Boy Meets World

10 Best Episodes of Boy Meets World - Season 4

The coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 24, 2023.

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Boy Meets World - S4E14

#15 - Wheels (Season 4 - Episode 14)

Alan finds himself at a crossroads when Cory, armed with a new driver's license on his 16th birthday, would rather celebrate with Shawn and Topanga than with him.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 67 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E6

#14 - Janitor Dad (Season 4 - Episode 6)


Verna presents Chet with an ultimatum to find work, or she will take off once again. This causes Chet to land the job of school janitor, utterly humiliating Shawn.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 72 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E9

#13 - Sixteen Candles and 400-lb. Men (Season 4 - Episode 9)

Cory agrees to go to a wrestling match with a buddy on the same night as Topanga's Sweet 16 party.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 68 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E12

#12 - Easy Street (Season 4 - Episode 12)


Comedy veterans Buddy Hackett and Soupy Sales play two businessmen of a shady sort who hire Cory and, subsequently, Shawn to run "errands" for them. Since it is just before Christmas, Cory decides he can use the money for his holiday shopping. However, Cory quits once he figures out that the two gents are not on the up-and-up. Shawn takes over, but Cory soon persuades his pal to quit as well, before he gets in over his head - or hit over the head. (Touchstone press release.)

The episode was rated 8.15 from 74 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E3

#11 - I Ain't Gonna Spray Lettuce No More (Season 4 - Episode 3)

Alan decides he needs a raise at work, however he decides to quit, sending the whole family swirling into chaos.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 83 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E10

#10 - Turkey Day (Season 4 - Episode 10)


Assigned a Thanksgiving weekend assignment to consider how class divisions between the haves and have-nots are at the heart of the conflict in Rwanda, Cory and Shawn hope the Thanksgiving spirit will encourage their families to be better friends, but having the holiday feast at the Hunters' trailer park home is not what the reluctant Matthews family had in mind. Nor, it turns out, does the situation sit well with the other trailer park residents. Meanwhile, Frankie's little brother Herman asks permission to court Morgan; and everyone winds up eating dinner at Frankie's table which "always has room for more."

The episode was rated 8.18 from 78 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E22

#9 - Learning to Fly (Season 4 - Episode 22)

Cory's in a jam when a coed makes a pass at him while he's visiting a college.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 63 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E2

#8 - Hair Today, Goon Tomorrow (Season 4 - Episode 2)


As Cory is feeling insecure about his hair, Topanga shows him that appearance is meaningless, and she proves so by cutting off some of her own locks, a decision she quickly regrets.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 88 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E16

#7 - A Long Walk to Pittsburgh (1) (Season 4 - Episode 16)

When Cory discovers the reason why his girlfriend, Topanga, and Shawn are acting like more than just friends - in fact, kissing - he must come to grips with an important change in his life. What's worse than the peck is the reason behind it: Topanga's moving away to Pittsburgh.

The episode was rated 8.28 from 75 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E11

#6 - An Affair to Forget (Season 4 - Episode 11)


Shawn is in a state of shock when his very beautiful, very haughty girlfriend, Jennifer, dumps him. She agrees to get back together on one condition: that Shawn has nothing to do with Cory ever again. This doesn't set well with either of them and the two friends begin seeing each other covertly to avoid Jennifer's wrath. Only the levelheaded Topanga has the insight to solve Cory and Shawn's dilemma. Meanwhile, Eric thinks he's onto a get-rich-quick scheme when he rents a theater for a one-man show he's written called Look at Me, Look at Me, and charges $30 a ticket. (Touchstone press release)

The episode was rated 8.29 from 78 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E17

#5 - A Long Walk to Pittsburgh (2) (Season 4 - Episode 17)

A couple of surprise visitors may hold the cure for a lovesick Cory, who is trying to put his life back together now that his sweetheart, Topanga, has moved away. When she runs away to see him again, Cory must persuade his parents-and Topanga's prudish Aunt Prudence-that theirs is a true love.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 79 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E4

#4 - Fishing for Virna (Season 4 - Episode 4)


When Shawn's mother arrives back in town, Cory decides to re-unite his friend's family, while at the same time honor the memory of Brenda, the devoted cafeteria lady of the school lunchroom.

The episode was rated 8.40 from 72 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E21

#3 - Cult Fiction (Season 4 - Episode 21)

When a lonely Shawn starts hanging around with a new group of people he describes as "not a cult," Jonathan tries to stop him before it's too late.

The episode was rated 8.44 from 68 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E15

#2 - Chick Like Me (Season 4 - Episode 15)


The war between the sexes starts heating up at John Adams High when the boys realize that girls expect different things when out on a date. When it is suggested to Cory that his school newspaper column is a tad boring, Shawn gives him a story idea on dating and sexual harassment based on the book they're reading in Mr. Feeny's class: Black Like Me. After Cory emerges from the bathroom in full regalia, it is decided that Shawn would make a better girl: he's studied them much more carefully. Making his debut at school, Shawn, now Veronica Wasboyski, immediately gets asked out by Gary, one of the school's more well-known Lotharios. Shawn soon finds out what it's like to push off a teen boy's advances. Meanwhile, Eric tries to teach mountain-reared Lonnie how to get along with city men.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 75 votes.

Boy Meets World - S4E18

#1 - Uncle Daddy (Season 4 - Episode 18)

When Eric learns his new girlfriend Kelly has a son, he's confident he's mature enough to handle the responsibility - but too scared to tell his parents about it. Meanwhile, Cory and his friends prepare for the dreaded SAT's.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 67 votes.

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