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The Best Episodes of Whitney

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

Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011 to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm /8:30 pm Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her comedy routines. On September 25, 2011, the pilot of Whitney was multipurposed on various NBCUniversal networks, including Oxygen, E!, Style, and Bravo; it last aired on E!. On May 9, 2013, Whitney was canceled by NBC.


Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Whitney" is "48 Hours", rated 8.2/10 from 115 user votes. It was directed by David Trainer and written by N/A. "48 Hours" aired on 2/15/2012 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Mad Women".

  • 48 Hours
    8.2/10 115 votes

    #1 - 48 Hours

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2012-02-15

    When Whitney disagrees with Mark's theory that couples know if they want to be together within 48 hours of meeting, Alex tries to prove her wrong by recalling the night they met.

    Director: David Trainer

    Writer: N/A

  • Mad Women
    8.1/10 101 votes

    #2 - Mad Women

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2012-02-22

    Trying out a new shapelier bra Whitney gets more than she bargains for when she entices Alex with her enhanced look. After Roxanne calls it quits with Lance, she asks Mark to help pack up his stuff, but things become complicated when Mark decides to take advantage of the situation. Meanwhile, Lily and Neal begin discussing a pre-nup, but the conversation leaves them wondering if they should even get married.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Ex Box
    8.1/10 108 votes

    #3 - The Ex Box

    Season 1 Episode 19 - Aired 2012-03-07

    Whitney confronts Alex after finding a box of his ex-girlfriend's stuff in the basement; Lily tries to be a perfect roommate.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Lance!
    8.0/10 94 votes

    #4 - Lance!

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2012-02-08

    Whitney is stunned when she discovers Roxanne's ex-husband is back in town; Neal is unsure of what to do when faced with racisim; Lily loses her engagement ring.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Something Old, Something New
    7.9/10 110 votes

    #5 - Something Old, Something New

    Season 1 Episode 21 - Aired 2012-03-21

    Alex drunkenly proposes to Whitney after a bachelor party. Mark realizes he has feelings for Roxanne.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Cake, Cake, Cake
    7.9/10 72 votes

    #6 - Cake, Cake, Cake

    Season 2 Episode 16 - Aired 2013-03-27

    Whitney decides to investigate when she sees her psychiatrist eating a birthday cake by herself; Roxanne admits her feelings for Mark.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Faking It
    7.8/10 91 votes

    #7 - Faking It

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2012-01-18

    Whitney and Lily have a disagreement over the wedding plans; Alex asks Neal to help him pitch his website idea; Roxanne and Mark donate blood.

    Director: Fred Savage

    Writer: Theresa Mulligan

  • Homeland Security
    7.8/10 91 votes

    #8 - Homeland Security

    Season 1 Episode 18 - Aired 2012-02-29

    Whitney has an unexpected reaction when confronted with a mugger; Lily tries to keep herself busy after her and Neal's wedding is called off; Mark encourages Neal to talk about his feelings.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Poor Whitney
    7.8/10 76 votes

    #9 - Poor Whitney

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2012-11-21

    When Whitney is hard up for cash, she and Alex decide to share a joint checking account; Mark buys a bar.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Private Parts
    7.7/10 103 votes

    #10 - Private Parts

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2012-01-11

    Whitney is upset when Alex won't give her the password to his phone; Whitney finds Alex in an awkward position; Lily has jitters about her new living arrangement.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: Mathew Harawitz

  • Codependence Day
    7.7/10 93 votes

    #11 - Codependence Day

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2012-01-25

    In an effort to help Whitney earn some money, Roxanne hires her to be her assistant and office spy. Willing to do anything to help Roxanne, Whitney befriends Lindsay (Kathy Griffin), the assistant to Roxanne's nemesis, and goes out of her way to appeal to her. Meanwhile, alone at home Alex takes it upon himself to do a little reorganizing. Elsewhere, Mark, who is dealing with a girl problem, enlists the help of Neal and Lily.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • G-Word
    7.7/10 96 votes

    #12 - G-Word

    Season 1 Episode 20 - Aired 2012-03-14

    Whitney and Alex make a surprise visit to Neal's apartment and discover that he appears to be on a date. Whitney invites the gang to dinner so Neal can share his news with Lily.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Snapped
    7.7/10 57 votes

    #13 - Snapped

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2013-02-13

    Whitney blurts out her true feelings to Alex's abrasive brother; Lily plans a secret date for Mark and Roxanne.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Wire
    7.6/10 101 votes

    #14 - The Wire

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2011-10-27

    After an argument over whether or not Alex uses a condescending "tone," Whitney decides she is going to catch her boyfriend in the act and enlists Mark's help. The two scheme to set up a hidden camera in the couple's apartment. Lily, Roxanne and Neal gather around the television to watch the drama unfold. Later, Alex's brother Brian crashes on the couch, and old sibling rivalries come to the surface causing the two brothers to brawl.

