Hogan Knows Best is an American reality documentary television series on VH1. The series debuted on July 10, 2005 and centered on the family life of professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. Often focusing on the Hogans' raising of their children, and on Hulk Hogan's attempts to manage and assist in his children's burgeoning careers. The title of the show is a play on the title of a show from the 1950s, Father Knows Best. After the cancellation of Hogan Knows Best in 2007, a spin-off entitled Brooke Knows Best debuted in 2008, and ran for two seasons.
Best Episodes of Hogan Knows Best
Brooke's Dating Game
19th Nov 2006
Even though the thought of Brooke dating anyone puts him on edge, Hulk agrees to a little contest with Linda and Nick to see who can bring home the best date for Brooke.
Keeping Up With Nick
12th Aug 2007
With Nick busy with girls and driving and school, Hulk feels like he is losing touch with his son. So in order to reconnect with him, Hulk decides to get involved in some of the things Nick likes but seems to have trouble when it comes to crossing the generational gap into the realm of rap music and texting.
Worst Episodes of Hogan Knows Best
Brooke Breaks The Bank
14th Oct 2007
Hulk notices that Brookes spending habits are out of control and if he can't find a way to curb them she may buy them in to peoverty. So to teach her about the value of money, he puts her in charge of her own money. Brooke happily agrees to this with the feeling that she is grown up enough to do this on her own but she soon discovers that perhaps her father was right about her extreme spending when her credit card bill comes.
Father Of The Year
21st Oct 2007
The Family is excited and proud when Hulk is informed that he has been selected to recieve the "Father Of The Year" award. But before the ceremony the whole family returns the Clearwater to visit with Hulks mother and as is usually the case with in-laws, Linda and grandma Hogan don't always see things the same way.
Hogan Knows Best Episode Guide
Brooke's First Date
10th Jul 2005
Brooke wants to go out on a date with a 22 year-old guy, but when Hulk gets wind of it, he really does not want it to happen. After ""discussing"" things with Brooke and Linda, Terry reluctantly allows Brooke to go on the date, but only after meeting the 22-year-old, Adam. Despite allowing Brooke to go on the date, Terry unleashes his inner-Hulk when he places a GPS tracking device on Brooke's truck, so he, and son Nick, can track where the car is at all times.
Brooke's Big Break
24th Jul 2005
Hulk continues shopping Brooke's music demos, and Brooke has a disastrous meeting with a manager who wishes to change her image completely. Then, Brooke gets the chance of a lifetime: At the Grammys, Hulk meets Larry Rudolph, Britney Spears' former manager. Larry calls Hulk and expresses interest in Brooke's singing career. Brooke and Hulk go to Los Angeles, where they meet with Larry and record a new song about Brooke's relationship with her father. Whether or not Larry will continue working with Brooke is up in the air, but Brooke walks away from their meeting with a reassured sense of confidence and strength.
31st Jul 2005
When Vince McMahon calls Terry to offer him a spot in the Wrestling Hall of Fame, Terry takes the family to Wrestlemania 21. After accepting his award and the honor to be an inductee, Terry, who had promised his family that he would not get back into the ring, cannot resist the temptation of wrestling again. With the call so strong, Terry transforms himself into Hulk Hogan, regearing with the red and yellow and returning to the ring for one last fight. ""Wrestling is in my blood,"" he says when it's all over. ""But my family is in my heart.""
14th Aug 2005
Linda, tired of only talking about business with her husband, is surprised when Hulk plans a romantic weekend away from home and away from the kids at the Don Cesar Beach Resort. As a last resort for a babysitter, Hulk relies on his friend Brian Knobs, who Nick discovers gives in very easily. Throughout the weekend, Nick uses Knobs' inability to say no to his advantage, by having a party, riding a golf cart around like a lunatic and mooning the country club members, and having his girlfriend sleep over. Hulk's not gonna be too happy when he gets home...
Hogan Versus City Hall
21st Aug 2005
Linda is angry â€“ recently, her neighbors have been filing complaints about her abundance of animals, seven dogs, a cockatoo, and a rooster, saying that all of them are making too much noise. Infuriated that the neighbor goes so far as to report her animals, â€œmembers of the family,â€ Linda confronts the neighborâ€¦and her gardener, who says that Linda and her pets single-handedly destroyed the town. The Hogan family attempts to conceal some of their animals by keeping some of them in their beach house, but they still are forced to report to court. After the ruling, Linda shows her angry side when she curses out the council members...itâ€™s not pretty.
4th Sep 2005
Now that his wrestling career has simmered down, Hulk's been annoying his family members like crazy. Sick of being overscrutinized, overrushed, and overwatched, Nick, Brooke, and Linda plan some day trips to let Hulk experience different kinds of things. Nick goes out golfing with his dad and another father and son, but the boys ultimatley wind up being kicked off of the green for causing damage to the golf carts. Brooke and Linda try to get Hulk into tennis, but he would rather have a beer. But when Brooke and Linda try something else, Hulk may actually have found a hobby he likes - pilates.