American Housewife

10 Best Episodes of American Housewife

A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring.

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#1 - The Spring Gala (Season 2 - Episode 24)

When things start to fall apart at the last minute, Katie figures out a new way to make the spring gala a success. Meanwhile, Greg attempts to be a โ€œfun dadโ€ and winds up adopting a dog while Katie is occupied with the gala. Nathan Fillion guest stars as himself.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 214 votes.

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#2 - Coupling (Season 5 - Episode 3)


Katie is taken aback when she learns Taylorโ€™s boyfriend Trip has been spending the night. Meanwhile, Greg is forced to separate the kids when Anna-Kat and Franklin both come down with mono. And Cooper feels neglected when Oliver starts spending too much time at the office.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 77 votes.

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#3 - The Great Cookie Challenge (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Katie is determined to help Anna-Kat win top prize in cookie sales against her fellow troop members, The Wildflower Girls; Oliver's attempt to help a student he befriends through the Teen Help Line center backfires.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 106 votes.

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#4 - Field Day (Season 2 - Episode 16)


Katie takes things too seriously at a field day competition; Greg makes chili for a competition.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 231 votes.

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#5 - Can't Hide it Anymore (Season 1 - Episode 23)

Katie fakes a pregnancy to get out of mandatory volunteer hours, but things go too far after a baby shower is planned for her.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 476 votes.

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#6 - All Coupled Up (Season 2 - Episode 17)


The Otto children experience struggles in their love lives after jumping into the dating world: Oliver is forced to choose between his girlfriend and his friend Cooper, who come from two different worlds; Greg must play the "bad cop parent" to halt the PDA between Taylor and Trip; and Anna-Kat tries to make her relationship with Franklin official without his consent.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 240 votes.

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#7 - The Walk (Season 1 - Episode 20)

Anna-Kat wants to walk to the library by herself. Elsewhere: Greg copes with Katie's dating life and Katie is annoyed that Oliver's entitled friend seems to be spending every waking moment at the Ottos.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 529 votes.

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#8 - The Pig Whisperer (Season 2 - Episode 6)


Greg sides with Anna-Kat about keeping her beloved pet pig, despite Katie's objections, and he even plays dirty to win this battle. Meanwhile, Oliver and Viv compete for the attention of a new neighbor; and Taylor considers dating an older guy.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 346 votes.

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#9 - Time for Love (Season 1 - Episode 14)

Katie's least favorite holiday is Valentine's Day, but her desire for a low-key approach is overridden by Greg's over-the-top romantic gestures. Meanwhile Oliver has an expensive gift for the girl he's crushing on, and Taylor tries to put one over on her parents in order to attend a Valentine's Day party.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 560 votes.

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#10 - Finding Fillion (Season 2 - Episode 23)


In order to impress the other moms at school, Katie, Taylor and Oliver travel to New York to track down Nathan Fillion at a "Firefly" convention, so Katie can convince him to attend the school's spring gala.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 226 votes.

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#11 - The Uprising (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Taylor dyes her hair blonde without Katie's permission. Meanwhile, Anna-Kat decides she's now a vegetarian; and Greg and Katie help Oliver come to terms with embarrassment after Oliver has a humiliating moment in ballet class.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 409 votes.

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#12 - Wildflower Girls (Season 4 - Episode 12)


Katie grows concerned when Anna-Kat is invited to join Westport's elite scout troop. Taylor learns her Carnegie Mellon interview is scheduled with famous alumnus and Broadway star Brecken Phillips. Oliver befriends the school recluse.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 106 votes.

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#13 - Then and Now (Season 1 - Episode 13)

The Ottos face the prospect of leaving Westport when their house is put up for sale. No one wants to leave except Katie, who seems determined to move on despite some fun memories of her family's time there.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 559 votes.

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#14 - The Man Date (Season 1 - Episode 15)


Greg befriends fellow history buff but Katie is not happy because he is married to her nemesis.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 566 votes.

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#15 - The Venue (Season 2 - Episode 18)

Katie enlists Angela's legal help to convince Chloe Brown Mueller to sign off on the venue for the Spring Gala, but Angela ends up cozying up to Chloe instead.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 243 votes.

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#16 - The Club (Season 1 - Episode 21)


Anna-Kat develops a fear of water and stops bathing, so her therapists suggests the Ottos take her swimming, but that involves Katie overcoming her fear of wearing a swimsuit in public. Elsewhere: Oliver gives his dad a style makeover.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 516 votes.

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#17 - Surprise (Season 1 - Episode 12)

Katie throws a surprise party for Oliver's birthday after he asks for no party.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 454 votes.

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#18 - Family Secrets (Season 2 - Episode 7)


Greg makes big plans to impress his parents when they visit for Thanksgiving; but his vision is shattered when his neighbor Spencer and Katie's mom, Kathryn, arrives unannounced and nothing goes as intended.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 318 votes.

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#19 - It's Hard to Say Goodbye (Season 2 - Episode 19)

Katie and Greg struggle to help the kids accept loss as a family friend suddenly passes away and as their pet pig, Hans Gruber, must be returned to his natural habitat.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 225 votes.

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#20 - Art Show (Season 1 - Episode 4)


When Anna-Kat draws an unflattering portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie plans to retrieve it before anyone can see it; Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 682 votes.


Last updated: dec 26, 2022

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