10 Best Episodes of Maron

Marc Maron has been a comedian for 25 years. He’s had his problems. He was an angry, drunk, self involved, twice divorced compulsive mess for most of his adult life, but with the popularity of a podcast he does in his garage and a life of sobriety, his life and career are turning around. MARON explores a fictionalized version of Marc’s life, his relationships, and his career, including his incredibly popular WTF podcast, which features conversations Marc conducts with celebrities and fellow comedians. Neurosis intact, Maron is uniquely fascinating, absolutely compelling and brutally funny.Produced by Fox Television Studios and Denis Leary and Jim Serpico’s Apostle, MARON is directed by Oscar® winning director Luke Matheny (God of Love) and executive produced by Marc Maron, Denis Leary, Jim Serpico, Olivia Wingate, and Duncan Birmingham, who also serves as the series’ writer.

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Maron - S2E7

#15 - Marc's Family (Season 2 - Episode 7)

When Marc's brother shows up on his doorstep after leaving his life, both mom and dad show up to "help." Things are immediately dysfunctional but when podcast guest David Cross gets everyone stoned (except Marc), they hash out their issues.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 55 votes.

Maron - S1E4

#14 - Dominatrix (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Marc finds out from his podcast guest and friend, Illeana Douglas, that his ex-­‐wife is having a baby. Illeana sets Marc up on a blind date with a nice girl, but he falls for a raunchy dominatrix instead.

The episode was rated 7.60 from 81 votes.

Maron - S1E2

#13 - Dead Possum (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Marc discovers the source of the awful smell stinking up his house. His podcast guest, Denis Leary, calls Marc’s masculinity into question, causing him to over prepare for removing the dead animal from under his house. Marc’s mom sets up a meeting between him and a family friend who becomes Marc’s eager new assistant.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 94 votes.

Maron - S2E1

#12 - Marc on Talking Dead (Season 2 - Episode 1)


Marc is riding high, his career is taking off and his relationship with Jen seems to be going well. However, Marc turns out to be his own worst enemy as he sabotages a TV guest spot and ruins his relationship at the same time.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 72 votes.

Maron - S2E4

#11 - The Mom Situation (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Marc's mom comes to visit. He wants to avoid her and pawns her off on a friend's Dad. The plan backfires when the older couple hit it off too well and Marc has to parent his Mom through an STD scare.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 70 votes.

Maron - S4E9

#10 - Shrink & Kink (Season 4 - Episode 9)


When Marc begins working with a therapist, he runs into his ex-wife which drudges up old issues.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 82 votes.

Maron - S2E2

#9 - Marc's New Friend (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Marc is annoyed that none of his old pals can hang anymore on a regular basis. Although after bonding with Ray Romano, Marc pursues a friendship, ignoring Kyle's warnings that Romano is on a different level.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 75 votes.

Maron - S2E5

#8 - Boomer Lives (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Marc is dealing with the finality of his relationship with Jen but is sidetracked by his missing cat, Boomer. He goes door to door through his neighborhood, looking for his cat, while at the same time learning how his neighbors deal with loss.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 70 votes.

Maron - S1E6

#7 - Sponsor (Season 1 - Episode 6)

At an AA meeting, Marc becomes a sponsor to Manny, an ex-con just out of prison. Marc finds himself in over his head while he accompanies Manny to his old haunts.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 68 votes.

Maron - S1E8

#6 - Jen Moves to L.A. (Season 1 - Episode 8)


Marc freaks out after learning his “Sexfest” fling plans to move too close for comfort. After Marc rejects her, she sets her sights on the next best thing and comes between Marc and his assistant Kyle.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 60 votes.

Maron - S2E13

#5 - Desert Road Trip (Season 2 - Episode 13)

As Marc's career reaches new heights, he is visited by an old acquaintance, desperate for a helping hand. After the comic passes away, Marc is forced to confront the reality that his success could disappear in an instant.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 51 votes.

Maron - S2E11

#4 - White Truck (Season 2 - Episode 11)


Trying to lead a simpler life, Marc immerses himself in his vinyl-collecting hobby but a chance encounter with a woman he meets in the record store parking lot snowballs into just the kind of chaos he’s been trying to avoid.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 59 votes.

Maron - S1E10

#3 - Mexican Angel (Season 1 - Episode 10)

Marc's former fling moves in temporarily with Marc after being evicted. She invades Marc’s boundaries and tensions go through the roof. He questions her hoarding tendencies and believes she lied about being kicked out of her previous apartment. Luckily, an unexpected visitor intervenes as their fighting hits a crescendo.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 53 votes.

Maron - S2E9

#2 - Yoga Teacher (Season 2 - Episode 9)


Marc hits it off with Rachael Harris by comparing their bad relationship scars. When Marc pursues her, she wants him to prove he's over his anger issues by joining her yoga class.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 55 votes.

Maron - S2E10

#1 - Radio Cowboy (Season 2 - Episode 10)

During an appearance on a typically terrible morning radio show, Marc declares the medium dead, and the future belongs to podcasting. However, when he meets a largely ignored radio genius, he has a new respect for some DJs.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 58 votes.

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