The BEST Episodes of Weird Science

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020

Network: USA Network

Weird Science is a show based on the 1985 John Hughes movie of the same name. High school geeks Wyatt Donnelly and Gary Wallace create their dream girl, a magical genie named Lisa, on Wyatt's computer. Having a genie leads up to five seasons of unique adventures for the guys. The theme song for the series is the same as the movie- "Weird Science" by 80s group Oingo Boingo.

Gary and Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure

#1 - Gary and Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired Jun 1, 1996

Gary, Wyatt, and Lisa all decide to go clubbing after hours and become ""creatures of the night."" Lisa turns them all into cool vampires, except the fact that they crave Yoo-Hoo instead of blood. Being vampires gives the guys new powers. They now have the ability to hypnotize people, which they enjoy using on cute women. The night turns out to be not so great when they find themselves with a real group of bloodsucking vampires. Principal Scampi and Chett are determined to stop the vampires and become vampire hunters.

star 9.44
36 votes
Directors: Les Landau
Writers: Kari Lizer
Funhouse of Death

#2 - Funhouse of Death

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 24, 1996

While at a carnival, Gary and Wyatt see a hot girl, Valerie, and have a falling out when they fight over her. Lisa zaps the boys into the carnival funhouse and leaves them there until they can stop fighting. They have fun opening mysterious doors trying to find Valerie, and Wyatt seems to get all the good ones- he even gets a puppy out of it. In the end, the guys both get dissed by Valerie as she chooses an evil funhouse clown over the both of them.

star 9.35
37 votes
Writers: Glen Merzer
The Genie Detective

#3 - The Genie Detective

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 11, 1997

While Gary and Wyatt are at school, Lisa plays a virtual reality game, the Genie Detective. She ends up in the 1930's. Chett joins her, but isn't prepared to play the game. He also doesn't know one important rule- when you die in the virtual reality world, you die in the real world, too. Now it's up to Lisa to save Chett. Wyatt joins the game to help, too.

star 8.69
36 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Christer G. Hokanson, Howard A. Klausner
Rock Hard Chett

#4 - Rock Hard Chett

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 29, 1995

When Chett almost gets struck by a bolt of lightning, Lisa makes Chett invincible to save him. Now, nothing can harm Chett, not even the fact that he was electocuted, run-over, and shot. Gary and Wyatt get Chett to use his powers for good, so Chett becomes the super hero, the Star-Spangled Butt Kicker. Chett works at helping to put a stop to crime. However, trouble occurs when his powers wear off while he's trying to stop some homicidal maniacs.

star 8.68
38 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Ed Ferrara, Kevin Murphy (VI)
Grumpy Old Genie

#5 - Grumpy Old Genie

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 10, 1996

There's a hacker in town. This hacker has made changes to Lisa's files, replacing her face with a picture of Abe Vigoda. Now that Lisa no longer has her body, people aren't as nice to her and pretty much just ignore her. Lisa solves the problem by making everyone in the world think that old men are the sexiest things on the planet. Now all the kids at Farber High are bringing old men to the Homecoming dance instead of hot dates. Wyatt's on a mission to find the computer hacker and get Lisa looking like her usual self.

star 8.68
34 votes
Directors: Win Phelps
Writers: Dan Studney, Jim Lincoln
You'll Never Eat Brains in This Town Again

#6 - You'll Never Eat Brains in This Town Again

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 30, 1996

Wyatt and Gary are making a film entitled ""Night of the Blood-Sucking Zombie Sophomores."" Lisa even zaps up a couple of real rotting zombies to act in the movie. Everything is running smoothly until the zombies decide it's time for lunch and want to eat Principal Scampi's brain.

star 8.68
34 votes
Writers: Ed Ferrara, Kevin Murphy (VI)
Quantum Wyatt

#7 - Quantum Wyatt

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 15, 1995

In order to let Wyatt try some different careers for later in life, Lisa zaps up some magical chocolates. One of the chocolates makes Wyatt a police detective who must clear Gary of stealing an expensive comic book. Meanwhile, Gary tries out some new careers, including talking to Chett on his 976-GARY, or otherwise known as the 976 CONNEXXION phone line.

star 8.68
37 votes
Writers: Ed Ferrara, Kevin Murphy (VI)
Sci-Fi Zoned

#8 - Sci-Fi Zoned

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 17, 1995

A butt crack comment and a welt lead to the end of the Wyatt and Gary's friendship. To try and bring them closer together, Lisa zaps them into their favorite television show ever, ""The Sci-Fi Zone,"" which brought them together in the first place. While being narrated by Chett doing a great Rod Serling impression, Wyatt and Gary meet talking candy bars and dolls, a pig-faced woman, an evil fortune telling machine, and a satanic Principal Scampi. The boys have to either help each other or get stuck living in the Sci-Fi Zone where time has no meaning.

