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The Best Episodes of Cougar Town

Every episode of Cougar Town ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Cougar Town!

Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, but supportive and caring extended family... even if they have a funny way of showing it sometimes.

Genre:Comedy
Networks:ABCTBS

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Cougar Town" is "Mary Jane's Last Dance", rated 8.4/10 from 300 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Mary Jane's Last Dance" aired on 3/31/2015 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Like a Diamond".

  • Mary Jane's Last Dance
    8.4/10 300 votes

    #1 - Mary Jane's Last Dance

    Season 6 Episode 13 - Aired 2015-03-31

    Grayson tries to prevent Jules from running her birthday; everyone experiences major life changes.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Like a Diamond
    8.2/10 287 votes

    #2 - Like a Diamond

    Season 5 Episode 2 - Aired 2014-01-14

    Jules and Grayson receive a wedding invitation from a couple they barely know and on a date that conflicts with Grayson's roller-hockey finals. Despite Grayson's important plans, Jules simply cannot say no. Meanwhile, Bobby finds out that Dog Travis has puppies, and the crew discovers that Tom has created a model of the neighborhood with eerily lifelike dolls of everyone.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Something Good Coming (1)
    8.0/10 323 votes

    #3 - Something Good Coming (1)

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2011-05-25

    When Travis abruptly moves to Hawaii, the gang go after him and decide to spend their vacation there too. As Jules struggles with Travis' choice, Grayson tells her he's keen on having kids. Meanwhile, Bobby acts as Ellie and Andy's vacation surrogate, and Laurie hatches a plan to lure Travis back home.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Chrissy Pietrosh, Jessica Goldstein

  • A One Story Town
    8.0/10 313 votes

    #4 - A One Story Town

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2012-03-13

    Jules and the gang decide Bobby needs some help romancing Angie so they launch "operation kiss-the-girl." Meanwhile, other former "Scrubs" cast turn up, as Ted and the Peons pass through on their way to audition at Disney World.

    Director: Bill Lawrence

    Writer: Kevin Biegel

  • Flirting With Time
    8.0/10 237 votes

    #5 - Flirting With Time

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-02-19

    When buyers show interest in Grayson's house, the crew is quick to judge their potential new neighbors. They also become nostalgic about when redneck Bobby and Jules first moved into the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Wade returns home from Afghanistan early, but Laurie's initial excitement quickly turns to fear when he becomes too clingy.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Your World (2)
    7.9/10 264 votes

    #6 - Your World (2)

    Season 3 Episode 15 - Aired 2012-05-29

    When Grayson complains that he's living the movie "Groundhog Day" because the gang shows up at the same time every day at Jules' house, Jules asks for a "Groundhog Day"-themed bachelorette party so that Ellie and Laurie can explain the movie to her. Then, fed up with the lack of privacy, Grayson convinces Jules to elope to Napa . . . but the cul de sac crew happily tags along

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Something Good Coming (2)
    7.7/10 140 votes

    #7 - Something Good Coming (2)

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2011-05-25

    When Travis abruptly moves to Hawaii, the gang go after him and decide to spend their vacation there too. As Jules struggles with Travis' choice, Grayson tells her he's keen on having kids. Meanwhile, Bobby acts as Ellie and Andy's vacation surrogate, and Laurie hatches a plan to lure Travis back home.

    Director: Bill Lawrence

    Writer: Kevin Biegel, Bill Lawrence

  • Here Comes My Girl
    7.6/10 403 votes

    #8 - Here Comes My Girl

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-11-25

    Jules plan for a romanctic dinner for two backfires for Thanksgiving. Travis shows off his girlfriend Kylie to everyone. Jules gives Travis and Kylie advice on birth control. Bobby and Grayson bond over a common interest.

    Director: Lee Shallat Chemel

    Writer: N/A

  • Finding Out
    7.6/10 349 votes

    #9 - Finding Out

    Season 1 Episode 24 - Aired 2010-05-19

    Jules and Grayson hatch an elaborate plan to break the news to Bobby that they're officially dating, and Travis sees the wrath of a truly angry woman for the first time when he forgets his momentous seven-month anniversary with Kylie.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ain't Love Strange
    7.6/10 302 votes

    #10 - Ain't Love Strange

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-02-14

    Jules is miffed when Grayson (who has an ulterior motive) calls her "predictable"; Ellie frets that little Stan is turning into a "devil child," or even worse, could grow up to be like Laurie; and Travis likes his new off campus housing, until Bobby tries to convince him to take dog Travis in.

    Director: Bill Lawrence

    Writer: Bill Lawrence

  • My Life (1)
    7.6/10 225 votes

    #11 - My Life (1)

    Season 3 Episode 14 - Aired 2012-05-29

    When Grayson complains that he's living the movie "Groundhog Day" because the gang shows up at the same time every day at Jules' house, Jules asks for a "Groundhog Day"-themed bachelorette party so that Ellie and Laurie can explain the movie to her. Then, fed up with the lack of privacy, Grayson convinces Jules to elope to Napa . . . but the cul de sac crew happily tags along.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • I Should Have Known It
    7.6/10 227 votes

    #12 - I Should Have Known It

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2013-01-29

    When Tom gets a new girlfriend, the girls decide to investigate. Bobby goes on a fake date with Ellie to improve his table manners. And after getting fed up with the girls' rules, Andy and Grayson rebel.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Criminal Kind
    7.6/10 227 votes

    #13 - The Criminal Kind

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-04-02

    Inspired by "The Breakfast Club," the Cul-De-Sac Crew offers insight into their innermost thoughts through voice-overs. Grayson is crushed after discovering some harsh reviews on Yelp. And Jules goes to extremes to prove she's not a goody-two-shoes, ultimately landing herself in grocery store jail.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All Mixed Up
    7.5/10 420 votes

    #14 - All Mixed Up

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2010-09-22

    Bobby struggles with the reality of Jules being in a relationship with Grayson. Jules has issues with her new psychiatrist when she discovers the truth behind her methods.

