Undercover Boss (US)

10 Best Episodes of Undercover Boss (US) - Season 3

Undercover Boss (US) is an American adaptation of the British series of the same name. The show was first aired on CBS in 2010 and has since had 12 seasons. The premise of the show involves high-level corporate execs leaving their offices to take on low-level jobs in their companies to learn how things really work. Through this process, they learn things about their companies, their employees, and maybe even something about themselves. Here we will be ranking the best episodes of Undercover Boss (US).

Each episode of the show follows a different executive as they embark on their undercover mission. The show is well known for its dramatic endings, as the execs reveal themselves to their employees and often reward them with promotions, raises, and other rewards. From the 12 seasons of the show, some episodes have been more memorable than others.

Let's take a look at the best episodes of Undercover Boss (US). We'll rank the top episodes based on their impact, the drama of the reveals, and the messages of the show. These episodes have left a lasting impression and will be remembered for years to come.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 13, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

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#13 - Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates (Season 3 - Episode 3)

Rick Tigner, President of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates goes undercover in his Luxury wine company.

The episode was rated 6.72 from 25 votes.

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#12 - The Dwyer Group (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Dina Dwyer-Owens, Chairwoman and CEO of The Dwyer Group goes undercover in her company. The Dwyer Group provides plumbing services, electrical work, and landscaping services.

The episode was rated 6.87 from 23 votes.

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#11 - Diamond Resorts International (Season 3 - Episode 1)

Stephen J. Cloobeck, Chairman and CEO of Diamond Resorts International goes undercover at his resorts.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 25 votes.

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#10 - Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Chief Talent Officer Lynne Zappone works undercover at her restaurants.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 30 votes.

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#9 - American Seafoods (Season 3 - Episode 5)

American Seafoods CEO Bernt Bodal works undercover at his company.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 26 votes.

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#8 - Checkers & Rally's (Season 3 - Episode 4)


Checkers and Rally's CEO Rick Silva works undercover at his burger restaurants.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 26 votes.

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#7 - Oriental Trading Company (Season 3 - Episode 7)

Undercover Boss (US) episode Oriental Trading Company follows the journey of Sam Taylor, the CEO of Oriental Trading Company, as he works undercover within his own company. During this episode, viewers get a chance to observe how the company operates from the inside, as Taylor works on various jobs from the ground up. Throughout the episode, Taylor discovers some of the biggest challenges his employees face, and how the company can better serve them. He also meets some of the most dedicated and hard working employees, and learns more about the challenges that the company is facing.

The episode offers an insight into the challenges that the company faces, and Taylor's effort to make changes to their policies and procedures. As Taylor learns more about the challenges, he is able to identify solutions and make suggestions to the company's leadership. In addition, Taylor also discovers how his employees are able to stay so dedicated and motivated throughout the work day. The episode provides a unique and fascinating view of the inner workings of a company, and the challenges they face on a daily basis. It also gives viewers an insight into how a company can strive to serve their employees better.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 21 votes.

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#6 - Yankee Candle (Season 3 - Episode 8)


In the episode of Undercover Boss, Yankee Candle, viewers follow the journey of the Yankee Candle Company CEO as he works undercover at his company's retail stores and packaging center. His mission is to uncover the truth behind the company's operations, and to get a better understanding of the employees and the daily struggles they go through. The CEO is given the task of taking on various roles within the company, such as working with the sales representatives, stocking shelves, and helping to pack and ship items.

Throughout this journey, the CEO is able to gain a greater insight into his employees, from their struggles and hardships to their successes and achievements. He meets hardworking individuals who are passionate about their jobs, as well as those who are struggling to make ends meet. He also learns how difficult it can be to manage a retail store, as well as the importance of customer service and how it can impact the company’s success. By the end of the episode, the CEO has a better understanding of the struggles his employees face and is able to implement changes that will help to improve their working conditions.

The episode was rated 8.11 from 28 votes.

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#5 - Philly Pretzel Factory (Season 3 - Episode 11)

In the episode of Undercover Boss (US) titled "Philly Pretzel Factory," CEO Dan DiZio goes undercover in his own company. He is tasked with making and delivering pretzels in order to get an inside look at the business. Dan is determined to stay undercover, however he may have a tough time when he visits a franchise location.

