The BEST Episodes of The Dukes of Hazzard

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021

Network: CBS

Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often backed by the scheming Hogg.

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The Great Santa Claus Chase

#1 - The Great Santa Claus Chase

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 19, 1980

On Christmas Eve, Bo and Luke are hijacked when delivering a truckload of Christmas Trees to Hazzard and the rap fall right back on them.

star 8.93
57 votes
Directors: Denver Pyle
Writers: Martin Roth
Southern Comfurts

#2 - Southern Comfurts

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 21, 1980

Jesse's cousin Holly Comfurt and her family suddenly strike it rich, but while in Hazzard, their car gets stolen with all of their money in the trunk. So the search is on to find the car before the thief finds the money.

star 8.33
57 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: Martin Roth
Happy Birthday, General Lee

#3 - Happy Birthday, General Lee

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 21, 1984

It's been 8 years since the Dukes got the General Lee and we see the story of how they got it. When it was originally used as a getaway car for some gold dust thieves and Bo and Luke got it from a junkyard because they needed a car to race in.

star 8.18
74 votes
Directors: Tom Wopat
Writers: Si Rose
People's Choice

#4 - People's Choice

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 30, 1979

Bo and Luke become campaign managers to the gorgeous T.C. Rogers, who is running against Boss Hogg for Supervisory Administrator. But Boss Hogg will not stand to lose, so he pull out every dirty trick in the book to see that he wins. But the Dukes know how to fight the system - even for other people.

star 8.16
38 votes
Directors: Allen Baron
Writers: Bruce Howard
Mason Dixon's Girls

#5 - Mason Dixon's Girls

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 29, 1980

Bo and Luke accidentally pick up a crate of marijuana at the bus depot and end up on the run - But Mason Dixon, a private detective and his two sexy associates are on to the Dukes but end up working together to stop a drug-smuggling ring.

star 8.11
27 votes
Directors: Jack Starrett
Writers: Bruce Howard
Enos Strate to the Top

#6 - Enos Strate to the Top

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 5, 1980

After taking a snapshot of Uncle Jesse in Atlanta, she got two bank robbers in the shot who kidnap her in exchange for the photographs. Meanwhile, Enos - against Rosco's orders - helps the Dukes rescue Daisy and eventually, he is offered a job with the Los Angeles Police that he has always wanted.

star 8.11
27 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: Myles Wilder, William Raynor
The Ghost of General Lee

#7 - The Ghost of General Lee

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 26, 1979

The General Lee is stolen by two pool hustlers who drive it into the pond while being chased by Rosco. Unaware that it wasn't Bo and Luke driving it, he thinks Bo and Luke drowned. Boss Hogg schemes to claim they stole his genuine gold watch and chain and when Bo and Luke hear of this, they figure the only way to prove their innocence is to haunt Boss and Rosco by making the General Lee look like a ghost.

star 8.07
57 votes
Directors: Jack Starrett
Writers: Martin Roth
Gold Fever

#8 - Gold Fever

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 28, 1979

A group of Texas con artists bring $3 million in fake gold bars to Hazzard and store it in Boss' bank. But Bo and Luke are framed for the robbery of the gold committed by the con artists to collect insurance from Boss.

star 8.02
65 votes
Directors: Paul Baxley
Writers: Si Rose
A Boy's Best Friend

#9 - A Boy's Best Friend

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 11, 1983

Bo and Luke help an orphan boy who just recently lost his parents by getting him a dog from the pound. It turns out to be a basset hound that was kidnapped from John J. Hooper's dog show for a ransom and got away when the kidnappers came to Hazzard. But the kidnappers mistake Flash for the other dog.

star 8.00
16 votes
Directors: Sorrell Booke
Writers: Len Kaufman, Myles Wilder
Money to Burn

#10 - Money to Burn

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 20, 1979

The government was going to burn the cash anyway, so who'd miss a cool million in ragged bills? Besides, Boss Hogg has masterminded his scheme so that Bo and Luke are the fall guys.

star 7.98
47 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: Myles Wilder, William Raynor
Find Loretta Lynn

#11 - Find Loretta Lynn

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 8, 1980

When Loretta Lynn detours through Hazzard County, she stops at the Boar's Nest where she is kidnapped by a trio mini-band who demand $1136.15 ransom.

star 7.97
32 votes
Directors: Arthur Marks
Writers: Jim Rogers
Cooter's Girl

#12 - Cooter's Girl

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 30, 1983

A young woman comes to Hazzard to see Cooter, who happens to be his daughter that he's never met. But she thinks Cooter is very rambunctious who is working with the Dukes to stop new landowners from dumping toxic-wastes in Hazzard.

star 7.94
16 votes
Directors: Don McDougall
Writers: Si Rose
Dukes Meet Cale Yarborough

#13 - Dukes Meet Cale Yarborough

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 2, 1979

Bo and Luke find Cale Yarborough is testing a new secret turbo charger and bring him to Hazzard County to get his car serviced by Cooter. But Boss find out about Cale being in town and frames Bo and Luke for crossing the state line and works with Cale's opponents, The Jethro Brothers to scheme to steal Cale's turbo-charger.

