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The Best Episodes of iCarly

Every episode of iCarly ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of iCarly!

Watch Carly, Sam, and Freddie, as they try to balance their everyday 8th grade lives with their newfound fame managing and starring in the most awesome show on the web.


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The best episode of "iCarly" is "iGoodbye", rated 9.1/10 from 709 user votes. It was directed by Steve Hoefer and written by Dan Schneider. "iGoodbye" aired on 11/24/2012 and is rated 0.8 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "iQuit iCarly (2)".

  • iGoodbye
    9.1/10 709 votes

    #1 - iGoodbye

    Season 6 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-11-24

    Carly is sad when her father cannot escort her to a military dance; Sam and Spencer fix a motorcycle; Gibby gets his head stuck in an "artificial head machine" (because he sold his first one at the pawn shop); Freddie gets a new phone.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iQuit iCarly (2)
    8.3/10 398 votes

    #2 - iQuit iCarly (2)

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-12-05

    Carly and Sam agree to help some up and coming comedians make a video so they can win a contest, but when the two comedians fight and chose to end their friendship Carly and Sam feel responsible, this causes them to try and patch things up between them only to find out the problems between the two ring familiar. Carly and Sam take sides and begin to fight; it gets so bad Sam quits the show and as Carly’s friend. Meanwhile, Spencer gets obsessed with winning a boat only to find out he has no place to put it.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iPity the Nevel
    8.2/10 374 votes

    #3 - iPity the Nevel

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2011-03-19

    Nevel's image is ruined after a video of him berating a child goes viral, so he asks Carly and the gang for help in restoring his reputation.

    Director: Russ Reinsel

    Writer: Matt Fleckenstein

  • iGo To Japan (3)
    8.1/10 419 votes

    #4 - iGo To Japan (3)

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2008-11-08

    No description available

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: N/A

  • iParty With Victorious (1)
    8.0/10 1 votes

    #5 - iParty With Victorious (1)

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2011-06-10

    Carly is dating a boy named Steven who divides his time between his divorced parents who live in Seattle and Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Tori is also spending time with her new boyfriend who, unbeknownst to her, is the very same boy Carly is seeing!

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iMeet Fred
    7.9/10 342 votes

    #6 - iMeet Fred

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-02-16

    When Freddie offends an international internet sensation, Fred, he gets crushed and says to all of his fans that he will not make any more Fred videos. Carly, Sam, and Freddie soon start losing friends and acquaintances that are fans of Fred, and everybody in Ridgeway Jr High hates the iCarly group and Freddie is banned from all clubs. Then meet Lucas, Fred's creator and portrayer, in his home in Idaho for Freddie to forgive him about the Fred videos comment. Lucas later apologizes because he wasn't really mad, it was so Fred and iCarly had more ratings. At the end they apologize live in the iCarly webshow and presented a new Fred video with Carly, Sam, Feddie and Spencer guest starring as themselves with high-pitched voices like Fred. Meanwhile Spencer puts a Magic Eight Ball-like toy (called a "Magic Meatball") in control of his life, with disastrous results.

    Director: Adam Weissman

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iDate a Bad Boy (2)
    7.9/10 337 votes

    #7 - iDate a Bad Boy (2)

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2009-05-09

    Carly and Spencer become upset when their new neighbor Griffin steals the motorcycle that Carly bought for Spencer in iPromote Tech-Foots. Spencer lets Griffin off the hook, but Carly becomes upset. However, when Spencer later goes out to get smoothies, he returns to find Carly and Griffin kissing on the couch. Spencer becomes furious and paranoid, forces Griffin to leave, and forbids Carly to see him, though he eventually allows them to resume dating. Meanwhile, Sam pays Freddie $50 to make a website and has a lawyer write them a contract. Freddie cannot keep up with her demands and tears up the contract, canceling the deal; Sam later makes $1,000 for selling the website.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iGet Pranky
    7.9/10 310 votes

    #8 - iGet Pranky

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2010-09-25

    After Carly recruits Spencer to help her prank Sam and Freddie, Spencer can not stop pulling pranks.

    Director: Adam Weissman

    Writer: Arthur Gradstein

  • iGot Detention
    7.8/10 352 votes

    #9 - iGot Detention

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2008-03-22

    Carly's show's 50th airing is coming up but Sam gets detention. Carly and Freddie do bad things to get in detention to shoot the show from there. Meanwhile, Spencer drops his phone into a large coffee cup built by him

    Director: Roger Christiansen

    Writer: Andrew Hill Newman

  • iStage an Intervention
    7.8/10 330 votes

    #10 - iStage an Intervention

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2008-10-04

    Spencer finds a Pak-Rat video game cabinet in a junkyard and becomes addicted to it, whilst procrastinating on a commissioned Labradoodle sculpture. To curb his addiction, Carly brings Sasha Striker, the top Pak-Rat player in the world, to compete against Spencer to defend her title as the world champion of Pak-Rat. Meanwhile, Freddie experiences a streak of "bad luck" after deleting and not forwarding a chain email, passing it off as a superstition.

