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The Best Episodes of That '70s Show

Every episode of That '70s Show ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of That '70s Show!

Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out in Eric’s basement, life in the ‘70s isn’t always so groovy. But between trying to figure out the meaning of life, avoiding their parents, and dealing with out-of-control hormones, they’ve learned one thing for sure: they’ll always get by with a little help from their friends.


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The best episode of "That '70s Show" is "That '70s Finale", rated 8.9/10 from 1792 user votes. It was directed by David Trainer and written by Gregg Mettler. "That '70s Finale" aired on 5/18/2006 and is rated 0.3 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Dine & Dash".

  • That '70s Finale
    8.9/10 1,792 votes

    #1 - That '70s Finale

    Season 8 Episode 22 - Aired 2006-05-18

    Kelso returns on New Year's Eve 1979 to celebrate, while Red and Kitty rethink their plans to move to Florida.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Gregg Mettler

  • Dine & Dash
    8.6/10 1,206 votes

    #2 - Dine & Dash

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2001-01-30

    Kelso invites the gang to an expensive dinner but skips on the bill, leaving Eric and Donna in the restaurant with no money. The two of them decide to shed their "square" personalities and get back at the gang. Bob is upset that Red didn't offer him a job at Price Mart.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Jeff Filgo, Jackie Filgo

  • Eric's Panties
    8.5/10 1,206 votes

    #3 - Eric's Panties

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2000-11-21

    Donna finds a pair of panties in the Vista Cruiser and thinks that Eric is cheating on her with his lab partner. Everyone is in for a big shock when they find out who the panties really belong to. Red's doctor's appointment shows that he has high blood pressure, so Kitty puts him on a strict diet, which he finds inedible. Kelso gains a new nickname due to a mishap in the cafeteria.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Dean Batali, Rob DesHotel

  • Garage Sale
    8.4/10 1,326 votes

    #4 - Garage Sale

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 1999-09-28

    The Foreman's have a garage sale and Hyde makes "special brownies" to help out. When Red, Kitty, Bob, and Midge accidentally eat a plate of the brownies, a stoned Red sells the Vista Cruiser.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Dave Schiff

  • A New Hope
    8.3/10 1,391 votes

    #5 - A New Hope

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 1999-03-14

    The guys go see Star Wars and are all completely blown away by it. Red asks Eric to hang out with his boss's son now that he's started working at the plant full-time again. David was an awkward kid the last time Eric saw him, but now he's a hunk who likes reading Donna's short stories. Also, Laurie starts hitting on Kelso out of boredom.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Jennifer Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin

  • Reefer Madness
    8.3/10 1,107 votes

    #6 - Reefer Madness

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2000-10-03

    The third season of That '70s Show, an American television series, began October 3, 2000, and ended on May 22, 2001. It aired on Fox. The region 1 DVD was released on November 15, 2005. This season is set between 1977 and 1978

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Jennifer Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin

  • The Pill
    8.2/10 1,262 votes

    #7 - The Pill

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 1999-02-21

    Since no one else is around, Jackie confides in Eric that she thinks she might be pregnant. Eric passes the news on to Donna, who tries to get Jackie to tell Kelso. The incident inspires Donna to go on birth control pills. Her decision inadvertantly causes Eric a lot of grief when Bob and the Formans find out.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Linda Wallem

  • Water Tower
    8.2/10 1,267 votes

    #8 - Water Tower

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 1999-06-14

    The guys paint a pot leaf on the water tower and Kelso falls off trying to fix it because everyone thinks it looks like the finger. Instead of going to the hospital they go to Eric's cause his mom's a nurse. When Eric goes to get her he walks in on his parents having sex. Having trouble sleeping and not being able to look his parents in the eyes leads his parents to believe he's on drugs.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Jeff Filgo, Jackie Behan

