The BEST Episodes of A.P. Bio

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2021

Network: NBC

When Harvard philosophy professor Jack Griffin fails to get his dream job and reluctantly moves back to Ohio to work as a high school Advanced Placement Biology teacher, he makes one thing very clear: he will not be teaching one bit of biology. Instead, realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, Jack recruits the kids to help him mentally break his job-stealing nemesis and win back the position that's rightfully his.

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The Harvard Pen

#1 - The Harvard Pen

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 2, 2021

Jack is enraged to find that the A.P. Bio students have stolen his beloved Harvard pen after he asked them not to touch it; Principal Durbin and Helen repeatedly fail the superintendent's inspections.

star 7.96
91 votes
Gary Meets Dave

#2 - Gary Meets Dave

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

Jack loses a lot of money. As Principal Durbin investigates, students and teachers admit other sins.

star 7.82
187 votes
Kinda Sorta

#3 - Kinda Sorta

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 13, 2019

The college fair comes to Whitlock, and Sarika has an offer for Jack: Get her into Harvard, and she'll get his book into the hands of her publisher aunt; Stef prepares for a visit from a fling; Helen applies to college.

star 7.73
235 votes
Directors: Trent O'Donnell
Writers: Britt Matt, John Blickstead, Shelly Gossman, Trey Kollmer
That That That

#4 - That That That

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

As the school goes on winter break, Jack falls asleep while plotting his next move.

star 7.70
174 votes

#5 - Spectacle

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired May 30, 2019

After his computer breaks, Jack rallies his class to win the annual Whitlock's Got Talent competition so the prize money can go toward a new laptop. Helen and Durbin host the show. Mary, Stef and Michelle prepare a hand-bell routine.

star 7.68
238 votes
Writers: Amy Hubbs
Eight Pigs and a Rat

#6 - Eight Pigs and a Rat

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 19, 2018

When one of Jack's students anonymously reports him for canceling their much-anticipated fetal pig dissection, he sets out to find the snitch. Durbin's chances at Principal of the Year are in jeopardy when the superintendent visits.

star 7.68
445 votes
Writers: Mike O'Brien, Zeke Nicholson
Sweet Low Road

#7 - Sweet Low Road

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 25, 2019

When budget cuts threaten to gut Whitlock and put his job in jeopardy, Jack recruits Mary, Stef, and Michelle to take down the Superintendent. Durbin plans an appeal to the heart, while the students plan an appeal to the soul.

star 7.66
255 votes
Drenching Dallas

#8 - Drenching Dallas

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired May 3, 2018

Jack takes interest in a revenge mission on behalf of the kids; Mary, Stef and Michelle believe they've discovered an otherworldly presence.

star 7.66
418 votes

#9 - Disgraced

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

Mr. Pugh plans a field trip. Jack agrees to ghostwrite a book but has a trick up his sleeve.

star 7.65
185 votes
Dr. Whoopsie

#10 - Dr. Whoopsie

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 2, 2019

After an embarrassing video of him falling off a stage goes viral, Jack plans a viral video of his own. Durbin, Helen and the teachers track down Whitlock's most notorious litterer: The Sugar Daddy.

star 7.64
280 votes
Directors: Blake McClure
Writers: Mike O'Brien, Rob Klein
Wednesday Morning, 8 AM

#11 - Wednesday Morning, 8 AM

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 21, 2019

In the hectic thirty minutes that start every day at Whitlock, Jack tries to retrieve his massage chair from Whitlock's intriguing payroll accountant, Lynette. Durbin and Helen prepare for the morning announcements. Michelle gives a eulogy.

star 7.63
294 votes
Directors: John Solomon
Ride the Ram

#12 - Ride the Ram

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 13, 2019

It's the most exciting time of the year at Whitlock: Durbin's birthday and Spirit Week; Jack does his best to steer clear of any school spirit as everyone else comes together to take down their hated rivals at Prairie High.

star 7.62
232 votes
Directors: Mike O'Brien
Writers: John Solomon, Mike O'Brien
Aces Wild

#13 - Aces Wild

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

Principal Durbin and Helen sweep lockers while Jack finds out about Anthony's extracurricular activities.

star 7.61
173 votes
Katie Holmes Day

#14 - Katie Holmes Day

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

While the town prepares to celebrate Katie Holmes Day, Jack and Marissa plot to ruin the holiday.

star 7.60
167 votes
Tiny Problems

#15 - Tiny Problems

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

Jack and his students plot revenge while Helen goes back to school to get her high school degree.

star 7.60
189 votes

#16 - Melvin

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 11, 2019

Jack's war with his neighbor reaches a turning point when it threatens to ruin a date with Lynette; when the school photographer ups his rate, Durbin takes school pictures into his own hands.

star 7.58
271 votes
The Perfect Date From Hell

#17 - The Perfect Date From Hell

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 2, 2021

When Jack discovers his new girlfriend's therapy homework requires dating him, he turns the tables on her; Principal Durbin goes undercover to determine which faculty member is most worthy of a very special prize.

star 7.55
101 votes
Mr. Pistachio

#18 - Mr. Pistachio

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

Jack goes to the doctor and gets the same procedure twice while Durbin and Helen embarrass themselves.

star 7.53
174 votes
Love, for Lack of a Better Term

#19 - Love, for Lack of a Better Term

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 2, 2021

Victor attempts to catch up to his peers and become a man by sending Ashlanda a risqué photo; Grace and Anthony try to "Parent Trap" Mary and Principal Durbin after overhearing a conversation that makes them take pity on the single adults.

star 7.53
99 votes
We Don't Party

#20 - We Don't Party

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 29, 2018

Jack finds out his ex-girlfriend Meredith needs a venue for a charity fundraiser and has the perfect place: his student Victor's house. Victor and the other kids are inspired by Jack to party for the first time.

star 7.51
482 votes
Writers: Nicole Sun
Personal Everest

#21 - Personal Everest

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 18, 2019

Jack is outraged when his old high school bully is hired as a motivational speaker at Whitlock. Meanwhile, Mary, Stef, and Michelle set their own personal goals of female empowerment, unintentionally causing a rift between Helen and Durbin.

star 7.51
291 votes
Writers: Shelly Gossman

#22 - Sweatpants

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 2, 2021

Jack has the students form a fake cult to sabotage Principal Durbin's new school uniforms; Mary, Stef and Michelle prepare to see one of their favorite artists who is in town to perform.

star 7.50
115 votes
Freakin' Enamored

#23 - Freakin' Enamored

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 15, 2018

When Jack is attracted to a student's mother at a parent-teacher conference, he feigns interest in her son; a group of parents complain to principal Durbin when they notice a piece of controversial student art from Mary's class.

star 7.49
514 votes
Directors: Ryan Case
Dating Toledoans

#24 - Dating Toledoans

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2018

Jack reluctantly agrees to go out on the town with Mary, Stef, and Michelle; his superiority complex proves difficult for the women to overcome; principal Durbin feels threatened when Helen fills in for him on the school's morning announcements.

star 7.44
542 votes
Directors: Ryan Case
Writers: Aseem Batra
Selling Out

#25 - Selling Out

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 22, 2018

Jack receives an offer from Miles' publisher to write a book of feel-good philosophy that could be his ticket out of Toledo. Durbin accidentally sets off an emotional firestorm when he reveals that while Stef chose Mary as her emergency contact, Mary chose Michelle.

star 7.43
476 votes
Directors: Payman Benz
Writers: Donick Cary
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