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The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time 

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List of the best Hey Arnold! episodes, as determined by voters like you. Premiering in the 90's, Hey Arnold was one of the most popular Nickelodeon shows the network has ever aired. You might also enjoy Hey Arnold adult jokes that you didn't catch as a kid and all the times Jaden Smith dressed like Arnold. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Hey Arnold! episodes of all time are. Fans of Hey Arnold! are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. 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.

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Helga on the Couch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Helga on the Couch Episode: 16, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 4

Original Airing: Dec 04 1999

When a psychologist comes to PS 118, she notices Helga's behavior, so she calls Helga for a session. Reluctantly, she goes, and tells this psychologist about her life and how she behaved this ...more
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Arnold's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Arnold's Christmas Episode: 19, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Dec 14 1996

Magic Show: Arnold has a magic show and he makes a dissapearing act and uses Helga as the person dissapearing. Helga decides to play a trick and litterally dissapears. She bumps into a pole and ...more
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Arnold's Hat / Stoop Kid... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Arnold's Hat / Stoop Kid Episode: 3, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Oct 14 1996

Arnold's Hat: An obsessed Helga steals Arnold's hat to complete her shrine to Arnold, which is hidden in the back of her closet. But, she notices how miserable Arnold is without his hat, and ...more
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The Journal (2) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
The Journal (2) Episode: 20, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: Nov 11 2002

Arnold finds a journal describing the adventures of his parents in the Jungle. Also, it contains a map telling where they had to go after they left him.
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Spelling Bee / Pigeon Ma... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Spelling Bee / Pigeon Man Episode: 14, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Jan 06 1997

Tutoring Torvald: Arnold tries to teach Torvald maths. Gerald Comes Over: Gerald goes to Arnold's place to meet the other residents.
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Heat / Snow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Heat / Snow Episode: 6, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Nov 11 1996

Heat: Arnold has a really bad day - the city is suffering from a heatwave, and whatever he does, Arnold just can't seem to get cool. Snow: Snow hits the city and Arnold can't wait to get out and ...more
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The Journal (1) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
The Journal (1) Episode: 19, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: Nov 11 2002

Arnold finds a journal describing the adventures of his parents in the Jungle. Also, it contains a map telling where they had to go after they left him.
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Eugene Goes Bad / What's... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Eugene Goes Bad / What's Opera, Arnold? Episode: 17, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 2

Original Airing: Jan 04 1998

A. Eugene is gutted when he finds out that his favourite movie star doesn't do his own stunts. Arnold tries to cheer his mate up. B. Arnold and the gang go on a class trip to the opera and have ...more
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Parents Day is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Parents Day Episode: 6, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: Apr 12 2000

Arnold asks Grandpa what really happened with his parents, and he finds out that they disappeared after they left the country on a plane, although they might still be alive.
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Helga Blabs It All / Har... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Helga Blabs It All / Harold the Butcher Episode: 1, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 3

Original Airing: Aug 31 1998

A. While feeling the effects of laughing gas, Helga leaves a confessional message of love on Arnold's phone machine. She then has to get into the boarding house in order to erase the message. B. ...more
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The List / Haunted Train... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
The List / Haunted Train Episode: 8, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Nov 25 1996

The List: Arnold attempts to do something that no other kid has done before - completing the entire list of a kid's perfect Saturday! But, unfortunately, things don't go quite to plan. Haunted ...more
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Married is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Married Episode: 16, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: May 11 2002

Rhonda uses a folding paper fortune teller to see who will marry who, and Arnold and Helga get paired up, causing them to both dream what life would be like married to each other.
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Summer Love (a.k.a. Beac... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Summer Love (a.k.a. Beach Story) Episode: 9, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: May 25 2000

When Arnold, the boarders and the Patakis go to the beach, a girl uses Arnold to win a sandcastle competition. Ernie gets buried in the sand. Miriam and Suzie start taking dancing lessons. ...more
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April Fool's Day is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
April Fool's Day Episode: 14, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: Apr 01 2002

Arnold is sick and tired of everybody preforming their April Fool jokes on him (escpecially Helga), so he tries one of his own, but it backfires when it temporarily blinds Helga.
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Arnold Visits Arnie / Ch... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Arnold Visits Arnie / Chocolate Boy Episode: 12, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: Jan 26 2001

A) Arnold visits his cousin Arnie, whose friends look remarkably familiar to Anrold's B) Chcolate Boy wants to give up chocolate.
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Arnold's Thanksgiving is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Arnold's Thanksgiving Episode: 14, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 3

Original Airing: Nov 18 1998

Arnold and Helga both think they are having the worst Thanksgivings ever. Arnold's Family are celebrating President's Day, and Olga is at the Pataki house. When Arnold and Helga go to Mr. ...more
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Helga's Love Potion / Ge... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Helga's Love Potion / Gerald's Secret Episode: 2, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 2

Original Airing: Sep 28 1997

Helga's Love Potion: Helga drinks a potion to lose all feelings for Arnold. Gerald's Secret: Gerald's secret is revealed; he doesn't know how to ride a bike so Arnold teaches him how.
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School Play is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
School Play Episode: 20, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 08 1999

The school is doing the play ""Romeo and Juliet"". Arnold lands the role as Romeo so Helga will do anything to beat out other girls to get the part of Juliet, so that she can ...more
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Beaned / Old Iron Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Beaned / Old Iron Man Episode: 11, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 5

Original Airing: Jan 12 2001

A) Helga gets amnesia, and Arnold starts acting nice to her. B) Grandpa and his old friend Jimmy Kafka compete on a triathlon.
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Dinner for Four / Phoebe... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Dinner for Four / Phoebe Skips Episode: 5, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 4

Original Airing: Mar 31 1999

A. Helga wins a ticket for a free dinner for four a Chez Pierre, and wants to prove to Arnold that she is sophisticated. B. Pheobe gets a chance to skip to the sixth grade after not being ...more
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The Little Pink Book / F... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
The Little Pink Book / Field Trip Episode: 2, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Oct 09 1996

The Little Pink Book: When Helga loses her pink book, full of love poems about Arnold on the bus, it ends up in Arnold's hands. Now Helga must get it back before Arnold figures out who wrote the ...more
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Operation Ruthless / The... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Operation Ruthless / The Vacant Lot Episode: 7, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Nov 18 1996

Operation Ruthless: At the Annual Cheese Fair, Helga tries her best to keep Arnold well away from Ruth - a girl who Arnold has a crush on. The Vacant Lot: Arnold and friends decide to clear out ...more
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Helga's Show / The Flood... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Helga's Show / The Flood Episode: 15, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 3

Original Airing: Nov 25 1998

A. Helga preforms impressions of her classmates at the ""Coco Hut"", and they get offended and start ignoring her. B. When school is out, Mr. Simmons' class gets stuck in the ...more
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Helga Sleepwalks / Fight... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Helga Sleepwalks / Fighting Families Episode: 13, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 4

Original Airing: Oct 23 1999

A) Helga sleepwalks after eating pork rinds, making her confess her love to Arnold in her sleep. B) Arnold, Grandpa, Grandma, Ernie and Mr. Hyunh compete on a game show against a family that ...more
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Olga Comes Home / Sally'... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hey Arnold Episodes of All Time
Olga Comes Home / Sally's Comet Episode: 15, Season: Hey Arnold! - Season 1

Original Airing: Jan 13 1997

Spelling Bee: Arnold and Helga compete on a Spelling Bee contest. Pigeon Man: When Arnold's pigeon gets sick, he takes it to ""Pigeon Man"", a person surrounded by pigeons