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The Best Episodes of The Suite Life on Deck

Every episode of The Suite Life on Deck ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Suite Life on Deck!

Zack and Cody Martin are aboard the SS Tipton, a luxury passenger cruise liner owned by London's father. The ship cruises the world with tourists and students who attend classes at Seven Seas High, the one high school that London's dad thinks will make his daughter a better student. While out at sea, Zack and Cody still have their compass pointed towards mischief, and London learns to live a "fabu-less" lifestyle, including sharing a small room with Bailey, a country girl from Kansas.

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The best episode of "The Suite Life on Deck" is "Graduation on Deck", rated 8.4/10 from 279 user votes. It was directed by Eric Dean Seaton and written by N/A. "Graduation on Deck" aired on 5/6/2011 and is rated 0.6 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "International Dateline".

  • Graduation on Deck
    8.4/10 279 votes

    #1 - Graduation on Deck

    Season 3 Episode 22 - Aired 2011-05-06

    Mr. Moseby announces that London's dad, Mr. Tipton is selling the ship and that it will be dismantled within a week.

    Director: Eric Dean Seaton

    Writer: N/A

  • International Dateline
    7.8/10 210 votes

    #2 - International Dateline

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2008-10-24

    The ship is struck by lightning when it crosses the International Dateline, which places Cody in the same day over and over. He tries to use each day as a chance to let Bailey know how he feels about her, but something gets in the way every time. It's then up to Cody to divert the ship from the lightning to set them back on the right course.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Love and War
    7.7/10 115 votes

    #3 - Love and War

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-09-24

    Zack and Maya are officially together and she hopes he'll be able to attend her poetry reading on stage. The trouble is it's scheduled at the same time he, Cody, Woody, and Mr. Moseby are competing in an online war game for the championship against an Australian team. As a result, Zack splits his time between the two events. Meanwhile, for a community service project, London and Bailey run a daycare program for young children who seem to prefer London and Bailey doubts herself until trouble arises.

    Director: Eric Dean Seaton

    Writer: N/A

  • Twister (3)
    7.6/10 160 votes

    #4 - Twister (3)

    Season 3 Episode 19 - Aired 2011-01-16

    The group starts rebuilding Kettlecorn after the tornado, but they continue to struggle to pay off the damage. As a result, London's father, Mr. Tipton arrives (who finally reveals himself) to discuss aiding their monetary costs. Meanwhile, Zack, Woody, and Mr. Moseby attempt to sneak into Kettlecorn with a Search and Rescue team.

    Director: Bob Koherr

    Writer: N/A

  • Double-Crossed (II)
    7.5/10 230 votes

    #5 - Double-Crossed (II)

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2009-07-17

    Hannah Montana boards the S.S. Tipton on her way to a concert performance in Honolulu. To impress Bailey, Cody desperately tries to get tickets to the show. Meanwhile, the Russo's are still aboard the ship on their vacation in which Alex pulls a prank on Justin by putting blue dye in the hot tub, making him turn blue, for which Mr. Moseby blames Zack, while Max tries to impress London with his magical suitcase. The crossover starts on Wizards of Waverly Place S02E25 Cast-Away (To Another Show) (I). It continues on Hannah Montana S03E20 Super(stitious) Girl (III).

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: Danny Kallis

  • My Sister's Keeper
    7.5/10 117 votes

    #6 - My Sister's Keeper

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-11-05

    Cody shows Woody's sister around the ship. Meanwhile, London hires a double to do her chores, but she falls in love with Zack.

    Director: Phill Lewis

    Writer: N/A

  • Prom Night
    7.5/10 150 votes

    #7 - Prom Night

    Season 3 Episode 21 - Aired 2011-03-18

    After the students pull a prank on Mr. Moseby, he cancels the senior prom. So, Zack comes up with a plan to have a "secret prom". Meanwhile, Bailey tries to get everybody to vote her for prom queen while Cody helps Woody ask Addison to prom. Ultimately, the kids award the roles of king and queen to Mr. Moseby and Ms. Tutweiller.

    Director: Eric Dean Seaton

    Writer: N/A

  • Maddie On Deck
    7.4/10 198 votes

    #8 - Maddie On Deck

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-01-16

    Maddie Fitzpatrick visits the S.S. Tipton and gains a new friend in Bailey. Prince Jeffy of Linchtenstamp, who's only 8 years old, falls in love with Maddie and forces her to marry him. However, Zack challenges the Prince to a joust, with Maddie being the prize. Zack beats Prince Jeffy on a bouncing ball and using a water noodle weapon. Also, Zack finally gets his long-awaited kiss from Maddie.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: N/A

  • Can You Dig It?
    7.4/10 115 votes

    #9 - Can You Dig It?

    Season 2 Episode 19 - Aired 2010-02-12

    While searching through an archaeological site in South America, Zack awakens the spirit of an ancient princess.