  • Canadian Road Trip
    8.2/10 1,058 votes

    #9 - Canadian Road Trip

    Season 3 Episode 23 - Aired 2001-05-08

    Eric, Hyde, Fez, Kelso and Leo go to Canada to get some beer. Unfortunately, they get stopped on their way back across the border because Fez lost his green card. Donna tries to convince Jackie that she's being scammed by a modeling agency. Red gets a bonus at work: a Beta Max so he can tape something now and watch it later, but he forgets a vital step in the process.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Dave Schiff

  • Eric's Hot Cousin
    8.2/10 999 votes

    #10 - Eric's Hot Cousin

    Season 4 Episode 14 - Aired 2002-01-22

    Eric' cousin Penny, whom he used to tease unmercifully when they were younger, comes for a visit, and she's...grown some. All the guys are infatuated with her, much to Donna and Jackie's dismay. Jackie and Donna try to be hotter than Penny, with disasterous results. Kitty, feeling like she's not needed, wants to get a pet.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Will Forte

  • Class Picture
    8.2/10 968 votes

    #11 - Class Picture

    Season 4 Episode 20 - Aired 2002-03-19

    While trying to come up with a quote for the yearbook, the gang recalls how they met for the first time. They go through the times when they each met each other, no matter how embarrassing or stupid they were. They also try to work out a saying to put under each of their pictures. Kelso finally comes up with the perfect quote for them all, "It's been a long, strange journey...in Forman's basement!" The gang also realizes how strong their friendship is.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Kristin Newman

  • Celebration Day
    8.2/10 825 votes

    #12 - Celebration Day

    Season 5 Episode 25 - Aired 2003-05-14

    The gang will be split in half when high school graduation is over: Eric and Donna are all set to move into their Madison apartment, while poor Fez is about to be deported. The love triangle amongst the others grows more heated as Hyde and Kelso compete over an indecisive Jackie. But this tense situation is put aside so that the six friends can go camping together the night before graduation. Laurie tags along and dramatically changes Fez's life. Back at the Forman house, Red gives Kitty medication to help her deal with her depression over Eric's imminent departure.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Gregg Mettler

  • The Keg
    8.1/10 1,465 votes

    #13 - The Keg

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 1998-10-25

    Eric skips school with Donna, Hyde, and Kelso for the first time in his life. Unbelievably, the gang finds a keg in the middle of the road and sees it as a sign that they should throw a party. Problems arise, however, when they all realize that there's no beer tap after the party is in full swing. Meanwhile, Red and Bob have their suspicions about what the kids are up to and launch a full scale search of Point Place.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Dave Schiff

  • Eric's Buddy
    8.1/10 1,494 votes

    #14 - Eric's Buddy

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 1998-12-06

    Eric has a new friend and Steven and Kelso can't stand it. Steven doesn't like him because he's rich and Eric doesn't give him a ride home anymore because Buddy has a Trans Am. Kelso, on the other hand, seems like a worried spouse. Eric starts to feel uncomfortable around him however when Buddy makes a move on him. Buddy apparently thought that Eric was also gay. And Red makes his first sale.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Philip Stark

  • Hyde Moves In
    8.1/10 1,286 votes

    #15 - Hyde Moves In

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 1999-07-19

    The gang goes skinny-dipping and Jackie gets sick. Hyde moves in with the Formans when his mom runs away with a trucker. Bob takes a liking to one of Midge's feminist friends.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Arthur F. Montmorency, Mark Hudis

  • Halloween
    8.1/10 1,195 votes

    #16 - Halloween

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 1999-10-26

    The gang, looking for something fun to do on Halloween, revisits their old grammar school, where they find their permanent records. Looking through them, they find out some interesting things about each other. Fez discovers trick or treating.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Jennifer Ventimilia, Joshua Sternin

  • Parents Find Out
    8.1/10 1,047 votes

    #17 - Parents Find Out

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2000-03-07

    Kitty is devastated after the police catch Donna and Eric having sex in the Vista Cruiser.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Mark Hudis

