The BEST Episodes of Baskets

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 31, 2019

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.

Circus

#1 - Circus

Season 2 - Episode 10

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

star 7.95
428 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Jonathan Krisel
Yard Sale

#2 - Yard Sale

Season 2 - Episode 9

Martha learns to haggle.

star 7.81
461 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Jonathan Krisel
Denver Revisited

#3 - Denver Revisited

Season 4 - Episode 5

Flammable carpets become a headache for Ken and Christine.

star 7.78
69 votes
Funeral

#4 - Funeral

Season 2 - Episode 8

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

star 7.75
459 votes
Uncle Dad

#5 - 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 7.72
551 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Samuel D. Hunter
New Year's Eve

#6 - New Year's Eve

Season 3 - Episode 10

A family game of Hungry Hungry Hippos ends in tragedy.

star 7.71
168 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Ronald Reagan Library

#7 - Ronald Reagan Library

Season 2 - Episode 4

Chip laments Ronald Reagan for giving up his acting career.

star 7.68
481 votes
Denver

#8 - Denver

Season 2 - Episode 7

Christine tries a Denver omelette in Denver, Colorado.

star 7.67
473 votes
Fight

#9 - Fight

Season 2 - Episode 5

Dale's dog days are over when Chip and Christine finally return to Bakersfield.

star 7.65
468 votes
Family Portrait

#10 - 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 7.64
451 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Sugar Pie

#11 - 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 7.60
493 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Freaks

#12 - Freaks

Season 2 - Episode 1

Chip has to decide between a tarp and snacks.

star 7.60
532 votes
DJ Twins

#13 - 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 7.60
521 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Easter in Bakersfield

#14 - Easter in Bakersfield

Season 1 - Episode 4

Family drama brews over Easter brunch in Bakersfield.

star 7.58
581 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Samuel D. Hunter
Bail

#15 - Bail

Season 2 - Episode 3

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

star 7.58
492 votes
Cowboys

#16 - Cowboys

Season 1 - Episode 7

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

star 7.58
477 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Marthager

#17 - Marthager

Season 2 - Episode 6

Martha books Chip a gig at a car crash.

star 7.55
479 votes
Affirmations

#18 - Affirmations

Season 4 - Episode 4

Dale orders a cheeseburger at a Chinese restaurant.

star 7.53
78 votes
Baby Chip

#19 - Baby Chip

Season 4 - Episode 2

Chip picks up Pedialyte.

star 7.52
90 votes
Reverie

#20 - Reverie

Season 2 - Episode 2

Chip is given the opportunity to use the cowboy toilet.

star 7.51
522 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Graham Wagner
Picnic

#21 - Picnic

Season 1 - Episode 9

Chip follows a turtle around Paris and meets Penelope.

star 7.50
469 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers:
Wild Horses

#22 - Wild Horses

Season 3 - Episode 1

Chip learns how to transfer a call.

star 7.48
243 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Jonathan Krisel
Strays

#23 - Strays

Season 1 - Episode 3

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

star 7.47
650 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Graham Wagner
A Night at the Opera

#24 - A Night at the Opera

Season 3 - Episode 4

Chip incorporates a San Joaquin Valley earthiness into his clown routine.

star 7.46
198 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Theresa Mulligan Rosenthal
Commercial

#25 - Commercial

Season 3 - Episode 8

Chip sees a homeless person in a library.

star 7.44
186 votes
Directors: Jonathan Krisel
Writers: Karen Kilgariff