    Director: John Fortenberry

    Writer: N/A

  • Mind Games
    7.6/10 95 votes

    #15 - Mind Games

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2012-02-01

    When Alex becomes jealous of one of Whitney's co-workers, the two decide to try couples therapy; Mark and Roxanne realize they make good partners while at Lily and Neal's game night.

    Director: Linda Mendoza

    Writer: N/A

  • 2 Broke Hearts
    7.6/10 51 votes

    #16 - 2 Broke Hearts

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2013-01-09

    While trying to figure out what is making Alex's allergies act up, Whitney reveals she has a heart condition; Lily introduces her new boyfriend to her friends.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Lost in Transition
    7.6/10 61 votes

    #17 - Lost in Transition

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2013-03-06

    Whitney's half-sister visits to discuss a life-altering decision; Alex and Mark try to cheer a depressed R.J.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Something Black, Something Blue
    7.5/10 78 votes

    #18 - Something Black, Something Blue

    Season 1 Episode 22 - Aired 2012-03-28

    Whitney and Alex head to City Hall to get married, but Whitney's driver's license is expired and sparks an unusual chain of events that interferes with their wedding plan. Whitney's father tries to come to the rescue. Mark confesses his feelings for Roxanne to Neal and Lily.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Bawl and Chain
    7.5/10 87 votes

    #19 - Bawl and Chain

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2012-10-19

    Whitney's mother interrupts the celebratory mood of Whitney and Alex's unofficial wedding day; Lily and Roxanne have trouble choosing a gift for Whitney.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Two Broke-Up Guys
    7.4/10 107 votes

    #20 - Two Broke-Up Guys

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2011-11-03

    When Alex (Chris D'Elia) encourages Mark (Dan O'Brien) to recycle his beer can, Mark takes an unusually firm stance against it, causing the two to "break-up." Trying to cheer Alex up, Whitney (Whitney Cummings) steps in for guy's night out, only to run into Mark and his new best friend, Neal (Maulik Pancholy). In an effort to reunite the bro-mance, Whitney, following advice from Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn), arms herself with some Rocky Road and red wine and sets out to discover the real root of Mark's heartbreak.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Christmas is Cummings
    7.4/10 93 votes

    #21 - Christmas is Cummings

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2011-12-08

    Whitney and Alex scheme a way to skip out on their family gatherings to start new holiday traditions with their friends Lily, Neal, Mark and Roxanne. However, Whitney's little white lie to her mother Candi and an unexpected visit from her father, Vince, cause her perfect plan of merriment to unravel.

    Director: Andy Ackerman

    Writer: N/A

  • Hello Giggles
    7.4/10 67 votes

    #22 - Hello Giggles

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2012-12-12

    Whitney's reaction is less than heartwarming when Alex falls off a stage while speaking at his alma mater; R.J. tries to teach Mark about chivalry.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Sorry!
    7.4/10 61 votes

    #23 - Sorry!

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2013-01-30

    A terrible ex-boyfriend contacts Whitney in hope of making amends; R.J. presents a theory to Roxanne.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Breaking Dad
    7.4/10 55 votes

    #24 - Breaking Dad

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2013-02-20

    Whitney thinks her father has changed for the better when he visits and gives her $5,000; while Alex thinks Whitney should rent an art gallery and display her photos, Whitney gives the money to Lily, who is very short on cash.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Alex, Meet Lily
    7.4/10 58 votes

    #25 - Alex, Meet Lily

    Season 2 Episode 15 - Aired 2013-03-27

    Whitney asks Alex to spend time with Lily; Mark and R.J. start a competitive game of darts to bring some excitement to Low Bar.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A