    Director: Phill Lewis

    Writer: N/A

  • Once Upon A Suite Life
    7.4/10 138 votes

    #10 - Once Upon A Suite Life

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2010-03-05

    The gang all have dreams of being characters in three different fairy tales; Hansel and Gretel, Snow White, and Jack and the Beanstalk.

    Director: Bob Koherr

    Writer: N/A

  • Mother of the Groom
    7.3/10 116 votes

    #11 - Mother of the Groom

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2010-01-08

    Esteban boards the boat to get married, however his mother doesn't approve of his future wife.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: N/A

  • I Brake For Whales
    7.3/10 146 votes

    #12 - I Brake For Whales

    Season 2 Episode 25 - Aired 2010-04-23

    The SS Tipton is going straight in the path of endangered blue whales motivating Zack, Cody, Bailey, and Marcus to try their best to change the ship's course. They lock themselves into the engine room hoping the whales will safely pass, however they discover it's not as easy as it seems. Cody begins to faint due to heat exhaustion, Marcus becomes desperate for water, and Zack loses it and tries to break free. Eventually, Kirby and Mr. Moseby break into the engine room to attempt to stop them, but after seeing the whales on Cody's laptop, they decide to go along with plan.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: N/A

  • The Kidney of the Sea
    7.2/10 192 votes

    #13 - The Kidney of the Sea

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2008-10-10

    Zack has a crush on a cute passenger named Violet, but must deal with her wealthy "boyfriend" Ashton and snooty mother who will do anything to keep Zack and Violet apart. Meanwhile, Cody referees an intelligence test between London's dog Ivana and Bailey's pet pig Porkers. The episode includes plot elements from the 1997 film Titanic, where Jack was framed for stealing the "Heart of the Ocean" necklace.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Flowers and Chocolate
    7.2/10 173 votes

    #14 - Flowers and Chocolate

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2008-11-21

    Chelsea, Barbara, and Bob visit the S.S Tipton. Cody is worried about how he's going to tell Barbara about his feelings for Bailey, but Barbara has to dump Cody because she and Bob are now dating. Right before Cody tells her about Bailey, Barbara tells him about her and Bob. To make Barbara jealous, Cody tells her that he and Bailey are also dating, thinking he can get away with the lie because Bailey is off the ship, but she returns early. London tells Chelsea that her room is her shoe closet, and that Woody is her servant. Woody agrees to help her because he has a crush on Chelsea. During movie night, Cody tries to make Barbara think that he and Bailey are dating, but Bailey eventually finds out. Cody apologizes and Bailey forgives him and says if he wanted her to be his pretend girlfriend, all he had to do is ask. To show it, she tickles him, wraps her arms around him, and finishes with a kiss on the cheek (causing Cody to faint) saying that would have made Barbara really jealous. Chelsea finds out that London is just a regular student, but instead of telling everyone, tells London she will tell everyone that London was "abducted by aliens" instead.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: Danny Kallis

  • Lost at Sea (1)
    7.2/10 150 votes

    #15 - Lost at Sea (1)

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2009-10-02

    Shortly after the start of a new semester on the ship, Zack, Cody, London, Bailey, and Woody are all cast-away on a life boat London was using as a closet and eventually find their way onto a deserted island. Cody's relationship with Bailey starts falling apart after an argument over wind patterns emerges and causes a fall out with the remainder of the group. Back on deck, Ms. Tutwieller and Mr. Moseby are put in exactly the same predicament as the others and even have the same disagreement over control of the operations. Cody and Bailey mend their relationship at the end of the episode.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: N/A

  • The Defiant Ones
    7.2/10 115 votes

    #16 - The Defiant Ones

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2010-01-15

    Cody creates a web of lies to cover the fact that he didn't do his homework and it gets out of hand. Mr. Moseby and Zack get handcuffed together when their fighting gets worse.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: N/A

  • So You Think You Can Date
    7.2/10 115 votes

    #17 - So You Think You Can Date

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2010-07-16

    The Seven Seas High dance is coming up. Having broke up, Cody and Bailey lie about having dates to the dance, so they quickly try to find a backup date to backup their lie. Now the pressure is on to see who has the best game. Meanwhile, Woody is tired of Tutweiller and Moseby arguing about who should get the skydeck for the school dance, so he makes them share the skydeck. It is revealed though flashback that Mr. Moseby and Miss Tutweiler's interest in the Middle Ages and 1980s, respectively, comes from the tribulations they endured as outcasts in their youth. Through understanding, Mr. Moseby convinces Emma that they both have become successful adults and have overcome their painful pasts.

