The Best Episodes of The Honeymooners
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2019
The Honeymooners, one of the most influential situation comedy television series in American history, depicts the sincere attempts of two men attempting to better their lives, and the ensuing frustrations when their schemes to strike it rich inevitably backfire.
#1 - Mind Your Own Business
Season 1 - Episode 35
Ed sells irons after Ralph's advice gets him fired from his sewer job. When Ed lies about how much money he's making so that the Kramdens don't feel bad, Ralph also considers selling irons.
#2 - Alice and the Blonde
Season 1 - Episode 36
Alice and Trixie believe their husbands are neglecting them.
#3 - Ralph Kramden, Inc.
Season 1 - Episode 19
Ralph is named in a millionaire's will, but finds he was simply left a pet bird named Fortune.
#4 - The Worry Wart
Season 1 - Episode 28
Requested by the IRS to clear something up on his tax return, Ralph drives himself crazy.
#5 - Please Leave the Premises
Season 1 - Episode 24
The Kramdens and the Nortons fight a rent increase, though Ralph is the only one who really wants to fight.
#6 - Pal o' Mine
Season 1 - Episode 8
Ralph's feelings are bruised when Ed buys a ring for one of his pals on the sewer crew.
#7 - The Loudspeaker
Season 1 - Episode 30
Ralph writes a speech because he thinks he's going to be Racoon of the Year, but it turns out to be Norton who wins the award.
#8 - The Man from Space
Season 1 - Episode 14
When the Kramdens and Nortons enter a Raccoon costume contest, a feud arises between Ralph and Ed.
#9 - Funny Money
Season 1 - Episode 2
Ralph finds a suitcase on his bus that contains counterfeit money, only to be sought out by those who printed it.
#10 - The Golfer
Season 1 - Episode 3
Ralph tries to learn how to play golf to impress his boss, and of course the situation turns into a disaster.
#11 - Hello, Mom
Season 1 - Episode 10
Ralph sleeps at the Nortons' to avoid his visiting mother-in-law.
#12 - Trapped
Season 1 - Episode 29
Ralph captures two thugs that followed him home after he had witnessed a holdup.
#13 - A Matter of Record
Season 1 - Episode 15
Ralph cuts a record to sweet-talk Alice after insulting her mother.
#14 - Pardon My Glove
Season 1 - Episode 25
Alice is getting the apartment redecorated for free, but Ralph thinks she's two-timing him.
#15 - Young Man with a Horn
Season 1 - Episode 26
Ralph tries to hit the high note on a civil-service exam as well as on his coronet.
#16 - The Bensonhurst Bomber
Season 1 - Episode 37
Ralph gets into an argument at the pool hall and has to fight a large man at the gym. So he arranges to pretend to knock out a larger man in order to scare the other one.
#17 - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Season 1 - Episode 13
Ralph hocks his bowling ball to get Alice a present after someone else gets her the same thing he had gotten for her.
#18 - Something Fishy
Season 1 - Episode 12
Ralph and Norton don't want to take their wives on a lodge fishing trip.
#19 - The Deciding Vote
Season 1 - Episode 11
Norton is the deciding vote in the lodge's election for convention manager.
#20 - A Man's Pride
Season 1 - Episode 39
Ralph tells Alice's ex-boyfriend that he runs things at the bus company.
#21 - Head of the House
Season 1 - Episode 27
Ralph tells a newspaper that he's head of his household and then has to prove it to a coworker.
#22 - TV or Not TV
Season 1 - Episode 1
Ralph and Norton buy a T.V. set together and constantly fight over what to watch.
#23 - Here Comes the Bride
Season 1 - Episode 22
After Ralph advises him to be the head of his household, a lodge brother has his wife (Alice's sister) in tears.
#24 - Oh My Aching Back
Season 1 - Episode 16
Ralph hurts his back at a bowling tournament the night before his physical exam.