The BEST Episodes of Brockmire

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 28, 2020

Network: IFC

A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.

Retaliation

#1 - Retaliation

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 19, 2017

Brockmire's ex reappears. Forced to confront his emotions, Brockmire defaults to drinking.

star 7.84
687 votes
Breakout Year

#2 - Breakout Year

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 26, 2017

Brockmire attempts fame again. Jules and Charles work to make him a household name. Their efforts pay off when he gains a very unexpected fan base.

star 7.80
610 votes
It All Comes Down to This

#3 - It All Comes Down to This

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 17, 2017

Brockmire makes a decision. He must choose between staying in Morristown or returning to the major leagues.

star 7.77
528 votes
Old Timers Day

#4 - Old Timers Day

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 10, 2017

Brockmire attends an event honoring broadcasters. Charles attempts to impress a young lady.

star 7.74
543 votes
Kangaroo Court

#5 - Kangaroo Court

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 12, 2017

The players hold a kangaroo court that turns intense; Charles tries to figure out why Brockmire thinks he is gay.

star 7.73
729 votes
Rally Cap

#6 - Rally Cap

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 5, 2017

Ten years after Major League Baseball announcer Jim Brockmire's career goes down in flames with an on-air meltdown, he's trying to start over calling the games of a small-town minor league team called the Morristown Frackers.

star 7.71
971 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Joel Church-Cooper
Winning Streak

#7 - Winning Streak

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 6, 2017

When the Frackers win the day after Jim gets together with Jules, the team's owner, they decide to continue their relationship with the hope that the team will continue to win.

star 7.70
839 votes
Directors: Tim Kirkby
Writers: Joel Church-Cooper
Opening Day

#8 - Opening Day

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired May 22, 2019

Brockmire and Gabby finally get a chance to call their first regular season MLB game for Oakland, but are confronted by protestors who are disciples of bigot Art Newlie.

star 7.69
142 votes
Road Trip

#9 - Road Trip

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 3, 2017

Jules has a pregnancy scare. Brockmire works out his father issues with Charles. Jules and Brockmire take a road trip to Pittsburgh.

star 7.67
573 votes
Disabled List

#10 - Disabled List

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired May 15, 2019

Brockmire deals with sobriety-induced impotence and Matt's declining health. Brockmire's sponsor reminds him that he needs to find a higher power if he wants the AA program to rid him of his anxiety.

star 7.60
141 votes
The Getaway Game

#11 - The Getaway Game

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 25, 2018

Now calling minor league games in New Orleans, Jim is up for the major leagues in Atlanta. He competes against Raj, a likable young announcer. Charles works on the podcast despite Brockmire's antics. A friend from Morristown stops by for a visit.

star 7.60
307 votes
Knuckleball

#12 - Knuckleball

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 9, 2018

Jim and Uribe go on an epic bender; Charles discovers a sad truth about Brockmire; when announcing with Raj, Brockmire has a few too many drinks.

star 7.59
246 votes
The Long Offseason

#13 - The Long Offseason

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired May 6, 2020

Artificial intelligence threatens to take steps in its pursuit to rule the world and attempts to take over baseball. Jim and Jules must decide if they want to embolden this emerging society ruled by machines or stay with the failing status quo.

star 7.55
89 votes
Directors: Maurice Marable
Writers: Joel Church-Cooper
Caught in a Rundown

#14 - Caught in a Rundown

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 13, 2018

After Jim ends up in the hospital, Charles has an intervention to stop Brockmire's destructive habits. In attendance are a rag-tag group of friends and enemies from Brockmire's past. Jim meets a dangerous new friend.

star 7.54
196 votes
In the Cellar

#15 - In the Cellar

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 20, 2018

Jim goes on a bender with his new nihilistic friend, Elle, who pushes him towards a new level of destruction. Brockmire ends up in the hospital again and finally takes rehab seriously. Charles approaches Jim with a new opportunity.

star 7.51
181 votes
Placed on Waivers

#16 - Placed on Waivers

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 8, 2019

After Gabby finds out that she is pregnant and then walks in on her wife cheating on her, Brockmire goes out of his way to be a good friend and to comfort her. She and Brockmire share their experiences of being cheated on while calling the game.

star 7.51
149 votes
Banned for Life

#17 - Banned for Life

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 24, 2019

Brockmire's mother, who abandoned him and his sister at a young age, comes to town and challenges his relationship with his sister.

star 7.51
150 votes
Clubhouse Chemistry

#18 - Clubhouse Chemistry

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 1, 2019

Brockmire urges Charles to leave a toxic relationship. Charles is appalled at Gus' terrible producing skills. Brockmire is infatuated with Matt Hardesty's nurse and tries to make amends with Hardesty.

star 7.47
163 votes
Platoon Player

#19 - Platoon Player

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 2, 2018

Despite Jim's protests, Charles needs the night off for his birthday. Jim attempts to throw him a party, but things quickly get out of hand. Tensions arise when Jim shows up at Charles' birthday dinner and meets his judgmental family.

star 7.45
259 votes
Comeback Player of the Year

#20 - Comeback Player of the Year

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 8, 2020

Jim and Jules agree to keep their relationship professional, but when they team up to trick the owners into selling the teams to new owners who will let them make the changes they want, their antics remind them of the relationship they used to have.

star 7.40
102 votes
Directors: Maurice Marable
Writers: Amanda Sitko
Union Negotiations

#21 - Union Negotiations

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 29, 2020

Baseball players' union contracts are up for re-negotiation and a potential strike threatens the future of baseball altogether. Jim and Jules give it one last go and try to negotiate the terms of their potential relationship.

star 7.38
92 votes
Writers:
Player to Be Named Later

#22 - Player to Be Named Later

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 10, 2019

Brockmire struggles to accept that Jules is dating his good friend. In hopes of showing Jules the "new Jim," Brockmire begrudgingly agrees to put in a good word for Jules' boyfriend for a job at MLB Network.

star 7.35
153 votes
Make-up Game

#23 - Make-up Game

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 23, 2018

Jules visits Jim, who gives her a tour of New Orleans; they reconnect for an evening, but have trouble figuring out the new terms of their relationship.

star 7.35
222 votes
The Yips

#24 - The Yips

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 17, 2019

While dealing with a case of "the yips"-a broadcaster's anxiety that makes it hard to remember the count-Brockmire faces threats from his predecessor, Matt "The Bat" Hardesty. Brockmire prays to God for the first time.

star 7.35
151 votes
Broadcasters Jinx

#25 - Broadcasters Jinx

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 30, 2018

Jim takes a new gig as an Atlanta major league announcer. Charles focuses on the new direction his career might take. Confronted with the truth about a legendary announcer, Jim attempts to do the right thing in the most Brockmire-way possible.

star 7.35
215 votes