Title: The HoneyMooners
Series: 1
Episodes: 39
First Transmission: 1955-1956

A bus driver and his friend struggle to strike it rich while their wives look on with weary patience.

Best Episode 

The $99,000 Answer (1956) – Ralph becomes a contestant on a hit television game show and wants to prove himself to Alice and his entire neighbourhood.

2nd Best Episode 

’Twas the Night Before Christmas (1955) – Ralph sells his bowling ball so that he can afford a last-minute Christmas present for Alice.

3rd Best Episode 

Better Living Through TV (1955) – Ralph’s latest get-rich-quick scheme is an all-purpose kitchen gadget. Ralph wants to demonstrate it during a live TV commercial, but stage fright may ruin his chances.

4th Best Episode 

The Bensonhurst Bomber (1956) – Ralph shoots his mouth off once too often and gets challenged to a fight at the local gym by a hulking bruiser called “Harvey.” He looks for a way to get out of it.

5th Best Episode 

The Man from Space (1955) – Ralph is determined to win a prize of $50 at the Raccoon Lodge costume. He decides to make a homemade costume.

Worst Episode

The Loudspeaker (1956) – Ralph comes to believe wrongly that he has been named Raccoon of the Year and begins to write his “most humble” acceptance speech.


Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-03-11

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 1.1 rating points.

The top-rated episode, The $99,000 Answer (1956), differs from the second-rated episode, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1955), by 9 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, The Loudspeaker (1956), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, The Safety Award (1956), by 18 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is Unconventional Behavior (1956).


Episode Rating Graph for The Honeymooners (1955)


Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 TV or Not TV (1955)
#2 Funny Money (1955)
#3 The Golfer (1955)
#4 A Woman’s Work Is Never Done (1955)
#5 A Matter of Life and Death (1955)
#6 The Sleepwalker (1955)
#7 Better Living Through TV (1955)
#8 Pal O’ Mine (1955)
#9 Brother Ralph (1955)
#10 Hello Mom (1955)
#11 The Deciding Vote (1955)
#12 Something Fishy (1955)
#13 ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1955)
#14 The Man from Space (1955)
#15 A Matter of Record (1956)
#16 Oh, My Aching Back (1956)
#17 The Babysitter (1956)
#18 The $99,000 Answer (1956)
#19 Ralph Kramden, Inc. (1956)
#20 Young at Heart (1956)
#21 A Dog’s Life (1956)
#22 Here Comes the Bride (1956)
#23 Mama Loves Mambo (1956)
#24 Please Leave the Premises (1956)
#25 Pardon My Glove (1956)
#26 Young Man with a Horn (1956)
#27 Head of the House (1956)
#28 The Worry Wart (1956)
#29 Trapped (1956)
#30 The Loudspeaker (1956)
#31 On Stage (1956)
#32 Opportunity Knocks But (1956)
#33 Unconventional Behavior (1956)
#34 The Safety Award (1956)
#35 Mind Your Own Business (1956)
#36 Alice and the Blonde (1956)
#37 The Bensonhurst Bomber (1956)
#38 Dial J for Janitor (1956)
#39 A Man’s Pride (1956)