    Director: Bill Lawrence

    Writer: Kevin Biegel, Bill Lawrence

  • Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)
    7.5/10 299 votes

    #15 - Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2010-11-03

    It's Jules' 42nd birthday and that can only mean one thing: gift contest! Each year, Jules holds a contest to determine who gives her the best gifts, which Ellie always wins. This year, Laurie teams up with Grayson in an attempt to overthrow her. As Jules contemplates what to do for her birthday, Andy suggests a night of dancing. Meanwhile, Travis introduces Bobby to a Netti Pot, but not without its consequences.

    Director: John Putch

    Writer: Peter Saji, Melody Derloshon

  • Little Girl Blues
    7.5/10 285 votes

    #16 - Little Girl Blues

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2010-11-17

    Travis brings home his new girlfriend, Kirsten, a grad-student, to meet Jules. Jules feels instantly threatened when Ellie points out that, moving forward, any girl Travis brings home could be her future daughter-in-law. Meanwhile, Grayson's house has become the new place for the gang to hang out, which he hates, and Travis turns to Bobby for advice.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Kate Purdy

  • Have Love Will Travel
    7.5/10 246 votes

    #17 - Have Love Will Travel

    Season 4 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-04-09

    After discovering that Chick has health issues, the gang decides to take him to Hollywood. Once there, they'll stop at nothing to arrange for him to spend an evening with one his favorite stars, Tippi Hedren. Meanwhile, Laurie and Travis try carefully to set up the perfect first kiss. And Andy is upset to discover that no one recognizes him as Latino.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • We Stand a Chance
    7.5/10 185 votes

    #18 - We Stand a Chance

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2014-04-01

    After winning Cul de Sac Crew Trivia, Tom gets to pick the location of the next group vacation. The gang is less than thrilled, however, when Tom opts for a stay-cation. Meanwhile, Jules fakes being healthy at her annual physical exam and gets some shocking results. And Bobby accidentally signs Grayson and himself up for a breakdancing competition.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Rhino Skin
    7.4/10 405 votes

    #19 - Rhino Skin

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2010-01-06

    Despite fearing the meanest and most unrelenting dermatologist in town, Dr. Amy Evans, Jules and Ellie are willing to endure the harsh ridicule and wrath for an appointment with the best in the business. But when Jules learns Dr. Evans is seeing Bobby, she's determined to stand up to her and protect him. Meanwhile, Travis gets a job working for Barb that turns out to be more than he bargained for.

    Director: Millicent Shelton

    Writer: N/A

  • Letting You Go
    7.4/10 351 votes

    #20 - Letting You Go

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2010-04-28

    Jules has mixed feelings when Travis gets accepted to two of his choice colleges. Now he must decide between schools in California or one just 20 minutes from home. As Jules struggles with the thought of Travis moving away, Grayson is there for her. Meanwhile, Laurie considers her feelings for Smith when he returns from law school, and Andy longs for the freedom to do whatever he wants around the house, free of Ellie's rules.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Mara Brock Akil

  • Feel a Whole Lot Better
    7.4/10 332 votes

    #21 - Feel a Whole Lot Better

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2010-05-05

    Jules and Grayson consider the notion of FWB, friends with benefits. Meanwhile Andy hires a nanny for Ellie, and Travis benefits from Bobby's unconventional plans to make some extra cash

    Director: John Putch

    Writer: N/A

  • Breakdown
    7.4/10 330 votes

    #22 - Breakdown

    Season 1 Episode 23 - Aired 2010-05-12

    Despite Grayson's warning, a curious Jules reads the speech without permission and is left crushed when she finds she's not been acknowledged. Meanwhile, Ellie uncharacteristically does something nice for Laurie, and Bobby tries to restrain himself from embarrassing Travis on his big day.

    Director: Bill Lawrence

    Writer: Kevin Biegel, Bill Lawrence

  • You Don't Know How It Feels
    7.4/10 297 votes

    #23 - You Don't Know How It Feels

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-10-27

    Jules isn't happy when her father pays a visit. Travis gets a surprise at Halloween, and Bobby campaigns to be Stan's guardian should something happen to Ellie and Andy.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Blake McCormick

  • The Same Old You
    7.4/10 277 votes

    #24 - The Same Old You

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2010-12-08

    Jules wants to help Bobby gain his confidence back and thinks fixing up his boat and getting it back in the water will do the trick.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Ryan Koh

  • Lost Children
    7.4/10 284 votes

    #25 - Lost Children

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2011-01-26

    Jules comes up with a new game for the crew; Ellie complains about doing what Jules wants to do; Andy is mad at Grayson; Bobby introduces his new friend to the group.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Sam Laybourne, Ryan Koh