Alpha House

The BEST episodes of Alpha House

Every episode of Alpha House ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Alpha House!

Alpha House follows four senators who live together in a rented house in Washington DC. Re-election battles, looming indictments, parties, their Party... these senators need a drink. And a new housemate.

Last Updated: 9/5/2022Network: Amazon
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Bugged
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8.69
100 votes

#1 - Bugged

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/24/2014

After a break-in at the Alpha House, the NSA does a sweep, and gets suspicious -- which lands Robert a new covert mission. Meanwhile, Gil John goes to bat for the women's caucus bill, earning him a whole new following. And Louis's aides inspire him to publicly "evolve" on gay marriage, much to their chagrin.

Directors: Bob Balaban
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Shelter in Place
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8.54
142 votes

#2 - Shelter in Place

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/24/2014

Cee Biggs brings her reality show cameras to her father's office just in time for gunshots that trigger a lockdown on Capitol Hill. Rosalyn forces Robert to face the truth about his marriage, and Louis is forced to let go of a fantasy.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
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The Apparition
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8.53
171 votes

#3 - The Apparition

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/24/2014

Gil John tries to right things after the Watts brothers "Swift Boat" his former player. Julie shocks Louis and Louise by announcing she's pregnant from an anonymous donor, while Adriana confronts Marta the housekeeper about Andy. Louis tries to debate Penn Jillette, but he's no match for what the magician has up his sleeves.

Directors: Michael Pressman
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There Will Be Water
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8.51
130 votes

#4 - There Will Be Water

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/24/2014

Gil John gets attacked by Sarah Palin and embraced by the media. Pressured by the party chair, Louis nudges Julie to consider a big wedding. Robert is forced to kiss up to his ex-wife's new beau, but gets some help from Rosalyn (Wanda Sykes).

Directors: Antoine Douaihy
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The Contest
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8.47
175 votes

#5 - The Contest

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/24/2014

Andy and Adriana start planning for a future worthy of a first family. Louis preps for the "Funniest Celebrity in Washington" contest, while his opponent, Penn Jillette, preps for their senate race. Back at the house, the Watt brothers find a new way to taunt Gil John.

Directors: Michael Mayer
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The Rebuttal
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8.45
155 votes

#6 - The Rebuttal

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/27/2013

Robert proves to the ethics committee that he would never take a mohair suit while Andy prepares to deliver a rebuttal after the State of the Union. Louis is put in the spotlight on his first day back when James mistakenly tweets a photo intended for Lola from the wrong account.

Directors: Jann Turner
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The Civility Zone
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8.44
137 votes

#7 - The Civility Zone

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/24/2014

Gil John finally breaks through to daughter Cee, then gets a lesson in civility from the women's caucus. Andy heads to Miami to try and win back Adriana, and gets some insights into his "condition" from a therapist. Meanwhile, Robert ignores his advisors and helps register black voters.

Directors: Jann Turner
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Gaffergate
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8.40
186 votes

#8 - Gaffergate

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/24/2014

Gil John pays a visit to the Watt brothers, Louis worries when an old college friend threatens to share stories, and Andy tries to talk his way out of "Gaffergate," only to learn he's got bigger image problems.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
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In the Saddle
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8.39
168 votes

#9 - In the Saddle

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/10/2014

When another senator dies unexpectedly, Gil John is asked to organize the funeral arrangements. Louis wins the Nevada primary but Robert has to face off in a Pennsylvania debate to cool the competition.

Directors: Clark Johnson
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Ruby Shoals
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8.39
166 votes

#10 - Ruby Shoals

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/20/2013

While on the campaign trail through North Carolina, Gil John blows off a meeting with the governor to visit Ruby Shoals where he becomes re-inspired about his campaign. Robert's pro-fracking visit to a constituent's home in Pennsylvania does not go as planned.

Directors: Michael Mayer
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Prayer Brunch
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8.38
182 votes

#11 - Prayer Brunch

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/13/2013

Rosalyn organizes a prayer brunch to celebrate Louis' homecoming from the hospital, but the Senators and their fellow Democrats find it difficult to set aside their differences. Aaron and Tammy's relationship continues to grow and Lola has a surprise in store for James.

Directors: Bob Balaban
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The Love Doctor
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8.30
162 votes

#12 - The Love Doctor

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/24/2014

Gil John helps a former player become a war hero, and quickly regrets it. Robert hosts an engagement party for his latest matchmaking success, but isn't prepared for the surprise guest

Directors: Michael Mayer
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The Nuptials
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8.29
158 votes

#13 - The Nuptials

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/24/2014

As the election returns come in, Gil John meets with a presidential campaign advisor, while Robert wonders if he still has a job. Katherine and Julie discover their wedding has been turned into a major political event -- after they arrive.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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Showgirls
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8.21
131 votes

#14 - Showgirls

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/3/2014

Louis decides to help showgirls organize, but the Watt brothers stand in his way. A video of Gil John hitting a soldier with a chair in Afghanistan goes viral so Maddie looks for a way to humanize him and Andy's Vanity Fair cover shoot takes an unexpected direction.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
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The Retreat
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8.19
165 votes

#15 - The Retreat

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/24/2014

The senators head to a Republican retreat at a Virginia plantation, where they're haunted by the ghosts of slavery, Ronald Reagan and their exes. After a soul-cleansing bonfire with the housemates, Gil John awakes with a new fire in his belly.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
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Zingers
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8.17
214 votes

#16 - Zingers

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/6/2013

Louis continues to gain constituent support as Shelby chronicles his recovery. Gil John faces Digger Mancusi in a town hall where he struggles to keep up with his polished and well-liked opponent, despite much help and coaching from Robert and Andy.

Directors: Bob Balaban
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Triggers
star
8.15
210 votes

#17 - Triggers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/22/2013

After a surprise explosion in Afghanistan leaves Louis recovering from an injury, Adriana makes controversial private arrangements for the group to return home.

Directors: Jake Schreier
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Hippo Issues
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8.04
206 votes

#18 - Hippo Issues

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/29/2013

Tempers heat up as Gil John's wife Maddie arrives to help him prepare for his upcoming debate with Digger Mancusi. Meanwhile, Louis continues to recover in the hospital and Senator Armiston leads an ethics

Directors: Michael Mayer
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All Weapons Red
star
7.91
232 votes

#19 - All Weapons Red

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/15/2013

As the re-election battles heat up the four senators travel to Afghanistan as part of a Congressional Delegation.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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No Shame
star
7.67
368 votes

#20 - No Shame

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/15/2013

The senators adjust to their new roommate, and his girlfriend, as preparations for the Congressional Delegation to Afghanistan continue.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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Pilot
star
7.51
537 votes

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/19/2013

Re-election battles, looming indictments, parties, their Party... these senators need a drink. And a new housemate.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
Watch Now:Amazon

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