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The Best Episodes of Man with a Plan

Every episode of Man with a Plan ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Man with a Plan!

A dad finds out that parenting is harder than he thought after his wife goes back to work and he's left at home to take care of the kids.


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The best episode of "Man with a Plan" is "The Silver Fox", rated 8.3/10 from 316 user votes. It was directed by Andy Cadiff and written by Mark Gross. "The Silver Fox" aired on 11/13/2017 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Into The Weeds".

  • The Silver Fox
    8.3/10 316 votes

    #1 - The Silver Fox

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-11-13

    Andi hires a pretty, young babysitter, Sophia; Andi gets jealous when her daughter goes to Sophia for advice instead of her; Sophia tells Adam she is attracted to him.

    Director: Andy Cadiff

    Writer: Mark Gross

  • Into The Weeds
    8.1/10 264 votes

    #2 - Into The Weeds

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-12-04

    When Adam thinks Kate's boyfriend, Tyler, is a pothead, he decides to confront Tyler but doesn't get the support he expects from Andi. As a result, he turns to his dad who was very opposed to weed when raising Adam for some advice, only to find out that his views on the matter have become more liberal.

    Director: Gail Mancuso

    Writer: Jeff Filgo, Jackie Filgo

  • April Fools
    8.0/10 209 votes

    #3 - April Fools

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2018-04-09

    When Adam insists that pranks are harmless fun, Andi creates an elaborate hoax to teach him a lesson.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: Ethan Sandler, Adrian Wenner

  • The Talk
    7.9/10 289 votes

    #4 - The Talk

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-01-23

    When Adam and Andi have the dreaded 'talk' with Teddy and Kate, their awkward approach makes the kids horribly uncomfortable.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: Alex Herschlag

  • The Parents Strike Back
    7.9/10 233 votes

    #5 - The Parents Strike Back

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-11-27

    When the kids won't do their chores, Adam and Andi decide to go on strike too.

    Director: Andy Cadiff

    Writer: Rob DesHotel

  • Adam's Turtle-y Awesome Valentine's Day
    7.9/10 214 votes

    #6 - Adam's Turtle-y Awesome Valentine's Day

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-02-05

    When Adam and Andi agree on a present-free Valentine's Day, Adam gives Andi's gift to his mother. Unfortunately this causes a slew of problems for everyone.

    Director: Gail Mancuso

    Writer: Jessica Runck

  • March Madness
    7.9/10 200 votes

    #7 - March Madness

    Season 2 Episode 14 - Aired 2018-03-19

    Adam and Andi lose footage of an intimate moment they accidentally recorded. They must track it down before anyone can see it.

    Director: Victor Gonzalez

    Writer: Tommy Johnagin

  • The Intervention(s)
    7.9/10 181 votes

    #8 - The Intervention(s)

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2019-05-06

    Adam and Andi stage an intervention with Lowell after they see how his new relationship with Andi's sister, Kelly, is changing him.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Jessica Runck

  • Adam Steps Up
    7.8/10 301 votes

    #9 - Adam Steps Up

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2016-12-19

    Adam tries to keep cool when his oldest daughter goes through a momentous occasion, while Andi gets stuck in traffic taking Emme and Teddy to the zoo.

    Director: Pamela Fryman

    Writer: Gregg Mettler

  • Operation False Freedom
    7.8/10 237 votes

    #10 - Operation False Freedom

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2017-05-08

    When Adam and Andi discover Kate is lying to them about her whereabouts, they hatch a plan to catch her.

    Director: Gail Mancuso

    Writer: Jeff Filgo, Jackie Filgo

  • Battle of the Sexists
    7.8/10 237 votes

    #11 - Battle of the Sexists

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-12-11

    When Adam needs to hire a new project manager, Andi accuses him of unconscious bias after he only interviews men for the job. Also, Andi helps Kate fight for a spot on the boys' soccer team at school.

    Director: Andy Cadiff

    Writer: Ethan Sandler, Adrian Wenner

  • Adam Gets Neighborly
    7.8/10 229 votes

    #12 - Adam Gets Neighborly

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-12-18

    Adam and Andi try to get back in their neighbors' good graces after no one shows up to their potluck.

