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The Best Episodes of The League

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

The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.

Genre:Comedy
Networks:FXFXX

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The best episode of "The League" is "Thanksgiving", rated 8.7/10 from 419 user votes. It was directed by Jeff Schaffer and written by Jeff Schaffer. "Thanksgiving" aired on 11/17/2011 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "The Curse of Shiva".

  • Thanksgiving
    8.7/10 419 votes

    #1 - Thanksgiving

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2011-11-17

    Ruxin gets an unexpected visit from his father, and Andre's sister is on the prowl at the gang's Thanksgiving dinner. Taco makes an edible investment. Kevin and Jenny have a problem with Ellie's class pet.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer

  • The Curse of Shiva
    8.7/10 359 votes

    #2 - The Curse of Shiva

    Season 4 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-12-20

    Gina Gibiatti returns and Pete has a decision to make. Ruxin enlists Rafi to protect himself during Scrote Season. Taco Corp has a New Years Eve bash.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • Mr. McGibblets
    8.6/10 574 votes

    #3 - Mr. McGibblets

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2009-11-19

    The guys join Pete on what was supposed to be his 5th-anniversary spa trip. Meanwhile, Kevin enlists Taco to scare his daughter off of her new toy, which Kevin hates.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Craig DiGregorio, Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • Expert Witness
    8.6/10 470 votes

    #4 - Expert Witness

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2010-11-11

    Andre prepares for his turn as an expert witness in Ruxin's big case, but thinks Pete is trying to steal his thunder. Ruxin tries to ferret out collusion between Kevin and Jenny. Taco needs a nude portrait to impress the courtroom artist.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer

  • High School Reunion
    8.6/10 440 votes

    #5 - High School Reunion

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2010-11-18

    It's high-school reunion time, and Andre is looking forward to basking in his success while Ruxin wants to show off Sofia. Meanwhile, Pete needs a name for the new Last Place Trophy and everyone learns the history of the Shiva blast.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • Kegel the Elf
    8.6/10 449 votes

    #6 - Kegel the Elf

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2010-12-09

    It's Christmas and more importantly it's the playoffs, so tension runs high. While Ruxin's revenge gift to Kevin goes terribly awry, Ellie suddenly acting up at school causes Jenny to worry that all this attention to fantasy football is making her a bad mom. Meanwhile Taco's eggs turn one year old.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Guest Bong
    8.4/10 398 votes

    #7 - The Guest Bong

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2011-12-15

    Pete's new girlfriend wants to help him with his line up. Kevin's past at the DA's office has him running scared. Ruxin runs afoul of his company's email policies, and auto-correct gets everybody in trouble.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Dan O'Keefe, Jeff Schaffer

  • The Breastalyzer
    8.4/10 385 votes

    #8 - The Breastalyzer

    Season 4 Episode 4 - Aired 2012-11-01

    Kevin and Jenny realize that Kristin Cavallari is in their baby group. Meanwhile, Rafi is entrusted to take Ruxin's son to his swim class.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • 12.12.12
    8.4/10 357 votes

    #9 - 12.12.12

    Season 4 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-12-13

    Andre starts dating his interior decorator and discovers that the buyer of his old loft is Deion Sanders. Rafi and Dirty Randy prepare for the end of the world.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Shiva Bowl
    8.3/10 498 votes

    #10 - The Shiva Bowl

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2009-12-10

    The guys try to hide the Shiva Trophy from their high school classmate - the actual Shiva. Taco gets a "real person job at a Volkswagen dealership.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Lockout
    8.3/10 419 votes

    #11 - The Lockout

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2011-10-06

    The terrible reign of Ruxin as League Champion continues while the guys devise a grand plan with Rafi and Dirty Randy for Andre's final Sacko punishment.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • A Krampus Carol
    8.3/10 321 votes

    #12 - A Krampus Carol

    Season 4 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-12-20

    Andre and Trixie's relationship is put to the test. Jenny and Pete make special offerings to Shiva. Rupert Ruxin has a gift for his son while Taco challenges the Mall Santa.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Credit Card Alert
    8.3/10 308 votes

