The BEST Episodes of Bad Teacher

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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Network: CBS

Based on the hit feature film, "Bad Teacher" stars Ari Graynor as an always inappropriate, fearless and unapologetic former trophy wife who masquerades as a teacher in order to find a new man after her wealthy husband leaves her penniless.

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#1 - Yearbook

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 5, 2014

Meredith agrees to help Ginny finish the student yearbook when she learns staff volunteers receive a free Botox treatment, but they struggle to meet their 24-hour deadline when Ginny is distracted by a sudden break-up. Also, Principal Carl helps Kim study after she fails her teacher's exam.

star 7.74
78 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Jamie Rhonheimer
The 6th Grade Lock-In

#2 - The 6th Grade Lock-In

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 22, 2014

Meredith gets jealous during the annual 6th grade student sleepover when she sees Joel flirts with another teacher.

star 7.74
85 votes
Directors: Adam Davidson
Writers: Erica Rivinoja

#3 - Fieldtrippers

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 15, 2014

After Meredith has a chance encounter with a hot guy in a coffee shop, she plans a class field trip to his office so she can see him again. At school, Ginny realizes Principal Carl's job is harder than it appears when he makes her Acting Principal for a day.

star 7.71
100 votes
Directors: Bryan Gordon
Writers: Billy Finnegan
What's Old Is New

#4 - What's Old Is New

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 26, 2014

Staff and students are all focused on standardized test day when Meredith and Principal Carl’s attentions are diverted by the arrival of their ex-spouses, making them question whether they want second chances with their former loves.

star 7.63
57 votes
Nix the Fat Week

#5 - Nix the Fat Week

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 12, 2014

During the school's annual health week, Meredith sets her sights on a five-star vegan chef and enlists Irene's help to keep his interest when she realizes he's environmentally friendly. Meanwhile, Ginny coaches Principal Carl for the Faculty 50-Yard Dash.

star 7.62
66 votes
Directors: Eric Appel
Writers: Amy Pocha and Seth Cohen
Divorced Dudes

#6 - Divorced Dudes

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 5, 2014

After Meredith has a run-in with her ex-husband's new girlfriend, she ramps up her plan to re-marry by tricking Principal Carl into inviting her to join his "Divorced Dudes" support group, where she hopes one of the men is second marriage material.

star 7.61
67 votes
Directors: Fred Goss
Writers: Hilary Winston
A Little Respect

#7 - A Little Respect

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 19, 2014

Meredith and Principal Carl's friendship suffers when she argues with the parents of the school's most gifted student and refuses an order to apologize for her behavior. Meanwhile, Ginny is set on edge when Joel scratches her car and tries to charm his way out of taking responsibility for the damage.

star 7.47
53 votes
Directors: Fred Goss
Writers: David McHugh and Matthew Flanagan
Evaluation Day

#8 - Evaluation Day

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 8, 2014

When the faculty faces district teacher evaluations, Principal Carl asks Meredith to assist Ginny with student engagement. Meanwhile, Lily tries to convince Irene that Meredith is taking advantage of her friendship.

star 7.42
112 votes
Directors: Peter Lauer
Writers: Tim McAuliffe
Found Money

#9 - Found Money

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 19, 2014

Meredith pays for a ski getaway with money she finds in the school parking lot but panics when she realizes it's the same cash Ginny lost for a students' trip to Sacramento. Meanwhile, divorced Principal Carl gets back on the saddle by hitting the local bar scene with Joel and the other PE coaches.

star 7.42
60 votes
Directors: Matt Sohn
Writers: Jamie Rhonheimer
The Bottle

#10 - The Bottle

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 26, 2014

When Meredith's venue for her 30th birthday party falls through, she plots a takeover of Kim's student teacher exam celebration. However, once the party is underway, her lies start to unravel as she tries to keep her rich friends from her old life separate from her new co-workers.

star 7.37
60 votes
Directors: Linda Mendoza
Writers: Jamie Rhonheimer
Daddy Issues

#11 - Daddy Issues

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 1, 2014

Meredith sets her sights on dating her student Bronwen's wealthy father, but hits a roadblock when Bronwen won't give her permission to go out with him.

star 7.31
136 votes

#12 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 24, 2014

Former trophy wife Meredith Davis seeks a return to a life of leisure and luxury by posing as a teacher at an upscale elementary school to meet the students' rich, single fathers and land one to marry. However, her plan hits a major snag and she faces exposure when her unconventional and mostly unsuitable teaching methods raise the suspicions of a fellow faculty member.

star 7.01
206 votes
Directors: Don Scardino
Writers: Hilary Winston