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.

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The Challenge / A Genie Named ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Challenge / A Genie Named Joe Feb 13 1982 - 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 ...more

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The Ghost's Story / The Spoile... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Ghost's Story / The Spoilers May 08 1982 - 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 ...more

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Amusement Park / Rock Stars is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Amusement Park / Rock Stars May 13 1979 - In ""Amusement Park"" a boy wants to run the park in order to have the opportunity to hire his dad whom he hasnt seen in a long time. In ""Rock Stars"" ...more

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Midnight Waltz / Let Them Eat ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Midnight Waltz / Let Them Eat Cake Feb 12 1983 - In ""Midnight Waltz"" A Man wants to have one more dance with his wife who's been dead for six months. And in ""Let Them Eat Cake"" A waitress from Des

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The Chateau / White Lightning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Chateau / White Lightning Feb 07 1981 - In ""The Chateau"" Vicky Lee, a journalist wishes to spend the weekend with the man her grandmother, famed Silent Screen actress Becky Lee was in love with in order to ...more

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The Handy Man / Tattoo's Roman... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Handy Man / Tattoo's Romance Nov 10 1979 - In ""The Handy Man"" Holly Ryan is a small-time bookie who has to testify against gangster Spider Sloat who is out to kill him. His santuary ends up being a Christian ...more

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Everybody Goes to Gilley's / F... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Everybody Goes to Gilley's / Face of Fire Nov 20 1982 - In ""Everybody Goes to Gilley's"" Mickey Gilley's fantasy is to become a star headliner and a big country western singer. And in ""Face of Fire"" a ...more

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Funny Man / Tattoo, The Matchm... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Funny Man / Tattoo, The Matchmaker Feb 20 1982 - In ""Funny Man"" a stand-up comic's imaginary family is brought to life and his own life is endangered. And in ""Tattoo, the Matchmaker"", Tattoo's ...more

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With Affection, Jack the Rippe... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
With Affection, Jack the Ripper / Gigolo Nov 29 1980 - 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 ...more

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Crescendo / Three Feathers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Crescendo / Three Feathers Dec 20 1980 - In ""Crescendo"" singing star Susan Lohman hopes for romance with the brilliant composer of her songs. Not knowing that the mysterious and elusive composer is cursed her ...more

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Awakening of Love / The Impost... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Awakening of Love / The Impostor Mar 17 1984 - In ""Awakening of Love"" a world-renowned high fashion model wishes to form a lasting, loving relationship. And in ""The Impostor"" a couple come to the ...more

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Class of '69 / The Pug is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Class of '69 / The Pug Nov 24 1979 - In ""Class of '69"" An overweight woman wishes to become thin in order to overcome her humiliation 10 years ago. And in ""The Pug"" Mitch Lee wishes to ...more

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Chorus Girl / Surrogate Father is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Chorus Girl / Surrogate Father Feb 21 1981 - In ""Chorus Girl"" when a dance teacher Franklin Adams gives his deaf pupil the gift of hearing, he runs the risk of losing her forever. And in ""Surrogate ...more

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The Last Cowboy / The Lady and... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Last Cowboy / The Lady and the Monster Oct 31 1981 - In ""The Last Cowboy"" middle-aged urban cowboy, Joel Campbell finds that the old west was not quite the romantic adventure he perceived it to be. And in ""The Lady ...more

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Birthday Party / Ghostbreaker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Birthday Party / Ghostbreaker Mar 03 1979 - ""Birthday Party"" is about a 47-year-old bar and grill owner from Phoenix, AZ (Carol Gates, played by Janet Leigh), who was forced to give up her twins for adoption 30 years ...more

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Remember. . .When? is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Remember. . .When? May 14 1983 - Tattoo has an auto accident and suffers a serious head injury. Mr. Roarke helps him through the surgery and to overcome his depression by reminiscing about their favorite fantasies. In flashback ...more

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Basin Street / The Devil's Tri... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Basin Street / The Devil's Triangle May 02 1981 - In ""Basin Street"" a would-be musician visits New Orleans during the heyday of ragtime jazz, and learns much more than he bargained for about the old days of Louisiana jazz. ...more

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The Lady and the Longhorn / Va... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Lady and the Longhorn / Vampire Dec 16 1978 - In ""The Lady and the Longhorn"" sweet but wacky businesswoman Vera Templeton is after a millionaire to save her company from bankruptcy. And in ...more

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Rogues and Riches / Stark Terr... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Rogues and Riches / Stark Terror Jan 19 1980 - In ""Rogues and Riches"" Mark Hendricks, an attorney must travel to 18th century England to try and convince his client to go back to the present. And in ""Stark ...more

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Bojangles and the Dancer / Deu... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Bojangles and the Dancer / Deuces Are Wild May 12 1984 - In ""Bojangles and the Dancer"" a married couple come to the Island with a mixed agenda - he is intent upon performing with his idol, Mr. Bojangles - she, however, is intent ...more

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Operation Breakout / Candy Kis... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Operation Breakout / Candy Kiss Jan 15 1983 - In ""Operation Breakout"" a man's fantasy is to rescue a double agent for a government reward. And in ""Candy Kiss"" A champion racehorse breeder wishes

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Elizabeth's Baby / The Artist ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Elizabeth's Baby / The Artist and the Lady Jan 17 1981 - In ""Elizabeth's Baby"" terminally ill and very expectant Elizabeth Blake wishes to look ahead into her unborn baby's future. And in ""The Artist and the ...more

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Also Rans / Portrait of Solang... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Also Rans / Portrait of Solange Feb 28 1981 - In ""Also Rans"" shy shoesalesman Jerome Pepper hopes to catch the attention of the girl he's loved from afar for seven years. By helping her to successfully race her horse ...more

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The Cheerleaders / Marooned is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
The Cheerleaders / Marooned Dec 08 1979 - In ""The Cheerleaders"" two young women wish to become glamorous cheerleaders for their favorite football team. And in ""Marooned"" truck driver Melvyn ...more

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Tattoo: the Love God / Magnoli... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy Island Episodes
Tattoo: the Love God / Magnolia Blossoms Sep 21 1979 - In ""Tattoo: the Love God"", Tattoo's fantasy of becoming a god to many beautiful native women becomes a bit too much for him too handle. In ""Magnolia ...more