The BEST Episodes of Andy Barker, P.I.

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 26, 2020

Network: NBC

In this comedy, Andy Barker (Andy Richter), a happy and successful CPA, decides to take a risk and open his own accounting business--after all, he's great at what he does and has never tasted the bitterness of defeat. Unfortunately for Andy, his life-long lucky streak comes to a sudden end when his business goes down the tube. Just when he thinks he's lost it all, a case of mistaken identity transforms Andy into a private detective--with a formidable talent for math. His number-crunching skills help him to become a great P.I., but his two careers continue to intersect in hilarious and unnerving ways. Andy will try to solve cases using his accounting knowledge. Wally (Marshall Manesh) is a convenience store owner.

Dial M for Laptop

#1 - Dial M for Laptop

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 5, 2007

When his laptop disappears, Andy races the clock to file his father-in-law's tax return and gets caught up in a credit-card scam.

star 8.13
8 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Conan O'Brien, Jonathan Groff
Three Days of the Chicken

#2 - Three Days of the Chicken

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 29, 2007

Wally is blackmailed by Transcor, an evil chicken cartel that murders anyone who gets in their way. Andy is determined to stop them, but Lew warns that Transcor is too powerful.

star 8.00
9 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Gail Lerner
The Lady Varnishes

#3 - The Lady Varnishes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 19, 2007

Andy discovers a forty-year-old letter from a woman convicted of murder that explains she was framed. However, Lew's former partner, the real murderer, will stop at nothing to keep the truth from coming out.

star 8.00
6 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Conan O'Brien, Jonathan Groff
Fairway, My Lovely

#4 - Fairway, My Lovely

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 22, 2007

During a golf game, Andy sees his client, Guy Halverson, die of what is surely natural causes due to Halverson's obesity. Halverson's wife is convinced he was murdered though. Andy is dubious but learns that Halverson was having multiple affairs. Could one of his lovers be the killer?

star 7.29
38 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Alex Herschlag, Jane Espenson
The Big No Sleep

#5 - The Big No Sleep

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 12, 2007

Andy is hired to follow a woman's stepmother and find out if she is having an affair. While trying to solve that case, he is instructed by his wife to investigate the disappearance of their daughter's favorite toy. Molly is incapable of sleeping without the stuffed elephant, Snowball and Jenny wants the toy back.

star 7.24
38 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: Conan O'Brien, Jonathan Groff
Pilot

#6 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 15, 2007

Andy Barker, a happy and successful Certified Public Accountant, decides to take a risk and open his own accounting business, but later decides to become a great Private Investigator, also after he moves into the office of Lew Staziak, a former P.I.

star 7.18
38 votes
Directors: Jason Ensler
Writers: