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The Best Episodes of Party Down

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

A group of struggling actors and dysfunctional dreamers wait for their big break while they are stuck serving hors d'oeurves for a Hollywood catering company 'Party Down.'

Genre:Comedy
Network:Starz

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Party Down" is "Steve Guttenberg's Birthday", rated 8.8/10 from 625 user votes. It was directed by Bryan Gordon and written by N/A. "Steve Guttenberg's Birthday" aired on 5/21/2010 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Constance Carmell Wedding".

  • Steve Guttenberg's Birthday
    8.8/10 625 votes

    #1 - Steve Guttenberg's Birthday

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2010-05-21

    At his own birthday, Steve Guttenberg volunteers to turn his party into a writing workshop when he overhears Roman and writing partner Kent discussing their script.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: N/A

  • Constance Carmell Wedding
    8.7/10 508 votes

    #2 - Constance Carmell Wedding

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2010-06-25

    Constance is getting married and she's hired her Party Down friends to make sure they attend. Ron, guided by Constance's wisdom to 'follow your heart', makes a desperate bid for love.

    Director: Ken Marino

    Writer: N/A

  • Cole Landry's Draft Day Party
    8.5/10 475 votes

    #3 - Cole Landry's Draft Day Party

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-06-18

    When top college QB Cole Landry unexpectedly slips in the draft, rumors begin circulating that tangle Casey and Henry in the secret lives of college athletes.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: N/A

  • KSGY-95 Prizewinner's Luau
    8.5/10 358 votes

    #4 - KSGY-95 Prizewinner's Luau

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2023-03-17

    Hired to work a laid-back radio promotion luau in groovy Malibu, the gang decides to take mushrooms together and things get weird.

    Director: Ken Marino

    Writer: Dayo Adesokan

  • Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh
    8.3/10 607 votes

    #5 - Celebrate Ricky Sargulesh

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2009-05-08

    The Party Down team's actors are recognized at a party and treated as stars. But when Roman and Ron discover the host is a mobster, they suspect his screenplay might be a confession.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: John Enbom

  • James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion
    8.3/10 583 votes

    #6 - James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2009-05-15

    Ron decides to cater his own reunion, and begins to slip back into his old drunken habits. Henry considers moving home, causing Casey to consider their "casual" relationship.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: N/A

  • Jackal Onassis Backstage Party
    8.3/10 567 votes

    #7 - Jackal Onassis Backstage Party

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2010-04-23

    As the struggling new Party Down team leader, Henry is forced to juggle an incognito rock star, the return of of Ron Donald and Casey, the girl who broke his heart.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: N/A

  • James Ellison Funeral
    8.3/10 492 votes

    #8 - James Ellison Funeral

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2010-05-14

    The funeral of a patriarch goes awry when the deceased's mistress arrives to pay her last repects. Kyle is mesmerized by the possibility of learning the blues from a real bluesman.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: N/A

  • Party Down Company Picnic
    8.3/10 486 votes

    #9 - Party Down Company Picnic

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2010-06-04

    Competition is the word of the day as Ron competes for a job at the head office, Casey for best all around at the events and Roman and Kyle compete with Val Halla catering.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: N/A

  • Not On Your Wife Opening Night
    8.2/10 488 votes

    #10 - Not On Your Wife Opening Night

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-05-28

    At a community theater, the onstage farce trickles into real life as Kyle promises to help his old mentor by romancing a wealthy female patron with the funds to save the theater.

    Director: David Wain

    Writer: N/A

  • Stennheiser-Pong Wedding Reception
    8.1/10 543 votes

    #11 - Stennheiser-Pong Wedding Reception

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-05-22

    In the season finale, the team is excited to cater a lavish gay wedding, but must take a backseat to the chiseled men of the Adonis catering company. While Ron falls apart, Henry is forced to take charge.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Sepulveda Basin High School Spring Play Opening Night
    8.1/10 293 votes

    #12 - Sepulveda Basin High School Spring Play Opening Night

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2023-03-31

    Henry and the Party Down crew scheme to keep their latest party going all night.

    Director: Wendey Stanzler

    Writer: N/A

  • Pepper McMasters Singles Seminar
    8.0/10 649 votes

    #13 - Pepper McMasters Singles Seminar

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2009-04-03

    The Party Down team caters a senior singles mixer hosted by Pepper McMasters. Constance has an awkward encounter with an old flame and Casey seeks relationship advice.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen Party
    8.0/10 583 votes

    #14 - Taylor Stiltskin Sweet Sixteen Party

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2009-04-24

    Taylor Stiltskin's film producer father is throwing her the perfect sweet 16--only nobody showed up! Henry runs into an old friend. Ron gets business advice from a rap duo.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Nick DiCintio's Orgy Night
    8.0/10 506 votes

    #15 - Nick DiCintio's Orgy Night

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2010-05-07

    Catering an orgy proves to be the wrong place for Ron to deal with his recent breakup. Roman seizes the opportunity to help the host create the ideal orgy atmosphere.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: N/A

  • Kyle Bradway Is Nitromancer
    8.0/10 412 votes

    #16 - Kyle Bradway Is Nitromancer

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2023-02-24

    Ten years later, Kyle Bradway has just landed his star-making superhero role. He hires Party Down to cater his celebration party, leading to welcome reunions and some unexpected surprises.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: John Enbom

  • First Annual PI2A Symposium
    8.0/10 352 votes

    #17 - First Annual PI2A Symposium

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2023-03-10

    Ron, desperate to keep Party Down afloat, books an event for an extremely problematic group leading to complications for… everyone.

    Director: Jude Weng

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Sin Say Shun Awards After Party
    7.9/10 621 votes

    #18 - Sin Say Shun Awards After Party

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2009-04-17

    The Party Down team caters a porn awards afterparty. Kyle tries to teach Roman to "play it cool" with the porn stars. A mysterious businessman makes Ron a surprising business offer.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Joel Munt's Big Deal Party
    7.9/10 441 votes

    #19 - Joel Munt's Big Deal Party

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2010-06-11

    Roman is less than thrilled when he discovers the party is being thrown by his 'sell-out' writing partner who hired him to rub his face in the sale of his new spec script.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: N/A

  • Jack Botty's Delayed Post-Pandemic Surprise Party
    7.9/10 319 votes

    #20 - Jack Botty's Delayed Post-Pandemic Surprise Party

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2023-03-03

    Party Down works a surprise party for movie star Jack Botty thrown by his studio exec girlfriend Evie, which turns weird when the team sees something they shouldn’t have.

    Director: Heather Jack

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Once Upon a Time "Proms Away" Prom-otional Event
    7.9/10 309 votes

    #21 - Once Upon a Time "Proms Away" Prom-otional Event

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2023-03-24

    Lydia, worried that daughter Escapade missed her childhood, plans a “prom” promotional event for her new movie. Meanwhile, Ron schemes to impress a studio PR bigwig who could make or break Party Down.

    Director: Viet Nguyen

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Investors Dinner
    7.8/10 602 votes

    #22 - Investors Dinner

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2009-04-10

    A land tycoon expects flawless service from the Party Down crew, but Ron's dreams of success threaten to ruin everything. Kyle makes a friend whose lifestyle he hopes to emulate.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: Rob Thomas

  • Precious Lights Pre-School Auction
    7.8/10 485 votes

    #23 - Precious Lights Pre-School Auction

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2010-04-30

    Having trouble letting go of his leadership position, Ron and Henry clash at a fundraiser where parents will do anything to get their kids into an exclusive elementary school.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: Rob Thomas

  • California College Conservative Union Caucus
    7.6/10 710 votes

    #24 - California College Conservative Union Caucus

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2009-03-27

    At a college conservatives event, students aim to give the Party Down team advice on success. As the event goes on, it turns out the students may not be so bright.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: John Enbom

  • Brandix Corporate Retreat
    7.5/10 535 votes

    #25 - Brandix Corporate Retreat

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2009-05-01

    When the Party Down team caters the Brandix corporate retreat, Casey strikes up a friendship with the sports star guest speaker, making both Henry and Roman jealous.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: John Enbom