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The Best Episodes of The Neighbors

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

When the Weavers move to a gated community in New Jersey, they discover that the entire neighborhood is comprised of aliens from the planet Zabvron. But as the Weavers and the aliens face the struggles of everyday life together, they discover that some things -- the ups and downs of marriage, the desire to be a good parent and raise a happy family -- are universal. Intergalactic, even.

Genres:ComedySci-Fi & FantasyFamily
Network:ABC

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Neighbors" is "It Has Begun...", rated 8.6/10 from 125 user votes. It was directed by Chris Koch and written by Kirker Butler. "It Has Begun..." aired on 3/27/2013 and is rated 0.0 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "There Goes the Neighbors' Hood".

  • It Has Begun...
    8.6/10 125 votes

    #1 - It Has Begun...

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2013-03-27

    During a trip to Atlantic City, Marty learns that Larry can count cards -- and see through them; Jackie confesses that she has always wanted a human wedding; Dick Butkus receives an ominous call from his grandpa.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Kirker Butler

  • There Goes the Neighbors' Hood
    8.6/10 105 votes

    #2 - There Goes the Neighbors' Hood

    Season 2 Episode 22 - Aired 2014-04-11

    Larry must decide where he wants to live when he finds out he's pregnant; new visitors arrive in the neighborhood.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Dan Fogelman, Steven White

  • All That Jazzy Jeff
    8.5/10 86 votes

    #3 - All That Jazzy Jeff

    Season 2 Episode 21 - Aired 2014-04-04

    Larry's brother DJ Jazzy Jeff visits in the hopes of bringing everyone home to Zabvron; Amber admits to having a boyfriend.

    Director: Joe Penella

    Writer: Dan Fogelman

  • Sing Like a Larry Bird
    8.4/10 115 votes

    #4 - Sing Like a Larry Bird

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2013-03-13

    After the Bird-Kersees go see a Broadway show, Larry decides to create a musical of his own; an emergency phone call could expose the Bird-Kersees' true identities.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Tracy Oliver

  • Fear and Loving in New Jersey
    8.3/10 77 votes

    #5 - Fear and Loving in New Jersey

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2014-01-10

    Debbie and Marty teach the Bird-Kersees self-defense; Larry wants to build panic room.

    Director: Lev L. Spiro

    Writer: Ed Herro, Brian Donovan

  • A Christmas Story
    8.2/10 98 votes

    #6 - A Christmas Story

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-12-13

    When Debbie accidentally spoils Larry's Christmas surprise for Dick, Larry retaliates; Amber and Reggie try to get each other the perfect present.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Kirker Butler

  • Thanksgiving is for the Bird-Kersees
    8.1/10 124 votes

    #7 - Thanksgiving is for the Bird-Kersees

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2012-11-14

    Debbie asks Marty to rescind his parents' invitation to Thanksgiving dinner so they can have Jackie, Larry, Reggie and Dick over instead.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: Scott King

  • Larry Bird Presents an Oscar-Winnin...
    8.1/10 103 votes

    #8 - Larry Bird Presents an Oscar-Winnin...

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2013-02-20

    Obsessed with winning an Oscar, Larry and Reggie decide to videotape a spelling bee in which Max and Dick Butkus go head-to-head.

    Director: Lev L. Spiro

    Writer: Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker

  • September Fools
    8.1/10 115 votes

    #9 - September Fools

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2013-09-27

    After learning about April Fools' Day, Larry plans to prank the Weavers; Jackie helps Reggie try to convince Amber that he isn't interested in his Zabvronian soulmate.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Kirker Butler

  • Good Debbie Hunting
    8.1/10 93 votes

    #10 - Good Debbie Hunting

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2013-11-15

    Debbie wants to enroll in business school but first must pass a qualifying exam; Reggie and Amber's relationship is tested.

    Director: Josh Greenbaum

    Writer: Kristi Korzec

  • Balle Balle
    8.1/10 69 votes

    #11 - Balle Balle

    Season 2 Episode 17 - Aired 2014-03-07

    Marty and Debbie are worried when Larry Bird tells them his Indian co-worker at the coffee shop has invited him to a traditional Indian wedding. Despite their pleas, Larry decides to attend without their approval and he and Jackie get carried away when trying to come up with a wedding gift. After Larry does research on Indian weddings, he concludes all weddings take place in "Bollywood" and decides to give his friend a full scale Bollywood number.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Scott Weinger

  • Close Encounters of the Bird Kind
    8.1/10 76 votes

    #12 - Close Encounters of the Bird Kind

    Season 2 Episode 20 - Aired 2014-03-28

    Marty and Debbie love their new Friday night bowling league but Debbie is terrible and the other two teammates ask Marty to kick her off the team. Meanwhile, when word gets out that the alien colony is getting a little too Americanized, Larry's father sends an ominous figure to possibly take over the mission.

