Party Down

10 Best Episodes of Party Down

A group of struggling actors and dysfunctional dreamers wait for their big break while they are stuck serving hors d'oeurves for a Hollywood catering company 'Party Down.'

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#1 - Steve Guttenberg's Birthday (Season 2 - Episode 5)

At his own birthday, Steve Guttenberg volunteers to turn his party into a writing workshop when he overhears Roman and writing partner Kent discussing their script.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 153 votes.

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#2 - Constance Carmell Wedding (Season 2 - Episode 10)


Constance is getting married and she's hired her Party Down friends to make sure they attend. Ron, guided by Constance's wisdom to 'follow your heart', makes a desperate bid for love.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 151 votes.

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#3 - Not On Your Wife Opening Night (Season 2 - Episode 6)

At a community theater, the onstage farce trickles into real life as Kyle promises to help his old mentor by romancing a wealthy female patron with the funds to save the theater.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 146 votes.

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#4 - Cole Landry's Draft Day Party (Season 2 - Episode 9)


When top college QB Cole Landry unexpectedly slips in the draft, rumors begin circulating that tangle Casey and Henry in the secret lives of college athletes.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 140 votes.

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#5 - Party Down Company Picnic (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Competition is the word of the day as Ron competes for a job at the head office, Casey for best all around at the events and Roman and Kyle compete with Val Halla catering.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 141 votes.

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#6 - Jackal Onassis Backstage Party (Season 2 - Episode 1)


As the struggling new Party Down team leader, Henry is forced to juggle an incognito rock star, the return of of Ron Donald and Casey, the girl who broke his heart.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 160 votes.

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#7 - James Ellison Funeral (Season 2 - Episode 4)

The funeral of a patriarch goes awry when the deceased's mistress arrives to pay her last repects. Kyle is mesmerized by the possibility of learning the blues from a real bluesman.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 161 votes.

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#8 - Sin Say Shun Awards After Party (Season 1 - Episode 5)


The Party Down team caters a porn awards afterparty. Kyle tries to teach Roman to "play it cool" with the porn stars. A mysterious businessman makes Ron a surprising business offer.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 184 votes.

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#9 - Precious Lights Pre-School Auction (Season 2 - Episode 2)

Having trouble letting go of his leadership position, Ron and Henry clash at a fundraiser where parents will do anything to get their kids into an exclusive elementary school.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 163 votes.

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#10 - Nick DiCintio's Orgy Night (Season 2 - Episode 3)


Catering an orgy proves to be the wrong place for Ron to deal with his recent breakup. Roman seizes the opportunity to help the host create the ideal orgy atmosphere.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 151 votes.

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    #11 - James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion (Season 1 - Episode 9)

    Ron decides to cater his own reunion, and begins to slip back into his old drunken habits. Henry considers moving home, causing Casey to consider their "casual" relationship.

    The episode was rated 7.85 from 169 votes.

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    #12 - Stennheiser-Pong Wedding Reception (Season 1 - Episode 10)


    In the season finale, the team is excited to cater a lavish gay wedding, but must take a backseat to the chiseled men of the Adonis catering company. While Ron falls apart, Henry is forced to take charge.

    The episode was rated 7.84 from 160 votes.

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    #13 - Pepper McMasters Singles Seminar (Season 1 - Episode 3)

    The Party Down team caters a senior singles mixer hosted by Pepper McMasters. Constance has an awkward encounter with an old flame and Casey seeks relationship advice.

    The episode was rated 7.83 from 200 votes.

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    #14 - Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh (Season 1 - Episode 8)


    The Party Down team's actors are recognized at a party and treated as stars. But when Roman and Ron discover the host is a mobster, they suspect his screenplay might be a confession.

    The episode was rated 7.81 from 175 votes.

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    #15 - Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen Party (Season 1 - Episode 6)

    Taylor Stiltskin's film producer father is throwing her the perfect sweet 16--only nobody showed up! Henry runs into an old friend. Ron gets business advice from a rap duo.

    The episode was rated 7.76 from 181 votes.

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    #16 - Investors Dinner (Season 1 - Episode 4)


    A land tycoon expects flawless service from the Party Down crew, but Ron's dreams of success threaten to ruin everything. Kyle makes a friend whose lifestyle he hopes to emulate.

    The episode was rated 7.72 from 189 votes.

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    #17 - Joel Munt's Big Deal Party (Season 2 - Episode 8)

    Roman is less than thrilled when he discovers the party is being thrown by his 'sell-out' writing partner who hired him to rub his face in the sale of his new spec script.

    The episode was rated 7.66 from 146 votes.

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    #18 - California College Conservative Union Caucus (Season 1 - Episode 2)


    At a college conservatives event, students aim to give the Party Down team advice on success. As the event goes on, it turns out the students may not be so bright.

    The episode was rated 7.50 from 216 votes.

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    #19 - Brandix Corporate Retreat (Season 1 - Episode 7)

    When the Party Down team caters the Brandix corporate retreat, Casey strikes up a friendship with the sports star guest speaker, making both Henry and Roman jealous.

    The episode was rated 7.49 from 162 votes.

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    #20 - Willow Canyon Homeowners Annual Party (Season 1 - Episode 1)


    Failed actor Henry Pollard returns to work at Party Down catering. He meets his fellow employees, led by his old coworker Ron, a clean-living team leader with big dreams.

    The episode was rated 7.37 from 293 votes.


    Last updated: feb 10, 2023

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