The Honeymooners

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'The Honeymooners' features Jackie Gleason as Brooklyn bus driver Ralph Kramden, his wife, Alice (Audrey Meadows), and their neighbors, Ed and Trixie Norton (Art Carney and Joyce Randolph). Frustrated by his working-class status, Ralph often develops get-rich-quick schemes that are, of course, bound to go awry. Though very short tempered and frequently resorting to insults and hollow threats, Ralph is a soft-hearted man who loves his wife and is devoted to his best pal, Ed.

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Episode Guide

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  • Season 10

Ep 1: The New Bowling Ball

Aired: 9/20/1952

Ep 2: The Turkey

Aired: 9/27/1952

Ep 3: Six Months to Live

Aired: 10/4/1952

Ep 4: Lost Baby

Aired: 10/11/1952

Ep 5: Quiz Show

Aired: 10/18/1952

Ep 6: Question Mark

Aired: 10/25/1952

Ep 7: The Cold

Aired: 11/1/1952

Ep 8: Pickles

Aired: 11/8/1952

Ep 9: Sprained Thumb

Aired: 11/15/1952

Ep 10: Jellybeans

Aired: 11/22/1952

Ep 11: Missing Pants

Aired: 12/6/1952

Ep 12: Honeymooners Christmas Party

Aired: 12/20/1952

Ep 13: Alice Plays Cupid

Aired: 1/17/1953

Ep 14: Suspense

Aired: 1/24/1953

Ep 15: Lost Job

Aired: 1/31/1953

Ep 16: Anniversary Gift

Aired: 2/21/1953

Ep 17: Income Tax

Aired: 3/7/1953

Ep 18: Alice's Aunt Ethel

Aired: 3/14/1953

Ep 19: What's Her Name?

Aired: 3/21/1953

Ep 20: Lunchbox

Aired: 3/28/1953

Ep 21: Hot Tips

Aired: 4/11/1953

Ep 23: Ralph's Diet

Aired: 4/18/1953

Ep 22: Norton Moves In

Aired: 4/25/1953

Ep 24: Dinner Guest

Aired: 5/2/1953

Ep 25: Manager of the Baseball Team

Aired: 5/9/1953

Ep 26: The Prowler

Aired: 6/6/1953

Ep 27: Guest Speaker

Aired: 6/13/1953

Ep 28: Vacation at Fred's Landing

Aired: 6/20/1953

Ep 29: Glow Worm Cleaning

Aired: 6/27/1953

Ep 30: Hot Dog Stand

Ralph and Norton want to buy a hot-dog stand in New Jersey, but they need $600 first. Having trouble coming up with the money, they ask a bank for a loan. Mr. Foster, the banker, refuses to lend Ralph and Norton the money, until Norton mentions that they were planning to work their regular jobs nights and run the hot-dog stand during the day. Foster is impressed with their dedication and approves the loan. Aired: 10/10/1953

Ep 31: Two Tickets to the Fight

Aired: 10/24/1953

Ep 32: Halloween Party

Aired: 10/31/1953

Ep 33: Champagne and Caviar

Aired: 11/7/1953

Ep 34: Letter to the Boss

Ralph comes home in a rage; after driving a bus for the Gotham Bus Company for nine years, he's been told to turn in his uniform. He is incensed, frustrated and humiliated, and the loss of income has him bordering on panic. Ralph feels cheated and betrayed—both by life and by J. J. Marshall, president of the bus company—so he decides to write Marshall a letter to tell him how he feels after being fired after nine years of loyal service. Aired: 11/14/1953

Ep 35: Finger Man

Aired: 11/28/1953

Ep 36: Santa and the Bookies

Aired: 12/12/1953

Ep 37: Honeymooner's Christmas Party

Aired: 12/19/1953

Ep 38: New Year's Eve Party

Aired: 12/26/1953

Ep 39: This is Your Life

Aired: 1/16/1954

Ep 40: Cottage for Sale

Aired: 1/23/1954

Ep 41: Lawsuit

Aired: 3/27/1954

Ep 42: The Next Champ

Ralph and Norton are at the poolroom, when in walks Dynamite Moran, a small-time boxer who's come to New York to make it big. He's had two fights and two quick knockouts, and when Ralph sees him punch a cigarette machine he decides he wants to manage the kid. Aired: 4/10/1954