    Director: Victor Gonzalez

    Writer: Tommy Johnagin, Farhan Arshad

  • Put Him on the Ground
    7.8/10 190 votes

    #13 - Put Him on the Ground

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-02-18

    When Adam sees a kid push Emme, he convinces Teddy to dish out some old-school justice to defend his younger sister, to Andi's dismay. Also, Adam and Don persuade Joe to hire a nurse to help out after his upcoming knee surgery.

    Director: Terry Hughes

    Writer: Tommy Johnagin

  • Semi-Indecent Proposal
    7.8/10 188 votes

    #14 - Semi-Indecent Proposal

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-03-11

    Adam and Andi go to great lengths to secure a loan to fix an unexpected issue on their flip house. Also, Joe is enjoying hanging out with his nurse, Funchy, and wants to find a way to get him to stay with him longer than planned.

    Director: Ben Weiss

    Writer: Rob DesHotel

  • Dude, Where's My Boat?
    7.8/10 156 votes

    #15 - Dude, Where's My Boat?

    Season 4 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-04-30

    Adam discovers someone is sneaking his boat out at night, and he assumes the culprits are Don and Joe. Also, after Andi makes Kate get a job at the mall, Kate decides she no longer wants to go to college.

    Director: Ben Weiss

    Writer: Farhan Arshad

  • The Holey War
    7.7/10 306 votes

    #16 - The Holey War

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2016-12-05

    Adam and Andi team up to find out who put a hole in the wall.

    Director: James Burrows

    Writer: Tommy Johnagin

  • Andi's Boyfriend
    7.7/10 236 votes

    #17 - Andi's Boyfriend

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-11-20

    When Adam discovers that the pastor he hired for their wedding was a phony and he and Andi aren't really married, he scrambles to find a way to fix it before she finds out.

    Director: Andy Cadiff

    Writer: Tommy Johnagin

  • Hotel Hanky Panky
    7.7/10 184 votes

    #18 - Hotel Hanky Panky

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-03-18

    Adam and Andi are eager to book a night away in a hotel after Teddy keeps sleeping in their bed. Also, Kate is allowed to stay home alone but doesn't follow Adam and Andi's strict rules.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Mark Gross

  • Adam's Ribs
    7.7/10 185 votes

    #19 - Adam's Ribs

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-03-25

    Adam offers to eat a vegan diet with Kate in an effort to bond with her, but his love of meat proves a hard habit to break.

    Director: Kari Lizer

    Writer: Rob DesHotel

  • Adam Acts His Age
    7.7/10 184 votes

    #20 - Adam Acts His Age

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2019-04-01

    After Adam throws out his back on his 50th birthday, he is still determined to take a dirt bike excursion and check it off his bucket list. Also, Don and Adam give out bonuses at work and everyone tries to figure out how to spend them.

    Director: Kevin S. Bright

    Writer: Mark Gross

  • Clean Country Living
    7.7/10 177 votes

    #21 - Clean Country Living

    Season 3 Episode 12 - Aired 2019-04-29

    Adam recruits Marcy to put Andi's snooty sister, Kelly, in her place when she comes for a visit.

    Director: Michael McDonald

    Writer: Ethan Sandler, Adrian Wenner

  • The Ex Files
    7.7/10 167 votes

    #22 - The Ex Files

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-04-09

    Adam and Don become super protective of Lowell when they think he might get back together with his cheating ex-wife. Also, Joe experiences an unexpected side effect from his new pacemaker that Bev is less than thrilled with.

    Director: Terry Hughes

    Writer: Steve Joe

  • Full Metal Teddy
    7.7/10 161 votes

    #23 - Full Metal Teddy

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-05-21

    When Adam and Andi resort to their usual punishment in response to Teddy’s bad grades, his unexpected reaction catches them off guard.

    Director: Anthony Joseph Rich

    Writer: John "Jack" O'Brien

  • Driving Miss Katie
    7.7/10 146 votes

    #24 - Driving Miss Katie

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2020-06-04

    Adam has trouble helping Katie prepare for her driving test. Also, Don turns to Lowell for help romancing Marcy.

    Director: Anthony Joseph Rich

    Writer: Steve Joe

  • Winter Has Come
    7.6/10 295 votes

    #25 - Winter Has Come

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2016-12-12

    When a blizzard prevents the Burns family from visiting the grandparents' house for Christmas, Adam and Andi scramble to avoid an epic holiday disaster.

    Director: James Burrows

    Writer: N/A