The BEST Episodes of Baby Daddy

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021

Network: Freeform

A 20-something bachelor bartender becomes an unlikely parent when an ex-girlfriend leaves a baby girl on his doorstep.

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#1 - Surprise!

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Sep 4, 2013

Ben learns why Riley doesn’t like celebrating her birthday and it’s all his fault. He knows he needs to make it up to her and plans a perfect birthday surprise, but in typical Wheeler fashion, disaster ensues. Bonnie realizes she may have made a mistake in filing Emma’s parental rights paperwork and Ben doesn’t officially have sole custody. Bonnie enlists Tucker’s help in tracking down Emma’s mother, Angela, to re-sign the papers. Meanwhile, Amy calls Danny on his lingering feelings for Riley.

star 8.31
385 votes
Lights! Camera! No Action!

#2 - Lights! Camera! No Action!

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 29, 2014

Ben catches Riley in a compromising position with her ex-boyfriend Fitch, which leads to a massive blow-out between the two. Danny worries that the combination of his low stats and his Rangers jersey not selling in stores means his future with the team is in jeopardy. Tucker gets a job assisting Mary Hart on her new talk show, "The Mary Hart Show," and sets his sights on becoming a producer. Bonnie convinces Tucker to have Danny as a guest on the show to increase his popularity, but when Mary digs a little too deep into Danny's personal life, he has an emotional meltdown.

star 8.26
359 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Frank Pines
Go Brit or Go Home

#3 - Go Brit or Go Home

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 19, 2014

Ben is less than thrilled when Riley asks him to hang out with her new boyfriend, Philip, but he reluctantly agrees once Riley plays the friendship card. However, the man-date goes horribly wrong when Ben's harmless flirting with a student puts Philip's job at the college - and his visa - in jeopardy. Danny's hockey playing is criticized by a sports reporter, Logan, but that doesn't stop him from hitting on her, prompting a horrified Bonnie to embrace her inner enforcer and take matters into her own hands. Meanwhile, Tucker discovers the power of the British accent.

star 8.19
307 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Janae Bakken
Livin' on a Prom

#4 - Livin' on a Prom

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 23, 2014

Bonnie is tired of not being appreciated for everything she does for the boys and Emma and decides to go on strike. When it's quickly obvious they can't survive without her, Ben realizes the best way back into his mom's good graces is to take her to the Bon Jovi concert. But when Tucker unknowingly buys fake tickets, Bonnie must get through time in Bon Jovi jail, a tough security guard and a little dilemma in the green room if she hopes to meet her idol. Meanwhile, Riley and Danny return to their high school to chaperone prom and run into Vice Principal Peters, who's still inappropriately enamored with Danny.

star 8.18
333 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Janae Bakken
Emma's First Christmas

#5 - Emma's First Christmas

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 11, 2013

Ben and Danny shop at the last minute to buy Emma the perfect toy, which leads to them making a deal with Edwin, a shady mall elf. Riley and Tucker are appointed Bonnie's "little helpers", to help pull off the perfect Christmas for the apartment.

star 8.15
332 votes
Play It Again, Bonnie

#6 - Play It Again, Bonnie

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 16, 2014

A lovesick Bonnie realizes how much she misses her ex-boyfriend Brad and turns to Tucker for help reuniting with her true love. But when Brad confesses that he still has feelings for Bonnie, Ben's well-intentioned but misguided advice leads Brad to make a rash decision. Riley wants to have the relationship with Margot she never had with her adoptive mom, but first Riley must learn to appreciate Margot for who she is, flaws and all. Meanwhile, Danny must stop Riley from taking the next step with Philip.

star 8.15
328 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Heidi Clements
Send in the Clowns

#7 - Send in the Clowns

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 9, 2014

Ben is determined to give Emma the perfect first birthday party, especially since his own was less than stellar. When he decides to host it at the ice cream parlor where he and Riley worked as teenagers, Ben runs into an ex-girlfriend with a mother of a secret. Danny accidentally discovers something about Riley's family that turns her world upside down. Meanwhile, Tucker is in charge of entertainment for the birthday party, a responsibility he takes very seriously.

star 8.07
325 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Heidi Clements
Romancing the Phone

#8 - Romancing the Phone

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 26, 2014

Ben finds the cell phone of a cute girl, Sydney, but when he‘s unintentionally late for their first meeting, he convinces Tucker to go in his place and take the blame. But when Sydney takes a liking to the real Tucker and asks him out, Ben is determined to prove she’s interested in the wrong guy. Riley meets up with an old frenemy, Heather, and enlists Danny in her plan to prove to Heather once and for all that she’s a winner. Meanwhile, Bonnie asks for Tucker’s help in coming up with a catchy new slogan for her realty business, but things quickly go awry when she starts getting offers from guys interested in buying more than a home.

