Hot in Cleveland

10 Best Episodes of Hot in Cleveland - Season 2

Three fabulous, eccentric, LA best friends of a certain age have their lives changed forever when their plane unexpectedly lands in Cleveland and they soon rediscover themselves in this new "promised land."

Written by Sophie and last updated on dec 24, 2022.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Hot in Cleveland - S2E11

#15 - Where's Elka? (Season 2 - Episode 11)

Elka's on the lam and the women go looking for her... in Amish country. Meanwhile, Joy's a source of scandal as the Governor's alleged mistress and risks deportation while Victoria finds herself a little too 'at home' with the Amish.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 78 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E18

#14 - Arch Enemies (Season 2 - Episode 18)


Victoria and Joy make a plan to get revenge on Victoria's nemesis; Elka has a surprising revelation.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 72 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E16

#13 - Dancing Queens (Season 2 - Episode 16)

The ladies go dancing to burn the Cleveland pounds; Vicoria catches Leandro's eye; Elka dukes it out with an old rival.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 75 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E5

#12 - I Love Lucci (1) (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Victoria books an appearance on All My Children, and Melanie uses the opportunity to return to Los Angeles to sell her house.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 84 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E17

#11 - The Emmy Show (Season 2 - Episode 17)

A visit from Victoria's daughter, Emmy, prompts Victoria to ask Elka—and her Irish accent—for help in dissuading Emmy from writing a revealing autobiography about her childhood. Meanwhile, Melanie and Joy share a secret admirer.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 70 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E19

#10 - Too Hot for TV (Season 2 - Episode 19)


A look at memorable clips from the show's second season.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 56 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E7

#9 - Dog Tricks, Sex Flicks & Joy's Fix (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Joy meets a wonderful guy in the waiting room of her therapist, then steals his file to learn more about him quickly. Meanwhile, Elka tries to train a rescue dog and Victoria tries to jump-start her career by making a sex tape -- with Melanie.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 86 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E12

#8 - How I Met My Mother (Season 2 - Episode 12)


The son Joy gave up stops by for a surprise visit; the women are on alert when Victoria's prison pen pal heads their way.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 73 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E2

#7 - Bad Bromance (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Melanie begins to question her relationship after she meets her boyfriend's family. Meanwhile, Joy attempts a green card scam and Victoria dates a elderly billionaire.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 91 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E4

#6 - Sisterhood of the Traveling SPANX (Season 2 - Episode 4)


A pair of 'magic SPANX' come into the ladies' lives and leads them to unexpected adventures. Joy seeks love, but ends up with a much, much younger man. Melanie wants to catch the eye of a doctor and ends up with all eyes on her. Victoria dons the SPANX for a big audition, but ends up in a major catfight with Melanie Griffith. Elka just wants her team, the Cleveland Indians, to win.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 87 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E22

#5 - Elka's Wedding (Season 2 - Episode 22)

On the day of Elka's wedding, Melanie, Joy, and Victoria wake up with no recollection of Elka's bachelorette party. Flashing back to the night before, the women must gather fractions of their memory to piece together how and when they lost Elka.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 71 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E13

#4 - Unseparated at Birthdates (Season 2 - Episode 13)


The ladies play matchmaker for each other for hit-and-miss date nights that include Melanie getting a holier-than-thou type; and Elka hiding her intelligence from a wealthy bachelor.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 70 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E8

#3 - LeBron Is Le Gone (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Melanie dates a basketball coach for the Cavaliers; Victoria takes a job as a local news personality; Joy gets engaged to a homeless man.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 85 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E3

#2 - Hot for Lawyer (Season 2 - Episode 3)


Elka’s handsome lawyer, Kirk, attempts to convince the court she is incompetent to stand trial. Meanwhile, Melanie, Joy & Victoria compete for his affections while Elka stews over her breakup with Max.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 86 votes.

Hot in Cleveland - S2E1

#1 - Free Elka (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Elka encounters an old friend in prison, while Melanie, Joy and Victoria struggle to raise money for her bail. Meanwhile, Joy gets an interesting letter from the INS and Victoria loses her fortune.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 103 votes.

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