American Housewife

The BEST episodes of American Housewife

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

Katie Otto, a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with "perfect" mommies and their "perfect" offspring. Katie's perfectly imperfect world is upended when her neighbor's decision to move notches her up from her ideal social standing and sets her on a path to ensure that doesn't happen, regardless of the consequences.

Last Updated: 11/27/2022Network:ABC (US)
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The Election
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7.96
72 votes

#1 - The Election

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/31/2021

Katie pushes Cooper to share his passion for the culinary arts and ambition of becoming a chef with his autocratic father, Doyle Bradford. Meanwhile, Greg and Principal Ablin go head-to-head when the election results offer an interesting twist, and the Otto family gets the surprise of a lifetime.

Directors: Chris Koch
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Pig Whisperer
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7.91
321 votes

#2 - The Pig Whisperer

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/1/2017

Greg sides with Anna-Kat about keeping her beloved pet pig, despite Katie's objections, and he even plays dirty to win this battle. Meanwhile, Oliver and Viv compete for the attention of a new neighbor; and Taylor considers dating an older guy.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Man Date
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7.87
505 votes

#3 - The Man Date

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/21/2017

Greg befriends fellow history buff but Katie is not happy because he is married to her nemesis.

Directors: Melissa Kosar
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Spring Gala
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7.87
208 votes

#4 - The Spring Gala

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/16/2018

When things start to fall apart at the last minute, Katie figures out a new way to make the spring gala a success. Meanwhile, Greg attempts to be a “fun dad” and winds up adopting a dog while Katie is occupied with the gala. Nathan Fillion guest stars as himself.

Directors: John Putch
Writer: Sarah Dunn
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Club
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7.87
473 votes

#5 - The Club

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/2/2017

Anna-Kat develops a fear of water and stops bathing, so her therapists suggests the Ottos take her swimming, but that involves Katie overcoming her fear of wearing a swimsuit in public. Elsewhere: Oliver gives his dad a style makeover.

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Field Day
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7.86
210 votes

#6 - Field Day

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/28/2018

Katie takes things too seriously at a field day competition; Greg makes chili for a competition.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Great Cookie Challenge
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7.86
121 votes

#7 - The Great Cookie Challenge

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/31/2020

Katie is determined to help Anna-Kat win top prize in cookie sales against her fellow troop members, The Wildflower Girls; Oliver's attempt to help a student he befriends through the Teen Help Line center backfires.

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Art Show
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7.84
591 votes

#8 - Art Show

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/1/2016

When Anna-Kat draws an unflattering portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie plans to retrieve it before anyone can see it; Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor.

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Power Couple
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7.84
551 votes

#9 - Power Couple

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/2016

Katie and Greg throw themselves into PTA politics when they learn that Anna-Kat’s special needs teacher, Dr. Ellie, has been cut from the school budget. Greg gets elected to the PTA, and things are looking good, but can Katie keep her mouth in check long enough to win the votes they need?

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Then and Now
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7.83
502 votes

#10 - Then and Now

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/7/2017

The Ottos face the prospect of leaving Westport when their house is put up for sale. No one wants to leave except Katie, who seems determined to move on despite some fun memories of her family's time there.

Directors: John Fortenberry
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Uprising
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7.82
375 votes

#11 - The Uprising

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/2017

Taylor dyes her hair blonde without Katie's permission. Meanwhile, Anna-Kat decides she's now a vegetarian; and Greg and Katie help Oliver come to terms with embarrassment after Oliver has a humiliating moment in ballet class.

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All Coupled Up
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7.82
223 votes

#12 - All Coupled Up

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/7/2018

The Otto children experience struggles in their love lives after jumping into the dating world: Oliver is forced to choose between his girlfriend and his friend Cooper, who come from two different worlds; Greg must play the "bad cop parent" to halt the PDA between Taylor and Trip; and Anna-Kat tries to make her relationship with Franklin official without his consent.

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Dude, Where's My Napkin?
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7.82
457 votes

#13 - Dude, Where's My Napkin?

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/9/2017

Katie and Greg enjoy a night on the town with Angela's ex after she helps Greg land a book deal, but Angela's ex soon accuses Katie of being a bad friend.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Walk
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7.81
461 votes

#14 - The Walk

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/18/2017

Anna-Kat wants to walk to the library by herself. Elsewhere: Greg copes with Katie's dating life and Katie is annoyed that Oliver's entitled friend seems to be spending every waking moment at the Ottos.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bag Lady
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7.80
524 votes

#15 - Bag Lady

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/7/2017

Katy stops micromanaging to prove a point, but soon realizes everything still runs smoothly. Later: she gets revenge on a local grocery store for selling her defective trash bags.

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Can't Hide it Anymore
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7.80
420 votes

#16 - Can't Hide it Anymore

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/16/2017

Katie fakes a pregnancy to get out of mandatory volunteer hours, but things go too far after a baby shower is planned for her.

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Time for Love
star
7.78
479 votes

#17 - Time for Love

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/14/2017

Katie's least favorite holiday is Valentine's Day, but her desire for a low-key approach is overridden by Greg's over-the-top romantic gestures. Meanwhile Oliver has an expensive gift for the girl he's crushing on, and Taylor tries to put one over on her parents in order to attend a Valentine's Day party.

Directors: Declan Lowney
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Blow-Up
star
7.76
570 votes

#18 - The Blow-Up

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/2016

Katie's mom visits for Thanksgiving, which puts Katie on edge, but a surprising ally surfaces to help ease the tension.

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The Snub
star
7.76
576 votes

#19 - The Snub

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/15/2016

Katie imitates the other moms to help Anna-Kat get invited to a popular girl's birthday party.

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Westport Cotillion
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7.76
526 votes

#20 - Westport Cotillion

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/2016

Oliver is secretly taking dancing and manners classes in hopes of getting the girl he likes to go to the Westport Cotillion with him. He asks for his dad’s help in keeping this all secret from Katie, afraid that she’ll interfere, but that’s easier said than done,

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Westport Zombies
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7.76
588 votes

#21 - Westport Zombies

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/25/2016

Katie competes in a zombie run with a neighbor while Greg and Anna-Kat get carried away with the "zombie" theme.

Directors: Chris Koch
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Otto Motto
star
7.75
480 votes

#22 - The Otto Motto

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/4/2017

Greg challenges Katie to learn French and set a better example for Taylor, who has developed a habit for quitting school activities.

Directors: Phil Traill
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Wildflower Girls
star
7.75
120 votes

#23 - Wildflower Girls

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/24/2020

Katie grows concerned when Anna-Kat is invited to join Westport's elite scout troop. Taylor learns her Carnegie Mellon interview is scheduled with famous alumnus and Broadway star Brecken Phillips. Oliver befriends the school recluse.

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Krampus Katie
star
7.75
508 votes

#24 - Krampus Katie

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/2016

Viv gets a reluctant Katie to help out with the school Christmas pageant; Greg takes Taylor and Oliver to a nursing home to cheer up the residents.

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The Polo Match
star
7.74
475 votes

#25 - The Polo Match

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/11/2017

When Doris insists that Katie attend the charity polo match she's organizing, Katie invites her crass best friend from college, Billy, to inject some life into the festivities, but Billy grates on the rest of the Ottos.

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