    #13 - The Credit Card Alert

    Season 5 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-11-13

    Ellie's basketball coach (Erin Heatherton) makes life tough on everyone. Pete dates a married woman and Andre tries to help with a trade.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Dan O'Keefe, Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The 8 Defensive Points of Hanukkah
    8.3/10 301 votes

    #14 - The 8 Defensive Points of Hanukkah

    Season 5 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-11-20

    The Shiva and The Ruxin are on the line; Andre confronts the one plastic surgeon in Chicago; Rafi tries to collect a debt from Ruxin's sister Rebecca; TacoCorp. launches The Eskimo Brothers Database.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • Vegas Draft
    8.2/10 474 votes

    #15 - Vegas Draft

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2010-09-16

    Andre plans an extravagant trip to Vegas for the league's 2010 fantasy draft, but the group credits Pete to mess with Andre. The gang must choose between Jenny and Ruxin's creepy brother-in-law, Raffi, when a spot on the league opens up during the trip.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • Bro-Lo El Cunado
    8.2/10 461 votes

    #16 - Bro-Lo El Cunado

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2010-09-23

    The married guys atone for Vegas with an adult weekend for Kevin and Jenny and 'Terrific Lady Day' for Ruxin and Sofia. Raffi continues to plague the league with his abrasive personality and creepy mannerisms.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Kluneberg
    8.2/10 437 votes

    #17 - The Kluneberg

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2010-10-07

    Jenny and the guys catch up with their old friend Russell, and the guys all try to get Rafi out of the league by pretending that it's being ended. Meanwhile, Taco finds a toilet seat in a dumpster, and Andre buys an "interesting" expensive painting.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Anniversary Party
    8.2/10 444 votes

    #18 - The Anniversary Party

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2010-10-21

    Ruxin throws Sofia an anniversary party on the same day as Jenny's birthday. Meegan returns with a 'plus one.'

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer

  • Training Camp
    8.2/10 352 votes

    #19 - Training Camp

    Season 4 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-10-11

    The League prepares for the draft and the arrival of Kevin and Jenny's baby boy. Taco's business dealings with Jerry Jones get the guys invited to the Dallas Cowboys' Training Camp.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Sacko Bowl
    8.1/10 377 votes

    #20 - The Sacko Bowl

    Season 2 Episode 13 - Aired 2010-12-09

    At season's end, Jenny and Ruxin are vying for the Shiva while Andre and Taco duel it out for the Sacko. Kevin learns to read lips by watching porn. Pete buys a Crown Vic and is mistaken for a cop.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Out of Towner
    8.1/10 354 votes

    #21 - The Out of Towner

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2011-12-01

    The group's old buddy, Chuck, visits and is not at all like what the guys remember him to be. Meanwhile, Kevin and Jenny get in over their heads with a drug dealer, and Taco goes on a radical diet.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer

  • The Light of Genesis
    8.1/10 377 votes

    #22 - The Light of Genesis

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2011-12-08

    Kevin suspects that his Krav Maga teacher might be hitting on him. Meanwhile, Ruxin joins a cult in order to gain their Fantasy Football knowledge, and Jenny entrusts Andre with a secret.

    Director: Jackie Marcus Schaffer

    Writer: Craig DiGregorio, David King

  • The Funeral
    8.1/10 323 votes

    #23 - The Funeral

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2011-12-22

    The race is on for the Shiva and the Sacko. Taco teams up with Chicago Bears' Running Back Matt Forte, and Ruxin is unable to manage his own team for the big game, leaving League to figure out who will run it for him.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Freeze Out
    8.1/10 348 votes

    #24 - The Freeze Out

    Season 4 Episode 3 - Aired 2012-10-25

    A kid's birthday party interferes with Pete's planned paintball outing. Meanwhile, Ruxin has a run-in with a sushi chef.

    Director: Jeff Schaffer

    Writer: Jeff Schaffer, Jackie Marcus Schaffer

  • The Anchor Baby
    8.1/10 315 votes

    #25 - The Anchor Baby

    Season 4 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-12-06

    Ruxin is worried that Sofia has soured on their marriage. The guys try to shake free of an undesirable acquaintance. Jenny uses insider information to make a dirty trade.

    Director: Jackie Marcus Schaffer

    Writer: Dan O'Keefe