10 Best Episodes of Martin - Season 4

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 - S4E2

#15 - Kill Him with Kindness (Season 4 - Episode 2)

Mama Payne overhears Gina discussing life insurance policies and she assumes that Gina is plotting to kill Martin for his insurance money. Of course, Martin believes his mom, and now he must be very careful around Gina, and not let her get too close to him, or else!

The episode was rated 7.69 from 104 votes.

Martin - S4E10

#14 - Housekeeper from Hell (Season 4 - Episode 10)


With both Martin and Gina working, they decide to hire a maid. Martin hires a maid that he likes, but when Gina sees her, she fires her. Then Gina hires a male housekeeper, and Martin doesnt like him. They eventually settle on Miss Minnie, a nice older motherly woman on the outside, but makes their lives unlivable with her domineering ways.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 59 votes.

Martin - S4E9

#13 - Cole on Ice (Season 4 - Episode 9)

When Cole loses his job, Martin manages to get him a job working at the station. A job that Cole fouls up. But then Cole arranges to get Charles Barkley to appear as a guest on Martin's show.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 66 votes.

Martin - S4E4

#12 - Ring a Ding, Ding, Ding Gone (Season 4 - Episode 4)


Tommy and Cole explain to Martin that his wedding ring frightens off single women. After taking off his ring, and seeing all the attention he gets from beautiful women, he realizes they are right. But it's Martin who's running scared when he loses the ring and has to figure out how to tell Gina about it.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 80 votes.

Martin - S4E1

#11 - Martin in the Corner Pocket (Season 4 - Episode 1)

Gina realizes the honeymoon's over when Martin spends their first night back home partying with Tommy and Cole, while she stays home.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 100 votes.

Martin - S4E27

#10 - Why Can't We Be Friends (2) (Season 4 - Episode 27)


A major car accident has put Tommy in the hospital. Martin and Tommy had not been speaking to each other. Martin and the gang rush to the hospital to check on their injured friend, but find the man in the room in a full body cast. Martin, now sorry for the feuding, sobs at his bedside and vows to renew the friendship. But can Tommy really hear his plea?

The episode was rated 7.80 from 30 votes.

Martin - S4E22

#9 - The Cabin Show (Season 4 - Episode 22)

The gang goes on a camping trip in the woods, and Martin and Gina look forward to a special time under the sacred Chippawa Indian waterfalls. But Pam sprains her ankle, and Martin has to help her back to the cabin. The two get lost in the woods, just as darkness falls, and nobody knows how to find them.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 35 votes.

Martin - S4E14

#8 - The Bodyguard (Season 4 - Episode 14)


After Gina and Pam witness 2 bank robbers leaving the scene of the crime, they must enter witness protection because the criminals are notorious for making their witnesses disappear. And since the police are afraid of the bank robbers, they arrange for Otis to be the girl's bodyguard.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 53 votes.

Martin - S4E18

#7 - The Best of Martin (Season 4 - Episode 18)

Tisha Campbell hosts a special retrospective look back at the best of the last 99 episodes. Episode includes many of the special moments from the show, outtakes, and Tisha's own insight into the laughter behind the show, that made it such a success.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 23 votes.

Martin - S4E20

#6 - Where the Party At (Season 4 - Episode 20)


Gina attempts to arrange a surprise birthday party for Martin. But she runs into some unexpected difficulties when all his friends, including Tommy and Cole say they're not interested because of Martin's rude and obnoxious attitude (AND, he doesn't tip his barber). But they then turn-the-tables on both Martin and Gina by throwing a huge surprise birthday party at Nipseys.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 37 votes.

Martin - S4E5

#5 - Love T.K.O. (Season 4 - Episode 5)

Martin and Gina decide to have a quiet night at home to rekindle their love passion. But they are constantly being interrupted before the fun begins. Tommy and Pam each show up at their apartment when things between them are not working out. And Cole has broken up with Big Shirley after catching her with another man. Then he shows up at Martin's apartment, wanting Martin to meet all of his new girl friends, one at a time.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 79 votes.

Martin - S4E6

#4 - He Say, She Say (Season 4 - Episode 6)


After breaking up with Big Shirley, Martin convinces Cole to get back into the dating scene. At the club, Cole falls for a pretty woman who has just appeared on "America's Most Wanted". Now the gang has to come up with a plan to save their pal. Meanwhile, Tommy and Pam decide to see other people.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 80 votes.

Martin - S4E23

#3 - The Tooth Will Set You Free (Season 4 - Episode 23)

After undergoing hypnosis at the dentist's office for an aching tooth, Pam becomes a different person whenever clapping occurs. She goes on a blind date with an artist, at his showing, and nobody realizes that she is still under hypnosis.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 36 votes.

Martin - S4E8

#2 - Old School Loving (Season 4 - Episode 8)


Martin meets with Gina's boss, then gets her fired from the ad agency she's been working for. Now that Gina is unemployed, she spends her time rearranging the house, and painting the walls. So Martin tries to convince her boss to take her back.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 53 votes.

Martin - S4E21

#1 - Homeo & Juliet (Season 4 - Episode 21)

Gina & Pam have taken roles in an upcoming play to help raise money for needy kids. Martin continually disrupts rehearsal because he doesn't like the Olde English speech being used in the play. But everything comes to a head when Martin finds out the leading man will have to kiss the leading lady (Gina) during the play. He causes the leading man to fall and injure himself, leaving the actors without a leading man. Martin then has to improvise with his own "homeboy" interpretation of Romeo and Juliet.

The episode was rated 8.41 from 41 votes.

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