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The Best Episodes of Go On

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

Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen, has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the air. A reluctant Ryan finds himself in a support group for "life change," where he meets an oddball cast of characters, all with their own backstories filled with varying degrees of loss.

Genres:ComedyDrama
Network:NBC

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The best episode of "Go On" is "Gooooaaaallll Doll!", rated 8.1/10 from 231 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Gooooaaaallll Doll!" aired on 1/15/2013 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Matchup Problems".

  • Gooooaaaallll Doll!
    8.1/10 231 votes

    #1 - Gooooaaaallll Doll!

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-01-15

    Despite Carrie’s warning, Ryan wants to get his first date out of the way and asks Carrie’s flaky friend, but not without a little competition from Shaun White. Meanwhile, Yolanda starts a new job at the hospital where Sonia works and tries to reinvent herself.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Matchup Problems
    8.1/10 201 votes

    #2 - Matchup Problems

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2013-03-26

    Ryan dates a recent widow. Serving as his "wingman" is Anne, who ends up competing against Ryan for the widow's attentions. Elsewhere, Lauren unwittingly lures a man away from Yolanda.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Urn-ed Run
    8.0/10 177 votes

    #3 - Urn-ed Run

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2013-04-11

    Worried that his career is in shambles, Ryan travels to New York with Steven to interview as host of a national show, set up for him by Anne. Meanwhile, the group grumbles they're getting nothing out of their sessions and blame Lauren to such an extent that Yolanda and Sonia make up a big problem for her to fix. When both plans crash, the group finds renewed strength from their failures.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Videogame, Set, Match
    7.9/10 233 votes

    #4 - Videogame, Set, Match

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-11-13

    Though Ryan is reluctant to take Owen under his wing, he begins to realize Owen may need a big brother figure in his life. Meanwhile, Yolanda decides she's ready to graduate from the group and Steven hires a new K-Bal Girl.

    Director: Todd Holland

    Writer: Lesley Wake Webster

  • Dinner Takes All
    7.9/10 234 votes

    #5 - Dinner Takes All

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2012-11-20

    An old college friend arrives, sparking a surprise competition between Ryan and Steven to win her affection. Meanwhile, Ryan takes the gang to the studio for Thanksgiving; Owen's mother scrutinizes Lauren's qualifications; and Ryan meets Anne's children.

    Director: Ken Whittingham

    Writer: N/A

  • Pilot
    7.8/10 480 votes

    #6 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-08-08

    Ryan King, a radio sports personality, returns to work after grieving for his wife's recent death. His boss says he is not ready to return to work and must attend counseling. He reluctantly attends and meets others who also have to move on.

    Director: Todd Holland

    Writer: Scott Silveri

  • Do You Believe In Ghosts... Yes!
    7.8/10 258 votes

    #7 - Do You Believe In Ghosts... Yes!

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2012-10-02

    Ryan hallucinates seeing his dead wife Janie. He takes it as a sign that he has to take of himself. Steven has broken up with Ashley, so he and Ryan go out on the town. In group, Lauren tells the group she has to pass her real estate exam.

    Director: Michael Engler

    Writer: Mathew Harawitz

  • Any Given Birthday
    7.8/10 248 votes

    #8 - Any Given Birthday

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-10-23

    The group celebrates Ryan's birthday with a scavenger hunt. Elsewhere, Sonia cares for Steven following his colonoscopy, and Mr. K and Anne connect over their love of musicals.

    Director: Kevin Dowling

    Writer: Scott Silveri, Jon Pollack

  • Comeback Player of the Year
    7.8/10 198 votes

    #9 - Comeback Player of the Year

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2013-01-22

    Ryan fears the group chemistry will change and feels threatened by the return of the very popular and beautiful former group member, Simone (Piper Perabo) who tries to force the group to choose between her and Ryan. Meanwhile Steven and Mr. K buddy bond and along with Terrell Owens, teach Ryan a lesson. Anne prevents Danny from being taken to the cleaners in his divorce.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Fast Breakup
    7.7/10 158 votes

    #10 - Fast Breakup

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2013-04-04

    Ryan finds a new rival in the K-Ball Mascot. Also, Ryan is unsure how to handle a flirty, drunk-dial call from his secretary Carrie. In a strange role reversal, Ryan becomes counselor to Lauren in her confused love life while the group prepares a bachelorette party that will never be.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • There's No 'Ryan' in Team
    7.6/10 305 votes

    #11 - There's No 'Ryan' in Team

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-09-18

    Ryan does not want to tell his landscaper his wife has died, but the group convinces him he has to do it. The landscaper builds a shrine to Jannie. Meanwhile, the group thinks Ryan does not like to be seen with them outside the meetings.

