TV episodes The Best Happy Days Episodes  

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List of the best Happy Days episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Happy Days is an American sitcom which ran for from 1974-1984. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Happy Days episodes of all time are. Fans of Happy Days 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.

This list features episodes like "I Drink, Therefore I Am" and "Passages (1)." What is the best Happy Days episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Guess Who's Coming to Christma... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Guess Who's Coming to Christmas Dec 17 1974 - Howard wants Christmas Eve to only include the family, but Richie discovers that Fonzie will be all alone.

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The Lemon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
The Lemon Jan 22 1974 - Tired of driving around in Howard's DeSoto, Richie and Potsie buy a car of their own. The car has several problems including an engine that won't run consistently. This causes problems when they ...more

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They Shoot Fonzies, Don't They... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
They Shoot Fonzies, Don't They? Nov 16 1976 - Joanie enlists Fonzie to be her partner for a marathon dance at Arnold's. She desperately wants to outlast cheerleading captain Jill Higgins who had cut Joanie from the squad earlier. Prior to ...more

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Big Money is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Big Money Nov 26 1974 - As a game-show contestant, Richie wins $3200 before time runs out for that week's show. After the show, he is given an envelope by the show's host that contains the answer to the $5000

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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Haunted Oct 29 1974 - After experiencing a few strange happenings, Richie begins to buy into the legend that the place where their Halloween party is to be held, the old Simpson house, is haunted.

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Richie's Car is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Richie's Car Sep 17 1974 - Richie buys a car from Fonzie and finds out that it is stolen.

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All the Way is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
All the Way Jan 15 1974 - Potsie sets Richie up with a girl known to have a reputation. Richie doesn't get far with her but leads Fonzie and others to believe he did.

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Fonzie Loves Pinky (2) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Fonzie Loves Pinky (Parts 1-3) Sep 21 1976 - Fonzie assesses the damage to Pinky's car, and Richie asks Howard to delay the start of the demolition derby.

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A Shot in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
A Shot in the Dark Jan 25 1977 - Richie makes a lucky shot to win a basketball game and suddenly becomes a big hero.

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Guess Who's Coming to Visit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Guess Who's Coming to Visit Feb 05 1974 - Potsie is staying with the Cunninghams, and he and Richie sneak out to watch a drag race in which Fonzie is involved.

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Cruisin' is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Cruisin' Feb 11 1975 - Richie, Postie, and Ralph are forced to go cruising for girls in Howard's DeSoto after Marion dents Richie's car at the supermarket. They find three girls but, later, find their boyfriends who ...more

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Fonzie Drops In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Fonzie Drops In Feb 26 1974 - After taking a look at a B+ Potsie got on an exam, Fonzie decides to drop back into school. He asks Richie to do his homework and cheat for him.

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Hardware Jungle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Hardware Jungle Feb 12 1974 - Richie buys tickets to a rock and roll show from Fonzie but has to work at the hardware store when Howard needs to have his tonsils removed. Because he'll be working until 9:00 PM, he won't be ...more

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Richie Fights Back is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Richie Fights Back Oct 14 1975 - After being embarrassed at Arnold's by a couple of hoods, Richie wants to take a jujitsu class to learn how to defend and stand up for himself.

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Be the First on Your Block is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Be the First on Your Block May 07 1974 - Howard wants to buy a bomb shelter to protect his family. Problems quickly arise when several of Richie's friends ask if they can use it.

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A.K.A. the Fonz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
A.K.A. the Fonz Nov 30 1976 - Kirk, the new acting sheriff, tries to exert his power by forcing Fonzie to leave town.

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The Best Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
The Best Man Apr 23 1974 - Howard's old army buddy, a black man, asks Howard to be the best man at his wedding. Howard and Marion consider holding the wedding at their home when the man can't find anyone else willing to

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Fonzie Moves In is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Fonzie Moves In Sep 09 1975 - With Howard's hardware store about to face new competition, the Cunninghams decide they need to rent the room above their garage to generate extra income. Howard is shocked when Richie rents it ...more

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The Cunningham Caper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Isaac Marshall added The Cunningham Caper Jan 21 1975 - An ill Richie is home alone after the rest of the family go to see Cinerama. When he goes to see what is causing noises downstairs, he finds a burglar.

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A Date with Fonzie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
A Date with the Fonz Nov 11 1975 - With Richie in a dating slump, Fonzie sets Richie and himself up on a double date with two of his girls, Laverne and Shirley.

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They Call It Potsie Love is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
They Call It Potsie Love Dec 02 1975 - Joanie develops a crush on Potsie after he sings to her at Arnold's.

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Fonzie's Blindness is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Fonzie's Blindness Sep 26 1978 - Al accidentally hits Fonzie in the head with a serving tray, and he becomes blind as a result.

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Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
hixoman added Great Expectations The Cunninghams get an unexpected glimpse inside Bohemian counter-culture when Richie befriends a beatnik and brings her home for an evening with the family.

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A Mind of His Own is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
A Mind of His Own Oct 05 1976 - After having been in several fights recently, on the advice of the Cunninghams, Fonzie agrees to see a psychologist.

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Hi Yo Fonzie, Away is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Hi Yo Fonzie, Away Feb 09 1982 - The gang tries to get the Lone Ranger, Fonzie's idol, to appear at his birthday party. Meanwhile, Fonzie thinks about becomming a one-woman man.

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Happy Days: Hollywood Part 3: ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
trainguyrocks added Happy Days: Hollywood Part 3: Richie must choose either a 5-year Hollywood contract or college in Milwaukee while the Fonz accepts the California Kid's challenge to perform a dangerous water ski jump...over a shark!

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Affairs of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Happy Days Episodes
Affairs of the Heart Mar 22 1983 - Jenny dumps a nice guy to be with a former Olympic swimmer, but K. C. learns that the swimmer doesn't feel the same way about Jenny as she feels about him. Meanwhile, Fonzie wants to have a ...more