star 8.07
336 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Janae Bakken
The Emma Dilemma

#9 - The Emma Dilemma

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Aug 28, 2013

Ben finds out that his neighbor Kayla is hosting a playgroup for all of the kids in the neighborhood but is excluding Emma. Ben devises a plan to sneak Emma into the group but when Kayla busts him, he and Tucker start a rival group of their own. Meanwhile, Danny and Amy have some relationship trouble and Danny finds a permanent way to show Amy he is committed but ends up making a huge mistake.

star 8.06
372 votes
The Lying Game

#10 - The Lying Game

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 22, 2014

Angela has been crashing in the boys’ apartment, trying to spend more time with Emma and get closer to Ben. Her presence puts strain on Ben and Riley’s relationship, but Ben doesn’t have the heart - or the guts - to ask her to leave. Tucker plots to show Riley that Angela is trying to steal her man and Danny decides that the only way he can heal his broken heart is to get his own apartment. Meanwhile, Bonnie begins dating a younger man.

star 8.06
343 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Heidi Clements
The Wingmom

#11 - The Wingmom

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 2, 2014

Bonnie sets Ben up with Bailey, a fast-talking, animated spitfire with plenty of attitude. Everything seems to be going well until Ben realizes his new girlfriend is a mini version of his mother and he has to break up with her. However, Bailey refuses to be dismissed so easily, and Ben resorts to desperate measures to get her out of his life once and for all. Meanwhile, Danny pulls his dad's beloved car out of storage, but it's a bumpy start for "Adele the Chevelle" once Tucker and Riley get a hold of the keys.

star 8.06
323 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru
My Fair Emma

#12 - My Fair Emma

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 3, 2016

Ben forgets Emma's birthday and attempts to combine her birthday party with a beer stand at the neighborhood street fair, but doing both at the same time proves rather difficult. Danny and Riley come to a crossroads when they are both offered new career opportunities. Bonnie and Brad must decide how to move forward once Brad returns home from his spiritual quest with a new outlook on life. Tucker cannot seem to get anyone's attention as he processes through some exciting news of his own.

star 8.03
465 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Heidi Clements
A Knight to Remember

#13 - A Knight to Remember

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2014

Tucker still hasn't told his dad that he's not a lawyer, which proves to be a problem when Marshall Dobbs unexpectedly arrives for a visit. Tucker and Ben devise a plan to keep the charade going, but it eventually backfires when Marshall learns the truth. Riley falls for a handsome Brit she meets at the bar and tells Bonnie that she finally found "the one"; however, Bonnie mistakenly believes that Riley is talking about Danny and immediately encourages him to go after his true love. Meanwhile, the group's trip to the renaissance faire hits a snag when a sword fight breaks out in the subway.

star 8.02
333 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Ben Montanio, Dan Berendsen, Vince Cheung
Daddy's Girl

#14 - Daddy's Girl

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired May 22, 2017

Riley is confined to the couch with the baby due any second while Tucker tries to help Danny decide what to buy her as a "push gift." Ben begins to feel like an insufficient parent when Emma's upcoming mother-daughter talent show leads Emma to ask questions about why she doesn't have a mother.

star 8.01
527 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen
Test Anxiety

#15 - Test Anxiety

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 31, 2013

After Riley confides in Danny and not Ben about her bar exam troubles, Ben learns that Riley has tried to take the exam three times and still hasn't passed. To support her, Ben convinces her to not give up on her dreams of becoming a lawyer. Bonnie finds out that Amy has taken a pregnancy test and is challenged to keep it a secret while Danny attempts to win over Amy's father.

star 8.00
393 votes
An Affair Not to Remember

#16 - An Affair Not to Remember

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 26, 2014

A horrified Ben realizes that he dated Tucker's new girlfriend, Stephanie, and is convinced she's only with Tucker to get back at Ben for their bad break-up. Riley is delighted when her boss, Ms. Jensen, finally asks her to participate in the firm's spa day, but her joy is short-lived when Bonnie is also included in the outing. Riley knows Bonnie will embarrass her and ruin her chances at making partner, so she tries to disinvite Bonnie and enlists Stephanie to be her plus one instead. But when the boys crash their spa day in a misguided attempt to save Tucker's relationship, it's a case of mistaken identity when the very intimidating masseuse puts them to work.

star 8.00
314 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Frank Pines
The Bet