star 8.65
37 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Alan Cross, Tom Spezialy
Community Property

#9 - Community Property

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Jun 29, 1996

Gary and Wyatt are fighting over the use of Lisa. Lisa gets annoyed by the fighting over her and decides to let the boys battle it out in court. Genie Cyber-Court, that is. The winner of the case wins the genie. Gary and Wyatt choose their own lawyers. Gary choosing B.F. Jackie (similar to Cockran), while Wyatt chooses Abe Lincoln. Both lawyers argue out each of their client's side. However, neither Gary nor Wyatt are found to be suitable to be awarded custody of Lisa, so she will be broken down the Internet will be given custody of her.

star 8.64
36 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Jim Keily, Jimmy Aleck
Magic Comet Ride

#10 - Magic Comet Ride

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 11, 1998

Similar to Star Wars, Lisa joins her Genie Master on a comet to learn more about her powers.

star 8.64
36 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Dan Studney, Jim Lincoln
Spies 'R' Us

#11 - Spies 'R' Us

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 9, 1995

Lisa creates a virtual reality game in which Gary and Wyatt can pretend that they are spies. After Gary breakers the machine, the game takes on a life of it's own and becomes real. Farber High becomes very interesting as the boys are trying to stop Scampfinger, the evil Principal Scampi, who wants to put all of the world's water inside of a dixie cup. Wyatt also gets a full cavity search from Chett.

star 8.63
38 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Alan Cross, Tom Spezialy
Forbidden Janet

#12 - Forbidden Janet

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 2, 1997

Wyatt wants to finally meet the perfect girl for him so Lisa creates a magical hat that will turn Wyatt's dream girl into a real, live girl. However, when both Chett and Gary use the hat to create their dream girls, it turns out that only one girl can exist at a time.

star 8.63
38 votes
Writers: Jim Keily, Jimmy Aleck
Chett Reborn

#13 - Chett Reborn

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 29, 1994

A wish gone wrong makes Chett turn into a baby. Now, Chett is growing up at a quick rate. This gives Wyatt the chance to raise his brother and fix everything that went wrong the first time. Wyatt's parenting ends up just creating new problems. Now Chett is a huge wuss and can't defend himself against bullies like he could before. How can the guys fix this one? With a dirty joke and a fight in a bar.

star 8.62
37 votes
Directors: Steve Dubin
Writers: Jeff Vlaming, Kari Lizer, Paul Lieberstein
It's a Mob, Mob, Mob, Mob World

#14 - It's a Mob, Mob, Mob, Mob World

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired Jun 15, 1996

Wyatt is sick of his parents not paying any attention to him, so he wishes that his family could be closer and have better family values. Lisa's plan backfires and creates an world in which Wyatt has a family with very strong ties to each other- a family similar to that of the ""Godfather."" In this world, Wyatt Donnellis and his family are the masters of the Homeowners Association. They fix neighborhood Little League games and take kickbacks from children's lemonade stands. However, trouble is in store when Al Wallace tries to take on the Donnellis family. Gary and Wyatt find themselves against each other in the war.

star 8.62
37 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Dan Studney, Jim Lincoln
Cyborg Sam I Am

#15 - Cyborg Sam I Am

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 13, 1996

In a box of Chett's old junk, Wyatt finds his old favorite toy, the Cyborg Sam action figure. Apparently, Chett had stolen it many years before. Lisa tries to help Wyatt have fun with his toys again, so she brings Cyborg Sam to life. Wyatt finds that having a man dressed up in a space suit follow him all day doesn't help out his lack of popularity.

star 8.62
34 votes
Directors: Max Tash
Writers: Chris Black
Lisarella

#16 - Lisarella

Season 4 - Episode 17 - Aired May 11, 1996

When Gary makes a wish under his breath to try eyeliner, Lisa overhears, but mistakenly hears that he wishes he could fly a jet liner. So Lisa zaps the boys into a plane, but when neither of them know how to land it, she saves the day. However, Lisa is not allowed to be seen by everyone, so Gary and Wyatt get all of the credit for the landing. The President would also like to throw a ball in their honor and present them with an award. Since the ball is high profile, they leave Lisa at home and head off. Lisa is hurt by the fact that the guys won't even allow her to attend, but she decides to go to the ball anyway. She meets the President and they fall in love. Unfortunately, the President doesn't seem to have enough time in his schedule for Lisa. So it's up to the boys to talk to the President one on one and fix Lisa's broken heart.

star 8.62
34 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Jim Keily, Jimmy Aleck
What Genie?

