Move it, Football Head! Fans of the Nickelodeon Nicktoon Hey Arnold! are likely familiar with Helga’s taunt — after all, it’s featured in the beginning credits. But Hey Arnold! was about more than that. The show, which aired for five seasons between 1996 and 2004, was created and developed by Craig Bartlett, whose career has been set in children’s programming. Bartlett reportedly created characters based on actual people he knew while he was growing up, which may be why they’re so relatable. His character of Arnold typically did the right thing, even with a few personal setbacks. And yes — that includes his head shape.
Hey Arnold! is streaming online, meaning that you can catch up with all the episodes from way back when. And unlike many animated shows, the lessons and humor within each episode still hold up. If you’re looking to watch Hey Arnold! online, here’s a guide to the episodes you won’t want to miss.
How to Watch Hey Arnold Online & Stream the Complete Series
Among all the streaming services, Hulu has exclusive rights to every episode of Hey Arnold!. There are a couple different options when signing up for Hulu, but either one will get you access to the show’s complete library:
If you simply want Hulu’s extensive on-demand library, you can sign up right here. It costs $7.99 per month for the limited commercials plan or $11.99 per month for the no commercials plan.
If you want to go from watching Hulu’s on-demand library to watching MLB games or other live TV without changing the app, you can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV”. This option gives you access to Hulu’s extensive on-demand library, as well as a bundle of 50-plus live TV channels. It costs $39.99 per month for the plan that includes limited commercials with the on-demand content or $43.99 per month for the plan that includes no commercials with the on-demand content.
After signing up for either of the above options, you can watch any episode of Hey Arnold! on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Hulu app.
WARNING: Spoilers ahead
How Many Hey Arnold! Seasons Are There?
In total, there are five seasons of Hey Arnold! and 100 episodes. His character was such a hit with viewers that he also had a feature film and television film, the latter which came out in 2017. Here’s a rundown of what happened during every season of Hey Arnold!
Hey Arnold! Season 1
20 Episodes | October 1996 – February 1997
While the pilot of the show technically aired in theaters during screenings of the Nickelodeon film Harriet The Spy, the first episode of Hey Arnold! is equally memorable — primarily because it features Arnold and his best friend Gerald getting lost downtown while dressed as fruits due to a school performance. Other episodes include “The List,” where Arnold tries hard to complete the “List for a …read more