10 Best Episodes of Martin - Season 3

Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

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

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Martin - S3E17

#15 - The Ex-Files (Season 3 - Episode 17)

After an argument about whether or not to invite their ex-lovers to the wedding, Martin and Gina decide to arrange a test to prove which one of them would be the most jealous of the other's ex. They decide to go out to dinner with Gina's ex, Derrick, and Martin's ex, Tanya. Meanwhile, Pam decides that she and Tommy should not see so much of each other, so that when they do see each, it would be "HOT".

The episode was rated 7.90 from 73 votes.

Martin - S3E22

#14 - C.R.E.A.M. (Season 3 - Episode 22)


Martin and Gina bite off more than they can chew when they invest all their money in a restaurant, (named Martin's Meatloaf & Waffles), that becomes more popular than they anticipated. The problem is that neither one of them knows how to run a restaurant or manage the finances, AND they take on Stan as a partner, which leads to lots of hilarious situations along the way.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 59 votes.

Martin - S3E21

#13 - Mother of the Bride (Season 3 - Episode 21)

Gina's mother hires a high class wedding planner who promises to arrange the day of Gina's dreams. But Martin wants to seek out a more economical (cheaper) alternative. So he hires his own personal consultant -- Hustle Man.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 41 votes.

Martin - S3E25

#12 - The Bachelor Party (Season 3 - Episode 25)


A nervous Martin and Gina try to enjoy their respective bachelor/bachelorette parties, but instead find themselves victims of their friends' advice and both imagine married life five years down the road.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 53 votes.

Martin - S3E6

#11 - The Closer I Get to You (Season 3 - Episode 6)

After the host of the show Word On The Street, is arrested and dragged off the set right before airtime, Martin is pressed into service as a last-minute fill-in. And after his advice on the show brings an arguing couple back together, Martin begins referring to himself as the Love Doctor, and begins handing out relationship advice to everyone he meets. Little does he know though, that his advice to Tommy would pay such high dividents for Tommy and Pam, yet leave his shocked and speechless.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 106 votes.

Martin - S3E26

#10 - The Wedding Bell Blues (Season 3 - Episode 26)


As Martin and Gina are making final preparations for their wedding, a visit from Martin's wacky relatives and Gina's conservative parents results in both families constantly bickering & fighting. At the last minute, Martin and Gina decide to elope. Mama Payne becomes furious and throws a fit in the chapel. Part 1 of 2.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 35 votes.

Martin - S3E15

#9 - Sophisticated Ladies (Season 3 - Episode 15)

Gina and Pam put their best feet forward to be accepted into an exclusive women's club, but their plans of impressing the women are jeopardized when Sheneneh and Laquita show up and turn their dreams into a nightmare.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 75 votes.

Martin - S3E9

#8 - Whole Lotto Trouble (Season 3 - Episode 9)


Martin wins the Michigan State lottery. He celebrates by going out and buying tons of expensive luxury items and gives money away to his friends, BEFORE picking up his lottery money. But when he does, he finds out that the winning ticket is a tie, and must be split - thousands of ways!

The episode was rated 8.05 from 110 votes.

Martin - S3E11

#7 - Feast or Famine (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Thanksgiving dinner ends up a battle of the sexes when the gang holds a contest to see which gender cooks the best Thanksgiving feast. It only takes a short time for the guys to realize they are over matched, so they resort to some sneaky tactics to win the contest.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 92 votes.

Martin - S3E20

#6 - High Noon (Season 3 - Episode 20)


Marting finds out from the D.A. that a criminal (named "Mad Dog No Good") that Martin helped put away, is getting out of jail on parole. The criminal has been watching Martin on his T.V. show, and calls Martin live-on-the-air and tells him he's getting out and wants to meet with him face-to-face. Martin tries to get encouragement from all his friends, but when they find out that Mad Dog No Good is coming to get him, they all desert him and run.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 52 votes.

Martin - S3E18

#5 - All the Players Came (Season 3 - Episode 18)

Musical guest: Outkast

The episode was rated 8.14 from 63 votes.

Martin - S3E23

#4 - Girlfriend (Season 3 - Episode 23)


Gina's conceited college friend comes to town. She's so offensive that Martin and Pam call a truce in their never ending fights and team up to expose her lurid past. Later, Martin invites Monique to appear on his tv talk show, and he exposes her to all of Detroit.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 62 votes.

Martin - S3E16

#3 - Ain't Nuttin' Goin' on But the Rent (Season 3 - Episode 16)

Martin becomes angry when his landlord, Mr. Lopez, increases his rent by 5%. As a result, Martin refuses to pay the rent which leads Mr. Lopez to send him an eviction notice, and also cut off the heat during a terrible blizzard. As Martin and the gang suffer through the weather together, Martin attempts to settle his dispute with Mr. Lopez but discovers the landlord in a compromising situation with another tenant's wife. Martin informs Mr. Lopez that he will keep quiet only if Mr. Lopez reduces the rent and turns the heat back on.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 87 votes.

Martin - S3E27

#2 - Love is a Beach (Season 3 - Episode 27)


Martin and Gina flee to the Bahamas with Tommy and Pam to escape their families constant bickering. As the couples make last minute preparations, Martin gets stuck in an elevator with Tommy, while Pam accidentally ruins Gina's wedding gown. After the diasters have passed, Martin and Gina are free to take part in their long-awaited oceanside wedding.

The episode was rated 8.43 from 30 votes.

Martin - S3E24

#1 - The Romantic Weekend (Season 3 - Episode 24)

Gina is envious when Tommy and Pam plan to celebrate their six-month anniversary at a luxurious resort. When she complains to Martin about why they never do anything special, Martin takes Gina on a vacation to Chilligan's Island, a dreadful and low-rate resort that was advertised on the back of a cereal box. As the two try to make the best of their stay, they inadvertantly run into Tommy and Pam who also are vacationing at the resort.

The episode was rated 8.53 from 75 votes.

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