The Worst Episodes of Drake & Josh: When Comedy Goes Wrong.

Are you ready to cringe? As a seasoned TV enthusiast, I have a confession to make: I have a love-hate relationship with Drake & Josh. While this Nickelodeon classic has brought me countless laughs over the years, there are some episodes that make me want to hide under a rock and never come out. So, for all you fellow Drake & Josh fans out there, I present to you the worst episodes of this iconic show. Get ready to relive the moments that make us want to yell “Hug me, brotha!” and also “Why did they even make this episode?”
Hug Me, Brother (Pilot)

Hug Me, Brother (Pilot)

Season 1 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2004-01-11

When Drake uses Josh’s secret advice column to impress the hottest girl in school, a case of mistaken identity results in Josh coming face-to-face with a jealous boyfriend.

Dune Buggy

Dune Buggy

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2004-01-18

Drake and Josh receive an old dune buggy from a friend but are forbidden to use it. When Drake defies his parents and injures himself after crashing the buggy, he tries to hide his injuries, but gets no support from a grounded Josh.

Believe Me, Brother

Believe Me, Brother

Season 1 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2004-01-25

Josh thinks Drake’s flirtatious new girlfriend is interested in him too and sets up a sting operation to find out the truth.

Two Idiots and a Baby

Two Idiots and a Baby

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2004-02-08

When Mr. Nichols’s boss calls off their dinner plans because of a last minute babysitter cancellation, Josh volunteers his and Drake’s services.

First Crush

First Crush

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2004-02-15

After Drake agrees to help Josh with his girl troubles, Josh finds himself promising to play a birthday song at his crush’s party.

Grammy

Grammy

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2004-02-22

When the parents leave town for the weekend, Drake and Josh’s excitement is short lived when they learn that Grammy is coming to stay.

The Bet

The Bet

Season 2 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2004-03-14

Drake and Josh make a bet to swear off junk food (Drake) and Video Games (Josh). Megan makes both of them swear to dye their hair pink (whoever loses). When Drake and Josh’s mom and dad discover them making a bet, they make a bet as well. When things get crazy, Drake and Josh can’t hold onto their bet much longer and decide to break it.

Guitar

Guitar

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2004-03-21

Drake is so excited when Megan wins a radio contest, and the prize is tickets to the Zero Gravity concert and a guitar signed by Devan Malone, the head guitarist of Zero Gravity. The best part is, Megan lets Drake have the prize! Drake is so obsessed with this guitar. When Josh accidentally sets the guitar on fire, he must come up with a way to replace it before Drake becomes insane forever. Meanwhile, Walter tries to spend quality time with Drake, but everytime Walter tries to go for it, Drake is doing something important.

Movie Job

Movie Job

Season 2 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2004-03-28

Josh and Drake both get a job at the movie theater. Josh does a bunch of work, but Drake slacks off and gets all the credit. When Drake becomes Josh’s boss, Josh is fed up, because he was doing all of Drake’s work for him.

Pool Shark

Pool Shark

Season 2 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2004-04-18

Drake finds out Josh is great at pool or billiards as Josh calls it. Drake bets some kids, and takes advantage of Josh’s pool skills and starts hustling people, by taking their money, shoes and other clothing/personal items. Now Josh has made the ultimate bet, and Drake’s stuffed in the corner pocket.

Little Diva

Little Diva

Season 2 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2004-05-02

Ashley Blake is coming to the movie theater for the premiere of her new movie. Helen wants Josh to do everything Ashley tells him. Then Drake helps him in order to get into the afterparty. When Ashley accidentally gets hit in the head with a bucket, the doctor comes and puts Ashley to sleep. Drake and Josh must find a way to get her to the premiere without making it look like she’s asleep.

Blues Brothers

Blues Brothers

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2004-09-12

Josh is confident about when Walter chooses him to be his co-weatherman. That is, until Megan reminds Josh of his uncontrolable twitch. So Josh twitches in front of the whole world and becomes the laughing stock of San Diego. Meanwhile, Drake is determined to win the talent show for the third year in a row but finds it challenging when he rivals with an acappella group.

Number One Fan

Number One Fan

Season 2 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2004-09-19

An obsessed fan is in love with Drake. She loves him so much, she says she’s going to marry him and won’t leave Drake a moments peace. So Drake must get this #1 fan to stop embarrassing him and ruining his life. Meanwhile, Josh becomes the new chief of the campfire kids but finds it tricky to deal with kids.

The Mean Teacher

The Mean Teacher

Season 2 – Episode 11

Air Date: 2004-09-26

Drake has a girlfriend named Kelly who has a laughing problem. He really wants to break up with her, but can’t. The reason why is because she is the daughter of Drake’s mean teacher, Mrs. Hayfer, who threatens him with summer school if he breaks up with her daughter. Meanwhile, Josh gets a very ugly shirt which he claims as good luck.

The Gary Grill

The Gary Grill

Season 2 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2004-10-17

Drake & Josh are approached by two salesmen who offer them a one-time deal, Gary Grills. Drake and Josh quickly become attached to them and sell them acceptionally. But they don’t realize that these Grills come with a price.

Drew & Jerry

Drew & Jerry

Season 2 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2004-10-24

Drake is getting tired of hanging around with Josh all the time. So Josh finds a friend named Drew who looks just like Drake. Drake feels he is being left out because of Drew, so he finds his own friend named Jerry who looks and acts like Josh.

Honor Council

Honor Council

Season 2 – Episode 14

Air Date: 2004-11-28

Drake is accused of parking Mrs. Hafer’s car in the middle of her classroom. Drake and Josh must go in front of the school’s Honor Council to prove Drake is innocent.

The Drake and Josh Inn

The Drake and Josh Inn

Season 3 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2005-04-02

When Audrey and Walter go out of town for spring break they leave Drake, Josh, and Megan at home by themselves. When they are at the Premiere they overhear a couple saying that they don’t have a place to stay. Drake and Josh take advantage of this opportunity and say that their vacant house is a hotel. Meanwhile, Megan is attempting to get Drake and Josh to treat her like a guest.

Peruvian Puff Pepper

Peruvian Puff Pepper

Season 3 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2005-04-09

Drake and Josh enter a salsa contest so they can win a 45 inch high depth Yatzubishi plasma screen TV. But they won’t let Megan join their team, so she decides to play dirty. After she gets the boys in trouble twice and she makes her own salsa, she buys the ultimate target for Drake and Josh. The Peruvian Puff Pepper.

We're Married?

We’re Married?

Season 3 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2005-04-16

Josh’s e-pal, Yooka, is coming from Yudonia to visit Josh. Drake doesn’t care about her at first, but then he sees how hot she is. Josh overhears Yooka telling her parents she is homesick, so he arranges what he thinks is a friendship ceremony but is really a marriage ceremony.