  • Cat Fight Club
    8.1/10 1,016 votes

    #18 - Cat Fight Club

    Season 2 Episode 25 - Aired 2000-05-15

    Hyde helps Jackie take a Zen approach to Kelso and Laurie, who introduce their relationship to Red at the Forman dinner table.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Philip Stark

  • Red Sees Red
    8.1/10 1,052 votes

    #19 - Red Sees Red

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2000-10-10

    As punishment for being "dope-heads", Red gives Eric and Hyde a curfew. Laurie is all for it until she discovers that it applies to her too. Red booby-traps the house so that he'll know if there are any escape attempts, and keeps increasing the discipline, despite Kitty's pleas for leniency. Jackie is still trying to convince Hyde that she's the woman for him, but he's not buying it.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Linda Wallem

  • Prank Day
    8.1/10 853 votes

    #20 - Prank Day

    Season 4 Episode 21 - Aired 2002-03-26

    It's Prank Day according to Kelso, who manages to trick his friends twice with his stunts. The guys' attempt to retaliate backfires horribly when Red triggers their prank instead. But rather than venting his wrath on Eric, Red joins the prank war to show the boys how it's done. Meanwhile, Jackie throws an impromptu slumber party to cheer Donna up on her parents' wedding anniversary.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Alan Dybner

  • Love, Wisconsin Style
    8.1/10 857 votes

    #21 - Love, Wisconsin Style

    Season 4 Episode 27 - Aired 2002-05-21

    Kitty and Eric go to the Hub after a dentist appointment and catch Donna (who's drunk) skipping school with Casey. Neither Bob nor Joanne can exert any authority over Donna, so a frustrated Red intervenes while everyone watches. Meanwhile, Jackie suggests that Kelso kiss another girl so that they can reconcile. And Hyde and Fez try to decide what to do with some dead fish that they stole.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Jeff Filgo, Jackie Filgo

  • Till the Next Goodbye
    8.1/10 811 votes

    #22 - Till the Next Goodbye

    Season 7 Episode 25 - Aired 2005-05-18

    Kelso drops Jackie off in Chicago, but she is immediately homesick and reaches out to the gang for companionship. Eric finds out at the last minute that Kitty deliberately hid a letter outlining the vaccination shots he’s required to have before going to Africa for the year. He has his final Circle with the guys only to finally be busted by Red! As Eric says his good-byes to everyone, Hyde talks to Leo about his true feelings for Jackie and decides to follow her to Chicago…with disastrous results.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Mark Hudis

  • Eric's Birthday
    8.0/10 1,614 votes

    #23 - Eric's Birthday

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 1998-08-30

    Eric's 17th birthday is coming up and he really doesn't want a party. Unfortunately, it's extremely obvious that Kitty is planning a surprise party against his wishes – she's even invited his older sister Laurie home from college for the event. Eric enlists Laurie's help in calling off the party while Kelso naively tries to attract her interest. And Donna, who's unsure about the state of her relationship with Eric, gets advice from Jackie on what to get him for a gift.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner

  • That Disco Episode
    8.0/10 1,426 votes

    #24 - That Disco Episode

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 1998-11-08

    The kids decide to go to a disco but Steven doesn't know how to dance so Mrs. Forman teaches him to dance. Mr. Pinciotti walks in on them in a compromising position and believes they're having an affair. Kelso gets jealous of Fez because he thinks he's putting the moves on Jackie.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner

  • Grandma's Dead
    8.0/10 1,234 votes

    #25 - Grandma's Dead

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 1999-07-12

    Red's mother Bernice has once again managed to make everyone miserable during one of her visits. While driving his grandmother home, Eric lashes out and tells her that it wouldn't kill her to be nice once in a while. Bernice promptly drops dead, leaving Eric to think he killed her. The entire Forman family (including Laurie and Red's brother Marty) comes together for her funeral while Eric gets drunk at a bar with the guys.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: Arthur F. Montmorency