Happy Endings

10 Worst Episodes of Happy Endings

A fresh and funny take on modern friendship and what one urban family will do to stay friends after the perfect couple who brought them all together break up on their wedding day. The failed wedding forces them all to question their life choices. Then there are Alex and Dave themselves, who strike a truce and must learn to live with the changes their breakup has brought.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

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Happy Endings - S3E16

#10 - The Incident (Season 3 - Episode 16)

When Max tries out Jane and Alex's long-time hairdresser, Krisjahn, he gets some good salon gossip on the girls, but his loose lips may cause World War III between the Kerkovitch sisters. Meanwhile, the Steak Me Home truck is stolen and Dave and Penny try to figure out whodunit.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 307 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E6

#9 - To Serb with Love (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Jane and Alex's parents throw a big celebration to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the family mattress business, and Jane agonizes over coming up with an amusing toast to spring on her humorless dad. Meanwhile, Alex tells Dave that her parents are unaware that they are once again bedfellows, and Max goes looking for a new BFF since Penny's tied up in her relationship with Pete.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 261 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E9

#8 - Ordinary Extraordinary Love (Season 3 - Episode 9)

When a hot young pop star stops in and buys a dress at Alex's store, Penny helps Alex turns it into a press opportunity. Meanwhile, Max is having an identity crisis, so Jane and Derrick take him on a tour of Chicago's themed gay bars to help him find his niche, and Brad and Dave try to be "men" and fix things around the house.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 251 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E21

#7 - Un-sabotagable (Season 3 - Episode 21)


Chase, the ex-roommate whose life Max ruined, says he'd like to take revenge and do the same thing to Max, but Max's life is so pathetic it's "un-sabotagable." Max vows to prove him wrong and asks Jane to help him get his act together. Meanwhile, Alex asks the rest of the gang for help when Dave challenges her to finally use her stockpile of Groupons.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 307 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E10

#6 - KickBall 2: The Kickening (Season 3 - Episode 10)

Alex signs up the gang to participate in the Northside Kickball Classic tournament. However, self-appointed manager Max has difficulty bringing his players up to scratch.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 189 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E8

#5 - Fowl Play/Date (Season 3 - Episode 8)


After Brad and Penny accidentally break Alex's beloved childhood memento, they try to glue it back together which leads to an even worse situation. Meanwhile, Jane and Dave try a little too hard to find a match for Max.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 265 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E4

#4 - More Like Stanksgiving (Season 3 - Episode 4)

The gang celebrates Thanksgiving by watching a previously unaired episode of "Real World" they appeared in back in college, and, long after the fact, learn some shocking new dirt about one another.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 271 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E19

#3 - The Storm Before the Calm (Season 3 - Episode 19)


Penny insists that she's fine after her breakup with Pete, but the gang begin to wonder when she writes a play entitled "Black Plague: A Love Story" and asks Derrick and his theater group to stage it. Meanwhile a marketing group asks Alex and Max to be taste makers.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 313 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E22

#2 - Deuce Babylove 2: Electric Babydeuce (Season 3 - Episode 22)

Penny's mom, Dana, and Dave's dad, Big Dave, are in town visiting, and these two lovebirds are not only going strong, they've decided to adopt a baby together, prompting Penny and Dave to react the only way they know how - irrationally. Meanwhile, Brad and Jane decide to try to join an exclusive tennis club, but unfortunately Max is on the scent and they can't shake him...or Alex.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 292 votes.

Happy Endings - S3E20

#1 - The Ballad of Lon Sarofsky (Season 3 - Episode 20)


The gang is shocked when Penny rebounds from her breakup with Pete by having a torrid affair with the last man on earth they'd pick for her -- the Car Czar. To make matters worse, she's temporarily living with Brad and Jane, who end up acting like disapproving parents. Meanwhile the friends pressure Max to get a job so he'll stop sponging off them.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 316 votes.

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