    Director: Joel Zwick

    Writer: N/A

  • Model Behavior
    7.1/10 114 votes

    #18 - Model Behavior

    Season 2 Episode 23 - Aired 2010-03-28

    When Mr. Moseby leaves to go to a reunion, Zack and Marcus decide to throw a party on the sky deck with models. Janice and Jessica, from the Boston Tipton, come aboard the ship as models and while Janice tries to draw Zack's attention, Cody believes Bailey is jealous of Jessica. Meanwhile, to distract the modeling agent from discovering the party, Woody pretends to be a male model named Woodlander.

    Director: Bob Koherr

    Writer: N/A

  • Starship Tipton
    7.1/10 110 votes

    #19 - Starship Tipton

    Season 2 Episode 27 - Aired 2010-05-14

    Centuries in the future, Starship Tipton resident prankster Zerk (Zack's great-great-great-great-great grandson) plays a joke on feuding aliens and because of it, they vow to destroy the starship. The kids must travel to the future to save their descendants and fix the problem before it's too late. Meanwhile, London discovers that she has a great-great-great-great-great grandson, Rome, and that the Starship Tipton belongs to her family.

    Director: Kelly Sandefur

    Writer: N/A

  • Twister (2)
    7.1/10 137 votes

    #20 - Twister (2)

    Season 3 Episode 18 - Aired 2011-01-15

    Cody arrives in Kettlecorn and is surprised to see that Moose is also there to get Bailey back. A tornado approaches and everyone evacuates into the Pickett's storm shelter. As the tornado hits, Bailey is knocked out and dreams that she is Dorothy Gale and is trying to find her way back home through the Land of Oz. As Bailey unwittingly re-enacts the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, she encounters Moose as the Scarecrow, Cody as the Tin Woodman, Woody as the Cowardly Lion, Zack as a Flying Monkey, London as Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West, and Mr. Moseby as a Munchkin. She wakes up from her dream and has to decide between Moose and Cody.

    Director: Bob Koherr

    Writer: N/A

  • The Suite Life Sets Sail
    7.0/10 235 votes

    #21 - The Suite Life Sets Sail

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2008-09-26

    London, Zack, Cody and Mr. Moseby set sail on the S.S. Tipton for their semester at sea. London convinces her roomate to leave the ship so she can have a room to herself. Cody finds himself sharing a room with Woody, who is very messy, and Zack shares a room with Bailey, who is a neat freak. Nobody knows that Bailey is a girl who disguised herself as a boy in order to gain a position on the ship after she found that there were no more vacancies for girls. Zack and Cody agree to switch roommates, but Zack changes his mind after he finds out that Bailey is a girl. After everyone else eventually finds this out Bailey is allowed to stay, filling the position vacated by London's ex-roommate, and Bailey becomes London's new roommate. This is the last straw for London and she escapes to Parrot Island via helicopter.

    Director: Jim Drake, Danny Kallis

    Writer: Danny Kallis

  • Mean Chicks
    7.0/10 152 votes

    #22 - Mean Chicks

    Season 2 Episode 28 - Aired 2010-06-11

    Bailey bets London $1 million dollars that she cannot go on one week without insulting her, so London asks Mr. Blanket for help to try not to insult Bailey. When Bailey loses the bet, London insults her one million times. Meanwhile, Cody attempts to avoid the assaults of a seagull after not permitting the seagull to eat fries.

    Director: Rich Correll

    Writer: N/A

  • Das Boots
    7.0/10 145 votes

    #23 - Das Boots

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2010-07-30

    Zack, London, Woody, and Maya are all trapped in London's shoe submarine with only enough air for thirty minutes. Meanwhile, Marcus helps Cody prepare to play chess against a beautiful Russian junior champion.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Broke N' Yo-Yo
    6.9/10 169 votes

    #24 - Broke N' Yo-Yo

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2008-10-03

    Bailey is mad that London is hogging all the space in their cabin, so she makes up a "Sea Snark" attack, but later feels guilty and tells her the truth. Meanwhile, when Zack uses up both his and Cody's meal cards buying things for all of the girls on the ship, they go broke. To make up for it, Moseby puts them to work. Because of that, Zack thinks that Cody should win the yo-yo contest for its $1,000 prize, but Cody finds himself up against the pro, Johan Yo.

    Director: Jim Drake

    Writer: N/A

  • Show & Tell
    6.9/10 154 votes

    #25 - Show & Tell

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2008-10-17

    London and Bailey are on a mission to prove that Miss Tutweiller is dating Mr. Moseby after overhearing a conversation between the two. Meanwhile, Zack convinces Cody to sneak out after curfew to catch the Starlight Follies show on the ship. When they finally make it past the security guard and into the show, they become convinced that their teacher, Miss Tutweiller, is one of the showgirls by seeing her heart shaped anklet in the show, and during class, so Zack sends Bailey and London undercover as two showgirls to find out.

    Director: Shelley Jensen

    Writer: N/A