Ep 43: Stand In for Murder

Aired: 4/17/1954

Ep 44: Move Uptown

The Kramdens have the chance to leave Brooklyn for the Bronx, renting a spacious, nicely decorated apartment that belongs to Ralph's friend, George, who is moving. But before they can live in luxury for a mere $15 more a month, they have to sublet their current apartment. Ralph tries a number of schemes to get out of his current living situation—one of which may inadvertently doom his Bronx apartment plans! Aired: 4/24/1954

Ep 45: The Man in the Blue Suit

Aired: 5/1/1954

Ep 46: Hair-Raising Tale

Two con men pull a scam on Ralph as he sits in the park eating his lunch. They sell him exclusive rights to distribute a miracle hair restorer formula in New York. Ralph has a scheme to secure funding and pulls Norton into his plot, too, giving birth to KramNor's Miracle Restorer. Aired: 5/8/1954

Ep 47: Boxtop Kid

Aired: 5/22/1954

Ep 48: Two Men on a Horse

Aired: 5/29/1954

Ep 49: Goodbye Aunt Ethel

Aired: 6/5/1954

Ep 50: Vacation/Fred's Landing

Aired: 6/19/1954

Ep 52: Game Called on Account of Marriage

Aired: 10/2/1954

Ep 53: Love Letter

Alice borrows a cookbook from Trixie and in it finds a love letter that Ed once wrote to Trixie. Alice leaves the letter on the icebox and Ralph finds it, leading him to believe that Alice is seeing another man. He and Norton try to figure out who wrote it. Norton thinks the handwriting looks familiar but can't figure out who wrote it. The boys take the letter to an analyst, and she tells them that the writer is the romantic type but also a man who is not too bright, rude and disorderly. Aired: 10/16/1954

Ep 54: The People's Choice

Aired: 10/23/1954

Ep 56: Halloween Party for the Boss

Aired: 10/30/1954

Ep 55: Battle of the Sexes

While Ralph and Ed are at the pool hall, Trixie phones Norton and tells him to come home because her mother has come for a visit. Ralph gives Norton his "King of the Castle" speech, and Norton is so inspired that later that night Trixie comes down to the Kramdens' apartment in tears. Alice wakes up Ralph and gets his "King" speech, too. Ralph and Norton soon find themselves roommates in the Kramdens' apartment when Alice and Trixie walk out together. Aired: 11/13/1954

Ep 57: Teamwork Beat the Clock

Aired: 11/20/1954

Ep 58: Brother-in-Law

Alice's brother Frank is coming for dinner. Ralph has hated Frank ever since he cheated him out of a promotion when they both worked for the WPA. Frank asks Ralph and Alice to borrow money because he wants to buy a hotel located near where a new highway is supposed to be built. Though the Kramdens turn him down, Ralph decides to steal the idea and buy the hotel with the Nortons. They get the hotel up and running, but their first guest—a surveyor with the highway construction crew—tells them that the highway isn't going to pass in front of the hotel, but over it. It's an elevated highway. Aired: 11/27/1954

Ep 59: Songwriters

Ralph's gonna get rich by writing hit songs. Ralph's first step to stardom is to recruit Norton to play the piano and write the music to Ralph's lyrics. After failing at writing love songs, lullabies and holiday songs, they hit on a novelty song and take it to a publisher. Ralph is crushed when the publisher says he loves the melody but hates the words, and wants a professional songwriter to re-write the lyrics. Aired: 12/11/1954

Ep 60: Kramden vs. Norton

It's Norton's birthday, and the Kramdens are treating him to a night out, but Ralph's looking to get off cheaply. He doesn't want the Nortons to think he's cheap, though, so he tells Alice to suggest that they go to the movies (instead of the Kit Kat Club, where Norton took Ralph on his birthday). Norton is on the receiving end of many gifts on his birthday, and going to the movies is the icing on Norton's cake when he has the winning ticket in a drawing for a television set. Ralph claims the set is his because he paid for the tickets, and a feud erupts. Aired: 1/5/1955

Ep 61: A Promotion

Aired: 1/22/1955

Ep 62: The Hypnotist

Aired: 1/29/1955

Ep 63: Cupid

Aired: 2/5/1955

Ep 64: A Little Man Who Wasn't There

Aired: 2/12/1955

Ep 65: Hero

Aired: 2/19/1955

Ep 66: The Great Jewel Robbery

Aired: 2/25/1955

Ep 67: Peacemaker

After accidentally waking up Ralph, who, in a sleepy stupor, gets dressed and prepares to go to work, Norton gets into a brawl with Trixie, waking Ralph up again! With the dominos of pandemonium set into motion, the Kramdens and the Nortons are in for a long night of domestic squabbling. Aired: 3/5/1955