    Director: Lev L. Spiro

    Writer: Ed Herro, Brian Donovan

  • 50 Shades of Green
    8.0/10 119 votes

    #13 - 50 Shades of Green

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2012-11-07

    Debbie and Marty find out more about alien love when the Zabvronian mating season begins; a cute jock asks Amber to a makeout party.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Kristin Newman

  • Dream Weavers
    8.0/10 112 votes

    #14 - Dream Weavers

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2013-01-23

    At the school dance Reggie attempts to win over Amber, Debbie tries to recapture the magic of her first encounter with Marty, and Jackie hopes to be romanced by Larry.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: Kristin Newman

  • Challoweenukah
    8.0/10 105 votes

    #15 - Challoweenukah

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2013-10-18

    Larry wants to combine his favorite holidays, Chanukkah and Halloween; Marty and Debbie are challenged to a costume contest.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker

  • Thanksgiving is No Schmuck Bait
    8.0/10 92 votes

    #16 - Thanksgiving is No Schmuck Bait

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-11-22

    Marty's father visits unexpectedly with stunning news, dashing Debbie and Marty's hopes for an uneventful Thanksgiving; Jackie's parents learn about human relationships.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker

  • Supreme Like Me
    8.0/10 89 votes

    #17 - Supreme Like Me

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-12-06

    A rift is caused when Jackie's parents help Debbie and Marty with a burst water pipe; Larry increases his efforts to find a job.

    Director: Jann Turner

    Writer: Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker

  • You've Lost That Larry Feeling
    8.0/10 68 votes

    #18 - You've Lost That Larry Feeling

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2014-01-31

    Debbie's maternal instincts take over when she hosts her college study group; for the first time, Larry experiences jealousy; Reggie and Amber make a decision.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Jeremy Hall

  • Oscar Party
    8.0/10 64 votes

    #19 - Oscar Party

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2014-02-28

    Debbie finally joins a popular social media outlet and starts friending her old friends from Bayonne. Because she and Marty have lost touch, the Weavers decide to throw an Oscar party and invite everyone to reconnect. When the Bird-Kersees hear about the festivities, they decide to make themselves indispensable to the Weavers by turning the house into the most lavish, over-the-top Oscar party.

    Director: Bryan Gordon

    Writer: Michael Feldman, Debbie Jhoon

  • Gingerbread Man
    7.9/10 107 votes

    #20 - Gingerbread Man

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2013-01-09

    Larry Bird helps Debbie deal with PTA politics and its officious president, Linda; Jackie's competitive nature kicks in when she helps Marty coach soccer.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Kirker Butler

  • Cold War
    7.9/10 102 votes

    #21 - Cold War

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-01-16

    When the whole Weaver family comes down with a cold, the Bird-Kersees -- especially Larry -- are terrified and confused.

    Director: Henry Chan

    Writer: Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker

  • The Back Nine
    7.9/10 104 votes

    #22 - The Back Nine

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2013-01-30

    The Weavers and Bird-Kersees are confronted with class and race issues as they compete for membership in an exclusive new country club.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: John Hoberg, Kat Likkel

  • Space Invaders
    7.9/10 102 votes

    #23 - Space Invaders

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-02-06

    Debbie advises Reggie to commit to Giselle so he proposes marriage, which incites Jackie's wrath. Meanwhile Amber decides to break up with her boyfriend.

    Director: Joe Pennella

    Writer: Jeremy Hall

  • Camping
    7.9/10 105 votes

    #24 - Camping

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2013-02-27

    When the Weavers and Bird-Kersees go camping, Marty tries to prove that he is manly like his dad; the families have an encounter with an animal.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Kristin Newman

  • I Believe I Can Drive
    7.9/10 107 votes

    #25 - I Believe I Can Drive

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2013-03-06

    Marty offers to teach the Bird-Kersees how to drive; Amber regrets opting for lessons from a driver's ed teacher when Ms. Porsche turns out to be very unconventional.

    Director: Chris Koch

    Writer: Elizabeth Berger, Isaac Aptaker