The BEST episodes written by Howard Ostroff

The Mad Home Wrecker
111 votes

#1 - The Mad Home Wrecker

I Dream of Jeannie - Season 5 - Episode 9

The Bellows' give Tony and Jeannie an early wedding present; a grotesque looking piece of artwork. That's not all, they and others chip in to hire a redecorator to redecorate their home. As it turns out, the redecorator has no taste and Jeannie ends up redecorating their home in the blink of an eye.

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Top Secret
9 votes

#2 - Top Secret

The Brady Bunch - Season 5 - Episode 19

When an FBI agent visits to check Mike's security clearance, Bobby and Oliver become convinced that Mike is working on plans for a top-secret project. They also suspect Sam of being an international spy scheming to steal the plans.

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The Modest Proposal
99 votes

#3 - The Modest Proposal

Night Court - Season 4 - Episode 14

Harry is depressed and unhappy when Christine announces that she plans to marry a nice, dull guy.

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The Gypsy
152 votes

#4 - The Gypsy

Night Court - Season 2 - Episode 16

Harry uses a little hocus pocus to convince Bull he's cured of a gypsy curse.

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Practical Jokes
35 votes

#5 - Practical Jokes

Good Morning, Miss Bliss - Season 1 - Episode 10

It's Hoosier Harvest Week and in Miss Bliss's words: ""...a time for hay rides, bonfires, and practical jokes."" In her eleven years at JFK, nobody has ever been able to play a successful prank on Miss Bliss, so all the kids want to be the one to get her this year. After a few unsuccessful pranks, someone does manage to get Miss Bliss. All evidence points to Screech as the culprit. Miss Bliss decides to use this as an opportunity to show how the judicial system works by putting Screech on trial. Zack is Screech's defense attorney, Nicki is the prosecutor, and Miss Bliss is the judge. Screech is found not guilty, but then who is the real culprit? It turns out that Miss Bliss played the prank on herself. Nobody was paying attention in class so she staged the prank in order to have an excuse for the trial. Everyone would have to study the chapters of their textbooks on the judicial system in order to learn the procedures for having a trial. After class, while she's talking to Scr

Wonder Drugs
268 votes

#6 - Wonder Drugs

Night Court - Season 1 - Episode 9

Lana disrupts the proceedings after taking a powerful cold medicine.

Best of Friends
182 votes

#7 - Best of Friends

Night Court - Season 3 - Episode 6

Dan has a real problem when his high school buddy comes to visit as a decidedly changed man.

Your Home Sweet Home is My Home
62 votes

#8 - Your Home Sweet Home is My Home

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Season 4 - Episode 25

A flashback episode about Rob and Laura's long search to find their house, with Millie and Jerry looking too.

Dr. No
0 votes

#9 - Dr. No

The Hogan Family - Season 2 - Episode 6

Basketball hero David dreads his upcoming knee surgery, while Mark wishes that the girl who has a crush on him would cut it out.

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