10 Worst Episodes of Casual

A dysfunctional family tries to help each other navigate the modern dating scene. Recent divorcee Tara and her bachelor brother coach each other through the crazy world of dating (on-line and off), while living under the same roof again for the second time and raising her teenage daughter.

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#1 - Pilot (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Newly-divorced Valerie and her teenage daughter, Laura, move in with Valerie’s younger brother, Alex. A committed bachelor and casual dater, Alex sets Valerie up via his popular dating website.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 465 votes.

Casual - S1E3

#2 - Animals (Season 1 - Episode 3)


Valerie decides to make a major move, but financial realities get in the way. Alex adopts a new friend. Laura fantasizes about an older man.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 310 votes.

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#3 - 99 (Season 3 - Episode 12)

It’s 1999. A young Valerie and Alex prepare for an unexpected pregnancy. In present day, Laura visits Casey in Sacramento and Valerie’s relationship with Jack reaches a breaking point.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 168 votes.

Casual - S4E2

#4 - The Missing Piece (Season 4 - Episode 2)


A sudden death has Val questioning her life choices, while Alex struggles with Jeff’s intrusion in his family. Laura finds it difficult to balance her relationship with her new career and Leon and Leia receive unexpected news.

The episode was rated 7.20 from 86 votes.

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#5 - Dreams Stay with You (Season 4 - Episode 4)

Alex embarks on a psychedelic getaway only to encounter anunpleasant figure from his past, while Valerie runs into an old flame during a night out with John. Laura maneuvers a new career opportunity around an inscrutable boss.

The episode was rated 7.20 from 86 votes.

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#6 - Polytropos (Season 4 - Episode 6)


Following a day of misguided decisions, Alex, Valerie, and Laura begin their overdue pilgrimage to Dawn’s. But when their road trip takes an accidental turn, each faces an obstacle that tests their willpower in different ways.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 82 votes.

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#7 - Carrie (Season 4 - Episode 1)

When Laura returns following an extended period abroad, Valerie quickly discovers that restoring their fractured relationship might prove more difficult than she had hoped. Meanwhile, Alex’s attempts at controlling his new family order are thwarted when an unwelcome presence enters the equation.

The episode was rated 7.24 from 91 votes.

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#8 - ... (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Valerie breaks Alex's rules on casual sex. Alex is interviewed about his dating website. Laura takes things up a notch with an older man.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 288 votes.

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#9 - Friends (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Alex hangs out with Valerie’s new friend, Leon. Valerie parties with a group of 20-somethings. Laura gets in over her head at a house party.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 350 votes.

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#10 - Virtual Reality (Season 4 - Episode 3)


The realities of Valerie’s impulsive decision begin to take hold as Laura endures the fallout from her fight with Tathiana. Alex navigates the bizarre world of virtual dating and makes a surprising connection.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 90 votes.

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