    Director: Todd Holland

    Writer: Scott Silveri

  • Go For the Gold Watch
    7.6/10 155 votes

    #12 - Go For the Gold Watch

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2013-03-19

    Although his radio show is tops in the ratings, Ryan still can't find personal happiness. He pursues inner peace by trying to romantically connect Danny and Sonia, but she has eyes for someone else. Elsewhere, Owen and Anne explore quirky Mr. K's house.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Big League Chew
    7.5/10 247 votes

    #13 - Big League Chew

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2012-10-09

    Grieving causes Ryan to become a compulsive eater, triggering an intervention from the group. Also, the group finds out that Lauren talks to her boyfriend Wyatt about the group members. She brings Wyatt to the group so they can meet him and he can learn about them.

    Director: Millicent Shelton

    Writer: Dennis McNicholas

  • The World Ain't Over Till It's Over
    7.5/10 208 votes

    #14 - The World Ain't Over Till It's Over

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-12-04

    When the group settles on a date for their holiday party, it happens to fall on what Mr. K believes will be the end of the world. Ryan invites Anne along on his annual trip to wine country with Steven and Lauren worries her boyfriend is ready to pop the question.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Ring and a Miss
    7.5/10 169 votes

    #15 - Ring and a Miss

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2013-02-26

    Ryan's wedding ring causes complications. Meanwhile, Ryan asks Simone to move in with him after he has an encounter with his mirthless bachelor friend; and Anne hesitantly enlists Mr. K as a babysitter.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bench-Clearing Brawl
    7.4/10 275 votes

    #16 - Bench-Clearing Brawl

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2012-09-25

    Ryan is invited to play a pick-up hockey game with Jeremy Roenick. Later, Ryan finds out it was a setup sympathy invitation. In Group, Lauren has everyone make a collage to express their feelings. Ryan attends a lesbian wedding with Anne.

    Director: Jamie Babbit

    Writer: Liz Brixius

  • Back, Back, Back... It's Gone!
    7.4/10 216 votes

    #17 - Back, Back, Back... It's Gone!

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2012-11-27

    When Ryan decides it's time to start dating again, Misty May-Treanor offers to help and invites him to play in a game of beach volleyball with her friends. Elsewhere, George outlives his doctors' predicted life expectancy for him and is ready to celebrate and Danny develops feelings for Sonia.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Double Down
    7.4/10 169 votes

    #18 - Double Down

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2013-03-05

    Ryan, still pained from the breakup with Simone, backslides into his old gambling habit, though sternly warned by Lauren to steer clear. But when he receives the life insurance check for his deceased wife, it’s more than he can bear and he starts making bets on anything and everything. Meanwhile Anne meets a stunning, young bookstore clerk, Brittney, who turns out to be all beauty and no brains.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • He Got Game, She Got Cats
    7.3/10 332 votes

    #19 - He Got Game, She Got Cats

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2012-09-11

    Ryan does not like to be alone in his house. At group, Ryan encourages Sonia to break up with her boyfriend. She does, but then becomes the cat lady. Ryan has to deal with the fallout. Also, Ryan helps George replace a lost basketball.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: Lesley Wake Webster

  • Pass Interference
    7.3/10 187 votes

    #20 - Pass Interference

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-01-29

    Ryan woos an attractive group member, but Janie's ghost materializes as he feels great guilt for dating again. Elsewhere, some of the ladies set out to buy a wedding dress for Lauren.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Win at All Costas
    7.2/10 195 votes

    #21 - Win at All Costas

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-01-08

    Ryan receives an invitation from Bob Costas, his hero, to take part on his new TV show while Fausta invites everyone in the group to her niece's Quincenierra - everyone except Anne. Meanwhile, after completing a major project at work, Mr. K searches to find a new way to contribute and make a difference.

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    Writer: N/A

  • Go Deep
    7.0/10 176 votes

    #22 - Go Deep

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2013-02-19

    Ryan stages a work walkout when he's forced to read a commercial for a male-enhancement product. Meanwhile, Ryan hires football's Terrell Owens as an assistant; Lauren receives a low evaluation score; and Simone takes Ryan to a meditation center.

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