    Director: Jonathan Goldstein

    Writer: Karey Dornetto

  • iBelieve in Bigfoot
    7.8/10 366 votes

    #11 - iBelieve in Bigfoot

    Season 3 Episode 17 - Aired 2010-05-08

    Carly and the gang try to prove that there is a Bigfoot somewhere out there.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iShock America
    7.8/10 291 votes

    #12 - iShock America

    Season 6 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-10-06

    The iCarly Crew performs sketches on their show that spoof those on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," which the host finds so impressive, that he invites them on his show for a rare live performance. Thanks to some of Gibby's usual misfortune however, the cast of both shows almost gets in trouble.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iGot A Hot Room
    7.7/10 297 votes

    #13 - iGot A Hot Room

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2010-07-30

    Spencer tries to give Carly the best birthday ever. He lets Gibby's grandfather cut his hair and Spencer makes Carly a gummy bear lamp. Everything thing goes bad after a gummy bear lamp Spencer made catches Carly's room on fire. Spencer then finds out that his relative's watch that Carly had was destroyed and was worth $82,000. Spencer convinces Carly to get a part-time job at the Groovy Smoothie while he, Freddie, Sam, and a working crew put together an amazing new room to Carly's surprise.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iGo To Japan (1)
    7.6/10 330 votes

    #14 - iGo To Japan (1)

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2008-11-08

    Carly, Sam, Freddie, and Spencer travel to Japan after the show is nominated for a prestigious iWeb award. However, the residents of Japan sabotage the gang and its up to Carly to stop them. They were asked to be kidnapped by the competing web show cast.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: N/A

  • iThink They Kissed
    7.6/10 333 votes

    #15 - iThink They Kissed

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2009-09-12

    On iCarly, Sam's tooth falls out, leading Carly to take Sam to the dentist. When the doctor gives Sam laughing gas, Sam accidentally reveals that she and Freddie shared a secret kiss with each other. Carly gets angry because friends aren't supposed to keep secrets, but in the end she is OK with it. Meanwhile, Spencer teaches an art class in a prison, he and the prisoners build a big pair of pants that two prisoners hide in and jump out in Carly's house and tape Carly Sam and Freddie to three chairs after Freddie threatens to call the Police.

    Director: Adam Weissman

    Writer: Steve Holland

  • iSpeed Date
    7.6/10 320 votes

    #16 - iSpeed Date

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2009-09-26

    When Carly has trouble finding a date to a dance, Sam asks for Seattle-area boys to apply to be her date. When the gang is overwhelmed by the amount of boys who show up, they hold a speed-dating session. Meanwhile, Carly convinces Sam to ask Gibby to the dance since no one else did, but Sam becomes enraged when Gibby turns her down. Carly finally finds a boy, whom after the dance, she dumps for being so talkative. In the end, Carly and Freddie share a dance together at the Groovy Smoothie, which Sam walks in on. Upon seeing them, she silently leaves.

    Director: Russ Reinsel

    Writer: Andrew Hill Newman

  • iStart a Fan War (1)
    7.6/10 325 votes

    #17 - iStart a Fan War (1)

    Season 4 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-11-19

    Carly, Sam, Freddie, and Spencer finally get to attend a Webicon. However when they arrive, Spencer meets an old nemesis, and the web-hostesses find themselves caught in a heated rumor over which of the two girls are dating Freddie.

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: Dan Schneider

  • iWanna Stay With Spencer
    7.5/10 391 votes

    #18 - iWanna Stay With Spencer

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2007-09-29

    Carly's grandfather comes for a visit and is appalled by Spencer's unusual behavior, so he questions Spencer's ability to be in charge. Carly must convince him that Spencer is capable of being her guardian.

    Director: Adam Weissman

    Writer: Arthur Gradstein

  • iOwe You
    7.5/10 298 votes

    #19 - iOwe You

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2008-10-11

    Sam owes Carly and Freddie $526, so she gets a job to earn the money, and pay them back. Carly, Sam, and Freddie make a broadcast on iCarly to all their fans to donate money to Sam. However, they find out its illegal to solicit money over the internet. Meanwhile Spencer tries to impress an attractive single mom by helping her daughter sell fudge balls, an equivalent to Girl Scout cookies, but two scouts stole Spencer's place at the market. Spencer comes up with the idea to send every iCarly fan who sent them money to send them fudge balls. Carly and Freddie then hire someone to give the money they earned to Sam in a tip. At the end, everyone enjoys what Sam got with her money except Spencer.