#17 - The Bet

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 2014

Riley bets Ben that he can't get a second date with Heather. He gladly accepts the challenge, but when Heather doesn't jump at the chance to go out with him again, Ben resorts to desperate measures. Bonnie decides to break up with Brad, but when her realtor boyfriend declares his love, she can't bring herself to go through with it and asks Danny to end the relationship instead. Further complicating things as only Bonnie can, her love life takes another twist when she unknowingly falls for Brad's. Meanwhile, Tucker uses Emma to pick up women.

star 7.99
343 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Heidi Clements
Bonnie's Unreal Estate

#18 - Bonnie's Unreal Estate

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 5, 2014

When Riley's firm is hired to represent the scandalized Reverend Stockdale, she is charged with making sure his daughter, Piper, stays out of trouble - a task that seems relatively easy given Piper's boring personality. But when Riley's away, Piper will play, and Danny and Tucker find themselves tangled up in her wild child ways. Meanwhile, Bonnie's real estate career is off to a sizzling start when Ben unknowingly burns down her first listing.

star 7.96
336 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Ben Montanio, Dan Berendsen, Vince Cheung
Life's a Beach

#19 - Life's a Beach

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 12, 2014

When Ben's rooftop beach gets shut down by the current apartment Board President, Sondra, the boys campaign to overthrow her and preside over the building themselves. The only problem is they have to decide who has the best chance to win the election, which won't easy given their spotty history with the other tenants. Meanwhile, Bonnie drags Riley on a double date with her boyfriend Brad and his twin Tad, but it doesn't take long until the ladies suspect that Brad has made Tad up in order to escape accusations of infidelity.

star 7.96
335 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen, Eric Zimmerman, Kirill Baru
The Love Seat

#20 - The Love Seat

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 13, 2016

When Ben receives an anonymous note from a past love interest asking for a second chance, he does whatever he can to find the mystery girl. Danny misunderstands a note he thought was left for him and tries to get Riley back. Tucker, Riley and Bonnie enter Emma into a baby beauty pageant to get footage for Tucker's news segment, but Riley goes too far.

star 7.96
457 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Janae Bakken
You Can't Go Home Again

#21 - You Can't Go Home Again

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Jun 18, 2014

Bonnie is livid when her former New Jersey neighborhood resurrects the Block Party Olympics that she created and declares war. Seeking vengeance like only Bonnie can, she drafts everyone to crash the gathering, win all the events and put an end to the party once and for all. While visiting the Wheelers' old tree house, Riley and Ben are surprised when they find Danny's childhood expression of love. Meanwhile, Danny learns Georgie is moving to Paris and realizes this could be the perfect opportunity to put some distance between himself and Riley. But given her recent discovery, what will Riley do when she learns Danny might be leaving? Is it too late for Riley and Danny to start a romantic relationship, or does her heart still belong to Ben?

star 7.95
306 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Dan Berendsen
All Riled Up

#22 - All Riled Up

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 21, 2013

Ben suspects that Riley finds him attractive, as she asks him to help her find a man to date. Elsewhere, Bonnie and Tucker enter a mascot contest for the New York Rangers, despite Danny’s objections.

star 7.94
340 votes
The Christening

#23 - The Christening

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 14, 2013

Ben convinces Bonnie and Ray to invite conservative Aunt Betty to Emma's baptism in the hopes she'll write a nice, fat check for Emma. The Wheelers nearly pull off their ruse as a perfectly normal family, until Ray's boyfriend Steve shows up demanding answers. Meanwhile, Ben enlists Riley to choose Emma's godfather, and she can't decide if Danny and Tucker are really up to the task.

star 7.92
384 votes
All's Flair in Love and War

#24 - All's Flair in Love and War

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jul 24, 2013

Danny plays matchmaker for Riley and his new teammate, who secretly likes Bonnie. Elsewhere, Tucker gets back together with an ex-girlfriend who doesn’t get along with Ben, and she winds up making Ben’s work life miserable.

star 7.92
381 votes
Love & Carriage

#25 - Love & Carriage

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 3, 2016

Riley faints after Danny asks her to marry him; and when she wakes up, she has no memory of his proposal. Trying to move on from Riley, Ben decides to find "his Riley" and immediately hits it off with new neighbor Zoey. However, Ben is shocked when their first date reveals he and Zoey have more in common than he thought. Bonnie is determined to finally marry Brad after many aborted attempts, and believing Ben and Danny are to blame, enlists Tucker to help her tie the knot without her sons' knowledge.

star 7.91
446 votes
Directors: Michael Lembeck
Writers: Heidi Clements