star 7.93
46 votes
Writers: Bruce Howard, Myles Wilder, Ron Friedman, William Raynor
Carnival of Thrills (1)

#14 - Carnival of Thrills (1)

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 16, 1980

When the Dukes go see a stunt show called "Carnival of Thrills", the star of the show is injured while trying to jump a car over 32-parked cars. When the carnival owner, Diane Benson holds a prize race, she offers Bo the star position and he accepts after she makes a play for him.

star 7.93
67 votes
Directors: Dick Moder
Writers: Myles Wilder, William Raynor
Swamp Molly

#15 - Swamp Molly

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 9, 1979

Way back in the '30s, Molly sprang Uncle Jesse out of a heap of trouble with the Feds. Now she wants to make one last moonshine run... and she wants Jesse and the other Dukes to help.

star 7.92
111 votes
Directors: Don McDougall
Writers: Katharyn Michaelian Powers
The Runaway

#16 - The Runaway

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 11, 1980

The Dukes help an eloping heiress escape from her irate big shot daddy's henchmen to bring her to her fiancé to get her across the county line to get married. But her daddy wants her back and will stop at nothing - even kidnapping Uncle Jesse.

star 7.92
36 votes
Directors: Dick Moder
Writers: Jim Rogers
One Armed Bandits

#17 - One Armed Bandits

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 26, 1979

Sherrif Coltrane is hissier than a sack of rattlesnakes! He sets up a slot machine operation to fund his election, but a pair of two-armed bandits - Bo and Luke - find a way to give the proceeds to charity.

star 7.91
411 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: Gy Waldron
Luke's Love Story

#18 - Luke's Love Story

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 16, 1979

Luke's rival in Hazzard's stock car derby has million-dollar legs and a lead foot... and she's got his heart revved up. Boss Hogg worries about reclaiming the derby trophy because his moma's ashes are inside it.

star 7.91
69 votes
Writers: Kris Kincade, Nance McCormick
Arrest Jesse Duke

#19 - Arrest Jesse Duke

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 14, 1979

Jesse is arrested for car-stripping when he was seen at the scene of the crime by a motorist while the real strippers are a group of females that are tied up with Boss Hogg who doesn't want the temporary sheriff - his nephew Hughie Hogg - to find out about it.

star 7.91
34 votes
Directors: Jack Whitman
Writers: Si Rose
Carnival of Thrills (2)

#20 - Carnival of Thrills (2)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 16, 1980

After a fight between Bo and Luke breaks out, Bo leaves the farm for the carnival and prepares for the jump. But Luke, Daisy and Jesse are determined to stop him but they receive some shocking news about the carnival from an insurance investigator named Zimbra.

star 7.90
29 votes
Directors: Dick Moder
Writers: Myles Wilder, William Raynor
Limo One is Missing

#21 - Limo One is Missing

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 6, 1979

Leave it to Cooter to drive everyone wild. When government agents driving the U.S. President's limo through Hazzard stop at the Boar's Nest, Cooter hot-wires the vehicle and sets out on a joy ride.

star 7.90
67 votes
Directors: Don McDougall
Writers: Paul Savage
Treasure of Hazzard

#22 - Treasure of Hazzard

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 25, 1980

The Dukes help a history professor find a Civil War strongbox buried in Hazzard County that contains a regimental payroll. But Boss Hogg and a couple of thugs are after it too.

star 7.89
28 votes
Writers: Myles Wilder, William Raynor
Undercover Dukes (1)

#23 - Undercover Dukes (1)

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 3, 1984

Bo and Luke are offered to race on the circuit again for the daughter of a racketeer J.J. Carver. But since they vowed not to go back they turn him down, until a Federal Agent offers them to work undercover to get enough evidence to put Carver away for a long time.

star 7.89
45 votes
Directors: Paul Baxley
Writers: Len Kaufman, Myles Wilder
Mary Kaye's Baby

#24 - Mary Kaye's Baby

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 9, 1979

Bo and Luke are unaware that 1) the borrowed car they're driving is loaded with moonshine and 2) the pregnant hitchhiker they've picked up is carrying over $100,000 in stolen mob loot.

star 7.89
204 votes
Directors: Rod Amateau
Writers: William Putnam
Granny Annie

#25 - Granny Annie

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 23, 1979

Bo and Luke are given counterfeit money from Granny Annie, the local artist. They investigate to find out where it came from but it turns out to be her. Boss Hogg finds out and wants the engraving plates that make the bills, so he can sell them to big-time counterfeiter Big Jim Downey. But when the Dukes try to retrieve the engraving plates by taking them behind Downey's back, their trickery could have deadly consequences -- and let's just say it would not be a good death -- for Boss. The Oak Ridge Boys perform "Old Time Lovin'" at the Boar's Nest.

star 7.88
43 votes
Directors: Dick Moder
Writers: Bruce Howard