Cocktail party, Flying fickle finger of fate award, and Maude's world salutes American tourists. Featuring Frank Sinatra and Jonathan Winters.
#15 - Episode #59
Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Jan 26, 1970
Sketches including Drug runner blackout, Big Al bullfight, Tony revisits the Farkle family, Maude's world of show business, and Lily the fast talker. Featuring Tennessee Ernie Ford, Tony Curtis and Jill St. John.
#16 - Episode #60
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 2, 1970
Sketches including Cocktail party, Quickies, Ernestine calls Nixon, News of the past, present, & future, Maude's world of work, Bar door runners, and General Bullwright. Featuring Jack Benny, Michael Caine*, Johnny Carson*, George Lindsey* * uncredited
#17 - Episode #66
Season 3 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 16, 1970
Sketches including Tyrone F. Hornie & Gladys' wedding, Quickies, Carol meets the Farkle family, Soul Sister news song, Goldie explains prerecorded television, and Tiny Tim celebrates Gladys' wedding. Featuring Peter Sellers and Carol Channing.
#18 - Episode #67
Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 1970
Dan & Dick welcomes Art Carney for the show's fourth season starter as Art plays a lobster type crimefighter, a mortian, and the cast takes a look at what's been going on during the summer. Sketches include Intro to Lily's tasteful lady and Ruth's friendly lady (hooker), Art's employment agency, Cocktail party, Tyrone F. Hornie and Gladys, Dick Martin swizzlers, Sneak a peek at stiffie, Art and the electric chair, News of the past, present, and future, and Jilly says goodnight. Featuring Art Carney, Chet Dowling, Jilly Rizzo, and Carol Ann Richards.
#19 - Episode #69
Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 28, 1970
Sketches include Goldie's return, Fake commercial, Fake Maude's world, Gladys and Tyrone F. Hornie, Salute to the fabulous Farkle family, Diving rod, Ruth and Lily dropout, Women's liberation, Women in the army, Maude's world salutes women, Cocktail Party, and Goldie presents the news. Featuring Goldie Hawn and Jilly Rizzo.
#20 - Episode #71
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 12, 1970
Sketches include Tim meets Lily's proper lady, Quickies, Tim, Ruth, and Arte caveman runner, Cocktail party, Eskimo runner, the Farkle family, Edith Ann comments, Tim fights with a wastebasket, News of the past, present, and future, Washington update, Maude's world of alcohol, Joke wall, Goodnight Mr. President, and Hot flashes. Featuring Tim Conway, Jilly Rizzo, and Linda Redfearn.
#21 - Episode #72
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 19, 1970
Sketches include Hawaii update with Don, Dick and Lily's breakfast in bed, Dick Martin as gay ballerina, David Frost's British update, Scuba diving film, Lily and Susie's sorority comments, Dick & Ruth Swizzlers, News of the past, present, and future, Burbank searchable research center, Naughty monster, White House on the hill, and Zero Mostel Finale. Featuring David Frost and Don Ho.
#22 - Episode #76
Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 16, 1970
Bob Newhart plays an NBC prop man trying to find a partridge in a pair tree;Adam in the garden of Eden(Ruth Buzzi plays Eve);and the president,searching for relatives to visit on a global goodwill tour. Sketches include Fake commercial, Purse snatcher, Dick and Ruth Swizzlers, Dan and Dick's middle-age monologue, Bob and Ruth as Adam and Eve, Army intelligence, Football with Big Al, Liberal divorce law quickies, News of the past, present, and future, Ruth's Hollywood report, Teenage dance crazes, and Newhart presidential traveling plans. Featuring Bob Newhart, Billy Barnes, and Desi Arnaz.
#23 - Episode #77
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 23, 1970
Desi Arnaz leaves his babbalu days behind and plays a airplane hijacker(no relations to 9/11 attacks), a car salesman , and a hungry bum. Sketches include Phyllis' dating tips, Jilly's language lesson, Lily visits with Edith-Ann, Desi presents news of the future, Lily and Arte Avon calling, Alan in Missing Cinderella, Ruth and Desi's Hollywood report, Fake Maude world, Alan football quickies, Hot flashes/sizzlers, Ruth sings opera, and Desi phonocello bit. Featuring Desi Arnaz, Phyllis Diller, Jilly Rizzo and Rod Sterling.
#24 - Episode #80
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 14, 1970
Sketches include Ernestine welcomes Phyllis and Rich, Debbie and Ruth fake commercial, Bill Cosby crossovers, Auto safety, Funny nuns, Dick's obscene phone call, Debbie stewardess runners, Arte and Ann on planned parenthood, Salute to late shows, and news of the past, present, and future. Featuring Phyllis DIller, Bing Crosby, Bill Cosby, Rich Little, Jack Cassidy and Debbie Reynolds.
#25 - Episode #1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 22, 1968
Sketches include News of the past, present, and the future, Body graffiti on Judy, Flip as the Caveman auctioning off the Kentucky Colonel, and Maude's World of Higher Education. Featuring Tiny Tim, Buddy Hackett, Lorne Green, Sheldon Leonard and Barbara Feldon.