10 Best Episodes of Motherland - Season 1

Sitcom about navigating the trials and traumas of middle-class motherhood, looking at the competitive and unromantic side of parenting.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 06, 2023.

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Motherland - S1E3

#6 - The Pool Party (Season 1 - Episode 3)

A pool party ruins Julia's plans right before an important event at work. Liz looks for a date, and Kevin gets annoyed by a new dad on the scene, who goes way back with Amanda.

The episode was rated 6.98 from 93 votes.

Motherland - S1E1

#5 - The Birthday Party (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Julia throws a birthday party for Ivy, but with her mom refusing to help, Julia must rely on Liz and Kevin's party skills along with her own event-organizing savvy to make it a success.

The episode was rated 7.22 from 121 votes.

Motherland - S1E2

#4 - Auction of Promises (Season 1 - Episode 2)

Julia gets involved in a school fundraiser, where she hopes to impress a former colleague. Kevin has a battle with the cloakroom, and despite Anne's protests, Liz takes care of the bar.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 103 votes.

Motherland - S1E4

#3 - The Cavalry (Season 1 - Episode 4)


Julia's in-laws arrive to help while her husband Paul is away. Luckily, Kevin is around and loves old people. Amanda reluctantly gives Liz her old coat, which has a surprising effect on Liz.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 87 votes.

Motherland - S1E5

#2 - The After Party (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Anne's carpool propels her into the limelight. Kevin finds himself in the role of confidant for Amanda, who shares a deep secret with him. Liz and Julia's friendship teeters on the brink.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 85 votes.

Motherland - S1E6

#1 - The Caretaker (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Julia's childcare woes are over when she finds the perfect nanny, but her friendship with Liz becomes strained. Amanda keeps a low profile after Kevin blurts out her secret.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 79 votes.

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