The BEST Episodes of Baskets

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 7, 2019

Network: FX

In Bakersfield, California, Chip Baskets sets out on following his dream of becoming a professional clown. After failing to get a degree at a prestigious clowning school in Paris, he is stuck with a job at a local rodeo.

Uncle Dad

#1 - Uncle Dad

Season 1 - Episode 5

Dale, sick of getting screwed out of a good deal on hutches, leaves his daughters in the care of Chip, consequences be damned.

star 8.00
654 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Samuel D. Hunter
Circus

#2 - Circus

Season 2 - Episode 10

Christine turns to Arby's when Chip joins the Russians.

star 7.95
430 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Jonathan Krisel
Cowboys

#3 - Cowboys

Season 1 - Episode 7

Eddie drags Chip and Martha on a road trip to deliver some cowboy justice.

star 7.82
555 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Yard Sale

#4 - Yard Sale

Season 2 - Episode 9

Martha learns to haggle.

star 7.81
462 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Jonathan Krisel
DJ Twins

#5 - DJ Twins

Season 1 - Episode 6

All the free bottled water in the world can’t soften the sting of rejection during an evening with the family.

star 7.79
651 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Sugar Pie

#6 - Sugar Pie

Season 1 - Episode 8

If you bring a sugar pie to book club, nobody will eat it. This day and age, almost everyone’s watching their sugar consumption.

star 7.72
596 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
New Year's Eve

#7 - New Year's Eve

Season 3 - Episode 10

A family game of Hungry Hungry Hippos ends in tragedy.

star 7.72
174 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Funeral

#8 - Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 8

Someone trying to punch Logan in the face accidentally punches Cody. Chip attempts to sort it out.

star 7.71
485 votes
Family Portrait

#9 - Family Portrait

Season 1 - Episode 10

Mom adjusts to her new life as a diabetic, Dale learns cacti only need to be watered once a year and Chip hits rock bottom. On the plus side, there are curly fries down there.

star 7.70
554 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Easter in Bakersfield

#10 - Easter in Bakersfield

Season 1 - Episode 4

Family drama brews over Easter brunch in Bakersfield.

star 7.69
684 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Samuel D. Hunter
Reverie

#11 - Reverie

Season 2 - Episode 2

Chip is given the opportunity to use the cowboy toilet.

star 7.67
601 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Graham Wagner
Strays

#12 - Strays

Season 1 - Episode 3

Martha adopts a dog and Chip tries to win back his wife's affections with a television.

star 7.66
780 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Graham Wagner
Ronald Reagan Library

#13 - Ronald Reagan Library

Season 2 - Episode 4

Chip laments Ronald Reagan for giving up his acting career.

star 7.64
507 votes
Denver

#14 - Denver

Season 2 - Episode 7

Christine tries a Denver omelette in Denver, Colorado.

star 7.64
500 votes
Freaks

#15 - Freaks

Season 2 - Episode 1

Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

star 7.63
638 votes
Bail

#16 - Bail

Season 2 - Episode 3

Chip gets arrested, which interrupts Christine's water aerobics schedule.

star 7.60
518 votes
Denver Revisited

#17 - Denver Revisited

Season 4 - Episode 5

Flammable carpets become a headache for Ken and Christine.

star 7.59
106 votes
Moving On

#18 - Moving On

Season 4 - Episode 10

Martha removes her cast.

star 7.58
95 votes
Mrs. Baskets Goes to Sacramento

#19 - Mrs. Baskets Goes to Sacramento

Season 4 - Episode 9

Christine's apple pie is not allowed through security.

star 7.57
100 votes
Affirmations

#20 - Affirmations

Season 4 - Episode 4

Dale orders a cheeseburger at a Chinese restaurant.

star 7.57
115 votes
Trainee

#21 - Trainee

Season 1 - Episode 2

Chip takes a new clown under his wing at the rodeo.

star 7.56
888 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Rebecca Drysdale
Picnic

#22 - Picnic

Season 1 - Episode 9

Chip follows a turtle around Paris and meets Penelope.

star 7.55
520 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Wild Horses

#23 - Wild Horses

Season 3 - Episode 1

Chip learns how to transfer a call.

star 7.52
250 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Jonathan Krisel
Marthager

#24 - Marthager

Season 2 - Episode 6

Martha books Chip a gig at a car crash.

star 7.52
506 votes
Grandma's Day

#25 - Grandma's Day

Season 4 - Episode 8

Chip wants a life plan.

star 7.52
107 votes