Ep 68: The Adoption

Aired: 3/26/1955

Ep 69: Stars Over Flatbush

Norton has discovered astrology, and Ralph thinks he's nuts, especially when Norton tells him the stars say he shouldn't ask his boss, Mr. Malone, for the raise he planned to request that day. Norton also sees in the stars that Ralph will have an accident that day and will be rendered speechless. When a window falls on Ralph's hand and the pain is so great that he can't utter a sound, Ralph becomes hooked on the stars too. He doesn't ask for the raise, and Alice is furious when she learns the reason why. Aired: 4/2/1955

Ep 70: One Big Happy Family

When Ralph realizes that he and Norton between them are paying $90 a month in rent, he proposes that they pool their money and share an apartment. The Kramdens and the Nortons move to 23 Mockingbird Lane in Flushing, Queens, but the euphoria of new surroundings wears off quickly: Norton spends all morning in the bathtub, and when Ralph finally gets into the bathroom he takes a tumble on soap Norton dropped on the floor and then can't get any hot water. Ralph tries to salvage his morning with a few waffles, but Norton has gotten to them first, too. Aired: 4/9/1955

Ep 71: A Weighty Problem

Aired: 4/16/1955

Ep 72: Principle of the Thing

The Kramdens' apartment is going to pot—the pipes leak, the walls are cracking, the sink won't work, doorknobs are falling off. Ralph is fed up, so he seeks out Shaughnessy, the neighborhood lawyer, who advises him to withhold his rent until the landlord makes repairs. Ralph decides to take the rent money and repair and redecorate the apartment himself. He buys a new bathtub, and wallpaper that is too gaudy even for Norton. Aired: 4/30/1955

Ep 73: Songs and Witty Sayings

Aired: 5/14/1955

Ep 74: Boys and Girls Together

The Kramdens have new neighbor and Ralph welcomes him by inviting him to join Norton and himself out for pool, bowling and lodge meetings. After a while the girls realize that they aren't sexy enough and vow to change to attract their husbands. Before long they are all spending time together—just a bit too much time. Aired: 5/23/1955

Ep 75: TV or Not TV

Ralph and Norton buy a T.V. set together and constantly fight over what to watch. Aired: 10/1/1955

Ep 76: Funny Money

Ralph finds a suitcase on his bus that contains counterfeit money, only to be sought out by those who printed it. Aired: 10/8/1955

Ep 77: The Golfer

Ralph tries to learn how to play golf to impress his boss, and, of course, the situation turns into a disaster. Aired: 10/15/1955

Ep 78: A Woman's Work is Never Done

Aired: 10/22/1955

Ep 79: A Matter of Life and Death

When Ralph thinks he's dying and sells the story to a magazine, he discovers it was a dog who was sick instead. Aired: 10/29/1955

Ep 80: The Sleepwalker

Norton is sleepwalking and Ralph gets stuck looking after him. Aired: 11/5/1955

Ep 81: Better Living Through TV

Aired: 11/12/1955

Ep 82: Pal O'Mine

Ralph's feelings are bruised when Ed buys a friendship ring for one of his pals on the sewer crew. Though Ralph gets it stuck on his finger, they eventually make up after Ed survives a sewer explosion. Aired: 11/19/1955

Ep 83: Brother Ralph

Ralph, after making a suggestion at work, is laid off. Alice decides to take a job as a secretary, but tells her boss that Ralph is her brother. Aired: 11/26/1955

Ep 84: Hello, Mom

Aired: 12/3/1955

Ep 85: The Deciding Vote

Ralph is busy buying Alice a vacuum while Norton is the deciding vote in the Raccoon election for convention manager. Aired: 12/10/1955

Ep 86: Something Fishy

Ralph and Norton don't want to take their wives on a Raccoon fishing trip. Aired: 12/17/1955

Ep 87: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Ralph hocks his bowling ball to get Alice a present when someone else gets her the same thing he did. Aired: 12/24/1955

Ep 88: The Man from Space

Aired: 12/31/1955

Ep 89: A Matter of Record

Ralph cuts a record to sweet talk Alice after insulting her mother. Aired: 1/7/1956

Ep 90: Oh My Aching Back

Aired: 1/14/1956

Ep 91: The Babysitter

Aired: 1/21/1956

Ep 92: The $99,000 Answer

Aired: 1/28/1956

Ep 93: Ralph Kramden, Inc.

