TV Episodes The Best Fantasy Island Episodes  

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List of the best Fantasy Island episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Fantasy Island is a sitcom which ran from 1977-1984 about a resort ran by Mr. Roarke who fulfills people's fantasies. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Fantasy Island episodes of all time are. Fans of Fantasy Island are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Episodes include everything from "Treasure Hunt / Beauty Contest" to "Call Me Lucky / Torch Singer." What is the best Fantasy Island episode of all time? Look below and find out.
The Challenge / A Genie Named ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
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The Challenge / A Genie Named Joe

In ""The Challenge"" Douglas Picard, the richest man in the world comes to the Island with specific intentions of claiming it for his own. And in ""A Genie Named Joe"" Rebecca Walters a florist wishes to meet and marry the man of her dreams and ends up encountering a two-thousand-year-old genie instead. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Feb 13 1982

Season: Fantasy Island - Season 5

Episode Number: 16

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The Lady and the Longhorn / Va... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
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The Lady and the Longhorn / Vampire

In ""The Lady and the Longhorn"" sweet but wacky businesswoman Vera Templeton is after a millionaire to save her company from bankruptcy. And in ""Vampire"" famous method actor Leo Drake prepares for his role as Dracula in a very frightening and dangerous way. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Dec 16 1978

Season: Fantasy Island - Season 2

Episode Number: 13

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With Affection, Jack the Rippe... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
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With Affection, Jack the Ripper / Gigolo

In ""With Affection, Jack the Ripper"" Lorraine Peters a female criminologist sets out to discover the identity of Jack the Ripper and solve the Whitechapel mystery and finds herself marked as his next victim. And in ""Gigolo"" Stanley Hocker from Stubbenville, Ohio feels totally inadequate in matters dealing with the opposite sex, he dreams of becoming a modern day Don Juan. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Nov 29 1980

Season: Fantasy Island - Season 4

Episode Number: 6

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The Ghost's Story / The Spoile... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
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The Ghost's Story / The Spoilers

In ""The Ghost's Story"" a young woman must face being alone in a terrifying haunted mansion in order to gain notoriety as an expert of the occult. And in ""The Spoilers"" a famous and fair-minded bounty hunter goes after the only man who has ever eluded him. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: May 08 1982

Season: Fantasy Island - Season 5

Episode Number: 22

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