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The Best Episodes of Monsters at Work

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Ever since he was a kid, Tylor Tuskmon has dreamed of becoming a Scarer just like his idol James P. Sullivan, and now that dream is about to come true... or not. The day he arrives at Monsters Incorporated to begin his dream job as a Scarer, he learns that scaring is out and laughter is in! After being reassigned to the Monsters, Inc. Facilities Team, Tylor sets his sights on a new goal: figuring out how to be funny and becoming a Jokester.

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The best episode of "Monsters at Work" is "Descent into Fear", rated 8.3/10 from 78 user votes. It was directed by Kay Hayes and written by Joy Regullano. "Descent into Fear" aired on 5/4/2024 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Powerless".

  • Descent into Fear
    8.3/10 78 votes

    #1 - Descent into Fear

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2024-05-04

    Tylor and Val start their first days at their new jobs: Tylor as a Scarer at FearCo and Val as a Jokester at Monsters, Inc.

    Director: Kay Hayes

    Writer: Joy Regullano

  • Powerless
    8.3/10 82 votes

    #2 - Powerless

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2024-05-04

    After a devastating blackout, Tylor must reconnect with Val to bring power back to Monstropolis.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Colleen Evanson, Frank Contreras

  • It's Laughter They're After
    8.1/10 534 votes

    #3 - It's Laughter They're After

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2021-09-01

    Tylor achieves his dream and is promoted to Jokester… but he feels torn on leaving MIFT. Meanwhile, Laugh Power is threatened when Mike and Sulley are given an ultimatum: generate more power or be shut down.

    Director: Kaitlyn Ritter

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Bart Jennett

  • Lights! Camera! Chaos!
    8.1/10 77 votes

    #4 - Lights! Camera! Chaos!

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2024-04-27

    When news anchors Jack & Jill visit Monsters, Inc. for an interview, Mike & Sulley hope to show off Laugh Power to all of Monstropolis.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Deepak Sethi

  • Adorable Returns
    8.0/10 592 votes

    #5 - Adorable Returns

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2021-08-11

    Tylor mistakenly allows the banished “Adorable Snowman” to return to Monsters, Inc. Fearing he’ll also be banished, Tylor struggles to get him back before he’s discovered. Meanwhile, Val searches for the secret as to why the snowman was banished in the first place.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Ethan Sandler

  • The C.R.E.E.P. Show
    7.8/10 89 votes

    #6 - The C.R.E.E.P. Show

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2024-04-05

    The MIFTers join Mike and Sulley in representing Monsters, Inc. at the C.R.E.E.P. Show, an energy convention where they hope to promote Laugh Power to industry professionals.

    Director: Kay Hayes

    Writer: Hilary Helding

  • Setting the Table
    7.8/10 81 votes

    #7 - Setting the Table

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2024-04-13

    Tylor is invited to a fancy dinner with Johnny Worthington, but it's on the same night - and at the same restaurant - as a party for Fritz!

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: John Kazlauskas

  • Opening Doors
    7.8/10 75 votes

    #8 - Opening Doors

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2024-04-13

    Johnny takes Tylor on a tour of FearCo. When Tylor is late returning from his visit, Val must cover for him by trying to make a kid laugh!

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Deepak Sethi

  • Field of Screams
    7.7/10 75 votes

    #9 - Field of Screams

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2024-04-20

    At the annual Monsters, Inc. vs. FearCo softball game, Val tries to tell Tylor about a job offer from Mike & Sulley, but Tylor is too busy considering his own future to listen.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Ethan Sandler

  • A Monstrous Homecoming
    7.6/10 103 votes

    #10 - A Monstrous Homecoming

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2024-04-05

    It's Homecoming Weekend at Monsters University, and Tylor Tuskmon is being celebrated as a former Scream King.

    Director: Kay Hayes

    Writer: Colleen Evanson

  • It's Coming from Inside the House
    7.6/10 76 votes

    #11 - It's Coming from Inside the House

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2024-04-20

    The Tuskmon family is having a stoop sale, but Tylor struggles to part with his childhood scaring memorabilia.

    Director: Kay Hayes

    Writer: Joy Regullano

  • Monsters in the Dark
    7.5/10 68 votes

    #12 - Monsters in the Dark

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2024-04-27

    Mike & Sulley lead a morale-boosting company retreat in the spooky sub-basement of Monsters, Inc.

    Director: Kay Hayes

    Writer: Hilary Helding

  • The Damaged Room
    7.4/10 823 votes

    #13 - The Damaged Room

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-07-14

    When a human baby's room is damaged by a Jokester, Tylor has his first experience working with MIFT on the repairs. While the room is repaired, Mike and Sulley must take care of a human baby.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Evan Gore, Heather Lombard

  • The Big Wazowskis
    7.2/10 701 votes

    #14 - The Big Wazowskis

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2021-07-21

    Hoping to get in good with Mike, Tylor signs MIFT up to be Mike's bowling team for the annual Monsters, Inc. Bowl-off-a-thon… only to discover that everyone at MIFT stinks at bowling.

    Director: Kaitlyn Ritter

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway

  • The Cover Up
    7.2/10 626 votes

    #15 - The Cover Up

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2021-07-28

    Tylor and Duncan accidentally cause a city-wide power outage and must cover it up from an inspector.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Ricky Roxburgh

  • The Vending Machine
    7.2/10 576 votes

    #16 - The Vending Machine

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-08-04

    Tylor’s job is threatened when he breaks MIFT’s favorite vending machine on the day Fritz must fire someone due to budget cuts. Meanwhile Mike tries boosting morale at Monsters, Inc.

    Director: Kaitlyn Ritter

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Michelle Bochner Spitz

  • Little Monsters
    7.2/10 513 votes

    #17 - Little Monsters

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2021-08-18

    Tylor sees an opportunity to get promoted as Jokester during Mini-Monster Day at Monsters, Inc. when he is paired with Ms. Flint’s daughter. Can he get her to laugh?

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Ricky Roxburgh

  • Welcome to Monsters, Incorporated
    7.1/10 1,106 votes

    #18 - Welcome to Monsters, Incorporated

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2021-07-07

    When Tylor Tuskmon arrives at Monsters Incorporated to begin his dream job as a Scarer, he discovers that scaring is out and laughter is in. As a result he is temporarily reassigned to MIFT, the Monsters Incorporated Facilities Team.

    Director: Kaitlyn Ritter

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway

  • Meet MIFT
    7.0/10 930 votes

    #19 - Meet MIFT

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-07-07

    When Tylor is initiated into MIFT during a bizarre ritual, he wants nothing more than to get away from his odd coworkers. But when an emergency strikes Monsters, Inc., MIFT kicks into action and Tylor develops a hint of respect for the misfit team.

    Director: Shane Zalvin

    Writer: Bart Jennett

  • Bad Hair Day
    6.9/10 489 votes

    #20 - Bad Hair Day

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-08-25

    Abandoning his dream of becoming a Jokester, Tylor sets his sights on becoming the perfect MIFTer. But when he loses the sacred hair of David, a former employee, Tylor must get it back before the MIFT team finds out.

    Director: Kaitlyn Ritter

    Writer: Bobs Gannaway, Michelle Bochner Spitz