#17 - What Genie?

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 10, 1995

Phoebe, an old friend of Wyatt's, comes back to town. Both the boys think she's pretty hot and end up spilling the secret about Lisa to her. She then takes control of Lisa herself and has Lisa erase Wyatt and Gary's minds of the fact that they ever had a genie. Phoebe also becomes the host of her own daytime talk show, very similar to ""Sally."" The only thing that can help the boys remember is the fact that Wyatt keeps a daily diary-- I mean journal. The boys also get to be guest stars on an episode of ""Phoebe"" entitled Men Who Became Women Who Became Men Again.

star 8.61
36 votes
Directors: Troy Miller
Writers: Kari Lizer
The Legend of Red Brick Wallace

#18 - The Legend of Red Brick Wallace

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Aug 12, 1995

Gary is dumbstruck when he finds out that his relatives weren't all cowards and losers. He has an ancestor named Red Brick Wallace, a gunslinger from the old west. Lisa zaps them back to the old west in order to meet Red Brick Wallace. Unfortunately, he turns out to be nothing more than a spittoon polisher. The guys are now on a mission to save Red Brick Wallace from getting shot by the sheriff, who looks strangely like Chett.

star 8.61
38 votes
Directors: Les Landau
Writers: Jeff Vlaming
WS4

#19 - WS4

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired Jul 25, 1998

When no one at Farber High is getting along, Lisa decides to zap up some aliens to help erase the hate. However, the aliens attack the school instead of helping matters out.

star 8.61
38 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Dan Studney, Jim Lincoln
The Wyatt Brief

#20 - The Wyatt Brief

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 24, 1995

Lisa shows Gary what's going to happen in the future, only to reveal that Wyatt will end up stealing Gary's date to the prom. Wyatt tries to change the outcome of the future by having Lisa give him the worst personality that she can create. She zaps up a pair of magical Chett underwear, giving Wyatt Chett's personality. Unfortunately, Gary's date likes the new Wyatt even more and Chett is happy because his brother is finally becoming cool.

star 8.60
35 votes
Directors: Les Landau
Writers: Chris Black
Genie Junior

#21 - Genie Junior

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 25, 1998

Lisa wants to test Chett, and makes herself pregnant. Chett later wishes that the load was on him, and becomes pregnant instead of Lisa.

star 8.59
37 votes
Writers: Susannah Hardaway
Man's Best Friend

#22 - Man's Best Friend

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 9, 1997

Two of Chett's frineds dump him out in the mountains, miles from anywhere. All of a sudden, Chett starts to be followed- by a dog. Chett starts bonding with the dog after saving his life from a truck. When Chett comes home and Lisa sees how nice Chett is with his dog, she turns him into a real, live man.

star 8.58
36 votes
Directors: Alan Cross
Writers: Kari Lizer
Night of the Swingin' Steves

#23 - Night of the Swingin' Steves

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 18, 1998

Agents Scolder and Mully return as does the alien race of Steve.

star 8.58
36 votes
Writers: Chris Black
Girl Talk

#24 - Girl Talk

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 12, 1997

Gary and Wyatt try to be girlfriends with Lisa by playing girly games with her, but that's not enough. Lisa wants some real girls to talk to. Lisa decides to become friends with one of the waitresses at the Java Man. However, trouble soon hits as Lisa must constantly lie to cover up the fact she's a magic genie. Lisa feels bad about lying all the time, so she decides to share her secret with the waitress. That doesn't turn out to be a good idea when the entire student body of Farber High finds out, and the world is on the verge of finding out about her.

star 8.58
38 votes
Writers: Jim Keily, Jimmy Aleck
Chett World

#25 - Chett World

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 16, 1996

Mr. Donnelly gives Chett the boot and kicks him out of the house until he can find a job. Unfortunately for Chett, there's nothing that he's qualified to do. Wyatt asks Lisa to zap up ""A Man's Man's World"" and creates a monster truck-cigar-jerky-paintball store, since those are the only thing that Chett's any good at. Chett gets a job at the store, working for Mickey and Rhett, who strangely resemble rats. In fact, they are rats. Lisa accidentally turned Rhett and Mickey, two alley rats, into humans. The bad news is that the rats plan to wipe out the human race by using the plot from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Chett, not really realizing what's going on, aids them in their quest.

star 8.57
35 votes
Directors: Michael Lange
Writers: Glen Merzer