The Philly Pretzel Factory is a popular and well-known business. It is especially beloved in the local area. Therefore, Dan may be recognized by employees, who may blow his cover. This could make it difficult for him to get an accurate picture of what is really going on in the business.

Undercover Boss is a popular show that has been on the air for over a decade. It gives viewers an inside look at different businesses, and the Philly Pretzel Factory episode is no different. CEO Dan DiZio goes undercover to get an honest and unbiased look at how his business is running. It will be interesting to see how successful he is in staying undercover, and what he discovers about his own company.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 34 votes.

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#4 - Fastsigns International (Season 3 - Episode 12)


In the episode of Undercover Boss (US) titled ‘Fastsigns International’, CEO and President Catherine Monson goes undercover at FASTSIGNS International. Catherine spends time with front-line employees and gets to know what it is like to work on the ground level. She discovers a wide range of problems, from issues with communication between management and staff to the lack of training opportunities. Catherine also learns how her decisions have impacted the employees’ lives and discovers that she has failed to recognize the impact of her decisions.

Catherine quickly learns that the employees are the cornerstone of FASTSIGNS International, and she is moved by the stories of employees who have been with the company for decades. She is able to make a huge impact by granting employees a raise, offering training opportunities, and implementing changes to improve communication between management and staff. This episode of Undercover Boss shows how Catherine is able to make a meaningful difference in the lives of her employees by using her newfound knowledge and understanding of their struggles.

The episode was rated 8.14 from 21 votes.

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#3 - Budget Blinds (Season 3 - Episode 10)

In the episode of Undercover Boss (US) titled "Budget Blinds", CEO and co-founder of Budget Blinds Chad Hallock goes undercover as an ex-artist named Tom. He works as a blinds builder and a blinds hanger, but has a hard time at both. The episode follows Tom's undercover journey as he quickly finds that the tasks he is taking on are much more difficult than he anticipated. He works hard, but is unable to keep up with the pace of the experienced employees.

The episode also follows Tom as he talks to employees, and learns about their struggles and triumphs. Through these conversations, Tom is able to gain insight into the lives of the Budget Blinds workers and how the company could better support them. He is then able to take the knowledge gained from his undercover mission and apply it to the company in order to make Budget Blinds a better place to work.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 14 votes.

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#2 - MasTec (Season 3 - Episode 13)


In the episode of Undercover Boss (US) titled MasTec, CEO Jose Mas goes undercover to get a better understanding of the company he is leading. He embarks on a journey to the various locations of the company to find out how the employees really feel and function in the workplace. With each location he visits, Jose is able to gain a better understanding of the MasTec culture and the lives of the employees.

At one location, Jose is surprised to find out that the employees have been doing all of their own repairs and maintenance on the equipment, rather than outsourcing it. This is a surprise to Jose, as it is far from the company’s policy and not something he had been aware of. He quickly takes steps to have the repairs and maintenance handled by contractors, allowing the employees to focus on the tasks they are hired to do. Not only does this make working conditions safer for the employees, but it also improves their job satisfaction and morale. By the end of the episode, Jose is able to gain a better understanding of the MasTec culture and the lives of the employees, and also make positive changes to the company as a result.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 22 votes.

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#1 - TaylorMade Golf Company (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Undercover Boss (US) presents an episode featuring the TaylorMade Golf Company and its CEO Mark King. In this episode, we see King go undercover and enter each department of the company to get a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday operations. This episode is sure to be a hit, as viewers get to witness the inner workings of this golf company, as well as get a glimpse of King's attempt to blend in with his employees.

This episode of Undercover Boss (US) will be an interesting one, as we get to see King interact with his employees as they go about their daily duties. We get to see his employees open up and share their stories of the company and their experiences working there. We also get to witness King's reactions as he learns about his company from the inside.

This episode of Undercover Boss (US) will be a great watch for anyone interested in the inner workings of a golf company, as well as the challenges that come with being a CEO. This episode will show viewers how hard King has to work to stay undercover, and will give viewers a chance to see how the company operates from the inside. Be sure to tune in and see what this episode has in store!

The episode was rated 8.47 from 19 votes.

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