Norton invests in Ralph's stock when Ralph wants twenty dollars. When Ralph thinks he is named in a millionaire's will, arguments arise. It turns out Ralph was simply left a pet bird named Fortune, and much of the money was left to the butler and maid. Aired: 2/4/1956

Ep 94: Young at Heart

Ralph and Norton take their wives dancing and rollerskating when they begin to complain about wanting to do things young people do. Aired: 2/11/1956

Ep 95: A Dog's Life

Ralph feeds his boss dog food, thinking that it is an appetizer that Alice made. Aired: 2/18/1956

Ep 96: Here Comes the Bride

Ralph's advice to a lodge brother on how to be head of the household has his wife (Alice's sister) in tears. Aired: 2/25/1956

Ep 97: Mama Loves Mambo

A new neighbor wears out his welcome teaching good manners and the mambo. Aired: 3/3/1956

Ep 98: Please Leave the Premises

The Kramdens and the Nortons fight a rent increase, though Ralph is the only one who really wants to fight. Aired: 3/10/1956

Ep 99: Pardon My Glove

Alice is getting the apartment re-decorated for free but Ralph thinks she's two-timing him. Aired: 3/17/1956

Ep 100: Young Man with a Horn

Ralph tries to hit the high note on a civil service exam as well as his cornet. Aired: 3/24/1956

Ep 101: Head of the House

Ralph tells a newspaper that he's head of the house, but then has to prove it to a co-worker. Aired: 3/31/1956

Ep 102: The Worry Wart

The IRS invites Ralph to clear something up on his tax return and that drives Ralph nuts (though he discovers he just forgot to sign his name). Aired: 4/7/1956

Ep 103: Trapped

Ralph captures two thugs that followed him home after he witnessed a hold-up. Aired: 4/14/1956

Ep 104: The Loudspeaker

Ralph writes a speech because he thinks he's going to be Raccoon of the Year—but it turns out Norton receives the honor. Aired: 4/21/1956

Ep 105: On Stage

Ralph, Alice and Ed are in a Raccoon play, and Ralph expects to be a big star. Aired: 4/28/1956

Ep 106: Opportunity Knock But

Aired: 5/5/1956

Ep 107: Unconventional Behavior

Ed handcuffs himself to Ralph on their way to the Raccoon convention. Aired: 5/12/1956

Ep 108: The Safety Award

Ralph has an accident on his way to receiving his Safest Bus Driver Award. Aired: 5/19/1956

Ep 109: Mind Your Own Business

Ed sells irons after Ralph's advice got him fired from the sewer. When Ed lies about how much money he's making so that the Kramdens don't feel bad, Ralph considers selling irons, too. Aired: 5/26/1956

Ep 110: Alice and the Blonde

The Kramdens and Nortons visit the Wedemeyers and the wives believe their husbands are neglecting them. Aired: 6/2/1956

Ep 111: The Bensonhurst Bomber

Aired: 9/8/1956

Ep 112: Dial J for Janitor

Aired: 9/15/1956

Ep 113: A Man's Pride

Ralph tells Alice's ex-boyfriend that he runs things at the bus company. Aired: 9/22/1956

Ep 114: Double Anniversary Party

Aired: 10/13/1956

Ep 115: Check Up

Aired: 10/20/1956

Ep 116: Forgot to Register

Aired: 10/27/1956

Ep 117: Expectant Father

Aired: 11/3/1956

Ep 118: Goodnight Sweet Prince

Aired: 11/10/1956

Ep 119: Two-Family Car

Aired: 11/17/1956

Ep 120: The Love Letter

Aired: 11/24/1956

Ep 121: Finders Keepers

When Ralph and Norton decide to buy a candy store, they run into the slight problem of financing the business venture. But after hearing about a find-the-missing-money contest that will more than cover the investment, they study the clues, determined to locate the hidden loot. Aired: 12/8/1956

Ep 122: Catch a Star

The Raccoon Lodge is holding a dance benefit and the lodge brothers suggest getting a big-name celebrity to attend. Norton recalls that Ralph had told him that he knew Jackie Gleason. So the Raccoons insist that Ralph go after booking Gleason for the benefit. All four stars play themselves at one point in this episode. Aired: 12/15/1956

