Boy Meets World

10 Best Episodes of Boy Meets World - Season 5

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 - S5E13

#15 - The Eskimo (Season 5 - Episode 13)

Upset that the seniors are slacking off, Mr. Feeny threatens to issue F's and assigns personal goals to Shawn, Topanga and Cory: Shawn is to find two tickets to the Superbowl, Cory is to help him, and Topanga is to refrain from interfering. Meanwhile, Eric and Jack search for soul mates.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 67 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E22

#14 - Prom-ises, Prom-ises (Season 5 - Episode 22)


When prom night rolls around, Cory and Shawn plans to leave as boys and come back as men. Although Angela decides she and Shawn aren't ready for sex, Topanga and Cory might have some trouble when Amy and Alan arrive at the same hotel they plan to stay at.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 70 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E12

#13 - Raging Cory (Season 5 - Episode 12)

Cory gets so upset that Alan engages only in conversation with him, but plays sports with Eric, that he knocks Alan down. So Alan and Eric kidnap Cory and take him sky diving. Afterward, Cory feels better, but now Eric's miffed that he and his dad rarely have meaningful chats.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 65 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E4

#12 - Fraternity Row (Season 5 - Episode 4)


After attending a college class and engaging in a winning debate with a professor, an empowered Shawn neglects high-school tasks in favor of collegiate ones - and gets suspended. Meanwhile, Eric forms his own fraternity (Magnum Pi), and arouses the Dean's suspicions.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 82 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E10

#11 - Last Tango in Philly (Season 5 - Episode 10)

Cory and Shawn are loco with jealousy when the girls get jobs at a Mexican restaurant and start dancing the night away with two handsome, suave co-workers. All the guys apologize to their women in a unique way in the end.

The episode was rated 8.17 from 72 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E21

#10 - Honesty Night (Season 5 - Episode 21)


A reconciled Cory and Topanga pretend to be estranged so Shawn can be the one to "reunite" them, despite Mr. Feeny's warning that they are "boarding the train of terrible mistakes". Shawn's mediation tactics lead to more turmoil for the duo: when he encourages them to be open about their hurt feelings, they insult each other and break up again. It's finally up to Shawn (with an assist from Cory's parents) to set things straight once and for all. Also Eric has trouble figuring out his word-a-day calender.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 67 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E20

#9 - Starry Night (Season 5 - Episode 20)

When Topanga goes to an art exhibit with Angela instead of Cory, she meets a nice, charming and sensitive guy that threatens to break-up Cory and Topanga forever.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 71 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E17

#8 - And Then There Was Shawn (Season 5 - Episode 17)


A fun and frenzied spoof of the movie Scream finds a shrouded killer terrorizing the teens. The mystery begins when the gang is locked inside the school during detention. Before too long they receive an ominous message written in blood, and a classmate is fatally punctured with a pencil. They have to try to find out who is behind the killings and get out alive.

The episode was rated 8.24 from 83 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E1

#7 - Brothers (Season 5 - Episode 1)

When Eric moves back home, Cory vows to get him a place to stay. But the roommate he finds turns out to be Shawn's half-brother.

The episode was rated 8.25 from 83 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E18

#6 - If You Can't Be With the One You Love... (Season 5 - Episode 18)


Cory tries to get over his estrangement from Topanga by drinking alcohol at a party, but there's more trouble in store after Cory convinces Shawn to drink too. Later that day, Cory and Shawn are arrested, and vow that they will never drink again. Cory keeps his promise; Shawn doesn't. Shawn has some choices to make.

The episode was rated 8.28 from 75 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E8

#5 - Chasing Angela (2) (Season 5 - Episode 8)

An eager Cory encourages Shawn to consider the same type of long-term relationship he has with Topanga - except that the two of them start not to get along so well. Meanwhile, Jack and Eric are nervous about hosting Thanksgiving dinner for the Matthews family at their new apartment.

The episode was rated 8.35 from 68 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E7

#4 - I Love You, Donna Karan (1) (Season 5 - Episode 7)


Shawn's steadfast rule of dating girls only for a fixed two-week period leads him to break up with Angela; then he finds himself falling in love with the owner of a purse he finds, since the contents indicate that she is the girl of his dreams. Meanwhile, Eric studies for a test with the help of an invisible Mr. Feeny, while Jack wonders about Eric's sanity.

The episode was rated 8.37 from 75 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E23

#3 - Things Change (Season 5 - Episode 23)

When the college acceptance letters finally arrive, Cory is angered greatly when Shawn decides to skip out and work as a photographers assistant, and it seems that none of his friends have the same plans for them as he does.

The episode was rated 8.47 from 64 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E16

#2 - Torn Between Two Lovers (Feeling Like a Fool) (Season 5 - Episode 16)


Cory is torn between making up with Topanga, or allowing himself to see how it would be to go out with the girl he met during the Senior Class ski trip. Meanwhile, Feeny entrusts Eric to be a substitute teacher for Feeny's Citizenship class.

The episode was rated 8.48 from 65 votes.

Boy Meets World - S5E24

#1 - Graduation (Season 5 - Episode 24)

When Topanga actually does receive an offer to attend Yale, Cory is not sure whether he should tell her his true feelings or lie to her.

The episode was rated 8.53 from 76 votes.

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