The BEST Episodes of The Honeymooners

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 23, 2020

Network: CBS

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.

Mind Your Own Business

#1 - Mind Your Own Business

Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired May 26, 1956

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.

star 8.67
6 votes
Alice and the Blonde

#2 - Alice and the Blonde

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Jun 2, 1956

Alice and Trixie believe their husbands are neglecting them.

star 8.57
7 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
Ralph Kramden, Inc.

#3 - Ralph Kramden, Inc.

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 4, 1956

Ralph is named in a millionaire's will, but finds he was simply left a pet bird named Fortune.

star 8.50
8 votes
Writers: A.J. Russell, Herbert Finn
Mama Loves Mambo

#4 - Mama Loves Mambo

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 3, 1956

A new neighbor wears out his welcome teaching good manners and the mambo.

star 8.08
12 votes
Writers: Marvin Marx, Walter Stone
Pardon My Glove

#5 - Pardon My Glove

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 17, 1956

Alice is getting the apartment redecorated for free, but Ralph thinks she's two-timing him.

star 7.82
11 votes
Writers: A.J. Russell, Herbert Finn
Opportunity Knocks, But

#6 - Opportunity Knocks, But

Season 1 - Episode 32 - Aired May 5, 1956

Ralph and Ed play pool with Ralph's boss and Ed gets a job at the bus company.

star 7.71
7 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
Oh My Aching Back

#7 - Oh My Aching Back

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 14, 1956

Ralph hurts his back at a bowling tournament the night before his physical exam.

star 7.65
17 votes
A Woman's Work Is Never Done

#8 - A Woman's Work Is Never Done

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 1955

Tired of Ralph's endless domestic complaints, Alice takes a job and leaves a maid to take care of the housework.

star 7.62
40 votes
Writers: Marvin Marx, Walter Stone
Young at Heart

#9 - Young at Heart

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 11, 1956

When Alice and Trixie complain about not doing things young people do, Ralph and Norton take them dancing and rollerskating

star 7.53
15 votes
Writers: Marvin Marx, Walter Stone
The Golfer

#10 - The Golfer

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 1955

Ralph tries to learn how to play golf to impress his boss, and of course the situation turns into a disaster.

star 7.52
112 votes
Writers: A.J. Russell, Herbert Finn
Better Living Through TV

#11 - Better Living Through TV

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 1955

Ralph and Norton go on television to sell a kitchen utensil.

star 7.50
56 votes
Writers: Marvin Marx, Walter Stone
Trapped

#12 - Trapped

Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired Apr 14, 1956

Ralph captures two thugs that followed him home after he had witnessed a holdup.

star 7.42
43 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
TV or Not TV

#13 - TV or Not TV

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 1, 1955

Ralph and Norton buy a T.V. set together and constantly fight over what to watch.

star 7.40
130 votes
The Baby Sitter

#14 - The Baby Sitter

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 21, 1956

Ralph is furious when Alice has a telephone installed, until he finds out how she paid for it. Alice is babysitting to pay for the phone and now Ralph is madder than mad: Ralph thinks she's two-timing him.

star 7.38
16 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
Funny Money

#15 - Funny Money

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 8, 1955

Ralph finds a suitcase on his bus that contains counterfeit money, only to be sought out by those who printed it.

star 7.35
82 votes
Writers: Marvin Marx, Walter Stone
The Safety Award

#16 - The Safety Award

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired May 19, 1956

Ralph has an accident on his way to receiving a "Safest Bus Driver" award.

star 7.25
4 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
'Twas the Night Before Christmas

#17 - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 24, 1955

Ralph hocks his bowling ball to get Alice a present after someone else gets her the same thing he had gotten for her.

star 7.08
60 votes
Writers: Marvin Marx, Walter Stone
The Man from Space

#18 - The Man from Space

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 31, 1955

When the Kramdens and Nortons enter a Raccoon costume contest, a feud arises between Ralph and Ed.

star 7.08
53 votes
Writers: A.J. Russell, Herbert Finn
A Dog's Life

#19 - A Dog's Life

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 18, 1956

Ralph feeds his boss dog food, thinking that it is an appetizer that Alice made.

star 7.00
9 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
The Sleepwalker

#20 - The Sleepwalker

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 1955

Norton is sleepwalking and Ralph gets stuck looking after him.

star 6.87
53 votes
Writers: A.J. Russell, Herbert Finn
Hello, Mom

#21 - Hello, Mom

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 3, 1955

Ralph sleeps at the Nortons' to avoid his visiting mother-in-law.

star 6.86
50 votes
Something Fishy

#22 - Something Fishy

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 17, 1955

Ralph and Norton don't want to take their wives on a lodge fishing trip.

star 6.80
50 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
Pal o' Mine

#23 - Pal o' Mine

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 1955

Ralph's feelings are bruised when Ed buys a ring for one of his pals on the sewer crew.

star 6.79
61 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka
The Deciding Vote

#24 - The Deciding Vote

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 10, 1955

Norton is the deciding vote in the lodge's election for convention manager.

star 6.78
49 votes
Writers: A.J. Russell, Herbert Finn
The $99,000 Answer

#25 - The $99,000 Answer

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 28, 1956

Ralph goes on a quiz show, assigned the category of popular music.

star 6.76
46 votes
Writers: Leonard Stern, Sydney Zelinka