Ep 123: My Fair Landlord aka The 99 Year Lease

Aired: 1/19/1957

Ep 124: Away We Go

Aired: 2/2/1957

Ep 125: Plastered In Paris

Aired: 2/9/1957

Ep 126: Behind The Iron Curtain

Aired: 2/16/1957

Ep 127: When In Rome

Aired: 2/23/1957

Ep 128: Curse Of The Kramdens

Aired: 3/2/1957

Ep 129: Mad Dogs And Englishmen

Aired: 3/9/1957

Ep 131: I Remember Mau Au

Aired: 4/13/1957

Ep 130: Framed In Spain

Aired: 4/13/1957

Ep 132: Two Below

Aired: 9/29/1962

Ep 133: TV Game of the Week

Aired: 10/20/1962

Ep 134: The Adoption

Aired: 1/8/1963

Ep 135: In Twenty-Five Words or Less

Aired: 9/17/1966

Ep 136: Ship Of Fools

Aired: 10/1/1966

Ep 137: The Poor People Of Paris

Aired: 10/8/1966

Ep 139: Confusion Italian Style

Aired: 10/15/1966

Ep 138: The Curse of the Kramdens

Aired: 10/29/1966

Ep 140: The Honeymooners In England

Aired: 11/12/1966

Ep 141: You're in the Picture

Aired: 11/19/1966

Ep 142: We Spy

Aired: 12/3/1966

Ep 143: Petticoat Jungle

Aired: 12/10/1966

Ep 144: Run, Santa, Run

Aired: 12/17/1966

Ep 145: King of the Castle

Aired: 1/7/1967

Ep 146: Movies are Better Than Ever

Aired: 1/14/1967

Ep 147: Without Reservations

Aired: 2/4/1967

Ep 148: Life Upon the Wicked Stage

Aired: 2/11/1967

Ep 149: Rififi, Brooklyn Style

Aired: 3/4/1967

Ep 150: Ralph Kramden Presents

Aired: 3/18/1967

Ep 151: Flushing Ho

Aired: 4/11/1967

Ep 152: Sees All, Knows All

Aired: 4/22/1967

Ep 153: Be It Ever So Humble

Aired: 9/9/1967

Ep 154: Hair to a Fortune

Aired: 9/16/1967

Ep 155: The People's Choice

Aired: 9/23/1967

Ep 156: Two for the Money

Aired: 10/7/1967

Ep 157: Nephew of the Bride

Aired: 10/21/1967

Ep 158: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Aired: 11/4/1967

Ep 159: Two Faces of Ralph Kramden

Aired: 11/18/1967

Ep 160: The Main Event

Aired: 12/2/1967

Ep 161: To Whom It May Concern

Aired: 12/16/1967

Ep 162: Sleepy Time Girl

Aired: 9/28/1968

Ep 163: The Boy Next Door

Aired: 10/12/1968

Ep 164: Follow the Boys

Aired: 10/26/1968

Ep 165: Six Months to Live

Aired: 11/23/1968

Ep 166: Alice's Birthday

Aired: 12/7/1968

Ep 167: Lawsuit

Aired: 1/4/1969

Ep 168: Hot Tip

Aired: 2/8/1969

Ep 169: The New Bowling Ball

Aired: 3/22/1969

Ep 170: Norton Moves In

Aired: 4/5/1969

Ep 171: The New Manager

Aired: 4/19/1969

Ep 172: Play It Again, Norton

Aired: 9/27/1969

Ep 173: Ralph Goes Hollywood

Aired: 10/4/1969

Ep 174: The Mexican Hat Trick

Aired: 10/11/1969

Ep 175: Case of the Cuckoo Thief

Aired: 10/18/1969

Ep 176: The Honeymoon Is Over

Aired: 11/1/1969

Ep 177: Happiness Is A Rich Uncle

Aired: 11/8/1969

Ep 178: Hawaii, Uh Oh

Aired: 11/15/1969

Ep 179: The Sun And Racoon Capital

Aired: 11/22/1969

Ep 180: The Match Game

Aired: 11/29/1969

Ep 181: Double Trouble

Aired: 12/6/1969

Ep 182: The Incredible World of Ed Norton

Aired: 1/19/1970

Ep 183: We're Off to See the Wizard

Aired: 2/21/1970

Ep 184: Operation Protest

Aired: 2/28/1970