    Director: David Kendall

    Writer: Jake Farrow

  • iGo To Japan (2)
    7.5/10 343 votes

    #20 - iGo To Japan (2)

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2008-11-08

    No description available

    Director: Steve Hoefer

    Writer: N/A

  • iGo Nuclear
    7.5/10 328 votes

    #21 - iGo Nuclear

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2009-04-22

    Carly has to do a project for green week, so she makes an electric scooter. But, it can only go for 4mph and it caught on fire, so she is given the weekend to make a new project. Spencer brings in a good-looking Science geek named Cal who helps her make a generator for iCarly, and Carly gets an A+. It is then revealed the generator was illegal and Cal was a criminal for buying Uranium, so she has to go on the Root-and-Berry Retreat to get extra credit.

    Director: David Kendall

    Writer: Andrew Hill Newman, George Doty IV

  • iReunite With Missy
    7.5/10 403 votes

    #22 - iReunite With Missy

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2009-05-16

    Carly's old friend Missy Robinson returns to Seattle and tries to become Carly's only best friend and replace Sam because she was Carly's best friend first. Sam was given expired chocolate by Missy, and she destroyed Sam's cell phone, and in addition, Missy texted Sam the wrong address to a helicopter base, that she intended to go on with Missy, and Carly. Missy's actions are claimed "accidental", however Sam realizes what Missy is trying to do, but no one believes her as they think Sam is being "her usual paranoid self", because she was being paranoid when she thought Lewbert was an undercover cop, because she thought his giant wart was a spy cam and thought Gibby was a mermaid because he doesn't like wearing shirts. Missy confesses to Sam, but since no one will believe her, she is forced to ask Freddie for help, so when Freddie wins a six month cruise, he gives it to Missy so she will go away. Shortly after Missy is awarded with the cruise, Carly discovers Missy's plans to destroy her and Sam's friendship. Meanwhile, while packing for a camping trip, Spencer is locked in the basement by a psychotic boy, Chuck, seeking revenge from Spencer for telling on him and getting him grounded in the episode "iHurt Lewbert". Chuck is eventually caught at the end of the episode and is grounded by his father.

    Director: Adam Weissman

    Writer: Jake Farrow

  • iMust Have Locker 239
    7.5/10 2 votes

    #23 - iMust Have Locker 239

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2009-06-27

    Sam and Freddie are forced to share a big locker after they both answered how many Fat Cakes that were in the inside the container. Meanwhile, Carly decides to take drawing lessons from Spencer, but she becomes frustrated with her brother's teachings. Carly decides to take an art class in secret, but Spencer finds out, he embarrasses Carly and he tells the art teacher that art students should be spontaneous and passionate. The art teacher finally takes Spencer's words into consideration and they share a passionate kiss. Sam decides to let Freddie have locker 239, she takes his money and she goes home with her mother after getting laser eye surgery. As a result, locker 239 gets destroyed, courtesy of Mrs. Puckett's reckless driving, Freddie gets in trouble for the incident.

    Director: David Kendall

    Writer: Eric Goldberg, Peter Tibbals

  • iTwins
    7.5/10 2 votes

    #24 - iTwins

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 2009-07-11

    Sam has a twin sister named Melanie (Portrayed by Jennette McCurdy). Freddie is not convinced, and to try to prove it, he sees Melanie in person and invites her to a dance with him as his date. The plan to try to prove that Melanie is really Sam takes an unexpected turn when Melanie kisses Freddie, who then becomes extremely paranoid. Meanwhile, In the end, since Freddie refuses to believe it, Sam admits to Freddie that there is no Melanie. Satisfied, Freddie departs right before Melanie (who reveals that she still has romantic feelings for him) arrives to go to the mall with Sam and Carly. Meanwhile, Carly tries to tutor Chuck in math, and Spencer shows Carly how evil Chuck really is (with the help of a hidden video camera that Socko set up). Carly gets revenge on Chuck by telling him there's a new number called "dirf" between 5 and 6, and because of this, Chuck fails his math test and Spencer gives his dad a brochure about a summer math camp called Camp Add-m-Up, sending Chuck to math camp for the whole summer.

    Director: Russ Reinsel

    Writer: Eric Goldberg, Peter Tibbals

  • iSaved Your Life
    7.5/10 291 votes

    #25 - iSaved Your Life

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2010-01-18

    Carly, unaware of an oncoming taco truck, is pushed aside by Freddie, who subsequently gets hit. Carly, grateful to Freddie for saving her life, develops an attraction towards him. However, Freddie thinks that this attraction stems from his actions, and not himself, so the two break up but agree that if the whole "hero" thing wears off that if Carly still feels attracted to him they'll try the relationship again. Meanwhile, Sam and Spencer engage in an intense game of assassin.

    Director: Larry LaFond

    Writer: Eric Goldberg, Peter Tibbals